Almost 40 soldiers of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces have lost their lives in an attack by the Taliban insurgents in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The clash came as the war-weary Afghans had been witnessing a surge in attacks by Taliban fighters and Islamic State (IS) affiliates across the country.
Dr G. Yunupingu won an ARIA Award for his namesake 2008 album, which hit triple platinum in Australia, silver in the United Kingdom and charted in multiple countries around the world. Dr G. Yunupingu , the Aboriginal singer from Elcho Island lauded as "the greatest voice this continent has ever recorded", has died. "It is as though Yunupingu has reached into a wellspring so deep it transcends cultural barriers".
Japan's solar-to-tech conglomerate SoftBank, Snapdeal's biggest investor, is keen to consummate the deal and take an equity stake in Flipkart to profit from India's booming online retail market. Interestingly, PremjiInvest - the personal investment arm of Wipro chairman Azim Premji has already written to Snapdeal seeking greater clarity on the deal terms.
With scores now dead in monsoon floods across the country, prime minister Narendra Modi was to fly over Gujarat later Tuesday to inspect the devastation, officials said. So far, 1,526 people in Banaskantha, about 500 in Patan, and over 200 at Kalol in Gandhinagar have been evacuated. In Ahmedabad , which sees the Sabarmati River cut through the middle of the city, 5,663 people from 40 villages surrounding Gujarat's main city have been relocated and given food packets and health kits.
The man, named in an affidavit seen by CNN as Rodrigo Franco, was taken into custody after United States Customs and Border Protection inspected a package from Hong Kong and discovered the three live, 2-foot-long snakes crammed into potato chip canisters.
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster who Perry thought was Ukraine's prime minister .
A US official says 17 people who were crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found at a San Antonio Walmart are being treated for injuries that are considered life-threatening. Officials said many of those inside the truck were adults aged in the 20s to 30s as well as what appeared to be two school-age children. The city's fire chief, Charles Hood, said rescuers swiftly got patients out of the back of the truck.
President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter ( NYSE: TWTR ) again on Tuesday morning - this time criticizing his attorney general for not investigating Hillary Clinton and claiming Ukraine tried to hurt his campaign. Terry McAuliffe , a close friend of Hillary Clinton . As President , Trump would have every opportunity to know the facts, and unless there was a separate donation where Clinton did give McCabe all that money, this appears to be a case of Trump making a statement that ...
Despite retaining Hamas on the list, the ECJ said Sri Lankan separatist group the Tamil Tigers would be taken off the blacklist, upholding the General Court's decision three years ago. The 2014 ruling noted, however, that it did not "imply any substantive assessment of the question of the classification of Hamas as a terrorist group".
In his third assault, the teen stalked a 22-year-old woman as she entered her building, threatening to murder her. He then grabbed her privates and demanded sex but the woman managed to fight him off. He placed his hand over her mouth, dragged her the to the floor, touched her genitals and told her he had a knife and would kill he if she was not quiet, police said.
The military told Reuters that they had stopped the vehicle at a checkpoint and tried to contain an expected blast by running over the auto with a tank. Since, the Egyptian military started its battle against insurgents backed by ISIS, who have carried out series of suicide bombings and attacks in the country 40 terrorists, have been reportedly killed.
The Naira, however, depreciated at the investors' window as it closed at N367.3 to the dollar. Total foreign exchange inflows through the CBN increased by 35.41 percent in June 2017 compared with the previous month. The Committee advised the CBN "to monitor the release process of the promissory notes to avoid an excessive injection of liquidity into the system, thereby offsetting the gains so far achieved in inflation and exchange rate stability".
The Election Commission had announced polling for 10 Rajya Sabha seats, including from Gujarat and West Bengal will be held on August 8 and counting will be taken up the same day. "The party does not want him to make any compromise on his role as a general secretary", he added. Mamata has been trying to take the AAP leader along in the opposition group, but Congress has scuttled all moves to get the party on board.
Apart from Gujarat, the northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam have been hard-hit by monsoon flooding, while pockets of the eastern states of Odisha and Bihar have also been affected. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued warning of heavy rainfall across Gujarat for two more days. Eight teams of NDRF have been deployed in Banaskantha district for rescue operations.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his failure to file a response in connection with a fresh Rs 10-crore defamation suit filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over use of an objectionable word allegedly by the AAP chief's lawyer.
Amazon has opened its new United Kingdom head office in central London and confirmed plans to double the number of R&D roles in the capital. By the end of the year, Amazon will have over 5,000 corporate and research and development roles in London across three offices in Shoreditch, Holborn and Barbican.
Former army officers and members of the Martyr's Family Welfare Foundation said there is a liquor shop in front of the war memorial where people often come to drink. More than 500 soldiers from Indian Armed Forces sacrificed their lives during the war. Commemorating the day, a 1,100-km trans-Himalayan cycling expedition of the Army is now underway.
