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Orissa second in crimes against women: NCRB

Orissa second in crimes against women: NCRB Kidnapping and abduction of children accounted for 52.3% of the cases followed by cases reported under POCSO (Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Act) - 34.4%. From 73.26 lakh crime incidents registered under various laws in 2015, the number dropped to 48.31 lakh in 2016. Total 84,746 cases of assault on women with intent to outrage modesty were reported in 2016. [Full Article...]

Argentina abandons submarine crew rescue attempt

Argentina abandons submarine crew rescue attempt The search for the vessel itself will continue. Ships and aircraft still are scouring the South Atlantic for the ARA San Juan, which disappeared November 15 a few hundred kilometers off Argentina's coast. "It's unusually cruel. Every day, it's a new blow". "No one will be rescued", Balbi said. The final message from the submarine reported a leak of seawater and the beginnings of a battery f... [Full Article...]

Thursday Weather: Another Cooler Day

Thursday Weather: Another Cooler Day While there's no truly cold air behind our cold front, temperatures will ease back closer to 50 degrees later Wednesday and that's where we should top out for Thursday as well. These showers will last basically all day. Rain and thunderstorms are likely on Monday and Tuesday . We start off with lots of sunshine, but the clouds begin to roll in this afternoon. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump leads 95th annual National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony

Melania Trump leads 95th annual National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony In 2015, candidate Donald Trump proclaimed he wanted to see more Christmas . "We want to wish everybody a merry Christmas, a happy New Year, have unbelievable holidays, and we are now going to light a very handsome tree", said Trump. [Full Article...]

Flu season could be bad this year, experts warn

Flu season could be bad this year, experts warn Robert Czwalina said. Flu vaccines must be matched each year to the strains that will likely be circulating this year, but when different strains are active, the vaccine won't be as effective. "The vaccine is still the best bet we have, the best tool we have", Poursina says. Getting vaccinated may also help protect people around you who have a greater risk of serious illness, such as elderly... [Full Article...]

Cyclone Ockhi: More than 80 fishermen goes missing

Cyclone Ockhi: More than 80 fishermen goes missing Five Navy ships have been deployed from Kochi and two ships are on standby in Lakshadweep . Houses situated in low-lying areas have been waterlogged and crops affected. Schools in seven districts of Tamil Nadu, including Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari and Virudhunagar remained closed. Sea would be very rough to high over and around Lakshadweep Islands during next 12 hours and high to very ... [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association star Blake Griffin suffers brutal knee injury, video shows

National Basketball Association star Blake Griffin suffers brutal knee injury, video shows Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin went down with a knee injury in the fourth quarter of the 120-115 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night. However, they sit 8-11 and 10th in the Western Conference. The departure of Chris Paul led the team to splash out on Griffin as they were desperate to keep one of its stars. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom and European Union edge toward Brexit deal as Ireland is final hurdle

United Kingdom and European Union edge toward Brexit deal as Ireland is final hurdle There is undoubtedly an ever-increasing usage of nasty, jingoistic language by certain sections of the Brexit brigade, built on the shaky mythology of past imperial glory and imagined superiority. "None of the three items on which sufficient agreement is required before we can move to phase two have reached the necessary point". 'A transition deal will be ready in principle for January'. [Full Article...]

Abdullahs slam Pervez Musharraf over remark on Hafiz Saeed

Abdullahs slam Pervez Musharraf over remark on Hafiz Saeed According to various sources, Pervez Musharraf said that Lashkar-e-Taiba are the strongest forces. He also answered "yes" on being asked if he likes Saeed, adding, "I have met him". Saeed, who is accused of having masterminded the November 2008 Mumbai attack that killed 166 people, was placed on the terrorism blacklist by the United Nations under UN Security Council Resolution 1267 in December 2... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom launches post-Brexit industrial strategy

United Kingdom launches post-Brexit industrial strategy Her 255-page white paper - which adopts a hands-on approach to business that had largely been abandoned since the time of Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s - is being seen as an attempt to define her administration beyond Brexit, while also charting a new vision for the United Kingdom as it prepares to leave the European Union. [Full Article...]

