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People A New Reality Confronts India in the Middle East
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It was subsequently renovated in 1999. Coming just weeks after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's high profile visit to India, Modi's engagement with Palestine - the first ever visit by an Indian prime minister - was viewed with significant interest.

People Allegiant Announces New Destination out of XNA
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The new seasonal route will operate twice weekly from RDU. Over the next five years, Allegiant officials expect to bring in about $418 million in tourism revenue. "We're the front door, we're dead center in the region and of course the attractive beaches, this is paradise", said Tracy Stage, Airport Director at VPS.

People Lovers flock Taj on Valentine's Day, saffron outfits target couples
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The saffron outfit has approached pubs and club owners in Hyderabad's upscale Banjara and Jubilee Hills, asking them not to plan any special events on Wednesday, as Valentine's Day is "a foreign culture". 14th Feb is one day when all members of the Bajrang dal work hard to compensate for the lack of work throughout the year. In Chennai, workers of the Bharat Hindu Front made official "marriage" between a dog and a donkey as a marking of protest against Valentine's Day.

People Kingsbury of Canada wins men's moguls at PyeongChang Olympics
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Six-time world champion Kingsbury displayed excellent control with his tricks and turns in the opening and middle sections, and then managed to control his second jump and landing to register an impressive score. The former aspiring sailor turned skier finished second to the GOAT of moguls, Mick Kingsbury from Canada. Canada has also secured its place in the first-ever mixed doubles curling gold-medal match, where they will meet Switzerland Tuesday at 6:05 a.m.

People Nomination process for Nagaland, Meghalaya assembly Polls end
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Incumbent Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang is seeking re-election from the Peren seat, which will witness a triangular contest, also featuring Iherie Ndang of the NDPP and Independent candidate Kengim Kulimbe. The alliance returned to power in 2008, again with Rio at the helm. "I am extremely happy and grateful to my people that I had been made uncontested", Rio said, while briefing media persons after election campaign kick-off programme of NDPP 11th Northern Angami A/C at Chiechama.

People 180-day deadline for banks to resolve bad loans
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RBI has issued definitions of different resolution plans and an indicative list of financial difficultly, and directed lenders to share data on certain defaulted borrowers with the central bank's database on large exposures on every Friday.

People Queen Elizabeth credited with push to cut plastic waste
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Takeaway food from the Royal Collection cafes must be made of compostable or biodegradable packaging. The Queen is a long-time admirer of David Attenborough and was inspired to take action against plastic thanks to the Blue Planet II series.

People Assassin's Creed Discovery Tour Out Next Week
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What it really comes down to is money: by selling its games digitally, Ubisoft retains about 70% of every game sold. The tour is said to last for half an hour. Moving away from annual releases doesn't seem like a bad idea at all for Ubisoft - we've seen good results so far from its reduced release schedule, and it has the potential to benefit not only the publisher, but its consumers and developers.

People Sensex slumps by 407 points to end at one-month low
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The broad-based NSE Nifty 50 went up by 81.65 points or 0.78% to 10,536.60. It was followed by State Bank Of India (Rs. 753.90 million), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (Rs. Both indices were higher than Friday's close by almost 0.7%. Rupee is trading at 64.25 against dollar in opening trade on fresh selling of USA currency by exporters and banks.

People N.Korean delegation's S.Korea visit meaningful: Pyongyang media
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In that context, the September 2005 Joint Statement that committed North Korea to complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement of its nuclear programs in return for security assurances, a peace treaty, economic development assistance and other deliverables, should be discussed, in the context of reconstituting the Six Party process that produced the Joint Statement, with the U.S.

People Iraq official: Daesh chief alive, being treated in Syria
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He added that Baghdadi was hiding in the Jazeera region, a desert area of the central... Last June, Russia said it had probably killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a late May air raid near Raqa in Syria , but later said it was still trying to verify his fate.

