• Trump doesn't know why Yazidi activist Nadia Murad received Nobel 19 Jul 2019 22:20
  • 65 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Saturday, July 20 19 Jul 2019 22:11 Looking for something to do on Saturday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 65 events happening in or around Vancouver on Saturday, July 20.   CONCERTS Australian rock band Waax plays the Fox Cabaret. The Vancouver Folk Music Festival features …
  • Trailer: The Walking Dead season 10 hits on October 6th 19 Jul 2019 22:05 As you might already know, THE WALKING DEAD hosted a panel later today at Comic-Con including Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Danai Gurira, Ryan Hurst, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Avi Nash, Nadia Hilker, Eleanor Matsuura and Cailey Fleming, along with Scott M. …
  • WATCH: Trump bumbles through meeting with refugees and humiliates himself with uncomfortable questions 19 Jul 2019 21:59 Amid outrage this week over President Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric and policies regarding asylum seekers and immigrants, critics expressed shock on Friday over two viral videos of the president meeting with several refugees from all over the world in the …
  • Study: Sugar Rules The World And Ruins Teeth 19 Jul 2019 21:52 The Candylicious store in the Dubai Mall in the United Arab Emirates. John Stanmeyer for NPR hide caption toggle caption John Stanmeyer for NPR The Candylicious store in the Dubai Mall in the United Arab Emirates. John Stanmeyer for NPR Ninety-five percent …
  • Trump meets persecuted Eritrean singer, Boko Haram survivor and others 19 Jul 2019 21:25 As part of his meetings with survivors of religious persecution from across the world, U.S. president Donald Trump, met with a number of people at the White House on July 17. Among the group were two Africans – an Eritrean and a Nigerian with both victims …
  • Coyote sightings in Tecumseh neighbourhood prompt town advisory 19 Jul 2019 21:05 An adult female coyote at the Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue nature park west of Montreal in April, 2018. John Mahoney / Montreal Gazette You can add Tecumseh to the list of local municipalities where a furry phenomenon has been spotted this summer: The urban …
  • Trump news: US shoots down Iran drone, as FBI reveals how president tried to silence Stormy Daniels 19 Jul 2019 20:35 US politicians have voiced disgust and alarm after a rally crowd responded to Donald Trump’s racist attacks on congresswoman Ilhan Omar with chants of “send her back”. Democrats warned the president was “fuelling and feeding off hate” and “stoking the most …
  • No Way For Gays – Says Methodist Church 19 Jul 2019 20:02 Methodist Church Presiding Bishop, Most Reverend Dr. Paul K. Boafo, displaying a book on the response from the church on homosexuality during the press conference. The Methodist Church, Ghana, has kicked against same-sex marriage in the church, saying such …
  • Declining Oil With No End In Sight, Correct? 19 Jul 2019 19:20 Oil has indeed plunged yesterday, yet caught a bid earlier today on the news of the downed Iranian drone. While thats encouraging to the bulls, they didnt celebrate the following upswing for too long. Time to consult the charts instead of scanning the …
  • Stakeholders Validate African Youth Empowerment Plan 19 Jul 2019 18:40 A three-day validation meeting for the African Plan of Action for Youth Empowerment (APAYE) has begun in Accra. The meeting with representatives from youth organizations and stakeholders across Africa, is being hosted by the National Youth Authority (NYA) …
  • When a Woman Told Trump ISIS Killed Her Family 19 Jul 2019 18:38 This video is worth watching: For several minutes in the Oval Office, human rights activist Nadia Murad stood beside a seated President Trump and implored him to help the Yazidi community return to Iraq. Said Murad: “If I cannot go to my home and live in a …
  • Nobel laureate from Iraq told Trump that ISIS killed her... 19 Jul 2019 16:59 Colby Itkowitz, The Washington Post Published 9:22 am PDT, Friday, July 19, 2019 President Trump speaks with Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad of Iraq during a White House meeting with victims of religious persecution on July 17, 2019. President Trump …
  • Trump asks Nobel Prize winner her family's whereabouts after she twice says they were killed by ISIS 19 Jul 2019 16:04 President Trump had an awkward exchange with Nobel Prize-winning activist Nadia Murad recently by asking her about her family’s whereabouts after she told them twice they were killed by the Islamic State. During an Oval Office event to meet with survivors …
  • IMF race: European candidates 19 Jul 2019 14:53 The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, is unlikely to succeed Christine Lagarde as the boss of the International Monetary Fund. Officials on the sidelines of the G7 finance ministers and central banker governors meeting said Carney, who holds …
  • Will meeting between Trump and Murad help Yazidis who survived ISIS? 19 Jul 2019 12:35 Nadia Murad Basee Taha adresses the European Parliament during an award ceremony for the 2016 Sakharov Prize at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, December 13, 2016. (photo credit: VINCENT KESSLER/ REUTERS) Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia …
  • Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video 19 Jul 2019 09:56 Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When the Nobel laureate and Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad requested aid for the Yazidis, the …
  • President Trump in Meeting with Survivors of Religious Persecution 19 Jul 2019 08:34 Washington, DC - President Trump in Meeting with Survivors of Religious Persecution: THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon.  We’ll be leaving for North Carolina in a short while.  I think some of you will be outside.  Tremendous crowds in North Carolina.  …
  • Business Leaders Gather in Charlotte to Share Climate-Change Perspectives 19 Jul 2019 07:05 More than 90 percent of companies in the S&P Global 100 Index view extreme weather and climate change as a current or future risk to their business, according to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. (Adobe Stock) July 19, 2019 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – …
  • Trump Hears Horrors Facing Muslim Uighurs in Chinese Concentration Camps 19 Jul 2019 05:18 Jewher Ilham was one of those who met with Trump and she shared the plight of her father, a Uighur scholar sentenced to life in prison in 2014 for speaking out against the Chinese communist government. She also spoke with the president about the estimated …
  • ‘Where is that exactly?' Donald Trump asks Rohingya refugee seeking US help – video 19 Jul 2019 04:35 During a meeting in the Oval Office with a group of survivors of religious persecution, a Rohingya refugee enquired about US help: ‘I am a Rohingya from Bangladesh refugee camp. Most of the refugees are willing to go back home as soon as possible. So, what …
  • Spiritual adulting with author Alice Connor 19 Jul 2019 03:23 Author Alice Connor. If you like your spirituality books laced equally with wisdom, memoir, and snarky humor . . . If you have enjoyed authors like Nadia Bolz-Weber, Rachel Held Evans, and Peter Enns . . . Then let me commend to you Alice Connor’s How to …
  • France to lead search for IMF head 19 Jul 2019 03:16 CHANTILLY: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday he will lead talks on finding a single European candidate to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The post of IMF managing director, which by …
  • South African military deployed in Cape Town to help fight gangs 19 Jul 2019 03:11 South African soldiers started patrolling crime-hit townships in the port city of Cape Town on Thursday under a government-ordered deployment to counter a surge in gang violence. The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) troops are to remain on the …
  • Queens mom gets 4 to 12 years for death of 1-year-old daughter 19 Jul 2019 02:18 The Queens mom who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her 1-year-old daughter was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison on Thursday. Tina Torabi, 30, was arrested Oct. 3 after cops found daughter Elaina unresponsive with bruises to her head, law …
