• Former Karnataka CM N Dharam Singh no more
Former Karnataka CM N Dharam Singh no more

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condoled the death of former Karnataka Chief Minister Dharam Singh. Singh was the 17th CM of Karnataka and reigned in from 2004 to 2006. Singh started his political career as a councillor in Kalburgi (formerly known as Gulbarga) city municipal council in the 1960s. Singh, was a very close friend o...

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  • NYC Ferry transports 1M passengers in 90 days
NYC Ferry transports 1M passengers in 90 days

Queens residents near Long Island City and Astoria will have an alternative to crowded subway cars next month. The new NYC Ferry system is celebrating a major milestone. In celebrating the one million ridership mark, the city is also offering customers some giveaways . The Astoria route's launch next month will be followed by the Lower East Si...

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  • Ohio's high court strikes down traffic camera restrictions
Ohio's high court strikes down traffic camera restrictions

The city said it improperly limited local control and undercut camera enforcement that makes cities safer by reducing red-light running and speeding. The law required that a police officer be present when a camera ticket is issued and established minimum speeds above the speed limit before a ticket can be issued.

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  • 3 terrorists killed during infiltration bid in J&K
3 terrorists killed during infiltration bid in J&K

A search operation is underway to determine if there are any more infiltrators in the area. "The operation is in progress to locate other militants". Security forces are have been put on high alert to thwart any incident of violence in the Valley.

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  • GDPR set to be hot topic at brand new CRN event
GDPR set to be hot topic at brand new CRN event

Before it can protect its sensitive data, an organisation must first understand what that term really means. " GDPR is ushering in some of the most important changes to European data privacy regulations in twenty years, much of it involving policies and documentation that are hard to improve with technology", said IBM Resilient CEO John Bruce....

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  • Fiancée of Driver in Deadly Smuggling Case: 'He Was Scared'
Fiancée of Driver in Deadly Smuggling Case: 'He Was Scared'

She said he did not explain during their brief conversation how the immigrants might have been loaded into his trailer without him knowing about it. He declined to say how many were critical or in life-threatening condition. The destination of those in the truck remain both disparate and unclear. "Drivers watch it like hawks because you can't drive...

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  • So Cal Fugitives Shoot Video Of Jailbreak, Road Trip To San Francisco
So Cal Fugitives Shoot Video Of Jailbreak, Road Trip To San Francisco

Those items, according to Nayeri's account, included "hundreds of feet" of industrial-grade rope, a toolbox, shoes, clothes and much more. Ma tried to claim the reward money for the missing inmates , according to the news station. The footage then cuts to the inmates posing by a street sign in San Francisco and then inside a white van, where they ...

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  • Creepy clown with a machete arrested in Maine
Creepy clown with a machete arrested in Maine

A series of scary-looking clown appearances in October prompted police to increase their community presence after parents complained their children were traumatized by the freaky phantoms. Berry, who troopers said was very intoxicated, told the troopers he was attempting to play a prank in the vein of previous "creepy clown" sightings.

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  • Undocumented Immigrants Arrested For Protesting Attempt To Repeal DACA
Undocumented Immigrants Arrested For Protesting Attempt To Repeal DACA

After the arrest, Movimiento Cosecha released a statement asking for "permanent protection, dignity and respect for all eleven million undocumented immigrants". "We commend the organizers of today's DACA action for following the American tradition of using non-violent civil disobedience to advance the rights of people of color".

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  • US Company Is Implanting Microchips in Its Employees
US Company Is Implanting Microchips in Its Employees

CEO Todd Westby hopes the chip technology will eventually be used in air travel, public transit and retail. Of course, the company was quick to point out that the devices absolutely voluntary. When Epicenter , a Swedish startup hub, did the same thing, CNBC criticized that "While biologically safe, the data generated by the chips can show how ...

