The 2020 election actually starts in one month

This list of states includes a number of contests that, at this point, look to be competitive on the presidential level: Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin. All of these battleground states except for Texas have no excuse absentee or mail-in voting. In fact, Texas is the only battleground state overall that […]

Smog tower installation project in Delhi: SC asks Centre to start work soon

A Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra was informed by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that setting up of the smog tower, a structure designed as large-scale air purifier to reduce air pollution, would take 10 months and the authorities would be unable to curtail this time limit.

New Abu Dhabi Film Commission Head Talks Building Studio Space, Attracting Hollywood & Whether The UAE Could Get A Major Film Festival

Now, he has set up shop in Abu Dhabi in the UAE, the Middle East city which is attempting to establish itself as a global hub for film and TV shoots. To date, the location has housed shoots including 6 Underground, Sonic The Hedgehog, Mission: Impossible – Fallout (where they filmed the famous HALO stunt […]

Trump Picks Wealthy Voucher Proponent to Head Education Department

In any event, Trump’s selection of DeVos for his cabinet unmistakably represents a gift to conservative constituencies and their wealthy donors. And it also could be viewed as a large lost opportunity for the new administration. Had Trump gone with an education reformer more genuinely interested in public education — like, say, New York charter-school […]

Law Enforcement Union Heads Respond To What They Say Is Anti-Cop Sentiment: ‘Stop Treating Us Like Animals And Thugs’

“Everybody’s trying to shame us into being embarrassed about our profession,” added Mike O’Meara, president of the New York State Association of PBAs. “Stop treating us like animals and thugs and start treating us with some respect.”

Jetting off on their staycation! Queen and Prince Philip arrive at RAF Northolt ahead of a flight to Balmoral to start their summer holiday after months isolating at Windsor Castle

Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, her equerry; Terry Pendry, her head groom; Angela Kelly, the Queen’s personal assistant and her senior dresser; Jackie Newbold, Kelly’s PA; and three assistant dressers will also join, according to The Sunday Times. 

Step away from the car! Hilarious moment bear backs off when Mercedes owners start screaming after spotting it opening the door

The bear keeps walking backwards seemingly unable to work out where the loud noises are coming from before it gets back onto all-fours and runs into the woods. 

A tribute to my mother

She was a torch bearer, a trailblazer who set the standards for her generation. She was as gorgeous as she was bold. She dared where her peers demurred. In 1960 she contested elections into the office of Chairman of Ikom County Council (now Ikom, Boki and Etung Local Governments) on the platform of the defunct […]

What will take centre stage at RBI MPC meet—inflation or growth concerns?

There is a long road ahead for the economy and the market as the impact of coronavirus pandemic will not fade away too soon. The market may focus on the tone of the MPC even as green shoots in the economy, better quarterly earnings and a vaccine for the virus remain top triggers.

Clifton Club Inn ownership given to Southland Charity Hospital Trust

“We’re absolutely delighted and humbled by the generosity of the ILT to give us this building,” Pfeifer said. “It’s given us an enormous boost and a head start in our quest to get a charity hospital for the people of Southland and Otago.