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People Stop the shameful practice of female foeticide: Modi at 'Beti Bachao.' programme
Author: 0 Stop the shameful practice of female foeticide: Modi at 'Beti Bachao.' programme

PM Modi will also interact with beneficiary mothers and girl children of the programme and distribute certificates to best performing districts under the scheme. In her tweet, Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani said this is a day "to recount every journey undertaken to fulfill dreams, a day to celebrate achievements big and small; to say thank you to all the trailblazers".

Author: 0 Populist surge leaves Italy in political limbo

Not surprisingly, the USA far-right is celebrating the Italian results, with President Donald Trump's former adviser Steve Bannon calling them "crucial for the global populist movement " in an interview with the Corriere della Sera newspaper.

People Travel warning issued for Playa del Carmen in wake of ferry explosion
Author: 0 Travel warning issued for Playa del Carmen in wake of ferry explosion

It also advised USA citizens to purchase travel insurance which includes medical evacuation. Undetonated explosives were found on another ferry that runs between the Caribbean resorts of Playa del Carmen and the island of Cozumel, authorities said, less than two weeks after a blast shook another ferry plying the same route.

People Ambedkar statue vandalised in UP; 5th incident in 4 days across India
Author: 0 Ambedkar statue vandalised in UP; 5th incident in 4 days across India

The chain of vandalism started after two statues of Lenin were knocked down in Tripura, allegedly by BJP workers, after the Left was defeated in Assembly polls by the BJP and its ally IPFT, which together won a two-third majority in the House in a state where the CPI (M) was in power for 25 years.

People Trump ex-aide Manafort pleads not guilty again, faces July trial
Author: 0 Trump ex-aide Manafort pleads not guilty again, faces July trial

Paul Manafort last week also pleaded not guilty in a related case in Washington, D.C., where he is set to go to trial September 17. Manafort entered a not guilty plea Thursday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia , where he faces 18 counts including bank fraud and tax fraud.

People Karnataka unveils separate flag, cabinet nod likely today
Author: 0 Karnataka unveils separate flag, cabinet nod likely today

The "tricolor" resembles the unofficial flag seen at events like the state formation day. Siddaramaiah had in July 2017 formed the committee under Nagarajaiah to come up with a design for the official state flag. "As long as the State does not show disrespect to the national tricolour and hoists the State flag below the national flag, there is no problem". In their representation, the two had requested the government to design a separate flag for "Kannada Naadu" and accord it legal standing.

People Tax cut for the wealthy? Not all of them
Author: 0 Tax cut for the wealthy? Not all of them

California is also considering a bill that would apply a special tax on highly profitable companies, allowing the state to tap into increased corporate profits. "This isn't me against him", Sweeney said. Not all states are looking for ways around the new tax rules, though. Senate President Steve Sweeney says that his plan would impose a three-percent surcharge on businesses making more than $1 million.

People US' Tillerson says greater freedom the answer for Ethiopia
Author: 0 US' Tillerson says greater freedom the answer for Ethiopia

In a speech Tuesday outlining the Trump administration's Africa policy, Tillerson said the United States is "eager" to lower barriers to trade and investment in Africa, whose largest trading partner by far is China. Tillerson reiterated previous calls for African states to cut ties with North Korea . "Our message is for countries to consider what the terms of those agreements are and not forfeit any elements of sovereignty", he added.

People North Korea reportedly willing to hold nuke talk with US
Author: 0 North Korea reportedly willing to hold nuke talk with US

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, however, met with Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of Kim Jong Un , during the Olympics, and a delegation of senior South Korean officials visited Pyongyang, the North's capital, on Monday. Those efforts fell apart amid disputes on how to verify the North's atomic activities. The two spent a major part of their time discussing North Korea, according to an administration official familiar with the meeting.

People Strengthening Case for Tariffs, Trade Deficit Soars to Nine Year High
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The action risks retaliatory tariffs on US exports - not least by Canada and Europe - and complicates already hard talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Trump's tweets follow China's moves to resolve the simmering trade tensions. In response, China is already looking into restrictions on United States exports.

People Trump asked special counsel witnesses about discussions
Author: 0 Trump asked special counsel witnesses about discussions

Mr. McGahn did not publicly deny the article, and the president later confronted him in the Oval Office in front of the White House chief of staff, John F. It even knows the substance of those two conversations via Special Counsel Robert Mueller and related them for their readers on Wednesday. Reports of Mueller's interest in the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, among other events, have fueled speculation that the investigation has expanded to include a potential obstruction of ...

People Conrad Sangma to take oath as Meghalaya CM today
Author: 0 Conrad Sangma to take oath as Meghalaya CM today

It will be interesting to see whether Conrad Sangma will dethrone another Mukul Sangma as Congress faces anti-incumbency. HSPDP is also against the inclusion of the BJP in the alliance, they were hoping for a non-Congress, non-BJP government to reign.

People What Anthony Davis is doing is unbelievable
Author: 0 What Anthony Davis is doing is unbelievable

When he exited the game, he had 10 points and four rebounds but he exploded with 31 points in the second half to lead the Pelicans to their ninth consecutive victory. And in the end, Davis scored enough to carry a New Orleans team desperately clawing for its playoff livelihood in the wild Western Conference. Prior to tonight's game, Davis was averaging 37.3 points, 14.8 rebounds , 2.9 steals, and 2.8 blocks during the win streak.

People President Trump to sign new tariffs Thursday
Author: 0 President Trump to sign new tariffs Thursday

The benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 stock index ended slightly lower following a volatile session after Trump promised the tariffs but then said Mexico and Canada could be exempt. Added Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.: "We are urging caution", McConnell said. Trump has invited representatives from the Entertainment Software Association and the Entertainment Software Rating Board to the White House.

People MS lawmakers approve earliest USA abortion ban
Author: 0 MS lawmakers approve earliest USA abortion ban

Planned Parenthood Director of State Policy Media, Danielle Wells, said she believes the law is unconstitutional. It would prohibit abortions after 15 weeks except when there are risks to the life or physical health of the mother, or fatal fetal anomalies.

People GOP Lawmakers Wait Out Trump in Gun Control Debate
Author: 0 GOP Lawmakers Wait Out Trump in Gun Control Debate

But the gun and school safety matters appear, if Heastie was correct Tuesday, not to be on the table for talks this month as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers try to complete a 2018 spending plan by the March 31 deadline. Bob Lowry, of the State Council of School Superintendents, said the association isn't prepared to take a position on gun control measures that don't touch on school security specifically, like the Assembly bills .

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