IRCTC to make Aadhaar Card Compulsory for booking Online Tickets

Indian Railways earns two-third of its revenue from freight, primarily from the transportation of eight commodities. The central government this year chose to break the 92-year-old tradition of having a separate Rail Budget and merge it with the an... More..

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Johnson to visit Russian Federation with 'engage but beware' message
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Johnson to visit Russian Federation with 'engage but beware' message

London stressed that the visit should not be interpreted as " a return to business as usual ", but said that engaging Russian Federation was in Britain's national interest. Sources said Mr Johnson will not "c...More..

There Is No Economic Case For Breaking Up The United Kingdom - May
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

There Is No Economic Case For Breaking Up The United Kingdom - May

Should Sturgeon call a second referendum, May believes there will be a backlash - and she is not willing to take the blame. "They think independence is the answer to every question in every circumstance, regard...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

China warns India on Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

China, who has repeatedly maintained that Tawang is an "inalienable" part of Tibet, has refused to make concessions in the Aksai Chin if India remained adamant in its stance in the eastern sector of Arunachal P...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Britain mulls inquiry into Fox's Sky deal

In particular, issues of media plurality and broadcast standards were cited as reasons for a deeper look at the merger. In a statement today, she said the first public interest ground for intervention was ...More..

LeEco says not exiting India, confirms layoffs
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

LeEco says not exiting India, confirms layoffs

On the layoffs, he said the company has recalibrated and reimagined its business in India since a year ago and has taken steps to ensure that the scale of operations is in sync with resources. "All this certa...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Sunayana to return to United States of America for her Husband's Dream

In the moving post, where she spoke of her husband's childhood, hopes and dreams, Ms Dumala also wrote: "It is so amusing that you were my editor for any important email I had written, but now, for the first ti...More..

Beijing Doubles Down on South China Sea Defense Buildup
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Beijing Doubles Down on South China Sea Defense Buildup

The Changle Princess set off from Sanya on Hainan province on Thursday (2 March) afternoon with 308 passengers on board. Vietnam has not immediately reacted to the latest ship's voyage but Hanoi has repea...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Sweden set to reintroduce conscription: broadcaster SR

With its reintroduction of the draft, Sweden will join Norway to become only the second country in Europe where military service is compulsory for women as well as men. The majority of Swedes actually back a re...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

White House drops Obama-era discrimination claim against Texas voter ID law

Attorneys for a voting rights group found that the new management of the Department of Justice has a much different view of voter-ID laws than it did during the Obama administration. Both Attorney General Jeff ...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Lotto ticket worth $200k sold at Hannaford in Red Hook

Somewhere in Hamilton, someone has a lottery ticket worth more than $100,000, and only has a week left to claim it. The winning ticket was sold in Supervalu, Knocklyon in Dublin and the shop was buzzing with ...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

MEPs Want Visas Reimposed on US Citizens

The European Parliament on Thursday asked the EU Commission to impose visa requirements for US citizens visiting EU countries. Parliament argues that as a result the Commission has been "legally obliged" to t...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

President Trump Gives Speech Aboard Aircraft Carrier

The President said his planned $84 billion increase in the defense budget he has called for over the next two years would be "one of the largest spending increases in USA history" and would result in a "major e...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

EU parliament strips Le Pen of immunity over 'shameful' Isis tweets

French judges had been investigating le Pen after she tweeted three images of Isis executions in December, including one of the American journalist James Foley who was beheaded by the terror group in Syria. She...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Coptic Christian families flee Sinai due to ISIS attacks and threats

They have left until the conditions in the town go back to normal. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for these deaths with five of them shot to death. Many rights activists saw the displacement as a sign...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Brexit Bill Takes Blow In Regards To EU Citizens

Amendments to guarantee residency rights for residents from the European Union already present in the United Kingdom were rejected in the voting stages of the bill in the House of Commons. That leaves 3 million...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Rory McIlroy not thinking of career grand slam

Rory McIlroy's return to golf continues to be overshadowed by his decision to play a round of golf with US President Donald Trump . And to go there and see 30 secret service and 30 cops and snipers in the tre...More..

