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LIVE: Sushma Swaraj UN General Assembly Address

UNITED NATIONS:  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the United Nations General Assembly.   Courtesy:  nationalist indian news 24 hr UN General Assembly में सुषमा स्वराज LIVE: हम गरीबी से लड़ रहे हैं, पाक हमसे लड़ रहा है नई दिल्ली। भारत की विदेश सुषमा स्वराज आज संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा को संबोधित कर रही हैं। 65 वर्षीय स्वराज लगातार दूसरी बार UN General Assembly को संबोधित कर रही है। सुषमा ने पिछली बार की तरह इस बार भी हिंदी में अपना संबोधन दिया। उन्होंने संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा में एक बार फिर से…

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Kabul Shia mosque attacked, leaving 20 dead

More than 20 people have been killed and 40 injured in an attack on a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say. A suicide bomber detonated explosives at the mosque’s gate before two gunmen entered as worshippers gathered for afternoon prayers. Afghan special forces fought a four-hour gun battle with the attackers and say the gunmen are now dead. So-called Islamic State (IS) said it was behind the attack. The group’s news outlet, Amaq, said militants had carried out a “commando” attack on the mosque. Children and police…

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Wayne Rooney retires from England duty after rejecting recall from Southgate

• ‘I believe now is the time to bow out,’ says England’s record goalscorer • Gareth Southgate wanted Rooney back for upcoming qualifiers Wayne Rooney has announced his retirement from international football with immediate effect, rejecting a call-up for next month’s matches against Malta and Slovakia. England’s record goalscorer said in a statement: “It was great that Gareth Southgate called me this week to tell me he wanted me back in the England squad for the upcoming matches. I really appreciated that. However, having already thought long and hard, I told Gareth that I had…

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Watch live: ‘Great American solar eclipse’

  Courtesy: NASA In Vermont, viewers can expect to see a partial solar eclipse with 60 to 65 percent coverage (more coverage in southern Vermont, closer to the path of the total eclipse). This livestream of the total eclipse starts at 12:30 p.m. The eclipse will begin in Vermont around 1:20 p.m. Monday. The maximum eclipse will occur around 2:40 p.m. Courtesy:  NASA TV Public-Education

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From gas blast to carnage in Las Ramblas: the attacks that shook Spain

A night of terrorism in Catalonia that left 19 people dead – including five terrorists – and more than 130 injured began with a botched attempt to construct a gas bomb When an explosion ripped through a house in the small southern Catalonian town of Alcanar in the early hours of Thursday, police and firefighters initially assumed there was an innocent explanation. All that remained of the building when they arrived was a heap of smouldering rubble. Several neighbouring buildings had also been badly damaged by the blast, which could…

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This Obama Tweet Is Now The Most ‘liked’ Tweet In History

  An anti-racism tweet by former US President Barack Obama after the Charlottesville violence in which he quoted iconic South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has become the most liked tweet ever, garnering more than 3 million likes. “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion,” the tweet read.   “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…” pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017…

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Historic Decision: PM Nawaz Sharif disqualified in Panama case

In a historic decision, the five member bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, has disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “Prime Minister has been disqualified from his post”, said Justice Ijaz Afzal who authored the decision. Justice Ijaz Afzal said, “On 20th April two justices of the supreme court had disqualied Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “Three judges however said a JIT should be formed to properly investigate the matter further. “Todays decision is a unanimous decision that disqualifies the Prime Minister”, said Justice Ijaz Afzal. The decision to disqualify Nawaz…

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Lahore: At least 26 killed, 30 injured as suicide bomber target police near Arfa Karim Tower (video and pics)

The blast took place near residence-cum-office of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. The chief minister was in a meeting at his Model Town office when the blast took place.LAHORE – At least 26 people were killed and thirty others wounded in an explosion on the Ferozepur Road near Arfa Karim IT Tower on Monday afternoon, police said. Lahore police chief Capt (R) Amin Wains said the “target of the blast was police”. He also confirmed that it was a suicide blast. According to Rescue 1122, nine policemen are among those…

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Sushma Swaraj Takes Sartaj Aziz to Task on Twitter Over Visa Blame Game

In a series of tweets, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said all New Delhi required is a recommendation from Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistan Prime Minister’s Advisory on Foreign Affairs, for his “own country’s nationals” New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that a Pakistani woman suffering from cancer was denied a visa for treatment in India as Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistan Prime Minister’s Advisory on Foreign Affairs, had not recommended a medical visa yet. In a series of tweets, Swaraj also took on Aziz for sitting on a visa…

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