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CBI raids premises of former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan

CBI raids premises of former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan

In the FIR filed against Jayanthi, the CBI states that Jayanthi approved the diversion of 55.79 hectares of forest land for non-forestry use. The case pertains to environmental clearances given in 2012 to a mining company in Jharkhand. "Besides, this approval was accorded without adhering to the advice of DGF&SS and against the directions of Hon'ble Supreme Court in this regard", reads the FIR.


Putin calls for support of Russian-Chinese plan

Putin calls for support of Russian-Chinese plan

Moon, who took office this year advocating a policy of pursuing engagement with North Korea , has come under increasing pressure to take a harder line. At noon local time on September 3, a 6.3-magnitude quake registered at North Korea's Punggye-ri testing site , according to the US Geological Survey.


US Sen. John McCain talks cancer, legacy and 'Dreamers'

US Sen. John McCain talks cancer, legacy and 'Dreamers'

John McCain (R-AZ) said President Donald Trump's debt ceiling deal with Democrats "was not an exercise in bipartisanship" given the Republican leadership was "surprised" by the deal. He added that the agreement made is "basically devastating to national defense". "It is not conscionable to tell young people who came here as children that they have to go back to a country they don't know - 900 of these "dreamers" are serving in uniform in the United States military", McCain said.


United Left Records Massive Win in JNU Students Union Elections

United Left Records Massive Win in JNU Students Union Elections

A red-faced Vijayvargiya was later forced to delete the posts. The Congress, however, said that the JNU result will have no bearing on the upcoming Delhi University elections. "After the Kanhaiya Kumar episode and Ramjas controversy, there has been polarisation and the anti-ABVP space was completely acquired by the united Left", she said.


Abe to meet Putin, Moon during Vladivostok forum

Abe to meet Putin, Moon during Vladivostok forum

North Korea alarmed the region with its most powerful nuclear test to date on Sunday , detonating what it claimed was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a long-range missile. "It doesn't seem much time is left before North Korea achieves its complete nuclear armament", Lee told a meeting of defense ministers Thursday in Seoul .


Sheriff's deputy among 1st Florida deaths from Hurricane Irma

Sheriff's deputy among 1st Florida deaths from Hurricane Irma

The exact cause of the crash was not immediately known. Vehicles driven by a sheriff's deputy and a correctional officer crashed into each other Sunday morning, killing both in Hardee County, southeast of Tampa. She was leaving a hurricane shelter where she was assigned, and the Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, the newspaper reported . She is survived by her husband and young son, according to her Facebook page .