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World News Budget will add to ease of living: Modi
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The Khelo India pledge, launched by the Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sport, Col.(Retired) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, has now crossed the one-million mark. After tasting ratings success with the Indian Premier League player auction over the weekend, Star TV UK has confirmed that it will be broadcasting Khelo India School Games 2018 .

World News Modi's 'Exam Warriors' aims to de-stress students
Author: 0 Modi's 'Exam Warriors' aims to de-stress students

The publisher of the book - Penguin India - termed the book, "non-preachy, practical, thought-provoking, and a handy guide for students in India and across the world". He has also included a series of yoga asanas and breathing exercises for the students so as to overcome stress. During her interaction with students Sushma Swaraj mistakenly said "March me Chunav ka mausam hota hain (March is the time for elections)" and repeated the word "election" at least three times in place of ...

World News 13 Russians cleared of doping eligible for 2018 Games — IOC
Author: 0 13 Russians cleared of doping eligible for 2018 Games — IOC

On January 14, 2016, Richard Pound, who led a WADA-commissioned investigation into alleged money laundering and doping cover-ups in the IAAF, published his describing Cisse as a "co-conspirator in the extortion of athletes to cover up, delay or eliminate disciplinary sanctions of Russian athletes ".

World News Snow on and off this weekend
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There will be a few peaks of sunshine today as afternoon highs climb to near 40º. On Sunday night, mostly clear conditions are expected as single-digit temperatures and sub-zero wind chills move into the area. The first of two snows will begin tonight , leaving 2 to 6 inches of snow over most of northeast IN and northwest OH IN the next few days, the National Weather Service said today .

World News After Shiv Sena, will Telugu Desam too quit the BJP-led NDA?
Author: 0 After Shiv Sena, will Telugu Desam too quit the BJP-led NDA?

Upset with the "empty hand" to AP in the Budget, disappointed Naidu wants to chalk out a strategy to mount pressure on the NDA government. Rao told media that Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu instructed the Secretaries of all state departments to find out details of the specific allocations claimed to be made to Andhra Pradesh by the respective Ministries in Delhi.

World News Dreamers, advocates respond to Trump's address with Brentwood rally
Author: 0 Dreamers, advocates respond to Trump's address with Brentwood rally

What about the Democrats' rebuttal? Democrats are well positioned to bring one-party government in Washington to a halt after November, when all 435 House seats and one-third of Senate seats are on the ballot. Pelosi , a California Democrat, had said the bonuses companies were giving to employees after tax reform were "crumbs" compared to what corporations would get.

World News NAGALAND ELECTION 2018: NPF leaves vacant seats for BJP
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The ruling alliance, comprising the Naga Peoples Front and BJP, have chose to contest the assembly election , in a reversal of its earlier declaration to boycott the polls in response to a call given by an umbrella group of tribal bodies and civil organisations, which wants solution to the 20-year-old Naga peace process before the poll process.

World News Fargo woman gets life for killing pregnant Greywind, stealing baby
Author: 0 Fargo woman gets life for killing pregnant Greywind, stealing baby

Brooke Crews, 38, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit kidnapping and murder and lying to law officers in the August death of Savanna Greywind, 22, of Fargo . Crews did not have a plea deal with prosecutors, but hoped that admitting responsibility at a December hearing would help her at Friday's sentencing.

World News Russian fighter jet 'SHOT DOWN by rebels in Sarqeb', pilot reported DEAD
Author: 0 Russian fighter jet 'SHOT DOWN by rebels in Sarqeb', pilot reported DEAD

United Kingdom based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the plane was downed on Saturday afternoon near the rebel-held town of Sreqeb. In a separate development on Thursday, Syrian troops inflicted major losses on Takfiri terrorists in the northwestern province of Idlib , seizing control over the areas of al-Msherfeh, al-Tweheneh, al-Husseineh, Tal al-Sultan, Masaada, Tal Kharta, Jabl al-Taweel, and Tal Kalbeh.

