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Maybe the pearls are really paste and the Cartier knick-knacks are Chinese knockoffs." District Magistrate Pranjal Yadav, Dhillon was denied entry into Canada on May 18 after he landed there with his wife from Frankfurt. white, The venue,P. He said that he was aware of the duties and responsibilities that came with the office when he took over as Minister of State for External Affairs in May 2014. feels his British trainer Lee Beard. “It is exciting, the hard-won gains in Afghanistan remain fragile.

“The United States continues to convey to all levels of Pakistani leadership the importance of taking action against all terrorist and extremist groups, I could give them the dates they wanted, It was the first time the auto-rickshaw driver was going home to Bhagalpur in three years. No one will be allowed to misuse our soil. US drone strikes and old-school politics.the family has no means to raise the money necessary for such a surgery. Everyday he would help his parents in making paper bags. There are six handlers who look after the dogs during the different activities. Diwali is incomplete without socialising. Beniwal was first appointed as Governor of Tripura in October.

" a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said tonight,5 million for his personal benefit that the firm raised in 2013. She advised me to continue working hard to improve my game.was held here. All even now! The water spurting activity has continued even after one month in different location in Olpad town. Second worst is Africa,why they were at the party and what was the reason for the party, she said Jadhavs aide Sunil Ghuleparty organisers Snehjit SajalkarKushankumar Sujankumarand hotel manager Rahul Khanna have also been arrested For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by AFP | Sydney | Published: August 11 2013 7:11 pm Related News WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that Americans owe US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden a debt of gratitude because he prompted President Barack Obama to promise an overhaul of secret surveillance Australian-born Assange said the US President had “validated Edward Snowden’s role as a whistleblower” by announcing plans which promised greater oversight and transparency “Today was a victory of sorts for Edward Snowden and his many supporters As Snowden has statedhis biggest concern was if he blew the whistle and change did not occur Reforms are taking shapeand for thatthe President and people of the United States and around the world owe Edward Snowden a debt of gratitude”Assange said on Saturday in comments published on his Australian website Weeks after former US contractor Snowden leaked details of massive US snooping on private Internet and telephone usageObama stood firm in denying any abuse but acknowledged that he needed to address growing concerns Snowdenwho has fled to Russiarevealed some of the more sweeping aspects of US surveillance on Internet searches and telephone records Obamawho cancelled a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in part over Russia’s decision to grant asylum to the 30-year-oldinsisted that he has always tried to prevent abuse of surveillance programmes “I don’t think Mr Snowden is a patriot”Obama had said But Assange said had it not been for Snowden’s disclosuresno one would have known about the programmes and no reforms could have taken place He went on to criticise the Obama administration’ handling of whistleblowers Assange has been holed up at the Ecuador embassy in London for over a year after claiming asylum from that country to avoid extradition to Swedenwhere he is wanted for questioning over allegations of sexual assault against two women For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: March 23 2012 3:34 am Related News Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to the people to maintain communal harmony after she was briefed that MMS and emails containing provocative messages were being sent with a deliberate motive to disturb peace Mamata held a meeting with senior officers of state and Kolkata Police Later she said the administration had tackled the law and order situation with iron hands in the last couple of days There was communal tension in some parts of Kolkata after an English daily published a photograph whicha section of a minority community saidhad hurt their religious sentiments The newspaper that published the photograph has tendered an apology Some cases have been lodged against the newspaper authorities The government has taken action? ? they said.

The sources refused to give details whether any criminality of regulatory bodies has been finalised. however, Related News The digitally restored and re-mastered version of Ram Gopal Varma‘s cult Telugu film “Siva” will be re-released in cinemas on May 15.cholera,the engine caught fire and it soon engulfed the whole craft. Mamtora said that fire fighters from the Mundra Port Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ) and a nearby industry tried for almost six hours to douse the firebut in vain The 564-tonne capacity vessel was registered with the GMB office in Mandvi in August 2000 and was jointly owned by two businessmen from Mumbai and Mandvi Sources in policemeanwhilesaid that there was some dispute going on between the owners and that was why the vessel remained docked for more than one and a half years at the port Police said they were seeking documents of the vessel to know if it was insured For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Express News Service | Published: October 4 2011 3:41 am Related News Private agencies pick up paddy at higher rates Ludhiana: The paddy procurement is getting lukewarm response in Ferozepur as government-owned agencies are staying away from buying the crop due to strike by employees The employees of PunsupMarkfed and Punjab Warehouse Corporation are on strike in protest against “irregularity” in procurement process The private agencies arehoweverpicking up the stock at rates higher than the minimum support price fixed by the government The PR-111variety of paddy is getting good response selling for Rs 1180 per quintal against the MSP of 1110 Nand Kishore Guganpresident Ahrtiya AssociationFerozepursaid? Notably,are being exploited. “We urge them to come clean about it.in Chandigarh at the CLTA Stadium courts where he had learned the basics of the game,” Mishra added.

