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Bullet train not a common man's dream: Sena

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The announcement of Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train has received mixed reactions from the people of Mumbai, but they were unanimous in their demand for reforms in Mumbai's local trains over the introduction of a bullet train. Jibes, memes and jokes on the bullet train dominated discussions on social media. The editorial further alleged, "Whoever is saying that the project will generate employment is lying". Read More »

Jose to Churn Up East Coast as Category 1

Over the past couple of days, Jose has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but he expected to strengthen again, likely becoming a Category 1 hurricane before moving close to the east coast. The storm's track is forecast to go northward Sunday into Monday. "It seems like the storm should be tracking north and remain off the coast", Zouzias said. Read More »

Two militants killed in Machil sector: Army

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Weapons have been recovered from the slain terrorists, whose identity and affiliation is being ascertained, the spokesman said. Indian Army gave a befitting response against the ceasefire violation following the firing from across the worldwide border had reportedly stopped. Read More »

Nebraska's Smith OK with Trump immigration talks with Dems

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If the deal materializes, it would be the second bipartisan compromise shepherded by the president, Pelosi, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in under a month, despite some conservative opposition. Trump has tested the limits of his supporters' loyalty before, often to find that they were unshaken by his policy reversals. "You don't have the path to the American dream, you don't have the path to being an American citizen or being even a Green Card member", said the Republican operative. Read More »

FPL will not pay for food loss due to Irma

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Juno Beach-based FPL reported 2.8 million of its almost 5 million homes and businesses were still without power on Tuesday. "Irma proved to be a powerful and deadly storm", said Jeff Rogers, Gulf Power spokesperson. To see more , visit WLRN 91.3FM . Hospitals and airports are still struggling to get back online, and the earliest that power might be restored is ten days from now according to Florida Power & Light. Read More »

'Significant arrest' made in connection with terror attack on London Underground

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In what they are calling a "significant arrest", police in London said they have detained an 18-year-old man in connection with the explosion on a train Friday that left dozens injured . Images from inside the train vehicle after the blast showed that the device was contained in a bucket with wires hanging out of it and that it was concealed in a plastic shopping bag. Read More »

At Least 8 Dead At Florida Nursing Home After Irma

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They don't sweat as much, they are more likely to have medical conditions that change how the body responds to heat, and they are more likely to take medication that affects body temperature. This is Trump's third visit in less than three weeks to a hurricane-damaged state. Haston said Gov. Rick Scott was aware of the hard decision facing many operators, who chose to have their residents shelter in place only to face days without power. Read More »

ANP candidate pulls out of NA-120 race for Kulsoom Nawaz

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Khan questioned the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz's motives to lie to the nation, after an audio recording of the former was played in which she denied owning any properties in Pakistan and overseas. Pakistan Rangers and the Army have been called in NA-120 that falls in downtown Lahore , where some of the most prominent government buildings and installations are located. Read More »

Eight Florida nursing home residents die in aftermath of Hurricane Irma

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Hollywood Fire Rescue found several patients "in varying degree of medical distress and immediately began treatment" when they arrived at the Hollywood Hills facility on Wednesday morning, according to the city's statement . "We don't know if she's in there", said Gloria Flora Mitchell, who was searching for her 58-year-old sister, who previously suffered a stroke and can not speak. Read More »

N.Korea to 'complete nuclear force': Kim Jong

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It is apparently sending the message that the next target can be Guam , home to a USA military base from which B1B and other US strategic assets are deployed to hit the North in the event of a conflict on the Korean Peninsula. The US reiterated on Friday that it had military options to deal with North Korea . The missile reached an altitude of about 770 km and flew for about 19 minute over a distance of about 3,700 km. Read More »

Amidst reports of Arjan Singh's death, govt says he is critical

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He has the distinction of having the longest tenure as the AOC of Operational Command, from 1949-1952 and again from 1957-1961. When he was Chief of Air Staff, the IAF acquired supersonic fighters, strategic reconnaissance aircraft, tactical transport aircraft and assault helicopters, many of which are still in service today. Read More »

Dandridge neo-confederate group to rally around Virginia monument

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Brandau and any other person coming to Richmond for this unlawful rally should be locked up the minute they step out in a protest on Monument Avenue. "I urge Virginians who have no reason to be in the vicinity of these protests to steer clear of the parts of Monument Avenue where it will be held so that law enforcement can perform the task of keeping people safe". Read More »

Fire breaks out at RK Studio, 6 fire tenders at spot

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Here is an exclusive footage of the fire scene: Thankfully, no casualties were reported in the unfortunate incident. RK Studios is owned by the Kapoor family, one of the most illustrious families of Bollywood. The first film produced by the studio was Aag (1948). He also stated that the situation is now under control. The reason behind the fire is said to be the failure of electric wiring which sparked flames and the fire spread throughout. Read More »

Modi to dedicate Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation on his birthday

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Around 30 women led by activist Medha Patkar continued their sit-in on Saturday, demanding rehabilitation of the families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. "To win Assembly elections in one state (Gujarat), the people of another state (Madhya Pradesh) are being drowned in a shameful manner", Ali said. While a 182-metre Statue of Unity is a project conceived by Modi, he has also been consistently in favour of increasing the height ... Read More »

Egypt court sentences 7 IS affiliates to death

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There have been no explanations yet for the rulings and they can not be appealed. Morsi received the original sentence in June 2016 after being found guilty of using his post to leak classified documents to Qatar and selling them to al-Jazeera channel. Read More »

