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India opens longest bridge on border with China

India opens longest bridge on border with China

The travel time between the two places will come down from the current six hours to just one hour - a total five hour reduction. Its inauguration was timed to mark three years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government . "And if ( Atal Bihari) Vajpayee had been re-elected in 2004, this bridge would have been ready 10 yrs ago". "It is on the two tracks of physical infrastructure and social infrastructure that complete development is achieved", Modi said. Read More

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Zambian court allows opposition leader to challenge treason prosecution

Zambian court allows opposition leader to challenge treason prosecution

Mr Hichilema's United Party for National Development (UNPD) says it does not recognise Mr Lungu as president. Hichilema sat in court looking composed in a red shirt. When I demanded reasons for being refused entry, I was told that the authorities are not required to furnish me with a reason. In the altercation, my private cellphone was confiscated, along with other mobile devices. Read More

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Without-Parole Sentences For DC Sniper Thrown Out By Judge

Without-Parole Sentences For DC Sniper Thrown Out By Judge

But the new court dates could also bring Malvo - whose lawyers claimed he was a naive adolescent who fell under the murderous guile of accomplice John Allen Muhammad - another shot at someday earning his release. Cooley said he believes Malvo was the first and most carefully planned victim in the murder spree, orchestrated by his father-figure, Muhammad . But in 2012 the U.S. Read More

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Presidential election: Nitish to skip Sonia's luncheon meet

Presidential election: Nitish to skip Sonia's luncheon meet

A joint statement issued after the meeting said, it's a normal practice for the ruling party to take the initiative to build a consensus on the names of candidates for the posts of President and Vice President. The term of President Mukherjee will end in July and that of Vice President Hamid Ansari in August this year. Sources said that this was the standard protocol as the Opposition needs to give a reason to the government to put up a candidate of its own. Read More

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Justice official says he stands by memo on Comey

Justice official says he stands by memo on Comey

Did he urge Comey at a February meeting to drop his probe of the Russian Federation connections of Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn? Comey will certainly be asked about encounters that precipitated his firing, including a January dinner in which, Comey has told associates, Trump asked for his loyalty. Read More

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World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

Centers for Disease Control, and Medecins Sans Frontieres will arrive in the country this weekend. A spokesperson of the WHO, Eric Kabambi, has assured there is no cause for alarm since "the case is in a very remote zone, very forested". The team will be made up of doctors, nurses, logisticians, water and sanitation experts, health promoters and an epidemiologist. Five blood specimens were analyzed, with one testing positive for the Ebola virus, the Minister of Public Health told the WHO ... Read More

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Macron vows French support for Britain in fight against terror

Macron vows French support for Britain in fight against terror

Macron seemingly heads straight for the USA president, walking directly in front of him, but then ducks to the right and shares a warm embrace with Angela Merkel , leaving Trump to lower his hands awkwardly. Both leaders said Friday they would discuss defence, trade and economic issues, while Macron also made reference to the millions of Europeans living in Britain, whose fate after Brexit has yet to be decided. Read More

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No ban on slaughter of cattle for consumption: Kummanam

It requires anyone purchasing cattle to provide an undertaking that the animals are bought for agricultural purposes and not slaughter. A trader has to submit five copies of proof of sale at the local revenue office, the local veterinary doctor in the district of the purchaser, animal market committee , apart from one each for seller and buyer. Read More

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Infiltration bid foiled in Kashmir four militants killed

In fact, the Pakistani army provided cover with firing to Border Action Team to kill and behead two soldiers in the Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir . "We are conducting a search operation in the area", Defence Spokesperson Rajesh Kalia told. The intruders had free movement to the Indian post as it is located approximately 1 km in front of the LoC fencing, in an eyeball to eyeball situation with the Pakistani post. Read More

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Troopers focus on Interstate 90 in South Dakota, Minnesota

Troopers focus on Interstate 90 in South Dakota, Minnesota

CHP officers made 1,065 DUI arrests during the same period. "Troopers see the deadly results that follow when motorists decide not to buckle up". The Patrol will be participating in Operation C.A.R.E. While drunken driving fatalities have decreased by a third in the last three decades, however, the chance of being killed in a crash where alcohol is a factor is still 1 in 3 during the course of a lifetime. Read More

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Hales plays key role in England win

Even though Phelukwayo put the brakes on during the middle period by removing Hales and Root (37 off 51 balls) in quick succession and Rabada ensuring IPL star Ben Stokes (25 off 30 balls) did not have an overly successful return to global cricket, England maintained their momentum through Moeen Ali and Morgan. Read More

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Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