  • Cold case: Police arrest husband 15 years after Laval mom's murder 18 Jul 2019 22:05 Police canvassed the neighbourhood in 2004, but no one saw anything suspicious the morning Nadia Panarello was killed. Updated: July 18, 2019 Nadia Panarello was killed in her Laval home in 2004. Montreal Gazette file photo Laval police announced on …
  • Reid’s farewell tour 18 Jul 2019 21:47 Musician Nadia Reid is touring New Zealand one last time before moving to Britain. That tour includes a stop at The Manor, in Oamaru, on July 27. Reid will be accompanied by her band comprising Sam Taylor, Chris O’Connor, and Richie Pickard and supported …
  • Iraq: ISHM: July 11 - July 18, 2019 18 Jul 2019 21:46 Key Takeaways: U.S. Sanctions Four Iraqi Politicians/Militia Leaders; EU Backs Iraqi Proposal For Iran Conference; Draw-Down Of U.S. Diplomats May Be Permanent – On July 12, Foreign Policy magazine reported that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo …
  • QUEERY: Desiree Dik (aka George Marius) 18 Jul 2019 21:01 Desiree Dik (Photo by Katherine Gaines of AmbientEye Photography) Desiree Dik has a funny take on the evolving D.C. drag scene. “Drag queens are like roaches,” the 26-year-old performer says. “Even when places close, we go and invade another place and try …
  • Peacemaker parishioners stay faithful to their mission in Minneapolis 18 Jul 2019 20:48 Displaying a banner for St. Joan of Arc Parish, members of St. Joan of Arc/WAMM Peacemakers hold a monthly prayer vigil. (Provided photo) For almost 20 years, Julie Madden, 57, has been the director of peace and justice ministries at St. Joan of Arc …
  • Jeffrey Epstein's pilot poses in front of his $80M fleet of planes as new pics of Lolita jet emerge 18 Jul 2019 20:40 Posing with his employer's $80 million fleet of aircraft, this is Jeffrey Epstein's long-time personal pilot and the man many believe could hold the key to the billionaire's sordid lifestyle. Chief pilot Larry Visoski runs Epstein's fleet …
  • ‘Where is that exactly?’: Donald Trump’s shocker when Rohingya refugee seeks US help 18 Jul 2019 20:05 President Donald Trump points as he meets with survivors of religious persecution in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Washington. The survivors come from countries including, Myanmar, New Zealand, Yemen, China, Cuba, …
  • Calendar: July 19-25 18 Jul 2019 20:03 Red Bear Brewing Company (209 M St., N.E.) presents its Drag Show Extravaganza hosted by Desiree Dik on Saturday. (Photo by Katherine Gaines of AmbientEye Photography) Friday, July 19 The 9:30 club (815 V St., N.W.) hosts the “Beyonce vs. Rihanna” summer …
  • U.S.' Mnuchin sees some 'very good' European candidates to lead IMF 18 Jul 2019 19:27 By David Lawder CHANTILLY, France (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that there are some “very good” European candidates to head the International Monetary Fund, but he is not taking for granted the tradition of European …
  • Nightlife Highlights: Red Bear’s Drag Extravaganza, Peach Pit, Uproar’s Beer Bust, and more! 18 Jul 2019 19:07 Peach Pit — Photo: Ward Morrison/file photo BEYONCÉ VS. RIHANNA SUMMER DANCE PARTY An import from Baltimore that styles itself as “an epic artist-for-artist, track-for-track dance party battle.” It says something that organizers had to stretch to come …
  • ‘They Gave you the Nobel for What?’ Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad 18 Jul 2019 18:55 Rabat – On Wednesday, Nadia Murad, a former IS prisoner who won Nobel Peace Prize last year for her efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict, met with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, July 17, to plead with him …
  • CBP, DHS Using Quasi-Scientific Guesswork To Turn Adult Immigrants Into Minors 18 Jul 2019 18:55 from the and-vice-versa dept Our nation's immigration agencies wield a considerable amount of power. So much power, in fact, that they're free to dump incoming immigrants off the space-time continuum at will. If a CBP officer decides a person isn…
  • ‘They gave you a Nobel prize for what?’ Trump asks ex-Yazidi sex slave 18 Jul 2019 18:52 United States (US) President Donald Trump appeared confused and unfamiliar with the work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad as she urged him to help the Yazidis in Iraq. Murad, one of thousands of Yazidi females abducted and taken as sex slaves by …
  • YOUTH PANEL LOOKS TO SPREAD AWARENESS, BREAK DOWN BARRIERS SURROUNDING MENTAL HEALTH 18 Jul 2019 18:46 July is minority mental health awareness month and the No More Martyrs Foundation held a youth panel at Birmingham Southern College on Wednesday to help raise awareness about the rise of suicide among young African Americans. Suicide rates for black …
  • Review: Repercussion gets the Measure of the Bard’s problem play 18 Jul 2019 18:34 Given that it’s one of Shakespeare’s darkest “problem plays”, the task of producing Measure for Measure as a sunny outdoor treat can’t have been a walk in the park. It’s heartening to report, then, that this is Repercussion Theatre’s strongest, most …
  • New data shows flow of billions of pain pills from drug companies 18 Jul 2019 17:54 (CNN) - A database charting the course of opioid pills across the country is being made public following a judge's decision, shedding new light on the scope of the drug industry's alleged role in the opioid crisis. The Washington Post reports that …
  • Brossard collision sends teen cyclist to hospital 18 Jul 2019 16:15 A teenage cyclist is seriously injured after a collision with a truck on Thursday morning on Montreal’s south shore. Longueuil police say the incident occurred around 9 a.m. at the intersection of Taschereau Boulevard and Authier Street in Brossard. The 17 …
  • Laval man charged in 2004 murder of his wife 18 Jul 2019 16:12 Kevin Gould, CTV Montreal Published Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:17AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 18, 2019 9:08AM EDT Fifteen years after a grisly killing in Laval, the husband of the victim has been charged with first-degree murder. Officers arrested 53- …
  • Newly released data shows flow of billions of pain pills from drug companies 18 Jul 2019 15:41 The numbers paint the fullest picture yet of the massive scope of prescription drug manufacturing and sales that experts say drove the country into its present-day struggle with opioid addiction. Kolodny said the data reflects pills that were produced by …
  • Niece of slain Tibetan religious leader urges Trump to support Tibet, Dalai Lama’s return 18 Jul 2019 15:09 By Tenzin Dharpo Nyima lhamo speaking to President Trump on July 17, 2019 at the White House DHARAMSHALA, July 18: The niece of late Tibetan grassroots activist and teacher Tulku Tenzin Delek who died under mysterious circumstances in a Chinese prison on …
  • Laval police arrest Nadia Panarello’s husband in 15-year-old cold case 18 Jul 2019 14:56 Laval police have arrested a 53-year-old man in connection with the 2004 death of Nadia Panarello. After a 15-year investigation, police announced on Thursday that they had a break in the case. Ernesto Fera was arrested on July 11 and is facing charges of …
  • Laval police arrest victim's husband in connection with 15-year-old cold case 18 Jul 2019 14:48 Montreal Laval police have arrested a 53-year-old man in connection with the death of Nadia Panarello, whose body was discovered in her Vimont-area home in February 2004. Ernesto Fera has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Nadia …
  • Here's why Nadia Sheikh decides to quit acting 18 Jul 2019 14:34 Nadia Sheikh was last seen in Vikas Gupta’s 'Ace Of Space' aired on MTV India. Actress Nadia Sheikh who hails from Srinagar Kashmir and was last seen in Vikas Gupta’s 'Ace Of Space' aired on MTV India quits acting. Talking about her …
  • 'Hope is Back': Trump Helps Save Christians, Yazidis in Iraq from Extinction 18 Jul 2019 14:17 The U.S. government has officially determined that ISIS committed genocide against Christians, Yazidis, and other religious minorities during its reign of terror in the Middle East that began in 2014, prompting the Trump administration to launch a multi- …
  • NPP Opens Professionals Network In Canada 18 Jul 2019 13:53 A group photograph of members of Young Professionals Network (YPN) in Vancouver, Canada The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is leaving no stone unturned in its effort to retain power in the 2020 general elections. It has, therefore, opened yet another branch of …
