• Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected as RSS general secretary
Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected as RSS general secretary

Mohan Bhagwat is now the Sarsanghchalak of the RSS, the ideological parent of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Continuing its stress on protection, preservation, and promotion of languages per se and Indian languages, dialects and local expressions as carriers of Indian ethos and culture, the Akhil Bharatiya Praitinidhi Sabha (ABPS) of R...

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  • Jhansi doctors use bus accident victim's amputated leg as pillow
Jhansi doctors use bus accident victim's amputated leg as pillow

The patient's attendant used the leg for the same. The incident came to the light after a video showing the victim lying down on a stretcher with his severed leg placed like a pillow under his head went viral on social media. His leg was amputated, reportedly, to stop the infection from spreading in the body. However, there are also claims ...

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  • Rally against Kentucky pension bill
Rally against Kentucky pension bill

The Senate took up a House opioids bill (HB 21) but tagged on an amendment that includes appropriating $54.5 million for such things as outpatient and residential treatment. "We hope the Kentucky House takes up the measure and ideally closes the blatant hospital charging loophole". President Eli Bebout and Majority Leader Drew Perkins both spok...

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  • Olding denies he covered up 'rape' with team-mate
Olding denies he covered up 'rape' with team-mate

All four men deny the charges against them. Referring to the amount of alcohol Olding had consumed, prosecution barrister QC Toby Hedworth put it to him: "If you had that amount of drink there's a danger of disregarding the wishes or views of another person if they get in the way of what you want to achieve".

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  • Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai stirs row with ISI remark
Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai stirs row with ISI remark

Alam is son of RJD MP Taslimuddin, whose death previous year has necessitated the bypoll. In Araria Lok Sabha seat, the RJD has fielded Sarfaraz Alam - son of Taslmiuddin - who was a sitting legislator of the ruling JD-U. Pandey is in direct contest with Shambhu Singh Patel of Congress party. The death of RJD MLA Mundrika Singh Yadav necessit...

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  • More Countries May Be Exempted From Steel And Aluminum Tariffs
More Countries May Be Exempted From Steel And Aluminum Tariffs

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop confirmed on Friday that Norman, a fast friend of the president, was asked to lobby Trump on behalf of Australia, according to the Sydney Morning Herald . Mr Trump responded on Twitter, saying that if European Union countries "drop their horrific barriers & tariffs on U.S. products going in, we will likewise drop ou...

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  • McIlroy denies inventing 'preposterous' version of events at rape trial
McIlroy denies inventing 'preposterous' version of events at rape trial

Mr McIlroy (26), of Royal Lodge Road, Ballydollaghan, Belfast, has pleaded not guilty to one count of exposure, while Mr Harrison (25), from Manse Road, Belfast, has pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice and withholding information relating to the incident.

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  • Ex-Trump aide testified that her email was hacked
Ex-Trump aide testified that her email was hacked

Hicks, who has worked for Donald Trump in various capacities since 2014, appeared before the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian election-meddling on February 28 and was grilled by lawmakers for almost seven hours. Hicks' correspondence has been an area of interest in the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016, par...

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  • Tens of thousands march in favour of retaining Eighth Amendment
Tens of thousands march in favour of retaining Eighth Amendment

The amendment states both the life of the mother and the unborn fetus to be equal, as it bans abortion. In the event that the Eighth Amendment is repealed, Minister for Health Simon Harris said his department will propose free contraception to reduce crisis pregnancies, according to the Irish Times.

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  • Pakistan's FM Target of Ink Attack
Pakistan's FM Target of Ink Attack

Leaders of PML-N and PTI are blaming each other for ink throwing on Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif. Party workers soon got hold of the man and handed him over to police. "This hurt the sentiments of millions of Pakistanis including myself", he said. Pakistan's Law Minister Zahid Hamid had to resign last November when hundreds of Tehree...

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  • GUEST VIEWPOINT: Time to do the right thing on gun violence
GUEST VIEWPOINT: Time to do the right thing on gun violence

President Donald Trump had met with survivors and consoled relatives of those killed, and discussed paths forward with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House. What is the problem: firearms, the Second Amendment, gun owners, Republicans? LaPierre told BBC that, as usual, opportunists couldn't wait just one second to exploit tragedy...

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  • Europe Threatens Countermeasures If The US Goes Through With Tariffs
Europe Threatens Countermeasures If The US Goes Through With Tariffs

On Thursday Trump imposed the tariffs - 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminium - despite repeated warnings from the European Union and other allies that this could trigger a full-scale trade war. Brazil, which after Canada is the biggest steel supplier to the USA market, said it wanted to join the list. Japan, the United States' top econ...

