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Maharashtra : Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Tarapur

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There is a fire after boiler blast in the Boisar industrial estate. "Six factories were affected by the fire". The injured were hospitalized. Fire broke out in a chemical factory in Palghar, Maharashtra . At least two injured remain in critical condition. Novaphene Specialities' head office is located in Dahisar and is owned by the Shah Group which has been manufacturing acid chlorides, reagents, personal cosmetic care, pharmaceutical intermediates and other products for the past five ... Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman 'not really' a reforming leader

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Britain is rolling out the red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , who will have lunch with the queen at Buckingham Palace and dine later with Prince Charles and Prince William. The 32-year-old crown prince will succeed to the throne when his 82-year-old father, King Salman, dies. The prince, who announced plans for a rapid economic overhaul and oversaw a crackdown on corruption since his appointment in June, won praise from the British prime minister for his reform program ... Read More »

Karnataka government approves state flag, to seek approval from Centre

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The tri-coloured flag has red, white and yellow with state emblem "Ganda Bherunda". a two-headed mythical bird in the middle, which symbolises strength. Following a huge protest over Hindi imposition by the Centre, Siddaramaiah had ordered removal of Hindi signage from Bengaluru Metro in last July. Even the Union Home Ministry had expressed its disapproval then. Read More »

Former Trump campaign aide wavers on defying Mueller inquiry

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He noted that Mueller's request for the records, which he initially called ridiculous, "was much easier to do than I initially thought". I don't know what it is. "I think that he may have done something during the election", Nunberg told MSNBC . During the trip, Trump allegedly participated in lewd sex acts with Russian prostitutes, according to the Steele dossier. Read More »

Area teens who attended cheerleading championship exposed to mumps

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A person with the virus attended the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship in Fort Worth, which drew crowds from 39 states, between February 23 and February 25. Those symptoms usually appear 16 to 18 days after the infection, and individuals can begin spreading the virus two days before showing symptoms. People with mumps are contagious three days before to five days after swollen glands appear. Read More »

Gandhi, Ambedkar's statues defaced in Chennai/Kannur, one held

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The statue situated in front of the Taliparamba Taluk Office was vandalised at around 7 am on Thursday. The man, who is yet to be identified, damaged the glasses and the garland that was on the Gandhi statue. This came a day after PM Modi strongly condemned such incidents and spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over the issue. The statue, located in a compound that houses the Taliparamba Taluk Office, was found vandalised at about 8 am. Read More »

Study finds Jupiter's mystery jet-streams run deeper than thought

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Before you get to this layer of Jupiter , however, there is a whopping 3,000 kilometers of atmosphere - those swirling bands of clouds that can be seen from the surface. Jupiter is not only the largest planet in our solar system, it still holds many secrets. But in the past two years, with NASA's Juno spacecraft, researchers have gotten a good look at the top and bottom of the planet for the first time. Read More »

Blue wave meets red wall: Republicans out vote Democrats in Texas primary

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Democrats will also hold runoffs in the three House seats held by Republicans but carried by Hillary Clinton in 2016. Enthusiasm in the party still seems up. In 2012, roughly 11 percent of registered Republicans voted in their party's primary compared to 4.5 percent of Democrats. "I'm not happy with it today", she said after voting at a Dallas church. Read More »

Dawood Ibrahim's associate Farooq Takla gets CBI custody till March 19

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Takla will be produced before a Special TADA Court later in the day for remand. A Red Corner Notice was issued against him in 1995. Yasin Mansoor Mohamed Farook, more commonly called Farooq Takla is a key member of the D-company, fled Mumbai after the 1993 Mumbai blast and is wanted on terrorism, murder and conspiracy charges. Read More »

Neiphiu Rio sworn in as Nagaland CM, takes oath outside Raj Bhavan

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Meanwhile In a first, the chief minister Neiphiu Rio and council of ministers of a newly-elected government in Nagaland will take oath in full public view tomorrow (Thursday) at the Kohima Local Ground. Ten other ministers were also administered oath of office. Outgoing Chief Minister TR Zeliang on March 6 submitted his resignation which the Governor accepted and asked him to continue in office till an alternative arrangement was made. Read More »

Power restored for most as winds calm, snow coming our way Tuesday

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New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Friday: A chance of snow, Mostly cloudy, with highs into the lower 40's. Low around 61. South wind around 10 miles per hour becoming southwest after midnight. A weaker secondary low may form over the Maritimes Saturday and circulate moisture across the Valley Saturday into Sunday , producing snow showers across the region. Read More »

Paralympic Debutants Ready for Games - PyeongChang Roundup

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Organisers have managed to sell more than 285,000 tickets, which is almost 130 percent of their target of 220,000. Four years ago in Sochi, GB took home six medals, their highest tally for 30 years. The two countries that have had thawed relations were jointly represented by one women's ice hockey team. Not everyone was happy with the IPC's decision, with German Paralympic Committee president Friedhelm Julius Beucher reportedly slamming it as a "slap in the face to clean athletes". Read More »

Daylight Saving Time in SC

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Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday and if Florida lawmakers had their way it would never end. . Most people can adjust to a 1-hour time difference within a day or two, but don't be surprised if you struggle longer. Cherokee County Senator Harvey Peeler proposed the bill that puts a committee in charge of looking at the pros and cons of the time change. Lawmakers in the sunshine state want to go daylight saving time all the time , which makes sense since it seems to be the ... Read More »