  • 'But Isis is gone and now it's Kurdish and who?': Trump reveals ignorance of Yazidi persecution 18 Jul 2019 13:49 For years, Yazidi genocide survivor Nadia Murad has travelled the world to spread the word about the horrific crimes Isis committed against her people, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts.  But despite Donald Trump frequently claiming …
  • Find out Amber's reaction after Michael confesses his feelings on Love Island 18 Jul 2019 13:49 July 18, 2019 - 14:18 BST Emmy Griffiths Love Island's Michael confessed that he likes Amber in Thursday's episode - but does she still feel the same? Just when we thought that the Michael and Amber drama on Love Island was finally all over, …
  • 'You had the Nobel Prize?' Trump learns of Yazidi activist Nadia Murad 18 Jul 2019 13:01
  • Oh my footy dog, here’s our cutest AFL fans 18 Jul 2019 11:39 Luna the two-year-old samoyed eats Magpies for breakfast and happily gobbled them up on this day in 2018. She is a crazy, fluffy Richmond supporter who’s always ready to bark her team on! Picture: Vanessa, Malvern East Tiny the 11-year-old toy poodle cross …
  • Trade Talks Are Stalled Over Huawei 18 Jul 2019 10:27 Good Thursday morning. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here.) Revived trade negotiations between the U.S. and China are said to have stalled again. One big problem, according to William Mauldin and Chao Deng of the WSJ: how much Washington should …
  • Bank of England's Carney appears out of race for IMF top job 18 Jul 2019 10:17 CHANTILLY, France (Reuters) - The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, is unlikely to succeed Christine Lagarde as the boss of the International Monetary Fund, European officials said on Friday, as the European Union was considering four other …
  • France to lead search for European candidate to head IMF: Sources 18 Jul 2019 09:32 CHANTILLY: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is to lead talks on finding a single European candidate to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), sources said on Thursday. The post of IMF managing director, which by …
  • du Announces Winners to Conclude IoT & AI Pioneers Competition 18 Jul 2019 09:31 du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has played an inspirational role towards empowering the next generation of technology innovators, following the completion of the IoT & AI Pioneers Competition. Driven by UAE 5G Innovation …
  • Airbnb Superhosts Share Their Jersey Homes and Stories 18 Jul 2019 08:27 Sitting at their kitchen table in 2013, shortly after building their 4,500-square-foot dream home in Lambertville, Keith and Kim Black realized they had arrived at a crossroads. He had just sold his wine shop in Weehawken. She had just been laid off her …
  • All the Best Movie and TV Panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 18 Jul 2019 08:25 This weekend, the pop culture universe descends once more on San Diego, California, home of Comic-Con International. From Thursday to Sunday, everything and everything you want to know about the past, present, and future of movies, television, games, and …
  • ‘They gave you Nobel for what?’ clueless Trump asks Yazidi activist Nadia Murad 18 Jul 2019 08:04 President Donald Trump listens to Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, from Yazidi, Iraq, center, as he meets with survivors of religious persecution in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP) United States …
  • Sonia O’Sullivan: Medals aren’t the only tell-tale signs of success 18 Jul 2019 07:57 It feels like most places I’ve been visiting around Europe this summer somehow bring me back to another time and place, beginning again when landing with a large team of Irish athletes in Gothenburg in Sweden on Tuesday evening.  From there it was about a …
  • The Capitals: Impfpflicht, Posten-Verteilung, und ein lauerndes Frankreich 18 Jul 2019 07:48 The Capitals versorgt Sie mit Nachrichten aus ganz Europa – dank des EURACTIV Netzwerks. Heute u.a. mit dabei: In Deutschland soll es ab März 2020 eine Masern-Impfpflicht für alle Kinder geben, in ganz Europa werden Stellen in den EU-Institutionen und in …
  • Comaneci does a Perfect 10 again! 18 Jul 2019 06:41 IMAGE: Olympian gymnastics star Nadia Comaneci, left, poses during a photocall. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters/File Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci left many breathless with her routine on the uneven bars, with a Perfect 10 at the 1976 Montreal …
  • interviews with the children who survived Hitler’s invasion of Russia 18 Jul 2019 03:57 In 1990s Russia, war veterans were a bossy, even aggressive presence, upbraiding people in shops and pushing to the front in the trolleybus queue. Complaining about this at some point, I was struck and shamed by a Russian friend’s reaction: ‘Oh, but it’s …
  • 'Clean beauty' is on the rise 18 Jul 2019 02:55 Each bottle of the oil takes three weeks to create and Gargiolo was constantly told that nobody makes beauty products like that. Her newly launched Vintner's Daughter Active Treatment Essence  takes five weeks to make and it took five years to get the …
  • Halep Celebrates Wimbledon Title with Fans, Sports Legends in Romania 18 Jul 2019 02:32 BUCHAREST – Romanian tennis star Simona Halep celebrated her maiden Wimbledon singles title with thousands of fans at an event on Wednesday at the national stadium, where she received congratulations from Nadia Comaneci and other sports legends from that …
  • Dutch seek backing to send Dijsselbloem to IMF 18 Jul 2019 02:18 0 Comments Dutch seek backing to send Dijsselbloem to IMF Independent.ie The Dutch government is campaigning for former finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem to be the next managing director of the International Monetary Fund, according to a person familiar …
  • "You Had The Nobel Prize?" Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad 18 Jul 2019 01:49 Nadia Murad explained how her mother and six brothers were killed and that 3,000 Yazidis remained missing Washington, US: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with …
  • 'You had the Nobel Prize?' Trump learns of Yazidi activist Murad 18 Jul 2019 00:59 Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq. Murad, one of thousands of women and girls from the ancient faith …
  • ITV Summer Party: Love Island and Loose Women stars joined by Robbie Williams at bash 18 Jul 2019 00:54 The ITV Summer Party brought out stars from the biggest shows on the channel - with former Love Island contestants leading the way. The glamorous crowd met at NOBU Hotel in London's trendy Shoreditch and ex-islanders used the event as an excuse for a …
  • The Oil Bears Punished the Bulls' Hesitation. What now? 18 Jul 2019 00:03 Oil has decidedly moved yesterday, and the closing price didnt make the bulls happy. They havent had much success repairing the damage earlier today, though. Does it mean that the bears can set their sights even lower now? Can geopolitical events, or any …
  • How a poor, smart boy became a deprived billionaire 17 Jul 2019 22:41 Before Jeffrey Epstein managed money for the world's rich and powerful, he was educating their teenage children.  Epstein, the accused sex trafficker awaiting a bail ruling in a Manhattan jail, taught math and physics at the Dalton School, a private K- …
  • Dear Annie: No longer accepting negative talk 17 Jul 2019 22:40 Dear Annie: I am writing because I'm seeking your help about my relationship with my 30-year-old granddaughter, "Nadia." Our relationship is more of a mother-daughter type relationship, because my husband and I were involved in raising her. …
  • Nadia Ahmed keeping busy with shoots for Eid 17 Jul 2019 21:33 With Eid ul Adha nearing by the day, actors are on a busy schedule to meet the deadlines and complete their shoots on time. Prominent actor and dancer, Nadia Ahmed is no different. For the upcoming festive season, Nadia is working on four different seven- …
  • GIA Gives Ultimatum On Government 17 Jul 2019 20:40 The Council of the Ghana Institute Of Architects (GIA) has served notice to government to constitute a Board for the institute by the end of July or face legal action. According to the GIA, the Architects Registration Council (ARC) has not seen the lawful …
  • Paris's Louvre removes Sackler family name from museum wing over opioid ties 17 Jul 2019 20:22 The Louvre museum in Paris has removed references acknowledging donations from the Sackler family, the founders of the company that manufacturers OxyContin.  The New York Times reports the iconic museum removed a plaque acknowledging the Sacklers' …
