The Congress, sources said, wants to take the 2G issue to the people for which it is likely to formalise a plan soon. Responding to a question about Modi's assertion that the BJP's win was an endorsement of his development agenda and economic reforms like the GST, the Congress president said, "It is unusual as in his poll speeches he did not talk about development, nor about GST and note ban".
There are plenty of sights to see in Rome , but you might want to skip the city's Christmas tree . Rome officials say there are no plans to remove the tree before the holiday. Any hope that this year's 20m (65ft) tree could bring some Christmas cheer faded quickly. "It's clear that "Spelacchio" can't remain in Piazza Venezia in this condition and urgently needs to be removed", said Codacons president Carlo Rienzi.
Jerusalem's status has always been considered a final status issue to be determined by Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations and Trump's decision is widely seen as undercutting that long-standing understanding. Akbar informed them about India's traditional policy on Jerusalem. Trump's decision on December 6 to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital broke with worldwide consensus and unleashed protests across the Muslim world, prompting a flurry of appeals to the United Nations .
This was still a little above normal for this time of the year, but obviously being closer to normal combined with a stiff breeze made for a bit of a chill in the air. Snow will change to a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain making for an icy mess. Thursday Night: Clouding up and cold lows 15-20. We will be tracking another rainmaker that will bring wet weather to the region next Wednesday night and next Thursday .
The photographs of Meghan Markle , 36, and Prince Harry , 33, were taken by Alex Lubomirski at Frogmore House, Windsor. Markle, popularly known for playing Rachel Zane in her US TV legal drama Suits , has quit the hit show. The pics also give us another chance to look at that gorgeous sparkler that Harry told press he designed himself, featuring two diamonds from Princess Diana's personal collection , and another from Botswana, where the lovebirds spent time together.
The Egyptian-drafted resolution has been backed by 14 UN Security Council members but vetoed by US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley who described it as "an insult " that will not be forgotten and that the United States will not be ordered by any country where it should set up its embassy.
The mother-of-one is serving a five-year sentence over allegations of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government, which she has vehemently denied. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was accused of making things worse for the British mum after he incorrectly told a Commons select committee that Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been teaching journalism in Iran on behalf of the her former employer, the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
The ANC has unanimously resolved to "immediately and unconditionally" downgrade the South African Embassy in Israel to a liaison office. In July, the ANC's national policy conference had chose to adopt a resolution made by the ANC in the Western Cape to downgrade South Africa's embassy in Israel, because of the expansion of Israeli settlements into Palestinian territories.
Didi however, did not disclose the names of the investors in the round. In the mainland China market, its biggest former competitor Uber exited the domestic market previous year after Didi took over Uber's China operations. Reuters reported earlier this month that Didi would launch in Mexico next year, marking Didi's first expansion of its services beyond China. It has also teamed up with overseas competitors, including Lyft in the U.S., Grab in Singapore, Ola in India, Taxify in ...
Uber has taken the fight to regulators and established taxi and cab companies, expanding from a Silicon Valley startup to a business with a valuation of $68 billion. Uber has long tried to fight local transportation laws by arguing it isn't a transportation company but rather an online platform, which is protected under European Union law from disproportionate regulation.
Other concerning news came from the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, which reported that North Korea has started trials to equip its missiles with anthrax payloads, information the publication attributed to an anonymous source linked to South Korean intelligence.
The RFP for 83 Tejas light combat aircraft has been issued on Wednesday, setting the ball rolling for finalising the contract for the mega deal, official sources said. IAF has also been looking at single-engine foreign fighter jets like the American F-18 and the Swedish Gripen aircraft. According to Deccan Chronicle, 14 squadrons of the MiG 21, MiG 27 and MiG 29 will be decommissioned in the next 10 years which will bring down the fighter squadron strength to 19 by 2027.
A photo of a crashed vehicle filmed after pedestrians were hit in Melbourne . Police said the driver was a 32-year-old Australian citizen of Afghan descent who has a known history of drug use and mental health issues. Witnesses described a horrific scene. A man who witnessed the auto that hit pedestrians in Melbourne talks about what he saw. "As it (the car) approached this intersection.it just mowed everybody down, people were flying everywhere", one witness who identified herself ...
Without the app, "persons who wish to make an urban journey would not use the services provided by those drivers". "This ruling will not change things in most European Union countries where we already operate under transportation law", an Uber spokeswoman said.
The elective convention was marked by internal discontent especially from the southwest candidates who pulled out in protest of the elective process. The fate and political fortunes of the party depend on the party's presidential candidate. He also told members of the National Working Committee (NWC) that they were given the task to rebuild and reposition the party with a view to regaining power in 2019.
The quake was also felt in Alborz, Qazvin, Qom, Gilan and Markazi provinces, according to state media. The quake has not caused material damage, authorities said. Iranian weekend starts on Thursday, and given the fear of earthquakes more people leave the city for northern resort towns. Last month, more than 600 people died in a 7.2 magnitude quake in western Iran , the DPA noted.
The injured persons are said to be critical and have sustained 90 percent burns. Shamsuddin. It is feared that several other workers may still be trapped under the debris. They set afire several vehicles, including two cars of the mill owner, and also attacked an ambulance called to take the victims to the hospital. So far the cause of the blast is not known and the Police is investigating the matter.
Philippine coast guard spokesman Armand Balilo says 166 individuals have been rescued by navy and coast guard rescue crews and a flotilla of fishing boats near Polilo island, located about 70 kilometers northeast of Manila . Boat accidents are common in the Philippines , which is frequently lashed by storms and typhoons. A tropical storm was expected to make landfall on the southern island of Mindanao late Thursday or early on Friday and the Philippine weather bureau had warned of winds up ...
Rubashki, who ran the Iowa headquarters of Agriprocessors, a family-run business and America's biggest kosher meat-processing company, was convicted in 2009 for submitting fake invoices to a bank that made the firm's finances appear healthier than they were so it could borrow more .
He pointed out that Mueller may have a conflict of interest due to his friendship with former FBI Director James Comey , erred by not obtaining a warrant for the Trump transition team's emails and some of his investigators have an anti-Trump bias.