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After Conducting Searches, CBI Recovers Letter Of Undertaking From A Mumbai Chawl

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The CBI on Wednesday arrested an internal chief auditor of the Punjab National Bank's Brady House branch . The CBI also said N.S. Kannan, executive director ICICI bank , is also being questioned. The CBI again wrote an e mail to Modi to contact the High Commission of the concerned country and said that the agency will arrange his travel. The alleged fraud perpetrated by jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi may be around Dollars 2 billion, over USD 204 million more than previously ... Read More »

Local gun shops react to Dick's Sporting Goods announcement

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This is in response to the February 14 Parkland , Fla. high school shooting that left 17 people dead. We never have and never will sell bump stocks that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly. "I'm getting exhausted of all these kids getting shot and killed", says William Anderson, another Dick's customer and a retired Marine. The decision by America's largest retailer is the latest by companies re-evaluating their relationship with the firearms industry. Read More »

Hope Hicks announces resignation as White House communications director

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It's unclear at this point who will be the next communications director. Hicks won't leave immediately but she expected to depart in the next few weeks. She did not publicly fawn over Trump. Perhaps Trump's team made the calculation for her. Earlier in February, Hicks was thrust into the spotlight when then-White House staff secretary Rob Porter was accused of physical and emotional abuse by his two ex-wives. Read More »

Approaching storm could bring flooding, erosion

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Central Massachusetts should see winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with some gusts of 40 to 45 miles per hour. Winds will be increasing Thursday night and peaking during the day Friday . The National Weather Service says communities from Pittsburgh east to Philadelphia and the Poconos will be affected. Inland areas will not experience such extreme wind , but will still see strong winds throughout this storm. Read More »

Trump Crosses Party Lines In Push For New Gun Reform

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In the meeting, however, Trump bucked the GOP line and appeared to come to a position on gun control that is well outside Toomey's-and most Republicans'-comfort zone. In an extraordinary sit-down, some of which aired live on cable news outlets, Trump seemed to support expanding background checks to online and gun-show sales. Read More »

Eastern Ghouta residents 'mock' ceasefire as killing continues

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In May a year ago, Russia , Iran and Turkey signed an agreement to set up de-escalation zones, in order to prevent airstrike-related incidents in some parts of Syria. TASS cited Zolotukhin as saying that rebels were continuing to shell the evacuation corridor from eastern Ghouta . "We are determined because otherwise this becomes the copycat of Aleppo ", de Mistura said, referring to a battle for besieged rebel-held eastern Aleppo in late 2016. Read More »

Hope Hicks leaves White House

There is a growing sense that Ms. Hicks may have come to the conclusion that she would be permanently contaminated by her association with all things Trump and that quitting may be the prudent thing to do. Panel members have interviewed the same witnesses during their months-long probe into Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, but they are at odds over whether Trump affiliates' actions and conversations were innocuous or potentially insidious. Read More »

Nearly 1400 Syrian civilians killed in February

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However, even if convoys did arrive in Eastern Ghouta, they would only play a "limited" and "cosmetic" role in alleviating the suffering of almost five years of living under siege and fierce government shelling that has killed almost 600 people since February 18, said Katoub. Read More »

Trump still considering raising age to buy guns

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Trump said yesterday that he looks at some of the things his son Barron watches and thinks, "How is that possible?'" After the meeting, Murphy, D-Conn., told reporters: "I'm anxious that this was the beginning and the end of the president's advocacy on this issue". Read More »

Winter Paralympics: North Korea to send team following talks

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In a wide-ranging interview, Mnuchin also highlighted the administration's stance on North Korea , saying the Trump White House has more authority to issue sanctions than that of any previous president, and that sanctions should not take decades to achieve desired outcomes. Read More »

Trump Takes Unexpected Stance on Gun Control - Here's What He's Asking For

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He called for tighter background checks, asked the GOP to shelve a hide and carry measure, and advocated for raising the age to buy weapons like the one used in Parkland . Trump said he didn't know much about the the bill and speculated that it "didn't have a lot of presidential backing". Trump showed some interest in the Fix NICS bill but was more interested in the topic of bump stocks. Read More »

Putin says Russian Federation has 'invisible' nuclear weapons, missile

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She added that US missile defenses are not designed with Russia's nuclear arsenal in mind, and Moscow knows this "very well". "That's something that we certainly didn't enjoy watching". Lawmakers were quick to criticize the Russian leader's address . He said that Russian Federation is not violating current arms control agreements with its weapons work. Read More »

Stocks sink after Trump announces plans for steel tariffs

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Trump, speaking after a meeting with USA steel and aluminum makers, said the duties would be formally announced next week. Several key allies attacked Trump's move, saying their countries' imports posed no national security risk to the United States because of political relationships. Read More »

The 5 Most Notable Moments of the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Loved the energy that everyone brought to closing ceremonies. But two more Russian athletes tested positive in Pyeongchang in the past two weeks. Both Rippon and Kenworthy hoped that being two of the first openly gay athletes at the Olympics will help future athletes feel comfortable enough to come out. Read More »