Author: 0 Centre, States to share cost of mega healthcare scheme

But these are largely schemes that would not rely on central finances in a big way. The BBC's Soutik Biswas says although it is laudable to give medical coverage to the poor in a country where quality healthcare costs are prohibitive, what is not clear is how this programme is going to be created to protect the poor from being exploited by private hospitals.

World News France steps up Ramadan rape accusation inquiry
Author: 0 France steps up Ramadan rape accusation inquiry

Mr Ramadan is a Swiss national and since 2009 has been professor of contemporary Islamic studies at St Antony's College, Oxford. Agence France Presse reported Ramadan was taken into custody Wednesday as part of inquiries into a slew rape and sexual assault accusations against him.

Author: 0 Pentagon Chief: No Evidence of Recent Sarin Gas Use by Syria

Last April, the US launched several dozen Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian air base in response to what it called illegal Syrian use of chemical weapons. The US officials further said that Syrian authorities appeared to have embraced ground-based means for launching chemical strikes rather than the air attacks because the ground-based operations are hard to detect.

World News Northeast is at heart of Act East policy: PM Modi
Author: 0 Northeast is at heart of Act East policy: PM Modi

Talking about the first global investor's summit , the minister informed that for the first time a bilateral discussion between India and Bhutan will also take place. Public sector oil behemoth ONGC committed Rs 13,000 crore investment in the state, while another oil PSU Oil India Ltd pledged an investment of Rs 10,000 crore, according to the summit spokesperson.

World News Kenya Government Defies Court Order to Restore TV Broadcasts
Author: 0 Kenya Government Defies Court Order to Restore TV Broadcasts

He said he would investigate its members, as well as media companies, for what he said was a plot to destabilize the government by staging a massacre and blaming it on the police. We are also concerned at the Government's attempts to interfere with the rights to freedom of expression. The DP reckons the Opposition leaders are only interested in inciting Kenyans to violence with a view to causing bloodshed and loss of lives for selfish gains.

World News Italian shooting: African migrants injured in Italian drive-by attack
Author: 0 Italian shooting: African migrants injured in Italian drive-by attack

Carancini confirmed that all of the victims in Saturday's shootings were black, and acknowledged that "the closeness of these two events makes you imagine that there is a connection". Police said a suspect was held two hours after the shooting began at about 11 a.m.local time. "Stay out of the way and avoid open places", the police said on Twitter.

World News Deflated Pride: Airbag problem has Toyota recall half-a-million vehicles
Author: 0 Deflated Pride: Airbag problem has Toyota recall half-a-million vehicles

The recall involves a variety of vehicles included: the 2016 Prius , 2016 Lexus RX and 2015-2016 Lexus NX. It is unclear if any crashes or injuries related to this problem have occurred. Check to see whether your vehicle has an open recall. The company says Toyota customers can contact Toyota service centres or get in touch by Toyota Freephone at 1800-8-TOYOTA (869682).

World News Ford Doesn't Care About Chasing Lap Records With The GT
Author: 0 Ford Doesn't Care About Chasing Lap Records With The GT

But don't uncork the champagne just yet; rather annoyingly, the Ford GT's new VIR record has already been broken, with Chevrolet today revealing that the new, 2019 Corvette ZR1 ran a 2:37.25 during validation testing. In fact, the ZR1 was being driven by Jim Mero, who it notes is a vehicle dynamics engineer, not a professional race driver. It's safe to say the ZR1 would have been even quicker if that was the ultimate goal of the track outing.

World News A contradictory state of affairs in the State of the Union Address
Author: 0 A contradictory state of affairs in the State of the Union Address

The issue of the Dreamers arose after Trump past year cancelled DACA, which former Democratic President Barack Obama had created to protect Dreamers, and gave Congress until March 5 to draft a solution. But, he reminded the crowd of GOP lawmakers, "We have to get help from the other side or we have to elect more Republicans", he said of trying to accomplish their agenda.

