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Aadhaar to roll out facial recognition as 'additional security feature'

Aadhaar to roll out facial recognition as 'additional security feature' But it emphasised that the same will be allowed "only in fusion mode" along with one more authentication factor either fingerprint, iris or OTP for successful authentication of an Aadhaar holder. There won't be any need for people to provide a new photograph of themselves, since a photo that was taken of them when they first went to create their Aadhaar cards will be used for the process of auth... [Full Article...]

UAE Says Qatari Fighter Jets 'Intercept' Passenger Plane, Doha Denies

UAE Says Qatari Fighter Jets 'Intercept' Passenger Plane, Doha Denies The incident affected a UAE flag carrier en route to the Bahrani capital, the country's civil aviation authorities were quoted as saying. He promised a detailed statement would come later Monday. The UAE is home to two major national carriers, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad and Dubai-based Emirates. "The state of Qatar announces that the claims of Qatari fighter planes intercepting a UAE civil aircraf... [Full Article...]

Jordan: Arabs seek recognition for Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem

Jordan: Arabs seek recognition for Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem He said he also invited President Abbas to visit Ireland, and assured him that he would receive a warm welcome from the Irish people. "We think that this policy of Israel can not help create conditions for a restart of direct talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, as solutions to all issues of the final status need to be found during them", the ministry said. [Full Article...]

Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'

A group of "extremely appalled" African countries demanded on Saturday that US President Donald Trump retract and apologise for his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" nations. Richard Blumenthal, a Democratic senator, said Trump's comment "smacks of blatant racism, the most odious and insidious racism masquerading poorly as immigration policy ", while the United Nations ... [Full Article...]

AU ambassadors demand apology from Trump over 'racist remarks'

AU ambassadors demand apology from Trump over 'racist remarks' The comments were "clearly" racist, Kalondo said, but stressed the United States was "much stronger than the sum total of one man". Then in response to the interviewer Senator Perdue, 68 anni, he said "No" when asked whether the President had used the derogatory term for Africa, Haiti and El Salvador, "and I am telling you there were other members that we checked our own stories". [Full Article...]

Ice Jam Flooding Forces Evacuations in Kent

Ice Jam Flooding Forces Evacuations in Kent Glen Gosnell, Washington County public safety director, was headed to the Buskirk area on Saturday afternoon to check on the situation, Hardy said in an interview on Saturday afternoon. An Ice Jam north of Stockport is causing localized flooding to the north. Back in February of 2016 chunks of ice on the Westfield River led to some minor flooding. [Full Article...]

As the senior fast bowler, I have to take responsibility: Ishant

As the senior fast bowler, I have to take responsibility: Ishant If India have to rely on their spinner and their support bowler and his fielding, they can still mess up this opportunity. Ishant was asked if he prided in the fact that he is not used on green pitches but when long spells of hard work is required, he is called up. [Full Article...]

Iraq PM's alliance with mobilization forces abhorrent

Iraq PM's alliance with mobilization forces abhorrent Al-Abadi, a Shi'ite Muslim, led the country in the four-year war against IS. Abadi is credited with quickly rebuilding the army and defeating Islamic State in its main Iraqi stronghold, Mosul, last July, with strong assistance from a US -led coalition. [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi today to strengthen party in UP

Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi today to strengthen party in UP Rahul Gandhi is visiting Amethi for the first time after being elevated to Congress President's post. The message on the poster touts: "Rahul roop mein bhagwan Ram ka avatar, 2019 mein ayega Rahul Raj". "People are looking forward to welcome him", senior UP Congress leader Akhilesh Singh said. Party workers are excited by Rahul Gandhi's elevation and have planned a grand reception for their... [Full Article...]

Indonesia Stock Exchange floor reportedly collapses, resulting in numerous casualties

Indonesia Stock Exchange floor reportedly collapses, resulting in numerous casualties The incident happened shortly after 12pm local time (05:00 GMT), according to a journalist from Metro TV who was in the building. The structure appeared to be an internal balcony or mezzanine floor, as described by some media reports. Markets are now in midday break and will reopen at 1.30pm local time. Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono said the building was being evacuated. The images an... [Full Article...]

