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In the defence sector, Sweden has been India's partner for a long time. Recalling Stockholm's contribution in Make in India project, the prime minister said,"Sweden has been a strong contributor to our "Make in India" program". Expand research, innovation and business cooperation on new innovative energy technologies through the India-Sweden Innovations' Accelerator, focusing on technologies to utilise renewable energy and energy efficiency.
  • Day before Ambedkar Jayanti, another statue vandalised in UP

    Day before Ambedkar Jayanti, another statue vandalised in UP

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    On 14th April 1891, Dr B R Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Constitution of India , was born at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, which is now known as Dr Ambedkar Nagar. The Congress, though, has termed the preparations as tokenism and said that the government failed to protect rights of the scheduled castes. "CM Vasundhara Raje celebrating 127th birth anniversary of Ambedkar will dedicate a library and a conference hall in Jaipur.
  • South Africa Says Goodbye To Winnie Mandela

    South Africa Says Goodbye To Winnie Mandela

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    Some ANC members started attempts to drown out Malema by booing and singing, but he continued and called on Soweto residents to never forget her name. Condolences have poured in from around the world in remembrance of one of the 20th century's most prominent political activists. The British supermodel Naomi Campbell also addressed the mourners where she also broke down while on the podium.
  • Why Chibok Girls Release Is Taking Time - PMB

    Why Chibok Girls Release Is Taking Time - PMB

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    She became pregnant and "now lives with her young son in an IDP (displaced persons) camp, where she has struggled to integrate with the other women due to language barriers and the stigma of being a " Boko Haram wife", UNICEF said. The President also urged the parents to keep their hopes alive on the return of their daughters, noting that the recovery of more than a 100 of the girls that were kidnapped through the Federal Government's determined effort should give confidence that all "hope is ...
  • Ice Storm Warning will be in effect through Sunday

    Ice Storm Warning will be in effect through Sunday

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    Environment Canada blames the wet weather in Southern Ontario on a slow moving system from the Gulf of Mexico that is colliding with Arctic winds. "Damaging winds will be possible, which will bring down numerous trees and power lines, which may still be coated with ice", the watch said .
  • Guardiola: Manchester City is not Champions League flop

    Guardiola: Manchester City is not Champions League flop

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    As soon as Chris Smalling's well-timed finish struck the back of Ederson's goal last Saturday to give United a 3-2 lead, numerous home fans at the Etihad Stadium turned to each other and lamented their collapse. "The pundits in November, they said it was already done - it was impossible that City, if they hadn't lost in six months, it's impossible for them to drop points", he said.
  • Trump wants back into Pacific trade deal, say GOP senators

    Trump wants back into Pacific trade deal, say GOP senators

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    Obama", he wrote Thursday. Still, negotiations with a group of longtime trading partners could hold appeal at a time of increasing tensions with China. A spokeswoman for Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry appeared similarly open to the USA rejoining, noting that the TPP was "designed to be an inclusive agreement, which is open to like-minded countries willing and able to meet its high standards".
  • Police officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant

    Police officer fatally shot while serving arrest warrant

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    Latanowich in a quiet neighborhood in the Barnstable village of Marstons Mills Thursday afternoon. WCVB reported that the K-9 officer was transported to the hospital where he died. Yarmouth Police described him back in 2016 as "a notorious and violent criminal with 111 prior criminal charges". At the time of Thursday's shooting, Latanowich was on probation after pleading guilty to illegal gun possession and drug charges in 2010.
  • Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

    Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

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    Democratic U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer of OR, another state with permissive marijuana laws, expressed skepticism, saying, " Trump changes his mind constantly". However, Gardner mentioned he had been promised by Sessions he'd do absolutely nothing to interfere with the robust bud market of Colorado. Gardner met with Sessions in January shortly after that, but no discernible actions came from the meeting.
  • Fierce Clashes Continue At Gaza-Israel Border Fence

