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People Gujarat polls: 39 pc voting till 12 pm
Author: 0 Gujarat polls: 39 pc voting till 12 pm

The sluggish voter turnout of the first few hours due to the chilly winter morning gave way to enthusiasm as the sun warmed the temperature, and long lines could be seen outside polling booths. Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley will cast his vote from Vejalpur region of Ahmedabad . BJP has fielded candidates on all the seats, Congress has 91 candidates, followed by 75 from Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) among others.

People Winter Storm Warning: Heaviest Snowfall Expected During PM Commute
Author: 0 Winter Storm Warning: Heaviest Snowfall Expected During PM Commute

The majority of early snow shower activity has fizzled while crossing the mountains. Paul Head, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in State College, said Wednesday , Dec. Friday night , the low will be around 34 with mostly clear skies and a south southwest wind of 7 to 9 miles per hour, according to the weather service.

Author: 0 Pence Middle East trip to go ahead

The reason for the postponement is a US Congressional vote on tax reform. The Republicans are hoping that the final votes will be held next week. In a statement issued yesterday, leader of the Arab majority Joint List Ayman Odeh has said MKs from his party will walk out from the Knesset when US Vice President Mike Pence delivers his speech there next week.

People AT&T Taps Georgia to Host AirGig Pilot
Author: 0 AT&T Taps Georgia to Host AirGig Pilot

The telecom says that this new approach is much faster and economical than constructing new cell towers or burying fiber-optic cables in the ground, as AirGig works with low-priced plastic antennas and devices that can be installed on a power line by trained operators in just a few minutes.

People Deadly blast at Austrian pipeline hub slashes gas flow to Italy
Author: 0 Deadly blast at Austrian pipeline hub slashes gas flow to Italy

The operator Gas Connect Austria says domestic supplies will be maintained but those to Italy and Germany might be reduced. Local police have urged citizens to avoid the scene and "follow instructions" from the authorities. Ukraine, which previously imported gas from Russian Federation, has switched to buying supplies from European Union neighbours in an effort to increase its independence from Moscow following the 2014 annexation of Crimea.

People Ohio man tried to trade chicken Alfredo, Sprite for sex with minor
Author: 0 Ohio man tried to trade chicken Alfredo, Sprite for sex with minor

Although the officer claimed to be 15, Maruna responded, "Age is a number I believe.I don't believe in age.I'm OK if you (sic) OK with me", vindy.com reports . Prior to that, back in April, a 65-year-old man was arrested for promoting prostitution, along with two younger women, who were charged with soliciting sex.

People Arrests Made After Man Thrown From Derby-Shelton Bridge
Author: 0 Arrests Made After Man Thrown From Derby-Shelton Bridge

Police say Rottjer intentionally threw the vicitim over the bridge. Rottjer and his friend, Matthew Dorso, then began attacking the pair of good samaritans. Reports indicate investigators found her statement to be inaccurate. Police said the three met the day after the incident, in which Dorso said he wouldn't tell anyone about what happened.

People South Australia's headline unemployment rate rises despite 2000 more jobs
Author: 0 South Australia's headline unemployment rate rises despite 2000 more jobs

Wages growth is crawling at 2.0 percent, only a sliver above inflation of 1.8 percent. The trend monthly hours worked increased by 3.8 million hours (0.2 per cent), with the annual figure also reflecting strong growth (3.4 per cent). The surge in unemployment was caused by a lift in the participation rate which measures the number of people in work or looking for it. Interest rate futures narrowly pushed forward the probability of a rate hike in the 1.5 percent cash rate, although an ...

People Air India flight with aviation minister delayed, 3 officials suspended
Author: 0 Air India flight with aviation minister delayed, 3 officials suspended

Raju, surrounded by angry protestors, immediately called new Air India chief Pradeep Kharola and asked for an explanation as to why the flight was delayed. The flight was postponed significantly more when the pilot was apparently ceased at the security check over an issue with his air terminal pass. The aircraft's representative, GP Rao, affirmed that flight AI 459 yesterday morning was delayed by around one and a half hours.

People 8-yr-old boy collects over 1000 toys for Puerto Rico
Author: 0 8-yr-old boy collects over 1000 toys for Puerto Rico

The students will still have to pay fees and other education-related expenses, the board said, but the savings could be tremendous. The students, in various grade levels, are categorized by the state as "homeless" but they all have a place to stay.

People United States military drone strike prevents 'imminent' attack on Mogadishu
Author: 0 United States military drone strike prevents 'imminent' attack on Mogadishu

The suicide bomber infiltrated the police checkpoints and blew up himself during a police gathering, Somali National News Agency said, adding the injured had been taken to hospital. The strike targeted an Al-Shabaab vehicle located some 65 kilometres southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. Al Shabaab's attacks come at a time when the African Union is finalizing plans to trim its peacekeeping mission called AMISOM.

People Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli ties knot in Italy
Author: 0 Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli ties knot in Italy

Fans can't seem to get enough of the cute couple's photos and videos of their wedding rituals. The wedding was every bit of the dream, starting from the ceremony to a teary-eyed Anushka walking down the aisle in a gorgeous Sabyasachi light pink gown.

People 25 people accounted for after plane crash in northern Sask., no fatalities
Author: 0 25 people accounted for after plane crash in northern Sask., no fatalities

Local emergency responders as well as RCMP from Stony Rapids are assisting emergency responders. RCMP members located the plane less than a kilometre from the airstrip. "The primary concern for us right now is making sure that the passengers and crew are looked after", he said. Transport Canada will be taking over the investigation into the cause of the crash.

People Trump Was Emailed Access to Hacked Wikileaks Documents Before Election
Author: 0 Trump Was Emailed Access to Hacked Wikileaks Documents Before Election

The network reported that a person named Mike Erickson emailed Trump Jr. and others on the Trump campaign on September 4, 2016, with a link to Wikileaks documents as well as a decryption key to access them. This was then presented as proof that the Trump campaign had colluded with WikiLeaks during the campaign, and thus Russian intelligence. "This email arrived after published media reports disclosed 12 hours earlier that hacked documents had been posted".

People Narendra Modi inducts Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari into Indian Navy
Author: 0 Narendra Modi inducts Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari into Indian Navy

Mumbai: The Indian Navy has got its first indigenously-built Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Kalvari . The first Kalvari, commissioned on December 8, 1967, was also the first submarine of the Indian Navy. This Scorpene submarine is created to operate in all theatres of war, including the tropics. The hull form, the fin and the hydroplanes are specifically created to produce minimum underwater resistance.

People Hours after shaking hands, Manmohan seeks apology from PM Modi
Author: 0 Hours after shaking hands, Manmohan seeks apology from PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , BJP patriarch L K Advani and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley are among the saffron heavyweights expected to exercise their franchise in the second and final phase of Gujarat elections tomorrow. PM Modi has certainly accused Congress leaders of colluding with neighboring country Pakistan to ensure BJP loses Gujarat elections which, in fact, has received criticizing responses for the allegations from Pakistan's officials who have asked Modi to win the ...

People China urges India to learn lessons from border standoff
Author: 0 China urges India to learn lessons from border standoff

The meeting is the first ministerial meeting of its kind since India's lengthy summer standoff with China along their disputed Himalayan border, in Doklam . Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also urged India to join the Belt and Road Initiative. "In addition to our tri-lateral engagement, I had the opportunity to have separate meetings with Foreign Minister Lavrov and with Foreign Minister Wang Yi and discuss our bilateral relations in a comprehensive manner".