  • Emmys Best Comedy Actress Category Insanely Competitive This Year - BuzzFeed News 17 Jul 2019 19:19 Arts & Entertainment Poll It's impossible to choose among these women, but choose we must. Vote here. Posted on July 17, 2019, at 2:40 p.m. ET The Emmy nominees for 2019 were announced on Tuesday and Game of Thrones scored a record-breaking 32 …
  • Love Island's Anton removed from villa due to mystery illness 17 Jul 2019 18:48 July 17, 2019 - 18:16 BST Jenni McKnight Love Island's Anton Danyluk won't be appearing in Wednesday night's episode after being removed from the villa Sad news for Love Island fans – Anton Danyluk won't be in Wednesday night's episode. …
  • Kyle Lowder to exit NBC's 'Days of Our Lives' as Dr. Rex Brady 17 Jul 2019 18:05 Emmy-nominated actor Kyle Lowder will be exiting the role of Dr. Rex Brady on the hit NBC soap opera "Days of Our Lives" next month. Lowder's final airdate will be on August 9, and his exit is "storyline-dictated." In the NBC …
  • The Louvre Removes Sackler Name From Walls, but Won’t Say It’s Because of Protests 17 Jul 2019 17:41 Activists of P.A.I.N. outside the Louvre. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images According to photographs posted this morning on an Instagram account managed by the prescription addiction intervention group P.A.I.N., plaques and signs bearing the …
  • Wales rugby international leaves European champions Saracens for America weeks after marrying I'm a Celebrity star 17 Jul 2019 17:25 European and Gallagher Premiership champions Saracens have thanked the 'brilliant' Welsh import who has announced his departure to Major League Rugby in America. It's been a whirlwind last couple of weeks for Wales international lock Dominic …
  • Louvre Removes Sackler Family Name From Its Walls 17 Jul 2019 14:23 The Louvre in Paris has removed the name of the Sackler family from its walls, becoming the first major museum to erase its public association with the philanthropist family linked with the opioid crisis in the United States. The Louvre’s collection of …
  • Boeing 737 Max crash victims' families to testify: "This is the human cost" 17 Jul 2019 13:02 Families still grieving after deadly Boeing 737 Max plane crashes claimed the lives of their relatives are expected to testify on Capitol Hill for the first time Wednesday morning. Two recent crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia left 346 people dead, and …
  • Fans around the world mourn Johnny Clegg’s passing 17 Jul 2019 13:00 Cities around the globe are mourning the passing of musician Johnny Clegg who for decades became a reliable export of South African musical culture to the rest of the world. Clegg died in his Johannesburg home after battling with pancreatic cancer since …
  • Spain vows to push ahead with tax on tech giants 17 Jul 2019 11:00 Madrid will push ahead with a tax on large internet and technology firms as soon as a new government is sworn in, Spain’s acting economy minister said Wednesday. Parliament will vote next week on acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s bid to form a new …
  • ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ the Star-Making Machine 17 Jul 2019 09:08 When the first season of “Orange Is the New Black” premiered in 2013, the majority of its cast were relative unknowns. Fast-forward to the present: “Orange” veterans and alumni are seemingly everywhere from the screen to the stage. Below, a look at …
  • New guest panellist on Loose Women REVEALED 17 Jul 2019 08:44 July 17, 2019 - 09:07 BST Gemma Strong New guest panellist on Loose Women revealed! Love Island star Amy Hart has been offered a place on the ITV daytime show The Loose Women ladies are gaining a new member! Love Island's Amy Hart has been offered a …
  • For Healthy Babies, Toddlers, NC Policies Must Help Families, Communities 17 Jul 2019 08:20 The Think Babies North Carolina Initiative aims to boost health and developmental outcomes for the state's babies and toddlers. (Adobe Stock) July 17, 2019 RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina is making strides to support families with young children, …
  • Seidler smashes long distance record 17 Jul 2019 07:03 PHILLIP Seidler smashed his 10km open water national record when he came 32nd overall in the Open Water Men's 10km event at the Fina World Championships in Yeosu, South Korea on Tuesday. Competing against the world's top long distance swimmers, …
  • Boom era Sutton beachside home for €3m 17 Jul 2019 05:46 Anyone who has ever taken the Dart to Howth can’t have missed the big detached houses on Burrow Road, a low-key address that runs parallel to the Dart line and overlooks Burrow Beach, a secret stretch of stand that extends from Sutton Cross all the way to …
  • Reading troubles 17 Jul 2019 03:09 THE good news is that a large number of Pakistani children (perhaps almost as many as those of developed countries) are enrolling in kindergarten. The bad news is that only a small percentage of these children remain in school. The terrible news is that of …
  • IN COURT: 68 people in Coast courts today 17 Jul 2019 01:01 EACH day a number of people appear in the Maroochydore court, on a range of different charges. Here is a list of everyone who is appearing in front of the Maroochydore Magistrates Court today, July 17. NOTE: This list is updated every day Maroochydore …
  • Emmys 2019: All the Jewish nominees 16 Jul 2019 23:42 Natasha Lyonne at the Women in Film Annual Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 12, 2019. She's nominated for best comedy actress for her role in "Russian Doll." (Emma McIntyre/FilmMagic,) (JTA) — It’s Emmy season again and Jews in the TV …
  • Bob cut adds texture and fullness 16 Jul 2019 19:44 Katie Chu before, left, and after her makeover by Nadia Albano. Nadia Albano Katie Chu is 25 and works as a research technician.  She recently returned from Australia, and has been growing out her hair for two years to donate. Katie has very long, straight …
  • Pro-NPP group launches in Canada 16 Jul 2019 19:37 President of the Young Professionals Network, Stephen Asiedu (right), in a pose with some members of the Vancouver branch. The Young Professional Network, a professional group sympathetic to the governing New Patriotic Party, has established its first …
  • Bullying claim against Celebs Go Dating's Eden Blackman by co-star Nadia Essex thrown out of court 11 Jul 2019 18:25 Celebs Go Dating star Eden Blackman has seen claims of bullying and harassment made by his co-star Nadia Essex thrown out of court as feuding between the pair continues. The 51-year-old was taken to an employment tribunal by his co-presenter, who also …
  • Silver Airways Appoints Navy Veteran Nadia Laforest as Manager of Inflight Services 10 Jul 2019 17:49 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2019-- Silver Airways has appointed Marie (Nadia) Laforest as the airline’s new Manager of Inflight Services. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www. …
  • Opening business on Hopkins Street was natural idea for Nadia Al-Makhadmih 09 Jul 2019 17:01 When Nadia Al-Makhadmih went on maternity leave, she didn’t know then that she wouldn’t be going back. But after some time away from the beauty supply company she worked for, she realized that she could use the experience she gained in her three-and-a-half …
  • Nadia Sawalha shares the special significance of Pride to her family in emotional Instagram post 07 Jul 2019 20:52 July 07, 2019 - 20:22 BST Diane Shipley Loose Women panellist Nadia Sawalha's husband Mark Adderley shared a post praising his mum, who is gay, in honour of Pride weekend Loose Women presenter Nadia Sawalha shared photos of her and her husband, TV …
  • Bengal Man Lays Live Electric Wire To Avenge Wife's Infidelity, 3 Killed 18 Jul 2019 21:01 The incident took place in South 24 Parganas district on Wednesday, the police said. (Representational) Maheshtala, West Bengal: Three persons were electrocuted to death and six others suffered burn injuries, when a man laid live electrical wire outside …
  • BSF apprehends four Bangladeshi nationals for allegedly smuggling cattle 18 Jul 2019 15:12 Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 18 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) arrested four Bangladeshi nationals for cattle smuggling from bordering districts of Malda, Murshidabad, and 24 Parganas on Thursday morning. All the apprehended smugglers were …
  • 516 fishermen who strayed into Bangladesh waters return home 17 Jul 2019 22:33 The fishermen being handed over on Wednesday. (Photo: Ministry of Defence) As many as 516 fishermen, who had been stranded in Bangladesh, along with 32 fishing boats were handed over to the West Bengal State Fisheries authorities at Kakdwip fishing harbour …
