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CBFC refuses to speed-up certification process of Padmavati

CBFC refuses to speed-up certification process of Padmavati Meanwhile, Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi slammed the makers for allowing the film to be screened for various media channels before obtaining a certificate from the board. Joshi explained that the film has been sent back to its makers for leaving blank a crucial column in its application that requires them to state whether the work is based on fiction or draws from history - a point of content... [Full Article...]

Michigan Rep. Conyers denies paying $27K to sexual harassment accuser

Michigan Rep. Conyers denies paying $27K to sexual harassment accuser Rep. John Conyers said he had no knowledge of any claims of sexual misconduct and had only learned of the allegations hours earlier when the story was published. Calls to Conyers and his office seeking comment were not immediately returned Monday night. Conyers, the ranking Democrat on the powerful House Judiciary Committee, was accused by four former staff members of alleged unwanted sexual... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe war vets threaten to unleash crowds on Mugabe

Zimbabwe war vets threaten to unleash crowds on Mugabe She had been poised to replace Mnangagwa as vice president at a party congress next month and even succeed her husband. If that committee recommends that the president be removed from office, he could be ousted by a joint resolution of the Senate and National Assembly supported by a two-thirds majority. [Full Article...]

U.S. charges Iranian over 'Game of Thrones' HBO hack

U.S. charges Iranian over 'Game of Thrones' HBO hack Mesri, who also went by "Skote Vahshat", is a highly skilled hacker who has worked for the Iranian military, attacking nuclear software, Israeli infrastructure and rival armies. "Beware of heart Attack!" In exchange, he requested $6 million in bitcoin, according to the complaint. When he had the data, prosecutors allege, Mesri reached out to HBO and demanded about $5.5 million - and later $6 m... [Full Article...]

Palestinians freeze USA contacts over threat to shutter PLO office in DC

Palestinians freeze USA contacts over threat to shutter PLO office in DC PA President Mahmoud Abbas said in his September 2017 address at the United Nations, "we have called on the International Criminal Court to open an investigation and to prosecute Israeli officials for their involvement in settlement activities and aggressions against our people". [Full Article...]

Tripura reporter shot dead by policeman during argument

Tripura reporter shot dead by policeman during argument The scribe, Sudip Datta Bhaumick, was gunned down around 2 pm inside the headquarters of the 2nd battalion of TSR at RK Nagar near Agartala , West Tripura SP Abhijit Saptarshi said. Incidentally this is the second incident of a journalist being killed on duty in Tripura in the last two months. Santanu was covering a violent clash between CPI (M) and IPFT supporters. [Full Article...]

Gujarat Elections: Congress makes changes in second list to placate PAAS

Gujarat Elections: Congress makes changes in second list to placate PAAS Though the BJP is ahead in its preparations having announced two lists containing 134 candidates after dropping 30 sitting MLAs, it is also not free from internal rumblings over ticket distribution. The Congress list included two members of PAAS but some members alleged that the core committee of Hardik Patel's group had not been consulted. There is buzz that faced with a split within, Hardi... [Full Article...]

Poor education system drags SA down global talent rankings

Poor education system drags SA down global talent rankings For example, Taiwan was ranked 46th in total public expenditure on education and 45th in pupil-teacher ratio for secondary education, which indicated room for increases in the country's talent development investment, Caballero said. Overall, Japan's performance in investment and development was in the upper third of the ranking. The country ranks 10th in appeal, mostly because of its effective imp... [Full Article...]

Narrow Win: Amsterdam Becomes New Host for European Medicines Agency

Narrow Win: Amsterdam Becomes New Host for European Medicines Agency The Dutch capital tied with Milan in the final round of voting for the European Medicines Agency (EMA ), broken only by the drawing of lots. Italian prime minister Paolo Gentiloni denounced the decision to award the EMA to Amsterdam by picking names out of a bowl. [Full Article...]

Trump White House Goes After White People On Welfare

Trump White House Goes After White People On Welfare When White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders isn't criticizing journalists for their negative portrayals of President Trump, she's asking reporters what they're thankful for. Sanders first shared what she is thankful for before turning to the press pool for questions. " I feel the gratefulness there ", Sanders quipped. [Full Article...]

