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World India watches Delhi's odd and even plan
Author: 0 India watches Delhi's odd and even plan

Mr. Rai has an even numbered auto which they will use today. Two wheelers and CNG-run vehicles have also been exempted. People who violate the odd-even rule will be fined Rs 2,000.

World Terrorists to be vanquished this year: Pak army chief
Author: 0 Terrorists to be vanquished this year: Pak army chief

General Raheel visited Talar and Turbat districts of Balochistan province before arriving at Gwadar where he held discussions with Baloch elders. ISPR stated that militants who have been sentenced to death are Mohammad Ghauri, the media in-charge of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

World Syrian army kills 17 militants in country's south
Author: 0 Syrian army kills 17 militants in country's south

A U.N.-sponsored deal to evacuate more than 2,000 fighters, a lot of them with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), from rebel-held parts of south Damascus has been delayed after a rebel commander was killed, a monitor said Saturday.

World B-52 Mistakenly Flew Close to Disputed Island Claimed By China
Author: 0 B-52 Mistakenly Flew Close to Disputed Island Claimed By China

The Pentagon said Friday that the two bombers flew closer than planned to Cuateron Reef in the Spratly Islands and the incident is being investigated. Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands, in a still image from video taken by a U.S.

World Odd-even formula: Dry run on Wednesday
Author: 0 Odd-even formula: Dry run on Wednesday

Noting that the Delhi government's plan was an effort to confront the city's severe air pollution problems, the embassy in a statement said although vehicles with diplomatic plates are officially exempt from this policy, it will take the measures in support of efforts to reduce air pollution.

World Islamic State issues fatwa on who can have sex with female slaves
Author: 0 Islamic State issues fatwa on who can have sex with female slaves

Among the disturbing list of rules are that "owners" of mother and daughter captives, or sister captives can not have intercourse with both and that owners and their sons can not have intercourse with the same woman captive. Rape is not permitted when a woman is on her period, men must wait until the woman is "clean". The document, which says that the enslavement of women and children is one of the "inevitable consequences of jihad", also implements a ruling that bans its members from having ...

World Provide Indiscipline Details, Want To Clear Name: Kirti Azad To Amit Shah
Author: 0 Provide Indiscipline Details, Want To Clear Name: Kirti Azad To Amit Shah

They contended that the gathering ought to have sent a show cause notification to Azad, waited for his reply and then acted after a due meeting of the party's parliamentary board. The suspension of Kirti Azad has troubled the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Russia to attend the 16th India-Russia annual summit.

World Nazaw, Modi likely to meet in Washington
Author: 0 Nazaw, Modi likely to meet in Washington

He said India should now restore composite dialogue with Pakistan and resolve all outstanding issues, including Kashmir, through dialogue. As the two foreign secretaries will meet on January 15, Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has started making preparations for his upcoming visit to Islamabad.

World Canada says may miss end-of-year Syrian refugee target
Author: 0 Canada says may miss end-of-year Syrian refugee target

McCallum pointed at a number of factors like unfriendly weather conditions and refugees wanting to bid their families and friends goodbye, which are beyond the control of the government, as contributing to the delay. Air Transat has operated two earlier flights of refugees to Canada, on December 20 and 21, the company said. That deadline was pushed back to the end of February last month.

World Jeb Bush takes on Donald Trump, the 'dead star'
Author: 0 Jeb Bush takes on Donald Trump, the 'dead star'

Speaking to dozens of people, Rubio continued his calls for a strengthened US military and his criticism of fellow candidate Ted Cruz , both of which he did in the previous night's debate. Bush's points were completely lost in the fascination with Trump's mugging. Some experts said there was still a chance that Trump's opponents could catch up.

World South China Sea: US bomber angers Beijing with Spratly islands flypast
Author: 0 South China Sea: US bomber angers Beijing with Spratly islands flypast

Calling the situation in the waters that stretch from China's south coast "in general relatively stable", Wang said negotiations among regional powers would resolve the tensions. House of Representatives recently expressed support for Taiwan's initiatives in the South China Sea, including its peace proposal and efforts to make Taiping Island a hub for humanitarian assistance and scientific research.

World Uber Officially Legal In NSW, Taxis Placated With Thousands In Compo
Author: 0 Uber Officially Legal In NSW, Taxis Placated With Thousands In Compo

New South Wales Premier Mike Baird's cabinet made the move on Thursday, agreeing with advice from an independent task force which monitors taxi providers like Uber as well as other transport services. The changes mean ride-sharing drivers will have to cover more costs associated with licences, training, and undergo more vigorous security checks. The NSW decision is considered to be a blow to the taxi industry which has lobbied hard against its fresh rival.

