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Author: 0 It will take 217 years to close the gender gap

But it has not been a good year for women elsewhere in the world. It assesses four areas including health and life expectancy; education; economic participation and opportunity; and political participation. India ranks 139th among 144 countries on this parameter this year. However, the report also mentioned that the United Kingdom was among the most improved countries in the rankings after having climbed five places from previous year.

People Israel launches airstrikes in Syria, targets weapons factory
Author: 0 Israel launches airstrikes in Syria, targets weapons factory

Syrian weapons are shared with the Iranian-backed Hezbollah guerrilla group that is dedicated to Israel's annihilation. A senior Israeli minister and a military spokeswoman declined to comment to Reuters, but the minister repeated a threat to hit arms shipments to Lebanese Hezbollah.

People Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont spurns Spanish legal summons over independence bid
Author: 0 Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont spurns Spanish legal summons over independence bid

The same day Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government sacked the regional government and imposed direct control under a never before used article of the constitution. The speaker of the Catalan parliament, Carme Forcadell, and five parliamentary deputies will also be grilled over the same alleged offenses, but by a judge at the Supreme Court.

People Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput coming together on
Author: 0 Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput coming together on

Now happily married and newly turned parents, Mira and Shahid came together for a cover after the last appearance on national television during the chat show Koffee With Karan earlier this year. Their picture is only making us eager to see them together on the silver screen soon. She topped off her look with fail-safe long, wavy tresses, dewy make-up, kohl-lined eyes, and her trusty lip gloss.

People Two CRPF troopers injured in J&K attack
Author: 0 Two CRPF troopers injured in J&K attack

A police spokesperson told Rising Kashmir that, " A convoy of CRPF 96 battalion with six buses was attacked by militants resulting in injuries to CRPF personnel ". Last month, militants had attacked a CRPF vehicle in busy Sanat Nagar area of Srinagar. On October 16, in a crackdown on terror module, the Security forces arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and on Hizbul Mujahideen militant in Jammu and Kashmir .

Author: 0 Indonesian Maute fighter arrested in Marawi

A well-placed source, who requested anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to media, said that Marawi City, especially the main battle area was no place for foreigners to visit at this time, except for journalists of worldwide news organizations covering the siege and its aftermath.

People Argentine Jewish businessman, 4 friends among dead in NYC terrorist truck ramming
Author: 0 Argentine Jewish businessman, 4 friends among dead in NYC terrorist truck ramming

The video taken by one of the group, Ariel Benvenuto, shows the Argentinians smiling and laughing, enjoying their outing. According to the La Capital newspaper the group was exploring Manhattan on bicycles when the attack took place. The suspect, Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov , 29, an Uber and commercial truck driver from New Jersey, was identified as a Uzbek national who is a permanent United States resident.

Author: 0 Russell Crowe Blasts Manus Island Detention Centre As 'A Nation's Shame'

New Zealand's offer to take 150 refugees from Manus Island remained on the table, she said. Six hundred refugees are refusing to leave the detention centre which was officially closed by the Australian government on Tuesday, saying they fear for their safety if they move to new locations in Lorengau town.

People Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan, to appear before accountability court tomorrow
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan, to appear before accountability court tomorrow

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday arrived at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) from London ahead of an accountability court's hearing into graft references on Nov 3 (tomorrow). Earlier, talking to journalists in London, Nawaz Sharif complained that there are contradictions in the "system of Pakistan". Nawaz Sharif disembarks from a PIA plane at Islamabad airport.

People Colin Kaepernick's lawyer thinks he will sign within 10 days
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick's lawyer thinks he will sign within 10 days

However, it's not like Kaepernick had a choice, 49ers general manager John Lynch had said that the team was going to cut him if he didn't opt out. "The NBA is more urban, the National Football League is more conservative, and I think a lot of National Football League fans are truly angry at Kaepernick, and I think owners are anxious what it's going to do to business".

People Akshay Kumar Is Not A Villain In Robot 2!!!
Author: 0 Akshay Kumar Is Not A Villain In Robot 2!!!

While his first look gave us a glimpse of this shocking makeover, this new poster gives us a full blown look of his terrifying avatar. The silvery hair, the frightening lashes, the eerie looking eyes and his dracula-like teeth combine us to give one of the most spine-chilling characters we have ever come across.

Author: 0 BB&T Corporation (BBT) Rating Reiterated by Piper Jaffray Companies

The volume of BBT witnessed a shift from 7.08 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 3.95 million shares. Among 29 analysts covering BB&T Corp (NYSE:BBT), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 10th will be given a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 9th. Its up 0.05, from 1.11 in 2017Q1.

