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'Tiger Zinda Hai' entered 400 Crores club overall 'Tiger Zinda Hai' entered 400 Crores club overall
- January 02, 2018

The film is inspired by the real-life incident of the rescue of Indian nurses held hostage in Iraq by terrorists. With in just 11 days of its release, Tiger Zinda Hai has grossed over 450 crores. On Sunday, the film grew again in a very big way, so much so that the 20 crore mark was crossed all over again. The film that is now chasing numbers achieved by Salman Khan's past releases, will have to cross Rs 320.34 crore made by Bajrangi Bhaijaan or at least Rs 300. (more...)
Rohani To Address Nation As Iran's Street Protests Turn Deadly Rohani To Address Nation As Iran's Street Protests Turn Deadly
- January 02, 2018

A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy have swept into Tehran, with students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the clerical establishment. "This means that the vast majority of Iranians can not access mobile apps or websites or anything that has its servers outside Iran without very robust circumvention tools", the group said on Twitter . (more...)
Kim Jong-un Wants to Send Delegation to Pyeongchang Olympics Kim Jong-un Wants to Send Delegation to Pyeongchang Olympics
- January 02, 2018

Moon's unification minister, Cho Myoung-gyon, proposed in a nationally televised news conference that the two Koreas meet January 9 at the shared border village of Panmunjom to discuss Olympic co-operation and how to improve overall ties. Kim said in his speech Monday that North Korea a year ago achieved the historic feat of "completing" its nuclear forces. He said he has a "nuclear button" on his office desk, warning that "the whole territory of the U.S.is within the range of our nuclear ... (more...)
CoCo Vandeweghe, Jack Sock win vs. Russian Federation at Hopman Cup CoCo Vandeweghe, Jack Sock win vs. Russian Federation at Hopman Cup
- January 02, 2018

It came after Japan's Naomi Osaka withdrew from the tie this morning due to illness and was replaced by WA's Maddison Inglis in a weird day at the mixed-teams tournament. "I thought it was in when I looked at the mark on the floor so when it was out it was a surprise", Federer said. "It's more, for me, more a mental side, focusing on actual play". (more...)
Total Dead In Iran Anti-Government Protests Rises To 19; 450 Arrested Total Dead In Iran Anti-Government Protests Rises To 19; 450 Arrested
- January 02, 2018

It reported that clashes were sparked by rioters who tried to steal guns from the police station. He confirmed that one officer was shot dead in the incident and three more sustained injuries. Some demonstrators also turned violent, setting cars on fire and attacking police stations. On Sunday, Iran blocked access to Instagram and the popular messaging app Telegram used by activists to organize. (more...)
Mike Pence visit to Israel is 'on' despite reports of indefinite cancellation Mike Pence visit to Israel is 'on' despite reports of indefinite cancellation
- January 02, 2018

The English-language Israeli news website confirmed with the ministry that "due to various scheduling difficulties", no new date had yet been set for the vice president's visit, that had been delayed from last month to mid-January. There was no immediate White House comment. It was believed that Pence might have been needed to cast the deciding vote in the closely divided Senate. (more...)
Day after clashes in Pune, tension grips parts of Mumbai Day after clashes in Pune, tension grips parts of Mumbai
- January 02, 2018

Trouble was also reported from Powai, Mankhurd, Bhandup, Govandi, Sion and Mulund where several shops were told to pull down their shutters. However, he escaped unhurt, eyewitnesses said. Pawar suspected the involvement of anti-social elements taking advantage of the situation to indulge in violence, which started with stoning. "During the violence, some vehicles and a house in the vicinity were damaged", a police officer deployed for security at Bhima Koregaon said without elaborating. (more...)
Former UKIP councillor charged with wife's murder Former UKIP councillor charged with wife's murder
- January 02, 2018

Officers were called at around 10.30pm on Saturday, December 30, to find a woman who was unresponsive. A FORMER Ukip councillor was being interviewed yesterday by police over the death of his wife. Angela Burrows, 45, added: "I can't believe she died". Searle was married to his wife for more than 30 years and the couple had three sons along with multiple grandchildren. (more...)
Bitterly cold weather closes out 2017 Bitterly cold weather closes out 2017
- January 02, 2018

Residents across the area should make preparations for an extended period of cold weather. For tips, see this week's print edition. The lows for Thursday morning and Friday morning are expected to be around 15 degrees. Winds could gust as high as 23 miles per hour today. Revelers shivered as they celebrated New Year's Eve, and the frigid weather continued into New Year's Day on Monday. (more...)
Victims of Sydney sea plane crash named Victims of Sydney sea plane crash named
- January 02, 2018

The chief executive of the world's biggest catering company, which is also one of Britain's biggest businesses, died on Sunday in a plane crash near Sydney , the Australian police said. The plane was believed to have been travelling from the Cottage Point Inn to Rose Bay, Supt Gorman said. Four Britons are feared dead after a sea plane crashed near Sydney , Australia. (more...)
'Small chance of danger to life': Northern Ireland set for strong winds 'Small chance of danger to life': Northern Ireland set for strong winds
- January 02, 2018

There is also a small chance of power cuts and similar disruption to other services (potentially mobile phones), and the possibility of transport disruption or cancellation. Even when the storm passes, high winds can be expected across the country well into Wednesday, with the warning running until 9pm on Wednesday. "Local coastal flooding is probable for parts of the Bristol Channel coast during Tuesday, extending to parts of the north coasts of Devon and Cornwall during Wednesday and ... (more...)
9 killed in overnight Iran unrest 9 killed in overnight Iran unrest
- January 02, 2018

