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Global Media Kolkata: Six people detained for defacing Syama Prasad Mookerjee's bust
Author: 0 Kolkata: Six people detained for defacing Syama Prasad Mookerjee's bust

The following incident of vandalism in Kolkata took place after two statues of Russian communist Vladimir Lenin was toppled in Tripura and a Periyar bust being vandalised in Tamil Nadu. Addressing a press conference, he said, "There is no need to deploy police to protect the Periyar statue in Coimbatore". What is the link between communalism and India? "Lenin's statues were destroyed in Tripura, tomorrow, in Tamil Nadu, casteist Periyar's statues will be destroyed", he wrote.

Global Media Maersk Container ship catches fire, 4 missing
Author: 0 Maersk Container ship catches fire, 4 missing

An Indian sailor is among the four sailors missing after a Maersk Line container ship caught fire in the Arabian sea two days back. "It is our priority to save and rescue the four missing crew and also continue our efforts to salvage the vessel with assistance of specialised vessels which is being arranged in co-ordination with the Ship agency".

Global Media When is the Champions League quarterfinal draw?
Author: 0 When is the Champions League quarterfinal draw?

The 35-year-old told talkSPORT: " Liverpool are up to second in the table, they are pushing on now in the Champions League and it is looking like it could be a good season for Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool ". "I prefer to not play an English team, but I don't care who", Can said after his Liverpool side advanced to the last eight of Europe's top for the first time since 2009.

Global Media Storm forces flight cancellations at Burlington airport
Author: 0 Storm forces flight cancellations at Burlington airport

The bad northern weather caused by another nor'easter is affecting travel in South Florida. Thousands of flights have been canceled as a nor'easter brings heavy snow and rain to the East Coast. This may change as the storm progresses & the airlines continue to adjust their schedules. Twenty-four flights scheduled to take off for NY between 5:45 a.m.

Global Media U.S. special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian
Author: 0 U.S. special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian

The Post reports that Businessman George Nader told the special counsel that he had helped organize and attended the Seychelles meeting, and testified before a grand jury saying so. Foreign entities are barred from making donations to political candidates in the U.S. The first meeting of interest took place in December 2016 at Trump Tower in NY.

Global Media Sierra Leone begins general elections to elect new president
Author: 0 Sierra Leone begins general elections to elect new president

President Ernest Bai Koroma is stepping aside after his maximum two terms in office, and sixteen candidates are vying to replace him, of whom four are seen as having a realistic chance. "We have also had isolated incidence of people being targeted because they manifested their supports for a particular political party or that they are clad in attires which bears the colour or cooperate identity of a political party or an opposition party".

Global Media City centre knife rampage leaves 'several injured' as manhunt launched
Author: 0 City centre knife rampage leaves 'several injured' as manhunt launched

Investigators confirmed the arrest of the Afghan migrant in connection with the second attack but are still investigating whether or not the arrested man was responsible for the first attack. Vienna police said the attack happened at about 7:45 p.m. local time on Praterstrasse in the heart of Vienna . The second attack took place almost two hours later a quick walk from the initial attack at the Praterstern station.

Global Media Here's How Philando Castile's Legacy Is Helping Thousands Of Students
Author: 0 Here's How Philando Castile's Legacy Is Helping Thousands Of Students

Thousands of school kids in Minnesota can now eat school lunches without incurring more debt, thanks to Philando Castile . The tragic circumstances of Castile's death were deeply felt by those children, parents, and teachers who were personally touched by his actions, and widespread stories revealed how Castile often reached into his own pockets to pay for meals of students whose families couldn't afford to pay off their overdue lunch debt.

Global Media Chimpanzee Seen Smoking a Cigarette, Angering Animal Activists
Author: 0 Chimpanzee Seen Smoking a Cigarette, Angering Animal Activists

He also claimed that police were notified of the incident and that there are signs at the zoo warning visitors not to feed animals or give them cigarettes. A change.org petition also was filed calling for Bandung zoo's closure. Odon is however not the first case of a smoking orangutan in Indonesia.

Global Media Winter storm updates: Thundersnow, NYC flights canceled, thousands without power
Author: 0 Winter storm updates: Thundersnow, NYC flights canceled, thousands without power

By 10 p.m. Wednesday , places in Orange and Rockland counties had recorded up to 26 inches of snow. The storm knocked out power to about 2 million customers. Charlie Baker said at a press conference Wednesday morning at the state's emergency operations center in Framingham. Thundersnow occurs when a snowstorm develops an intense upward lift of air, causing enough of an electric charge to produce lightning, and the thunder that accompanies it, according to the National Weather Service.

Author: 0 In the wake of Parkland, NC's gun control plans remain unclear

The following weekend on Sunday, March 18, Cumberland Valley students will hold their "Legislating for Peace" rally at 2 p.m., also on the square. Students are encouraged to stand together in silence for 17 minutes, honoring the 17 victims of the Parkland shooting , before participating in an open mic.

Global Media Srinagar: Restrictions imposed to prevent separatist march to Shopian
Author: 0 Srinagar: Restrictions imposed to prevent separatist march to Shopian

The demand for revoking the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has grown louder after four civilians and two militants by security forces in Shopian district of South Kashmir on March 4, with the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry joining the demand the removal of AFSPA which gives license to the security forces to kill without any accountability.

Global Media Sam Nunberg is not 'scandal porn' - he's newsworthy
Author: 0 Sam Nunberg is not 'scandal porn' - he's newsworthy

The Times said Mueller's probe into Russian election meddling may also delve into whether money from the UAE was illegally funneled to the Trump campaign . Even though he is just 36 years old, few people have been as close to Trump for as many years as Nunberg . He said he'd traded numerous emails a day with Stone and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon , and said spending 80 hours digging through his inbox to find them all was unreasonable.

Global Media 3 reasons Thad Cochran's resignation is a bigger deal than you think
Author: 0 3 reasons Thad Cochran's resignation is a bigger deal than you think

Republicans in Washington are hoping to prevent a rough and costly primary season as they struggle to defend their 51-49 hold on the Senate . He failed to secure a majority in the June primary, falling short to GOP state Sen. "Senator Cochran was instrumental in securing seed cotton's eligibility for support under the 2014 Farm Bill", NCC Chairman Ron Craft said. Republican Gov.

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