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People PM Modi meets Sultan of Oman,signs pacts on defence,health and tourism
Author: 0 PM Modi meets Sultan of Oman,signs pacts on defence,health and tourism

Technology must be used only for development and raising the standard of life of the common man and not for destruction, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on 11 February. With the Indian Ocean becoming a priority focus area of New Delhi, Oman's significance is only likely to grow. India gets access to strategic Oman port for military use, reconnaissance aircraft.

People Iran says dead environmentalist was part of CIA, Mossad spy network
Author: 0 Iran says dead environmentalist was part of CIA, Mossad spy network

Seyed-Emami was the managing director of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, which seeks to protect Iran's rare animals, and a USA -trained scholar in sociology. IRNA quoted Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabdi as saying that Seyed Emami and a network of people installed cameras in strategic areas of the country pretending to observe environmental issues but, in fact "it was for monitoring the country's missile activities and they were sending images and information to foreigners".

People Allegiant adds year-round base, new flights at Destin-Fort Walton
Author: 0 Allegiant adds year-round base, new flights at Destin-Fort Walton

Service from Bentonville to Destin, FL via Destin-Fort Walton Beach will be available June 6. With the Destin option, Allegiant now offers four nonstop flights from the Northwest Arkansas airport. Fares could be as low as $61 one-way, according to Allegiant . "We're the front door, we're dead center in the region and of course the handsome beaches, this is paradise", said Tracy Stage, Airport Director at VPS.

People Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in graft cases
Author: 0 Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in graft cases

The second case, Case 2000, also alleges "bribery, fraud and breach of trust by the prime minister" relating to his dealings with Arnon Mozes, the publisher of the biggest-selling Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth . The recommendations marked a dramatic ending to a more than yearlong investigation into allegations that Netanyahu accepted gifts from Hollywood mogul Arnon Milchan and Australian billionaire James Packer , and suspicions that he offered to give preferential treatment to a ...

People Roger Federer considers return to clay court action
Author: 0 Roger Federer considers return to clay court action

If seedings hold up, that means he would have to defeat compatriot and friend Stan Wawrinka in what would be a high-profile quarter-final. "Of course, playing Roger is something special", three-time Grand Slam victor Wawrinka said on Monday in the Dutch port city as the fifth seed prepared to face an unknown first-round opponent in Dutch wildcard Tallon Griekspoor.

People South Korea links thaw with North to gains on nuclear issue
Author: 0 South Korea links thaw with North to gains on nuclear issue

The other North Korean athletes participating in the games are three cross-country skiers, two short-track speed skaters, a pair of figure skaters and 12 female hockey players who helped form the Koreas' first-ever joint Olympic team with South Korean players.

People Delhi University student harassed on DTC bus
Author: 0 Delhi University student harassed on DTC bus

The video that the student uploaded on social media, showed a middle-aged man exposing and fondling himself as he used a bag on his lap to hide his actions from other passengers, NDTV reported . Worst is no one in bus came to her aid. No one in the bus said a word. The woman left the bus and went straight to the police station to file a complaint for sexual harassment and public obscenity.

People Former football coach found guilty of child sexual abuse
Author: 0 Former football coach found guilty of child sexual abuse

During the trial, prosecutors told the court that Bennell was a " child molester on an industrial scale " who groomed not only his victims but their families too. The court heard transcripts of police interviews in which the ex-coach admitted having a " grooming process " and being attracted to teenage boys, although he denied the new allegations and said his accusers were " jumping on the bandwagon " following publicity.

People There was an adorable robot skiing competition just outside the Winter Olympics
Author: 0 There was an adorable robot skiing competition just outside the Winter Olympics

Adorable though it might be, that little guy probably isn't making Mikaela Shiffrin or Marcel Hirscher look over their shoulders at potential robotic competition. Boston Dynamics is making killer dogbots with claw heads that can open doors . As reported by The Verge , the contest paid $10,000 to the victor, which doesn't seem like enough money to build a robot that can ski.

People Banks seek clarity from RBI on new NPA norms
Author: 0 Banks seek clarity from RBI on new NPA norms

For those accounts where the lenders' aggregate exposure is at Rs 100 crore or more, but less than Rs 2,000 crore, RBI plans to announce over a two-year period, reference dates for implementing resolution plan to ensure time-bound resolution of such accounts in default.

