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J&K: Former PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel shot dead by terrorists

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The police sources said that a former state health department employee, Patel had joined Congress in 1991 and unsuccessfully contested both Lok Sabha and J&K Assembly elections a few times on party ticket and as independent. They were immediately rushed to the hospital where Patel was declared dead. Ms Mufti, condemning the killing of Mr Patel, expressed sympathies with his family. Read More »

'Who let the wife out…dogs', Imran Khan's third marriage in trouble

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Meanwhile, other media reports in Pakistan have reported that Bushra was unhappy with Imran's pet dogs. An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday granted one-day exemption to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan from personal appearance in a case pertaining to manhandling of then SSP Islamabad (Operations) Asmatullah Junejo during the 2014 sit-in in Islamabad . Read More »

Human Bone Daggers: Femur-Made Incredibly Strong Weapons For New Guinea Warriors

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This peculiar investigation started when Dominy came across a drawer full of daggers, each roughly 12 inches (30 centimeters) long and made out of cassowary and human thighbones. Dana Carpenter, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Denver, told Live Science . Then, through a variety of mechanical tests, they bent and twisted the bone until it snapped. Read More »

Kim Wall death: What we know so far

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Madsen's defense lawyer had argued for his acquittal on the charge of murder, saying he had only been guilty of has said he should only be sentenced the lesser charge of cutting Wall's body into pieces. After providing varied explanations, together with that poisonous fumes induced her to suffocate, Madsen informed the court docket that Wall died on account of a buildup in stress inside his home-made UC3 Nautilus submarine. Read More »

Australian nun who drew Duterte's ire told to leave PH

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Immigration bureau head Jaime Morente issued an order telling Fox she had to leave the Philippines after "she was found to have engaged in activities that are not allowed under the terms and conditions of her visa". "When they come out and support you, they make you want to be here", she told the ABC. The CBCP said the Australian nun has been working in the Philippines for 27 years, helping farmers and indigenous peoples. Read More »

Taiwan's press freedom best in Asia

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The report cites "self-censorship in the mainstream media" and "online smear campaigns" against journalists by the "most radical nationalists" as reasons behind its downfall. The threat to journalists is not confined to verbal violence. The report also takes into account freedom of reporters covering a sensitive region like Kashmir. Read More »

Finland Stops Experiment on Paying Universal Basic Income - Social Agency

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That would help to address insecurities associated with the "gig" economy, where workers do not have staff contracts. Finland's Social Insurance Institution (Kela) was hoping to expand the trial to see how employed people reacted when they too received a regular monthly UBI payment from the government, but the Finnish government rejected the request for extra funds. Read More »

Ranbir Kapoor: 'I was not confident about playing Sanjay Dutt in 'Sanju'

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I'm trying to learn from [my] own mistakes. "It was scary and I had absolutely no confidence in myself about pulling this off". No whitewashing or glorifying here; if the teaser is any indication, for Sanju , director Rajkumar Hirani goes back to what he does best - say life's simple truths with a pinch of comedy. Read More »

Filing of nominations ends for Karnataka polls

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Siddaramaiah , who filed his papers after having lunch at Chimankatti's residence, has tried his best to bring both factions together. To counter this move of the Congress party, the BJP leaders are visiting top Lingayat Mutths to seek the blessings of their religious leaders and have fielded its Hindutva poster boy and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in campaigning. Read More »

Mining baron G Janardhana Reddy brother gets BJP ticket

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In Karnataka all the parties have filed their nominations for the coming elections. As already reported, the single-phase Karnataka Assembly polls would be held on 12th May. Earlier this month, Somashekara Reddy was named the BJP's candidate from Bellary City. The Congress also witnessed high drama within its ranks as M.H. Read More »

Britain to set up compensation scheme for "Windrush" migrants

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We need to show a human face to how we work and exercise greater judgement where it is justified", Rudd told Parliament, adding that all Home Office records dating back to 2002 would be checked to see if anyone had been wrongly deported. "None of this can undo the pain already endured, but I hope it demonstrates the government's commitment to put these wrongs right going forward". Unveiling the new measures Ms Rudd, who along with her predecessor Theresa May has faced intense pressure over ... Read More »

