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Jaya Bachchan to be Samajwadi Party candidate from Rajya Sabha

Jaya Bachchan to be Samajwadi Party candidate from Rajya Sabha

There were reports that the Trinamool, which will elect four new Rajya Sabha members, was considering Jaya Bachchan, given her Bengali roots and her husband Amitabh Bachchan's close links with Bengal. While the Samajwadi Party is yet to make an official announcement on the candidature of Jaya Bachchan, Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh supported her candidacy as opposed to SP leader Naresh Agrawal who was said to be a possible candidate. Consulte Mais Informação

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The right to bear arms is not without its limitations | Letters

The right to bear arms is not without its limitations | Letters

If the NRA wants to pollute our society with more guns in the name of school security, let them use their profits to pay for security guards at each and every school across the United States. Obviously the Second Amendment is well overdue for a revision that will protect the citizenry. Don't say that, because I am young, I am easily impressionable, and that I can not make rational decisions without being influenced by "liberal forces" that use people like me to spread political opinions. Consulte Mais Informação

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Plan to name Utah highway after Trump clears hurdle

Plan to name Utah highway after Trump clears hurdle

A plan to name a highway in Utah after President Donald Trump for his controversial decision to shrink two national monuments got a green-light from a panel of state lawmakers on Monday. Dabakis just doesn't think it's right to post Trump's name on what he says is the most handsome scenic byway in America. Trump in December downsized the Bears Ears National Monument by about 85 percent and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by almost half. Consulte Mais Informação

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Boris Johnson threatens World Cup boycott over Russian Federation poison probe

Boris Johnson threatens World Cup boycott over Russian Federation poison probe

Sergei Skripal - a 66-year-old former agent who was granted refuge in Britain in 2010 following a "spy swap" - and his daughter remain critically ill after they were found unconscious on a shopping centre bench in Salisbury on Sunday. The United Kingdom will be represented by the England national football team that will play with the national teams of Belgium, Panama and Tunisia during the group stage. Consulte Mais Informação

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WeChat reaches landmark 1 billion user accounts

WeChat reaches landmark 1 billion user accounts

Known as Weixin in China, the mobile app offers more than just messaging services. Its in-house mobile payment service, WeChat Pay, lets users book restaurants, order taxis, transfer money to friends and shop online easily. Meanwhile, WeChat has failed to catch on in other markets. Wireless industry group GSMA estimates that 98% of China's 1.4 billion people already own a smartphone, and sales of the devices started to decline previous year. Consulte Mais Informação

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EUA serão maior produtor de petróleo até 2023

EUA serão maior produtor de petróleo até 2023

Durante a semana encerrada na sexta-feira passada, 2 de março, as reservas comerciais de petróleo aumentaram em 2,4 milhões de barris, a 425,9 milhões. Nos próximos três anos, só os aumentos de produção dos Estados Unidos podem cobrir 80 por cento do crescimento da procura mundial, enquanto o Brasil, Canadá e a Noruega serão capazes de cobrir o restante, indica o relatório anual da AIE. Consulte Mais Informação

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Several people have been injured in a knife attack in Vienna

Several people have been injured in a knife attack in Vienna

A police spokesman confirmed that three people were injured in the attack which happened at around 7:45 p.m. local time near the subway station of Nestroyplatz, Vienna. Further details regarding the attack and a possible motive were not immediately clear. Police were still searching for the suspect. The alleged attacker managed to flee the scene and is still on the run, Austrian media report. Consulte Mais Informação

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PM Modi condemns vandalism incidents, MHA issues advisories

PM Modi condemns vandalism incidents, MHA issues advisories

Six students from Kolkata's Jadavpur University have been detained over the vandalism of Mookerjee's statue . The Ministry directed states to ensure such incidents are not repeated. While the Congress continued to press for prime minister's reply on the Rs 12,700-crore bank fraud allegedly involving diamantaire Nirav Modi, members from AIADMK and AAP were in the Well, holding photos of Periyar and raising slogans condemning the vandalism in Vellore. Consulte Mais Informação

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President Mnangagwa warns Mugabe

President Mnangagwa warns Mugabe

The opposition has often accused Zanu PF and its former leader, ex-President Robert Mugabe, of unleashing the military into rural areas to instill fear and force citizens to rally behind the ruling party. They said that Mnangagwa was "capable of ushering in change". Mutinhiri, an ethnic Zezuru like Mugabe, has no known political base. In response to that, President Mnangagwa, who has on several occasions hailed Cde Mugabe as his father, mentor and the country's liberator, said if the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Schumer critical of Trump's trade proposal

Schumer critical of Trump's trade proposal

He also claims that China is the biggest problem, with the U.S. economy losing US$500 billion ($640 billion) through the "inequitable" movement of goods between the two countries. China's President Xi Jinping speaks during the opening plenary session of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos on January 17, 2017. While Trump did not specify what he meant by a "fine" against China, the 1974 trade law that authorized an investigation into China's theft of USA intellectual property ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Cops had 'Gay Village' serial killer suspect, and let him go

Cops had 'Gay Village' serial killer suspect, and let him go

Those remains have yet to be identified. Det. Sgt. Hank Idsinga said investigators are sifting through information they've received, but added that identifying the man could take weeks. "It's not until November that we find some evidence that leads us to believe Andrew Kinsman may have met with foul play and Bruce McArthur is a suspect in whatever offence has been committed against Andrew Kinsman", Idsinga said. Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom should not be fooled by Saudi PR offensive, says Labour

United Kingdom should not be fooled by Saudi PR offensive, says Labour

Britain's planned exit from the European Union did not reduce its attractiveness as an investment destination, the minister told reporters, and he said he expected the crown prince's visit to take bilateral relations to a higher level. Theresa May has come under attack for "rolling out the red carpet" for Saudi Arabia after it emerged that its Crown Prince will be honoured with engagements with the Royal Family and ministers on his trip to the United Kingdom this week. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bungled robbery behind murder of Cooktown mum Donna Steele, police allege

Bungled robbery behind murder of Cooktown mum Donna Steele, police allege

Mr White grew up in Cooktown before moving to Cairns and had a "loose relationship" with the Steeles through his family. The former Australian Rules footballer has been described by friends as a "pleasant, quiet" man and a "great dad". Detective Inspector Damien Hansen indicated on Friday that they believed a key person of interest in the case was from Cairns, but would not speculate on whether he travelled there specifically to kill her. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Volkswagen Beetle is dead (again)

The Volkswagen Beetle is dead (again)

Herbert Diess, announced that "Volkswagen is evolving into an SUV brand" while talking about the convertible version of its newest compact crossover - the T-Roc. "The physicality of bringing it on MQB or PQ-something [platforms] to life does not work". The production Microbus will likely not hit dealerships for another three or four years, but it's uncertain if the Beetle will stick around that long, considering it's already seven years old, which is roughly the life cycle for most new ... Consulte Mais Informação

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