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Days after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in Tripura by dethroning the 25-year-old Left Front regime; the northeastern state is in the throes of violence on Tuesday. Immediately after the announcement, Deb accompanied by Gadkari met Governor Tathagata Roy at the Raj Bhavan and staked claim to form a BJP government.
  • Documentary About Russian Sports Doping Wins Oscar

    Documentary About Russian Sports Doping Wins Oscar

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    Since the firm's inception in 2007, it has been involved in financing of more than 80 films, including "The Cove", which won the 2010 Academy Award for documentary feature, and "How to Survive a Plague", which was nominated for the Academy Award for documentary feature in 2013.
  • Iran sets up terms for missile talks

    Iran sets up terms for missile talks

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    Velayati who is also the Head of Strategic Research Center of Iranian Expediency Council. Russian Federation and the other parties to the Iran nuclear deal consider the Islamic Republic compliant and have voiced concerns over Washington's stance.
  • Post-Parkland Senate bill primed for floor vote

    Post-Parkland Senate bill primed for floor vote

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    Meanwhile, Democrats are demanding the purchase of weapons, including AR-15 assault-style rifle, to be prohibited. They have filed dozens of amendments that ban assault rifles and broaden background checks. Florida would fully ban texting while driving under a bill passed by the Florida House. We need new representatives. The House also passed a bill lowering the age a person can hide carry from 21 to 18.
  • Trump trades good-natured barbs with media at Gridiron

    Trump trades good-natured barbs with media at Gridiron

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    Trump was the guest of honour at the 133rd Gridiron dinner , where prominent Washington-based journalists traditionally make fun of the president and take jabs at the United States political scene. In the past week, Hope Hicks announced her resignation, Trump attacked his own attorney general, Jared Kushner's security clearance was downgraded, John Kelly is under scrutiny again for his handling of the Rob Porter scandal, and there's been more reporting about H.R.
  • UK PM May defends 'credible' Brexit plan

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May gave a speech on what her government is looking for, to which some responded that what how she will achieve those goals is still anything but clear. Mrs May told Marr: "I think the Irish border is something to which we are all committed". After Mrs May warned that no British prime minister could sign up to the EU's proposal to keep Northern Ireland in a common regulatory area with the European Union - imposing a "border in the Irish Sea" - Lord ...
  • Saudi CP, Sisi hold talks

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    On Tuesday, a large Saudi delegation arrived in Cairo to prepare for Bin Salman's visit, said an Egyptian security source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to media. Shortly after the reception ceremony, El-Sisi and Bin Salman held a bilateral summit at the Ittihadeya Presidential Palace in Cairo . For his part, the Saudi Crown Prince, Minister of Defence and First Deputy Prime Minister Bin Salman extended to Sisi the greetings of Saudi King Salman bin ...
  • In eastern Ghouta rubble, a father looks for his son

    In eastern Ghouta rubble, a father looks for his son

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    Nearly 600 people are believed to have been killed and over 2,000 injured, since Syrian government forces launched an air and ground offensive on the rebel-held enclave on February 18, according to the statement . The White House called on Assad, along with his backers in Russian Federation and Iran, to halt the military campaign and allow "unfettered delivery of humanitarian aid to the almost 400,000 innocent civilians in critical need".
  • Secret Service: Man shot himself near White House

    Secret Service: Man shot himself near White House

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    Donald Trump was not at the White House when the shooting occurred shortly before 5pm United Kingdom time (12pm U.S. time), as he is at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, but he was swiftly briefed about it shortly afterwards, the White House said.
  • China prepares ground for Xi to stay in power indefinitely

    China prepares ground for Xi to stay in power indefinitely

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    Control of the state, which grants him the title of president, is arguably the least important of the three. Action against American companies or goods would compete for attention with the National People's Congress , which the ruling Communist Party uses to showcase its economic plans.
  • White House pushes back against report of McMaster departure

    White House pushes back against report of McMaster departure

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    Secretary of Defense James Mattis' office referred all questions regarding personnel matters to the White House. The three-star general's appointment followed the resignation of Trump's first national security adviser, Gen. The president, she said Friday, thinks McMaster is doing a "great job". McMaster is now overseeing some of the most sensitive issues facing the White House, such as efforts to counter Iran's expanding role in the Middle East and the administration's strategy to roll ...
  • John Kelly: 'I have absolutely nothing to even consider resigning over'

    John Kelly: 'I have absolutely nothing to even consider resigning over'

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    Kelly told journalists that he had his "eyes opened" after joining the White House in July past year, after he noticed the manner in which people were treating documents and the number of staff who had access to secrets. The story was that a wife had claimed that she had had some level of emotional abuse", the retired Marine general said . When pressed about the discrepancies on Friday, and whether he would step down over the controversy, Kelly stated, "I have absolutely nothing to even ...
  • French National Front leader investigated over grisly tweets

    French National Front leader investigated over grisly tweets

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    At the time Ms Le Pen, a lawyer by training, denounced the move as a "lowly, purely political decision" which violated her freedom of expression. They included an image of the body of American journalist James Foley , who was decapitated in a widely circulated video by a member of ISIL.
  • People in Nepal celebrate Holi, the festival of colours

    People in Nepal celebrate Holi, the festival of colours

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    It is the time expresses the happiness of being loved and to be loved through colors . The colour festival starts on the evening of March 1 and ends on the evening of March 2. There have also been 5k runs like The Color Run, Holi Run and Color Me Rad. "Enjoy play safe. Happy Holi ". Bollywood stars Ayushmann Khurana, Priyanka Chopra, Juhi Chawala and Emraan Hashmi also took to their Twitter handle to share their wishes with fans.