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  1. Bihar: Principal, teachers gang-rape mentally-challenged minor at school in Jehanabad

    Zeenews.india.com - India 01.17 / 04:41 zeenews.india.com
    In a rather shameful incident, a 12-year-old mentally challenged girl was gang-raped by the principal and three other teachers at a school in Jehanabad district of…
  2. USPC Camp back in March

    Sunstar.com.ph - Bacolod 01.17 / 04:41 sunstar.com.ph
    THE Unlimited Sports Performance Center (USPC) Athletic Performance Conditioning Camp by Nico D’ Haenen will conduct another seminar to assess and elevate the coaches and student-athletes of Bacolod City who were under his watch. D’ Haenen conducted a similar seminar on November 3 to 5, 2015 at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Gym. He will be back this coming March 3 to 5. This time he will teach the more advanced skills in conditioning for student-athletes focusing in proper assessment of…
  3. BAPTC fast tracking MOA with stakeholders

    Sunstar.com.ph - Baguio 01.17 / 04:41 sunstar.com.ph
    BENGUET Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (BAPTC) is set to fast track the creation of a Memorandum of Agreement among stakeholders to be able to award the occupancy the soonest possible. La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda said the legal counsels of Benguet State University and the local government are drafting and reconciling a MOA that will be presented for approval to the technical working group and the ad hoc committee of…
  4. Administrative board of Wolesi Jirga rewards ministers of finance and rural rehabilitation

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan 01.17 / 04:41 thekabultimes.gov.af
    KABUL: Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, speaker of Wolesi Jirga, awarded an appreciation letter to Eklil Hakimi, the Minister of Finance for his valuable services, outlined…
  5. Real reason why Election Commission gave `cycle` to Akhilesh Yadav but not his father Mulayam Singh

    Zeenews.india.com - India 01.17 / 04:40 zeenews.india.com
    Dealing a severe blow to Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Election Commission (EC) on Monday gave the symbol 'cycle' to the faction headed by Akhilesh…
  6. BTS, MRT, and Airport Link consider renaming stations

    Bangkok.coconuts.co - Bangkok 01.17 / 04:36 bangkok.coconuts.co
    The authorities responsible for Bangkok rail transportation finally realized that stations’ names should make more sense.Read m…
  7. Suzy sweeps music charts with solo outing, beats Seohyun

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 01.17 / 04:21 koreaherald.com
    Suzy of missA topped major Korean music streaming charts with a new solo track on Tuesday, coming out triumphant in an highly anticipated face off with Seohyun of Girls' Generation.Suzy's "Pretend" was the No. 1 streamed song as of 8 a.m. on eight streaming services, including Melon, Mnet, Genie, Olleh Music and Naver Music. Her full EP album will be released on Jan. 24.Seohyun's "Don't Say No," which also came out on Tuesday, stood in second place on Mnet and Olleh Music, third on Bugs…
  8. UP Assembly elections 2017: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi booked

    Zeenews.india.com - India 01.17 / 04:20 zeenews.india.com
    A First Information Report (FIR) was lodged against AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday for violating the Model Code of Conduct in poll-bound Uttar…
  1. Report claims Macau could merge with Zhuhai, Shenzhen

    Macau Daily Times feed Macau, Zhuhai, and their neighboring regions will steadily merge into a “big Macau,” according to a report by Hong Kong TV news channel ONTV, which claimed to have received authoritative information regarding this matter. The theory of a “big Macau” would involve the two SARs, in addition to Zhuhai, Zhongshan and Shenzhen. It states that […] The post Report claims Macau could merge with Zhuhai, Shenzhen appeared first on MACAU DAILY TIMES…
  2. South China Sea | Philippines protests Chinese weapons installation on islands

    Macau Daily Times feed The Philippines has filed a low-key diplomatic protest with China after a U.S. think tank reported that Beijing appears to have installed anti- aircraft and anti-missile weapons on its man-made islands in the strategically vital South China Sea, the country’s top diplomat said yesterday. Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said the diplomatic communication was issued after the report […] The post South China Sea | Philippines protests Chinese weapons installation o…
  1. Bihar: Principal, teachers gang-rape mentally-challenged minor at school in Jehanabad

    Zeenews.india.com - India 01.17 / 04:41 zeenews.india.com
    In a rather shameful incident, a 12-year-old mentally challenged girl was gang-raped by the principal and three other teachers at a school in Jehanabad district of…
  2. Real reason why Election Commission gave `cycle` to Akhilesh Yadav but not his father Mulayam Singh

    Zeenews.india.com - India 01.17 / 04:40 zeenews.india.com
    Dealing a severe blow to Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Election Commission (EC) on Monday gave the symbol 'cycle' to the faction headed by Akhilesh…
  3. UP Assembly elections 2017: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi booked

    Zeenews.india.com - India 01.17 / 04:20 zeenews.india.com
    A First Information Report (FIR) was lodged against AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday for violating the Model Code of Conduct in poll-bound Uttar…
  4. Two day winter session of Delhi Assembly begins today

    Sify.com - India 01.17 / 04:20 sify.com
    [India], Jan. 17 (ANI): The two-day winter session of the Delhi Assembly will begin today.The session comes in the wake of newly appointed Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal returning file to the Delhi Government on slashing of DTC bus fares. The issue is likely to figure during the two-day session.Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta will seek to corner the government for not inviting the Lt Governor to address the House.Gupta said the Section 19 (1) of the Delhi Legislative…
  5. Trisha’s mother seeks police protection for her after online abuse and shoot disruption

