• PNB fraud: Enforcement Directorate raids shell firms across country

    PNB fraud: Enforcement Directorate raids shell firms across country

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    ED teams raided four locations of such firms in the Opera House, Peddar road, Goregaon (East) and Powai areas of the Maharashtra capital, they said, adding a total of 17 locations pan-India are being raided today. Meanwhile, ED officials have hired experts to ascertain the value of the items seized during the raids. It also obtained information from the whistleblower in the case who had said he had raised flags against Choksis' loan in 2013.
  • Bahrain activist Nabeel Rajab given five more years jail time

    Bahrain activist Nabeel Rajab given five more years jail time

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    Rajab walked into the courtroom with a "cheerful smile" and after being sentenced raised his hands to make a peace sign and laughed, according to AP. Its president had denounced "the torture against detainees at Jaw prison" and "the killing of civilians in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition", it said.
  • Pakistan army violates ceasefire in Uri

    Pakistan army violates ceasefire in Uri

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    Military sources in Jammu & Kashmir say that a Pakistani army helicopter strayed briefly into Indian air-space yesterday. They said that firing is still going on from both the sides. The nuclear-powered neighbors while blaming each other for provocations have reported a record number of ceasefire violations over the last few months across the heavily militarized border that splits the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • State Gun Legislation To Be Heard Wednesday In Committee

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    So it's time to think at a more fundamental level and examine the presumptions that undergird our system of gun laws. It's frustrating to hear the same debate and the same spiels over and over again . And once the public took notice, many more joined their peaceful protest , too. Until another shooting happens and the cycle starts over again .
  • Manohar Parrikar back in Goa after treatment, likely to present budget today

    Manohar Parrikar back in Goa after treatment, likely to present budget today

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    He arrived in Goa at 11.40 am and headed to his home, Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo told reporters. On Monday, the Budget Session of the Goa Assembly was shortened to four days because of his ill health. "He was rushed to Lilavati hospital in Mumbai today (Thursday) for further examination", the official said. Parrikar was admitted on February 15 at Lilavati Hospital after he complained unease in the stomach.
  • Trump's solution to school shootings

    Trump's solution to school shootings

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    Trump vowed to take steps to improve background checks for gun buyers, but he also suggested arming teachers and other school officials with firearms to prevent school shootings . Acknowledging that the idea was controversial, Trump said that his administration would give it serious study. Nicole Hockley, who cofounded Sandy Hook Promise after her 6-year-old was killed in the CT attack and attended the meeting with President Trump , said she was opposed to arming teachers in ...
  • Israel intel foiled IS Australia plane plot: Netanyahu

    Israel intel foiled IS Australia plane plot: Netanyahu

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    ASIO then worked with other worldwide partners, Dutton said. " There's an enormous capacity they have within the intelligence-gathering space and it's an important relationship with ASIO and the Australian Federal Police". One involved planting an improvised explosive device on an unwitting "mule" who would carry the device on board the plane where it would be detonated while in flight.
  • Guns or children: the stark choice facing America

    Guns or children: the stark choice facing America

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    He was shot and killed after jumping in front of teenagers to protect them. We don't know how the people in the room were chosen or whether the White House had any say in who was there. President Donald Trump said the administration was going to be strong on background checks and mental health on Wednesday, adding action on those issues was not going to be just "talk" and "we're going to get it done".
  • Trump backing plans to ban rapid-fire gun modifiers

    Trump backing plans to ban rapid-fire gun modifiers

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    With the help of bumped devices semi-automatic rifles work as machine guns. When ATF began the process of considering a bump stock regulation in December the proposal drew more than 35,000 comments from the public , far more than usual, which signals that likely either pro- or anti-gun control groups - or both - mobilized their membership and email lists to weigh in.
  • Trump challenges Sessions to investigate Obama, Democrats on Russian Federation

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    Sanders also argued Trump has been very accessible to the media in short question-and-answer sessions and at White House events. "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special counsel appointed!" President Trump just can't quit trying to link his predecessor Barack Obama to the Russian Federation investigation.
  • Wales must set out reduction plan rules High Court

    Wales must set out reduction plan rules High Court

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    ClientEarth said: "Those plans will have to show what measures the Welsh Government is going to take to tackle air pollution in Wales". Government lawyers lobbied for the case to be dropped and argued that work was being undertaken to improve air quality in each of the five cities named as having persistently risky levels of pollution, and 45 local authority areas.
  • Here's what Congress is investigating from the Obama administration

    Here's what Congress is investigating from the Obama administration

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    President Donald Trump is again accusing his predecessor of not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. During his last two years in office, Obama imposed sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for election meddling, kicked out 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Kremlin compounds in the United States.