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Edappal child abuse case puts Kerala police in the dock

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The incident took place on April 18 following which the movie hall manager complained to the Childline and also submitted the visuals. "17 of the (POCSO) Act", the complaint filed to the state police chief said. Meanwhile, the girl has been shifted to a rescue home. Sub-inspector KG Baby has been suspended for dereliction of duty. Kerala assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan said it was a "serious lapse" on the part of police for failing to act soon after hearing about the abuse. Read More »

Liverpool, Chelsea fight for Champions League spot

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Manchester City are guaranteed £40m for their storming success in winning the Premier League and Manchester United will collect £38m for their second-place finish, with some of the other positions in the table also confirmed with a game to spare. Read More »

APC postpones LG congress in Imo as hoodlums torch secretariat

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This fire outbreak has created a tensed political atmosphere as some members have alleged that the secretariat was set ablaze by some yet to be identified hoodlums. "I have been in a meeting ahead of the LGA congress of the party in Imo State". The party in the state has been embroiled in crisis over alleged hijacking of sensitive materials for the ward congresses by a party official. Read More »

Iran, Sri Lanka presidents call for more economic coop

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He went on to express hope that the agreements reached in all sectors of economy and trade would be followed up during the upcoming joint economic commission's meeting of the two countries in Tehran. "If the remaining five countries continue to abide by the agreement, Iran will remain in the deal despite the will of America", Rouhani said in remarks carried by state television. Read More »

Dame Tessa Jowell has died aged 70

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In 2012 she was made Dame Tessa Jowell in the Birthday Honours for political and charitable services, which were partly in recognition of her work on the Olympics. He also paid tribute to her Olympic triumph. Lisa Nandy , from a younger crop of Labour MPs and formerly Jowell's personal private secretary, said: "As a new MP arriving at Westminster in 2010 I could not have wished for a wiser, kinder or more experienced mentor than Tessa". Read More »

Bolton says 'it's possible' USA will sanction European companies working with Iran

And he said that he will consider "economic sanctions of the highest level" on any European company or country that helps in Iran's nuclear "quest". He also dismissed European leaders' criticism of the U.S. Despite the lack of support from other world powers, Bolton said he thought the USA sanctions would make a dent in and of themselves. "We have the support of Israel, we have the support of the Arab oil-producing monarchies and many others and the consequences of American sanctions go well ... Read More »

Israeli PM Netanyahu says Iranian strikes from Syria "crossed a red line"

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The exchange was the first outbreak of military violence since President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal, a move that was strongly encouraged and supported by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu also warned Syria that Israel would retaliate if the Syrian military acted against his country. Syria's state-run SANA news agency reported Israeli airstrikes hitting air defense positions, radar stations and an ammunition depot while saying anti-aircraft systems ... Read More »

Sharif's remarks on Mumbai terror attack 'serious disclosure': Sitharaman

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In an interview to Dawn newspaper ahead of his rally in Multan on Friday, Mr. Sharif expressed concern over Islamabad's foreign policy approach. Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday said that India should invade Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and make it part of the country. It may be noted that the relations between the military - the parent organisation of the notorious Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), which planned and coordinated the Mumbai terror attacks - and the Sharif ... Read More »

GE14 outcome represents major change in Malaysian politics, says Singapore PM Lee

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The Opposition coalition, Pakatan Harapan (PH) which Dr Mahathir heads, won 113 of parliament's 222 seats in the 14th Malaysia General Election, securing the simple majority required to form the new federal government. "We look forward to developing an equally constructive relationship with the next Malaysian goverment, and to work with it to take our bilateral ties forward and benefit both our peoples", Lee said. Read More »

Congress demands needs full-time CM in Goa

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Chodankar further said, "BJP has no monopoly over nationalism" as he spoke of Congress' forthcoming programme of reaching out to the masses in Goa called Jana Gana Mana Noman Tuka Goa wherein Congress workers will travel only by public transport interacting with the public and listening to their woes. Read More »