People Prince Charles not guaranteed role as Head of Commonwealth
Author: 0 Prince Charles not guaranteed role as Head of Commonwealth

The head of the Commonwealth is not a hereditary role and does not pass automatically to the Prince of Wales on the death of the Queen , who turns 92 in April. A " high-level group " of Commonwealth officials are set to meet in London . In its report, BBC said the 91-year-old queen is backing the Prince of Wales to succeed her and has sent senior members of her team around the world to campaign for his appointment to Commonwealth leaders.

People Queen bans plastic straws and bottles from royal properties
Author: 0 Queen bans plastic straws and bottles from royal properties

A palace spokesman told the press that there was a "strong desire to tackle the issue" at the highest levels. The Queen is a long-time admirer of David Attenborough and was inspired to take action against plastic thanks to the Blue Planet II series.

People There Will Probably Not Be a New Assassin's Creed Game This Year
Author: 0 There Will Probably Not Be a New Assassin's Creed Game This Year

Furthermore, the company strongly believes that Assassin's Creed: Origins will double Syndicate sales, just like what happened with their opening sales . The work that went into Discovery Tour is nontrivial. You'll be provided with photos of real Egyptian objects and places, renders and other interesting titbits to keep you interested, although we found the combination of the voiceover and visual elements to be more than engaging enough.

People Iranian President Rouhani on a 3-day Visit to India From Thursday
Author: 0 Iranian President Rouhani on a 3-day Visit to India From Thursday

This is also the first time that the Iranian President will arrive directly in Hyderabad instead of the national capital, New Delhi . This "can be very effective for bilateral trade in the region and mutual access of Afghanistan to regional and global markets", it said.

People Nagaland former CM declared elected unopposed before polls
Author: 0 Nagaland former CM declared elected unopposed before polls

As Monday marked the last date for withdrawal of nominations, his opponent withdrew, leaving 3-time former CM Neiphiu Rio as the uncontested victor of the seat, Chief Electoral Officer of Nagaland Abhijit Sinha said. On crisis in the NPF, Rio said he was not responsible for the crisis. This is not the first time that Rio will enter the Nagaland Assembly without a challenge.

People Father of son with cancer gets one-year stay of deportation
Author: 0 Father of son with cancer gets one-year stay of deportation

But he will be allowed to remain in the country, and ICE's alternative to detention program, for at least another year. With a five-year-old son battling leukemia, and a wife who is five months pregnant, Berrones is pleading with ICE not to deport him a third time.

People An Olympic thaw? Peace bid in PyeongChang
Author: 0 An Olympic thaw? Peace bid in PyeongChang

After arriving in Seoul on Friday, the North Koreans attended a chilly opening ceremony at Pyeongchang's Olympic Stadium, taking their place among world dignitaries, including US Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who seemed to go out of their way to not acknowledge the North Koreans despite sitting just few feet (meters) away.

People NY judge awards 5Pointz street artists $6.75m for whitewashed works
Author: 0 NY judge awards 5Pointz street artists $6.75m for whitewashed works

In November 2017, a federal jury with the artists in their case over the destroyed art, and US District Judge Frederic Block ruled Monday to award damages. A year before the demolition, the owner of the building had painted all the white walls in order to erase the graffiti, without having given time to safeguard some creations.

People England fail to match Williamson, Guptill
Author: 0 England fail to match Williamson, Guptill

Lloyd believes New Zealand had better bowling plans and urged England to use part-time bowlers such as Dawid Malan and James Vince to give opposition batsmen something different to think about. Despite being heavily beaten by Australia in their opening Trans-Tasman T20 fixture in Sydney last week, New Zealand have qualification for the final in their own hands ahead of three games at home.

People Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria
Author: 0 Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Several US intelligence sources told CNN that Baghdadi - who has a $25m (£18m) bounty on his head - was wounded in an air strike near Raqqa, in northern Syria , last May , and relinquished control of the terror group for up to five months as a result.

People Nelly under investigation for sexual assault in England
Author: 0 Nelly under investigation for sexual assault in England

However, shortly after they arrived, Nelly allegedly took the woman into another room next door, where he began masturbating in front of her. Rosenblum, Nelly's attorney, gave a statement to TMZ about the investigation: "These allegations arose after Ms Green amended her suit for money to include a reference to these claims".

People The thermometer rising on Valentine's Day; rain sticking around
Author: 0 The thermometer rising on Valentine's Day; rain sticking around

The drop in temperatures may take longer to occur south of Raleigh in the Sandhills. Highs will be around 40 under cloudy skies. Off-and-on light showers should continue through the much of the day. Even milder air moves in Thursday as some southern communities will approach 50 degrees, but it won't be dry. An early look suggests rain on Friday morning which could possibly change to some mix then snow later in the day.

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