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by | June 26, 2017 | 03:54

Two Naxals were also gunned down in these face-offs. IAF source said they had received information about heavy attrition to Naxalites and also certain casualties to security forces. The slain DRG jawans have been identified as constable Kattam Rajkumar, assistant constable Sunam Manish, both natives of Sukma, and assistant constable Rajesh Komra of Kanker district, the DIG said.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:47

According to him; the ministry may announce more centres for remaining districts in the third phase, after the completion of mapping and of checking the viability of post offices. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj Saturday announced that the government will soon open 149 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK). Swaraj wrote to Pradhan apprising about opening of three new passport service centres in the second phase since he had requested for the Kendras in a previous letter to ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:44

Hillary Clinton won the state by 2.4 percentage points, or 27,272 votes. He can afford to lose the support of only two Republicans in the face of unanimous Democratic opposition. Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Tex.) said there are parts of the bill he supports such as the expansion of association health plans and the reform of Medicaid .

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:41

In it, Ms Swaraj is seen questioning Ms Kumar's neutrality. In a letter to all members of the electoral college - comprising members of the two houses of parliament and elected members of the various state assemblies, Kumar said the election of President was a process larger than any individual or party and that she was "honoured and privileged" to be the nominee of the 17 political parties, who unanimously chose to field her as their candidate for the presidential poll.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:44

Mahender Reddy who had been camping at the borewell site for the past three days. In October 2014, a four-year-old girl died after accidentally falling into a 300-foot deep borewell at Manchal village in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:41

Sen. Chuck Schumer, deeming his fight a matter of "life and death", vowed Friday "to use every single ounce of energy that I have" to defeat the Republican health care bill to repeal Obamacare . John McCain has said how he will vote. The bill proposes phasing out Medicaid's expansion program and capping Medicaid spending, repealing Obamacare taxes and restructuring subsidies to insurance customers.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:40

By picking Meira Kumar , 72, to contest against Mr Kovind, the opposition has turned it into a Dalit vs Dalit battle, seen as strategy to ensure the support of leaders like Mayawati, who said it would be hard for her to vote against a Dalit leader for the top post.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:36

The Ninth Circuit panel ruled that the travel ban does not account for why allowing the entry of nationals from the six targeted countries under "current protocols" would harm USA interests. The appeals court, though, said that "immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show". Trump previously attacked the Ninth Circuit back in April when it halted implementation of an executive order targeting "sanctuary" cities.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:37

The indigenous missile known as Hyunmoo-2 has an estimated range of 800 Kilometers that covers all of the North, and will be deployed following two more tests. China is seen as North Korea's main ally and the U.S. hopes Beijing can have greater influence on the state to stop both its missile tests and nuclear program.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:31

Trump's signature Asia policy - his pledge to stop North Korea's development of nuclear weapons - should be a clear-cut example of American military resolve. North Korea has test-fired five ballistic missiles since President Moon took office adding to concerns that Pyongyang is on a fast track to developing an ICBM that can target the US mainland.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:28

The officers were killed in a state prison transport bus along Georgia 16 in Putnam County and Sills was among the first at the scene. After their escape , Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills described the prisoners as "dangerous beyond description" and said a day later that the search for them had been expanded nationwide.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:28

A spokesman for Donald Trump's personal attorney condemned the revelation about the expanding investigation but did not directly refute the report . The probe Mueller "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post reported yesterday.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:28

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has confirmed that a Chinese couple abducted at gunpoint has been killed. He said, China and Pakistan have been in close communication and coordination with each other since the kidnapping incident took place.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:25

About 1.5 percent of voters were in favor of independence or free association with the U.S. and 1.3 percent voted for the current territorial status. They pointed to a turnout of 23% of the territory's 2.3 million registered voters - a dismal figure on an island that regularly has participation rates of 60% or 70%.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:23

Earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw from the Paris climate change accord, saying that participating would undermine the economy, wipe out jobs, weaken U.S. He slammed it as "a disaster for the whole world because the United States has such importance today and is a country that many follow". Ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) countries on Monday agreed to language on an array of environmental topics, while said that the USA stood apart from the ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:16

While the Russian interference in the 2016 campaign has been known for months, it was the first time USA officials have said how many states' electoral systems were targeted. According to current and former officials who spoke with Time , hackers targeting local election databases were able to modify voter rolls in at least one instance and made off with information including partial Social Security numbers belonging to registered voters.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:04

Citing an anonymous US official, it reported Thursday Washington time that the North appeared to have conducted the test "within the past 24 hours". "I believe in dialogue, but dialogue is possible when it's backed by strong defense and engagement policy is possible only when we have security ability that can overwhelm the North", Moon said on Friday, June 23.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:54

The downing of the drone came on the same day Australia announced it would temporarily suspended airstrikes by its forces in Syria after a US fighter jet shot down a Syrian jet, and Syrian ally Russian Federation threatened to target planes from the USA -led coalition operating in the skies over Syria .

