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Worldwide India denied visas to over 500 pilgrims
Author: 0 India denied visas to over 500 pilgrims

It said that during 2017, despite Pakistan's offer to send a special train, Indian delays had resulted in Sikh yatrees (pilgrims) from India being unable to participate in the Martyrdom Anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev and the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

Worldwide Local Illinois Republican: Governor Rauner has a 'broader appeal'
Author: 0 Local Illinois Republican: Governor Rauner has a 'broader appeal'

The Land of Lincoln, which heads to the polls on Tuesday, has been home to one of the most intense primary run-ins of the midterm cycle, with J.B. Pritzker , heir to the Hyatt hotel riches, in the lead, state Sen. There also are hotly contested primaries for governor and attorney general as well as legislative races, among others. Biss is just one point behind Kennedy with 15 percent.

Worldwide Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith expected to get Senate appointment in Mississippi
Author: 0 Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith expected to get Senate appointment in Mississippi

Thad Cochran , three Republican sources said. Hyde-Smith is expected to occupy the seat at leastuntil a longer-term replacement is elected in a November 6 special election. Bryant has said he was focused on naming a senator who could serve at least 20 years. Phil Bryant (R) is poised to tap state Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to replace retiring Sen.

Worldwide PM backs British retaliation on Russian Federation
Author: 0 PM backs British retaliation on Russian Federation

Australia had already conveyed its serious concerns overnight at a meeting of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague. "While the secretary-general is not in a position to attribute responsibility, he strongly condemns the use of any nerve agent or chemical weapons and hopes the incident will be thoroughly investigated", Haq told reporters.

Worldwide Trump calls Putin on re-election victory
Author: 0 Trump calls Putin on re-election victory

The Kremlin said another point of contention, Russia's alleged role in the poisoning of a former spy with a deadly nerve agent in Britain - the first known offensive use of a nerve toxin in Europe since World War II - was not touched upon during the call .

Worldwide China's Premier to Trump: No One Wins Trade War
Author: 0 China's Premier to Trump: No One Wins Trade War

In terms of trade, China has become fairly open and we impose an average level of tariffs compared to other nations. At the start of this month, Mr Trump announced global tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminium. China will remain a responsible and long-term investor globally, Li said. On March 9, Trump said he had agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Worldwide 'Inspired' by Rahul Gandhi's speech, Goa Congress chief resigns
Author: 0 'Inspired' by Rahul Gandhi's speech, Goa Congress chief resigns

He further criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance minister Arun Jaitley for not forming a policy to provide loan waivers to the farmers. He was given crores by the bank, but farmers are not given more than Rs 10,000. Gandhi - who is on a two-day visit to poll-bound Karnataka, the third in over a month - told the gathering that though farmers had pleaded for a Minimum Support Price for their produce, it was not fulfilled.

Worldwide Shorten jubilant after Batman by-election
Author: 0 Shorten jubilant after Batman by-election

Kearney posted Twitter shortly after, claiming that her win belonged to Batman and all those who backed her in a tight race. The Greens conceded defeat about 9.30pm. It's unclear whether Bhathal, who was on her sixth attempt to win the seat, will stand again. Bhathal was on the verge of branching out into private practice when Feeney resigned but put the move on hold to contest the byelection.

Worldwide IAF's Hawk aircraft crashes, pilot critically injured
Author: 0 IAF's Hawk aircraft crashes, pilot critically injured

Local newspaper reports said that the crashed aircraft fell near Subarnarakha river on Odisha-Jharkhand border at around 12.45 pm. According to eyewitnesses, the plane pierced almost 10 feet into the sand bed after crash and its debris lay scattered at the site.

Author: 0 Giorgio Chiellini exit down to 'muscular fatigue' - Massimiliano Allegri

Italy are scheduled to play friendlies against Argentina in Manchester on March 23 and England at Wembley four days later. Chiellini INJURY CONCERN for Juventus Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini could be in doubt for the first leg of Juventus' Champions League, quarterfinal against Real Madrid after limping off the pitch late in Saturday's goalless draw against SPAL.

Worldwide US Senate to vote on military involvement in Yemen war
Author: 0 US Senate to vote on military involvement in Yemen war

Despite Trump's White House and Saudi-funded lobbyists teaming up to run a full-court press on Capitol Hill, the momentum to end this war continues to build. The US has not formally backed the Saudi coalition, but it has provided targeted intelligence to the bombing campaign and has assisted with refueling coalition bombers.

Worldwide Zimbabwe's ex-leader Mugabe calls his ouster a
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's ex-leader Mugabe calls his ouster a "disgrace"

The Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act introduced during the rule of former president Robert Mugabe was created to increase black Zimbabweans' stake in the sector but were open to abuse. The former first lady had cultivated her own factional support base within ZANU-PF known as "G-40" that was seen as hostile to the security establishment - Mnangagwa in particular.

Worldwide S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry
Author: 0 S Korea-US drill cut short by a month: Seoul defence ministry

The drills are a major point of contention on the Korean peninsula, as North Korea sees them as preparation for invasion. In a statement on the joint exercises, the Pentagon said defence secretary Jim Mattis and his South Korean counterpart, Song Young-moo, agreed to go forward with the two sets of exercises "at a scale similar to" that of previous years.

Worldwide Tuesday's Weather: Sunny skies with high temps in the mid 60s
Author: 0 Tuesday's Weather: Sunny skies with high temps in the mid 60s

Tonight , there is a 20 percent chance of showers before 1 a.m., with a low of 36, according to the weather service, and a north wind of 8 to 10 miles per hour. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Wednesday: Rain.

Worldwide Minnesota officer charged with murder in Australian woman's death
Author: 0 Minnesota officer charged with murder in Australian woman's death

Minneapolis' top prosecutor Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is expected to announce the charges at a news conference at 2:30 p.m. local time in the July 2017 death of Damond, who was shot by Noor from his patrol vehicle. The facts will show that Officer Noor acted as he has been trained and consistent with established departmental policy. Based on all the known evidence, the conclusion that Noor would be charged seemed unavoidable.

Worldwide Small Southern California City Fights Back Against Sanctuary State Law
Author: 0 Small Southern California City Fights Back Against Sanctuary State Law

Immigrant supporters protest during the Los Angeles City Council ad hoc committee on immigration meeting to discuss the city's response to threats by the Trump administration to cut funding from Los Angeles and other jurisdictions which federal officials say are providing sanctuary to illegal immigrants arrested for crimes, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 30, 2017.

Worldwide Proposed China Tariffs Could Negate 20 Percent of Tax Reform Benefits
Author: 0 Proposed China Tariffs Could Negate 20 Percent of Tax Reform Benefits

Trump softened his position on the first round of tariffs. "The imposition of sweeping tariffs would trigger a chain reaction of negative consequences for the US economy, provoking retaliation; stifling USA agriculture, goods, and services exports; and raising costs for businesses and consumers", said the letter .

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