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World Media Probe on Jayalalithaa's death a good move: Apollo Hospitals
Author: 0 Probe on Jayalalithaa's death a good move: Apollo Hospitals

Referring to Panneerselvam's demand, Dhinakaran said that it was him and others who were in charge of the administration at the time of Jayalalithaa's death and if there is any probe, they should be inquired first. Palaniswami said Jayalalithaa had worked well and with dexterity as Tamil Nadu's chief minister and brought laurels to the state. He said the decision has been taken based on representations received by his Government from various organisations.

World Media Craig returning for 25th Bond movie
Author: 0 Craig returning for 25th Bond movie

Daniel Craig promotes the 24th James Bond film " Spectre " in 2015 at Rome's city hall. "I have been doing interviews all day and people have been asking me and I think I've been rather coy", Craig said. Shortly after filming " Spectre " in 2015, Craig told a reporter he would rather "slit my wrists" than play Bond again . More: Was Daniel Craig's Joke About Cutting Insensitive, or Are We Oversensitive? .

World Media Labour and Labor collusion over Barnaby Joyce grows
Author: 0 Labour and Labor collusion over Barnaby Joyce grows

His mother was Australian and his father was born in New Zealand and came to Australia in 1947 as a British subject. But senior Labor figures insist the party has rigorous vetting processes in place for candidates. Dual citizenship should not have to be an issue. Mr Joyce again refused this morning to stand aside as Deputy Prime Minister. On Monday, Joyce revealed that he was informed he was a NZ citizen by descent.

World Media Floods wreak havoc in India; over 200 dead
Author: 0 Floods wreak havoc in India; over 200 dead

However, the overall situation in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar was improving and if there was no rainfall over the next couple of days, the water level in all the major rivers of north Bengal would fall below the danger mark, they added. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar made his second aerial survey of flood-hit areas on Tuesday. NFR's Chief Public Relations Officer Pranav Jyoti Sharma said a vital rail bridge was damaged on Wednesday, disrupting train links between Katihar and Kumedpur in Bihar.

World Media Sen. Graham: Trump's Words on Charlottesville 'Dividing Americans'
Author: 0 Sen. Graham: Trump's Words on Charlottesville 'Dividing Americans'

Former Republican presidents George Bush and George W. Bush issued a joint statement condemning the violence and white supremacy but did not explicitly reference Trump. Heather Heyer , 32, was killed in Charlottesville on Saturday when a suspected white nationalist drove his vehicle into a crowd protesting the far-right march.

World Media George Brandis lashes out at Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt
Author: 0 George Brandis lashes out at Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt

Just when you wondered if this week could get any wilder'. "What's important is that the government of the day responds, and that's what George Brandis did". Senator Derryn Hinch said he asked whether he could appear in fancy dress tomorrow and not be challenged. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten described it as "beneath contempt".

World Media Malala Yousafzai Tweets Her Acceptance to Oxford University
Author: 0 Malala Yousafzai Tweets Her Acceptance to Oxford University

After being airlifted to Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham and recovering from her life-threatening injuries, Malala became a household name, continuing her call for girls' education, only on a larger stage. In 2014, she won the Nobel Peace Prize , becoming the youngest Nobel laureate at the age of 17. A gunman fired three shots at the girl, then 14, while she was travelling home on a school bus.

World Media China is America's biggest creditor once again
Author: 0 China is America's biggest creditor once again

As per the data revealed by US Department of the Treasury China has beaten Japan and reclaimed its place of being the largest foreign holder of US bonds. Beijing has used large parts of the revenues from its exports to the USA and other nations to buy Treasuries while considering the United States as a safe haven for its money.

World Media NIA conducts raids at multiple locations in Kashmir
Author: 0 NIA conducts raids at multiple locations in Kashmir

Both the drivers raided by the NIA are employed by Watali. The disclosure by Khan led to NIA raids at several places in Delhi , Haryana, Jammu and Srinagar . A case was registered against him u/s 420 RPC and sections 3, 12 (1) (a), (b), (c) of the Passport Act at P.S. Ram Munshi Bagh, Srinagar , on the basis of a written complaint given by the Assistant Passport Officer, Srinagar .

World Media United States decision designating Hizbul Mujahideen a terrorist group unjustifiable
Author: 0 United States decision designating Hizbul Mujahideen a terrorist group unjustifiable

The US State Department on Wednesday (16 August) designated armed group Hizbul Mujahideen as a "foreign terrorist organisation" and a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist" group. The designation blocks any assets Hizbul Mujahideen may have under USA jurisdiction and prohibits Americans from doing business with it. "Moreover, designations can assist the law enforcement activities of USA agencies and other governments", the statement issued by US Department of State said.