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:47

The Russians "used fake news and propaganda and they also used online amplifiers to spread the information to as many people as possible", Bill Priestap, the FBI's top counterintelligence official, told the Senate Intelligence Committee. "If we needed more assistance, we would have asked for it", Dean said. "It is not for me to know to what extent the Russian hacks influenced public opinion and thereby influence the outcome of the election", he said .

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:42

Iran's firing of rockets over sovereign borders, instead of relying on military assets it already has inside Syria , also raised questions about its motivations - whether it was trying to send a message about its capabilities and boldness to the US, Israel , and Saudi Arabia as well as to ISIS.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:41

His neurological condition has been described as "unresponsive wakefulness", with doctors stating that he has no conscious awareness of his surroundings. When asked if he thought President Barack Obama could have done more to help his son, Fred Warmbier replied, "The results speak for themselves". He credits him along with President Trump with getting Otto back home.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:37

Hodgkinson said repeatedly that she saw no signs her husband was planning violence. Hodgkinson owned a home inspection business, which he dissolved on January 10, according to Secretary of State corporate records. The couple had been married for about 30 years. The shooter, 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson, was killed by U.S. Capitol Police officers, who were at the ball field at the time of the shooting.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:38

Thackeray also took on BJP chief Amit Shah and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis for their statements on the BJP's readiness for midterm polls in Maharashtra. The Left parties are keen on the opposition putting up a candidate because they see the Presidential election as an "ideological battle" and the NDA candidate as an RSS-backed man.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:36

These Gulf nations were later joined by Libya, Yemen, the Maldives, Mauritius and Mauritania, with Jordan and Djibouti announcing they would lower the level of diplomatic contacts with Qatar. -Stop all contacts with the political opposition in Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain . Worldwide desk - Four neighbouring states that boycotted Qatar has asked the country to comply with a list of 13-point demands, including cutting diplomatic ties with Iran, in 10 days.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:34

SEOUL-North Korea said on Friday the death of US university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a mystery and dismissed accusations that he had died because of torture and beating during his captivity as "groundless". Warmbier was laid to rest in Wyoming, Ohio , on Thursday, June 22. Because when I was organizing the trip ... and I meet with the delegates here, you know, I addressed...

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:36

The elected members of the GTA, belonging to the GJM, which is leading the stir, resigned en masse yesterday. The GJM has chose to burn the copies of the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) Accord, signed in 2011 between the Union home ministry, the West Bengal government and the outfit, on June 26 and 27.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:33

North Korea has a history of mistreatment of its own people but especially American tourists, whether through torture or forced hard labor. " Dennis Rodman's complacency and coddling of Kim Jong-un romanticizes and makes light of how unsafe North Korea is to it's own people and Americans who travel there", the organization stated.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:31

Moon also took a step further and suggested that the two neighbors should pool their athletes to create joint teams for the games in order to achieve better performance. "The North continues provocative military actions such as launching a ballistic missile", South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon told war veterans and government officials at a ceremony in the capital, Seoul .

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:22

They say dozens of people were badly burned as they tried to collect fuel leaking from the vehicle. The death toll may rise further since numerous injured continue to be in critical conditions, he added. A large crowd of people gathered at the scene when it caught fire and exploded, rescue workers said , adding about 80 people had been injured. Dozens of motorcycles and cars were also burnt at the site.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:21

With Trump asking allies to shoulder more military costs, Brookings' Jaishankar suggests Modi could signal New Delhi "is willing to play a bigger security burden in its neighborhood and the Indian Ocean and is not dependent on US security guarantees".

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:21

Emergency services were alerted to the fire at 4.30pm. "Firefighters from Bethnal Green and surrounding fire stations are attending the scene", they said in a statement. Residents on the Chalcots estate have been temporarily re-located after it was found that the blocks used cladding similar to that on the Grenfell Tower.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:12

We believe our allies and partners are stronger when they are working together towards one goal, which we all agree is stopping terrorism and countering extremism. "This list of demands confirms what Qatar has said from the beginning: The illegal blockade has nothing to do with combatting terrorism". Earlier in June, Turkey's parliament voted to deploy more troops to the base and approved the training of Qatari forces by Turkish gendarmeries following the cutting of ties with Qatar by Saudi ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:13

Trump appeared to leave open the possibility that recordings of their conversations exist, saying only that he did not create and is not in possession of any such tapes. Some lawmakers and congressional aides said the White House was concerned about a provision that would require Trump to obtain Congress' approval before easing any sanctions on Russian Federation.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:14

May also promised to cut the burdensome bureaucracy such paperwork can involve, the official said. He said there was still misunderstanding in the United Kingdom about the EU's intentions. British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she arrives for an European Union summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:03

At least five officers were killed and 22 people injured yesterday in a Taliban attack on a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan . RS indicates that the attack took place around 2 pm local time (5:30 am Quebec time) on the base of Shahin, one of the largest in the country, about 10 kilometers from Mazar-i-Sharif, which hosts the 209th Corps and covers nine provinces.