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Oxford to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2020

Oxford to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2020 A step change is urgently needed; the Zero Emission Zone is that step change". Oxford city centre is considering becoming the first Zero Emissions Zone (ZEZ) in the world. To date, the Government has provided Oxford £1.3m to install charging points for electric taxis and cars. After German carmaker Volkswagen in 2015 admitted to cheating USA emissions tests, politicians around the world ha... [Full Article...]

4 children injured in Pak firing in Poonch's Balakote sector, 1 critical

4 children injured in Pak firing in Poonch's Balakote sector, 1 critical The Pakistan Army today for the second consecutive day fired small arms and shelled forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. It is reported that 2 jawans have succumbed to the injuries while all 3 terrorist were gunned down in strong retaliation by forces. The year 2017 has seen a sharp increase in ceasefire violations by Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Modi praises Kumar's commitment to Bihar; Launches projects worth crores

Modi praises Kumar's commitment to Bihar; Launches projects worth crores Modi is scheduled to attend Patna University's centenary function in the state capital, besides laying the foundation stone of a bridge over the Ganga near Mokama town. The other projects were four laning of Bakhtiyapur-Mokama section of NH-31 spending Rs 837 crore, two-lane construction of Maheshkhunt-Saharsa-Purnea section of NH 107 at a cost of Rs 736 crore and two-lane construction of Bihar ... [Full Article...]

7 killed in Kenya high school shooting during raid

7 killed in Kenya high school shooting during raid There was high drama at a police station in Turkana after angry residents stormed in and lynched a suspect. Confirming the incident, Rift Valley Regional Cordinator Wamyama Musyambo said the armed student who is from the Toposa community that lives in South Sudan attacked the school in what is believed to be a revenge mission. [Full Article...]

Panama Papers case: Pak court defers indictment of Nawaz Sharif

Panama Papers case: Pak court defers indictment of Nawaz Sharif The lawyers alleged that they were manhandled by the security forces outside the court and prevented them from entering the courtroom. The police had only allowed selected persons to enter the complex. Judge Bashir also approved the NAB plea to declare Sharif's sons, Hassan and Hussain, proclaimed offenders. On Oct 12 (Thursday), Retd Captain Safdar approached IHC to defer indictment in the g... [Full Article...]

SIT releases three sketches of two suspects in Gauri Lankesh murder case

SIT releases three sketches of two suspects in Gauri Lankesh murder case Gauri Lankesh, 55, a critic of right-wing ideology and a fierce advocate of secularism, was shot as she returned home early in September from her office. The investigating team has identified the make and the model of the bike that the killers used. "Can't ascertain religion of suspects by external appearances like tilak or earrings as it could be done to mislead", he said. [Full Article...]

Sub-Inspector killed after Gurung supporters clash with police during raid

Sub-Inspector killed after Gurung supporters clash with police during raid File image of GJM chief Bimal Gurung . Six AK-47 rifles, a nine-mm pistol, almost 500 rounds of cartridges, explosives and bombs were recovered from the spot later. Over a specific information that he had returned to Darjelling, the police raided the Takvar area near Patlibash. The police were targeted earlier too. [Full Article...]

Susan Collins Forgoes Bid For Maine Governor, Will Run For Re-Election Instead

Maine Republicans have touted their recent success at electing candidates to Congress, the governorship and the state Legislature, where the GOP maintains control of the Senate. Collins, who is known as a centrist, said of the reception to her potential bid: "I am touched that many of our residents believe that I could provide our state with thoughtful and effective leadership, particularly in pro... [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro Sues Trump Administration Over New Contraception Rules

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro Sues Trump Administration Over New Contraception Rules They said Trump, in stopping the payments, was violating the Affordable Care Act. "It will result in about $870 million hole in funding for the program, putting New York state basically in an untenable position", said Laura Alfredo, deputy general counsel with the Greater New York Hospital Association. [Full Article...]

Huge blast rocks Somalia's capital; police say 20 killed

Huge blast rocks Somalia's capital; police say 20 killed Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the blast occurred Saturday as security forces were trailing the truck that had raised suspicions. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab carries out frequent suicide bombings in the capital and elsewhere as it fights to overthrow the internationally-backed government. [Full Article...]

