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Global Media Left With No Money, Russian Tourist Seeks Alms At Tamil Nadu Temple
Author: 0 Left With No Money, Russian Tourist Seeks Alms At Tamil Nadu Temple

After reports of the 24-year-old foreigner having to beg, the External Minister on Tuesday took to Twitter offering help saying, "Evangelin - Your country Russian Federation is our time-tested friend". He could not withdraw money using his ATM card since the PIN got locked, he said. Alerted by locals, the police took him to the police station, where they found his travel documents to be in order.

Author: 0 Elphinstone stampede: Railways probe blames heavy rain, panic

Reportedly, a Dadar police reports had said that when rumours of the bridge collapsing spread after someone said that "phool gir gaya" (Flowers fell) and it was taken as "pul gir gaya" (bridge is collapsing). Apart from widening, an additional staircase could also be provided, the official said. It is brought out that the issue of Notice Inviting Tender (NIT) for Elphinstone Road FOB took about 18 months .

Global Media Some Good News! The Boy Scouts Will Now Allow Girls to Join
Author: 0 Some Good News! The Boy Scouts Will Now Allow Girls to Join

Cub Scout dens will be single-gender - all boys or all girls. The Girls Scouts of the U.S. reportedly criticized the plan, suggesting the move was made due to financial problems within the BSA. However, both the boy and girl dens will use the same curriculum. Boy Scouts of America has about 2.3 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and about 960,000 volunteers in the United States and its territories.

Author: 0 Ankara calls for resolution to Turkey-US tensions

He said the embassy had been unable to learn the reasons for the arrest of a Turkish staff member last week and or what evidence exists against the employee. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency reported that he allegedly communicated with former police chiefs in a 2013 corruption probe, 121 people involved in the attempted coup and hundreds of people using an encrypted mobile messaging application.

Global Media Petrol drops by 2, diesel by 1 per litre
Author: 0 Petrol drops by 2, diesel by 1 per litre

Recently, the excise duty on petrol and diesel was brought down by the Centre, by Rs 2 per litre. For diesel, the Value-Added Tax is 24% plus a Rs 2 surcharge per litre in these seven cities, and 21% plus Rs 2 per litre surcharge in other areas."The surcharge on petrol has been reduced to Rs 9 per litre while that on diesel will be brought down to Rs 1", explained an official from the state finance department.

Global Media Korean lawmaker says N. Korea hacked war plans
Author: 0 Korean lawmaker says N. Korea hacked war plans

The South Korean defence ministry has so far refused to comment on the breach , which reportedly dates back to last September. Senior diplomats of South Korea and the United States will hold a vice-ministerial strategic dialogue next week in Seoul, South Korea's foreign ministry said Wednesday.

Global Media This is why it's important to celebrate International Day of the Girl
Author: 0 This is why it's important to celebrate International Day of the Girl

Here are some facts about the Day of the Girl. Investing in the teenage girls today is believed to make the world a better place by 2030. Sachin Tendulkar , UNICEF Goodwill ambassador shared "My achievement in life is inspired by my parents and family who appreciated my talent as well as supported me as a young child".

Global Media LSU Students to be Arrested in Connection to Max Gruver's Death
Author: 0 LSU Students to be Arrested in Connection to Max Gruver's Death

The arrests came nearly a month after Maxwell Gruver , an 18-year-old prospective Phi Delta Theta member, died after what police called a " potential hazing incident ". Ballard said earlier that Greek Life activities were suspended at LSU after Gruver's death, though "educational and outreach activities have been reinstated, along with some events that are registered and approved through the university".

Global Media Trump threatens broadcaster NBC after nuclear report
Author: 0 Trump threatens broadcaster NBC after nuclear report

It didn't take long for President Donald Trump to make his frustration clear over an NBC News report that he wanted a 'nearly tenfold increase in the US nuclear arsenal'. In response, a White House official speaking on the condition of anonymity told NBC that the nuclear arsenal was not a primary topic of the briefing this past summer.

Author: 0 Major Palestinian Factions Hold Reconciliation Talks in Egypt

Hussam Badran, who is part of the Hamas delegation at the Cairo talks, said on Tuesday that the movement is keen on resolving the repercussions and negative effects of the division on Gaza . He stressed that the decision of peace and war and the form of resistance to which everyone is committed is a national decision rather than a sectarian one.

