• Ilaiyaraaja awarded the Padma Vibhushan
Ilaiyaraaja awarded the Padma Vibhushan

Last year, there were 89 winners while in 2015, it was 112. Besides, ace men's singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has also been adjudged with Padma Shri along side India's first Paralympic gold medalist, Murlikant Petkar. Archaeologist Ramachandran Nagaswamy , painter Laxman Pai and musicians Arvind Parikh and Sharda Sinha were also named for the P...

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  • Disney Star Adam Hicks Arrested For Armed Robbery!
Disney Star Adam Hicks Arrested For Armed Robbery!

Hicks was taken into custody on January 24, Radar reported. A 52-year-old man told police he was walking in the area when a man who pointed a gun at him and demanded his wallet. Officers found the vehicle with stolen property and detained a female connected to at least one of the robbery suspects. Officers found stolen property in the vehicle, ac...

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  • Amtrak engineer misread signal before fatal crash near Seattle
Amtrak engineer misread signal before fatal crash near Seattle

The 55-year-old engineer and a 48-year-old conductor in training, who was in the lead locomotive at the time of the crash, had been too seriously injured to speak with investigators immediately after the December 18 accident. He told the investigators he recalled seeing mileposts 16 and 17 but did not remember seeing the sign for milepost 18. The...

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  • Trump's Event Planner Turned Government Official Called April Ryan
Trump's Event Planner Turned Government Official Called April Ryan "Miss Piggy"

Event planner turned head of regional Housing and Urban Development office overseeing NY and New Jersey, Lynne Patton got into a Twitter spat with revered White House correspondent April Ryan of the American Urban Radio Networks. A Twitter war that erupted between Ryan and event-planner turned HUD honcho Lynne Patton foamed over when Patton...

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  • Pubs to open on Good Friday following Dáil vote
Pubs to open on Good Friday following Dáil vote

Mr O'Keeffe added that there are no calls for pubs to now open on Christmas Day, saying it was a "special day for families". A similar prohibition on selling alcohol on St Patrick's Day was removed in the 1960s. Independent TD Maureen O'Sullivan described the moves to push the Bill as "somewhat odd when there are so many aspects relating to alcohol...

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  • Gov. Jerry Brown lays out vision in final State of State
Gov. Jerry Brown lays out vision in final State of State

California's fiscal position has improved dramatically since 2011, when the state suffered a $27 billion budget gap. Jerry Brown . He's entering his record sixteenth and previous year in office. State Republicans applauded Brown's thanks to the firefighters and first responders, but were disappointed in his continued support of the high-speed r...

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  • Men-Only Black-Tie Dinner Exposed as Grope-Fest
Men-Only Black-Tie Dinner Exposed as Grope-Fest

Representatives from the charity said it donated the rest of its funds to several children's charities, FT reported . The Financial Times said the trust had two joint chairmen, London property developer Bruce Ritchie and luxury goods businessman David Meller .

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  • Senate to release testimony from Trump Jr. on Trump Tower meeting
Senate to release testimony from Trump Jr. on Trump Tower meeting

Grassley, however, told reporters Thursday that he did not expect to hold public hearings so long as the closed-door interview transcripts are released as he intends. Jared Kushner is too "spooked" to voluntarily speak with the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is probing Russian meddling in the USA election and possible collusion with President T...

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  • ECJ rules against sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers
ECJ rules against sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers

The European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday (25 January) that psychological tests on gay asylum seekers to prove their homosexuality were illegal. What sort of tests were at issue here? F claimed that the tests prejudiced his fundamental rights, but Hungary's Institute of Forensic Experts and Investigators defended the methods used during ...

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  • Target to Provide Same-Day Delivery in Florida
Target to Provide Same-Day Delivery in Florida

The discounter announced that it will debut same-day delivery services via Shipt on February 1 across 57 stores in South Florida and Birmingam, Alabama. The locations that will offer same-day delivery have not been announced. By Feb. 8, it will expand to 12 other Florida regions. Though Shipt will be a wholly owned Target subsidiary, it will ...

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  • Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) - Investors Must See
Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) - Investors Must See

Global Thematic Partners Llc who had been investing in Newmont Mining Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $21.08 billion market cap company. Goldberg sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. $211,527 worth of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM ) shares were sold by Engel E Randall.

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  • Shootout caught on video at Florida red light
Shootout caught on video at Florida red light

Drivers at a red light were thrown into a terrifying situation when one driver pulled up and fired multiple shots at another vehicle, with that person diving from their auto to fire back at the shooter. On Tuesday, deputies spotted the gold auto and arrested 30-year-old Jeremy Olds after a chase. The Florida tag number for the vehicle is HVRG69. ...

