• CRPF men killed in Naxal attack in Sukma
CRPF men killed in Naxal attack in Sukma

Naxals blew up an anti-landmine vehicle, killing nine CRPF personnel and injuring two others, in the Sukma district on Tuesday. Asking for protection is a routine affair as both the forces work in coordination in most of the operations in the Maoist-affected district.

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  • UK Shouldn't 'Rush Ahead of Evidence' in Skripal Investigation - Jeremy Corbyn
UK Shouldn't 'Rush Ahead of Evidence' in Skripal Investigation - Jeremy Corbyn

It was all a throwback to those 1980s days when Mr Corbyn was an awkward squad backbencher. Asked whether Russian Federation should have been given more time to provide an explanation for the use of a military-grade nerve agent in Salisbury, the spokesman said: "Strict procedures are set out by the Office for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons...

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  • The Queen gives her blessing for Meghan and Harry to Wednesday
The Queen gives her blessing for Meghan and Harry to Wednesday

Now onto this " Rachel " Markle... Harry and Meghan's relationship appears to have the support of the Queen from the start. One of those whose name has been suggested is Stella McCartney, who was behind British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney's cream-colored trouser suit for her civil marriage ceremony to USA actor George Clooney, as wel...

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  • Named the happiest country according to the UN
Named the happiest country according to the UN

In this year's report , a survey of the state of global happiness, Thailand dropped from No.32 in 2017 to No.46 this year. China is the 86th happiest country in the world according to the 2018 World Happiness Report (PDF), released by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) for the United Nations on Wednesday.

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  • Saudi threatens to develop nuclear bomb if Iran does
Saudi threatens to develop nuclear bomb if Iran does

Prince Salman further said, " Many countries around the world and in Europe did not realise how unsafe Hitler was until what happened, happened". "I don't want to see the same thing happen in the Middle East", Bin Salman added. It's not going to be much comfort to have the Saudis as a nuclear counterweight in the region, but at the moment it's a...

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  • Claire Foy paid less than co-star on 'The Crown'
Claire Foy paid less than co-star on 'The Crown'

A producer of the hit Netflix drama says Matt Smith , who played the queen's husband, made more than actress Claire Foy . Wahlberg donated his 1.5m dollar (£1.1m) pay cheque to Time's Up for the work to scrub the disgraced Kevin Spacey from the film.

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  • Weather warnings as fresh snow, rain, and winds forecast for UK
Weather warnings as fresh snow, rain, and winds forecast for UK

A snow warning for the South-east of England has been issued by the Met Office for Sunday (March 18). That band of wet weather is expected to move northeastwards across the United Kingdom but to weaken. "Yes, I hate to say it, we could see the return of snow too, this weekend". "The weather front bringing outbreaks of rain northwards and east...

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  • Tusk threat to 'freeze' Brexit talks until Irish get deal
Tusk threat to 'freeze' Brexit talks until Irish get deal

The full text of the prime minister's speech is available here. "We need to receive specific proposals from the U.K.", Juncker told a plenary session of the Parliament in Strasbourg during a speech to MEPs in which he repeated his demand for "clarity" from the British government .

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  • Pence calls for Joy Behar to apologize to Christians
Pence calls for Joy Behar to apologize to Christians

And I'm like, Jesus ain't say that ... "When you have a Mike Pence who now puts this religious veneer on things and who calls people values voters, I think we're this a unsafe situation". Pence told Hannity Monday that he had accepted Behar's personal apology, but wanted her to take it a step further and go public for the sake of the "tens of mil...

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  • Himes: 'Enormous Mistake' For House Republicans To End Russia Probe
Himes: 'Enormous Mistake' For House Republicans To End Russia Probe

West Texas Congressman Mike Conaway notes there may have been some bad judgments or inappropriate meetings, but no collusion. Earlier in the day, the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee cited a 150-page draft report saying the Trump campaign has not sought Russia's help during the election, but has taken a few missteps.