New Trump immigration order will remove Iraq from list of banned countries
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

New Trump immigration order will remove Iraq from list of banned countries

The administration's decision to exclude Iraq from the travel ban followed pressure from the Pentagon and State Department officials, said reports . The White House counsel already had clarified that the ban...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Travel like a Saudi king: 1500 person entourage, 450 tonnes of luggage

The king, however, did not travel light for his trip which had all the royal splendour one can expect from a Saudi king. Gen. Syafruddin previously said that almost 10,000 officers will be deployed to secure ...More..

Hundreds flock to Ash Wednesday drive-through at church in Ireland
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Hundreds flock to Ash Wednesday drive-through at church in Ireland

While many people want to observe Ash Wednesday, Rawles said many people honestly needed another option. " Ashes to Go is about bringing the important traditions of our faith out from behind church walls and...More..

Senior French conservative resigns from Fillon's campaign team
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Senior French conservative resigns from Fillon's campaign team

After beating his rightwing rivals to clinch the nomination, Fillon was favourite to win the French presidency in the two-round election in April and May. One of her aides is under police investigation over the...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Attorney General Sessions: 'I am dubious about marijuana'

It appears President Trump will do what he said he would throughout his campaign and support states rights, as Sessions said that while he is "not a fan of expanded use of marijuana... "Cartels are not go...More..

Lego to release female NASA scientists figurines
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Lego to release female NASA scientists figurines

On Lego's site , the company states that the pricing, release date, and final design aren't firmed up quite yet, but given the level of excitement regarding this announcement, those details will be big news. L...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Russian Federation denies accusations of bombing US-backed opposition fighters in Syria

Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top U.S. commander in the fight against ISIS in Syria and Iraq, said ISIS fighters had withdrawn from the towns and Syrian-Arab coalition troops had moved in. The United States no...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons

So, Russia and China had to use their right to veto. The arguments and vote over the resolution were important because they provided new insight into how Trump, who has made clear his intent to improve ties w...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Israel Forces Evacuating Nine Settler Homes in West Bank

Israel's Supreme Court has ordered the demolition of nine buildings in the settlement of more than 3,000 people after finding that those homes were constructed on land where Palestinians proved ownership. The I...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Mount Etna erupts in spectacular fashion on Sicily

People are still skiing on the volcano's snowy slopes. The eruptions can last for days or even weeks. Though lava flows have in the past threatened the surrounding villages, there has been no immediate dam...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

French Presidential Address Interrupted by Police Gunfire

The shots interrupted the speech for a few moments, but reports say there was no panic. "I think not", he said, asking whether anyone had been hurt. The injuries were treated on site, and Hollande reportedly ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Netanyahu: Trump, Israel At Odds Over Settlements

In his speech during the 34th UNHRC session, Abbas asserted that Israel is moving towards the creation of an apartheid state with the passing of the new Israeli law legalizing dozens of Jewish outposts built on...More..

ADL headquarters in NY hit with bomb threat
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

ADL headquarters in NY hit with bomb threat

A police spokesman was unable to find a record of bomb threats made against JCCs in any other boroughs of New York City on Monday. Police say it happened just before 10 a.m. "Unfortunately, bomb threats are n...More..

Trump to health insurance CEOs: Market will stabilize
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Trump to health insurance CEOs: Market will stabilize

The delay has caused an increasing amount of impatience from opponents of the law and skepticism from critics over whether Republicans will ever act on their promise. "That is a very, very bad idea, because we ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Saudi King Salman begins rare month-long Asian tour in Malaysia

Anung said the government is targeting $25 billion in investment commitments including a $6 billion project with national oil company Saudi Aramco. Ties between the two countries came under a spotlight previo...More..

Biggest Loser's Bob Harper says he suffered heart attack for this reason
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Biggest Loser's Bob Harper says he suffered heart attack for this reason

Harper was quickly transferred to a local hospital where he woke two days later and remained for the following eight days due to his condition. Bob, who is based in Los Angeles, is still in NYC, since he has ...More..

Indonesian police link Bandung terror incident to Islamic State
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Indonesian police link Bandung terror incident to Islamic State

West Java police spokesman Yusri Yunus said the attacker was shot in the stomach and died on the way to a hospital. Asked which network the attacker was from, the police chief said there is a "possibility of ...More..

