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Talking on mobile while driving not offence: Kerala HC

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On the proposed amendments, the Centre has explained that they would provide for disqualification from holding a driving licence and revocation of licence, of drivers jumping red lights, driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, driving while using a mobile phone and driving the wrong way. Read More »

Pakistan tests first metro train in Lahore under CPEC

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The 11km test run, from Dera Gujran to Lakshmi Chowk, was free of cost for travellers. The CM Punjab, while addressing a gathering after the inauguration, said work on the project would be complete in three months. Out of it, 25.4 kilometers of the track was elevated while 1.72 kilometers had been constructed beneath the ground to protect historical places. Initially, the project will facilitate 0.25 million people daily, whereas by 2025, it is expected to facilitate 0.5m people every day. Read More »

Varanasi flyover tragedy: Warnings ignored, FIR against UPBC officials

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India has a long history of construction accidents caused by poor materials and inadequately trained workers. The cases have been filed under sections of negligence and culpable homicide not amounting to murder. More people were feared trapped after the collapse in the city of Varanasi.The slab appeared to be at least 15 metres long and two metres wide. According to DIG (law and order) Praveen Kumar Tripathi, all these allied aspects like diversion of route and maintaining security norms are ... Read More »

Labourer trapped in drain pipe in Cuttack, rescue operation is on

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It is alleged that the pumping station officials had accidentally switched on the pump when he was in cleaning the pipe. On being informed about the mishap, Fire personnel and ODRAF team rushed to the spot and initiated rescued operation which continued for around six hours amid scorching heat wave. Read More »

EU countries agree Iran deal 'not perfect'

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Germany has joined its European allies in reaffirming support for the Iran nuclear deal in defiance of the United States that pulled out of the landmark agreement last week. "We know it's a hard task but we are determined to do that", Mogherini said, adding, "We've started to work to put in place measures that help ensuring that this happens". Read More »

Mueller Subpoenas Roger Stone's One-Time Social Media Aide

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But the development that Mueller's team continues to circle in around Stone, another person in Trump's inner circle during the campaign, goes to show that the investigation is far from over, despite many Republicans' statements that Mueller should conclude the probe as soon as possible. Read More »

EAEU, Iran sign provisional deal to create free trade zone

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The deal is a demonstration by Moscow and its allies in the region that they do not intend to play along with Washington's efforts to isolate Iran economically. sanctions. Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union - which includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russian Federation - signed a provisional pact on May 17 to create a free trade zone, the chair of the board of the EEU Economic Commission said. Read More »

Ultrasound Abortion Bill Vetoed By Governor Mark Dayton

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He added that doctors are already fulfilling their legal and ethical obligations concerning abortions. The House passed the bill by a 79-48 vote. Both votes were primarily split along party lines, with a few DFLers joining their Republican-majority colleagues in supporting the measure. Read More »

Woman held over murder of Nigerian attaché in Sudan

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Nigeria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Monday confirmed that Sudanese authorities had arrested one Inas Khalid Maikano, who had confessed to the crime. The ministry's spokesperson, Dr. Tope Elia-Fatile, in a statement in Abuja alleged that the suspect, a student at the Sudanese-Canadian College in Khartoum, killed Almu in his official quarters on Thursday. Read More »

China launches rocket developed by private company

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The firm is also developing another type of rocket, the M-series, to compete in the growing microsatellite sector. It's still a long way from matching the feats of SpaceX, which regularly launches big rockets that put satellites in orbit and then return to Earth. Read More »

IEA trims demand outlook for oil amid rising prices

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OPEC , for its part, estimated that the excess oil inventories in the OECD had shrunk to just 9 million barrels. Diesel inventories are seen down about 2.1 million barrels. Reuters reports that the American oil major is now trying to seize two cargoes of crude and fuel near a terminal in Aruba run by Citgo, a subsidiary of PDVSA. Read More »

Man critical after two men stabbed in Dublin

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A man has been arrested in connection with the attack. "A male is being detained in Kilmainham Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984". Both men have suffered serious injuries with one in a critical condition. The Red Luas line was temporarily closed following the attack. Hit PLAY to check this out. Read More »

US Senate Votes To Halt FCC's Net Neutrality Decision

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FCC chairman Ajit Pai said he was disappointed by the Senate vote. But many politicians are convinced the issue will help motivate younger people to vote in the 2018 congressional elections and numerous polls show overwhelming public support for retaining the Obama-era net neutrality rules. Read More »

Didi Chuxing adds safety measures after passenger murder

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The passenger was murdered by the son of a driver, who was able to accept passengers because he wasn't detected by the app's nighttime facial recognition. The recording would be encrypted and stored on Didi servers, then deleted after 72 hours, TechNode reports. That feature drew criticism, as Bloomberg noted , and now Didi has nixed it. Read More »

Australia restricts live sheep exports after scandal

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Australia will also introduce new legislation to penalise any exporter that contravenes new welfare standards. Under the proposal, a director of a company could face 10 years prison or A$2.1 million fine if the welfare standards are not met. Read More »

Dead In Multi-Vehicle Collision On Hwy 880

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The collision was reported by multiple people at about 9:30 p.m. on Highway 880 at Stevenson Boulevard, CHP Officer Damian Cistaro said. Dang Nguyen Hai Tran, 21, of San Jose was driving a Toyota Camry involved in the crash and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana, the CHP said. Read More »

'Ride of Silence' honors cyclists killed or injured by motorists

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The mayor of Grand Rapids and over a hundred cyclists took to the streets Wednesday for the annual Ride of Silence. Ride of Silence is a national event and bike shops across the US conduct rides at the same time. Linn County held their eight-mile event at City Square Park in Marion. Brian Tomko says, "We should be riding with the traffic, number one". The eight-mile ride will be done in silence and at 10 miles per hour to 12 miles per hour. Read More »

