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What is the World Food India Congress all about?


The Prime Minister therefore, asked states to put in place programmes to promote the food-processing sector and appealed to every state to identify one food product in which to specialise. She elaborated that the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana, has been recently launched to create world-class food processing infrastructure to leverage investment of five billion United States dollars, to benefit two million farmers and generate more than half a million jobs over the next three years. Read More »

On account of Donald trump made an attempt on Twitter


Critics say the president should be more careful of what he says, while the White House says the account gives him unfiltered access to his supporters. Mr Trump has regularly used his Twitter account to post controversial comments about his political rivals in the USA and overseas, as well as on contentious issues. Read More »

Trump campaign aide met Russian officials in 2016: NY Times


Pat Leahy, D-Vt., another member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called on Sessions to return to Capitol Hill. Trump says he's "not really involved" with the Justice Department, saying he'd like to let it run itself, but adds, "Honestly, they should be looking at the Democrats". Read More »

Deposed Catalan leader urges separatist 'unity' for election


Mr Puigdemont, 54, told Belgium television that he wanted to appear "before the true Justice (of Belgium), not before the Spanish". A Spanish court has issued a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four other regional ministers. Read More »

US Bombs ISIS in Somalia for the First Time

According to Voice of America, which cited the chairman of the town of Qandala in the semiautonomous region of Puntland, six missiles hit an IS base in Buqa village, 60 kilometers (35 miles) away. The main target of USA airstrikes in Somalia is al Shabaab, which operates in southern and central Somalia. "It is now believed that the group has between 100 and 200 fighters", the report says. Read More »

Gujarat polls: BJP asks for 'Padmavati's pre-screening for Rajput reps


Jadeja said the party had received several representations from the Kshatriya community about distortion of historical facts in the film. Starring Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati , Shahid Kapoor as her husband Raja Rawal Ratan Singh, a Rajput King, and Ranveer Singh as Sultan Alauddin Khilji, Padmavati is scheduled to hit cinemas on December 1, this year. Read More »

Trump says NY attacker should be put to death


Sayfullo Saipov , the Uzbek immigrant behind New York's worst attack in 16 years, confessed to acting in the name of the Islamic State group, investigators said Wednesday. A law enforcement official said Kadirov was a friend of Saipov's and may not have any role in the case. During his remarks, Trump commented on the recent terror attack in New York City and discussed changing US immigration laws to possibly prevent future attacks. Read More »

3 victims of Walmart shooting identified


Scott Ostrem, 47, was arrested after police pulled over his vehicle about 5 miles (8 kilometers) from the Walmart store in the city of Thornton, police spokesman Victor Avila said. "Customers were running like insane". After the shooting, it took five hours for law enforcement to notify the public that a suspect in the triple homicide was still on the loose and to distribute his photo. Read More »

'Double standards' will only undermine efforts to combat terror


China on Thursday "blocked consensus" on listing Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar as an internationally designated terrorist, a move that India has said was deeply disappointing, "short-sighted" and "counter-productive". Condemning China's statement, India's External Affairs Ministry, in a statement, had said, "This does not reflect well on the determination that the worldwide community needs to display to decisively defeat the menace of terrorism". Read More »

Trump stiffening extreme vetting of foreigners after NY truck attack


On the condition of anonymity, the officials were not authorized to speak publicly about an ongoing investigation and instead, spoke to The Associated Press. From the time he entered office (and really, well before that), Trump's behavior has been predictable in at least one way: when the cameras are on and the country, if only by habit now, turns to the White House for some kind of guidance or authority, there stands Trump - front and center. Read More »

Bride accidentally kills 13 family members while trying to murder her husband

The husband unwittingly avoided the deadly drink, however, and the milk was then used to make lassi , a yoghurt-based drink, that was served to his extended family. She was accused of poisoning a container of milk that her husband, Amjad, was to consume. Yet he refused when she offered the milk to him. However, the path she chose to escape a marriage she didn't want was not at all correct and she could have used the law to help herself instead of committing murders. Read More »