Trump Administration Makes Its First Move to Build Border Wall
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Trump Administration Makes Its First Move to Build Border Wall

Customs and Border Protection officials said they are considering the following factors: the current state of southern border security; all geophysical and topographical aspects of the border; and the availab...More..

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi to visit US
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi to visit US

McMaster. A senior USA administration official said discussions included bilateral cooperation and the possibility of arranging a meeting between Trump and Xi, but no date was set. Sino-US relations have been s...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Children cry and flee homes following Israel's airstrike in Gaza

Hamas security forces blocked journalists from approaching one of the targets in Rafah, suggesting a sensitive installation had been hit, The Associated Press reported. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum described I...More..

Pennsylvania judge to hear arguments on moving Cosby criminal trial
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Pennsylvania judge to hear arguments on moving Cosby criminal trial

Cosby's lawyer said, "Unless you've been living under a rock, the message that has been promoted, in insidious fashion, is that Bill Cosby is guilty, and that Bill Cosby is a serial rapist". The entertainer, ch...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

China backs Pak's military operation Raddul Fasaad

Paramilitary troops are now leading the new operation along with other law enforcing agencies across the country, focusing on the country's biggest province of Punjab. The committee resolved to take indiscrimin...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Armenia, Azerbaijan: Deadly Clashes Occur Along Nagorno-Karabakh Front Lines

Azerbaijan's Armed Forces destroyed an Armenian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the country's defense ministry said on Saturday. Baku intentionally escalates situation, initiates new provocations, Armenia's f...More..

Sen. Paul: Investigating Trump's Russia Ties Driven by 'Hysteria'
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Sen. Paul: Investigating Trump's Russia Ties Driven by 'Hysteria'

A White House spokesperson pushed back on calls for a special prosecutor to investigate Russia's alleged interference in the presidential election, suggesting such talk is premature. He continued, "So one of ...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Tension on DU North Campus, student groups protest ABVP violence

Delhi University professor Prasanta Chakravarty, who was kicked and punched in the stomach and nearly strangled with his own muffler during the violence unleashed at the Ramjas college on 22 February by suspect...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Magistrates to probe France's Fillon over 'fake jobs'

However, there was no evidence she had really worked, the report added. "They take the moral high ground, pretend to only analyze the facts, and then shout about the freedom of the press as soon as you critic...More..

Pete Buttigieg Drops Out Of DNC Chair Race
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Pete Buttigieg Drops Out Of DNC Chair Race

Perez, appearing on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, told host Jake Tapper that he and Ellison "got a good kick out of that", adding: "Donald Trump, up in the morning tweeting about us". Many in the prog...More..

President Trump says he will skip the White House Correspondents' Dinner
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

President Trump says he will skip the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Mr Trump's announcement came the day after the White House barred news organisations, including United Kingdom publications, from an informal press briefing, as Mr Trump denounced the media as the "enemy of peo...More..

Iraqi forces eye key bridge in Mosul in next step of offensive
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Iraqi forces eye key bridge in Mosul in next step of offensive

Iraqi forces launched their bid to retake the western parts of the city on Sunday after declaring the east had been liberated last month. Their forces have also moved into the first neighborhood in the west...More..

Swedes never heard of Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor'
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Swedes never heard of Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor'

Marie Pisäter from the Swedish Defense Ministry told the publication there was nobody by the name Nils Bildt working at the organisation, saying: " We have no spokesman by that name ". Trump later said he'd r...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Buffett Optimistic About Prospects for American Business

Operating profit fell 6 percent to $4.38 billion, or $2,665 per share, from $4.67 billion, or $2,843 per share. Analysts on average had forecast operating profit of US$2,716.60 per share, according to Thomson...More..

Irish fans celebrate on Twitter as Ireland beat France 19-9
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Irish fans celebrate on Twitter as Ireland beat France 19-9

Ireland rose to the top of the Six Nations table, still in contention with undefeated England, which faces winless Italy on Sunday. Sean O'Brien was also cited for a swinging arm on Pascal Papé - retribution f...More..

Underground nuclear bunker in Chilmark used as huge cannabis factory
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Underground nuclear bunker in Chilmark used as huge cannabis factory

The bunker was constructed some time in the 1980s to protect local government officials if there was ever a nuclear attack, and its said that the nuclear blast doors are still in tact. On Friday three men wer...More..