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World Chandigarh youth falls prey to Blue Whale Challenge
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While Google Trends data has placed Kolkata on the top of the list of 10 such cities, Guwahati has been placed fourth in the global list, with San San Antonio (USA) and Nairobi (Kenya) occupying the second and third slot. Their final task on the 50 day is to kill themselves. Meanwhile, the Bengal government is planning to introduce a separate chapter on "Responsible use of Internet", in school syllabus in view of regular reports of school children in the state becoming victims of deadly ...

World Theresa May condemns North Korea missile launch in 'strongest terms possible'
Author: 0 Theresa May condemns North Korea missile launch in 'strongest terms possible'

North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch over Japan was only fired at half its range, according to South Korea's defence ministry, the Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday (Aug 31). Mr Trump has since then made clear that he is at least considering a military response to North Korea's missiles, however it is uncertain if there is strong support for action like that in his administration.

World Another holiday weekend, another price hike
Author: 0 Another holiday weekend, another price hike

Canadian gasoline prices vary substantially by region and city, with Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and most of the Atlantic provinces below the national average. The uncertainty about gasoline production could stretch into a couple of weeks, he said. "We may see even higher prices Sunday and into next week", he said.

World Corker Applauds Trump Administration Action Against Russia
Author: 0 Corker Applauds Trump Administration Action Against Russia

She said along with it, the USA did not demand that the Russian staff employed at these legations be sent off home. Cohen, through his own lawyer, asked the House Intelligence Committee to "discern and publicly disclose" who paid for the dossier and attempted to clear his name as investigations continue into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in an attempt to alter the 2016 presidential election .

World Russian diplomatic properties in United States 'inviolable'
Author: 0 Russian diplomatic properties in United States 'inviolable'

In Moscow, the Russian government claimed that US officials were planning to search both the consulate and apartments used by their diplomats on Saturday, though there were no indications from the USA suggesting that was the case. "If Russia's missions are standard diplomatic properties then they are inviolable under the VDR [Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations] signed by the US", Assange wrote on his Twitter account.

Author: 0 North Korean bomb prompts global condemnation, calls for talks

Under a bilateral agreement with the United States, Seoul is now restricted to ballistic missiles with a maximum range of 800 kilometres (500 miles) and payload of 500 kilogrammes (1100 pounds). He worked as a cartoon artist in North Korea before defecting to the South in 2010. The shift in tack could reflect Trump's belief that it's time to try something new and his desire for China to do more to rein in North Korea, the professor said.

World Abe, Trump vow to
Author: 0 Abe, Trump vow to "make N. Korea change its policies"

On Tuesday, Trump has vowed that he will put an end to nuclear empowerment of North Korea . The test was performed on Wednesday by the US Navy and the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) from the USS John Paul Jones, a guided-missile destroyer, just one day after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan .

World Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling
Author: 0 Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling

During a visit to Texas on Saturday, President Trump said he hoped for a "quick process" to get Congress to approve a almost $8 billion in initial funding for Harvey victims. Democrats said there should be bipartisan talks on how to handle the debt ceiling and government spending bills. In an interview with a Milwaukee TV station that aired Sunday, House Speaker Paul Ryan did not address whether the two issues would be tied together, only expressing confidence that Congress will "step up" to ...

World Excellent, well thought out decision: Parrikar on Sitharaman's appointment as Defence Minister
Author: 0 Excellent, well thought out decision: Parrikar on Sitharaman's appointment as Defence Minister

Pradha, Goyal and Naqvi took the oath of office in Hindi while Sitharaman took the oath of office in English. "I am sure, now that I have an extremely competent successor in Nirmala Sitharaman, she will carry the road forward", he said . On the bilateral Japan tour of the Indian defence minister, Jaitley explained he would be leaving for the assignment on Sunday night because it was too late in the day to make logistic arrangement for the defence minister to travel to Tokyo on a Sunday.

World China starts radiation monitoring at North Korea border
Author: 0 China starts radiation monitoring at North Korea border

In addition, said Lassina Zerbo, executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), the test "underlines yet again the urgent need for the worldwide community to act on putting in place a legally binding ban on nuclear testing once and for all".

World Boeing 747 SuperTanker fights California fire for 1st time
Author: 0 Boeing 747 SuperTanker fights California fire for 1st time

Meanwhile, another wildfire broke out on Friday, more than 400 miles south of the Ponderosa blaze, in a north Los Angeles neighborhood. "A campfire should never be left unattended and must be extinguished completely before everyone leaves".

