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Kamal Hassan hints at joining Left, says 'saffron' not his colour

Kamal Hassan hints at joining Left, says 'saffron' not his colour

The 62-year-old superstar, who has acted in more than 220 films, made the announcement after meeting Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here. Meanwhile there also the reports doing the rounds that Kamal Haasan is getting ready to enter politics.


United States crude oil stores drop as refineries up production, DoE says

United States crude oil stores drop as refineries up production, DoE says

US gasoline futures rose as high as $2.1705 per gallon for the first time since 2015, while Energy Secretary Rick Perry warned that pump prices would rise. "Because that demand is gone that's where the selling pressure in the market is coming from", said Gene McGillian, manager of market research at Tradition Energy.


UK Prime Minister May seeks to reassure Japan on Brexit

UK Prime Minister May seeks to reassure Japan on Brexit

South Korea's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae on Friday dismissed the possibility of deploying U.S. nuclear weapons to South Korea to deter North Korea's armed provocations. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years". U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson even remarked that Pyongyang appeared to be showing restraint.


Nurse arrested after refusing blood test on unconscious patient

Nurse arrested after refusing blood test on unconscious patient

Payne had arrived at the hospital to attempt to draw blood from a badly injured patient, but Wubbels told him he couldn't: The patient wasn't under arrest, Payne didn't have a warrant, nor did he have the unconscious patient's consent. Brandon Shearer told local media that Payne had been suspended from the department's blood draw unit but remained on active duty. Payne is soon shown handcuffing the woman and placing her in the front seat of a police auto.


Grab Nabs $2.5B In Funding Round, Partners With Toyota

Grab Nabs $2.5B In Funding Round, Partners With Toyota

According to Toyota, it will install tracking devices on 100 Grab vehicles to gather data on driver behavior to help develop aspects of its mobility services, such as usage-based insurance and financing programmes. Singapore-based ride hailing platform Grab announced the close of $2.5 billion in financing. Editor's Remarks: Singapore based Grab operates vehicle, motorcycle and taxi pooling services across South East Asia with 1.2m drivers and claims to have a 95% market share in ...


Sushma Swaraj Meets Sri Lankan President Sirisena, Discusses Bilateral Ties

Sushma Swaraj Meets Sri Lankan President Sirisena, Discusses Bilateral Ties

Peace, progress and prosperity will be theme at the event, Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayake said. Ambassador Wells arrived in Colombo on August 30 and met with representatives of the Government of Sri Lanka, including President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Tamil National Alliance, and civil society.