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U.S. won't stop using cluster bombs by 2019 deadline

U.S. won't stop using cluster bombs by 2019 deadline

An worldwide treaty banning cluster bombs, the Convention on Cluster Munitions, went into force in 2010. The Pentagon had hoped to transition to cluster munitions that explode at least 99 per cent of time, greatly reducing the risks. bombing that left millions of unexploded cluster bomblets in Laos. Contrasting the 2008 and 2017 policies, Mary Wareham, advocacy director Human Rights Watch's arms division, writes that the former "recognized the need to minimize civilian harm from ... Consulte Mais Informação

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MNS workers vandalise Cong. office

MNS workers vandalise Cong. office

MNS leader Sandip Deshpande later claimed responsibility for the attack on the MRCC office. Congress MLA Amin Patel who visited the office after the attack told NDTV, "The attack on Mumbai Congress office is an attack on democracy. Soon after getting information about the incident, a police team arrived at the spot and took three people in custody. "Congress office is at Azad Maidan and hardly 25 meter away police station". Consulte Mais Informação

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SC to consider plea for national ban on crackers

SC to consider plea for national ban on crackers

Let the government and Parliament look into this. Will it not be incongruent with the right to free speech? Section 29A of the Representation of People Act provides for the registration of political parties with the Election Commission. Appearing for him, Senior Counsel Sidharth Luthra and Sajan Poovayya urged the court "that there are certain provisions under the 1951 Act which disqualify people from contesting the election and, therefore, the people who are disqualified, especially who ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Murali Vijay talks up openers' friendship

Murali Vijay talks up openers' friendship

Vijay, who is not the part of limited overs series, will now have three weeks before India tours South Africa in January. "It is tough when one among three in-form players has to sit out but senior India opener Murali Vijay is relieved that his 'off-the-field friendship" with KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan has helped him deal with sensitive selection matters easily. Consulte Mais Informação

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Missing Florida teen found safe in NY

Missing Florida teen found safe in NY

Frisina's mother called him a long-time family friend . The officer stopped the auto and found Frisina and 27-year-old Rian Rodriguez inside, officials said. Authorities revealed they had learned of some kind of "blossoming" relationship between the two. The search for the teenage girl now spans Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Consulte Mais Informação

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Families of missing sub crew members ask Argentina to continue rescue effort

Families of missing sub crew members ask Argentina to continue rescue effort

The ARA San Juan went missing on 15 November, while on patrol in the South Atlantic with 44 crew on board. "Despite the magnitude of these efforts, we've been unable to find the submarine". The navy says the blast could have been caused by a "concentration of hydrogen" triggered by the battery problem reported by the captain. So far, aircraft have flown some 557,000 nautical miles, while ships have searched more than a million nautical miles in the frigid South Atlantic, the navy said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gilmar Mendes mandar soltar de novo acusados de propina no Rio

Gilmar Mendes mandar soltar de novo acusados de propina no Rio

Agora em novembro, dois novos decretos contra Barata foram expedidos. A ANPR criticou "a desenvoltura" com que Gilmar Mendes se envolve em assuntos "fora dos autos" e questionou a imparcialidade do ministro para aturar nos processos da Operação Ponto Final, desdobramento da Lava-Jato no Rio de Janeiro, que envolve a soltura dos empresários Lélis Teixeira e Jacob Barata Filho - que recebeu, pela segunda vez, uma ordem de soltura decretara pelo magistrado, derrubando decisão do juiz carioca ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Unusual Activity Sighted in Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN) Shares

For every buyer, there needs to be someone who sold them the shares they bought, just as there must be a buyer in order for a seller to get rid of his or her shares. Titan Machinery Inc. has a 1-year low of $11.68 and a 1-year high of $20.50. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.12, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congress alleges 'power scam', accuses BJP govt of benefiting four private firms

Congress alleges 'power scam', accuses BJP govt of benefiting four private firms

Adani Power Ltd sells electricity to Gujarat under long term power purchase agreements, entered through competitive bidding and duly approved by Regulatory Commission, a group spokesperson said. Surjewala claimed that the Gujarat government was buying power at a price of Rs 24.67 per unit from private power companies, while at the same time it was buying electricity from state-owned NTPC at rates between Rs 2.88 to Rs 3.17 per unit. Consulte Mais Informação

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MultiChoice launching investigation into ANN7 deal

MultiChoice launching investigation into ANN7 deal

Clearly, there is unhappiness inside MultiChoice over the deal, but a recent report (interestingly coming out of another Media24 stable News24 ) went one step further and reported that MultiChoice made payments of "R50m to R141m" to ANN7 "after the (Gupta) family seemingly assisted former communications minister Faith Muthambi in getting President Jacob Zuma to transfer certain broadcasting powers to her, something MultiChoice was lobbying the minister for". Consulte Mais Informação

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Man On Bus To Delhi Arrested For Stinky Socks

Man On Bus To Delhi Arrested For Stinky Socks

Indian Police said they booked him Kumar for "causing a public nuisance". The musty smell of Kumar's socks quickly fulled the bus, and passengers pleaded with Kumar to either put his socks in his bag or throw them away. Passengers subsequently forced the bus driver to pull over at a police station where the complaint was lodged. He told that Kumar also created ruckus at Bharwain police station. Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA Approves Eighth Biosimilar, First for Cancer Drug Herceptin

FDA Approves Eighth Biosimilar, First for Cancer Drug Herceptin

Having more biosimilars in the USA would be a big deal: It might be the best way to drive down the cost of biologic medications that have been around for a while. Common expected side effects of Ogivri for the treatment of HER2+ breast cancer include headache, diarrhea, nausea, chills, fever, infection, congestive heart failure, difficulty sleeping (insomnia), cough, and rash. Consulte Mais Informação

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Shilpa Shinde Dances To Make Vikas Gupta,The New Captain

Shilpa Shinde Dances To Make Vikas Gupta,The New Captain

Arshi and Shilpa get into an argument in the kitchen as the former tells her that she didn't bring her any food while she was in the jail. The report quoted Bandagi's ex boyfriend Dennis Nagpal as saying, "Seeing the video where Bandgi is asking him to break up clearly shows she is insecure about getting eliminated and wants to finish her relationship with Puneesh and come out of the show clean, Also somewhere back of her mind she knows that their relationship is not been accepted by ... Consulte Mais Informação

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