• Hamid Ansari Wants Political Job: BJP Leader On 'Muslims Insecure' Remark
Hamid Ansari Wants Political Job: BJP Leader On 'Muslims Insecure' Remark

Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad also wished Ansari the best and said he was grateful to the "best" Chairman compared to the others. India is becoming an intolerant society and there has been a breakdown of Indian values, outgoing vice-president Hamid Ansari said.

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  • McCain questions Trump's threat to North Korea
McCain questions Trump's threat to North Korea

If you're still sounding out the name of the island (it's [gwahm], by the way) you might not know that not only is Guam an essential military base, but one of the most pro-LGBT hubs on American soil. But there's also some resentment about not being able to vote in the general election for USA president. In World War II, Guam was seized by the Jap...

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  • SoftBank invests $2.5 billion in Flipkart
SoftBank invests $2.5 billion in Flipkart

Post the investment, Flipkart shall have more than Dollars 4 billion of cash in its balance sheet. Flipkart is on the leading e-commerce in India. Softbank has a record of partnering with cutting-edge technology companies and Flipkart is hopeful of a long term fruitful partnership with the investor.

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  • Mattis warns North Korea to stand down or face 'end of regime'
Mattis warns North Korea to stand down or face 'end of regime'

He also asserted that any action by North Korea would be grossly overmatched by the US, and that Pyongyang would lose any arms race or conflict it started. Tillerson said the United States is hopeful that its pressure campaign, with the engagement of China and Russian Federation, two of North Korea's closest neighbors, can begin to persuade the r...

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  • Cassie Sainsbury plea deal struck down by Colombian judge
Cassie Sainsbury plea deal struck down by Colombian judge

On Thursday (AEST) he told a Bogota court that in the light of Sainsbury's testimony he could not approve her plea deal reached with prosecutors. Judge Sergio Leon's decision came two weeks after Sainsbury claimed she'd only agreed to smuggle 5.8kg of cocaine in her luggage after her family was threatened.

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  • North Korea Tensions Hit Global Stock Markets
North Korea Tensions Hit Global Stock Markets

But by the end of the day, traders appeared to take the geopolitical drama in stride. Scout24 jumped 4.7 per cent to a seven-month high after the German online classifieds company said it had won back customers in the second quarter. "Tensions are still high and not going away at the moment". Hong Kong's Hang Seng dipped 1.6 percent to 27,314.7...

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  • Lepers' messiah, Dr Ruth Pfao, passes away after protracted illness
Lepers' messiah, Dr Ruth Pfao, passes away after protracted illness

She was 87 years old. Dubbed as Pakistani "Mother Teresa" for her compassion towards lepers, Dr Ruth Pfau came to Pakistan from Germany in 1960 and dedicated her rest of life to serve people suffering from leprosy. It was due to her efforts that the World Health Organisation (WHO) finally declared Pakistan a leprosy-free country in 1966. She al...

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  • Cubs' Willson Contreras suffers injury while running out ground ball
Cubs' Willson Contreras suffers injury while running out ground ball

It's those fleeting opportunities that can come back to bite you against the games' best. He struck out five and walked three. Tigers 10, Pirates 0 • Justin Verlander allowed one hit over eight innings, a single in the sixth by Josh Bell, and Ian Kinsler homered, scored four times and drove in four runs as host Detroit romped.

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  • Massachusetts State Police issue 'Amber Alert' for 3-year-old girl
Massachusetts State Police issue 'Amber Alert' for 3-year-old girl

Police said around 7:45 p.m. tonight, Abbott was taken from 339 Greenwood Street in Worcester by her mom, Leeann Rickheit . The authorities issued the alert for the 3-year-old missing baby girl on Wednesday night, she has been missing from Worcester.

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  • 'GOT' Season 7, Episode 5 Synopsis: What Will Happen In 'Eastwatch?'
'GOT' Season 7, Episode 5 Synopsis: What Will Happen In 'Eastwatch?'

Will Tyrion betray Daenerys once a tense situation arises that involves Jaime? Daenerys is finally able to celebrate a win. It is alleged in a prophecy that the queen received during her visit to the House of the Undying in the earlier seasons.

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  • Male injured in third shooting in Surrey on Tuesday
Male injured in third shooting in Surrey on Tuesday

Callers reported several loud explosions from gas containers and several vehicles speeding away from the scene. This incident comes after an earlier shooting at the 7000-block of 180th St. PT that same day. The third shooting took place at about 10:30 pm, when a vehicle was shot at, in the 15900 block of 89A Avenue in Fraser Heights. The init...

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  • 11-year-old girl severely burned in sick 'hot water challenge' prank
11-year-old girl severely burned in sick 'hot water challenge' prank

Meanwhile, the victim's family members say the 11-year-old was actually bullied before this happened by the same 12-year-old girl who doused her with that scalding water. The family shared a heartbreaking photo of the girl in the burn unit at Harlem Hospital, permanently scarred after she was viciously and intentionally scalded while at a sleepover...

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  • Expert reacts to latest North Korean threat of Guam attack
Expert reacts to latest North Korean threat of Guam attack

Governor Eddie Baza Calvo said Wednesday there is no threat to Guam or to the Mariana Islands to the north. President Donald Trump says that North Korea "had best not make any more threats to the United States " or "they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen".

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  • AIADMK merger likely this weekend, VK Sasikala may exit
AIADMK merger likely this weekend, VK Sasikala may exit

Citing it, a communique to the party cadres, said the meeting also asserted that such appointments being done by him "will not bind any AIADMK cadre to create unnecessary confusion in our party and such appointments are not valid under party law".

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  • 6 people injured after bus crashes into shop in London
6 people injured after bus crashes into shop in London

A Met Police spokesman said: "We were called to reports of what now appears to be a single-vehicle collision involving a bus on Lavender Hill Way, Clapham, at around 7am". Other casualties are being treated at the scene. Shattered glass lies across the ground, and paramedics can be seen tending to people on the upper half of the bus.

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  • Crude bomb found in Amritsar bound Akal Takth Express in Uttar Pradesh
Crude bomb found in Amritsar bound Akal Takth Express in Uttar Pradesh

Two coaches of the train were immediately vacated and the police as well as bomb disposal squad reached the site. Soon, the guards informed the Railway authorities in Lucknow about the suspicious object and the train was stopped in Amethi .

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  • Reed Questions Trump's North Korea Saber-Rattling
Reed Questions Trump's North Korea Saber-Rattling

Following Trump's statement, North Korea announced it was considering missile strikes against the western Pacific island of Guam, where multiple USA military bases are located. The president's fiery rhetoric came as tensions mounted between the United States and North Korea. While nothing can be taken off the table, the military option would be c...

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  • Trump chose his own words for 'fire and fury' remarks
Trump chose his own words for 'fire and fury' remarks

The former governor expressed doubts about a diplomatic solution, saying that "now while we hope for some diplomatic solution, let's be clear, the North Koreans have to understand that we're not going to just allow them to continue.to make the threats".

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  • Postal vote would make gay marriage legal every day except Sunday
Postal vote would make gay marriage legal every day except Sunday

Attorney-General George Brandis has made the prediction as the Turnbull Government prepares to hold a voluntary postal vote on redefining marriage. A mail-in ballot would cost taxpayers about $96 million in Australian currency. "It's now threatening that it's going to go ahead with what is probably an illegal activity, not authorised by the parli...

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  • Gold Shines As US-North Korea Tensions Mount
Gold Shines As US-North Korea Tensions Mount

In 3.16pm trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.5 percent. European stocks slipped sharply on Wednesday as tensions between the United States and North Korea continued escalating.

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