World ISIL's 60000 jihadists control 70 percent of Syria — Russian military
Author: 0 ISIL's 60000 jihadists control 70 percent of Syria — Russian military

A 34-member secretariat established at the Riyadh meeting is expected to meet later this week to decide matters including who will chair it. The secretariat, which includes armed factions and members of the political opposition, will also pick a negotiating team for talks with the government, though it is not certain that will happen this week.

World Xi Jinping encourages freedom of ideas at World Internet Conference
Author: 0 Xi Jinping encourages freedom of ideas at World Internet Conference

Chinese President Xi Jinping used his opening speech to call again, as he did a year ago, for countries to respect each other's cyber sovereignty. The renowned human rights lawyer faces up to eight years in prison on the charges of "picking quarrels and provoking troubles" and "inciting ethnic hatred", primarily based on seven social media posts, in total around 600 characters, in which he criticized the government.

World Duchess of Cambridge Attends Christmas Day Church Service in Sandrigham
Author: 0 Duchess of Cambridge Attends Christmas Day Church Service in Sandrigham

Few sights evoke more feelings of cheer and goodwill than the twinkling lights of a Christmas tree, she said, using the Christmas tree as a theme throughout her speech. The queen, who writes the address herself, pre-recorded this year's message at Buckingham Palace in London. Yesterday, Princes William and Harry headed to nearby Castle Rising to play in the now traditional festive football match.

Author: 0 Rare tornado hits Sydney with large hail and destructive winds

The damage from the storm is clearly visible on homes and on city streets. Residents in Kurnell are able to return home this afternoon, but police are controlling access to the area, which is now without power and sewerage. A tornado ripped through the community of Kurnell around 10:30 a.m. His daughter Jelisa had only just left the home moments before the thunderstorm struck and returned to see the destruction that levelled most of her family home.

Author: 0 Abby Wambach says she would fix USMNT by firing Jurgen Klinsmann

Tonight's game in  New Orleans  at the Superdome will be Wambach's last. Current University of MI women's soccer head coach Greg Ryan had the opportunity to coach Wambach during his stint as a coach with the U.S. The fact that an openly gay woman  who  kissed her wife on live TV after this year's World Cup championship holds the record for most global goals scored is truly inspiring.

World Christie Pardons Marine Recruiter Charged with Carrying Gun
Author: 0 Christie Pardons Marine Recruiter Charged with Carrying Gun

Senate Democrats sniffed at Christie's handpicked commission-which consists of a retired Morristown police officer, a former assistant USA attorney general under Christie, and the vice dean of Seton Hall Law School, who is married to Christie's chief ethics officer.

World Martin Shkreli tweets: 'I will prevail'
Author: 0 Martin Shkreli tweets: 'I will prevail'

Here is the recap: (Radio.com)  Turing Pharmaceuticals  CEO  Martin Shkreli  has been accused of exerting undue financial influence over the music industry, drug markets and our political system. Although  Turing  said it would provide the drug for free to qualified uninsured patients with incomes below 500 percent of the federal poverty level, the company has refused to lower the drug's price, except for a 50 percent price cut for hospitals.

Author: 0 Sangin Under Siege: Afghans Call For Nato Help

Government officials Thursday denied reports that Sangin was on the brink of falling to the Taliban, saying that reinforcements were trying to relieve dozens of security forces holed up in the district center. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...

World John McCain slams Donald Trump
Author: 0 John McCain slams Donald Trump

Republican presidential hopeful, Ted Cruz also announced on Thursday that another prominent evangelical, author and radio host James Dobson, has endorsed his presidential campaign in the Republican primary. In October, he said that he likes that " Putin is bombing the hell out of ISIS ". Trump, who last week, Putin described as a "bring and talented person", appeared on Sunday talk shows were he reiterated his defence of the Russian leader.

World One dead in Oakville crash
Author: 0 One dead in Oakville crash

All eastbound lanes of the QEW in Oakville remain closed this morning several hours after a fiery, multi-vehicle crash that claimed two lives. A third person is in hospital with minor injuries.

World Sundar Pichai: Google is barely getting started in India
Author: 0 Sundar Pichai: Google is barely getting started in India

The Google CEO will also meet resident Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. To streamline execution of the Wi-Fi project, RailTel and Google have formed a joint task force and project team. Google is striving to make its products more user-friendly for the Indian market.

Author: 0 USWNT loses Wambach farewell, home unbeaten streak over at 104

Gatorade released an advertisement with a deep message from Wambach, urging future players to excel past her accomplishments with the words "forget me". "I also think it's an environment and it's also an ego drop", she said . "It was about celebrating, not just my career but the chances that I've had with all my other teammates and the time that I've spent with them".

World TransCanada shares slip as projected pipeline costs increase
Author: 0 TransCanada shares slip as projected pipeline costs increase

TransCanada says the amendments respond to "extensive landowner, environmental, community and customer input", but they have only emboldened opponents who are arguing that the Paris climate commitments amount to a stake in the heart for the project.

