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World PM launches campaign to eradicate TB by 2025
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 13 launched a campaign to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, five years ahead of a globally-set deadline. "Adequate funds will be provided for smooth implementation of this programme", he pointed out. He also invoked cooperative federalism as a way to counter the disease.

World BJP to withdraw Vijaya Rahatkar's name from Rajya Sabha election
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BJP State President Dharamlal Kaushik while extending his best wishes to BJP National General Secretary Saroj Pandey for filing nominations, said any party worker who works with commitment for the party is bestowed upon with certain responsibilities and opportunities.

World UP bypolls: BJP trails in Gorakhpur, Phulpur
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In Gorakhpur, the Samajwadi Party was ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party, which was earlier held by Chief Minister Adityanath. Despite nine rounds of counting getting over, the District Magistrate gave out only the results of the first round until 11:30, when the BJP had a narrow lead.

World Australia negotiates United States tariff exemption, but terms unclear
Author: 0 Australia negotiates United States tariff exemption, but terms unclear

They are the visible beneficiaries of Trump's tariffs. They were also seen as hypocritical at a time when the Republican administration was trying to encourage other countries to liberalize trade policies - and reduce their tariffs - through the Doha Round of World Trade Organization talks that were happening at the time.

World Narayan Rane files nomination for Rajya Sabha
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Former Union Minister Naranbhai Rathwa along with prominent lawyer Amee Yagnik was nominated from Gujarat. It was BJP national president Amit Shah who informed Muraleedharan, who is now in Shimoga in connection with the Karnataka Assembly elections, about the party's decision on Sunday.

World Foreign law firms, lawyers can not practise in India
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At this juncture, the Supreme Court's decision comes off as a "protectionist" move to prevent foreign law practices and legal professionals from exposing the gaps in the Indian judiciary, especially after the Ministry of Commerce and Industry had amended a rule past year to allow foreign legal firms to set up offices and advise clients hailing from Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

World Trump envisions space force someday in military
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Trump's own defence secretary and air force secretary argued vociferously against it when members of Congress pushed it a year ago, Sean O'Keefe, who was both NASA administrator and navy secretary under president George W. And some said a military space force may make it harder to keep Earth's orbit a place of peace. "Then I said, 'What a great idea!' Maybe we'll have to do that, '" Trump said.

World Do Big Sean and Jhene Aiko Split Up Because of Nicole Scherzinger?
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The split rumor was sparked when fans noticed that Aiko unfollowed Sean on Instagram. However, Jhene made it a point to refute the rumors on Twitter , writing, "Sorry, but nothing about you guy's fan fiction stories are true..." " Big Sean had a fine, freak, faithful woman and he cheated on her", one man tweeted .

World Stormy Daniels offers to return Trump affair hush money
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BuzzFeed had reported that Trump's lawyers were considering seeking an injunction to stop it. Daniels went on to say that it was "horribly embarrassing" that the first person written on her three-person list was the best in bed of them all, and said the man reached out to her "twice a month".

World Prosecutors to seek death penalty for Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz
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Satz formally submitted a notice of intent to seek death with the Clerk of Courts on Tuesday. Satz argued that the death penalty was warranted because Cruz "knowingly created a great risk of death to many persons" and committed a crime in a "cold, calculated and premeditated manner without any pretense of moral or legal justification", and because the crime "was especially heinous, atrocious or cruel", according to a copy of the filing.

World Video shows fatal courtroom shooting
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Angilau's swift flight from counsel table", Dowdell wrote in his ruling, "his vault over the witness stand with pen in hand, and his attempt to violently attack the shackled witness, the Court has little difficulty determining that Doe's use of force to immediately stop Angilau's attack was objectively reasonable under the totality of the circumstances".

World ICE Spokesman Resigns Because Trump Administration Spreads Falsehoods
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Other ICE officials told Fox affiliate KTVU that Schwab resigned "abruptly" and that the agency disagrees with him on the characterization of the issue. She reiterated that point last week with KTVU, saying that she deeply respects police, and "never gave any specific locations that could have endangered law enforcement".

