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Newly-married man, grandmother killed as gift-pack explodes

Newly-married man, grandmother killed as gift-pack explodes Soumya Sekhar and Reema Sahu got married on the 18 February and they received the "gift" at their wedding reception a few days later. Patnagarh Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Sesadeva Bariha who confirmed the incident, said: 'The gift was given to the couple by an unidentified person at the marriage reception on 21 February'. [Full Article...]

International watchdog places Pak on terror 'grey list'

International watchdog places Pak on terror 'grey list' Pakistan says it has carried out successful counterterrorism operations, leaving no militant safe havens on its territory, and that it believes the USA move is political and will undermine its ability to take further action. Pakistan, earlier this week, claimed that it has been granted a three-month reprieve to be placed on a terror-financing watch-list. "Our efforts paid [off],". [Full Article...]

Deeply indebted Lisa Marie Presley and manager in duelling lawsuits

Deeply indebted Lisa Marie Presley and manager in duelling lawsuits Her lawsuit said Presley's "11-year odyssey to financial ruin" began in 2005 and alleged that as result of Siegel's actions, "Lisa has been damaged in an amount that has not yet been fully ascertained, but is believed to be in excess of US$100 million". [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi to directly interact with grassroots workers

Rahul Gandhi to directly interact with grassroots workers This was understandably to polarise the crucial Hindu votes in favour of the BJP , which was facing a huge anti-incumbency in Modi's home state. "A single family has directly or indirectly governed the country for 48 years". "In the last 10 years, from 2004-14, you saw how this one family governed the nation through remote control". Recalling that Modi promised to create two crore jobs for th... [Full Article...]

Admirers line streets, overpasses to see Billy Graham's motorcade

Admirers line streets, overpasses to see Billy Graham's motorcade Trump says he bets the lines of people waiting to enter the Capitol next week to pay respects to Graham "are going to be long and attractive because he deserves it". People took pictures with their cell phones as the procession went through Black Mountain. Graham and his family "never really reveled in all of the celebrity". [Full Article...]

Mexican President calls off Washington visit

Mexican President calls off Washington visit A White House readout put a rosy spin on the call. Mr. Trump offered condolences after a military helicopter carrying officials assessing natural disaster damage crashed in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, killing 13 people, and Pena Nieto offered condolences over last week's Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead. [Full Article...]

Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague at Turkey's request

Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague at Turkey's request The decision to detain him was made on February 24 by the Interpol's office in the Czech Republic on the basis of Ankara's request. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hoped the Czech Republic would extradite Muslim to Turkey, adding Turkey did not have problems with Kurdish people, but rather "terrorists". [Full Article...]

Woman fatally stabbed inside Winchester library identified as Deane Kenny Stryker

Woman fatally stabbed inside Winchester library identified as Deane Kenny Stryker One person is under arrest in connection with a double-stabbing at Winchester Public Library, authorities said. Yao is accused of stabbing the young woman several times in the head and torso with a hunting knife. Officials said they are waiting until they notify her next of kin before making her name public. "Now this poor innocent girl... is gone", Leslie Luongo said. [Full Article...]

PoK starts evacuation plan amid LoC ceasefire violations

PoK starts evacuation plan amid LoC ceasefire violations He also said that the Indian Army has retaliated heavily and accurately, and villagers and people have been evacuated from places where mortar shelling is expected. Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate shelling and firing from across the LoC in Uri and Tangdhar sectors in north Kashmir. Hitting out at Pakistan for continued ceasefire violations along the Line of Control... [Full Article...]

University staff set for second day of strikes

University staff set for second day of strikes The employers say changes to the pension are needed because the scheme has a deficit of more than £6bn, but the union disputes the figure, saying the evaluation method used was "recklessly prudent". "Downgrading the pension scheme will affect recruitment, retention, and ultimately our ability to offer world-class higher education", he said. As workers they deserve decent pensions and working c... [Full Article...]