Student loan subsidies, home heating assistance and Great Lakes cleanup would be on the chopping block as the departments of education, environment, energy and State take hits. "If we don't get to 3 percent growth, it's unlikely we'll ever get a balanced budget again", Mulvaney said , classifying skeptics as "pessimistic". Read More

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AU congratulates Adhanom on historic win as first World Health Organization chief from Africa

AU congratulates Adhanom on historic win as first World Health Organization chief from Africa

Dr.Tedros was elected with 133 votes over Dr. David Nabarro from Britain who received 50 and Pakistan's Dr. Sania Nishtar who was eliminated in the first round of voting. trust from member states and from every citizen in the world". He was recently accused of covering up three cholera epidemics in Ethiopia , although there had been no solid evidence of this claim. Read More

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Trump v Macron: French president appears to win latest handshake battle Featured

Trump v Macron: French president appears to win latest handshake battle Featured

The two men met ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and locked hands for so long that their knuckles began to turn white. They stared at each other for a few moments as Macron grasped Trump's hand even tighter. "Each president gripped the other's hand with considerable intensity, their knuckles turning white and their jaws clenching and faces tightening", he stated. Read More

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GOP House candidate who assaulted reporter wins Montana election

Gianforte also was rolling up huge margins in the state's rural counties - an area where Quist, a country singer, had hoped he could fare better. Ryan's campaign spokesman congratulated Gianforte early Friday. In the congressional race, Gianforte has been boosted by visits from Vice President Mike Pence and Donald Trump , Jr. Jacobs told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Thursday that he never touched Gianforte. Read More

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Boehner Says Apart From Foreign Policy, Trump Has Been 'A Complete Disaster'

Boehner Says Apart From Foreign Policy, Trump Has Been 'A Complete Disaster'

And while he praised Trump's aggressive steps to challenge the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria militant group and other moves in worldwide affairs, he was highly critical of the President's other early efforts. Democratic Representative Al Green has formally introduced articles of impeachment for Trump, but such an effort has not been embraced by most Democratic lawmakers as the investigation continues. Read More

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Fitness boost for Ben Stokes ahead of second ODI

Fitness boost for Ben Stokes ahead of second ODI

The decisive win was all the more timely given that next week sees the start of the Champions Trophy , a tournament featuring the world's leading eight ODI sides. "In county cricket and when I played first for England I opened the batting". "I find batting at number seven tough", he told reporters. Stokes underwent surgery last May after damaging the same knee while bowling in the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Leeds . Read More

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Sextuplets born to couple trying to conceive for 17 years

Sextuplets born to couple trying to conceive for 17 years

Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo tried for 17 long years to have a child - little did they know that when parenthood arrived, they would be blessed with six babies at the same time. Pollard noted that the medical team in charge of the babies' care has not revealed when they will be discharged from the hospital. "It's not every day that parents bring home sextuplets ". Read More

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Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

He says the court's ruling blocks Trump's "efforts to strengthen this country's national security ". But as several courts have ruled, Trump's intent is a religious ban, a ban on Muslims , and that makes it unconstitutional. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government, rejecting a challenge on First Amendment grounds, proclaiming that as long as the government's reasoning in denying the visa was "facially legitimate and bona fide", the courts could not review the constitutionality ... Read More

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High noon for President Zuma as key ANC leaders seek his ouster

High noon for President Zuma as key ANC leaders seek his ouster

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu ) is expected to make a formal request to the African National Congress (ANC ) to request that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa attends and addresses its gatherings from now on. The union federation's highest decision-making body has been meeting to deal with recent public contradictions in its stances. "We are not going to invite the president of the ANC to come and address the central committee". Read More

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Maharashtra HSC 12th result 2017 not declared yet; likely this week

Maharashtra HSC 12th result 2017 not declared yet; likely this week

A total of 15,05,365 students had registered for the class 12 exams that were held in February and March 2017.Of this, 8,48,929 were boys and 6,56,436 were girls. The Maharashtra board is yet to have its review meeting, post which the exact result dates for HSC and SSC will be announced. The board conducts the HSC and SSC Examinations in the state through its nine divisional boards located at Pune , Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nasik, Kolhapur, Amravati, Latur, Nagpur and Ratnagiri. Read More

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Who Elects Dr. Tedros As Next Director General

Who Elects Dr. Tedros As Next Director General

In his final pitch for why he should lead the WHO, Tedros emphasized his experience as Ethiopia's health minister, overseeing the expansion of basic health services across the country. The AU Commission affirms its support of Adhanom's priorities which include WHO reform; universal health coverage; health security; women, child and adolescent health; and the health impacts of climate and environmental change, said the statement. Read More

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