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He advised Mr Modi to take a leaf from the life of Basavanna, the twelfth century social reformer, who propounded the concept, Kaayakave Kailasa (Work is Worship). Pointing out that the previous BJP government had seen three chief ministers, he said four ministers had gone to jail and had to resign. The Congress president, who is traveling by a special bus along with the other state leaders, received an enthusiastic response from the party workers and people who had gathered in large ...
  • USA conduct airstrikes near Tajikistan and China border with Afghanistan

    USA conduct airstrikes near Tajikistan and China border with Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan "has become CENTCOM's main effort thanks to the recent successes in Iraq and Syria", Hecker said. The report further adds that during these strikes, a U.S. The Afghans are now conducting more strike missions than the Americans, he said. "Three A-29 pilots are now trained to drop laser-guided munitions". "We never take anything off the table", Hecker added.
  • Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter deal with Canada

    Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter deal with Canada

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    Some military officials reportedly claimed the helicopters would be used for the military's internal security operations as well as search-and-rescue and disaster response operations. Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the Philippine government could buy elsewhere if Canada decides to scuttle the sale of the Bell 412EPIs, which he said would be used to ferry supplies and troops, including those wounded in combat, and respond to disasters.
  • Reuters Publishes Story Of Myanmar Massacre After 2 Journalists Arrested

    Reuters Publishes Story Of Myanmar Massacre After 2 Journalists Arrested

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    Now the world can see the results of their work in "Massacre in Myanmar", the story published by Reuters overnight . A Reuters investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has prompted demands from the US State Department for a credible investigation into the bloodshed there and calls for the release of two journalists who were arrested while working on the report.
  • FBI Rules Out Immigrant

    FBI Rules Out Immigrant "Attack" in Death of Border Patrol Agent

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    And President Donald Trump said the injured agent had been "brutally beaten" as he called again for the construction of a wall between the United States and Mexico. "This investigation has been the top priority of the El Paso FBI Field Office, and the FBI has aggressively pursued all logical leads and investigative avenues", the FBI said in a statement released Tuesday afternoon.
  • Bangladesh Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia awarded 5 years imprisonment

    Bangladesh Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia awarded 5 years imprisonment

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    Ms Zia became the second head of the government after former military dictator-turned-politician HM Ershad to be convicted in a graft case. "We didn't get justice". Bangladeshi law-enforcing agencies have reportedly arrested prominent leaders of BNP and its prime Islamist ally, Jamaat-e-Islami, over the last few days, to prevent untoward situations.
  • Limiting Dietary Asparagine Could Reduce Cancer Spread

    Limiting Dietary Asparagine Could Reduce Cancer Spread

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    Scientists have uncovered a key mechanism that facilitates the spread of breast cancer cells, and thus a potential target for new therapeutic approaches in the fight against the disease. But the researchers are still considering a human trial to see if the diet can really help. The researchers also found that metastasis was greatly limited by reducing asparagine synthetase.
  • Black Lives Matter activist fatally shot in New Orleans

    Black Lives Matter activist fatally shot in New Orleans

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    A Black Lives Matter activist from SC died Tuesday after sustaining a gunshot wound in New Orleans , a member of his family has confirmed. D'Baha moved to SC from Poughkeepsie, NY at the age of 13. A GoFundMe page has been set up by his niece Camille J Weaver, which has already exceeded its initial target of $7,500 and is now sitting on $19,385.
  • Earthquake Hits Taiwan - Many Injured Death Toll Expect to Rise

    Earthquake Hits Taiwan - Many Injured Death Toll Expect to Rise

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    In all, 196 people have been rescued so far from four buildings that almost toppled. One witness said the building sunk to the ground due to the natural disaster. Aside from the four toppled buildings, however, he said he had not heard of much significant damage , except for the odd wall falling over. Authorities said some people remained trapped but were unable to give an overall figure.
  • Lawmakers balk at potential cost of Trump's military parade

    Lawmakers balk at potential cost of Trump's military parade

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    US President Donald Trump has sent his officials scrambling after demanding a giant military parade . "But to have a parade where we can display our finest and we can all say thank you and honor them would be fine". Mr Trump has long floated the idea of holding a parade to show the US's military might, but he has apparently now issued a directive to make his dream a reality.
  • Rouhani says US lost 'golden opportunity' for bilateral dialogue

    Rouhani says US lost 'golden opportunity' for bilateral dialogue

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    Citing a police source, state news agency SANA said the shells were launched from Eastern Ghouta . "What is happening in eastern Ghouta is not simply a humanitarian crisis because aid is denied, these sieges involve the global crimes of indiscriminate bombardment and deliberate starvation of the civilian population", stated Mr.
  • Israel sinks more West Bank roots

