• Singapore Promises to Promote Asean Coherence and Work
Singapore Promises to Promote Asean Coherence and Work

Southeast Asian countries will work more closely with new powers China and India to counter the pressure of protectionism and ensure continued growth, Singapore prime minister said on Saturday. He said that the group faces challenges closer to home as well, such as the Daesh, cybersecurity and strengthening a regional economic community. The framew...

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  • Tamil Nadu parties slam Centre over Cauvery Board
Tamil Nadu parties slam Centre over Cauvery Board

DMK leader M.K.Stalin said the Supreme Court had given time till May 3 for the Central government to draft the scheme for sharing of Cauvery water amongst the southern states, and the extended time was given after the apex court had ordered to frame the scheme withing six weeks of its February 16 order.

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  • Independence of judiciary is in danger, says Congress
Independence of judiciary is in danger, says Congress

Justice Ramalinga Sudhakar, has been recommended for appointment as Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court, while Justice Mir as the chief justice of Meghalya. Justice Mir was elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on November 23, 2007, a position that was made permanent on October 1, 2009.

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  • Steve Irwin awarded posthumous star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Steve Irwin awarded posthumous star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Bindi teared up as she spoke about her father, telling the crowd he would have loved to have been at the ceremony. The Crocodile Hunter was honored with the ceremony on Thursday nearly 12 years after he was killed by a stingray while filming a documentary series in 2006 at the age of 44.

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  • Moral police bans the movie 'Rafiki' for promoting lesbianism
Moral police bans the movie 'Rafiki' for promoting lesbianism

A court in Nairobi is considering whether to overturn a British colonial-era law banning same-sex relationships. " Rafiki " is Kenya's first LGBT-themed movie and makes history as the first Kenyan movie to premiere at Cannes , with its debut appearance next month.

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  • Romanian President Iohannis asks PM Dancila to resign over Israel embassy move
Romanian President Iohannis asks PM Dancila to resign over Israel embassy move

Iohannis - who has the final say in foreign policy matters - said moving the embassy to Jerusalem, which is not widely recognized as Israel's capital due to competing sovereignty claims by the Palestinians, has said the move could break global law.

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  • Alfie Evans' parents 'heartbroken' as son dies in United Kingdom hospital
Alfie Evans' parents 'heartbroken' as son dies in United Kingdom hospital

After a number of life-support treatment legal battles , they failed to persuade the Supreme Court that their child was being unlawfully detained in hospital . The case is the latest in a series of high-profile battles between parents of ill children and the British authorities. The court ruled there was noting more doctors could do.

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  • NK media reports on 'complete denuclearization' in summit declaration
NK media reports on 'complete denuclearization' in summit declaration

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greets a member of the special delegation of South Korea's President at a dinner in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 6, 2018. "Many people in South Korea had actually lose their hometown from North Korea ", Heo said. Which is another way of saying: South Kor...

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  • LME to reassess Rusal aluminium after USA extends sanctions deadline
LME to reassess Rusal aluminium after USA extends sanctions deadline

En+, along with Deripaska, who now has a 65 percent stake in the company, and aluminium giant Rusal 0486.HK , in which En+ owns a 48 percent stake, were all hit with sanctions. "It means that Rusal will turn into.a company, which will only look after the domestic market's ambitions". According to the first source close to Rusal, the company is ...

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  • Arizona teachers plan to rally at Capitol for third day of walkouts
Arizona teachers plan to rally at Capitol for third day of walkouts

Kavanagh, who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee, said the plan as crafted by Ducey is worded in a way that teachers - and only teachers - would get a 9 percent increase this coming school year, another 5 percent the year after that and 5 percent more the third year.

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  • Janelle Monae says she identifies as pansexual
Janelle Monae says she identifies as pansexual

According to Urban Dictionary a pansexual is "one who can love sexuality in many forms". While many of her fans have applauded Monáe's honest revelation, some have been left a little confused about what it means to be pansexual . Looking at them, they were both: attractive and sexy and tough but vulnerable and feminine but masculine. Ref...

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  • Thursday, April 26 Afternoon Forecast Discussion
Thursday, April 26 Afternoon Forecast Discussion

By April 23, the average temperature - combining the daily highs and lows from each day - finally trended even for what it should be this time of year. It'll be slightly cooler too with highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C. This means we will see lots of sunshine and warming temperatures. There will be plenty of clouds around in the morning and the chance ...

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  • Infosys Adding 1000 Jobs In Indiana, Setting Up Education Center In Indianapolis
Infosys Adding 1000 Jobs In Indiana, Setting Up Education Center In Indianapolis

At Infosys, we have always invested in advanced technology and skills and bring deep experience from running the largest corporate training facility in the world. In this photograph, an employee walks past a signage board in the Infosys campus at the Electronics City IT district in Bangalore, India, Feb. 28, 2012.

