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World UN Says Australia Reneged on Pledge to Accept Some Refugees
Author: 0 UN Says Australia Reneged on Pledge to Accept Some Refugees

The UNHCR said Australia agreed to settle some of the near 2,000 men and woman held offshore in exchange for the agency helping facilitate a swap deal with the United States. US President Donald Trump is said to be opposed to the deal. "I urge Australia to bring an immediate end to the harmful practice of offshore processing, offer solutions to its victims, for whom it retains full responsibility, and work with us on future alternatives that save lives at sea and provide protection to people ...

World CBSE UGC NET Exam 2017: Exam notification issued on cbsenet
Author: 0 CBSE UGC NET Exam 2017: Exam notification issued on cbsenet

Candidates who qualify for the JRF are eligible to pursue research in the subject of their post-graduation or in a related subject and are also eligible to apply for the post of an assistant professor in Indian universities and colleges. Supposed to be out today i.e. on July 24, 2017 as per the previous short official notice released on July 11, 2017 pertaining to the UGC NET 2017 exam this year, there is no official word from the Commission on the official website as of now.

World Yashpal eminent Indian Scientist dies at age 90
Author: 0 Yashpal eminent Indian Scientist dies at age 90

He was also featured in a popular science series, Turning Point , on Doordarshan in the 1980s. Yash Pal was roped in to chair the steering committee when the National Council of Educational Research and Training began work on the National Curriculum Framework.

World Ex-Italy worldwide Cassano takes U-turn, announces retirement
Author: 0 Ex-Italy worldwide Cassano takes U-turn, announces retirement

But in the space of a week, Cassano has indeed chose to leave Verona and retire from football. "Carolina was wrong. After thinking and reflecting, in the end I decided: Antonio Cassano will not play football anymore. "I was yearning for my family but the club's management has asked them to come and they gave me the strength to carry on. I'm 35 now, and my priority is to stay closer to my wife and kids", Cassano said.

World Kellyanne Conway: Russia is 'not a big story'
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway: Russia is 'not a big story'

Stelter said it wasn't CNN's job to do the administration's press work for them and the administration had admitted to failures with press secretary Sean Spicer resigning. "So. You should be happy that we have such an engaged - you should be happy that we have such an engaged president", she stated. "I'm sure you want that to go viral", Conway said.

World JNU VC wants a tank on campus
Author: 0 JNU VC wants a tank on campus

The event was organised as part of the Human Resource Development Ministry's Vijay Veerta Abhiyan to pay tribute to the Indian Army and the soldiers who died during the Kargil war. Kumar called on Minister of State for External Affairs General V.K. Singh to help the University procure a tank. Kumar was speaking at the first ever celebration of Kargil Vijay Diwas on the JNU campus, organised by the university administration and Veterans India.

World Female BBC Stars Politely Demand Equal Pay for Equal Work
Author: 0 Female BBC Stars Politely Demand Equal Pay for Equal Work

Former Top Gear host Chris Evans was revealed to be the highest-paid person, earning over 2.2 million pounds, while presenter Claudia Winkleman was named as the top female earner, pocketing more than 450,000 pounds. The gender pay gap is an worldwide disparity. They acknowledge that they are "well compensated" for their work, but insist they are fighting on behalf of lower paid and less visible employees.

World Li Haotong shoots 63 in final round of British Open
Author: 0 Li Haotong shoots 63 in final round of British Open

It didn't win him the Claret Jug. There had previously been 31 rounds of 63 in major championship history, including Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson in last year's Open at Troon, but no one has ever shot a 62. Li's mood did not improve at the French Open when he tossed his broken putter into a lake during the first round and his mother had to wade into the water to retrieve it.

World Switzerland: Five injured in Schaffhausen attack, say police
Author: 0 Switzerland: Five injured in Schaffhausen attack, say police

Police said the man entered an office building on Monday morning. Police, ambulances and a helicopter had rushed to the scene in the northern city and had sealed off the area. He added: "We have information that this man is unsafe, that he is aggressive and, shall we say, psychologically disturbed". Wrousis was previously cited by police for violations of weapons laws, officials said.

World U.S. firm to implant employees with RFID chips
Author: 0 U.S. firm to implant employees with RFID chips

Mr. Westby ABC-5 Wisconsin that not Global Positioning System monitoring capability will be included in the chips, which use RFID technology (Radio-Frequency Identification). At least 50 of the company's employees plan to have the microchip installed. The former is the software that allows people to purchase items by holding their credit cards near a payment machine.

Author: 0 J&K Bank shares jump over 8% after Q1 results

Jammu & Kashmir Bank on Saturday reported 32% rise in net profit to Rs30.19 crore for the quarter ended 30 June 2017. The bank expects to maintain net interest margins (NIMs) at 4% to 4.4%. HDFC Bank's provisioning, including for bad loans, surged almost 80 per cent to Rs1,559 crore in the first quarter ended 30 June 2017, while provisioning for specific loan losses rose about 61.4 per cent to Rs1,343 crore.

