http://www.deccanherald.com/page_images/story_images/2018/02/15/618xNx659611_thump.jpg.pagespeed.ic.dGZ4iWrlNX.jpg

World

She was admitted in a hospital, where the family was informed about a blood clot in the placenta. The family further alleges that when a complaint was filed, the police did not take any action. A woman driver was dragged out of her auto by a group of party workers in November a year ago in Kollam after she allegedly brushed against their vehicle.
  • Congress hits out at Mohan Bhagwat, demands apology

    Congress hits out at Mohan Bhagwat, demands apology

    World

    Vaidya said, RSS cadres have history of helping the Army during all wars and several Army chiefs have praised its contribution. "Nehru was in a dilemma". The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Tuesday condemned a statement of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat that they were ready, before the Indian Army, to take on Pakistan if the need arises.
  • Kansas Governors: Teenagers Yes, Dogs No

    Kansas Governors: Teenagers Yes, Dogs No

    World

    Not so fast. The Kansas Secretary of State's Office says Angus can not serve as the state's governor . "Officially, we will not allow a dog to run for governor ", Brian Caskey, director of elections, told The Kansas City Star on Tuesday.
  • Partisan Rancor Ramps Up Over Schiff FISA Memo

    Partisan Rancor Ramps Up Over Schiff FISA Memo

    World

    Senior White House officials delayed the public disclosure of the Democratic "rebuttal" to Devin Nunes' recently released FISA memo due to "serious national security" concerns, adding that the left-wing document could possibly put "American lives" at risk.
  • Former child star accuses Scott Baio of abuse

    Former child star accuses Scott Baio of abuse

    World

    Scott Baio has been accused of harassment and assault by his former " Charles in Charge " co-star, Alexander Polinsky . Nicole was on Scott's lap and he did not appreciate my intrusion. Polinsky's accusations come in the wake of claims by another Charles in Charge star, actress Nicole Eggert , that Baio sexually abused her when she was a minor.
  • Waiting for Trump's immigration plan

    Waiting for Trump's immigration plan

    World

    But White House budget proposals are an important signal of the administration's priorities, with deficits forecast to peak at almost $1 trillion in 2020 and drive up the federal debt by a stunning 61 percent over 2017 levels by 2028. One proposal that's not in the budget is allowing the federal government to negotiate Medicare drug prices directly. Late previous year, Mulvaney suggested to Fox News' Chris Wallace that budget deficits can be necessary to spur long-term growth .
  • Duterte threatens to shut top tourist island Boracay because it is 'cesspool'

    Duterte threatens to shut top tourist island Boracay because it is 'cesspool'

    World

    Duterte ordered Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to clean up Boracay and threatened to close the island if the environmental issues are not addressed in 6 months. Duterte accused local government officials of being too "zealous" in approving the construction of various commercial establishments in Boracay, to take advantage of its tourism boom.
  • What has been achieved in 10 years since Closing the Gap pledge?

    What has been achieved in 10 years since Closing the Gap pledge?

    World

    However, the remaining four targets, including a key goal to close the 10-year gap in life expectancy between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians by 2031, are lagging. "But in all of them what you see is either some improvement, significant improvement, or a lot of improvement if not full realisation of the targets", he said.
  • Diplomacy toward North Korea is an opening, not a surrender

    World

    Moon held four meetings with Kim Yo-jong and the North Korean delegation, showing the desire for relations to move positively forward. Chang said North Korea has two objectives with this diplomatic charm offensive . The prospect of North Korea refraining from missile or nuclear tests during dialogue with the South is reasonable on both a logical and practical level, the Choson Sinbo wrote in a piece published Monday.
  • Report Faults VA Secretary Shulkin Over Travel to Europe

