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Kohima Bench of Gauhati HC stays directive of Nagaland Governor

Kohima Bench of Gauhati HC stays directive of Nagaland Governor In another significant move, Acharya dismissed the notion that the floor test can not be held in view of the upcoming by-election on July 29 in which the Chief Minister is contesting. The Governor can only do so on the advice of the Council of Ministers headed by the Chief Minister, he stated. "It is submitted that the decision of the Governor to the petitioner directing to convene an emergent s... [Full Article...]

F1 2017: Sebastian Vettel Tests New 'Shield' Front Protection System At Silverstone

The FIA are hoping the shield can be produced in time for the 2018 season, but early evidence suggests this could be overly optimistic. "I tried it this morning and I got a bit dizzy", Vettel told the press. "I don't think I need to talk about the pros", Vettel said when asked for his thoughts on it. I am against every Halo or Shield or whatever, it is not F1. [Full Article...]

Republican Operative Takes Own Life In Rochester

Republican Operative Takes Own Life In Rochester Friends told the Tribune that they were aware he was in declining health, and thought he had checked in to the Mayo Clinic for treatment. Peter Smith killed himself days after he was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal where he claimed to be working with Russian hackers to retrieve some 33,000 deleted Clinton emails and pass them to Michael Flynn , a former campaign adviser to Donald Tru... [Full Article...]

Curfew, clashes after Indian troops kill 3 Kashmiri rebels

Curfew, clashes after Indian troops kill 3 Kashmiri rebels Two days ago, foreign secretary S Jaishankar had said that India and China have a history of handling border issues and there is no reason the two countries will not be able to resolve the latest standoff. The Foreign Office Spokesperson said that the Council expressed its support to the widespread indigenous movement of the people of Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir for their promised right to s... [Full Article...]

Faculty Committee at Harvard Proposes Ban on Frats and Sororities

Faculty Committee at Harvard Proposes Ban on Frats and Sororities Club; fraternities like Alpha Epsilon Pi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and Sigma Chi; and sororities like Alpha Phi, Delta Gamma, and Kappa Kappa Gamma. In explaining its reasoning, the committee cited the school's "commitment to non-discrimination, inclusion, and a healthy social climate", adding that the impact of the single-gender clubs "permeate [s] the fabric of campus culture". [Full Article...]

Trump's Prayer Photo And The Laying On Of Hands Sparks Twitter Backlash

Trump's Prayer Photo And The Laying On Of Hands Sparks Twitter Backlash However, Don Jr. spent the afternoon retweeting his supporters, who include conservative television-show host Bill O'Reilly; Mike Huckabee , the former governor of Arkansas; and former UKIP leader Nigel Farage , who has been named a " person of interest " in FBI's investigation into whether the president colluded with Russian officials to influence the presidential election previous year. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vows to boot USA diplomats if compounds aren't reopened

Russian Federation vows to boot USA diplomats if compounds aren't reopened Russia said on Friday that too many American spies operated in Moscow under diplomatic cover and said it might expel some of them to retaliate against the United States over Washington's expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats a year ago. Embassy in Moscow far exceeds the number of our embassy workers in Washington", she said. "One of our options, apart from a tit-for-tat expulsion of Americans, would... [Full Article...]

Supermarket Giants Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Bags

Supermarket Giants Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Bags CEO Brad Banducci said the 3.2 billion bags the group now issues annually will vanish from the network by 30 June, 2018. Woolworths' main competitor, Coles , has not made a similar pledge. "We are committed to listening to our customers and also doing the right thing for the environment, and we feel this is an issue we need to take a stand on". [Full Article...]

Police seize phone, memory card of Aju; Dileep taken to Thrissur

Police seize phone, memory card of Aju; Dileep taken to Thrissur Dileep's role in the abduction came to light after a convict, who stayed with Suni in jail, gave the police new information regarding the case. He was questioned by the Police on Jun 28 along with Dileep and Nadhir Shah. "He (Dileep) says that he has been framed in the case". Many have pointed out that a Kerala version of "Being Human" campaign is now underway to create a sympathy wave in favour... [Full Article...]

