• PM calls on young entrepreneurs to help build a 'New India'
PM calls on young entrepreneurs to help build a 'New India'

Addressing "Champions of Change" programme in New Delhi , PM informed that interview system for group III and IV employees in the government has been eradicated to plunge the loopholes created by middlemen. The average age of the 180 young CEOs, expected to interact with the PM and other top government officials and ministers on August 21 and 22, ...

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  • Rebels erased: Baltimore's four Confederate monuments are
Rebels erased: Baltimore's four Confederate monuments are

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said in a speech about the monument removal that they had served to gloss over the Confederacy's legacy instead of truly reflecting history. So "whatabout" them? Must they all go if Robert E. Lee goes? That is a moral stain that can never and should never be removed from his legacy. George Washington was a sla...

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  • Doklam standoff: Japan backs India as China steps up pressure
Doklam standoff: Japan backs India as China steps up pressure

Neither side used firearms, and the situation didn't last long. They said the meeting also deliberated on ways to maintain peace and tranquillity along the border in Ladakh . Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu said, "We understand that the standoff between China and India has been going on for almost two months". It is important that the disput...

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  • Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Equating Lee, Washington
Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Equating Lee, Washington

The author of a racially charged email forwarded by President Trump's lawyer said he sent the message in hopes it would help Trump defend his response to Charlottesville, and give the president fodder to go further in condemning groups on the left.

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  • Tourists from around the globe killed in Barcelona terror attack
Tourists from around the globe killed in Barcelona terror attack

Regional interior minister Joaquim Form confirmed the latest number of injured people and warned the death toll may rise. Though he didn't witness the carnage, he said the effects are being felt throughout the city. "All of Spain is Barcelona ". "Las Ramblas will return to be everyone's". The Union of Islamic Communities of Catalonia expressed "...

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  • China military criticizes 'wrong' USA moves on Taiwan, South China Sea
China military criticizes 'wrong' USA moves on Taiwan, South China Sea

Dunford was responding to questions about Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon's comments in an interview published Wednesday. "A resolution of the North Korea nuclear issue by military force is completely unacceptable and the peninsula's nuclear issue must be peacefully resolved by political and diplomatic methods", Lavrov was quoted as saying ...

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  • United States condemns Spanish attack, pledges justice for terrorists
United States condemns Spanish attack, pledges justice for terrorists

Emergency services for the Catalonia region, of which Barcelona is the capital, posted tweets in multiple languages advising individuals to use social media to inform relatives of their whereabouts. People walk down a wide, pedestrianized path in the center of the street, but cars can travel on either side. He told the Press Association: "...

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  • USS Fitzgerald's leadership to be removed from their duties over June collision
USS Fitzgerald's leadership to be removed from their duties over June collision

The Fitzgerald's combat information center and commanding officer's quarters, which were above the waterline, were also heavily damaged by the container ship's bow. Aucoin said at a press conference at the time, "I can't tell you how proud I am of the crew for what they did to save the ship", he said. Berthing 2 held 42 beds in stacks of three bu...

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  • Trafford College students jump for joy as A Level results are revealed
Trafford College students jump for joy as A Level results are revealed

Eighty-four per cent achieved A* to C grades and 98 per cent were awarded A* to E grades. Among the individual success stories is Lewis Croney, formerly from Crestwood Community School who achieved A* in all of his subjects - Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics securing a place to study Mathematics at the University of Cambridge.

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  • Woman accused of driving drunk with unrestrained child in back seat
Woman accused of driving drunk with unrestrained child in back seat

He said driver nearly hit at least four cars and appeared to be drunk or under the influence of drugs. The arresting deputy wrote in his report that he could smell a strong odor of alcohol on Lerma's breath. The driver's speech was slurred and she couldn't find her driver's license, despite it being in plain view of the officer. Deputies say Lerm...

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  • Hong Kong student activists jailed
Hong Kong student activists jailed

The ruling came on Thursday after a request from the prosecution seeking stiffer punishments following last year's lower court decision that allowed the activists to avoid prison. The jail terms disqualify them from running for the financial hub's legislature for the next five years. Immediately after the sentence was announced, Wong took to his ...

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  • Hong Kong Jails Pro-Democracy Activists
Hong Kong Jails Pro-Democracy Activists

A three-judge panel on Thursday chose to stiffen those sentences following the justice secretary's request. Law was sentenced to eight months in prison, while Chow received a seven-month sentence. As Mr. Wong put it to a reporter from The New York Times before his sentencing: "The government wanted to stop us from running in elections and directl...

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  • Yashwant Sinha-led delegation meets Abdullahs, interacts with students
Yashwant Sinha-led delegation meets Abdullahs, interacts with students

Abdullah went on to say that before Independence the fight was against the British, but now the fight was against India's own. "India can face China and Pakistan but unfortunately today the threat is from inside not from outside". Coming to Kashmir, he said the Kashmiris were not fighting for Pakistan but for their rights within India. Abdullah...

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  • Top US officer warns N. Korea that US military is 'ready'
Top US officer warns N. Korea that US military is 'ready'

There is much talk about North Korea's ballistic missile program, but little talk about 30,000 USA troops and weapons on North Korea's border. "The joint declaration for..." His journey to Asia comes as North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper said in an editorial that Pyongyang's army is "capable of fighting any war the USA wants".

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  • PM Modi urges senior, younger generation to come together for country's good
PM Modi urges senior, younger generation to come together for country's good

The situation is so critical that some of India's best brains having their fingers on the pulse of the history have warned the Indian government to review its policy of repression or face the consequences. Modi asserted that in 'new India", people would be the driving force behind the establishment rather than the other way around. "To enforce ...

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  • Trump warns United States 'locked and loaded' as North readies missiles
Trump warns United States 'locked and loaded' as North readies missiles

But he stressed the USA is pursuing "a very determined diplomatic effort" led by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that is coupled with new financial sanctions to dissuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from further provocations. He said the U.S. "We are very strongly in support of the United Nations process, which has and continues to put ...

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  • US chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff notes 'difficult issues' with China
US chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff notes 'difficult issues' with China

Dunford reiterated America's resolve to use the full range of military capabilities to defend our allies in the Republic of (South) Korea and Japan, as well as the U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, right, speaks with United States Forces Korea Commander Gen. Vincent Brooks, left, at Osan Air Base, Sunday, Aug.

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  • Eighth CEO quits Trump business council
Eighth CEO quits Trump business council

While Trump on Monday condemned white supremacists , he returned to his initial position at a press conference Tuesday, saying there was " blame on both sides " for the violence . Lee. "Because of the manner in which you have handled the Charlottesville tragedy you are now receiving praise from some of the most racist and hate-filled ...

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  • Memphis Lawmaker Is Second Democrat To Bring Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump
Memphis Lawmaker Is Second Democrat To Bring Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

Mr. Cohen, a Democrat, said Mr. Trump failed the "presidential test of moral leadership" in the wake of the bloody clashes between white nationalist groups and rival protesters in Charlottesville. "No moral president would ever shy away from outright condemning hate, intolerance, and bigotry", Cohen said. "I believe the president should be impeac...

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  • United States seeks 'effective' ties with China's military
United States seeks 'effective' ties with China's military

The US-North Korean stand-off, which has simmered since the end of the Korean War in 1953, has grown more tense in recent months over worries that the North's nuclear weapons programme is nearing the ability to target the US mainland. During his visit to Beijing Thursday, General Joseph Dunford , chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff , said ...

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