    Thenewsminute.com - Tamil 01.17 / 04:02 thenewsminute.com
    Social mediaShe said that they are Tamilians and they are not against Jallikattu.TNM Staff Trisha-Jallikattu.jpgFollowing actor Trisha’s Twitter account allegedly being hacked, her mother Uma Krishnan filed a complaint on Monday at the Chennai police commissioner’s office asking for protection for the, reported The Times of India. Uma Krishnan said that Trisha was not a very active campaigner for PETA. She told TOI that since her school days, she has been a dog lover. She ha…
  6. O Panneerselvam changes work culture, emerges as accessible CM

    Theindiapost.com - India 01.17 / 04:02 theindiapost.com
    AIADMK minister K P Munusamy says many create trouble for CM as they want Sasikala to assume office. News Courtesy The post O Panneerselvam changes work culture, emerges as accessible CM appeared first on The India…
  7. Warga Australia Diserang Kanguru Saat Joging

    En.republika.co.id - India 01.17 / 04:02 en.republika.co.id
    REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MELBOURNE -- Seorang warga Melbourne, Australia, Debbie Urquhart, diserang seekor kanguru setinggi 2 meter saat joging. Dia merasa serangan kanguru itu seperti ditabrak truk. "Dia datang dan dia…
  8. In a first for Kerala, surgeons perform simultaneous heart and double lung transplant

    Thenewsminute.com - Kerala 01.17 / 04:02 thenewsminute.com
    MedicalA surgery of this kind has taken place only about 15 to 20 times in the country.TNM Staff transplant.jpgFor the first time in Kerala, a team of surgeons has successfully conducted a combined heart and double lung transplant. Relatives of 19-year-old Nithin, who was declared brain-dead on January 5, decided to donate his organs and the complicated transplant was performed on January 6. The rare multi-organ transplant was performed on Jenisha Varghese (26) of Kuttambuzha in…
  1. Heavy snow continues in wide areas of Japan

    Newsonjapan.com - Japan 01.15 / 06:47 newsonjapan.com
    The most powerful cold air mass so far this winter is gripping Japan, dumping heavy snow over wide areas, mainly in mountainous regions along the Sea of Japan and in some cities on the plains as well.…
  2. How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together

    Thediplomat.com - Tokyo 01.14 / 17:44 thediplomat.com
    Both China and Japan should work together to map out how to survive the Trump…
  3. Abe: Japan, Australia boost free trade

    Newsonjapan.com - Japan 01.14 / 07:49 newsonjapan.com
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan and Australia should advance free trade and boost collaboration on regenerative medicine, artificial intelligence and other fields.…
  1. Hyundai Motor's Solaris Becomes Best Selling Car in Russia

    Businesskorea.co.kr - Business 01.17 / 02:53 businesskorea.co.kr
    Best Car in RussiaAccording to the Association of European Businesses (AEB) on January 16, the Hyundai Solaris sold 90,380 units in Russia last year, becoming the best-selling car among all vehicles sold in the country. In particular, it beat its long Russian rival the Lada Granta of Russian automaker AvtoVAZ, which sold 87,726 units over the cited period. The Solaris, which is produced at the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus (HMMR) plant in St. Petersburg, is a compact sedan for the local…
  2. Industries Show Concern over Arrest Warrant Sought for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman

    Businesskorea.co.kr - Business 01.17 / 02:12 businesskorea.co.kr
    Voices of ConcernSouth Korean special prosecutors requested an arrest warrant for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong on January 16 in relation with the so-called “Choi Soon-sil Gate.” In response, South Korean entrepreneurs voiced concerns, saying, “The special prosecutors are regarding Samsung’s 20.4 billion won (US$16.9 million) contributions to the MIR and K-Sports Foundations as bribes but, if so, the majority of South Korean conglomerates cannot but be their targets.” The K…
  1. Suzy sweeps music charts with solo outing, beats Seohyun

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 01.17 / 04:21 koreaherald.com
    Suzy of missA topped major Korean music streaming charts with a new solo track on Tuesday, coming out triumphant in an highly anticipated face off with Seohyun of Girls' Generation.Suzy's "Pretend" was the No. 1 streamed song as of 8 a.m. on eight streaming services, including Melon, Mnet, Genie, Olleh Music and Naver Music. Her full EP album will be released on Jan. 24.Seohyun's "Don't Say No," which also came out on Tuesday, stood in second place on Mnet and Olleh Music, third on Bugs…
  2. GM Korea chief says will reach double-digit market share in 2017

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 01.17 / 02:59 koreaherald.com
    GM Korea Co., the South Korean unit of US automaker General Motors Co., will again see domestic sales grow this year, its CEO James Kim said Tuesday, adding he was confident the company's market share will breach the 10-percent mark for the first time in a decade."I believe we will do better in 2017 than we did last year," Kim said at a media event held here to introduce the all new Cruze compact car. James Kim, CEO of GM Korea, poses for a picture at a media event held in Seoul, South…
  3. Daewoo Shipbuilding CEO grilled over accounting fraud

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 01.17 / 01:37 koreaherald.com
    The head of cash-strapped Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. was questioned by prosecutors Tuesday over allegations the company cooked the books to cover up its losses. Jung Sung-leep, 66, appeared before the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office as a suspect on charges of violating the Act on External Audit of Stock Companies. Jung, who took office in May 2015, is suspected of ordering the company to underreport some 120 billion won ($101 million) in business losses that…
  4. Korea confirms 18th Zika virus infection

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 01.17 / 00:56 koreaherald.com
    South Korea has confirmed another case of the Zika virus infection, raising the number of people infected with the virus here to 18, health authorities said Tuesday.A 40-year-old Korean woman was confirmed to have been infected with the mosquito-borne virus after visiting the Philippines, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.She is presumed to have been bitten by a mosquito during her five-day stay in the Southeast Asian nation earlier this month, they said.The…
  5. Ex-UN chief expected to join political party before long

