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Author: 0 Aadhaar can not be made compulsory for welfare benefits: SC

Recently, the government made it mandatory for citizens to produce the 12-digit Aadhaar number for benefits under dozens of central schemes - free mid-day meals for schoolchildren, scholarships, subsidised cooking gas and foodgrains and other schemes for backward castes and the disabled.

Global Media Malaysian police enter NK embassy: local paper
Author: 0 Malaysian police enter NK embassy: local paper

Four Malay officers went into the embassy premises and conducted an investigation there for about two and a half hours before coming out, the report by Kyodo News said, quoting Chinese news outlet China Press . But according to analysts this is not the first time, the North Korea's missile have crashed and burned, similar incidents had happened in the past.It may be the speed barrier in the road of North Koreas objective of building a nuclear weapons cable missile capabale of hitting the ...

Author: 0 More signs that House panel's Trump-Russia probe is reeling

Schiff, however, suggested Nunes now had a choice to make - "to decide if he's leading an investigation into conduct which includes allegations of potential coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russians, or he is going to act as a surrogate of the White House".

Author: 0 Residents prepare for Cyclone Debbie

Whether they are being evacuated or not, people across the Queensland state coast have been preparing for the storm to hit. "Maybe this is why we are not seeing a lot of stems from east coast Australia [for spot dates; shippers] are being more cautious", said a shipbroker source based in Singapore.

Global Media South Africa's finance chief recalled from United Kingdom trip
Author: 0 South Africa's finance chief recalled from United Kingdom trip

Gordhan is seen as a stabilizing factor in the Treasury, where he was appointed in December 2015 after Zuma fired two finance ministers in less than a week, sparking a sell-off of South African assets. Gordhan and his team were on an global investor road show for the whole of this week. The matter never made it to court as the charges, which related to the re-employment of a top official at the South African Revenue Services, were withdrawn some weeks after they were brought.

Global Media Antonio Banderas recovers after January heart attack
Author: 0 Antonio Banderas recovers after January heart attack

He described the procedure as "an intervention in which three stents were implanted in my coronary arteries". While the actor previously dismissed his hospitalisation as an "episode", he has now confirmed that he suffered a non-serious heart attack.

Author: 0 Racist 'assassin' indicted as terrorist in NYC murder of black man

Jackson has also been charged with murder in the second degree as an act of terrorism, murder in the second degree as a hate crime, and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree. " 'Well, if that guy feels so strongly about it, maybe I shouldn't do it, '" he said. Jackson did not speak, and his attorney had no comment. Police suggested that Jackson had been thinking of attacking others, but instead chose to turn himself in.

Global Media Students Feared Dead in Japanese Avalanche
Author: 0 Students Feared Dead in Japanese Avalanche

Alpine club members of seven high schools were on a three-day spring mountaineering training course through Monday, organized by the prefecture's high school athletic federation, school sources said. The area around the town of Nasu has several ski resorts. Relief efforts are hampered by persistent bad weather in the area. At least eight people were killed in an avalanche at a Japanese ski resort Monday, CNN reported.

Global Media UK police make another arrest related to London attack
Author: 0 UK police make another arrest related to London attack

Police said the terrorist's offensive was "based on low sophistication, low tech, low cost techniques copied from other attacks". Masood, who went by this name since 2005, converted to Islam and previously went by the names Adrian Elms and Adrian Russell Ajao .

Author: 0 Oil Stuck Below $48 As OPEC Doubts Linger

Since the OPEC decision in early October 2016 to limit production, oil markets have been steadily rebalancing, said Henderson. "With little sign of an imminent rebalancing in US crude inventories, the near-term risks for oil prices remain skewed to the downside", said brokerage PVM.

Global Media Portland Metro Monday Weather: Showers taper by afternoon with sun breaks expected
Author: 0 Portland Metro Monday Weather: Showers taper by afternoon with sun breaks expected

This will mean some breaks in the clouds are possible later in the day Monday and temperatures will likely make it back into the lower 70s! Here's the forecast for the next several days. Chance of showers developing late afternoon and evening. Tuesday: Cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Showers and thunderstorms will persist before 10 p.m.

Author: 0 US Republican Meadows says not given up on healthcare overhaul

Provocatively, Trump lumped such groups together with congressional Democrats and mentioned Planned Parenthood , a federally funded provider of women's healthcare services which is a lightning rod for anti-abortion groups on the right. However, Trump saying that they are friends seems to be ironic. OH governor John Kasich, an opponent of Trump in last year's primary and a consistent critic since, also said healthcare reform was not dead but admitted that his party was badly split.

Global Media Police widen probe in London's car and knife attack
Author: 0 Police widen probe in London's car and knife attack

The claim comes amid reports Masood was exposed to the teachings on notorious hate preacher Anjem Choudary, picking up extremist literature from a stall run by Al-Muhajiroun, an extremist group now banned in the United Kingdom. This is an undated photo released by the Metropolitan Police of Khalid Masood . WhatsApp said in response that it had been assisting the police investigation.

Global Media Saudi Aramco Tax Slashed Ahead of What May Be Biggest IPO
Author: 0 Saudi Aramco Tax Slashed Ahead of What May Be Biggest IPO

Aramco CEO Amin Nasser thanked the king in a statement for the decree reducing the company's tax rate from what he said was 85 per cent, and said it "will bring Saudi Aramco in line with worldwide benchmarks". "We will get into more detailed conversations with them". Cash from the sale will be used to establish a sovereign wealth fund that will invest outside of the oil business and in support of developing non-oil sources of income within Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 South Korean court removed President Park Geun-hye

Announcing the plan Monday, the prosecutors' office said it fears Park could try to destroy evidence related to her case, and that an arrest would be justified under the circumstances. Park, who is now free from detention, was questioned for 14 hours by prosecutors last week. "It would be unfair not to seek a warrant considering that her accomplice Choi Soon-sil, as well as those government officials who followed her direction and the ones who gave kickbacks have all been detained", the ...

Author: 0 Oklahoma officer, 22, wounded in shootout

Kidney said Terney was working with dispatchers to verify information given by one of the vehicle's passengers, a man, after becoming suspicious that he might have been giving Terney false information. At that point, the man ran toward some nearby woods, Kidney said. Police say Shepard took off on foot after what was supposed to be a routine traffic stop near Benson Park and Gordon Cooper.

Author: 0 Sydney academic stopped from leaving China

During a brief phone call that cut out, he also declined to give a reason, or discuss his ordeal in detail. Mr Chen said Dr Feng had not been arrested or formally charged. "The Chinese government has begun to shift its bottom line", Xia said. He said the ruling Chinese Communist Party has recently narrowed its view of what constitutes acceptable academic research, affecting scholarly activities in the country.

Global Media Setback for AAP as MLA quits, joins BJP
Author: 0 Setback for AAP as MLA quits, joins BJP

Criticising Kejriwal's announcement, Tiwari said, "It is shameful what Kejriwal, who has several times written to the three civic bodies to levy and realise house tax sternly, especially from those living in unauthorised colonies, is saying this".