Global Media China Protests US Navy Sailing near South China Sea Claims
Author: 0 China Protests US Navy Sailing near South China Sea Claims

The US does not take an official position on sovereignty claims, but the Navy regularly sails through the area to assert freedom of navigation. Following Tuesday's event, the ministry said the US had "infringed upon China's sovereignty and security, harmed mutual trust between the two armies as well as regional stability".

Global Media Turkey's Erdogan blames United States envoy for diplomatic crisis
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan blames United States envoy for diplomatic crisis

Within minutes, Turkey's embassy in Washington issued a similar suspension of visa services in the US. The dispute, which analysts have described as the worst between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in half a century, erupted when Turkey jailed a Turkish employee working at the American Consulate in Istanbul.

Global Media Mukul Roy resigns as MP, cites lack of principle for leaving Trinamool
Author: 0 Mukul Roy resigns as MP, cites lack of principle for leaving Trinamool

All should be "comrades in a party and not servants". Roy was known for his organisational capability, loyalty to Banerjee and backroom manoeuvring skills. There has been visible disquiet in the state unit of the BJP over the saffron party's desire to induct him in the party. He was among those who left the Congress for the TMC when Banerjee chose to form her own party.

Global Media Amitabh Bachchan Turned 75, celebrations in Maldives
Author: 0 Amitabh Bachchan Turned 75, celebrations in Maldives

Amitabh was accompanied by his family members including Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Nanda, Navya Naveli Nanda and Aaradhya Bachchan. "Birthday wishes to Amitabh Bachchan , film icon as well as an unstinting advocate of social causes and nation-building missions", President Kovind tweeted.

Global Media Barcelona tipped to launch stunning £135m move for Dele Alli
Author: 0 Barcelona tipped to launch stunning £135m move for Dele Alli

The Liga side saw three bids rejected by Liverpool , with their final offer worth £114.2 million, as the Reds held firm over the future of their star No. And Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo claim Liverpool bosses are finally ready to let the 25-year-old leave. Seeing no other way to try and force his move to Barca, Coutinho agreed to Liverpool's wishes and has already represented the club in draws with Sevilla and Spartak Moscow.

Global Media Pinarayi Vijayan Orders Probe Against Oommen Chandy In Solar Scam Case
Author: 0 Pinarayi Vijayan Orders Probe Against Oommen Chandy In Solar Scam Case

With Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announcing a Vigilance probe against people involved in solar scam, the sensational case has once again grabbed the spotlight. The CPI (M)-led LDF, then in opposition, had launched an agitation following reports of Saritha's links with the office of the chief minister. "This is going to backfire on them very badly", Chandy told reporters in Thrissur, adding it was odd that the Commission report is still kept under the wraps.

Global Media Penguins celebrate Stanley Cup win at White House
Author: 0 Penguins celebrate Stanley Cup win at White House

The Pittsburgh Penguins made their polarizing trip with the Stanley Cup to the White House on Tuesday, drawing plenty of criticism on Twitter. Pittsburgh came to Washington , D.C., a day ahead of its matchup with the Washington Capitals to celebrate its fifth Stanley Cup win in 2016-17.

Author: 0 Trump to visit United Kingdom on 'working visit' in early 2018

The trip had been expected this summer, but the snap election as well as growing controversy over Trump's foreign policy have led to a rethink. Trump may be allowed cut the ribbon on the brand new USA embassy which is close to completion at Nine Elms, near Battersea Power Station.

Global Media Trump meets top military advisors to discuss North Korea options
Author: 0 Trump meets top military advisors to discuss North Korea options

This year, North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile that could potentially reach the USA mainland, and the US intelligence community assesses it has the technology to miniaturize a nuclear warhead atop it. According to a report by Politico , Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday is urging military leaders "to be ready" with military options against North Korea should diplomacy fail.

Global Media After Plastic Surgery In South Korea, Chinese Women Detained At Airport
Author: 0 After Plastic Surgery In South Korea, Chinese Women Detained At Airport

Apparently, their surgeries were so successful that they no longer resemble their passport photos , so officials couldn't confirm their identity. One onlooker, Chinese TV presenter Jian Huahua , posted a photo of the women to her Weibo social media account and joked that even their mothers would be unable to recognise them.

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