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 01.17 / 00:35 koreaherald.com
    Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday he will soon decide whether to join a political party, as he is apparently seeking to run in South Korea's presidential election this year.He cited a problem in raising funds as one of the reasons why he is considering becoming a member of an existing party.Chances appear slim that he will create a political party himself, with the presidential polls just months away."In the end, I think I will have to be with a party, whatever it is," he…
  6. [Francis Wilkinson] Nothing will end Trump’s conflicts

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 01.15 / 09:27 koreaherald.com
    On Wednesday, while Donald Trump was standing at a lectern in New York attacking the news media and political opponents, expressing -- yet again -- his desire for warm relations with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and promising to apply a cosmetic veneer over his unsightly conflicts of interest, the nine largest pharmaceutical companies lost $24 billion in 20 minutes.In his disjointed presentation, Trump said that the drug industry is “getting away with murder.” Noting that federal gov…
  7. [Noah Smith] Milton Friedman’s cherished theory laid to rest

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 01.15 / 09:26 koreaherald.com
    When you’re wrong, you’re wrong, no matter how famous and respected you might be as a scientist. Albert Einstein was wrong about quantum mechanics. Linus Pauling was wrong about the structure of DNA. And Milton Friedman was wrong about the permanent income hypothesis. But unlike with the first two examples, where scientists quickly realized the mistake, economists haven’t yet come to grips with the reality.Friedman’s theory says that people’s consumption isn’t affected by how much they earn…
  8. [Editorial] Trump and North Korea

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 01.15 / 09:25 koreaherald.com
    Last week, top foreign policy and security aides to Donald Trump gave some clues as to how the incoming US administration perceives the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea and how it is going to tackle it. In summary, the aides who testified at their respective confirmation hearings were united in seeing North Korea as one of the “grave” threats to the US and the world. The nominees also hinted at active US engagement, including putting more pressure on China, the North’s largest be…
  1. AIT head says protests normal in democracy: spokesman

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 01.15 / 12:28 focustaiwan.tw
    San Francisco, Jan. 14 (CNA) The protest that took place outside the hotel where President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) stayed during her stopover in San Francisco on Saturday was normal in a democratic society, said American Institute in Taiwan Chairman James Moriarty, according to Tsai's spoke…
  2. Kenyan runners sweep 2017 Kinmen Marathon

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 01.15 / 09:44 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, Jan. 15 (CNA) Runners from Kenya dominated the 2017 Kinmen Marathon on Sunday, taking the top place in both the men's and women's…
  3. National conference on pension reform to kick off next weekend

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 01.14 / 15:00 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) A national affairs conference on pension reform will be held next weekend in Taipei, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Saturday after a fourth and final regional seminar on pension reform concluded peacefully in Taitu…
  4. Fishing ship captain returns after being detained in Indonesia

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 01.14 / 14:39 focustaiwan.tw
    Kaohsiung, Jan. 14 (CNA) The captain and chief engineer of a Taiwanese fishing ship returned to Taiwan on Saturday after being detained in Indonesia for three months for allegedly fishing illegally in the country's…
  5. Bird flu hits sixth chicken farm in Yunlin in two weeks

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 01.14 / 12:16 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) A total of 15,917 chickens at a chicken farm in Yunlin County have been culled Saturday after they were confirmed as being infected with avian…
  6. Ex-foreign minister to serve as TAITRA head

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 01.14 / 10:56 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) Former Foreign Minister James Huang (黃志芳) has been named chairman of Taiwan's main trade promotion body, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the Executive Yuan said Satur…
  7. Foreign brokerages raise target prices for Largan

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 01.14 / 10:54 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) Three foreign brokerages have raised their target prices for the stock of Taiwan-based smartphone camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co. (大立光) after the company posted a record net profit and gross margin in the fourth quarter of last year…
  8. Taipei, Keelung record low of 12.4 degrees Celsius

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 01.14 / 09:53 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, Jan. 14 (CNA) Taipei and Keelung recorded low temperatures of 12.4 degrees Celsius on Saturday, the lowest this winter in the two cities, the Central Weather Bureau said…
  1. Administrative board of Wolesi Jirga rewards ministers of finance and rural rehabilitation

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan 01.17 / 04:41 thekabultimes.gov.af
    KABUL: Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, speaker of Wolesi Jirga, awarded an appreciation letter to Eklil Hakimi, the Minister of Finance for his valuable services, outlined…
  2. Afghanistan defeats UAE, quality to Desert T20 Challenge semi-final

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 01.17 / 04:04 khaama.com
    The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated United Arab Emirates on Monday night and qualified to semi-final of the Desert T20 Challenge. The Afghan team won the toss and elected to field first allowing the UAE batsmen to bat who scored 146 runs from 20 overs. UAE lost seven wickets during their batting inning with Dawlat Read the full…
  3. US airstrike kill top Taliban leaders in Helmand province

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 01.15 / 14:15 khaama.com
    Several top leaders of the Taliban militants group were killed in an airstrike conducted by the US forces in southern Helmand province, local officials said Sunday. The airstrike was carried out in the restive Musa Qala district of Helmand, the provincial government media office said in a statement. The statement further added that 25 militants Read the full…
  4. Study rejects massive involvement of Afghan refugees in crimes in Pakistan

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 01.15 / 06:45 khaama.com
    The Afghan refugees are not involved in major crimes on a large extent as claimed by the officials in Pakistan, a new study reveals. According to the local newspaper, Dawn News, a total of 11,685 cases were registered during the period 2014 to September 30, 2016. Out of the recorded cases 10,549 were put up Read the full…
  5. Taliban suffered heavy casualties during operations in 4 provinces: MoI