1 killed, another student hurt in a school shooting

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Security was ramped up at the school , and students, as well as faculty, will have access to a full crisis team, officials said. The student who died was a graduating senior who would soon be 18 years old, had been accepted to college and wanted to become a nurse, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin told reporters. Read More »

Smoke Alarms Market Global Briefing 2018 with Forecast to 2023

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Finally, prepare and practice an escape plan so that you and your loved ones can get out of your home safely should there be a fire. Thos more than 10 years old should immediately be replaced. To calculate the market size, the report considers the demand for Smoke And Fire Alarms from the key regions. Don't forget to change your clocks - move them ahead one hour - smoke and CO alarm batteries before you go to bed Saturday night. Read More »

What Anthony Davis is doing is unbelievable

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The Clippers almost pulled it off, erasing an 84-64 deficit in the third quarter and taking a 113-109 lead in the closing minutes of the fourth. While that victory in itself may not seem overly noteworthy, it featured a bit of additional drama, as star big man Anthony Davis was forced to the locker room before halftime with what looked to be a painful injury. Read More »

Today is International Women's Day: the Date's History and Mission

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Today is International Women's Day and NGOs and human rights organizations are taking the opportunity to advocate for equality , fair treatment and progress for women. He recalled that the Gender Gap Report issued by the World Economic Forum in November 2017 warned that at the current pace, it would take 217 years to completely close the gender gap in the economic field, notably as regards the wage gap and the blatant absence of women from leadership and senior positions. Read More »

Russian military: Militants launched 272 projectiles at Damascus over past 10 days

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Any peace deal must include justice, the report says. France and Britain requested the closed-door briefings by United Nations humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock and United Nations special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura. Even if perfectly implemented, a partial cease-fire like that would be inadequate, the U.N.'s Rajasinghamtold Ruth. At least 84 people were killed and about another 150 were wounded in the attack. Read More »

Australia one wicket away from beating South Africa in Durban

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Australia were able to get the ball to reverse fairly early in both innings and though South Africa also found reverse-swing, they did not do so as potently - especially without Dale Steyn in their ranks. Australia then scored 227 runs giving a target of 416 to the host. Mitchell Starc managed to take three wickets in a row and was on a hat-trick. Australia celebrate the wicket of South Africa's Kagiso Rabada. Read More »

Sierra Leone votes for new leader in hope of ending economic crisis

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Samura Kamara of the ruling All Peoples Congress and Julius Maada Bio of the opposition Sierra Leone People's Party are regarded as the frontrunners for the presidency, though polling is limited. Observers from the African Union, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the European Union and the British Commonwealth are all overseeing voting. Read More »

More details on the new Battlefield emerge

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Sources close to the matter tell VentureBeat that the next Battlefield game will also have an episodic campaign similar to Battlefield I that changes perspectives on a mission-by-mission basis. By allowing players to go prone on their backs, this could bring in a new dimension to how users play in competitive online multiplayer modes. Rumours also suggest that Battlefield V will also include cosmetic loot boxes , which is something that again, featured in Battlefield 1 . Read More »

Russian Military Transport Plane Crashes in Syria, Killing 32

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A Russian Kamov helicopter flies near a S-300 missile system at the Khmeimim air base in Latakia province, in northwest Syria , on September 12, 2017. Two Russian servicemen were reported killed in the mortar shelling of the Hmeimim base on December 31. Moscow also said "several dozen" were wounded in the coalition strike. Read More »

There are now more than 2200 billionaires in the world

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The magazine attributed Trump's decline in wealth to "a tough NY real estate market , particularly for retail locations; a costly lawsuit and an expensive presidential campaign". Facebook (FB) Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took fifth, with $71 billion. It's Bezos' first time topping the billionaire's list. Sy was the biggest gainer, adding $7.3 billion to his net worth from $12.7 billion previous year to the current $20 billion. Read More »

US Troops in Niger Ambush Were Acting Without Command Authorization

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US officials, echoing warnings from the American intelligence community, recently cautioned that ISIS is " adapting " to its losses in the Middle East by expanding its operations elsewhere, particularly across various African countries and regions, such as Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt in the north, Somalia in the east, and West Africa. Read More »

Tillerson Pledges $533 Million in US Humanitarian Aid to Africa

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Department of State officials stated the US position yesterday during a background briefing ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's first trip to Africa . "Chinese investment does have the potential to address Africa's infrastructure gap, but its approach has led to mounting debt and few, if any, jobs in most countries", said Tillerson. Read More »

Pittsburgh Steelers: Le'Veon Bell's second franchise tag not the end

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The franchise tag value for running backs is $11.866 million. "I just have to decide if I'm going to play when the time comes", Bell told ESPN . Bell has become the primary cog in the Steelers' offense that has made them a Super Bowl contending team over the last several years. Pittsburgh is projected to have $5.1 million of cap space, according to OverTheCap.com, meaning the team needs to cut or restructure deals to make room for Bell. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi joins TDP protest at Jantar Mantar

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said a united opposition can force the Narendra Modi government to give a special financial package to Andhra Pradesh to compensate for the losses it suffered following the state's division in 2014. Read More »

Gun in MI university shooting belonged to suspect's father

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Davis appeared in court via video from McLaren Central Michigan Hospital, where he's been under armed guard since his arrest early Saturday morning. Police said Davis Jr. Authorities have said that Davis was seen acting erratically the day before the shooting and was hospitalized that day, possibly related to drug overdose. Read More »