A Restructured National Bamboo Mission will be launched with an allocation of 1290 crore rupees to promote the bamboo sector in a holistic manner. In the Budget , the finance ministry has also allocated a sum of Rs 73.31 crore as grants-in-aid to Airports Authority of India as reimbursement of expenditure already done for the development of Pakyong airport in Sikkim, which borders China.
The author of " Fire and Fury " appeared Thursday on " Morning Joe ", where he discussed a new report about Steve Bannon and Hope Hicks discussing Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russians - which Wolff witnessed himself. "(But) she hasn't tried to avoid this, let's say". "What I inferred was that numerous people around the president believe he is still involved with various women", Wolff said.
There was a 34 per cent rise in the number of violent anti-Semitic assaults to 145 but most incidents related to verbal abuse of Jews in public who were identifiable from their religious clothing, school uniform or jewellery. As with previous years, the majority of incidents were logged in London , with large cities including Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow also registering.
Only one spinner would also mean that Kedar Jadhav is assured of a starting spot, thanks to his part-time bowling. India will take on South Africa in the first ODI on 1st of February in Durban , followed by the second ODI on 4th in Centurion.
Authorities have launched an investigation into what caused the fire. Images broadcast by the state-run broadcaster NHK showed thick black smoke blanketing the 50-year-old building, which was formerly used as a hotel. They paid a monthly rent of around 36,000 yen (£230) to stay in the accommodation, which also provided them with help finding jobs and food. Over 35 million Japanese people were 65 or older past year, or 27.8 percent of the total population, up from 21.5 percent a decade ago, ...
The bill will also increase penalties for wildlife crimes. Hong Kong has placed a ban on its domestic ivory trade weeks after mainland China enforced a total ban on sales of ivory items in a bid to protect elephants. But there was a loophole (paywall) in the case of Hong Kong, where the sale of pre-Convention ivory remained legal. "This will help reverse the trend of elephant poaching and illegal ivory trafficking".
Mumbai: Benchmark Sensex ended below the key 36,000-mark in see-saw trade today as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of the Budget. On a related note, the Union Budget will be presented on February 1. Govt. proposes to set up state-of-the art facilities in 42 mega food parks. Rural infra, livelihood expenditure to be Rs 14.34 lakh cr in 2018-19. This government has demonstrated that it values technology led governance for transparency and efficiency.
The EIU Democracy Index report says many journalists and bloggers came under attack in Bangladesh past year, and several were murdered. It categorises the countries into four parts- full democracy, flawed democracy, hybrid regime and authoritarian regime.
The report provides another example of President Trump's attempts to interfere with ongoing investigations - a pattern of behavior that has put him under scrutiny for potential obstruction of justice . Also included in the stash was DOJ-White House correspondence surrounding the ouster of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, ABC News reports.
This one also happens to be an especially close and bright moon , or supermoon . As the popular idiom suggests , blue moons are rare and refer to when there is a second full moon in one calendar month. Ever heard the phrase "Once in a blue moon"? And this one will also be a supermoon , meaning the Earth's natural satellite will appear about 14% bigger and 30% brighter in the sky as it reaches its closest point to Earth.
Johnny Hekker, who spent one season with Foles in St. Louis, isn't surprised in the least bit by his success in Philly. So, does he expect to play Sunday? Pederson cares about his players, improving their game and making them better men off the field.
Indian armed forces officers can have a social media presence but are barred from posting their pictures in uniform, revealing their place of posting or any official material, information on visits or plans regarding operations. "We are trying to establish whether others too were involved and how big the ring was", a top sources told the India Today portal. They were immediately recalled from Islamabad and later, they helped the Indian authorities to trace the origin of the honey trap.
Three-member bench headed by Justice Saeed Khosa read the verdict. Senior PML-N leader Nehal Hashmi has chose to file a review petition against the Supreme Court's decision to disqualify him after finding him guilty on Thursday. Hashmi had offered an "unqualified and unconditional apology" for his alleged hate speech against the judiciary and Joint Investigation Team (JIT) and his counsel had moved a fresh application, offering an unconditional apology, "if the bench points out any of his ...
Because of this, many accused the university of down-playing the investigation surrounding Zhao as the school did not warn students of the potential threat posted. "Right now, there is no threat to our community". Police remain vigilant at all times and work around the clock to keep our campus safe. In a statement, university officials said unsubstantiated rumors had been circulating on campus about an individual stockpiling weapons and that Zhao's arrest was not linked to those rumors.