World SC players celebrate with fans after beating NC State
Author: 0 SC players celebrate with fans after beating NC State

SC sophomore QB Jake Bentley completed 17-of-29 passes for 215 yards, three touchdowns and an interception in Saturday's 35-28 win over NC State. South Carolina: Bentley has been touted by some as a NFL-level quarterback and he displayed that promise on Saturday with some precise passes, none better than the 39-yard strike to Samuel.

World Houston mayor imposes nightly curfew after Harvey
Author: 0 Houston mayor imposes nightly curfew after Harvey

He first announced that it would begin at 10 p.m. [0200GMT] but subsequently said on Twitter that it would start later "to allow volunteers and others to do their great work". Some of them will be moved to a nearby basketball court and a concert hall. "We have thousands of people who are out of their homes, in shelters, waiting for water to subside", Turner told a press conference earlier.

World Dormitory fire kills seven girls in Kenya
Author: 0 Dormitory fire kills seven girls in Kenya

The Kenyan police did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i who is also acting Interior and National Co-ordination CS arrived at the scene to convey his condolences as well as those of Jubilee party presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta.

World Sitharaman becomes India's first full-time woman Defence Min
Author: 0 Sitharaman becomes India's first full-time woman Defence Min

To a question on the ministers who had put in their papers, he said, "All party members can not be in the govenrment.they will certainly work in their region and also do party work". "Demolition Man" K.J. Alphons has been made MOS with independent charge in Tourism and Electronics and IT ministries. After being included in the BJP government, she is seen to have grown into her role of Commerce minister.

World Mueller Has Early Draft of Trump Letter Giving Reasons for Firing Comey
Author: 0 Mueller Has Early Draft of Trump Letter Giving Reasons for Firing Comey

Instead of using the directive Miller penned, a separate letter written by Rosenstein and focused on Comey's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server was sent to the FBI director when he was dismissed. The draft was also reportedly concerned with Comey's refusal to publicly declare that Trump himself was not under investigation. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents had been investigating.

World Trump insists Mexico will pay for border wall
Author: 0 Trump insists Mexico will pay for border wall

The Justice Department and congressional committees are investigating possible ties between Trump campaign associates and Russian government officials. Finland recently inherited chairmanship of the advisory Arctic Council from the United States. Asked about Mexico paying for the wall, Bossert said the initial focus is on getting an appropriation to build the barrier.

World Rain from Harvey to hit MA this weekend
Author: 0 Rain from Harvey to hit MA this weekend

Harvey looks like he will be out of here just in time to say an unofficial goodbye this weekend to Summer 2017. The National Weather Service said Wednesday that the storm's remnants could combine with a cold front from Canada, likely bringing rain late Saturday into Sunday morning.

World Body of missing Temple University student found
Author: 0 Body of missing Temple University student found

Police are searching for Jenna Burleigh, 22, a commuter student from Harleysville in Montgomery County. Hupperterz had assistance from other people who have spoken with police, Ryan said. Police haven't released the circumstances or cause of Ms Burleigh's death but say the murder does not appear to be premeditated. "This is early", Ross said.

World Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged conspiracy
Author: 0 Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged conspiracy

In a statement, Hun Sen's government alleged "a secret plan of conspiracy between Kem Sokha, his group, and foreigners that harms Cambodia". Hun Sen was quoted as telling a group of garment factory workers that the "third party" behind the plot was the same as that behind a 1973 coup that is widely believed to have had USA support.

World No evidence Trump Tower was wiretapped: Justice Department
Author: 0 No evidence Trump Tower was wiretapped: Justice Department

It speaks volumes about Trump's mental state that he publicly proclaimed that former President Obama wiretapped him only to have his own Justice Department admit that there is zero evidence that Federal Bureau of Investigation ever wiretapped Trump Tower.

World Unexploded WW-II bomb found in Frankfurt, 65000 residents evacuated
Author: 0 Unexploded WW-II bomb found in Frankfurt, 65000 residents evacuated

The bomb was found last week in the city's leafy Westend suburb, where many wealthy bankers live, and the evacuation area included the country's central bank where $70 billion in gold reserves are stored. Emergency crews had earlier evacuated babies and intensive care patients from two hospitals. A police auto next to a blue tent covering a British World War II bomb in Frankfurt.