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Aadhaar mandatory for farmers in Maharashtra to avail loan waiver

Aadhaar mandatory for farmers in Maharashtra to avail loan waiver The ruling side also placed five ordinances, three government bills and supplementary demands on the table of the house before the opposition staged a walkout. 20,000 crore, which we propose to use for the loan waiver scheme". The state government, however, has not spelt out the strategy to raise money to finance this scheme that it claims will benefit 8.9 million farmers. [Full Article...]

Final Inmate Caught After Peanut Butter Escape

Final Inmate Caught After Peanut Butter Escape The new guard described the inmates fleeing as "crazy like a fox", according to Fox News. The 24-year-old was the only one of the escapees to make it out of Alabama , according to the sheriff's office. "When the inmates called for the guard to open the door and let them in a cell, the guard inadvertently opened the exit door". Authorities in Florida have captured the last of 12 prisoners who ... [Full Article...]

Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi-starrer Vikram Vedha a 'class film'

Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi-starrer Vikram Vedha a 'class film' Trade analyst Ramesh Bala corroborated Pushkar and Gayatri's tweet on his official Twitter handle. "Fantastic... fantastic", these are the two words uttered by the superstar, Rajinikanth after watching the latest blockbuster " Vikram Vedha ". [Full Article...]

India Gujarat floods kill more than 200

India Gujarat floods kill more than 200 The Press Trust of India news agency quoted an official as saying that many affected people in Gujarat had begun returning to their villages. An official from the Odisha state int he east of the country confirmed that the 11 killed were working in a field when they were caught up in the storm. [Full Article...]

Experts' panel to recommend data protection framework

Experts' panel to recommend data protection framework Over 85% of the country's population have now enrolled in the national identity program, Aadhaar and the unique 12-digit ID linked to a citizen's basic demographic and biometric information is becoming increasingly indispensable as it is linked to widening range of government services, from claiming benefits to tax filing. [Full Article...]

Secretary of state to North Korea: America is 'not your enemy'

Secretary of state to North Korea: America is 'not your enemy' Meanwhile, a Republican senator claimed that President Donald Trump had told him that the U.S. would go to war with North Korea if it continued its missile programme. We do not see an accelerated unification of the peninsula. On last Friday, the Kim Jong-un regime conducted its second ICBM test, in which the projectile flew for 47 minutes reaching a maximum altitude of 3,724.9 km before fa... [Full Article...]

India's Central Bank Cuts Key Lending Rate

India's Central Bank Cuts Key Lending Rate After a 10-month pause, the Reserve Bank cut repo rate by 0.25 percent citing reduction in inflation risk , a move that will lower interest on home, auto and corporate loans. The bank expects the trajectory of inflation in the baseline projection to rise from current lows, and hence, made a decision to keep the policy stance neutral and to watch incoming data. [Full Article...]

Harvard Law alumni directory lists Scaramucci as dead

Harvard Law alumni directory lists Scaramucci as dead The new directory, which was mailed to alumni of the school this week, shows an asterisk next to Scaramucci's name, indicating he passed away since the last edition was published, in 2011. While the Daily Caller has reported that a White House insider indicated Kellyanne Conway is in the running to take over for Scaramucci, others have suggested that conservative talk radio host Elizabeth I... [Full Article...]

United States willing to talk to N. Korea: Tillerson

United States willing to talk to N. Korea: Tillerson Arguing that China sees eye-to-eye with the U.S. about the threat posed by Pyongyang's aggressive weapons development, Tillerson said: "We don't blame the Chinese for the situation in North Korea ". Tillerson's tone was also markedly different to Trump's on China's role with regard to North Korea , and its failure to pressure North Korea into curbing its weapons programme. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Signs Russia Sanctions Bill

Donald Trump Signs Russia Sanctions Bill The package of stiff financial sanctions against Russian Federation passed Congress with overwhelming support. Additionally, the new law will also prevent the president from lifting or easing sanctions put into place against Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Harley Davidson Incorporated (NYSE:HOG) Shorted Shares Increased 10.86% After Market Selling

Harley Davidson Incorporated (NYSE:HOG) Shorted Shares Increased 10.86% After Market Selling The fund owned 150,794 shares of the company's stock after selling 1,303 shares during the period. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on HOG . Tru Of Vermont stated it has 1,750 shares. The share price of the company (NYSE:HOG) was down -0.39%, with a high of 49.07 during the day and the volume of Harley-Davidson, Inc. [Full Article...]