World Media New Aircraft Carrier To Arrive In Portsmouth On Wednesday
Author: 0 New Aircraft Carrier To Arrive In Portsmouth On Wednesday

The ship will berth at the Princess Royal Jetty at Her Majesty's Naval Base Portsmouth, which will be home to both of the new aircraft carriers. Belonging to an amateur photographer, the DJI Phantom drone landed on the deck of the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier while it was docked in Invergordon port, Scotland in July, ahead of being commissioned by the Queen later this year.

World Media Mooh bola beta Shah Rukh Khan visits Dilip Kumar
Author: 0 Mooh bola beta Shah Rukh Khan visits Dilip Kumar

The actor stepped into the classic character of Devdas in 2002 which was earlier portrayed by Dilip Kumar in 1955 classic, directed by Bimal Roy . But, it looks like his fans prayed a lot for his good health. In 1994, Dilip Saab was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and in 2015, with the Padma Vibhushan.

World Media Rex Tillerson criticizes Saudi Arabia and Bahrain for religious discrimination
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson criticizes Saudi Arabia and Bahrain for religious discrimination

The report recognized that the resettlement of refugees suffering religious persecution was "a vital tool" but failed to acknowledge that the Trump administration had severely restricted the entry of all refugees into the United States. "He pressed for a more religiously tolerant culture, specifically in Saudi Arabia, Iran , Egypt, Pakistan and other Muslim countries". According to the report, Iran designates in its constitution that Ja'afari Shia Islam is the official state religion.

World Media Trump orders fast-track of infrastructure projects, easing of environment rules
Author: 0 Trump orders fast-track of infrastructure projects, easing of environment rules

The order, signed on Tuesday, revokes an executive order signed by President Barack Obama on January 30, 2015, to establish the standard and a stakeholder input process. "With sea level rise and heavy rainfall contributing to growing flood risks in countless areas across the nation, it makes no sense to turn back progress on greater flood protections".

World Media Sierra Leone: Hundreds dead in Freetown mudslide
Author: 0 Sierra Leone: Hundreds dead in Freetown mudslide

Search and rescue efforts have continued as the mudslide has trapped residents in their homes while they were sleeping. So far more than 300 people are reported dead, thousands are still missing, and some 2,500 have been left homeless after the disaster, which happened when torrential rain led to the worst flooding in decades.

World Media 21 killed last night in province-wide anti-drug operation in Bulacan
Author: 0 21 killed last night in province-wide anti-drug operation in Bulacan

Caramat explained that the police killed the suspects in self defence, adding that weapons including guns and grenade were recovered during the raid. The deaths in Bulacan province, north of the capital Manila, marked one of the bloodiest days since Rodrigo Duterte came to power past year promising a war on drugs .

World Media Lashkar district commander of south Kashmir killed in encounter
Author: 0 Lashkar district commander of south Kashmir killed in encounter

The killing comes close on the heels of the Army gunning down Hizbul Mujahideen chief Yasin Yatoo, alias Mehmood Ghaznavi, in a gun fight in Shopian district. Local residents said the vehicle was intercepted and it led to a very brief encounter. "The condition of both Police personnel is stable", he said.

World Media Attorney General Sessions Slams Chicago over 'Sanctuary City' Policies
Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions Slams Chicago over 'Sanctuary City' Policies

He compared them with statistics in Miami, a city he praised for revoking its sanctuary city designation. Last week , Chicago sued the Department of Justice over a rule that says cities can only have access to certain police grant funds if they give immigration authorities access to jails and notify authorities 48 hrs before they release any inmates wanted by immigration.

World Media MP outrage over 'bonkers' plan to silence Big Ben
Author: 0 MP outrage over 'bonkers' plan to silence Big Ben

Big Ben to fall silent from Monday 21 August, allowing essential conservation work to take place. The bell is still scheduled to sound for significant events like Remembrance Sunday and New Year's Eve, but for anyone hoping to keep Big Ben's E note ringing on a more regular basis, here are some alternatives.

World Media Govt Directs Google, Facebook to Remove Links — Blue Whale
Author: 0 Govt Directs Google, Facebook to Remove Links — Blue Whale

The game, said to have been originated in Russian Federation, gives risky tasks to the participants, each tougher than the last. Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has reportedly ordered to issue letter. Urging internet users to be vigilant against such dangers and take necessary precautions, Vijayan said people should be ready to report the presence of websites having risky and objectionable content.

