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Mann ki Baat: Cashless transactions have increased by 200 percent says Modi

Mann ki Baat: Cashless transactions have increased by 200 percent says Modi Reiterating his promise to reduce the pain of common people in 50 days post-demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday warned that the battle against black money would not end till it is won. They must encourage cashless transactions. # Cashless transactions have increased by 200-300% in recent times. Modi also lauded the youth of the nation for embracing the start-up culture and... Continua a leggere...

5000 migrants died in Mediterranean in 2016, UN

According to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR ), this is the worst annual death toll ever seen. Coastguard and naval ships as well as two privately owned tugs rescued the people from four boats in the central Mediterranean, the coastguard said in a statement. Continua a leggere...

The Festival of Lights

Samuel Elijah Daniel: Samuel Elijah Daniel, or Sammy Bamnolkar, who is an active member of the Jewish community in Thane, stands in front of the Hanukkiah at Gate of Heaven synagogue and explains how each day one lamp is added to it. The Augusta area's menorah lighting celebration has taken place for more than 20 years, and has been held in previous years at the Augusta Common. Continua a leggere...

Tropical Storm Nina intensifies

Tropical Storm Nina is expected to hit, among other areas, Matnog in Sorsogon, Allen in Samar and the provinces of Albay, Catanduanes, Batangas and Mindoro. NASA's Aqua satellite flew over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Nock-ten after it strengthened from a tropical depression. Continua a leggere...

Russian Federation deploys military police battalion to eastern Aleppo

Russian Federation deploys military police battalion to eastern Aleppo Russia, a Syria ally, has been providing military assistance to Damascus in its battle against foreign-backed terrorism. Syrian military airstrikes were reported against rebel territory outside of Aleppo, areas which hadn't been hit in awhile as the focus had previously been on ending the fighting over Aleppo itself, which is now fully controlled by the government, albeit apparently still within... Continua a leggere...

Al-Falih: Crude Prices Will Increase "Tangibly " in 2017

Read Will Crude Oil Prices Maintain Their Bullish Momentum? for more on crude oil prices. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers on December 10 reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than two years of low prices. Continua a leggere...

Man killed while walking on Route 495 in Lowell

The pedestrian's vehicle was found in the breakdown lane nearby. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, who stayed on scene and whose name was also not released, was taken by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Continua a leggere...

Russian plane vanishes from flight radar shortly after takeoff near Sochi

Russian plane vanishes from flight radar shortly after takeoff near Sochi According to reports in global media, the missing aircraft is a Tu-154, which disappeared from radar following take-off. A frantic search operation is now underway for the plane, local reports claim. Ninety-one people were on board the aircraft, including 83 passengers and eight crew members, reported Russia Today quoting Defense Ministry. Russian officials have yet to comment on the situation... Continua a leggere...

Syria announces 100% Liberation of Aleppo

Syria announces 100% Liberation of Aleppo On Thursday, president Bashar Al Assad's forces took control of the eastern neighbourhoods of Aleppo for the first time since July 2012 in the government's biggest victory since Syria's civil war began more than five years ago. Meanwhile, the Damascus water authority said rebels were dumping diesel into the capital's water supply. The Al Fija spring which supplies Damascus with water is in the r... Continua a leggere...

Israel urges U.S. to veto United Nations resolution on halting settlements

Israel urges U.S. to veto United Nations resolution on halting settlements Netanyahu ordered Israel's ambassadors in New Zealand and Senegal to immediately return home for consultations. Despite calls from Trump and Israel for the United States to veto the resolution , the superpower abstained from voting. "We have not communicated to any U.N. Security Council members how the United States would vote". "Today's vote is a blow to peace that sets a unsafe precedent fo... Continua a leggere...

Huge World War II bomb forces mass evacuation in Southern Germany

Huge World War II bomb forces mass evacuation in Southern Germany Police said the evacuation would begin at about 8am on Christmas Day, with the area to be completely cleared by 10am. Authorities say a holiday was chosen as it is easier to evacuate a town since there's less traffic and work doesn't get interrupted. Continua a leggere...

