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Alternate dispute resolution ecosystem a national priority modi Alternate dispute resolution ecosystem a national priority modi
- October 25, 2016

The CJI explained that only a robust justice delivery system steered by conventional courts would effectively channel the alternative dispute resolution mechanisms like arbitration, mediation and conciliation. "Out of the 50 million cases, 20 million are disposed of every year but this ever increasing avalanche of cases filed in courts is putting the judicial system under stress". (more...)
Google's Pixel Phones Earn Mostly Rave Reviews Google's Pixel Phones Earn Mostly Rave Reviews
- October 20, 2016

The latest reports centered on Google's hardware output now bring the earlier rumored Google-made Smartwatches to the limelight. With the Note 7 literally going up in flames, Samsung has given Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google a golden opportunity to join an upper echelon of high-end smartphone makers that now has just two names. (more...)
Brexit Lawsuit: Lawmakers Will Brexit Lawsuit: Lawmakers Will "Likely" Vote on Final EU Divorce Deal
- October 19, 2016

She said: "I think he set out the position which the government has been making in court". 'We do not argue that an Article 50 notice can be revoked and we would like the court to proceed on the basis a notification is irrevocable, ' Wright told the court. (more...)
14 children from Calais 'Jungle' camp arriving in UK 14 children from Calais 'Jungle' camp arriving in UK
- October 19, 2016

Pascal Marconville, the prosecutor who is dealing with the case, said the interpreter had been working with a male journalist on a documentary about unaccompanied children when three apparently Afghan men "set upon them". Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said he hoped the children's arrival would be welcomed regardless of the public's view on migration. (more...)
Russian Federation and Syria halt Aleppo airstrikes in 'humanitarian pause'
- October 19, 2016

On Monday, Moscow announced a "humanitarian pause" between 8am and 4pm tomorrow to allow civilians and militants safe passage out of the city. Syrian activists say warplanes have struck two rebel-held villages in the northern Aleppo province shortly after Russian and Syrian airstrikes were halted against rebel-held neighborhoods in the city of Aleppo. (more...)
Putin to Kremlin journalists: US is watching you
- October 18, 2016

But Putin said he would work with any USA leader willing to work with Russian Federation. After the signing of the various deals, Putin and Modi jointly unveiled an e-plaque commemorating the foundation work of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in the state of Tamil Nadu in southeastern India. (more...)
Rodrigo Duterte on his war on drugs Rodrigo Duterte on his war on drugs
- October 18, 2016

A Supreme Court justice has warned that conceding any part of the Philippine claims is an impeachable offense for the president. Duterte heads to Beijing on Tuesday for a four-day trip that appears set to cement his dramatic foreign policy tilt away from United States , which he has railed against for criticising his deadly war on crime. (more...)
Saudi Arabia says prepared for ceasefire in Yemen if Houthis agree
- October 18, 2016

Saudi Arabia is prepared to agree to a ceasefire in Yemen if the Ansarullah powerful group agrees, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Monday. Iran denies the charge. The Houthis still control Sanaa and large areas of northern and western Yemen , but Mr Al Jubeir said it was a matter of time before they were defeated. (more...)
Trump Tied With Clinton in Deep Red Utah
- October 18, 2016

They say the push to "vote your conscience" is unwittingly helping to put Democrat Hillary Clinton in the White House. The unity of Republican voters in heavily conservative Utah has been splintered by Donald Trump's crude behavior and volatile campaign, creating an unprecedented sense of uncertainty in a must-win state for the GOP candidate. (more...)
Nigerian Military Supports Negotiated Release of Kidnapped Girls Nigerian Military Supports Negotiated Release of Kidnapped Girls
- October 17, 2016

The director of Defense Information, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, denied rumors about mixed feelings among leaders for the way they were relegated for the release of the group, a part of the more than 200 students kidnapped from a school in Chibok, in the eastern Borno state. (more...)
India, China to hold 2nd round of talks on NSG issue
- October 16, 2016

Holding bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted, "No country is immune from terrorism, hence, this is an issue on which we can not afford to have any differences". (more...)
NYT says no libel, no retraction, no apology for Trump story
- October 15, 2016

Of course, as we learned with the victor of the 1992 election, character is crucial. Trump has acknowledged that behavior. It says it has raised $262.3 million since January 2015, about $20 million more than it had by this time in 2012. (more...)
Crimson Tide Visit Tennessee Saturday
- October 15, 2016

Alabama and Tennessee also share recent coaching history. The most fantastic, of course, is Alabama winning four national championships since 2009. Saturday on CBS when the Vols host No. 1 Alabama . That served as some redemption after the Aggies won 29-24 at Alabama in its first SEC season as quarterback Johnny Manziel led an offense that had 418 yards with no turnovers. (more...)
UK lawmakers press government for vote on Brexit-EU talks UK lawmakers press government for vote on Brexit-EU talks
- October 13, 2016

Sterling initially rallied after prime minister Theresa May agreed to debate the triggering of Article 50, which begins the official Brexit process, in parliament. "The Government is focused on delivering on Brexit", the source said. The Prime Minister said after meeting Lars-Lokke Rasmussen in Copenhagen that he wants to "stand up for free trade", an issue on which the United Kingdom and Denmark "firmly agrees" on. (more...)
Germany: Syrian bomb suspect had security check last year Germany: Syrian bomb suspect had security check last year
- October 13, 2016

Federal prosecutors said they now have no indications that Albakr had already chosen a target for an attack. Asked if the government would be willing to honour the Syrians with the Federal Cross of Merit, spokesman Steffen Seibert recognised their contribution and thanked them for their action, but said it was up to the president to make that decision. (more...)
Tulsa police victim had PCP in system when he died
- October 12, 2016

This is a glimpse of what Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby, a Drug Recognition Expert, was facing on that fateful evening in September. Shelby told investigators that Crutcher refused repeated requests to stop and get on his knees and that she feared for her life, believing Crutcher was going to kill her, according to an affidavit filed with the manslaughter charge. (more...)
Haiti death toll rising after Hurricane Matthew
- October 11, 2016

Meanwhile, in Georgia and SC, local authorities and residents were bracing themselves for the most powerful storm to hit the US southeastern region in about a decade. While the wind's howling "sounded like a pack of wolves", he said, "I got off damn good". Matthew, which saw winds hit 145mph, is the worst storm to threaten America's Atlantic seaboard in more than a decade. (more...)
Hurricane Matthew: Death toll nears 900 in Haiti Hurricane Matthew: Death toll nears 900 in Haiti
- October 11, 2016

The storm was blamed for at least nine deaths in Florida , Georgia and North Carolina. At least 470 people were reported dead in one hard-hit district alone, with other devastated areas still unreachable four days later. Earlier this week, the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America, estimated that insurance claim payouts from damage caused by Hurricane Matthew would likely exceed $7.5 billion. (more...)
US accuses Russia, Syria of war crimes; France seeks UN vote
- October 10, 2016

Russia , and the regime, owe the world more than an explanation about why they keep hitting hospitals and medical facilities and children and women. "Kerry's statement - this is propaganda". The U.N. Security Council is set to meet Saturday to consider a draft French resolution, co-sponsored by Spain, that calls for the grounding of all aircraft over the city. (more...)
Gunman kills two Israelis in drive-by shooting, shot dead
- October 10, 2016

The terrorist-identified as 39-year-old Mousabah Abu Sabih from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan and a full Israeli citizen-then fled the scene, continuing his rampage as he shot two people sitting in their auto. It said he had been summoned earlier Sunday to begin serving a four-month term of "administrative detention", in which Israel can hold suspected militants without charging them. (more...)