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by | April 16, 2017 | 02:51

Please Wait while comments are loading. From now on it is not necessary for a woman to change their names in the passport after marriage. He said efforts for women's empowerment shouldn't be restricted only to government initiatives and that society needs to play an active role in promoting gender equality.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:52

He also criticised the suggestion that Britain could not discuss potential trade deals with the rest of the world until it has left the EU. An EU source said Mr Tusk and Mrs May had a "good and friendly" meeting of about two hours and agreed to stay in regular contact throughout the Brexit process to seek to reduce any tensions that may arise.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:49

On Friday, Pakistan put up a strong defence for Jadhav's death sentence, revealing for the first time the full charge sheet as well as a timeline of the proceedings against him. Sartaj Aziz slammed the "inflammatory statements and rhetoric of premeditated murder" raised by the Indian government. "Jadhav has been denied consular access in direct violation of the Geneva Convention".

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:44

We'll let you know if there's any additional information on Scott's condition. Orioles closer Zach Britton worked the ninth for his fifth save. "The one thing that's encouraging about tonight is we got some hits", said Blue Jays manager John Gibbons .

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:43

Two weeks ago North Korea's attempt to launch a ballistic missile ended in failure. The US and South Korean militaries said initial assessments indicated the latest launch was of a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile, which would be the same kind North Korea test-launched in February.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:42

The latest attacks occurred in St. George's Church in Tanta and St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria during Palm Sunday Services when the churches were packed with people. Egypt prepared to impose a state of emergency after jihadist bombings killed dozens at two churches in the deadliest attacks in recent memory on the country's Coptic Christian minority.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:37

CSC is now investigating the circumstances of this incident and working with the police to locate the offender's whereabouts. A spokesman for CSC refused to comment further, saying it would be inappropriate while the investigation is underway.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:37

Syrian state media said at least 39 were killed. He accused the government or extremist rebel groups of orchestrating the attack to discredit the opposition. Thousands of civilians and armed fighters began evacuating the besieged government and rebel-held towns of Zabadani and Madaya in Syria on Friday, the latest in a series of population transfers.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:34

The Khan Sheikhun incident prompted the first direct United States military action against Assad's government since the war began, with 59 cruise missiles hitting the Shayrat airbase three days after the suspected chemical attack . Tillerson and Lavrov are meeting in Moscow amid rising tensions over Syria. He said Moscow has lots of questions about the "very ambiguous" and "contradictory" ideas emanating from Washington.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:23

Do you agree with Howard Stern - should Sean Spicer be fired? "There were no other guys available for this job when Trump was looking for a press secretary?" He added, "Obviously it was my blunder". Florida Congressman Ted Deutch called for Trump to condemn the comments, tweeting , "Whether ignorant or cruel, Spicer's comments must be condemned by @POTUS".

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:24

The Srinagar bypoll recorded a 7.14% voter turnout, the lowest in three decades. The people who have set the school building on fire have not been identified as yet. Clashes erupted when police and troops moved in and used tear gas - and later opened fire - on protesters, who fought back by pelting stones. What happened to the by-election? Following the escalation of violence on Sunday, internet services have been suspended in entire Kashmir Valley till Anantnag bypolls on April 12.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:23

Canadiens. . With Lundqvist's stick broken behind his net, Petry took a Phillip Danault feed in the right circle and waited before wiring one into the net at 4:05. As for Lundqvist's performance, Nash said: "He's great". Byron made it 2-1 Canadiens when he turned a flawless backhand feed from Brendan Gallagher behind the net into a shot from the right circle less than two minutes later.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:26

The blast hit the Rashidin area on Aleppo's outskirts, where dozens of buses carrying mostly Shiiite residents of two villages al-Foua and Kefraya that are being evacuated in a deal between warring sides were waiting to enter the city. Syrian state TV says a vehicle bomb has exploded near buses carrying Syrians evacuated from towns besieged by rebels in northern Syria. A resident of Zabadani, another rebel-held town to be evacuated, Amer Burhan says no evacuation has taken place from there.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:22

An evacuation deal had stalled and the buses were stranded for some 30 hours prior to the attack. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the blast was caused by a vehicle bomb. In a video posted on Facebook from one of the buses departing Madaya, a man identified as Hossam said: "We were forced to leave". The Observatory said the delay was caused by the fact that rebels from Zabadani, another town near Damascus included in the deal, had not yet been granted safe passage out.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:23

Women wailed outside. "These acts will not harm the unity and cohesion of the people", Tawadros said in an official statement after the attacks. "There was a clear lapse in security, which must be tightened from now on to save lives", he told The Associated Press.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:24

Activists organized the mass protest, named "Tax March" in honor of Tax Day, to demand the White House to release the president's tax returns. She addressed several thousand people Saturday at a Tax Day rally in downtown Los Angeles to demand that Trump release his tax returns.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:19

Already in the seventh minute of added time (when only five minutes had been signalled), Milan were awarded a corner, from which the ball fell to Cristian Zapata, who acrobatically threw himself at the ball. But we never gave up and in the end we managed to equalise. "In the second half there was a great reaction, a feat". Deulofeu went close again in the 14th but his effort went off the base of the right post from a tight angle.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:22