'About time' Goodell is 'Demanding' NFL Players Stand for Anthem

'About time' Goodell is 'Demanding' NFL Players Stand for Anthem President Donald Trump called for changes to United States tax law affecting the National Football League, fuelling a feud with the league and its players over protests that he says disrespect the nation. " Building on many discussions with clubs and players, we have worked to develop a plan that we will review with you at next week's League meeting ". [Full Article...]

Ahead of France, Paris to phase out internal-combustion engines by 2030

It's not the only developed country that has such plans, as the Dutch also plan to ban all fossil fuel cars by 2030, and China already stated it would ban petrol cars ' in the near future '. City dwellers there rely heavily on public transportation and heavily utilize bike sharing networks and scooters. Electric cars will not be affected by the ban. [Full Article...]

Trump Courts Conservatives at Value Voter Summit

Trump Courts Conservatives at Value Voter Summit To protect religious liberty, including protecting groups like this one, I signed a new executive action in a handsome ceremony at the White House on our National Day of Prayer which day we made official. But he mistakenly said he had spoken to "the president" of the Virgin Islands. "Bureaucrats think they can run your lives, overrule your values and tell you how to think", President Trump add... [Full Article...]

Jimmy Carter Offers to Talk Peace With Kim Jong

Jimmy Carter Offers to Talk Peace With Kim Jong Over the last two years, North Korea has conducted nuclear tests and launched missiles in response to joint drills, which have led to unprecedented UN Security Council Sanctions, including a new round adopted unanimously last month. But Trump has added to tensions in recent weeks by employing similarly tough talk, threatening to "totally destroy" or rain down "fire and fury" on North Korea. [Full Article...]

Deaths Reported in Attempted North Carolina Prison Break

Deaths Reported in Attempted North Carolina Prison Break Authorities say an inmate there set a fire in a trash can, then beat Callahan with the fire extinguisher that she had brought to douse the flames. 35-year-old Correctional Officer Justin Smith and 50-year-old Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Darden were the two officers killed. [Full Article...]

Ecowas gives clean bill of health to Liberian election

Ecowas gives clean bill of health to Liberian election Sirleaf has been the President of Liberia since 2006 following 14 years of a deadly civil war during the reign of the now incarcerated former President Charles Taylor, who was ousted by rebels in 2003. The election commission is ready to listen to official complaints but vote-counting will continue, spokesman Henry Boyd Flomo said. Tuesday's election will mark the first time in 73 years that a d... [Full Article...]

Eminem scolded and praised after bashing Trump and his supporters in rap

Eminem scolded and praised after bashing Trump and his supporters in rap In it, Eminem hits Trump with a flurry of combinations, calling him a "spoiled little brat", "stingy", "a kamikaze that'll probably cause a nuclear holocaust" and a whole lot more. Eminem's career is highlighted with emotionally charged raps, but this verse took things a step further, punctuated by dramatic pauses, recalibrations, and physical gestures including a fist raised in solidarity and ... [Full Article...]

Women not allowed to fly home after plastic surgery leaves them unrecognisable

Women not allowed to fly home after plastic surgery leaves them unrecognisable The three women from China were unable to return home when they no longer looked like their passport pics. But with their faces heavily swollen and covered in bandages, can you really blame the security personnel? However, Jian has since removed her post, indicating that this story may very well have burned the Chinese internets. [Full Article...]

Despacito: The Development of Puerto Rico

Despacito: The Development of Puerto Rico Virgin Islands, FEMA has said , according to NPR and NBC News . Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as the island was already struggling with a severe financial crisis, which forced the government to file for bankruptcy in May. Democrats said Trump's attacks were "shameful", given that the 3 million-plus US citizens on Puerto Rico are confronting the kind of hardships that would draw howls of out... [Full Article...]

All Whites' World Cup playoff opponents confirmed

All Whites' World Cup playoff opponents confirmed Colombia striker Radamel Falcao has confessed that he discussed with opposition players the prospect of playing out a draw during his side's meeting against Peru . The Chilean FA's vice-president has confirmed that the body will not report Peru and Colombia to Federation Internationale de Football Association over an alleged pact struck to send both teams through World Cup qualifying at ... [Full Article...]


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