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Bengaluru hotel allegedly denies room to inter-faith couple Bengaluru hotel allegedly denies room to inter-faith couple
- July 05, 2017

Image Source " I wanted the room for just 2 hours since my wife Divya had come here for an interview with a prestigious law college. "Divya is an LLM graduate and was looking to do her PhD here", Shafeeq told India Today . In an even odd explanation, he defended himself saying that they do not give rooms to Muslims and Hindus who come together, "because what if they go into the room and hang themselves..." "Communal thinking has invaded many spaces in India and this is a direct inflation ... (more...)
It seems China's straddling bus was a massive scam It seems China's straddling bus was a massive scam
- July 05, 2017

The bus has been stationary in Qinhuangdao due to a shortage of funds, but the Weibo report suggests police are looking to retrieve and return funds from Huaying Kailai. Around 1,200 passengers were expected to ride the bus between specialised stops. Among those detained in connection with the case is Chief Executive of TEB Technology Development , Bai Zhiming . (more...)
Malaysia Airlines MH17 case to be prosecuted in Netherlands Malaysia Airlines MH17 case to be prosecuted in Netherlands
- July 05, 2017

The Joint Investigation Team, led by prosecutors and police from the Netherlands, made its preliminary findings public after interviewing more than 200 witnesses, listening to 150,000 intercepted phone calls, examining half a million photos and video recordings, consulting radar and satellite images, and sifting through dozens of containers filled with wreckage from the jet. (more...)
JIT interrogates Maryam Nawaz in Panama Papers Case JIT interrogates Maryam Nawaz in Panama Papers Case
- July 05, 2017

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said on Wednesday that the statement of prime minister's elder son Hussain Nawaz was the reason behind involving his grandfather and Maryam Nawaz in Panama papers investigations. She is the eighth member of the Sharif family to be summoned by the JIT. Maryam also said that she was being targeted to put her father under pressure. (more...)
Officers jump on water slide while out on a call Officers jump on water slide while out on a call
- July 05, 2017

They're going to shut us down, ' but they noticed the noise was fine. When police arrived, they joined in the fun instead. "But (the officers) noticed the noise was fine. "When the female officer asked for a garbage bag, we nearly didn't believe it". Katlen Joyce Smith posted the videos to Facebook. Police told the group that since vehicles could still safely get by, they would not issue any citations. (more...)
BJP leader accused of rape in moving after CCTV footage goes viral BJP leader accused of rape in moving after CCTV footage goes viral
- July 05, 2017

A video from Maharashtra has brought major embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in which a leader of the party's Maharashtra unit can be seen allegedly kissing a woman in a moving bus. Meanwhile, senior BJP leader and Gadchiroli Lok Sabha member Ashok Nete claimed that Bawanthade was not a member of the party anymore. The leader was identified as Ravindra Bawanthade from Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state. (more...)
Fire Service Visiting Sunderland's Tower Blocks to Reassure Residents Fire Service Visiting Sunderland's Tower Blocks to Reassure Residents
- July 05, 2017

Dave Curry, chief officer for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: "While we may be unable to speculate on the specifics of the Grenfell Tower incident, history tells us that, sadly, lives have been lost in previous high-rise fires". In the letter, he claims that some of the fire safety works carried out by Lakehouse were "defective" including "incorrectly installed alarms and emergency lighting systems". (more...)
Creator of Trump-CNN clip apologises Creator of Trump-CNN clip apologises
- July 05, 2017

Other reporters seem in agreement that the Trump supporters are incorrect. "HanA**holeSolo" first shared the GIF and CNN determined that there was no other instance of the graphic being posted anywhere online before his posting. "But I never thought being clotheslined by the President would be one of them", said CNN , in a tongue in the cheek jab at the President. The user wrote that they had the "highest respect for the journalist community" and that they did not condone violence ... (more...)
Manchester Airport evacuated after 'suspicious package' found - bomb squad swoop Manchester Airport evacuated after 'suspicious package' found - bomb squad swoop
- July 05, 2017

Passengers using T1 and T2 should travel as normal. Passengers at the scene have said that they were standing on the tarmac and had no idea what was happening. "EOD will be attending and inquiries are ongoing", the statement added. It is the second time in less than 24 hours that an evacuation had been carried out at the Manchester airport. (more...)
Warm with sunshine and some clouds today Warm with sunshine and some clouds today
- July 05, 2017