  • Kolkata: CM Mamata Banerjee hits streets to raise awareness on water conservation 15 Jul 2019 12:55 CM Mamata Banerjee leads a rally to mark ‘Save Water Day’, in Kolkata on Friday. (Express photo: Partha Paul) In a bid to raise awareness on water conservation, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit the streets of Kolkata on Friday to mark the ‘Save Water Day …
  • Kolkata: More councillors return from BJP, TMC regains 2 civic bodies 15 Jul 2019 12:21 Addressing the media, Banerjee said, “After he caused defections, the media described Mukul Roy as the Chanakya of Bengal politics. Now a large number of them have returned to us. (Express photo/Representational) On a day several TMC councillors …
  • A miraculous rescue! 13 Jul 2019 01:48 After being afloat for four days in the Bay, an Indian fisherman was rescued by a Bangladeshi cargo vessel on Wednesday. Rabindranath Das, 25, had been afloat with the help of a piece of bamboo and jerrycans tied together. “All the time while trying to …
  • Bangladeshi vessel rescues Indian fisherman in Bay of Bengal 12 Jul 2019 20:20 After being afloat for four days in the Bay, a Bangladeshi cargo vessel rescued an Indian fisherman on Wednesday. “All the time while trying to survive amid heavy waves I kept praying but saw no ship or trawler around. Once I also started losing my hopes …
  • BSF jawan loses hand in Bangladeshi cattle smugglers attack with bombs 12 Jul 2019 16:46 A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan has lost his right hand when a group of 25 cattle smugglers attacked him at Angrail near Bangaon in 14 Paraganas in North Bengal on Wednesday night. He was attacked with country-made bombs. Following the incident, an …
  • BSF Soldier Loses Hand In Bomb Attack By Bangladeshi Smugglers In Bengal 12 Jul 2019 16:46 The BSF soldier was attacked with two country-made bombs and pellets. (File) Kolkata: A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lost his hand and suffered serious injuries in a bomb attack by Bangladeshi cattle smugglers along the India-Bangladesh border in …
  • Posters of Amartya Sen's 'Jai Shri Ram' comment surface in Kolkata 12 Jul 2019 13:02 The 'Jai Shri Ram' chant had become the centre of political controversy with BJP and TMC sparring over it during LS elections. Kolkata: Banners displaying the photograph of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and his recent statement on 'Jai Shri Ram…
  • Bengal: Class 1 student chants 'Jai Shri Ram', gets brutally thrashed by school teacher 12 Jul 2019 08:33 Image Source : INDIA TV Bengal: Class 1 student thrashed by school teacher after he chants Jai Shri Ram In yet another incident of violence over chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' in West Bengal, a class 1 student was brutally thrashed by his school teacher …
  • Kolkata: One more fisherman rescued by Bangla ship, 24 missing 12 Jul 2019 00:45 The fisherman, Rabindra Math Das from Namkhana in South 24 Parganas, is being treated at Chattogram Hospital in Bangladesh’s Chittagong. (PTI Photo/Representational) One more fisherman has been rescued by a Bangladeshi vessel, while 24 are still …
  • Smugglers hurl bombs near Indo-Bangladesh border, BSF man loses hand 12 Jul 2019 00:27 Constable Anisur Rehman was attacked with bombs twice. He retaliated with a non-lethal PAG gun when the smugglers were hurling bombs at him (Representational) A Border Security Force (BSF) constable lost his right hand and was severely injured while trying …
  • BSF jawan loses hand in Bangladeshi smugglers bomb attack in West Bengal 11 Jul 2019 14:55 Image Source : PTI (FILE) Image for representative A BSF jawan lost his hand and sustained grievous injuries after Bangladeshi cattle smugglers attacked him with bombs in the early hours of Thursday along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal, the …
  • West Bengal minister Mustaq Ahmed’s son’s name crops up in cut money controversy 11 Jul 2019 04:23 Express News Service KOLKATA:  The heat of the cut money agitations reached Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet as two men, from the suburbs of east Kolkata, lodged police complaints accusing Abdur Rezzak Mollah’s son of taking cut money from them. Mustaq Ahmed, son …
  • Six fishermen rescued, 25 still missing in Bay of Bengal 08 Jul 2019 14:15 With this, 49 fishermen have been rescued since Saturday. (Representational) Six of the 31 fishermen, who had gone missing in the Bay of Bengal after venturing into deep waters despite weather warnings four days ago, were rescued on Monday but 25 are still …
  • Cut money protest reaches Mamata Banerjee's residence 07 Jul 2019 06:49 KOLKATA:  The ‘cut money’ heat reached Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s residence on Saturday after a group of men and women from Belur in Howrah reached Kalighat in Kolkata on Friday evening to protest against the ruling party’s local leaders who …
  • Bengal rolls out free crop insurance scheme for farmers 28 Jun 2019 15:26 Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Friday said it has rolled out a crop insurance scheme, in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), for the 2019 'kharif' season to protect farmers from natural disasters, and to …
  • West Bengal launch free crop insurance scheme for farmers 28 Jun 2019 05:51 BCCL All farmers taking loans (granted or applied for) and even those not taking loans can avail of the insurance. KOLKATA: West Bengal government has announced a crop insurance scheme in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), …
  • Drunk cop attends anti-drug abuse day programme, suspended 27 Jun 2019 18:05 Representational Image A policeman was suspended Thursday on the charge of attending an anti-drug abuse day programme in South 24 Parganas district in an inebriated condition, a senior police official said. Asitbaran Kuilya, the in-charge of Sonarpur …
  • Boy Nearly Suffocates In Locked Car As Parents Take A Dip In Bay Of Bengal 27 Jun 2019 12:53 Five-year-old boy was suffocated but felt fine after drinking some water, said police. (Representational) Kolkata: In a shocking incident, a couple visiting West Bengal's Digha beach left their child locked inside the car to take a dip in the sea, …
  • Mamata announces compensation to men pushed off train for not chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’ 27 Jun 2019 11:46 Speaking to ANI, Mamata said that she has personally spoken to the victims who were allegedly thrown out of the train. Category: India, News Posted by safoora Published: Jun 27, 2019, 4:03 pm IST Updated: Jun 27, 2019, 4:03 pm IST West Bengal Chief …
  • Men dressed in army uniform kidnap four in Kolkata, demand Rs 200 cr 27 Jun 2019 00:42 Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) A group of men in Army uniform allegedly kidnapped four persons travelling in a car in Kolkata on Wednesday afternoon and demanded a ransom of Rs 200 crore from them, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said. The kidnappers, however, …
  • Watch | BJYM workers chant Hanuman Chalisa to protest against blocking roads for Friday namaz 26 Jun 2019 22:44 District President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha OP Singh at the protest.Twitter Members from the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) recited Hanuman Chalisa near Bally Khal in Howrah, West Bengal, as a mark of protest against the Friday namaz offered on …
  • Mob lynching of Tabrez Ansari sparks nationwide protests 26 Jun 2019 21:50 Police arrested 11 people on Monday in connection with the lynching after the victim’s family showed them the video of the incident that was already spreading rapidly online. The disturbing 10-minute-long clip shows 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari being beaten …
  • Hindu mob lynched Indian Muslim over refusal to praise Hindu 26 Jun 2019 20:55 In yet another instance of Hindutva terrorism, a mob in the Indian state of Jharkhand thrashed and lynched a Muslim man for refusing to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' (hail the deity Ram) and 'Jai Hanuman' (hail the deity Hanuman). The victim of the …
  • WB CM to give Rs 50,000 compensation to men who were pushed off moving train 26 Jun 2019 16:24 The men were attacked and pushed off for not chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’. Kolkata: Condemning the incident where three Muslim men were allegedly pushed off a moving train in West Bengal for refusing to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', Chief Minister Mamata …
