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GST launch lays bare cracks in opposition unity GST launch lays bare cracks in opposition unity
- July 04, 2017

To make matters worse, key alliance partners including Samajwadi Party , Bahujan Samaj Party, Janata Dal (United) or JD (U), Janata Dal (Secular) and Nationalist Congress Party, all attended the GST function. The launch event is likely to start at 11 PM on June 30 and extend into midnight, coinciding with the rollout of the GST regime, official sources had said. (more...)
Leicester City reportedly beat West Brom to signing of Sevilla's Vicente Iborra Leicester City reportedly beat West Brom to signing of Sevilla's Vicente Iborra
- July 04, 2017

The player will fly to England this week, and although the deal is believed to be close, he still has to complete a medical as well as agree personal terms with the 2015/16 Premier League champions. Iborra, who was linked with Sunderland in January, is said to have impressed Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare when the sides met in the last 16 of the Champions League last season. (more...)
Important tips for using Fireworks Important tips for using Fireworks
- July 04, 2017

In unincorporated areas of Pierce County (outside of cities and towns), the legal-use period began June 28 and ends July 5. For those not in the city limits who are lighting the sky with a show of their own, he said it is important to do not forget to set fireworks down, light them, and get away as quickly as possible. (more...)
Bigg Boss: Ex- contestant Mandana Karimi files domestic case against husband Bigg Boss: Ex- contestant Mandana Karimi files domestic case against husband
- July 04, 2017

Yes, you read it right, Mandana Karimi who married Gaurav Gupta this year on 25th January 2017 has filed a divorce petition against him. Mandana was thrown out of her matrimonial house 7 weeks ago. According to the latest report, her divorce petition mentions that Gaurav insisted her to convert to Hinduism ahead of their wedding. The 31-year-old actress alleged that she was asked to quit her acting career. (more...)
Ruckus in J&K assembly over GST Ruckus in J&K assembly over GST
- July 04, 2017

A day after the National Conference reiterated that it would not support the GST in its present form, the Congress on Monday said it would not be part of the government's "bad designs". "GST would only ensure prosperity for the consumers, traders and businessmen in the Valley". Earlier, speaking on the opposition to GST in Jammu and Kashmir , Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said, "GST will be beneficial for people in Jammu & Kashmir ". (more...)
Venus Williams : Devastated star sobs over fatal auto crash Venus Williams : Devastated star sobs over fatal auto crash
- July 04, 2017

Williams is facing a lawsuit from Barson's family accusing her of negligence. "I'm completely speechless. It's just - yeah, I mean, I'm just ..." a visibly shaken Williams said, her voice trailing off. "I have no idea what tomorrow will bring". Earlier in the interview, Williams expressed her love for the game of tennis while reflecting on life. (more...)
Sunshine, highs in the 70s forecast for Monday, Fourth of July Sunshine, highs in the 70s forecast for Monday, Fourth of July
- July 04, 2017

A few strong storms, possibly a severe storm or two will be likely later this afternoon and evening. Highs will be in the low to mid 90's with heat index values in the triple digits again. We'll watch the clouds try to break-up throughout the day, leaving us with "partly sunny" skies overhead. Lows range from near 70 in the cool spots to the mid-70s in the warm ones, like downtown. (more...)
Backed forces in Syria breach wall of Old City of Raqa Backed forces in Syria breach wall of Old City of Raqa
- July 04, 2017

The breach of the wall comes after the alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, encircled the entire city after capturing two southern villages that ISIS militants were fleeing to. According to the US-led anti-ISIL coalition, an estimated 2,500 ISIL fighters are defending the northern Syrian city. Scrocca warned that the fight for Raqqa city has only began. (more...)
Over 100 'badoo boys' arrested as Police, OPC raid gangs' hideouts Over 100 'badoo boys' arrested as Police, OPC raid gangs' hideouts
- July 04, 2017

Rising comedian, Chinedu Paul was reportedly mistaken for a member of the Badoo gang in Ikorodu and as a result, lynched by a mob. Despite the declaration of traditional rituals by Ikorodu chiefs and traditionalists on Friday to halt the activities of the killer gang, they stormed the Jumofak area of Igbo-Oluwo in Ikorodu around 1a.m. (more...)
Syria declares ceasefire ahead of new Astana talks, continues airstrikes Syria declares ceasefire ahead of new Astana talks, continues airstrikes
- July 04, 2017

