• BJP woos regional parties in Nagaland to continue its conquest in northeast
BJP woos regional parties in Nagaland to continue its conquest in northeast

Acharya said Rio submitted a list of 30 NDPP-BJP MLAs and also the letters of support from a JD (U) and an Independent legislator taking the tally to 32. However, it forged an alliance with the BJP on the basis of a common minimum agenda and the saffron party made it clear that it was opposed to the demand for a separate state.

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  • Xi Jinping term-limits controversy looms at China political meeting
Xi Jinping term-limits controversy looms at China political meeting

As such, it's an. Praising his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for moving to abolish limits on his term in office, US President Donald Trump on Sunday suggested his country might try the same someday, a media report said. As Premier Li Keqiang read out the government's progress report, Wang appeared to watch the attendees, hardly glancing down a...

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  • John Kelly Jokes That 'God Punished' Him With Trump White House Job
John Kelly Jokes That 'God Punished' Him With Trump White House Job

Mr. Kelly did not say what was in the initial cache of information sent by the F.B.I. last March, or what the bureau sent in subsequent bundles in July and November, delivered after the White House had requested follow-up information on the investigation into Mr.

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  • Guatemala to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May
Guatemala to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May

Guatemala and Honduras were among the only seven small countries that sided with the United States and Israel on a non-binding UN General Assembly resolution in December, which rejected Trump's decision. The Israeli government considers the entire city to be its undivided capital, although the worldwide consensus is that the city's status should be...

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  • Nor'easter kills five people, leaves a million without power
Nor'easter kills five people, leaves a million without power

Outside Baltimore, a 77-year-old woman was struck by a falling tree branch at her home near Kingsville, Maryland, a Baltimore County Fire Department spokesman said. Floodwaters in Quincy, Massachusetts, submerged cars, and police rescued people trapped in their vehicles. The brutal winds caused havoc, crushing cars and taking down trees as well a...

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  • Alec Baldwin Talks Gun Control as Trump in SNL Cold Open
Alec Baldwin Talks Gun Control as Trump in SNL Cold Open

On Friday, the leader of the free world took time away from sparking global trade wars to tweet: 'Alec Baldwin , whose dying mediocre career was saved by his awful impersonation of me on SNL , now says playing me was agony. "I'm actually very fast runner, people don't even know..." Eventually Baldwin's Trump got around to Hope Hicks ("I hat...

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  • Red Cross: PNG quake leaves 67 dead as aftershocks rock homes
Red Cross: PNG quake leaves 67 dead as aftershocks rock homes

As many as 80 deaths have been reported in total, but the death toll is still unclear due to severely disrupted transport and telecommunications links. Australia, New Zealand and the Red Cross have all pledged aid, though reaching the remote area has proven challenging as forbidding terrain, bad weather, as well as damaged roads and runways have de...

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  • Turkey detains 12 Islamic State suspects, seeks 8 others
Turkey detains 12 Islamic State suspects, seeks 8 others

The US embassy in Turkey's capital Ankara will be closed to the public on Monday due to a security threat . Police detained at least 12 Daesh-linked suspects in anti-terror operations carried out in the capital Ankara , shortly after the U.S.

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  • Syrians flee gov't advances in Eastern Ghouta
Syrians flee gov't advances in Eastern Ghouta

A Western diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity, drew a parallel with rebel-held eastern Aleppo where no aid convoys were allowed to enter in late 2016 before it fell to government forces: "Similar to the lack of approval to get aid into East Aleppo - lots of talk and no action".

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  • Alabama man killed himself in front of White House
Alabama man killed himself in front of White House

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were not in the White House at the time of the incident. "We are working to notify next of kin". The Secret Service said there were no other reported injuries. As they responded to reports of a gunshot near the north lawn, the Secret Service told those in the White House to shelter in place.

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  • High-level Seoul officials to head to N. Korea for talks
High-level Seoul officials to head to N. Korea for talks

The 10-member delegation led by Moon's national security director, Chung Eui-yong, is on a two-day trip that may include talks with leader Kim Jong Un . South Korea's national security director, Chung Eui-yong, speaks at the National Assembly on February 21 in Seoul , South Korea. Sending Suh to Pyongyang "suggests they're already taking about ...

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  • KCR finds support in Mamata for his third front proposal
KCR finds support in Mamata for his third front proposal

At a Press conference on Saturday after the BJP decimated the Left and the Congress in three North-Eastern States, Rao hinted at forming a third front-like platform. "Since morning, I have been receiving many calls from various places in India". "I welcome Telangana CM's statement and he rightly stated that people of the country are fed up wi...

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  • Iran risks sanctions if ballistic missile issue not handled
Iran risks sanctions if ballistic missile issue not handled

Earlier, Iranian military's spokesman has commented on Donald Trump's threat to scrap the 2015 Iran Nuclear on the cause of Tehran developing its missile program. Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi, quoted by IRNA , said that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif "has always met on the sidelines of such global summits with attendi...

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  • Trudeau stands by government official floating 'Atwal' theory
Trudeau stands by government official floating 'Atwal' theory

But a leading Sikh politician in India, whose party is allied with Modi's party, has echoed the assertion that the elements in the Indian government worked to undermine Trudeau's trip. A senior Canadian security official later told the media it was suspicious Atwal had even been allowed into India, and suggested rogue actors in India's government m...

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  • Trump Puts Media Feud On Ice For Joke-Filled Gridiron Dinner
Trump Puts Media Feud On Ice For Joke-Filled Gridiron Dinner

But for a president who rarely provides the country with laughs - and who opted out of attending both dinners previous year - the spotlight on his jokes at the dinner was all the brighter. The major political parties found themselves skewered in parody songs in musical skits. Everything was on the record. Only hours before the dinner Trump had ...

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  • Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' teaser finally released
Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' teaser finally released

Actor Dhanush made the announcement. On the occasion of Holi 2018, megastar Rajinikanth starrer Kaala teaser has been released and we must say that Thalaiva is back with his swag and powerful dialogues. The celebrations have gone one notch up on Friday again, with the release of the teaser for " Kaala ". The poster has Thalaiva written al...

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  • Venezuela's Presidential Election moved back To May
Venezuela's Presidential Election moved back To May

The agreement between the government of President Nicolas Maduro and several smaller opposition parties will give candidates more time to campaign, allow millions of Venezuelan exiles to register to vote overseas and pave the way for a jointly proposed team of electoral observers from the United Nations.

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  • United States envoy quits as North Korea talks seem more likely
United States envoy quits as North Korea talks seem more likely

He has pressured South Korea to address its trade surplus with the USA and shoulder a larger burden of the cost of stationing American troops there. However, "Russia is behaving badly" regarding North Korea, "because Russia is sending in what China is taking out", according to Trump. The US State Department said Tillerson had "reluctantly accep...

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  • Iran's Rouhani pledges women to get access to stadiums - FIFA chief
Iran's Rouhani pledges women to get access to stadiums - FIFA chief

Another user said it was a "basic right" for women to enter stadiums with men , and said this match was "the best chance to break the 35-year-old taboo". "Of course for a big country like Iran much more can be done", Infantino said. An earlier live broadcast of an interview between Mr Infantino and Iran's Sport Minister Masoud Soltanifar was take...

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  • Russia's patience with Ghouta militants not indefinite: Putin
Russia's patience with Ghouta militants not indefinite: Putin

Russian Federation had intended the truce window to allow civilians to evacuate the area, and for aid to flow in. TASS cited Zolotukhin as saying that rebels were continuing to shell the evacuation corridor from eastern Ghouta . State-run Anadolu news agency quoted Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin as saying Erdogan had asked for t...

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