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Bengal by-elections: Trinamool makes clean sweep, BJP comes second

Bengal by-elections: Trinamool makes clean sweep, BJP comes second

The bypolls were necessitated following the deaths of Sultan Ahmed, the sitting TMC MP from Uluberia Lok Sabha constituency in Howrah district, and Madhusudan Ghose, Congress MLA from Noapara assembly...

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WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong

WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong

The new explosive was found at 11 a.m.local time Wednesday close to the harbor-front Hong Kong Convention Center and Exhibition Centre, near where a 450-kilogram (992-pound) bomb was defused Sunday....

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Culture secretary treats constituents to 'Matt Hancock MP' app

Culture secretary treats constituents to 'Matt Hancock MP' app

The new smartphone app, simply titled Matt Hancock, was launched this morning and is available to download for free from Apple's App Store and Google Play. The Tories have been much-maligned for their...

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Matthieu Jalibert to make France debut against Ireland in Paris

Matthieu Jalibert to make France debut against Ireland in Paris

It's a remarkable rise from starting his first game at fly-half in November to starting there for France in the opening round of the Six Nations. Another uncapped player, Geoffrey Palis, will star...

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Govt increases petrol by 2.98, diesel rate up by Rs5.92

Govt increases petrol by 2.98, diesel rate up by Rs5.92

Road and infrastructure cess on petrol and diesel manufactured in and cleared from four specified refineries in the northeast has been levied at Rs 4 per litre. OGRA has proposed Rs10.25 per litre, SK...

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Holl, Dermott notch first National Hockey League goals in Maple Leafs rout of Islanders

Holl, Dermott notch first National Hockey League goals in Maple Leafs rout of Islanders

Frederik Andersen made 28 saves for his fourth shutout of the season while Kasperi Kapanen, Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner also scored for the Maple Leafs (29-18-5). Islanders 0 of 1; Toronto 0 of...

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Sri Lanka 1-50 on 2nd day vs Bangladesh

Sri Lanka 1-50 on 2nd day vs Bangladesh

Bangladesh sensed an opportunity to keep its domination over Sri Lanka when off-spinner Mehidy Hasan (1-45) had opener Dimuth Karunarate caught behind at first slip before the visitors scored. Howe...

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Alabama trolls NOLA with Original Mardi Gras Billboard

Alabama trolls NOLA with Original Mardi Gras Billboard

The Dames now have their own exhibit, Goddesses in Bodices, at the Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes and Culture. "We welcome people from all over the world, including Alabama, to come and enjoy New ...

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EPA pushes Obama-era water rule back two years

EPA pushes Obama-era water rule back two years

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to repeal the rule February 28. A hold of the rule placed in 2015 will soon be lifted by a federal appeals court following the Supreme Court ruling...

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Rahul Gandhi wore jacket priced at Rs.63000 - BJP

Rahul Gandhi wore jacket priced at Rs.63000 - BJP

Your indifference mocks us!, the BJP said in a tweet. BJP's charge that the jacket was bought with black money drew a sharp reaction from the Congress. The tweet was an apparent bid to get even with...

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Has Arun Jaitley failed to deliver a successful Budget 2018? Main takeaways

Has Arun Jaitley failed to deliver a successful Budget 2018? Main takeaways

Fuel prices are highest in Mumbai with petrol price touching Rs 80.91 per litre and diesel price reaching Rs 68.27 per litre today. "We are all aware that lakhs of families in our country have to bo...

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Copa Airlines divulga rota para novos destinos no Brasil

Copa Airlines divulga rota para novos destinos no Brasil

Os voos sairão de Fortaleza às quinta-feiras e aos domingos, às 2h13 e chegarão ao Panamá às 6h45 (horários locais). Como o Diário do Nordeste havia informado com exclusividade no dia 15 de dezembro...

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Ohio Statehouse features events during black history month

Ohio Statehouse features events during black history month

The history of Black History Month can be traced back much farther. It was honored during the second week in February to coincide with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. NAACP wa...

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Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Lowered to

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) Lowered to "Underweight" at Barclays

The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Juniper Networks will post 1.7 earnings per share for the current year. Zacks Investment Research...

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Canadian national anthem changed to become gender-neutral

Canadian national anthem changed to become gender-neutral

Now, the bill must receive the royal assent of the Governor General - the representative of the British monarch in Canada - in order to officially become law. The current wording of "O Canada " has...

