• China sets growth target, set to end president term limit
China sets growth target, set to end president term limit

Annual budgeted defence spending rose by 8.1% to 1.1 trillion yuan ($US224 billion), which was a bigger rise than the prior year. Chinese President Xi Jinping's top economic advisor Liu He met with U.S. In 2016, it grew 7.6 percent. "The pace and scale of this build-up is really dramatic". "It's imperative for two countries to perceive each...

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  • Manohar Parrikar likely to travel to United States for further medical treatment
Manohar Parrikar likely to travel to United States for further medical treatment

Mr Parrikar was rushed to the Lilavati Hospital on February 15, where according to the CMO, he was diagnosed for "mild pancreatitis". Later, he was admitted to the Goa Medical College and Hospital at Bambolim for treatment. GFP leader Vijay Sardesai had even said they pledged their support to Parrikar and not the BJP. Earlier on Monday, the Chief...

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  • Krishna Kumari Kohli Becomes First Dalit Woman Senator In Pakistan
Krishna Kumari Kohli Becomes First Dalit Woman Senator In Pakistan

Kholi, who worked in the fields alongside her parents as a child, will take the oath of office later this month. "I feel delighted, this was unthinkable for me, to reach the Senate", Kumari told The Associated Press . Kohli and her family members were held for three years as bonded labor in a private jail allegedly owned by the landlord of Kunri...

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  • Sharifs PML-N wins big in Parliaments upper house polls
Sharifs PML-N wins big in Parliaments upper house polls

The win also gives incoming prime minister and former leader of the PML-N Nawaz Sharif a possible new avenue to re-enter politics, following his disqualification from office on charges of corruption past year. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PTI secured five seats, PPP and PML-N-backed candidates two seats each, and JI and JUI-F one seat each. They can no...

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  • Florida Senate holds Saturday session on school safety bill and gun regulations
Florida Senate holds Saturday session on school safety bill and gun regulations

Beigel, a social studies teacher at the school for about six months, had just locked the door to a classroom full of students - potentially saving them from the gunman - before he was shot, according to news reports. Long term answers involve addressing societal issues such as broken families and violent video games, improving access to mental he...

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  • Winter Storm to Bring Thunderstorms, Wind and Snow
Winter Storm to Bring Thunderstorms, Wind and Snow

Significant reductions in visibility are possible. Snow from Quinn will first begin to spread into the interior Northeast by Tuesday or Tuesday night, but the lion's share of the storm will occur Wednesday-Thursday. Wind gusts between 25 miles per hour and 45 miles per hour are predicted, with the strongest wind expected near Lake Superior...

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  • Bennett, Guy, Wilkins lead UVa's long list of ACC honors
Bennett, Guy, Wilkins lead UVa's long list of ACC honors

Sophomore guard Kyle Guy was named to the All-ACC first team. That victory avenged UNC's upset loss to Virginia in the 1976 ACC Tournament title game in Landover, Maryland. He scored Virginia Tech's final six points, including the game-winning stick-back with four seconds left, last Monday night in a 64-63 home win against No.

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  • Israeli Arab motorist rams security men in north Israel and is shot
Israeli Arab motorist rams security men in north Israel and is shot

The police statement came after earlier reports that attributed the attack to road rage following a parking ticket. According to police, "a third individual identified the ramming and opened fire at the jeep". The three were lightly injured and treated by Magen David Adom paramedics on the scene. The wounded border policeman managed to shoot and ...

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  • Two New York State Troopers Injured At Crash Site
Two New York State Troopers Injured At Crash Site

The troopers were responding to a single-vehicle damage call at the median along eastbound Interstate 90 at mile marker 7 in the town of East Greenbush around 5:15 a.m. Karow, 34, is a six-year veteran of the state police who works out of Guilderland. One of the tow truck operators was also hit by the vehicle. One tow truck driver was hit by Neum...

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  • China's parliament set to endorse indefinite term for Xi jinping
China's parliament set to endorse indefinite term for Xi jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping will continue his presidential term indefinitely "for life" after the Communist Party of China announced on Sunday the revolutionary change in their system of governance. The premier also promised progress on developing electric cars and other technology and better regulation of China's scandal-plagued financial ind...

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  • Fresh Wave of Protests And Violence Engulfs Kashmir After Shopian Shoot Out
Fresh Wave of Protests And Violence Engulfs Kashmir After Shopian Shoot Out

Official sources told UNI this morning that body of civilian Gowhar Ahmad Lone, resident of Moolu, Shopian, was recovered about 800 feet from the site of encounter at Pahnoo last night. All those killed in the shootout in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopiandistrict were linked to militancy and the soldiers acted in self-defence, the Army said on Monday.

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  • Florida teacher hosts white nationalist podcast, HuffPost reports
Florida teacher hosts white nationalist podcast, HuffPost reports

According to their investigation, Dayanna Volitich , a social studies teacher at Crystal River Middle School , has allegedly been using the pseudonym " Tiana Dalichov " while hosting an underground podcast called " Unapologetic " as well as allegedly spreading racist ideologies on Twitter .

