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The tribal dominated and also restive region claimed a place in history with the inauguration of these ambitious projects. The prime minister's visit to the state coincides with the birth anniversary of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar. He laid the foundation for road and bridge projects worth over ₹1,700 crore. Chief Minister Raman Singh also addressed the gathering. Under Ayushman Bharat, the government aims to set up 1.5 lakh wellness centres by 2022 that will leverage on comprehensive primary ...
  • United Kingdom jets fire at Syrian base in 'limited and targeted' strike

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    She said: "This collective action sends a clear message that the global community will not stand by and tolerate the use of chemical weapons". May cast the strike as "limited and targeted" and came after intelligence indicated Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government was responsible for an attack using chemical weapons in the Damascus suburb of Douma a week ago.
  • Rape and Murder of Asifa Justice will be delivered Says Mehbooba Mufti

    Rape and Murder of Asifa Justice will be delivered Says Mehbooba Mufti

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    This special fast track court which would be the first in the state is expected to complete the trial in ninety days. "When they (police) fight and lay down their lives in encounters with militants, at that time, they are not biased". "Those ministers who in support of accused in Asifa case took out a rally, those ministers who threatened police and told them that enquiry should not happen in this case, those ministers who raised fingers at their own police force, those ministers who said that ...
  • Abortion clinic safe zone imposed by Ealing Council

    Abortion clinic safe zone imposed by Ealing Council

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    The anti-choice protestors didn't know I worked for Marie Stopes UK, but as a woman of reproductive age I was approached relentlessly, and unsolicited. During the hearing, councillors gave their reasons for voting for the safe zone to be put in place, citing a number incidents where they said women had been frightened and intimidated.
  • 'The Cold War is back with a vengeance,' warns United Nations chief Guterres

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    Addressing the Security Council, Vassily Nebenzia, Russia's United Nations envoy, lashed out at Washington, accusing it of a "reckless" response "unworthy of their status as a permanent member" of the Security Council. He had also called the ambassadors of the five permanent members to reiterate his "deep concern about the risks of the current impasse" and stressed the need to "avoid the situation spiralling out of control".
  • Nebraska 4-Star QB Patrick O'Brien Is Transferring

    Nebraska 4-Star QB Patrick O'Brien Is Transferring

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    Ahead of O'Brien's release on Thursday, Verduzco confirmed to reporters that freshman Adrian Martinez, sophomore Andrew Bunch and redshirt freshman Tristan Gebbia were the top candidates for the starting QB position, citing their speed and athleticism.
  • Benton County victim advocates place flags on courthouse lawn to honor victims

    Benton County victim advocates place flags on courthouse lawn to honor victims

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    One hundred balloons were released by students in honor of local victims and to raise awareness of victims' issues and rights. The Maine Crime Victims' Compensation Program assists innocent victims of violent crimes and, in some cases their family members, with the financial burden of medical bills, counseling, funeral expenses, and other related expenses that are the result of their victimization.
  • Mexican leader, US VP Pence to meet over ties, NAFTA talks

    Mexican leader, US VP Pence to meet over ties, NAFTA talks

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    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has met with a Cuban opposition leader along the sidelines of an worldwide summit in Peru . This assistance will help provide the people of Venezuela safe drinking water, hygiene supplies, shelter, protection from violence and exploitation, and work and education opportunities, in coordination with other humanitarian organizations and government partners.
  • What Worries You Most About Facebook Right Now?

    What Worries You Most About Facebook Right Now?

