• CBI arrests GST commissioner, 8 others for bribery racket
CBI arrests GST commissioner, 8 others for bribery racket

The 1986-batch IRS officer's wife Avinash Kaur's name also figured in the FIR, but she has not been arrested yet. Police said other than the accused official, some inspectors and a group of private persons used to exert pressure on some institutions and businessmen and fleece them for money.

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  • Todd Stone campaign forfeits 1349 BC Liberal memberships
Todd Stone campaign forfeits 1349 BC Liberal memberships

However, in the statement issued Saturday, the Stone campaign said that after the Jan 12. warning it accepted responsibility for those email addresses, yet continued to push for the memberships to be accepted. Wasyluk could not say how many members each of the campaigns had signed up by the deadline. He says some membership applications by all si...

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  • Rajasthan Bypolls: Congress clinches all three seats from ruling BJP
Rajasthan Bypolls: Congress clinches all three seats from ruling BJP

The Congress candidate for the Ajmer constituency is Raghu Sharma while Sanwar Lal Jats is the BJP candidate. The Vasundhara Raje Administration in Rajasthan must recognize what neutral observers have been saying for a while now - there is an increasing disconnect between the BJP and the voting public and the emphatic wins for the Congress in t...

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  • Budget 2018: No immediate benefits for retail sector
Budget 2018: No immediate benefits for retail sector

India's government began unveiling its 2018/19 federal budget on Thursday aiming for stronger economic growth to win over voters ahead of a national election next year while trying to maintain fiscal restraint. Indian officials have said "the world's largest government funded health care programme" would have a central allocation of 20 billion...

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  • SL Green Realty (NYSE:SLG) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows
SL Green Realty (NYSE:SLG) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Therefore 18% are positive. NGL ENERGY PARTNERS LP had 46 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, January 8 by Robert W. The hedge fund run by John Thiessen held 21,354 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.72 million, up from 12,454 at the en...

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  • Ryan Celebrates School Secretary's '$1.50 A Week' Paycheck Increase From Tax Bill
Ryan Celebrates School Secretary's '$1.50 A Week' Paycheck Increase From Tax Bill

She didn't think her pay would go up at all, let alone this soon. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was hammered on social media Saturday when he cited a high school secretary's $1.50 per week pay hike as a success of the GOP's recent tax reform bill.

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  • United Nations warns of food shortages for Palestinians after USA aid cut
United Nations warns of food shortages for Palestinians after USA aid cut

On Dec. 6, President Donald Trump declared that the United States recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, sparking furious reactions throughout the Arab World and in the Palestinian Authority. When Trump met with Abbas at the White House in May 2017, he vowed to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to mediate an agreement that would be consid...

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  • Rees-Mogg is mobbed as university event turns nasty
Rees-Mogg is mobbed as university event turns nasty

The society which promoted the event wrote on a Facebook page it would be: "be hosting the man himself, the one time bookies [sic] favourite to be next Conservative Leader, North East Somerset MP Jacob Rees-Mogg". Kaye said she witnessed some pushing amongst the protesters as Rees-Mogg attempted to diffuse the situation. "That's a disgraceful org...

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  • Kentucky Wildcats at Missouri Tigers Preview 02/03/18
Kentucky Wildcats at Missouri Tigers Preview 02/03/18

There were a pair of technical fouls and two flagrant fouls charged during the contest. In the opening minutes, Missouri's only offense came from Kevin Puryear on a couple three-point plays before the first media timeout. The 18 points were their fewest in a half this year. There are nearly no other options for Calipari, who remains reluctant...

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  • Egypt: 4400 years of age Tomb found on the outskirts of Cairo
Egypt: 4400 years of age Tomb found on the outskirts of Cairo

Al-Waziri believes Hetpet had another tomb in Giza's western necropolis and said that excavation work is underway to find that one too. Another tomb belonging to Heptet was found in the same area in 1909. Archaeologists will now continue to excavate the site and are hopeful that further tombs will be found. "She was a high official and she had a st...

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  • Lindsey Graham: Firing Mueller Would End Trump's Presidency
Lindsey Graham: Firing Mueller Would End Trump's Presidency

Republicans say the memo shows how the FBI eavesdrops on suspects in national security probes, which, they claim, will prove anti-Trump bias in the Russian Federation investigation. Does anyone think that Trump will agree to face Mueller and answer all the questions that Trump's misconduct demands? Prosecutors have interviewed numerous Trump...

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  • Police warn about child porn video shared on Facebook
Police warn about child porn video shared on Facebook

The video reportedly originated in Alabama and is being handled by state investigators. Multiple police departments, including the Columbus Police , Memphis Police Department and the Marietta, Georgia, Police Department , are warning Facebook users that they must not share the video with others, as sharing it is considered distribution.

