• Highlights from PM Narendra Modi's 49th edition of 'Mann ki Baat'

    Highlights from PM Narendra Modi's 49th edition of 'Mann ki Baat'

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    The statue's construction had received opposition from some tribal groups in Narmada district. But officials in Gujarat state are anxious that community groups could stage protests to demand compensation for land taken to erect the Statue of Unity , which cost 29.9bn rupees (£315m) and has taken almost four years to build.
  • Pakistan reimposes ban on Indian content on TV channels

    Pakistan reimposes ban on Indian content on TV channels

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    The directive was issued by a three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar, which had taken up a case relating to easy the availability of Indian DTH or magic box in Pakistani markets, Dawn newspaper reported. " India is shrinking the flow of water into Pakistan", he said. In 2017, the Lahore High Court , noting that "the world has become a global village", lifted the PEMRA-imposed ban , declaring it null and void as the federal government had no objections, the ...
  • Mueller refers plot to make false claims about him to FBI

    Mueller refers plot to make false claims about him to FBI

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    The allegations were first revealed when a woman emailed several journalists saying she had been contacted by a man who offered her around $20,000 to " make accusations of sexual misconduct and workplace harassment against Robert Mueller ", according to the Atlantic and the Hill Reporter .
  • The Latest On Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

    The Latest On Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

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    Local rabbis met to talk about the shooting and what's next for the Jewish community. "After a raging anti-Semite shot up a holy place of worship on our Shabbat and murdered our extended Pittsburgh Jewish family, we needed to be here because in times like these we need community", said Jeff Finkelstein, CEO of Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh .
  • Joy over reunion with son abducted 31 years ago

    Joy over reunion with son abducted 31 years ago

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    Police allege Jermaine Mann's father, Alan Mann Jr., abducted the boy in Toronto and slipped into the United States where he created false identities for them both. Lyneth Mann-Lewis, left, of Brampton, Ont., discusses what it was like reuniting with her son Jermaine Mann. "I said 'Oh my God, my baby, '" she said.
  • Turkey shells US-backed Kurdish fighters' positions in Syria: State media

    Turkey shells US-backed Kurdish fighters' positions in Syria: State media

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    The Istanbul quartet stressed the need to continue on all tracks of the political solution, eliminate terrorism in Syria and ensure the voluntary return of refugees under the auspices of the United Nations. The White Helmets, a civil defence group operating in rebel-held parts of Syria , also reported the same death toll, as cited by Anadolu news agency.
  • Germany’s Angela Merkel ready to step down as party leader

    Germany’s Angela Merkel ready to step down as party leader

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    Merkel has been CDU chairwoman since 2000 and while her departure from the party post would not automatically result in her stepping down as German chancellor, the move is an acknowledgment of her increasingly vulnerable position. The dismal performance poured further scorn over Merkel's authority as a leader of the CDU. She added that she would not handpick her own successor as head of the CDU party when she steps down in December.
  • Vigil for synagogue shooting victims to be held Tuesday in Phoenix

    Vigil for synagogue shooting victims to be held Tuesday in Phoenix

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    Allegheny County chief medical examiner Dr Karl Williams said two brothers, and a husband and wife are among the dead. Pope Francis led prayers for Pittsburgh on Sunday in St. While there are few details about the man himself, he left a trail of anti-Semitic comments on social media. "It was a more general frustration of, 'When is this hateful rhetoric going to stop?' and that [our discourse] seems to be further inflamed by elected leaders", she said, without naming anyone in particular.
  • Ireland heads to polls for presidential election, blasphemy referendum

    Ireland heads to polls for presidential election, blasphemy referendum

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    A vote share of more than 56.3 percent would be the highest ever achieved on a first ballot, beating the result won by longtime independence leader Eamon de Valera in a two-way contest in 1959. The Irish Times poll, conducted by Ipsos/MRBI, questioned more than 4,300 voters outside 160 polling stations across the country. This latest vote follows a May referendum when citizens overturned a constitutional abortion ban by a landslide 66 percent.
  • Clocks go back on Sunday

    Clocks go back on Sunday

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    The UK now has British Summer Time (GMT+1) that has been in place since 1916, when it was introduced during World War I to conserve coal. Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 am. What is daylight saving time? . Plenty of other countries also observe daylight saving time, and many use the same pattern as the United Kingdom of it starting on the last Sunday in March and ending on the last Sunday in October.
  • 'Multiple casualties' following mass shooting at U.S. synagogue

