Monthly Archives: AUGUST 2016

Deaf driver shot dead by police
23.08.16 - TEAM PT

Authorities in the southern US state of North Carolina said on Monday they are investigating the death of a deaf man who was fatally shot after a trooper tried to pull him over for speeding.

Daniel Harris, 29, was shot after being pulled over following a ...

Father kills 4-month-old daughter by punching her 22 times, for making baby noises
21.08.16 - TEAM PT

In a shocking incident in the US, a father allegedly murdered his four-month-old daughter by punching her 22 times as she was making baby noises while he was watching television.

Cory Morris, 21, from Minneapolis, has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly punching the baby ...

Sikh MP becomes Canada's 1st woman House leader
21.08.16 - TEAM PT

Indo-Canadian Sikh MP Bardish Chagger has been named as the new Leader of the government in Canada’s House of Commons, becoming the first woman to hold the post in the country’s history.

Chagger, the 36-year-old Waterloo MP and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, was among ...

Aleppo boy's brother dies of his wounds
21.08.16 - TEAM PT

The older brother of the little Syrian boy, who was pictured sitting in an ambulance dazed and covered in blood after an air strike, died from wounds sustained in the attack on the family's apartment.

Ali Daqneesh, 10, was wounded in Wednesday's air strike, according to ...

37 Sikhs honoured on Singapore National Day
11.08.16 - Asia Samachar

More than three dozen Sikhs received various medals for the Singapore National Day Awards 2016.

There are 22 men and 15 women Sikhs who made the cut this time around.

Among the women on the list are District Judge Jasvender Kaur and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore ...

63 people killed in Pakistan hospital suicide bombing
08.08.16 - TEAM PT

At least 63 people including lawyers and media men were killed and dozens injured in a suicide blast at the Civil Hospital in southwestern city of Quetta in Pakistan on Monday morning.

Graphic video footage from the scene showed bodies strewn on the ground, some smoking, ...

‘Blacklisted’ US citizen arrested in Pakistan
07.08.16 - TEAM PT

An American citizen who was deported from Pakistan and blacklisted years ago has been arrested upon returning to the country, officials said Saturday.

Matthew Barrett was expelled from Pakistan in 2011, the ministry said in a statement. But he somehow managed to whisk in through the ...

Rio Olympics open with ceremony both joyous and serious
06.08.16 - TEAM PT

Rio de Janeiro got South America’s first ever Olympic Games off to a happy start last night with an opening ceremony that was as colourful and efficient as the long build-up was dour and in places unsatisfactory.
Ceremony organizers had to make do with a budget ...

France: Fire in a bar kills 13 people
06.08.16 - TEAM PT

At least 13 people were killed and six injured in a fire early Saturday during a birthday party at a bar in the northern French city of Rouen, officials said. The blaze was sparked by the candles of a birthday cake, which ignited the polystyrene ...

Emirates airliner from Thiruvananthapuram with 300 onboard crash lands in Dubai
03.08.16 - TEAM PT

Dubai international airport, one of the world’s busiest, was forced to suspend operations on Wednesday after an Emirates Airline passenger jet crash-landed and burst into flames on one of its runways.  Authorities said all passengers were evacuated safely.

Dubai-based Emirates said the accident happened around 12:45 ...




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