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People Pinarayi clarifies, says Govt bears travel expense of CM
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A government order surfaced on Tuesday directing payment of Rs 8 lakh be paid from the Ockhi relief fund for Vijayan's chopper ride on December 26 from Thrissur, where he was attending a Communist Party of India-Marxist meeting, to the state capital to meet a central team that had come visiting from Delhi to study the damage caused by the cyclone on November 30.

People PWDD, human rights minster condemn killing of eight-year-old
Author: 0 PWDD, human rights minster condemn killing of eight-year-old

The girl was staying with her relatives while her parents had gone to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Hijaz, Saudi Arabia, performed by Muslims that can be undertaken at any time of the year. Kasur shop owners shut their businesses Wednesday to express their anger over Zainab's slaying. Firebrand cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri who took part in the girl's funeral service demanded the local government be replaced, saying it has "no right to remain in power after the ...

People Weather Warning In Place For Clare
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The warning is in place starting today at 4pm and ending tomorrow morning at 4am. Mist and fog patches will form also. We can also expect some frost and icy stretches too with temperatures ranging from -1 to +3 degrees Celsius. It will be mostly dry across the country, with some residual showers in the early hours of the morning. The Met Office has said fog will become increasingly widespread fog through this evening and overnight into Thursday.

People Syria accuses Israel of pre-dawn attack on military outposts near Damascus
Author: 0 Syria accuses Israel of pre-dawn attack on military outposts near Damascus

Despite having attacked Syria nearly constantly throughout the past several years, Israel maintains that they are "neutral" on the war. Syrian government forces and their allies have been on the offensive since late October in Hama and Idlib provinces, capturing almost 100 villages from insurgent groups, including the al-Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee.

People Prashant Bhshan Welcomes SC Decision On National Anthem
Author: 0 Prashant Bhshan Welcomes SC Decision On National Anthem

After the Supreme Court asked the centre on Tuesday to decide if playing the national anthem in cinema halls should be made compulsory, a 12-member inter-ministerial committee will hold its first meeting on January 19 to take a final call on the issue.

People Social care must remain responsibility of local government, warns LGA head
Author: 0 Social care must remain responsibility of local government, warns LGA head

Mrs May again defended preparations and said "record funding" was being put in. Commenting on the move, Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, chairwoman of the Royal College of Global Positioning System, said: "This is a critical role at a critical time for general practice and the wider NHS and we will continue to work constructively with Jeremy Hunt in his expanded role as Secretary of State for both health and social care in England".

People Warmer today, freezing by Friday afternoon
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Southeasterly winds will be light but bring in moisture ahead of our next rainmaker. Upper 60s are forecast for areas along and south of I-10 today . A new snow system is in the works for Friday night and into Saturday morning. Clear skies are expected. Friday night: Mostly cloudy, low around 10.

People Johnny Manziel gives Ticats Jan. 31 a deadline for 'fair deal'
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel gives Ticats Jan. 31 a deadline for 'fair deal'

There has been a whole lot of nothing and silence on the social media front in regards to former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. However, it won't be an National Football League field he returns to. He also included a Canadian flag. "If we can not reach a deal with Hamilton by this date, we will turn our focus to several other professional options readily available to us".

People Discovery Channel Tells Employees It Is Moving Headquarters to NYC
Author: 0 Discovery Channel Tells Employees It Is Moving Headquarters to NYC

The memo said that it's early to understand the timing and how departments will be impacted, but that the company wanted to provide more time for planning as well as transparency. Discovery has also announced they will be making their state-of-the-art media distribution facility in Sterling, Virginia, a global technology center.

People Virtual ID, limited KYC: Aadhaar has new two-layer security feature
Author: 0 Virtual ID, limited KYC: Aadhaar has new two-layer security feature

UIDAI said that Aadhaar-card holders can generate virtual IDs from its website and give that ID for various purposes, including SIM verification, instead of sharing the actual 12-digit biometric ID for authentication. Agencies can do their own KYC and will identify users with "tokens". The moves comes a day after an RBI-backed research note flagged some serious concerns about Aadhaar .

