• Tamil Nadu Deputy CM O Panneerselvam presents a revenue deficit budget
Tamil Nadu Deputy CM O Panneerselvam presents a revenue deficit budget

CNBC-TV18's Jude Sannith gets us all the highlights of the state's budget. "There is a significant fall in the growth of the State's own tax revenue in 2017-18 due to fall in commercial tax and State excise which have negatively impacted the revenue receipts", he said.

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  • Matt Damon might be leaving the United States because of Trump
Matt Damon might be leaving the United States because of Trump

Damon is among President Trump's most outspoken detractors. Matt Damon is apparently moving his whole family over to Byron Bay - right next door to his best buddy Chris Hemsworth . Matt Damon's daughter Stella, 6, had a bit of a run-in with an Aussie stinger. Its unnamed source added, Damon wanted a safer place to raise his family.

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  • NCAA Basketball Tournament: 6 Cinderella Teams To Watch For
NCAA Basketball Tournament: 6 Cinderella Teams To Watch For

The field of 64 is set, which means it's time for The Big Dance to get underway. Spring training is beginning for Major League Baseball, we're heading down the home stretch of the National Basketball Association season, The Masters are just around the corner for the PGA, free agency and the NFL draft are also around the corner, and now it is ti...

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  • Texas Tech surges late to top Stephen F. Austin, 70-60
Texas Tech surges late to top Stephen F. Austin, 70-60

And fans are a little bit nervous. He'll get at least one more game. After back-to-back walks to Kurt Wilson and Josh Jung, Cameron Warren kicked off the scoring early in the game as he sent a ball over the right field wall for a three-run homerun, just his second of the year, to put the Red Raiders up 3-0 after the first inning.

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  • United States expands sanctions against Russian Federation over 2016 election meddling
United States expands sanctions against Russian Federation over 2016 election meddling

The announcement of the new sanctions by the Treasury Department also came as the United States joined with British officials to condemn the attack on an ex-Russian spy with the use of nerve agent. Russian Federation denies interfering in the election. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was unequivocal in saying that Thursday's action by his d...

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  • Russian hackers targeted U.S. energy assets, officials say
Russian hackers targeted U.S. energy assets, officials say

Treasury Department to impose sanctions on 19 Russian people and five groups, including Moscow's intelligence services, for meddling in the 2016 U.S. "Our systems are constantly being attacked, constantly", said Menezes. In its alert, US-CERT noted the Dragonfly campaign which security firm Symantec reported on in September 2017, is part of Ru...

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  • South Africa 'offended' by Peter Dutton's comments on persecuted white farmers
South Africa 'offended' by Peter Dutton's comments on persecuted white farmers

He cited reports of land seizures and violence targeting the white farmers. "If you look at the footage and read the stories, you hear the accounts, it's a horrific circumstance they face", Dutton told Sydney's Daily Telegraph tabloid.

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  • 'Likely Fatalities' After US Military Helicopter Crashes In Iraq
'Likely Fatalities' After US Military Helicopter Crashes In Iraq

The official said the aircraft went down near al Qaim in western Anbar Province. One of the officials said that fatalities were "likely" and so far there were no indications that the helicopter was brought down by hostile fire. The same number was confirmed by the mayor of al-Qaim, the Iraqi town near which the crash is believed to have taken p...

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  • In a first, U.S. blames Russian Federation for cyber attacks on energy grid
In a first, U.S. blames Russian Federation for cyber attacks on energy grid

The Trump administration Thursday announced a new set of punitive sanctions against Russian Federation, targeting 19 individuals and five organizations, including the country's two main intelligence agencies, the Federal Security Service, or FSB, the successor to the KGB, and the GRU, the intelligence arm of Russia's military.

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  • This is the world's happiest country in 2018
This is the world's happiest country in 2018

In the 2018 list, the top 10 countries shifted spots compared with the 2017 report, but none dropped out of the top 10 list (which means there were no new entries this year). 'As we celebrate International Day of Happiness, we hope many more young people are empowered to take action on the Sustainable Development Goals and help achieve a world free...

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  • Some Of The Best Signs Students Made For Today's Gun Control Walkout
Some Of The Best Signs Students Made For Today's Gun Control Walkout

At St. Bonaventure, framed photos of each of the victims were lined up on a long table in the front of the McGinley-Carney Center's great room. Police said they were working to identify who was responsible. About 200 students took part in the walkout at Howell High School, while Brighton Area Schools designated gymnasiums at each building as a ...

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  • Trump to Remove McMaster; WH Denies Report — WashPost
Trump to Remove McMaster; WH Denies Report — WashPost

McMaster was also retained at the time due to the White House's challenge attracting top talent for jobs in the administration due to Trump's "blacklist" of individuals who have criticized the President, his personality and the Russian Federation investigation, according to a senior Republican source.

