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The sight of Nelson Mandela in a Springbok shirt presenting the Webb Ellis Cup to Francois Pienaar as South Africa triumphed on home soil is probably the most iconic image in the tournament's history. That means the Rainbow Nation will be recommended as 2023 Rugby World Cup hosts by the Rugby World Cup board. Irish rugby could be in line for one of the biggest days in its history as World Rugby announces today its preferred candidate to host the 2023 World Cup.
  • UP Muslim Cleric hails introduction of NCERT books in Madarsas

    UP Muslim Cleric hails introduction of NCERT books in Madarsas

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    The aim of introducing NCERT books is to standardise and improve the curriculum and sync with job requirements. The syllabus from 6th to 12th standard would also undergo changes, sources said, adding that the objective behind the revamp was to "modernise" the madarsa education and enable the students to compete with the students of other schools in the state and country.
  • TODAY'S FORECAST: Rainy and windy, high near 50

    TODAY'S FORECAST: Rainy and windy, high near 50

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    Winds could gust as high as 25 miles per hour. The showers move out Tuesday night and we will start November on a warmer note with highs in the 70s on Wednesday . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 63. The lows will not be as cold as last week, however, when the temperature dropped to 30 and 29 Friday and Saturday , respectively.
  • Investors Sell United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) on Strength (UPS)

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    The company has its outstanding shares of 855.78M. (NYSE: UPS ) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: " UPS announces U.S. rate hikes, new peak surcharges for 2018" on October 25, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "United Parcel Service ( UPS ) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript" published on October 26, 2017, Gurufocus.com published: "Delta Asset Management Llc Buys United Parcel Service Inc , United Technologies ..." on October 26, 2017.
  • Top leaders visit Elphinstone stampede site, assure footover bridge by Jan 31

    Top leaders visit Elphinstone stampede site, assure footover bridge by Jan 31

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    On Tuesday, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal , Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman , and CM Devendra Fadnavis visited Elphinstone station where 23 were killed in a deadly stampede on September 29, 2017. A call was taken to cooperate seeing urgency of the matter as Army has its role at the borders, the Defence Minister added. Among critics of the move is Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, a former army officer.
  • Trick-or-treating tips to keep kids safe on Halloween

    Trick-or-treating tips to keep kids safe on Halloween

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    As ghosts and ghouls take to the streets of Idaho Falls for trick-or-treating Tuesday, the Idaho Falls Police Department has released safety tips for parents and children. Have your children wear or carry some glow sticks so they stand out in the night. Mt. Juliet's neighborhoods will fill with families and children, decked-out in the latest costume , as they all work to collect the sweetest treat.
  • Catalonia: But what is Carles Puigdemont to Brussels?

    Catalonia: But what is Carles Puigdemont to Brussels?

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    Spanish prosecutor have called for rebellion charges to be brought against him and other organisers of Catalonia's banned independence referendum. But, Spanish government officials say, he was already making plans to escape to Brussels. They announced to the Spanish government in response to the unilateral declaration of independence of the rich region. He appeared on television on Saturday urging "democratic opposition" to Madrid's move to take power in the semi-autonomous northeastern ...
  • Saudi-led coalition affirms commitment to United Nations rules in Yemen

    Saudi-led coalition affirms commitment to United Nations rules in Yemen

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    He made the remarks in reaction to anti-Iran allegations raised by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in a meeting, in Riyadh , of political and military officials of the alliance which has launched aggression against Yemen . Multiple rounds of UN-sponsored talks on the Yemen war have failed to broker a political settlement between the Saudi-backed government of Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and the rebels and their allies.
  • Tillerson, Mattis: We don't need new war authorization to fight terror

    Tillerson, Mattis: We don't need new war authorization to fight terror

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    USA lawmakers were said to be considering updating or repealing the 2001 Authorisation for Use of Military Force (AUMF), which authorises the use of U.S. October 30, 2017. Congress has not passed an AUMF since the 2002 measure authorizing the Iraq War. The 2001 AUMF authorized military actions against Al Qaeda , Taliban and other perpetrators of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
  • Party in Government Challenges Liberian Elections

    Party in Government Challenges Liberian Elections

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    Victor of the November 7 vote will replace Africa's first democratically elected female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who has served two terms after winning the first post-civil war polls in 2006. Boakai's Unity Party has already joined a complaint by the Liberty Party lodged directly with the electoral commission over voter registration cards printed without serial numbers and handed to illegible voters, but the matter has yet to come to court.
  • USA pledges up to $60 million for security in Sahel region

    USA pledges up to $60 million for security in Sahel region

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    The U.S. will pledge up to $60 million to support the Group of Five Sahel States (G5 Sahel) Joint Force's regional counter-terrorism operations, the State Department announced Monday. The US military now has about 1,000 troops in the region, conducting surveillance and constructing a drone base in Agadez, Niger, as well as training and advising local forces.
  • Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins Wednesday

    Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins Wednesday

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    Today, we talk with a health care navigator about what has changed and what hasn't since what's known as "Obamacare" has come in the crosshairs of our current president. "We don't work on commission", he said. He praised President Trump's executive orders on health care, which he said would mean more options for Montanans in the coming years.
  • Eye on polls, BJP plans big for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel anniversary celebrations

    Eye on polls, BJP plans big for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel anniversary celebrations

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    President Ram Nath Kovind, VP Venkaiah Naidu, HM Rajnath Singh , Dipa Karmakar, Sardara Singh, Suresh Raina , Karnam Malleswari were also present with PM Narendra Modi . "The country's first President, Rajendra Prasad, also expressed his pain at an attempt to forget Sardar", he said. "His momentous service and monumental contribution to India can never be forgotten", the PM tweeted.
  • Government to act swiftly to ban foreign home buyers

    Government to act swiftly to ban foreign home buyers

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    Two ceremonies next week will mark the official opening of the 52nd Parliament of New Zealand. Ms Ardern expects the new legislation, an amendment to the Overseas Investment Act, to take effect from early next year. She did not want to elaborate on the Government's negotiating position relating to ISDS, but added that many TPP countries had expressed similar concerns.
  • 1 dead, U. on lockdown amid reports of shots fired

    1 dead, U. on lockdown amid reports of shots fired

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    University of Utah confirms reports of shots fired in Red Butte Canyon area. TRAX reported that the Red Line will not proceed beyond Stadium Station near The University of Utah. 'CAMPUS ALERT: Suspect male, white adult. This is a developing story and as more information becomes available this article will be updated. Black clothing, beanie with cross, tear-drop tattoo on face.