• Little ray of hope for India at Solar Summit
Little ray of hope for India at Solar Summit

Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said on Saturday that Egypt has become a founding member of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), due to its rich renewable energy resources, especially solar energy and its location between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

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  • China to push forward Belt and Road cooperation: minister
China to push forward Belt and Road cooperation: minister

After pressure from allies, the US has opened the way for more exemptions from tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminium that US President Donald Trump set last week. He cited American government research that he said showed the figure for the surplus in China's favour overstated by roughly 20% and said that if the USA ...

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  • Irish Earn Top Seed In Postseason NIT
Irish Earn Top Seed In Postseason NIT

A loss to Rider and hard setbacks across the Big Ten schedule haunted a Penn State team that clearly had the talent but not quite the resume for a NCAA bid. The Nittany Lions and Owls will square off either Tuesday of Wednesday in the Bryce Jordan Center. We'll have more on that matchup later this week.

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  • Spy poisoning: Military remove ambulances and police cars for testing
Spy poisoning: Military remove ambulances and police cars for testing

Both were found comatose on a bench Sunday in the medieval city of Salisbury . The police identified over 200 witnesses and were looking into over 240 pieces of evidence linked to the case, Rudd told reporters after chairing a meeting of the United Kingdom government's Cobra emergency committee on Saturday.

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  • China Vows 'Necessary Measures' in Event of Trade War with US
China Vows 'Necessary Measures' in Event of Trade War with US

China has responded positively to the developments, as one would expect. The North also agreed to hold a historic summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae In in late April. Wang also emphasized what he called the key role played in China's more pro-active foreign policy by President Xi Jinping, who is likely ...

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  • Biplab Deb takes oath as Tripura CM
Biplab Deb takes oath as Tripura CM

Glad to have joined the ceremony in Agartala today. In his address after the swearing-in function of the principal BJP government in Tripura , PM Modi said the north-eastern locale had numerous openings and possibilities, which must be investigated for its development."I advance to the general population of Tripura, how about we take the sta...

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  • Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade
Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

And formations donning "period uniforms" may be utilized to "represent veterans from previous wars", the letter said. The parade route will reportedly go from the White House to the Capitol. Hallock Mohler Jr., the executive secretary for the office of the secretary of defense. "We'll see if we can do it at a reasonable cost, and if we can't,...

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  • Video of police officer using excessive force sparks outrage Video
Video of police officer using excessive force sparks outrage Video

A white police officer whose body-camera video recorded him beating a black pedestrian he accused of jaywalking has been arrested on assault charges in North Carolina . The video, released in a story by the Citizen-Times last week, shows a police officer punching a man in the head and Tasering the man on the ground.

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  • Trump signs order on steel, aluminium tariffs
Trump signs order on steel, aluminium tariffs

President Donald Trump stuck to his guns and formally announced heavy new steel and aluminum tariffs Thursday afternoon, despite fears from Republicans that it could start a trade war. The president suggested in the meeting with his Cabinet that Australia and "other countries" also might be spared, a shift that could soften the worldwide blo...

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  • Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT gets 5-day custody of Naveen Kumar
Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT gets 5-day custody of Naveen Kumar

Naveen was supposed to have helped Gauri's killers source weapons and ammunition. "As this case seems to have political or ideological connections, we want to record the statements of Naveen Kumar , who has been arrested in the case, through narco analysis and brain mapping".

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  • Pak not taking required action against Hafiz Saeed: MEA
Pak not taking required action against Hafiz Saeed: MEA

However, instant developments coming out of Pakistan seem to be as an attempt by the establishment to mainstream him and his system as a political party. The JuD chief believed that India was forcing the Pakistan government to abandon the Kashmir cause "which is not possible". Last month, an intergovernmental money-laundering watchdog, Financia...

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  • Trudeau Confident About Canada's Position Over US Tariff Threat
Trudeau Confident About Canada's Position Over US Tariff Threat

Newly enacted USA tariffs on aluminum and steel imports have sparked a sharp reaction from across the globe, with several nations warning of an all-out trade war. At the White House, officials were working to include language in the tariffs that would give Trump the flexibility to approve exemptions for certain countries.

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  • India's top court upholds passive euthanasia with guidelines, says chief justice
India's top court upholds passive euthanasia with guidelines, says chief justice

The five judges had written four separate judgments expressing their views, but concurred on allowing passive euthanasia and advance directives. An Advance Directive ( Living Will ) allows people to decide in advance whether or not they want to be put on life support in cases of terminal illness.

