Saturday August 24-th, 2019

PM Khan wishes Hindu community a 'very happy, peaceful' Holi PM Khan wishes Hindu community a 'very happy, peaceful' Holi

Holi , also known as Dhulandi is marked on the day after Holika Dahan . Earlier, on March 10, Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) had chose to dedicate this year's Holi festival to Pakistan. Have a Happy Holi! The Foreign Office (FO) also sent out ...

Dutch move up to fifth in UN's World Happiness Report Dutch move up to fifth in UN's World Happiness Report

The world's countries have once again been ranked in terms of happiness, with Nordic countries topping the rankings and Turkey landing in the middle, on a United Nations -produced list released each year on March 20, the International Day of Happine...

George Conway Is 'Whack Job' Doing 'Tremendous Disservice' To Kellyanne George Conway Is 'Whack Job' Doing 'Tremendous Disservice' To Kellyanne

Meanwhile, Kellyanne, in December, reportedly described her husband's comments as "disrespectful" to The Washington Post , and "a violation of basic decency, certainly, if not marital vows". Conway suggested the diagnosis in response to a torrent o...

YouTube mom accused of pepper-spraying adopted children, among other horrifying abuse YouTube mom accused of pepper-spraying adopted children, among other horrifying abuse

Police interviewed two of the children and attempted to speak with a third but "she was visibly nervous, shaking, and it appeared she was too scared to answer any questions", according to the probable cause statement. Police were alerted to the case ...

Radovan Karadzic, ex-Bosnian Serb leader, sentenced to life by UN judges Radovan Karadzic, ex-Bosnian Serb leader, sentenced to life by UN judges

Karadzic showed nearly no reaction as presiding judge Vagn Joensen of Denmark read out a damning judgment Wednesday that means the 73-year-old former Bosnian strongman will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Karadzic meanwhile is appealing again...

Theresa May requests three-month Brexit delay

Mrs May will formally request the extension on Wednesday, which she will discuss with the European Union leaders at a summit beginning in Brussels on Thursday. "I am ready for any movement, but we have already moved intensively towards Britain", he s...

88 pounds of plastic found in stomach of dead whale 88 pounds of plastic found in stomach of dead whale

DwiSuprapti, a World Wildlife Fund Indonesia marine species conservation coordinator, said: "Although we have not been able to deduce the cause of death, the facts that we see are truly very bad". The whale was also vomiting blood, and died shortly...

Chinese Woman Nearly Dies After Injecting Fruit Juice To Chinese Woman Nearly Dies After Injecting Fruit Juice To "Stay Healthy"

Despite feeling itchy and a rising temperature, she did nothing about it, but that night when her husband noticed her discomfort and found out about the infusion, she was taken to the county hospital. However, if Zeng actually prepared the IV line he...

Donald Trump: Without the Electoral College, Big Cities Would Run the Country Donald Trump: Without the Electoral College, Big Cities Would Run the Country

He likened the popular vote and electoral college to "training for the 100 yard dash vs. a marathon". Former President George W. Bush defeated former Vice President Al Gore through the Electoral College while losing the popular vote in the 2000 pre...

Blaze extinguished at Texas petrochemicals facility Blaze extinguished at Texas petrochemicals facility

The storage tanks that are now on fire were holding gasoline, xylene, pyrolysis gasoline and naptha, among other chemicals. There are five remaining tanks in the same area that have not yet caught on fire - two contain oil, two the pyrolysis and one ...

Colleges linked to admissions scandal face mounting legal challenges from former applicants Colleges linked to admissions scandal face mounting legal challenges from former applicants

In a statement issued on Monday night, the school said it had placed "holds" on the accounts of students who could be wrapped up in the scam. USC says the students have been notified of reviews, and resulting actions could range up to revoking adm...

Modi arrested in London, British police say Modi arrested in London, British police say

The arrest came days after a London court issued an arrest warrant against him in response to a request by the Enforcement Directorate for his extradition in a money laundering case. Modi's lawyer stated in court that he had been openly living an...

