• Jairam Thakur new Himachal CM
Jairam Thakur new Himachal CM

This ended almost a week of suspense and tussle within the party for the top post since former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal - who was named by the party as its CM's face before the polls - failed to win his own election from Sujanpur. Thakur's name was proposed by Suresh Bharadwaj and Mahender Singh and seconded by other members. Thakur is a ...

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  • Will 2G verdict open the door for BJP-DMK rapprochement?
Will 2G verdict open the door for BJP-DMK rapprochement?

The 2G scam was propaganda as Anna Hazare had campaigned against Congress for indulging in corruption activities which benefitted the BJP . The protest march towards the Parliament building started from Jai Singh Road with party workers raising slogans against the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi .

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  • Killed, 15 Injured as Bus Enters Moscow Underground Passage
Killed, 15 Injured as Bus Enters Moscow Underground Passage

AT least four people have been killed and 15 more injured after a bus crashed into pedestrians in Russian Federation. According to the source, there are two main reasons for the crash: either the bus or another vehicle cut it off or the brakes on the bus failed, while a terrorist act is not considered as the possible cause for the accident.

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  • U.S. government may sanction Nigeria, others over Jerusalem
U.S. government may sanction Nigeria, others over Jerusalem

Peters said, "I think Nikki Haley may end up as our first female president. This vote further reaffirms our stand and support to Palestine", she said in a statement on Twitter. President Donald Trump should have called him before the Jerusalem decision, amid Trump's move to recognize the holy city as Israel's capital and a United Nations resolu...

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  • PM Modi lauds Yogi Adityanath for rubbishing Noida superstition
PM Modi lauds Yogi Adityanath for rubbishing Noida superstition

Of the nine stations on the Magenta Line between Kalkaji temple in Delhi and Noida's Botanical Garden , seven are in Delhi and only two are in Noida . Due to his saffron attire, few people find it fashionable to believe that Yogi Adityanath is not "modern enough" but it is Yogi Adityanathji who has done what Chief Minister of UP did not do ...

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  • Jadhav's family to meet him shortly
Jadhav's family to meet him shortly

The mother and wife of a former Indian Navy officer, accused of espionage, have met him at the office of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad . His execution was stayed by the International Court of Justice on India's appeal. Faisal briefed the media after the meeting of Jadhav with his mother and wife in the presence of diplomat J P Singh, wh...

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  • UAE says 'security info' behind Tunisian women travel ban
UAE says 'security info' behind Tunisian women travel ban

The airline wrote: "Emirates will stop services between Tunis and Dubai, as instructed by the Tunisian authorities, with effect from December 25, 2017". The move on Sunday came two days after Tunisian women were denied boarding their flights to Dubai on the United Arab Emirates-based carrier. More than 8000 Tunisians are suspected to have fought ...

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  • That spectacle in the sky was a rocket launch
That spectacle in the sky was a rocket launch

The residents of Los Angeles were in for a spectacle on 22 February after SpaceX launched it's Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5.27 pm (local time) for delivering 10 satellites to lower earth orbit. The launch was visible across most of Southern California, which was treated to a spectacular light show as the rocket streak...

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  • Pakistan denounced as 'terrorist state' after four Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir
Pakistan denounced as 'terrorist state' after four Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir

Two other personnel also sustained injuries and are under medical treatment. Sources said an injured army man later succumbed to injuries in the hospital, taking the death toll to four. "We are assessing the damage". Major Ambadas, 32, belonged to District Bhandara, Maharashtra and is survived by his wife Avoli Moharkar, he said. The skirmi...

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  • White House Denies Report That Trump Said Haitian Immigrants 'All Have AIDS'
White House Denies Report That Trump Said Haitian Immigrants 'All Have AIDS'

Mr Trump was said to have made the comments during the meeting with senior staff in June, at which he is said to have complained too many were receiving visas. Tempers flared and Mr. Kelly asked that the room be cleared of staff members. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders denied the reports Saturday.

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  • FBI Thwarts Man Allegedly Planning Christmas Terror Attack At Pier 39
FBI Thwarts Man Allegedly Planning Christmas Terror Attack At Pier 39

He wanted to use explosives to "funnel" people into an area where he could then fire upon the crowd, investigators said . The documents also say Jameson was posting and liking pro-ISIS and pro-terrorism content on Facebook. Mr Jameson attended basic recruitment training for the US Marine Corps in 2009, but was reportedly discharged for not discl...

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  • For Christmas, Ohio teachers get wine bottles with student's face on labels
For Christmas, Ohio teachers get wine bottles with student's face on labels

Teachers received a bottle of wine, with a special label. My parents always get our elementary school teachers a present around Christmas. DJ Sommers posted about the gift idea on his Twitter feed. It's the gift that keeps on giving, especially for teachers or parents - wine. "I guess my teachers deserve [the wine]", he said. "They all thou...

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  • Uber suffers new blow as European Union court rules it's a taxi service
Uber suffers new blow as European Union court rules it's a taxi service

In a dense legal judgement, the ECJ said that Uber was a service that connects "by means of a smartphone application and for remuneration non-professional drivers using their own vehicle with persons who wish to make urban journeys". "This is a blow to the EU's ambition of building an integrated digital single market". Uber has so far claimed t...

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  • Chances slight for a white Christmas
Chances slight for a white Christmas

By the afternoon though, the rain chances go down, and we should have partly cloudy skies. "And in terms of temperatures a high of minus four today , minus six for Friday , minus eight for Saturday and minus 10 for Sunday ". Plus, you can get the First Alert forecast every 10 minutes on Channel 27.3 Weather NOW. It will also bring bitterly col...

