• One dead, 35 injured in India's Darjeeling clashes
One dead, 35 injured in India's Darjeeling clashes

An assistant commandant of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) was killed when Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists clashed with security forces in Darjeeling on Saturday. The GJM, which is also an ally of the NDA government at the Centre, is looking forward to the Central government for a positive intervention in the matter.

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  • INEC to begin Melaye recall process July 3
INEC to begin Melaye recall process July 3

On Wednesday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ), received the signatures. INEC needs only at least 50 per cent of the registered voters to begin a recall process. "We are not satisfied with his representation in the Senate". "We believe that the Senate ought to be a place for people who can be trusted". We have stomach his ...

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  • FIR against GJM supporters, chief 'mockery of democracy': Roshan Giri
FIR against GJM supporters, chief 'mockery of democracy': Roshan Giri

Meanwhile Darjeeling MP, SS Ahluwalia of BJP , said the state government is to blame for the intelligence failure that caused the violence to spiral in the hills. "We are in support of Gorkhaland and we have urged GJM to withdraw their strike and follow democratic means", Chhetri said. "The peace has to be restored in the hills at any cost...

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  • Seven US soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base
Seven US soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base

To be sure, the proposal to start an air service to ferry cargo between South Asia's biggest economy and landlocked Afghanistan has been in the works for a while-the decision was taken during a visit by President Ashraf Ghani to India previous year.

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  • Ivanka Trump returns to Hill to talk workforce issues
Ivanka Trump returns to Hill to talk workforce issues

Since her father took office at the beginning of the year, Ivanka Trump's White House portfolio has expanded with the First Daughter focusing on issues that affect female entrepreneurs, infrastructure, the skills gap, foreign affairs, immigration, climate change and staffing in the west wing.

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  • South Australia's new banking tax an 'outrageous cash grab'
South Australia's new banking tax an 'outrageous cash grab'

Shares in ANZ have fallen 9 per cent so far this year, while Westpac is down 7.2 per cent, NAB has fallen 4.3 per cent and CBA is down 0.9 per cent. The Australian Bankers' Association has already called on other state and territory leaders to rule out introducing their own bank levy. South Australia's move has fired up speculation about w...

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  • A rainy Yoga Day for PM Modi in Lucknow
A rainy Yoga Day for PM Modi in Lucknow

Talking about the importance of Yoga, Modi said that fitness is important but wellness is more important and wellness can be achieved only through yoga. The third International Day of Yoga - June 21- is celebrated in Azerbaijan with a series of public yoga sessions and other events in many cities, including Baku, Sumgait, Ganja and Gobustan.

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  • Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump
Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump

As the White House hunkers down in the midst of the expanding Russian Federation scandal, press briefings are becoming less frequent and the once-daily sightings of press secretary Sean Spicer a thing of the past. This came after he declined to comment to Politico by using the oldest trick in the book: Saying, "I can't hear you", and abruptly...

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  • Holocaust survivor wins gender base case against El Al
Holocaust survivor wins gender base case against El Al

Ultra-Orthodox Jews follow strict rules segregating men and women. "I look forward to my future flights with El Al, and I hope I could witness a moment in which an ultra-orthodox man says "I won't sit until you move this woman" and the El Al flight attendant tells him the law prevents her from doing so".

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  • Trump Wants Jets Owner, Former Dodgers Co-Owner as US Envoys
Trump Wants Jets Owner, Former Dodgers Co-Owner as US Envoys

President Trump announced his intention to choose Johnson in January, at a luncheon the day before the inauguration. If Johnson receives the nomination and is confirmed by senate, Johnson's brother and fellow owner Christopher Johnson , will become chairman and CEO.

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  • Luxembourg 'ideally placed' following MSCI decision to include China A-Shares
Luxembourg 'ideally placed' following MSCI decision to include China A-Shares

MSCI said it plans to add 222 large-cap A-share to its Emerging Markets Index for a weighting of 0.73 per cent. Hong Kong stocks fell on Wednesday on fears that MSCI's decision to include more mainland China stocks in a key benchmark index will threaten the financial centre's role as a key global investor gateway to China.

