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Myanmar camera trap survey reveals endangered tigers, elephants and leopards – in pictures
The first ever camera trap survey in the previously inaccessible Karen State hill forests has recorded a wealth of globally threatened mammals living in south-east Asia’s last great wilderness Continue reading... [...]
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Jawan from Odisha, who was thrashed on election duty during Srinagar bypolls on April 9, narrates ordeal
Vicky Biswakarma, who hails from Khetarajpur in Odisha's Sambalpur district, was beaten up by a mob in Nassarullahpura area of Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district during Srinagar bypolls on April 9. [...]
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Force India F1 team boss Vijay Mallya arrested in London
Tycoon held on behalf of Indian authorities investigating fraud claims linked to Kingfisher Airlines collapse Vijay Mallya, the multimillionaire co-owner of the Force India Formula One team, has been arrested in London on behalf of Indian authorities investigating allegations of fraud in connection with the collapse of Kingfisher Airlines. Scotland Yard said Mallya, who fled to the UK from India to avoid arrest in relation to £1bn of unpaid debts, was arrested on an extradition warrant on Tuesday. Mallya, 61, was “arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities in relation to accusations of fraud”, the police said. Usual Indian media hype. Extradition hearing in Court started today as expected. Continue reading... [...]
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Hate crime in US: Sikh cabbie attacked by passengers in New York, turban snatched
The incident took place in New York and the victim has been identified as 25-year-old Harkirat Singh. [...]
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Congress party set for a makeover, election of party president between Sept 16-Oct 15: Sources
Election of party president is expected to be completed by October 15, sources in the party say. According to the schedule of organisational elections in the Congress, the poll to pick the next Congress president will be held between September 16 and October 15. [...]
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China says India to attend Silk Road summit, but no change in its stand on PoK
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi reaffirmed China's stand on projects in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) saying they "had no relationship with the (Kashmir) dispute". [...]
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Devastation and a war that rages on: visiting the valley hit by the Moab attack
The US attack on Isis in Afghanistan means locals could return to their villages – but the scenes on the ground were grim, and the fighting is far from overThe Afghan commando knew when the big bomb would hit, so he turned on his phone camera to capture the impact. When the blast came at 7.32pm – as the Americans had said it would – a giant white flash lit up the evening sky over the Spin Ghar mountains. But the explosion was not as loud as he had expected, the commando said. In the moment, it felt more like an earthquake. Related: 'It felt like the heavens were falling': Afghans reel from Moab impact Related: Moab attack on Isis was a baffling choice in cold-blooded terms of cost Related: Isis in Afghanistan: 'Their peak is over, but they are not finished' Continue reading... [...]
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Snapchat denies claim CEO did not want to expand into 'poor India'
Former employee has alleged in lawsuit Evan Spiegel said the app was ‘only for rich people’ sparking a backlash among Indians Snapchat is facing a public relations crisis in India, the world’s fastest growing smartphone market, after allegations its founder said the app was “only for rich people” and that he did not want to “expand into poor countries like India”.The remarks, allegedly made by Evan Spiegel in a 2015 meeting, are contained in a recently unsealed complaint by Anthony Pompliano, a former employee of Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat. Related: The 10 most influential smartphone apps New nottification while deleting @Snapchat in India #boycottsnapchat pic.twitter.com/cNSEL18UAT Related: The inside story of Facebook’s biggest setback | Rahul Bhatia Continue reading... [...]
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Shiv Sena slams BJP over Amit Shah's panchayat to Parliament remark
The comments seem like a complete turnaround after reports of improving relations between Shiv Sena and BJP. [...]
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US national security adviser visits Afghanistan after Moab strike
HR McMaster will hold ‘very important talks on mutual cooperation’ with President Ashraf Ghani, but administration’s course of action remains unclearNational security adviser HR McMaster arrived in Kabul on Sunday, days after the American military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State group hideouts in eastern Afghanistan, killing nearly 100 militants. Related: 'It felt like the heavens were falling': Afghans reel from Moab impact Continue reading... [...]
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Hundreds feared buried in Sri Lanka rubbish dump landslide
Emergency workers to resume search for missing on Sunday after 20 bodies extracted from rubbish and mudEmergency workers looking for survivors after a massive rubbish dump collapsed in Sri Lanka suspended their search on Saturday night, having already extracted 19 bodies from the rubble and mud. The 90-metre-high dump in the capital Colombo collapsed after flames engulfed it late on Friday, the nation’s New Year’s Day, and witnesses said around 100 houses could have been buried. Related: Sri Lanka wants the world to forget about justice for war victims. Please don't | Nirmanusan Balasundaram Continue reading... [...]
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Emergency workers search for survivors after Sri Lanka rubbish dump collapse – video
Sri Lankan emergency workers search for survivors following the collapse of a massive rubbish dump which buried houses in Colombo. Nineteen bodies have been extracted from the rubble and mud. Aerial footage shows the extent of the destruction, with up to 100 houses feared buried Continue reading... [...]
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Thane: 54-year-old man stung to death by swarm of bees
Police said that locals rushed with buckets of water but could not save Saraf. He fell unconscious and was later rushed to hospital where he was declared dead. [...]
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Telangana cabinet clears bill increasing reservations for Muslims
The K Chandrasekhar Rao cabinet on Saturday cleared the Telangana State Reservation Bill 2017. In today's special assembly session, the Bill will be introduced in both the Houses of the Legislature. [...]
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Security beefed up at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai airports following bomb threat
Security has been beefed up at Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports after the Mumbai airport allegedly received a bomb threat. Security levels at Chennai's Arignar Anna airport have been increased seven-fold. [...]
