Month: October 2019

Nats fans singing in rain after World Series win

Thousands of fans across Washington D.C erupted in delight on Wednesday as the Nationals sealed their improbable World Series victory, triggering wild scenes in the US capital. Steady rain failed to dampen the mood of fans crowded into Nationals Park and a nearby open-air sports bar to watch […]


Third deadly quake in weeks hits south Philippines

A powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Thursday, killing at least four people and sparking searches of seriously damaged buildings that had already been rattled by two previous deadly tremors in recent weeks. The 6.5 magnitude quake hit the island of Mindanao, the US Geological Survey said, […]

K-pop’s BTS finish tour with millions generated

Tearful and screaming by turn, tens of thousands of BTS fans gathered in Seoul for the finale of the boyband’s lucrative world tour, some flying thousands of kilometres to pay homage to their idols and swell their backers’ bulging coffers. The septet’s global prominence reached unprecedented heights this […]

Indian Kashmir formally ceases to be a state

India’s Muslim-majority region of Kashmir was formally divided on Thursday, almost three months after losing its autonomy in a move that triggered violence and stoked tensions with arch-rival Pakistan. The move, announced in early August when India imposed a lockdown and sent in tens of thousands of extra […]

Kulgam killings: Mamata questions security arrangements in Valley

Kolkata, Oct 31 : Describing the killings of five labourers from West Bengal in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir as pre-planned murder, chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday questioned the security arrangements in place in the Valley after abrogation of Article 370. Speaking to reporters, the chief […]

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