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Gorkhaland is not a solution for Darjeeling: GK Pillai

Gorkhaland is not a solution for Darjeeling: GK Pillai

The indefinite strike in the hills would continue as a protest against the police high-handedness and atrocities on the people of the hills, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Assistant Secretary Binay Tamang told IANS. Regarding the situation in Darjeeling, she said, " Duties have been evenly distributed to everybody. The next step of action for the revived movement of Gorkhaland will be discussed in the meeting.



In the end Shiv Sena-BJP are 'Hindutva brothers': Swamy

The Shiv Sena kept its ally BJP on tenterhooks on Monday as it remained non-committal on whether or not it will back the candidature of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind for the Presidential election . After pitching for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat as the next president, Shiv Sena on Friday also proposed the name of leading agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan for the post, reported DNA .


Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller - White House

Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller - White House

Political observers pointed out that Thursday was the day when public attention was focused on the Senate Republicans unveiling their healthcare repeal bill. Trump continued to disparage the investigation , which he repeatedly has called "a witch hunt" into the "hoax" that is allegations about Russia's ties to his campaign.


Stage set for Rath Yatra amid rain threat today

Stage set for Rath Yatra amid rain threat today

The Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), meanwhile, has warned devotees against touching deities during Pahandi or climbing chariots. - All the three chariots are different from one another. Around 10 lakh devotees are expected to participate in the festival of chariots this year. Earlier, in the morning today, the rituals began with the Mangala Alati and were followed by Mailama, Tadapalagi and Rosa Homa.


US and China to End North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program?

US and China to End North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters at a joint news conference with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. A day last week's talks, President Donald Trump said China's efforts to use its leverage with North Korea had failed, raising fresh doubts about his administration's strategy for countering the threat from North Korea.


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Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt

A major theme of this year's speech? Britain voted to leave the European Union in a referendum a year ago but there is growing opposition to the government's "hard Brexit" approach of cutting immigration at the expense of trade ties. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump's planned state visit to Britain later this year got no mention in Queen Elizabeth II's speech to parliament yesterday, raising doubts about whether it will go ahead.