The BJP on Sunday, December 24, officially announced that Jairam Thakur - who also spells his name as Jai Ram Thakur - had been chosen as chief of the BJP Legislature Party (BJPLP) in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly, and by extension the new chief minister of Himachal Pradesh .
Marc Poncin, the emergency coordinator for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Yemen , told AFP that cholera mortality rates had been on a downtrend in recent months but that the disease was far from vanquished. A Saudi-led coalition - which includes the UAE - is fighting the Iran-backed Houthi rebels on behalf of the internationally-recognised government of Yemen's president Abdrabu Mansur Hadi.
A fire broke out at the New City Commercial Complex Mall at about 9.30am and was still burning - although said to be "under control" - when the president arrived at about 10pm. Earlier, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte also visited the scene of the blaze and spoke to relatives. Firefighters battled for hours to extinguish the blaze that started on Saturday morning on the third floor and spread to the floor above, trapping employees of a call centre.
Palestinian protesters, some festively dressed as Santa Claus, have clashed with Israeli security forces in Bethlehem, a day before the beginning of Christmas celebrations in the West Bank city revered as the birthplace of Jesus. The army's estimates were down from 2,500 and 3,500 in the West Bank and Gaza respectively the previous Friday. Clashes across the region have been accompanied by an uptick in rocket fire launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel, with a number intercepted by the ...
Counting for third round is on out of a total of 19 scheduled rounds. As the counting progressed, supporters of AIADMK and TTV Dhinakaran clashed inside counting hall leading to violence, media reports said. While Dinakaran contested as an Independent candidate, the EPS-OPS faction had fielded Madhusudhanan. While there had been allegations that both the AIADMK and TTV resorted to massive bribing of voters giving away Rs.6,000 to Rs.
The new figure was four-tenths of a point lower than the revised November 2016 rate of 2.9 percent. The state labor department says that while job losses continue in Alaska, they have "moderated noticeably" in the second half of this year.
British foreign minister Boris Johnson will tell his Russian counterpart on Friday that there can be no "business as usual" until Moscow stops "destabilising" Europe and that Britain is ready to retaliate against any cyber attacks. Lavrov later denied any aggression towards Britain on Russia's behalf and accused the United Kingdom government of making "some aggressive statements" towards Vladimir Putin's Russian government.
Goa Congress chief Shataram Naik said his party is opposed to Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's move to parting with Mahadayi water to Karnataka for drinking water objective. He adds that the sensitive topic being discussed within the BJP raising doubts if the party was genuinely interested in resolving the issue or just working towards self-interest.
San Diego State redshirt junior QB Christian Chapman completed 6-of-10 passes for 25 yards and an interception in Saturday's 42-35 loss to Army in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl . Army ran 91 plays in that 46 minutes of possession. The constant ground attack kept the SDSU defense on the field for 46:00 minutes. If you're wondering how the two-point conversion was the winning play given that final score, Army scored a touchdown on the final play of the game as San Diego State ...
The BJP had registered a sixth straight Assembly poll win in the key western state on December 18, winning 99 seats in the 182-member House. One of the reasons for the anger of the dominant Patidar community in Gujarat was believed to be the selection of Rupani, a Jain, as chief minister in August 2016 and the sidelining of his predecessor Anandiben Patel, a Patidar.
The suspect was killed in the area of 17th and Mulberry streets, according to Harrisburg Police. El-Mofty came on the radar violently Friday afternoon when he fired shots that struck a Capitol Police cruiser, putting a bullet through the windshield in an apparently unprovoked attack near Third and Walnut streets, just outside the state Capitol complex and the Ronald Reagan Federal Building.
The death toll for the Zamboanga peninsula also rose to 28, and police said 81 people were missing after mud and rocks swept down coastal communities in Sibuco and other fishing towns. After hitting Mindanao on Friday, Tembin continued to advance westward, passing through Sulu sea with winds of up to 95 km per hour. Floodwaters have displaced over 50, 000 people in at least three provinces, said Leoncio Cirunay, regional head of the office of civil defence (OCD).
However, the biggest party winning the most votes was the centrist Ciudadanos party, which is in favor of Catalonia staying part of Spain . Well now, after having used all of these tools of repression to the point of doing things as absurd as trying to stop people from wearing yellow in public or stopping the use of yellow because it was used for ribbons to remind people of the prisoners, in Madrid they have; despite trying to use all of these tools, the independentists have won.
He is the fourth frontline seamer in the team besides Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami . On the tour of South Africa, India will play a total of 6 ODIs, which will be held from February 1 to 16. Kedar Jhadav, who had suffered a hamstring injury earlier this month, has also been picked. Normally Shami is kept in reserve for the Test squad but it seems like the Men in Blue want to go with all guns blazing in the six-match ODI series.
