• PM Modi to inaugurate first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda
PM Modi to inaugurate first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda

Emphasizing the importance of Ayurveda , Prime Minister Narendra Modi Oct. 17 said the time has come for an Ayurveda-based "health revolution" and called for affordable and accessible healthcare. He said under the foreign rule, there had been attempts to ridicule and lessen the importance of Indian system of knowledge and achievements of its ris...

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  • Political war erupts in India over iconic Taj Mahal
Political war erupts in India over iconic Taj Mahal

Mr Som, who represents Sardhana assembly constituency in the district, reportedly said the iconic Taj Mahal should have no place in the Indian history "as it was built by traitors". Omar Abdullah, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, was among the several who took to Twitter to slam Som's remarks. "The PM will address the nation from Neh...

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  • Gas prices in region down about 30 cents following hurricane run-up
Gas prices in region down about 30 cents following hurricane run-up

With prices "still inflated by a little more than 10 cents, thanks to the hurricanes", a similar drop in costs is expected this week, AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said. In nearby San Bernardino, gas stood at $2.96 per gallon and in Riverside, it was $2.97 per gallon. The Tampa Bay and Orlando markets saw a drop of 10 cents per gallon over the past ...

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  • President Zuma has a crush in Nigeria, and it isn't female!
President Zuma has a crush in Nigeria, and it isn't female!

The statue, unveiled over the weekend, when President Zuma was on a visit to Imo State, aimed at boosting ties between Africa's two major economies. He also bagged the chieftaincy title " Ochiagha " (Warlord) while in Owerri. We don't have them anywhere in Nigeria and now we have the statue of President Jacob Zuma . Zuma also noted that the Af...

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  • 2 rockets fired from Egypt's Sinai hit S
2 rockets fired from Egypt's Sinai hit S

The Egyptian military stated that 24 militants and six soldiers had been killed on Sunday when over a hundred militants attacked security outposts outside Sheikh Zuweid. "They took weapons and ammunition as their bounty, while assisting units fired Grad rockets at the Al-Zahur army base and tried to thwart the Jewish planes flying overhead, hitting...

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  • North Korea levels threat at Australia over U.S. alliance
North Korea levels threat at Australia over U.S. alliance

In the midst of the threats posed by North Korea , Dan Tehan, Australia's minister for veterans' affairs, made it clear that the country will not be cowed by the North Koreans . Labor frontbencher Ed Husic said North Korea not only represented a threat to the region but also global security. In August around 25 Australian defence personnel ...

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  • Kidnapped Canadian family released after 5 years of being held hostage
Kidnapped Canadian family released after 5 years of being held hostage

Boyle said the killing of his daughter was retaliation for his "repeated refusal to accept an offer that the criminal miscreants of the Haqqani network had made to me". "Taking your pregnant wife to a very risky place, to me, and the kind of person I am, is unconscionable", he said. President Donald Trump, who previously had warned Pakistan to ...

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  • 5 things we learned from Giants upset victory over Broncos
5 things we learned from Giants upset victory over Broncos

Siemian missed the final series of the first half with a shoulder injury, but returned to action for a disappointing second half. And with the Broncos trailing by three scores in the fourth quarter, the rushing attack was officially grounded.

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  • Trumps UK state visit may be downgraded to working trip
Trumps UK state visit may be downgraded to working trip

White House officials have denied the report and asserted that Trump's trip has not even been finalized. If Trump's trip is a working visit, he will likely stay at the US ambassador's residence, according to the Standard. London's mayor Sadiq Khan said he was "not sure it is appropriate for our government to roll out the red carpet" for Trump, bu...

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  • Gravitational Waves from Neutron-Star Crash Could Change Astronomy Forever
Gravitational Waves from Neutron-Star Crash Could Change Astronomy Forever

But then astronomers do periodically claim the beginning of a new era ... why? "Once released from the neutron stars' gravitational field", the matter "would transmute into a cloud full of the heavy elements we see on rocky planets like Earth", Dent explained.