World Former Cuomo Aide Percoco Convicted On Corruption Charges
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Joseph Percoco , who was once likened to a brother by the Democrat Cuomo, faces up to 20 years in prison for his conviction on two counts of conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and one count of soliciting bribes. Defense attorneys argued the entire case rested on unreliable testimony from the government's star witness, Todd Howe. The governor and his campaign have refused to respond to reporters' questions emerging from the trial, including queries about Percoco's apparently open ...

World Israeli PM Netanyahu Describes America In One Word
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A parliamentary committee approved a bill yesterday to extend military draft exemptions to ultra-Orthodox men, but the motion could later still be thwarted by one of Netanyahu's key coalition partners. "If the law is passed in its current form - we're out", Yisrael Beytenu MK Oded Forer told Channel 10 on Monday. After Netanyahu's announcement, the Knesset voted against motions by the opposition to dissolve parliament and hold early elections.

World School violence remembered as thousands of shoes placed before US Congress
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Avaaz, a global organization that coordinates demonstrations for progressive causes, created the shoe installation on the southeast lawn at about 8 a.m. The shoes represents the number of lives lost since the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary in Newtown, Ct. A few have threatened to suspend students if they disrupt class by leaving.

World Trudeau, Trump talk tariffs
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In Trudeau's view, the USA wasn't just helping Canada - it helped itself by refraining from slapping tariffs on its No. 1 supplier of both steel and aluminum. protect the economic and national security of the United States". Canadian aluminum is in your fighter jets. He made the point by mentioning in his CNBC interview that he was a few kilometres from the Bagotville air force base, built during the Second World War to protect critical aluminum supplies required by the military.

World Trump tariffs trigger Republican rebellion
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Companies may claim that Trump's use of the national security rationale is inconsistent with his protectionist public statements , and therefore is an illegitimate use of Section 232, said Raj Bhala, a specialist in worldwide trade law at Kansas University School of Law.

World Theni fire fallout: Politicos want trekking streamlined
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As summer months are the peak tourist season, the Department offices across Karnataka are flooded with applications from wildlife enthusiasts seeking permission for trekking. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, officials said the forest department had suspended Jaisingh, the officer on duty when the incident occurred.

World Pakistan alleges India harassing its diplomats
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One of the alleged incidents on March 8 refers to "the morning between 0735-0800 hours, the vehicle (No. 89-CD-138) carrying the school going children of Deputy High Commissioner for Pakistan was followed by two cars from his residence to the British School, Chanakyapuri".

World Gorton MP receives suspicious package a time Westminster office
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The substance has since been found to be non-hazardous, according to police. The letter declared that April 3 would be " Punish a Muslim Day" where points would be given for various acts of violence: 25 points for pulling off a woman's headscarf, 50 points for an acid attack, 500 points for murdering a Muslim and 1,000 for bombing a mosque.

World United Nations blames hate posts on Facebook for Rohingya crisis
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UN Myanmar investigator Yanghee Lee said that "everything is done through Facebook in Myanmar", adding it has been used to spread hate speech. "As far as the Myanmar situation is concerned, social media is Facebook, and Facebook is social media", ABC Online quoted Darusman as saying.

World Tiger Woods, Ernie Els to be named 2019 Presidents Cup captains
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They spoke on condition of anonymity because the captain selections have not been announced. Els and Woods could not separated, however, exchanging clutch par saves up to the fourth extra hole before darkness descended at Fancourt and the captains Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player agreed to call the first ever tied Presidents Cup.

World Trump Personal Assistant John McEntee Fired, Will Join Re-Election Campaign
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Other reports indicate an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security "for serious financial crimes" that "are not related to the President" led to McEntee's firing. But inside the West Wing, McEntee was a common presence, serving as Trump's body man. Neither the White House nor the Trump campaign replied to a request for comment.

World Russian associate of late tycoon Berezovsky found dead in Britain
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Police are treating the death as unexplained and have put counterterrorism detectives in charge of the case. The counter-terrorism command unit is leading the investigation into the March 12 death of Nikolai Glushkov, a close associate of late Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, the Metropolitan police said.