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  • 5 things to know about today's special election in western Pennsylvania
5 things to know about today's special election in western Pennsylvania

When they cheered he responded, "I like you too". Voters in western Pennsylvania are set to choose between Republican Rick Saccone and Democrat Conor Lamb in a special congressional election that could offer signs of what's to come in November's midterm elections.

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  • Three package bombings in Texas are linked, police say; two people killed
Three package bombings in Texas are linked, police say; two people killed

So they took it inside to the kitchen. According to the police , the woman was not severely injured. Someone had placed a bomb inside. Authorities haven't said whether the injured woman is also black. Following the explosions, local police warned the community to be aware of any unexpected packages. Local police , as well as agencies in...

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  • Ousted Trump aide McEntee is under investigation for 'serious financial crimes'
Ousted Trump aide McEntee is under investigation for 'serious financial crimes'

The White House declined to comment on the Journal's questions about the firing. McEntee couldn't be reached for comment. The official, who requested anonymity to discuss personnel issues, said McEntee had been expected to travel with Trump - as he always does - when the President departed for a trip to California on Tuesday.

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  • Bomb Targets Palestinian Authority PM's Convoy as It Enters Gaza
Bomb Targets Palestinian Authority PM's Convoy as It Enters Gaza

Spokesman for Interior Ministry in Gaza said security forces were investigating the explosion. The two agreed in October to begin negotiations on reunification, with Egypt serving as mediator. "This attack will increase our determination to achieve Palestinian reconciliation and will not dissuade me from continuing to come to Gaza", he said.

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  • Nepal Plane Crash Survivors Describe Chaos
Nepal Plane Crash Survivors Describe Chaos

Kathmandu , Nepal - At least 40 people were killed and 23 injured when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames near Kathmandu airport on Monday, in the worst aviation disaster to hit Nepal in years. We were all scared that everything was done in front of our eyes, "said a woman who was on another plane at the same airport "...

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  • Betsy DeVos can't answer basic education questions
Betsy DeVos can't answer basic education questions

Lesley Stahl: Have the public schools in MI gotten better? Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), in February at National Harbor, Md. Her family's investments have included K12 Inc., a for-profit virtual school company. The DeVos interview has already sent a message that schoo...

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  • 5th ODI match - Summary
5th ODI match - Summary

ENGLAND J. Bairstow hit wicket b T. Boult 104 A. Hales c K. Williamson b M. Santner 61 Joe Root (not out) 23 E. Morgan c C.de Grandhomme b I. Sodhi 8 B. Tom Curran , 11. Santner - who reached fifty from 60 balls after being dropped by Ali on 58 - was caught smartly by Hales at deep midwicket but Bairstow outdid his opening partner from the ne...

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  • Qualcomm: Donald Trump blocks Broadcom takeover bid over security concerns
Qualcomm: Donald Trump blocks Broadcom takeover bid over security concerns

Qualcomm rejected Broadcom's $79 per share offer as too low, given its growth prospects from the expansion of cellular technology into other gadgets beyond smartphones and upcoming, ultra-fast 5G networks. "There's going to be a wake-up call once this passes", said Timothy Adams, president of the Washington-based Institute of International Finance....

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  • Accident victim made to use severed leg as pillow in hospital
Accident victim made to use severed leg as pillow in hospital

The medical college's principal, Sadhna Kaushik claimed a 4-member committee has been formed to find out who put the severed leg under the patient's head. A man has been filmed using his own left foot as a pillow after doctors amputated it when he was involved in a bus crash . He was immediately rushed to Jhansi Medical College.

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  • Dead After Turkish Plane Crashes In Iran
Dead After Turkish Plane Crashes In Iran

A spokesman for the emergency services told state television that the wreckage was clearly visible but the mountainous terrain was making it hard to access. Turkey's private Dogan News Agency identified the plane as a Bombardier CL604, tail number TC-TRB. His daughter, Mina Basaran, 28, had traveled to the United Arab Emirate to celebrate her...