Thirty-eight killed and more than 100 wounded in twin Baghdad bombings

Thirty-eight killed and more than 100 wounded in twin Baghdad bombings Iraq's Interior Ministry spokesman says a double suicide bombing in central Baghdad has killed at least 16 people. The attack happened in Tayaran Square in the city centre, a busy square where large crowds of construction workers gather to work. [Full Article...]

Iran's Rouhani: Trump 'Failed to Undermine Nuclear Deal'

Iran's Rouhani: Trump 'Failed to Undermine Nuclear Deal' On Friday, Trump is expected to announce that he continues to regard remaining in the Iran nuclear deal not to be in USA interests. The Saturday report says encrypted messaging Telegram, which has some 40 million users in Iran - approximately half the population - is now accessible once again through both Wi-Fi and mobile networks. [Full Article...]

Watch: Lionel Messi's flawless free kick highlights Barcelona victory

Watch: Lionel Messi's flawless free kick highlights Barcelona victory Messi's 23rd goal of the season in all competitions, via a stunning free kick, wrapped up the points and ended Barca's Anoeta nightmare. Although he fielded a strong side with both Leo Messi and Luis Suarez in attack on Thursday, Valverde rested Messi for the last half hour of the game, while he also rested Thomas Vermaelen and Sergi Roberto , both of whom will start in Anoeta, despi... [Full Article...]

Ayalon Holdings Ltd. Increases Position in Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

Iconiq Capital Llc sold 320,349 shares as the company's stock rose 22.58% with the market. The institutional investor held 106,406 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.46M, up from 93,088 at the end of the previous reported quarter. [Full Article...]

Trump, in vulgar terms, rejects bipartisan immigration proposal at White House meeting

Trump, in vulgar terms, rejects bipartisan immigration proposal at White House meeting Promulgated in 2012 by the administration of then president Barack Obama, the DACA policy protected at least 690,000 "dreamers" - young people who arrived in the U.S. Tom Jawetz, Vice President of Immigration Policy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, told Fox News that the objective of the "political strategy memo" was "to advise Democratic elected officials that through their ... [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland weather warning for snow and ice on way

Northern Ireland weather warning for snow and ice on way The Met Office is warning of "frequent and heavy hail and snow showers". "Westerly winds will clash with colder air from the north later this weekend bringing some widespread and heavy snow showers across some large swathes of the country". [Full Article...]

Body of father found after California mudslides, raising death toll to 20

Body of father found after California mudslides, raising death toll to 20 On Wednesday, the death toll in the flash floods was raised to 17, with another 17 missing. Lewin said clearing the debris was his team's number one priority to mitigate the risk of another mudslide. The devastation affected an area estimated at 30 square miles, according to Cal Fire. Nearly the entire community - about 10,000 people - is now under mandatory evacuation orders, which could last "... [Full Article...]

House votes to extend questionable NSA surveillance program for six more years

House votes to extend questionable NSA surveillance program for six more years In Thursday morning's meeting of House Republicans, lawmakers reacted with palpable consternation to Trump's initial tweet, according to attendees. The tweet came shortly after "Fox & Friends", Trump's favorite program and a frequent inspiration for his Twitter account, aired a segment in which Andrew Napolitano, a commentator, offered scathing criticism of the surveillance program. [Full Article...]

Nancy Kerrigan Wants Olivia Munn to Play Her in Biopic

Nancy Kerrigan Wants Olivia Munn to Play Her in Biopic In an interview with The Boston Globe , Kerrigan said she still hadn't seen I, Tonya . A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Disgraced former figure skater Tonya Harding's comeback tour just got knee-capped much like her former rival, Nancy Kerrigan , did. [Full Article...]

I am not a racist: Donald Trump

I am not a racist: Donald Trump Akufo-Addo's comments follow a strongly worded African Union statement on Friday and a demand from African ambassadors at the United Nations for a retraction and an apology. "I am telling you that he did not use that word". "We will not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country, no matter how powerful". [Full Article...]


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