A government official said concerns were expressed by several CMs as this was likely to be the sixth year of below normal monsoon rains which could trigger drought in some areas. State governments said the Niti Aayog meeting couldn't have come at a better time and provided a platform to discuss and formalise steps to meet any drought like situation.
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Sunday said that it would go ahead with its strike on Monday and withdraw all non-essential health services in hospitals across the country. IMA president Dr Ranjan Sharma said the association would stress for amendments in IPC and CrPC to protect doctors and health professionals.
Making the announcement at the usual meeting of political parties called on the eve of the 17th Lok Sabha convening on Monday, PM Modi said Parliament should begin with «fresh zeal and new thinking». Besides «One Nation, One Election», the meeting would discuss celebration of 75 years of India's Independence in 2022, parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi said.
The FBI has informed Alex Jones someone planted child pornography on the servers for his Infowars website and on Friday the controversial radio host offered a $1 million reward for any information leading to an arrest.
The Department of Education is going after U.S universities over supposed ties to foreign governments, after some allegedly took huge quantities of foreign cash and hid it from regulators.
A new article by Forbes reports that the CEO of Crowdstrike, the extremely shady cybersecurity corporation which was foundational in the construction of the official CIA/CNN Russian hacking narrative, is now a billionaire.
A defining feature of the propaganda system is that facts supporting the agenda of Western power are pushed to the forefront of the 'mainstream' media, while inconvenient facts are buried. A prime example is the shameful media silence in response to a devastating document leaked from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), discussed in a recent media alert.
Used car salesman is not a career option for Boris Johnson, since the majority of UK citizens won’t buy one from him, a poll suggests. At the same time, they believe he has the best chance among Tories to win the general election. Read Full Article at RT.com
Samedi 15 juin, alors qu'à Tahiti les rameurs s'affrontaient lors du Trophée de l'Amiral, il en était de même aux Tuamotu. La deuxième édition du Te Aito Manihi s'est déroulée à Manihi. Kévin Céran-Jérusalemy s'est imposé sur le parcours de 24 km.
Heatwave in Bihar claimed 17 more lives on Sunday, taking the death toll to 61. Sunday's deaths were also reported from the same three districts of the state - Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada - that had witnessed 44 fatalities till Saturday midnight.
An agreement China signed with the Maldives to build an observatory in the Indian Ocean is likely to be scrapped, as India's relations with its maritime neighbour enter a purple patch following the exit of former Maldivian president Abdulla Yameen. Local government sources in Male told TOI that the agreement Yameen signed with China in 2017 is «not on the table».
The US president sent opponents into frenzy by casually suggesting that he would be popular enough for the Americans to change the constitution and allow him to stay beyond 2024. Read Full Article at RT.com
A well-rested Kaya Iloilo side maintained its perfect record in the Philippine Football League after a narrow 1-0 victory over Global last Saturday night at Rizal Memorial Stadium. Ghanaian midfielder Alfred Osei's 52nd minute strike proved enough for coach Noel Marcaida's men to secure maximum points for their third straight victory that pushed them to top spot with nine points, two ahead of Ceres-Negros. It was also the third clean sheet of the season for the Iloilo side, which is the only team in the PFL that has yet to drop points. Over at the Bian Football Stadium, Chima Uzoka's hattrick propelled Stallion Laguna to a 6-1 drubbing of Mendiola FC. "The players were able to max...Keep on reading: Kaya clips Global, stays unscathed
My father was one of my first teachers when it came to personal finance, and one of the most important lessons he taught me was about frugality. My father worked very hard like most Chinese fathers, and even when he was home, he would still be working, talking on the phone with his colleagues about business. Despite my father's diligence, he never made us think we had a lot. We lived in an old two-story house built in the 1970s which was never renovated, just repaired and repainted as needed. I shared a room with my three brothers and we only had a few toys that we got whenever we took top honors in school. In school, I had classmates who owned nice things and who lived in big beauti...Keep on reading: My father taught me about frugality