La Salerno-Reggio Calabria sarà l'Autostrada del Mediterraneo

La Salerno-Reggio Calabria sarà l'Autostrada del Mediterraneo Per inaugurarla, il Ministro delle Infrastrutture Graziano Delrio e il Presidente di Anas Gianni Vittorio Armani stanno percorrendo tutto il tracciato, insieme ai giornalisti. L'Autostrada Salerno-Reggio Calabria , che cambierà nome in A2-Autostrada del Mediterraneo, rappresenta la principale dorsale di collegamento per il Sud Italia e per la Sicilia. Continua a leggere...

Bears routed by Redskins in home finale

Bears routed by Redskins in home finale They produced one of their most complete games when they needed it the most against the Bears on the road. Hats off to [offensive coordinator] Sean McVay with my two touchdowns. Josh Sitton was flagged for holding to nullify a successful screen pass in the third quarter. He said he has been in situations before where it seemed like every down was a passing down — and the defense knew it. Continua a leggere...

Queen hails unsung heroes in Christmas message

Queen hails unsung heroes in Christmas message The Queen will also speak about the success of the country's Olympic and Paralympic athletes, and those from the Commonwealth. Team GB and Paralympics GB both came second in this year's Rio Games. It is one of the rare occasions when Her Majesty does not turn to the Government for advice, and is able to voice her own views. It was taken by fashion photographer Nick Knight in May, who captured ... Continua a leggere...

BJP, Cong demand resignation of MM Mani

BJP, Cong demand resignation of MM Mani The youth leader, Anchery Baby was shot dead at Udumbanchola in the district on November 13, in 1982. The case was reopened during the previous Congress-led UDF government's tenure after Mani made a public speech in 2012 in which he said that the CPM had often eliminated those who opposed the party. Continua a leggere...

Inaugurazione A3, Delrio: "Autostrada simbolo del Sud onesto"

Inaugurazione A3, Delrio: In base all'esame dei flussi di traffico, il programma di ammodernamento dell'autostrada prevede la realizzazione di tre corsie per ogni senso di marcia solo per i primi 53 km (da Salerno a Sicignano degli Alburni), mentre per il resto dell'autostrada sono previsti l'adeguamento e la messa in sicurezza. Continua a leggere...

Winter storm Europa to dampen the Christmas spirit in parts of US

Winter storm Europa to dampen the Christmas spirit in parts of US Two storms that moved through the region last week and brought widespread rain have raised hopes that a five-year drought could begin to ease. Heavy snow has struck northeastern OR, prompting the authorities to close Interstate 84 for several hours between Baker City and LaGrande on Friday. Continua a leggere...

Searchers rescue family stranded in snow near Grand Canyon

Searchers rescue family stranded in snow near Grand Canyon According to the sheriff's office, they rented a auto in Las Vegas and drove to visit southern Utah. They headed to the Grand Canyon on Thursday but became stuck on roads made impassable by snow. He climbed to higher ground and was able to get cellular phone service and call for help. Searchers on snowmobiles early Saturday morning tracked and located Karen Klein, 46, after she walked about 26 m... Continua a leggere...

Aussies to spend $1.6 billion on last minute Christmas Eve shopping

Aussies to spend $1.6 billion on last minute Christmas Eve shopping I've got to do something. The TIME report also has information on what restaurants will be open on Christmas Day , catering to the crowd that isn't into cooking on Christmas Day . Here are store hours of major retailers for December 23 and 24 below. All federal and state offices are closed on Christmas, as are just about all local offices and stores. Continua a leggere...

Caso Consip, tegola su Renzi: indagato Luca Lotti

Caso Consip, tegola su Renzi: indagato Luca Lotti E ancora, 'noi non scappiamo dalle indagini: siamo a totale disposizione di ogni chiarimento da parte dell'autorità giudiziaria'. "La verità è più forte di qualsiasi polemica mediatica e non vedo l'ora di dimostrarlo". "Il braccio destro di Renzi, già sottosegretario alla Presidenza del consiglio, attuale ministro allo sport e aspirante alla delega sui servizi segreti con Gentiloni - spiega il Fa... Continua a leggere...


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