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Suspect arrested in connection with US serial bomb packages

US authorities have arrested at least one person in Florida in connection with the series of explosives-laden suspicious packages sent to several present and former high-ranking officials, including former US president Barack Obama, former vice president Joe Biden and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. Multiple news outlets identified the suspect as Cesar Sayoc, 50, and a resident of Florida. The suspect is said to have a criminal history and […]

Sahle-Work Zewde elected first woman President of Ethiopia; 68-yr-old UN veteran unanimously chosen by parliament

The two houses of Ethiopia unanimously elected United Nations diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde as the first female President of the African country on Thursday. Fitsum Arega, the Prime Minister’s Office’s Chief of Staff, tweeted announcing the historic decision. “In a historic move, the two Houses have elected Ambassador Sahle-Work Zewde as the next President of #Ethiopia. She is the first female head of state in modern Ethiopia. A career diplomat and […]

Two earthquakes strike off Canada's west coast measuring 6.6, 6.8 magnitudes

Two strong earthquakes — the first measuring 6.6 magnitudes, the second 6.8 — struck in quick succession off Canada’s west coast late Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre of the first tremor, at 10:39 pm (0549 GMT Monday), was located about 135 miles (218 kilometres) southwest of Port Hardy — a small municipality on the northeastern tip of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island. The second stronger quake occurred 122 […]

Saudi account of Khashoggi killing denounced widely

The Saudi Arabia’s narrative of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death “that he was killed in a brawl following discussions with visiting officials in the consulate” has met with international skeptism as it contrasts with Turkish pro-government media reports that a Saudi hit squad, including an autopsy expert, traveled to Istanbul to kill Khashoggi and dispose of his body, which has not yet been found. The overnight statement, released by the state-run […]

Bindudham In Jharkhand – The Temple Where Lies The Footprint Of Lord Hanuman

The land of forests, Jharkhand is one place in the country which is gaining attention of travellers day by day and is becoming a popular tourist destination. Today, it can be found on the bucket list of many unconventional travellers who love choosing offbeat trails. But there are still hundreds of places within its boundaries which are completely unknown amongst them. One such place is the age-old temple of Bindudham […]

50 Feared Dead As Train Runs Over People Watching Ravan Burning In Punjab

At least 50 are feared killed after a train ran into dozens of people standing on a railway track in Amritsar, watching the burning of Ravan’s effigy this evening. The people who were hit reportedly could not hear the train – travelling from Jalandhar to Amritsar – due to the exploding crackers. Reports suggest the Ravana effigy was erected very close to the railway tracks at Joda Phatak in Amritsar. […]

It’s a foggy autumn as farmers start burning stubble

With government interventions proving either too expensive or inadequate, Punjab’s farmers have begun burning crop residue, raising fears of pollution. As autumn sets in, farmers in Punjab have begun harvesting the kharif paddy crop and preparing the fields for the winter crop. And as has been the practice, despite official injunctions, paddy stubble is being set on fire, raising fears of a spike in air pollution across the northern States, […]

THIRD ANNUAL COLOURS OF LOVE

MUKTA Advertising is excited to be promoting partner for the Third Annual Colors of Love International Concert to be held at the Hammerson Hall, Mississauga Living Art Centre ON Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 6pm onwards. The Mission of Colours of Love International Concert is spreading love and celebrating diversity through the performing arts and raising awareness for mental health. International stars from abroad will feature singing and dancing. A […]

These Are The Best Countries To Live And Work In, And To Boost Salary

Moving abroad boosts the average worker’s income by $21,000, with the best-paid staff found in Switzerland, the U.S. and Hong Kong. That’s the conclusion in a survey showing that 45 percent of expats said their existing job paid more internationally and 28 percent changed locations for a promotion. In Switzerland, famous for both sky-high mountains and prices, the annual income boost totaled $61,000. Expat salaries there averaged $203,000 per year […]

Red Alert In 3 Kerala Districts For Extremely Heavy Rainfall On Sunday

A red alert has been declared in three districts of Kerala for extremely heavy rain on Sunday by the Met department. The three districts – Idukki, Thrissur and Palakkad – are located on the northern and central part of the state. The red alert comes after the Met department issued a warning about a low-pressure area in the Arabian Sea, close to the Sri Lankan coast. “This is likely to […]