• SC refuses to stay notification for NOTA in Guj RS polls
SC refuses to stay notification for NOTA in Guj RS polls

While refusing the stay, the bench agreed to examine the constitutional validity of the EC notification and directed the poll panel to file its reply by 13 September. However, a party is free to take disciplinary action including expulsion against an MLA defying party directive. If a voter (MLA) defies the party directive and votes for someone el...

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  • Three earthquakes near Edmond
Three earthquakes near Edmond

The city of Edmond says power has been restored to two electric substations after a magnitude-4.2 natural disaster rattled the area. The first natural disaster was a 3.0 on the richter scale and occurred at about 9:42 p.m. Tuesday. This one took place just after midnight at 12:18 p.m. Wednesday and measured a 3.5. The Oklahoma Corporation Commi...

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  • United States begins withdrawal from Moscow, complying to Russia's demands
United States begins withdrawal from Moscow, complying to Russia's demands

Putin said U.S. -Russian cooperation also has continued in several key areas, pointing to U.S. companies' involvement in energy projects in Russia . On Sunday, Putin ordered 755 American diplomats to leave the Russian territories in response to the USA vote last Thursday to slap new sanctions on Moscow.

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  • Tillerson: US not seeking regime change in North Korea
Tillerson: US not seeking regime change in North Korea

China hopes all sides can meet each other halfway and through talks find a way of resolving each others security concerns as this is the key for a resolution, Wang said. Sources familiar with the current discussions said Trump was expected to issue a presidential memorandum in coming days, citing Chinese theft of intellectual property as a problem...

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  • Fire at Odisha hotelier's house chars five to death in Bhubaneswar
Fire at Odisha hotelier's house chars five to death in Bhubaneswar

The deceased were identified as Satpal's younger son Gagan Pal Singh (40), daughter-in-law Bhavana Singh (38), granddaughter Sohabi Singh (15) and grandson Rubir Singh (8), and house maid Khusi Das (15), according to an Odishatv report. A woman has been admitted to a local hospital in serious condition. Sources said the fire started due to shor...

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  • IT Shock for DK Shivakumar !
IT Shock for DK Shivakumar !

According to the buzz in the political circles, Water Resources minister M B Patil, Bengaluru Development Minister K J George, PWD minister H C Mahadevappa, Large and Medium Industries minister R V Deshpande are among those in the I-T department's crosshairs.

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  • Supreme Leader endorses Rouhani as Iran's President
Supreme Leader endorses Rouhani as Iran's President

In the meantime, the USA imposed sanctions on Iran have shed shadows over the outcome of the nuclear deal, with President Rouhani vowing to respond to the United States moves by breaching the terms of that deal. 'The nuclear deal is a sign of Iran's goodwill on the worldwide stage, ' he said, referring to the 2015 agreement with world powers to cur...

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  • 'Over Rs 11 crore recovered from Karnataka Minister'
'Over Rs 11 crore recovered from Karnataka Minister'

The raid was conducted by the IT department at 39 different locations. IT spokesperson Surabhi Ahluwalia said Rs 5 crore in cash was recovered from his residence in Delhi . Of the 57 Congress MLAs in Gujarat, six resigned from the party in the last few days. Summary: Bengaluru: Income Tax sleuths on Wednesday began searching the residence ...

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  • Weather Officials Issue Flash Flood Watch Due To Potential Rains
Weather Officials Issue Flash Flood Watch Due To Potential Rains

We started off on the hazy and humid side on Wednesday morning, but that humidity along with the sunshine will fuel up the thunderstorms from the middle of the afternoon and into the early evening. The stormy weather also generated several hundred cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning strikes, along with wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour...

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  • Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail to replace Dujana as LeT commander
Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail to replace Dujana as LeT commander

Dujana was caught when he went to meet his wife. "This was not the first time. he had come to meet his wife on two occasions earlier and he followed the same pattern and time". A police officer, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Dujana's aide was a teenaged local rebel and that his burial in his hometown was attended by thousands of mourn...

