• Rijiju shares 'Srupanakha' video on Renuka
Rijiju shares 'Srupanakha' video on Renuka

To this, Venkaiah said that he would have to name her and call her out for her "unruly behaviour". On Thursday, the Congress called it an insult, and made a decision to file a privilege motion in the Rajya Sabha against the PM's remarks. Immediately, Rajya Sabha speaker Venkaiah Naidu intervened and asked MP Renuka Chowdhury to consult a doctor...

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  • Last two Islamic State 'Beatles' fighters captured
Last two Islamic State 'Beatles' fighters captured

Alexanda Amon Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh , who are now reportedly in the custody of US-backed Kurdish fighters, were a part of a four-member British IS cell led by Mohammed Emwazi who is believed to have beheaded Western hostages, including U.S.

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  • Heavy snow develops tonight
Heavy snow develops tonight

Cloudy, with a low around 18. The watch is for Shiawassee, Genesee, Lapeer, and St. Clair counties, from late tonight through Friday evening. Instead, snow plow drivers will start working 12-hour shifts once the snow begins accumulating.

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  • Questions that need answers after accused abuser Rob Porter's White House resignation
Questions that need answers after accused abuser Rob Porter's White House resignation

Chris Whipple, author of a history of White House chiefs of staff, said Kelly's management of the Porter situation reveals him to be "politically inept". Porter the Trump administration's staff secretary resigned February 7. "His values were very powerfully formed and it's just hard for me to find in my memory of my service with him a flaw".

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  • Trump tells Pentagon to plan military parade
Trump tells Pentagon to plan military parade

The Washington Post first revealed the plan on Tuesday stating that Trump and during a recent meeting with top military officials in Pentagon expressed his wishes, which were taken as a "presidential directive". "We do that every day in virtually every clime all over the world". The Pentagon , too, confirmed the plan for a parade. "That ...

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  • Winter Olympics Are Heating Up — TheDC Newsroom
Winter Olympics Are Heating Up — TheDC Newsroom

Pence arrives in Seoul on Thursday for meetings with President Moon Jae-in just as South Korea seizes on the games for a diplomatic opening with the North, including the first visit of North Korea's ruling family since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

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  • Bangladesh former prime minister Khaleda Zia jailed
Bangladesh former prime minister Khaleda Zia jailed

Zia's son, Tarique Rahman, and four others have been sentenced to 10 years in jail each in the same case, which was opened by the country's AntiCorruption Commission in 2008. In Mymensingh , some 15 leaders and activists of BNP were injured during chases and counter chases with police as the party's men staged out demonstrations in different areas...

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  • George W. Bush Says There's 'Clear Evidence' Russia Meddled With the Election
George W. Bush Says There's 'Clear Evidence' Russia Meddled With the Election

He added: "It's problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our election system". Our democracy is only good if people trust the results. President Donald Trump , whom the Russians tried to help get elected, has frequently hedged on whether he thinks Russia interfered on his behalf.

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  • South African rand steady, all eyes on Zuma exit talks
South African rand steady, all eyes on Zuma exit talks

Ramaphosa had canceled a meeting of an ANC leadership committee that planned to consider Zuma's fate on Wednesday after what he called "constructive" talks with the president. Earlier, parliament made a decision to ask Zuma to delay his state-of-the-nation address scheduled for Thursday due to fears of violence, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mb...

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  • Now Trump wants a military parade
Now Trump wants a military parade "like in France"

News that the Pentagon was planning a large scale military parade came hours after Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis had been on Capitol Hill, sharply criticizing lawmakers for failing their "constitutional responsibility" to provide the military with stable funding.

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  • Boy gets stuck in claw machine trying to reach a toy
Boy gets stuck in claw machine trying to reach a toy

Well today was no exception. An off-duty lieutenant happened to be eating at the same restaurant when he noticed little Mason stuck inside the machine, the Titusville Fire and Emergency Services Department posted on its Facebook page . Mason ended up getting the toys that he wanted, as well as a few others, before returning to eat dinner with hi...

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  • USA fraternity caught in 'pig roast' fat-shaming sex game
USA fraternity caught in 'pig roast' fat-shaming sex game

Given them an F for Fail", Graham wrote on Facebook Wednesday, linking to reports about the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity at Cornell where the sex contests took place. In a report published on the university's website, the college explained the fraternity had been in violation of its code of conduct on two counts - one for hazing, an action that...

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  • Asia University Rankings 2018: Indian universities register decline
Asia University Rankings 2018: Indian universities register decline

COMSATS exhibited considerable improvement in various measures, especially an increase of more than 10 points in citation scores from 45.2 to 56.8. The University of Hong Kong rose from fifth to fourth place and the University of Science and Technology rose from sixth to fifth.

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  • Sri Lanka opt to bat first in second Bangladesh Test
Sri Lanka opt to bat first in second Bangladesh Test

Sri Lanka last visited the Caribbean in March 2008, where they drew the Test series 1-1. Opener Kusal Mendis remained unbeaten on 64 but wickets kept tumbling at the other end. Sri Lanka handed Akila Dananjaya a Test debut for Lakshan Sandakan and bolstered their batting by bringing in Danushka Gunathilaka for pace bowler Lahiru Kumara.

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  • Joyce family affairs should stay private
Joyce family affairs should stay private

Barnaby Joyce's estranged wife Natalie has hired a public relations company after news broke of his affair with former staffer Vikki Campion . Mr Joyce and Natalie have four daughters, aged in their late teens and early 20s, from their 24-year marriage.

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  • Two dead, over 100 injured in Amtrak crash in South Carolina
Two dead, over 100 injured in Amtrak crash in South Carolina

Rail Safety Expert Michael Callanan grew emotional talking about the conductor who was killed in the Amtrak train collision on Sunday morning. Instead, it took it off to a siding track where the CSX train was parked. An NTSB official declined to say if the accident was the fault of CSX, but noted that CSX is responsible for maintaining proper tra...

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  • Glenn Maxwell century seals Australia T20 tri-series win over England
Glenn Maxwell century seals Australia T20 tri-series win over England

David Willey , who biffed five sixes and a four in one Nathan Lyon over in England's warm-up against a Prime Minister's XI , was stumped on the slog for three off Maxwell (3-10), a ball after Malan had been caught in the deep, as England lost 7-43 once Eoin Morgan (22) became Maxwell's first victim.

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  • Google developing a game streaming service codenamed 'Yeti' with console hardware
Google developing a game streaming service codenamed 'Yeti' with console hardware

With the gaming industry now valued at around $110 billion, it is no surprise that Google would want a bigger slice of the pie as figures continue to grow. It's possible Google could be planning to reveal the still-unannounced device on stage at this year's I/O, which is set for May 8th to the 10th, 2018.

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  • Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes
Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

Some 500 pro-regime troops carried out the attack using artillery, mortar fire and Russian-made tanks, a United States military official said. But the Trump administration's hope for a lessening of hostilities in Syria's larger civil war has not materialized so far, as Turkish, Russian, Iranian and other forces are brought into ever closer proxim...

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  • 4 killed, 145 missing in Taiwan quake
4 killed, 145 missing in Taiwan quake

The shaking was felt across Taiwan, but in Hualien the force was disastrous, collapsing walls and leaving buildings resting at alarming angles. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen moved to reassure the Taiwanese public that every effort would be made to look for survivors.

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