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When Jimmy Kimmel trolled Trump, look what happened

Monday, February 27, 2017

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Jimmy Kimmel took the stage for Sunday night’s 89th Academy Awards and jumped right into the political humour. “The broadcast is being watched in more than 225 countries that now hate us,” Kimmel quipped. My opening monologue from the 89th #Oscars… @TheAcademy @ABCNetwork pic.twitter.com/rXNU8aZfcd — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) February 27, 2017 While mentioning Trump, Kimmel …

China issues green card to 118 Nepalese nationals

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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China has for the first time provided green cards, or immigration permits, to more than 100 Nepalese nationals residing in Tibet for various business-related purposes, a media report here has said. ALSO READ: 17 churchgoers killed, 62 injured in Meghalaya road mishap Chinese authorities handed over “green cards” to at least 118 Nepalese nationals residing in …

PIO cardholders who haven’t obtained a OCI card will need a visa for INDIA

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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The Consulate General of India (CGI) in Dubai has urged all holders of the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card to apply for conversion to Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card by the March 31 deadline as the PIO card will not be valid for travel to India after the deadline. Rahul Srivastava, Consul, Visa, …

This Airline admits to carrying extra passengers in the aisle

Saturday, February 25, 2017

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A Pakistani International flight, Boeing 777 flying from Karachi to Medina, Saudi Arabia on Jan 20th carried 416 passengers against the capacity of 409. The airline is now investigating how this was allowed to happen despite all the seats being full. According to reports, the staff had issued handwritten boarding passes to the extra flyers. …

Muhammad Ali’s son detained at US Airport

Saturday, February 25, 2017

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Son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration at Lauderdale Hollywood Airport Florida along with his mother travelling from Jamaica on Feb 7. “I was standing in line and letting Muhammad go through immigration ahead of me because he has bad knees and was using a wheelchair,” said his mother Khalilah. ALSO READ: 10 …

‘Do we belong here?’ asks wife of Indian shot dead in the US

Saturday, February 25, 2017

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Houston: The wife of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in an apparent hate crime by a Navy veteran at a bar in Olathe city, has said that she had her doubts about staying in the US but was assured by her husband that ‘good things happen in America‘. Speaking at a news …

Will work with allies to eradicate ISIS: Trump

Friday, February 24, 2017

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President Donald Trump today told his supporters that the US along with its allies would “eradicate” the evil of ISIS from the face of the earth as he vowed to “substantially upgrade” the country’s military. “As part of my pledge to restore safety for the American people, I have also directed the defence community to …

India, China holding talks on Masood Azhar issue

Friday, February 24, 2017

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New Delhi: Parleys are on between India and China over the issue of a ban on Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar by the UN and such “discussions take time”, Chinese envoy to India, Luo Zhaohui said on Friday. He, however, asserted that China was against terror outfits and any form of terrorism. Earlier this week, …

White House to rescue Indian-origin CIA agent

Friday, February 24, 2017

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In what could be an indication of the US’s support to Indian community, the Trump White House is coming to the to rescue an Indian-origin CIA agent who is being extradited from Portugal to Italy following a conviction for her role in kidnapping an Egyptian cleric resulting in  another flashpoint in the growing rift between …

Indian shot dead in US, shooter yells ‘get out of my country’

Friday, February 24, 2017

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In a horrific incident, an Indian engineer was killed and two others were injured after an American man yelling ‘get out of my country’ opened fire on them in a crowded bar in Kansas City in an apparent hate crime incident. 32 Year old, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was working at GPS-maker Garmin headquarters in Olathe, was …

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