The U.S. Treasury Department said Friday it has retained Japan , China and four other economies on a list of countries it monitors over what it calls potentially "unfair" currency practices. The U.S. report said Asia's fourth-largest economy posted US$28 billion in goods surplus with the U.S. last year, with its current account surplus accounting for 7 percent of the country's gross domestic product.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:19

While Conway has maintained that the people don't care about Trump's tax returns, polling has shown otherwise. "I don't think they care at all". The only question any of us get now is: "What can I do?" Ron Wyden, of OR, the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee and a keynote speaker.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:14

Decked in black, Kim Jong Un, silently watched the ceremonies to commemorate his grandfather in the nation's capital city, Pyongyang . Han said US sanctions efforts are misguided and cited the opening ceremony of a sprawling new high-rise residential area in Pyongyang on Thursday as evidence that sanctions have failed to ruin the country's economy.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:13

The Assad regime agreed to dismantle the country's chemical weapons stockpiles in a 2013 deal brokered by the United States and Russian Federation following the deadly regime attack on East Ghouta near the capital of Damascus where over 1,400 people were killed, including 426 children.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:13

The Pentagon declined to comment on an NBC report about possible pre-emptive action against the rogue state. INFLATION: The Labor Department said that its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers, fell 0.1 percent in March.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:12

Japan's Nikkei dropped 0.5% to a four-month low while South Korea's Kospi lost 0.6%. In China's mainland, Shanghai shares were down 0.1 percent. "We have some U.S. "The issues around Syria are likely to settle down assuming U.S. involvement does not escalate, but North Korea is more risky", he added. WALL STREET: U.S.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:06

This was an issue that every single Republican has run on for the past seven years. While many Republicans hold out hope the ObamaCare repeal bill will be revived, skeptics say the GOP infighting during last month's healthcare collapse may have poisoned the well for future big-ticket legislative deals.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:04

The Basque regional government, which has helped mediate the process, says "ETA's disarmament will be complete, definitive and carried out in one single act". Its first known killing was in 1968, when a secret police chief was shot dead in the Basque city of San Sebastian. ETA presented French authorities with the details of the weapons locations at a small ceremony in the city of Bayonne , which French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said was a "major step".

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:03

He then walked up to a podium and clapped with senior government officials to address the thousands of soldiers and a massive crowd taking part in the parade at Kim Il Sung Square. After dispatching the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and an accompanying battle group to the Korean peninsula Trump told the Fox Business Network: "We are sending an armada".

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:00

Estes supported Trump in 2016 and backs a number of the president's policies , including repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, defunding Planned Parenthood, and building a wall along the border with Mexico. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made a late visit to the district. Was it Donald Trump , who just came into office, or was it Estes' boss, Governor Sam Brownback, who has become deeply unpopular in the state over his second term in office? (Democratic nominee James Thompson regularly ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:59

Mr Johnson said: "We stand alongside our worldwide partners in making clear that North Korea must adhere to United Nations resolutions created to secure peace and stability in the region and stop its pursuit of nuclear weapons". Bush and Barack Obama took a more diplomatic approach by applying pressure on China, Taiwan and other countries to change their policies during bilateral negotiations and multilateral talks.

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:57

He claimed details of the attack were made up in order to give the United States an excuse to bomb a Syrian airbase in retaliation. "Our experts are fully aware of the significance of the task they are expected to fulfil and I am confident that they will do it in a professional and impartial manner using all available technical means", Uzumcu said.

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:58

The slain youth was identified as Sajjad Ahmed by the cops. "We didn't have forces deployed in the area". More details are awaited. "We are still investigating to ascertain the actual facts those led to the youth's death". The doctors at the Pulwama district hospital said that they had till 4 pm received treated 54 students including females who had been hit by teargas shells and pellets and that three critically injured were referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment.

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:53

She told the BBC during a visit to Sandhurst: "Russia is on the wrong side of this argument but we are willing to work with Russia to bring an end to the conflict in Syria, to bring about a political solution in Syria, but that political solution has to be without Assad".

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:54

Tillerson conceded the two world powers had "sharp differences" that have obstructed cooperation but voiced optimism that their talks could narrow those differences. "Russia's leadership has already voiced its principal assessments in this respect". "We consider it of utmost importance to prevent the risks of replay of similar action in the future".

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:51

The match, a quarter-final first-leg, was rescheduled for Wednesday, was won by Monaco amid heightened security. "We were told by text message that Uefa was making this decision", said Tuchel. Dortmund were 2-0 and 3-1 down to French side Monaco, for whom 18-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe scored twice. AS Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim said the match had been overshadowed by Tuesday's events.

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:48

Following the incidents, clashes have erupted in some parts of Srinagar and the police has used teargas to disperse the surging crowds in Batamallo and some neighbourhood areas. Earlier in the day, scores of youths were injured in sporadic clashes between the forces and the students of a government degree college at Pulwama, south Kashmir .

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:48

He also said that if cricketers like Gautam Gambhir, Sachin Tendulkar would make reasonable statements then it will have an emotional impact on the youth. Gambhir claimed in one of his tweets while criticising those demanding freedom in the disputed valley that whoever wants freedom in the valley, should leave because Kashmir belongs to India.