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Karnataka minister quits over sleaze tape; probe ordered

Karnataka Minister HY Meti, entangled in an alleged sex scandal, resigned today saying he wanted to prevent any embarrassment to his government but denying that he had done anything wrong. "I have also ordered a probe", Siddaramaiah tweeted. Earlier giving clear indication that he will not tolerate such incidents, Chief Minister earlier said that he will react only after any such CD is released.



Facebook to launch live videos in 360 format

An hour long Live 360 - from both inside and outside the station - marked Facebook's premiere in 360 video live streaming. It would be interesting to see how marketers and advertisers will use Facebook's live 360 video to reach consumers as the demand continues for engaging, immersive, and interactive content.



New York boy buried in snow while playing with friend dies

Joshua Demarest was unresponsive. The second child was found after digging efforts from emergency personnel, and he was taken to Saratoga Hospital as well. Fish, speaking to ABC News today, described his district as "small and rural" and a "place where everybody knows just about everybody". Earlier this week, a snowstorm that swept into the northeast dumped a foot of snow in parts of the Great Lakes and upper Midwest and left half a foot across NY and northern New England, according to ...


Parrikar defends Goa CM Parsekar for sacking MGP ministers from Cabinet

Parrikar defends Goa CM Parsekar for sacking MGP ministers from Cabinet

On a parting note, the Defence Minister said that there are various issues between the BJP and the MGP, which needs to be settled on one-to-one basis. "So if BJP wants us to go, they should dissolve the Assembly". If they suggest something we will definitely take into consideration. "I also had to do a surgical strike around midnight yesterday (Monday)", Parsekar said while referring to the sacking of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party leaders Sudin Dhavalikar (PWD Minister) and Deepak ...



US military Osprey crash-lands off Okinawa, no fatalities

Many Okinawans oppose deployment of Ospreys on the island because of safety concerns following a string of crashes outside Japan, including one in Hawaii a year ago. "After the aircraft was unhooking, it was shaking violently", Nicholson said of the Osprey from Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.