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The IRGC said that Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the second-in-command of the Hashd Shaabi or the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), were killed on Thursday night in a US airstrike that targeted the vehicle they were traveling in on the Baghdad International Airport road.
Deepak, who is fresh from a string of good performances was qualified in the 86 kg freestyle category by defeating the 2014 Commonwealth Bronze medallist Pawan Kumar. Ravi also managed to qualify in the 57 kg weight category when he dominated Pankaj of Air Force defeating him with a score of 10-0.
Speaking at an event in the capital, Menon claimed that the contentious Act "isolates us from the international community". He warned the government that "if we are changing the idea of India, we have to be ready for the consequences it brings along with it, too".
Hearing an appeal by the RoC, under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, to remove the word 'illegal' from its December 18 judgment, the appellant tribunal reserved the order for Monday, January 6.
Congress Rajasthan in-charge Avinash Pande, while criticizing the BJP said: "The party is trying to divert attention from the main issues, and there should be no politics on it. The Chief Minister has invited the Union Health Minister to the state."
Shubman, unimpressed with the decision of the on-field umpire, didn't move anywhere and remained at his crease narrated Times of India Journalist.
The court order came hours after Trinamool Congress councilors passed the no-confidence motion at a special session of the municipality with a 19-0 margin amidst stringent security. None of the BJP councilors attended the session.
The prohibitory orders were clamped in Deganga, Amdanga and Duttapukur areas of the district, police sources said while describing the situation as "under control". The police would review the situation before resuming the internet services or relaxing the orders enforced under section 144 of the Indian Penal Code, sources said.
While the role is mainly a ceremonial one, the Chancellor often presides at graduation ceremonies and is also an ambassador for the university abroad. Clinton will also act as an advisor to the Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer and senior management.
The gruesome carnage went on for more than 30 minutes. When the firing stopped, bodies of victims were seen littered on the ground. Those who witnessed it were too horrified to describe the scene.
To portray the boycott of the event by the Congress in poor light, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on his Twitter, shared a letter from Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi wishing the LKS all success. It was strongly contested by the state leadership of the Congress.
The agency will be running doping tests for major games like Khelo India Youth Games starting January 10, Khelo India University Games, Tokyo Olympics, and National Games.
"The Last Color" may not have had a commercial release in India yet, but it was screened at the Palm Springs International Film Festival last year. It also won Best Feature Film award at Dallas International Film Festival in 2018. It is one out of 344 films that have been considered eligible for nomination in the category this year.
The NCLAT while reinstating ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry, held that the appointment of N. Chandrasekaran as his successor is illegal. The appeals court observed the haste in Mistry's removal as chairman of the Tata group's holding company, and this action completely ignored the interest and oppression of minority shareholders.
A senior leader of the NCP, Tripathi had begun his political career at an early age and was associated with the Indian National Congress for long. Tripathi later left the Congress to join the NCP, where he was a trusted confidant of party supremo Sharad Pawar.
Delhi Fire Service Director Atul Garg, who was present at the site, said: "Five firemen, who went into the building to douse the fire and were trapped, have been rescued. They were injured and have been sent to the hospital for medical aid."
"Citizenship Act is purely a Central subject and in Kerala, there is no issue of any illegal migrants. Hence, this resolution passed by the Assembly has no Constitutional or legal validity," said Khan to the media.
On challenges the Indian armed forces are facing at the Line of Actual Control on the China front, General Rawat said that all challenges would be dealt with through integration and synergy.
Speaking on the occasion of the new year 2020, the President expressed his belief that the hardships and challenges that the country is facing can be successfully overcome by holding onto truth, justice, honesty, and transparency.
Besides Rawat, Army Chief Manoj Mukund Naravane, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria and Navy Chief Karambir Singh and other senior officers were also present during the guard of honor.
From the last day of 2019 men and women in Britain are able for the first time to join hands in civil partnerships as an alternative to getting married.
Asbestos, a material used for fireproofing and insulation, has been known to cause several health problems, most notably cancer.
During an interaction with media persons, Prasad emphasized that Parliament has the power to pass a law in connection with citizenship, and the Kerala Assembly cannot pass such laws.
The farmers, who have been protesting for the last two weeks, wrote to the President that they were betrayed on the issue of the state capital and if justice can't be ensured to them they be allowed to kill themselves.
"This is a symbolic protest with protesters wearing masks making a strong satirical remark against the dictatorship of the Modi government," the Youth Congress said in a statement.
Welcoming the expansion, the ruling allies Shiv Sena, NCP, and Congress leaders termed it as a "well-balanced" exercise by Thackeray giving appropriate representation to all sections, communities, and regions in the state.
"The low visibility conditions lasted from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. during which 20 flights were diverted and 4 were canceled. Landings and take-offs continued using the CAT IIIB Instrument landing system during the period," sources said.
"The death toll from the brutal attack on the headquarters of the Brigade 45th and 46th has reached 25, with 51 others injured," said the head of PMF directorate Jawad al-Rubaie.
Multiple CBI teams carried out the raids at the residential premises of one former Deputy Commissioner and seven former District Magistrates deputed in different districts of Jammu & Kashmir for their alleged involvement in giving nod to the arms licenses.
