• Kodiyeri's yatra hits roadblock over his Mini Cooper jaunt

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    CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has said the party would probe the incident in which the auto of an accused in a gold smuggling case was arranged for his travel when the Jana Jagratha Yatra reached Koduvally in the district. "The party bosses facilitated the vehicle for Kodiyeri fully knowing this", he alleged. "The party will examine the allegations regarding the owner's involvement (in the smuggling case)", Balakrishnan said on Thursday.
  • 'Freedom Of Expression Is For All,' Madras High Court On 'Mersal'

    'Freedom Of Expression Is For All,' Madras High Court On 'Mersal'

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    Sundresh and Justice M. Sundar refused to entertain the case on the ground that a mature democracy the voices of the minority can not be stifled , As Reported By Hindu . The producers of Vijay's Mersal , which was mired in controversies over its dialogues on GST, have succumbed to the pressure by the Bhartiya Janata Party and have chose to mute the dialogues in the film.
  • CBI files FIR against George, two others in Ganapathy case

    CBI files FIR against George, two others in Ganapathy case

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    The FIR quotes Nehal's plea before the court stating that the three accused were influential persons and had used their power to ensure that there was no police action. After the case came to light previous year, Siddaramaiah initially defended his colleague and aide, but George finally resigned. Besides recording the statement of Mr Ganapathi's family members, the CBI team will question Mr George and the two IPS officers as part of the probe.
  • Kerala Love Jihad Case

    Kerala Love Jihad Case

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    Hadiya in the video says, "You need to get me out". She added, "I know my father is getting angry.He hits and kicks me when I walk". The video, which was originally taken by activist Rahul Easwar, ends on an abrupt note with Hadiya saying, "What if my head or any part of my body hits somewhere and I die".
  • Iraqi, Syrian Forces Converge on Last Major ISIS Stronghold at Border

    Iraqi, Syrian Forces Converge on Last Major ISIS Stronghold at Border

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    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Islamic State fighters would have "to choose between death and surrender " as he announced the offensive on the region of Rawa and al-Qaim, which is located at the Syrian border. Iraq's Air Force is dropping leaflets in al-Qaim, warning civilians that they need to take refuge in their homes and raise white flags, or else they'll be assumed to be in league with ISIS.
  • Californian fire authorities confident about full containment of wildfires

    Californian fire authorities confident about full containment of wildfires

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    Multiple cities in Southern California have had record-breaking temperatures during the autumn heat wave. The Redwood Valley fire, one of several that ignited on October 8, charred 36,523 acres and killed eight people. "But we got lucky, we recently went to Napa [before the fire] and bought a lot of wine". "We had many cancellations of visits these first two weeks", said Delia Viader, President of Viader Vineyards & Winery.
  • Jealous woman who killed own sister to steal her husband is jailed

    Jealous woman who killed own sister to steal her husband is jailed

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    Khan bought a large kitchen knife from Tesco and on May 23 a year ago lured her sister home from a funeral, claiming her children were crying. The sisters' parents and Saima's husband were all at a funeral at the time. Whatsapp messages between the pair indicate Sabah was bitter about Rehman's affections being "transferred" back to his wife, the prosecutor said. She also researched buying poisonous snakes and paid a " black magic priest " in Pakistan £5,000 to kill her sister by "remote ...
  • Oklahoma Senate GOP says OK to oil and gas tax hike

    Oklahoma Senate GOP says OK to oil and gas tax hike

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    Though the deal we announced earlier this week achieved those goals, it's clear it can not pass unless gross production taxes are included. It would have also raised wages for teachers and state workers, though Democrats did not support it because it would not increase taxes on oil and natural gas production.
  • Koreans Hold 3rd 'Most Powerful' Passport in the World

    Koreans Hold 3rd 'Most Powerful' Passport in the World

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    The tiny island of Singapore is the home of the most powerful passport in the world, allowing its holders to visit 159 countries without a visa. The Passport Index updated by Arton Capital on Wednesday estimated that Singapore has the "most powerful" passport out of 199 countries with the highest visa-free score of 159.
  • Australian Govt loses majority after court ruling

    Australian Govt loses majority after court ruling

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    The decision deals a blow to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Liberal-National coalition, which has a one-seat majority in the lower house . Nick Xenophon and Matthew Canavan are safe, the High Court ruled. Section 44 of Australia's constitution says people are disqualified from becoming federal lawmakers if they are "a subject or a citizen or entitled to the rights or privileges of a subject or a citizen of a foreign power".
  • Police say 10-year-old led them on three-county vehicle chase

    Police say 10-year-old led them on three-county vehicle chase

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    Amazingly, this young boy has been in a high-speed chase with police before. Authorities set up a road block, but the driver would not stop. The Ohio State Highway Patrol took over the chase once the boy entered the Ohio turnpike. He was transported to a local hospital for evaluation with a legal guardian. On Oct. 16, officers responded to a call reporting a 2013 Dodge Charger driven by a small boy in the fast lane of I-90 with three flat tires.
  • 4.3-magnitude quake shakes Central Coast

    4.3-magnitude quake shakes Central Coast

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    Initial measurements indicated the magnitude at 4.6 before it was downgraded. There were aftershocks near the epicenter as well: one measuring magnitude 2.2 at 1:58 p.m. Officials with Lompoc Valley Middle School say the campus was safely evacuated following the natural disaster. The quake was centered two miles deep in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Qatari media boss grilled in Federation Internationale de Football Association graft case

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    An additional interrogation session is needed with the Qatari Businessman Nasser al-Khelaifi, according to André Marty, the Head of External Relations, Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland in Bern. A source has since revealed to ESPN FC that Jerome Valcke's son, Sebastien, did in fact work for PSG during three months in an indefinite capacity back in 2011 before leaving of his own accord, something that was mentioned when news of the criminal case was first made public.
  • Woman Found 42 Years After Vanishing In Sullivan County

    Woman Found 42 Years After Vanishing In Sullivan County

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    Forty-two years later, investigators discovered someone was using Stevens' Social Security number at an assisted living home in MA. The case involved the recovery of skeletal remains in Orange County that roughly fit the profile of Flora (Florence) Stevens, the woman who was reported missing in Sullivan County in 1975.
  • Revanth Reddy removed from Telangana TDP working president's post

    Revanth Reddy removed from Telangana TDP working president's post

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    Chevella MLA Kale Yadaiah, MLC Patnam Narender Reddy and Kodangal former MLA Gurunadha Reddy played key role in facilitating the TDP and Congress leaders join the TRS. And I have no information about the party meeting in Golconda hotel. Revanth cancelled his TDLP meeting, took his files and computer from the assembly office and walked away.