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by | March 18, 2017 | 11:53

The BCCI said in a statement there were "no serious concerns" and that India's batting mainstay would be able to participate in the ongoing contest which marks Ranchi's debut as a Test venue. Pujara has been that "unsung" hero for India and away from all the spotlight but going about his job by calmly batting at No.3 position. But he again took on Cummins in the 94th over to reach his second hundred against Australia .

by | March 18, 2017 | 11:41

The exercise comes after Japan strongly condemned North Korea's latest launch of four ER-Scud ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, three of which landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone. Japan is seeking clues to Washington's policies both on North Korea and China's increasing military and economic clout while hoping to steer clear of trade rows.

by | March 18, 2017 | 11:39

The Republican president offered no proof for the allegation, which an Obama spokesman has said was "simply false". "Judge Andrew Napolitano made the following statement, quote, 'Three intelligence sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of command [to spy on Trump]".

by | March 18, 2017 | 11:26

Last year, yuan depreciated by about 6.6 per cent. Li said the depreciation was quite modest. "I should point out that 6.5 percent growth is not low speed and will not be easy for us to meet". Data in recent weeks has shown the economy got off to a strong start to 2017, though growth appears to still be heavily dependent on credit, infrastructure investment and the property market.

by | March 18, 2017 | 11:20

Three members of MGP and three members of Goa Forward Party and three independents alongwith 1 NCP member today supported the BJP coalition government led by Mr Parrikar. Though BJP had some shattering victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, they could not get clear majority in Goa. Parrikar was finally sworn in as CM on Wednesday.

by | March 18, 2017 | 11:17

He said any North Korean actions that threatened the South would be met with "an appropriate response". Earlier in Seoul , Tillerson said military action would be a possibility if the threat posed by North Korea were to escalate. These two issues are expected to top the agenda during Tillerson's talks with Prime Minister and Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn and Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se.

by | March 18, 2017 | 11:05

Asked by CNN's Jim Acosta if there was an apology by the administration to the British government over the matter, Spicer replied, "No, we were just passing on news reports". The agency rarely comments on specific operations, and nearly never in such blunt terms. The official also pointed to a tweet from a reporter from the Guardian newspaper, quoting the British Embassy saying that there was "no formal apology".

by | March 18, 2017 | 11:00

The professor said he'd never encountered it and also couldn't find it in a book of Irish blessings, though he couldn't definitively say it wasn't Irish and didn't want to be named because who would want to be drawn into this ridiculous mess.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:57

Turkish president accused a European Court of Justice ruling, which allows employers to ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf, of starting a struggle between Christian "cross" and "crescent" of Islamic world, local media reported.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:51

The move came after their meeting with Central Ministers Nirmala Seetharaman and Pon Radhakrishnan on Sunday. Union Minister Nirmala Seetharaman told the fishermen that she had come on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and promised action through diplomatic means.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:46

Afghanistan continues battling various terror threats in its country, and has been involved in a 16-year conflict with Taliban insurgents. U.S. military officials state ISIL has about 700 fighters in Afghanistan. Three men wearing white lab coats brandishing AK-47s and grenades stormed inside, spraying gunfire. "You tell me a single place for the public which can be considered safe?" "They shot my friend but I managed to flee..." At least two other loud explosions - including one that ...

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:37

All the funds would be made whole once the debt limit is increased , Mnuchin said. These steps include suspension of SLUGS, which are used by state and local governments to temporarily store the proceeds of their bond sales and ensure tax compliance; stopping investments in federal employee pension plans and halting sales of US savings bonds.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:35

Eight people were confirmed dead and 20 others were injured after a church's distribution of free food to the attendees of its event in Lusaka, Zambia escalated into a stampede, police have confirmed. The group had also organized food hampers to distribute to people. Authorities say the injured are now receiving treatment at Chingwere and Chipata clinics while the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the University Hospital UTH Mortuary .

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:30

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo who performed the ceremony challenged the appointee as head of the Nation's Judiciary to live up to the expectations of the high office by upholding higher moral and ethical standards at all times. Other dignitaries that witnessed the swearing in ceremony at the Presidential Villa include: former CJNs members of the Federal Executive Council, Justices of the Supreme Court, his family members, among others.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:28

Earlier Friday, Tillerson touched down by helicopter Friday at Camp Bonifas, U.S. -led United Nations base about 400 meters (438 yards) from the Demilitarized Zone, a Cold War vestige created after the Korean War ended in 1953. Washington and Seoul say it is for purely defensive purposes, but Beijing fears it could undermine its own nuclear deterrent and has reacted with fury, imposing a series of measures seen as economic retaliation in the South.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:24

Last week, North Korea launched four missiles into seas off Japan, in an apparent reaction to major annual military drills the U.S.is now conducting with South Korea. China has repeatedly voiced opposition to the THAAD radar, claiming the system could monitor military movements within Chinese borders, even as the United States tried to reassure Beijing THAAD would be used to deter North Korea missiles.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:22

RAB spokesman Mufti Mahmud Khan said that the explosion happened when security officials challenged the man as he entered the makeshift camp in Ashkona area, opposite Dhaka's global airport, Dhaka Tribune reported. Al Qaeda and the Islamic State militant group have made competing claims over a recent spate of killings of liberals and members of religious minorities in Bangladesh, a mostly Muslim country of 160 million people.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:22

The National Park Service , which has jurisdiction over the National Mall , where inauguration crowds gather, also released photos from Obama's inaugurations. Controversy over whose crowd was larger swirled after Trump ordered his press secretary to during his first White House briefing condemn media outlets for supposedly undermining "enthusiasm" for the new commander in chief.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:15

The Trump administration has stirred concern in Europe due to doubts about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and countering Russian Federation in Ukraine, as well as over free trade. "I should point out that 6.5 percent growth is not low speed and will not be easy for us to meet". The Premier of State further highlighted that China will continue to open up to the world, even on a higher level.

