• Army to induct 800 women into military police
Army to induct 800 women into military police

In yet another significant step towards inducting women into the military, the Army on Friday said it would admit almost 800 women into the Corps of Military Police in non-officer ranks over the next few years. The Indian Army is also starting two more residential Army Public Schools which are likely to come up at Bhopal and Mamun in Punjab. It...

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  • Digvijaya Singh shares abusive meme on Twitter against PM Modi
Digvijaya Singh shares abusive meme on Twitter against PM Modi

Rao said. My apologies to the person concerned. "He is the best in the "Art of Fooling!", he said while posting a picture of Modi with the offensive tweet. I have just said that he is the best in the art of fooling. Singh, however, had added a caveat while posting his tweet, saying, "Not mine but couldn't help posting it".

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  • Class 2 student found murdered inside Gurgaon school toilet
Class 2 student found murdered inside Gurgaon school toilet

She said she did not know that it was death, and not toffee, that was awaiting him at the school. As per ANI , the incident took place at the Ryan International School, Bhondsi. "During the preliminary investigation, it was found out that the accused tried to sexually assault the child", the DCP told the media. A knife with blood stains was also r...

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  • Rahul's Bihar litmus test - how to keep party MLAs from jumping ship
Rahul's Bihar litmus test - how to keep party MLAs from jumping ship

However, Kumar walked out of the "Mahagathbandhan" following allegations of corruption against RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who was then the deputy chief minister of the state. Political observers said Nitish kept these berths vacant just to lure the dissident MLAs of Congress. "But three have withdrawn their names, and the matter has been conveyed...

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  • Penang-based Muslim NGOs call for urgent action on Rohingya crisis
Penang-based Muslim NGOs call for urgent action on Rohingya crisis

The United Nations says 164,000 refugees have so far fled to neighbouring Bangladesh . After talks with Myanmar's state Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi , Modi hoped that whether in the peace process or resolving a "specific problem", all the stakeholders can work together to find a solution that will ensure peace, justice and dignity for all by...

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  • 2 dead in Mexico quake; hazardous tsunami can hit in 3 hours
2 dead in Mexico quake; hazardous tsunami can hit in 3 hours

Geological Survey ( USGS ) said, killing at least five people, triggering small tsunami waves and damaging some buildings. Mexico's civil protection agency said it was the strongest quake to hit the capital since a devastating 1985 temblor flattened swathes of Mexico City and killed thousands, Reuters reports.

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  • Trump Touts Kuwait's Purchase of American-Made Planes
Trump Touts Kuwait's Purchase of American-Made Planes

Trump initially appeared to side with Saudi Arabia, but then instructed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to support the Kuwaiti mediation effort. "This all began because of the fact that there has been massive funding of terrorism by certain countries.

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  • No evacuation order in Miami yet, but one could be coming
No evacuation order in Miami yet, but one could be coming

At the time, Irma was located about 95 miles north of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and moving west-northwest at 17 mph. "Storm surge and extreme winds are the biggest concern right now". Miami-Dade County has also equipped several gas stations and supermarkets with generators so the retailers will be able to operate if the storm causes po...

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  • Hurricane Irma leaves Americans frantically Googling: 'When is hurricane season over?'
Hurricane Irma leaves Americans frantically Googling: 'When is hurricane season over?'

As global temperatures continue to rise, climate scientists have said this is what we should expect-more huge storms, with drastic impacts. Part of that flawless recipe includes warm ocean water and little wind shear- which refers to changing wind direction.

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  • South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test
South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

Pyongyang will not relinquish its military program under pressure of sanctions and military threats, because the examples of Iraq and Libya have convinced it that nuclear deterrence is the only credible way to ensure its security, President Putin told journalists on Tuesday.

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  • PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after concluding China-Myanmar tour
PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after concluding China-Myanmar tour

PM Modi also commended the Indian community in Myanmar for contributing to their adoptive country's development while also keeping in touch with their roots. This is Modi's first bilateral visit to Myanmar. Elaborating on the difficulties her government is facing, Suu Kyi said, "We have to think about how to differentiate between terrorists and...

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  • Trump discusses North Korea with China's Xi
Trump discusses North Korea with China's Xi

NATO is not directly involved in the nuclear crisis, but it has repeatedly called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. "We'll see whether or not he can do it". " China expresses serious concern over the relevant movements", Geng said. Two of the system's launchers are already operational, and the remain...

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  • Congress Must Extend DACA Protections
Congress Must Extend DACA Protections

The suit, filed Wednesday in NY, seeks to block Trump's proposed wind down of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which offers protection to youth who were brought to the country illegally as minors. The BRIDGE Act doesn't provide a pathway for citizenship for DACA recipients, added Murthy, but puts the DACA program into law...

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  • Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea
Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea

North Korea's minister of external economic relations, who is at the forum, said his country will "respond to barbaric attempts to exert pressure by the U.S. "It's impossible to scare them", Putin said at the Vladivostok economic forum. "China will make close communication with relevant parties with an objective, fair and responsible attitude", W...

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  • Russia Says UN Vote Monday on North Korea Sanctions 'Premature'
Russia Says UN Vote Monday on North Korea Sanctions 'Premature'

Moscow has said the oil exports have not violated worldwide sanctions. The spokesman stressed the current level of oil supplies to North Korea from Russian Federation is minimal, so the suspension of them is pointless. A THAAD battery normally consists of six launchers, but only two have been operational so far at the site in rural Seongju. ...

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  • LA groups offer support to local DACA students
LA groups offer support to local DACA students

It called the move "a culmination of President Trump's oft-stated commitments.to punish and disparage people with Mexican roots". A spokeswoman said that although Becerra has worked closely with other state attorneys general, he will likely choose to take action independently because of the number of DACA recipients in his state.

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  • Spanish PM vows no independence referendum in Catalonia
Spanish PM vows no independence referendum in Catalonia

The prosecutor also urged the police to watch out for referendum-related activities, with local media reporting that a printer in Tarragona was raided on suspicion that ballot papers were being made. "What is happening in the Catalan parliament is embarrassing, it's shameful", de Santamaria told journalists on Wednesday, reacting to the vote, as ...

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  • Richard Branson describes 'howling wind and rain' as Hurricane Orma edges closer
Richard Branson describes 'howling wind and rain' as Hurricane Orma edges closer

Instead, the Virgin Group founder will hunker down on his private Caribbean island in the British Virgin Islands, despite acknowledging that nearly nothing - including the "really strong buildings (with hurricane blinds)" built on his island - can withstand a Category 5 hurricane.

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  • Tipoff times, television designations announced for Michigan State's 2017-18 schedule
Tipoff times, television designations announced for Michigan State's 2017-18 schedule

The Spartans' final regular-season appearance on the ESPN family of networks will be on Sunday, Feb. 11 in the annual battle with MI, which will air on ESPN2 at 12 p.m. To watch games on BTN Plus, you need to pay $9.95 a month or $79.95 for the entire year. The only meeting between these two teams in the regular season will be broadcast on BTN ...

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  • No one can fight war against terror better than us: Khawaja Asif
No one can fight war against terror better than us: Khawaja Asif

For instance, in 2009, the Obama administration opted for troop surge arguing there were not enough boots on the ground to win the war. Around the inauguration of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in November past year, Pakistani radio stations broadcast advertisements and jingles on the friendly ties between the two countries were describe...

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