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Liam Fox attacks media over 'obsession' with chlorinated chicken Liam Fox attacks media over 'obsession' with chlorinated chicken
- July 25, 2017

Dr Fox, the International Trade Secretary , is in Washington to kick-start talks that are created to lay the groundwork for a future trade agreement between the U.S. His predecessor, Andrea Leadsom, is opposed to the idea. Teverson urged the government to make sure that farm animal care and treatment is part of any free trade deal. (more...)
Netanyahu faces pressure over Jerusalem violence
- July 25, 2017

The site holds the Al-Aqsa Mosque, which is considered the third-holiest in Islam, and the Dome of the Rock. Earlier on Monday, the UN Middle East envoy said a solution was needed by Friday to the al-Aqsa crisis, which threatens to have "potential catastrophic costs well beyond the walls of the Old City". (more...)
Jared Kushner reveals 77 previously undisclosed assets in new filing Jared Kushner reveals 77 previously undisclosed assets in new filing
- July 25, 2017

Kushner, the 36-year-old commercial real estate magnate whose marriage to Trump's eldest daughter has thrust the otherwise inexperienced diplomat into the center of United States foreign relations, now wields a hefty foreign affairs portfolio in the Trump administration. (more...)
New analysis shows North Korea's ICBM is basically useless New analysis shows North Korea's ICBM is basically useless
- July 25, 2017

Pyongyang's recent successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile - the first by the North - has created even more urgency as the USA seeks to stop North Korea before it can master the complex process of putting a nuclear warhead atop a missile capable of hitting the United States. (more...)
Court officers can ignore federal requests to detain immigrants, SJC rules Court officers can ignore federal requests to detain immigrants, SJC rules
- July 25, 2017

The Massachusetts state ruling comes on the heels of a ruling last week from a San Francisco federal judge that refused to reinstate a January executive order of President Donald Trump withdrawing federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities. (more...)
Trump boasts about United States military might in commissioning new aircraft carrier Trump boasts about United States military might in commissioning new aircraft carrier
- July 25, 2017

So advanced that crew using a touch-screen navigation display say that the city on the water can basically drive itself. It's been more than decade in the making. Ford ", said Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson. With the all new set up of the Ford class of carriers , one thing that took so long was failures of the new systems, which was to be expected. (more...)
Trump takes swipe at Sessions in Russian Federation probe Trump takes swipe at Sessions in Russian Federation probe
- July 25, 2017

The tweet came as Trump son-in-law and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner prepared to meet behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee Monday about his interactions during the 2016 campaign with Russian officials and representatives. (more...)
President Ram Nath Kovind is simple and soft-spoken in personal life President Ram Nath Kovind is simple and soft-spoken in personal life
- July 25, 2017

Kovind is the second Dalit to become Indian president, after K. R. Narayanan, an accomplished diplomat, who took office from 1997 to 2002. After the oath the new President will be honoured with a 21-gun salute followed by his acceptance speech . (more...)
UN Says Australia Reneged on Pledge to Accept Some Refugees UN Says Australia Reneged on Pledge to Accept Some Refugees
- July 25, 2017

Grandi said offshore processing caused "extensive, avoidable suffering", deliberately split families and was contrary to "common decency". For four years, more than 2000 people have been detained in those countries after arriving in Australia by boat to seek asylum. (more...)
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- July 25, 2017

In the major announcement made in the Rajya Sabha in the ongoing monsoon session 2017, Minister of State for HRD Mahendra Nath Pandey said that Central Board of Secondary Education will continue to conduct the National Eligibility Test for post graduate students to make them eligible for assistant professorship or junior research fellowship in universities. (more...)
Eminent scientist, academic Prof Yash Pal dead at 90 Eminent scientist, academic Prof Yash Pal dead at 90
- July 25, 2017

Five years ago, the scientist battled with lung cancer and overcame the disease. Pal was the former University Grants Commission chairman and started his career at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). Pal also served as the Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi from 2007 to 2012. His report 'Learning without burden' is a seminal work and Apoorvanand says he always asked politicians to reduce the burden on students. (more...)
'His head isn't right': Antonio Cassano retires (again) after leaving Verona 'His head isn't right': Antonio Cassano retires (again) after leaving Verona
- July 25, 2017