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Manchin says Trump order to fire Mueller is 'New York talk'

Manchin says Trump order to fire Mueller is 'New York talk'

Perhaps not as passionate in his defense of the Constitution as Alan Dershowitz (who defended Trump's authority several weeks ago), being a former special prosecutor himself, Starr's words have ...

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Truck driver arrested for damage to Peru's Nazca Lines

Truck driver arrested for damage to Peru's Nazca Lines

The driver was charged under the country's penal code, and prosecutors asked for a nine-month sentence and a fine of 5,000 Peruvian sols (about $1,550). They figures can largely only be seen from the ...

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Woman's clothes destroyed after fatal fall from Benidorm balcony

Woman's clothes destroyed after fatal fall from Benidorm balcony

If judges allow it, the five Brits being investigated may be forced to return to Benidorm to take part. Loved ones will appear at a press conference along with an ex-detective David Swindle at the...

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PyeongChang'2018: esquiadores sul-coreanos chegam à Coreia do Norte para treinar

PyeongChang'2018: esquiadores sul-coreanos chegam à Coreia do Norte para treinar

Seul disse que a decisão da Coreia do Norte de cancelar a apresentação conjunta é "muito lamentável" e enfatizou que Pyongyang deveria manter todos os acordos feitos entre a Coreia do Norte e a Coreia...

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AMD's earnings top estimates as graphics chip demand surges

The increase was "primarily driven by strong sales of Radeon graphics and Ryzen desktop processors", the company said in its earnings release. Bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, rose more t...

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Super Eagles edge Sudan to reach CHAN final, as Buhari hails team

Super Eagles edge Sudan to reach CHAN final, as Buhari hails team

El Kaabi scored his second goal to make it 2-1 in the seventh minute of extra-time as he slot the ball into an empty net from a deflected corner after he was left unmarked. That was the last real acti...

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State Wildfire Losses Exceed $11.7-billion

State Wildfire Losses Exceed $11.7-billion

In total, wildfires ripped through 14 counties. "Whole neighborhoods were wiped out as wind-driven flames destroyed thousands of homes, upended tens of thousands of residents' lives and tragically k...

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Tempers flare at Cape Town water collection point

Tempers flare at Cape Town water collection point

Staff at the Gift of the Givers' warehouse in Johannesburg have been fielding calls from residents who are confused by conflicting messages on whether they should be sending water to Cape Town. The Ne...

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15th death anniversary of Kalpana Chawla

15th death anniversary of Kalpana Chawla

Over the course of her two missions, Chawla logged 30 days, 14 hours, and 54 minutes in space. NASA honored the seven heroes with a special musical tribute by Tal Ramon, the son of Ilan Ramon - one ...

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Texas inmate executed for murder of ex-girlfriend

Texas inmate executed for murder of ex-girlfriend

Rayford had served 8 years of a 23-year sentence for killing his wife in 1986 when he was released on parole in 1994, prison records showed, Reuters reported. "Mr. Rayford ... received a death sentenc...

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Now You Can Get

Now You Can Get "Tide Pod" Conchas

Leave it up to a baker in San Antonio to make Tide Pods-inspired pan dulce. "I'm ready for laundry day". Since the trend became known, bakeries and restaurants have offered safe and edible versions ...

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Australia to put ownership restrictions on foreign purchases of electricity assets

Australia to put ownership restrictions on foreign purchases of electricity assets

In 2016, Morrison blocked the roughly A$10 billion purchase of the country's biggest energy grid by State Grid Corp of China and Hong Kong's Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings following a public ba...

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Methanex's (MEOH) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Scotiabank

Cowen reiterated an "outperform" rating and set a $69.00 price target (up from $65.00) on shares of Methanex in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. TD Securities upped their price objective on Methan...

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Group captain of Indian Air Force suspected of spying for Pakistan detained

Group captain of Indian Air Force suspected of spying for Pakistan detained

However, reports claim that the officer is posted at the Air Headquarters in Delhi , where he had access to certain classified information . The Group Captain - equivalent to a Colonel in army - i...

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Incêndio mata 11 pessoas em residência para adultos no Japão

Incêndio mata 11 pessoas em residência para adultos no Japão

A " Homeless Support Hokkaido " é uma entidade sem fins lucrativos que ajuda idosos que não tem mais onde morar. Uma testemunha disse que viu a instalação sendo engolida pelas chamas após ouvir mais...

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