People ICE to Deport Undocumented Father Whose Son is Battling Leukemia
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All of Berrones's five children are USA citizens. Last week, the ICE agency denied his latest attempt to stay in the country and ordered him to show up on Monday to begin his deportation proceedings. Berrones's lawyer told the Republic he believes ICE reversed its decision due to the media attention the case has received. Not only is Berrones' five-year-old son undergoing chemotherapy but he is the sole breadwinner of his home and would be leaving behind his five children and a pregnant ...

People Merkel, SPD chief under renewed attack over German coalition deal
Author: 0 Merkel, SPD chief under renewed attack over German coalition deal

If the more radical members follow their hearts and vote against party leadership to reject a new grand coalition, fresh elections , a minority government, or renewed negotiations with smaller parties on a three-way coalition could ensue. The SPD has slid into disarray since its leaders struck the coalition deal last week, blighted by bitter divisions over whether to join the coalition, a loss of confidence in outgoing leader Martin Schulz and discontent over the succession process.

People Williamson in the runs as New Zealand beat England
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He escaped an early scare when he went for a quick single to get off the mark and would have been out if Mark Wood had hit the stumps from close range. 3 in recent series , with limited success, and New Zealand have lost three T20s in a row - in the process dropping from No. 1 to No. 4 in the ICC rankings.

People Nelly's Attorney Speaks out Following Sexual Assault Allegations
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The accuser claims that when she approached the rapper for a photo he led her and her friends to his dressing room. After she and her friends went to his dressing room, Nelly supposedly invited just her to yet another room next door, where she says he pulled his trousers down and began masturbating.

People Palestinian teenage girl on trial for striking Israeli soldier
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She appeared calm and confident as she took a seat in the dock, surrounded by camera crews and photographers. Further controversy was caused by the judge's order to conduct proceedings without journalists present because she is a minor. "We also returned the military vehicle to the Israelis ". Since 2009, residents there have staged regular anti-occupation protests that often ended with stone-throwing clashes.

People BJP eyeing Congress vote base in Tripura
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The Congress, which is playing catch-up in the elections, faces an uphill task to defeat the Left and check the BJP's growth. "It won't be merely a change of MLAs or government but will usher in its transformation", he said at a rally. Tripura has never seen a campaign like this, at least he can not recall, says Mithun Ghosh, a government employee in his 40s, of the BJP's relentless, star-studded electioneering to breach this Left bastion of over 25 years.

People At Games reception, a hopeful dessert and a hasty exit
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Athletes from both sides, technically still at war, marched together at the opening ceremony and have fielded a unified women's ice hockey team, the first time an inter-Korean team has competed at any Olympic Games. Any meeting would represent a diplomatic coup for Moon, who swept to power previous year on a policy of engaging more with the reclusive North and has pushed for a diplomatic solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear and missile programme.

People India's Forest cover increases slightly
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He added that the increase in the forest cover has been observed as 6,778 sq km and that of tree cover as 1, 243 sq km. A density-wise breakup of forest cover showed that cover of very dense forests had increased by 1.36 per cent. According to the report, the increasing trend of forest and tree cover is largely due to the various national policies aimed at conservation and sustainable management of forests like Green India Mission, National Agro-Forestry policy (NAP), REDD plus policy, Joint ...

People United Kingdom foreign minister meets Suu Kyi over plight of Rohingya
Author: 0 United Kingdom foreign minister meets Suu Kyi over plight of Rohingya

Almost 690,000 Rohingya have fled Rakhine State and crossed into southern Bangladesh since August, when attacks on security posts by insurgents triggered a military crackdown that the United Nations has said may amount to genocide. Speaking after meeting Ms Suu Kyi, he said: "The UK is already a major donor to the humanitarian crisis". The British Foreign Secretary also stressed the need of creating the proper conditions to make Rakhine a safe place for the Rohingya refugees to return to, ...

