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UP IAS officer 'takes pledge' to erect Ram Mandir at Ayodhya!


Shukla, wearing a grey blazer, is seen in the video standing to the left of the man who administered the pledge. "We Ram-bhakts, today, as part of this programme, take this pledge that at the earliest, the Ram Mandir be constructed". "So I did not give any speech", Mr. Shukla said. "The video that has gone viral is an edited version and portions have been deleted deliberately to create mischief", he said, adding, "The matter related more to creating a peaceful environment for the ... Read More »

Clashes in Maldives as court orders imprisoned politicians' release


It was not immediately clear how retrials would affect the upcoming elections, but the opposition alliance declared that the ruling "effectively ends President Yameen's authoritarian rule". But clashes broke out quickly after Yameen fired the country's police chief, whose department had announced that it would uphold the Supreme Court verdict. Read More »

Multiple Injuries In Serious Crash


The minivan passengers included two adults, two four-year-olds, one eight-year-old, two 10-year-olds and a 15-year-old. He said the occupants of the minivan were from "out of the country". The president of the chartered bus company Attridge Transportation, Glenn Attridge, told CP24 he gathered information about the crash through his driver who was operating the bus involved. Read More »

Fidel Castro's troubled son takes his own life


The 68-year-old son of Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro was found on Thursday morning. His cousin Mario Díaz-Balart is a Republican congressman in Florida and a staunch critic of the Cuban government.His mother sent Fidelito to visit his father shortly after Castro took over the island. Read More »

"I Love New York" signs being taken off of highways


Separately, state Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-47, Rome, sent a letter Friday to state Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Paul Karas and state Thruway Authority Acting Executive Director Matthew Driscoll urging a quick resolution to the matter. Read More »

N Korean athletes land in South for Winter Olympics

The most powerful man in the world is welcoming and honoring North Koreans and standing up for their rights as people. "President Trump thanked Prime Minister Abe for Japan's efforts to maintain worldwide pressure on North Korea, including recent efforts to clamp down on North Korea's attempts to circumvent sanctions in the waters surrounding the Korean Peninsula . Read More »

Manchester City vs West Brom predictions


Ederson did not face any serious West Brom attack and was largely not involved as City had almost 75% possession of the ball. Kevin De Bruyne had two chances at goal all for himself in the 28th and 31st minutes. Pep Guardiola believes that Gabriel Jesus could be out for three or four weeks, although he isn't 100 per cent sure when he will return. West Brom have a lot of injury doubts, Hal Robson-Kanu, Jonny Evans, Jake Livermore and Kieran Gibbs are all doubts. Read More »

Beaumont search called off


Australian police have started excavation work at a factory in the hope of discovering the fate of three children who disappeared more than 50 years ago. Detective chief inspector Greg Hutchins, one of the officers leading the search, said police had been regularly in touch with the children's parents, Jim and Nancy Beaumont. Read More »

Ammunition Seller Charged In Connection With Las Vegas Shooting


The complaint filed Friday in federal court in Nevada says Haig didn't have a license to manufacture armor-piercing ammunition, which is required to manufacturer or sell such ammunition by USA law. If convicted, he could face up to five years in prison and a fine as high as $250,000. It's unknown whether the ammunition Haig sold to Paddock was used in the attack. Read More »

Canada's national anthem gets an inclusive update


A date for the change will be set once the nation's governor general gives her expected "royal assent". The Senate has given its final approval to the legislation, which would change the second line of the anthem from "in all thy sons command" to "in all of us command". Read More »

Pentagon pushes for new, low-yield nuclear weapons


Second, "in the longer term", it would develop a nuclear-armed sea-launched cruise missile - re-establishing a weapon that existed during the Cold War but was retired in 2011 by the Obama administration. The new strategy calls for two new kinds of nuclear weapons, both of which can be launched from submarines. "The only objective of this adding another delivery type is to enable. Read More »

LA school shooting: Unclear where 12-year-old got gun


A Los Angeles school shooting is believed to have been caused by a semi-automatic handgun that went off inside a 12-year-old girl's backpack, police said. "On Thursday evening, the girl was booked into Juvenile Hall on suspicion of negligently discharging a firearm", AP reported. "I think he will do fine ..." "I just saw something pop", she said. Read More »

Celgene (CELG) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

Granite Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,579 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $352,000 after buying an additional 29 shares during the period. Sanford C. Bernstein lowered shares of Celgene from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and set a $121.00 price objective for the a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. Read More »

SC handled Nehal Hashmi's case with utmost patience: Iftikhar Chaudhry


On May 31, the apex court had taken notice of Hashmi's anti-judiciary speech. Hashmi, who was in court on Thursday when the verdict was announced, was ushered from the court building by police. "The one you are investigating is the PM's son", roared Hashmi. Former judge of the Supreme Court Justice (retd) Wajihuddin said Hashmi had committed the contempt of court and used objectionable and disturbing language against judges. Read More »

Train carrying US Republicans hits truck, killing one person


An Amtrak train carrying dozens of Republican congressmen to a retreat crashes into a garbage truck in rural Virginia. The White House confirmed at 12:30pm ET that one person had died in the accident, but it wasn't any lawmakers or staff (nor were any seriously injured). Read More »

Judge appointed by Obama lifts lifetime voting ban for felons


He added that "no standards guide the panel". Its members alone must be satisfied that these citizens deserve restoration. "In Florida, elected, partisan officials have extraordinary authority to grant or withhold the right to vote from hundreds of thousands of people without any constraints, guidelines, or standards", Judge Walker wrote , as Mother Jones reports. Read More »

