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World Vande Mataram in BMC schools: Plan heads after mayor's nod
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Sandeep Patel, who is a BJP corporator from Goregoan tabled a notice of motion demanding that Vande Mataram should be compulsorily in all BMC schools twice a week. I will tell the chief minister that the government should come up with a policy which would make it compulsory for everybody to sing "Vande Mataram" at the beginning of an event and "Jana Gana Mana" at the end", Purohit was quoted as saying by PTI.

World House 'blown apart' by explosion in Sunderland
Author: 0 House 'blown apart' by explosion in Sunderland

One half of a semi-detached house was completely destroyed, the other half badly damaged. The force tweeted: "Following the report of an explosion, there is nothing to indicate at this time that this is linked to terrorism". "We are working alongside the emergency services, and at this stage, the cause of the incident is not yet known". "We dispatched our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and two officers and requested support from Great North Air Ambulance (GNAAS)".

Author: 0 Pretium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:PVG) To Release Earnings

Therefore 86% are positive. Pretium Resources Inc. ( PVG ) has been given an average price target of $14.6 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. The institutional investor owned 32,010 shares of the basic materials company's stock at the end of the first quarter. Pretium Res Inc (NYSE:PVG)'s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 0.

World Hamid Ansari accorded warm farewell in Rajya Sabha
Author: 0 Hamid Ansari accorded warm farewell in Rajya Sabha

Without naming Ansari, Naidu, a day ahead of his oath-taking ceremony on Thursday, told PTI , "Some people are saying minorities are insecure". Naidu also cautioned against creating a divide in the nation by singling out one community.

World 3-magnitude quake rocks Philippine main Luzon Island
Author: 0 3-magnitude quake rocks Philippine main Luzon Island

The institute said no damage is expected. Meanwhile, the Lyceum of the Philippines University Batangas and De La Salle University campuses in Manila, Taft, Makati, BGC and Laguna also suspended work for today. The Philippines lies on the so-called Ring of Fire, a vast Pacific Ocean region where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. In June, two people died and hundreds were injured when a 6.5 magnitude natural disaster struck the eastern Philippines.

Author: 0 US Stocks Close Slightly Lower, Trimming Earlier Losses

Sterling edged back above the 1.30 mark against the Dollar on Wednesday, having slid by around half a percent a day previous on expectations for a delay in the Bank of England's interest rate hike timetable. North Korea itself followed up by claiming it was "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the U.S. territory of Guam. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a senior Seoul official said that Seoul has already been working closely with related countries shortly after the North ...

World Flooding in New Orleans and suburbs after day of heavy rain
Author: 0 Flooding in New Orleans and suburbs after day of heavy rain

The council meeting, held at City Hall, is open to the public. Members say they want proof the drainage system is working. Flood tired and water-logged New Orleans residents were in no mood to be gracious when a second major flooding event in the past few weeks again made streets impassable and this time got into some homes and businesses and several cars.

World Doodle on the beat: Google celebrates 44th anniversary of hip hop
Author: 0 Doodle on the beat: Google celebrates 44th anniversary of hip hop

While Google Doodles are always known for being a top source of procrastinating at work, this one is particularly addictive. During a set in the Bronx on August 11 1973, DJ Kool Herc made a decision to play just the instrumentals, or "breaks", - sections where he noticed the crowd went wild.

World North Korea threatened Guam numerous times in the past
Author: 0 North Korea threatened Guam numerous times in the past

North Korea has said it will develop a plan by next week to launch four intermediate range missiles towards Guam , targeting waters near the United States territory. The exchange of threats has alarmed the tiny island, which is home to about 160,000 people, about 40 percent of whom are Filipinos, according to Norman Analista, president of the Filipino Community of Guam .

World Pastor Says God Gives Trump 'Authority to Take Out Kim Jong Un'
Author: 0 Pastor Says God Gives Trump 'Authority to Take Out Kim Jong Un'

The Texas preacher, who leads a congregation of more than 10,000 members at First Baptist Church in Dallas, commended Trump for not tolerating North Korea's threats. Both the USA and North Korea, although having completely different political systems, are banking on the same nationalist energy while taking each other in the latest crisis.

World School buses are on the road again
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Tensions between the Dallas school district and its embattled bus service seemed to only grow on Thursday as trustees demanded answers to reports that there's a massive bus driver shortage going into the new school year. One recurring issue for bus drivers are vehicles that pass stopped buses. "When you see a school bus, pay attention to those lights". After the bus comes to a stop, red flashing lights are activated, a stop arm extends and motorists need to stop a safe distance from the bus.