Woolworths to phase out single-use plastic bags over 12 months

Woolworths to phase out single-use plastic bags over 12 months Woolworths alone now gives out 3.2 billion lightweight plastic bags per year in Australia. The announcement from Coles comes shortly after the supermarket won another global wine award, this time a Double Gold for its St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon, priced at just $6 and fended off competition from far pricier rivals. [Full Article...]

Multiple reports: Second person arrested in missing men case

Multiple reports: Second person arrested in missing men case Sean Kratz was taken into custody late Thursday in the north end of the city, about 30 miles away from the 90-acre spread belonging to the family of confessed killer Cosmo DiNardo , according to the Philly.com website . According to reports, DiNardo was involved in the sale of marijuana to the men, but that's where the troubles began. DiNardo, who sold quarter-pound quantities of marijuana ... [Full Article...]

People pay final respects to Bradley Lowery

People pay final respects to Bradley Lowery The six-year-old, whose courageous battle with cancer captured hearts around the world, was a mascot for Sunderland FC and became best friends with star player Jermain Defoe . "Although your time with us was short, you must have a job to do". Bradley's coffin was brought to the church in a horse-drawn carriage, led through his home town of Blackhall Colliery by a piper playing Amazing Grace ... [Full Article...]

Investigation of 1980 police chief slaying leads to yard dig

Investigation of 1980 police chief slaying leads to yard dig Investigators believe he died about 17 years ago, but declined to say how he died. MA state police detectives obtained a search warrant as part of a separate investigation that led to the discovery of Webb's body on the North Dartmouth property, 28 Maplecrest Drive. [Full Article...]

Pentagon: US kills leader of ISIS in Afghanistan

Pentagon: US kills leader of ISIS in Afghanistan US forces have killed the leader of the Islamic State group's Afghanistan branch in a raid in the northeastern province of Kunar, the Pentagon said on July 14. The Pentagon is reporting that an ISIS affiliate leader has been killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan. Sayed's reported death makes him the third Isis leader in Afghanistan to be killed by allied forces in the past twelve months. [Full Article...]

Celtic ease to Champions League victory in Belfast

Celtic ease to Champions League victory in Belfast Leigh Griffiths was pelted with missiles while taking a corner in Celtic's Champions League qualifier against Linfield on Friday night - and was booked for time wasting as he complained. Linfield's Matthew Clarke was carried off on a stretcher shortly after half-time but the Northern Ireland Premiership side battled hard to find a way back into the tie, although they failed to threaten C... [Full Article...]

Warner: Senate intel seeks more records from Kushner, Trump Jr

Trump Jnr disclosed this week that he had met with a Russian lawyer past year who was said to be offering damaging information on Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton . "The information they suggested they had about Hillary Clinton I thought was Political Opposition Research", Trump Jr. wrote in a statement that was published alongside the correspondence. [Full Article...]

Florida sinkhole swallows two homes, and it's still growing

Florida sinkhole swallows two homes, and it's still growing The two families were not home when the depression started to form, but were able to get home in time to grab some personal belongings and their pets. There is a 200 foot perimeter around the hole. Authorities said a sinkhole opened on the same property five years ago. Guthrie said that the question of safety was under control and, although it had been a frightening experience for residents, i... [Full Article...]

Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new United States climate action plan

Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new United States climate action plan The pledge will also provide a "roadmap for increase climate ambition" and for organisations to reduce their emissions. The United Nations' chief, António Guterres, said in a statement the plan to assess how US cities, states and others are contributing to slashing global greenhouse gas emissions was "welcome". [Full Article...]

Tourists stabbed to death in attack at Egyptian resort

Tourists stabbed to death in attack at Egyptian resort The news agency AP confirmed the victims' nationality. A man has been arrested and was being questioned in connection with the attack, the ministry said in a statement. Vasil Kyrylych, the head of the consular department of Ukraine's foreign ministry, declined comment about the two Ukrainian victims pending official information from Egypt . [Full Article...]

Jimmy Carter back at construction site after dehydration scare

Jimmy Carter back at construction site after dehydration scare Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford said the former president did not appear to be in serious medical danger. "He encourages everyone to stay hydrated and keep building". According to Habitat for Humanity , the prominent nonagenarian had come to Canada with his wife planning to build 150 homes across the country. This week's project building houses in several Canadian communities is the... [Full Article...]


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