City break transfer record to sign Laporte


Elsewhere in a full set of midweek fixtures Chelsea host Bournemouth , runaway leaders Manchester City take on West Brom and Henrikh Mkhitaryan is set to make his debut for Arsenal against Swansea. Maybe one day this club will spend £100 million or £130 million on one player, but we decide not to do it. We did it in a different way. He was once a reported target for Barcelona and City wanted to sign him in the close season but he rejected the move. Read More »

40-year commitment for girl in Slender Man case


Morgan Geyser and another girl , Anissa Weier , lured classmate Peyton Leutner , to a park in urban Milwaukee in 2014, when all three girls were aged just 12-years-old. Geyser was sentenced Thursday after a daylong hearing including testimony from psychologists and social workers. "I know that nothing I say is going to make this right and nothing I say is going to fix what I broke". Read More »

Russian Federation wins Olympics in Sochi once again


Those whose results have been reinstated at the Sochi 2014 Olympics include skeleton gold medalist Alexander Tretiakov and cross-country ski gold medalist Alexander Legkov. Flags of countries participating in the Winter Olympics fly at the athletes' village in Pyeongchang , Gangwon Province on Wednesday. Several athletes wore their "neutral" jackets open to show a Russian-flag shirt underneath. Read More »

Report variety of condoms at this 12 months's Winter Olympics

Negotiations have been under way to amend a bilateral free trade agreement that took effect in 2012. One South Korean athlete said, "I wish I had my smartphone so we could take selfies". Marc Knapper, a civil servant who is the charge d'affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, has overseen diplomatic operations there since former ambassador Mark Lippert, appointed by President Obama , left shortly before Trump took office past year. Read More »

Israeli forces strike Hamas submit in Gaza after rocket assault - army


The rocket exploded in an open region, causing no physical injuries or damages. The rocket exploded near the border fence. On Thursday night, a rocket was sacked at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage in the strike, said the IDF in an earlier statement. Read More »

Super Eagles Ikechukwu Ezenwa ruled out of CHAN


Reward for the victor of the 2018 CHAN tournament is a whopping 1.25 million dollars as against the previous 750,000 dollars. "I just want to encourage them to believe in themselves, just as we did in 2013". "The final of the African Nations Championship beckons and we will go out there with all that we have got". Nigeria defensive resolve against Morocco will make the match an interesting clash. Read More »

Doubt cast on National Broadband Plan following Eir's bombshell


He said the company remains supportive of the Government's policy objective to bring high speed broadband to all homes and businesses across the country. Meanwhile, Cavan Fine Gael Senator, Joe O'Reilly, a member of the Communications Energy and Natural Resources Joint Oireachtas Committee dealing with broadband, has expressed his confidence in the Government to deliver the infrastructure on target. Read More »

Mr. Bezos, Welcome to the Health-Care Jungle


The Department of Veterans Affairs, for instance, gets a 40 percent discount on drugs , and pharmaceutical costs in countries with single-payer health care are much lower than in the U.S. What was indicated was that the entity's initial focus will be angled toward purchasing technologies, so I smell a roll-up of good companies with great tech that have never achieved scale individually. Read More »

State of the Union: Trump audience figures boast questioned

He didn't refer to any foreign nations as " in his speech, say were rapists, or claim that other countries were sending their " through a diversity visa lottery. That is true . He was off on the numbers, however. Those policies would have a similar effect on black and Hispanic immigrants, while white immigrants would be even less affected. Read More »

TDP calls meet over Budget


Immediately after the Budget was presented, Naidu held a tele-conference with several of his MPs and urged them to pressurise the government in Parliament over the injustice meted out to AP. Just after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley delivered the Budget yesterday, senior TDP leader and union minister YS Chowdhary addressed reporters and said his party is upset over lack of monetary allocation for many issues relating to Andhra Pradesh, like Polavaram project and funding for new state ... Read More »

World's longest zipline in UAE sets Guinness World Record


Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority , said: 'This is a great achievement for Ras Al Khaimah's global tourism ambitions'. "It's really targeting the millennials, the young generation, the adventurers who are looking for something totally different than what Dubai or Abu Dhabi or the rest of the Emirates has to offer", Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras al-Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) told AP. Read More »

Fired FBI director Comey slams GOP memo: 'That's it?'


He did not specify what issues or matters the law-enforcement agency should be "speaking up" about. "Not a lot of schools or streets named for Joe McCarthy ", Comey added in his tweet , referring to the former senator who led Cold War-era probes of people he believed to be communists infiltrating the USA government. Read More »

Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards is dead at 74


Edwards joined the Temptations in 1968, replacing David Ruffin and sang with the group from 1968 to 1976, 1980 to 1984 and 1987 to 1989. Edwards, was born February 3rd, 1932 in Birmingham, Alabama. He was sacked in 1977, but returned in 1980 when the soul act returned to their previous label home of Motown. Check out a few of The Temptations' classics with Edwards, below. Read More »

Local Dogs Featured In Puppy Bowl XIV


That said, the show can still help you bring a pet into your own home! 90 adoptable puppies will be featured on this year's show, the most in Puppy Bowl history. How do I watch the Puppy Bowl? As Team Ruff and Team Fluff puppy players prepare for their journey to this year's PUPPY BOWL XIV, camera crews were embedded with each team to get a rare, behind-the-scenes, look at what it takes to become a Puppy Bowl champion. Read More »