    Report Faults VA Secretary Shulkin Over Travel to Europe

    World

    The OIG concluded the tickets were offered due to Shulkin's position in the VA. Shulkin's lawyers said Gosling offered the tickets due to her "personal relationship" with Shulkin and Bari. He added that the secretary would be willing to reimburse the department for the cost of Bari's travel. He received the seats as a gift from a professional acquaintance, Victoria Gosling, a former CEO of the 2016 Invictus Games, and then misrepresented to the news media that the gift had been preapproved ...
  • Surge in Global Oil Supply May Overtake Demand in 2018: IEA

    Surge in Global Oil Supply May Overtake Demand in 2018: IEA

    World

    With outside producers expected to increase supply this year by more than the upward revision to demand, OPEC in the report cut its estimate of the global requirement for its crude in 2018 by 230,000 bpd to 32.86 million bpd. WTI light sweet crude oil was down 30 cents to USD58.99 a barrel. The market is “on course to restoring balance” for the first time since 2014, OPEC's Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said at a conference in Cairo.
  • US urges Nato allies to increase budget

    US urges Nato allies to increase budget

    World

    All members have increased their spending, he said. "This year, we expect eight allies to meet the target", Stoltenberg said. The European Union launched the scheme with great fanfare in December, touting it as a way to get member states to work more closely post-Brexit and spend more effectively on defense projects.
  • Youth Congress Leader Hacked to Death in Kerala's Kannur, Party Blames CPI(M)

    Youth Congress Leader Hacked to Death in Kerala's Kannur, Party Blames CPI(M)

    World

    The incident occurred late last night when four assailants came in a vehicle and hurled crude bombs and attacked the victim and two other party members with machetes. Police said the killing was a continuation of last month's incident. Mottos, for example, 'ninte nalukal ennapettu (your days are numbered) can be heard being raised at the rally, purportedly went for Youth Congress laborer Shuhaib, who was killed in Mattannur .
  • Climber dies in fall on Mt. Hood

    Climber dies in fall on Mt. Hood

    World

    Another round of rescuers reached the group just before 5 p.m. - ahead of a snowstorm that was predicted to slam the mountain overnight - and helped four climbers down. An estimated 8,000 to 10,000 climbers from around the world each year try to scale Mount Hood. "I saw like I said a lot of people were struggling traversing", he said.
  • Barnaby Joyce Denies New Claims Of Inappropriate Behaviour

    Barnaby Joyce Denies New Claims Of Inappropriate Behaviour

    World

    He said that Campion worked on his federal election campaign as a media advisor in 2016, and later joined his staff until April previous year, when she went to work with Canavan in a role for which he said she was "well qualified". Figures for the period September to December, when Mr Joyce told Parliament that his marriage was over, have not yet been made public by the Parliamentary Expenses Authority.
  • Man Buys Red Hot Chili Peppers Tickets, Fails Massively

    Man Buys Red Hot Chili Peppers Tickets, Fails Massively

    World

    He was stoked that the February 10th show meant he could knock out a Valentine's Day weekend away with his girlfriend, and gifted the trip to her at Christmas. However, it turns out, his $42 tickets, which was suspiciously cheap, was for a concert by a Scottish bagpipers group called The Red Hot Chilli Pipers .
  • Pilot error may have caused deadly Moscow plane crash

    Pilot error may have caused deadly Moscow plane crash

    World

    The IAC, which investigates aircraft incidents, suggested the cause of the crash after studying the plane's flight data recorder, which showed that the pilots saw varying data on two air speed indicators. Natalia said: 'We were talking when he got into the plane. Russia's Aviation Committee said Kiev had appointed a representative for the probe. The passengers ranged in age from 5 to 79, according to a list from the Emergencies Ministry.
  • Cuomo Wants Voluntary Payroll Tax To Ease Pain Of US Tax Law

    Cuomo Wants Voluntary Payroll Tax To Ease Pain Of US Tax Law

    World

    Cuomo's proposed amendments must now be negotiated with the Senate and Assembly as they try to reach agreement on a new spending plan before the start of New York's fiscal year on April 1. Under the payroll-tax plan, employers would be subjected to a 5 percent tax on all annual payroll expenses in excess of $40,000 per employee. Stuart Lazar, a tax policy professor at the University at Buffalo School of Law, said the "devil is certainly going to be in the details" of Cuomo's tax proposal to ...
  • Watch a new trailer for