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 01.15 / 05:44 khaama.com
    The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties during the counter-terrorism operations in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) claimed Saturday. According to a statement by MoI “In past 24 hours, Afghan National Defense and Security launched four Counter-Terrorism joint operations to clear some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and Read the full a…
  6. Government strongly reacts at ‘Taliban Angels of Peace’ remarks

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 01.14 / 08:56 khaama.com
    The Afghan government has strongly reacted towards the remarks by an official of the Afghan High Peace Council (AHPC) after he called the Taliban militants ‘Angels of Peace and Holy Group’. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said the Afghan government is strongly committed to freedom of expression and will not allow anyone to Read the full art…
  7. Dr. Sadat says human trafficking is crime against humanity

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan 01.14 / 05:48 thekabultimes.gov.af
     KABUL: For enhancement of awareness level of the people in connection with dangers, challenges and supportive concerns related to human trafficking in Afghanistan, a …
  8. President Ghani condemns Kabul, Kandahar attacks

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan 01.14 / 05:29 thekabultimes.gov.af
    KABUL: The presidential press office issuing a press release here on Wednesday strongly condemned the suicide attack in Kandahar, saying enemies of the Afghan…
  1. N’ganj 7-murder: Final verdict on Monday

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 01.15 / 13:35 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report The final verdict of the much spoken about Narayanganj 7-murder will be delivered on Monday. The court of Narayanganj District Sessions Judge Syed Enayet Hossain, which concluded the trial in November 2016, is expected to deliver the verdict. On April 27, 2014, Narayanganj panel mayor Nazrul Islam, his three associates and driver were…
  2. Carpenter dies falling off roof in Azimpur

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 01.15 / 11:12 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report While working on the building of Azimpur Govt Girls School and College on Sunday morning, a carpenter fell off the roof and died. The victim has been identified as Golam Rasul, 45, slipped and fell from the two-storey building around 9:30am. Hailing from Lalpur upazila of Natore, Rasul was residing with his family…
  3. Khulna college teacher’s dead body recovered

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 01.15 / 10:31 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report The dead body of a college teacher was found inside his residence at Sher-e-Bangla Road in Khulna on Sunday noon. The deceased has been identified as Chitta Ranjan Bain (45), son of Lalita Mohan Bain of Ashashuni upazila of Satkhira. Chitta Ranjan was an assistant professor of English Department of Shaheed Abul Kashem…
  4. Temperature, rainfall main climate concerns for Bangladesh: IOM

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 01.15 / 09:50 clickittefaq.com
    Increased temperature and variations in rainfall are the most prevalent climate change elements affecting the lives and livelihoods of people in Bangladesh in recent years, revealed a regional study launched in Dhaka on Sunday. The costal districts of the country are very vulnerable to cyclones, storm surges, tidal floods, salinity intrusion and sea level rise,…
  5. Two youth with ‘councilor’s gun’ held in Chittagong

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 01.15 / 06:26 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report Two youths with a foreign rifle and 56 rounds of bullets were arrested by members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) from Hathazari area in Chittagong. The arrested youths – Shafiul Bashar Roni, 28, and Sohel Rana, 32, – are known to be followers of Toufique Ahmed Chowdhury, the councilor from South Paharhtali Ward-1…
  6. Rajib’s brother: His terror activities forced me to leave house

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 01.15 / 06:05 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report Arrested Gulshan terror attack mastermind and pseudonymous Neo-JMB leader, Rajib Gandhi, had started his terror activities from his ancestral home, prompting his brother to leave home. Rajib’s elder brother Abu Taher, 48, said that his brother Jahangir Alam’s (now known as Rajib Gandhi) terror collaborations and related activities forced him to leave home [&#…
  7. Varsity student’s decapitated body found in Dhaka

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 01.15 / 05:24 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report The decapitated body of a university student have been recovered by police from his house in the capital’s Adabor. Deceased Shihabur Rahman Shihab, 27, was a third-year student of Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB), studying BBA there. The body was recovered from his room at an apartment on the second floor of a…
  8. Tongi Ijtema ends with final munajat today

    Vnewsbd.com - Bangladesh 01.15 / 05:03 vnewsbd.com
    The “Akheri Munajat” of the three-day of Biswa Ijtema on the banks of the river Turag at Tongi will be offered today. Tens of thousands of Muslims from about 100 countries and 16 districts are participating in the first phase amid intensified security measures. Organizers said as many as four million people from all walks…
  1. Moa River bank gets cleaned

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 01.15 / 13:30 bbs.bt
    The bank of Moa River in Gelegphug, Sarpang has become a preferred picnic spot for the people of Assam, India. Every year, some 1,000 Indians frequent the place for merry-making and picnicking. But this has morphed the place into unpleasant spot with liter elsewhere. The post Moa River bank gets cleaned appeared first on…
  2. Getana Gewog wants better feeder road

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 01.15 / 13:28 bbs.bt
    People of Getana Gewog under Chhukha District proposed for a well-paved feeder road in their gewog. The post Getana Gewog wants better feeder road appeared first on…
  3. Denchhi to have only double storied structures: MoWHS

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 01.15 / 13:26 bbs.bt
    Commercial structures in Pema Gatshel Dzongkhag Thromde in Denchhi, should strictly be of two storied with traditional designs only. The post Denchhi to have only double storied structures: MoWHS appeared first on…
  4. Usage of mask in Hema Hema culturally inappropriate: BICMA

