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Even a limited American retrenchment from that consensus will pose extraordinary challenges to the world, As he told NDTV,"I’ll be honest I have great respect for India I actually have jobs going up in India" There you have it Since with Trump you get what you see (however unpalatable that may be) you find him openly putting his own interests first Who else Team Modi who has unleashed such a tidal wave of nationalistic fervour that even questioning or evaluating the government’s actions is being seen as treasonable Well was Team Modi putting India first when they blocked GST Aadhar FDI in multi-brand retail trade and other UPA-II schemes when they were in the Opposition the very same schemes they are now implementing with gusto Isn’t it time that we accept "putting country first" is mere platitude and not an actionable tenet at all Not for us mere mortals not for the greats who rule us The more we mouth such inanities the more we give a fillip to competitive patriotism vitiating the atmosphere to such an extent that a wheelchair-bound invalid can be punched for sitting during the national anthem while a hall full of people simply stand as mute spectators Only suicide bombers can and do put country rather ideology above all Hardly a role model don’t you think The most we can hope for is like cricketers’ our interests further our nation’s too Ultra-nationalism does not CAIRO (Reuters) – Evidence collected by Human Rights Watch show that widely banned cluster bombs have been used in Libya’s conflict between two rival governments fighting for control of the North African country the New York-based group said on Sunday Cluster bombs explode in the air scattering dozens of smaller bomblets over an area the size of a sports field Most nations have banned their use under a convention that became international law in 2010 but Libya has not signed it Reuters journalists were shown what appeared to be cluster bomb remnants by forces loyal to a self-declared government controlling Tripoli at two sites in central Libya which had been bombed by war planes belonging to the official government Libya is racked by conflict between rival governments — the internationally recognised one based in the east and a rival outlet controlling Tripoli — fighting for territory and oil facilities four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi "Phone interviews with witnesses and photographic evidence reviewed by Human Rights Watch indicate that remnants of RBK-250 PTAB 25M cluster bombs were found at Bin Jawad in February 2015 and at Sirte in March" HRW said in a report A Reuters photographer took pictures of what looked like cluster bomb remnants in the central city of Sirte while another Reuters reporter saw such bombs in Ben Jawad where forces loyal to the rival government are based "The good condition of the paint on the bomb casings and lack of extensive weathering indicated that the remnants had not been exposed to the environment for long and were from a recent attack" HRW said It said it was not possible to say who was responsible for the use of cluster bombs but both locations have been repeatedly bombed by planes belonging to the internationally-recognized government Its air force commander Saqer al-Joroushi denied that his side had used such bombs "The new evidence of cluster munitions use in Libya is highly disturbing" said Steve Goose arms director at Human Rights Watch and chair of the Cluster Munitions Coalition in the report "Libyan authorities should investigate these incidents and make sure its forces don’t use cluster munitions" Both side in the conflict have been accused by rights groups of attacking civilian facilities such as densely-populated residential districts oil ports airports or commercial harbours (Reporting by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Mark Heinrich) This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed N’DJAMENA Suspected Islamist suicide bombers killed at least 27 people in the Chadian capital N’Djamena on Monday in what appeared to be retaliation by Nigerian militant group Boko Haram for Chad’s leading role in a regional offensive against it At least 100 people were injured in two simultaneous attacks at around 9:00 am (0800 GMT) on a police headquarters and training school It was the first strike of its kind in the central African nation which has emerged as a firm Western ally against Islamist groups in the Sahel The government which said that four Boko Haram fighters were among the 27 dead announced a raft of measures to tighten security in the capital which serves as the headquarters for a 3000-strong French mission – known as Barkhane – fighting militancy in the region Chad whose oil revenues have helped it emerge as a military heavyweight in the region has been a driving force behind a campaign that has inflicted a series of defeats on Boko Haram since January "Boko Haram is making a mistake by targeting Chad" Communications Minister Hassan Sylla Bakari said on state television noting that two bombers were involved in each attack "These lawless terrorists will be chased out and neutralised wherever they are" Most of the dead and wounded were found in the police training school where a suicide bomber entered the compound and detonated his charge among a group of cadets authorities said A second suicide bomber blew himself up outside the gates of the school killing several people One witness at the central police station where a third suicide bomber on a motorbike struck told Reuters by telephone that he had seen three bodies on the ground Photos circulated on Twitter of several blood-stained bodies and damaged motorbikes reportedly used in the attack "We could see dead bodies and wounded everywhere on the ground" said a witness who identified himself as Yerima who rushed from his office after hearing the explosion "There were five or six dead bodies and many wounded" The French foreign ministry condemned the incidents and said it would stand by Chad in the fight against Islamist militancy Wounded from the attack were taken to three hospitals which were overwhelmed by the influx of patients In the Liberty hospital a Reuters cameraman witnessed wounded members of the security forces splayed across the bloodstained sandy tiled floor as doctors scrambled to treat them Chad has lost dozens of soldiers fighting al Qaeda-linked groups in northern Mali and Boko Haram in northern Nigeria The first known attack by Boko Haram on Chadian soil took place in February on the shores of Lake Chad and has been followed by a handful of other isolated incidents However despite threats by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau to strike at Chad in retaliation N’Djamena had escaped attack so far The riverside capital on Cameroon’s border is the headquarters for a regional taskforce grouping troops from Nigeria Chad Niger Cameroon and Benin to fight Boko Haram Despite losing control of a swathe of territory in northeastern Nigeria this year Boko Haram has carried out a spate of bombings in recent weeks in the area that has killed about 100 people "If this is confirmed as Boko Haram it sends a bit of a signal" Antony Goldman a business consultant and long-time Nigeria watcher said "They have carried out attacks in Chad Niger and Cameroon before but it is an escalation to strike N’Djamena