• Tatkal ticket booking: IRCTC announces book now & pay later facility
Tatkal ticket booking: IRCTC announces book now & pay later facility

In this new system, passengers can book Tatkal tickets online and can pay later. The website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. ( IRCTC ) has now rolled out a new facility that works on a book now and pay later mode. The digital ticket is delivered at the same time through SMS or email and the hard copy of the ticket is deliver...

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  • Trump and the Leaked Transcripts
Trump and the Leaked Transcripts

President Donald Trump from the beginning of 2017 when Trump took office. The Washington Post published transcripts of Trump's conversations with the Mexican president and Australian prime minister. "That is why they are in prison right now", he said. "They are not going to be wonderful people who go on to work for the local milk people". Mr ...

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  • EPA Reverses Course, Saying It Won't Delay Obama-Era Ozone Rule
EPA Reverses Course, Saying It Won't Delay Obama-Era Ozone Rule

Crafted by the Obama administration in 2015, the regulation calls for states to begin meeting stricter ozone standards as of October 1, 2017, lowering the air pollution limit from 0.075 parts per million to 0.070 ppm. The 15 states said the EPA's delay violates the federal Clean Air Act. But it appears that Pruitt doesn't actually have the au...

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  • Ohio Shop Ships Milkshake To Washington To Fulfill Dying Woman's Wish
Ohio Shop Ships Milkshake To Washington To Fulfill Dying Woman's Wish

But Tommy's owner, Tommy Fello , found a way to make it happen. "What a reward", Tommy Fello told the Fox affiliate in Cleveland . Fello made it work, packing the shake in dry ice and shipping it overnight. Fello said that over the 47 years of his restaurant service, he has served thousands of milkshakes , but none as meaningful as this one mo...

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  • S. Korea in talks with USA about resuming THAAD deployment - Defense Ministry
S. Korea in talks with USA about resuming THAAD deployment - Defense Ministry

With the United States increasing sanctions on North Korea - the latest, a ban on its citizens visiting Pyongyang - and calling for more severe global sanctions, Li made Beijing's opposition to more stringent sanctions clear. "China could easily solve this problem!" the tweets read. It said this is the 15th such test for the THAAD weapon system. ...

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  • Key Jeremy Corbyn ally criticises United States for imposing sanctions on Venezuela
Key Jeremy Corbyn ally criticises United States for imposing sanctions on Venezuela

Asked whether the Labour leadership should withdraw its support, Mr Williamson attacked the U.S. for "aiding and abetting" protests against Maduro's Government that have helped bring the country to its knees. "And clearly it can't be right, can it, that in a situation where there is a massive crisis in Venezuela at the moment to impose sanctions on...

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  • Trump blames Congress for poor Russian Federation relations
Trump blames Congress for poor Russian Federation relations

Even before Trump signed the measure, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia ordered the U.S.to cut its embassy and consulate workers by 755 people . Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, responded quickly. He also added that Trump is an incompetent player and he must be elim...

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  • Another police department deals with CO issue in Ford SUV
Another police department deals with CO issue in Ford SUV

The officer was taken to hospital while the woman whose vehicle - also a Ford - was rear-ended was treated for minor injuries. Forget yesterday's news. But NHTSA told Autoweek that "no substantive data or actual evidence" had been obtained "supporting a claim that any of the alleged injury or crash allegations were the result of carbon monoxide p...

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  • Big setback for Congress as Supreme Court rejects party's NOTA plea
Big setback for Congress as Supreme Court rejects party's NOTA plea

The petition, filed by Shailesh Manubhai Parmar, the chief whip of the party in the Gujarat Assembly, requested the court to quash the August 1 circular issued by the secretary. "The use of NOTA in indirect elections is in direct conflict with and militates against the system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote envis...

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  • Woman, 2 Children Held Captive in Virginia Home for 2 Years
Woman, 2 Children Held Captive in Virginia Home for 2 Years

When they got there, a man identified as 43-year-old Kariem Moore appeared reluctant to let the deputies inside. A caller had expressed concern that no one had seen or heard from any of the family members in quite some time, he said. They also determined that the woman and kids were not held in a cage or any sort of bondage. "I told my husband I ...

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  • Rowdy Moscow reveler ruins live report by punching correspondent in the face
Rowdy Moscow reveler ruins live report by punching correspondent in the face

The reporter is doing a live shot in Moscow's Gorky Park at a celebration for Russian paratroopers when a drunk man starts verbally harassing him and suddenly punches him in the jaw. The on-lookers watched and were shocked at the sudden incident. When the camera cut back to the news studio, it showed a visibly horrified anchor who was still tryin...