World Media Hope Hicks, interim White House communications director: 5 things
Author: 0 Hope Hicks, interim White House communications director: 5 things

The post has been unfilled since Mike Dubke resigned in May , and successor Anthony Scaramucci managed to get fired before he had even officially started . Additionally, her parents met while working on Capitol Hill, according to Town and Country magazine. Hicks' entry on Wikipedia has already been altered to identify her with the new title, but the White House has not officially made the announcement.

World Media Donald Trump shifts blame for white supremacist violence to 'alt left'
Author: 0 Donald Trump shifts blame for white supremacist violence to 'alt left'

Jay Cullen and Berke Bates. "Do they have any semblance of guilt?" he asked rhetorically. The problem, as I'm sure you understand, is that the haters wouldn't rest until I threw them a bone. "You had a group on the other side that was also very violent", the president said. Trump's remarks, meanwhile, quickly drew criticism from both Republicans and Democrats.

World Media Judge Moore, Senator Strange Advance in Alabama Senate Race
Author: 0 Judge Moore, Senator Strange Advance in Alabama Senate Race

A cutout of Donald Trump hanging out at a rally held for Rep. Brooks. To some degree, the race will provide a window into voter impressions of Trump in the immediate aftermath of Charlottesville, albeit in a Republican run-off in a southern state; the president has gone all in, throwing his support to Luther Strange , the incumbent via an appointment to the Sessions' seat.

World Media Britain proposes temporary customs union post Brexit
Author: 0 Britain proposes temporary customs union post Brexit

Davis said the United Kingdom would also try to negotiate and sign trade deals with countries outside the European Union - such as the USA - but acknowledged they could not be implemented until the Brexit transition period is over. But the government's paper admits under this approach there will be an "increase in administration" for businesses compared to being in the customs union.

World Media Venezuela: Call for military drills after Trump threat
Author: 0 Venezuela: Call for military drills after Trump threat

Taking a cue from Trump's anti-media rhetoric, Pence critiqued news coverage of the chaos that unfolded Saturday afternoon in Charlottesville and claimed that members of the media were too focused on the President's words - rather than the suspected killer, James Fields.

World Media Neo-Nazi site's registration canceled by GoDaddy then Google
Author: 0 Neo-Nazi site's registration canceled by GoDaddy then Google

Update 1:40 p.m. August 14: Neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer on Monday moved its domain registration to Google after it was booted from web hosting company GoDaddy due to a provocative post about a deadly confrontation over the weekend in Charlottesville , Virginia, Reuters reported .

World Media 'Big Ben' Going Silent Until 2021
Author: 0 'Big Ben' Going Silent Until 2021

They are being stopped to protect workers renovating the Elizabeth Tower that houses the Great Clock and bell. The famous bell is to undergo renovation works that will last into 2021, meaning it will only chime for major events like Remembrance Sunday and New Year's Eve .

World Media Lahore HC issues contempt of court notice to Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 Lahore HC issues contempt of court notice to Nawaz Sharif

The landmark order had disqualified Sharif for hiding his assets and UAE's Iqama (work permit) on which he was to receive payment. In his application the ex-Prime Minister requested the Supreme Court to review its judgement. Five more appeals are expected to be filed soon by Nawaz's sons - Hassan and Hussain Nawaz; his daughter Maryam Nawaz; Captain Safdar; and Ishaq Dar.

World Media China bans import of coal, seafood from North Korea
Author: 0 China bans import of coal, seafood from North Korea

China has appointed a new pointman on North Korea affairs amid escalating tensions over its neighbour's nuclear ambitions and growing belligerence, said regional media reports and sources. But he is being entrusted with an nearly impossible task: Reviving the six-party talks between China , the United States , North and South Korea, Russia and Japan.

World Media Women in India created a revolution against triple talaq: Modi
Author: 0 Women in India created a revolution against triple talaq: Modi

He spoke about the "Triple Talaq" issue, thanked and appreciated the people working on the campaign. We are committed to restoring Kashmir's status as "heaven on earth". Talking about the benefits of note ban, he said black money holders were doing business through shell companies. And here, we have closed 1.75 lakh companies.

World Media Trump says he may pardon Arizona ex-sheriff Arpaio
Author: 0 Trump says he may pardon Arizona ex-sheriff Arpaio

The president appeared to be trying to share a story from Fox & Friends , a favorite morning talk show of the president's, that said he was "seriously considering" pardoning Joe Arpaio , a controversial former Arizona sheriff. The former sheriff could face six months in jail when he is sentenced in October. "I really believe he's trying to do the right thing in our justice and judicial system", said Arpaio.