• Sanjay Dutt's early release gets Maharashtra government support
Sanjay Dutt's early release gets Maharashtra government support

File image of Sanjay Dutt. In a nine-page affidavit, the government stated that Dutt was given three days of remission per month for good behavior, discipline and participation in the various institutional activities such as physical training, education programmes, etc.

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  • Alleged UAE hacking 'unfortunate,' violation of law
Alleged UAE hacking 'unfortunate,' violation of law

The four countries - the UAE, Saudi Arabia , Egypt and Bahrain - imposed sanctions on Qatar on June 5, cutting diplomatic and transport ties with it, after accusing Doha of financing militant groups. Whatever the answers may be, this latest report confirms that these client states are reckless and irresponsible, and the USA should be looking for w...

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  • China defends importing iron ore from North Korea
China defends importing iron ore from North Korea

Moon reaffirmed his commitment to dialogue in a speech in Berlin this month, days after Pyongyang conducted its first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile . His father, by comparison, resorted to outside handouts to feed many of his 24 million people after a devastating starvation in the mid-1990s killed tens of thousands.

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  • South Korea proposes rare military talks with North
South Korea proposes rare military talks with North

South Korea and the United States dispute the claim. Moon has said he would use both dialogues and pressures to resolve the standoff over North Korea's nuclear program. In 2015, her government deported a South Korean-born American citizen who had spoken warmly about her trips to North Korea in public appearances and articles in South Korea.

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  • Trump puts 'America first' in manufacturing, trade speech
Trump puts 'America first' in manufacturing, trade speech

The optics are eerily similar to Trump's pretend joy ride in a big rig only months ago, where he tooted the truck's horn several times and was later spotted wearing a pin that said , " I love trucks ". Despite his questionable integrity when it comes to adhering to "Made in America" principles, one thing is for certain. The emails showed that Trum...

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  • Malala visits Osinbajo, tells FG to declare emergency on education
Malala visits Osinbajo, tells FG to declare emergency on education

She described her meeting with the acting president as very "good and fruitful". The Norwegian Nobel Committee noted that despite her youth, Malala fought for the right of girls to education for several years and has shown by example that children and young people can also contribute to improving their own situations.

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  • Sen. Warren compares new GOP health bill to movie 'zombie'
Sen. Warren compares new GOP health bill to movie 'zombie'

That translates into a double hit, on employers buying coverage for employees and on families and individuals facing higher out-of-pocket costs in emergencies. But it's not clear how those backstops would work, and the federal funding eventually would end. "Absent the projected bounty of young, healthy consumers, health insurers are abandoning the ...

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  • PM Modi walks up to opposition in Parliament, Greets Sonia Gandhi, Others
PM Modi walks up to opposition in Parliament, Greets Sonia Gandhi, Others

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said that apart from 16 new bills, 21 bills are pending in Lok Sabha, while 42 bills are pending in Rajya Sabha, many of which would be considered for passing during the session. Observing that differences with China over Kashmir was a new focal point, the Congress today said it would seek a debate in Par...

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  • Second Australian Greens senator forced to quit over dual citizenship
Second Australian Greens senator forced to quit over dual citizenship

The Australian constitution details that a person can be disqualified from Parliament who "is under any acknowledgment of allegiance, obedience, or adherence to a foreign power, or is a subject or a citizen or entitled to the rights or privileges of a subject or a citizen of a foreign power; or they consider dual citizenship an "allegiance to a for...

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  • UAE Responsible for the Qatar Hacks
UAE Responsible for the Qatar Hacks

The Washington Post gave no further details of how American intelligence had reached its conclusion, but it has previously been alleged that some of the boycotting states could be behind a hack of the official Qatar news agency . News agencies and channels with close ties to the UAE, Saudi and Egyptian governments reported the emir's quoted com...

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  • 'Unequivocal proof:' Qatar accuses UAE of hacking its media following WaPo report
'Unequivocal proof:' Qatar accuses UAE of hacking its media following WaPo report

Meanwhile, Qatar has pointed toward USA intelligence officials who revealed the UAE's involvement of being behind an alleged cyber-attack on Doha's state media, which set into motion the current diplomatic crisis. It said in a statement yesterday that the Post report " unequivocally proves that this hacking crime took place ". With Qatar confro...

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  • Korean bishops' head backs South Korean leader's peace goal with North
Korean bishops' head backs South Korean leader's peace goal with North

The last time talks between Seoul and Pyongyang took place, was in December 2015. North Korea imports all the oil and oil products it consumes-mostly from China-and a prolonged suspension by CNPC would choke out supplies at a time when the worldwide community is increasing pressure on North Korea to stop its nuclear and missile ambitions, and is ...

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  • PSG willing to pay Neymar's $255 million transfer clause
PSG willing to pay Neymar's $255 million transfer clause

Since 2013 Neymar has scored 68 goals to go along with 38 assists in just 123 appearances in the league. The former Santos ace has won everything since his arrival at Barcelona except the Ballon d'Or, although he did come third in 2015.

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  • Rebecca Long-Bailey channels her inner Boris Johnson
Rebecca Long-Bailey channels her inner Boris Johnson

Having her cake and eating it was not the only cliche that Long-Bailey turned to. Labour is a broad church as the most important decision-making body in our party, Labour Party conference should be accessible to all members and reflect not only the broad range of opinion within our own party, but also the views of the people we seek to serve....

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  • South Korea Proposes Military, Red Cross Talks With N Korea
South Korea Proposes Military, Red Cross Talks With N Korea

In the proposal for talks, South Korea did not elaborate on the meaning of hostile military activities, which varies between the two Koreas. There was no immediate response by the North to the proposal for talks later this week. Those talks would be held on August 1, also in Panmunjom - that is, if Pyongyang accepts. The last family reunion was h...

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  • GOP loses enough senators to sink its current health-care bill
GOP loses enough senators to sink its current health-care bill

Republican leaders are eager to notch a major legislative victory for Trump, but there is a pending logjam of important business in the Senate, including consideration of raising the limit on federal borrowing. "They set policy, but we're the ones who have to develop the budgets, develop the care, develop the plans, work directly with the people", ...

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  • UAE denies Washington Post report it orchestrated Qatar hack
UAE denies Washington Post report it orchestrated Qatar hack

The Washington Post newspaper is reporting that new intelligence reveals the UAE government meeting to discuss the hacking plot and its execution on 23 May. The goal of the hacking was to embed false news stories of an incendiary nature that led to the current Gulf crisis. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, denounced CNN's ...

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  • Monsoon session 2017 begins today, here is the agenda
Monsoon session 2017 begins today, here is the agenda

Two Rajya Sabha members - former Union minister Anil Madhav Dave and Congress member Palvai Govardhan Reddy - died during the interregnum period after the budget session while sitting Gurdaspur Lok Sabha member Vinod Khanna also died during that period.

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  • BC wildfire status: List of latest evacuation orders
BC wildfire status: List of latest evacuation orders

She said the fire is burning very aggressively because of the weather, the dry fuel and the region's topography. That's according to the city's Mayor Walt Cobb, who said the winds have proved challenging for fire crews. According to BC Emergency Management deputy minister Robert Turner, there are now 14,365 evacuees across B.C. Several evacuation...

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  • South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea
South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea

Moon's four-point peace vision, described in a speech on July 6 at the Koerber Foundation in Berlin, during his trip to Germany for the Group of 20 summit, included the ease of military tensions near the inter-Korean border, a reunion of families separated by the Korean War, North Korea's participation in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and in...

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