Surgical strikes were a message to Pakistan, says Army chief

I think they understood what we meant. While addressing amasses at a book launch event in the national capital, General Rawat said that the terrorists on the other side of the LoC are ready to infiltrate in India and so is the Indian Army to str... More..

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White House commits $200M per year for K-12 computer science education
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

White House commits $200M per year for K-12 computer science education

The Secretary shall take this priority into account, to the extent permitted by law, when awarding grant funds in fiscal year 2018 and in future years. To emphasize the need for such an initiative, the White Ho...More..

Instagram now has 800 million monthly and 500 million daily active users
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Instagram now has 800 million monthly and 500 million daily active users

It is now also a lot easier to control which users can and cannot comment on your posts. The Instagram users with public profiles will be able to limit commenting ability to people they follow, only their fol...More..

British Virgin Islands thanks trade for hurricane recovery support
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

British Virgin Islands thanks trade for hurricane recovery support

Numerous animals are being cared for at Gear's Virginia Beach farm by 250 volunteers from the area. With only two days to plan before Maria made landfall, Gear had to raise the money to charter a plane so she...More..

Narendra Modi revives Economic Advisory Council with Bibek Debroy as chairman
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Narendra Modi revives Economic Advisory Council with Bibek Debroy as chairman

NITI Aayog's principal advisor and former finance secretary Ratan Watal will be Economic Advisory Council's member-secretary. This apart, Surjit Bhalla, Rathin Roy, Ashima Goyal and Ratan Watal will be its mem...More..

Gurmeet Ram Rahim desired models and actresses, says his relative
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Gurmeet Ram Rahim desired models and actresses, says his relative

In a report that the ML Khattar government submitted to the Haryana and Punjab High Court today, the Dera Sacha Sauda , the controversial sect run by Ram Rahim, has been valued at Rs 1,453 crore. The quantum...More..

US Violent Crime Spikes for 2nd Consecutive Year
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

US Violent Crime Spikes for 2nd Consecutive Year

The report, which covers January-December 2016, confirms the violent crime increase that began in 2015 after decades of decline. The only category that showed a decrease in the city past year was reports of r...More..

Insecurity in Afghanistan has internal roots, claims Pakistan's United Nations envoy
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Insecurity in Afghanistan has internal roots, claims Pakistan's United Nations envoy

He tweeted parts of his address and posted a summary of it on Facebook . Swaraj had earlier granted visa to a Pakistani national for medical treatment in India and won many hearts for her kind and generous ges...More..

Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui acquitted in USA researcher rape case
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui acquitted in USA researcher rape case

Mahmood Farooqui , the co-director of Bollywood movie Peepli Live , who was earlier convicted and sentenced to seven-year-jail for raping a United States scholar, was on Monday acquitted by the Delhi high cou...More..

Police probes Catalan referendum website developers
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Police probes Catalan referendum website developers

These are the latest in a series of measures taken by police and the courts to try and stop the referendum from taking place in a region sharply divided over independence. Dastis said the global community sup...More..

Mexicans' response to quake like 'hopping on a torrent of solidarity'
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Mexicans' response to quake like 'hopping on a torrent of solidarity'

There were no immediate reports of major new damage or casualties in the Mexican capital, but there appeared to be some in Oaxaca, including a downed bridge and further damage to homes and other structures alre...More..

Twitter held nothing back during the premiere episode of
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Twitter held nothing back during the premiere episode of "Megyn Kelly TODAY"

Before Kelly interviewed the police chiefs, she had a segment interviewing the cast from the hit drama " This Is Us " in a taped section. During the launch episode she announced that the show would avoid ...More..

United States welcomes Saudi move to allow women to drive
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

United States welcomes Saudi move to allow women to drive

The decision has overturned a longstanding policy that has become a global symbol of the repression of women in the ultraconservative kingdom, the New York Times reported. She now lives in Australia. Saudi ...More..

Labour government would bring PFI contracts into public sector, says McDonnell
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Labour government would bring PFI contracts into public sector, says McDonnell

The Labour Party will, McDonnell said , review all existing PFI contracts and bring them in house "if necessary". But the Conservatives said Labour's nationalisation plans, as well as its intention to buy ou...More..

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Turkey threat to shut tap on Kurdish crude lifts oil price

If Asian refiners seeking light crudes can buy at prices linked to WTI, that may be far more attractive than looking at crudes priced against Brent. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rose 3.1% to $52.2 a barrel, ...More..

'Kushner used private email account for White House officials'
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

'Kushner used private email account for White House officials'

The disclosures came a day after news surfaced that Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner used a private email account to send or receive about 100 work-related emails during the administratio...More..

Hurricane Maria weakens as it moves north in Atlantic
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Hurricane Maria weakens as it moves north in Atlantic

Hurricane Maria (lower right) is expected to become a tropical storm by late Tuesday . Some tropical storm-force winds of 35 miles per hour or more are possible along the immediate coast as well. Puerto Rico ...More..

India, US Set To Expand Defence Cooperation Under Make-In-India Initiative
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

India, US Set To Expand Defence Cooperation Under Make-In-India Initiative

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis took steps to reinforce a quickly growing defense partnership with India on Tuesday, declaring the relationship has "never been stronger". "India was never interested in pl...More..

At least 1000 Calif. residents evacuated due to fast-growing wildfire
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

At least 1000 Calif. residents evacuated due to fast-growing wildfire

Authorities say it broke out along the Riverside Freeway, which is on the boundary separating Orange and Riverside counties. Dubbed the Canyon Fire , the blaze broke out for unknown reasons around 1 p.m. Cre...More..

Year Old Brother Dead Before He Protect His Sister From Mother's Boyfriend
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Year Old Brother Dead Before He Protect His Sister From Mother's Boyfriend

According to WSFA , Dante Daniels , 8, caught his mother's ex-boyfriend trying to commit a lewd act on his 7-year-old sister, Danae . The boy died six days later. Investigators said Chaney is the ex-boyfrien...More..