Anti-Hijab Protest In Iran

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Iran’s Anti-Hijab Protest: At Least 31 Civilians Dead In Anti-Protest Crackdown By Security Forces

Amid the ongoing deadly anti-hijab protests in Iran, at least 31 civilians have been killed in a crackdown by security forces. Reportedly, protests are taking place across 30 cities and other urban centres. Meanwhile, mass arrests are taking place, to control the wide protests. Iran is witnessing massive protests following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini who was in police custody for violating the dress code and hijab rules.

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 09:05 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Anti-hijab protests, Iran, Custodial Death, Mahsa Amini, World news

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Chicago Blast

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Explosion Rips Through Residential Building In Chicago, Leaves At Least 8 Dead

At least eight persons have died in an explosion that occurred at a residential building on September 21, informed local fire department authorities. The incident reportedly occurred at around 9:45 am, and pictures surfaced the internet, showing the fourth floor of the building completely destroyed. Also, residents from the buildings adjacent have been evacuated. Reportedly, ten ambulances and 135 First Responders rushed to the spot.

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 05:49 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: bomb blast, Building Explosion, Chicago, World news, Illinois

Courtesy: ANI

Gaoliao Bridge Collapse

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Earthquake Wrecks 600 Metre-Long Gaoliao Bridge In Taiwan

An earthquake of 6.9 magnitude on the Richter scale hit southeastern parts of Taiwan on September 18. The quake has caused cracks in buildings and roads in the region. An aerial view of the Gaoliao bridge revealed the full impact of the quake. Sections of the bridge broke apart and crumbled following the earthquake, reported India Today.

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 07:18 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Taiwan, Gaoliao Bridge, Earthquake, Taipei, World news

Courtesy: India Today

Nepal Achham Landslide

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Nepal Landslides: 13 Killed, 14 Missing In Various Parts Of Achham District

Following multiple landslides in Nepal’s Achham district, as many as 13 persons have been killed, and 14 others have gone missing, on September 17. Meanwhile, Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has ordered to deploy helicopter to carry out search and rescue operations. This has come due to incessant rainfall Nepal has been receiving. Besides, Nepal is also facing flooding and waterlogging in various parts of the country.

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 04:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Nepal, Achham, landslide, Flood, World news

Courtesy: ANI

Manchar Lake Overflow

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Pakistan’s Largest Lake Manchar Dangerously Overflows; Sindh Villagers Trapped

In Pakistan’s Sindh province, the country’s largest lake Manchar, has now started to overflow, putting the lives of the residents in danger. The lake has now swelled to an area hundreds of square kilometres wide, owing to the monsoon season. The peninsulas and islands in the lake have now been swallowed up, reported CNN. The province is home to 48 million people, and efforts to lower water level are underway.

Thu, 08 Sep 2022 - 12:05 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Sindh, Pakistan floods, Manchar, World news

Courtesy: ANI

Vietnam Karaoke Bar Fire

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Vietnam’s ‘Deadliest Fire In 4 Years’ Breaks Out At Karaoke Bar; 12 Dead, 11 Injured

A massive fire broke out at a karaoke bar in Southern Vietnam, which claimed the lives of 12 people, and left 11 others injured on September 7. The fire engulfed the building’s second and third floors, forcing people to jump from balconies. Reportedly, the exact cause of fire is yet to be ascertained. Meanwhile, a search and rescue operation is underway. Further details are awaited.

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 07:45 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Vietnam, Fire, Karaoke, World news, Hanoi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Typhoon Hinnamnor

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Typhoon Hinnamnor: 20,000 Homes Left Without Power In South Korea

Typhoon Hinnamnor has hit southern regions of South Korea, unleashing violent winds and rains on September 6. In wake of which, thousands are evacuated to safety. The typhoon which is considered to be one of the deadliest in a few years, destroyed trees and roads, leaving as many as 20,000 homes without power. Government has put the nation on alert, and has issued warnings on floods, landslides and tidal waves.

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 - 06:35 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: South Korea, Seoul, Typhoon Hinnamnor, storm, World news

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Female Afghan Students

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Taliban Denies Permission For Female Students To Leave Kabul For Studies: Afghanistan

The Taliban-led Afghanistan government has refused to grant permission to allow female students to study abroad. Most students in Afghanistan, aspire to study in Kazhakstan and Qatar. However, male students have been permitted to fly abroad for studies. The Taliban has also prohibited women from working outside homes, and has brought various gender-based segregations. Moreover, Taliban has prohibited women from visiting parks at the same time… read-more

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 02:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, Kabul, afghan women, World news

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Nottingham McD Loot

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Over 50 UK Teens Rush Into Nottingham McDonald’s, Steal Food & Drinks

In UK’s Nottingham, over 50 teenagers stormed into a McDonald’s outlet, and looted everything possible. The incident occurred on August 21, at around 9 pm in Clumber street. Reportedly, the teens were aged between 14 and 16 years. Around 20 of them also abused and threatened the staff. No arrests have been made so far, and the police are investigating the matter.

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 09:16 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: McDonald’s, UK, Nottingham, Loot, World news

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Pakistan Flag

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Pakistani Diplomat Booked For Sexual Harassment In Spain

Consul General of Pakistan and senior Pakistani Diplomat in the Spanish city of Barcelona has been booked for charges of sexual harassment. The diplomat identified as Mirza Salman Baig, has been accused of sexual harassment by a local staffer of the consulate. The complainer remains anonymous, and she lodged a complaint with Pakistan ambassador Shujat Rathore in Madrid. Further details are awaited.

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 08:38 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, consul general, World news, Spain

Courtesy: ANI