BJP releases fourth list of candidates for Karnataka polls

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Sriramulu filed his nomination from the North Karnataka constituency with just about an hour left for close of nominations. "They are more supportive of incumbent chief minister Siddaramaiah , who has been a follower of Basava philosophy for many years", Rashtriya Basava Sena General Secretary AP Basavaraj told ANI . Read More »

Modi to spearhead BJP poll campaign in Karnataka from May 1

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Congress and BJP are leaving no stone un-turned to win more seats in the state and be in stronger position before 2019 elections. Both the candidates expressed confidence over their victory in the battle - pitted as the most significant contest in the upcoming assembly election. Read More »

Polar bear Inuka put down at 27 on 'humane and welfare grounds'

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The team of vets and keepers then made the unanimous but "difficult" decision not to revive Inuka from the anaesthesia-induced sleep it was put into for the examination. Dr Abraham added: "We wanted to give it a try and placed him on palliative care..." "Singaporeans have known Inuka from the time he was a cub, and have seen him growing up and aging", said Mohan Ponichamy, one of his keepers. Read More »

Ryanair Orders 25 More 737 MAX Jets for $3B

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The Irish carrier is the largest 737-800 customer in the world and the largest operator of Boeing aircraft in Europe. Ryanair has already expanded into countries such as Israel and Ukraine. Easyjet and Wizz, Ryanair's rivals, have ordered Airbus A321 planes, which seat up to 239 passengers. United Airlines announced yesterday that it has taken delivery of its first 737 MAX 9 aircraft from the Boeing Delivery Center in Seattle, Wash. Read More »

Kathua rape: Two accused cops move HC for CBI probe

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The victims were children in 40 per cent of those cases. Sub-Inspector Anand Dutta and SPO Deepak Khajuria were arrested for allegedly destroying evidence related to the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in the state's Kathua district. Read More »

Hundreds of French stars and politicians denounce 'new anti-Semitism'

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Schuster suggested three years ago that Jews shouldn't wear skullcaps in areas with large Muslim populations. Later he added to the list neighborhoods where right-wing extremists are particularly present. In Frankfurt, Mayor Uwe Becker invited all residents, including women, to wear a kippa on May 14 - the day of the founding of Israel - as a clear protest against anti-Semitism. Read More »

Analysts Set Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (AEM) PT at $64.67

It has underperformed by 17.67% the S&P500. Orrstown Financial Services Inc decreased its stake in Valero Energy Corp New Com (VLO) by 18.91% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. 60 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. (HP) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly low level of 1.13 million shares over the course of the day. Read More »

Rees-Mogg: May's customs plan after European Union exit 'cretinous'

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The North-East Somerset MP, who leads the European Research Group (ERG) of pro-Brexit Conservative backbenchers, said the prime minister should be "much firmer and clearer" about the costs to the EU if Britain leaves without a deal. Lib Dem MP and Best for Britain campaign member Tom Brake said: "Well, at least we can all agree on one thing: the Government's idea for a customs partnership is certainly cretinous". Read More »

3 adults injured in Phoenix crash with school bus

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Police say the auto the children were in then struck the school bus, causing it to spin into another vehicle. Emergency workers had to cut up the Neon in order to free its driver, Jordan Ervin, the Enquirer reports. At least one person was transported to the hospital from the other vehicle involved, says police. The bus driver, Trina Turnbow, 40, was in fair condition at the hospital. Read More »

Gujrat: Case against family members lodged over killing girl for honor

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According to the police, the girl's father, identified as Ghulam Mustafa, wanted to marry her off to his relatives but Sana wanted to get married in Italy. It is to be mentioned here that Sana Cheema was working as a driving instructor in Italy from where she was called to Pakistan. The real cause of death can only be ascertained after excavation and post-mortem examination of the body, the police said, revealing that no arrests have so far been made. Read More »

