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New Zealand police sorry for tweeting joke on road deaths New Zealand police sorry for tweeting joke on road deaths
- October 09, 2017

One social media user was quick to hand the police an award for "social media fail of the week", describing the tweet as "tone-deaf". "Staggering that anyone even considered tweeting that, let alone searched for the meme, drafted the tweet and then shared with the world", advised one social media user with a background in consulting and community relations in Australia. (more...)
JeM commander, soldier killed in J&K JeM commander, soldier killed in J&K
- October 09, 2017

Khalid, a Pakistan national was catagorised as A++ militant. The encounter with Khalid began following a tipoff about his presence in the village whereafter the security forces cordoned the area. Khalid's killing is a shot in the arm for the security forces as he was the operational head of the terrorist outfit in the Valley. In August, Lashkar-e-Taiba Kashmir chief Abu Dujana was killed when he was visiting his rumoured wife. (more...)
Remove 'Muslim' from AMU, 'Hindu' from BHU: UGC Panel Remove 'Muslim' from AMU, 'Hindu' from BHU: UGC Panel
- October 09, 2017

As part of a government audit of central universities, one of the five committees set up by the University Grants Commission has suggested that the word " Muslim " be removed from the name of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU ) and that " Hindu " be removed from Banaras Hindu University (BHU ) to reflect their secular character. (more...)
Delhi horror: Nigerian tied to pole, brutally thrashed on 'suspicion' of theft Delhi horror: Nigerian tied to pole, brutally thrashed on 'suspicion' of theft
- October 09, 2017

According to the report, the incident was of September 24th. Though the incident happened a couple of weeks ago, a video of the assault was posted online by ANI on Monday. The man was allegedly caught robbing the house of Malviya Nagar resident Krishna Kumar early in hours of September 24. He was barely conscious and severely wounded when the mob handed-over the man to the police. (more...)
Govt on sending soldiers killed in Arunacahal crash in card board boxes Govt on sending soldiers killed in Arunacahal crash in card board boxes
- October 09, 2017

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chief of the Indian Air Force, said, "The tail rotor of the helicopter flew off". The chopper had taken off from an Army helipad at Khrimu, located near the border of Tawang town, and was on its way to an Army location in the hilly terrain. (more...)
Donald Trump pronounced 'Puerto Rico' in such a strange way Donald Trump pronounced 'Puerto Rico' in such a strange way
- October 09, 2017

Regarding the Puerto Rico coverage, Trump said: "It's fake news, nothing else you can say about it". She noted that the USA was continuing to put maximum economic and diplomatic pressure on countries like North Korea and said that all options were still on the table. (more...)
Laboratory examination at Kim Jong-nam murder trial Laboratory examination at Kim Jong-nam murder trial
- October 09, 2017

Mohd Shah based his conclusion on VX nerve agent in Kim's system and on the timing of Kim's death: he expired on the way to a hospital, less than two hours after encountering Aisyah and Huong. On March 1, the duo was charged at the Sepang magistrate's court - along with four others who are still at large - with murdering 45-year-old "Kim Chol", who was later established to be Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. (more...)
Surge in German industrial output rate Surge in German industrial output rate
- October 09, 2017

Total output rose by 2.6% on the month, according to the Ministry of Finance , easily outstripping forecasts for growth of 0.8%. Germany's industrial sector witnessed particularly strong productive gains, with output growing by 3.2 percent compared to the previous month. (more...)
Amit Shah's son slaps Rs 100 crore defamation suit on a website Amit Shah's son slaps Rs 100 crore defamation suit on a website
- October 09, 2017

The charge was rejected by the BJP and Shah's son, Jay Amit Shah , who termed the story "false, derogatory and defamatory". Why where these loans given through cooperative banks without a mortgage, without proper security. The article also questioned loans given to another of his companies for a power project. The Trinamool Congress demanded a probe by the CBI or the Enforcement Directorate into the issue. (more...)
Trump talks about coming up with the word 'fake' Trump talks about coming up with the word 'fake'
- October 09, 2017

The San Juan mayor made an impassioned call for increased federal aid late last month and criticized Trump's response to the hurricane. Long said FEMA is flying patients from Puerto Rican hospitals without power to a massive Naval hospital ship, the U.S.N.S. (more...)
Multiple reports of tornados in NC counties, heavy damage from Sunday storms Multiple reports of tornados in NC counties, heavy damage from Sunday storms
- October 09, 2017