Please share your views on organ donation consultation

Please share your views on organ donation consultation Shadow health minister Sharon Hodgson said: "I'm in the Chamber of @Geoffrey4CovNW Private Members Bill on Organ Donation". "However, there are still more people waiting for transplants than there are sadly organs available resulting in people dying before a suitable organ becomes available". [Full Article...]

Alberta's boycott on BC wine ends

Alberta's boycott on BC wine ends On Thursday, B.C. Premier John Horgan announced his government was reversing its plan to suspend taking additional oil from Alberta until it was sure B.C.'s coastline and waterways were safe from catastrophic oil spills. products. With the ban now lifted, Northern Lights Estate Winery owner Pat Bell says the whole situation was unfortunate. "I believe we have the jurisdiction to proceed in all... [Full Article...]

Soldiers among scores killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan

Soldiers among scores killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan Two separate suicide bombings in Helmand province killed at least five people. Three people were killed and five others wounded in the bombing, which occurred in Kabul's Shashdarak area near the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, deputy interior ministry spokesperson Nusrat Rahimi said, as cited by TOLO News . [Full Article...]

Snow Moves into Twin Cities Area, Winter Storm Warning Goes Into Effect

Snow Moves into Twin Cities Area, Winter Storm Warning Goes Into Effect The precipitation is expected to quickly end from south to north across the region, generally ending by late morning. As of 9:00 a.m. Friday , controls remain on mountain roads including Highway 50, I-80, SR-88, SR-89, SR-207, SR-431 and SR-28. [Full Article...]

China Opposes US Korea-Related Sanctions, Urges Washington Not to Harm Relations

China Opposes US Korea-Related Sanctions, Urges Washington Not to Harm Relations Tsang reportedly coordinated North Korean coal exports with a Russia-based North Korean broker, and attempted a US$1 million oil deal with a Russian company sanctioned for dealing with the North. The administration issued a global shipping advisory created to increase awareness of North Korea's attempts to hide its maritime activities and to put companies on notice that they could be subject... [Full Article...]

Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe

Russians in Syria: Now you see them - maybe Reports say two of Russia's Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jets had been recently seen in the skies above Syria and then seem landing at the Hmeymim airbase in the country's western Latakia province. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country's combat efficiency and quality of weapons can be ranked the best in the world, which ensures the country's safety. [Full Article...]

Missing airplane carrying four people located in San Juan County; no survivors

Missing airplane carrying four people located in San Juan County; no survivors The family of two of the men in a Piper Lance aircraft from New Dayton, Alberta, that went missing Thursday night, February 22, in the south-western USA, have confirmed that the plane went down with no survivors. Jon says his brother texted him at about 10:00 a.m. Thursday saying they were leaving the regional airport in Colorado and says that's the last time he heard from the group. [Full Article...]

White House told Kushner's security clearance would be delayed

White House told Kushner's security clearance would be delayed Problems with security clearance for White House aides surfaced this month in fallout over the abrupt resignation of White House staff secretary Rob Porter over allegations of domestic abuse against two former wives, reports Reuters. Their wait-and-see mode ended abruptly last week, when Kelly issued a new policy that would block staff with interim clearances from receiving top-secret informat... [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at Florida deputy

Trump lashes out at Florida deputy Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida is giving fellow Sen. "If we are going to infringe on the Second Amendment, it has to be a policy that will work", Rubio said in an interview Thursday with AP. The sale of bump stocks will be completely banned under the proposal. Mandatory active shooter drills at all schools. Students, teachers and staff must complete all training and "code red"... [Full Article...]

Dapchi Girls Kidnap: 'I Share Your Pain', Buhari Apologises To Affected Parents

Dapchi Girls Kidnap: 'I Share Your Pain', Buhari Apologises To Affected Parents This week's incident carries particular echoes of the most infamous abduction - the 276 girls taken in April 2014 who became known as the "Chibok girls" - because the latest victims were also abducted during an attack on their school. "They have been starved out of oxygen and the oxygen they feed on is publicity so that they can grab the world's attention". He said we should cooperate with the... [Full Article...]


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