• Academicians, Central University teachers oppose 'graded autonomy' for Universities
Academicians, Central University teachers oppose 'graded autonomy' for Universities

The UGC will accept the applications for grant of greater autonomy to higher education institutions "at least twice a year", an official said. A university, which has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a score of 3.51 and above or has figured among the top 500 world universities in an global rating, i...

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  • England star gives Arsenal the chance to sign him up
England star gives Arsenal the chance to sign him up

I remember the first time I walked into an England squad, I went for dinner the first time and there was (Wayne) Rooney, (Frank) Lampard, (Steven) Gerrard, (Rio) Ferdinand, (John) Terry - big players who I had watched growing up", Wilshere said at England's training base.

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  • Russian Federation ignores four Wada requests to test its Moscow laboratory
Russian Federation ignores four Wada requests to test its Moscow laboratory

These were to publicly accept the findings of the WADA-commissioned investigation by Richard McLaren, and to provide access to samples in Moscow's anti-doping laboratory. Reedie said WADA had been working with Moscow on a roadmap towards RUSADA compliance since January 2017. Asked why, he said: "It's not a question that depends on us...

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  • Bayer wins EU approval for US$62.5 billion Monsanto buy
Bayer wins EU approval for US$62.5 billion Monsanto buy

It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Middleton & Ma reported 11,440 shares. The California-based West Oak Cap Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON).

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  • Gunman in Maryland high school shooting has died, sheriff says
Gunman in Maryland high school shooting has died, sheriff says

Authorities could not immediately confirm the relationships between the victims and the shooter. Rollins was later pronounced dead. It remains unclear who fired the shot that injured the 14-year-old. Great Mills High School is approximately a two-hour drive south of Baltimore. Following the shooting in Great Mills, located about a 90-minute dri...

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  • Finland: North Korean, South Korean, US delegates had constructive meeting
Finland: North Korean, South Korean, US delegates had constructive meeting

Ambassador to South Korea Kathleen Stephens was also reportedly in attendance along with 16 other delegates. Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini expressed hope that the discussions will lead to improving the situation on the Korean Peninsula.

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  • Ahed Tamimi agrees to plea deal, to serve eight months
Ahed Tamimi agrees to plea deal, to serve eight months

A new report published yesterday by B'Tselem shows how the measures that Israel has showcased over the last decade as examples of its improved treatment of Palestinian minors in military courts have little to do with the protection of minors and everything to do with public relations.

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  • Are Hedge Funds Betting Against IAMGOLD Corporation (IAG)?
Are Hedge Funds Betting Against IAMGOLD Corporation (IAG)?

The S&P 500 gained 1.7 percent to end at 2,786.57, with financials as the best-performing sector. As a result, the company has an (Earning Per Shares) EPS growth of 93.8% for the coming year. Volume is the number of shares or agreement traded in a security or a whole market during a given period. Alternately, if the indicator goes under -80, this m...

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  • Sacramento Man Fatally Shot by the Police in His Backyard
Sacramento Man Fatally Shot by the Police in His Backyard

The police department said officers were in the area responding to a report that someone was breaking auto windows with a "toolbar". Police dispatched ground units, and the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department responded with a helicopter.

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  • An Italian company hopes to save the northern white rhino through IVF
An Italian company hopes to save the northern white rhino through IVF

One is his 27-year-old daughter, Najin, and the other is her 17-year-old daughter, Fatu. His death leaves only two females - his daughter and granddaughter - of the sub-species alive in the world. In a press release, the conservancy said it is attempting an unprecedented intervention "to try and conduct the first-ever procedure to safely remove e...

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  • Neighbor rapes 3-year-old after luring her with ice-cream
Neighbor rapes 3-year-old after luring her with ice-cream

He said the medical examination of the girl was conducted and the report was awaited. A case of rape was registered and special teams formed to nab the accused who was arrested within 24 hours of the incident, the official said. Pal and his friends repeatedly raped the minors after confining them in two different villages. The accused, who is t...

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  • Sarkozy charged with corruption over alleged Kadhafi financing: judicial source
Sarkozy charged with corruption over alleged Kadhafi financing: judicial source

Sarkozy was France's president from 2007-12, has repeatedly and vehemently denied any wrongdoing. The case is France's most explosive political financing scandal. Investigators are examining allegations that Gaddafi's regime secretly gave the politician 50 million euros overall for his campaign. Sarkozy has dismissed the allegations as the ra...

