State Cabinet okays 5% quota for Kapus

Vishnu Kumar Raju spoke on the Bill, hailing the government, decision to meet the long-pending demand of the Kapus and their sub-sects. This exceeds the Supreme Court's mandate that the limit to reservation for any caste or community to 50 percent. More..

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Russian FM: Haley's North Korea statement 'bloodthirsty'
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Russian FM: Haley's North Korea statement 'bloodthirsty'

Lavrov pointed to Washington's plans to conduct a large- scale air force drill with South Korea in December, a new show of force aimed at the Kim regime, saying the USA would be better off if it tried to hold n...More..

War crimes convict Slobodan Praljak died of cyanide poisoning
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

War crimes convict Slobodan Praljak died of cyanide poisoning

Bosnian Croat war criminal, Slobodan Praljak, likely died from heart failure after swallowing potassium cyanide, Dutch prosecutors have said just days after he committed suicide in front of United Nations judge...More..

Top Democrats Interested In Bipartisan Meeting Without Trump
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Top Democrats Interested In Bipartisan Meeting Without Trump

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) decided against coming to the meeting, as some reports said it was a critical Trump tweet that gave them pause. as children and restored...More..

Dynasts rewarded, merit ignored in Congress: Shehzad Poonawallah on Rahul's elevation
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Dynasts rewarded, merit ignored in Congress: Shehzad Poonawallah on Rahul's elevation

Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had argued that the Congress would lose the upcoming polls (in Gujarat), but the Gandhi family but the Gandhi family would nevertheless emerge victorious after its sc...More..

James Comey's simple, stinging response to Flynn's guilty plea
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

James Comey's simple, stinging response to Flynn's guilty plea

ABC News reported Friday that Flynn is expected to testify that Trump "directed him to make contact with the Russians" during the presidential transition. The prosecutors did not name any transition offi...More..

States' views sought on triple talaq law
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

States' views sought on triple talaq law

It would be a non-bailable, cognisable offence. "The majority of such cases were in Uttar Pradesh", said another senior government official. But the minority ruling of then Chief Justice of India J S Khehar a...More..

Man arrested in connection with missing North Carolina girl
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Man arrested in connection with missing North Carolina girl

Earl Kimrey, 32, believed to be the boyfriend of the child's mother, was apprehended Friday, the Onslow County Sheriff's Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation announced early Saturday. Sheriff Hans Mil...More..

How to make your Christmas tree last longer this year
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

How to make your Christmas tree last longer this year

A plastic tree from the store just sits in a landfill for a 100 years and looks the same when you pull it out. He said that since costs keep rising on fuel and other business expenses, and they aren't able to...More..

Haley: Trump Demanded Xi Jinping Cut off North Korea's Oil Supply
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Haley: Trump Demanded Xi Jinping Cut off North Korea's Oil Supply

Mr Lavrov said he was referring to joint US-South Korean military exercises planned for December, which he said US officials had intimated to Russian Federation would not take place until spring to open a windo...More..

Clashes erupt in Yemen capital after failed rebel talks
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Clashes erupt in Yemen capital after failed rebel talks

Things came to a head earlier this week with fighting breaking out between the two sides on the streets of the rebel-held capital. Saleh's GPC party accused the Houthis of failing to honour the truce and said...More..

Israel targets Syrian military base
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Israel targets Syrian military base

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said missiles, probably fired by the Israeli military, struck an arms depot of the Syrian army or its allied forces after midnight. They also say that the target was an s...More..

Chico to celebrate lighting of Christmas tree in downtown
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Chico to celebrate lighting of Christmas tree in downtown

Downtown Panama City got into the Christmas spirit by lighting up the night at the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Panama City Marina on Friday. It was the only tree in their yard when planted ...More..

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba Admits INS Chakra's SONAR Damaged
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba Admits INS Chakra's SONAR Damaged

He said, on the operational front, it has re-oriented its deployment philosophy to Mission-Based-Deployments. "The continued presence of both traditional and non-traditional threats in the maritime domain deman...More..

'UP civic poll results outcome of people's trust in PM Modi'
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

'UP civic poll results outcome of people's trust in PM Modi'

Students have suffered due to rising cost of education in Gujarat , Rahul Gandhi said adding, "How will the dream of New India be realised?" Gandhi on Friday accused Modi of reducing the power generation cap...More..

