• Petrol bomb hurled at BJP district secy's auto
Petrol bomb hurled at BJP district secy's auto

Later, with the help of local residents, fire was doused off. Luckily no one got injured in the incident. However, the vehicle owned by Nandakumar was partially damaged. The leader is also said to meet Nandakumar soon. They said a vehicle parked outside the house of BJP district president CR Nandakumar was damaged in the incident.

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  • Most of over 150 stranded whales die on beach in Australia
Most of over 150 stranded whales die on beach in Australia

But by nightfall, all but seven of the whales were dead, according to the state's Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. The surviving whales , up to 5 1/2 meters (16.4 feet) long, have been moved to deeper waters, but Parks and Wildlife Service Incident Controller Jeremy Chick warned Saturday that whales often return ...

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  • Rs 824 cr fraud: CBI arrests KGPL promoter Bhoopesh, conduct raids
Rs 824 cr fraud: CBI arrests KGPL promoter Bhoopesh, conduct raids

The federal investigation agency has also filed charges against the company's promoters and directors. The CBI filed the case on the basis of a complaint filed by UBI which was cheated of Rs 303.84 crore by the firm, reported ANI. Officials of the CBI sleuths on Thursday arrested Kanishk Gold Private Limited (KGPL) Promoter and Director Bhoopes...

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  • Russian Federation probe: House panel OKs GOP report finding no collusion
Russian Federation probe: House panel OKs GOP report finding no collusion

The summary also lays out a number of recommendations , most of which are targeted at improving election infrastructure security, boosting notification requirements and stifling intelligence leaks. There was "no evidence" that Trump's business dealings before the campaign "formed the basis for collusion" during it. Finding #28: The change ...

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  • U.S. official says support of Taiwan has never been stronger
U.S. official says support of Taiwan has never been stronger

China's state-run media reported the country "must strike back" at Washington, after a U.S. official made a diplomatic visit to Taiwan this week. Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping denounced the new law on Tuesday at the end of a Party meeting that elevated him to the status of president for life.

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  • Woman pinned under vehicle after being hit by drunk driver
Woman pinned under vehicle after being hit by drunk driver

Following a DUI investigation, Crow was charged with: driving under the influence, minor consuming, eluding, obstruction, stop sign violation, and failure to stop at a flashing red light. State Police District 17 filed several charges, including driving under the influence of drugs, against the driver of a auto that struck a semi parked on the sh...

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  • Al Riveron Highlights Jesse James Play In Process Of Revising Catch Rule
Al Riveron Highlights Jesse James Play In Process Of Revising Catch Rule

Riveron's tweet for the first time acknowledged how the NFL would define the "football move", which will measure the amount of time required for possession to be awarded. That led them to revise the rule's language to include more specific criteria for becoming a runner. There's nothing in the tweet to call it the Jesse James Rule, but every P...

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  • Human Trafficking Legislation Prompts Craigslist to Take Down Personals Section
Human Trafficking Legislation Prompts Craigslist to Take Down Personals Section

On Friday, inventive users were already turning to other parts of Craigslist , like the famous "missed connections" section, to post their personals instead. The Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act (SESTA) was passed by Congress on Wednesday , and it's already having an impact. Section 230 protects online platforms from liability for some types...

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  • Shaggy is performing at Queen Elizabeth's birthday party
Shaggy is performing at Queen Elizabeth's birthday party

The Royal Family says that the Queen celebrates her birthday twice in a year. For her 90th birthday the Queen attended celebrations well into July, despite her actual birthday (no, not the long weekend in June) falling on April, 21.

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  • Ozzy Osbourne files suit against promoter over 'block bookings'
Ozzy Osbourne files suit against promoter over 'block bookings'

This was triggered when Osbourne's management had tried to book London's sole arena with a capacity for large concerts, the O2 for Osbourne's upcoming farewell tour , No More Tours 2 . "I can assure you that Live Nation would never strong-arm an artist into playing a venue they're not comfortable performing in". However, the "Staples Center...

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  • Trump considering veto of spending bill over border wall, DACA
Trump considering veto of spending bill over border wall, DACA

Twice this calendar year the government was allowed to slip into shutdown. "As a matter of national security I have signed this omnibus budget bill", The New York Times quoted Trump as saying. The press conference comes just hours after he tweeted that he's considering vetoing the legislation. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and...

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  • We don't have to worry about that Chinese space station (just barely)
We don't have to worry about that Chinese space station (just barely)

Current predictions put the station's re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere as being over the Easter weekend, between March 30 and April 2. "Should this happen, any surviving debris would fall within a region that is a few hundred kilometers in size and centered along a point on the Earth that the station passes over", The Aerospace Corporat...