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:13

Asked by CNN's Jim Acosta if there was an apology by the administration to the British government over the matter, Spicer replied, "No, we were just passing on news reports". He used GCHQ. What is that? The article says nothing about Trump Tower being surveilled, let alone about Obama wiretapping Donald Trump, himself. The paper also said that Spicer's briefing "turned into a full-blown worldwide incident" and "British politicians expressed outrage and demanded apologies".

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:08

Chuang granted a preliminary injunction on a nationwide basis. Particularly disingenuous was Watson's statement, on Page 36, that " any reasonable, objective observer would conclude. He declined to stay the ruling should an emergency appeal be filed. A ruling in one or all three of these challenges is expected later on Wednesday, and Trump could very well weigh in afterward in the way he often does: on Twitter .

by | March 18, 2017 | 10:04

Wal-Mart expects IN to eat about 89,500 of the predicted 3 million cupcakes they're giving away. It is not Walmart's birthday - the first store opened in Rogers, Arkansas on July 2 - nor is March the most popular birth month for Americans.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:53

In hindsight, the officers could have probably surmised who they were dealing with by the vanity plate that read " JUGGLER " on the back of Puckett's vehicle, but in all honesty it was probably more fun this way. Sgt. Keith McKay with UCA Police was one of two to pull Puckett over. "I want you to know that you don't have to". Blayk Puckett is a magician.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:50

He added that China had a clear stance on matters involving North Korea and supported denuclearization in the region. "China will open its door wider and wider", Li added. China will "fasten the seat belt" and prevent any "acute outburst" of financial risks on the track for maintaining medium-high growth speed, Li said.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:50

President Temer, 76 and his wife, Marcela , 33, had only stayed in the Alvorada Palace for two weeks before they made a decision to vacate the premises. The residence has a lot to offer, including a pool, a helipad, a vast lawn, a football field, and its own chapel. Acting President Michel Temer moved into the Alvorada Palace following Dilma Roussef's impeachment previous year.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:40

Chung Yoo-ra, daughter of South Korea's ousted president Park's friend Choi Soon-sil, will challenge the Danish public prosecutor's decision on Friday to extradite her to South Korea, her lawyer said. Ahsa added that Chung, 20, who was arrested in Aalborg, northern Denmark, on January 1 on an global warrant, has three days to decide whether she will bring the decision before the Danish courts.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:39

Sisodia, also the Deputy Chief Minister, announced that Value-Added Tax on Air Turbine Fuel (ATF) will be lowered from 25 per cent to 1 per cent for the flights destined to locations covered under the central government's Regional Connectivity Scheme aimed at improving connectivity with remote areas.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:33

Trump's aides had earlier attempted to quell British anger over the claims, based on a Fox News report cited by his press secretary, Sean Spicer , in a briefing Thursday, by explaining the comment to the United Kingdom government. agencies to spy on Trump, Obama had obtained transcripts of Trump's conversations from GCHQ so there were "no American fingerprints" on it. May's spokesman argued this pact precluded the kind of spying alleged by Napolitano, saying: "I would add as a matter of ...

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:33

Violence in the country makes it hard for aid workers to reach the needy in the country where more than 100 000 people are suffering from a man-made starvation. The government is compounding the food crisis by blocking access for humanitarian aid workers. An upsurge in fighting since July has devastated food production in areas that had been stable for farmers, such as the Equatorial region, considered the country's breadbasket.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:32

In other words, they report, we repeat. "I don't make an opinion on it", he said. The senate intelligence committee published a statement on Thursday saying it had not evidence to back Trump's claims. Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House intelligence committee, said he had seen no information to support the claim and then went further.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:14

Beijing continues to argue that Washington needs to accommodate the North Korean demand that the United States cease its joint military exercises with South Korea , reduce and remove its military presence in South Korea and eventually negotiate a permanent peace treaty with North Korea in order to be able to persuade Pyongyang to freeze and eventually halt its nuclear development program.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:13

The US has been pressing China to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, including imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea. The proposal was widely panned by nuclear-proliferation experts. However, Tillerson dismissed suggestions by Beijing that the USA should drop joint military exercises with South Korea as a show of good faith to Pyongyang.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:12

The 16 passengers and three crew on the Regional Express flight ZL768 narrowly avoided a catastrophe when the propeller nearly hit the wing and tail after it sheared off. "If anybody finds it, they should contact the police in the first instance". The Rex Airlines spokeswoman said that there were fortunately no injuries as a result of the emergency landing.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:11

Newly empowered Republican legislatures have introduced bills to allow charters in Nebraska and expand voucher programs in New Hampshire and Texas. Kentucky is one of seven states without charter schools. Hughes said he doesn't foresee charters opening until at least 2018 because the Department of Education's process of drafting regulations to implement the law will take months.

by | March 18, 2017 | 09:00

Reuters reports that a spokesperson informed them that the DOJ has now "complied with the request from leaders of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees and Judiciary Committees seeking information related to surveillance during the 2016 election".