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Abdul Qavi Desnavi's 87th birth anniversary celebrated with a Google doodle

Abdul Qavi Desnavi's 87th birth anniversary celebrated with a Google doodle Desnavi was an Indian Urdu language writer; known for his works about Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Mirza Ghalib and Allama Muhammad Iqbal. Some of his notable works are - Hayat-e-Abul Kalam Azad, Ajnabi Shaher, Talash-e-Azad, to name some. Desnavi played a prominent role in the evolution of Urdu literature and academic thought in India, and held several prominent positions even after retiring. [Full Article...]

Activist claims IL senator sexually harassed her

Activist claims IL senator sexually harassed her A group of woman were present to discuss sexual harassment they experienced in their political careers in IL. It would be chaired by House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie. Rotheimer testified in Chicago on House Speaker Michael Madigan's legislation to require annual sexual harassment training for lawmakers, staff members and lobbyists working in the Capitol. [Full Article...]

Kolkata: Doctors remove 639 nails from stomach of 'schizophrenic' patient

Kolkata: Doctors remove 639 nails from stomach of 'schizophrenic' patient Doctors from the state-run Calcutta Medical College and Hospital on Monday successfully removed an astounding 639 metal nails, weighing a total of more than 1 kg, from the stomach of a 48-year-old man reportedly suffering from schizophrenia. [Full Article...]

Rain: Schools in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur districts to remain closed on Wednesday

Rain: Schools in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur districts to remain closed on Wednesday Widespread rains were forecast for Tamil Nadu in next 24 hours though there was some respite today for the city and neighbouring districts, a day after the north east monsoon dumped heavy showers leaving five persons dead and disrupting life in several areas due to waterlogging. [Full Article...]

PH slips in World Bank ranking on ease of doing business

PH slips in World Bank ranking on ease of doing business At 24th position, the country is ranked marginally lower than the 23rd spot attained past year. The Doing Business report was launched in 2003 and is now in its 15th edition. In addition, Malaysia made importing and exporting easier by improving the infrastructure, equipment and facilities at Port Klang, which triggered a reduction on the border compliance time for both, he added. [Full Article...]

Dems ask for EPA info after scientists kept from speaking

Dems ask for EPA info after scientists kept from speaking Former NC Secretary of the Environment Donald van der Vaart joins several anti-regulatory, pro-industry appointees to the EPA's Science Advisory Board . Under the last three years of the Obama administration, members sitting on just three of the agency's scientific advisory boards received $77 million in EPA grants. [Full Article...]

Hamas hands over Egypt border crossing

Their Hamas counterparts packed up equipment and departed on trucks. The deal brokered by Egypt bridges a bitter gulf between the Western-backed mainstream Fatah party of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas, an Islamist movement designated as a terrorist group by Western countries. [Full Article...]

IS bomber kills five outside embassies in Kabul

IS bomber kills five outside embassies in Kabul However, the eyewitnesses in the area are saying that more than ten people were killed and over ten others were wounded in the attack . All the casualties appeared to be Afghan civilians. A defence ministry spokesman told Al Jazeera that the blast happened outside their building. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing. Afghan News Agency on Twitter , become a fan on Facebook . [Full Article...]

Ace actor Upendra launched new regional party

Ace actor Upendra launched new regional party Upendra said: "Complete change in social and political system is the main agenda of KPJP". While other actors were content with a post in the cabinet of a national party, Upendra aspires to form his own government next year. "It is the fourth estate which acts as watchdog of the society", He also called upon stage a few journalist to join him in lighting of the lamp. The party will be "people c... [Full Article...]

French President signs law that replaces state of emergency

Mr Macron stressed that it will allow authorities to establish areas with extra security measures, such as during Christmas markets. The legislation, which sparked weeks of intense debate in parliament, makes permanent several of the measures enacted after the jihadist attacks in Paris which left 130 people dead in November 2015. [Full Article...]

