• Matric pass rate improves to 75.1%
Matric pass rate improves to 75.1%

Deputy Minister of Basic Education Enver Surty poses for a photograph with the top achiever in quintile 3 Mandisa Xaba and the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga . Motshekga and her team briefed president Jacob Zuma on the performance of the 2017 matrics at his home in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday. "This represents a total of 401,435 candid...

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  • EU High Representative Visits Cuba To Promote Bilateral Ties
EU High Representative Visits Cuba To Promote Bilateral Ties

The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy is visiting Cuba again in order to draw out, alongside Cuban authorities, a plan on how to implement the EU-Cuba Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement which both parties signed in Brussels in December 2016.

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  • Sanjay Dutt biopic release pushed to June 29
Sanjay Dutt biopic release pushed to June 29

The announcement has been made by the director on Twitter. Mumbai: One of the most awaited films of the year - Sanjay Dutt biopic - which hasn't been titled yet will release this summer. Talking about her looks in the movie, Manisha had earlier said, "We did a couple of tests, from when she had short hair to when she had long hair".

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  • Mumbai Fire at Marol building that killed 4 of family
Mumbai Fire at Marol building that killed 4 of family

The Police officials of Mumbai claimed that most of the death occurred because of suffocation. The people who were dead were identified as Sakina Kapasi, Mohin Kapasi, Tasleem Kapasi and Dawood Kapasi. In the initial investigation by the brigade suggest that a short-circuit in an air conditioner (AC) produced the fire in Mamoon Manzil in Bhori ...

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  • Colin Munro tops batsman's T20 rankings, Virat Kohli third
Colin Munro tops batsman's T20 rankings, Virat Kohli third

Munro has started off 2018 in great style. In the recent series at home where New Zealand , also the No.1 T20I side, swept Windies 2-0, Munro was the leading run-getter, scoring 223 at a strike-rate of 197.34, including one century and two fifties.

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  • Ruckus as police cancels Mevani, Khalid meet in Mumbai
Ruckus as police cancels Mevani, Khalid meet in Mumbai

A police complaint had been filed against Mevani with the Pune police after angry protesters, allegedly supporting Dalit groups, blocked road and rail traffic in Mumbai on Tuesday. Before being detained, Richa Singh told reporters outside the Bhaidas Hall that the police action against the event was "dictatorship" and that it was "an Emergenc...

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  • Motel 6 Faces Boycott Over ICE Cooperation
Motel 6 Faces Boycott Over ICE Cooperation

This lead to significant consequences including the detention of at least six individuals. Motel 6 admits that two additional locations shared this private information with ICE, but has not provided details regarding the number of individuals affected.

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  • Anushka makes Cape Town more beautiful for Kohli
Anushka makes Cape Town more beautiful for Kohli

And now they are currently spending some quality time with each other in Cape Town , South Africa. Recently the couple went on a city tour and clicked a selfie. They have been in South Africa for the last 4 days and have visited quite a few places together. Anushka will be returning to India to start working with Shah Rukh Khan for ther next...

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  • LawBreakers Might Have Just Died Blaming PUBG For Poor Sales
LawBreakers Might Have Just Died Blaming PUBG For Poor Sales

Nexon president and CEO, Owen Mahoney, blamed Q3 results in North America failing to meet their outlook due to the game's sales being below their expectations. In truth, Overwatch is likely the biggest obstacle that Lawbreakers faced, especially as Activision's hero shooter had a smart price drop around Lawbreaker's launch.

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  • Lucknow Haj House painted saffron by Yogi Adityanath government
Lucknow Haj House painted saffron by Yogi Adityanath government

The drive to give a saffron look to government buildings took a tangy turn when the outer walls of UP State Haj Committee were also painted saffron, evoking sharp reactions from opposition parties and Ulemas of Muslim community here on Friday.

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  • Thomas Monson: President of the Mormon Church dies at 90
Thomas Monson: President of the Mormon Church dies at 90

Monson died on Tuesday evening surrounded by his family, the church said in a statement on its website. From his days as a bishop through his years as President of the Church, his name forever will be linked to compassionate endeavors, service to others and a strong desire to help those who are helpless, nourish those who are weak and lift thos...

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  • Fodder Scam: CBI court to announce quantum of punishment tomorrow afternoon
Fodder Scam: CBI court to announce quantum of punishment tomorrow afternoon

Lalu Prasad Yadav had been accused of corruption in the Fodder scam . The others convicted are suppliers/ transporters Tripurari Mohan Prasad, Sushil Kumar Sinha, Sunil Kumar Sinha, Raja Ram Joshi, Gopinath Das, Sanjay Agarwal, Jyoti Kumar Jha and Sunil Gandhi.

