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At least 76 dead in Japan flood

At least 76 people have been killed in flooding and landslides following heavy rains in Japan. Yoshihide Suga, government spokesman said the whereabouts of 92 people, mostly in the Hiroshima prefecture, are unknown. Suga said more than 100 reports of…

Jail term for Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam

Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was convicted in a corruption case along with his daughter Maryam by the country’s accountability court on Friday. While Sharif has been sentenced to 10 years in jail, Maryam has been handed a 7-year-imprisonment…

39th Assam Convention begins in Washington DC

The 39th convention of the Assam Association of North America (AANA) has begun in Washington DC. The convention has begun with a Borgeet composed by Srimanta Sankardeva and it was inaugurated by Washington, D.C. senator. The AANA, since its birth…

Argentina and Portugal crash out of World Cup

Lionel Messi-led Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal crashed out in the Round-of-16 in the FIFA World Cup last night, with France and Uruguay securing quarter-final berths. FIFA World Cup 2014 finalists Argentina were beaten by France, 3-4 at Kazan. Griezmann…

Record 1 lakh 75 thousand Indians going for Haj this year: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Saturday called upon Haj pilgrims and coordinators for haj duty to impress Saudi Arabia about the good behaviour and services of the Indian community during the Haj. He was speaking at a training programme…

WC Football: Belgium thrashed England to top Group G, Tunisia beat Panama 2-1

Belgium brushed aside England 1-0 in their Group G encounter to take the top spot in the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup at Kaliningrad Stadium Kaliningrad on Thursday. Both Belgium and England, who already qualified to the…

Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle declared husband and wife

“In the presence of God, and before this congregation, Harry and Meghan have given their consent and made their marriage vows to each other,” Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby intoned and Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle were…

ISIS threatens to behead football stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Islamic terrorist organisation, ISIS has threatened to behead football stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronald in its latest sick terror threat against next month’s Fifa World Cup in Russia. Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo have become the latest…

International Labour Day observed today

Today is International Labour Day, also known as International Worker’s Day or May Day. It is observed every year to promote and encourage the international labour associations. The day marks the victory of workers’ movement for eight hours of work.…