People Pentagon Lays Out $686 Billion Spending Plan
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Funds for the maintenance of the USA nuclear arsenal also increased. "The U.S. seeks cooperation with our competitors from a position of strength ..." Although the United States spends more money on defence than the next eight militaries combined, Mr Norquist said the 2019 budget request merely would put Pentagon spending back on track to where it would have been had the administration of Barack Obama not implemented spending caps.

People Senate women come together to celebrate 'Galentine's Day'
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Manisha Kapoor, who is now holidaying in Goa with her friends , says, "My close friends and I wanted to spend this Valentine's Day together and show each other how much we care for each other". It's what Amy Poehler would want you to do. You're strong and independent, and you certainly don't need a holiday making you feel second-rate.

People Turkish coast guard vessel rams Greek patrol boat off Imia
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It said Ankara had in fact contacted Athens regarding the "dangerous maneuvers" by the Greek coast guard, and informed them that Turkey "would not tolerate continuing hostile behavior by the Greek armed forces". At the same time, President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades accused Turkey of violating worldwide law by blocking the ship, pledging to take "necessary steps".

People Rock fans brand Reading and Leeds line-up 'underwhelming'
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At The Disco have been one of the top acts at the festivals. "There are very few places that can illustrate the growth of our band from its beginning". Fall Out Boy , Kendrick Lamar and Kings Of Leon will all headline the double-headed festival, which takes place between 24 and 26 August 2018 at Richfield Avenue in the South and Bramham Park in the North.

People Mulvaney: 'Zero tolerance' for domestic violence; Kelly's job is secure
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The words "mere allegation" and " falsely accused" meant to imply that I am a liar. " Domestic violence is abhorrent and has no place in our society". The White House's has handling of the Porter scandal has resulted in several varying reports about who knew about the allegations , when, and how they were handled.

People Rental prices in county increase by 14 per cent
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Shockingly this is €380 higher per month than at the Celtic Tiger peak. In the city, rents rose by over 12 per cent by the end of December last, compared to a year before. Leo Varadkar was facing criticism in the Dáil after the latest Daft.ie report shows rents are at an all-time high. Nationwide, the average monthly rent was €1,227 and the number of properties available to rent slipped to 3,143, the lowest since records began, according to the latest Daft rental report.

People Saakashvili says counting on supporters for Ukraine return
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Oleh Slobodyan, a spokesman for the Ukrainian border guards, said on Facebook that the agency's personnel had to use force to counter 's supporters at the airport. Saakashvili resigned from the post in 2016, decrying what he described as high-level corruption in the government. At the same time, he recalled that the court sentenced Saakashvili in Georgia .

People Purdue Pharma cuts sales in half
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The report also notes that the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the Center for Practical Bioethics spoke out against the federal efforts to limit opioid prescribing. In a particularly high-profile action, the regulator a year ago demanded Endo International plc remove its extended release opioid pain medication Opana ER (oxymorphone) from the market.

People Scare after 'white powder' sent to Obama's DC office
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Authorities say the substance was in a letter mailed from Hong Kong. And counter-terror police were deployed to the Houses of Parliament this morning after a package of white powder reportedly sent to Amber Rudd's office sparked a security alert.

People Airbag Warning: Do Not Drive These Dangerous Trucks
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According to the regulator the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles are an "immediate risk to safety" and asked the owners to immediately schedule a free fix. Ford is not aware of any injuries or fatalities involved in these additional vehicles. The agency urged owners of all the recalled Rangers and B-Series trucks to call a dealer and get repairs made now.

People Asma Jahangir was a global icon in human rights: USA
Author: 0 Asma Jahangir was a global icon in human rights: USA

Most recently she served as the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran , tirelessly fighting on behalf of the Iranian people as they demanded freedom, dignity, and respect for human rights. Born in 1952, studied at the Convent of Jesus and Mary before receiving her B.A degree from Kinnaird College and LLB from the Punjab University in 1978.