    Fierce Clashes Continue At Gaza-Israel Border Fence

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    Israel has accused Gaza's Islamic militant Hamas rulers of using the protests as a cover for attacks and says snipers only target the main "instigators". There was a small but significant protest in Sderot-the city most affected by the homemade rockets fired from Gaza-denouncing the IDF's actions there and calling for an end to the Israeli military blockade of Gaza .
  • Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'

    Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'

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    However, there is some evidence it was sprayed from helicopters, they said. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the Pentagon is ready to provide options for a Syria strike in response to the suspected chemical attack , but noted the US and its allies are still gathering information.
  • Trump expected to pardon Scooter Libby

    Trump expected to pardon Scooter Libby

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    Liz Cheney is a daughter of the former vice president. "For years, I have heard that he has been treated unfairly", the president said in a statement . Why didn't Bush pardon Libby? Another twist is that the special counsel in Libby's case, Patrick Fitzgerald, was appointed by James Comey , deputy attorney general at the time.
  • No new offshore oil and gas exploration

    No new offshore oil and gas exploration

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    Her government also plans to plant 100 million trees each year and ensure the electricity grid runs entirely from renewable energy . "We're striking the right balance for New Zealand - we're protecting existing industry, and protecting future generations from climate change ".
  • Kentucky legislature votes to override governor's budget, tax, pension phase-in vetoes

    Kentucky legislature votes to override governor's budget, tax, pension phase-in vetoes

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    Bevin's comments came shortly after Republican lawmakers voted to override his vetoes of a two-year operating budget that included increased spending for public education with the help of an accompanying $480 million tax increase. That the vetoes were desired by them to endure, which would've pressured the Senate to call a special session of the State Legislature to pass a new funding.
  • Kevin McCarthy has a road to the House speaker's job

    Kevin McCarthy has a road to the House speaker's job

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    Though the next months will likely see jockeying for position, both McCarthy and Scalise said Wednesday that they were not focusing on any potential leadership change, as Ryan was still speaker through the midterm elections. Walker said the Freedom Caucus would have more influence if GOP House numbers dwindle in 2018. Some Republicans worry party cohesion could soon collapse amid this jockeying and a perceived vacuum after Ryan's surprise announcement - just when member focus is most needed ...
  • Russian Federation asks U.S. to solve problems at 'negotiating table'

    Russian Federation asks U.S. to solve problems at 'negotiating table'

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    US President Donald Trump posted a fiery tweet earlier on Wednesday, in which he warned Russian Federation - one of Syria's key supporters in the war against foreign-backed militancy - that it should get prepared to "shoot down" missiles that the US military would soon rain down over Syrian targets.
  • Comey: Kelly Called Trump "Dishonorable" for Firing Me

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    The website, at first glance, highlights in bold "LYIN' COMEY", with a cropped image of Comey's eyes. In the book, Comey writes that when he was sacked by Trump in May 2017, then-Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly called him in an "emotional" state and said he was "sick" over the ouster.
  • Trump Orders TPP Review by Kudlow, Lighthizer, Sen. Sasse Says

    Trump Orders TPP Review by Kudlow, Lighthizer, Sen. Sasse Says

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    Trump is also reconsidering his stance on the behemoth trans-Pacific trade deal as he inches closer to a trade war with China. Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse says Trump said during a White House meeting with Midwest governors and lawmakers that he had "deputized" USA trade representative Robert Lighthizer and economic adviser Larry Kudlow to look into the US rejoining the TPP.
  • Millcreek School District bats get misguided attention

    Millcreek School District bats get misguided attention

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    In Newcastle, parents have started buying items on teachers' Amazon wish lists to make sure they have classroom supplies and furniture. Hall says the shooting in Florida prompted the district to rethink its previous policy of hiding from an attacker.
  • Vatican spokesman on Pope's letter admitting errors in sex abuse case

    Vatican spokesman on Pope's letter admitting errors in sex abuse case

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    The pope's letter follows Vatican investigator Archbishop Charles Scicluna who was in Chile to investigate Bishop Juan de la Cruz Barros Madrid of Osorno, accused of having put the brakes on an investigation of his spiritual father, Fernando Karadima, a charismatic Santiago priest, who inspired numerous vocations including several bishops.