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In an apparent message to the judiciary, the government told Lok Sabha Friday it is Parliament's sacrosanct right to fix allowances and pension of its members. The Supreme Court had on Tuesday reportedly said that pensions and perks to MPs seemed "prima facie" unreasonable and had sought responses from the Centre and the ECI on a plea seeking the scrapping of pension and other perks being given to MPs.
  • US Coalition Investigating Reports of Deadly Mosul Airstrike

    US Coalition Investigating Reports of Deadly Mosul Airstrike

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    Backed by US -led global coalition, Iraqi forces launched an operation in February to drive IS from the western half of Iraq's second-largest city, after declaring eastern Mosul "fully liberated" the previous month. On Friday, the United Nations expressed concern over the civilian casualties. Teams in and around Mosul have received more than 1,800 patients in need of urgent or lifesaving care in the last two months, 1,500 of whom needed treatment for conflict-related trauma.
  • British MP Priti Patel condemns terror attack

    British MP Priti Patel condemns terror attack

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    However, on Thursday morning on my commute to work during rush-hour through Kensington High Street, Gloucester Road, South Kensington and Chelsea, I did not see one police officer. She pays this emotional tribute after he was murdered in the Westminster terror attack. However, it's unlikely that the Met will make a wholesale shift in its policing model.
  • A member of US Navy arrested in Dublin for alleged sexual assault

    A member of US Navy arrested in Dublin for alleged sexual assault

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    The alleged assault occurred in a hotel in Dublin while the USS Donald Cook was in port at Cobh, Ireland for a scheduled port visit. "The Sailor was released without charges by Irish authorities on March 23, 2017, to the U.S. USS Donald Cook is an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer and is named for Medal of Honor recipient Colonel Donald Cook. Dublin police responded to a call early Wednesday that a man sexually assaulted a woman, a police spokesman said.
  • Basketball Fans Treated To Ads Congratulating Republicans For Repealing Obamacare

    Basketball Fans Treated To Ads Congratulating Republicans For Repealing Obamacare

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    Of course, the Republicans failed to even bring the Obamacare repeal, also known as the American Health Care Act, to a vote in the House because there was not enough support within the GOP. Ads ran for Reps. Deadspin first reported on the ads, which ran during NCAA Tournament basketball games Friday night. As of Friday evening, American Action Network had uploaded the ads for 11 lawmakers on its YouTube account .
  • Turkish Airlines implements electronic device measure

    Turkish Airlines implements electronic device measure

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    The aim was to make sure passengers were "more comfortable" as the bans were implemented, the Turkish flagship carrier added. Royal Jordanian Airlines - one of the nine airline companies that operate out of the ten airports that are affected by the ban - has shared posts on their Facebook page that have undertones of mockery.
  • No Red Beacon Vehicles For Punjab Ministers, Says Capt Amarinder Singh

    No Red Beacon Vehicles For Punjab Ministers, Says Capt Amarinder Singh

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    Hours after taking oath, the Delhi cabinet had decided that no minister or government official will be allowed to use the red beacon or lal batti that signals a VIP's vehicle. It will carry only one line saying that the project has been executed with the money of the taxpayers", Badal said while talking to the media. The cabinet has chose to provide a house to every freedom fighter in the place he resides, besides allocating 300 units of free electricity every month, he said.
  • Remove 'Aam Aadmi' words from AAP government schemes: EC

    Remove 'Aam Aadmi' words from AAP government schemes: EC

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    With this order of SEC, all the things which include the word Aam like hoardings, banners, nameplates etc will be removed in Delhi. Civic polls are due on April 22. He wondered whether the State Election Commission will ask the Chief Secretary to cover "Bharatiya" and "Janata" words, wherever they appear on government buildings, installations and billboards, as the two words figure in the name of the Bhartiya Janata Party.
  • Trump blames Democrats for failure to repeal Obamacare

    Trump blames Democrats for failure to repeal Obamacare

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    Last night, the White House sent senior officials including Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon to Capitol Hill to deliver an ultimatum to wavering House members: Pass the bill or Trump is moving on to other priorities.