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  • President Trump Reportedly Called The White House
President Trump Reportedly Called The White House "A Real Dump"

Donald Trump explains away his frequent visits to his own golf courses by belittling the residence of every US president since 1800, telling attendees at his Bedminster Golf Club that the "White House is a real dump ". He added: "You have to be a certain type of person". The president's previous residence, a gold-adorned, three-floor, Manhattan...

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  • After SRA scam, Maharashta housing minister Prakash Mehta in fresh trouble
After SRA scam, Maharashta housing minister Prakash Mehta in fresh trouble

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis also told the Congress and NCP that all the corruption charges dated back to their regime and yet IAS officer Radheshyam Mopalwar was given plum postings. "The government had also transferred a senior officer, who refused to obey the orders of allotting the plot to the developer", Radhakrishna Vikhe Pa...

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  • Attack on Shi'ite mosque in Afghan city kills at least 29
Attack on Shi'ite mosque in Afghan city kills at least 29

Mohammad Asif Qaderyan, father of 14-year-old Fatemah Qaderyan, was wounded in Tuesday's blast in the western city of Herat and died later, said Farhad Jelani, the provincial governor's spokesman. They returned home heroes, and were honored by the president of Afghanistan. "Their success shows that Afghan girls, despite the challenges, can be good ...

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  • Trump Now Directly Implicated in Russia Scandal Coverup
Trump Now Directly Implicated in Russia Scandal Coverup

The package introduces tough additional sanctions against Russian Federation over alleged meddling in last year's election and its annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine. That's what they could be trying to figure out: "'Is Trump making it harder for us to investigate?'" The reaction was immediately positive from Republicans in the Congr...

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  • South African Stephen McGown freed by al-Qaeda in Mali
South African Stephen McGown freed by al-Qaeda in Mali

The family, the government, all the people of South Africa and the global community have since been campaigning for his release. McGown was taken hostage, along with two others, by al-Qaeda in Timbuktu, northern Mali, in November 2011. He appeared dejected, unsure if he would ever be released. McGown's wife, Catherine, described their first exc...

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  • North Korea travel ban to take effect next month
North Korea travel ban to take effect next month

The US administration plans to pursue the policy of "peaceful pressure" on North Korea over the communist state's missile program, but will not seek the collapse of the country's regime or "accelerated reunification" of the Korean Peninsula, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday.

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  • Woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself faces 20 years in prison
Woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself faces 20 years in prison

While the judge did not give credence to the psychiatrist's contention in his verdict, it is likely that he will consider Carter's mental health issues and medication as mitigating factors in the sentencing, Medwed said. Carter: "I thought you wanted to do this". You can't keep living this way. "You can't think about it". Both Roy and Car...

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  • BJP delegation asks EC to remove 'NOTA' during RS polls
BJP delegation asks EC to remove 'NOTA' during RS polls

The apex court also slammed Congress party for coming in the eleventh hour as EC issued the notification in January 2014. The court also said that the results of the Rajya Sabha polls would be declared as per schedule and seeks EC's response on plea filed by Gujarat Congress chief whip S M Parmar.

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  • 4.4 magnitude quake reported near Oklahoma City
4.4 magnitude quake reported near Oklahoma City

Three lesser tremors shook the Edmond area earlier Wednesday, and two were detected in the area Tuesday night. The U.S. Geological Survey reports a tremor registering a 4.4 magnitude was detected at 9:56 p.m. The second was a 3.5-magnitude about 12:15 a.m. and the third was a 3.0-magnitude at 2:45 a.m. The third quake, another 3.0, took place a...

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  • Russian Federation says U.S. can make the first move to fix souring relations
Russian Federation says U.S. can make the first move to fix souring relations

The cuts are to take effect September 1. For instance, both our and American researchers are interested in possible joint efforts to explore Venus,"I have already said that we have repeatedly invited the American side to arrange cooperation to secure our interests, both Russia's and the United States' and global, and to establish control over suc...

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  • Korean media says United States maximum pressure policy has
Korean media says United States maximum pressure policy has "gained nothing"

The White House maintains that "all options are on the table" with regard to dealing with North Korea. China's Ambassador to the United Nations, Mr Liu Jieyi, said: "No matter how capable China is, China's efforts will not yield practical results because it depends on the two principal parties (the U.S.