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  • Republicans keep control of Virginia state House after tie-breaker
Republicans keep control of Virginia state House after tie-breaker

Last week, the drawing was delayed after Simonds filed paperwork asking the panel to reconsider its decision to call a tie in the race. The drawing follows weeks of drama and court filings in the race. 4, 2018. A December 19 recount had found that Simonds won by one vote. But there was a wrinkle: a single disallowed ballot. At the heart o...

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  • Teen dead, 20 others sickened in carbon monoxide poisoning
Teen dead, 20 others sickened in carbon monoxide poisoning

Medics set up a triage on the front lawn. Their current conditions are unknown. The city of Perth Amboy put up displaced residents in a hotel Thursday night. 'They're important to have a carbon monoxide alarms and every apartment'. Emergency personnel and Con Edison crews are on the scene trying to determine if, in fact, it is carbon monoxide p...

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  • READ IT: Preliminary report on Dupont Amtrak derailment released
READ IT: Preliminary report on Dupont Amtrak derailment released

Three people died and 62 were injured when a Seattle-to-Portland train derailed on the first trip along a new inland bypass created to save time. The train's conductor has sued in Pierce County Superior Court, alleging Amtrak failed to provide a safe work environment.

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  • Israeli Security Uncovers Iranian-Backed Palestinian Terror Network
Israeli Security Uncovers Iranian-Backed Palestinian Terror Network

The Shin Bet said in a statement today that 29-year-old Mohammed Maharmeh of Hebron is suspected of being enlisted by a relative in South Africa and working as an Iranian operative. For his work, Muhammad Mahamara received $8,000 from the Iranians. Muhammad Mahamara is charged with a variety of crimes, including conspiracy to commit terror acts, ...

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  • New Jersey Now Only State Where You Can't Pump Your Own Gas
New Jersey Now Only State Where You Can't Pump Your Own Gas

For what it's worth, KGW anchor Brenda Braxton admitted in August 2017 that she had just pumped her own gas for the very first time in her life. " Many people are not capable of knowing how to pump gas and the hazards of not doing it correctly", reads one comment.

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  • Oil at highest since mid-2015 amid Iran tensions, tighter market
Oil at highest since mid-2015 amid Iran tensions, tighter market

Crude stockpiles in the USA slid by 7.42 million barrels last week, the biggest decline since August, according to government data Thursday. Oil in NY has reached a level where profits are high enough to encourage a further expansion in drilling, compounding speculation that efforts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to boost ...

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  • Iran Claims CIA and Mossad Behind Anti-Regime Protests
Iran Claims CIA and Mossad Behind Anti-Regime Protests

It wasn't immediately clear if the drop on Thursday meant that the demonstrations are subsiding or that the Iranian government's blocking of social media apps has stopped protesters from offering new images of rallies. Despite the USA denying its involvement in the Iranian protests, a top Russian diplomat warned the US not to meddle in Iran's int...

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  • Fake signs removed from California highways 'welcome' gang members, 'felons, illegals'
Fake signs removed from California highways 'welcome' gang members, 'felons, illegals'

As a matter of fact, we're in the process now - I'm going to significantly increase our enforcement presence in California . Drivers entering California are being greeted with signs proclaiming the liberal bastion an "OFFICIAL SANCTUARY STATE", according to photos and videos circulating on social media appearing to show a prankster attached th...

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  • Winter Storm Eleanor Leaves at Least 3 Dead in Europe
Winter Storm Eleanor Leaves at Least 3 Dead in Europe

In all, the Interior Ministry said 15 people in France were injured, with four in serious condition, following accidents caused by high winds. Heavy winds forced authorities to close the airports in Strasbourg and Basel-Mulhouse on France's border with Germany and Switzerland before they were re-opened shortly after midday.

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  • Just the Facts on Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD)
Just the Facts on Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD)

Trillium Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Time Warner Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $71.46 billion market cap company. (NYSE:BX). Jefferies Group set a $171.00 target price on shares of Pioneer Natural Resources and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th.

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  • Trump demands publisher stop release of book quoting ex-aide Bannon
Trump demands publisher stop release of book quoting ex-aide Bannon

Trump, for his part, branded the book it "phony" and "full of lies". Thursday, the White House issued a cease-and-desist order to the book's publisher to Wolff and publisher Henry Holt & Co., alleging the book contained potentially libelous information.

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  • New York, New Jersey, Connecticut region braces for blast from winter storm
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut region braces for blast from winter storm

A blizzard warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. As NPR reported, a massive winter storm has brought hurricane-force winds, blizzard conditions and damaging coastal flooding to eastern New England, one day after it delivered unusual cold and snow to the South.

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  • Saakashvili sentenced in Georgia to 3 years in absentia
Saakashvili sentenced in Georgia to 3 years in absentia

He was officially charged in Georgia in 2014, however, by the time his case went through court he was already in Ukraine. The judge said that the ex-president abused his official powers when he pardoned former law enforcers arrested for the Girgvliani case without the participation of the Pardon Commission.

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