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Mob of over 100 Muslims vandalises Hindu temple in the heart of Delhi

Idols of temple deities were hit with bricks. Curtains were burnt and glasses were smashed.Communal tensions erupted in Delhi after a mob vandalised a Hindu temple in the Hauz Qazi area of central DelhiIn one of the latest incidents of communal violence in India. A mob of over 100 people thrashed a Hindu temple in Chandni Chowk's Hauz Qazi...

Justice League Review: Fine Movie, Messy Narratives, Could Have Been Better

The Internet's first review of Justice League is here. Note: The review is free of spoilers till the 'Spoilers Ahead' tag. I liked Justice League.However, I was disappointed with the way it all went. I was expecting more from DC. No doubt it's fun, sometimes I felt like they're trying to imitate Marvel. The unexpected punchlines are usually seen in...

North Korea fires three missiles into sea

North Korea has fired three short-range ballistic missiles, the US military says.WASHINGTON: North Korea launched a barrage of missiles Saturday, less than one week after being praised by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for showing 'restraint' in its weapons program.Pyongyang fired three short-range ballistic missiles from the Kangwon province, according to US Pacific Command.The launches occurred in the...

Attack near Supreme Court in Afghanistan leaves 20 dead

Police said a suspected suicide bomber targeted the Supreme Court employees in Kabul An explosion occurred near the Supreme Court in the centre of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul,...

Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing all four crew members and at least 33 people on the ground, officials say.The Boeing 747 aircraft operated by ACT Airlines crashed as it landed in fog at Manas airport, 25km (15 miles) north of the capital, Bishkek.At least 15 buildings were destroyed in a village...

Hyperloop Between Mumbai and Delhi? How Hyperloop will Disrupt India

Dinclix GroundWorks' DGWHyperloop has been selected as one of the top 35 semifinalists in the Hyperloop One Global Challenge.INDORE, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA, January 14, 2017 /PR/ -- A week ago, the US-based company Hyperloop One, announced 35 semifinalist teams for its Hyperloop One Global Challenge. The Hyperloop One Global Challenge started in May 2016 and invited individuals, universities, companies...

China defends terrorist Masood Azhar, again

China has blocked India's request to add the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) to a UN Security Council blacklist of groups linked to al Qaeda, India said on Friday.NEW DELHI: China has once again blocked India's proposal at the United Nations to list Masood Azhar as a designated terrorist.India expressed concern at China's stand and said...

Japan’s Dentsu CEO resigns after employee suicide

 The head of the Japanese advertising giant Dentsu has resigned after the suicide of a junior employee was linked to a company culture that required staffers to work huge amounts of overtime.The company confirmed Thursday that its president and CEO, Tadashi Ishii, would step down after its January board meeting.Dentsu, which employs 47,000 people and operates in 140 countries,...

Netanyahu ‘warned UN settlement vote a declaration of war’

Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told Murray McCully, the New Zealand foreign minister: ‘This is a scandalous decision.’ Photograph: Dan Balilty/APIsraeli PM reportedly warned that support for motion on settlements would ‘rupture relations’ between two countriesIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told New Zealand's foreign minister that his country's sponsoring of the UN anti-settlement resolution was a "declaration of war".Mr Netanyahu has...

‘Star Wars’ actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, Fisher died days after suffering cardiac arrest.Carrie Fisher, the actor best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars films and her unflinching self-honesty that contrasted with the artifice of Hollywood celebrity, has died in Los Angeles. She was 60 years old. Her death came...