• Lok Sabha adjourned sine die, Speaker hails session

    Lok Sabha adjourned sine die, Speaker hails session

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    As of yesterday, 22 Bills have been passed in Lok Sabha and 14 in Rajya Sabha. A total of 24 bills were introduced during the session. The Budget session began on January 31 with President Pranab Mukherjee addressing Parliament. The Lok Sabha's productivity turned out to be 113 per cent while that of the Rajya Sabha was 92 per cent. He said, the participation of members on back benches in the House in discussions has been remarkable.
  • Dortmund fans open their homes to stranded Monaco supporters using #bedforawayfans

    Dortmund fans open their homes to stranded Monaco supporters using #bedforawayfans

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    The Federal Prosecutor's office statement said the explosive devices used "were armed with metal pins, one of them drilling itself into one of the headrests of a seat". "Now we will examine whether or not we will apply for a detention order against this person", spokesperson Frauke Koehler said. Dortmund's fans, though, showed that humanity can bring the best out of people in the worst moments as many offered travelling Monaco fans places to stay under the campaign #bedforawayfans , and ...
  • John Geils Jr of The J Geils Band dies aged 71

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    Groton Chief of Police Donald Palma Jr. confirmed the death, adding in a press release that a preliminary investigation "indicates that Geils died of natural causes". The band broke up in 1985. He started KTR Motorsports out of a garage in Carlisle, Massachusetts, to service vintage Ferraris, Maseratis and other Italian cars.
  • United CEO did exactly the right thing, former American Airlines CEO says

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    Disturbing footage sent to WHAS Television from viewers on social media shows a man forcibly removed from a United Airlines Flight headed from Chicago to Louisville on April 9. The 31-second video, which has been viewed nearly 150,000 times since it was posted on Facebook, was taken on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville.
  • Humble Spicer doubles down on apology for Hitler comment

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    Asked to clarify his remarks, Mr Spicer said that Hitler "was not using the gas on his own people the same way Assad used them", claiming that Assad dropped chemicals in the "middle of towns". But this is not the first week that Spicer's credibility has come under withering scrutiny. In a statement, Yad Vashem expressed "deep concern regarding the inaccurate and insensitive use of terms related to the Holocaust by the White House Press Secretary".
  • German police say cause of Dortmund attack still unclear

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    Police say the explosions took place in the run-up to the match at around 7 p.m. He said she spoke by phone with Dortmund's Hans-Joachim Watzke and wished the team "all the best". "I was sitting in the back row next to Marc Bartra , who was hit by fragments". Dortmund!' when the reason for the postponement was announced. "It's a special club and if there are any group of supporters who can help their team on the night, it'll be the Dortmund fans...but the atmosphere will be unusual, I ...
  • China lashes out at India for arranging Dalai Lama visit

    China lashes out at India for arranging Dalai Lama visit

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    Lu said the Dalai Lama's "disgraceful performance" will "have negative impact on proper settlement of the territorial dispute between India and China". "Some indication (about his reincarnation) might come at the time of my death, but now there is no such indication", he said, not ruling out the possibility of the next Dalai Lama being a woman.
  • Russian Federation says U.S. airstrikes play into extremists' hands

    Russian Federation says U.S. airstrikes play into extremists' hands

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    In an April 2016 report to Congress, the State Department went further, saying Syria was "in violation" of the Chemical Weapons Convention and "may retain chemical weapons as defined by the" treaty. "We haven't had one for six years during the Obama administration, and 400,000 civilians have died and millions of people have been displaced internally and externally in Europe and elsewhere".
  • Russian Federation says United States strikes in Syria 'play into extremists' hands'

    Russian Federation says United States strikes in Syria 'play into extremists' hands'

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    Finally, if the Trump move signals the return of the USA in a leadership position the possibility of regional allies coordinating their policies vis-à-vis Syria increases. Trump's decision raised controversy among U.S. lawmakers and foreign governments, while some supported the punitive move against the Syrian government, others questioned whether it was appropriate to commit such an action of war without authorization from the U.S.