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People DMK boycotts Governor's speech in Tamil Nadu assembly, Dinakaran seated calmly
Author: 0 DMK boycotts Governor's speech in Tamil Nadu assembly, Dinakaran seated calmly

The session would also witness sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran making his debut in the Assembly after having won the December 21 Radhakrishnan Nagar bypoll by a thumping margin of 40,000 votes against E Madhusudhanan of AIADMK. The MLAs were disqualified under Schedule 10 of the Indian Constitution, which deals with the anti-defection law. "I urge the Central government to sanction the due release of Rs 401 crore for temporary restoration and Rs 4,854 crore for permanent restoration ...

Author: 0 Some protesters decry Trump ahead of title game

President Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 99th Annual Convention at Opryland in Nashville on January 8. The NAACP also planned a "Twitter storm" to begin at 6 p.m. "If you are lucky enough to attend the game, we encourage you to bring a white towel to wave simulating a blizzard while the president is in the packed stadium", the chapter said Sunday on its Facebook page .

People Former Sena corporator knifed to death
Author: 0 Former Sena corporator knifed to death

Sawant, a two-time corporator from Samta Nagar, is the brother of assistant police commissioner Subhash Sawant, who is attached to the anti-terrorism squad. Investigations, the police said, indicate contract killing. An FIR has been filed under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code at the Samata Nagar police station, reported India Today .

People Shocking No of Attempts to Browse Adult Sites in the House!
Author: 0 Shocking No of Attempts to Browse Adult Sites in the House!

That works out at approximately five attempts to access smut per hour, with the parliamentary filtering system blocking users from viewing the content. "The data shows 'requests" to access websites, not visits to them. Access to porn-streaming sites have been attempted by British parliament computers more than 24,000 times over a six-month period following the general election past year, new figures have shown.

People One militant killed in Chadoora gunfight
Author: 0 One militant killed in Chadoora gunfight

The Indian troops or police have not suffered any damage in the gunfight. He said the reports that three militants were killed in the gunfight as baseless. The area is under cordon and searches were underway until late evening, police said. Despite reprimand from police and army to stay away from gunfight sites, people continue to ignore calls and defy restrictions.

People Takata expands airbag recall by 3.3 million
Author: 0 Takata expands airbag recall by 3.3 million

The recall included frontal air bags in some 2009, 2010 and 2013 vehicles made by Honda, Toyota, Audi, BMW, Daimler Vans, Fiat Chrystler, Ford, General Motors, Juaguar-Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Tesla, according to CBS .

People Trump to undergo medical check after mental state claims
Author: 0 Trump to undergo medical check after mental state claims

But as questions re-emerge about Trump's fitness for office, a new report suggests that the president may not be quite as indefatigable as he has claimed. Trump has previously denied spending up to eight hours a day watching television. Other days are fairly similar, unless the president is traveling, in which case the days run longer.

People Supreme Court's Refusal To Intervene
Author: 0 Supreme Court's Refusal To Intervene

As a reminder, the law was created to protect three specific religious beliefs--that marriage is between a man and women, no sex outside such marriage, and a person's gender is determined at birth. The full court declined to rehear the case. "Twenty years ago we fought a similar battle in Colorado against an anti-LGBT law that singled out LGBT people for unequal treatment, in Romer v.

People First day for Australian same-sex marriage ceremonies
Author: 0 First day for Australian same-sex marriage ceremonies

She said the couple wanted to be part of history by becoming one of the first same-sex couples to marry in Australia . Athletes Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan married at a midnight ceremony near the east coast city of Tweed Heads. Most gay and lesbian couples were required to provide one month's notice of their intention to marry after marriage equality became law on December 9, with overwhelming majority support of Parliament.