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  • Bay County beach still closed due to bacteria levels
Bay County beach still closed due to bacteria levels

Of the 217 beaches monitored by the New Jersey Cooperative Coastal Monitoring, advisories were issued for just five beaches after new testing on Wednesday. The full list can be found at the state Department of Environmental Protection's website. Advisories are posted when water samples exceed the state's quality standard for the presence of en...

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  • Murphy Names Sheila Oliver Running Mate; Guadagno Said to Eye Carlos Rendo
Murphy Names Sheila Oliver Running Mate; Guadagno Said to Eye Carlos Rendo

She says that she has had enough of her experience with Gov. Chris Christie and his administration. "I will spend every minute of my time working to make the economy fairer for New Jersey", she said. She often traveled around the state attending community events. She lost the role to Assemblyman Vincent Prieto in 2013. Ricky Diaz, a Guadagno ...

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  • Kansas Governor Sam Brownback nominated US Religious Freedom Ambassador
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback nominated US Religious Freedom Ambassador

FOX 4 broke the news to several people at Unity Church of Overland Park. Mr. Brownback, a father of five who comes from a farming family, has also been a lawyer, a state secretary of agriculture and a one-time presidential candidate. Its mission is to promote religious freedom as a core US foreign policy value. The role has existed since 1998, th...

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  • Man accused of murdering jogger Vanessa Marcotte to be arraigned
Man accused of murdering jogger Vanessa Marcotte to be arraigned

Prosecutors say part of Colon-Ortiz's DNA profile matched samples recovered from the victim's hands. Her body was eventually found in the woods, covered in slash wounds, partially naked and burned. Ryan Jr. told reporters following the brief proceeding in Worcester Superior Court. He has been held on $10 million since his arrest. She was home vis...

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  • Nestle to build new factory in Japan for exotic Kit Kats
Nestle to build new factory in Japan for exotic Kit Kats

Sales in Japan have rocketed by 50% since 2010, and the trend looks set to continue, with the country already the second-largest consumer of Kit Kats in the world. Boxes of gourmet seasonal flavors - raspberry and grapefruit - with some costing as much as ¥3,500, or more than 10 times the cost of a regular bag of Kit Kats , are stacked across a ...

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  • Palestinians die in new clashes over Jerusalem holy site
Palestinians die in new clashes over Jerusalem holy site

Israeli authorities installed metal detectors at the site in the wake of the attack and since then, Muslims have refused to enter the Temple Mount, instead praying outside of its gates, leading to clashes and the deaths of at least five Palestinians in recent days.

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  • New norms for redevelopment of old buildings soon: CM Devendra Fadnavis
New norms for redevelopment of old buildings soon: CM Devendra Fadnavis

The kin of those killed in yesterday's Ghatkopar building collapse will be given an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced in the Legislative Council today. How did he get permission for renovation? He said that if an architect and structural consultant certifies that the renovation activity will not...

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  • Shah Rukh Khan: I'm no longer a lover, I am love
Shah Rukh Khan: I'm no longer a lover, I am love

On being asked whether he is a romantic spouse in reality, Khan was quoted as saying, "I am shy to talk about this but I am a good company, I can make you smile, laugh, listen to what you say". Last night Shah Rukh Khan was in his usual genial mood at the song launch event for his film Jab Harry Met Sejal . "That's when they discover love.

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  • Diageo global marketing spend increase helps it reach profit of £3.6bn
Diageo global marketing spend increase helps it reach profit of £3.6bn

Financial analysts pointed out Diageo's 5.5% rise in share price this morning, with Fiona Cincotta, senior market analyst at www.cityindex.co.uk, commenting to Harpers that the drinks powerhouse might be celebrating after shares reached a new record high of £23.90.

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  • Philippines: 'War crime' for Duterte to threaten schools - watchdog
Philippines: 'War crime' for Duterte to threaten schools - watchdog

I will use the Armed Forces, the Philippine Air Force... because you're operating illegally and you're teaching the children to rebel against government'. USA -based Human Rights Watch said global humanitarian law "prohibits attacks on schools and other civilian structures unless they are being used for military purposes", adding that deliberate at...

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