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In Technology
May 10, 2018 10:44 am gmt |
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Apple ditched plans to build an €850mil (RM4.05bil) data centre in Ireland because of delays in the approval process that have stalled the project for more than three years, the iPhone maker said on May 10. Apple announced plans in February 2015 to build the facility in the rural western town of Athe...
In Latest Stories
May 10, 2018 10:37 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka has increased the prices of petrol and diesel following a cabinet decision to approve a fuel pricing formula. Petrol (92 octane) will increase to 137 rupees and petrol (95 octane) will be increased to148 rupees. Auto diesel will go up to109 rupees while super diesel will be sold at 119 rupe...
In India
May 10, 2018 9:55 am gmt |
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The judicial custody of suspended assistant professor Nirmala Devi, accused in the audiotape scandal, was extended till May 23, on Wednesday. Ms. Devi, who is accused of attempting to traffic four college students to do some favours for higher officials of the Madurai Kamaraj University in return for...
In America
May 10, 2018 8:30 am gmt |
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Three soldiers died and three more were wounded in a gun battle with suspected gang members in a southwestern Mexican state mired in drug violence, the army said in a statement on Wednesday (May 8), shortly after a former local mayor was killed during a deadly election season in the country. After re...
In Latest Stories
May 10, 2018 6:03 am gmt |
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The debate on the government’s Policy Statement, which was delivered by President Maithripala Sirisena at the opening of the second session of the Parliament, commenced  in the House today (10). The debate commenced at 10.30 am at the Parliament. The government’s Policy Statement was presented by the...
In Britain
May 10, 2018 5:46 am gmt |
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Britain’s Prince William unveiled a plaque at London Bridge Station on Wednesday (May 9) to mark the official re-opening of the area after significant redevelopment. The Duke was greeted by the UK’s Transport Minister Chris Grayling and Network Rail Chief Executive Mark Carne before walki...
In Srilanka
May 10, 2018 5:28 am gmt |
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The Political Committee of the United National Party convened last evening under the leadership of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The meeting was held at the Parliamentary Complex. Deputy Minister JC Alawathuwala said extensive discussions were held pertaining to the second phase of the party r...
In India
May 10, 2018 4:57 am gmt |
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A trend has started among lawyers to target the judges, which would ultimately lead to the “killing of the institution”, a Supreme Court bench observed today. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and U U Lalit, while hearing a Kerala medical college matters, was critical of the lawyers critici...
In Latest Stories
May 10, 2018 4:40 am gmt |
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met Japanese Emperor Akihito on Thursday (May 10) at the Imperial Palace in central Tokyo. The meeting with Emperor came after a trilateral summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, which emphasized cooperation regarding a push f...
In Latest Stories
May 10, 2018 4:25 am gmt |
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Austrian Dominic Thiem battled back from a set down to beat Federico Delbonis on Wednesday (May 9) and advance to the next round of the Madrid Open. The world number seven won 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in a hard-fought match against Argentine Delbonis. His win sets up a meeting with Croatian Borna Coric. In the ...
In Britain
May 9, 2018 9:16 am gmt |
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Children in rural Rwanda fondly remember soon-to-be princess Meghan Markle who, as a Global Ambassador for World Vision, visited villages where the charity is expanding access to clean water. The former U.S. actress, who will marry Prince Harry on May 19, visited Rwanda with World Vision in 2016, dur...
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May 9, 2018 8:59 am gmt |
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The New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned on Monday night, just three hours after four women accused him of physical abuse in a detailed investigation published by The New Yorker. One of the women was art-world activist, author, and film producer Tanya Selvaratnam. “After I found out t...
In India
May 9, 2018 5:27 am gmt |
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday criticised the Congress over its “latest misadventure against the judiciary” and said “fishing in troubled waters” would hurt the Opposition in the May 12 Karnataka elections. In a series of tweets, he said the Congress’s “latest misadventure against the judiciar...
In America
May 9, 2018 4:59 am gmt |
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President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (May 8) he was reimposing economic sanctions on Iran and pulling the United States out of an international agreement aimed at stopping Tehran from obtaining a nuclear bomb. The decision is likely to raise the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upset America...
In Sports
May 9, 2018 4:43 am gmt |
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Croatia’s Borna Coric upset ninth seed Pablo Carreno Busta 6-4 6-2 in the opening round of the Madrid Open on Tuesday (May 8). Coric fought back from 4-3 down to win five straight games en route to a second straight victory over the Spaniard, who he also beat at the Qatar Open earlier this year...
In India
May 8, 2018 8:55 am gmt |
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India’s eastern Jharkhand state police have arrested 15 people in eastern India in connection with two separate rape cases involving teenage girls, said officials as grisly new attacks against women come to light despite tougher penalties. Police arrested 14 people in one of the cases after a 1...
In Srilanka
May 8, 2018 8:39 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena today declared that he would not retire from politics in 2020 as he had to complete his mission to serve the people and the country beyond 2020. Addressing the SLFP May Day rally at the Chenkalady Sports Grounds in Batticaloa this afternoon, President Sirisena went on t...
In Technology
May 8, 2018 6:49 am gmt |
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Get ready to consolidate power in WhatsApp as the latest update allows admins to strip each other of power and lock the group info from being modified. In the version 2.18.51 update for iOS, WhatsApp group admins have been given the ability to remove admin rights from other administrators. To do so, ...
In Britain
May 8, 2018 6:18 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was in Washington on Monday (May 7) to appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump not to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying the deal had weaknesses but they could be addressed given time. Johnson and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks at th...