North Korea propaganda video shows United States aircraft carrier on fire

Similar to how Trump campaigned for the presidency, Tillerson offered rhetoric without substanceUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made his debut on the stage of Asian diplomacy with his tour of Japan, South Korea and China from March 15 to 16, bu... More..

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Big pay rise for Aussie cricketers
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Big pay rise for Aussie cricketers

The country's cricket governing body and the ACA had remained locked in tense negotiations over the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Cricket Australia has lodged a formal pay offer to players, refusing ...More..

EU Gives $178 Million More to Tackle Famine, Drought in East Africa
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

EU Gives $178 Million More to Tackle Famine, Drought in East Africa

This legacy has finally caught up to the world's newest country, as the United Nations declared a full-blown starvation in February 2017, a rare declaration that the U.N. Partners receiving the humanitarian fun...More..

Penn State Ex-Administrators Plead Guilty In Abuse Case
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Penn State Ex-Administrators Plead Guilty In Abuse Case

Curly and Schultz are guilty of not reporting the abuse of children to proper officials after former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary informed Joe Paterno about seeing Sandusky sexually assaulting a you...More..

Hardline group in Syria claims deadly Damascus bombings
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Hardline group in Syria claims deadly Damascus bombings

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said most of the dead in Saturday's attack were Iraqi Shiites who were going to visit a cemetery near the Old City of Damascus . In northern Syria, opposition a...More..

UK February CPI Inflation Rate Rises To 2.3%, Highest Since September 2013
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UK February CPI Inflation Rate Rises To 2.3%, Highest Since September 2013

After declining for 31 consecutive months, food prices gained 0.3 percent year-on-year in February. "Ultimately, it still seems unlikely that the Bank of England will raise rates given the high degree of un...More..

India suspends cross-border travel to Pakistan from Poonch
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

India suspends cross-border travel to Pakistan from Poonch

Pakistani troops on Monday resorted to unprovoked shelling across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Since Sunday, Pakistan has been firing mortar shells into Indian territory...More..

World Happiness Report puts Norway at the top, US at 14
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

World Happiness Report puts Norway at the top, US at 14

As far as the criteria for judging a country's happiness is concerned, factors such as the GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, generosity and perceptions of co...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Democrats cede the airwaves in Gorsuch fight

Mr Gorsuch said following precedent "adds to the determinacy of law...it's part of the reason the rule of law works so well" in the US. Where does Gorsuch stand on key issues like abortion, gay rights, and gu...More..

Govt proposed 40 changes in Finance Bill for poll reforms
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Govt proposed 40 changes in Finance Bill for poll reforms

Jaitley justified his proposals saying, "you can not have a bill which says government will spend ₹100,000 crore without detailing how it would be spent". This had necessitated amendments to various Acts, he sa...More..

Trump should 'apologise' to Obama — Former CIA chief
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Trump should 'apologise' to Obama — Former CIA chief

Napolitano has not been on the air since last Thursday, and "The Judge's" absence was especially noted during today's confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. The state's other senator - Maj...More..

Two top arrested UNC leaders released
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Two top arrested UNC leaders released

The Manipur govt has also agreed to release the arrested UNC leaders without any conditions and cases against leaders related to the economic blockade will be closed. After months of deliberations, the United...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

USA to ban some airline passengers from carrying larger electronics

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which screens air passengers prior to travel, would not rule out changes to pre-flight screening in U.S. Officials said the airports were selected based on the ...More..

Spring breakers reportedly chant 'build that wall' during Cancun cruise
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Spring breakers reportedly chant 'build that wall' during Cancun cruise

The American travelers reportedly shouted the sentence while visiting Mexico on a tourist ship. Local media has said that the attraction, which allegedly encouraged the behaviour, is supporting 'xenophobia an...More..

Brexit latest: Inflation jumps to 2.3 per cent in February
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Brexit latest: Inflation jumps to 2.3 per cent in February

Core inflation figures , which strip out volatile goods like oil and food, also rose, climbing from 1.6% in January to 2% in February, ahead of the 1.8% forecast. But he added: "Brexit uncertainty, renewed int...More..

The pound is climbing after inflation hit its highest level since 2013
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The pound is climbing after inflation hit its highest level since 2013

LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) - Sterling rose against the dollar on Tuesday, as investors awaited data expected to show continued rising prices in Britain as the country readies to kick off divorce talks with th...More..

India ranks behind Pakistan, Bangladesh in happiness index; Norway tops the list
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

India ranks behind Pakistan, Bangladesh in happiness index; Norway tops the list

Norway ranks as the happiest country in the world , according to The World Happiness Report 2017, which ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels. The World Happiness Report 2017 was released on Mond...More..

Trump warns GOP to pass health care bill or risk 'losing seats'
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Trump warns GOP to pass health care bill or risk 'losing seats'

Medicaid is now the country's largest health insurance program, covering more than 70 million people through a federal-state collaboration. The plan would allow health insurers to charge older people up t...More..

Damascus bombings bode ill to Syria in sixth war anniversary
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Damascus bombings bode ill to Syria in sixth war anniversary

No group claim responsibility for the attacks. Syria's attorney general, Ahmad al-Sayed, confirmed that account to state TV, saying that when the security guards tried to arrest the man, he threw himself insi...More..

Aadhaar mandatory for filling tax returns, applying for PAN
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Aadhaar mandatory for filling tax returns, applying for PAN

The income tax department's PAN card now acts as a unique identifier for a person who files taxes. The Finance Ministry headed by BJP veteran Arun Jaitley proposed amendments and with this now, post-July 1, t...More..