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Swaraj meets Bhutanese foreign minister amid Dokalam standoff

Swaraj meets Bhutanese foreign minister amid Dokalam standoff

Indian and Chinese troops continue to be locked in a standoff in Doklam and both sides have moved additional troops, ammunition and military equipment to the area. A section of the Indian media had reported on Thursday that almost a hundred residents of Nathang village in Sikkim, 35 km way from the faceoff point in Doklam, were asked to evacuate their houses by the Indian Army as a precautionary measure to avoid civilian casualties in the eventuality of a skirmish with Chinese forces.


Amid SP walkout, BMC makes Vande Mataram must in schools

Amid SP walkout, BMC makes Vande Mataram must in schools

We should not make a controversy even on national song or anthem". All those who always try to take out faults on small thing will make this as an issue. Singh also suggested that a soft copy of the book may be uploaded so that it could be used for wider circulation through social media, particularly among the younger generation who may otherwise not be able to visualize the kind of patriotic fervor and magic which this single song written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay could inspire among ...


Isaac Makwala seeks 200M glory after withstanding illness, humiliation

Isaac Makwala seeks 200M glory after withstanding illness, humiliation

Makwala was refused entry into the London Stadium hours before the 400m final, where he was expected to challenge eventual champion Wayde van Niekerk , with the IAAF saying he had been diagnosed with an infectious disease Monday. Makwala was prevented from running in Monday's opening 200m heat and Tuesday's 400m final after falling victim to an outbreak of sickness that has hit many competitors.


Just announced: Applebee's is closing up to 135 restaurants

Just announced: Applebee's is closing up to 135 restaurants

Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.30 per share. Finally, Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of DineEquity by 8.0% in the first quarter. On September 7 the company was rated "Overweight" according to a KeyBanc report which is up from the previous " rating. Vetr raised shares of DineEquity from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $61.82 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd.


'Tell my family I love them'

'Tell my family I love them'

But Orr kept walking. Speaking to colleagues, Smith says: 'Dispatch, please tell my family I love them'. During his closing arguments, Stone emphasized that Officer Smith was sacked upon "not once, not twice, not three times, or four, or five, or six, or seven, but eight times".


Emergency services unable to confirm whether anyone is trapped after Sunderland explosion

Emergency services unable to confirm whether anyone is trapped after Sunderland explosion

North East Ambulance Service also confirmed they are now at the address. A 100ft (30m) cordon has been put in place to keep members of the public away. A woman was rescued from the wreckage, treated for burns and rushed to Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary in a serious but stable condition. "I went upstairs and you could see dust rising", she added.