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 01.13 / 12:09 bbs.bt
    Bhutanese movie Hema Hema: Sing me a Song while I wait will not be allowed to screen in the country. The post Usage of mask in Hema Hema culturally inappropriate: BICMA appeared first on…
  5. RMA expected to release exchange of deposited demonetised INR

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 01.13 / 12:06 bbs.bt
    Royal Monetary Authority’s Governor, Dasho Penjore said Bhutanese companies and individuals are expected to get the exchange for their deposited demonetised INR notes by January end. The post RMA expected to release exchange of deposited demonetised INR appeared first on B…
  1. Three Chinese nationals held in possession of illegal currencies worth over Rs 42 million

    Nepalireporter.com - Nepal 01.14 / 08:13 nepalireporter.com
    KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Police here arrested three Chinese nationals in possession of the huge stash of illegal foreign currencies amounting to more than Rs 42 million. Acting on a tip-off, a team of police deployed from the Metropolitan Crime Division, Teku, seized Rs 42.6 million currencies from two women and a man at Nagdhunga this... The post Three Chinese nationals held in possession of illegal currencies worth over Rs 42 million appeared first on Nepali…
  2. ‘NRA will address the grievances of the unregistered quake survivor beneficiaries’

    Nepalireporter.com - Nepal 01.13 / 08:11 nepalireporter.com
    KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The Central Grievances Hearing Committee under the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has said that it will address the grievances of the quake-survivor beneficiaries left out to be registered in the Authority’s record by 11 February. The meeting of the Committee held on Thursday decided to assign the Central Project Implementation Unit under... The post ‘NRA will address the grievances of the unregistered quake survivor beneficiaries’ appeared…
  1. Gayoom questioned over missing hard drive

    Minivannews.com - Maldives 01.13 / 09:36 minivannews.com
    In a Twitter post, the former president said police officers “visited me in my office today and asked me if I knew anything about the missing PPM hard disk… I told them I know not…
  1. Horoscope: January 17, 2017

    Tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 01.17 / 04:19 tribune.com.pk
    Your stars today The post Horoscope: January 17, 2017 appeared first on The Express…
  2. Assuaging concerns: Govt ponders briefing to MPs on military courts

    Tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 01.17 / 03:59 tribune.com.pk
    NA speaker meets opposition leaders today to discuss the matter The post Assuaging concerns: Govt ponders briefing to MPs on military courts appeared first on The Express…
  3. Imran contesting case outside SC: minister

    Tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 01.17 / 03:58 tribune.com.pk
    Marriyum Aurangzeb says not the prime minister but someone else is known for telling lies to the nation The post Imran contesting case outside SC: minister appeared first on The Express…
  4. Honour crime: Woman sentenced to death for killing daughter

    Tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 01.17 / 03:17 tribune.com.pk
    Perveen was accused of lynching her daughter The post Honour crime: Woman sentenced to death for killing daughter appeared first on The Express…
  5. Religious education: Minorities lament lack of dedicated schools in K-P

    Tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 01.17 / 02:37 tribune.com.pk
    Hindus and Sikhs demand provision of facilities where children could learn their scriptures The post Religious education: Minorities lament lack of dedicated schools in K-P appeared first on The Express…
  6. IHC ruling: Lal Masjid caretaker’s name struck off Fourth Schedule

    Tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 01.17 / 02:36 tribune.com.pk
    Ruling was passed after the Punjab’s CTD failed to produce evidence The post IHC ruling: Lal Masjid caretaker’s name struck off Fourth Schedule appeared first on The Express Tri…
  7. WEF report: Pakistan leaves India behind in IDI

    Blogs.tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 01.17 / 02:21 blogs.tribune.com.pk
    Ranks 52nd among 79 developing economies in Inclusive Development Index The post WEF report: Pakistan leaves India behind in IDI appeared first on The Express…
  8.  Stern warning: RPO directs officials to curb rampant street crime 

    Blogs.tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 01.17 / 01:20 blogs.tribune.com.pk
    He further directed DSPs and the SHOs to increase patrolling in their respective areas The post  Stern warning: RPO directs officials to curb rampant street crime  appeared first on The Express Tr…
  1. Sri Lankan attempting illegal entry arrested in Tamil Nadu

    Dailynews.lk - Sri Lanka 01.17 / 03:21 dailynews.lk
    LocalNew Indian ExpressTags: -  RAMESWARAM:  A 27-year-old Sri Lankan was arrested at Arichal Munai, Tamil Nadu, after he arrived by an illegal ferry, four days after another man from the island nation was held from the same area. Police said Rochen (27) told them he had come here from Vavuniya in the island nation after paying Rs 40,000 to a ferry operator, who dropped him and then went back to Sri Lanka. On January 13, another Lankan national Prithviraj landed in the same area by i…
  2. Govt. clamps down on tuk-tuks as death toll mounts

    Ft.lk - Sri Lanka 01.15 / 19:41 ft.lk
    (AFP) Colombo: Sri Lanka on 13 January tightened the rules governing the around one million tuk-tuks - rickety three-wheel taxis - on its streets after road traffic accidents claimed a record 3,000 lives last year. The transport ministry said all tuk-tuks must now have head and tail lights, and made it an offence for drivers to smoke while carrying passengers. All three-wheelers will also have to be fitted with fare meters and issue receipts to passengers, it…
  3. Sri Lanka ratifies Maritime Labour Convention 2006

    Dailynews.lk - Sri Lanka 01.15 / 10:28 dailynews.lk
    LocalTags: -  The government of Sri Lanka deposited the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) with the International Labour Office last week, becoming the 81st ILO member state and the 16th Asian State to have ratified the Convention. Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha who deposited the instrument of ratification said Sri Lanka looked forward to working closely with the ILO, for capacity bui…
  4. No GSP Yet: Decision In Or After March