Iraq's supreme court rules Kurdistan secession 'unconstitutional'

Iraq's supreme court rules Kurdistan secession 'unconstitutional' The votes of Iraqi Kurds who voted in the independence referendum on September 25 will be null and void after a ruling by Iraq's Federal Court. In Baghdad, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hailed the court decision, saying his government "rejected this referendum and refused to have anything to do with it". [Full Article...]

Pradyuman murder case: Court grants bail to accused bus conductor Ashok Kumar

Pradyuman murder case: Court grants bail to accused bus conductor Ashok Kumar Anil Sharma, the lawyer of conductor Ashok, said, "The bail was granted under Article 21 of the constitution". Though Ashoke had confessed his act of murdering the seven-year old boy, the Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) apprehended a class XI student of the same school in connection with the murder. [Full Article...]

SRT Marine Systems PLC's (SRT) "Corporate" Rating Reiterated at FinnCap

SRT Marine Systems PLC's (SRT) The stock has "Buy" rating by AlphaValue on Thursday, February 4. As per Tuesday, March 14, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. On Monday, June 12 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy". Credit Suisse has "Outperform" rating and GBX 1200 target. As per Tuesday, August 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has "Sell" rating by Investec give... [Full Article...]

Should chop off any finger raised against PM Modi: Bihar BJP chief

Should chop off any finger raised against PM Modi: Bihar BJP chief Recalling Prime Minister Narendra Modi's journey from his humble past to the post of PM, the Bihar BJP president said: "Jinki ma khana parasti thi, Narendra Modiji ko khana khilane baithti thi, us thaali me ma ko na beta aur bete ko na ma dikhai deti thi". [Full Article...]

Modi govt moves forward to bring legislation banning triple talaq

Modi govt moves forward to bring legislation banning triple talaq Muslims in India, majority of them followers of Hanafi school of thought, are adamant on the invalid concurrent talaq and are fighting a case with women activists in the Supreme Court . Parties like Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samajwadi Party and the Trinamool Congress, who count on Muslim voters, argued against a ban, and said reform should be encouraged from within the community and not imposed on ... [Full Article...]

Moore campaign disputes accuser's story of assault

Moore campaign disputes accuser's story of assault She also denied being paid to tell her story, saying her bank account has gone down since she came forward. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., are among the many national Republicans who have urged Moore to step aside. [Full Article...]

Russia Confirms Radioactivity Emanating From Southeastern Urals

Russia Confirms Radioactivity Emanating From Southeastern Urals At the time, Russia's nuclear corporation, Rosatom , said that 'radiation around all objects of Russian nuclear infrastructure are within the norm and are at the level of background radiation'. The institute added that the pollution, even at one thousand times higher than normal levels, would not be sufficient to cause an impact on human health or the environment in Europe . [Full Article...]

New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard: 'I would support England over Scotland'

New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard: 'I would support England over Scotland' However, the party's United Kingdom leader has said suspending Dugdale would not be an "appropriate" response to her choice to go the ITV show. "My understanding is she sought permission and wasn't given permission", he said. Fellow Labour MSP Neil Findlay described the move as "utterly ludicrous" and said it "demeans politics ". Mr Leonard was also questioned about the status of the Labour g... [Full Article...]

Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing

Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing Also confirming the incident, the Executive Secretary of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Haruna Furo said his team are on their way to Mubi to assess the situation. While there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing in Mubi town in Adamawa state, suspicion immediately fell on the Boko Haram extremist group. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe war veterans call for immediate anti-Mugabe protests

Zimbabwe war veterans call for immediate anti-Mugabe protests The party will hold its congress next month, where party officials are expected to ratify Mugabe's firing, expel his wife, and name Emmerson Mnangagwa , the recently fired vice president, as Mugabe's successor. 18, 2017. Legal experts say impeachment could take weeks and be subject to court appeals. If it is passed, Mugabe, who as president is also commander-in-chief of the armed forces, would ... [Full Article...]


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