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  • Five die in fire mishap at Pal Heights hotel owner's house
Five die in fire mishap at Pal Heights hotel owner's house

Police said the fire broke out around 4.30 AM at the second floor house of Satpal Singh , the chairman of Pal Heights Group which owns a few luxury hotels in the city. Another member of the family was undergoing treatment at the hospital and his condition was stated to be stable. Local media reports said a team of forensic department officials a...

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  • More Karnataka ministers in IT dept crosshairs?
More Karnataka ministers in IT dept crosshairs?

Union minister Prakash Javadekar today dismissed Congress' allegations of a "vendetta" and said the IT searches on properties linked to Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar were aimed at tracking tax evaders. Clarifying that the timing of the search was decided well in advance, Ramesh said the events involving certain MLAs of another state (Gu...

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  • Ayatollah Khamenei Affirms Iranian President Rouhani's 2nd Term
Ayatollah Khamenei Affirms Iranian President Rouhani's 2nd Term

Although the nuclear accord, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), lifted nuclear related sanctions against Iran, the benefits of the deal have been slow-to-come for many Iranians, as ordinary people argue that they have not felt it in their day-to-day lives.

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  • Mubarak! You caught me finally: Abu Dujana's last words to Army officer
Mubarak! You caught me finally: Abu Dujana's last words to Army officer

His death, heralded by Indian forces as "a major achievement", sparked protests and clashes with government forces across the Kashmir Valley during which a young man was killed and scores injured. All shops and business establishments are closed in the valley due to the bandhThey have also appealed people to offer funeral prayers in absentia after ...

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  • Centre trying to intimidate Congress MLAs, party tells EC
Centre trying to intimidate Congress MLAs, party tells EC

Confirming the cash seizure, an IT official said: "We have recovered Rs 5 crore cash from the residence of Shivakumar". He maintained that the timing of the search was decided well in advance, and that it had nothing to do with Gujarat Congress MLAs being brought to Karnataka.

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  • Summer Storm Expected To Hit San Diego, Flood Watch In Effect Inland
Summer Storm Expected To Hit San Diego, Flood Watch In Effect Inland

The warning isn't atypical, but the weather conditions have pushed the thunder farther inland than usual. The high humidity and temperatures are expected to continue on Thursday with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, highs from 96 degrees to 102 degrees, and southwest winds at 10 to 20 miles per hour.

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  • No link between IT raids and Gujarat polls: Jaitley
No link between IT raids and Gujarat polls: Jaitley

The Congress Party yesterday moved the apex court against the Election Commission challenging the introduction of NOTA option in the forthcoming Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat. Since there was no secrecy in Rajya Sabha election, NOTA is not of much use, the party said. The instructions were issued by the EC in October 2013 of providing NOTA a...

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  • Republican senator raises possibility of working with Dems
Republican senator raises possibility of working with Dems

Insurance companies have until late September to raise rates and finalize their coverage areas for 2018. "And I think you're going to see that starting as early as today", he said . During a weekly Senate presser, McConnell candidly said for perhaps the first time that the "problem on health care was not the Democrats". It would definitely...

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  • Brokerages Set Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Target Price at $101.16
Brokerages Set Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Target Price at $101.16

Regent Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises by 65.8% in the first quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 1,266 shares of the company's stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 248 shares during the last quarter.

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  • Italian warship arrives in Libya to help fight illegal immigration
Italian warship arrives in Libya to help fight illegal immigration

Its web site says its volunteers' "motivation derives from the will to rescue lives and to improve the humanitarian situation on the Mediterranean". Meanwhile, according to the spokesman of the Libyan Naval Force, Ayoub Qasim, an Italian vessel already arrived in Tripoli Naval Base in Abu Sitta area and will be tasked in cooperation with the Liby...

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  • Trump signs 'seriously flawed' sanctions bill on Russian Federation
Trump signs 'seriously flawed' sanctions bill on Russian Federation

In retaliation for the new U.S. sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday announced a decision to reduce the USA diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people by September 1. The Trump administration demonstrated "complete impotence, in the most humiliating manner, transferring executive powers to Congress", said Medvedev.

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  • Germany expels Vietnamese diplomat as Berlin accuses Hanoi of kidnapping
Germany expels Vietnamese diplomat as Berlin accuses Hanoi of kidnapping

The undated image provided on August 2, 2017 shows Trinh Xuan Thanh, a businessman and former functionary of Vietnam's Communist Party sitting on a park bench in Berlin, Germany, The German government accused Vietnamese intelligence service.

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  • Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'
Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'

Negotiations with the North Korean government are possible as long as there is " an understanding that a condition of those talks is there is no future where North Korea holds nuclear weapons or the ability to deliver those nuclear weapons to anyone in the region much less to the homeland ".

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