• Tribal leader Sriramulu is BJP's pick against CM Siddaramaiah in Badami
Tribal leader Sriramulu is BJP's pick against CM Siddaramaiah in Badami

The BJP made a decision to field Sriramulu from two seats, Molakalmuru and Badami, while it reached an arrangement with the Janata Dal (Secular) to take on Siddaramaiah in his second constituency, Chamundeshwari. Votes will be counted on May 15. The list of campaigners also includes Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Minister for Defens...

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  • Siddaramaiah files papers, nomination ends
Siddaramaiah files papers, nomination ends

Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party could more than double its tally to 89 seats in the 224-seat assembly in May's state election, but fall two seats short of the Congress tally, according to the opinion poll by television station Times Now and VotersMood Research aired late on Monday.

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  • Unapproved $496m jets Payment: Lawmakers want Buhari impeached
Unapproved $496m jets Payment: Lawmakers want Buhari impeached

Reading the group's communiqué, its Publicity Secretary Yinka Odumakin said Afenifere "frowned at the anticipatory approval and payment of $496 million to the USA government by President Buhari for the purchase of 12 A29 Super Tucano aircraft".

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  • King Salman to launch 'entertainment city'
King Salman to launch 'entertainment city'

The ambitious young leader aims to revive the Saudi economy by diversifying it away from its reliance on oil exports, as well as driving up domestic spending through the creation of cinemas, music venues and theme parks. The chief executive of Qiddiya, Michael Reininger expressed optimism that the project would attract foreign investors in the en...

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  • Singapore bids farewell to its last and only locally born polar bear
Singapore bids farewell to its last and only locally born polar bear

But in recent years he had suffered age-related ailments including arthritis, and an examination at the start of this month revealed his health was failing markedly. "The vets had hoped that the treatment instituted since the last checkup would have resulted in more improvement, and as it was not the case, it was clear that Inuka's health and welfa...

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  • Woman broke into rival's home, killed her, then self
Woman broke into rival's home, killed her, then self

Chapman, a 2007 graduate of the University of DE, worked for the college in media relations and marketing, and was recently hired as an assistant vice president at Villanova University. "Villanova University was informed last night about the death of Meredith Chapman", university spokesman Jonathan Gust said in a statement . Colarulo, like many ...

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  • Australian Nun Ordered Out of Philippines
Australian Nun Ordered Out of Philippines

BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said on Wednesday the BI Board of Commissioners has chose to forfeit Fox's visa after "she was found to have engaged in activities that are not allowed under the terms and conditions of her visa". Mangrobang also said that Fox's deportation case is still pending before the BI Special Prosecutor, as Fox has yet to file ...

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  • Sharapova dumped out by Garcia in Stuttgart first round
Sharapova dumped out by Garcia in Stuttgart first round

Sharapova lost in three sets to Caroline Garcia in the first round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart . The 30-year-old, ranked 100th in the world, was out from late May - less than a month after lifting the Stuttgart title by beating Kristina Mladenovic in the final - until her return last month in a low-key Italian event where s...

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  • Queen's Award joy for Innovative Technology
Queen's Award joy for Innovative Technology

It's the first time a vitamin company has received the award for innovation on two occasions. Oldham-based leading cash handling equipment manufacturer Innovative Technology Ltd (ITL) are celebrating after being named recipients of the Queen's Awards for Enterprise: International Trade 2018.

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  • Bharti Infratel to merge with Indus, creating Rs 71500 crore tower behemoth
Bharti Infratel to merge with Indus, creating Rs 71500 crore tower behemoth

The combination of Bharti Infratel and Indus Towers by way of a merger will create a pan-India tower company, with over 163,000 towers, operating across all 22 telecom circles in India. All the proceeds from the sale of the 11.15% stake will be for the benefit of the entity resulting from the merger of Vodafone India and Idea Group , rathe...

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  • J&K ordinance on death penalty for rape of U-12 girls
J&K ordinance on death penalty for rape of U-12 girls

For the objective of implementation of the 7th Pay Commission Recommendations, basic pay as on December 31, 2015, of employees shall be multiplied by uniform factor of 2.57 and then adjusted in the matrix recommended by the Pay Committee. We have fixed a six months period for trial, he added. There will be no provision for anticipatory bail for a...

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  • 'Celebrating the Australian spirit': Thousands gather at Sydney Anzac Day dawn services
'Celebrating the Australian spirit': Thousands gather at Sydney Anzac Day dawn services

Ceremonies will take place around the country. This year marks the eighteenth year the port has halted operations and switched off over 1,000 lights across the Waitemata seaport, as a sign of respect for those who served New Zealand in war.