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  • Canadians spent $5.7 billion on marijuana in 2017
Canadians spent $5.7 billion on marijuana in 2017

It concluded that almost five million Canadians spent money on marijuana previous year, spending an average of about $1,200 each for a total of $5.7 billion. About 4.9 million Canadians between the ages of 15 to 64 purchased both medical and non-medical cannabis past year, the statistics agency said. According to Statistics Canada numbers, cannab...

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  • Levels of violent crime rise to 'shocking' levels
Levels of violent crime rise to 'shocking' levels

But there are now also emerging signs that meaningful increases are beginning to be seen in high volume offences such as domestic burglary and vehicle crime. Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, said the crime increase "demonstrates how vital it is that the United Kingdom government provides more appropriate levels of funding for...

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  • Lynyrd Skynyrd will play two Florida shows on their final farewell tour
Lynyrd Skynyrd will play two Florida shows on their final farewell tour

The rockers are best known for their RIAA platinum-certified anthems "Sweet Home Alabama" and self-proclaimed signature song, " Free Bird ", that Rolling Stone said was "easily the most requested live song in existence". Rossington, 66, is the only original member left in the group. Lynyrd Skynyrd , whose first album was released in 1973, have...

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  • Officials play down Rohingya repatriation delay
Officials play down Rohingya repatriation delay

According to a bilateral deal inked in November 2017, Bangladesh was to send the first batch of refugees back to Myanmar this week, but officials admitted Monday that they were not ready and could not predict when the process would start.

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  • DHEC encourages South Carolinians to get flu shot
DHEC encourages South Carolinians to get flu shot

Department of Health and Environmental Control is encouraging residents to protect themselves against the flu as the season continues. During last year's flu season, 94 people died, according to DHEC data. The state's Department of Health and Environmental Control has classified the flu as "widespread" across the state. Three children who died...

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  • US Attorney General orders probe of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents' texts
US Attorney General orders probe of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents' texts

John Ratcliffe said Monday on Fox News , referring to anti-Trump texts between an F.B.I. lawyer and investigator who had worked on Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. The number of missing texts, which span a five-month period, is not known. The texts are among messages provided to House and Senate committees after reports that Str...

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  • Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House
Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House

According to The Washington Post , Nancy Spector - the Guggenheim Museum's chief curator - offered the Trumps an 18-karat, fully-functional golden toilet to install in the White House. It doesn't need a Van Gogh to spruce things up. Asked to expand on the meaning of " America " and why he volunteered it to the White House, Cattelan responded, ...

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  • Trump says women marching for 'economic success'
Trump says women marching for 'economic success'

Some women were dressed like characters from dystopian novel and series "The Handmaid's Tale ". Trump responded on Twitter by touting what he said were economic gains of the past year that benefited women. Elsewhere around the USA, people congregated in Houston; Richmond, Virginia; and Rhode Island. "If the Congress, if the White House, if t...

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  • Judge delivers powerful statement to Larry Nassar
Judge delivers powerful statement to Larry Nassar

Before serving the MI sentence, the 54-year-old must first serve a 60-year federal sentence for child pornography crimes. He said his accusers were lying. Following Nassar's statement, Aquilina said she wished to applaud the prosecutor's office and the defense office saying they all did fine work. "There is some information here which troubles me i...

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  • Eagles have bought into team-first approach
Eagles have bought into team-first approach

Josh had him in St. Louis and you saw a good player in St. Louis but you didn't see all the things behind the scenes that you kind of can see when you actually have the player on your team". "I think it's a tribute to the players and everyone involved that they can keep things going even through that adversity". The Patriots eked by the London.

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  • Los Angeles hit by 4.0 magnitude natural disaster, felt across S. California
Los Angeles hit by 4.0 magnitude natural disaster, felt across S. California

A magnitude-4.1 natural disaster centered just west of the 15 Freeway, between Lake Elsinore and Corona, struck at 2:09 a.m. There were no immediate reports of damages, but hundreds of tweets flooded Twitter after the quake, with people in Riverside, Los Angeles and Orange counties saying it shook them awake.

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  • Drew Carey takes a tumble thanks to super-excited contestant
Drew Carey takes a tumble thanks to super-excited contestant

Carey's fall looked particularly painful, as his side landed on top of what appears to be a metal light fixture. A crewmember could be seen getting prepared to catch the host. "Sona, do not break the host or our set", chided George when Carey asked him about today's prize. "And then I will say, how'd you like a brand new auto!" She did, however, ...

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  • Egypt: Sami Anan arrested
Egypt: Sami Anan arrested

Another withdrawal had been announced on Tuesday by the election campaign for general Sami Anan, accused by the military prosecutor's office of standing as a candidate without having received prior permission from the military and of inciting the population against the institution.

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