• CBSE announces NEET results for admission to MBBS, BDS
CBSE announces NEET results for admission to MBBS, BDS

This became possible after the apex court stayed an interim order of the Madras High Court that restrained publication of the results of NEET 2017 for admission to MBBS and BDS courses . Around 11,38,890 students are said to be registered for this exam, including 1522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs and 613 foreigners. Around 11.5 lakh candidate...

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  • Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for his funeral
Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for his funeral

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined the 22-year-old's body after his death Monday, and honored his family's wish not to have an autopsy. China has pressured South Korean businesses via boycotts and bans, such as ending Chinese group tours to South Korea and closing most of South Korean conglomerate Lotte Group's Lotte Mart retail ...

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  • McCain says Americans should stay out of North Korea
McCain says Americans should stay out of North Korea

The death of an American college student after his imprisonment in North Korea is threatening to overshadow the talks at the State Department. "Talk is not enough when it comes to increasing cooperation and narrowing differences" between Washington and Beijing, U.S.

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  • United Kingdom high rises may have Grenfell-type cladding
United Kingdom high rises may have Grenfell-type cladding

The British Premier told Parliament that as many as 151 homes had been destroyed in the massive fire on June 14, a lot of them in Grenfell Tower and some in the vicinity of the building. "Her spokeswoman said three had tested as combustible."(We) should of course be careful on speculating what caused this fire, but as a precaution the government ha...

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  • Gunmen attack Philippine village near war-torn city
Gunmen attack Philippine village near war-torn city

Chief Insp. Realan Mamon, municipal police station chief, said the armed group traveled from the marsh in nearby Kabuntalan and Northern Kabuntalan towns in Maguindanao and went to Barangay Malagakit in Pigcawayan where they attacked an outpost of the 34th Infantry Battalion.

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  • Russia sanctions backers fear Trump pressure to weaken bill
Russia sanctions backers fear Trump pressure to weaken bill

So White House pressure may be part of the sudden Constitutional concerns about the anti-Russia/Iran sanctions. It also would require the administration to explain any moves to ease or lift existing sanctions, and create a new mechanism for Congress to review and block any such effort.

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  • Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says
Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

Hodgkinson , 66, was carrying an SKS rifle and a 9 mm handgun when he opened fire on members of Congress practicing at the field in Alexandria, Virginia, shortly after 7 a.m. Clair County, Ill., Circuit Court documents. The FBI says Hodgkinson also rented a storage facility in the city, where he kept computers and over 200 rounds of ammunition.

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  • Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020
Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020

The president continues to be seen as standing apart from the Republican Party - Handel, well-known to Georgians as a former secretary of state, was seen as part of a tradition of conservative Republicanism dating back to when Newt Gingrich represented the district.

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  • OAS nations wind up empty handed on Venezuela condemnation
OAS nations wind up empty handed on Venezuela condemnation

In the coming days the opposition would announce a number of actions building up toward one last permanent national protest to thwart Maduro, he said. On Thursday, Maduro praised the country's police and national guardsmen for their "heroic" efforts to maintain public order without the use of firearms.

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  • Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup due to shoulder injury
Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup due to shoulder injury

Coach Fernando Santos bristled when quizzed on the subject in the build-up to Portugal's 1-0 win over Russian Federation in Moscow on Wednesday and centre-back Pepe, who is without a club contract for next season after leaving Real Madrid , was equally forthright.

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  • Russia Fires 6 Cruise Missiles on IS in Syria
Russia Fires 6 Cruise Missiles on IS in Syria

Russia's defense ministry on Friday said its forces launched cruise missiles from the eastern Mediterranean against Daesh targets in Syria's west-central Hama province. Separately, a senior Russian politician said Moscow is "nearly 100%" sure that the top IS leader was killed in a Russian air strike last month. The whereabouts of the shadowy al-B...

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  • United States forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates
United States forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates

The U.S. military has established a roughly 50-kilometer "deconfliction" ring around Tanf, warning the pro-Assad Iranian-backed forces through a Russian deconfliction channel that movement within the zone could be considered hostile. Earlier this month , the US shot down another pro-regime drone in the same area after it dropped munitions near coal...

