• Dalits convert to Buddhism, say 'not considered Hindus'
Dalits convert to Buddhism, say 'not considered Hindus'

The organiser of the programme claimed that a total of 450 Dalits embraced Buddhism on the occasion. The conversion ceremony will be held at Mota Samadhiyala village in Gir Somnath district where the flogging incident had happened, and it comes on the eve of Buddha Jayanti.

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  • Barnier warns Brexit talks at 'risk' over Ireland issue
Barnier warns Brexit talks at 'risk' over Ireland issue

The European Commission said: "Mr Barnier has already met unionist and nationalist politicians in both Brussels and Strasbourg". But prominent MEP Syed Kamall , chairman of the European Conservative and Reformist group, said Mr Varadkar is only presenting a tough stance on the Irish border issue in order to protect his own position.

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  • World's Oldest Spider Dead at 43
World's Oldest Spider Dead at 43

Once trapdoor spiders (which look alarming, but aren't risky to humans) leave the nest of their mother, they disperse to dig their own miniature burrows, widening them as they grow, until they reach full adulthood around 5 years of age. The trapdoor spider helped scientists to unlock important information about the behaviour of an arachnid that can...

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  • On May, 11 Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG) Analysts See $0.09 EPS
On May, 11 Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG) Analysts See $0.09 EPS

It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500. Stansberry Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in Pretium Resources during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $7,158,000. Utd Svcs Automobile Association holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Pretium Resources Inc. Ticker's shares touched $6.8 during the last trading session after 0.29% change.Cu...

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  • Delhi Daredevils halt loosing streak in IPL 2018
Delhi Daredevils halt loosing streak in IPL 2018

Iyer, dropped twice during his knock, creamed off four sixes and a four in the last over bowled by Shivam Mavi to finish the innings in style, amassing 29 runs from the last over. Iyer during the post-match conference stated, "It was not his call but purely the senior pro's call while terming it as something really brave". Gambhir, who relinquished...

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  • China, India agree to peace along shared border
China, India agree to peace along shared border

These building blocks are reflected in Modi's iteration of the Panchsheel (five principles): soch (thinking), sampark (contact), sahyog (cooperation), sankalp (determination) and sapne (dreams). Less than a year ago, the two countries were ensnared in a border dispute, which led to a military standoff for more than two months . Modi who arrived ...

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  • Katy Perry and her
Katy Perry and her "darling" Orlando Bloom meet the Pope

Perry looked chic in a black veiled hat and matching ruffled dress for the occasion, while Bloom looked dapper in a black suit and tie. "Happy Saturday, everyone. Perry told followers on social media that she was invited to the event to speak about meditation - an activity used to help people relax, though it does not sit well with some Christi...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association schools Trump on ethics guidelines following World Cup threats
Federation Internationale de Football Association schools Trump on ethics guidelines following World Cup threats

The FIFA Congress meets June 13 in Moscow to select the 2026 host, and a majority of the 207 voting FIFA members is needed. Federation Internationale de Football Association brought to Trump's attention the body's ethics guidelines, which states that improper promotion or pressure during a World Cup bid process can damage the country's hopes of h...

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  • White House says Trump to visit United Kingdom in July
White House says Trump to visit United Kingdom in July

Next time reporters want to get a clear-cut answer from the White House , they should consider leaving it to the kids. "Do you want your parents in the Oval Office or out?" "Out", they exclaimed in unison, and so the grown-ups were left to huddle around and peep through the few available windows.

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  • EVM with VVPAT to be provided for Kairana bypolls
EVM with VVPAT to be provided for Kairana bypolls

Nana Patole of the BJP had resigned from the Bhandara-Gondiya seat previous year and joined the Congress. The seats where assembly bypolls will be held on May 28 are Noorpur (Uttar Pradesh), Shahkot (Punjab), Jokihat (Bihar), Gomia and Silli (Jharkhand), Chengannur (Kerala), Palus Kadegaon (Maharashtra), Ampati (Meghalaya), Tharali (Uttarakhand) ...

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  • Constable candidates labelled with caste in Madhya Pradesh
Constable candidates labelled with caste in Madhya Pradesh

Using the caste category written on chests, the hospital staff measured the height as per requisite height parameters specified for their caste segments. I'll write to MP CM over the incident. I was told by the policeman that "O" is for OBC. "I think it was done by the police department to identify the candidates from different sections and avoid m...

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  • Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: BJP, Congress Spar Over Phone Tapping
Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: BJP, Congress Spar Over Phone Tapping

The BJP, which ruled the state from 2008-13, has fielded Mr Reddy's brothers - G Somashekhara Reddy in Ballari city and his elder brother and former Ballari Lok Sabha member G Karunakara Reddy in Harappanahalli in Davanagere district. She said that BJP has introduced Jan Dhan Yojana to financially empower women. "There are teams from Gujarat, Jaipu...