People No. 21 Kentucky bounces back, beats Texas A&M
Author: 0 No. 21 Kentucky bounces back, beats Texas A&M

That makes three straight strong performances by the former McDonald's All-American who wobbled at the start of his college career. "I think when we watch the tape of this game, we're going to learn the importance of that, especially road games in environments like this".

People Trump Administration OKs $130M Missile Defense Sale to Japan
Author: 0 Trump Administration OKs $130M Missile Defense Sale to Japan

President Donald Trump's administration has approved the sale of four missiles to Japan to bolster the country's defense system against the threat from North Korea. Soldiers from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force set up PAC-3 surface-to-air missile launch systems during a temporary deployment drill at US Yokota Air Bace in Tokyo on August 29, 2017.

People Norway's Inflation Accelerates In December
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China's consumer inflation declined to 1.6% in 2017, missing the government's target of "around 3%" for the year, official data showed Wednesday. The producer price index (PPI), which measures changes in the prices of goods bought and sold by manufacturers and mining companies, rose 6.3% last year, the first increase in six years, according to the NBS.

People The Plastic Bag Charge Could be Extended in England
Author: 0 The Plastic Bag Charge Could be Extended in England

It is believed that the Government will now extend the charge to include these retailers, as Environment Secretary Michael Gove told the cabinet that the Government was "determined to tackle the throwaway culture which plastics encapsulate".

People Supreme Court take up OH plan that targets inactive voters
Author: 0 Supreme Court take up OH plan that targets inactive voters

Harmon was removed from the voting rolls after not voting in the last election. Democrats have accused Republicans of taking steps at the state level, including laws requiring certain types of government-issued identification, meant to suppress the vote of minorities, poor people and others who generally favor Democratic candidates.

People Bonds weaker as market prices in Zuma's state-capture move
Author: 0 Bonds weaker as market prices in Zuma's state-capture move

While the South African media is interpreting president Jacob Zuma's announcement of a state capture inquiry as a sign of his capitulation, the devil may yet be found to be lurking in the detail. Political analyst Ralph Mathekga said Zuma appointed the commission reluctantly after realising he had reached a cul-de-sac. "I am also mindful of the concerns raised by the Public Protector in her report, wherein she lamented the lack of resources to conduct a wider inquiry into this matter".

People Pak journo working for Indian news channel escapes abduction bid
Author: 0 Pak journo working for Indian news channel escapes abduction bid

Siddiqui, using the Twitter handle of Cyril Almeida, a Dawn News journalist, tweeted that he was on his way to the airport when he was almost abducted. Last year, five bloggers had gone missing. All four fled overseas and two afterwards told media that they were tortured by a state intelligence agency during their disappearance.

People Dublin Fire Brigade battle massive blaze beside the airport
Author: 0 Dublin Fire Brigade battle massive blaze beside the airport

Large plumes of smoke can be seen rising over the plant but there are no reports of any injuries. No delays have been reported and a spokeswoman for Dublin Airport confirmed the fire was not on the airport's grounds. Dublin Fire Brigade's James Mulholland says hazardous gases have been released. The AA has warned motorists visibility may be affected. Emergency services received an increased water supply from Fingal County Council to help bring tackle the fire.

People Korea offers to send high-level delegation to PyeongChang
Author: 0 Korea offers to send high-level delegation to PyeongChang

In July, Seoul proposed to hold military and Red Cross talks as a follow-up measure to Moon's Berlin Initiative speech - the North has so far remained unresponsive. The North's delegation walked over the Military Demarcation Line marking the border to the Peace House venue on the southern side, just meters from where a defector ran across in a hail of bullets two months ago.

People Indian-origin man stripped of US citizenship, first under Trump regime
Author: 0 Indian-origin man stripped of US citizenship, first under Trump regime

The US Justice Department told a federal judge in New Jersey that Singh arrived in the country in 1991 without travel documents or proof of identity and told authorities that his name was Davinder Singh. Francis Cissna. In a landmark decision a year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that U.S. authorities could not revoke the citizenship of naturalized citizens for minor reasons.

People Charges sought against Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar
Author: 0 Charges sought against Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar

A Myanmar court on Wednesday accepted charges against two journalists under the Official Secrets Act, their lawyer said. Two Reuters journalists were formally charged by police in a Myanmar court Wednesday for breaching a colonial-era secrecy law that carries up to 14 years in jail, despite calls for their immediate release.