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  • North East forces reveal numbers of 'missing' sex offenders
North East forces reveal numbers of 'missing' sex offenders

Out of the 10 that South Yorkshire Police are tracking, offences include assault on a female by penetration, indecent assault on a female under 14, making indecent photos of children, rape , sexual assault, sexual activity with a female under 16, sexual activity with a child and taking indecent photos of children.

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  • Several units tackle fire at Ballymun hotel
Several units tackle fire at Ballymun hotel

It is believed to have started shortly after 8.20pm. Members of the public have posted videos on social media which show a number of floors on fire. "I'm told a number of units from Dublin Fire Brigade are on the way". Gardai have advised that diversions are in place at Santry Cross as the fire is dealt with.

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  • Wall, rail project hold up spending bill
Wall, rail project hold up spending bill

Democrats were resisting the terms of the White House deal, but negotiations continued. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was working on Trump's behalf against funding for a Hudson River tunnel and rail project that's important to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Republicans from NY and New Jersey.

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  • S.Korea military drills to go ahead
S.Korea military drills to go ahead

But as diplomats scurry to arrange the North-South talks - and a mooted face-to-face meet between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un - the North's silence had raised concerns over its intentions. -South Korea military exercises will start April 1 and run a month or so, roughly half their previous length, likely to avoid provoking North Korea ahead of pla...

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  • Senators Hold Election Security Hearing After Releasing Recommendations For 2018
Senators Hold Election Security Hearing After Releasing Recommendations For 2018

Russian agents targeted election systems in 21 states ahead of the 2016 general election, the Homeland Security Department has said, and top USA intelligence officials have said they've seen indications Russian agents are preparing a new round of election interference this year.

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  • Chicago Police Officer Charged With Sexually Assaulting Suspect In Custody
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Sexually Assaulting Suspect In Custody

A man who was being held by police on a misdemeanor charge was sexually assaulted twice by one of his guards while he was at the hospital on Feb 3., prosecutors say. With the suspect chained to the bed and the other officer away eating food, Calhoun allegedly began giving the man "relationship advice" before massaging the victim's feet and sucking ...

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  • Pakistan's deputy high commissioner summoned over civilian killings
Pakistan's deputy high commissioner summoned over civilian killings

The JI spokesman maintained that the sanity demands that genuine voice of people should be heard patiently and their grievances justly be redressed by holding tripartite dialogue among the people of Jammu and Kashmir and the governments of India and Pakistan to find an amicable solution to the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the aspirations of t...

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  • Anti-LGBT Democratic Congressman Bests Progressive Challenger in IL
Anti-LGBT Democratic Congressman Bests Progressive Challenger in IL

U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski survived a close race to win the Democratic primary in the 3rd Congressional District. Lipinski has served seven terms in the seat and has held positions often at odds with the majority of his party. Lipinski also got a boost from the Susan B. Anthony List, which canvassed for him and poured more than $900,...

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  • John Oliver's Gay Parody Of Mike Pence Family's Bunny Book Outselling Original
John Oliver's Gay Parody Of Mike Pence Family's Bunny Book Outselling Original

The book-written by Last Week Tonight scribe Jill Twiss-espouses inclusivity and tolerance. Pence has been outspoken in condemning gay marriage in the past and has close ties with others who have condemned the lifestyle. Oliver also criticized Focus on the Family for inviting Pence to speak at past events they have hosted. Oliver changed th...

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  • Trump asks Saudi prince to buy more USA arms
Trump asks Saudi prince to buy more USA arms

Trump opened a session with reporters by asking the prince where he saw oil prices going and how much petroleum the kingdom still had. President Donald Trump on Tuesday met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman at the White House on Tuesday where President Trump showed off giant chart highlighting Saudi Arabia's massive U.S.

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  • PM congratulates Angela Merkel on assuming office as German Chancellor
PM congratulates Angela Merkel on assuming office as German Chancellor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to introduce tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and warned Washington that the European Union was ready to take countermeasures if necessary.

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  • HTC Vive Focus standalone VR hitting USA later this year
HTC Vive Focus standalone VR hitting USA later this year

The Vive Focus does all of the hard work in its head unit. To support the tournament platform, IGT published a Software Development Kit (SDK), which game designers can leverage to develop VR content for the Virtual Zone. Now available in China only, starting at the rough equivalent of $630, the world's first commercial all-in-one VR product with ...

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  • McConnell, Ryan assert confidence in Mueller's work
McConnell, Ryan assert confidence in Mueller's work

It is not clear if that will suffice for official accounts or an actual interview with Trump himself, and Mueller's office did not respond to a request for comments on the article. "I don't think Bob Mueller is going anywhere - I think that's a widespread feeling". Still, GOP lawmakers said they didn't think it was necessary to pass bipartisan bi...

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