  • Men In Army Uniform Kidnap 4 Near Kolkata, Demand Rs 200 Crore Ransom 26 Jun 2019 16:22 The kidnapping took place at around noon near Jhinjhirabazar in south 24 Parganas (Representational) Kolkata: A group of men in Army uniform allegedly kidnapped four persons travelling in a car near Kolkata on Wednesday afternoon and demanded a ransom of …
  • Obscene dance marks Trinamool celebration, 3 arrested 26 Jun 2019 13:48 Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Three Trinamool Congress supporters have been arrested after a video of obscene dance and display of vulgarity in public surfaced during a celebration in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district, the police said on Wednesday. The …
  • 3 men pushed from moving train for not chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' in West Bengal 26 Jun 2019 10:29 A group of men forced 3 men to chant Jai Shri Ram and pushed them off a moving train after thrashing them. South 24 Parganas: Three Muslim men were allegedly pushed off a moving train for refusing to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' on Tuesday. Mannah Mullah, …
  • WB: 3 men pushed off moving train for not chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ 26 Jun 2019 07:39 South 24 Parganas: Three Muslim men have allegedly pushed off a moving train for refusing to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ on Tuesday. Mannah Mullah, one of the victims, was traveling with six people from Canning in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal to …
  • Bengal madrasa teacher pushed off train for not chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ 25 Jun 2019 15:07 Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A madrasa teacher from West Bengal complained that he was allegedly beaten up and pushed off from moving train here by a group of men after refusing to chant “Jai Shri Ram”, a Government Railway Police (GRP) officer said on Tuesday. …
  • West Bengal: Pushed off moving train for not chanting 'Jai Shri Ram', alleges Madrasa teacher 25 Jun 2019 09:31 Representative Image A 26-year-old madrasa teacher has alleged that he was thrashed and pushed off a moving train in daylight by a group for not chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' on Thursday (June 20). The incident took place while the victim, Hafeez Mohd …
  • Bengal man: Pushed off train for not saying Jai Shri Ram 24 Jun 2019 21:59 According to Haldar, the incident took place in train number 34531 (Canning- Sealdah). (Representational image) A 26-year-old madrasa teacher on Monday claimed that he was beaten up and pushed off a moving train by a group for not chanting “Jai Shri Ram” …
  • Youngster assaulted and bullied for refusing to chant ‘Jai Shree Ram’ 24 Jun 2019 14:43 It was also not surprising that tide of violence making the minorities feel the heat. Category: India, News, Top Stories Posted by safoora Published: Jun 24, 2019, 5:50 pm IST Updated: Jun 24, 2019, 5:50 pm IST KOLKATA: Twenty-year-old youngster said that …
  • Man shot dead in Bengal, protesters obstruct rail services 23 Jun 2019 16:20 Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A man was shot dead in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district following which locals obstructed railway tracks on Sunday. “Nizamuddin Mondol, 30, was shot dead on Saturday evening. The accused person Altaf Baidya is still …
  • Bengal: Man shot dead in South 24 Parganas 23 Jun 2019 16:03
  • Section 144 Imposed In West Bengal's Bhatpara After Clashes Leave 1 Dead 21 Jun 2019 00:33 Authorities on Thursday imposed Section 144 in Bhatpara and Jagatdal areas of North 24 Parganas district, following clashes between two groups that left one dead and three injured, PTI reported. According to reports, bombs were hurled and several rounds of …
  • Two dead in Bhatpara violence, prohibitory orders imposed (2nd Lead) 20 Jun 2019 17:38 Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) A fresh flare-up of violence at Bhatpara in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district claimed two lives and left four others injured while the police had to open fire on Thursday, prompting the administration to impose prohibitory …
  • One dead in Bengal’s Bhatpara violence, prohibitory orders imposed 20 Jun 2019 14:20 Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) One person was killed and several others were injured as violence flared up again at Bhatpara in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Thursday. The police had to open fire to quell the violence and impose prohibitory orders …
  • Bengal magician drowns in Hooghly after Houdini act goes wrong 17 Jun 2019 23:27 Chanchal Lahiri’s body was recovered on Monday. (Express) The body of 40-year-old magician Chanchal Lahiri, popularly known as Mandrake, was fished out from the Hooghly on Monday evening, a day after he drowned in the river while trying to perform an …
  • BJP spreading rumours about Bengal violence, says Mamata 11 Jun 2019 00:14 (MENAFN - Gulf Times) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party was spreading rumours about violence in the state accused the saffron party of plotting a conspiracy to topple her government. 'There is …
  • Shutdown affects normal life in Bengal’s Basirhat 10 Jun 2019 09:38 Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) Train services were disrupted and normal life was affected in West Bengal’s Basirhat sub-division on Monday due to a 12-hour strike called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest against the killing of its party workers in …
  • Qatar- Centre pulls up West Bengal govt as political violence rages 10 Jun 2019 02:04 (MENAFN - Gulf Times) The centre yesterday issued an advisory expressing 'deep concern over the continuing political violence in West Bengal even after the end of the Lok Sabha elections. 'The unabated violence over the past weeks appear to be a …
  • BJP stopped from taking workers’ bodies to Kolkata (2nd Lead) 09 Jun 2019 17:54 Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) The last rites of two BJP workers, who were killed in clashes in West Bengal’s Sandeshkhali area on Saturday, were performed in their native village on Sunday after the saffron party was denied permission to take their mortal remains …
  • BJP stopped from taking workers’ bodies to Kolkata 09 Jun 2019 15:41 Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) An altercation broke out between the police and a group of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Sunday when they were stopped from taking bodies of slain party workers to Kolkata. On …
  • BJP, Trinamool delegations visit tense Sandeshkhali in Bengal 09 Jun 2019 13:00 Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) A BJP delegation, led by the party’s state President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday visited the troubled Sandeshkhali area in Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district where at least three persons were killed in a clash between the saffron outfit …
  • 3 workers killed in clash with TMC: BJP 09 Jun 2019 00:03 Clashes in Dakshin Dinajpur (above), North 24-Parganas Saturday. Express The BJP on Saturday claimed two of its local leaders and a party worker had been killed and at least five workers seriously wounded in a violent clash with Trinamool Congress workers …
  • Skewed stats about Abhishek Banerjee's Lok Sabha win lead to BJP, CPM crying foul 08 Jun 2019 15:30 Express News Service KOLKATA: A booth-wise analysis of results in the Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal has thrown up a startling fact -- Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek has bagged nearly 2.5 lakh votes of the 2.8 lakh …
  • One killed, many injured in Bengal political violence 07 Jun 2019 17:04 Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) A 27-year-old boy was hacked to death and many others were injured as political violence continued in West Bengal on Friday. In South 24 Parganas district’s Mathurapur, a CPI(M) worker was murdered at his residence. Party leader …
  • Jai Shri Ram row: Trinamool supporters send 10,000 ‘Jai Bangla’ posters to PM Modi 05 Jun 2019 09:49 Trinamool supporters sent 10,000 postcards to PM Modi (ANI Photo) Supporters of the Trinamool Congress sent 10,000 postcards with ‘Vande Mataram’, ‘Jai Hind’ and ‘Jai Bangla’ written on them to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, days after a BJP MP said that …