Pakistan has had longstanding ties to Taliban, Haqqanis

In a belated reaction to the remarks made by Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry indicating a plan to amend the Pakistan Citizenship Act, 1951 to give nationality of Pakistan to Bengalis and Burmese living in Sindh, Aijaz Dhamra of the PPP said the people and government of Sindh had serious reservations over it. [Full Article...]

Cardi B Explains Why She Wouldn't Become A Conscious MC

Cardi B Explains Why She Wouldn't Become A Conscious MC After promptly flipping out, Cardi eventually said yes, and she's well on her way to becoming a married woman. "I froze and all I could do was look at that motherf-king ring, like really looking at that huge rock speechless". "Thank you for seeing the potential in me since you met me". "I keep smiling every minute". The wedding plans are moving rapidly, as Cardi has also settled on the desig... [Full Article...]

Another NC correctional officer dies from injuries sustained in attempted prison break

Another NC correctional officer dies from injuries sustained in attempted prison break Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, 49, died Monday at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital as a result of injuries she sustained during the attempted prison break on October 12, the department said in a news release. Records on file at the Pasquotank Register of Deeds Office indicate both Darden and Smith died of multiple blunt and sharp force injuries. " We would proceed with four indictments of f... [Full Article...]

Taliban warns USA hostage Kevin King is gravely ill

Kevin King is one of two professors from the American University of Afghanistan who were kidnapped at gunpoint near campus in August 2016. The militant group, believed to be the Haqqani network, said in an email yesterday that Kevin King, a 60-year-old U.S. [Full Article...]

Aston Martin reveals exclusive Vanquish S Ultimate edition

Aston Martin reveals exclusive Vanquish S Ultimate edition Aston Martin said: 'The Vanquish is one of the world's great Super GTs and the quintessential Aston Martin. The Aston Martin Vanquish S Ultimate has been revealed this week, as a farewell for the current-generation GT flagship - and ahead of a new model arriving sometime next year. [Full Article...]

England appoint Essex head coach Chris Silverwood as fast-bowling coach

England appoint Essex head coach Chris Silverwood as fast-bowling coach Silverwood, who as head coach guided Essex to the 2017 County Championship title, succeeds Ottis Gibson, who was lured by South Africa in August. Silverwood will only start his stint with in January, after the five Ashes Tests, with former New Zealand paceman Shane Bond already in place to work as a bowling consultant with England for the first two Tests in Australia. [Full Article...]

Victorian minister Marlene Kairouz slammed for 'racist' Irish comment

Victorian minister Marlene Kairouz slammed for 'racist' Irish comment The reporter added that the Irish accent is a "common theme" in the scam. An Australian Minister has come under fire for telling homeowners to "automatically" tell Irish people to get away from their door. Australian Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz has been slammed for "racist", "anti-Irish" comments during a statement about travelling conmen. [Full Article...]

Note found in truck claims Manhattan attack done for ISIS, source says

Note found in truck claims Manhattan attack done for ISIS, source says President Donald Trump announced he plans to strengthen the extreme vetting program for immigrants that is already in place. The driver was apprehended after being shot by police and is now in custody. New York's mayor called Tuesday's attack "a particularly cowardly act of terror". The Associated Press reported Saipov has a Florida driver's license but may have been staying in New Jersey. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Kerley to be suspended for league policy violation

Jeremy Kerley to be suspended for league policy violation The length and reasoning behind Kerley's suspension is now unknown as multiple reports have stated that it is an "undisclosed" suspension by the NFL. He amassed 120 receptions, 1,299 yards, and 12 touchdowns in 2010, helping Andy Dalton and the Horned Frog, finish the season 13-0, earn a No. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh: Four Rohingya killed as boat capsized off

Bangladesh: Four Rohingya killed as boat capsized off He said quoting the survivors that there were 35 people on board, of which 27 were rescued alive. He said the victims were all Rohingya from Buthidaung district in Myanmar's westernmost Rakhine state. "They ran into rough seas and approached shore in the Imamerdail area of Ukhia sub-district in Bangladesh", the United Nations agency quoted survivors as saying. [Full Article...]


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