F-16 jet crashes near Lake Havasu, Arizona

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The pilot of the jet, assigned to the Arizona base, was on a training flight when he diverted about 10:30 a.m.to Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport following an unspecified issue, officials said. Earlier this month, Gen. David Goldfein, the Air Force chief of staff, ordered the Safety Office at Headquarters Air Force to review Class C mishaps in an effort to drive down a recent uptick in their occurrences, Air Force officials said. Read More »

Florida high school investigating teen's racist 'promposal' sign

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She said that "many" people are "understandably upset with [Crowley's post] contents". "Neither the school district nor Riverview High School condones or supports the message conveyed in the post", the statement read. Officials at Riverview High School in Sarasota are investigating a racial " promposal " that is being circulated on social media. This promposal purportedly from a Sarasota high school student might be in a class all its own. Read More »

Natixis Cut Waters (WAT) Position; Steiner Leisure Limited (STNR) Had 0 Bulls

Also, the number of investment professionals holding Express Scripts Holding Co in top ten equity positions increased from 18 to 23 for an increase of 5. In Thursday, January 18 report Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Buy" rating. Waters presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $205.50. Read More »

SCO FMs meet in Beijing, prepare for summit in June

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Since 2016, India and China have been at odds over several issues such as India's bidding for the membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. The External Affairs Minister also called upon the global community to unite across the differences, strengthen the resolve and script an effective strategy against terrorism. Read More »

US Supreme Court hears Texas redistricting case

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This Texas redistricting case, which advocates successfully argued in lower courts , proves that state legislative and congressional maps in Texas were drawn with the intention of discriminating against African-American and Latino voters. Those maps were never implemented due to the legal accusations of gerrymandering, the Texas Tribune reported. "Plainly, it did not", the Texas brief states. Read More »

Kathua rape-murder case: Arrested cops move HC

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The Jammu and Kashmir Police Crime Branch on Tuesday chose to approach a court against a defence lawyer in the Kathua rape-murder case for allegedly "circulating twisted facts" on the matter, informed sources said. The petition added that there were "huge differences" in the autopsy and forensic reports and claimed that the Crime Branch's investigation was "incorrect", according to PTI . Read More »

JK Govt gives nod to 7th pay commission recommendations

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The J&K government reported the happy news from its Twitter handle on Tuesday. "The financial implications for the implementations of 7th pay commission recommendations would be Rs 4201 crore annually while financial implications on account of one-time arrears would be Rs 7477 crores", J&K Government spokesperson said after Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti chaired Cabinet meeting here in Jammu on Tuesday. Read More »

We have Muslims' blood on our hands: Salman Khurshid

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Khurshid was answering a query raised by a former student of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) highlighting riots against Muslim community during congress rule and Babri Masjid Demolition. "Then there was the opening of the gates of Babri Masjid, placing idols inside and then the demolition of Babri Masjid while Congress was in power at the center". Read More »

Security tightened in Jodhpur ahead of Asaram Bapu case verdict

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The verdict in the case will be pronounced within the jail premises as ordered by the Rajasthan High Court and massive security arrangements have been made in the city. He is under judicial custody since September 2, 2013. January 2018: Court fines Asaram Rs 1 lakh for submitting false medical evidence in his bail petition. Read More »

The Greatest Royal Rumble Will Be At Least Six Hours Long

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The event will kick off with a one hour pre-show starting at 11 a.m. EST, and the event goes at 10 matches deep, with a 50-man Royal Rumble match that figures to make things incredibly interesting. PW Insider's Mike Johnson has today confirmed that Paul Heyman is not booked to appear at Friday's Greatest Royal Rumble in Jeddah , Saudi Arabia, and will not be travelling with WWE or appearing at the event. Read More »

Iranian Foreign Minister says doesn't believe war likely with Israel

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Smallest goal will be your existence. Iran's Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi says destroying the Zionist regime is one of the major targets of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), urging work towards that aim. Israel has not officially commented on the attack. The Sayqal base, for instance, is located east of Damascus, not south of it as it appears on the map. Read More »