Senators voted 57 to 23 in favor of the bill with two abstentions. "We encourage Poland to reevaluate the legislation in light of its potential impact on the principle of free speech and on our ability to be effective partners", US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement on Wednesday.
Problems with college tuition loans and medical expenses were cited in the report as examples of the U.S. prioritising money over human life. John Dunn: It was said in relation to North Korea , and, possibly, in relation to China and Russian Federation.
The document was prepared by Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes , R-Calif., and the Republican majority staff of the committee. It is clear, he continued, that "top officials used unverified information in a court document to fuel a counter-intelligence investigation during an American political campaign".
But Syrians who arrived in the United States after August 2016 will not be eligible under the new policy. Additionally Trump administration has put a cap of 45,000 for total number of refugees to be admitted to the USA in 2018, but Syria is on the new list of countries whose citizens are restricted from acquiring visas into the United States.
The president ditched his tough, arguably divisive, campaign talk and instead, called for unity in his speech . The Democrats' plan is largely dependent on federal money. Now, we've got a plan that he has articulated. Still, infrastructure spending is "one of the few remaining areas where bipartisan progress is possible", they added.
Smith had a strong 2017 season with the Chiefs , arguably the best of his career, and he has something Cousins doesn't have: extensive playoff experience. Smith, 33, is coming off a stellar season in which he set career-highs in passing yards (4,042), touchdowns (26) and passer rating (104.7), throwing just five interceptions.
Counting is also taking place for the bypolls in West Bengal assembly seats of Uluberia and Noapara. Early trends show that the Congress is leading in Ajmer and Alwar and the BJP is ahead in Mandalgarh. While in West Bengal, by-polls were held for Uluberia Lok Sabha Constituency in Howrah district and Noapara Assembly Seat in North 24 Parganas. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Pradesh Congress president Sachin Pilot have campaigned extensively in Ajmer in view of the constituency's ...
Similar to Trump, McMaster said in his proclamation he views the national anthem as patriotic and a way to pay respect to the military. The proclamation calls the American flag "the greatest symbol of freedom the world has ever known". Templeton's spot - entitled " Stand Up " - takes issue with the ongoing protests of the national anthem embraced by numerous National Football League ( NFL ) athletes.
The SNP made a series of concessions to win the support of the Greens' six MSPs, with higher earners now set to pay even more tax than under the original plans unveiled by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay in December. Scotland now has three income tax bands - a 20p basic rate, a 40p higher rate kicking in at £43,001 and a 45p additional rate for earnings over £150,000.
He told Inverse: "Imagine an astronomical season". (Patrick Connolly Las Vegas Review-Journal) partially eclipsed super blue blood moon , Wednesday, Jan. The reddish tint - or blood moon - happens due to "the effect of all the sunrises and sunsets all around the planet reflecting off the moon, which I think is really lovely", said NASA astrophysicist Michelle Thaller.
Saying that he trusts the youth of the nation, Mr Modi expressed confidence that India will scale newer heights in all spheres. An Indian specialist in West Asian affairs says that this visit should not be seen in the context of India's engagement with Israel but as part of the country's well-calculated strategy of engaging with every major player in the world.
Yes, it was the Republicans who shut down the Dream Act of 2010, and yes it was a Republican president who heartlessly ended DACA in 2017. Other than the media build up and nonstop reporting about that calamitous event, not too many Americans noticed.
The visit came after Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had conveyed a message of condolences to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani over the loss of innocent lives. The visit by Stanikzai and Barmak comes a day after Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said it handed over 27 insurgents to Afghan authorities previous year, including members of the Haqqani network.
Gallup said Trump's approval rating was at or above 50% in 12 states, with West Virginia giving him his best marks at 61% approval. The poll also showed a dramatic increase, from 24 to 37 percent, of respondents who think America is heading in the "right direction", in the last month.
Lord Bates, an global development minister, missed the start of a debate on income inequality, forcing Lords Chief Whip Lord Taylor to step in to answer the opening question from Baroness Lister . Lord John Taylor had clearly been caught off guard at having to respond to questions from peers in the absence of Lord Bates at the start of proceedings.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in's administration has faced criticism for its response to North Korea's participation in the Games , especially after it chose to form a combined women's ice hockey team with athletes from the two Koreas for the Winter Olympics.