World Condolences pour in for CRPF jawans killed in Chhattisgarh
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Four of the injured personnel are said to be in critical condition. While the 208 Cobra force response made the naxals flee, the force's 212 Battalion was targeted where the IED was triggered. May 25, 2013: Naxals attacked a convoy of Indian National Congress leaders in the Darbha Valley in the Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, India. Over nine years to 2017, 2,811 terrorist incidents were reported in Jammu and Kashmir; 497 security forces have been killed, according to home ministry ...

World Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang officially begin with colourful opening ceremony
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The US team, the biggest at the Winter Paralympics with 69 athletes , was at the head with unexpected victories of the biathlon combining skiing and shooting. There was a silver lining to their less than triumphant debut - while they finished last, a Georgian and a Belarusian failed to complete the course at all, meaning they did worse than the North Koreans.

World United Kingdom residents get letters calling for 'Punish a Muslim Day'
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They have caused you pain and heartache. Shadow Policing Minister Lou Haigh responded, saying the letters were "an incitement to violence and it can not go unpunished". "Counter Terrorism Policing North East are coordinating the investigation at this time and will consider any potential links to existing enquiries".

World CIA's Pompeo brings insider's touch to secretary of state role
Author: 0 CIA's Pompeo brings insider's touch to secretary of state role

USA stock index futures pared their gains and the dollar also trimmed gains versus the yen while extending losses versus the euro amid the news. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he hopes CIA Director Mike Pompeo will "turn over a new leaf" as secretary of state and toughen policies toward Russian Federation and its president, Vladimir Putin.

World Aadhaar linking deadline extended indefinitely till Supreme Court delivers order
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There should be a sense of certainty that citizens would not be harmed or their services would not be curtailed even as the very Aadhaar scheme is under the apex court's microscope. The 2017 judgement on privacy was a huge win as it reiterated the fact that the right to privacy is a fundamental right. Senior advocate Arvind Datar , on behalf of Ms.

World Trump Says Tillerson Out as Secretary of State, Replaced by Pompeo
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Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! "Congratulations to all!" he tweeted . The move comes after the secretary of State asserted Monday night that Russian Federation "clearly" was responsible for the poisoning of a former British spy, a statement that went well beyond comments from the White House.

World Ball in Manchester United's court as Old Trafford prepares for Sevilla
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Tomorrow, it will be the same, a Manchester United with very offensive players. "If we go to the quarter-final the opponent will always be one of the big names in European football ". Manchester United thrive in the absence of Paul Pogba against Liverpool. Away in London a week later, at Crystal Palace , a typically frustrating lethargic and complacent performance at Selhurst Park seemed to be set to put United into third.

World Footage Released Allegedly Shows UFO Encounter by US Military
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The video was released by the To The Stars Academy Of Arts & Science, an organization that has previously released similar military footage of encounters with unexplained aircraft. "There is no Pentagon process for synthesising all the observations the military is making". The New York Times also published the videos in December 2017.

World Riled-up Rabada ruptures halpless Australia
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He represented South Africa at schoolboy level and at under-19, and won the under-19 World Cup in 2014. Rabada's hearing over a level-two charge for making physical contact with Australia skipper Smith unfolded behind closed doors after play on day three of the second Test .

World Gaza blast targets Palestinian PM Hamdallah's convoy
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It condemned the Gaza explosion, calling it a crime and an attempt to "hurt efforts to achieve unity and reconciliation". The PA said it condemned the bombing and holds Hamas responsible. The Washington Post reported last Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt said the White House will hold a conference this week to look into saving the situation in Gaza.

World Abe calls on North Korea to take concrete steps toward denuclearization
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He says it's "very important that those conservations are held quietly" between North Korea and the U.S. The ecumenical body representing churches in Korea - including the Anglican Church in Korea - have welcomed news that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has agreed to cease missile tests, pending a meeting between the country's Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-un, and the US President Donald Trump.