Under the current assessment the total carbon stock in the country's forest is estimated at 7,124.6 million tonnes and there an increase of 42.6 million tonnes in the carbon stock of country as compared to the last assessment of 2017, Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar said.
Assam Additional Chief Secretary (Home, Political) Kumar Sanjay Krishna told in response to a state government proposal, has approved a Rs 99 crore e-FT scheme to introduce a "biometric-based real-time" tracking system for suspected illegal immigrants identified through the NRC.
"All social networking platforms including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other messengers from here on now will not be allowed at the naval bases and ships," said a senior Indian Navy officer.
Heavy police deployment, CCTVs, and drones were being installed in the city's central business district, especially on M.G. Road and Brigade Road to monitor thousands of revelers ushering in the New Year happily and peacefully.
A simplified education structure consists of a combination of web-based modules and face-to-face interactive courses, underpinned by a competency-based assessment process, which helps the coaches in progressing to higher levels.
Oil ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said in a statement on Facebook the government had temporarily suspended production of the Nassiriya oil field, which produces over 80,000 barrels a day.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared the attack on the Jews on Saturday night as an act of "domestic terrorism," the outcome of an "American cancer".
According to the minister, "anyone is free to take part in political activities, but colleges and universities should be kept out of the ambit of such activities".
Pointing to Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary on January 12, which is also celebrated as the 'National Youth Day' the Prime Minister asked the youth of the country to make a resolution for positive change.
Code red, under the IMD's classification, is the highest level and a warning for the public to take action in adverse weather.
As per the notification, 24 public holidays will be observed in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir next year. The prominent changes are that two public holidays Martyrs' Day observed on July 13 and the birth anniversary of former Chief Minister Sheikh Abdullah on December 5.
The new feature was expected to be available for both individual chats and group chats, but now the report claims that the feature will be limited to group chats only. The 'Delete Messages' feature for group chats will make it easy for the admins to manage old messages and chats.
Diesel prices were hiked by 40 paise a liter in just three days, Petrol prices, however, remained unchanged.
The cleric lauded the Lucknow police for controlling the situation which arose after the anti-CAA protests and said that action should also be taken against anti-social elements who instigated the violence.
The Meteorological department said that they have recorded 2.4 Degrees Celsius at Safdarjung, 3.1 Degrees Celsius at Palam and 1.9 Degree Celsius at Aya Nagar on Friday morning.
The Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) Director Hidehito Ito, consists of 117 members, including 72 players (29 men and 43 women), and 45 coaches.
Tech giants are facing scrutiny over political ads from the US regulators. Spotify said it would indefinitely suspend political ads because it can't sufficiently vet them. Twitter, on November 15, officially banned all kinds of political ads from its platform.
The violence and the subsequent curfew had unnerved the Khan family and they decided to postpone the wedding. The groom's neighbor Vimal Chapadiya, after coming to know of the problem decided to help the family.
BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav said that the political activity in Jammu and Kashmir is getting back to normalcy and that only 30 to 32 prominent leaders were under "preventive detention" in the Union Territory.
The most intense violence was initially reported from several parts of the northeast, notably Assam and to some extent Tripura. Guwahati in Assam was the epicenter of the anti-CAA protests, with Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal's home district of Dibrugarh also witnessing violent protests.
The districts where the internet has been blocked include Lucknow, Hapur, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Meerut, Kanpur, Ferozabad, Bareilly, Saharanpur, Bijnor, Rampur, Amroha, Bahraich, Muzaffarnagar, Sambhal, Shamli, Varanasi, Azamgarh, Moradabad, Agra, and Aligarh.
A meeting to form Ram Mandir Trust to be held in Mangalore on December 27 will also decide the agenda for the January 20 meeting at Prayagraj.
Congress spokesperson Ajay Maken said if the government does not bring in the NPR form that was introduced during the UPA regime, the Congress will oppose the whole exercise.
"What nonsense is Arundhati Roy speaking! It's one thing to ask people to refuse to participate in the NPR, but to ask them to give out incorrect details is completely wrong. Who does she think she is! We don't need unsolicited advice from someone who insults our Indian Army," Congress media panelist Shama Mohamed said in a tweet.
In a tweet, the Congress MP from Kerala's Wayanad said: "The Prime Minister of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) is lying to the nation." He also used the hashtag #JhootJhootJhoot that means "lie, lie, lie".
"Government could wait till Supreme Court judgment on CAA. A favorable court order and the whole process will be back," Kishor said.
People of Delhi woke up to thick fog looming over the city with visibility of about 700 meters at 8.30 a.m. which deprived them of a glimpse of the solar eclipse.
25 trains were running late by over two hours to six-and-a-half hours. Rewa-Anand Vihar Express was delayed by over six hours and 30 minutes followed by Katihar-Amritsar Express, which was running behind schedule by over four hours and 30 minutes while the Brahmaputra Express was delayed by over four hours and 35 minutes.
"The indications are he's going to finish his career in the very top bracket of batsmen through the history of the game," said Steve Smith.