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Universal Children's Day 2017 observed across the world

Universal Children's Day 2017 observed across the world And on 20 November 1989, it ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child. In their separate messages, they said the observance of the Day reminds us of our obligation to the children as ordained in the injunctions of our religion and also in the Constitution. [Artigo completo...]

Manly release Blake Green from NRL deal

Manly release Blake Green from NRL deal Pearce is believed to have requested a release from the final two seasons of his current deal, two weeks after the club lured Kangaroos star Cooper Cronk to be their halfback. "I've been with the Roosters since I was 17 and have grown into a man here". "The Roosters and people there will always mean a lot to me, but I'm looking forward to the opportunity and challenge joining a new club will b... [Artigo completo...]

Federal govt to continue aiding Sindh in its uplift: PM

Federal govt to continue aiding Sindh in its uplift: PM The Sindh governor and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah both received the PM at the Jinnah International Airport, Karachi on his arrival. He reportedly made the comments in a meeting with the governor. The premier said that the federal government was on the course of socio-economic development in the country. "The government's priority is to the protect the lives and properties of th... [Artigo completo...]

President Kovind to embark on 4-day northeast visit on Sunday

President Kovind to embark on 4-day northeast visit on Sunday On Sunday, Kovind will attend a function at the Indira Gandhi Park in Itanagar to mark 40 years of Vivekananda Kendra. Describing Arunachal as the "land of rising sun" which, with its diverse cultures as practiced by different tribes and unparalleled scenic beauty, is the ideal symbol of "unity in diversity", the President said that the state has been mentioned in the Kalika puranas. [Artigo completo...]

India asks United Nations to follow democratic principles, elect Bhandari as ICJ judge

India asks United Nations to follow democratic principles, elect Bhandari as ICJ judge One-third of the court's 15-member bench is elected every three years for a nine-year term, elections for which are held separately but simultaneously in the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council in NY. Meanwhile, incensed by rumours last week that Bhandari was in talks with the United Kingdom to withdraw in favour of Greenwood, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaru... [Artigo completo...]

Nathan MacKinnon gives Avs win with late-game heroics

Nathan MacKinnon gives Avs win with late-game heroics The Avalanche lost to the Predators 5-2 in Nashville on Saturday night. "I saw the short side was open", MacKinnon said. "It gives us confidence". "They were definitely skating". "They played last night, but no matter what, you've got to play 60 minutes". The Red Wings killed three second-period power plays, including 48 seconds of 5-on-3, and Howard made four tough saves in a 53-second ... [Artigo completo...]

Economy enjoys fastest quarterly growth since 2013

Economy enjoys fastest quarterly growth since 2013 Further, the production-side breakdown of GDP showed that the agricultural sector maintained favorable growth of 9.9 percent, even though it weakened from 16.1 percent a quarter ago. In the third quarter, exports jumped 12.5 per cent. Quarter-on-quarter, GDP advanced 1 percent versus 1.4 percent in the previous three months. The NESDB projected next year GDP growth rate at 4.1 per cent. [Artigo completo...]

Young, No. 6 Notre Dame beat No. 18 Oregon St 72-67

Young, No. 6 Notre Dame beat No. 18 Oregon St 72-67 The Pack struggled with errors throughout the match, totaling 40 compared to Notre Dame's 23. "I was so impressed by our crowd", said Oregon State head coach Scott Rueck. The Beavers carried a 20-15 advantage into the end of the opening period. With 22 seconds left and the Irish leading by three points, Ogunbowale missed a jumper, but collected the rebound herself, forcing the Beavers to foul and ... [Artigo completo...]

Watch Dap-Kings' Poignant Sharon Jones Tribute on 'Fallon'

Watch Dap-Kings' Poignant Sharon Jones Tribute on 'Fallon' But she did leave one final gift before she departed. Intro'd with poignancy by Fallon, The Dap-Kings performed an electrifying combo of "Sail On" and "Searching For A New Day" that included a colossal assist in the form of Jones' stunning vocals appearing via vinyl. [Artigo completo...]

Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam bags DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam bags DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Told in meditative, nuanced and powerful prose, this shattering novel marks the arrival of an extraordinary new literary voice. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Minister of Finance of Bangladesh presented the award to Arudpragasam at the Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium at the Bangla Academy in Dhaka . [Artigo completo...]