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  • Janardhan Reddy Campaigning For
Janardhan Reddy Campaigning For "Friend" Sriramulu, Not BJP: Yeddyurappa

I know who prevented B.Y. Vijayendra (B.S. Yeddyurappa's son) from getting BJP ticket to contest in Varuna (where Mr. Siddaramaiah's son Yathindra is the Congress candidate). People initially had faith in Yeddyurappa, but now they don't, " said Basavaraj AP, secretary of Rashtriya Basava Sene. "More than 4 lakh people will participate in the oath-t...

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  • North to shift time zone to align with South's
North to shift time zone to align with South's

President Moon "immediately welcomed" Kim's decision to make the process around the closure public, and the two leaders agreed to consult each other about the timeline for inviting South Korean and United States experts and journalists "as soon as the North is ready", Yoon said Sunday.

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  • President Trump may join Vice President Pence at NRA convention in Dallas
President Trump may join Vice President Pence at NRA convention in Dallas

The gun lobby also banned weapons from their annual convention previous year when president Trump gave a speech. Carrying firearms will be permitted in the convention center and hotel. The President at one point floated raising the age of purchase for certain guns to 21 and proposed expanding background checks, including proposals opposed by the NR...

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  • White House mystery: Where is French President Macron's gifted oak tree?
White House mystery: Where is French President Macron's gifted oak tree?

French President Emmanuel Macron's talk this week of a "new deal with Iran" may not, in fact, represent anything new nor a deal with Iran. The 2015 nuclear deal was struck between Iran and the US, UK, Russia, France, China and Germany, and was the signature foreign policy achievement of Barack Obama's US presidency.

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  • Ex-FBI director James Comey to talk Trump at book event
Ex-FBI director James Comey to talk Trump at book event

Trump has praised the report, saying it proved that "there's no evidence that the Trump campaign colluded, coordinated or conspired with Russian Federation". According to phone records obtained by the House Intelligence Committee, Trump Jr. made three phone calls immediately following the meeting. "It's...

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  • North Korea nuclear test site 'to shut in May'
North Korea nuclear test site 'to shut in May'

America's top diplomat also said he and North Korean leader Kim held in-depth talks about a denuclearization "mechanism" when they met over Easter weekend. We don't know what prompted Kim's supposed change of heart on nukes, but it could be that Trump's insult diplomacy did the trick. A senior United States official has said Singapore is ...

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  • Watch Kate Middleton pronounce the name of her baby, Prince Louis
Watch Kate Middleton pronounce the name of her baby, Prince Louis

William and Kate sparked romance rumors when the two were pictured skiing in Klosters, Switzerland, together. A royal history expert told United Kingdom broadcaster ITN on Friday that Louis is a "special name" to the British royal family.

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  • SDF fighters killed; villages seized
SDF fighters killed; villages seized

Syrian government forces Sunday briefly captured four villages east of the Euphrates River in the province of Deir al-Zor after rare clashes with US -backed Kurdish-led fighters before losing the area in a counteroffensive by the Kurdish-led force.

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  • 18-year-old man arrested after vehicle ploughs into crowds in Newport
18-year-old man arrested after vehicle ploughs into crowds in Newport

Emergency services were called at 5.30am this morning to an incident involving a "car versus pedestrians" (Picture: Media Wales) Parts of Cambrian Road, outside Warehouse 54 and Courtyard have been cordoned off, with police guarding. A 18-year-old man has been arrested after four pedestrians were hit by a vehicle in Newport, south Wales, leaving tw...

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  • Arizona Republicans in danger of losing Senate seat
Arizona Republicans in danger of losing Senate seat

Online polling still isn't quite as trustworthy as live-caller polls , according to many experts, and one poll should never be taken as gospel. The latest comment came as Waters urged Trump to "please resign" last week at the Time 100 gala in New York City.

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  • India land of of hatred, falsehood under Modi: Sonia
India land of of hatred, falsehood under Modi: Sonia

Speaking about the recent PM Modi visit to China's Wuhan province, the Congress party president claimed that the prime minister was held the meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping without any agenda. Referring to the death of Judge B.H. Loya, Gandhi said people in the Supreme Court had stated that pressure was being exerted on the cour...

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  • 43 students of Jamia Millia, 26 of Zakat Foundation crack UPSC exam
43 students of Jamia Millia, 26 of Zakat Foundation crack UPSC exam

Anu, the topper among the female candidates , has graduated with BSc (Hons) in physics from the Delhi University and done an MBA (finance and marketing) from IMT, Nagpur. "There was no newspaper in the village where I was preparing for my exams", the second-rank holder from Sonipat told NDTV. "Khap panchayats have been detrimental to our growth, b...

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  • Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) Raises Dividend to GBX 2.05 Per Share
Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) Raises Dividend to GBX 2.05 Per Share

The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 57 ($0.69) per share, for a total transaction of £1,898.10 ($2,313.35). On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 31.65 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.07, Consequently Lloyds Banking Group Plc (NYSE: LYG)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 1.38%, 1.44% r...

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