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Cyclone Fani: Indians shelter from cyclone’s onslaught

Mr. Rajib Sharma, Ctg. Office : A powerful cyclone has slammed into India’s eastern coastline, bringing torrential rains and winds of up to 200 km/h (125mph). Cyclone Fani, one of the most severe storms to hit the region in recent years, made landfall at 08:00 local time (02:30 GMT) on Friday. More than one million people have been evacuated from ... Read More »

Happy 1st May Day: Mr. Rajib Sharma

May Day ceremonies that stem from the traditional centuries-old May Day traditions are celebrated across the world. In Hawaii, May Day is known as Lei Day to celebrate the island’s culture. In the United Kingdom, May Day is still celebrated in many towns with the crowning of the May Queen. Maypoles can still be found in some towns and May ... Read More »

Srilanka Bomb Blasts: Killing 156, Injuring 400

Rajib Sharma (Ctg. Office, Int. Desk) Bomb blasts hit several high-end hotels and churches across Sri Lanka on Sunday morning, killing at least 158 people and injuring 400. Explosions occurred during Easter services at churches in the cities of Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa. Additional blasts ripped through three hotels, the Shangri La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury Hotel, all in capital ... Read More »

One-hour terrorist takedowns backed by EU parliament’s civil liberties committee

The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee (Libe) voted yesterday to back proposed legislation for a one-hour takedown rule for online terrorist content which critics argue will force websites to filter uploads. MEPs on the committee also backed big penalties for service providers that systematically and persistently fail to abide by the law — agreeing they could be sanctioned with up ... Read More »

Modi promises temple of Rama

NEW DELHI, – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought to woo Hindu voters and farmers with an election manifesto he hopes will help him seal a second term in office. Modi’s right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) outlined its key policies in the document released with fanfare in New Delhi, balancing nationalist policies with development talk, three days before ... Read More »

Modi declares ”space powers in their hands”

NEW DELHI, – India said it had destroyed a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test that proved the nation was among the worldইব’s most advanced space powers. In a rare address to the nation on Wednesday, just weeks before a national election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India had joined the United States, Russia and China in accomplishing the feat. ... Read More »

‘Islam is peaceful Religion, I am choosing peace and I have forgiven’

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – A Maori lament echoed across Christchurch Friday as a survivor of the New Zealand mosque attacks told a national remembrance service he had forgiven the gunman responsible for the racist massacre that took his wife, and shocked the world. “I am choosing peace and I have forgiven,” wheelchair-bound Farid Ahmed told tens of thousands gathered in ... Read More »

We are playing at IPL level, not club cricket: Virat Kohli

Sports Desk | Virat Kohli fumes after umpire fails to see Lasith Malinga’s no-ball. Virat Kohli lashed out after the umpire failed to spot a no-ball by Lasith Malinga during the final over of Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Needing six to take the game into Super Over, Malinga’s ... Read More »

I won’tcontest LS polls:Senior UP BJP leader

Sanjoy Panday,UP: After union minister Uma Bharti, another senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra on Thursday expressed his unwillingness to contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls. Mishra, who was a sitting MP from Deoria LS seat in Uttar Pradesh, said that he had apprised the party leadership of his desire. ”I have many other commitments….I have to campaign in other states ... Read More »

100 percent territorial defeat of ISIS: Syrian Forces

BAGHOUZ, Syria – Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria. “Syrian Democratic Forces declare total elimination of so-called caliphate and 100 percent territorial defeat of ISIS,” spokesman Mustefa Bali said in a statement. He said the SDF had taken full ... Read More »