She was allotted time to speak on Monday evening and on Tuesday, but Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on both days due to protests by opposition MPs. No one including their families will ask me anything after that", Swaraj said, but she added that it will be a sin to assume the missing Indians dead without getting any proof of their death, she will not commit this sin and will continue the search.
Another Congress leader K.C. Venugopal also wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and requested her to take immediate action against him to "preserve the sanctity of the proceedinsg of the house". But a ruckus was stored for the afternoon when the House resumed and Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia rose to speak. A the pronouncement of the suspension during adjournment, many Congress members again stood up in protest.
Israel's security cabinet said it would replace the metal detectors with "advanced technologies", referring reportedly to cameras that can detect hidden objects, but said the process could take up to six months. On Monday, UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov warned that the crisis threatens to have "potential catastrophic costs well beyond the walls of the Old City", Reuters reported .
The whole incident came to light when a co-passenger took to the social media and posted the horrific image. Just days after a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India report said that the food served by Indian Railways to its passengers is unfit for consumption, a passenger has complained that he found a lizard in the meal he ordered in the Poorva Express today morning.
The two Republican votes that were against were those of Susan Collins (Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (Arkansas). In a dramatic turn, however, Republican Sen. Reporters were told the area was a "crime scene", and not to photograph anything . "He made a tough trip to get here". His preferred approach would be to repeat a 2015 vote to dump Obamacare but delay its implementation for two years while the Senate comes up with a new law.
The vote marked the return of Sen. Two moderate Republican senators, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted against proceeding with debate , meaning Rubio's vote was essential in passing the measure. The CBO said it would cause 22 million fewer people to have health care by 2016, similar to estimates for the House bill. President Donald Trump has ratcheted up the rhetoric surrounding the vote this week.
Greg Abbott as the Senate prepared to work late into the night on a dozen other bills eligible for a vote. "If you have communities that are named after trees, I would be concerned", said state Sen. Those voices were muted earlier in the year and might provide some cover for lawmakers opposed to the "bathroom bill" now. Despite this broad opposition - including from businesses, sports leagues, parents, and faith leaders - the Texas Senate and Lt.
The Algeria worldwide made it public knowledge shortly after the previous season ended that he wanted to move on from the King Power Stadium but has so far failed to find a new home. He's putting in a shift for the boys. "It's pointless setting goals when you haven't played yet". "It's easy, because this is one of the best teams in Italy".
A senior Russian banker who met President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, did not do so on the Kremlin's orders, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. The note, dated July 19, said, "The measures risk breaking the transatlantic and G7 unity" on handling Russia's occupation of Crimea, Ukraine. It would also sharply limit U.S.
He said the Chinese company will invest $1.12 billion in the port, which is close to busy east-west shipping lanes. Under the agreement, China Merchants Port Holdings will own 70 percent stake of the port while Sri Lanka Ports Authority will own 30 percent, Ports Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said late Tuesday.
U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) are responding after the Senate voted to move forward and begin debate on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act Tuesday. Numerous amendments are expected to go forward. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer admitted recently that much of their stubbornness is due to the Republicans' attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare .
Volker told the BBC that supporting Ukraine's defence would force Moscow to reconsider its approach without provoking Russian Federation. Providing lethal defensive weapons would allow Kyiv to "defend itself if Russian Federation were to take further steps against Ukrainian territory", Volker told Current Time TV in an interview on July 25.
But Trump often talks about making staff changes without following through. Trump also complained Saturday about a Washington Post report that the Russian ambassador to the USA said he discussed election-related issues with Jeff Sessions when the men met during the 2016 presidential race.
One of the most recent attacks was also in East London, which saw five people sprayed or doused with corrosive liquid in separate attacks around the Hackney area on July 13. She added: "I didn't see anyone because the tarps were up". Their vehicle was outside. "Their faces and their legs were all burnt". A blue tarpaulin was put in place, which he assumed was to shield the victims, he said.
JOHN YANG: He dismissed the idea that his father-in-law benefited from Russian meddling in the election. " Donald Trump had a better message and ran a smarter campaign, and that is why he won", Kushner said. He also said his initial security clearance form had been submitted prematurely in error and had omitted all foreign contacts . The mistake was turned in before it was ready - a result of "a miscommunication", Kushner said.
Kushner met with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday behind closed doors and will meet with the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday as part of their parallel investigations into Russian meddling in last year's presidential election.
He would not speculate on any possible EU retaliation should European businesses be hurt by US sanctions . In December 2016, Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Russian compounds in response to what the United States intelligence community concluded was a Russian government-backed cyber-attack directed to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.
There was hope that Republican Arizona Senator John McCain , who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer , would have a change of heart, understanding the irony of fighting for his life with the help of quality insurance, all while stripping away health care for millions of Americans.