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Worldwide Chhath Puja 2017 celebrations in India
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Chhath Puja is celebrated mainly in the states of Bihar , Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and some parts of Nepal.This year Chhath Puja begins on 24th October and will continue till 27th October. His sister and sister-in-law (the wife of his elder brother) performed Chhath . Meanwhile, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi's official residence at 10, Circular Road is abuzz with full activities as she is observing Chhath Puja with all piousness and austerity attached with the festival.

Worldwide Twitter just booted Russian media ads offline
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It identified dozens of accounts that contributed to this effort, including from RT. Asked why they did not suspend the two outlets' accounts, a Twitter spokesperson told BuzzFeed News the company has "a number of higher standards for advertisers than we do for organic content".

Worldwide Métis make up more than half of Windsor-Essex's growing Indigenous population
Author: 0 Métis make up more than half of Windsor-Essex's growing Indigenous population

According to the data, the number of people living in Cornwall who moved and were given the right to live in Canada by immigration authorities is 3,225, which is a decline of more than 600 people since 2006. As for where immigrants go, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal are still the cities that attract over half of all recent immigrants, but more and more are settling into the Prairies and in the Atlantic provinces.

Worldwide Drone Integration To Move Forward
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Recently, regulations of local governments were pitted against those of the FAA, with the FAA coming out on top, and the FAA is now trying to change the system that approves drone flights in restricted airspace . The experimental program also aims to test the detection and tracking of drones, and traffic-management systems to guide where they fly. "I am glad to see a bipartisan commitment to balancing our encouragement of new technologies with the need to preserve safety and security".

Worldwide Gayle scared to be around women
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Russell said she told the West Indies team's physiotherapist about the incident immediately and was "very upset" and "crying uncontrollably". Russell contacted The Age newspaper past year when she was angered by a TV interview in which Gayle told a reporter: "Don't blush baby".

Worldwide Catalan leader reportedly set to call snap election
Author: 0 Catalan leader reportedly set to call snap election

Exactly how the central government would impose direct rule in practical terms, and how Catalan civil servants and regional police would react, was also uncertain. Those measures are meant to last for up to six months, until regional elections are called and a new Catalan parliament is sworn in. The Senate is expected to give the green light for that on Friday morning.

Worldwide Assange mocks Hillary Clinton on eve her birthday
Author: 0 Assange mocks Hillary Clinton on eve her birthday

Contact between Mr. Nix and Mr. Assange would be the closest interaction between the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, which published Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign email believed to have been hacked by Russian Federation. While not directly denying the charge, the Trump campaign said it relied exclusively on Republican National Committee data analytics. "Any claims that voter data from any other source played a key role in the victory here are false", it said.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Becomes The First Country To Give Citizenship To A Robot

Of course, being granted official citizenship just adds to her humanity and also makes Saudi Arabia the first country to pull off such a feat! The conversation touched on Sophia's objective - "I will do my best to make the world a better place", she said - but things also became quite surreal during the exchange.

Author: 0 India court-martial soldier who crossed LoC to Pakistan

The Indian Army has sentenced one of its soldiers to three months over the allegations that he deserted his post during the last September's surgical strikes against terrorist camps in PoK . Chavan was later handed over to the Border Security Force by the Pakistani Army. Following the arrest, India had accused Pakistan of capturing its soldier but a clarification by the Pakistan Army rubbished the claims.

Worldwide Sachin Pilot challenges Rajasthan gag and shield ordinance in High Court
Author: 0 Sachin Pilot challenges Rajasthan gag and shield ordinance in High Court

In addition, it seeks to bar the media from reporting on accusations till the sanction is obtained and provide a 180-day immunity to the public servants. Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot Thursday filed a writ petition in the High Court demanding quashing of a controversial ordinance that shields public servants, judges and magistrates from investigation without prior sanction from the state government.With this six petitions have been filed against The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan ...

Author: 0 Android 8.0 Oreo to start rolling out in early 2018 — Samsung Turkey

Sign-ups will be carried away via the Samsung Members and Samsung+ apps. However, the report does not share the names of the devices which will receive the update. The Samsung Pay update coincided with a new rumour claiming that Samsung was planning to start an Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Programme in the United States on October 31.

Worldwide Thais get champs Japan, North Korea at Asian U23 finals
Author: 0 Thais get champs Japan, North Korea at Asian U23 finals

Prosecutors contend the women's conduct showed they knew they were handling poison. The match was initially scheduled for March 28 in Pyongyang but was later postponed to June 8, following strained diplomatic relationships between North Korea and Malaysia, after the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un, at klia2 on Feb 13.

Author: 0 SAP overhauls sales practices as it faces US probe on S

Global software giant, SAP has provided update on an investigation into allegations that it paid over R100 million in "kickbacks" to Gupta-linked companies for contracts with Transnet and Eskom . "We are disappointed SAP has let down South Africa: its communities, our employees, the partners we work with in South Africa and, importantly, our customers here", Fox-Martin said.

Worldwide Did not mean to defame ECP: Imran Khan
Author: 0 Did not mean to defame ECP: Imran Khan

Contempt proceedings against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan concluded on Thursday after he submitted written apology in Election Commission in both cases against him. "I am happy that the contempt proceedings have now ended". The ECP had issued the contempt notice to 64-year-old Khan on January 24 over his scandalous remarks about the commission.

Author: 0 USA says 'administrative error' blocked Indonesia military chief's travel

Nasir said the USA ambassador to Indonesia was not in the country and his deputy has been summoned to provide more information on Monday. It's unclear why Nurmantyo was denied entry and Foreign Ministry Spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir said the Indonesian embassy in Washington had sent a diplomatic note to the US State Department seeking an explanation.

Author: 0 Three Soldiers Killed In Train Crash In Finland

A MASI military truck carrying the soldiers crashed with a rail vehicle at a crossing, local news report. Four fatalities have been confirmed, one being a passenger on the train . The train struck the vehicle at a crossing near Raseborg by a commuter train from Finland's state-owned VR railway company. "There were several people injured", The spokesperson for Finnish rail, Reima Roisko, said.

Worldwide Major fire breaks out in slum near Mumbai's Bandra station
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Initial reports suggest that there were multiple cylinder blasts that caused the fire outbreak. All Harbour Line trains, both up and down which were stopped earlier, were restored at 4:40 pm, according to Central Railway sources. Rahangdale, Mumbai Fire Brigade. Apart from several small instances of fire reported from the area, a major fire had broken out in 2011 at the same slum, as reported by NDTV .

Worldwide Process to link mobile numbers with Aadhaar may be eased
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This is to simplify the process and make it convenient for people, the minister said, according to PTI. With the new rules coming in, those having their mobile numbers seeded with their Aadhaar will be able to re-verify their numbers through an SMS-based OTP, operator's mobile app, or the interactive voice response service.

Author: 0 Indonesian factory fire kills at least 39 people

Most of the bodies were found in a production room of the factory located in Tanggerang, reports Xinhua news agency. 'Those who died are completely unrecognisable, totally burnt, ' Oni Sahroni told Metro TV. Witnesses reported hearing two major blasts erupt from the site. Video footage shot by an AFP stringer showed victims, covered in bandages, laid out on stretches and others with minor injuries sitting in the hallways or outside.