Royal wedding details revealed as Meghan Markle to become United Kingdom citizen

Royal wedding details revealed as Meghan Markle to become United Kingdom citizen George's Chapel). They are grateful to the Queen for granting permission for the use of the chapel. Meghan, who intends to become a British citizen , will become a senior full-time working royal. Based on Meghan's Instagram photos, the trio were in Spain in August, which means they could have easily been in London in July, when Prince Harry and Meghan met. [Full Article...]

Russian jet caused 'violent turbulence' for U.S. plane, military says

Russian jet caused 'violent turbulence' for U.S. plane, military says Approaching at high speed, the Russian jet, equipped with air-to-air missiles, came within five feet of the United States aircraft during the 24 minute incident. The incident appeared as the first known incident of such type since the same incident was happened in June, when a Russian armed jet fighter buzzed a reconnaissance aircraft of the US Air Force flying over the Baltic Sea. [Full Article...]

Vote for your top seeds in the 2017 NCAA volleyball bracket

Vote for your top seeds in the 2017 NCAA volleyball bracket Redford (25-4) in Saturday's 7 p.m. second-round match. The victor of each match will advance to the Second Round, slated for 6 p.m. on Saturday . Almost a year ago, the Utah volleyball players made a commitment to each other that they would earn the right to host the first rounds of the 2018 NCAA Tournament . [Full Article...]

Global Entrepreneurship Summit: Delegates start arriving, venue turns fortress in Hyderabad

Global Entrepreneurship Summit: Delegates start arriving, venue turns fortress in Hyderabad Modi will inaugurate the Summit on Tuesday evening at the famous Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC). Following the inauguration, scheduled for 4.30 pm, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and Ivanka will address the gathering. [Full Article...]

Trump all but endorses GOP's Moore despite sex accusations

Trump all but endorses GOP's Moore despite sex accusations Moore has denied the accusations . Another woman has accused Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was 16. On Tuesday, after weeks of silence regarding the claims against Mr Moore, the President finally weighed in on the issue: "I can tell you one thing for sure: we don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat - [Doug] Jones", Mr Trump told reporters, referring to the Alabama Senate... [Full Article...]

Trump Criticized CNN International & The Internet Quickly Came To The Network's Defense

Trump Criticized CNN International & The Internet Quickly Came To The Network's Defense According to the leader of the executive branch, "the outside world does not see the truth from them!" The president may have already moved onto his next Twitter tirade, but the internet came to the defense of the network, giving reasons why CNN is not the fraudulent company Trump paints it as. [Full Article...]

Tennessee finalizing deal with Greg Schiano to become head coach

Tennessee finalizing deal with Greg Schiano to become head coach Nothing has been made made official at Tennessee , and it will be interesting to see if a deal is finalized following the growing backlash to the report . Was Schiano being considered throughout the coaching search? His NFL tenure was brief, with a 11-21 record and some tumult. There also seems to be a misunderstanding of the disaster Schiano inherited at Rutgers , when he went 3-20 in his fi... [Full Article...]

Vasco Da Gama Exp derailed in UP 3 killed, many injured

Vasco Da Gama Exp derailed in UP 3 killed, many injured The train derailment also caused problems for other trains running on the same route, while the railway department is in full swing working towards a solution. from Manikpur . The injured people are undergoing treatment in the hospital out which two people are serious. Two of the wounded are said to be in critical condition. [Full Article...]

Arrest, book Saeed for sins: USA to Pak

Arrest, book Saeed for sins: USA to Pak While some in Pakistan may wish to see Mr Saeed placed on trial, there is widespread suspicion among Indian and USA officials that he still retains close links to the country's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), which has been long blamed for sponsoring numerous cross-border attacks on Indian targets. [Full Article...]

Parliament's winter session from December 15

Parliament's winter session from December 15 According to a statement by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, he appealed to all Political Parties for fruitful and constructive discussions on important Bills and ensure smooth functioning of both the Houses of the Parliament. Earlier this week Congress president Sonia Gandhi had launched a scathing attack on the Centre over the Winter Session. The Congress party claimed that the governmen... [Full Article...]


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