Remnants of Hurricane Nate brought severe weather including numerous tornado warnings to the area. South Caldwell High School was an emergency shelter after a tornado reportedly touched down in Connelly Springs. Nick Reed, the assistant chief of Lovelady Fire Department, said his department also responded to a a damaged home on Coldwater Street. Mt. Herman Road in the Hudson Area is closed between Firewood Drive and Freezer Locker Road due to storm damage. (more...)
Napa County sheriff's officials order evacuations due to fires Napa County sheriff's officials order evacuations due to fires
- October 09, 2017

The Atlas Peak fire was the largest of several wildfires, quickly growing to more than 200 acres near Napa. The warning is in effect until early Tuesday morning. A second fire burning near Calistoga also prompted evacuations from the area of Knights Valley in Sonoma County to Tubbs Lane in Napa Valley, the Napa County Sheriff's Office told NBC Bay Area. (more...)
Woman Dead After Running Over Cop on Miami Beach Woman Dead After Running Over Cop on Miami Beach
- October 09, 2017

The officer sustained head injuries but is in stable condition. The officer struck was tossed to the sidewalk by the force of the impact. He said seconds later, shots were fired. Police Chief Daniel Oates said a woman driving a BMW was speeding when she ran through a red light and crashed into another vehicle shortly after 6 p.m. (more...)
At least 12 dead in capsizing of boat of Rohingya At least 12 dead in capsizing of boat of Rohingya
- October 09, 2017

He confirmed via SMS that the bodies of a boy and an elderly woman had been recovered in the water while eight others had been rescued. The boat sank near Shah Porir Dwip, on the southern tip of Bangladesh, said Lieutenant Colonel Ariful Islam, the local commander of Border Guard Bangladesh. (more...)
Boris Johnson 'fed up' with media stories from 'so-called allies'
- October 09, 2017

It followed reports in the The Daily Telegraph and The Sun claiming he would refuse to go if Mrs May tried to move him to a lesser post. Ahead of the June election, Mrs May had planned to sack Mr Hammond, and Downing Street aides held long discussions about how she would handle his ousting, but she scrapped the idea after losing her majority. (more...)
Oppn demands probe into junior Shah's business Oppn demands probe into junior Shah's business
- October 09, 2017

Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be open to calling for an investigation of Jay Amitbhai Shah, son of Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah, after a news report revealed his company had a huge spike in revenues the year after Modi came to power. (more...)
"We want to remain in Spain" say unity protesters
- October 09, 2017

Puigdemont will address the Catalan parliament at 6 p.m. (1600 GMT) on Tuesday on "the current political situation" amid speculation he could ask the assembly to declare independence. "We will apply what the law says", he said, according to a partial transcript released by TV3. "We have to talk about this", he said. But Rajoy assured Catalan leaders that there "is still time " to backtrack and avoid the imposition of direct rule from Madrid. (more...)
Man on Sydney high-rise balcony above body Man on Sydney high-rise balcony above body
- October 09, 2017

Police received a call around 6.30am on Monday that a body of a woman was found in Brown St, Chatswood . A man who spent the day on an awning on a high rise building in Chatswood gives himself up to Police Rescue members. The woman's body is still in the alley covered by a blanket because the body can not be removed while the police operation is continuing. The woman's body remained below, covered by a police tent, and detectives were unable to retrieve it due to the ongoing operation. (more...)
Somerville Police Officer In Critical Condition After Crash Somerville Police Officer In Critical Condition After Crash
- October 09, 2017

According to New Hampshire State Police Sgt. Steven Wheeler, around 9:26 a.m. At mile marker 8.8, the Mercedes abruptly crossed over to the southbound side and collided head-on with Remigio's Harley Davidson motorcycle. Ricci, who was not injured, was arrested for felony reckless conduct. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2fV8FlB ) 55-year-old Louis Remigio, a police officer in Somerville, Massachusetts, was rushed to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries after the crash. (more...)
Rare October tornado destroys garages on Madison's east side Rare October tornado destroys garages on Madison's east side
- October 09, 2017

According to the NWS, these showers weren't big/tall enough to produce lightning, but there was enough shear (changing wind directions and wind speeds) and instability, coupled with a very moist atmosphere, to cause numerous showers to rotate. (more...)

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