Antonio Cassano confirmed that his departure from Hellas Verona also signifies the end of his playing career, saying that his wife had "got it wrong" by announcing that he was "not retiring". Verona president Maurizio Setti had earlier said he could not fault Cassano. "It's a shame because he was doing everything well professionally". Cassano has had a career of disciplinary and weight problems and had agreed to have his contract terminated at Sampdoria last January since being left out of ... (more...)
Kellyanne Conway: Russia is 'not a big story' Kellyanne Conway: Russia is 'not a big story'
- July 25, 2017

Over the last two years, President# Donald Trump has been accused of many falsehoods [VIDEO ]. "Why does attacking CNN make America great again?" The pair also discussed the Russian Federation probe and Trump's inclination to continue tweeting about Hillary Clinton, clashing on a number of issues including which aspects of Trump's job journalists chose to cover and the president's ongoing attacks on the media. (more...)
JNU VC wants a tank on campus JNU VC wants a tank on campus
- July 25, 2017

Celebrating Kargil Vijay Diwas on the campus, the VC requested union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and General V K Singh to install an Army tank. "Presence of an Army tank will constantly remind students of great sacrifice and valor of Indian Army and defence forces". (more...)
BBC's leading women demand action 'now' over gender pay gap BBC's leading women demand action 'now' over gender pay gap
- July 25, 2017

Only one woman, Claudia Winkleman on a minimum of £450,000, was among the BBC's nine top earners, according to the list of 96 stars who were paid more than £150,000 a year. The letter's signatories acknowledge that 'Compared to many women and men, we are very well compensated and fortunate.' This self-awareness means they can't just phone their agents and get them to do their job properly by securing a fatter cheque in the next round of negotiations. (more...)
Transgender people may legally change gender without doctor approval Transgender people may legally change gender without doctor approval
- July 25, 2017

People will just be expected to make a statutory declaration that they intend to live in the acquired gender until death; now trans-people must be assessed and diagnosed by clinicians. Greening says the Conservative government wants to tackle "some of the historic prejudices that still persist in our laws". 'The current system is demeaning and broken . (more...)
At Least 5 Injured After Man Goes On Chainsaw Rampage In Switzerland At Least 5 Injured After Man Goes On Chainsaw Rampage In Switzerland
- July 25, 2017

Police further noted that the Monday incident was "not an act of terror". Witnesses said the Old Town of Schaffhausen was sealed off to allow police to continue their search. But it is widely believed that the suspect to remain in Schaffhausen or be in the vicinity of the northern town. He added: "We have information that this man is risky, that he is aggressive and, shall we say, psychologically disturbed". (more...)
Wisconsin company offers to implant employees with microchips Wisconsin company offers to implant employees with microchips
- July 25, 2017

Three Square Market promised that its chips won't track the movements of its employees, but one might envision, say, a health-insurance company expressing an interest in the vending-machine habits of one of those it insures. A company in Wisconsin is offering chip implants to its employees. Employees will have the option to get the implanted chip technology on August 1, according to a press release. (more...)
HDFC Bank first quarter net profit increases 20%
- July 25, 2017

Total income of the bank rose to Rs 1,790.53 crore in April-June 2017, from Rs1,789.05 crore in the year-ago period, it had said in a regulatory filing. Net NPAs or bad loans, however, came down to 4.65% in June 2017 from 6.19% a year ago. "But, something like this in a year when otherwise the harvest has been good is out of our control", said Paresh Sukthankar, deputy managing director, HDFC Bank . (more...)
SC orders urgent medical test of child rape victim SC orders urgent medical test of child rape victim
- July 25, 2017

The SC has also directed the Chandigarh Legal Services Authority to ensure that its order is complied with and has asked it to submit the panel's report in a sealed envelope by Wednesday, July 26. However, on July 19, a district court in Chandigarh refused to let the abortion happen as the pregnancy had entered its 26th week. The mother, who works as a domestic help at the official's home, welcomed them inside, whispering that her daughter was exhausted and sleeping. (more...)