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  • May goes to Brussels to tackle expatriate issue
May goes to Brussels to tackle expatriate issue

The Prime Minister will use a European Council summit in Brussels on Thursday to brief counterparts on her plans to offer certainty to the three million EU nationals living in the United Kingdom , an issue that she has identified as her first priority for early agreement in the talks under Article 50 of the EU treaties.

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  • Obama criticizes Senate health care bill: 'This bill will do you harm'
Obama criticizes Senate health care bill: 'This bill will do you harm'

The text released Thursday showed the Senate legislation would still make major changes to the nation's health care system, repealing Obamacare's individual mandate , drastically cutting back federal support of Medicaid , eliminating Obamacare's taxes on the wealthy, insurers and others.

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  • Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'
Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'

But, to quote Taylor Swift, they're not out of the woods yet. In April, in Kansas, in the first contested seat since the inauguration, another Republican candidate held off a Democrat to secure another congressional win. Democrats need to net 24 seats to win back the House. But Handel won the race, which turned out to be the most expensive...

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  • Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards
Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards

The U.S. military has confirmed it killed a top Islamic State cleric in an airstrike. "This, if you like, is help for the terrorists that the United States are fighting under what they call their anti-terrorism policy", said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

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  • Here's Justin Trudeau Hugging A Unicorn Puppet. You're Welcome
Here's Justin Trudeau Hugging A Unicorn Puppet. You're Welcome

Another tweet followed two days later , when Trump posted he had had calls from Trudeau and the president of Mexico asking to renegotiate NAFTA rather than scrapping the deal. Trudeau said he shares a "genuine friendship". "We're not going back on that", Mr. Trudeau said. "That's something we can definitely work with". "I think modern means o...

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  • Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble
Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble

There was a stark difference in reactions from Florida's US senators to Thursday's reveal of the long-awaited Senate health care bill , with Democrat Bill Nelson extremely critical and Republican Marco Rubio cautious but so far not expressing any major reservations.

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  • Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss
Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

The election was grueling, but Handel came out victorious. "I feel very confident in the support I have in the caucus", the California Democrat said . They are now 0-4 in post-Trump inauguration special congressional elections . "You've got to be careful about reading too much into this election ", Bloomberg said.

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  • Israel starts work on new settlement amid USA peace push
Israel starts work on new settlement amid USA peace push

He appears to have backtracked since. This month marked the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Mideast war - a seminal event in which Israel captured the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Kushner's family foundation, the Charles and Seryl Kushner Foundation, has donated tens of thousands of dollars to organizations and institutions in Wes...

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  • With the clock ticking, Britain, EU play up chance of deal
With the clock ticking, Britain, EU play up chance of deal

These include the thorny issues of Britain's estimated 100-billion-euro ($112 billion) exit bill, the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain, and the fate of the border in Northern Ireland. "I will display a constructive attitude firmly based on the interests and support of the 27". All members of the 28-nation bloc will be invit...

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  • Heat wave likely to peak Thursday with cooler weather coming
Heat wave likely to peak Thursday with cooler weather coming

Michelle Jorden of the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office told the newspaper. "Hypothermia and heat stress happen when a body's heat regulation system can not handle the heat", Jorden said. "This is like the oven door is open", Lavonda Williams said as the sisters walked from a pedestrian bridge into The Palazzo casino-resort. In Las Vegas, wh...

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  • Qatar Airways seeks stake in American in 'puzzling' move
Qatar Airways seeks stake in American in 'puzzling' move

Separately, American Airlines Group Inc is already part of a push by USA carriers to squeeze Qatar out of their domestic market. Qatar along with Emirates and Etihad has in turn accused the big three USA airlines of blocking new competition and limiting consumer choice.

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  • North Korea tests rocket engine
North Korea tests rocket engine

He described as "personal views" his adviser's recent remarks in Washington that South Korea and the United States may consider scaling back their joint military exercises in exchange for North Korea freezing its nuclear and missile development programs.