Workspace Group (LON:WKP) Given Buy Rating at Peel Hunt

Auto Trader Group plc (LON:AUTO) has 0.00% since May 13, 2017 and is. Moreover, Hillsdale Invest Mgmt Inc has 0.21% invested in Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) for 30,600 shs. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with "Add" rating in Thursday, November 2 report. Peel Hunt reiterated their hold rating on shares of CityFibre Infrastructure (LON:CITY) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, May 3rd. Read More »

At least five tourists dead as bridge collapses in Neelum Valley

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As per media reports, 25 tourists had stopped on the bridge to take pictures when the bridge gave way to the river's strong current, according to police. Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan also reached the scene to personally supervise the rescue operation. The prime minister ordered the setting up of a control room in Muzaffarabad and directed families of the victims to contact the centre at 0582220097. Read More »

Margaret River Tragedy: Three guns on scene belonged to kid's Grandfather

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As police confirmed the three guns found at the property were licensed to Peter Miles, members of the close knit Margaret River community likely had their worst fears realised. He also said the father of the children has been contacted and that police were helping him during this hard time . Per the Australian Broadcasting Corporation , the police are viewing the incident as a murder-suicide and have yet to publicly identify the victims . Read More »

Explosion, gunfire reported In Afghanistan's Jalalabad city

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A spokesperson for Nangarhar provincial governor Attahullah Khogyani said the encounter between the two groups broke out following a series of explosions in a building housing the state accounts office. Militants have staged several attacks across Afghanistan this year. No group including the Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Read More »

Assam wants JPC to defer report on citizenship bill

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The Accord marked the end of anti-foreigner movement - anyone who entered the state after the midnight of March 24, 1971, would be considered an illegal immigrant, irrespective of their faith. "We will let the people of the state know about our opinion only after the NRC process is completed", he added. "We are now engaged in talks with the government to resolve various issues, primarily being the identity, language and existence of the Assamese people". Read More »

"Terrorists" kill 26, injure 8 in northwestern Burundi: minister

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The Burundian government will pay fees related to the funeral of the dead people due on next Tuesday, as well as fees related to the victims' medical care, said Bunyoni. They went house to house with guns and knives, burning homes, witnesses said. The government has in recent weeks deployed soldiers to border areas after accusing exiled opposition groups of seeking to disrupt the vote. Read More »

Europe Draws up Economic Plan to Confront US Sanctions

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Mr. Le Maire said Friday that the EU should strengthen laws forbidding European companies from paying overseas fines for sanctions that clash with Europe's foreign-policy objectives. European governments tried for months to persuade Trump to stick with the deal but failed, and now fear it will raise the risk of conflict in the region. Read More »

Mulvaney downplays WH aide's McCain remarks

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In discussing McCain's opposition to Central Intelligence Agency nominee Gina Haspel , Sadler, a special assistant who handles surrogate communications for the White House, said in a private meeting Thursday that it doesn't matter "because he's dying anyway ". Read More »

Cong will win, get over 120 seats: Siddaramaiah

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Times Now VMR predicted the BJP getting 86, the Congress 96, JD (S) 35 and others 3, while Republic TVJan ki bat predicted 104 seats for the BJP, 77 for the Congress, 37 for the JD (S) and two for others. Any party will need the support of 113 MLAs to form a new Government. Its leader HD Kumaraswamy, though, did seek to take a jab at the exit polls, wondering in an unusual statement, which seats had been given to the JDS that he said , had been described as "a small regional party". Read More »

Monitor: 42 killed in Israeli strikes in Syria this week

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Russia's defence ministry said Syria had shot down more than half of the missiles fired by Israel , RIA news agency reported . "The holy system of Islamic Republic will step up its missile capabilities day by day so that Israel, this occupying regime, will become sleepless and the nightmare will constantly haunt it that if it does anything foolish, we will raze Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground", the hard-line cleric said during Friday sermons. Read More »

Iran officially condemns Israeli strikes inside Syria

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Israel has conducted scores of strikes on Iran and its allies inside Syria, rarely acknowledging them publicly. But it seemed to carefully calibrate its response by targeting the Golan Heights, which Israel annexed in 1981 in a move that is not internationally recognized, instead of striking Israel proper. Read More »