  • Political violence, threats continue in Bengal 05 Jun 2019 00:54 Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Two local leaders of Trinamool Congress were chased and threatened in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district while a BJP worker was beaten up in South 24 Parganas district allegedly by Trinamool party cadres, police said on Tuesday. “Two …
  • One dead, many injured as violence continues in Bengal 02 Jun 2019 15:44 Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) One person was stabbed to death while several others were injured as political violence continued in West Bengal on Sunday, the police said. Reports of houses being ransacked and activists of both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and …
  • Several injured as violence continues in Bengal 01 Jun 2019 17:10 Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) Several persons were injured as clashes between workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the ruling Trinamool Congress continued in West Bengal, police said on Saturday. Activists of both sides were beaten up while incidents of …
  • After BJP calls families of killed, Mamata backs out 30 May 2019 00:03 Delhi-bound relatives of the 54 killed at Howrah. (Express photo by Partha Paul) Hours after the BJP invited the families of 54 party workers allegedly killed in political violence across West Bengal to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in, …
  • Kin of BJP workers killed in Bengal to be at swearing-in ceremony 29 May 2019 05:48 NEW DELHI: BJP has invited families of over 50 party workers killed in political violence in West Bengal to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the Narendra Modi government on Thursday, in what is being seen as a message to the state where assembly polls …
  • TMC ‘weakened’, CPM opens party offices closed since 2011 defeat 28 May 2019 20:06 TMC MLA Rabindranath Ghosh at Krishnapur in Natabari Assembly constituency, where he allegedly reclaimed a party office, on Tuesday. (Express) With the Trinamool Congress having “weakened” and “lost ground”, and arguably at its politically most vulnerable …
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma: ‘We’ve plateaued in NE… Other seats have almost 100% minority population’ 26 May 2019 21:15 Himanta Biswa Sarma. (File) IN AN interview to The Indian Express, Assam Finance Minister and the BJP’s Northeast face, Himanta Biswa Sarma, says he is not surprised at the support for the BJP despite the National Register of Citizens (NRC) controversy, …
  • After results, clashes, blame-game in Bengal 24 May 2019 23:01 West Bengal has seen clashes and violence, largely between TMC and BJP workers, through the seven-phase elections. (Express) Incidents of violence were reported from several areas of West Bengal on Thursday and Friday after the Lok Sabha elections results …
  • BJP gains in north, tribal Bengal to lead in 18 seats; Trinamool in 23 23 May 2019 16:03 Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) The BJP made stunning inroads in Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal, with the trends of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday showing a virtual saffron sweep in the state’s northern parts as also the western tribal heartland while Chief …
  • Can east, south offset BJP deficit? (Column: Political Calculus) 20 May 2019 04:55 The biggest test for India’s largest democracy is going to end in the Lok Sabha elections. The whole country’s focus is on West Bengal elections in the last phase. One big question is: Will the number of BJP seats in West Bengal increase a lot? This …
  • 'If Modi-Shah stand on their heads they won't get 272' 20 May 2019 04:32 'No right thinking student of politics can name one state where the BJP gains in double digits.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi addresses an election rally in support of BJP candidate Nilanjan Roy for the Diamond Harbour seat in …
  • Stray incidents of violence, technical glitches mar polling in West Bengal 19 May 2019 09:02 Technical glitches, primarily malfunctioning of the EVMs and stray incidents of violence were reported in the seventh and the last phase of polling in West Bengal on Sunday. Voting across nine seats started slowly as EVMs in different parts of Kolkata and …
  • View: Will the 56-inch non-Bengali finally give Bengal an opposition? 19 May 2019 05:48 Will Bengal think today, what India thought yesterday? Gopal Krishna Gokhale may not be the best way to channel the overwrought, neurotic and hysterical state that West Bengal finds itself in on the final day of Elections 2019. But eight years after Mamata …
  • Poll Live: In final phase, UP CM among first voters 19 May 2019 02:39 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Tamil Nadu: Voting underway for by-election to the Sulur assembly constituency. https://t.co/KZt6vgRJza— ANI (@ANI) 1558233052000 Polling underway for four LS seats in Himachal Pradesh All …
  • Voting begins in Bengal phase seven polls 19 May 2019 02:33 Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Voting began at 7 a.m. in nine parliamentary constituencies of West Bengal in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections on Sunday. An electorate of around 1,49,10,643 is authorised to decide the fate of 111 candidates in 17, …
  • Elections for seventh and most crucial phase of elections in West Bengal begins 19 May 2019 02:20 Elections for seventh and most crucial phase of elections in West Bengal in which highest number of Lok Sabha seats (nine) begins. An electorate of 1.49 crore will decide the fate of 111 candidates contesting in nine seats, Kolkata North and Kolkata South …
  • Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee sues PM Modi for 'gunda' jibe 18 May 2019 20:02 Kolkata: A day before seeking his re-election West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee has sent a defamation notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly calling him “Gunda” and threatening to “lock his office” after …
  • Temperatures and poll-related violence up in Bengal 18 May 2019 18:04 Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Apart from the heat generated by the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, the southern region of Bengal that is going to the polls in the final phase on Sunday is reeling under the impact of a scorching sun. Nine parliamentary constituencies – …
  • Bengal LS polls: Mamata’s nephew, Netaji’s kin, actresses contest in final phase 18 May 2019 16:16 Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) A number of high-voltage battles are on the cards in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal as two popular Bengali actresses set their feet on the political turf for the first time, while a number of …
  • BJP activist among four held, Rs 24.12 lakh cash seized in Bengal 17 May 2019 19:12 Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) In an embarrassment to the BJP, four persons including two women and a local saffron party leader, were arrested for allegedly carrying unaccounted cash of Rs 24.12 lakh at Baruipur in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district, ahead …
  • BJP a goonda party, EC is Modi-Shah brother: Mamata Banerjee 17 May 2019 03:14 KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee termed the EC the ‘brother of Modi-Shah’ and alleged BJP was a ‘party of goondas’ ruled by ‘satan’. Addressing two rallies and two roadshows in South 24 Parganas district and Kolkata South, respectively, …
  • PM-Mamata war escalates as Bengal campaign ends 16 May 2019 21:46 At his second rally at Dum Dum in the evening, the Prime Minister compared Trinamul supporters with the stone pelters of Jammu and Kashmir. Kolkata: On the last day of campaigning in West Bengal before the final phase of voting in nine Lok Sabha seats on …
  • View: The mood in this West Bengal village seems to be against Mamata Banerjee 16 May 2019 18:10 Five years to the day since the 2014 election results were annouced, Narendra Modi attended a rally at Sultanpur village near Mathurapur in South 24 Paragnas on Thursday. A few hours before his chopper landed at 4.45 pm, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata …
