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Whoever is president on February 8 will deliver SONA - Parliament

Whoever is president on February 8 will deliver SONA - Parliament

His deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, was chosen as the new party leader in December and appears poised to replace Mr Zuma, who has been linked to a series of corruption scandals over the years. The Speaker sa...

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Maldives' Nasheed vows to run for president

Maldives' Nasheed vows to run for president

Gayoom had been set to run for re-election virtually unopposed with all of his opponents either jailed or exiled. "I can contest and will contest", he told AFP in Colombo. The Maldives' popular imag...

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'Modicare to cost India Rs 11000 crore a year'

'Modicare to cost India Rs 11000 crore a year'

The cost of living is increasing steadily which makes savings hard. "Hence, there was no need to tinker with tax slabs or rates". The aim, he said in a speech to the country's parliament, was to p...

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Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani: A look at the life of the politician

Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani: A look at the life of the politician

The funeral prayers and burial of Bijarani's wife, Fariha Razzaq Haroon, were earlier held in Karachi today. The minister had one bullet wound in his head whereas his wife was shot thrice, report ...

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Selena Gomez completes two-week treatment programme for depression and anxiety

Selena Gomez completes two-week treatment programme for depression and anxiety

According to The Blast , the 25-year-old completed her treatment in NY, where she stayed on-site during the two-week programme, undergoing therapy sessions and getting involved in mediation and pilat...

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Trump Claims His SOTU Had The Highest Ratings In History. It Didn't

Trump Claims His SOTU Had The Highest Ratings In History. It Didn't

If President Donald Trump was upset about his inauguration crowd size not being as big as President Barack Obama's , he might not want to get a look at his State of the Union numbers. That wa...

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Chelsea powerless as Italy chief makes Antonio Conte statement

Antonio Conte is "eager" to return to his previous job as Italy manager, according to the new president of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) Roberto Fabbricini . We signed a three-year contra...

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Investigators reveal more details in deadly GOP train crash

Investigators reveal more details in deadly GOP train crash

The retreat runs through Friday, but Burgess said the accident was "unsettling to my family", and he was headed back to his home in Lewisville on Thursday to be with them. "Members with medical traini...

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Sissy Spacek and Jane Levy Join Hulu's 'Castle Rock' Series

Sissy Spacek and Jane Levy Join Hulu's 'Castle Rock' Series

Abrams. " Castle Rock is this town that [King] made famous in all these different books; and these two two writers, Dustin Thomason and Sam Shaw , came up with this incredibly cool, terrifying, ...

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Director F. Gary Gray to Direct 'Men in Black' Spin Off

Director F. Gary Gray to Direct 'Men in Black' Spin Off

Sony and Amblin have been trying to figure out the best way to relaunch the series, after the original pairing of Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith ran its course in the 2012 third installment. This ...

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Polar Bears Really Are Starving Because of Global Warming, Study Shows

Polar Bears Really Are Starving Because of Global Warming, Study Shows

One bear that managed to catch some seals lost a negligible amount of weight. High-tech tracking collars on nine female polar bears have measured the animals' efforts to find food on the diminish...

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Officials see 'evolution' in Syrian chemical weapons

Officials see 'evolution' in Syrian chemical weapons

The Assad regime on Thursday attacked a residential suburb of Damascus with chlorine gas, according to the White Helmets, a pro-opposition Syrian civil defense agency. The officials say it's "highly...

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Three soldiers killed in Kupwara avalanche

Three soldiers killed in Kupwara avalanche

The incident occurred in late afternoon when a massive snow avalanche buried four soldiers who were manning a strategic post at the Sonapindi Gali along the LoC in the Machil sector. The SASE issued a...

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Arab Ministers Endorse a Multilateral Mechanism to Sponsor Peace Process

Arab Ministers Endorse a Multilateral Mechanism to Sponsor Peace Process

The Abbas's coming to the council is in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital last December, which triggered an outcry from Palestinians. They apprec...

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U.S. urges Poland to drop Holocaust bill angering Israel

U.S. urges Poland to drop Holocaust bill angering Israel

Before the Senate's vote, the US asked Poland to rethink the proposed legislation saying it could "undermine free speech and academic discourse" and affect Poland's ties with the USA and Israel. U...