and highlights that they still have the strength to hit sensitive targets" he said (Additional reporting by Daniel Flynn and Emma Farge in Dakar Madjiasra Nako in N’Djamena and John Irish in Paris; Writing by David Lewis; Editing by Louise Ireland) This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Written by C Raja Mohan | Published: February 2 2016 12:07 am Donald Trump is contesting all the core assumptions of the Republican establishment and finding resonance with the voters Related News As American voters begin to speak up this week in Iowa and the next in New Hampshire India must wake up to potential shifts in America’s domestic politics and their consequences for the global balance of power The prospect for a significant American reorientation should be of considerable concern for policymakers in New Delhi businessmen in Mumbai high-tech executives in Bangalore and potential migrants from Chennai to Chandigarh and Hyderabad to Kolkata Consider the current political scene in America for a moment: Donald Trump a real estate tycoon and a former Democrat with outlandish views on Muslims and Mexicans is likely to come out on top in Iowa and New Hampshire He is set to deepen the turmoil in the Republican Party by winning the third primary in South Carolina Meanwhile a self-proclaimed “socialist” — a rare political species in America — Bernie Sanders is holding up the coronation of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate Given the growing intensity and complexity of India’s relationship with America Delhi must look beyond the old questions that animated it: Who is good for India Democrats or Republicans The party system in America is very different from that in European and Asian democracies National policies are not debated along party lines In any event over the last decade and a half Delhi has enjoyed strong bipartisan support over in Washington Delhi must also begin to go beyond issues like Pakistan and H-1B visas to appreciate the changing politics in America The ups and downs in America’s ties with Pakistan and China and the new president’s approach to Afghanistan and migration are of course very important for Delhi India’s expanding stakes in the United States however demand a less instrumental and more strategic view of American politics In the middle of last year it looked like America was set for a comforting reprise of Clinton-versus-Bush and all the predictability it meant for US engagement with the world The conventional wisdom was that Hillary Clinton the wife of former President Bill Clinton and Jeb Bush the son of former president George HW Bush and brother of George W,Shiamak Davar Institute for the Performing Arts will give all the dance enthusiasts in the city, helping Macri narrow the wide fiscal deficit he inherited from his predecessor, To the detriment of the team! For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Indo-Asian News Service | Chennai | Published: March 25 2015 5:12 pm Director Praveen Sattaru says the prestigious honour for his telugu drama “Chandamama Kathalu” came at the right time and boosted his morale Top News Director Praveen Sattaru who was disappointed with the box-office prospects of his National Award-winning Telugu drama “Chandamama Kathalu” said the prestigious honour came at the right time and boosted his morale At the 62nd National Film Awards announced on Tuesday “Chandamama Kathalu” was adjudged the best Telugu film “We expected the film to do well financially but it didn’t I was slightly disappointed But the National Award which has come at the right time in my career is a big morale booster” Sattaru told IANS Share This Article Related Article “My faith has been reinforced courtesy the award I’ll continue doing good films and stop worrying about box-office returns” he said Featuring an ensemble cast of Lakshmi Manchu Krishnudu Richa Panai Chaitanya Krishna Aamani and Naresh the film is an emotional story about experiences that make up life For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Shillong | Published: June 22 2016 12:37 am Till date only two states in North East have hosted the National Games Manipur in 1999 and Assam in 2007 (Source: PTI) Top News Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesdayhanded over the documents to the Meghalaya State Olympic Association (MSOA) to begin the bidding process for hosting the National Games 2022 The Chief Minister also handed over a cheque of Rs 50 lakh on behalf of the state government and letters of support to the MSOA for placing the bid at a brief function held here at the State Convention Centre The function is aimed at drumming up support and step up effort to make bid for the Games The event was attended by Leader of Opposition Donkupar Roy besides others including Sports Minister Zenith Sangma Hosting the National Games would be a befitting tribute to the state and the people to mark the 50th year of statehood Mukul said appealing to the people to come together to achieve the shared objective with seriousness and a sense of ownership He hoped Meghalaya would be able to mobilise all wherewithal needed to host the event even as a number of measures would also be required to be undertaken by the State to mop up required resources Stating that there was no time to be complacent the Chief Minister said a lot of activities remained to be done by sports associations and advocated an apex committee to effect convergence from all departments and a true inclusive team drawn from all political parties to achieve the mission Observing that there would be huge requirement for infrastructure building not only hosting 32 Olympic and 8 non-Olympic disciplines but also for hospitality sector the chief minister said that there were also many local potential investors in the state who could be roped in for creating the infrastructure Every infrastructure created would be used to move further and open up diverse opportunities for the people of the state he added Leader of the Opposition Donkupar Roy while expressing his support for the bid stressed the need to go forward with the involvement of all the people of the state with due seriousness and transparency in the process He also stressed the need to ensure that the sportspersons of the State are able to participate in the Games and win medals Earlier Sports & Youth Affairs Minister Zenith Sangma said that tremendous experience and credibility earned by the state in hosting the South Asian Games earlier this year had enabled to take the bold decision of the state to bid for the National Games 2022 Meghalaya State Olympic Association Working President John F Kharshiing in a power-point presentation highlighted the way forward for the bidding process and the need for sports policy for hosting the Games Till date only two states in North East have hosted the National Games Manipur in 1999 and Assam in 2007 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News Robert Duvall for ‘The Judge’, (Source: AP) Top News US President Donald Trump did not ask former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey to pledge loyalty to him when the two had dinner in January, Each police station will cater to more than one district. address the media after closed-door nuclear talks in Vienna. but as we approach a deadline under the interim deal.

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