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When Singh had first spoken against the PM on Monday, most of the BJP brass, including Modi himself and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley came out to counter him, laying bare the importance the party attached to the former PM's statement. "Why was Manmohan Singh silent when PM of his country was called " neech ". "Manmohan Singh is very angry these days". Shah took on Singh over Rahul Gandhi publicly tearing a copy of an ordinance cleared by his Cabinet.
  • NJ, NY reach agreement for Gateway tunnel funding

    NJ, NY reach agreement for Gateway tunnel funding

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    That project already had a federal funding commitment, but Christie cited concerns about cost overruns. Under a framework he and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie put forward, NY will provide $1.75 billion for the Gateway Program, New Jersey Transit will pay $1.9 billion and the Port Authority $1.9 billion.
  • MP Police detain carol singers allegedly for converting people

    MP Police detain carol singers allegedly for converting people

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    News channel NDTV reported that agitating Bajrang Dal activists also set a priest's auto on fire who had gone to the police to inquire into the matter. The arrest was made on the basis of a complaint lodged by one Dharmendra Kumar Dohar, who said he was lured with money to convert to Christianity.
  • 'Good Morning America's' Robin Roberts to Omarosa: 'Bye, Felicia'

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    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Wednesday that Newman will leave her post on January 20. Late-night talk show host Seth Meyers poked fun at the departure of White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman . "I resigned, and I didn't do that in the residence as being reported", she told ABC's " Good Morning America ". Sanders said Thursday was the first time she'd heard such comments from Manigault Newman.
  • Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane's father booked for negligent driving

    Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane's father booked for negligent driving

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    The police are now interrogating him. Reportedly, Rahane's father was travelling along with his family in a Hyundai i20 on National Highway No.4 where the auto had hit the woman. "Rahane is cooperating in the investigation", he added. Due to his offence falling under charges of causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others, causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others and causing death by negligence, is bailable.
  • U.S. weapons supplied to Syrian rebels ended up with Islamic State

    U.S. weapons supplied to Syrian rebels ended up with Islamic State

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    Numerous arms purchased by the USA, including anti-tank missiles, ended up in the hands of ISIS fighters within two weeks of their transfer to Syrian opposition forces, the report found. "These findings support widespread assumptions that the group initially captured much of its military material from Iraqi and Syrian government forces", said the report.
  • Paris Summit Focused on Boosting Funding for Climate Change Fight

    Paris Summit Focused on Boosting Funding for Climate Change Fight

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    Trump reportedly did not receive an invitation. As part of the deal, the US promised to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 26 percent by 2025 when compared to 2005 levels. Yet Kerry said 38 states-many of them Republican-led-have committed to reducing carbon emmissions. Macron did not invite Trump, but the US was represented at the summit.
  • Gujarat Congress moves Supreme Court over EVM 'tampering'

    Gujarat Congress moves Supreme Court over EVM 'tampering'

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    The court also allowed him to withdraw the plea and file fresh one for electoral reforms. The apex court dismissed the plea arguing that it can not override the Election Commission's complete discretion to conduct polls. Senior Congress leaders - Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Kapil Sibal will be appearing on behalf of the party. The Gujarat unit of the Congress party had raised concerns over allegations of EVM tampering.
  • European Union clears way to second round of Brexit talks

    European Union clears way to second round of Brexit talks

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    Earlier Wednesday, the European Union's chief exit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said there will be "no turning back" for Britain on commitments made during an initial divorce deal between the two, after his United Kingdom counterpart insisted it was merely a "statement of intent".
  • Firefighter killed battling massive SoCal wildfire

    Firefighter killed battling massive SoCal wildfire

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    Dozens of police and fire vehicles escorted his body to the coroner's office in Ventura County. Cal Fire released the following statement: I am very saddened to report that a firefighter fatality has occurred on the Thomas Incident. California's most devastating blaze remains the 2003's Cedar Fire, which scorched 270,000 acres and destroyed nearly 3,000 buildings. The USA Water Polo Women's National Team match against the Netherlands scheduled for Saturday in Santa Barbara was moved to ...
  • Youthquake revealed as 2017's Oxford Dictionary's word of the year

    Youthquake revealed as 2017's Oxford Dictionary's word of the year

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    It is not unusual for dictionaries' words of the year to elicit a collective groan as critics bemoan the decision to jump on whatever linguistic bandwagon emerged in the last 12 months. "We try to choose a word that reminds us about where we've just been, but also one that captures the zeitgeist, that defining spirit or mood of the moment".
  • Jahangir Tareen disqualified by Supreme Court, Imran remains 'not out'

    Jahangir Tareen disqualified by Supreme Court, Imran remains 'not out'

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    In the view of significance of the verdict and a large number of people thronging the Supreme Court to hear the judgement, tight security has been ensured in and around the Court to avoid any untoward incident. He asserted that Imran Khan's political career will end after court's verdict in his disqualification case. PML-N leader claimed that Jahangir misstated his income for the tax year 2010-11 and willfully and fraudulently concealed the fact that he owns an offshore company.
  • Moon calls for 'new start' to ties with China

    Moon calls for 'new start' to ties with China

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    The two sides "reached some consensus on dealing with the issue", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Tuesday in response to a question about Moon's visit. The press statement that the Blue House released after the meeting quoted Xi as saying, "When you overcome frustration, it takes a long time to recover, but now bilateral relations are improving at a rapid speed".
  • In Picture: Newlyweds Anushka & Virat

    In Picture: Newlyweds Anushka & Virat "in heaven"

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    Kohli and Anushka tied the knot in a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy on December 11, which was attended by their family and close friends. And now Anushka just gave us a glimpse of her honeymoon with Virat Kohli . Thank you Anushka and Virat, for making us part of your family and trusting us to pull off something of this magnitude. Meanwhile, the wedding reception for the relatives of the couple will be held in New Delhi on December 21, 2017 while there would be another reception ...
  • United Nations chief calls on Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

    United Nations chief calls on Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

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    He said all communities were deeply traumatised following the violence that erupted in August, and that Rohingya people continue to flee, although "on a much lower scale". "What we uncovered was staggering, both in terms of the numbers of people who reported a family member died as a result of violence, and the horrific ways in which they said they were killed or severely injured", Sidney Wong, the group's medical director, said.
  • Ukraine leader welcomes EU's extension of sanctions on Russia

    Ukraine leader welcomes EU's extension of sanctions on Russia

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    Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite said the sanctions would be extended until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements and re-establishment of peace in the territory of Ukraine. The Ukraine has been wracked by conflict since March 2014 following Russia's annexation of Crimea after an illegal independence vote. "We are living in the atmosphere of restrictions and sanctions but we are making good use of them by adapting our economy, and we have finalized the process of ...
  • Tensions Flare (Again) Between White House and CNN Correspondent

    Tensions Flare (Again) Between White House and CNN Correspondent

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    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is set to hold a live daily press briefing on Thursday and it is bound to be a contentious affair. Acosta's question to President Trump was related to a controversial Tuesday tweet in which he blasted Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand-the President's detractors accused of being laden with sexual innuendo.
  • Trump Literally Cuts Red Tape on Federal Regulations With Giant Gold Scissors

    Trump Literally Cuts Red Tape on Federal Regulations With Giant Gold Scissors

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    The Trump administration said that it has withdrawn or delayed almost 1,600 planned regulatory actions to date, according to a biannual report that the White House released on Thursday. To highlight how many federal regulations there are, the White House had a huge stack of papers representing today next to a smaller stack of papers representing 1960.