People Trump administration backs of drilling plan that angered Florida lawmakers
Author: 0 Trump administration backs of drilling plan that angered Florida lawmakers

Zinke announced plans last week to greatly expand offshore oil drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic and Pacific oceans, including several possible drilling operations off Florida, where drilling is now blocked. Senate with close ties to Trump, called it "historic". More than 140 municipalities on the East Coast have already lodged their opposition to new drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.

People South Korea's Moon: 'We will not compromise' on denuclearization
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon: 'We will not compromise' on denuclearization

Once inside, Ri was joined by his South Korean counterpart, Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon. The two men then entered the talks side-by-side at 10 a.m. With only two winter sports athletes qualified, North Korea is likely to bolster its presence by sending significant numbers of cheerleaders to the Pyeongchang Games, which run from February 9 to 25, analysts say.

People PLO says no negotiation with Israel unless U.S. annuls Jerusalem decision
Author: 0 PLO says no negotiation with Israel unless U.S. annuls Jerusalem decision

In 2016, the United States gave more than $350 million to UNRWA to provide education, health, social welfare and other services to Palestinian refugees in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and other refugee concentrations in the Middle East. Palestinians have rejected USA mediation in the peace process after Trump declared Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel on December 6. 'The Holy See, while expressing sorrow for the loss of life in recent clashes, renews its pressing appeal that every ...

People California Mudslides kill at least 13 in area ravaged by wildfire
Author: 0 California Mudslides kill at least 13 in area ravaged by wildfire

Heavy rain has pounded areas charred by recent wildfires, triggering warnings of flash flooding and mudslides because vegetation that otherwise would hold hills together and make the terrain flood-resistant have burned away. "Within seconds their vehicle was consumed by the mud", the post reads. Hyatt said his house in Montecito was "surrounded by mud", and a washing machine had drifted into his front yard.

People Eight dead in boat sinking off Libya coast
Author: 0 Eight dead in boat sinking off Libya coast

According to the navy, the Libyan coastguard saved a total of 279 shipwrecked migrants in three incidents, including those from the al-Khoms boat. On Sunday, the Libyan navy said it rescued 272 migrants. Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), said the boat was carrying 150 migrants aboard the dinghy when it set out from a Libyan beach east of Tripoli .

People JNU PhD scholar Mukul Jain goes missing
Author: 0 JNU PhD scholar Mukul Jain goes missing

Jain's family had approached JNU authorities after he failed to return home till late in the evening on Monday. In one of the footages, Mukul was seen exiting the east gate at 12:30 pm on Monday. Previously, another JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, a first-year student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, had gone missing after a brawl with members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) at Mahi-Mandavi Hostel in Delhi on October 2016.

People President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: 'I'll beat Oprah'
Author: 0 President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: 'I'll beat Oprah'

She continued, "She loves this country and would like to be of service in some way". Other users of Twitter also responded, posting the names of those who have accused Donald Trump of misconduct and reminded Ivanka that time is up for her father, too.

People Malaysia hires USA firm to resume search for missing MH370
Author: 0 Malaysia hires USA firm to resume search for missing MH370

A US-based company called Ocean Infinity will continue the search on a "no find, no fee" basis, sailing from Durban in South Africa, reports Sky News . Liow said the government will pay Ocean Infinity $20 million for 5,000 square kilometers (1,930 square mile) of a successful search, $30 million for 15,000 square kilometers (5,790 sq.

People Unusual Volume Spikes For: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)
Author: 0 Unusual Volume Spikes For: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)

Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.00 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.57 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.57.

People Florida ranks low in best states to raise a family
Author: 0 Florida ranks low in best states to raise a family

The Palmetto State ranked even worse in that survey, ranking No. 46. Minnesota comes in second, with North Dakota listed as fourth. New Hampshire earned a third place ranking and Vermont was fifth. The Sunshine State ranks poorly in least affordable housing (47), fewest families with young kids (49), and highest divorce rate (48). Homebuyers looking at purchasing a new home sometimes look at moving states for a better lifestyle, more affordability or just generally to raise a ...