• SC favours bringing Governor, CJI under ambit of RTI
SC favours bringing Governor, CJI under ambit of RTI

The PIO appealed against it before the Goa bench which ruled against it saying the Governor can not claim exemption under the clauses of Section 8 of the RTI Act in respect of disclosure of a report made by him under Article 356 of the Constitution.

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  • DA to continue pursuing Bell Pottinger matter, despite apology
DA to continue pursuing Bell Pottinger matter, despite apology

They claim it is part of a larger initiative to distract attention from allegations of massive corruption. In a detailed statement issued on Thursday, the company said it took decisive action to not repeat previous mistakes. "We have nothing to do with Bell Pottinger", Sangoni said repeatedly. Bell Pottinger is also accused of using social me...

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  • Egyptian soldiers die in North Sinai auto bombing
Egyptian soldiers die in North Sinai auto bombing

Officials spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity, as they weren't authorised to speak to the media. The army did not provide a breakdown of the casualties. The force at the compound is estimated at 60 troops. It was unclear if they took over armored vehicles as well. The army is now combing the area and searching for the atta...

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  • Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub
Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

The following firms have also recently changed their position in CVA . Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Covanta Holding Corporation by 4.4% in the first quarter. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of U.S. and global trademark and copyright law.

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  • Trump casts doubt on Russian Federation election meddling, contradicting United States intelligence
Trump casts doubt on Russian Federation election meddling, contradicting United States intelligence

Trump made Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Vice President Mike Pence leave the room so Trump and Comey "could talk". During an address later Thursday, Trump rebuked Russian Federation for its incursion in Ukraine and support for the Syrian and Iranian governments.

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  • UNESCO Recognizes Hebron, Tomb of the Patriarchs as Palestinian Heritage Sites
UNESCO Recognizes Hebron, Tomb of the Patriarchs as Palestinian Heritage Sites

The World Heritage Committee of the UN's scientific and cultural body is slated to vote on a proposal on Friday to place the Old City of the flashpoint West Bank town of Hebron on the "World Heritage Site in Danger", list, denoting it as being in the "State of Palestine".

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  • Subra: SPM BM pass a must for medical officers
Subra: SPM BM pass a must for medical officers

The Malaysian Cabinet decided yesterday that all medical graduates will need to have a high school Bahasa Malaysia (BM) qualification before they can be employed as medical officers. Speaking to reporters after chairing the Cabinet meeting here, Ahmad Zahid said the decision had also been conveyed to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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  • EU Says No Special Brexit Deal For UK Financial Services
EU Says No Special Brexit Deal For UK Financial Services

Barnier's comments represent a stark rejection of the negotiating position set out by Prime Minister Theresa May , who has said she wants trade with the remaining European Union to be "as frictionless as possible " and that "no deal is better than a bad deal", and Brexit Secretary David Davis, who has said he hopes a new trade deal will del...

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  • Supreme Court stays admission to IITs over grace marks controversy
Supreme Court stays admission to IITs over grace marks controversy

The Supreme Court of India on Friday stayed the counselling of IIT-JEE across the country. The bench also restrained the high courts from entertaining any writ petition relating to counselling and admissions to the IITs from Friday onwards.

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  • Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity
Kier Group plc (LON:KIE) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

In a research note issued on 5 July, Chemring Group (LON: CHG ) shares have had their "Neutral" Rating reiterated by stock analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. The stock of Uniqure NV (NASDAQ:QURE) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 21 by Roth Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating by Investec given on Wednesday, February 10.

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  • Governor Andrew Cuomo signed flood relief bill
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed flood relief bill

Area legislators originally proposed a bill that called for $90 million in aid, but compromised after Cuomo expressed some concerns about the bill. Three members of that commission are appointed by the U.S. Two of New York's most powerful politicians will be on the shores of two Great Lakes today to talk about flooding. The commission says heavy ra...

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  • Kesha's new song 'Praying' is unexpectedly emotional
Kesha's new song 'Praying' is unexpectedly emotional

Haunting lyrics and melancholic visuals are juxtaposed against colourful outfits and whacky accessories and the story of Kesha's struggle and subsequent battle to break free - of shackles by society, of her encounter with Dr Luke, of her depression, of public expectations - is depicted beautifully.

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  • G20 will urge Trump to rejoin Paris climate agreement - Theresa May
G20 will urge Trump to rejoin Paris climate agreement - Theresa May

During his trip to Poland, Trump is attending The Three Seas Initiative summit with a dozen leaders from Central and Eastern European, and meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda. The current G-20 draft communique includes some new hints at the Trump administration's Paris strategy. Among a maelstrom of issues, climate change will be fro...

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  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau begins G-20 meetings
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau begins G-20 meetings

The politician's meeting with the Queen started with a conversation about the honorary doctorate he had been awarded from the University of Edinburgh earlier in the day. Trudeau previously met the Queen in London in 2015, shortly after he was elected. Recently, we came across a video where Trudeau gave a five-year-old girl Bella, an opportunity...

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  • Voice of the Reader: Get rid of nuclear weapons
Voice of the Reader: Get rid of nuclear weapons

During a meeting at the General Assembly, the treaty is expected to be adopted by consensus by the conference of nations that has negotiated the document without the nuclear powers and their allies. "This is really about removing the prestige from nuclear weapons", said Beatrice Fihn, director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapo...

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  • Search for any trapped people underway after building collapse in Italy
Search for any trapped people underway after building collapse in Italy

Two children are among those missing. The collapse happened at around 8.30am local time in the town of Torre Annunziata at the foot of Mount Vesuvius. The Circumvesuviana train line which passes near the building, travelling between Naples and Pompeii, was suspended on Friday morning to allow the search effort to continue and due to debris on the...

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  • Jon Stewart to anchor 'Sportscenter' from Warrior Games for veterans
Jon Stewart to anchor 'Sportscenter' from Warrior Games for veterans

The Warrior Games assignment kicks off Storm's new role with ESPN , which will be multi-faceted and touch many ESPN programs and platforms. "On the way home, I was saying, 'This is where the cameras should be, this would be flawless for ESPN.' And my son just said, 'Well, why don't you call them?'" A one-hour SPORTSCENTER will air live from the ...

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  • Ghani in Tajikistan for CASA-1000 power project summit
Ghani in Tajikistan for CASA-1000 power project summit

Earlier, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif along with the leaders of CASA countries visited an agriculture products exhibition that showcased Tajikistan's delicious fruits, dry fruit and vegetables. The understanding reached by the two sides to jack up the volume of their bilateral trade to $500m annually is a step in the right direction especia...

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  • Symantec Acquires Israeli Startup Fireglass
Symantec Acquires Israeli Startup Fireglass

Tel Aviv-based Fireglass launched from stealth early a year ago with an enterprise network security offering created to isolate web activity from the network, assuming all of it is bad. Will this acquisition secure Symantec's position as an industry leader? She said it also appears to be a "clean fit" with the Blue Coat portfolio. Fireglass, foun...

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  • Katrina Kaif wanted to direct The Fault In Our Stars remake?
Katrina Kaif wanted to direct The Fault In Our Stars remake?

Talking about his experience as a producer, he earlier said, "I am a bad producer". Ever since the trailers and teasers of the film were launched, speculations were rife that Ranbir's hairdo was inspired from Tintin. The film is an adventurous drama where Ranbir's character is on the look for his missing father. In fact, their break-up is one of th...

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