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Bengal has 'goondacracy' 15 May 2019 20:36 Taki/Diamond Harbour (WB): A day after the violence during Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a broadside against Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday saying that democracy has turned to “goondacracy” in West Bengal. Ms …
  • Democracy has turned to Goondacracy in West Bengal : PM Modi 15 May 2019 17:09 TAKI/DIAMOND HARBOUR (WB): A day after the violence during Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a broadside against Mamata Banerjee Wednesday saying that democracy has turned to "goondacracy" in West …
  • Mamata nephew's office will be locked up after May 23: PM Modi 15 May 2019 16:19 Diamond Harbour: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her 'anarchist behaviour' in the state and said her nephew Abhishek Banerjee's office will be 'locked' up soon after …
  • Indian Navy will be more potent by 2024: Admiral Sunil Lanba 14 May 2019 21:37 Admiral Lanba inaugurated the Navy's fifth Service Selection Board (SSB) at Diamond Harbour in South 24 Parganas. Diamond Harbour: Indian Navy chief admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday underlined quality in the recruitment of personnel who will help to …
  • India elections: BJP, TMC clashes in Diamond Harbour ahead of seventh phase polling 14 May 2019 13:24 By PTI KOLKATA: A number of houses, shops and vehicles were damaged and several policemen injured in clashes that went on for three days between workers of the TMC and the BJP in Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha seat where polling will be held on May 19, …
  • Shah claims people have to pay ‘nephew tax’ in Bengal 14 May 2019 01:27 TMC hits back, says his ‘Kangal Bangla’ remark an insult. Kolkata: Targeting Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee, BJP president Amit Shah on Monday sought an end to the payment of “nephew tax”, which he claimed had become …
  • Did not want Abhishek to contest Lok Sabha polls again: Mamata 14 May 2019 00:14 Mamata had wanted Abhishek to become a Rajya Sabha MP instead because 'it was in her hands' but he refused her offer. Kolkata: Revealing her wish about the future of her nephew Abhishek Banerjee's political career, Trinamul Congress supremo …
  • WB: BJP approaches CEO, after their leaders denied permission to hold rallies 14 May 2019 00:01 [India], May 14 (ANI): After BJP president Amit Shah was denied permission to hold a rally in Jadavpur, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday met the state's Chief Electoral Officer accusing TMC of using the state's police and administration …
  • Mamata Banerjee is afraid her nephew will lose: Amit Shah 13 May 2019 11:14 NET Bureau Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Monday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is preventing his party from holding rallies in the state because she is afraid that her nephew, Abhishek Banerjee, will lose the …
  • ‘Inch-By-Inch Badla Lungi’: Mamta threatens Modi 13 May 2019 10:39 Accusing Modi of hindering her from running a government in the state, she said: "They are not allowing me to run the government. Category: News, Politics Posted by safoora Published: May 13, 2019, 1:02 pm IST Updated: May 13, 2019, 1:04 pm IST …
  • Amit Shah’s Bengal rally cancelled 13 May 2019 07:06 Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah’s scheduled rally in West Bengal’s Baruipur on Monday has been cancelled after the land owner who had rented out his property, withdrew his consent, a party spokesperson said here. “The rally at Baruipur …
  • BJP, RSS activists entering West Bengal sporting uniform of central forces: Mamata Banerjee 12 May 2019 14:54 Kolkata: Iterating that the BJP government was using the central forces to influence voters in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said she feared that BJP and RSS activists have entered the state, sporting the uniform of the forces, to …
  • BJP, RSS activists sporting uniform of central forces used in West Bengal, says Mamata 12 May 2019 10:54 Reiterating that the BJP government was using the central forces to influence voters in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said she feared that BJP and RSS activists have entered the state, sporting the uniform of the forces, to conduct …
  • Cyclone Fani: CM Naveen Patnaik praises rescue efforts, says record 12 lakh people evacuated in 24 hours 04 May 2019 11:18 A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri. (PTI) A day after Odisha faced one of the worst cyclonic storms in over a decade, state Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik lauded the relief and rescue measures undertaken by his …
  • Cyclone Fani strengthens, could batter south Bengal 01 May 2019 12:38 Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) In wake of Cyclone Fani gradually gaining strength, weather officials on Wednesday warned of destruction of thatched houses, roads, and crops in eight districts of West Bengal and advised people be evacuated from coastal areas. “There …
  • CPM worker found dead in South 24 Parganas 17 Apr 2019 06:50
  • VHP plans to take out 700 Ram Navami rallies across South Bengal on April 14 15 Apr 2019 15:19 Speaking to The Indian Express, VHP eastern regional organisational general secretary Sachindranath Sinha said they will follow the police guidelines. (PTI/File) The Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has planned to take out nearly 700 rallies across South …
  • 3 Dead As Storm Hits South Bengal, Several Trees Uprooted In Kolkata 25 Feb 2019 17:33 Kolkata Municipal Corporation workers clear uprooted trees after a storm in Kolkata. Kolkata: Three people died after two storms hit West Bengal's Kolkata early in the morning today uprooting trees, damaging cars and tearing down power lines. The …
  • Attacked by TMC goons, claims South 24 Parganas BJP leader; ruling party denies 22 Dec 2018 02:23 TMC leader said, “BJP’s people fight within themselves. They use big names to get mileage. TMC has better work to do instead of attacking people who have no existence.” (Source: File Photo) BJP’s South 24 Parganas president Abhijeet Das was allegedly …
  • West Bengal: Under-construction bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas 24 Sep 2018 08:11 Image Source : ANI Bridge collapses in West Bengal An under-construction bridge collapsed in Kakdwip area of South 24 Parganas district on Monday, a senior official said. There has been no report of any casualty, South 24 Parganas district magistrate Y. …
  • Bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas 24 Sep 2018 08:08 KOLKATA: An under-construction bridge collapsed in Kakdwip area of South 24 Parganas district on Monday, a senior official said, adding however there has been no report of any casualty. This is the third incident of bridge collapse in the state in …
  • West Bengal: Local BJP leader murdered in South 24 Parganas, party blames TMC 28 Jul 2018 10:51 A local BJP leader was killed in West Bengal. (Representational Image) A local West Bengal BJP leader was killed by unidentified persons in South 24 Paraganas district’s Mandirbazar area, police said on Saturday. The victim, who was later identified as …
  • Kingpin of meat racket arrested from Garia in South 24 Parganas dist 03 May 2018 11:10 Kolkata, May 3 The kingpin of the meat racket involved in procuring dead animals from dumping grounds and processing their flesh before supplying to markets was arrested from Garia in South 24 Parganas district by the SIT, the police said on Thursday. …
  • ‘Ashar Alo’ spreads from Slovenia to South 24-Parganas 25 Feb 2018 02:14 PIYALI (SOUTH 24-PARGANAS): Slovenian ambassador Jožef Drofenik’s visit to ‘Ashar Alo’ — a primary school from KG to Class VIII in Piyali — on Saturday was a tribute to a decade-long work by a Slovenian national Mojca Pijk and her Indian husband Anup Gayen …
  • Kulari, South 24-Parganas: Eight Rohingya families, grateful for being settled in West Bengal 11 Jan 2018 20:40 Written by Ravik Bhattacharya | Kulri (south 24-parganas) | Published: January 12, 2018 1:48 am Jubaida, 55, one of 40 Rohingya settled in Kulari, South 24-Parganas. (Express Photo: Subham Dutta) WITH ROWS of two-room houses made of tin and asbestos with …
  • West Bengal: Trinamool Congress workers clash with anti-power grid agitators in South 24 Parganas district 28 Dec 2017 12:07 Image used for representational purpose. KOLKATA: Ten months after an agitation against a power grid claimed two lives and led to the disappearance of 16 people in Bhangar in the South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, violence erupted in the region …