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Rs 700 cr Srijan scam rocks Bihar Assembly

Rs 700 cr Srijan scam rocks Bihar Assembly

Thakur said, adding that 15 accounts of the accused have been frozen till date. Mandal's family members blamed the hospital for negligence and said, "His treatment was delayed which led to his death". A total of 13 persons were arrested for their involvement in the Srijan scam and one accused has died. After days of investigation, a Special Investigation Team said crores were diverted from the bank accounts of different departments, including Mukhyamantri Shahari Vikas Yojna in Bhagalpur ...



South Korea's Moon Confident There'll Be No War With North

Some 28,500 USA servicemembers are stationed in South Korea to act as a "tripwire" against an attack from the North. A diplomatic resolution could be hard to reach with South Korea and the USA beginning military exercises next week. Trump said the North will be met by " fire and fury " should it continue to make threats against the United States, later adding his country's military options are now " locked and loaded ".


NASA eclipse viewing draws crowd to Petersburg Library

NASA eclipse viewing draws crowd to Petersburg Library

But when the moon aligned directly in front of the sun around 1:30 p.m., cries and shouts of excitement could be heard across the lawn as the sky darkened, with just a thin ring of light shining through. Hayes said they have been fielding phone calls leading up to the event for the past 10 days. Over at the Southeast Branch, the staff was able to secure about 40 pairs of glasses at the last minute and distributed one set to each family in attendance at its viewing event at 2 p.m.


One person was hit and killed while watching the solar eclipse

One person was hit and killed while watching the solar eclipse

Another woman, identified by police as Rhonda Belcher, 41, was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital with injuries. Mackenzie Hayes, 23, of Hazard, was pronounced dead at the scene. CBS Lexington, Kentucky affiliate WKYT-TV reports the two worked at Primary Care and were on a lunch break when the crash happened. In a statement obtained by the news station, Barry Martin, CEO of Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky, called the crash "a tragic accident".


Santa Maria Slaying Triggers Amber Alert

Santa Maria Slaying Triggers Amber Alert

Santa Maria Police have issued an Amber Alert following a fatal shooting in Santa Maria early Tuesday morning. The alert was issued for Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties for 9-year-old Daniel Morozov. Police said the boy and the suspect now may be in a black, late-model SUV of unknown make and model. Police are asking people to pay special attention to global airports and border crossings, where Morozov may be headed with the boy.


U.S. targets Chinese and Russian Federation entities over North Korea

U.S. targets Chinese and Russian Federation entities over North Korea

In May, the United States attorney's office for Washington obtained warrants enabling the freezing of funds of Chinese companies allegedly involved in financing the North Korean nuclear program, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Mr Mnuchin said the United States would continue to put pressure on North Korea by isolating companies that aided the regime in Pyongyang from the U.S.