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Exclusive: Trump's defence chief open to first talks with Russian counterpart - sources 18.7.2018 Reuters: World News
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is open to the possibility of the first talks since 2015 between the defence chiefs of the United States and Russia, a move that would deepen communication between Washington and Moscow, U.S. officials said.
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Lula's party weighs Brazil northeast vote in search for stand-in: sources 18.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Steadfast support for jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Brazil's poor northeast may give a former governor from the region an edge in the search for the leftist icon's substitute, three Workers Party officials told Reuters this week.
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Suspect in three killings arrested outside Houston 18.7.2018 Reuters: World News
A suspect in the killings of at least three people in a weekend crime spree in the Houston area was arrested on Tuesday, bringing some relief after police warned residents in and around the largest city in Texas to be on "high alert."
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Majority of Americans think Trump mishandling Russia: Reuters/Ipsos poll 18.7.2018 Reuters: World News
More than half of Americans disapprove of the way U.S. President Donald Trump is handling relations with Russia, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after his controversial summit and joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir ...
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Ram Madhav to chair crucial 2-day BJP meet in Jammu and Kashmir 18.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
Amid back-channel parleys for government formation, the BJP is holding a crucial two-day workers and office bearers meeting to review the preparedness and chalk out strategies for local bodies and 2019 parliamentary elections in Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting will be held from July 21 and BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav is flying to Jammu to tour the various areas and meet the workers, besides holding a meeting with officer bearers and legislators. On his first day, Madhav will be touring Kathua, Vijaypur, Samba, Bani, Basoli and other constituencies in Jammu division, where he will be meeting the workers in the traditional party stronghold. "On July 21, Madhav Ji will be meeting workers in different areas of Kathua, Vijaypur, Samba, Bani, Basoli and other areas. On Sunday morning, he will chair the office bearers' meeting in Jammu. In the afternoon, he will meet all the MLAs and MLCs in party headquarters in Jammu," said Altaf Thakur, state BJP spokesman. There are a series of meetings planned ...
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MNS gifts Mantralaya 'potholes' as protest 18.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
Anger over pockmarked roads reached the doorsteps of power and the administrative headquarters, quite literally on Tuesday. Workers from Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) broke sections of the road outside Mantralaya in the wee hours of Tuesday to protest potholed roads. On Monday, MNS had vandalised a PWD office over the same issue. Workers of the Raj Thackeray-led party came armed with shovels and other required equipment, and dug up part of the pavement and road shoulder outside the building complex. Eight of them were subsequently arrested by Marine Drive police. Six others, including a district president of the party, who allegedly orchestrated the entire incident, are wanted in the case. "If our workers have been arrested (for destroying roads), what about them (civic officials)?" questioned MNS general secretary and spokesperson Sandeep Deshpande, adding authorities must be held responsible for allowing potholes to come up on roads under their watch. During his tenure as a BMC corporator, Deshpande ...
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Mumbai: Railways may replace guards with motormen 18.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
The men who are the first responders during any unwarranted incident involving a local train – the Guards, are at the risk of losing their posts. The Railway Board is toying with the idea of replacing the 'guard' with 'motormen' on suburban EMUs or local trains. Upset with this information, the National Railway Mazdoor Union protested at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on July 17. On June 11, the Railway Board in Delhi had a workshop on increasing average speeds of trains. Senior railway officials said that 25 points were discussed at time. "One of the things was that in suburban section motormen and guards are different but both ends should be manned by motormen," said a senior rail official. The Railway Board members were to take a call on June 30. When contacted chairman of Railway Board Ashwani Lohani said, "I will have to check about the same and inform later." The rail unions claim that a trial was conducted on goods train. "The post of a guard comes under safety category. This is a ...
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Satyendar Jain Given Additional Charge Of Irrigation And Flood Control 18.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Irrigation and Flood Control portfolio has been given to PWD Minister Satyendar Jain from senior AAP minister Gopal Rai, sources said today.
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Congress Conducts Interviews To Appoint Party Spokesperson In Rajasthan 18.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The Congress today conducted interviews to appoint its party spokesperson to take on the BJP in the poll-bound state of Rajasthan.
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Ahmedabad-Mumbai Passenger Train To Supply Milk To Maharashtra 18.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Amidst the ongoing 'milk blockage' in Maharashtra, special arrangements have been made for the supply of milk to Mumbai.
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Deal with lynching & end mobocracy: Supreme Court 18.7.2018 DNA: Top News
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Parliament to consider enacting a new law to deal with lynching and cow vigilantism stating that "horrendous acts of mobocracy" cannot be allowed to overrun the law of the land and suggested measures to be adopted by the police to stop such incidents. "Rising intolerance and growing polarisation cannot be permitted to become the normal way of life," the apex court stated referring to the instances of lynching and mob violence, calling it creeping threats, which may gradually take the shape of a "Typhon-like monster". The court has asked the Centre and the state governments to take steps to deal with such offences in pursuance of its directions and file a compliance report within four weeks. Stressing that there cannot be any investigation, trial or punishment out on the streets, the court said it was the duty of the states to strive and promote fraternity amongst all citizens. It said that mob violence was being instigated by intolerance and misinformed by the ...