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    Greg Walden (R-OR) stated at the beginning of this morning's hearing . He also said Facebook does not collect information from users' verbal conversations through mobile devices' microphones. They're trustees and take care of our information online and from that flows certain regulatory expectations", Laidlaw said. With the pressure mounting on the social network, some are speculating that Facebook may soon launch a paid-for version of the platform alongside its current free ...
  • KC Rao, HD Deve Gowda agree on 'programme-based front' for 2019

    KC Rao, HD Deve Gowda agree on 'programme-based front' for 2019

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    Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao , who heads Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), had last month met West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamta Benerjee in Kolkata for the same reason. Speaking to reporters later along with Gowda and others, Rao appealed to all political parties to join hands to bring about qualitative change in the country.
  • Syria air strikes: Key quotes from Trump's address

    Syria air strikes: Key quotes from Trump's address

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    Russian Federation has been a staunch ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad's government and has helped turn the tide of war in his favor since entering the conflict in September 2015. "The immediate priority is to avert the danger of war", Moscow's United Nations ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said on Thursday. A day before a team from the global chemical weapons watchdog was to arrive in Douma, just east of Damascus, Sergey Lavrov said Russian experts have already inspected the ...
  • Donald Trump Orders Air Strike On Syria

    Donald Trump Orders Air Strike On Syria

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    USA officials have acknowledged the risk of retaliation drawing Washington and Moscow - both of which have troops in Syria - into direct military conflict. "Clearly the Assad regime did not get the message previous year", Mr Mattis said. He added that it would have an "utterly destructive impact on the Syrian settlement".
  • A look at United States involvement in Syria

    A look at United States involvement in Syria

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May said in her country Saturday, according to Reuters , that the allied response was "not about intervening in a civil war". Just over a year ago, on April 6, he ordered missile strikes on an airbase that was where the chemical weapons attack was launched. After meeting for more than two hours, the Cabinet backed May's plan to work with the US and France "to coordinate an global response".
  • Police arrest suspect of stolen auto on California freeway after long chase

    Police arrest suspect of stolen auto on California freeway after long chase

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    The 19-year-old suspect was arrested early April 12 on suspicion of slaying 41-year-old Sgt. Akira Imoto with a sidearm issued for duty at the Kawase-ekimae police box where the two worked together. The trio were arrested for violent disorder when police, including firearms officers, were called to reports of an altercation and one man armed with a knife in Gibbfield Close at 4pm.
  • Russian Federation lawmakers draft list of U.S. imports that could be banned

    Russian Federation lawmakers draft list of U.S. imports that could be banned

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    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Matt and other military leaders had warned that the larger the attack, the greater the risk of a confrontation with Russian Federation, two U.S. Marine Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said there was some "activity" by Syrian surface-to-air missiles, but there were no reports of USA or allied casualties.
  • President Trump announces 'precision strikes' against Syria

    President Trump announces 'precision strikes' against Syria

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    The air strikes, however, risk dragging the United States further into Syria's civil war, particularly if Russia, Iran and Assad opt to retaliate. Russia's defence ministry said more than 100 cruise missiles and air-to-land missiles had been fired and that "a significant number" were shot down.
  • Private Christian School Teacher, Mother of 3, Arrested for Sex With Student

    Private Christian School Teacher, Mother of 3, Arrested for Sex With Student

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    The next day, the school resource officer talked to Assistant Principal Tatiana Patton and learned that the school system had known about a " fight club " since October 10, the warrant says. Governor Mary Fallin issued a statement Thursday saying she's glad teachers will return to their classrooms. One was a measure to allow ball and dice games in casinos, another would repeal some capital gains exemptions.
  • Gold Coast 2018: Team Nigeria Climb To 8th In Medal Table

    Gold Coast 2018: Team Nigeria Climb To 8th In Medal Table

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    On the final day of Lawn Bowls Aaron Wilson emerged victorious in the Men's Singles final, beating Canada's Ryan Bester 21 to 14 to take home the Gold. Commonwealth Games Federation CEO David Grevemberg confirmed in a statement that Australian authorities are now searching for "one Rwandan and two Ugandan accredited delegates not present in the village".
  • Russian ambassador warns effect of U.S. attack on Syria

    Russian ambassador warns effect of U.S. attack on Syria

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    That appeared a day after he tweeted that missiles "will be coming" after the April 7 chemical weapons attack alleged to have killed dozens of people , and lambasted Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The Kremlin said both Putin and Macron lauded the upcoming visit of the worldwide chemical watchdog's fact-finding mission to Syria and pledged to join efforts to provide necessary assistance to that mission.