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  • Students put their knowledge to the test at Catholic Schools' spelling bee
Students put their knowledge to the test at Catholic Schools' spelling bee

His win allowed him to advance to the North Cook Regional Spelling Bee on February 6 in Kenilworth, according to the district. After 11 rounds of competition, Zoë correctly spelled the championship word gulden, a former Dutch unit of currency.

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  • Korea's President defuses tensions with the north
Korea's President defuses tensions with the north

He lost a leg and an arm while scavenging for coal to stay warm in the repressive nation of North Korea, with his limbs severed by a train. Newspapers in Seoul hailed his pending appointment in December and South Korean diplomats in Washington were pressing the White House to formally nominate him to the Senate, hoping to have him in place in t...

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  • DGP Rank Officer Of UP Police 'Vows' To Build Ram Temple
DGP Rank Officer Of UP Police 'Vows' To Build Ram Temple

Shukla was attending an event organised by Akhil Bharatiya Samagra Vichar Manch at the Lucknow University campus. He was heard pledging to work for the construction of the Ram temple: " Aaj is karyakram ke dauran, hum sab ye sankalp lete hain ke jaldse jald Ram Mandir ka bhavya nirmaan ho..." Senior UP police officer Surya Kumar Shukla (left...

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  • Kasganj violence: Chandan Gupta's father 'threatened', seeks police protection
Kasganj violence: Chandan Gupta's father 'threatened', seeks police protection

The Police Headquarters in Lucknow said combing operations had been intensified to nab Naseem and Waseem. This was revealed by the senior-most police official of the communally sensitive Kasganj. "As per the FIR and statements of some of the witnesses, he is the person who fired from the roof or balcony of his house", Mr. Kumar said. At least t...

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  • Angry mob torches buses after bus runs over two
Angry mob torches buses after bus runs over two

Hundreds of people, who coralled to protest the accident, turned violent and started setting afire buses, damaging parked police vehicles and pelting with stones at police personnel and traffic guards. According to locals, the deceased were travelling on a bicycle when a speeding bus jumped the signal and hit them. "The government will try to help ...

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  • Modi's 'Exam Warriors' launched
Modi's 'Exam Warriors' launched

Along with the book, the Narendra Modi mobile application has also launched a module where students can be a part of the " exam warriors " community and engage in various activities. PM Modi's book aims to instill confidence in the youths and prepare them to face the hard moments of examinations and life. Speaking at the event, Javadekar said, ...

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  • Swat: 11 Pakistan Army soldiers including officer embrace martyrdom, 13 injured
Swat: 11 Pakistan Army soldiers including officer embrace martyrdom, 13 injured

An officer was among those who died in the bombing, which left 13 injured and was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban in an email to journalists. Security forces and police have cordoned off the area and a search operation was launched to arrest the assailants.

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  • 30 shops gutted in major fire at Meenakshi temple
30 shops gutted in major fire at Meenakshi temple

He added that a special team was formed to look into the impact of the fire on the temple, especially the 7,000-sq.ft Vasantharayar Mandapam, "which has been affected". "Power supply to the area was immediately cut". He said administration of shrines should be done by an independent body free from state control and wondered why a secular governme...

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  • Airstrikes kill 7 civilians in Syria's Idlib
Airstrikes kill 7 civilians in Syria's Idlib

The pilot, who ejected himself from the plane, appeared to have died upon impact, according to photos shared by pro-opposition activists. The Russian media quoted an official source confirming that an SU-25 has been shot down. "There have been dozens of Russian air strikes in the area over the past 24 hours". According to Jan Egeland, who heads...

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  • Trump slams Democrats for 'doing nothing' to forge deal on DACA
Trump slams Democrats for 'doing nothing' to forge deal on DACA

The dreamers were always in a precarious situation. "There are six, seven or eight different ( immigration) proposals , majority include (money for a border wall), which would be a deal breaker for most members that have border districts".

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  • Davis Cup: Kyrgios ties it up for Australia
Davis Cup: Kyrgios ties it up for Australia

The world no. 14 defeated Jan-Lennard Struff on Friday in their singles rubber. Kyrgios put away German No. 2 Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to leave the tie poised at 1-all with his latest powerhouse display at Pat Rafter Arena, holding all his service games and clouting 21 aces.

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  • Waterfowl Hunter Hit in Head by Dead Goose is Airlifted to Hospital
Waterfowl Hunter Hit in Head by Dead Goose is Airlifted to Hospital

The group fired at the flock from a blind, striking one of the geese and sending it plummeting directly into Meilhammer. As a precaution, he was taken by ambulance to the Easton Airport and then flown to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore to be treated for injuries to his head and face.

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  • Kate Middleton says she has Ikea furniture in Kensington Palace
Kate Middleton says she has Ikea furniture in Kensington Palace

As of late, it is still unclear where the royal couple will be headed next before Middleton gives birth to their child. Which is why we nearly fell off our chairs in shock when pictures of Kate Middleton and Prince William attending a dinner party hosted by the British Ambassador to Sweden a couple of days ago, surfaced on the Internet.

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