World Driverless Car Rules: Google 'Gravely Disappointed' Over California's Ruling
Author: 0 Driverless Car Rules: Google 'Gravely Disappointed' Over California's Ruling

California motor vehicle department officials on Wednesday proposed self-driving auto  regulations  that included mandating that a licensed driver be available and able to take the wheel if needed. The manufacturers of self-driving cars would have to subject their vehicles to a third-party safety test. They would apply for three-year permits that would allow them to lease but not sell self-driving cars to the public.

World Ben Carson joins Donald Trump in threatening to leave GOP
Author: 0 Ben Carson joins Donald Trump in threatening to leave GOP

The recent popularity of Trump in the poll highlights an increase in the anti-establishment mentality of voters, and the departure of both Carson and Trump undoubtedly runs the risk of the GOP losing these voters. He said he would be "out of here" if those types of deals remained. Experts say state filing deadlines would give the two Republicans until around March to launch independent or third-party campaigns.

Author: 0 Polish geology experts: No hidden Nazi train

Specialists from the University of Science and Technology in Krakow analyzed the site in Walbrzych, in southwestern Poland using gravitation and magnetic gear. The ground-penetrating image appears to show a row of tanks, which supports initial reports that the train was of "military nature". The legendary train is said to have left the city of Wrocław between January and May 1945, stocked with jewels, weapons and stolen art, headed for Wałbrzych, 37 miles away, where Hitler had established ...

World Anonymous declares war against Donald Trump for remarks against Muslims
Author: 0 Anonymous declares war against Donald Trump for remarks against Muslims

All are invited to participate in heckling ISIS online and in several planned demonstrations in the United States and Europe. This policy is going to have a huge impact.  Trump also acknowledged the backlash Thursday to his proposed Muslim ban, but told those gathered that he'd taken far more heat for his comments about Mexicans criminals entering the country illegally.

World Korea sentences Canadian pastor to life in prison
Author: 0 Korea sentences Canadian pastor to life in prison

The court sentenced him to hard labor for life, it said. Other members of the close-knit circle of ethnic Korean missionaries in the United States and Canada have called him one of the most influential Christian missionaries operating in North Korea.

World Toyota Fortuner, Mahindra XUV500 & premium SUVs likely to be banned in Delhi
Author: 0 Toyota Fortuner, Mahindra XUV500 & premium SUVs likely to be banned in Delhi

India's leading court has ordered a temporary ban on the sale of large diesel vehicles in and around New Delhi and slapped a stiff levy on trucks entering the capital as it struggles with record pollution. "So even if we believe the decision on diesel vehicles isn't optimal, we'll honor it and develop vehicles that comply with their stipulations". Also trucks entering New Delhi will have to pay an environment tax, which is hiked 100%.

World President Barack Obama Tells Americans Not To Turn Against Islam
Author: 0 President Barack Obama Tells Americans Not To Turn Against Islam

But he urged everyone to "stay true to who we are as Americans" even as terrorists tried to divide citizens "along lines of religion and background". While Obama claimed that US-led air strikes were hitting Isis targets in Syria and Iraq "harder than ever", he also said that even in San Bernardino, California, a week after a Muslim husband and wife shot dead 14 and wounded 21, "faith communities have come together".

World Do You Think New Zealand Should Replace Their Flag with This?
Author: 0 Do You Think New Zealand Should Replace Their Flag with This?

About 1.5 million votes were cast in the referendum, with a voter turnout of 49%, said New Zealand's election commission . "Whether the flag changes or not is a very personal decision; it comes down to which flag represents you most as a Kiwi; as an individual and as part of a proud nation that regularly punches above its weight in everything it does".

Author: 0 UPMC, Allegheny Health Network join AIDS prevention campaign

The virus that causes AIDS was identified less than 35 years ago but has left a lasting impact on hundreds of millions of people. The DG who was represented by the Director Administration, NACA, Mr Emmanuel Chenge said this at a road-show to mark the World Aids Day yesterday in Abuja.

Author: 0 Trump dumped by Dubai real estate partner

The project, AKOYA by DAMAC includes a Trump golf course, community and spa. "You have been warn[ed], Mr Donald Trump". Also, pieces of letters that appeared to spell out "Trump" had been pulled down from a stone wall and left lying on the sandy ground.

Author: 0 Artist Hema Upadhyay, lawyer Harish Bhambhani found dead after days of missing

Both the bodies were found with their hands and legs tied with ropes inside the boxes, police said. Three persons have been detained in this connection and a probe has been launched into the double murder case. After investigation, it has been found that the body was of famous artist Hema Upadhyay and her lawyer Harsh Bhambani. Harish Bhambhani's family too had registered an FIR after he went missing.

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