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  • Senate clears Nakasone to run CYBERCOM, NSA
Senate clears Nakasone to run CYBERCOM, NSA

Cyber Command. His nomination had been pending on the Senate's executive calendar since March 22. Nakasone, who will replace Navy Adm. Mike Rogers in the dual role of NSA director and commander of Cyber Command, enters the office at a time of heightened apprehension over the threat Russian Federation poses to the nation's electrical grid and cy...

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  • Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $15.72. About 296,269 shares traded. It has outperformed by 0.01% the S&P500. WALKER TERRY L had bought 3,176 shares worth $135,577. Among 27 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group ( NYSE:UNH ), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold.

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  • United Nations to assist in rebuilding historic Iraqi mosque destroyed by ISIS
United Nations to assist in rebuilding historic Iraqi mosque destroyed by ISIS

She said the UAE-backed project is meant to reconstruct the emblematic al-Nuri Mosque and its leaning 45-meter al-Hadbaa Minaret, which was built more than 840 years ago. Al-Habda, which maintained the same structure for nine centuries, was one of the only remnants of the original construction. Noura al-Kaabi, the U.A.E.

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  • Israeli MK: Tamimi 'Should Have Gotten Bullet, at Least in Knee'
Israeli MK: Tamimi 'Should Have Gotten Bullet, at Least in Knee'

He was responding to Israeli journalist Yinon Magal, who had reposted the footage of Tamimi slapping the soldier along with the text, "I'm watching this clip again and am so glad that Tamimi is still in jail". The flare-up was ignited by Israeli forces' refusal to leave the Tamimi home in December, the same day her 15-year-old cousin Mohammed Tamim...

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  • The French President shared his opinion about Putin
The French President shared his opinion about Putin

We will never forget the murdered men, women and children, who died of hunger, cold and agony on their way to exile. "And it's fine. That's a game, that he made a lot of fake news . "He is extremely tough with minorities and his opponents, with an idea of democracy which is not mine". "I don't know, nothing". Macron's comments also came as for...

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  • Janet Jackson returning to Charlotte for a summer concert
Janet Jackson returning to Charlotte for a summer concert

The superstar had previously teased the announcement with a countdown on her website , which ended on Monday. The Indiana native pulled the plug on that to have her first child with then husband Wissam Al Mana. "Sunday's concert provided a thorough overview of her expansive catalog, from the bracing pop R&B of "Control" to the exuberant disco of "...

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  • Police looking for missing one-month-old child
Police looking for missing one-month-old child

The child was originally reported as missing and endangered before the case was upgraded to a missing child alert. The Gadsden County Sheriff's Office says they received information that Lovel and Cooper may have taken the child to Gadsden County.

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  • At least 12 children hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash
At least 12 children hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash

Excessive speed is being blamed for the crash. All of them were evaluated and did not need to be transported to the hospital. A 2-year-old boy in Ervin's auto was thrown from the vehicle and is in serious but stable condition at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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  • 10 killed in illegal oil well blaze in Indonesia
10 killed in illegal oil well blaze in Indonesia

Authorities confirmed an oil spill sparked a huge blaze about 6.30pm local time (5.30am AEST) that torched at least three houses and was still out of control mid-morning. It was not known how much oil was spilled or what ignited the fire. Local villagers illegally operate many small oil wells in the eastern section of Aceh province, which boasts ...

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  • The Shadow War Between Israel and Iran Takes Center Stage
The Shadow War Between Israel and Iran Takes Center Stage

Zarif said there is "a dire need for change" and "Iran is ready for it because we are big enough, old enough, mature enough to appreciate this reality". By all means Iran's retaliatory strike will be a missile attack from inside Syria. In addition, Israel is now anxious about the possible evacuation of the American forces in Syria, which are unde...

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  • WikiLeaks is Upset After Coinbase Suspends Access to its Payment Service
WikiLeaks is Upset After Coinbase Suspends Access to its Payment Service

WikiLeaks has announced it will no longer use Coinbase , days after the cryptocurrency platform allegedly suspended the company for terms of service violation. So this is a hard situation for WikiLeaks, now that Coinbase has also suspended its payment service. As one of the WikiLeaks shop staff members noted, "It's a threat to WikiLeaks; a...

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  • Swaraj, Sitharaman to attend SCO meet today
Swaraj, Sitharaman to attend SCO meet today

Sitharamans remarks came as she met Wei during which both sides reviewed defence ties between the two countries. India's foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj, did not show support for the project as foreign ministers of the China and Russia-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation met in Beijing - an organisation which India and Pakistan joined...

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  • U.S. diplomat can not leave Pakistan: govt tells court
U.S. diplomat can not leave Pakistan: govt tells court

On April 7, Colonel Joseph Emmanuel, a U.S. military and air attaché, was driving a auto that hit a motorcycle in the federal capital, killing 22-year-old Ateeq Baig and injuring his cousin Raheel. The Islamabad High Court has also sought response from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He had escaped arrest because of diplomatic immunity but a fir...

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