    Thesundayleader.lk - Sri Lanka 01.14 / 20:07 thesundayleader.lk
    by Easwaran Rutnam While some government ministers had given the impression last week that Sri Lanka has obtained the GSP Plus concession, the European Union (EU) said that a final decision has not yet been made. The European Commission last week proposed that a significant part of the remaining import duties on Sri Lankan products…
  5. BOI Misled President And PM On Volkswagen Deal

    Thesundayleader.lk - Sri Lanka 01.14 / 20:05 thesundayleader.lk
    by Nirmala Kannangara The Board of Investment (BOI) has allegedly misled the President and Prime Minister on the Volkswagen deal. Documents in the hands of The Sunday Leader reveal that Volkswagen AG had never submitted applications to invest in Sri Lanka. It has been revealed that a local businessman had submitted an application with the Volkswagen name. […
  6. GTF Calls For Full Implementation Of Recommendations

    Thesundayleader.lk - Sri Lanka 01.14 / 19:05 thesundayleader.lk
    The Global Tamil Forum (GTF), a leading Tamil diaspora group based in London, has welcomed the recommendations of the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTF) released on January three, 2017 and it called on the Sri Lankan Government to fully implement the recommendations. “We wish to congratulate the eleven-member panel headed by senior lawyer […
  7. Commonwealth Chief Offers Sri Lanka Technical Assistance

    Thesundayleader.lk - Sri Lanka 01.14 / 19:04 thesundayleader.lk
    Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland has offered Sri Lanka technical assistance in the process to draft a new Constitution. She made the offer when she met Foreign Minister  Mangala Samaraweera in London, the Commonwealth Secretariat said. Samaraweera had expressed hope that the Commonwealth will continue to fight for the values that have strengthened Sri Lanka in recent […
  8. National Reconciliation is for future generations

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka 01.14 / 16:35 itnnews.lk
    President Maithripala Sirisena has emphasized that the National Reconciliation programme is not for the opportunists but for future generations. The President mentioned this during a function at BMICH in Colombo. The conclusion ceremony of the Leadership Training workshop conducted by the Office on National Unity and Reconciliation was held under the patronage of President…
  1. Make Bukit Relau green again, urge Penang Gerakan Youth

    Thesundaily.my - Malaysia 01.17 / 04:20 thesundaily.my
    GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan Youth has urged the public to plant trees on Bukit Relau after the hill was illegally cleared in 2013. Acting chief Jason Loo said planting trees there could restore the area to the original state. He took the lead by planting two saplings today morning and named them "Always Green." He hoped his efforts can spur the state government to restore the hill. "We encourage nature lovers, activists and NGOs to support this effort to plant trees," he…
  2. Step up a gear, Kedah Umno told

    Thesundaily.my - Malaysia 01.17 / 04:19 thesundaily.my
    ALOR STAR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak wants Kedah Umno to ramp up its preparations for the coming polls, said the party's state youth chief Datuk Shaiful Hazizy Zainol Abidin. Shaiful Hazizy said Najib had told them to work hard as Kedah was among the important states in the Malay belt where the party wanted to improve its performance at the 14th general election. "We have pledged to work our best to retain Kedah in GE14. "We had won 10 parliamentary seats in last…
  3. Park in memory of Adenan

    Theborneopost.com - Sarawak 01.15 / 17:56 theborneopost.com
    MPP receives greenlight from Land and Survey Dept to transform 46-acre land KUCHING: The park to be established on a 46-acre land at Jalan Batu Kawah here will be dedicated to the memory of Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem. Adenan – the fifth chief minister of Sarawak – passed away last Wednesday at Sarawak [&#…
  4. How to Get Beyond Our Tribal Politics

    January 15, 2017 How to Get Beyond Our Tribal Politics Whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins Tuesday, understanding the psychological causes of our national rift can help us bridge it By Jonathan Haidt and Ravi Iyer Updated Nov. 10, 2016 11:50 a.m. ET http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-get-beyond-our-tribal-politics-1478271810 The most-watched made-for-TV movie in American history is “The Day … Continue reading &…
  5. Public advised to go cashless on MRT

    Thesundaily.my - Malaysia 01.15 / 16:52 thesundaily.my
    PETALING JAYA: Go cashless for speed and convenience when commuting on the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line beginning tomorrow after the one-month free ride expires, Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd said in a statement today. Although commuters have an option to use cash or Touch N Go cards for their ride between Sungai Buloh to Semantan (Phase 1), Rapid Rail encouraged the public to go cashless through its monthly or weekly travel cards for a better service experience. "With the expiry of the promotional…
  6. Keningau Umno to take action against members

    Theborneopost.com - Sabah 01.15 / 16:14 theborneopost.com
    KENINGAU: Keningau Umno division will take stern action against members, including the divisional committee members found to be involved or attending meetings of opposition parties. Divisional chief Datuk Haji Sairin Karno said yesterday that this was among the issues discussed at the Umno division committee members meeting on Friday. According to Sairin, this action is…
  7. BR1M, the right move to assist rakyat, says Salleh

    Thesundaily.my - Malaysia 01.15 / 13:49 thesundaily.my
    PENAMPANG: The implementation of the 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M) to relieve the people's burden is the correct measure taken by the government under Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak today. He said the assistance introduced in 2012 had benefitted low-income families and help generate the economy. "In the past, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed (Tun M) criticised the implementation of BR1M but when I read the…
  8. PRESS DIGEST: Eyes on vacant seat

