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National Panthers Party exhorts student unions to protect Kashmiris

National Panthers Party exhorts student unions to protect Kashmiris

A Kashmiri scholar, Hashim Sofi, abandoned his course at BITS Pilani, Rajasthan , and left for his home in Bandipore after some unknown miscreants scribbled threats on his shirts and the door of his hostel room. On April 19, a group of Kashmiri students in Mewar University, in Chittorgarh district were allegedly thrashed. Following the threats, a Kashmiri scholar of BITS Pilani fled to Kashmir on Friday.


Kenya's mobile firm's network hitch disrupts services

Kenya's mobile firm's network hitch disrupts services

Thousands of Kenyans had complained about the service outage especially at a time when the country is preparing to hold its general elections on August 8. Safaricom chief executive Bob Collymore in a statement acknowledged the network failure from 9.30 am, saying voice, data, SMS and M-Pesa services were back up but that the issue was not fully resolved.


Fox sacks O'Reilly amid harassment storm

Fox sacks O'Reilly amid harassment storm

But the climate shifted dramatically after an April 1st New York Times report that O'Reilly or Fox had paid $13 million over the years to settle five cases alleging sexual or other harassment on his part. O'Reilly and President Donald Trump are both "crowd-pleasing showmen who know how to signal to loyalists in their audience that they are not taking themselves quite as seriously as their detractors are", said news consultant Andrew Tyndall.



Macron, Le Pen ahead in French presidential race: Projection

Nonetheless, with a very close race, it may not be accurate enough. Macron and Le Pen will conduct a series of campaign rallies and a face-to-face television debate scheduled before the run-off. Financial markets expressed relief at Macron's lead in the first round, but they've been jittery over a possible Frexit, fearing controls on money transfers, capital flight, a plague of defaults and lawsuits on bonds and contracts.


Bill O'Reilly to return with

Bill O'Reilly to return with "No Spin News" podcast on Monday

Described by Whoopi Goldberg as the "final nail in the coffin" of O'Reilly's career, Burgess, who was accompanied by her attorney, spoke on being approached by O'Reilly "almost immediately" after she began working as a temp at Fox News . After an investigation by The New York Times , the publication reported that it had found at least five women who claimed to have been victims of sexual harassment by O'Reilly.


Trump slams 'fake media' over low approval ratings

Trump slams 'fake media' over low approval ratings

An NBC poll released on Sunday showed similar results: Just 40% said they approved of Trump's job performance, a 4 percentage-point drop from February. Since then, no other President has seen such a low approval rating - all but Gerald Ford had at least 50% approval. According to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll 45 percent of Americans believe that Trump is off to a "poor start", while an additional 19 percent believe he's only off to a "fair start".