World Bride arrested for DUI en route to wedding
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An occupant in one of the other vehicles sustained minor, non-life threatening injuries, and was sent to a hospital, Scott said. Scott tweeted , 'A driver was arrested for DUI this AM while driving to her wedding. "This could've turned out way worse than it did", Scott said. It is not clear of Young arrived to her wedding on time after the accident. Scott says that Young signed a criminal complaint, a document with a promise to appear in court at a later date, and her fiancé picked ...

World Obasanjo visits Cemetery of 73 people killed by Herdsmen in Benue
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I can not do that. "I am getting to know this in this meeting". He, however, noted that a collective effort is required to maintain peace and security. The governor denied allegations that the Benue State government was keeping and training a militia group to fight Fulani herdsmen in the Benue. The President had instructed the IGP to relocate to the state until the carnage was contained.

World CONFIRMED: Trump To Meet With Kim Jong
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He said that no venue for the meeting had been agreed upon. A location has not been decided for the North Korea-U.S. summit while Kim Jong Un and Moon will meet at the truce village of Panmunjom straddling the border between the two Koreas.

World Crufts protester tackled after breaking into arena as Best In Show announced
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Intruders disrupted the live broadcast of the Crufts dog show as the top prize was awarded. The best in show award was the culmination of the four-day event, which attracted nearly 21,000 competitors, Crufts said. The incident unfolded as pet owner Yvette Short proudly stepped up to the podium to claim the Best in Show prize for her a two-and-a-half-year-old whippet bitch named Tease.

World Nazi 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' dies after prison sentencing
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The "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" has died aged 96 before beginning a prison sentence for his involvement in the killing hundreds of thousands of Jews. The Lueneburg court concluded that although there was no evidence of involvement in a specific killing, Groening knew that Jews were being slaughtered at the German death camp and supported the killings through his actions.

World Headphones hurled in Telangana House, hurt chairman's eye
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The 11 suspended congress MLAs are; Jana Reddy, Jeevan Reddy, Geetha Reddy, Chinna Reddy, Uttam Kumar Reddy, DK Aruna, Padmavathi, Ram Mohan Reddy, Vamsi Chand Reddy, Bhatti Vikramarka, and Madhav Reddy. "They should be prepared for alcohol tests if they have the guts", he said, taking a dig at Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. Slamming the Congress, state Legislative Affairs Minister T Harish Rao alleged that the behaviour of the main opposition members amounted to an attack on ...

World Democrat Leads by 6 Points in Pa. Special Election Contest
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Likewise, if Lamb outperformed Clinton in the most heavily Democratic areas and most Republican areas, and, for the purposes of debate, took 72 percent of the vote in the bluest areas where Clinton only took 56 percent and 41 percent in the reddest areas where Clinton only took 26 percent, that would still only get Lamb within nine points.

World Arizona Cardinals Preparing Offer for Kirk Cousins
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With NFL teams officially allowed to speak with free agents as of Monday, Cousins took to his personal blog to bid farewell to the Washington Redskins , with whom he played six seasons. Cousins said his goodbyes in a classy note and thanked his coaches, teammates and the organization for his six seasons in Washington. Time proved otherwise and taught me that there are no guarantees in this business - if you work hard and learn from your mistakes, good things can happen.

World Argentine among 5 killed in NYC helicopter crash
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He was identified as 33-year-old Richard Vance of Danbury, Connecticut, and was treated and released from New York Presbyterian Hospital. NY officials said the charter helicopter was hired for a photo shoot. A video taken by a bystander shows the helicopter crash into the East River. The official said the National Transportation Safety Board also is scrutinizing why an emergency flotation device apparently didn't deploy properly when the tour helicopter went down in the East River.

World Clinton on Trump-Putin ties
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Plus, she's a Clinton, with a Gollum-like fanaticism for precious power. "I win the coasts", Clinton said . Clinton said Trump remarked positively after Chinese President Xi Jinping's government abolished term limits. Second, she pointed to "a reaction to advancing opportunities and rights for other groups", citing advancements for African-Americans, the LGBT community and women - and said the third area was "the reaction against immigrants".