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  • Trump Talked to Witnesses About Their Interviews With Mueller
Trump Talked to Witnesses About Their Interviews With Mueller

Trump also asked his former chief of staff, Reince Priebus , how his interview with the special counsel investigators had gone and whether they had been 'nice'. The Wall Street Journal first reported on the prospect Friday but it appears Trump's attorneys have yet to reach a full consensus on the potential offer.

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  • Check Smoke Detectors During Time Change Weekend — Red Cross
Check Smoke Detectors During Time Change Weekend — Red Cross

The United States Smoke Alarms market report 2018 presents critical information and factual data about the Smoke Alarms Industry providing an overall statistical study on the basis of market drivers , market restraints and its future prospects with growth trends.

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  • Ahead of elections, Karnataka govt unveils state flag
Ahead of elections, Karnataka govt unveils state flag

If centre agrees to the proposal, Karnataka will be second state in the country to have a separate State flag, after Jammu and Kashmir . The emblem is based on the emblem of the kingdom of Mysore. CM Siddaramaiah was present when the state flag "Naada Dwaja" was formally unveiled. The pro-Kannada groups, who have been vehemently demanded officia...

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  • Syria: Govt forces capture half of Ghouta enclave
Syria: Govt forces capture half of Ghouta enclave

Eight mortar rounds were fired, nine people were injured. On Thursday, 24 civilians were killed in air strikes and rocket fire on Eastern Ghouta, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. Russia's defence ministry said on Wednesday some rebels wanted to accept the proposal to evacuate. On another front in Syria's co...

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  • Democrat seeks businessman in Mueller probe
Democrat seeks businessman in Mueller probe

While there is no indication that Nader is suspected of wrongdoing, his knowledge of key meetings involving the Emiratis and others could be helpful to the special counsel in understanding the inner workings of the transition and possible efforts to influence key figures in the administration.

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  • Alabama police: 2 hurt in accidental school shooting
Alabama police: 2 hurt in accidental school shooting

A staff member who was wounded was treated at the high school and released. One student was killed and another was in critical condition after an accidental shooting during dismissal time at a high school in Birmingham, Alabama, police said.

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  • Get ready to spring forward as daylight saving time begins Sunday
Get ready to spring forward as daylight saving time begins Sunday

If Scott signs the bill, Congress would ultimately be responsible for approving the proposed change. Florida is a step closer to living up to its nickname as "The Sunshine State". Time reports that you could use daylight saving time to help reboot sleeping habits. Forty-eight states use Daylight Savings Time; only Hawaii and Arizona (with the ...

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  • China asks Sri Lankan govt to ensure security of its nationals
China asks Sri Lankan govt to ensure security of its nationals

Former Sri Lanka players Kumar Sangakkara , Mahela Jayawardena and Sanath Jayasuriya came forward and put forth their views, against the ongoing communal violence in Sri Lanka , on their respective social media accounts. "This is a temporary measure and we will have the restrictions removed soon", a top official told AFP on condition of...

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  • South Korea envoys to meet security adviser McMaster during U.S. trip
South Korea envoys to meet security adviser McMaster during U.S. trip

He added: "May be false hope, but the U.S.is ready to go hard in either direction!" Pyongyang is said to have offered to suspend nuclear and missile tests while talks were under way. Kawai was quoted as telling reporters that Abe considers the latest overtures by the regime a sign that global sanctions and the increased monitoring of "ship-to-ship ...

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  • World's oldest known message in a bottle found on Australian beach
World's oldest known message in a bottle found on Australian beach

Anderson also contacted colleagues in the Netherlands and Germany to verify the bottle's authenticity, comparing the handwriting samples from the form with the captain's entries in Paula's meteorically journal. But more evidence was needed. "We wanted to know if what we had found was historically significant or a very inventive hoax". Researche...

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  • Jordan Peele makes history with 'Get Out' win
Jordan Peele makes history with 'Get Out' win

Accepting the award, the filmmaker said: "This means so much to me". It's very special and I think it goes for all areas of inclusion. Celebrities offered praise for the win on Twitter . But with the songwriting team's Oscar win for best song for "Remember Me" from the animated film " Coco ", Lopez became the first person to earn the EGOT twic...

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  • N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons tests if it has US talks
N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons tests if it has US talks

North and South agreed to hold a summit in late April in Panmunjom, the truce village in the DMZ, Mr Chung said after leading the most senior delegation to travel North for more than a decade. Throughout February's Winter Olympics in South Korea, the two countries struck a friendly tone, sending athletes to compete in a joint team and holding tal...

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