Monthly Archives: November 2018

Israel Minister quits over ceasefire

Resignation comes even as the truce with Hamas holds Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement over a Gaza ceasefire deal, throwing the government into turmoil. Mr. Lieberman also said his party was quitting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s …

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Rajapaksa to address Parliament

His faction has refused to accept the vote against him Mahinda Rajapaksa will address Parliament on Thursday, a day after a majority of legislators in the House voted him out. “It will be on the current political situation,” his son and Hambantota parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa told The Hindu . Following …

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Melania wants Deputy NSA to be fired

Mira Ricardel reportedly clashed with the First Lady during Africa trip last month It may be the end of the road for Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel’s career at the White House, as there was speculation on Tuesday that she had been told to go by U.S. President Donald …

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U.K. closer to delivering Brexit: May

British PM strikes a note of defiance in Parliament while trying to silence critics of the agreement British Prime Minister Theresa May, striking a note of defiance, insisted that the deal she had struck with the EU negotiators was one that delivered on what the British people voted for, as …

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BJP blocking name change: Mamata

CM raises pitchfor naming herState as Bangla West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday raised the pitch for changing the name of the State to Bangla, saying that the proposal has been lying with the Centre for a long time. Ms. Banerjee, through a long post on social media, …

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GSAT-29 has a perfect launch

Heaviest satellite to be carried on indigenous rocket Amid concerns of Cyclone Gaja spoiling the launch of the country’s heaviest satellite to be carried on board an indigenous rocket from Indian soil, the Indian Space Research Organisation pulled off the feat to perfection on Wednesday, a crucial launch for ISRO …

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Gaja expected to strike today

Will bring widespread rain, 80-90 kmph gale-force winds Parts of coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will begin to get widespread rainfall from Thursday as Cyclone Gaja comes closer to the Tamil Nadu coast. According to officials of the meteorological department, Gaja now lies over the Bay of Bengal, about 510 …

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