USA forces capture suspect in 2012 attack on American facility in Libya


In his opening statement , federal prosecutor John Crabb said Khatallah hates America "with a vengeance" and played a leading role in organizing the September 11, 2012, attack on the USA diplomatic mission in Benghazi. "The murder of four Americans in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, was a barbaric crime that shocked the American people", Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a news release. Read More »

Territory lost by Kurds in Iraq


The riots came after the Kurdish regional president chose to effectively step down . It was taken this month after members of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, the region's top opposition party, forged an Iranian-brokered deal with Baghdad to withdraw from the province while Iraqi troops moved forward to take their positions. Read More »

Israel to postpone controversial 'annexation' bill


The bill, proposed by a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party, was to have been submitted for approval yesterday to a ministerial committee on legislation, a first step before a series of ratification votes in parliament. Read More »

Six Palestinians killed as Israel hits Gaza tunnel


UNRWA, the United Nations body that exists exclusively to serve Palestinians "refugees", has yet again discovered a terror tunnel running under one of its schools in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. Israel is building a huge barrier along its border with Gaza aimed at preventing militants tunnelling underneath it. The Palestinian enclave is already fenced off above ground. Read More »

Navy SEAL members under investigation in death of Ft. Bragg-based soldier

Two members of SEAL Team 6 were flown from Mali soon after Melgar was dead and were put on administrative leave. A military medical examiner ruled to be a homicide, the New York Times reported . Some wonder whether a personal dispute escalated and went "horribly wrong", while others wonder whether Melgar discovered something such as "some illicit activity the SEALs were involved in", and the suspects may have wanted to guarantee that he'd never talk. Read More »

Florida, Jim McElwain part ways; DC Randy Shannon named interim coach


McElwain has acknowledged that he was brought to Gainesville, Florida, in December 2014 to "fix the offense" and that he has not been successful in getting consistent performances out of that oft-sputtering unit. That's life. That is this business, and I take full responsibility for all of it. He took the Gators back to the SEC title game in 2016, too, thanks to a goal-line stand at LSU that ranks among the biggest in program history. Read More »

Allegation against Ahmed Patel is BJP's cheap politics: Chennithala


However, Hardik Patel now issuing an ultimatum to the Congress party over its stand on the reservation issue will certainly generate more political ripples in poll-bound Gujarat. On Wednesday, the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad had arrested two individuals from Surat on suspicion of them being ISIS operatives who were planning a terrorist attack in Ahmedabad. Read More »

Iran asks United Nations nuclear chief to confirm it still follows deal

According to the government's website, Rouhani told the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency that Iran wanted to "cooperate with the IAEA long term". "If the nuclear deal is broken, it will have unpredictable consequences". So far the agency has released eight reports each time confirming Iran's adherence to the global nuclear pact. Read More »

National Weather Service warns of high winds, potential flooding


Our focus is for a 6 hour window in which we may see hurricane force winds along the shoreline of CT tonight. Today will see a high of 64 and a low of 43. Timing ... This afternoon through Monday morning. After Monday , temperatures are predicted to rise with a high of 43 on Tuesday , 62 on Wednesday and 63 on Thursday . Read More »

Barack Obama called for jury duty in IL and plans to serve

The former president owns homes in Washington, D.C. and Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood, though Evans did not specify which courthouse location or the date that Obama will report to next month. Ex-presidents Bill Clinton and George W Bush also appeared for jury selection after leaving the White House. They can be called to any of the county's Chicago or suburban courthouses. Read More »

Pakistan missions in UAE observe Kashmir black day


She said the Indian occupation of Jammu and Kashmir was not only a travesty of justice and legality, it was also a betrayal of the legitimate right of the Kashmiri people to determine their own destiny. Barjees Tahir said that India should come forward for dialogue with Pakistan for peaceful solution of Kashmir. All the black day processions later converged into a mammoth protest rally at Shaheed chowk where speakers reiterated on this occasion that the people of Jammu & Kashmir neither ever ... Read More »