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Supreme Court reserves verdict on validity of Section 377 18.7.2018 DNA: Top News
The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a clutch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalises consensual gay sex. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra concluded the hearing and arguments on the contentious issue, which had commenced on July 10. The SC bench comprising Justices RF Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra, asked the parties to file written submissions in support of their claims by July 20. The verdict is likely to be pronounced before October 2 this year as Justice Misra would be retiring as CJI on that day. Section 377 refers to 'unnatural offences' and says whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to 10 years, and shall also be liable to pay a fine. The apex court heard the writ ...
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PM Narendra Modi meets all to put House in order 18.7.2018 DNA: Top News
A day before the commencement of the Monsoon Session, the prime movers in the Capital showed indications that the Session is in for some stormy proceedings. Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meet, urging Opposition leaders to let the House function smoothly. During the meeting, PM Modi said that he hoped that each party would raise issues of public importance in the larger interest of the country. "The entire country expects and hopes Parliament will function and debate issues of national interest," said parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar. Since this Session could either be the last or the second-last full session ahead of the 2019 General Elections, the government is leaving no stone unturned to get as many legislations passed as possible. Currently, there are 68 Bills pending in the Parliament. The Budget Session was a washout, with only 10 per cent of the working hours used to conduct business. The government claimed that the Opposition had assured them of smooth functioning ...
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Dairy protest: Railways gets milk from Gujarat 18.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Though the block on milk supply to Mumbai entered the second day, the city remained largely unaffected. Even as farmer groups tried to stop supplies from Gujarat, milk was brought into the state by the Railways.  On Wednesday, Lok Sabha MP Raju Shetti, whose Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) announced the indefinite protest, camped at Achad toll naka in Palghar and forced milk tankers from Gujarat to go back. Workers also stopped and vandalised milk tankers at Kolhapur, Sangli, Palghar, Jalna and Solapur.  Dairy farmers are demanding that dairies and federations hike procurement rates by Rs 5 per litre or the government pay them the amount as subsidy. Though Shetti said he had not received any feelers from the government for a discussion, the State government has called for a meeting with representatives of the milk federation on Thursday. It is expected that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Dairy Development Minister Mahadev Jankar will try to resolve the agitation. Article ...
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Rahul Gandhi forms new CWC, drops motormouth Digvijaya Singh and others 18.7.2018 DNA: Top News
The Congress on Tuesday announced its first Central Working Committee under president Rahul Gandhi, seven months after it was dissolved. The new body, which is the party's highest decision-making body, has been extended to 51 members from the 25-members in the last CWC. It now includes 23 members, 18 permanent invitees and 10 special invitees. The CWC will hold its first meeting on July 22 which will be an 'extended working committee' to be attended by all state unit presidents and Congress Legislative Party leaders from all states. Notable among those who were dropped from the CWC include Janardan Dwivedi, Digvijaya Singh, Kamal Nath, Sushilkumar Shinde, Mohan Prakash, Karan Singh, BK Hariprasad, and CP Joshi. Senior leaders who have found a place in the CWC are former chief ministers Ashok Gehlot, Oommen Chandy, Tarun Gogoi, Siddaramaiah and Harish Rawat, as well as Manipur deputy CM Gaikhangam. The new CWC, which has its fair share of young leaders, includes Rajeev Satav, Shaktisinh Gohil and Gaurav ...
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Hawaii tour boats return to volcano zone after 'lava bomb' 18.7.2018 Reuters: Top News
Tour boats offering a close-up look at lava pouring from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano into the Pacific Ocean returned to the waters off the Big Island on Tuesday under new safety rules, a day after 23 passengers were injured by ash and molten rock.
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Netflix shares take hit as subscriber slip hints at "lumpy" road ahead 18.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Shares of Netflix Inc headed for their worst day in two years on Tuesday, falling as much as 14 percent after reporting a surprise shortfall in new subscribers in a quarter marked by the lack of a blockbuster new show and World Cup ...
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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway loosens policy on stock buybacks 18.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday made it easier for the company to buy its own shares, a change that could help billionaire Chairman Warren Buffett deploy more of the conglomerate's cash.
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Dollar firms after Fed chair's upbeat remarks, stocks gain 18.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
The U.S. dollar rose on Tuesday against a basket of major currencies following an upbeat economic assessment from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, while world stocks climbed as a heavy week of corporate earnings also kicked into ...
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Wall Street climbs on Powell comments, earnings 18.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Wall Street stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average posting its fourth consecutive session of gains after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed an optimistic U.S. economic view and solid earnings bolstered the outlook for a robust reporting ...
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