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US 'mother of all bombs' killed 90 Isis militants, say Afghan officials
Death toll from Moab strike ordered by Donald Trump on complex in Nangarhar province had initially been reported as 36At least 90 Islamic State militants were killed in Afghanistan by the “mother of all bombs” dropped by the US military, Afghan officials have said.The GBU-43/B targeted an Isis mountain complex on Thursday in remote eastern Nangarhar province, engulfing the area in flames and causing a large mushroom cloud. Continue reading... [...]
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Spiritual festival on India's Yamuna river caused £5m damage
Report says it will take 10 years to fix problems caused by the event, which ‘completely destroyed’ the riverbed A spiritual festival held along an Indian river last year, despite warnings by the country’s environmental watchdog, caused more than £5m of damage that could take 10 years to fix, according to a report.One of India’s most celebrated gurus, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, headlined the World Culture festival along Delhi’s Yamuna river in March last year, drawing more than 3 million visitors including the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi.World's largest stage of 7 acres with no foundation sat on thin plates. An architectural marvel?! Or adventure?! pic.twitter.com/tvItAIBSqe Related: Spirituality in a bottle: Indian guru builds empire on ‘holy’ bodywash for the faithful Truth will always Triumph;However before that, lies will have their dance.Just wait and watch! Continue reading... [...]
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Interpol issues red notice for Scottish teacher wanted for Myanmar murder
Harris Binotti from Dumfries is charged with killing Gary Ferguson, who was found dead in Yangon last NovemberInterpol has issued a red notice for a Scottish teacher wanted by police over the suspected murder of a colleague in Myanmar.Harris Binotti, 26, fled the south-east Asian country in November last year, hours before Gary Ferguson was found dead. Continue reading... [...]
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Lal Kach festival in Bangladesh – in pictures
During the Hindu Lal Kach festival in Dhaka, men and boys cover themselves in body paint and take part in processions through their local neighbourhoods wielding swords to ward off evil and welcome the Bengali new year 1424 Continue reading... [...]
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Three RAW agents arrested in PoK, claims Pakistan media
Media outlets in Pakistan reported that three Indian agents and a man known to be the mastermind behind the Abbaspur bomb blast were arrested during a search operation. [...]
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Uttar Pradesh: 8 coaches of Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derail near Rampur, 10 injured
8 coaches of the Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed today near Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, leaving two injured. [...]
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Donald Trump praises US forces following MOAB strike – video
President Donald Trump praises the US military following news the US forces in Afghanistan struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in Afghanistan with a bomb known as MOAB - a Massive Ordnance Air Blast, or more popularly as “the mother of all bombs” on Thursday. The bomb is largest non-nuclear weapon every used in combat by the US military and contains 11 tons of explosives‘It felt like the heavens were falling’: Afghans reel from MOAB’s impact Continue reading... [...]
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Cockpit video shows MOAB strike in Afghanistan – video report
US military release cockpit video showing Thursday’s MOAB strike in Afghanistan. The GBU-43/B bomb - colloquially called the “mother of all bombs” - targeted a tunnel complex in the Achin district of the eastern province of Nangarhar, used by Isis’s Afghanistan affiliate‘It felt like the heavens were falling’: Afghans reel from MOAB impact Continue reading... [...]
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MOAB attack on Isis was a baffling choice in cold-blooded terms of cost
Using ‘mother of all bombs’ in Afghanistan to kill 36 militants – at $450,000 each – will not change its reputation as a white elephantWar, boiled down to its most brutal calculation, is a business of accounting: “blood and treasure” in the horrible expression.Cost calculations underpin warfare in terms of hard cash damage to economies and societies – what is called resilience. Related: 36 Isis militants killed in US 'mother of all bombs' attack, says Afghan ministry Continue reading... [...]
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Afghanistan bomb: Trump finds the keys to the family gun cabinet
The president once decried America’s role as world policeman, but apparently can’t resist throwing his weight aroundDonald Trump’s random use of the “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan has dramatised the ongoing US failure to win the father of all wars – a conflict begun by George W Bush in 2001 when he attacked the Taliban regime in Kabul and which is now in its 16th year. Related: 'It felt like the heavens were falling': Afghans reel from MOAB's impact Continue reading... [...]
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'It felt like the heavens were falling': Afghans reel from MOAB's impact
Locals describe the moment the ‘mother of all bombs’ was dropped, as critics question the wisdom of deploying the weaponAfter his evening prayers, Mohammad Shahzadah closed the house gates and sat down for dinner. Then the blast came, engulfing the sky in flames and sending tremors through the ground.“The earth felt like a boat in a storm,” Shahzadah said. “I thought my house was being bombed. Last year a drone strike targeted a house next to mine, but this time it felt like the heavens were falling. The children and women were very scared.” Related: 36 Isis militants killed in US 'mother of all bombs' attack, says Afghan ministry Related: The bombing of Afghanistan shows the US is led by a one-man wild card | Simon Jenkins Continue reading... [...]
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Bengaluru: Now AC or non-AC bus, pay less for distance up to 4km; BMTC revises fares
The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has revised its fares for both AC and non-AC buses, bringing relief to several office-goers. [...]
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US drops 'Mother Of All Bombs' on Afghanistan but Russia has a deadlier one
The US dropped 'Mother Of All Bombs' (Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb) or MOAB at an ISIS target in Afghanistan's Nangarhar. However, America's GBU-43 is not the world's deadliest non-nuclear bomb. Russia has developed far more deadlier bomb than MOAB. [...]
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