Govt offers job to Vineeth, financial aid to Chitra

Further, Chitra will also be eligible for a daily allowance of Rs 500 towards her training and food expenditure. However, he was terminated from service recently on the ground of irregular office attendance. The striker, who played a key role in Kerala Blasters making it to the final of the Indian Super League last season, was dismissed by the the accountant general's (AG's) office from service,... [Full Article...]

Venezuela referendum was fixed, says company that conducted the voting

Venezuela referendum was fixed, says company that conducted the voting The statement came a few hours after leaked documents cited by Reuters said to show that by 5.30pm local time on the day of the vote, only 3.7 million people had cast votes, even though the government said that 8.1 million people had voted by the time the polls closed one and a half hours later. [Full Article...]

United States tests ICBM amid latest North Korea provocation

United States tests ICBM amid latest North Korea provocation The launch happened around 2:10 a.m. and is the fourth test in 2017 from the California site. While much of the focus lately has been on missile defense, it's worth noting that the US has a significant missile offense - with 400 ICBMs in silos across Air Force bases in Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota. [Full Article...]

Integrated GST (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Bill passed in Lok Sabha

Integrated GST (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Bill passed in Lok Sabha Shashi Tharoor (Cong) said that extending GST to J&K has "serious impact" as it alters the taxation power of the state and by "impinging" on the state's right the Centre is violating the Constitution. Recalling the course of GST rollout, he said along with other states, Jammu and Kashmir also passed the legislation, in the face of separatists questioning the economic integration. [Full Article...]

Sonakshi Sinha to judge reality show with Baba Ramdev?

Sonakshi Sinha to judge reality show with Baba Ramdev? It has also been confirmed by an unnamed source that Aparshakti Khurrana of Dangal and Badrinath Ki Dulhania fame will be the show's host. "Earlier, Sonakshi Sinha posted a message on social media wherein she stated "#backtothegrind and loving it! And on the show, that is titled Om Shanti Om , she will be accompanied by none other than Baba Ramdev. [Full Article...]

Senate Dems to Republicans: No tax cuts for wealthy

They won't support any GOP effort to overhaul the US tax code that delivers reductions to "the top 1 percent" or adds to the government's $20 trillion worth of debt. On Tuesday at the Senate committee on Health, Education Labor, and Pensions, Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) announced the committee will begin bipartisan health hearings on September 4th - sig... [Full Article...]

Edwardsville Pierogi Festival under fire

Edwardsville Pierogi Festival under fire Both festivals describe themselves as nonprofits and run by volunteers to celebrate the Polish heritage in the communities they're held in with parades, vendors and games. But attorneys in Edwardsville aren't buying it. Rather than ending the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival or paying "extortionate" licensing fees to the chamber, the Edwardsville committee decided it would fight. [Full Article...]

Troopers investigate 11-year-old girl's death as homicide

Troopers investigate 11-year-old girl's death as homicide Troopers were called to a home at 961 County Route 33, in Norwich, on Sunday after someone reported a young girl going into cardiac arrest, officials said. Brower is being held in the county jail without bail. According to the school's post, a vigil is planned for Monday at 7 p.m.in front of the school. [Full Article...]

John Kelly Begins First Full Day On The Job

John Kelly Begins First Full Day On The Job It was the latest head-snapping sequence of events at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but Trump dismissed any talk of disarray. Trump touts himself as a president who is "strong on law enforcement" and tough on crime. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said on CBS' "Face the Nation" that she hopes Kelly can "be effective", and "begin some very serious negotiation with the North and stop this program". [Full Article...]


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