LEGAZPI CITY---Australian Samuel Hill exploited the flat layout going into this city famed for the iconic view of Mayon Volcano and soloed it home to rule the third stage of the 10th Le Tour de Filipinas Sunday. Hill arrived at the finish in front of the Divine Word College without the added stress of sprinting against his closest pursuers after leaving Filipino riders Dominic Perez and Mark Galedo behind late in the 187.3-kilometer route from Daet, Camarines Norte. Jeroen Meijers of the Netherlands arrived together in a big wave in fourth spot and kept the purple jersey of overall leadership on his back. Meijers sat on the peloton throughout and kept an eye on his closest pursuers. ...Keep on reading: Aussie rules third lap; Meijers keeps overall lead
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) today starts accepting applications for the much-awaited reprieve for heirs who have yet to pay the taxes due from their deceased loved ones' estate. Deputy Commissioner Marissa O. Cabreros told the Inquirer that BIR frontline officers from all over the country attended briefings at the agency's main office in Quezon City last week to prepare for today's implementation of estate tax amnesty under Republic Act (RA) No. 11213 or the Tax Amnesty Act of 2019. The BIR's Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 6-2019 was published on May 31 to take effect as the estate tax amnesty's implementing rules and regulations 15 days later. But since the guidelines effectiv...Keep on reading: Estate tax amnesty scheme starts today
The Philippines' external debt remains at prudent levels despite a slight uptick in the first quarter of the year, due mainly to additional borrowings by the government to fund the Duterte administration's infrastructure buildup program, the central bank said. In a statement, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said the country's outstanding external debt stood at $80.4 billion as of end-March 2019, up by $1.5 billion---or 1.9 percent---from $79 billion at the end of last year. "The growth in the debt level during the first quarter was due mainly to net availments of $1.8 billion as the national government raised $1.5 billion from the issuance of global bonds to fund ...Keep on reading: BSP: Foreign debt rising but still at ‘prudent’ levels
More than 150 campaigners gathered in protest against the hedge cutting in Thanet, Kent. Thanet Council is now under internal review and hedge cutting has been banned until October 1.
Part I. ACEF The forthcoming Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) in June at the ADB has the theme: «Partnering for Impact.» «TheAsia Clean Energy Forumis one of the leadingclean energyevents in theAsiaregion, and it focuses on bringing together practitioners and implementers to identify, discuss and address the keyclean energychallenges we face in the region.» httpstimes/acef This year's edition has a menu of five thematic tracks with Energy as overarch: 1. Energy and livable cities; 2. Energy and water sustainability; 3. Energy and rural and poverty; 4. Energy and innovation finance; and, 5. Clean energy trends and directions. Th...Keep on reading: Philippines seen from Asia Clean Energy Perspective, a critique (2019-2029)
TAIPEI, Taiwan --- Night markets are a thrifty tourist's best friend: Stores sell the cheapest local food, best-priced souvenirs, and goods, and offer a peek into the country's culture. Take a look at these photos taken inside the night market Taipei, Taiwan, which is located near the Shilin's Metro Rail Transit station. (Editor: Alexander T. Magno) ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Taipei’s world-famous night market
The alliance is still a relic of the Cold War era, Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council Alexander Venediktov supposes
UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is well known for his loyalty among his family and teammates, but it appears that it extends to the world of football too as he jokingly refused a photograph with a young Barcelona supporter. Read Full Article at RT.com
Addicts will be given access to free heroin up to three times a day under a new scheme to licence the UK’s first “shooting galleries” where users can safely inject the drug. Read Full Article at RT.com
It’s one of the biggest rivalries in sport but the excitement appeared lost on Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed when he was caught yawning during the blockbuster World Cup clash against fierce rivals India in England. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Standing under an oversized sign for a village his temporary government has no authority to build, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu took his friendship with Donald Trump to a new level by inaugurating Trump Heights in the Golan. Read Full Article at RT.com
AMMONNEWS - The Royal Saudi Air Force has released images showing their F-15C Eagles fly in formation with US Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter jets in the US Central Command area of responsibility.According to a statement on SPA, the exercise was conducted on June 2 “as part of a larger effort to c
Calling the former vice president the “most formidable” or safest candidate is misguided pseudoscience.
The move comes just days ahead of Trump’s official launch of his reelection campaign.