    Thesundaily.my - Malaysia 01.15 / 11:48 thesundaily.my
    WITH Datuk Abang Johari Abang Openg assuming the chief minister's post, all eyes are now on who is going to fill the deputy chief minister's (DCM) post he left vacant. Despite the strong desire of the Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) and the Chinese community to see party chief Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hien being appointed a DCM, voices are coming from within Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) that the post should be reserved for the party. It is learnt that Abang Johari will announce a…
  1. USPC Camp back in March

    Sunstar.com.ph - Bacolod 01.17 / 04:41 sunstar.com.ph
    THE Unlimited Sports Performance Center (USPC) Athletic Performance Conditioning Camp by Nico D’ Haenen will conduct another seminar to assess and elevate the coaches and student-athletes of Bacolod City who were under his watch. D’ Haenen conducted a similar seminar on November 3 to 5, 2015 at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Gym. He will be back this coming March 3 to 5. This time he will teach the more advanced skills in conditioning for student-athletes focusing in proper assessment of…
  2. BAPTC fast tracking MOA with stakeholders

    Sunstar.com.ph - Baguio 01.17 / 04:41 sunstar.com.ph
    BENGUET Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (BAPTC) is set to fast track the creation of a Memorandum of Agreement among stakeholders to be able to award the occupancy the soonest possible. La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda said the legal counsels of Benguet State University and the local government are drafting and reconciling a MOA that will be presented for approval to the technical working group and the ad hoc committee of…
  3. Heavy rains displace families, suspend sea travel in NegOcc

    Sunstar.com.ph - Bacolod 01.17 / 04:00 sunstar.com.ph
    THIRTY-FIVE families in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental were displaced due to heavy rains Monday. Zeaphard Gerhart Caelian, head of Provincial Disaster Management Program Division, said the families left their homes after the heavy downpour threatened the coastal area in Barangay Tiglawan. He said the affected individuals took temporary shelter at Paniqui-on Elementary School. Some families in Sagay City also evacuated due to heavy rains, Caelian…
  4. Supporters rally behind Bacolod mayor after dismissal order

    Sunstar.com.ph - Bacolod 01.17 / 03:59 sunstar.com.ph
    THOUSANDS of supporters of Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia on Monday flocked to Bacolod Government Center to rally behind him after Office of the Ombudsman ordered his dismissal along with nine other respondents. Executive Assistant Celestino Guara, cluster head on peace and order and police matters, said in spite of heavy rains, about 3,500 allies of the mayor, including City Government employees, came to the…
  5. SC suspends work in all Cagayan de Oro courts

    Sunstar.com.ph - Manila 01.17 / 03:59 sunstar.com.ph
    THE Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday has suspended work in all courts in Cagayan de Oro (CDO) due to flooding and heavy rains caused by a low pressure area. In an advisory, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno ordered the suspension, taking into account the heavy rainfall warning over Northern Mindanao. According to Sereno, the continuous rains will make it "extremely difficult and dangerous" for court personnel to get to the courts. The Chief Justice added that she issued the order to allow…
  6. Pia Wurtzbach confirms romance with Marlon Stockinger

    Sunstar.com.ph - Manila 01.17 / 02:58 sunstar.com.ph
    REIGNING Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach confirmed that she's in a relationship with professional race car driver Marlon Stockinger. In a television interview, the 27-year-old said she's happy to have finally met someone who understands her job and is supportive of what she does. "I'm glad that I finally met somebody who's very secure with himself and who understands my job. And who's not afraid to let me have my moment such as right now, now that the competition is happening here," she…
  7. Heavy rains cause worst flooding in Oro since Sendong

    Sunstar.com.ph - Cagayan de Oro 01.17 / 02:58 sunstar.com.ph
    PROLONGED heavy rains on Monday, January 16, due to the two weather disturbances caused the worst flooding in five years, submerging various parts of the city and stranding hundreds of students, office workers, and commuters. Vergel Lago, weather monitoring chief of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), said a low pressure area and the tail end of the cold front caused long hours of heavy downpour which began at 2 p.m.…
  8. Cagayan de Oro City declares state of calamity due to rain, floods

    Newscentral.ph - Philippines 01.17 / 02:41 newscentral.ph
    Cagayan de Oro City declared a state of calamity due to heavy rains that caused massive flooding on Tuesday, January.... The post Cagayan de Oro City declares state of calamity due to rain, floods appeared first on…
  1. DR CARRIED OUT OP WITHOUT PATIENTS OK, GIVEN 6 MONTH WORK SUSPENSION ONLY

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 01.17 / 03:41 allsingaporestuff.com
    Dear A.S.S. Editor How come if you are a doctor, you do something very wrong and in a very unprofessional manner, the most you get is a six month suspended from work sentence, $10,000 fine and just a warning letter? Hardly will affect the doctor, right? Dr Yong Thiam Look Peter was found guilty of having carried out an operation on the trigger finger of a patient without his consent, and never kept any records of the procedure. He had also been found guilty of carrying out the operation on…
  2. SURBANA RETRENCHES STAFF BUT SAYS IT'S A "PERFORMANCE REVIEW"

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 01.15 / 06:43 allsingaporestuff.com
    Dozens of Surbana staff lose their jobs I refer to the article “Dozens Surbana staff lose their jobs” (Straits Times, Jan 14). It states that “Temasek Holdings-owned infrastructure consultant Surbana Jurong has terminated the employment of a number of employees as part of a performance management review, The Straits Times has learnt. All the affected workers in Singapore? All of the affected workers are based in Singapore, where the firm employs about 3,000 workers. As many as 65 worke…
  3. COMFORT DELGRO IS HEARTLESS, LEAVES TAXI DRIVERS TO DIE AMIDST GRAB & UBER COMPETITION