People Peterhansel Looking for Further Consistency after Taking Over Dakar Lead
Author: 0 Peterhansel Looking for Further Consistency after Taking Over Dakar Lead

Loeb's teammate and defending champion Stephane Peterhansel finished 13th overall, capping a day to forget for Peugeot. The endurance event, originally staged between Paris and Senegalese city Dakar until 2008 before being relocated due to security concerns, is famed for its treacherous terrains and unsafe courses having claimed the lives of 70 racers since its inception in 1978.

People Cliven Bundy: Case dismissed for Nevada rancher in standoff
Author: 0 Cliven Bundy: Case dismissed for Nevada rancher in standoff

A court has thrown out charges against a Nevada rancher who was at the centre of a 2014 armed standoff with law enforcement over access to public land. The Bundys argued that the government lacked the constitutional authority to control the land where his cattle fed. The brothers were among seven defendants acquitted a year ago in that case, but others were convicted.

People WH Defends Trump's Schedule After Report He Doesn't Start Until 11AM
Author: 0 WH Defends Trump's Schedule After Report He Doesn't Start Until 11AM

The number of meetings he holds at the White House has been cut as a result, it is claimed. This compares to George W. Bush, who often began his official day in the West Wing at 6:45 a.m. She added that "the president is one of the hardest workers I've ever seen and puts in long hours and long days almost every day of the week all year long".

People 'Iranian oil tanker is at the risk of exploding or sinking'
Author: 0 'Iranian oil tanker is at the risk of exploding or sinking'

China, South Korea, and the U.S. Navy have deployed ships and aircraft to assist with the search for the missing crewmen. Rescuers had recovered one unidentified body as of Monday afternoon, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said during a regular press briefing.

People Ex Finmeccanica chief Orsi cleared (2)
Author: 0 Ex Finmeccanica chief Orsi cleared (2)

The sources said the case in Italian courts is based on the evidence gathered by the Italian authorities whereas the CBI carried out a completely independent investigation in the matter. This order will come as a setback for India's Central Bureau of Investigation that named Spagnolini and Orsi along with retired Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, former Air Marshal J.S.

People Alabama defensive backs coach Derrick Ansley leaving the program
Author: 0 Alabama defensive backs coach Derrick Ansley leaving the program

SEC connections all the way around. During his job interview with coach Nick Saban early last year, Ansley told Saban that his goal was to be a defensive coordinator at some point during the next few years. 98 in total defense this year, allowing opponents 431.6 yards per game. Of course, Rams fans know how important a new, exciting and exuberant defensive coordinator will be to the team's efforts in winning a Mountain West Championship as Bobo's offense has been stellar, but the offense has ...

People Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad arrested for 'inciting unrest'
Author: 0 Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad arrested for 'inciting unrest'

Al-Quds Al-Arabi, an Arab newspaper in the United Kingdom released a report that Iran's former president, Mahmoud #Ahmadinejad has been arrested and placed under house arrest for condemning Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and provoking the unrest and #Protests that have plagued the nation for the past few weeks.

People President ties border wall to DACA deal
Author: 0 President ties border wall to DACA deal

It follows a Friday White House demand that Democrats agree to $ 18 billion in wall construction in exchange for any deal to protect so-called DREAMers who came here illegally as children. I do think the president sincerely would like to deal with DACA. He added that he is "still optimistic" Congress can reach a solution on the program.

People Israel restores power to Gaza after Palestinians promise to pay the bills
Author: 0 Israel restores power to Gaza after Palestinians promise to pay the bills

Israel and the U.S. have refused to recognize a Palestinian unity government unless Hamas agrees to give up its weapons, renounce violence and accept previous agreements signed between Israel and the PA. Even with the restoration the residents of Gaza will only have around six hours of electricity per day. The extra shortages in electricity severely hampered essential services in Gaza, such as water treatment and healthcare and caused much hardship for the general population during the ...

Author: 0 Macron wields 'horse diplomacy' in China

They are part of the extensive network of transport links Xi is developing as part of his "One Belt, One Road" initiative for increasing trade. Macron , on the first day of a state visit, also called on Europe and China to team up on curbing climate change in the face of the USA decision to withdraw from the Paris accord.

