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Worldwide Budget 2018: Uttar Pradesh farmers not happy
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However, for businesses with over Rs 250 crore turnover 30 per cent tax remains. The introduction of long-term capital gains (LTCG) along with STT, while anticipated, has disappointed markets though the grandfathering has softened the impact.

Worldwide Syria developing new types of chemical weapons
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The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has in the past determined that civilians in Syria may have been exposed to chemicals even after the Syrian government agreed to the 2013 deal, brokered by the USA and Russian Federation, to surrender its chemical weapons.

Worldwide Soldiers Killed After Avalanche Hits Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Kupwara
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However, one soldier was found dead beneath moulds of snow by the rescuers whereas two others succumbed while being taken to the Army's 92-Base Hospital in Srinagar's Badami Bagh Cantonment, the sources said. Last month, 11 people - including a one-year-old baby - were killed after a vehicle they were travelling in was hit by an avalanche in Kupwara. In December 2017, five soldiers had gone missing after an avalanche hit an army post in Gurez sector in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Worldwide State Department's third highest-ranking official Tom Shannon to step down
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The most senior career diplomat in the US State Department has made a decision to retire, exactly one year after he oversaw the transition to President Donald Trump's administration, he said on Thursday. He served under six presidents of both political parties since 1984 and was widely seen as a symbol of diplomatic continuity and professionalism during the tumultuous transition past year.

Worldwide Sonia chairs oppn meet on joint strategy in Parliament
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Sonia Gandhi may have relinquished the post of Congress president, but if the meeting of opposition parties chaired by her on Friday is any indication, she is expected to continue playing a crucial role in bringing the opposition together to take on the Narendra Modi government.

Worldwide MI man's dog approved for $360 in weekly unemployment benefits
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Michael Haddock joked to WZZM that his German shepherd Ryder is now out of work, saying "I understand he was let go from his last position in Rochester Hills, Michigan". The UIA says in the television station's report that its computer system did send out the initial letter to Haddock's address. Chris DeWitt, the spokesman for the Talent Investment Agency, which is a division of the UIA, told the Detroit Free Press that the supposed mix-up could be an example of fraud.

Worldwide Wiarton Willie sees shadow, predicts six more weeks of winter
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But if cloudy sky prevents the groundhog from seeing its shadow, winter will soon yield to spring. This year, as in years before, Sam differed with Phil and "predicted" an early end to Winter by not returning to his shelter. The legend says if a furry rodent casts a shadow that day, winter continues. Thousands of people gathered overnight to await the forecast, bundled up against the cold and entertained by folk music and a fireworks display, with temperatures around -12 C.

Worldwide China slams USA lawmakers for nominating activists for prize
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Hong Kong has been governed under a " one country, two systems " deal since 1997, when Britain handed the territory back to China, and its residents have rights unseen on the mainland, including freedom of speech. Recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize are announced by the Nobel committee every year in or around October, with an award-giving ceremony held in Norway's Oslo on December 10.

Worldwide Arab ministers seek multilateral process to revive Mideast peace talks
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The U.S. officials say the administration won't impose on the Israelis or Palestinians to accept the plan, but may release it so the parties and worldwide community can judge it at face value. Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki told reporters in Cairo that the "old mechanism has ceased to exist and is history". The resolution of the ministerial meeting highlighted the need of establishing the independent state of Palestine within the borders of June 4,1967, with east Jerusalem as ...

Worldwide Poland crisis deepens as Holocaust bill moves forward
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U.S. State Department spokeswoman Neather Nauert voiced her government's concerns as the Polish Senate was preparing to approve the bill , a step that would put it closer to becoming law. On Thursday, Yisrael Katz, Israel's intelligence minister, urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to recall Israel's ambassador to Poland to protest the passage of the bill.

Worldwide CJI makes Supreme Court roster public
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Besides these, according to the new roster, the bench headed by Justice Chelameswar would deal with matters like labour, indirect tax, land acquisition and requisition, compensation, criminal matters and cases related to consumer protection.

Worldwide Maldives' Nasheed vows to run for president
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The ruling could allow the archipelago state's first democratically-elected president, Mohamed Nasheed, to challenge President Yameen Abdul Gayoom when he seeks re-election later this year. The joint opposition in a statement welcomed the rulings and called for the immediate resignation of President Yameen. He has maintained a tight grip on power, controlling institutions such as the judiciary, police and the bureaucracy.

Worldwide Is Naidu really serious or playing drama?
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But, in vein, Arun Jaitley has not blessed Andhra Pradesh in any aspect. Party sources in Delhi, however, said Naidu may not take a decision on cutting ties with the NDA so quickly. The Centre announced tax incentives to the corporate companies and meted out injustice to the common men, he said, alleging that the Centre betrayed the state.

Worldwide Local NAACP leaders highlight Black History Month events
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A dive into the Central Intelligence Agency's CREST archives reveals a bit of this curious crossover during the CIA's search for a speaker at the Agency's 1977 Black History Month celebration , one of its first. As college students, if your college is not giving you enough Black history content, then petition them to give you more. The organization will also host an employee, private screening of the feature documentary, "The First to Do It", a story chronicling the life of Earl Lloyd - ...

Worldwide Defendant Sentenced To 40 Years In Psychiatric Institution
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Morgan Geyser , along with Anissa Weier , lured the victim into the woods and stabbed her 19 times. Payton Leutner was stabbed 19 times in a Waukesha, Wisc., park in 2014. The hearing lasted most of the afternoon and included victim impact statements. In October, Geyser , 15, entered a guilty plea to a charge of attempted first-degree murder.

Worldwide NBA Announces 3-Point Shootout, Slam Dunk Contest, Skills Competition Contestants
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This will be Oladipo's second time in the featured event on All-Star Saturday. Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon will defend his title against Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal , Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker , Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George , Miami Heat forward Wayne Ellington , Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris , Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry and Golden State Warriors guard Kay Thompson .

Worldwide Ubisoft teases Rainbow Six: Siege's Outbreak event
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The Outbreak mode will feature three exclusive levels designed specifically for the co-op mode, that will be "larger and more open than the game's competitive maps", while keeping the usual high levels of destructive environments. Operation Chimera is coming to the Technical Test Server from February 19, with a full release on March 6, while Outbreak is available on the PC's TTS on February 20, coming to all platforms from March 6 to April 3.

Worldwide Israeli aircraft strikes Hamas position in southern Gaza Strip
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In Gaza, Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri told media: "We reject and condemn the decision and we see it as a reflection of the domination by a gang of Zionists of the American decision."The decision is worthless", he added". The terrorist designations appear to support two of U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy priorities - support for Israel and countering Iranian influence across the Middle East.

Worldwide Govt to roll out health cover scheme from next fiscal: FM
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It was announced by Jaitley in his 2016-17 budget speech , but the scheme is still stuck within the government. "My government has, therefore, chose to allocate additional Rs 600 crore to provide nutritional support to all TB patients at the rate of Rs 500 per month for the duration of their treatment", he said.

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