According to the Post , McCabe plans to retire once he becomes eligible for a full pension in March. Trump, who made McCabe acting director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for almost three months this year after he fired Comey, has been increasingly critical of McCabe in recent months.
The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on 3 January. The first FIR had already been registered on January 24, 1996 after then West Singhbhum deputy commissioner Amit Khare had detected that Rs 37.70 crore had been withdrawn from a Chaibasa treasury, a municipality in West Singhbhum district, now part of Jharkhand.
The statement came after The Associated Press reported that three opera singers and one classical musician accused Dutoit of sexual assault and provided detailed accounts of alleged incidents between 1985 and 2010 in five USA cities. The orchestra also says it has ended its affiliation with Dutoit, its chief conductor from 2008-12. The statement came in response to an AP story earlier in the day in which three opera singers and one classical musician accused Dutoit of sexual assault and ...
Trump made comments about people who came to the country from Haiti and Nigeria. The June meeting, which officials said began with Trump expressing his frustration over the number of foreigners who had come to the United States since his travel ban in January, highlights the president's obsession with immigration as the primary cause of numerous United States' problems.
An aardvark named Misha has died and an adventure café and shop severely damaged in a blaze at London Zoo that took more than 70 firefighters to bring under control. It is set to reopen Sunday. According to the zoo's statement , it began in the Animal Adventure section but spread quickly to an adjacent shop. "We will aim to re-open when we know it is safe to do so for animals, staff and visitors".
The deceased belonged to 120 Infantry Brigade, according to ANI news agency. Sources said after the IED blast, the Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged heavy gunfire. The truce between India and Pakistan along the IB, the LoC, and the Actual Ground Position Line in Siachen glacier came into force in November 2003. "The major and two soldiers were killed in the shelling, while another soldier was injured".
Unconfirmed videos have emerged on social media showing white smoke in the sky. Adrian Rankine-Galloway said Tuesday morning, "We are working closely with our Saudi partners to fully understand what took place and to ensure that our Saudi partners have the resources they need to defend their territory against indiscriminate attacks against civilian-inhabited areas".
Trump also seemed to explain a morning of confusion at the White House, where reporters waited to hear whether he would ink the deal before he left Washington for his holiday vacation in Florida. The legislation provides generous cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans and smaller ones for the middle class and low-income families.
Confident of getting justice in the fodder scam case, former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav , an accused in the case, on Saturday urged people of Bihar to maintain "calm and peace" after the judgement is delivered.
It was made possible by a vulnerability in out-of-date versions of Microsoft Windows. The spokesperson for the country said the allegations of North Korea staging such attacks are "absurd". Britain's National Cyber Security Centre, part of the GCHQ signals intelligence agency, attributed the May 2017 Wannacry attack to North Korea within weeks of the ransomware spreading, as the reported in June.
The speeding bus was trying to overtake another vehicle when it rammed through the bridge railing, said B.L. Soni, a top police officer. Expressing anguish over the mishap, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "Anguished by the bus accident in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district".
In the town of Lanao del Norte, a landslide buried a cluster of homes in the remote town of Tubod, but officials said there had been no reports of deaths or injuries. By Friday, the severe weather system was moving westward at a slow pace and was expected to pass out of the Philippines by Sunday. The almost 90 deaths were reported in various places including 39 in Tubod, El Salvador and Munai towns in Lanao del Norte province.
Ventura County, which has taken the brunt of the blaze, was now forecast to have peak winds of 64 km/h, down from an earlier top forecast of 80 km/h winds on Friday, the National Weather Service said. Authorities lifted all evacuation orders in Santa Barbara County on Thursday morning as fire crews continued to slow the spread of the massive Thomas fire .
She had been reported missing Wednesday. Deputies say another man, 21-year-old Charles Kraft, could be with the pair. Deputies said Hall was also located with Krafft and Rider. He should be considered armed and unsafe. Nicole Hall, 14, is believed to be in "extreme danger". Keep checking WSAZ Mobile and WSAZ.com for the latest information.
Be it the promise to give everybody Rs 15 lakh, fair price to farmers, demonetization, GST. lies, lies, lies. The Gandhi scion is expected to hold meetings with all the newly-elected MLAs and leaders and party workers all across the state to review the election results.
In the first 10 months of 2017, Ukraine imported nuclear fuel totally worth 381 million US dollars, of which 64.1 percent came from Russian Federation. Some experts told CNN that Russian Federation could use this move as a pretext to take further action in Ukraine, after its invasion and annexation of the Crimea region in 2014.