Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Latest news
Home » Global Media

Global Media

Passenger plane with 44 on board crashes in South Sudan


Official said visibility was not good and the plane was landing from the east to west when it crashed off the runway. Those with injuries were taken to Wau's hospital for treatment, said Youngule. Wau is a regional capital with a busy airport used by the United Nations and aid agencies as well as private and commercial planes. James Alic Garang, lecturer of Economics at Upper Nile University, told Xinhua that despite work permit in South Sudan having been the lowest in the region, the ... Read More »

Vigil to take place to remember terror attack victims

Speaking in Parliament the day after the incident, his former colleague, Conservative MP James Cleverly, paid a tearful tribute to the man he met 25 years ago as part of Battery 100 Regiment, Royal Artillery. At least 50 people were injured after terrorist Khalid Masood ploughed his vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge. Mrs Frade was born in Britain, but her family originated in Betanzos, north Spain. Read More »

Lawmaker Says US Spies Inadvertently Caught Trump Team In Surveillance


Nunes confirmed at a press conference that information had been collected legally and on numerous occasions but mostly "incidentally" and with "little or no apparent foreign intelligence value". United States spy agencies intercepted communications involving Donald Trump during their electronic surveillance of foreign citizens, according to a senior Republican politician. Read More »

Dirk Nowitzki received some unique fan mail


Oh, you didn't know? A company that was once featured on Shark Tank is the culprit of the potato in the mail. "Much appreciated.", Nowitzki tweeted Wednesday. While the pitch wasn't enough to sway Cuban, it did convince " Shark Tank " investor Kevin O'Leary, who negotiated the 10 percent stake for $50,000, as well as a $1 royalty on every potato sold up to $150,000. Read More »

Manafort to Voluntarily Appear Before House Intel Committee


A senior Republican lawmaker, Devin Nunes , the Republican chair of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday that USA spy agencies scooped up the communications of members of Donald Trump's presidential transition team late previous year, possibly including those of Trump himself. Read More »

Anti-Israel UN Official Forced to Resign


Immediately, after announcing her resignation, Guterres accepted the resignation without any review. "This is not about content, this is about process", said the spokesman, Stephane Dujarric. Meanwhile Israel and its U.S. patron have reacted with rage. "Given that apartheid is the second most serious crime against humanity in worldwide law - after the crime of genocide - this taboo-shattering finding by ESCWA will strengthen the case for global sanctions against Israel". Read More »

Casey: I'm Voting Against Gorsuch for Supreme Court

But the Senate has a 60-vote hurdle for confirmation of Supreme Court justices, meaning Gorsuch would need the backing of eight Democrats. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday Gorsuch would be confirmed before the Senate's mid-April recess. Read More »

US Sanctions Chinese Entities, Others, for Aid to Iran, North Korea, Syria


And it would apply sanctions to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), putting into law sanctions imposed via executive order on individuals tied to what the bill's sponsors describe as Iranian support for terrorism. The United States imposed sanctions on 30 entities and individuals, including a North Korean trading firm, for transferring to or acquiring sensitive or banned items from Iran, North Korea and Syria that could be used for missile or other weapons of mass destruction programs. Read More »

Make America Great Again with Cheap Foreign Labor


According to the job orders for Trump Vineyard Estates, the workers are primarily required to plant and cultivate vines, including growing tubes and pruning grape vines. The attorney said she had assumed a lot of people from America would apply for these positions considering the attention Trump Winery received for its application of H1-B visas. Read More »

'Londoners will never be cowed by terrorism': Thousands commemorate Westminster attack victims


Fifty people were hurt in the attack - six are still in a critical condition while two have life-threatening injuries - and nine people remain in custody. "London is a great city, full of unbelievable people from all backgrounds". The message is clear: We are united together to make London stronger. "We stand up for our values and show the world we are the greatest city in the world". Read More »

Inspired by Tamil Nadu, CM Siddaramaiah announces 198 Namma Canteens


Mysuru city (district) BJP president Dr B H Manjunath said that Siddaramaiah's budget was aimed at garnering votes for elections as it was full of appeasement. The total expenditure in the budget amounts to around Rs 1.86 lakh crore. "Instead, Siddaramaiah has presented a surplus budget which will adversely affect the economy of the state". Read More »

