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CM Naveen Patnaik expresses doubt over BJP's mission-120

CM Naveen Patnaik expresses doubt over BJP's mission-120

The BJP president also touched upon the issue of banks' non-performing assets (NPAs), seen as a drag on the economy, saying the Modi government had inherited these bad loans and none of them happened during its tenure. "What actually did Naveen Babu do during these 18 long years? he asked and alleged that there has been "unemployment, massive migration, rampant corruption and loot".


Hurricane Irma Devastates St. Maarten; Airport, Resorts Sustain Major Damage

Hurricane Irma Devastates St. Maarten; Airport, Resorts Sustain Major Damage

For the third day running since Hurricane Irma pummelled the island on Wednesday, Rutte held crisis talks with his cabinet to discuss the situation. Martin were destroyed, Mr. Gibbs, who is on the island, was more pessimistic. Rutte said that "as soon as the weather permits", two marine ships from Aruba and Curacaowill deliver military and relief supplies.


Is Wilmington, North Carolina Evacuating Because of Hurricane Irma?

Is Wilmington, North Carolina Evacuating Because of Hurricane Irma?

In Chatham County, Georgia's most populous coastal county that includes Savannah, emergency management director Dennis Jones warned Irma could bash the coast with 15 feet of storm surge and force floodwaters up two rivers, potentially swamping 60 percent of the county.


Harvey and Irma, long-married couple, bothered by hurricanes with same name

Harvey and Irma, long-married couple, bothered by hurricanes with same name

The name beginning with "I" usually given to hurricanes after Harvey is "Irene" - but because 2011's Hurricane Irene was so devastating, the name was retired. The coincidence has brought visits and telephone calls from the New York Times and television stations. And they got married in 1942. Hurricane Irma , has battered a string of Caribbean islands, killing at least 14 people.


More members from Missouri Task Force 1 head to Puerto Rico

More members from Missouri Task Force 1 head to Puerto Rico

Oakland A's star works to help rescue animals ahead of Hurricane Irma Seventy members are flying out and ten members will drive trucks with gear across the country. Another 17 members of Lincoln's fire department will join the team for this deployment, but didn't go to Texas. The task force is expected to arrive at its staging point, Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida Panhandle, by Saturday afternoon or early Sunday.



Trump, Schumer to push permanent repeal of debt ceiling

Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., was the only West Virginia delegate to vote for passage. Republicans want that longer allowance to avoid having to take another vote on the politically toxic issue before the 2018 congressional elections. "Needed now more than ever ". Concerns over too much government spending and a ballooning national debt leading to an eventual crisis are real. "Disaster assistance should be considered on its own -- not to advance another agenda", Rep.