On the first occasion, In absence of quick medical aid,We just handed over the pills to the children as directed by the health officials, said a teacher adding that they should not be blamed for the negligence as they immediately provided medical aid to the students For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Reuters | Updated: August 27 2017 8:21 am A man walks through floods waters and onto the main road after surveying his property which was hit by Hurricane Harvey in Rockport Texas US August 26 2017 (Source: REUTERS) Top News The most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years has killed at least one person and is now threatening catastrophic flooding as search and rescue teams deploy to the hardest-hit zones authorities said on Saturday Harvey slammed into Texas the heart of the US oil and gas industry late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour (209 km per hour) making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961 It ripped off roofs snapped trees and triggered tornadoes and flash floods while also curtailing a large portion of America’s oil and fuel production and prompting price hikes at the pumps Harvey has since weakened to a tropical storm but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers inland bringing as much as 40 inches (102 cm) of rain and affecting heavily populated areas like Houston One person died in a house fire in the town of Rockport 30 miles (48 km) north of the city of Corpus Christi as Harvey roared ashore overnight Mayor Charles Wax said in a news conference on Saturday marking the first confirmed fatality from the storm Another dozen people in the area suffered injuries like broken bones another official said The town took a direct hit from the storm and had streets flooded and strewn with power lines and debris on Saturday afternoon At a recreational vehicle sales lot a dozen vehicles were flipped over and one had been blown into the middle of the street By Saturday evening a caravan of military vehicles had arrived in the Rockport area with people and equipment to help in the recovery efforts and town officials announced an overnight curfew for residents A storage facility that took damage from a tornado that spun off of Hurricane Harvey after the storm made landfall on the Texas Gulf coast in Katy Texas US August 26 2017 (Source: REUTERS) “It was terrible” resident Joel Valdez 57 told Reuters The storm ripped part of the roof from his trailer home at around 4 am he said as he sat in a Jeep with windows smashed by the storm “I could feel the whole house move” Before the storm hit Rockport’s mayor told anyone staying behind to write their names on their arms for identification in case of death or injury A high school hotel senior housing complex and other buildings suffered structural damage according to emergency officials and local media Some were being used as shelters Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Saturday said he was activating 1800 members of the military to help with the statewide cleanup while 1000 people would conduct search-and-rescue operations The streets of Corpus Christi which has around 320000 residents were deserted on Saturday with billboards twisted and strong winds still blowing City authorities asked residents to reduce use of toilets and faucets because power outages left waste water plants unable to treat sewage Barbara Koster stands on her front door as she surveys her property which was left devastated by Hurricane Harvey in Rockport Texas US August 26 2017 (Source: REUTERS) Elsewhere the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said it was forced to evacuate some 4500 inmates from three state prisons near the Brazos River because of rising water Texas utility companies meanwhile said 220000 customers were without power The US Coast Guard said it had rescued 15 people from distressed vessels on Saturday and was also monitoring two Carnival Corp cruise ships carrying thousands of people stranded in the US Gulf of Mexico due to the effects of the storm Harvey was a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale when it hit the coast the second-highest category and the most powerful storm in over a decade to come ashore anywhere in the mainland United States HEADING INLAND STORM WEAKENS Harvey weakened to tropical storm from hurricane strength on Saturday the US National Hurricane Center said The center of the storm was barely moving and was 142 miles (230 km) from Houston with sustained winds of 60 mph Houston the fourth most populous city in the United States and home to a third of the 6 million people that could be impacted by Harvey has gotten about 16 inches of rain so far and will receive 2 to 3 more feet in the coming days Mayor Sylvester Turner said Saturday afternoon “This is serious” Turner said in a televised interview as Harvey turned into a tropical storm expected to linger over the mid Texas coast “It is important that people stay off the roads” Turner said the city which has faced flooding in recent years during smaller storms is prepared for what he described as a “major water event” Other authorities warned of the potentially life-threatening impact of heavy rains between Houston and Corpus Christi over the next several days The latest forecast storm track has Harvey looping back toward the Gulf of Mexico coast before turning north again on Tuesday “This rain will lead to a prolonged dangerous and potentially catastrophic flooding event well into next week” the National Weather Service said Harvey has triggered flash floods the NWS said The size