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  • Raids On Karnataka Minister Managing Gujarat Lawmakers, 11 Crore Seized
Raids On Karnataka Minister Managing Gujarat Lawmakers, 11 Crore Seized

On Tuesday, the Election Commission announced its decision to introduce NOTA option in the Rajya Sabha polls. According to Supreme Court, use of NOTA is a constitutional matter and it needs to be debated. Apart from BJP president Amit Shah and Union minister Smriti Irani , the ruling party has chose to field Balwantsinh Rajput against the lone Con...

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  • Schumer: Obamacare not flawless, bipartisan fix needed
Schumer: Obamacare not flawless, bipartisan fix needed

The many in Washington who professed to admire him after his cancer diagnosis would do well to listen to him. In fact, most members of Congress get their coverage through the Affordable Care Act like millions of other Americans.

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  • Which Analysts Are Watching Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH)?
Which Analysts Are Watching Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH)?

About 1.64 million shares traded. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:NCLH) has risen 6.36% since August 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.34% the S&P500. Fred Alger stated it has 0.01% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). 16,930 are owned by Thomas White Limited. Manufacturers Life The accumulated 164,989 shares...

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  • Italian authorities impound charity rescue boat for 'aiding illegal immigration'
Italian authorities impound charity rescue boat for 'aiding illegal immigration'

If the Italian parliament approves a larger deployment plan, a naval mission of up to five vessels could be off Libya by the end of the month. Libya's eastern-based government said Italy wanted to "export the illegal immigration crisis from its territory to Libya's ", adding that the return of tens of thousands of migrants would have a "da...

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  • Russian Federation blasts United States sanctions as 'economic war'
Russian Federation blasts United States sanctions as 'economic war'

Putin announced just days ago that the United States would need to shed 755 personnel, including USA diplomats, from its embassy and consulates in Russian Federation. The "Trump administration has shown its total weakness by handing over executive power to Congress in the most humiliating way", Medvedev wrote . It also prevents the president from ...

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  • Great white shark chomps on underwater video camera
Great white shark chomps on underwater video camera

Greg Skomal from the Massachusetts Marine and Fisheries Division was tagging great whites with a crew from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy off Cape Cod when a female shark swam up to his GoPro . "This is new behavior for us", said Skomal. 'Public education on great white sharks will bring a greater awareness and appreciation for this v...

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  • Germany angry over 'abduction' of Vietnamese oilman
Germany angry over 'abduction' of Vietnamese oilman

Vietnam's foreign ministry on Thursday expressed "great pity" over a Germany statement accusing Vietnam of kidnapping a former oil executive, and said Hanoi wants to develop a "strategic relationship" with Germany. Thanh, 51, disappeared from Vietnam in July 2016 after being accused of mismanagement and corruption. He is the former head of the st...

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  • Tillerson to press China and ASEAN states on North Korea in Manila
Tillerson to press China and ASEAN states on North Korea in Manila

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that Washington does not seek to topple the Kim Jong-un regime in Pyongyang and is willing to sit down for talks with the country on the condition that it stops its pursuit of nuclear weapons.

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  • Trump signs Russian sanctions bill, calls it 'seriously flawed'
Trump signs Russian sanctions bill, calls it 'seriously flawed'

The president wanted to make "clear that America will not tolerate interference in our democratic process". "Still, the bill remains seriously flawed - particularly because it encroached on the executive branch's authority to negotiate", said Trump .

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  • IT raids continue at premises of Karnataka Minister Shivkumar
IT raids continue at premises of Karnataka Minister Shivkumar

While the income tax department refused to reveal any details of seizure, reports suggested that close to Rs 11 crore was found in D K Shivakumar's Delhi residence. "I am not going into the rights of Income Tax in raids but they sent central forces without informing the state government", he said. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , replying to Shar...

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