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PM Modi favours rural jobs guarantee scheme recast to help poorest

PM Modi had expressed concerns that the utilisation of the funds earmarked for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) was skewed in favour of more affluent states instead of poorer states getting more money, two senior officials said, asking not to be named.

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Giroux scores twice as Senators down Sharks for 4th win in 5 games

Claude Giroux had a pair of goals and an assist to lead the Senators to a 5-2 win over the San Jose Sharks Saturday night in Ottawa.

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Miller scores 24, St. Thomas beats D-III Crown (MN) 91-56

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Riley Miller scored 24 points as St. Thomas beat Crown (MN) 91-56 on Saturday night.

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Clowney, No. 11 Alabama recover to beat South Dakota St

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Noah Clowney’s breakout game — 22 points, nine rebounds, four assists and a steal — helped No. 11 Alabama recover fro...

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Sabonis powers Kings to 123-96 win over Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Domantas Sabonis scored 24 points on 10-of-11 shooting and the Sacramento Kings handed the undermanned Los Angeles Clippers their worst loss of the season, 123-96 on Saturday.

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Radzi: Regressive move for PM to also hold finance minister post

KUALA LUMPUR: Bersatu vice president Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin today described Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's move to also hold the Finance Minister post as being regressive, in terms of governing the country.

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Malaysia can’t afford to back out of CPTPP, says consortium

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 — Malaysia cannot afford to withdraw from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as the agreement is crucial for...

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Gilgeous-Alexander, Thunder post physical win over T-Wolves

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 33 points in his return to action and the Oklahoma City Thunder took advantage of Rudy Gobert’s early ejection to post a chippy 135-128 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves

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Deion Sanders leaving Jackson State for Colorado: Best memes and tweets

After spending three seasons at Jackson State, head coach Deion Sanders is making the jump to the Pac-12 to lead the Colorado Buffaloes.The coaching carousel may not have been as chaotic as it was the year prior, but there have already been some big moves. Matt Rhule returned to the college rank...

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How democratic is Anwar’s govt? | The Malaysian Insight

AMID all the fanfare and euphoria surrounding Anwar Ibrahim’s appointment as Malaysia’s 10th prime minister, it is important to remember that PKR was one of the worst performers in the general election. In fact, PKR’s dismal results were only outdone by Umno’s even more disastrous showing.

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Iran film star Mitra Hajjar arrested, says report | The Malaysian Insight

Protests have swept Iran since the September death in custody of Mahsa Amin.

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Kapanen's hat trick powers Penguins to 6-2 win over Blues

Kasperi Kapanen scored his second career hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the St. Louis Blues 6-2

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Who was Danari Peer? Milwaukee parents blame DA John Chisholm's bail policies for son's death

Danari Peer, 20, was killed while sitting in Jai'Quann McMurty's vehicle, who was on bail for three felonies related to cocaine and gun possession

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Soccer-World Cup 2022: Which major players are missing FIFA tournament?

(Reuters) - Following is a list of players who have been ruled out or are doubtful through injury for the

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Bongbong Marcos leads gift-giving event for kids in Malacañang

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. led a gift-giving event and Christmas celebration in front of the Malacañan Palace on Sunday.The said event, with the theme “‘Balik Sigla, Bigay Saya: Nationwide Gift Giving,” invited 600 children at the Kalayaan Grounds in Malacañang on December 4. A similar event was also held simultaneously in 40 different locations nationwide.“Napakasaya talaga at hindi kumpleto ang kahit anong Pasko kung hindi natin nakikita ang ngiti at tuwa ng ating mga anak, ang ating mga apo, ang ating mga kabataan,” said Marcos Jr. in a speech during the said event.(It's really fun and Christmas would not be complete if we don't

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Colorado hires Deion Sanders to turn around program

Deion Sanders is taking over as head coach at Colorado, bringing his charisma and larger-than-life persona to a beleaguered Pac-12 program that’s plunged to the bottom of college football

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Devils beat Flyers for team-record 11th straight road win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jack Hughes, Dawson Mercer and Fabian Zetterlund scored, and the New Jersey Devils set a club record with their 11th straight road victory, beating the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Saturday night.

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Analyst: Anwar must find ways to include talents in govt

PM can appoint effective MPs as leaders of select committees, Wong says.

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South Korea reach last 16 after late drama

South Korea reached the World Cup knockout phase in dramatic style on Friday, scoring in stoppage time to beat already qualified Portugal and condemn Uruguay to a painful exit

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Councillors in Metro Vancouver call for 'snow summit' to better prepare for snowstorms

Two city councillors are calling for a meeting with municipal leaders, the B.C. government, transit operators and road maintenance contractors to try to prevent a repeat of the road transportation chaos during a snowstorm last Tuesday.

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Gal Gadot reacts to Kanye West's remarks about Hitler

After Twitter suspended Kanye West's account for his remarks about Hitler, President Joe Biden issued a statement without naming the rapper.The president said, I just want to make a few things...

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Akon defends Kanye West’s Anti-Semitic comments, ‘I show support for opinion’

During an interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones at SkyNews, Akon appeared to defend Kanye West and his antisemitic comments.The host Alex Jones began describing how he has supported Ye...

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McDavid 4-point night includes a pair of goals as Oilers defeat Habs

Connor McDavid recorded two goals and two assists Saturday night as Edmonton earned a 5-3 win over Montreal.

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O.G Anunoby leads Raptors to 3rd straight home win

Toronto improves to 9-2 at home as O.G. Anunoby equals his season high with 32 points.

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