Utah Man Killed, Wife Of 25 Years Injured In London Attack


Police arrested eight people in raids around Britain, as an ISIS-affiliated news agency claimed that the extremist group was behind Wednesday's outrage. "This kind of attack , this lone-wolf attack , using things from daily life, a vehicle, a knife, are much more hard to forestall", Defence Minister Michael Fallon told the BBC. Read More »

Canadian parliament passes anti-Islamophobia motion


The motion had drawn criticism from some Conservative MPs who said it could stifle free speech. The motion explicitly called on the government to "quell the increasing public climate of hate and fear". At Winnipeg City Hall on Sunday, men wearing jackets bearing the patch of the group Soldiers of Odin Canada protested the motion before Parliament. Read More »

Work hard, UP BJP MPs told

Uttar Pradesh being India's most populous State, it is very crucial for Mr. Modi's 2019 campaign, for which the recent elections have provided him the flawless launchpad. "If someone is doing any wrong, the state government will look into it", Modi and Shah told BJP MPs at the first such meeting with parliamentarians from UP, according to sources. Read More »

Pizzagate' Gunman Pleads Guilty to Carrying Firearm Into DC Restaurant


He pleaded guilty to a federal charge for transporting firearms and a local charge for assault with a risky weapon. Authorities say Welch fired multiple shots inside the Comet Ping Pong restaurant December 4, after driving from North Carolina to investigate a conspiracy theory about Democrats harbouring child sex slaves. Read More »

Anushka Sharma's Phillauri Asked To Make These Cuts Before Release!


Reports suggest that CBFC muted Hanuman Chalisa in the film claiming it would have " hurt religious sentiments ". The CBFC has ordered the makers to remove " Hanuman Chalisa " from the film's soundtrack. Thus, now, the scene appears with Suraj's character mumbling an inaudible chant. A source close to the Central board revealed that this particular scene can hurt the sentiments of Hindu community. Read More »

Led coalition air-drops SDF, US forces in Syria's Raqqa

The spokesman declined to provide further operational details. USA special operation advisers accompanied the militia fighters on the aircraft as they were inserted behind enemy lines, but Scrocca would not say whether any American personnel are operating on the ground in the area. Read More »

Kerala: 12-year-old boy becomes father


Kalamassery Circle Inspector S Jayakrishnan said the DNA test confirmed the paternity of the child. This boy was accused by a 16 year old girl for impregnating her. Apart from the boy, a case has also been registered against the hospital under POSCO act for not informing the police the same day when the girl was hospitalised for delivery. Read More »

Babri case: Final hearing on plea against LK Advani from April 6


The case has not progressed since after March 31, 2015, when the notices were issued to Advani, Dr. Joshi, Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti and others. At the outset, counsel for Haji Mahboob Ahmad (since deceased) moved an application seeking a week's time to file a report with regard to the status of the case in trial court. Read More »

NEET to be held in 4 more cities in Maharashtra


The National Eligibility and Entrance Test ( NEET ) 2017 will be conducted in 23 new cities in the country, Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javdekar announced through a series of tweets on Friday. Maximum 4 cities have been added in Karnataka and Maharashtra (both), while the addition of 3 cities has been done in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. CBSE said through a press release that more than 2200 institutions will be made the centers for NEET 2017. Read More »

Voting wife surprised as United States gets ready to deport her Mexican husband


He was then told to leave the USA but did not because Helen was pregnant. As for Helen, "she thought that he (the President) could change America for the better", Jasmine said. South Bend Mayor Peter Buttigieg recently penned an article for the Huffington Post detailing the plight of one IN man being detained IN Kenosha, Wisconsin, some 17 years after he came to America for Mexico. Read More »

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to be released this week


On March 2, Egypt's Court of Cassation cleared Mubarak of involvement over accusations he issued orders to kill peaceful protesters in the 2011 Arab Spring, meaning the deposed president could walk free. The revolt ushered in instability that drove away tourists and investors, taking a heavy toll on the economy. Mubarak and his sons Alaa and Gamal were sentenced to three years in prison in May 2015 for embezzling funds set aside for the maintenance of presidential palaces. Read More »