World Can 10-year-old rape victim abort foetus, asks SC
Author: 0 Can 10-year-old rape victim abort foetus, asks SC

The medical board will have to examine whether terminating her pregnancy would pose a risk to her life, PTI reported. On Monday, a Bench comprising chief justice J S Khehar and justice D Y Chandrachud referred to a medical board the question whether the girl's life would be at risk if they allowed the abortion now.

World DM asks man to sell wife, construct toilet with money
Author: 0 DM asks man to sell wife, construct toilet with money

To make it work, he tried to link it with dignity of women. "If this is the mentality you have then go and sell your wife", he continued. How poor are you? When a man said he didn't have enough money to install a toilet at his home, Tanuj reportedly replied: "If that is the case then go and sell your wife".

World Sri Lankan Naval patrol rescues two elephants stranded at sea
Author: 0 Sri Lankan Naval patrol rescues two elephants stranded at sea

Officials say the animals could barely keep their trunks above water. The animals were later released into the forests near Foul Point in Trincomalee district. But the mission was a success - the animals had no injuries and were promptly released back into the jungle once ashore, the Sri Lankan Navy said in a statement .

World Gas Prices Go Up a Bit in Northern New England
Author: 0 Gas Prices Go Up a Bit in Northern New England

Other states with the cheapest gas per gallon were: Alabama ($2.00), MS ($2.00), Oklahoma ($2.00), Arkansas ($2.03), Tennessee ($2.05), Louisiana ($2.06), Virginia ($2.08), Texas ($2.09) and Missouri ($2.10). Orlando's price Monday is about 3 cents higher than a month ago and 16 cents higher than a year ago. Gas prices have gone up a bit in northern New England.

World Sindh Assembly to demand resignation of PM Nawaz
Author: 0 Sindh Assembly to demand resignation of PM Nawaz

Meanwhile, the provincial minister said the government was following multi-dimensional welfare policies for the economic rehabilitation of the deserving persons and financial assistance was being provided to them through a transparent system.

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

But Trump lawyer John Dowd is knocking down the stories. Miller wrote ominously in The Washington Post . Buzzfeed said that much of the information in the packet, compiled as opposition research for the Clinton campaign, was unverified and not thoroughly vetted.

World Parents give baby daughter heroin substitute 'hours after she was born'
Author: 0 Parents give baby daughter heroin substitute 'hours after she was born'

They said when the nurses became distracted, they rubbed crushed-up Suboxone all over the infant's gums so that she wouldn't go into drug withdrawal. On June 28, authorities said they were contacted a woman caring for Wilde and Christenson's pets. The newborn baby tested positive for meth, heroin and morphine.

World Trump approval rating in Arkansas at 50 percent
Author: 0 Trump approval rating in Arkansas at 50 percent

President Donald Trump's approval rating remained steady in the South, Midwest and Great Plains regions of the country during the first five months of his presidency. It would be one thing if Trump were unpopular but effective. On July 24, a USA Today/iMediacEthics survey found that almost half of national adults were skeptical that Trump would complete his first term.

World Marvel Universe' Captain Marvel is set in 1990s, features Skrulls
Author: 0 Marvel Universe' Captain Marvel is set in 1990s, features Skrulls

It may be time for Marvel moviegoers to start asking themselves that same question. For the past few years, Marvel Studios has made Pinewood Atlanta Studios its unofficial home, with blockbusters such as Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War , Spider-Man: Homecoming, Black Panther and more all heading to the Georgia capital for principal photography.

World Hundreds watch USS Constitution prep for return
Author: 0 Hundreds watch USS Constitution prep for return

Captain Robert S. Gerosa, Jr., commanding officer of Constitution , said he was proud of the hard work and dedication of his Sailors during the restoration. The dry dock at the historic Charlestown Navy Yard was flooded late Sunday, and the ship was slowly towed out and floated into Boston Harbor. Restoring the ship in keeping with the tenets of her original design was an important objective said Naval History and Heritage Command Director Sam Cox.

World Mo Brooks Advertisement Uses Audio From Steve Scalise Shooting
Author: 0 Mo Brooks Advertisement Uses Audio From Steve Scalise Shooting

Brooks is running in the Republican special election primary next month to replace the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions , who became attorney general. Scalise's call came on the same day the House passed the Wounded Officers Recovery Act, a bill allowing payments to seriously wounded Capitol Police officers from a fund now intended for the families of officers killed in the line of duty.

World Governor calls legislators into special session
Author: 0 Governor calls legislators into special session

He suggested he wanted to excise a portion of the bill that would require the state to pay the employer portion of Chicago Public Schools' teacher pension costs - like every other district. "What they'll try to do is, as they've done for the last two and a half years, obfuscate, delay, have excuses, come and spin false messages to you after some meeting".