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  • Latest Forecast: Sunny Skies And Warmer Temperatures Dominate This Week
Latest Forecast: Sunny Skies And Warmer Temperatures Dominate This Week

Wednesday will again be sunny but slightly cooler with a high near 75. Afternoon temperatures return to the 70s across Green Country. We will have a mix of sun and clouds at the end of the work week and during the weekend . So, it will much more like fall weather and should stay around these temperatures for the next few days. The weekend wi...

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  • At least 35 dead as wildfires hit Portugal and Spain
At least 35 dead as wildfires hit Portugal and Spain

Gaspar said the fires that broke out on Sunday were caused by "higher than average temperatures for the season and the cumulative effect of drought, which has been felt since the start of the year". "The whole city looked like a ball of fire, surrounded by flames on all sides", he said. Arsonists are being blamed for causing most of the 105 fires...

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  • Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Malta vehicle bomb blast
Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Malta vehicle bomb blast

Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, died on Monday when a powerful explosive device blew up her vehicle, police said. She wrote on Monday: "There are crooks everywhere you look now". "We will not accept an investigation by the Commissioner of Police, the Army commander or the duty magistrate, all of whom were at the heart of criticism by Caruana Galizi...

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  • Israeli warplanes strike Syrian anti-aircraft battery after coming under 'fire'
Israeli warplanes strike Syrian anti-aircraft battery after coming under 'fire'

A Syrian anti-aircraft battery 50 kilometers east of the capital of Damascus was attacked by the Israeli air force. "We're prepared for any possibility", IDF Spokesman Ronen Manelis told reporters. A de-escalation zone had been created on territories near the Syrian border with Israel in the south of the country. The Syrian army has commented o...

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  • It's Weah vs Liberian VP in runoff election
It's Weah vs Liberian VP in runoff election

Weah and Boakai lead the 20-candidate field to succeed Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in what would be Liberia's first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years. The latest results represent about 95 percent of all ballots cast. A run-off is thus expected between Mr. Weah, the only African to ever win the World football...

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  • Former captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion
Former captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion

He told the judge that he now understands that what he did caused others to search for him. While the initial charge of desertion carries a sentence of up to five years, the charge of misbehavior before the enemy is much more serious and could result in Bergdahl heading to prison for life.

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  • Punjab Congress passes resolution urging Rahul to be party president
Punjab Congress passes resolution urging Rahul to be party president

Recently, state after state party units have unanimously passed resolution to appoint Rahul as party president. Delhi was the first to do so. He has been the party vice president since 2013. The transition in India's grand old party is significant because it comes at a time when crucial state assembly elections are slated over the next one year, ...

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  • Important for civilian-military leadership to work together: Ahsan Iqbal
Important for civilian-military leadership to work together: Ahsan Iqbal

Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that blaming Islamabad for security failures in Afghanistan was unhelpful and insulting for the people of his country. The Interior Minister said there is no rift between the national institutions and thus no threat to democracy in the country. He reiterated that instead of making China Pakistan E...

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  • Top Marawi siege leaders killed in clashes
Top Marawi siege leaders killed in clashes

Around 40 militants remain in the besieged area, including warlords like Isnilon Hapilon and Omarkhayam Maute, whose group has pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). Lorenzana said the military was trying to locate another rebel commander, Malaysian operative Mahmud Ahmad. Photos from ABS-CBN sources show the cadavers of I...

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  • Patriots rookie Harvey Langi taken to hospital after auto accident
Patriots rookie Harvey Langi taken to hospital after auto accident

Foxboro Police shared a photo late Friday night of two heavily damaged cars involved in a crash in the area of Commercial Street at Fisher Street, but did not confirm if Langi was involved. Five people in all were transported to area hospitals with injuries. This is a 2017 photo of Harvey Langi of the New England Patriots NFL football team.

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