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  • Trudeau says cannabis will become legal 'next summer,' not July 1
Trudeau says cannabis will become legal 'next summer,' not July 1

While Trudeau says the Aga Khan is a family friend, Dawson found the exception for gifts from friends did not apply. The finding comes while the House of Commons is off for its Christmas break, but will nonetheless revive opposition attacks against the Prime Minister and his family's decision to accept free trips and helicopter flights to holiday...

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  • White House blames North Korea for worldwide 'WannaCry' cyber attack
White House blames North Korea for worldwide 'WannaCry' cyber attack

In response to a question from a reporter, Bossert said that government cooperation would obviously include cooperation with "countries bordering North Korea"-meaning mostly China-to help to deny North Korea's agents the ability to run cyber-attacks from outside of their country.

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  • House passes GOP tax overhaul
House passes GOP tax overhaul

Ryan was wrapping up debate on the House floor on Tuesday ahead of the vote on the $1.5 trillion tax package. The Senate was expected to pass the measure Tuesday evening, clearing the way for President Trump to sign it as early as Wednesday.

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  • Japanese Cabinet Approves Two Aegis Ashore Systems Deployment
Japanese Cabinet Approves Two Aegis Ashore Systems Deployment

With the Aegis Ashore, "we will be able to defend our country on a sustainable basis and our ballistic missile defense capability will improve drastically", Defense Minister Onodera Itsunori said a news conference. The Defense Ministry also studied another United States anti-missile system, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, but chose Aegis A...

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  • The Pentagon's secret UFO investigation department
The Pentagon's secret UFO investigation department

In the beginning years of the the program, the Pentagon gave most of the appropriated US$22 million to an aerospace company owned by Robert Bigelow, a billionaire businessman who is " absolutely convinced " that aliens exist. In an interview with the New York Times , Reid said he doesn't regret a thing about helping to start AATIP. Lots of people ...

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  • Track Palin, son of Sarah Palin, charged with assaulting father
Track Palin, son of Sarah Palin, charged with assaulting father

Todd Palin was eventually able to escape the attack, suffering injuries to his face and head, police said. According to an affidavit by the arresting officer, Sarah called police in Wasilla, Alaska Saturday saying her son, Track , was "freaking out" and on "some type of medication".

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  • Fans Mourn Death of K-Pop Star Jonghyun
Fans Mourn Death of K-Pop Star Jonghyun

The AFP news agency said his sister raised the alarm after receiving a number of text messages from her brother, including one saying "this is my last farewell". His last public appearance was at a solo concert titled Inspired on December 9 and 10 in Seoul . The members of SHINee pose at a press conference in 2014 in Seoul .

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  • USA vetos United Nations resolution on Jerusalem
USA vetos United Nations resolution on Jerusalem

The Egyptian-drafted text reiterated the United Nations position on Jerusalem, affirming "that any decisions and actions which purport to have altered, the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy City of Jerusalem have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded in compliance with relevant resolutions of the Security C...

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  • U.S. government names North Korea as the source of WannaCry
U.S. government names North Korea as the source of WannaCry

The WannaCry attack struck more than 150 nations in May, locking up digital documents, databases and other files and demanding a ransom for their release. The North Korean soldier, 24-year-old Oh Chong Song, was transferred to the military hospital last Friday from a trauma centre at Ajou University Hospital, south of Seoul, where his treatment f...

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  • Long Island woman laundered money to ISIS through Bitcoin, prosecutors say
Long Island woman laundered money to ISIS through Bitcoin, prosecutors say

According to court documents, Shahnaz spent time in Jordan a year ago volunteering with the Syrian American Medical Society, which brought her to Syrian refugee camps where the Islamic State "exercises significant influence". Prosecutors say the former lab technician fraudulently obtained more than $85,000 through a bank loan and credit cards...

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  • Pentagon confirmed existence of UFO program, incident videos released
Pentagon confirmed existence of UFO program, incident videos released

Since 2012, program officials have reportedly continued to investigate episodes brought to them by service members whilst also carrying out their other Defence duties. In one eerie encounter, a whitish oval object, about the size of a commercial plane, was chased by two Navy F/A-18F fighter jets from the aircraft carrier Nimitz off the coast of S...

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  • GOP releases final draft of tax reform bill
GOP releases final draft of tax reform bill

Therefore, they will not affect quarterly payments due in January or the tax return due in April, since those cover income earned in 2017. "It is just the opposite of what America needs, and Republicans will rue the day they pass this". Exemption is doubled so no estate worth less than almost $11 million would be taxed. Medical expenses . Taxp...

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  • Polish Official Says Putin Responsible for Plane Crash That Killed President
Polish Official Says Putin Responsible for Plane Crash That Killed President

On Thursday, Trump and Putin discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula during a phone call initiated by Washington . "(But) we are objectively seeing that there have been some major accomplishments, even in the short time he has been working.

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  • Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'
Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn said Sunday that firing Mr. Mueller would be a "mistake". Speculation about whether Trump will fire Mueller started after Rep. Democratic lawmakers in recent days have expressed concern that Trump might fire Mueller, who is investigating allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and...

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  • PM Modi hopes for constructive winter session
PM Modi hopes for constructive winter session

The Prime Minister cited various important legislations listed in the session including a bill to to grant the constitutional status to National Commission on Backward Classes (NCBC) and muslim women protection of rights on marriage bill, and asked the leaders to ensure their passage in the session.

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  • Match of the Day as royals upstage FA Cup
Match of the Day as royals upstage FA Cup

The FA have confirmed the final will not be moved to another date and Kensington Palace say they will factor in the game as part of their wedding planning. Prince George and Princess Charlotte are expected take on the roles of page boy and bridesmaid. Markle asked her fiancé. "It was just a typical night for us", Prince Harry said of the ni...

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