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  • Congress announces Rajya Sabha candidates, places a check on Siddaramaiah
Congress announces Rajya Sabha candidates, places a check on Siddaramaiah

The BJP has announced a list of 18 candidates while the Congress came up with a list of 10. With AIMIM extending its support, the election of the TRS nominess is a clear win. Santosh Kumar has been a close associate of the Chief Minister taking care of the latter's daily activities for the last 17 years. The Congress, which has seven MLAs in Ut...

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  • Auburn basketball a 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2003
Auburn basketball a 4 seed in first NCAA tournament appearance since 2003

Anytime we've played on the big stage, we've played really well. "He's just all heart, and he'll do whatever you ask", Bennett said. After tossing in a baby hook with 8:25 to go, Salt grabbed an offensive rebound, scored on a turnaround bank shot in the post and followed with another bucket inside at the five-minute mark.

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  • Elizabeth Warren refuses DNA test to prove Native American heritage
Elizabeth Warren refuses DNA test to prove Native American heritage

Warren didn't answer on that front. Should the test come up negative, it would be an opportunity for the senator to perform an act rarely seen among politicians: "an admission of her error and a full-throated apology to Native American tribes and anyone else offended by her spurious claim", the editorial reads.

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  • China trade deficit figure overestimated by about 20 pct: commerce minister
China trade deficit figure overestimated by about 20 pct: commerce minister

This could be further cut by 35 per cent if the USA lifts the ban on high-tech exports to China, he added. China is not one of those nations. China's persistently high trade surplus with the U.S. "Big Deficit. If not, we Tax Cars etc. FAIR!" Zhong also said he plans to meet with Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko to di...

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  • Kisan Long March In Mumbai: Traffic Advisory Released By Police
Kisan Long March In Mumbai: Traffic Advisory Released By Police

If they try any tricks on us, we will start a hunger strike here at Azad Maidan . "I am confident that the farmers can expect a positive outcome at tomorrow's meeting". The agitating farmers included men and women. Sena and MNS workers were on streets to welcome the farmers and extend logistical as well as moral support to the march.

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  • Gunrunner accused of Gauri murder
Gunrunner accused of Gauri murder

According to police sources, Naveen Kumar had close links with several radical Hindu outfits and was reportedly angry with Lankesh for "insulting" Hindu gods and goddesses. After going through the murder cases of Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare and M M Kalburgi, the bullets used to kill Gauri match only with the one used in the killing of Kalbur...

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  • United States top diplomat in Kenya for three-day visit
United States top diplomat in Kenya for three-day visit

Agriculture Cabinet secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri welcomed the talks by Uhuru and Raila saying the country's unity and prosperity is more important than any personal needs. Miguna, whose deportation was ruled illegal by Kenya's High Court, said in his statement that he would return to Kenya on March 26 "to continue the struggle for electoral justice......

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  • Bannon tells French far-right: 'history is on our side'
Bannon tells French far-right: 'history is on our side'

The Front National (FN) have been out of the media limelight after their defeat to Emmanuel Macron in last May's presidential elections. "You're part of a worldwide movement bigger than France, bigger than Italy", Bannon told the gathering, denouncing central banks, central governments and "crony capitalists".

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  • Turkish-backed rebels advance on Kurdish-held Syrian town
Turkish-backed rebels advance on Kurdish-held Syrian town

Turkish soldiers and warplanes have made significant advances in the countryside of the border region of northwest Syria since launching an offensive in January that put Turkey at odds with its global partners. Since the beginning of the operation, the Turkish military and the Free Syrian Army have cleared more than 159 locations, including five ...

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  • Meghan Markle Steps Out In Another Perfect Autumn Look
Meghan Markle Steps Out In Another Perfect Autumn Look

The 33-year-old British royal and 36-year-old American actress spoke with young people Thursday during an official royal outing in Birmingham, England. You've got to carry it on". Arriving in the city for an event to mark International Women's Day, it looked like the couple had coordinated their outfits, both wearing navy coats, dark pants an...

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