Cross-country skiing: Historic Bjoergen storms to mass start gold

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However, the fairytale of South Korea's smash-hit "Garlic Girls" women's curling team ended in a stinker, as they lost the final 8-3 against Sweden. Hungary had an historic night, too. Canadian skier Dave Duncan is being investigated after three Canadians allegedly stole a auto while drunk and drove it to the athletes village at the Pyeongchang Olympics, the CBC is reporting. Read More »

MWC: the Nokia 8110 from the Matrix appeared in a new guise

HMD Global had a great start with their Nokia line up a year ago, and it looks like they are keen not to lose any of that momentum. In a chat with Gadgets 360 , Ajey Mehta - Vice President India - HMD Global , said that out of the five phones announced, the first one to come to India will be the Nokia 1 . Read More »

Protests as North Korean delegation arrives at the Olympics

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Dining with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the presidential Blue House on Friday, Ivanka echoed her father's call for "maximum pressure" on North Korea into giving up its nuclear programme and missile tests. " Phase Two may be a very rough thing". Risch said he has no plans to meet with North Korean officials before he leaves Pyeongchang for Washington on Monday. Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact surface ahead of MWC debut

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We've never really been sure why that's something you'd want to do but if it is, the good news is you can now do it with both the rear and the front-facing camera . "This time around, Sony has stuck with a single rear camera setup, a 19MP f/2.0 unit with the company's proprietary Exmor RS 1/2.3" sensor and 5-axis stabilization. Read More »

NKorea says open to talks with United States, condemns sanctions

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Trump and Kim sat close to each other in the VIP area. Trump was seated just metres from Kim at the Olympics closing ceremony, and the two watched as athletes from North Korea waved their own flag - a rare sight in South Korea. Perish the thought, some said, but Moon's government stayed the course. Mnuchin reportedly said she has been part of the team, had dinner with Moon and "had a private discussion in advance about this occurring". Read More »

Highlights of Day 15 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach , just before declaring the games closed, addressed North and South Korean cooperation at the closing ceremony , saying: "You have shown how sport builds bridges". Sweden, on the other hand, won gold in both 2006 and 2010, and silver in 2014. "On behalf of all Canadians, I congratulate all our Olympic athletes". Read More »

N. Korean Cheering Squad to Return Home Monday after Olympics

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During that incident, Yong-chol was head of North Korea's reconnaissance bureau, which is tasked with overseas intelligence gathering. Still, President Donald Trump said on Friday the U.S. The US knows that North Korea is not going to renounce its nuclear ambitions because of such punitive measures. Team USA skier Gus Kenworthy made headlines Sunday for a tweet criticizing Ivanka Trump's decision to attend the Olympic closing ceremonies . Read More »

Trump says school guards don't 'love the children' as much as teachers

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President Donald Trump is continuing to talk about the possibility of arming teachers , saying he means concealed weapons for "gun adept teachers with military or special training experience - only the best". When it comes to legislation, the Association also urges the General Assembly to ensure that unauthorized weapons are not allowed on school property. Read More »

U.S. teachers say #ArmMeWith resources, not guns

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This shouldn't happen. We go to the airport, I can't get on a plane with a bottle of water, but we leave some animal to walk into a school and shoot our children. The response was universal, even from educators who are gun owners: Teachers don't want to be armed, we want to teach. The 2nd amendment, I believe was for defense, and I fully respect that, like I said, but these [assault rifles] are not weapons of defense. Read More »

China's Communist Party mulls end to two-term limit for president

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He can still retain his position as the party and military chief, although 10 year term is usually the limit. In the run-up to the 19th Party Congress, party watchers speculated that Wang Qishan, the head of the party's corruption investigation division, would be kept on the seven-member Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) even though he was 69, past the conventional retirement age. Read More »

Teachers reveal their emotions after returning to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

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Speaking at a news conference in the state capital Tallahassee , Republican Governor Rick Scott unveiled a $450 million security plan in response to the Valentine's Day rampage. And a lot of them don't even have their phones because they all are left here. "And the beauty is it's concealed", Trump said. Smith, a high school senior in McKinney, said he was deeply saddened - but not surprised. Read More »

Ivanka Trump claps for North, South Korean Olympians

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Ivanka Trump cheers on USA athletes and meets with South Korean officials; Greg Palkot reports on how US officials are addressing tensions with North Korea . Meanwhile Newsweek set up a competition with the headline: "IVANKA TRUMP READY FOR PR BATTLE WITH KIM JONG UN'S SISTER AT WINTER OLYMPICS CLOSING CEREMONY". Read More »

Nokia MWC 2018 Phones Launch

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We don't have official United Kingdom pricing just yet, but Nokia says we can expect a price tag of around €79 - so that's probably £79, too . Sadly, HMD did not make any announcements on the Nokia 3310 4G feature phone though. The Nokia 8 comes with a microSD slot for storage expansion but there is no mention of a microSD slot in the Sirocco. A quad-core MediaTek MT6737M powers the phone, helped on by 1GB of RAM . Read More »