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  • BJP suffers shock defeat in 'dress rehearsal' for 2019 polls
BJP suffers shock defeat in 'dress rehearsal' for 2019 polls

Talking to a leading English Daily , Yogi added that the setback was a lesson for the BJP. On the performance of his government after completion of one year in power, Yogi claimed that past governments of the state had destroyed institutions in UP and the first stage of their work was to remove potholes from the roads.

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  • BJP sinks in UP, Bihar by-polls
BJP sinks in UP, Bihar by-polls

A consolidation of OBC, Dalit and Muslim votes powered Samajwadi Party candidates to victory in Gorakhpur , a seat represented by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for five successive terms, and Phulpur , which elected his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

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  • Trump Picks Larry Kudlow to Succeed Cohn as Top Economic Adviser
Trump Picks Larry Kudlow to Succeed Cohn as Top Economic Adviser

ASIAN SCORECARD: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged 0.1 percent higher to 21,803.95, while South Korea's Kospi rose 0.3 percent to 2,492.38. Hong Kong's Hang Seng edged up 0.1 percent to 31,473.14 and the Shanghai Composite in mainland China fell less than 0.1 percent to 3,290.08.

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  • 'Monster' given 30 years for revenge killing of Aldi mum
'Monster' given 30 years for revenge killing of Aldi mum

The prosecutor said the attack was witnessed by many people, including a child as well as caught on CCTV. He said mother and daughter had had an "unbreakable bond". In a statement read to the court, Ms Willsher's husband Malcolm said he was anxious Hord would get out and harm their four-year-old daughter, Megan.

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  • SEC Charges Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes With Fraud
SEC Charges Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes With Fraud

Theranos was under scrutiny by Justice Department prosecutors in San Francisco, but the status of any probe is unclear. Theranos said in a statement that it was "pleased to be bringing this matter to a close and looks forward to advancing its technology".

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  • One burned, one missing in Hood County chemical fire
One burned, one missing in Hood County chemical fire

According to the media, four ambulances are now at the scene as the smoke from the fire on the chemical facility can be unsafe for health, however, no evacuations were reported in the surrounding area. "There was an explosion, and my brother's friend said that he had to have flown out the door with him", Andy said. The Environmental Protection ...

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  • Clashes erupt as gunfight rages on outskirts of Srinagar
Clashes erupt as gunfight rages on outskirts of Srinagar

Following the attack, the area has been cordoned off by government forces. "While the search operation was underway, contact was established with the holed up militants". His personal security officer Bilal Ahmed was injured in the attack, the police said. Youth also pelted stones on deployed forces near Awantipora hospital when a rumour spread...

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  • Irish PM Varadkar presents Trump with Shamrock Bowl
Irish PM Varadkar presents Trump with Shamrock Bowl

President Trump was asked by reporters if he would like to visit Ireland soon. It centred on a planning application for a wind farm close to the Doonbeg resort in Co Clare that had been purchased by Mr Trump in 2014, three years before he became the 45th U.S.

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  • Telangana budget 2018 today: Here are the highlights
Telangana budget 2018 today: Here are the highlights

The major highlight of this budget is the allocation of 12000 Crore for the Rythu Lakshmi scheme that seeks to offer a financial help of ₹8,000 per year to each farmer. Rs 1,470 crore has been set aside to meet the cost to be incurred for allotting upto three acre land to landless Dalits. An investment support of Rs 4,000 per acre per crop for two ...

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  • Varun Dhawan reveals how he bagged 'October'
Varun Dhawan reveals how he bagged 'October'

The trailer of Varun Dhawan's upcoming film " October " has left everyone eager for the film. "When I heard the story, I was so moved by it that I felt the need of doing the film", said the actor. "Dada (Shoojit) asked me what do I do when I wake up". I just narrated two lines to him while he was going to shoot another film. I said, "As usual, I ...

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  • Rescue efforts underway at bridge collapse
Rescue efforts underway at bridge collapse

A newly installed pedestrian bridge over a six-lane highway in Miami on a college campus collapsed, crushing a number of cars below and reportedly leaving several people dead. Costing $14.2 million, it was funded by the US Department of Transportation and included new pavements, a plaza and recreational seating. Florida Gov.

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  • Will Haspel Be Confirmed as CIA Director?
Will Haspel Be Confirmed as CIA Director?

The former Exxon CEO has had a rocky tenure as the top United States diplomat, and had always been rumored to be about to be pushed out. "Firing a Secretary of State by Twitter may make for great drama and instant TV ratings, but this, and countless other instances like this, produce undiluted instability that damages the nation and the offic...

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  • Ole Miss announces Kermit Davis as Rebels' next coach
Ole Miss announces Kermit Davis as Rebels' next coach

He led the program to three NCAA Tournament appearances over the last five years. The Blue Raiders won games in the 2016 and 2017 NCAA Tournaments. Middle Tennessee made the NCAA Tournament the previous two seasons, defeating Michigan State in 2016 and Minnesota in 2017.

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