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People Bihar's sugar mill blast: Death toll rises to 4, owner arrested
Author: 0 Bihar's sugar mill blast: Death toll rises to 4, owner arrested

Eyewitnesses said the incident at Sasa Musa sugar factory in Gopalganj district happened at midnight when the decrepit boiler exploded all of a sudden. The investigation report on the NTPC blast found that "violation of safety norms" and the "tearing hurry" shown in commissioning a power unit were key reasons behind the explosion.

People Who will be BJP's face in Himachal?
Author: 0 Who will be BJP's face in Himachal?

Union defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and rural development minister Narendra Singh Tomar - who have been appointed as observers by the parliamentary board - reached Shimla along with party state in-charge and Bihar health minister Mangal Pandey on Thursday evening to hold a discourse on the name of Himachal's new chief minister with the newly elected state legislators.

People US VP Pence delays Israel, Egypt visit for Senate tax vote
Author: 0 US VP Pence delays Israel, Egypt visit for Senate tax vote

Vice President Mike Pence has delayed his upcoming trip to the Middle East until January, citing concern regarding the upcoming vote on the tax reform bill. Ghani is offering Pence his thanks on behalf of a grateful nation and pointing to their common bonds. Although he seemed to be dismissive of polls showing the administration's low approval ratings, Pence noted that, with midterm elections coming up, Americans can "count on the fact" that he, Trump and members of the administration will ...

People DOJ Prosecutors Looking Into Controversial Obama-era Uranium One Deal
Author: 0 DOJ Prosecutors Looking Into Controversial Obama-era Uranium One Deal

The DOJ prosecutors are now establishing whether a special council is warranted to look into the controversial deal that gave Russian Federation control over Canadian mining company Uranium One , which at the time controlled 20 percent of uranium supply in the United States licensed for mining.

People Hina Khan Accuses Vikas Gupta Of Getting Physical On Bigg Boss 11
Author: 0 Hina Khan Accuses Vikas Gupta Of Getting Physical On Bigg Boss 11

And a proof of this is the fight between Hina Khan and Priyank Sharma and that also because of Vikas Gupta . Luv tells Hina and Priyank that he is with Vikas in the task. Luv, Puneesh, Arshi and Priyank try to save Vikas' egg. The famous trio - Luv Tyagi, Priyank Sharma and Hina Khan , who have garnered a lot of attention, now see a crack as Priyank chooses to stand by his best friend Vikas , against Hina Khan .

People Cuba's Raul Castro term in office likely extended
Author: 0 Cuba's Raul Castro term in office likely extended

Cuba's president is not directly elected by the people, but by the Council of State which is chosen by the National Assembly . The decision to postpone the departure of Castro was taken over "the exceptional situation" caused by the passage of Hurricane Irma last September, which caused considerable damage to housing and other infrastructure and 10 deaths.

People World Chess Championship's 'pawnographic' logo leaves Grandmasters in a fix
Author: 0 World Chess Championship's 'pawnographic' logo leaves Grandmasters in a fix

A Russian design bureau won the competition for the design of the identity of the London World Chess Championship in 2018. If you busted out a chess game while reading the " Kama Sutra ", it might look like this. Can you identify the following brand logos - and spot why they provoked controversy? Chess fans and players are taking issue with how the board in the logo has 6x6 squares, not the standard 8x8.

People Wealthy auto owners placing spikes on trees to avoid bird droppings
Author: 0 Wealthy auto owners placing spikes on trees to avoid bird droppings

The internet caught wind of the spikes after Twitter user Jennifer Garrett shared a photo taken by a former colleague, Anna Francis . While admitting that the spikes could be seen as cruel by others, the resident added that people in Bristol had already tried to scare the birds away from the neighborhood and failed.

People Anushka, Virat's wedding reception in Delhi
Author: 0 Anushka, Virat's wedding reception in Delhi

The couple kicked off the second-leg of their wedding celebrations in Virat's hometown New Delhi which will be reportedly attended by former Team India players and Bollywood stars. However, the images of them posing for clicks during the reception are going viral as fans continue to drool over their pictures after a small break in between.

Author: 0 NSA Surveillance Reauthorization Stalls on Demands for New Debate

The program permits targeted surveillance on foreign persons located outside the United States. Initial backing for the bill was divided along the party lines. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father Erik Prince says meeting with Russian banker unrelated to Trump campaign MORE (D-Calif.), who may be able to rally enough ...

People MLS won't announce if Sacramento gets expansion team until 2018
Author: 0 MLS won't announce if Sacramento gets expansion team until 2018

MLS announced Nashville was awarded expansion on Wednesday; Cincinnati, Detroit and Sacramento are all vying for the second and final selection for MLS expansion this year. It now has 20 teams in the United States and three in Canada. "They have some things to finalize with their ownership that I think would make them optimum", Garber said.