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  • Turkey, Saudi Arabia agree to 'increase efforts' to curb tensions over Qatar
Turkey, Saudi Arabia agree to 'increase efforts' to curb tensions over Qatar

Hydro-carbons have made it enormously wealthy, and it's conservative Muslim nation ruled by a hereditary monarchy. Iran has urged Qatar and Gulf neighbours to engage in dialogue to resolve their dispute. That presumably would mean Qatar would have to close down Al-Jazeera's English-language sister network. Oil-rich Qatar depends on food imp...

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  • May to unveil plans to 'protect' European Union citizens' rights after Brexit
May to unveil plans to 'protect' European Union citizens' rights after Brexit

But political parties back home have slammed the offer as "too little too late", a year on from Britain's vote to leave. European Council president Donald Tusk laid out the timetable during a summit of EU nation leaders on Thursday. Quoting John Lennon's " Imagine ", Tusk added: "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I am not the only one". Porosh...

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  • House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'
House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

Pelosi insisted Democrats still have a shot at winning the majority in next year's midterm elections, saying, "The House remains in play now". Still, the defeat was sure to prompt soul-searching in a party that is shut out of power in Washington and has steadily lost influence at the state level in recent years.

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  • United States shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border
United States shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border

The incident took place after a series of clashes between pro-regime troops and the US-backed anti-ISIS group, the Syrian Democratic Forces, near the SDF-held town of Ja'Din, just south of Tabqah, Syria. That incident angered Russian Federation, which intervened in the Syrian civil war on Syria's behalf in 2015 and has a hotline with the U.S.to dec...

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  • Lions warm-ups complete but now for the All-Blacks Tests
Lions warm-ups complete but now for the All-Blacks Tests

If I got anywhere near it, it would be unbelievable", he told United Kingdom newspapers. "I think it was a credit to everyone we had that scoreline at the end of the day". North is one of the best in the world, but at the moment he ticks none of those boxes, and it was telling that Daly was removed from the fray on the hour mark and replaced by Tom...

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  • Obama slams Senate healthcare bill on Facebook
Obama slams Senate healthcare bill on Facebook

The nation's largest hospital associations united in rejecting the Senate's proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , and urged lawmakers to "hit reset" and "go back to the drawing board". Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a statement Thursday saying that the bill targets NY and threatens to slash an additional $2.3 billion in Medicaid ...

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  • Iran says its missiles into Syria hit ISIL targets
Iran says its missiles into Syria hit ISIL targets

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards said in a statement that it fired missiles from a base in western Iran hitting the headquarters of "Takfiri terrorists" in eastern Syria . It was the second time this month that the US has shot down an armed drone in the vicinity of the camp at Tanf. The Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Iraq have destr...

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  • Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win
Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

The response from some: It better be. After she was re-elected Democratic leader, the Republican National Committee unfurled a banner that read "Hire Pelosi" outside its headquarters. " One of the disappointing things from the last couple of days is that that approach still has a little bit of punch to it". Back in 2001 Hoyer and Pelosi faced ...

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  • Gov. Walker: critics' argument in gerrymandering case 'woefully ignorant'
Gov. Walker: critics' argument in gerrymandering case 'woefully ignorant'

At issue is whether Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew legislative districts that favored their party and were so out of whack with the state's political breakdown that they violated the constitutional rights of Democratic voters. Their lawsuit claimed that Republicans spread Democrats thin among some districts so that they could not achiev...

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  • U.S. to retrieve weapons from YPG when Daesh defeated
U.S. to retrieve weapons from YPG when Daesh defeated

In a recent analysis published by Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspaper, Vladimir Mukhin, a Moscow-based military expert, referred to certain Syrian sources' reports that the United States has agreed with the Kurdish forces to establish a military base in al-Tabaqa, and said the region is of vital importance to the US.

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  • Comey says he was sacked over Russian Federation probe, blasts 'lies'
Comey says he was sacked over Russian Federation probe, blasts 'lies'

And he denied that he asked Comey for his loyalty, though he added: "There would be nothing wrong if I did say it". Trump was expected to face journalists later Friday in a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis , who is visiting the White House.

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