People Liberia's Supreme Court halts presidential poll run-off
Author: 0 Liberia's Supreme Court halts presidential poll run-off

Liberia's Supreme Court said it will summon the country's election commission on Thursday over a legal complaint backed by three political parties regarding the October 10 presidential election, potentially delaying a runoff vote . Earlier Wednesday, the head of the West African ECOWAS bloc arrived in the country and held talks with the President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , the election commission, and political parties to assess the situation, and urged them to follow the Constitution and ...

People Political temperatures soar in Himachal Pradesh
Author: 0 Political temperatures soar in Himachal Pradesh

A Himachal Pradesh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms ( ADR ), which analyses "the self-sworn affidavits of all candidates from the HimachalPradesh 2017 Assembly Elections" comes in handy for this goal. The details emerge on a day when the Election Commission told Supreme Court that convicted MPs and MLAs should be banned for life from contesting polls.

People India power plant explosion leaves at least 10 dead
Author: 0 India power plant explosion leaves at least 10 dead

The blast also injured over 100 people. About 150 workers were present at the power unit of Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli district when the boiler tube exploded. Police said a fully equipped National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team consisting of 32 personnel has left Lucknow for Raibareli. The NTPC plant, named after Feroz Gandhi, an MP and husband of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi , produces 500 megawatts of thermal power and employs around 1,500 labourers.

Author: 0 France ends state of emergency, enacts anti-terror law

France's state of emergency comes to an end on November 1, nearly two years after the 2015 Paris terror attacks, replaced on the same day by a new anti-terrorism law, which critics say undermines civil liberties. Critics say the law will leave the country in a permanent state of emergency. Human rights groups have criticised the bill as establishing a permanent state of emergency that could harm citizens' rights to liberty, security, freedom of assembly and freedom of religion.

People Gas prices spike in Great Lake states
Author: 0 Gas prices spike in Great Lake states

Gas Buddy says drivers in Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan and OH can expect prices at the pump to rise to their highest level since 2015. Now with Harvey gone, that pushed back maintenance is colliding with other planned maintenance that was also planned leading to a condensed maintenance season.

People NYC Terror Suspect Ticketed in Nebraska
Author: 0 NYC Terror Suspect Ticketed in Nebraska

Use a vehicle to cause harm". Muminov described Saipov as "aggressive" and suspected he held radical views, though Muminov never heard him speak of the Islamic State group. This was not someone suspected - from the evidence so far - of planning an organised attack. Trump responded to the attack with a series of tweets, offering prayers for the victims and a reference to ISIS fighters.

People Ex-Trump campaign adviser: Papadopoulos was just a 'coffee boy'
Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign adviser: Papadopoulos was just a 'coffee boy'

George Papadopoulos . George Stephanopoulos. For instance, Joseph Mifsud is the "London professor" who figures prominently in the case as a would-be link between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, according to a comparison of court papers and emails obtained by The Associated Press.

People Top NK defector urges U.S. to meet with Kim
Author: 0 Top NK defector urges U.S. to meet with Kim

Thae Yong-Ho, a former deputy chief at the North Korean embassy in London , defected to South Korea in mid 2016 with his wife and two sons. He added that Washington needs to make Kim Jong-un understand that the US has the capability to destroy the regime .

People NYPD identify eight victims of the NYC terror attack
Author: 0 NYPD identify eight victims of the NYC terror attack

The Argentine government identified the other four dead as Hernán Diego Mendoza , Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damián Pagnucco and Hernán Ferruchi, whose son studies at the same high school. The group were celebrating the anniversary of their 1987 graduation from the Polytechnic School of Rosario, Argentina, with a U.S. trip to NY and Boston, where Marro lives.

People KRG president Barzani to step down
Author: 0 KRG president Barzani to step down

The balance of power between Iraqi central government forces and the autonomous Kurdish region has been transformed since the Kurds staged their referendum on September 25. Kurds voted overwhelmingly in favour of secession however, it took place amid worldwide disapproval, most notably from the United States. The referendum resulted in more than 92 percent of Iraqi Kurds choosing independence.

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Author: 0 "Multiple parties down" after shooting at US Walmart store

At 7:35 p.m. Thornton Police Department, "At this time this is NOT an active shooter". It's unclear how many victims there are, the police also said. Dozens of police cars and emergency vehicles converged at the store. The shopping centre includes stores and restaurants. Stay with KRON4 for updates on this breaking news story on-air, online, and on the KRON4 app .

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