Olympics-Evidence found in Sochi drugs probe to charge athletes, International Olympic Committee says

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Oswald said his commission will first deal with six Russian skiers who were banned following the WADA report, and after that it will deal with Russians who are due to take part in Pyeongchang qualifiers. Russian government officials have denied the existence of a state-sponsored program. Previously elected members still on the Commission are: Patricia O'Brien (Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland in France); Geert Corstens (former President of the Supreme Court of The Netherlands); and ... Read More »

Storm Jose strengthens into hurricane: NHC

It was located about 485 miles southwest of Bermuda and moving northwest at 10 mph, the National Hurricane Center says . "A gradual turn toward the north is expected later today and on Saturday", the Miami-based weather forecaster said in its latest advisory. Read More »

China opposes foreign funding in Northeast India

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Hua said the boundary between India and China was yet to be delimited: "There are disputes over the eastern section of the China-India boundary. It is our sovereign right to develop the country inside our boundaries and we will utilise that right", Shah told a press conference while replying to a query on the issue. Read More »

Clinton: Comey 'a reliable witness' for Russian Federation probe

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That's an executive branch function. On Thursday, Gowdy said if the matter is that "clean and clear", it's most likely it has been referred to the Department of Justice. "I think it took this administration a long time to settle on those reasons and some of the reasons they cited initially weren't all that good", he said. Read More »

Ryan International School flouted many safety guidelines, finds CBSE Panel

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According to reports from The Hindu , the circular calls for preventive measures including the installation of CCTV cameras in the school premises and the psychometric evaluation and police verification of all the staff members. In response to a Supreme Court query, after the death of the seven-year-old boy at Ryan worldwide school in Delhi, the board sent a circular titled "safety of children" to its affiliated schools. Read More »

Crypto - Bitcoin sheds $500 as Cryptocurrency Exodus Intensifies

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NIFA also said that cryptocurrencies had no legal base of foundation in China . Earlier this this year, Ethereum gained worldwide notoriety following a runaway increase in value that triggered a frantic GPU purchasing spree that left the PC gaming world reeling over graphics card availability and rampant price increases. Read More »

Romanian Soldier Killed In Afghan Car-Bomb Attack

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Earlier this month two Taliban suicide bombers launched separate attacks around Bagram Airfield, America's largest base in the country, that wounded several U.S. "We remind you [NATO] once again your soldiers will keep getting killed here and our sacred jihad will continue with the same vigor as long as you have a single soldier here", a statement sent to reporters quoted Qari Yousaf Ahmadi, who speaks for insurgent operations in southern Afghanistan. Read More »

Virat Kohli backs Ajinkya Rahane to open batting

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This time around, Australia will play a five-match ODI series in India , possibly on flat wickets, with pacers who don't have much worldwide experience. 4 batsman". He asked batsmen to be flexible. "It's a good, hard wicket so plenty of runs", he said. ANOTHER RUN-FEST? The 2013 India-Australia ODI series turned out to be a nightmare for bowlers. Read More »

Hurricane Irma : At least nine dead on St. Martin Island

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The center of Irma is now forecast by the National Hurricane Center to move to westerly near the Cuban coastline for the rest of the day then begin the much talked about turn north as it reaches the edge of the Bermuda High that has been its primary steering current the last several days. Read More »

Iran sends 1st humanitarian aid convoy to Myanmar via Bangladesh

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Simon said he had seen children as young as three arrive in Bangladesh without their parents. This came just a day after Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi called off plans to attend the UN General Assembly session in NY amid growing outrage over the unfolding Rohingya crisis. Read More »

Couples stranded in Caribbean Islands during Irma finally get home

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Martin and the governor and prime minister that we stand together here as a kingdom and that we will solve this together", he told reporters. The British government had been criticised for its slow response to the disaster, which flattened Anguilla and the Turks and Caicos islands as well as the British Virgin Islands . Read More »

British Prime Minister scolds Trump over terror tweets

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Trump then tweeted about his controversial travel ban. "The travel ban into the United States should be far larger, tougher and more specific-but stupidly, that would not be politically correct!" the president wrote on Twitter . It is far from the first time that Mr Trump has asked for the internet to be shut down because of terror. British Police and security officials have been investigating to identify the culprits who planted IED in the Tube train. Read More »

Mike Brown Sr. speaks out following Stockley verdict

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Louis Post-Dispatch reported. FILE - This undated file photo provided by the St. Louis Police Department shows former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, who is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the December 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith . Read More »

Dreamers are Americans, just like the rest of us

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DETROW: And that's essentially what Trump and the Democrats agreed to, though a lot of the details still need to be worked out, some of them pretty major. The Democrats declared victory after the meeting, declaring in a joint statement that Mr Trump had agreed to protect the so-called "Dreamers" and establish a border security policy that was "acceptable to both sides". Read More »

United Kingdom terror threat level raised to critical

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An improvised explosive device was detonated on a London underground train on Friday morning, injuring 29 people in what police say was a terrorist incident . The frustration reached the highest level of British politics, with Prime Minister Theresa May telling the BBC: "I never think it is helpful for anyone to speculate". Read More »

Shiv Sena criticises PM Narendra Modi's bullet train project

The ambitious ₹1.10 lakh crore project will cut travel time between the two cities from seven hours to less than three. "Bullet Train is not India's ordinary masses" dream. In the past elections, the Congress had failed to dent the BJP's clout in urban areas. It further states that the Mumbai local trains were already distress and the overall railways are struggling to provide basic train services. Read More »