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  • Scores killed in Mogadishu auto bombing
Scores killed in Mogadishu auto bombing

The explosion on Thursday happened near Weheliye hotel on the busy Maka Al-Mukarrama Road. "So we counted at least 20 civilian casualties, 14 of them were dead, they were all civilians", said Abdi-aziz Ali Ibrahim. The insurgents have not commented on the latest military onslaught by the government-backed security forces. "In coordination with ...

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  • Ukrainian parliament allows arrest of lawmaker Savchenko over coup plot charges
Ukrainian parliament allows arrest of lawmaker Savchenko over coup plot charges

Videos recorded undercover show her attempting to convince members of the military to stage a coup. The Committee on Rules of Procedure and Organization of Work of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday gave its permit for deprivation of the parliamentary immunity and arrest of lawmaker Nadezhda Savchenko, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Y...

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  • Shooting suspect's brother says $500K bond high
Shooting suspect's brother says $500K bond high

Scott's office said the troopers will arrive Thursday morning. "I think we need to do as much as we can to protect the school", said Dana Catapano. Stoneman Douglas has multiple entry points, including the front entrance, the staff and student parking lots and the bus loop.

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  • Tillerson says farewell to 'mean-spirited' DC
Tillerson says farewell to 'mean-spirited' DC

Even some critics of Tillerson - whom Trump fired earlier this month - have argued that the former ExxonMobil CEO was treated shabbily and even humiliated by a president who reportedly ridiculed him in private and fired him with a tweet.

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  • 1 dead in vessel capsize off Johor coast
1 dead in vessel capsize off Johor coast

A search is continuing for the 14 sailors - 12 Chinese, one Indonesian and one Malaysian - still missing, said a coastguard statement. The three rescued are in good condition. Sanifah said at least some of the missings could be trapping inside the ship. Muhammad Zulkarnain Abdullah said the JBB RONG CHANG 8 capsized just 8.5 nautical miles offs...

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  • Pope Francis to visit Ireland
Pope Francis to visit Ireland

It will be the first papal trip to Ireland since the explosion of sex abuse cases sorely compromised the Catholic Church's moral authority. "This visit will lay to rest the prejudices and fears of the past". The Vatican did not say why the trip would not include other parts of Ireland or Northern Ireland. He will arrive in Dublin as the city ...

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  • School board rescinds contract extension for Saginaw superintendent
School board rescinds contract extension for Saginaw superintendent

Highland Local Schools Board of Education members and district officials were treated to a special musical performance by a student at the board's meeting March 19. "Not only do I bring that voice of being a Latina, but (I bring) my broad experience in law enforcement and looking at critical issues through policy", she said.

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  • Government will not tolerate Facebook interfering in 2019 elections: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Government will not tolerate Facebook interfering in 2019 elections: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Meanwhile, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala today denied that Congress party has taken any services from data analytics company Cambridge Analytica. The IT Minister also warned Facebook and other social media platforms against any attempt to influence the electoral process in India through undesirable means.

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  • National Puppy Day: Stolen puppies returned home
National Puppy Day: Stolen puppies returned home

Some even tries to bring awareness to the need for care of and homes for orphaned puppies. There is nothing better than having a cute little puppy around! With Guide Dog's Name a Puppy scheme, any business, club or group could choose a name for a guide dog puppy and sponsor them through their first year of training.

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  • Johnny Manziel throws with 13 National Football League teams watching at college pro day
Johnny Manziel throws with 13 National Football League teams watching at college pro day

Twelve NFL teams attended the event to check out the new Johnny Football and it appears John Elway is at least somewhat intrigued. Whether or not the Giants are even remotely serious about Manziel remains to be seen, but general manager Dave Gettleman isn't shy about looking into and evaluating everything.

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  • Bride stabbed to death by father on the evening of her wedding
Bride stabbed to death by father on the evening of her wedding

Following an argument, in a fit of anger, he attacked her with a sharp weapon, police added. The deceased has been identified as Athira, a native of Poovathikandi in Malappuram . According to police sources, the couple with their family members had discussed their disagreements at a near by police station, it is only after that the father had agre...

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  • Veerashaiva Mahasabha slams Karnataka government over separate religion title given to Lingayats
Veerashaiva Mahasabha slams Karnataka government over separate religion title given to Lingayats

The Lingayat religious "mathas" and prominent leaders run numerous educational institutions which would benefit from the minority religion status as they can reserve more seats for students from the community. By mentioning both Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats separately, the cabinet chose to introduce some level of ambiguity into the original ...

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  • Five die in blast at illegal firecracker factory in Bihar
Five die in blast at illegal firecracker factory in Bihar

Injured people have been rushed to the hospital. A team of police and fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the fire and bring the situation under control. The local people alleged that police had not acted despite several complaints about the functioning of the factory in a residential area. What led to the blast has not yet been ascer...

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