• PM Modi attends NITI Aayog's

    PM Modi attends NITI Aayog's "Economic Policy - The Road Ahead" meeting

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    Another expert pointed out that more than 20 percent educated youth were unemployed. The meeting also discussed the job situation and Kumar said the NITI Aayog task force will unveil its new jobs data soon. Kumar, however, opines that the budget will mainly focus on improving the welfare of common man. Kumar also added that the National Medical Commission Bill was supported by all the experts including doctors.
  • US Attorneys launch new human trafficking website

    US Attorneys launch new human trafficking website

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    When a child's body is being sold, it's abuse and rape, period. When one site closes down, another is ready, using tactics that thinly veil its objective. Under a law enacted last year, soliciting a minor now carries a penalty of 20 years to life in prison. The Livingston County Board of Supervisors was slated to consider proclaiming January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month For Livingston County via official resolution at its Jan.
  • Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Buxar, 2 security men injured

    Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Buxar, 2 security men injured

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    Some ten policemen in charge of the CM's security sustained severe injuries. However, Nitish Kumar was whisked out of the spot by his security personnel in time. Earlier in the yatra, when some protesters waved black flags at Sulindabad village in Saharsa, Mr. Kumar had said wryly, "What is wrong with black colour? They try to mislead and provoke others but people should not get perturbed over such minor happenings", the chief minister said while addressing a public meeting in Dumraon block ...
  • Brightline Begins Introductory Service Sat., Jan. 13

    Brightline Begins Introductory Service Sat., Jan. 13

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    Within hours of announcing that its introductory service would begin Saturday, Brightline's website malfunctioned, preventing prospective passengers from booking trips on the new trains . Equipped with comfortable seats, the train will travel between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale at up to 70 miles per hour, creating a trip that lasts only 30 minutes.
  • Chaotic start to British PM's new year reshuffle

    Chaotic start to British PM's new year reshuffle

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    And some of the new lineup, including Bradley, and Saffron Walden MP Kemi Badenoch, presented a younger, fresher face to the world. According to Curtice, May failed to achieve her first objective, as Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt refused to be moved to the position of business secretary while Secretary for Education Justine Greening stepped down from the government, after turning down the offer to become work and pensions secretary.
  • Catalan Separatists Back Puigdemont, Reviving Prospect Of Independence Push

    Catalan Separatists Back Puigdemont, Reviving Prospect Of Independence Push

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    Puigdemont's party unexpectedly won the most seats among the main separatist parties in December, even though Puigdemont has not made clear whether he plans to return from Belgium. He faces charges of sedition, rebellion, disobedience and misuse of public funds in Spain in the wake of the independence referendum on October 1st and the unilateral declaration of independence in the region on October 27th.
  • 'Drunk' Russian crashes tank into store, goes shopping

    'Drunk' Russian crashes tank into store, goes shopping

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    The man stole the military vehicle from a military driving school in the Murmansk region, the Guardian reported. It's also quite impressive he managed to drive it and only smash one vehicle (and a supermarket shopfront) in the process. Reuters notes that witnesses at the scene "did not seem particularly disturbed by the incident". A drunken man on Wednesday commandeered an armored vehicle and crashed it into a store's window in northwestern Russian Federation, hurting no one, police said.
  • Elderly couple appear in Lancaster County Court for 2nd drug-related arrest

    Elderly couple appear in Lancaster County Court for 2nd drug-related arrest

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    A drug dog indicated it smelled drugs in the truck so deputies searched the truck and found most of the money in a duffel bag in the truck's cargo area, the report said. Justin Jiron's boss told the paper that there is no connection between the Nebraska bust and her employee. York County Sheriff's Lt. Paul Vrbka told the News-Times that Barbara Jiron was cited but was not jailed at that time "due to some medical issues".
  • Millions of Catholics join Black Nazarene procession in Philippines