7 out of 10 Malaysian children worry a lot about bullying

7 out of 10 Malaysian children worry a lot about bullying This is compared to only three out of 10 children in Japan and close to four in 10 in the United Kingdom. Among other issues that were raised by the children were climate change (77 per cent) while poverty, terrorism and education access stood at 74 per cent. [Artigo completo...]

Indonesian Parliament Speaker Detained in Probe Into $170Mln Theft

Indonesian Parliament Speaker Detained in Probe Into $170Mln Theft The house speaker's lawyer, Fredrich Yunadi, then threatened to report the KPK to the International Human Rights Court for arresting his gravely ill client (leading former chief justice of the Constitutional Court, Mahfud MD, to comment that Fredrich clearly had no understanding of how international law actually works ). [Artigo completo...]

Parliament to sit without Inviso-Malcolm

Parliament to sit without Inviso-Malcolm Leader of the House Christopher Pyne announced on Monday the lower house would not meet as scheduled from November 27. The House of Representatives was due to return on November 27 for the final sitting fortnight of the year. Section 30 of the House of Representatives Standing Orders states that when Parliament is not sitting, only the Speaker may change the date and time at which it next conven... [Artigo completo...]

Henri Kontinen, John Peers retain ATP Finals doubles crown

Henri Kontinen, John Peers retain ATP Finals doubles crown After losing their opener to the Bryan brothers, world No 4 partnership Murray and Soares appear to be running into form at the most opportune time after their demolition on Wednesday of Ivan Dodig and Marcel Granollers. Murray and Soares saved four set points in the 12th game to force a first-set tie-break. Murray and Soares' lone win against Kontinen and Peers came in their first-ever meeting ... [Artigo completo...]

'Not that orange': New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern regrets gossip about Donald Trump

'Not that orange': New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern regrets gossip about Donald Trump However, the Prime Minister told The AM Show it was someone else that made that assumption, not Trump. "Second-hand, someone observed that they thought that it had happened, but in all my interactions certainly President Trump didn't seem to confuse me when I interacted with him", Ms Ardern said. [Artigo completo...]

Several Injured After Scaffold Crashes Onto SoHo Street

Several Injured After Scaffold Crashes Onto SoHo Street As terrifying as the scaffolding collapse may have been, the crowd's united act to help those injured prompted an outpouring of love and pride for the city and its people on social media. A wind advisory was in effect for all of New York City on Sunday until 6 p.m., with a warning of possibly unsafe gusts up to 50 miles per hour. It's unclear if Sunday's gusty winds had anything to do with the c... [Artigo completo...]

Argentina Thinks Missing Submarine Made 7 Failed Calls To Base

Argentina Thinks Missing Submarine Made 7 Failed Calls To Base Rescue aircraft and vessels are ramping up the search for the sub after a series of attempted distress calls yesterday raised hopes they may be alive, with an electrical problem affecting communications. Sky News' Defence Correspondent Alistair Bunkall said Britain also has an C-130 Hercules, which is stationed in the Falklands Islands, on standby if required. [Artigo completo...]

Sensex flat with negative bias; Nifty trades at 10272

Sensex flat with negative bias; Nifty trades at 10272 Nifty metal, Nifty PSU bank and Nifty media indices were down to the tune of 0.63%, 0.74%, and 0.58%, respectively. Japan's Nikkei fell 0.56 per cent, Shanghai Composite 0.97 per cent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng 0.19 per cent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was almost flat in early trade. On Friday, the benchmark indices closed in the green riding on a sovereign ratin... [Artigo completo...]

New Perth Stadium to host Australia-England ODI on January 28

New Perth Stadium to host Australia-England ODI on January 28 The match, to be held on January 28, will be the first event played at the new venue. December's match is likely to be the last Ashes test played at the WACA, which the local cricket board plans to turn into a boutique ground with a capacity of 10,000-15,000. [Artigo completo...]

Law passes ordering college teachers back to classroom

Law passes ordering college teachers back to classroom The winter semester will beginning January 22nd, and instead of having a "study week" students will have two study days. The group is pushing for students who feel they won't be able to complete their semesters to be able to withdraw and receive refunds, Willett said. [Artigo completo...]


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