‘Reckless’ and ‘Vile’: Australian PM Hits Erdogan for Christchurch Comments ‘Reckless’ and ‘Vile’: Australian PM Hits Erdogan for Christchurch Comments

Both the footage and the manifesto were removed after the site received barrage of complaints, while The Mirror also removed its edited footage filmed in the Christchurch mosque, the Guardian reported . Peters, the Foreign Affairs Minister, was ...

Putin flies into Crimea for annexation party, launches power stations Putin flies into Crimea for annexation party, launches power stations

Under the new law, individuals can be fined up to 400,000 roubles ($6,100) for circulating false information online that leads to a 'mass violation of public order'. Ukraine cut off energy to Crimea and blocked supply shipments from its territory af...

Counterfeit and pirated goods represent 3.3% of global trade Counterfeit and pirated goods represent 3.3% of global trade

He added, "The rise in the share of counterfeit and pirated goods in world trade is deeply concerning, and clearly calls for coordinated action, at all levels, to be fully tackled". Customs officials also noted an increase in counterfeits of goods...

Australian teen who egged senator hailed online as 'heroic' Australian teen who egged senator hailed online as 'heroic'

He was reportedly detained and released later. In case you don't know who Fraser Anning is, he's a far-right Australian senator who blamed Muslim immigrants for the attack in Christchurch. "Ambassador Quinlan conveyed his reassurance that the s...

Trump says to check Facebook block of White House social media chief Trump says to check Facebook block of White House social media chief

Separately, the president's son Donald Trump Jr. wrote in the news outlet The Hill that tech firms are using a variety of tools to silence conservatives. Trump tweeted earlier Tuesday that " Facebook, Google and Twitter, not to mention the Corru...

Will support Pak’s territorial integrity, no matter what: China Will support Pak’s territorial integrity, no matter what: China

The country requires more air-to-air missiles that jets on patrol carry to counter any attacks from the Pakistani Air Force (PAF). "They also urged all sides to show flexibility to find a durable solution to the Afghan conflict", read the statement.

Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown

The prime minister wrote to G20 2019 president, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , calling for agreement on "clear consequences" for social media companies. "There can not be a case of all profit no responsibility", she told parliament. On Mon...

Christchurch mosque shootings: Egg Boy won't pursue legal action against Fraser Anning Christchurch mosque shootings: Egg Boy won't pursue legal action against Fraser Anning

Video of Will Connolly, 17, smashing an egg over Sen. The goal was later raised to 50,000 Australian dollars (about $35,500), which has now been surpassed. The funds were originally meant to cover his legal fees and to help him buy "more eggs". T...

South African president stuck in commuter train for hours South African president stuck in commuter train for hours

Ramaphosa addressed a group of ANC supporters outside the Bosman train station in Tshwane on Monday. The president and commuters boarded the train around 7:30am and it was still stationary at 10:15am. "Some of these commuters are students". S...

Facebook told to face up to extremism after New Zealand attack Facebook told to face up to extremism after New Zealand attack

That includes 200 people who viewed the live stream as it was happening, with the rest of the views made up of live-stream replays. But executives from the sites say they have been doing what they can to combat the spread of the video, one possibly...

Turkey Will Not Allow Istanbul to Transform Into Constantinople - Erdogan Turkey Will Not Allow Istanbul to Transform Into Constantinople - Erdogan

New Zealand , with the messages they are giving from there. Erdogan, while campaigning for local elections, presented the attack as part of an assault on Turkey and Islam and warned anti-Muslim Australians would be " sent back in coffins " like t...

Boeing says finalizing software upgrade, revising pilot training for 737 Max Boeing says finalizing software upgrade, revising pilot training for 737 Max

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed earlier this month shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi, killing all 157 people on board after diving unexpectedly into a field. But rather than ground the planes immediately, American of...

China says 13,000 Xinjiang ’terrorists’ arrested since 2014 China says 13,000 Xinjiang ’terrorists’ arrested since 2014

China on Monday said it has arrested 12,995 terrorists since 2014 in the troubled region of Xinjiang , where, according to human rights organisations around a million Muslims are being held in internment camps. "The real aim of the so-called de-...

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