    Millions of Catholics join Black Nazarene procession in Philippines

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    Manila is hosting the International Pilgrimage of the Black Nazarene. "Actually, this procession was held upon the instruction of General Sapitula, who is a devotee of the Black Nazarene", said Pardo. In 2006, a male devotee died after a wooden plank covering a manhole collapsed. It will cover a 500-metre radius from the procession route, the Quirino Grandstand and Quiapo Church.
  • Jim Tressel says he will not enter US Senate race

    Jim Tressel says he will not enter US Senate race

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    Dave Joyce, R-Ohio according to the Washington Examiner which says two unnamed party members have acknowledged that Tressel has not expressed interest in running for the Senate. If Trump did commit to supporting Renacci in the Senate race, the president presumably could help the multi-millionaire businessman raise money for what would be a tough race to unseat Brown.
  • Pakistan in talks with USA over security assistance: FO

    Pakistan in talks with USA over security assistance: FO

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    The Spokesperson said that the Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif's remarks about the tweet by the US President Donald Trump must be seen in a perspective. Robin Raphel, a former assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian affairs, told VOA on Wednesday Washington and Islamabad's current policy of tit-for-tat will not advance either side's interest.
  • United Nations can't make Hindi an official language: Sushma Swaraj

    United Nations can't make Hindi an official language: Sushma Swaraj

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    The Congress MP and former United Nations official had intervened during Question Hour after Sushma said the government was ready to spend "any amount" to make Hindi an official language at the UN. She stated that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is ready to spend a whopping Rs 400 crore (if necessary) to promote the language. He also said that India is the only country where Hindi was an official language.
  • Trump To Dole Out 'Dishonest And Corrupt' Media Awards Next Week

    Trump To Dole Out 'Dishonest And Corrupt' Media Awards Next Week

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    Trump says the subjects that will be covered are 'Dishonesty & Bad Reporting in various categories from the Fake News Media, ' and added the television-style tease 'Stay tuned!' The " awards " tweet comes just an hour after the president taunted Kim Jong-Un on Twitter , bragging that his own 'Nuclear Button.is a much bigger & more powerful than his'.
  • USA deploys B-2 stealth bombers to Guam

    USA deploys B-2 stealth bombers to Guam

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    Both the bombers and personnel were originally from the Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri. The state-of-the-art warplanes join a number of B-1 conventional bombers already deployed on the Pacific island. North Korea agreed to send a delegation to the Winter Olympics, but still said they would not discuss denuclearization. "It could be a resulting work of the USA -led sanctions and pressure".
  • Espanyol boss Flores first choice for Stoke job

    Espanyol boss Flores first choice for Stoke job

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    Sánchez Flores is under contract at Espanyol until the end of the current season , with the option of another year on the table if all parties agree. Balague said a five-year proposal from Stoke would tempt Flores after a tenure of broken promises at Espanyol .
  • United Kingdom to continue farm subsidies for five years after Brexit

    United Kingdom to continue farm subsidies for five years after Brexit

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    The US accounted for 65% of the total GDP of the original TPP members. The 11 signatories, also including Japan, last November reached a broad accord on a revised TPP deal. Then China joined talks to join the TPP shortly after the United States dropped out, and has been working with other potential member nations on a restyled version of the deal .
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav moves Jharkhand High Court against conviction, seeks bail

    Lalu Prasad Yadav moves Jharkhand High Court against conviction, seeks bail

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    Later, they surrendered in the local court which sent them to jail couple of hours before Lalu reached there after his conviction. He was also found guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The maximum fine imposed was Rs 10 lakh, slapped on three convicts including Jagdish Sharma, former Public Accounts Committee chairman, while they and three others got the seven years in jail too.
  • Japan protests to China over submarine near disputed…

    Japan protests to China over submarine near disputed…

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    China's timing is equally unusual given the fact that Japan is hoping to improve relations between both nations. Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe say it's a fresh start for China and Japan. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe responded to the incidents Thursday by giving instructions to prepare for all possible contingencies and to coordinate closely with the US, according to a statement released by his Cabinet.