It says all three were shot by hunting rifles, which are common in the Iranian countryside. According to information received by the Al Arabiya, five protesters were killed in the city of Qahdregan, the province of Isfahan, central Iran. 'The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years, ' he wrote. They are hungry for food & for freedom. Iranian officials maintain that people have the right to stage protests to express their opinions, as long as the rallies comply with the ... (more...)
Truck hits pedestrians in San Francisco Truck hits pedestrians in San Francisco
- January 02, 2018

A box truck hit and injured two pedestrians before slamming into an occupied auto in San Francisco on Monday afternoon, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. The city's fire department said on Twitter that one elderly pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and another pedestrian has serious injuries. (more...)
South Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of North Korea trade South Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of North Korea trade
- January 02, 2018

But Kim said in his New Year speech that nuclear powers will not be used unless the North is provoked. "The change from the (Kim's) previous dark Maoist suits to a softer toned grey Western-style suit likely aimed to underpin peace which Kim stressed in his address, and reflected a relaxed state of mind that probably came with the completion of the North's nuclear power", the Institute said. (more...)
Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today
- January 02, 2018

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017, seeking to criminalise instant divorce, triple talaq , which was passed in the Lok Sabha last week, is set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on 2 January. Meanwhile, the opposition is demanding that the bill be first tabled to the select committee. The amendments to the bill moved by the opposition too were rejected. (more...)
Pakistan govt bans terrorist Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF from collecting donations Pakistan govt bans terrorist Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF from collecting donations
- January 02, 2018

The SECP warned of severe penalties if the direction was violated. In addition to JuD, the list also includes LeT itself, the Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), the Paasban-i-Ahle-Hadith and Pasban-i-Kashmir, among others, the paper said. (more...)
Alabama, Clemson part 3 coming Monday night Alabama, Clemson part 3 coming Monday night
- January 02, 2018

Clemson wasn't one of the hot preseason picks to make the playoff. The Crimson Tide ranks third in rushing defense, the Tigers 12th. Alabama is motivated, will be healthier than it has been, but Auburn exposed its weaknesses. The game will boast two of the top defenses in the nation. "If they can get in there, you've got to give them a chance (to win the Super Bowl)". Not sure the Tide can pull it together enough to take advantage of this opportunity and beat a really, really good Clemson ... (more...)
Revellers create man-made sand sanctuary to avoid New Year's alcohol ban Revellers create man-made sand sanctuary to avoid New Year's alcohol ban
- January 02, 2018

The liquor lovers built a tiny sand island in the Tairua estuary , installed a picnic table and an ice box for beverages on it, and jokingly declared themselves as being in " international waters " and therefore not subject to the ban. Inspector John Kelly , a local police official, told Stuff that law enforcement didn't know about the Booze Island , but if they did they wouldn't have given a shit. (more...)
North Korea: Won't Give Up Nuclear Agenda Unless US Stops 'Blackmail' North Korea: Won't Give Up Nuclear Agenda Unless US Stops 'Blackmail'
- January 02, 2018

The North often lashes out at the annual military drills between the United States and South Korea, which the allies describe as defensive in nature. US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke by telephone about the Korea problem. (more...)
Israeli PM denies role behind protests in Iran Israeli PM denies role behind protests in Iran
- January 02, 2018

Netanyahu continued: "I will not insult the Iranian people". The Iranian people have the right to voice their criticism with regard to all affairs, Rouhani said, adding, "We believe that the government and the country belong to the people and the people must properly express what they want". (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 2 children after suspicious death in Round Rock Amber Alert issued for 2 children after suspicious death in Round Rock
- January 02, 2018

He is also wanted over the abduction of the two girls - 14-year-old Lilianas Griffith and 7-year-old Luluvioletta Bandera-magret. Terry Allen Miles , 44, is a suspect in the woman's death. Lilianais is 5 feet tall and weighs around 100 pounds. He has hazel eyes, wears glasses and has a beard, according to KHOU . Miles was last heard from in Round Rock. (more...)
Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea
- January 02, 2018

His annual speech serves as a indication of his priorities for 2018. Beijing on Friday denied selling oil products to North Korea even though the Lighthouse Winmore is owned by a company registered in Guangzhou, while the vessel sails under a Hong Kong-flag. (more...)
Iranian General Raps Trump's Support for Rioters
- January 02, 2018

The protests took place amid reports of Internet disruptions, with the New York-based Center for Human Rights In Iran saying the government was making it hard for Iranians to get online. Rouhani pushed back on Trump's remarks, saying the United States president had no right to sympathize with protesters because he "called the Iranian nation terrorists a few months ago". (more...)
Kim Jong Un: Nuclear button is always on his desk Kim Jong Un: Nuclear button is always on his desk
- January 02, 2018

He said the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics would be a good opportunity to showcase the status of the Korean nation. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said North Korea's participation will ensure the safety of the Pyeongchang Olympics and proposed last month that Seoul and Washington postpone large military drills that the North denounces as a rehearsal for war until after the Games. (more...)
Cold weather to welcome new year Cold weather to welcome new year
- January 01, 2018

The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Today: Mostly sunny, very cold and breezy. A northeasterly wind between 5 and 15 miles per hour will continue to produce low wind chill values. A sunny start to the day turns partly cloudy by evening. It will be a close call however, and the storm track will be watched closely as the week unfolds. (more...)

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