The Syrian army announced a four-day ceasefire in southern Syria, ahead of the upcoming peace talks in Astana . The army general command said in a statement carried on State television the ceasefire began yesterday and was to support reconciliation efforts, in the second such unilateral ceasefire in the last two weeks. (more...)
Anushka's latest song from Jab Harry Met Sejal is here! Anushka's latest song from Jab Harry Met Sejal is here!
- July 04, 2017

SRK's Jab Harry Met Sejal director Imtiaz Ali has a better idea of what a true blue pub crawl involves, he explained. Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan expects, the people, who supported " Jab Harry Met Sejal " against the challenge thrown by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Pahlaj Nihalani, rather more than them, to turn up to the theatres to watch the movie. (more...)
SC asks Govt to tell if people can deposit banned notes again SC asks Govt to tell if people can deposit banned notes again
- July 04, 2017

In April, the Centre had informed the Supreme Court that it took a "conscious decision" not to extend the period beyond December 30 a year ago for exchanging the demonetised currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 unlike for NRIs which ended on March 31. (more...)
Floods in Southern China Kill 30 People, Leave 15 Missing Floods in Southern China Kill 30 People, Leave 15 Missing
- July 04, 2017

Staff members clear away mud after a flood at a vegetable base in Lianyuan City, central China's Hunan Province, July 3, 2017. The public volunteered to help fill sandbags as a flood prevention measure. Floods kill dozens of people every year in China during the summer rainy season. Electricity to half of the affected area was restored by yesterday morning. (more...)
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Microtransactions Can Boost Gameplay Stats, Combat Performance
- July 04, 2017

However, those loot box systems are usually confined to cosmetic items. The items found in these crates have items that directly impact gameplay, like damage reduction for certain characters or unlocking new moves for heroes. Like in other games, those purchased have a greater chance of giving epic or rare kind of loot. As you can see from this, the loot dropped from the crates is created to be really impactful upon gameplay. (more...)
Rodrigo Duterte threatens to jail martial law critics Rodrigo Duterte threatens to jail martial law critics
- July 04, 2017

They said the SC should lift the military rule in Mindanao, as there was no invasion or rebellion endangering public safety to justify martial law. "The Constitution gives a period of 30 days from first filing", Mr. Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte answer questions during a press briefing after awarding wounded soldiers, who fight against the insurgents of the Maute group, which has taken over large parts of the Marawi city , during his visit at the military camp hospital in Cagayan ... (more...)
Far-right nationalist charged with plot to assassinate French President Emmanuel Macron Far-right nationalist charged with plot to assassinate French President Emmanuel Macron
- July 04, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron offered the aid at a meeting in Mali's capital on Sunday with the leaders of Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad and Mauritania, whose governments each plan to provide a battalion of 750 soldiers for the unit. "I want.us to avoid half-measures and cosmetic arrangements", he said. Macron's aides also said that by holding the gathering at the 17th century palace built outside Paris by Louis XIV - the "Sun King" - the president is seeking to restore old-fashioned ... (more...)
Authorities Arrest Several Anti-G20 Protesters Ahead of Summit Authorities Arrest Several Anti-G20 Protesters Ahead of Summit
- July 04, 2017

Much of the media focus will be on the first face-to-face meeting between Mr Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as relations between the two nations sour over alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA election and differing views on Syria and Ukraine. (more...)
Danone announces sale of Stonyfield to Lactalis for $875 million Danone announces sale of Stonyfield to Lactalis for $875 million
- July 04, 2017

US dairy business Stonyfield will be sold to Lactalis by the French food group Danone in order to address competition concerns. French food group Danone is to sell its United States dairy business. The New Hampshire-based company makes the number-one selling brand of organic yogurt and the number-three overall yogurt brand in the US. Founded by Samuel Kaymen in 1983, Stonyfield, is an organic yogurt maker. (more...)
Democrats propose creation of panel to judge Trump's mental fitness Democrats propose creation of panel to judge Trump's mental fitness
- July 04, 2017

The 25th Amendment allows the vice president along with either the majority of Cabinet members "or of such other body as Congress may by law provide" to call for the president's removal on the basis of being "unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office". (more...)
73-year-old woman cited after she sinks auto into pool 73-year-old woman cited after she sinks auto into pool
- July 04, 2017

The auto went up a hill, hit a fence and went airborne before landing in the pool. The pool will reopen on Tuesday. Corey Youso, on vacation from Texas, was eating breakfast at Cheyenne Mountain Resort when he saw the auto. A 35-year-old woman named Jessica Puzio from Denver, who was at the pool, said: "When my friend and I headed down to the pool to relax at about 11:00, we were surprised to find a Lincoln SUV partially submerged in the water". (more...)