Heavy rain is possible and isolated severe storm is possible. Today will be a nice day for our 4 of July! Mon: High: 90 Low: 71 Partly cloudy; O-night storms. Temperatures will reach the low 80s on Friday . We're expecting a couple of more attractive days. Slight chance of a few showers or storms late. Environmental conditions remain favorable for a tropical cyclone to form within the next day or two while the low moves west or WNW at 10 to 15 miles per hour across the tropical ... (more...)
Students of IIT-B on indefinite strike against the fee hike Students of IIT-B on indefinite strike against the fee hike
- July 05, 2017

A mail from the director, Devang Khakhar, sent out to the protesting students stated that they would be included in the committee to discuss the fee hike on Monday. "The amount paid by students above the finalised fee will be refunded". Students displayed their agitation against the increased fees by starting a march on the campus. (more...)
Simon Cowell misses first auditions in London Simon Cowell misses first auditions in London
- July 05, 2017

And it sounds like returning judge Nicole Scherzinger really stepped up her game during Simon's short lived and unexplained absence as the source revealed that she took on the role of head judge. Some saw the show as a "laughing stock" and was not taken seriously. 'All singers will perform on both Saturday and Sunday evenings, with acts being eliminated both nights. (more...)
Sam Faiers has just shared some exciting news Sam Faiers has just shared some exciting news
- July 05, 2017

The happy couple who have been dating since 2014 are already parents to their one-year-old son baby Paul . The news shared in the last hour has already sent fans into a frenzy with almost 65,000 likes on the post already. Congrats! My son is a few months younger than baby Paul and loved going through this journey with you. "You're an wonderful mum, I had a feeling you were about to announce this!" On her reality show Sam Faiers: The Mummy Diaries past year, she said: 'I loved being ... (more...)
Coli outbreak in southern Utah city Coli outbreak in southern Utah city
- July 05, 2017

One of the victims was identified by her parents as Gabriella Fullerton, 6, according to KSTU-TV . According to a post on the Southwest Utah Public Health Department's Facebook page , the exact source of the outbreak had yet to be determined, although water tests conducted in Hildale have turned up negative. (more...)
Officer dies after shooting in the Bronx; suspect dead Officer dies after shooting in the Bronx; suspect dead
- July 05, 2017

She was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, police said. The officer's partner, who was also in the vehicle, was not injured in the attack, the department said. "She was sitting in the vehicle and he came up and fired a round into the vehicle". He noted that the area where the shooting took place had been troubled by gun activity. (more...)
Voting Commissioner Kris Kobach Defends US Request For Voter Information Voting Commissioner Kris Kobach Defends US Request For Voter Information
- July 05, 2017

NPR also noted that the letter also seeks views and recommendations on what laws and policies hinder officials' ability to ensure the integrity of elections, what evidence officials have regarding instances of voter fraud or registration fraud, and what changes to federal law could be made to improve the integrity of federal elections. (more...)
Boko Haram Fighters Surrender - Army Boko Haram Fighters Surrender - Army
- July 05, 2017

According to him "these terrorists are forced to leave some houses where there a suspicion of complicity in these zones between inhabitants and terrorists Boko Haram ", he underlined. "It is an effective way of allowing the populace relate with the feeling of truth". He says the Islamic extremists took mostly women and children hostage and threatened to hold them until other extremists are released from prison. (more...)
Who will win Wimbledon 2017? Who will win Wimbledon 2017?
- July 05, 2017

The new doodle launched on Monday carries a green background, which is a tribute to the grass courts on which Wimbledon matches are played. The animated doodle shows two tennis racquets playing Tennis. The 2017 Wimbledon championship gets under way at the All England Club today with Roger Federer the favourite for an eighth title while the women's event has been blown wide open by the absence of defending champion Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova . (more...)
Mithali Raj calls for improvement in batting ahead of Sri Lanka clash Mithali Raj calls for improvement in batting ahead of Sri Lanka clash
- July 05, 2017

However, Sri Lanka will take heart from the fact that it thrashed India by 138 runs when the two sides last met in the World Cup in 2013. Despite India sitting at the top of the Women's World Cup standings after three games, captain Mithali Raj feels her team still have plenty to work on as it they prepare to face Sri Lanka on Wednesday. (more...)
3 endangered Key deer rescued from trunk of auto 3 endangered Key deer rescued from trunk of auto
- July 05, 2017

That's when he saw two struggling hog-tied Key deer in the back seat of the vehicle, reports WPEC. "In order to prevent further stress to the deer, all three were released back into the wild", Florida wildlife officials said in a Facebook post Monday. (more...)