    Watch a new trailer for "Atlanta" Season 2

    World

    Speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour Friday, creator and star Donald Glover said that he took inspiration from season two of FX's Emmy-winning half-hour series from " Tiny Toon Adventures ", the '90s children's animated program about kid versions of Warner Bros.' Looney Tunes characters.
  • Tillerson urges Gulf states to regain unity

    Tillerson urges Gulf states to regain unity

    World

    President Donald Trump has vowed to cut aid to nations that oppose the USA, yet rhetoric appears to have hit reality with Jordan, a critical American partner in the volatile Middle East that has opposed the administration's Mideast approach.
  • Israeli police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu

    Israeli police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu

    World

    The first of the recommendations made on Tuesday night, dubbed Case 1000, alleges the "committing of crimes of bribery, fraud and breach of trust by the prime minister, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu ". Additionally, the police recommended indicting Arnon Milchan , a Hollywood mogul who allegedly gave Netanyahu gifts for a USA visa and Netanyahu's support for a law that would allow Israelis who returned the country after living elsewhere to avoid paying taxes for 10 years, for bribery.
  • Rafael Nadal maintains number one position in ATP rankings list

    Rafael Nadal maintains number one position in ATP rankings list

    World

    Federer and Wawrinka could meet in the quarter-finals in Rotterdam this week - a win for the former will see him become world number one. Two weeks ago, Federer won his 20th grand slam. "It's exciting to see Stan in my section and it's great to have him back (after knee surgery in July)". "A comeback takes time for sure, it was a big surgery, it takes months and months".
  • Freestyle skiing: Kingsbury seals long-awaited moguls crown

    Freestyle skiing: Kingsbury seals long-awaited moguls crown

    World

    Since winning the silver medal four years ago, the 25-year-old from Deux-Montagnes, Que., has dominated the moguls circuit. "The judges were rewarding some really clean skiing and I feel like I was clean all day and I can't believe it worked out", Kingsbury said after his gold medal run".
  • Barry Bennell found guilty of sexual offences

    Barry Bennell found guilty of sexual offences

    World

    Barry Bennell , 64, was convicted of 36 charges - including indecent assault and sexual assault - at Liverpool Crown Court yesterday. In the course of the trial, Bennell was described as a " child molester on an industrial scale " who would not just groom his victims, but also their families.
  • Robots take to the slopes on Winter Olympics sidelines

    Robots take to the slopes on Winter Olympics sidelines

    World

    A prize of U.S. $10,000 was said to be awarded to the winning team. To qualify in the competition, Reuters reported the robots had to be at least 50cm tall, have joint movements like humans and be able to hold ski poles - some of the little robots were even kitted out in ski clothes.
  • New rules to boost NPAs

    New rules to boost NPAs

    World

    India Ratings and Research, the local affiliate of Fitch, said banks' non-performing loans and provisions will shoot up in coming months, said analyst Udit Kariwala. Moreover, the weekly reporting of default accounts with an aggregate exposure of at least '5 crore ensures early identification, but puts pressure on banks to part with capital towards requisite provisioning.
  • Why Charles may not succeed the Queen as Commonwealth head

    Why Charles may not succeed the Queen as Commonwealth head

    World

    The group is expected to report their suggestions to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London this April. While they also stated that "The issue of succession.is not part of the Group's mandate". Although not apparent to be high priority in the discussions, one of the leading topics of interest is who will assume the title of Head of the Commonwealth upon The Queen's death.
  • Discovery Tour by Assassin's Creed: Ancient Egypt is Interactive Education Done Right

    Discovery Tour by Assassin's Creed: Ancient Egypt is Interactive Education Done Right

