Advertisements

Category: World News

India, China begin withdrawing troops from border

6 May, New Delhi: India and China have starting withdrawing troops from a disputed area in the Himalayas to resolve a row that has strained ties between the nuclear-armed neighbours, Indian officials said Monday. “Both sides reached an agreement on Sunday night after a meeting was held between border commanders. We will withdraw our troops and China will do the same,” a senior Indian army official told AFP on condition of anonymity. “The withdrawal process has begun,” another senior army official added. News of the withdrawal came after Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid hinted that he could cancel a...

Read More

Schoolgirl’s design wedding dress through divorce paper

5 may 2013 Demi : 15 year old school girl’s of UK design wedding dress using more than 1,500 genuine divorce papers as part of her art coursework which has became popular in an internet and major fashion designers copy the art of the school girl. The art of the girls became popular when she attached this design in facebook to show it to her cousin who lives in Italy. Within somedays ,her impressive design getting more than 40,000 likes and several admire to ask 15 year old Demi to design their wedding dress . Major designers have asked...

Read More

Emergency landing for Lufthansa plane

Helsinki – A Lufthansa flight from Helsinki to Frankfurt was forced to make an emergency landing due to a damaged motor on Saturday. The flight returned to Helsinki after one of its engines failed, witnesses told YLE radio. They said flames were visible and an explosion was heard after take off from Helsinki Vantaa airport. The international airport in the Finnish capital issued a red alert, but the plane was able to land about half an hour later without problems. The cause of the damage was being investigated, Lufthansa spokesperson Christian Gottschalk said. Passengers had been booked on other...

Read More

Finmeccanica’s former chief Giuseppe Orsi, accused in VVIP chopper scam, freed from jail

Milan: The former CEO of the Italian defense giant Finmeccanica was freed from jail on Saturday pending his trial on corruption charges next month. Giuseppe Orsi, who was held for some 80 days in pre-trial detention, faces charges for his alleged involvement in the payment of bribes to secure a 560 million euro ($670 million) deal to sell 12 helicopters to India. A speedy trial for Orsi, who was head of the Agusta helicopter division at the time of the deal, and his Agusta successor Bruno Spagnoli, opens June 19. Spagnoli, meanwhile, was released from house arrest Saturday. Orsi,...

Read More

Boston bomb suspect a seemingly ordinary teen

New York: Three weeks after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, questions linger about 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a seemingly normal teenager. His older brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan, had raised red flags, including with Russian authorities, over his apparent radicalization. But there never were similar suspicions about Dzhokhar — called “Jahar” by his friends — who remains locked up under strict security at a prison hospital and stands accused of carrying out with his brother the bombings that killed three people and wounded 264 last month. To his father, he was “an angel.” To those who knew him at school, he...

Read More

South-korean-fears-north-korean-troops-could-enter-through-secret-tunnels

Kathmandu: South Korean military chiefs worry North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s troops – as several as 30,000 – have mamma a series of tunnels reaching behind the South’s defensive lines. As the South braced itself for war between the countries for the primary time since 1953, a military supply aforesaid they’re at high alert and have seen very little movement. He, however, aforesaid that the North has already tried fourfold since the peace to launch a tunnel invasion. The source said that four tunnels are found over the years – 3 within the 70s and also the last in 1990. He said they haven’t found one since then, however it is certain that they’re there. More than four million died within the 1950-53 war, sparked by a Soviet-backed North invasion that ultimately failing. Since then North Korea’s brutal and paranoid regime has flooded the south with spies, making an attempt to trace down twenty four,614 refugees United Nations agency have fled across the border since the peace. The Korean crisis has been triggered by Kim’s more and more aggressive threats of nuclear strikes against America and its South Korean allies. Kim Jong-Un has authorised a nuclear strike on America, enraptured missiles capable of two,500-mile strikes to North Korea’s jap shore and also the U.S.A. has bolstered its defences of the Pacific island of island. South Korea has deployed 2...

Read More

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital following successful pneumonia treatment

London: Former South African President Nelson Mandela spent his first night at home after being discharged from hospital where he was treated for pneumonia. In a statement, South Africa’s government said there had been ‘a sustained and gradual improvement’. The 94-year-old was admitted on 27 March for a recurring infection of the lungs and had fluid drained from them, the BBC reports. The presidency statement read that Mandela was discharged from hospital on 6 April following a sustained and gradual improvement in his general condition. Mandela is clearly in better health than he was 10 days ago, but the former South African president is not out of the woods yet. He will continue to receive high-level care at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg. South Africans welcomed the news of Mandela’s release. His latest stay in hospital was his fourth in two years. In December, the ex-leader spent 18 days undergoing treatment for a lung infection and gallstones – his longest period in hospital since leaving prison in 1990. In February, he was treated for a stomach condition....

Read More

Pilgrims killed in Saudi airport crash

Jeddah – A service truck crashed into a passenger lounge of Jeddah international airport in Saudi Arabia, killing two Iranian pilgrims and injuring four others, reports said on Friday. The truck, driven by a Nepalese man, careened through the glass panes of the King Abdulaziz International Airport terminal on Thursday, the reports said, citing the Saudi Civil Aviation Authority. The Iranians had been waiting to board a flight to Tehran after pilgrimages to the Muslim holy cities of Mecca and Medina. Iran’s Arabic-language Al-Alam television said the two passengers who died were in their sixties and that two of the four injured were treated on the spot and able to travel, while the other two were hospitalised. The Nepalese truck driver was arrested and an investigation launched into the accident, the Saudi media reports said. –...

Read More

Baby snatched by woman promising job

Johannesburg: A 2-month-old baby boy was kidnapped by a woman who had promised the child’s mother a job in Johannesburg, it was reported on Friday. Police spokesperson Xoli Mbele said a case of a missing child was being investigated after Prince Muyambo was taken from his mother by the bogus employer nearly three weeks ago, The Star reported. According to the report, the Zimbabwean mother of two, Victoria Muyambo, was begging in the Pretoria CBD when she was approached by a woman offering her a job as a domestic worker. Delighted at the offer, Muyambo boarded a train with the woman headed for Tembisa in Ekurhuleni, where the woman apparently stayed. “She asked to carry him [Prince] moments after we took off from Pretoria,” said Muyambo. When they were at the Noord Street taxi rank in the Johannesburg CBD, the woman suggested they buy a few items for the baby. While in the supermarket, the woman – who was still holding Prince – disappeared. “Her disappearance was so quick inside the shop when I took the bags to the parcel counter. She quickly used the exit door to run away.” Muyambo said the woman was short and dark in complexion. –...

Read More

Teacher arrested for raping 16-year-old girl

Meerut: A class X student was allegedly raped by her tuition teacher at his home, prompting her to reportedly attempt suicide by consuming acid on Thursday, police said. The 16-year-old girl is said to be in critical condition, while the accused Prem Prakash (25) has been arrested, police said. The victim used to go to the teacher’s home for tuition every day, they said. On Wednesday, Prakash raped the girl when she came to his home and prevented her from leaving his place, they said. The girl managed to escape in the evening and told her parents about the incident, following which they lodged a complaint with the police. Upset over the incident, the victim consumed acid kept in her bathroom on Friday, they said. Acting on the complaint, police have arrested the accused. The girl is not in a condition to speak so her statement could not be recorded, they said. The matter is being probed, they said....

Read More