People Parties to Astana Syria talks arriving in Kazakh capital
Author: 0 Parties to Astana Syria talks arriving in Kazakh capital

Placing cities under siege and cutting off access to roads, food, and medical supplies have left humanitarian aid providers unable to reach the trapped populations of civilians not allowed to leave the cities. "We recognize that now is the time for a genuine political process". Bilateral and trilateral expert meetings are scheduled for December 21, while the plenary session of the Astana talks will take place on December 22.

People Injured In Australia As SUV Mows Down Pedestrians In 'Deliberate Act'
Author: 0 Injured In Australia As SUV Mows Down Pedestrians In 'Deliberate Act'

Police said in a statement they had "saturated the. area in the vicinity of Flinders, Elizabeth and Swanston streets to ensure community safety". Among the injured were three South Korean tourists - two adults who are in intensive care with serious injuries to the lungs and pelvis, and a boy being treated for a leg fracture - Yonhap news agency said, citing Seoul's foreign ministry.

People Salvation Army Kettle Campaign donations down
Author: 0 Salvation Army Kettle Campaign donations down

The Salvation Army of Fond du Lac recently teamed up with Feeding America and Alliant Energy to hand out a semi load of food to people in Fond du Lac. Beyond donating to The Salvation Army's physical Christmas kettles, donations to the 2017 Christmas Campaign can be made at www.FilltheKettle.com , www.SalvationArmy.ca , by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769) or via mail to The Salvation Army, 2 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, ON M4H 1P4.

People Country singer Michael Ray charged with DUI after hitting vehicle at McDonald's
Author: 0 Country singer Michael Ray charged with DUI after hitting vehicle at McDonald's

Officers say he was driving under the influence when he allegedly hit the auto in front of him in the McDonald's drive thru line, telling officers he was coming from a bar in Tavares. Roach", the police department said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE . An arrest report said Roach told investigators his foot slipped off the pedal of his 2012 Jeep.

Author: 0 St Louis Weather Conditions & Forecast, December 21, 2017

Highs this afternoon will be in the low 20s, and clouds will increase throughout the day as the next weather system approaches. Ice accumulation potential will be highest away from the coast where cold surface air will hold on longer while the immediate coast will see a warmer rain.

Author: 0 Trump threatens United States aid recipients

The Council episode could signal a lopsided general assembly vote should member states choose to ignore Trump's warning. Palestinian envoy said he hopes there will be overwhelming support in the General Assembly for the resolution. Egypt had put forward the draft at the council which was backed by all 14 other Security Council members in the vote on Monday. 'The General Assembly will say, without the fear of the veto, that the global community is refusing to accept the unilateral position ...

People Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release' from Iran jail
Author: 0 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release' from Iran jail

Zaghari-Ratcliffe, held for almost two years in Tehran's Evin prison over allegations of spying, had been eligible for early release under Iranian law for a couple of months but doubts emerged after the judiciary last month moved to put her on a new trial for additional charges based on claims of fresh evidence that appear to include a BBC pay stub and contents of her personal email.

People EU's top court rules that Uber is a taxi service
Author: 0 EU's top court rules that Uber is a taxi service

Transport for London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service and refused to renew its licence in September. However, BBC business correspondent Dominic O'Connell says there are larger implications for the company around the world, "because what Europe does on regulation often tends to be followed by other countries, and also for the whole gig economy because it means that Europe is taking quite a dim view of this idea of companies simply being information services or platforms".

People Uber is a taxi service, European court rules
Author: 0 Uber is a taxi service, European court rules

Uber will "continue the dialogue with cities across Europe" to allow access to its services. The judgement came for a court case originates which from legal action filed by Elite Taxi , a Barcelona-based association of taxi drivers who claimed Uber was Uber for operating its low-priced Uberpop service without the necessary taxi licences and authorisation from the city.

Author: 0 China's Didi said to be worth $56B after raising more cash

Besides SoftBank , Didi's previous investors include Apple and Alibaba Group. Didi said the fundraising attracted both Chinese and worldwide investors. Didi however, did not disclose the names of the investors in the round. Didi has expanded overseas rapidly in the past year after it won the battle for the Chinese market by acquiring Uber's local business in 2016, ending a cash-burning subsidy war that cost the USA firm roughly $2 billion.

People Ferry capsizes with 251 on board; 4 dead
Author: 0 Ferry capsizes with 251 on board; 4 dead

A passenger boat has capsized near the waters of Dinahican, Quezon and Polillo Island, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Thursday. The vessel, which is licensed to carry up to 286 people, was allowed to sail as there were no storm warnings at or around Real or Polillo, Balilo said.

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