• Respite from heat in Delhi; expect a pleasant Monday
Respite from heat in Delhi; expect a pleasant Monday

In Haryana, Ambala's maximum was 36.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal while Hisar's maximum settled at 37.6 degrees Celsius, three degrees below normal. The humidity level oscillated between 77 and 41 per cent. The Department has predicted rains or thunder showers at isolated places in the two states over the next 24 hours.

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  • Doubt over May's grip on power as talks with DUP continue
Doubt over May's grip on power as talks with DUP continue

Downing Street said an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with the DUP which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. "Our manifesto was full of fear and the Labour Party's manifesto was full of promises". The Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a ...

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  • Nick Timothy resigns as aide to Theresa May
Nick Timothy resigns as aide to Theresa May

Her co-chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill announced their resignations Saturday. Mr Timothy acknowledged that one of his regrets was the way the party's controversial social care reforms, dubbed a " dementia tax " by critics, had been handled.

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  • Qatar reaches out to Russian Federation amid diplomatic spat
Qatar reaches out to Russian Federation amid diplomatic spat

Turkey has started to provide daily food and water supplies to Qatar with Turkish Airlines Cargo planes as the Gulf state faces isolation imposed by fellow Arab countries over its alleged support for terrorism. Egypt separately has asked the United Nations Security Council to investigate reports that Qatar "paid up to $1 billion to a terrorist grou...

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  • United Kingdom power deal talks still ongoing: PM Theresa May's office
United Kingdom power deal talks still ongoing: PM Theresa May's office

If Theresa May hadn't called the snap election , she could have remained prime minister and the Conservative (or Tory) Party, which she leads, could have retained its majority in Parliament until 2020. The Telegraph newspaper said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister...

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  • Winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8M sold in California
Winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8M sold in California

Lottery officials said the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Monday. Menifee Mayor Neil Winter said he hoped a local resident bought the winning ticket at the store in a heavily visited intersection that has sold winners before but never for so much.

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  • Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis
Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have accused Qatar of supporting "terrorism". Iran's national carrier Iran Air confirmed on Sunday that the country has sent five planes of food to Qatar after Gulf countries cut off air and other transport links to the emirate, amid a diplomatic row engulfing the region, local media repor...

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  • Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes

It was a special moment in the career of Puerto Rican rider Jose Ortiz, too, and with his first victory he followed up the success of his brother, Irad, who won the US Classic 12 months ago aboard Creator. "The Derby win was awesome", he said. Pletcher liked the way his horse trained for the race, and he thought his horse had sufficient rest afte...

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  • No pressure from Trump administration on Russian Federation probe — Intelligence chiefs
No pressure from Trump administration on Russian Federation probe — Intelligence chiefs

The letter calls the memo, reported to describe President Donald Trump telling Comey to go easy on former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn , "relevant to the Judiciary Committee's ongoing investigative efforts". "Is that the rule for the President of the United States as well?" Though the Office of the Director of National Intel...

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  • 43 new designations in Qatar-linked terror list
43 new designations in Qatar-linked terror list

Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states cut ties with Qatar on Monday , accusing it of supporting violent Islamist groups across the region. "The President reiterated that a united Gulf Cooperation Council and a strong United States-Gulf Cooperation Council partnership are critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability"...

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  • Qatar foreign minister: No one has 'right to blockade my country'
Qatar foreign minister: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

He said only 16 percent of Qatar's food imports came through the now-closed land border crossing with Saudi Arabia "and it has been replaced already". Turkey, in an apparent act of support for Qatar, has approved a bill allowing more troops to be based there. Sigmar Gabriel made the remarks on Friday after a meeting with his Qatari counterpart ...

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  • Monsoon making steady advance, expect a good week ahead: IMD
Monsoon making steady advance, expect a good week ahead: IMD

Further, a low pressure area has formed over the west-central Bay of Bengal and north Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coast, tilting southwards with an associated upper air cyclonic circulation extending up to mid-troposphere levels of 5.8 km above the mean sea level.

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  • British PM Theresa May's top aides quit after election disaster
British PM Theresa May's top aides quit after election disaster

As results trickled in, early victories for Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership hinted at a tough ride for the Conservative Party. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking". Let's get on with the job". Writing in The Times she said: "Mrs May condoned their behaviour and turned a blind eye or didn't understand how destructive they bo...

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  • Theresa May to form minority government after poll setback
Theresa May to form minority government after poll setback

Mrs May is hoping that the 10 DUP MPs will prop up her minority Tory Government. And, as I reflect on the results , I will reflect on what we need to do in the future to take the party forward. But the wooing of the DUP risks upsetting the political balance in Northern Ireland by aligning London more closely with the pro-British side in th...

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  • Russian Federation plays elder statesman, calls for talks to end Gulf crisis
Russian Federation plays elder statesman, calls for talks to end Gulf crisis

Early Sunday, the three countries all issued statements urging mixed nationality families to call their respective interior ministries, which would take into consideration the "humanitarian circumstances" of their situation. "Nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behaviors", he said. " They will not have a posit...

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  • Britain's Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Britain's Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

The resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government. Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives, who is a lesbian, expressed those doubts publicly on Friday evening, after speaking to May. DUP leader Arlene Foster , pictured with Theresa May outside Stormont past year. In an indication of the opposition to ...

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  • France Casts Ballots In First Round Of Parliamentary Elections
France Casts Ballots In First Round Of Parliamentary Elections

Polls close at 8 p.m. local time (0600 GMT) in large towns and first estimates will follow. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen , who took 34% of the presidential vote in her run-off against Macron, will be hoping for a parliamentary breakthrough for her National Front.

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  • Footage From London Attack Shows Police Shooting Terrorists
Footage From London Attack Shows Police Shooting Terrorists

Authorities have said the London attack was apparently unconnected to the Manchester bombing. Rowley said two of them, a 55-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman, were later released without being charged. There are 500 current investigations involving 3,000 potential suspects. "He was not a police or MI5 subject of interest". "The security ...

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  • UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives
UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives

The leader of the DUP , #Arlene Foster quickly emerged, promising to collaborate with the Conservative party in an effort to strengthen Britain . " I don't think Theresa May and this government have any credibility ". But not for some time, let's get this clear. Graham Brady, the chairman of the Tory backbench 1922 Committee and one of the ...

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  • After being accused for Gulf crisis, Trump now offers to resolve it
After being accused for Gulf crisis, Trump now offers to resolve it

It said the list shows that Qatar "announces fighting terrorism on one hand and finances and supports and hosts different terrorist organisations on the other hand". They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar. "Stop funding, stop teaching hate and stop the killing", he added.

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