    World

    So you will be amazed by what will come on Assassin's Creed Origins . Durand said about 20 to 30 people from the development team contributed to the Discovery Tour . These are games, not textbooks; they need to be fun, they need to be playable and they need to be sprinkled liberally with Assassin lore. Rather, the mode's emphasis on paying attention to small environmental details, and the success of that approach, made me hanker for an Assassin's Creed game that offers a totally ...
  • 'Grossly impaired' illegal immigrant blamed for crash that killed toddler

    'Grossly impaired' illegal immigrant blamed for crash that killed toddler

    World

    The 27-year-old undocumented immigrant, who was already facing numerous charges of driving while impaired, driving without a license, and failure to decrease speed to avoid an accident, will now also face charges for the child's death. The youngster was en route to a trauma center with his mother around 1 a.m. when the Virginia-based ambulance was struck on a North Carolina highway, said Winston-Salem Police Lt.
  • Iranian President Rouhani to visit India from Thursday

    Iranian President Rouhani to visit India from Thursday

    World

    Rouhani, who will be reaching Hyderabad directly from Iran on Thursday, will attend various programmes during his two-day stay before proceeding to New Delhi . While there was a strained relationship between the two countries previous year, with India announcing that it was reducing its oil imports from Iran, the two countries have since signed a preliminary agreement for expansion of Iran's rail network.
  • Neiphiu Rio gets a walkover

    Neiphiu Rio gets a walkover

    World

    NDPP Kohima hails Rio's uncontested win: Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) Kohima unit has hailed the uncontested win of its leader Neiphiu Rio from 11-Northern Angami II A/C. The alliance returned to power in 2008, again with Rio at the helm. "The NPF [Naga People's Front] candidate withdrew his nomination today [Monday] and the only other candidate of the NDPP was declared victor", Chief Electoral Officer Abhijit Sinha said.
  • Father of son with cancer gets one-year stay of deportation

    Father of son with cancer gets one-year stay of deportation

    World

    That would allow Berrones to seek to have his deportation order canceled, which would open the door for him to remain in legally in the US with his family. Sonia Berrones The Berrones' 5-year-old son, Jayden, is undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia. Since 2014, the church has given sanctuary to seven immigrants facing deportation, including one immigrant who still lives there.
  • Rodrigo Duterte orders his soldiers to shoot women in the vagina

    Rodrigo Duterte orders his soldiers to shoot women in the vagina

    World

    According to global media reports, President Duterte had told Philippine soldiers to shoot female rebels in their vaginas. "We will just shoot your vagina so that ... The comment "is just the latest in a series of misogynist, derogatory, and demeaning statements he has mad about women", Carlos H. Conde, a Human Rights Watch researcher, told the New York Times .
  • South Korea links thaw with North to cutting nuclear arms

    South Korea links thaw with North to cutting nuclear arms

    World

    On Saturday, Pence met with South Korea President Moon Jae-in. Seoul has been careful to try to ensure that the North Koreans' visit does not lead to a breach of the many different sanctions imposed on Pyongyang over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, and the money is expected to be paid directly to service providers, rather than Northern officials.
  • Allegiant base coming to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport

    Allegiant base coming to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport

    World

    The aircraft base is expected to have a deep and lasting impact on the region´s economy, bringing an anticipated United States dollars 418 million in tourism revenue on a five-year horizon. "We're sure that area residents will take advantage of this convenient, nonstop service to enjoy all that Destin and the surrounding area have to offer".
  • NYC graffiti artists win record $6.7M after developer destroyed their work

    NYC graffiti artists win record $6.7M after developer destroyed their work

    World

    Eventually, 5Pointz became a destination for tourists, schoolchildren, and video and movie producers. The court weighed the artists' rights under the Visual Artists Rights Act and property owners' rights, ultimately deciding Wolkoff could tear down what had become the largest collection of exterior aerosol art in the USA, but this could expose him to monetary damages if the artwork was deemed to be of "recognized stature" under the Visual Artists Rights Act.