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  • Army Repulses Pak Border Action Team, 2 Soldiers Killed In Firefight
Army Repulses Pak Border Action Team, 2 Soldiers Killed In Firefight

An area domination patrol was targeted by armed intruders and in the exchange of fire, one was killed. The Pakistani troops had voilated the ceasefire in Khari Karmara of Poonch sector, Jammu and Kashmir. In a similar BAT attack on May one, two Indian soldiers were beheaded in Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch district. The BAT teams cross into ...

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  • Rubio: Trump's Cuba Policy Will Help 'Individual Cubans'
Rubio: Trump's Cuba Policy Will Help 'Individual Cubans'

Diplomatic relations, restored only two years ago, will remain intact. However, in a shift from Obama's approach, Trump said trade and other penalties would stay in place until a long list of prerequisites was met. However, Cuban-Americans will be able to continue to visit their family in Cuba and send them remittances. Earlier Friday, Trump ...

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  • Hezbollah sets up border posts under guise of NGO
Hezbollah sets up border posts under guise of NGO

Yet since the last war with Hezbollah, Israel has significantly bolstered its missile defense apparatus, deploying the Iron Dome, Arrow and David's Sling systems to intercept any short-range or medium-range Hezbollah rockets. "Morally speaking, we want to make that collateral damage as little as possible". At the annual Herzliya security conferen...

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  • Two US Soldiers Killed, Two Wounded In Afghan Insider Attack
Two US Soldiers Killed, Two Wounded In Afghan Insider Attack

A news release from the USA military on Saturday confirmed that an incident had happened in the area overnight in which "personnel from the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces were killed and wounded". "Our hopes and prayers are with their families". Taliban fighters have made widespread gains in Helmand , seizing numerous province's d...

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  • Trump to announce curbs on business with Cuban military
Trump to announce curbs on business with Cuban military

On Friday, according to reports by Politico and the Miami Herald , President Donald Trump will announce during a speech in Miami that he will reinstate harsher travel restrictions on US citizens looking to travel to Cuba. travelers to Cuba will again be required to visit the island as part of organized tour groups run by American companies...

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  • Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as USA considers more
Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as USA considers more

He said that these attacks are counterproductive and amount to violation of Pakistan's sovereignty. In a statement released hours after the drone was shot down on Wednesday, the FO said Islamabad had notified Tehran of the development.

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  • Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event
Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event

Continuous drizzle failed to dampen spirits as thousands of enthusiasts came together to perform yoga here on the the third International Day of Yoga . Talking about the importance of Yoga, Modi said that fitness is important but wellness is more important and wellness can be achieved only through yoga.

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  • Student imprisoned in North Korea in
Student imprisoned in North Korea in "a state of unresponsive wakefulness"

Warmbier said Trump was "very candid" during the call and told him Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and other US officials worked hard to negotiate Otto Warmbier's release . The 22-year-old University of Virginia student landed in Cincinnati late Tuesday and was taken by ambulance to a hospital. In January 2016, Otto Warmbier was ...

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  • Ram Nath Kovind never said he follows BJP's ideology: Congress
Ram Nath Kovind never said he follows BJP's ideology: Congress

Meanwhile, all eyes are now set on Wednesday's Janta Dal (United) meeting in Patna in which some new names are expected to be discussed. Officially though, the DMK is keeping its cards guarded. Left parties are keen to field a Dalit candidate, as they think it would make a political statement. An example of this conundrum could be JD (U) pres...

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  • U.S. and Qatar seal $12bn deal for F-15 fighter jets
U.S. and Qatar seal $12bn deal for F-15 fighter jets

President Donald Trump for supporting terrorism. The Pentagon did not provide additional details on the sale but Bloomberg reported it could include as many as 36 warplanes. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and several other Sunni-majority countries have severed relations with Qatar since June 5, accusing the Gulf state of sup...

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  • Australians Make Record Donations to Support Refugees
Australians Make Record Donations to Support Refugees

Of this number, 22.5 million are refugees - those forced to leave their country; 40.3 million are displaced persons or those who find temporary shelter within the same country; and 2.8 million are asylum seekers - people who have fled their country and are seeing global protection as refugees .

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  • Registered sex offender moves in next door to victim - legally
Registered sex offender moves in next door to victim - legally

And because laws in Oklahoma don't restrict sex offenders from living in proximity to their victim , English just became Dyer's next door neighbor. Like many other states, Oklahoma law bars sex offenders from living nears schools and churches.