    'Multiple casualties' following mass shooting at U.S. synagogue

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    In a statement, Gab said they suspended the alleged gunman's account Saturday morning shortly after his name was mentioned on police radio chatter. "When people do this, they should get the death penalty and shouldn't have to wait years and years", the president told reporters before departing for the Future Farmers of America convention in Indianapolis.
  • Student shot, killed at NC high school; classmate in custody

    Student shot, killed at NC high school; classmate in custody

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    Police believe the shooting at the school was an isolated incident and say there is no continued threat. Matthews is about 10 miles southeast of Charlotte. "Butler High School families are being advised through phone calls", said the post. Before the lockdown was lifted, dozens of parents gathered outside of the school to await word on the students.
  • Suspicious package addressed to CNN intercepted at Atlanta post office

    Suspicious package addressed to CNN intercepted at Atlanta post office

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    Cesar Sayoc facing five federal charges and 48 years in prison for allegedly mailing pipe bombs to critics of President Trump; Steve Harrigan reports from outside the USA district court. Several of the packages were routed through the U.S. Postal Service's Royal Palm Mail Processing Center in Opa-Locka, Fla. - a center that routes mail and packages sent from Miami-Dade County, where Sayoc was living at the time of his arrest.
  • Police identify Fairfax, Va. sisters found dead along NYC’s Hudson River

    Police identify Fairfax, Va. sisters found dead along NYC’s Hudson River

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    Police are asking the public for help identifying two women reportedly found bound together floating on the rocks of the Hudson River. There were no obvious signs of trauma when the bodies were discovered, police said. But she called off the search when Tala said she was in NY visiting her sister. Police sketches of the two women found taped together in the Hudson River on October 24, 2018.
  • Angela Merkel won't seek re-election as CDU party leader - German media

    Angela Merkel won't seek re-election as CDU party leader - German media

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    Stepping down as CDU chairwoman would further undermine Merkel's authority, which has already been dented this year by two regional election setbacks and a close ally losing his role as leader of her conservatives' parliamentary group. Angela Merkel's ruling coalition suffered heavy losses for the second time in as many weeks in a German state election that is likely to have national repercussions.
  • Here’s the federal court criminal complaint against Cesar Sayoc, mail bombing suspect

    Here’s the federal court criminal complaint against Cesar Sayoc, mail bombing suspect

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    Steyer, who has repeatedly called for Trump's impeachment, hit back at the president on Twitter . As the packages rolled in, technicians hit a breakthrough: a fingerprint and DNA left on a package sent to Rep. "These are not hoax devices", Wray said of the bombs. An analysis of news coverage shows that the two newspapers emphasized the facts that fit their narrative and insinuated that Trump was to blame.
  • Hate-Crazed Synagogue Shooter Tells Police: Jews 'Committing Genocide'

    Hate-Crazed Synagogue Shooter Tells Police: Jews 'Committing Genocide'

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    Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. He said he believes the rhetoric coming from U.S. President Donald Trump is only contributing to violent acts like yesterday's shooting. Myers said he immediately called 911 on his cellphone and stayed on the line with dispatchers for 20 minutes as police swarmed the scene and engaged in a gunfight with the Bowers.
  • Russian Federation asks United States to clarify future arms control policy

    Russian Federation asks United States to clarify future arms control policy

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    Mattis said he had asked his NATO counterparts after the last summit if they had any ideas on how to bring Russian Federation back into compliance of the INF treaty, but so far none had come back to him. The first and only president of the USSR warned that Donald Trump's decision further dismantles the security system forged after World War II. Belusov defended his fiery rhetoric by arguing Russia's actions were simply a result of Trump's aggression over the treaty.
  • Bromance before business as Modi visits Abe's holiday home

    Bromance before business as Modi visits Abe's holiday home

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    Abe and Modi will hold a formal summit Monday in Tokyo , during which strengthening bilateral security and economic cooperation are expected to be high on the agenda. "We're rapidly moving towards being no.1 in mobile phones manufacturing", Modi said while addressing the Indian community at an event in Tokyo . Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is one of his most "dependable" friends.