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  • Critics across partisan divide assail Florida's new gun law
Critics across partisan divide assail Florida's new gun law

Rick Scott (R) this week. "The NRA filed a lawsuit challenging Florida's newly-enacted ban on the purchase of firearms by adults between the ages of 18-21". "If we want to prevent future atrocities, we must look for solutions that keep guns out of the hands of those who are a danger to themselves or others, while protecting the rights of law...

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  • Mauritius President to resign over shopping allegations
Mauritius President to resign over shopping allegations

Pravind Jugnauth , the prime minister, told reporters Gurib-Fakim would resign after March 12, after the celebration of the country's 50th anniversary. "I do not owe anything to anybody", she said on Wednesday. If she does indeed step down, Gurib-Fakim will become the latest in a series of African leaders being forced out of office by their polit...

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  • How Donald Trump's tariffs morphed from 'no exemptions' to carve-outs
How Donald Trump's tariffs morphed from 'no exemptions' to carve-outs

So far, the Trump administration has loosely tied the exemptions to negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement and said a failure to renegotiate it could end the special treatment. concerns - "at least at this time" - is by continuing discussions. Ms Malmstrom told reporters the European Union was ready to complain to the World T...

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  • We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours — Trump to EU
We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours — Trump to EU

Talks were declared to be held in Brussels Saturday between EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem and Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko, with concerns being raised over a trade war. "Big Deficit. If not, we Tax Cars etc. FAIR!" Previously, EU Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen sought to manage expectations of t...

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  • Cyclone Hola may not make NZ landfall
Cyclone Hola may not make NZ landfall

We saw this with Gita as it made landfall, bringing damaging winds to Taranaki but losing a lot of energy by the time it reached Wellington. This reclassification reflects that the structure of the low will change, with the most severe weather no longer concentrated about the low centre.

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  • Trump tariffs: European Union wants clarity on exemption
Trump tariffs: European Union wants clarity on exemption

Seko said he believed there was still time for Japan to secure an exemption. Lighthizer, a loyalist to Trump's "America First" mantra, made no official comment after the talks, but the three sides did agree on a series of next steps to address the oversupply worldwide of steel and other materials, mainly by China.

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  • Trump holds meeting on video game violence
Trump holds meeting on video game violence

March 8, 2018 US President Donald trump met with representatives of the gaming industry. Still, Bozell told the Post that he felt the president was "deeply disturbed by some of the things you see in these video games that are so darn violent, viciously violent, and clearly inappropriate for children, and I think he's bothered by that".

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  • Allies, rivals alike hit out at Trump trade tariffs
Allies, rivals alike hit out at Trump trade tariffs

Ron Johnson and Gov. Scott Walker - all decried President Donald Trump's decision on Thursday to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum , saying it could spark a trade war and hurt Wisconsin's manufacturing and agricultural industries.

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  • China scraps two-term limit on presidential rule
China scraps two-term limit on presidential rule

Although Xi has overseen an unprecedented growth in the middle class of China, with only two dissenting votes this move signals a throwback to the autocratic pre-capitalist regime of mid 20th century China. This would make Xi the only leader after Mao and Deng Xiaoping whose thoughts were written into the Constitution. A spokesman for the legis...

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  • Trump economic adviser Cohn quits after tariffs dispute
Trump economic adviser Cohn quits after tariffs dispute

President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his top economic adviser Gary Cohn, who announced his resignation on Tuesday, and said he could return to the White House in the future. The term is used by the alt-right and is a dog whistle for anti-Semitism. The phrase is also used by far right circles as stand-in for anti-Semitic slurs.

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  • Lewandowski hat-trick brings title within reach
Lewandowski hat-trick brings title within reach

Meanwhile, Hamburg remain seven points adrift of safety as they seek to avoid a first relegation in their history. "We saw what happens when you give Bayern bit of space". Lewandowski fired a spot-kick high five minutes later but rounded off his hat-trick with a stoppage-time penalty. Bayern have 66 points with Schalke 04 on 46 while Bayer Le...

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  • Shoe thrown at former PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore
Shoe thrown at former PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore

Police said the attacker, identified as Talha Munawwar, is a former student of the seminary. The incident comes days after another PML-N leader, Ahsan Iqbal, had a shoe thrown at him, making it the third incident of similar nature against the ruling party's top leadership in recent days.

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  • S.Korea slams new United States tariffs, mulls protest at WTO
S.Korea slams new United States tariffs, mulls protest at WTO

Chamber of Commerce president Tom Donohue said Wednesday. "We can not possibly be a threat to national security in the US", Ms Malmstrom said. South Korea sent 3.6 million tonnes of steel to the USA in 2017, making it the third largest exporter to the country after Canada and Brazil.

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