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 01.14 / 03:48 allsingaporestuff.com
    4th January 2017, CDG suffered a network breakdown resulting taxi drivers unable to log in to bid for jobs as well as receiving cashless payment terminal. Due to this technical failure, taxi drivers are crying for help! This had greatly affecting their income. Finally, after a week of consultation with NTA, CDG finally in a historical move, giving rental rebate of $15 - $55 to those affected drivers. For once, NTA should be given credit for this historical movement. Back to the saga, CDG…
  4. EAST SPRING SEC SCHOOL HOD ACCUSED OF MAKING RACIAL SLUR AGAINST INDIANS, WHISTLEBLOWER FILES POLICE REPORT

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 01.14 / 03:47 allsingaporestuff.com
    Dear Editors, I am a Singaporean Indian male teacher teaching in East Spring Secondary School. One day my Head of Department (HOD) refered to some external Software vendors who were mostly Indians providing a service or product to my school as "cheats" Specifically she said "All Indians are cheats" Then she looked at me "Except You" This was said in my first week in the school. As i did not want to come across as a trouble maker, I thought that perhaps keeping…
  1. BTS, MRT, and Airport Link consider renaming stations

    Bangkok.coconuts.co - Bangkok 01.17 / 04:36 bangkok.coconuts.co
    The authorities responsible for Bangkok rail transportation finally realized that stations’ names should make more sense.Read m…
  2. Tawatchai to get burial as autopsy hearing awaits

    Thephuketnews.com - Phuket 01.17 / 02:16 thephuketnews.com
    PHUKET: The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has asked the Central Institute of Forensic Science (CIFS) to send the body of a former Phuket and Phang Nga land official back to his family for funeral…
  3. Koh Samet tourist drowns after drinking with friends

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 01.15 / 14:53 bangkokpost.com
    RAYONG – A British tourist drowned off Koh Samet after drinking and swimming on Sunday, police s…
  4. Electronic Waist in Asia Threatening Health and Environment

    Chiangraitimes.com - Thailand 01.15 / 13:25 chiangraitimes.com
    . . MANILA – Waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in Asia, posing a growing threat to health and the environment unless safe disposal becomes the norm. China was the biggest culprit with its electronic waste more than doubling, according to a new study by the United Nations University. […] Related posts: WHO Say’s Thailand First Country in Asia to Eliminate the Spread of Mother-Child HIV . . BANGKOK – The…
  5. Prayut sends condolences to late BRN leader's family

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 01.15 / 11:50 bangkokpost.com
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Sunday expressed condolences to the family of the late southern separatist movement leader, Sapae-ing Basor, who died on Tuesday in Malaysia’s Terengganu s…
  6. Hmong student repays supporters with high scores

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 01.15 / 11:30 bangkokpost.com
    The generosity of many anonymous donors has helped an ethnic Hmong student to continue her studies after poverty almost forced her to abruptly end her…
  7. Five South train routes still out of service

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 01.15 / 10:29 bangkokpost.com
    Most trains from Bangkok to the South and return have resumed services, but five routes are still suspended because the flooding situation has not yet fully eased, State Railway of Thailand governor Wuthichart Kallayanamit said on…
  8. Majority for retention of death penalty: Poll

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 01.15 / 06:48 bangkokpost.com
    A large majority of people say the death penalty should continue to exist and rape-murder is the crime that deserves it the most, according to a survey by the National Institute for Development Administration, or Nida…
  1. Vietnam plays as an active member in WEF

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Vietnam 01.17 / 01:39 hanoitimes.com.vn
    Vietnam has expanded its participation in activities of the World Economic Forum (WEF) during recent years and plays as an active member in…
  2. PM blasts Hanoi over worsening traffic jams ahead of Tết

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 01.17 / 00:18 dtinews.vn
    Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday called a meeting with Hanoi authorities, urging them to work out immediate solutions to address the worsening traffic jams in recent days.Tuesday, 17 January 2017 6:41 AM…
  3. Chinese media highlighted the visit of Vietnamese General Secretary

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Vietnam 01.15 / 21:11 hanoitimes.com.vn
    Chinese media have reported and highlighted all the meeting between General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Chinese President Xi…
  4. Prime Minister to join WEF annual meeting in Switzerland

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Vietnam 01.15 / 21:07 hanoitimes.com.vn
    At the invitation of Executive Chairman of World Economic Forum (WEF) Klaus Schwab, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will lead a high-level Vietnamese delegation to attend the annual meeting of the WEF in Davos, Switzerland, from January 17-21, according to the Foreign…
  5. Vietnam ready to create most favourable conditions for Chinese investors

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Vietnam 01.15 / 09:28 hanoitimes.com.vn
    Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has affirmed that Vietnam is willing to create the best possible conditions for foreign investors, including those from China to do business in the…
  6. Strengthening Vietnam-US bilateral relationship

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Vietnam 01.15 / 03:00 hanoitimes.com.vn
    ​Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his delight at the fine development of Vietnam-US relations on many fronts, especially since the two countries established a comprehensive partnership f…
  7. Enhancing Vietnam-China security cooperation

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Vietnam 01.15 / 02:59 hanoitimes.com.vn
    Vietnam and China have agreed to continue enhancing security and order cooperation, making it an important pillar of the bilateral partnership and comprehensive strategic…
  8. Vietnam drop to 136th in FIFA ranking

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 01.14 / 04:26 dtinews.vn
    The men football team of Vietnam dropped two steps to the 136th position in the FIFA ranking in the first month of 2017, said officials of the Vietnam Football Federation.Saturday, 14 January 2017 10:36…