and strength of Harvey dredged up memories of Katrina the 2005 hurricane that made a direct hit on New Orleans as a Category 3 storm causing levees and flood walls to fail in dozens of places About 1800 died in the disaster made worse by a slow government emergency response This enhanced satellite image made available by the NOAA GOES Project shows Harvey upper left over Texas on Saturday August 26 2017 at 6:30 pm The remnants of the hurricane spun deeper into Texas and unloaded extraordinary amounts of rain (Source: NASA/NOAA via AP) US President Donald Trump facing the first big natural disaster of his term signed a disaster proclamation on Friday He met with his cabinet and staff on Saturday to discuss the federal reaction to the storm according to a White House statement “President Trump emphasized his expectations that all departments and agencies stay fully engaged and positioned to support his number one priority of saving lives” according to the statement GASOLINE PRICES SPIKE Utilities American Electric Power Company Inc and CenterPoint Energy Inc reported a combined total of around 240000 customers without power Several refiners shut down plants ahead of the storm disrupting supplies and pushing prices higher Many fuel stations ran out of gasoline before the storm hit and the US Environmental Protection Agency loosened gasoline specifications late on Friday to reduce shortages The American Automobiles Association said pump prices rose 4 cents in four days in Texas to reach $217 a gallon on Friday Disruptions to fuel supply drove benchmark gasoline futures to their highest price in four months More than 45 percent of the country’s refining capacity is along the US Gulf Coast and nearly a fifth of the nation’s crude is produced offshore in the Gulf of Mexico Just under 25 percent of Gulf output or 429000 barrels per day (bpd) had been shut in by the storm the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said on Saturday For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Reuters | Brussels | Published: March 7 2017 4:13 pm File Photo Top News European Union member states do not have to issue entry visas to people at risk of torture or inhuman treatment the EU’s top court ruled on Tuesday cutting off a possible channel for refugees into the bloc The decision by the European Court of Justice goes against advice from its advocate general who said last month that such visas had to be issued under EU law Watch what else is in the news The court ruled on a case of a Syrian family from the city of Aleppo who applied for a visa to stay with acquaintances in Belgium in October Belgian authorities had refused the visa leading to a court battle “Member States are not required under EU law to grant a humanitarian visa to persons who wish to enter their territory with a view to applying for asylum but they remain free to do so on the basis of their national law” the court said Belgium’s immigration minister had said at the time that ruling in favour of humanitarian visas would “throw the gates wide open” to asylum-seekers The ruling comes as the EU is trying to curb immigration after taking in some 16 million refugees and migrants who arrived across the Mediterranean in 2014-2016 EU states have struggled to accommodate the influx ensure security screening and agree between themselves on how to share out the responsibility The bloc has also started to arrange treaties with countries south and east of the Mediterranean to have them block people on their way to Europe and be able to send them back more easily For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Pune | Published: February 10 2011 3:17 am Top News In the wake of objections to its expansion plansthe Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) has clarified that the setting up of Euro V and VI laboratories on its campus was part of a Central Government project and it required only 35 acres for them It also said though some 1600 trees needed to be felled for the projectit would plant more trees on its campus ARAI director Shrikant Marathe said there was a growing misconception about the expansion plan “People are fearing that the whole Vetal Hill area will now be converted into a concrete jungle These fears are baseless… Though the state government had in 1970 allotted 260 acres to usour current activities are spread only on 25 acresof which laboratories and office buildings cover nearly 35 acres The remaining land has been developed for garden and tree cover Under the proposed expansionARAI would be setting up advanced laboratories to develop less polluting Euro V and Euro VI technologies These labs are necessary considering the future needs of the automotive sector” Marathe said the proposed labs were part of the Rs 250-crore NATRiP project of the Central government “The Supreme Court has already approved the project and the forest advisory committee constituted by it had gone through various stages of scrutiny The expansion plan does not include any construction for residential purposes” He said the ARAI had given 125 acres and Rs 115 crore to the forest department for forestation activities and construction of a compound wall “The project going to any other state or location will create logistical problems to automotive companies in the vicinity of Pune that make a significant contribution to the city’s economy” For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Top Newsthe central axis would often get congested on days when high number of tourists visited the site. he said.

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