    Israel sinks more West Bank roots

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    Since then, Israeli forces have been conducting a large manhunt in Jarrar's hometown of Jenin. A general view of the Havat Gilad settlement outpost, West Bank January 10, 2018. According to tally by the Palestinian news agency, Maan, Obeid was the ninth Palestinian to be killed by Israeli forces this year, four of whom were 16 years old.
  • A 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes off Taiwan's coast

    A 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes off Taiwan's coast

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    No tsunami warning has been issued. According to local media, around 30 people are stuck inside the hotel. Officials from Hualien fire department said 28 people had been rescued from the hotel and a residential building. A huge building was filmed collapsing during the quake, narrowly missing a lucky taxi driver. Rescue workers search through rubble outside the Marshal Hotel in Hualien, eastern Taiwan, after a strong quake struck the island.
  • Winter Weather Advisory: Wintry Mix Expected Overnight

    Winter Weather Advisory: Wintry Mix Expected Overnight

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    WEDNESDAY: Mid-morning snow, changing to a wintry mix/ice, then rain from south to north. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. In terms of accumulations, the traditional rule of thumb that the farther north you go the more snow you get will apply again in this case.
  • Iran Accuses US of

    Iran Accuses US of "Shamelessly Threatening" Russia with Nuclear Weapons

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    Washington also "arbitrarily converted" some underground missile launch sites into training facilities, which wasn't spelled out in the treaty, the ministry said. "Signs that Russian Federation is re-arming, not only conventionally but with nuclear weapons, are obvious", Gabriel said. Priority should be given to hindering North Korea's nuclear development and reducing Russian and Chinese threats.
  • Terrorists open fire in Srinagar hospital, 2 cops injured

    Terrorists open fire in Srinagar hospital, 2 cops injured

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    The ultras opened fire on the police party accompanying Jhutt, alias Abu Hanzala, outside the busy hospital in Kaka Sarai area, police said. "Six detainees were being brought from the Central Jail (to the hospital)". He was arrested in 2014 following an attack on a BSF convoy in Udhampur. Following the attack, police sounded an alert in the Srinagar district while as police has been asked to intensify the searches in all the entry and exit points in the city.
  • 1 officer killed, 3 injured during shooting in Colorado Springs

    1 officer killed, 3 injured during shooting in Colorado Springs

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    Hours later, that's where a procession started to transport Deputy Micah Flick's body to the El Paso County Coroner's Office. The veteran police officer is survived by his wife and two seven year old twin children. Hickenlooper ordered flags flown at half-staff in Flick's honor. State patrol, sheriff's office, and the Colorado Springs Police Department . The procession for Flick was scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.
  • Middle school girl allegedly shoots two classmates

    Middle school girl allegedly shoots two classmates

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    She was taken into custody nearly immediately after the incident. Police say a male student and a female student are victims of a shooting in a classroom at a Los Angeles middle school. Even more, some of the students thought the gun was a toy. He said he talked to the girl just after the shooting and she was sobbing. "I need you here, I'm scared".
  • Bowl fans urged to use sober ride

    Bowl fans urged to use sober ride

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    Many law enforcement agencies will be working overtime this weekend to look out for drunk and distracted drivers. A news release from the MPD encourages driver to download the Designated Driver VIP, or "DDVIP", free mobile app for Android or iPhone.
  • China opposes new USA nuclear strategy

    China opposes new USA nuclear strategy

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    The US military has put countering China and Russian Federation, dubbed "revisionist powers", at the centre of a new national defence strategy unveiled earlier this month. What is the new United States policy? In a speech on Sunday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, on one hand the United States is calling the use of weapons of mass destruction as a crime against humanity while on the other hand it is threatening its rivals with a new atomic weapon.
  • Syria could also be making new varieties of chemical weapons

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    He said he was not rebutting the reports. "Clearly we are dealing with the Assad regime that has used denial and deceit to hide their outlaw actions", he remarked. "We are on the record and you all have seen how we reacted to that, so they would be ill-advised to go back to violating the chemical (weapons) convention", Mattis added.
  • Russian athletes have doping ban overturned by Lausanne-based court

    Russian athletes have doping ban overturned by Lausanne-based court

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    The ruling means that athletes' 2014 results are reinstated and they could now seek to participate in the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, which open on February 9. Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov stated that the CAS decision confirms that many of those accused of breaching the doping rules are in fact "clean".