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by | August 19, 2018 | 19:10

The Centre on Saturday said the Cochin Naval Base would be thrown open for commercial flight operations from the morning of August 20-a move that will bring a huge relief to people awaiting resumption of air service from Kochi . "The waters have not fully receded, there is moderate rain in some parts". Roads and 134 bridges have suffered damage, isolating remote areas in the hilly districts of the state which are worst affected.

by | August 17, 2018 | 22:47

Opposition parties allege election rigging and say Khan's path to power was made easier by the tacit support of the powerful military, which has ruled Pakistan for almost half its history. "I did not climb on any dictator's shoulders; I reached this place after struggling for 22 years". Replying to a query on the gift he has brought for the former Pakistan Test captain, Mr Sidhu said: "I have brought a Kashmiri shawl for Khan sahib".

by | August 17, 2018 | 19:02

It was widely reported that the former prime minister had a stroke in 2009 that severely affected his ability to speak and confined him to his home. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , several ministers and top BJP leaders were present as Mr Vajpayee's body, in a glass casket draped in the national flag, was carried into the building by soldiers.

by | August 17, 2018 | 18:42

The cost for the parade would reportedly be split between $50 million from the Pentagon and $42 million for other agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security. It also is expected to involve a number of military aircraft flyovers. The Pentagon encouraged the use of wheeled vehicles only, and no tanks to "minimize damage to local infrastructure".

by | August 16, 2018 | 14:27

A European Commission spokeswoman said there "could be a case for a flag state to be responsible" for the ship but cautioned that it "may not be practically feasible". A ship carrying almost 150 migrants who were rescued in Mediterranean Sea is searching for a place to dock, after being denied entry to ports in Malta and Italy, its owners said.

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:20

The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September. Pyongyang has urged Washington to ease economic punishments, but the USA says that can't happen until the North completely denuclearizes. Meanwhile the United States has urged the worldwide community to maintain tough sanctions on the isolated regime.

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:02

The smoke choking the Tri-Cities could get worse. The National Weather Service extended its air quality alert for most of Eastern Washington and north central OR by 48 hours on Wednesday morning. Unhealthy: People with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly, and children should avoid any outdoor activity; everyone else should avoid prolonged exertion.

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:00

Twitter has not booted Jones off the social media network. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence. Jones, known for his flamboyant and screaming character, stands to lose a lot of money if he can't reach his audience through the millions of fans he's amassed around the world on different platforms.

by | August 16, 2018 | 11:25

The flood situation in Kerala further worsened today with many areas inundated and flight operations suspended till Saturday at Kochi airport, as the death toll rose to 67. Kerala wanted the outflow and the inflow of the water through the sluice gates of the dam to be the same. Now, the Mullaperiyar dam upstream is almost full, and the water level is likely to top up by noon, after which authorities will have to release this water, which will flood Periyar forest reserve and other areas.

by | August 15, 2018 | 23:55

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist speaks to supporters Tuesday evening. This year, 43 transgender candidates have run for political office at all levels in the US. There's no doubt that Christine and her fellow nominees will join a strong ticket this November that will fight for our values and serve as dedicated advocates for Vermont's working families .

by | August 15, 2018 | 23:21

He added, "America is turning up the pressure and we want the United Kingdom by our side". "We are asking global Britain to use its considerable diplomatic power and influence and join us as we lead a concerted global effort towards a genuinely comprehensive agreement ".

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:52

Dozens of church superiors are accused of being complicit, including some who have become prominent nationally, like Cardinal Donald Wuerl , one of Pope Francis' top USA advisers. As accusers wept behind him, Shapiro described alleged abuse by priests in six of the state's eight dioceses, including a group of Pittsburgh clergymen accused of ordering an altar boy to strip naked and pose as Christ on the cross while they photographed him.

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:12

On Wednesday, Manafort, wearing a blue suit and blue shirt, rose, along with everyone else on the courtroom as jurors took their seats. Manafort is charged with bank fraud, conspiracy, preparing false tax returns and failing to disclose foreign income.

by | August 13, 2018 | 20:43

Mueller promptly removed Strzok from his team after Horowitz's internal review uncovered the critical text messages that disparaged Trump and his supporters. Strzok had been reassigned to the FBI's human resources division. Strzok became emblematic of Trump's unfounded assertions that a so-called deep state of bureaucrats opposed to him was undermining his presidency.

by | August 13, 2018 | 20:08

The whale then "vigorously chased a school of salmon with her pod-mates in Haro Strait" off Canada's Vancouver Island, the Center for Whale Research (CWR) said. Another struggling female in the same pod - J50, also known as Scarlet - was shot with antibiotics to fight an infection, since scientists worry that she has been losing a frightening amount of weight.

by | August 13, 2018 | 19:25

The dollar index, which measures the greenback's strength against a group of six major currencies , climbed more than 0.6 percent to 96.103, its highest since July 2017. Brunson, 50, was arrested in 2016 but was recently released from prison and put under house arrest . The ailing Turkish lira had already lost one third of its value this year, largely over worries about Erdogan's wider control of the economy .

by | August 13, 2018 | 19:04

Ronna McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, called Manigault Newman's recording "wildly inappropriate" and suggested she may have violated the law. "People in the White House hated her", he said. "That is absolutely ludicrous and ridiculous", Mr. Gidley said, "The president runs this country".

by | August 11, 2018 | 21:39

Shibu, a relief official told UCANEWS on Friday that almost 200 army soldiers joined rescue workers in the worst-hit Ayannkulu , Idukki and Wayanad areas. Due to inclement weather, the chief minister's helicopter could not land at Kattapana in Idukki , where he had called a meeting to review the situation in the backdrop of the opening of five shutters of Idukki Dam , government sources said.

by | August 11, 2018 | 21:33

Santa Barbara City Fire posted an update on their crews working at the Carr Fire Thursday night. All 12 nearby properties were burned by the fire, with only Mr Clark's home left standing. Orange County sheriff's deputies said they have had multiple encounters with Clark dating back to 2006, according to Carrie Braun, a spokeswoman for the department.

by | August 11, 2018 | 19:54

There were no passengers aboard. The sheriff said earlier that the man was a airline mechanic, but the airline said the employee was a ground service agent. All the while, an air traffic controller is instructing the man to safely land the plane. I wouldn't want to do that. No passengers were onboard and normal operations have resumed at the airfield, the airport said on Twitter .