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Author: 0 Beast from the East Part 2: Your photos

Devon County Council has confirmed the closure of dozens of schools on Monday and described roads as "treacherous", while train services are also affected. Homes in Hemsby, Norfolk, were evacuated amid fears they could be washed into the sea after warnings of snow and ice. The cold conditions have been dubbed "The Beast From The East 2.0".

People Raj Thackeray meets Sharad Pawar ahead of MNS Mumbai rally
Author: 0 Raj Thackeray meets Sharad Pawar ahead of MNS Mumbai rally

Raj said that everyone from journalists to newspaper and Television channel owners were being threatened not to write or carry any story against the government. Thackeray went ahead to say that films like Toilet Ek Prem Katha and Padman were covert Government propaganda. "Many of those who wrote and felt that the party (MNS) was over must come on the stage and see".

People Indian party quits PM Modi's coalition in blow ahead of election
Author: 0 Indian party quits PM Modi's coalition in blow ahead of election

A similar setback was witnessed in Bihar's Araria Lok Sabha bypoll where the BJP candidate lost to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). Yogi held that the people of his state had seen "how the SP, BSP and Congress have governed UP and now none of them have the strength to fight the BJP alone".

People Putin wins 4th term as Russia's President
Author: 0 Putin wins 4th term as Russia's President

With 99.8 percent of the vote counted, the Central Election Commission said Monday that communist Pavel Grudinin came in a distant second with 11.9 percent. At odds with the West over Syria, Ukraine, allegations of Russian election meddling and cyberattacks and the poisoning in Britain of a former Russian spy and his daughter, relations between Moscow and the West are at a post Cold War low.

People Can China's New Central Banker Restart Reforms?
Author: 0 Can China's New Central Banker Restart Reforms?

From the comfort of working behind-the-scenes, China's new Vice-Prime Minister Liu He - a close confidant of President Xi Jinping - has been brought into the limelight to defend the economy that is facing mounting debt and a possible trade war with the United States.

People K'taka gives separate religion status to Lingayats, asks for Centre's nod
Author: 0 K'taka gives separate religion status to Lingayats, asks for Centre's nod

A seven-member committee was directed by HN Nagamohan Das, which has submitted the report stating that Lingayat in Karnataka may be considered as a religious minority on March 2. Based on the panel's report, the minorities' commission had asked the Congress government to recommend to the Centre that they accord minority status to the community.

People Facebook suspends former Cambridge Analytica contractor
Author: 0 Facebook suspends former Cambridge Analytica contractor

The calls for greater scrutiny followed reports Saturday in the New York Times and the Observer of London that Cambridge Analytica , a political data firm founded by Steve Bannon and Robert Mercer, the wealthy Republican donor, had used the Facebook data to develop methods that it claimed could identify the personalities of individual USA voters and influence their behavior.

People Putin wins fresh six-year term
Author: 0 Putin wins fresh six-year term

As he figures out what's next, expect rising tensions with the West. Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that "we are bound for success".

People Graft was costing Saudi govt $20bn a year: Crown Prince
Author: 0 Graft was costing Saudi govt $20bn a year: Crown Prince

Forbes said today that the two leaders are likely to discuss the possible reinstatement of sanctions against Iran; Saudi's years long war in Yemen and Saudi's desire to purchase one or more nuclear power plants and the role the US plays in agreeing to allow a firm like GE to do the work.

Author: 0 Xi congratulates Putin on election as Russian president

According to the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Russian Federation that, thanks to new information technology, counted nearly 100% of ballots by 4 a.m., Vladimir Putin got 76.6% of the vote. In the run up to the vote, a new crisis broke out with the West as Britain implicated Putin in the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal in England with a Soviet-designed nerve agent.

People Justin Trudeau arrives in India, visits Taj Mahal with family
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau arrives in India, visits Taj Mahal with family

Speaking to the media, Trudeau said, "For me to be able to be here on an official trip while bringing my kids with me to share this is really special, and being able to enjoy this as a dad with my kids is really nice". On Monday, Trudeau will be touring Ahmedabad where he would visit the Sabarmati Ashram and the Akshardham temple, apart from attending an event organised by the IIM-Ahmedabad.

People Boy, nine, 'shoots sister in video game controller dispute'
Author: 0 Boy, nine, 'shoots sister in video game controller dispute'

It remains unclear how the firearm used in the shooting had been accessed. Cantrell, who said he had never seen a case like this one, confirmed late Sunday the girl died from her injuries after being rushed to Le Bonheur's Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

People Jana Sena initiated idea of no-confidence motion: Pawan Kalyan
Author: 0 Jana Sena initiated idea of no-confidence motion: Pawan Kalyan

Claiming that he went to Delhi 29 times to get the promised special status, Naidu has charged the Prime Minister of being unresponsive. A few days back, the YSR Congress has proposed a no-confidence motion against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on the issue of granting special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

People Questions mount over Russian spy poisoning
Author: 0 Questions mount over Russian spy poisoning

Haley continued: "If the Russian government stopped using chemical weapons to assassinate its enemies, and if the Russian government stopped helping its Syrian ally to use chemical weapons to kill Syrian children, and if Russia cooperated with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons by turning over all information related to this nerve agent, we would stop talking about them".

People Russian Federation readies to hand Putin new term in presidential vote
Author: 0 Russian Federation readies to hand Putin new term in presidential vote

But Putin barely campaigned, opposition activist Alexei Navalny was barred from the ballot, and reports of ballot-stuffing and people ordered to vote by their employers rolled in throughout the day. While several outspoken Putin opponents were on the ballot, including liberals Ksenia Sobchak and Grigory Yavlinsky, many potential voters who dislike Putin stayed home to avoid legitimizing the election.

People Festivals marking traditional New Year being celebrated
Author: 0 Festivals marking traditional New Year being celebrated

There are over 60 different groups across the city that participate in the celebrations. The literal meaning of Gudi, is taken from the Sanskrit Language and when translated, means the first day of the lunar cycle. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on the festive occasion said, "Let us also on this day pledge ourselves to ushering in a new era of peace and harmony to pave the way for a better tomorrow for our future generations".

People Lalu Prasad convicted in fourth fodder scam case
Author: 0 Lalu Prasad convicted in fourth fodder scam case

This the fourth case against the RJD chief related to the Dumka Treasury scam is a fraudulent withdrawal of Rs. 3.13 crore. Already serving in prison, the political leader was pronounced guilty in 4th fodder scam by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday.

People After Majithia, Kejriwal now apologises to Gadkari, Kapil Sibal
Author: 0 After Majithia, Kejriwal now apologises to Gadkari, Kapil Sibal

We're here to serve the people, we do not have the time to go to courts for such issues. Kejriwal said that he regretted making 'unverified claims against the Union minister. According to experts and political commentators, Kejriwal is doing this to reduce his legal troubles as defamation cases against him have been piling and he is trying to avoid the cost of legal cases by saying sorry to the leaders.

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