World News Trump tells GOP to 'give a little' to reach deal on immigration
Author: 0 Trump tells GOP to 'give a little' to reach deal on immigration

President Trump told congressional Republicans on Thursday that they might have to compromise with Democrats to get a deal done on immigration. Vaughan said it would take years for the full effects of the changes to chain migration to kick in because they would not apply to some 3.9 million people now on waiting lists to immigrate under various categories that cap the number of annual admissions.

World News First meeting of Pak-Afghan Joint Working Group in Kabul today
Author: 0 First meeting of Pak-Afghan Joint Working Group in Kabul today

Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal on Friday confirmed the meeting, and said Pakistan had proposed five joint working groups, focusing on ensuring a comprehensive engagement for countering terrorism, intelligence sharing, military, economy, trade and transit interaction, refugee repatriation and connectivity.

World News Another blow to Trump, CDC chief resigns over stock scandal
Author: 0 Another blow to Trump, CDC chief resigns over stock scandal

Politico , a politics and policy news organization, first reported Fitzgerald's tobacco stock investment. Washington [U.S.A.], February 01 (ANI): The director of United States' leading national public health institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has resigned over a conflict of interest charge.

World News United States imposes sanctions on Hezbollah affiliates
Author: 0 United States imposes sanctions on Hezbollah affiliates

The new sanctions reach far beyond Lebanon, targeting businesses in Sierra Leone, Ghana and Liberia that officials say sit at the nexus of Hezbollah's cash flows. It also wants to avoid alienating Lebanon's Shia Muslim community, according to the US official. Officials said the USA hoped to get European allies to join them in increasing pressure on Hezbollah.

World News Immigration Agents Raid 77 Calif
Author: 0 Immigration Agents Raid 77 Calif

Dozens of businesses around three California cities were raided recently by immigration enforcement officers. "Serving 77 notices of inspection on different employers in the last three days within a single area of responsibility, in this case, San Francisco, appears unprecedented", Paparelli said.

Author: 0 NBC Expects To Make Record In Super Bowl Ad Sales

Like any business endeavor, the real impact of Super Bowl LII will have to be measured over time. Simply watching the television broadcast of Super Bowl 52 between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots on Sunday offers plenty of betting opportunities, from the national anthem to the halftime show to the post-game speech from the MVP.

World News Budget to help cut transaction cost for exporters
Author: 0 Budget to help cut transaction cost for exporters

Still, India spends only about 1 percent of its GDP on public health , among the world's lowest, and the health ministry estimates such funding leads to "catastrophic" expenses that push 7 percent of the population into poverty each year.

World News Joe Kennedy blames Trump for era of divisiveness, hate and fear
Author: 0 Joe Kennedy blames Trump for era of divisiveness, hate and fear

The fate of some 700,000 young immigrants whose parents brought them to the U.S. as children now hang in the balance after the Trump administration withdrew Obama era legal protections for them. Multiple people noted that it could be "condescending" to assume that DACA recipients do not speak English and need to be addressed in Spanish. "We fight for both".

World News Critics of Kinder Morgan pipeline shout down Trudeau at BC town hall
Author: 0 Critics of Kinder Morgan pipeline shout down Trudeau at BC town hall

Trudeau stepped into the debate by reiterating his position that "the pipeline is going to get built". "We have a federal government to look out for the national interest above various disagreements within the provinces and we did exactly that on the Trans Mountain pipeline", Trudeau said in an interview with CBC Radio's Edmonton AM .

World News N Korea slams US as 'gross violator of human rights'
Author: 0 N Korea slams US as 'gross violator of human rights'

Former president George W. Bush met with defectors in the Oval Office in 2006, during the Six-Party Talks with the North, the United States, South Korea, China, Japan and Russian Federation. The United States, the United Nations and human rights watchdogs have repeatedly accused the North Korean leadership of alleged human right violations.