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Monsoon session of Parliament: Opposition looks to corner government over several issues

Monsoon session of Parliament: Opposition looks to corner government over several issues

People familiar with the matter said the Congress will demand a debate on rising incidents of lynching and atrocities on Dalits and minorities and have given notices too. "We have identified all these issues which we are going to be raised in both the houses", he said. It is also expected that the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) will discuss the name of its Vice-Presidential nominee during their Parliamentary party executive meeting in the evening. Read More

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Presidential Poll in Tripura; Speaker casts vote at West Bengal Assembly

Presidential Poll in Tripura; Speaker casts vote at West Bengal Assembly

The total value of votes of the electoral college is 10,98,903. Returning officer and principal secretary (Assembly) Pradeep Kumar Dubey told reporters that all preparation for the smooth conduct of polling have been completed. The latter account for 10 percent of the votes. These parties have around 13 percent votes. Altogether 403 assembly members are eligible to cast their votes in the Presidential polls in the state of which BJP and its ally partners have 325 members, followed by 47 of ... Read More

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State police release drawing of suspect in Delphi killings

State police release drawing of suspect in Delphi killings

According to our sister station WTHR , Indiana State police will be giving an update on their current investigation. Abby, 13, and Libby, 14, who became good friends as teammates on their seventh-grade volleyball team, were enjoying a day off from middle school on February 13 when they disappeared on a hiking trail near their rural hometown of Delphi. Read More

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Man gets stuck in Texas ATM

Man gets stuck in Texas ATM

Police had to kick down the door to get the contractor out. "Please call my boss" through the receipt slot. While the first few attempts didn't bite, they finally garnered some luck when one person called the police . A month later, a man in Colorado was freed from the cavity wall of a department store, after being stuck there for three days. The police also admitted they couldn't take the whole thing seriously, even though they could hear him trapped inside the ATM . Read More

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Nobel Prize-winning Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo, has died

Nobel Prize-winning Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo, has died

He was serving an 11-year sentence in a Chinese prison, and was granted medical parole only in June , diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer. His death, at a hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang , was confirmed by a statement from the Chinese government, and it made Liu the latest in a string of Chinese dissidents whose incarceration ended in serious illness or fatality. Read More

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Donald Trump's Climate Change Denial Ignites the Grass Roots

Donald Trump's Climate Change Denial Ignites the Grass Roots

The Trump Administration may have walked away from the Paris Accord, but that policy shift is not stopping other political leaders and the private sector from moving forward on climate action. In 2015, during the lead-up to the Paris conference on climate change , the USA submitted its "Nationally Determined Contribution", committing to reduce emissions 26 to 28 percent by 2025 (based on 2005 levels). Read More

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Human Remains Found In Search For 4 Missing Men

Human Remains Found In Search For 4 Missing Men

Authorities found the vehicle on Sunday, along with Meo's auto keys and title, in a garage on a Solebury Township property owned by DiNardo's parents, Weintraub said. "As parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dinardo sympathize with the parents and families of the missing young men and they are cooperating in every way possible with the investigation being conducted by law enforcement", the statement said. Read More

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Shooting kills 3, sparks manhunt in Alabama

Shooting kills 3, sparks manhunt in Alabama

If you see this individual do not approach and call 9-1-1. According to AL.com , authorities within Jefferson County responded to a mobile home park in Gardendale when the shooting was reported. The Lower Windsor Township Police Department also arrested Lever in two separate sexual assault cases on September 28 and October 13, 2015, according the York Daily Record . Read More

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Donald Trump Is Being Sued For Blocking His Critics On Twitter

Donald Trump Is Being Sued For Blocking His Critics On Twitter

Since Twitter users who have been blocked can not read or respond to Trump's tweets, the suit argues, blocking users for their political beliefs "imposes a viewpoint-based restriction on. The lawsuit represents seven users who have earned Trump's ire one way or another. "The President's advisors have stated that tweets from @ realDonaldTrump are 'official statements, ' and they have been treated as such by politicians, world leaders, the National Archive and Records Administration, and ... Read More

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Four Arab States to Continue Efforts to Change Qatar's Policy - Egyptian FM

Four Arab States to Continue Efforts to Change Qatar's Policy - Egyptian FM

On Friday, the anti-Qatar bloc accused Qatar of thwarting all efforts aimed at resolving the rift and said it intends to "continue its policy aimed at destabilizing security in the region". Egypt has also boycotted Qatar along with the Saudi Arabian countries over alleged ties to terrorism. The four countries cut diplomatic ties and severed air, land and sea links with the World Cup 2022 host early last month. Read More

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UN Adopts Historic Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons

UN Adopts Historic Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons

Unfortunately, it won't involve any actual disarmament. In a recent interview, the newly appointed High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Izumi Nakamitsu, told UN News that "nuclear-weapon States and some of their allies are not able to join the negotiations at the moment, but hopefully a treaty will be something they will be able to join eventually". Read More

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Patton Oswalt Engaged, Just One Year After Wife's Death

Patton Oswalt Engaged, Just One Year After Wife's Death

Once upon a time, Salenger starred in Disney's ' The Journey of Natty Gann' , and Oswalt of course voiced Remy in ' Ratatouille' (also Disney), so they already have a couple portmanteau kinda worked out. The couple went public with their relationship at the June 14 Los Angeles premiere of " Baby Driver ". You know it's love when where are Star Wars puns involved. Read More

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China-India Stand-off Escalated, Chinese State Media Calls for Sikkim's Independence

China-India Stand-off Escalated, Chinese State Media Calls for Sikkim's Independence

Releasing a list of leaders that Modi will be meeting, MEA official spokesperson Gopal Baglay said, "There is no change in the Prime Minister's schedule". Vietnam and several other countries, including Brunei and the Philippines, are involved in territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea. Global Times " scathing editorial titled "China can rethink stance on Bhutan, Sikkim', said, " Beijing should reconsider its stance over the Sikkim issue". Read More

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Mithali Raj calls for improvement in batting ahead of Sri Lanka clash

Mithali Raj calls for improvement in batting ahead of Sri Lanka clash

Chasing 233, Sri Lanka never looked in the contention as they lost their wickets at regular intervals. Barring Chamari Atapattu, their batters have failed to impress, and bowlers lack bite in the Sri Lankan attack. India: Mithali Raj (captain), Ekta Bisht, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Jhulan Goswami, Mansi Joshi, Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy, Smriti Mandhana, Mona Meshram, Nuzhat Parween, Shikha Pandey, Poonam Raut, Deepti Sharma , Sushma Verma and Poonam. Read More

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