WORLD

‘Everlasting Love’ Singer Natalie Cole Dies of Heart Failure

“This Will Be (Everlasting Love)” singer Natalie Cole, 65, died of congestive heart failure at a Los Angeles hospital, said a statement issued by her representative. “It is with heavy hearts that we bring to you all the news of our Mother and sister’s passing. Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived … with dignity, strength and ...

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India Appoints New Envoy to Pakistan

Close after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore to greet Pakistan PM Nawz Sharif on his birthday, India has announced the appointment of diplomat Gautam H. Bambawale as next High Commissioner of lndia to Pakistan and he is slated to take over his new responsibility soon. Belonging to 1984 batch of Indian Foreign Service, Gautam H. Bambawale served ...

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Shocker: UN Peacekeepers Turn Predators, Trade Food for Child Sex in CAR

In a shocking and bizarre development, some UN peacekeepers stationed in the Central African Republic were allegedly trading food to children in return for oral sex gratification by the hungry kids, said Sunday Express quoting a report that was hushed up by the French peacekeepers. The allegations “passed from desk to desk, inbox to inbox, across multiple UN offices, with ...

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After Brunei, Somalia Bans Christmas

Move Over Brunei, Somalia has taken the limelight now imposing a ban on not only Christmas celebrations but also New Year events in the country terming these events as having "nothing to do with Islam." Warning those who celebrate Christmas, Sheikh Mohamed Kheyrow, director of Somalia’s ministry of religion, said:"This is a matter of faith. The Christmas holiday and its ...

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How much Fund India Gives to UN?

As each member state is obligated to contribute to the UN based on the country’s share of the global Gross National Income with discounts given for low per-capita income and the country’s external debt. The contribution in respect of UN peacekeeping operations is also based on this scale of assessments with adjustments made for average per capita Gross National Income ...

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Carter’s Grandson Jeremy Carter Dies Aged 28, Informs Grandpa

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter informed on Sunday that his grandson, Jeremy Carter, 28, died early on Sunday with unrevealed ailment at a hospital. The former US president informed the grandson’s regular Sunday-school class at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia. It was reported that Jeremy Carter was feeling unwell on Saturday and preferred to take a nap at home ...

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It’s Official! Brunei Bans Christmas, Upholds Shariah, Stoning in Pipeline

The Islamic nation of Brunei in Southeast Asia with its oil rich ruler has officially banned the celebrations of Christmas in public reiterating the Islamic law Shariah. The Ministry of Religious Affairs defended the move for fear of Muslims being led “astray” by Christmas festivities after many children and adults were seen wearing Santa caps and other outfits. With this, ...

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Merry Christmas: Greetings for Your Use for Season, SMS Messages

Come Christmas, it is time for turkey, invite close relatives or friends under the mistletoe, or singing along to “White Christmas,” remembering the true meaning of the Yuletide season. More than the religious undertones, Chrstmas has emerged as a global event for a spirit of giving and lending a helping hand besides visitng homes to meet with parents, elders and ...

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US Visa Agency Launches Virtual Assistant Emma to Provide Answers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has launched a virtual assistant named “Emma” on its official website at uscis.gov allowing clients and visa-seekers to quickly find accurate information before planning their travel or immigration to the US. The virtual assistant answers questions in plain English and navigates users to relevant USCIS web pages. She is named after Emma Lazarus, whose famous ...

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Miss World 2015: Meet Winner Mireia Lalaguna Royo from Spain

Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo, 23, winner of Miss World 2015 at the beauty pageant held in Sanya in China on Saturday evening, wishes to go into the past if she has super powers. Spain won the crown with Russian contestant being the runner up in the pageant and the top 5 finalists included the number three Indonesia and Lebanon ...

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Miss World 2015: Top 5 Finalists Announced

The world beauty pageant for Miss World 2015, being held in Sanya in China opened with the announcement of the top 4 finalists from the 10 out of 20 beauties selected from the world participants. They are Indonesia, Lebanon, Russia and Jamaica. Miss World 2015, will be the 65th edition of the Miss World pageant at the Crown of Beauty Theatre ...

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Japan Reciprocates 2010 Gesture, Relaxes Visa Entry for Indians

In a diplomatic reciprocity, the Japanese government said it would relax the multiple entry visa for Indian travellers from the current 15 days to 30 days, effective from January 11, 2016. While the move is another gesture on the sidelines of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to India signing among others a deal to cooperate on nuclear energy and ...

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Pakistan Planned to Drop Nuclear Bomb on India During Kargil War, Reveals Another White House Source

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif shook hands for 160 minutes and held an intensive talk on Tuesday, the signal was sent across detractors that both nations are on track to a serious reconsideration of their existing hostile ties. But before the officials settle down to talks further, a top former White House official ...

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Terror Drama at University of North Carolina, Sirens Go On and Off, All Clear Now!

In a daily horror reverberating throughout college and university campuses in the US, the University of Carolina went on a red alert and sounded alarm sirens suspecting an armed man had entered the campus on Tuesday morning. However, after thorough search, police have given the “All Clear” signal. The report of an armed individual near the campus NROTC Building and ...

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Belgium Wakes up to French Ire, Decides to Crackdown on Terrorist Hideouts

Rejecting French critics for harbouring terrorists for long in its Molenbeek and elsewhere in Brussels, Belgium woke up to the reality and vowed to crackdown on terrorist hideouts and allocated an extra 400 milliion euros. Announcing this, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel told parliament that the government would introduce laws to imprison Islamist jihadists returning from Syria, and ban hate-mongerers ...

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9/11 Attacks Partly Funded by Ransom Money from India: Ex-Police Commissioner of Delhi

Former CBI officer and Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar has revealed in a book that the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and two other places by mastermind Mohammad Atta were funded by ransom money collected by gangsters after kidnapping Kadim Shoes owner Partha Pratim Roy Burman, chairman–cum–managing director of Khadim Shoes. The ransom collected ...

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France Retaliates with Airstrikes on Syria, War Looms Larger Now?

In a knee-jerk reaction, France has upped the ante for Friday night terror attacks in Paris sending its aircraft hovering Syrican targets of Islamic State (ISIS) Monday morning as President vowed to be "unforgiving with the barbarians". The French Defense Ministry said the air raids by 12 French aircraft had destroyed two Islamic State targets in Raqqa, the radical group’s ...

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Indian President, PM Condole Loss of Lives in Paris Terrorist Attacks

Crowd at soccer match in Paris have been held inside the stadium following suicide bombing outside the stadium. pic.twitter.com/pTPWF1jWso — IDF Elite (@idfelite) November 13, 2015 Indian President and Prime Minister have condoled the loss of more than 150 lives in Paris attacks on Friday night, purportedly carrried out by ISIS terrorists aimed at massive gatherings in six places. Prime ...

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