Netanyahu: Israel will win 'ongoing' conflict with Iran

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Israel has said its strikes in Syria were in response to the attacks against the Golan Heights, which it blamed on Iran. The Jewish state says it has conducted dozens of operations in Syria to stop what it says are advanced arms deliveries to Iran-backed Hezbollah, another key foe of Israel. Read More »

In 2018 SSC Result To be Declared In 1st Week Of June

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At least 20 lakh students appeared for both the 10th and 12th MP Board examination this year. The results are likely to be declared at 10.30 am. For Madhya Pradesh Class 12 results, send an SMS with the text "MP12" followed by a space and then your roll number to 56263. Read More »

China began sea trials of the aircraft carrier, own production

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The provider, understood just as "Type 001A", set out for the trials from a port in northeastern China at around 6.45 am (2245 GMT Saturday), inning accordance with state broadcaster CCTV. The new carrier gives China more options as it asserts its claims in the disputed South China Sea and seeks to deter any independence movements in Taiwan. Read More »

Congress, BJP poll yatras to criss-cross Chhattisgarh

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Addressing the media, the Chief Minister said, "This yatra is to tell people about the development the state has witnessed". Coming down heavily on the opposition Congress, the Chief Minister said that Congress got opportunity to rule this country for 50 years and during their tenure the Congress never gave food grains at Re 1 per kilo and nor have given Rs 100 as medical assistance. Read More »

Trump pulls United States out from Iran nuke deal, triggers global outcry

Sanctions on Iran will reduce the Islamic Republic's ability to produce and export, but the lost oil supply will be supplanted by allies of the USA, like Saudi Arabia , Currie said . "As I said before with regards to the deal, we are on auto pilot heading towards a mountain". Michael Connell, director of the Iranian Studies Program at the Center for Naval Analyses, said any more provocative behavior stemming from Iran in the region as a result of the deal's falling apart could ... Read More »

United Nations says Lebanon-Israel border 'quiet' after Syria flare-up

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Together with the ascendant hawkish faction in the Trump administration, he is convinced that new sanctions and the attrition of Iranian forces in Syria will force Iran's leaders to capitulate and could even bring about their downfall. In Jerusalem , around 200 Jews gathered at the Western Wall for prayers "against the enemy". All of this has been brewing for quite some time, so the USA withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal this week is not the cause. Read More »

Israeli attacks on Syria meant to prop up terrorists: Iran

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran had "crossed a red line" and that Israel's bombardment against targets in Syria was "a consequence". "Iran has also tried to bring in defensive assets to Syria such as Tor air defence system, which Israel has struck to prevent". Russia, meanwhile, has urged restraint. Read More »

Iran has backed Syria's "right to defend itself".

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated on April 16 that Russia was ready to consider all necessary steps to reinforce Syria's defense capabilities, including the delivery of the S-300 systems, added TASS. It used the phrase shortly after it issued the statement, saying in a readout of President Donald Trump's call with UK Premier Theresa May the "leaders condemned the Iranian regime's provocative rocket attacks from Syria against Israeli citizens". Read More »

Australian police find seven dead in rural town, guns seized

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The neighbour's revelations came as the devastated family of the seven dead try to understand how it happened. Police have revealed three guns found at the rural West Australian property belonged to the grandfather. Also, police do not conduct searches of the suspects, because there is a suspicion that the killer was one of those killed was a suicide. Western Australia state Police Commissioner Chris Dawson said three adults and four children and two guns were found at a property on Friday. Read More »

World reacts to Trump Iran deal decision

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What kinds of things have you been hearing leading up to this moment? None of these companies have said so far that they intend to cut back on U.S. alliance by saying that Europe can no longer rely on the United States to protect it and urged the bloc to take its destiny into its own hands. [Iranians] have problems with the American government, not the American people. Read More »

Indonesia church attacks kill six, dozens wounded

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A woman was killed and two people were injured in a second blast at the GPPS Pentecostal church 30 minutes later. One person died at the scene of an explosion, and another died after being taken to a hospital, AFP reported. The blasts came four days after inmates killed five police officers during a revolt at a police detention centre near Jakarta. Indonesia, which will begin the holy fasting month Ramadan this week, has been on high alert after a string of recent plots and attacks by ... Read More »