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Worldwide Tipu Sultan row: Kovind showers praises; BJP, Congress fight over speech
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The BJP in the state has been opposing the celebrations calling Tipu "anti-Hindu and anti-Kannada". Recalling the contributions of Karnataka's former rulers, politicians and scientists in the growth of the state and the country on the whole, the President spoke of Tipu Sultan , leading to loud applause from a majority of the legislators.

Worldwide U.S. makes H-1B visa renewals tougher
Author: 0 U.S. makes H-1B visa renewals tougher

In the latest memorandum issued on October 23, the agency said: "This memorandum makes it clear that the burden of proof remains on the petitioner, even where an extension of nonimmigrant status is sought". The Form I-129 is used for a nonimmigrant worker to come to the United States temporarily for work or training, for instance, visa categories including H-1B and L-1.

Worldwide Gloucester school under fire for Trump tombstone
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Amanda Kesterson, head of the Gloucester Republican City Committee, told The Boston Herald that she doesn't "think it's appropriate to put the sitting president's name on a tombstone". " I find it absolutely despicable that the PTO of one of our local elementary schools would bring this political agenda before our children", she wrote in the Facebook post .

Worldwide 3 held in Kerala for links with Islamic State
Author: 0 3 held in Kerala for links with Islamic State

The Valapattanam police registered a case against them on charges of joining a banned terrorist organisation under Sections 38 and 39 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act . Shajeer Mangalasserri, who is reportedly killed in Afghanistan, was the main operator of the now- defunct blog "Al Muhajirood". Manseed and Safwan were arrested by the NIA a year ago from their hide-out in Kanakamala, Kannur.

Author: 0 Waterford man wins $21 million Mega Millions jackpot

Another victor from Rhode Island also matched, meaning the two will split the $42 million jackpot. It'll soon cost you more to buy a ticket, but the good news is the jackpots will be much larger than before. MegaMillions started back in 1996 and today, it's played in 44 states including Kansas and Missouri. It will also have longer odds and feature bigger prize payouts.

Worldwide Iraq's Kurds offer to freeze results of independence vote
Author: 0 Iraq's Kurds offer to freeze results of independence vote

The autonomous KRG Tuesday called on the Iraqi government to dialogue and proposed an immediate ceasefire, halting all military operations in the Kurdistan Region. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said the referendum, which saw people living in Kurdish-held areas overwhelmingly back secession, was illegal and has previously demanded that the result be annulled.

Worldwide Female student golf player denied trophy in boys' tournament
Author: 0 Female student golf player denied trophy in boys' tournament

A teen female golfer shot the best score at a MA high school golf tournament on Tuesday but was not announced as the victor because she's a girl . Nash, however, was not named champion and will not move on to compete at the state level due to an MIAA rule which prohibits girls from advancing to the state tournament as individuals.

Worldwide Sushma Swaraj seeks information from UP govt on Swiss couple attack report
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A group of youths harassed and brutally attacked a Swiss couple in Fatehpur Sikhri, Uttar Pradesh, leaving the two with multiple injuries. Later, they were referred to Agra and are now admitted to Delhi's Apollo Hospital. They were harassing us. "They started hitting me on my head with a stick and kept doing so until I fell down". When Marie intervened, she, too, wasn't spared, ' Clerc was quoted as saying by the Times of India .

Author: 0 Politician injured in Kiev explosion

The blast occured in nation's capital - Kiev - with footage online showing police at the scene. The investigators have found that unknown persons had planted a bomb in a parked motorcycle, which was detonated when lawmaker Mosiychuk and his bodyguards were passing by.

Author: 0 Global airlines start new security interviews for U.S. flights

Transportation Security Administration. The new rules come at the end of a 120-day window for new USA safety regulations to be implemented following the lifting of the laptop ban imposed on some Mideast airlines. The Department of Homeland Security is about to roll out new, heightened security measures that will impact the 2,000 flights and 325,000 travelers who arrive in the US from foreign countries every day.

Worldwide White House: Kelly needn't apologize to Florida Rep. Wilson
Author: 0 White House: Kelly needn't apologize to Florida Rep. Wilson

The insults began after Trump told the widow of Sgt. It should not have to fall to newspaper editorials , members of Congress or even Rep. Frederica S. Kelly, speaking for his boss, did not deny Johnson's recollection of the president's words, but proceeded to deplore Wilson for "listening in". He mostly went through an explanation of the process involved in returning the body of a fallen soldier to the family and explained the process of contacting those who lost someone - in person, in ...

Author: 0 Maryam, Safdar appear in Accountability Court

Two prosecution witnesses National Accountability Bureau, one from the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and the other from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) were to record their statements during Thursday's court proceedings.

Author: 0 Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Holder Campbell Newman Asset Management INC Has Decreased Holding

About 589,567 shares traded. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (ST) has risen 16.67% since October 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 52.75% the S&P500. Its down 0.62% from 26.61M shares previously. 5,540 shares valued at $990,227 were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R on Friday, June 2. United Healthcare Corp Com now has $200.34B valuation.

Worldwide The Brief: What's next for pregnant, undocumented teen after abortion ruling?
Author: 0 The Brief: What's next for pregnant, undocumented teen after abortion ruling?

The full US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia restored a lower court's ruling against HHS. "Today, Jane finally got justice, but the fight is far from over", Schneiderman said Wednesday. An undocumented immigrant minor was granted access to an immediate abortion Tuesday, potentially ending a long-winding and complicated legal clash.

Worldwide Cold front could weaken Caribbean system, but heavy rain still possible
Author: 0 Cold front could weaken Caribbean system, but heavy rain still possible

Even if the storm fails to officially develop, the combination of the tropical low, deep tropical moisture and that front will combine forces to produce some locally heavy rainfall for parts of South Florida this weekend. After that, environmental conditions are "expected to be conducive for the system to become more organized" as it moves north over the Caribbean Sea later this week, the NHC said at 7 a.m.

Worldwide Pistons shake off slow start, stomp Timberwolves
Author: 0 Pistons shake off slow start, stomp Timberwolves

Tobias Harris led the way again with a season-high 34 points as all of Detroit's starters scored in double figures. The Pistons had struggled with their 3-point shooting in the first four games, but it came together against the Timberwolves (2-3), who were without All-Star forward Jimmy Butler, who missed the game because of an upper-respiratory infection.

Worldwide N has no dependence on United States to govern Pakistan: Khawaja Asif
Author: 0 N has no dependence on United States to govern Pakistan: Khawaja Asif

The foreign minister also said that Pakistan has made it crystal clear to the United States that any effort to give so-called "stabilisation role" to India was simply unacceptable. "The institutions of Pakistan will protect the country's interest", Asif said. "We have told them that there are a number of influential players in the region ─ including China, Turkey and Russian Federation ─ who might not have good relations with America but hold a stake in the Afghan dispute", the minister told ...