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  • LePage warns sportsmen against hunting in area of manhunt in Somerset County
LePage warns sportsmen against hunting in area of manhunt in Somerset County

Now in its third day, the manhunt is taking place in and around the heavily wooded rural community about 60 miles (96 kilometers) west of Bangor. He's considered armed and unsafe. Kimberley Sirois found Cole's body on her lawn at 16 Mercer Road in Norridgewock around 7:15 a.m. She says the last time she saw Williams was shortly after his run-in...

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  • Afghanistan: Taliban announces launch of spring offensive
Afghanistan: Taliban announces launch of spring offensive

In a blow to potential peace talks, the Taliban on Wednesday announced yet another annual spring offensive dubbed "Al-Khandaq" (trench). The group also took responsibility for a series of attacks against security forces in the northern province of Baghlan.

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  • Manafort loses effort to challenge Mueller's authority in civil court
Manafort loses effort to challenge Mueller's authority in civil court

Manafort had asked the court in his January 3 lawsuit to dismiss the criminal charges pending against him in Washington , alleging that Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's special counsel appointment order failed to comply with Department of Justice regulations.

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  • Former NFL Player Desmond Marrow Slammed And Choked Unconscious By Police
Former NFL Player Desmond Marrow Slammed And Choked Unconscious By Police

Marrow was taken to the ground and pinned. "I'm not even doing nothing, I'm not even fighting back", exclaims Marrow as two police officers forcibly walk him over to a white pick up truck. The police report claimed Morrow threatened to shoot the police, citing an unidentified witness. The Facebook post doesn't state when the incident occurred.

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  • JUST IN: Fresh crisis looms as Supreme Court passes verdict
JUST IN: Fresh crisis looms as Supreme Court passes verdict

NFF lawyer Festus Keyamo said on Friday that Nigeria's highest court had ruled on an appeal by Giwa. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Giwa is contesting the authenticity of the Pinnick-led Executive of the NFF and has dragged the matter to the apex court having already lost out at the Appeal Court.

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  • As budget announcement looms, Miftah Ismail appointed Finance Minister
As budget announcement looms, Miftah Ismail appointed Finance Minister

Pakistan's foreign reserves have also been dwindling amid a consumer boom and a spike in imports, including machinery for Chinese projects that form part of the Belt and Road initiative. The government set the total tax revenue at Rs4,888.6 billion, of which the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) taxes comprise Rs4,435 billion. The record allocations i...

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  • Amber Rudd 'didn't see' migrant memo
Amber Rudd 'didn't see' migrant memo

The home secretary had initially told MPs there were no targets - before admitting "local" targets had been set. Rudd told the Home Affairs Select Committee this week that the Home Office did not have targets for removals. It adds: "We have exceeded our target of assisted returns". It adds: "We have exceeded our target of assisted returns". R...

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  • Pompeo says North Korea serious on nuclear deal
Pompeo says North Korea serious on nuclear deal

Later on Friday, Kim stood side by side with Moon for his first-ever news conference, vowing efforts for peace and thanking not only ordinary Koreans but also journalists from around the world for their interests in the summit. China is wary of being sidelined by a thaw between the two Koreas and by the Trump-Kim summit. North Korea was hit with ...

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  • Suffering of North Korean Defectors Left Behind in Moon-Kim Summit
Suffering of North Korean Defectors Left Behind in Moon-Kim Summit

A strictly choreographed day of talks and symbolic gestures momentarily gave way to some spontaneity when Kim asked his South Korean counterpart to reciprocate by briefly stepping into North Korea . "We leave the room and we just keep it going". Trump spoke in the wake of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's meeting with Kim earlier in the day, ...

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  • Justice Department is expected to release McCabe report next week
Justice Department is expected to release McCabe report next week

Strzok and Page, who both worked on the Hillary Clinton email server investigation and subsequently on the FBI's investigation into Russian election meddling in the 2016 election, became known for their anti-Trump text message exchanges .

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  • Vijay Mallya case: CBI gets boost on evidence admissibility
Vijay Mallya case: CBI gets boost on evidence admissibility

The 62-year-old liquor baron, who is wanted in India to face charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to around Rs 9,000 crore, is now on a 650,000 pounds bail since his arrest on an extradition warrant by Scotland Yard in April 2017.

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  • New Museum Confronts America's History of Racism
New Museum Confronts America's History of Racism

Stevenson and a small group of lawyers spent years immersing themselves in archives and county libraries to document the thousands of lynchings across the South. And the pain lives in one's psyche. "If I believe that each of us is more than the worst thing he's ever done", he said, "I have to believe that for everybody".

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