Barcelona held to goalless draw by battling Olympiakos

Barcelona held to goalless draw by battling Olympiakos

Soccer Football – Champions League – Olympiacos vs FC Barcelona – Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus, Greece – October 31, 2017 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi in action with Olympiacos’ Alaixys Romao REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis   ATHENS, November 1 (Reuters) – Barcelona must to wait to confirm a place in the Champions League last 16 after dropping points for the […]

United close to knockout stage with 2-0 win over Benfica

United close to knockout stage with 2-0 win over Benfica

Soccer Football – Champions League – Manchester United vs S.L. Benfica – Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain – October 31, 2017 Manchester United’s Daley Blind scores their second goal from the penalty spot REUTERS/Darren Staples   MANCHESTER, England, November 1 (Reuters) – Manchester United are almost certain to reach the knockout stage of the Champions League […]

U.S. states allege broad generic drug price-fixing collusion

U.S. states allege broad generic drug price-fixing collusion

A person holds pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic/Files   WASHINGTON, November 1 (Reuters) – A large group of U.S. states accused key players in the generic drug industry of a broad price-fixing conspiracy, moving on Tuesday to widen an earlier lawsuit to add many […]

Obama seeks to spark U.S. civic activism with Chicago event

Obama seeks to spark U.S. civic activism with Chicago event

Former U.S. President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama greet guests during the first day of the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. October 31, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski   CHICAGO, November 1 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that at a time of political divisiveness, more civic activism […]

Suspected terrorist truck attack kills eight on New York bike path

Suspected terrorist truck attack kills eight on New York bike path

Emergency crews attend the scene of an alleged shooting incident on West Street in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 31 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly   NEW YORK, November 1 (Reuters) – A man driving a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a bike path alongside the Hudson River in New York City on […]

Britain accelerates Brexit plans, divorce talks also to speed up

Britain accelerates Brexit plans, divorce talks also to speed up

An anti Brexit protester adjusts his EU flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls   LONDON/BRATISLAVA, November 1 (Reuters) – Britain is accelerating preparations for “all eventualities” when it leaves the European Union, but both sides are hopeful an agreement on stepping up talks to unravel more than […]

U.S. pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection

U.S. pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection

FILE PHOTO – U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun (R) answers questions from reporters following meeting with Japan and South Korea chief nuclear negotiators to talk about North Korean issues at the Iikura guest house in Tokyo, Japan April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Yamanaka/Pool/File Photo   WASHINGTON, November 1 (Reuters) – The United […]

State Health Minister in the news for rebuking H&FW PD

‘Tendered apology, assured it won’t happen again’   Morung Express News Dimapur | October 31   Health & Family Welfare (H&FW) Minister, Nagaland, Imkong L. Imchen almost had the entire doctors’ community of the state H&FW department up in arms. The in-service doctors of the state government were on the brink of a strike over […]

Congress creating confusion over Naga talks: Manipur CM

Imphal, October 31 (IANS): Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and Naga People’s Front (NPF) MLA Awangbou Newmai on Tuesday accused the Congress of trying to create confusion among different communities over the Naga peace talks.   Opposition leader Okram Ibobi Singh had dared the BJP Chief Minister to comment on reports that the NPF, […]

DoNER sanctions 200 Cr for flood aftermath works in North East

DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 31 (MExN): The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) has sanctioned Rs 200 crore for flood affected reconstruction works in the four North Eastern States of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram. This was disclosed here today by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North […]