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  • Guj RS poll: Changed legislative math may play spoiler for BJP
Guj RS poll: Changed legislative math may play spoiler for BJP

Before the announcement of results of 2017 state assembly elections, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party were rumoured to be in talks to forge a post-poll alliance in case of a hung assembly, but it did not materialise because of a huge majority gained by BJP .

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  • Germany welcomes govt deal, wants to start work quickly
Germany welcomes govt deal, wants to start work quickly

For solidarity in Germany and EU! Conservatives in Merkel's bloc have demanded the country of about 80 million take in no more than about 200,000 migrants a year. The party surged into third place in the election, the first time in decades that a far-right, openly nationalist party had won seats in Germany's federal parliament.

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  • Thousands Left With No Water 'In 'Unhygienic' Conditions across London
Thousands Left With No Water 'In 'Unhygienic' Conditions across London

Thames Water has apologised to thousands of its customers in the capital who have lost their water supply today after several water pipes burst as a result of the snow. Leaking pipes in London left 12,000 households without water or suffering from very low pressure on Monday, said Thames Water which was providing bottled water to customers at two ...

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  • PSL 2018, 13th match: Multan thrash Quetta by 9 wickets
PSL 2018, 13th match: Multan thrash Quetta by 9 wickets

The newcomers have won two of the three games they played, while the fourth match - which was to be played against Karachi Kings - was called off due to rain. So, Gladiators finished their inning scoring 102 runs only. They lost only 1 wicket and in 16.4 overs, they reached the destination. Hasan Khan took the one wicket for Gladiators.

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  • Dalai Lama a revered figure, no restrictions on him
Dalai Lama a revered figure, no restrictions on him

The temple is near the Dalai Lama's official residence. The 82-year-old Dalai Lama on Thursday said that he feels inspired to continue his work for 20 years. Tibetans in-exile are set to celebrate a large public event titled "Thank You India" at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi on 1 April, 2018. Last year, Indian troops stopped China f...

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  • Snow storm heading to MA midweek
Snow storm heading to MA midweek

No watch has been issued for Warren or Washington counties, as lesser amounts of snow were anticipated. Heavy, wet snow is possible, the weather service said in an early-morning alert Monday . Skies will slowly clear Monday with highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. And yet another Nor'Easter is in the forecast Wednesday through Thursday .

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  • CBSE board exams for Class X and XII begins in Odisha
CBSE board exams for Class X and XII begins in Odisha

A total of 16,38,428 candidates have registered for Class X examination, while 11,86,306 candidates have registered for Class XII examination, CBSE officials said. According to the reports, Class 10 board exam will be held at 4,453centres in India and outside the country, there are 78 centres where the exam is conducted.

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  • After 40 years, U.S. aircraft carrier Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam
After 40 years, U.S. aircraft carrier Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam

The arrival of the Vinson marks the biggest US military presence in Vietnam since 1975 - but it also illustrates Hanoi's complex and evolving relationship with Beijing over the disputed South China Sea as China announced its largest rise in defence spending in three years.

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  • Man Charged With The Murder Of Detective Adrian Donohoe
Man Charged With The Murder Of Detective Adrian Donohoe

He is in his 50s was arrested in Dundalk last Monday. A man is due to appear in court after being charged in connection with the murder of Irish police officer Adrian Donohoe in County Louth five years ago. There was a heavy Garda presence at the court last night, with members of the US Department of Homeland Security in attendance. Det Gda D...

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  • Moon to Send Envoys to Pyongyang to Broker Talks With Washington
Moon to Send Envoys to Pyongyang to Broker Talks With Washington

Kim Yo Jong invited him to a summit in Pyongyang on her brother's behalf, but Moon did not immediately accept, saying that the right conditions were necessary first. Following the trip, the delegation would fly to the USA to report on the talks to officials in Washington, Yoon said. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is hosting a dinner for two Sout...

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  • China's defense spending rises are 'no threat'
China's defense spending rises are 'no threat'

President Donald Trump announced last Thursday he would impose hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminium to protect United States producers, risking retaliation from major trade partners like China, Europe and neighboring Canada and sparking fears of a global trade war.

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  • Britain's trade choice: EU customs union or going it alone?
Britain's trade choice: EU customs union or going it alone?

Supporting Corbyn's headline speech yesterday, which said that Britain and the EU should forge a bespoke customs union after Brexit, Gardiner said the two sides could create a forum to thrash out a mutual negotiating strategy for third countries.

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  • Mixed results for Kenya's Shujaa in Las Vegas
Mixed results for Kenya's Shujaa in Las Vegas

The Blitzboks found themselves in the Bronze final, battling for third place against Fiji following their 12-10 defeat to Argentina in the Cup semi final. "We are on tour as a family and we treasure those special moments with the new players". Argentina overcame a brace of tries by Siviwe Soyizwapi to knock out the Blitzboks - who had won i...

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