People Calls for Asean, India to press on with economic integration
Author: 0 Calls for Asean, India to press on with economic integration

Swaraj, while addressing the Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrations in Singapore said the whole of the South-East Asia is on the rise in partnership with each other and added that ASEAN region is integral to Asia's success and to a possibility of an Asian century.

People Wrong-Way Driver Crashes in N. California, 6 Dead
Author: 0 Wrong-Way Driver Crashes in N. California, 6 Dead

He snapped a few pictures and shared them on his Facebook page . "It looked like fireworks going off". The wrong-way driver in 2013 Chevy died in the crash. The Yolo County Coroner's Office is closed on Sundays, so the bodies will be identified, at the earliest, on Monday. Evidence of the wreck which took six people's lives can still be seen along Interstate 5 near Road 17 in Yolo County.

People Traffic fatalities drop in 2017, marking safest year on record in NYC
Author: 0 Traffic fatalities drop in 2017, marking safest year on record in NYC

In 2017, 23 bicyclists, 33 motorcyclists and 57 people in vehicles who were involved in collisions were killed, all slightly above the tallies in 2016. "The idea that we couldn't make progress had no basis in fact", de Blasio continued. Between 2009 and 2013, police issued an average of 77,828 traffic speeding summons every year.

People Sudanese students stone police on third day of bread price protests
Author: 0 Sudanese students stone police on third day of bread price protests

The protests followed a demonstration on Saturday in the southeastern city of Sennar. To quell anti-austerity protests in Khartoum, Sudanese security forces in September 2013 carried out a brutal crackdown on the peaceful demonstration, killing almost two hundred protesters say human rights groups or 86 people according to government figures.

People Egypt detains 4 people after hot air balloon crash
Author: 0 Egypt detains 4 people after hot air balloon crash

The incident occurred Friday when strong winds forced the balloon, carrying 20 tourists, off course above the southern city of Luxor. The New Zealand embassy in Cairo is providing consular assistance to four New Zealanders, none of whom were seriously injured, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said on Saturday.

People Airstrikes kill 17 civilians in Syrian rebel-held area, rescuers say
Author: 0 Airstrikes kill 17 civilians in Syrian rebel-held area, rescuers say

Eastern Ghouta, Idlib and Hama have all been designated "de-escalation zones" as part of an agreement brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran aimed to reduce violence in remaining rebel-held territory for at least six months. Government forces have managed to move within eight miles of Khan Sheikhoun, which is where a sarin nerve gas attack killed more than 90 people a year ago, which led to the USA carrying out a missile attack on Assad's troops.

People France Gall, French pop singer and Eurovision victor, dies at 70
Author: 0 France Gall, French pop singer and Eurovision victor, dies at 70

Her agent Genevieve Salama told The Associated Press that the singer, with her signature blond bangs, round face and young voice, died of cancer in the Paris region. Salama, her agent, said details about her funeral are still being worked out. "She leaves behind songs known by every French person and the example of a life that was oriented towards others, those that she loved and those that she helped".

People U.S. helicopter forced to land on small island in Okinawa
Author: 0 U.S. helicopter forced to land on small island in Okinawa

The chopper, carrying four people, made an emergency landing on a small islet in Okinawa Prefecture. According to the Okinawa Defense Bureau, overseen by the Defense Ministry, the chopper landed after a warning light came on in the cockpit.

People Former Attorney General Peter Sutherland passes away
Author: 0 Former Attorney General Peter Sutherland passes away

Irish Commissioner Phil Hogan, in charge of agriculture and rural development, tweeted: "Peter was probably Ireland's most distinguished worldwide statesman". Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Sutherland was "an Irishman, a committed European and a proud internationalist". His business roles included stints as chairman of Allied Irish Bank, finance firm Goldman Sachs and oil company BP.