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SC: CJI makes roster of allocation of cases to judges public

SC: CJI makes roster of allocation of cases to judges public

Later it was suggested by the four judges that a committee should be set up with the involvement of future Chief Justices to prepare the roster, which should be more transparent and made public. Justi...

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Budget 2018 is biggest disappointment to Telugu states

Budget 2018 is biggest disappointment to Telugu states

The State's party TDP also believed that centre is not willing to give adequate funds for its new capital Amravati. Funds for building the new capital at Amaravati, railway zone with Visakhapatnam a...

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'Sense of pride, community' found through Black History Month kick-off

'Sense of pride, community' found through Black History Month kick-off

Dayton's proclamation. " Black history month is important to celebrate our students". "We want this event to be a safe, public and encouraging place for people to have these hard conversations"...

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Pacers' Victor Oladipo, Magic's Aaron Gordon back in dunk contest

Pacers' Victor Oladipo, Magic's Aaron Gordon back in dunk contest

Oladipo is competing in his second Slam Dunk competition, having finished second to Bulls guard Zach LaVine in 2015. The night opens with the Taco Bell Skills Challenge featuring two teams: bi...

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At Tillerson's State Department, Seven of Nine Top Jobs Are Empty

At Tillerson's State Department, Seven of Nine Top Jobs Are Empty

He also suggested that if Maduro were to step down amid pressure , he could flee to Cuba. "The most immediate threat to our hemisphere are transnational criminal organizations, or TCOs", Tillerson ...

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Poll strike partial in Nagaland

Poll strike partial in Nagaland

In a tweet, Mr Rijiju said: "Holding of timely election is a Constitutional process". The CCNTHO in its last effort reminded the organizations about their commitment to participate in the bandh an...

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Who's more accurate: Punxsutawney Phil or Ohio's Buckeye Chuck?

Who's more accurate: Punxsutawney Phil or Ohio's Buckeye Chuck?

Keeping them in a warm, well-lit environment prevents Phil from going into a coma-like hibernation so that he can make an appearance at the ceremony every year. Phil's Inner Circle insists the same ...

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Theresa in talks with Chinese prez Xi

Theresa in talks with Chinese prez Xi

M - Theresa May has met President Xi Jinping for talks on the second day of her visit to China , BBC reported. Speaking to reporters during a three-day visit to China , the Prime Minister said...

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Train carrying Republican lawmakers crashes, one dead

Train carrying Republican lawmakers crashes, one dead

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Man convicted of murder in van attack near London's Finsbury Park Mosque

Man convicted of murder in van attack near London's Finsbury Park Mosque

The Crown Prosecution Service said Osborne "planned and carried out this attack because of his hatred of Muslims". In a garbled handwritten note left in the van, Osborne described Muslim men as rapi...

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Power couple: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle match in suits

Power couple: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle match in suits

Harry on the other hand wore a dark blue suit , a white shirt and navy tie, along with black lace up shoes. Meghan Markle made a glamorous entrance to her first official black tie event with hus...

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Capito Sides With Pence: Manchin's Tax Vote Disappointing

Capito Sides With Pence: Manchin's Tax Vote Disappointing

According to Pence, this was a key difference between the Republican-controlled Congress and its Democratic predecessors. "@Sen_JoeManchin was there - & I looked him in the eye and I told him, 'Joe,...

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Russian Federation fearful of plague of locusts during World Cup

Russian Federation fearful of plague of locusts during World Cup

In comments reported by state news agencies, Chekmaryov says 'we've more or less learned how to deal with locusts, but this year I'm afraid we could end up in an global locust scandal'. Locusts love i...

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Manchester United trigger 12-month extension in Juan Mata's contract

Manchester United trigger 12-month extension in Juan Mata's contract

The defeat saw United slip 15 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City , dragging them back into a top-four battle. "Marcus's story is quite interesting because he started playing w...

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Budget 2018: Ujjwala, Sukanya and other key takeaways for women

Budget 2018: Ujjwala, Sukanya and other key takeaways for women

Presenting his fifth straight budget in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley said the government will set up 24 new government medical colleges and hospitals by upgrading existing district hospitals in the country....

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