South Korea drawn against Sweden, Mexico and Germany in Group F
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

South Korea drawn against Sweden, Mexico and Germany in Group F

Football fans across Germany and the world will debate whether the defending champions have ended up in the proverbial World Cup group of death which seems to have to exist in every tournament. "After that ther...More..

NBC Washington: White House Work Orders Reveal Mice, Roaches, Redecorating
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

NBC Washington: White House Work Orders Reveal Mice, Roaches, Redecorating

The portfolio of buildings includes federal courthouses, headquarters for federal agencies and high-profile sections of the White House, including the Oval Office, Brady Press Briefing Room and East Wing.One w...More..

by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis

Security Council meeting. He said: "North Korea will be risky in about nine months or so because then two things are going to happen at the same time". Existing UN sanctions limit oil exports to North Korea b...More..

NY Times: Trump Urged Sen. Burr to End Russia Probe
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

NY Times: Trump Urged Sen. Burr to End Russia Probe

Burr recalled his conversation with Trump in an interview with the Times: "It was something along the lines of, 'I hope you can conclude this as quickly as possible'". But Burr told the Times that Trump was...More..

Police identify Caucasian woman found with throat slashed in St James
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Police identify Caucasian woman found with throat slashed in St James

Family members said the young beauty pageant contestant was staying at her grandmother's hotel in Jamaica while she looked for work, hoping to save enough money to attend film school in Europe. She didn't wan...More..

Woman admits making ricin, testing it on Wake Robin residents
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Woman admits making ricin, testing it on Wake Robin residents

Investigators interviewed Miller at the UVM Medical Center Tuesday evening and she told them during the summer she became interested in "plant based poison". "I was shocked and horrified that such a bad thing t...More..

Man who shot undercover JSO cop three times gets life in prison
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Man who shot undercover JSO cop three times gets life in prison

Authorities say Kevin Rojas was fleeing a fight with his girlfriend in 2016 when the officer spotted him driving erratically and tried to pull him over. Rojas fled the scene and stole a truck before barricadi...More..

Girl, 10, hangs herself after bullying in Colorado, parents say
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Girl, 10, hangs herself after bullying in Colorado, parents say

Ashawnty was a fifth-grader at Sunset Elementary School who brought "joy to everyone", her father, Anthony Davis , told Denver's Fox affiliate . The video shows Ashawnty and another girl fighting while a gr...More..

HBO Severs Relationship With Disgraced Music Boss, Russell Simmons
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

HBO Severs Relationship With Disgraced Music Boss, Russell Simmons

Like that show, All Def Comedy features well-known and up-and-coming stand-up comedians such as Deon Cole, DeRay Davis, Gary Owen, Alex Babbitt, Jess Hilarious, and Kelly Kellz. The 60-year-old - who unlike m...More..

Missing Florida teenager found safe in NY, authorities say
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Missing Florida teenager found safe in NY, authorities say

The teen, Caitlyn Frisina, is believed to have left her Lake City home on her own and might be with Rian Rodriguez, a 27-year-old man. The missing teen's father, Ward Frisina, told CBS affiliate WJAX that he ...More..

Trump plans to replace Tillerson with Pompeo
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Trump plans to replace Tillerson with Pompeo

Trump on Thursday said simply that "Rex is here". The response from the president follows reports earlier this week that Tillerson was expected to resign from his post in January and would potentially b...More..

Dry start to December
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Dry start to December

Temperatures will be seasonable for December 1 with lows in the low 30s and highs in the upper 40s. The front is expected to stall in north Florida, with lingering moisture keeping the prospect for considerab...More..

Bigg Boss 11: Vikas Gupta becomes the new captain of the house!
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Bigg Boss 11: Vikas Gupta becomes the new captain of the house!

Vikas tells Hiten that SHilpa might loose her balance because of Arshi's torture. In the latest episode of Bigg Boss 11 , Priyank goes to his friend turned foe Vikas Gupta and hugs him from behind. But, wh...More..

Turkish Lira, Stocks Lose As NY Trial Implicates Erdogan
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Turkish Lira, Stocks Lose As NY Trial Implicates Erdogan

After a day of testimony about a scheme to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman noted that one of the jurors has been steadily snoozing since the trial began on Tuesday. Asked...More..

Central Texas lawmaker paid $84K to settle sexual harassment claim
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Central Texas lawmaker paid $84K to settle sexual harassment claim

Blake Farenthold (R-TX) settled a case of sexual harassment in the amount of $84,000. Fahrenthold's former communications director Lauren Green sued her boss in December 2014, alleging that he fostered a h...More..