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My daughters surprise, enchant me every single day: Obama

Barack ObamaWashington : Outgoing US President Barack Obama today said his two daughters Sasha and Malia surprise, enchant and impress him more and more every single day as they grow up. [...]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in World | Read More »

2016 was hottest year ever recorded: UN weather agency

climate action planUnited Nations : The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, the UN weather agency said, highlighting new records in indicators [...]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Highlights,Sci-Tech,Topnews,World | Read More »

Malala hopes to study politics, philosophy, eco at Oxford

Malala-Yousufzai     London/Islamabad : Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Nobel Laureate and education activist who aspires to become Prime Minister one day, has given an admission interview at the prestigious Oxford University [...]

January 13th, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Obama surprises ‘brother’ Joe Biden with top civilian honour

Barack Obama, Joe BidenWashington : President Barack Obama today sprang a surprise on Vice President Joe Biden by awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honour, at a tearful farewell [...]

January 13th, 2017 | Posted in World | Read More »

China’s exports slump amidst fears of trade war with US

china-market         Beijing : China, the world’s biggest exporter, has suffered a slump for the second year in a row with the exports dipping 7.7 per cent in 2016 [...]

January 13th, 2017 | Posted in World | Read More »

Obama thanks Michelle for her grace and grit in final speech

Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, Malia Obama     Chicago : An emotional President Barack Obama today used his farewell speech to the nation to thank his wife Michelle for sacrificing her personal life for his political [...]

January 11th, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Obama says goodbye to Americans,asks them to protect democracy

Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Malia ObamaChicago : President Barack Obama today bade goodbye to Americans in an emotional speech, warning them of threats to democracy from growing racism, inequality and discrimination amidst a “corrosive” a [...]

January 11th, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »

Terror-bid foiled in Pak, 15-Kg bomb defused

pakistan     Peshawar : Pakistani security forces today foiled a terror bid by defusing a 15-Kg bomb planted in a cart in a market in this northwestern city. The unidentified [...]

January 9th, 2017 | Posted in World | Read More »

Trump’s efforts to step away from private empire limited

Donald Trump     Washington : President-elect Donald Trump pledged to step away from his family-owned international real estate development, property management and licensing business before taking office January 20. With less [...]

January 9th, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »

Car bomb kills at least 19 in Syria’s Azaz: monitor

blastBeirut : A car bomb killed at least 19 people, mostly civilians, in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz on the border with Turkey today, a monitor said. Dozens were [...]

January 7th, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

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