Day: December 15, 2018

Trump weighs next move on border wall as shutdown looms

WASHINGTON  — Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown next Friday over President Donald Trump’s border wall. But you wouldn’t know it by the schedule, as lawmakers left town waiting for the White House’s next move. The House is taking an extended five-day weekend, returning Wednesday […]


Warren seeks to solidify backing of African Americans

WASHINGTON  — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is seeking to solidify her connection with African-American voters as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign amid criticism of her approach to race and identity. The Massachusetts Democrat visited Morgan State University in Baltimore Friday, marking her third trip this year […]

Israel in West Bank manhunt at Netanyahu under pressure

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) :  Israeli forces kept up a manhunt Friday for a Palestinian who shot dead two soldiers in the occupied West Bank, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced rightwing pressure for a strong response. Thursday’s shooting was the latest incident shattering months of relative calm in the […]

SC/ST seats: BJP retains only 21 against 50 in 2013 Rajasthan polls

Jaipur : The BJP has won only 21 of the 59 seats reserved for SC/ST candidates in Rajasthan against 50 it had bagged in the previous assembly elections, as per the election commission data. Bharatiya Janata Party won just 12 seats reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates this time, […]

Allegations on Rafale ‘fiction writing’; disrupters have lost on all counts: Jaitley

New Delhi :  Finance Minster Arun Jaitley Friday dubbed allegations on the Rafale jet deal as “fiction writing” that compromised national security, after the Supreme Court dismissed the pleas challenging the deal between India and France for procurement of 36 Rafale jets. In an apparent attack on Congress President […]

Man killed, 15 injured in accident in UP

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 15 :  A 38-year-old man was killed and 15 others were injured when their tractor-trolley collided with a canter on the Meerut-kKarnal highway near Itawa village in the district, police said Saturday. According to circle officer Hariram Yadav, the incident took place Friday and the injured were […]

8.85 crore beneficiaries availing benefits in 13.63 lakh functional AnganwadiCentres across the country

open view web desk Under the Anganwadi Services of Umbrella Integrated Child Development Services scheme, a total number of 14 lakh AnganwadiCentres (AWCs) have been sanctioned to all the States/UTs, out of which as on 01.06.2018, 13.63 lakh AWCs are functioning across the country in which a total […]

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