World 'Tube fire' at Oxford Circus sparks evacuation in central London
Author: 0 'Tube fire' at Oxford Circus sparks evacuation in central London

Picture: Tom Singer Pictures shows the carriage full of smoke. A Tube carriage caught fire - causing a mass evacuation which witnesses described as " terrifying ". Transport for London wrote via the Bakerloo Line Twitter page: "Oxford Circus station - Closed while we respond to a fire alert". TfL said there will be further information once the situation has been investigated.

World Cruise ship faced possible pirate attack for 10 days, according to reports
Author: 0 Cruise ship faced possible pirate attack for 10 days, according to reports

The captain told passengers the threat was real and the ship "must be prepared for a pirate attack". She also wrote in an account on news.com.au. that as the sun set all the shutters were down, curtain been drawn there was no light, no deck parties, cannot take a deep in a pool, no deck parties, no movies under the star, there was nothing to do.

World Sri Lanka call up Chameera, Gamage for third Test against India
Author: 0 Sri Lanka call up Chameera, Gamage for third Test against India

Though he had come into the series in excellent limited-overs form, Gunathilaka made only 16 and 2 on Test debut. They had defeated the Islanders in Galle by a massive 304 runs and then again in Colombo , by an innings and 53 runs. Sri Lanka are going in with a pace-heavy bowling attack and hope to counter India's batting line-up which has posted 600-plus totals once in both the Tests so far.

World Sri Lanka foreign minister resigns over corruption charges
Author: 0 Sri Lanka foreign minister resigns over corruption charges

Minister Karunanayake didn't attend Cabinet meeting yesterday. Sirisena appointed a presidential commission to investigate, following the demands of opposition lawmakers, who said the controversial bond auction lost the state more than $1 billion, because of rising borrowing costs in the past two years.

World Indianapolis man arraigned in officer's slaying
Author: 0 Indianapolis man arraigned in officer's slaying

Aaron Allan. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry is considering pursuing the death penalty for the man accused of shooting and killing Southport Lt. Brown's facial wounds were visible as deputies brought him into court Wednesday for his initial hearing on the murder charge and a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge stemming from marijuana officers said they found in his crashed auto.

World Israeli archaeologists made a tremendous discovery
Author: 0 Israeli archaeologists made a tremendous discovery

Mordechai Aviam may have uncovered the city of Julias during excavations at Beit Habek in Bethsaida, a former fisherman's village north of the Sea of Galilee which was referred to in the Bible several times. Archaeologists have podtolknulo to the solution baths of the Roman type. "Our main surprise was that at the bottom of the excavation, in a small area, a wall of a building was discovered, and next to it was a mosaic floor and artifacts that characterize a bathhouse".

World John McCain Proposes A New Strategy For The War In Afghanistan
Author: 0 John McCain Proposes A New Strategy For The War In Afghanistan

McCain, R-Ariz., promised to present his plan as an amendment to the annual defense authorization billupon his return to Washington in September. McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, has long threatened to force a strategy on the administration if it doesn't come up with one to win the 16-year-old war.

World #Brexit threat to devolution - UK Ministers
Author: 0 #Brexit threat to devolution - UK Ministers "must abandon power grab".

Scotland's Brexit Minister, Michael Russell, said the Bill would allow Westminster to engineer a "blatant power grab" from the devolved nations. Some powers would then be "released" to Holyrood, but others would be subject to UK-wide "common frameworks" to safeguard the UK's internal market.

World Mattis warns North Korea to stand down or face 'end of regime'
Author: 0 Mattis warns North Korea to stand down or face 'end of regime'

ADVERTISEMENTThe Mattis remarks appeared meant to take on a complicated task: They both reined in Trump's comments, while matching the president's bellicose tone, which the administration argues has proven effective. Mattis referred to that two-track policy on Wednesday. "Hopefully we will never have to use this power, but there will never be a time that we are not the most powerful nation in the world!" The tweet came as Trump traded escalating threats with North Korea.

Author: 0 South Korean President Criticized for 'Lax Attitude' on Nuclear Threat

The American military presence on Guam consists of two bases - Andersen Air Force Base in the north and Naval Base Guam in the south - which are home to 7,000 USA troops. The liberal South Korean leader took office in May with expectations to reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula through increased diplomacy. Many across the island say they feel assured and protected by the military.

World New US penalties against 8 more people over Venezuela crisis
Author: 0 New US penalties against 8 more people over Venezuela crisis

The United States on July 31 took the unusual step of imposing sanctions on a head of state by targeting Maduro with measures freezing any USA assets he might have and barring Americans from doing business with him. Delegates are likely to issue a statement condemning the Trump administration's new sanctions on several of its delegates. "Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand", the socialist president said, adding that he wants as strong a relationship with the U.S.as he has with Russian ...