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  • Turkish leader's security officers charged with assault in Washington
Turkish leader's security officers charged with assault in Washington

In a charging document presented in court yesterday against Sinan Narin , one of four Turkish-Americans already arrested in the case, Washington police detective Victor DePeralta called the incident a "vicious attack ". The police also have arrest warrants for two Canadians. The protesters, he said, "were not physically aggressive in any wa...

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  • Bihar Board BSEB 10th Result 2017 Declared Today At 1 PM
Bihar Board BSEB 10th Result 2017 Declared Today At 1 PM

The Class 10 Bihar Board students also have the option of checking the results through sms. There are also reports the Bihar Board plans to grant 8 grace marks to students to improve the overall pass percentage to 50-60 percent.

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  • Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job
Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job

The fallout from the James Comey firing was mitigated, at least to some degree, by the acceptance of Mueller to take over the investigation. "I regret that I do not", Rosenstein said. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Rosenstein said, "Senator, I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders". He said Attorney...

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  • China's JD.com Bags $400 Million Stake in Luxury Retailer Farfetch
China's JD.com Bags $400 Million Stake in Luxury Retailer Farfetch

JD will become one of the largest shareholders of the United Kingdom firm following the transaction, and its founder and CEO Liu Qiangdong will join Farfetch's board, JD said in a statement . These will include JD Pay, which will be a preferred payments partner, and Baitiao, JD Finance's popular consumer microcredit channel. "We are deeply honor...

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  • 'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit
'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

Britain and the European Union (EU) have struck an upbeat tone after the first round of the Brexit negotiations held Monday, as the two sides set a preliminary timetable and the structure of the negotiations ahead. Soros said that if Prime Minister Theresa May wanted to stay in power, she would have to change her approach and take account of ...

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  • Emmanuel Macron's party wins big in France, projections suggest
Emmanuel Macron's party wins big in France, projections suggest

The record-low turnout, however, took some shine off the achievement for Macron's Republic on the Move! - a fledgling party fighting its first-ever election and dedicated to providing France's youngest-ever president with the legislative majority he needs to be effective and enact his promised program of far-reaching change for France.

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  • NYC man charged with trying to aid Islamic State group
NYC man charged with trying to aid Islamic State group

Raishani is charged with one count of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organisation, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years. Raishani allegedly advised the source to "cover the camera on [the source's] computer and turn off the computer's microphone when watching pro-ISIS videos online", prosecutors s...

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  • Trump speaks to Qatar Emir; offers to mediate Gulf crisis
Trump speaks to Qatar Emir; offers to mediate Gulf crisis

The crisis is a major diplomatic test for the United States, which is a close ally of countries on both sides. But the latest indication is that Trump now wants to play the role of mediator. "Tensions that we see between the Pentagon and other branches of the USA government encapsulate the problem of Qatar", he added, explaining that the USA gove...

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  • North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath'
North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath'

Warmbier died on Monday after being returned to the United States in a coma. The Trump administration is reported to be considering a ban on Americans who visit the hermit kingdom, which will only result in North Korea being further isolated and losing revenue.

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  • Trump appears to drive cart on Bedminster green
Trump appears to drive cart on Bedminster green

As he pulls up to the camera, he is asked how his round is going and replied: "Good until this hole". Over the weekend of June 10 , Trump was reportedly at his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Anyone and everyone who has ever played the sport knows that you can't drive the golf cart near the green. "We have the best security i...

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  • Islamic extremists storm school, take students hostage in Phillipines
Islamic extremists storm school, take students hostage in Phillipines

Padilla said the BIFF "have withdrawn from the area". "The sad thing is they used as human shields our civilians when they withdrew ". "The area of the school ... Pigcawayan is 190km south of Marawi City where militants have also taken control, leaving up to 1000 civilians trapped and forced to work as orderlies and cooks, according to the A...

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  • I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims
I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

Comey wrote that Trump said regarding Flynn: "He is a good guy and has been through a lot", nadding "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Comey told Congress that the president had not personally been under investigation while he was the FBI director, and that at one point Trump suggested he would like to...

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