Ocado Announces Partnership With Kroger In The US

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Ocado said those will offset in part the total fees expected to be agreed between the two parties. It added: "In the longer term, Kroger will retain exclusivity in the USA conditional on it meeting market share targets or ordering an agreed number of CFCs per annum". Read More »

United Kingdom cuts top stake on gambling machines to £2

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But campaigners concerned about the social impact of FOBTs pressed for a reduction to a maximum stake size of £2. The move comes after a public consultation and advice from the Gambling Commission. Civil society minister Tracey Crouch, who is MP for Chatham and Aylesford, said the machines were being curtailed to "stop extreme losses by those who can least afford it". Read More »

Boulder Gun Ban Includes Assault Weapons, Bump Stocks, Large Magazines

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In accordance with the new ordinance, owners of high-capacity magazines and bump stocks will have until July 15 to dispose of the firearm accessories or sell them. Hundreds of gun owners and Second Amendment supporters, several of whom openly carried rifles, held a rally last month in Boulder to protest the proposed ordinance. Read More »

UK's Mothercare to close 50 more stores in restructuring plan

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The chain has 137 shops in the United Kingdom, so more than a third would be closed. KPMG is likely to oversee the reorganisation which will involve Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA). Mothercare's sales and profit have been hammered by intense competition from supermarket groups and online retailers in its main United Kingdom market as well as by rising costs. Read More »

Attorneys General Fight Trump Administration About Family Planning Services

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In February the Department of Health and Human Services released guidelines that health care providers must meet in order to get a piece of the $286 million Title X funding included in the 2018-2019 federal budget. Approximately 51,000 patients received Title X services in 2017, and of them, approximately 89% of patients had an annual income of less than $29,700 and 65% were uninsured. Read More »

Pliskova gets robbed against Sakkari! Halep dismantles Osaka — WTA Rome

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World number one Simona Halep took advantage of an out of sorts Naomi Osaka to reach the third round of the Italian Open on Wednesday . Halep, a beaten finalist last year, was handed a tough second-round draw against Osaka, who defeated the top seed on her way to victory at Indian Wells earlier this year and saw off Victoria Azarenka in her opening match. Read More »

Stab victim runs into Perth primary school for help

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Police say the injured man ran along Fifty Road ran to the school carpark and waited for police to arrive. He was taken by St John Ambulance to Rockingham General Hospital under priority one conditions, with multiple lacerations to his abdomen. Read More »

SLAYED BY SAUSAGE DOGS: Dachshunds maul woman to death

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The woman later died of her injuries. Officials investigating the animals asserted they were all predominantly dachshunds , with a mix of terrier. The initial report that a pit bull was among the dogs was inaccurate, he said. Dinwiddie said it was apparent that the dogs have been living in the woods. Dinwiddie says the dogs were infested with fleas and ticks but didn't have any other visible health concerns. Read More »

Single vehicle accident near Coaldale claims three

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On arrival, RCMP and members of the Coaldale Fire Department located the wreckage of a Ford Freestar. Police said all three elderly occupants of the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene from impact-related injuries. They said the speed limit changes from 100 kilometres an hour down to 65 km/h just south of the collision area. "This is just a awful tragedy all around". Read More »

Bakersfield man dies in Visalia vehicle crash

The Honda driver collided head-on with a Nissan Versa, Olivas said. Angel Gonzalez Lopez, 37, of Bakersfield was driving his auto along Road 164 when he ran the stop sign at Avenue 344, according to CHP officers. The 9-year-old child was ejected during the crash and died, according to the CHP. The driver and three other juvenile passengers received minor injuries and were taken to Desert Valley Hospital. Read More »

Pentagon: B-52s Have Not Been Pulled From SKorea Military Drills

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In Lee's opinion, the U.S. should simply release a statement indicating that exercises would continue, but that aircraft such as the B-52 bombers would be removed. "North Korea's "threat" to pull out of the summit is, in effect, a wake-up call basically saying 'you can't talk about peace while you're continuing your usual maximum pressure business, '" Lee, also a writer for ZoomInKorea.org, said. Read More »

Militants Fired Upon 42 RR Patrolling Party In J-k's Tral

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Soon after the attack, the additional reinforcement was rushed to the area and the whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. More details are awaited. Police said terrorists in the afternoon opened indiscriminate fire at their vehicle at Pazalpora area of Bejbhera in South Kashmir's Anantnag district. Read More »

Kangaroo back home after being loose overnight in SC

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Some people who'd heard about a kangaroo hopping along Highway 28 in Clarks Hill didn't believe it was true. Stearns said he wasn't aware such an animal even lived in the county until Tuesday's spotting. Robert McCullough of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. They posted an image of the marsupial to Facebook with the caption "I thought dispatch was joking". Read More »

Karnataka Governor : His Bio & His Strong Connect With Modi

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Union ministers gave arguments supporting them. It is exclusively up to Governor Vala to take this major decision to whether call the single largest party i.e. Former Chief Election Commissioner TS Krishnamurthy says going by the constitutional tradition, Governor Vajubhai Vala should first invite the single-largest party but adds that the ultimate call is of the Governor whose priority is to oversee the formation of "a stable government". Read More »

Single largest party in Karnataka will form govt: BJP National VP

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To rally the community's support, Shah did not rely exclusively on chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa, a Lingayat. TDP leaders, however, downplayed the Karnataka poll results, and said a huge anti-incumbency wave had helped the BJP gain from 40 seats in 2013 to over a 100 now. Read More »