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Indian-origin man becomes the first Sikh police commissioner of Kuala Lumpur

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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An Indian-origin Sikh man becomes the police commissioner of Kuala Lumpur, he is the first Sikh to get selected to the top police post in a Muslim-majority country. Amar Singh, 58, succeeded Tajuddin Mohamed as the city police chief on Monday. In his speech during the ceremony at the police headquarters, Singh said that his appointment …

London terror attack: Four dead including the attacker and one police officer

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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An area around the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Bridge in central London was locked down on Wednesday, which was afterwards lifted and the city police are dealing with it as a terrorist attack. There were loud bangs and gunshots outside the Houses of Parliament and in this attack four people are dead including the attacker …

Trump signs NASA funding bill, sets goal of human on Mars

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Washington: In a bid to set a new goal to send humans to Mars, President Donald Trump signed a bill authorising $19.5 billion funding for NASA programmes. The law, known as the NASA Transition Authorization Act, gives the space agency USD 19.5 billion in funding for fiscal year 2018. It also asks the agency to create a …

Canada joins the league; ban personal electronics on flights

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Canada also joins the league of prohibiting personal electronics onboard flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa after both the US and Britain bans all of these on their flights said the transportation minister today. ALSO READ: Here are the new revelations announced by Apple “We are looking at the information that has been …

Flying to the US from Gulf; Here’s what you cannot carry on the flight

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Travelers to the US from eight countries in the Middle East and Africa, including from major global hubs like Dubai, cannot carry large electronic devices like cameras and laptops as cabin baggage under a new Trump administration order today, citing terrorism concerns. According to the tough security restrictions, passengers will have to check in any …

India home to 101 billionaires, Mukesh Ambani tops list

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani once again makes it to the top of the club of more than 100 super rich Indians, according to a new list released by Forbes magazine. The Forbes list of the ‘World’s Billionaires’ 2017 consists of 2,043 of the richest people in the world who have a combined net worth …

NSA Ajit Doval to meet US Defence Secretary

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Washington: In a bid to enhance strategic ties, India and the US will discuss a wide range of bilateral security issues and defence ties during National Security Adviser Ajit Doval’s visit to the country. US Defence Secretary James Mattis will meet Doval on March 24, Pentagon Spokesman Capt Jeff Davis told reporters during an off-camera …

As Norway ranks first on the list of happiest countries, India ranks 122

Monday, March 20, 2017

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As India ranks 122nd on the list of the happiest countries in the world, Norway stands on the first, according to the reports. India ranked at 122 out of 155 countries in the World Happiness Report 2017. The report was released on Monday at the United Nations at an event celebrating International Day of Happiness. India …

Plane crash in South Sudan killing 44 people on board

Monday, March 20, 2017

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A plane carrying 44 passengers got crashed in South Sudan and is believed that everyone got killed in the crash involving South Supreme Airliner. Every part of the plane is destroyed and a fire broke out of the board. Firefighters rushed towards the jet when it crashed, but were unable to do anything to help those on …

Most incredible Train from China that disappears into the buildings

Monday, March 20, 2017

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Architects and planners in this Chinese city have designed an innovative way to make way for an essential train route – by building it through the centre of a block of buildings. The unusual train track goes directly through the 19-storey residential building in the “emerging mega-city” of Chongqing, located in the southwest corner of the nation. …

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