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Pakistan airliner cracks down ‘overweight’ cabin crew

The Pakistani national airline has launched a crack down on cabin crew who are what it terms “excess weight”. A circular issued to over 1,800 cabin crew working for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) says they have six months to slim down to required limits or face being grounded. The order was issued on the 1st […]

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Donald Trump – Shutdown Could Last Months Or Even Years

President Trump warned that the partial shutdown could go on for months or even years as there is no support for the Republican gamable on the budget for the wall. Mr. Trump held consultations with senior members of the Congress and legal experts on Friday. President Trump said that he had the power to declare […]

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China’s rover touched down on the dark side of the moon

China has successfully landed a rover on the the moon, the Chinese state media announced today. It’s seen as a huge milestone for the nation as it attempts to position itself as a leading space power. China’s National Space Administration (CNSA) landed the rover officially named Chang’e 4 in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, the moon’s largest and […]

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Trump asks who is using India funded library in Afghanistan

The President of the United States Donald J Trump took a jibe on India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, Mr. Trump suggested that it was useless. The President brought India’s aid during a press meet at the cabinet meeting, and defended his move to invest less overseas. The US President […]

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Younger Royals Are Lazy

A royal court circular revealed the engagements of the British monarchy for the year 2018. Upon analysis the royal family’s daughter-in-laws haven’t been working as much as their elder relatives. Total engagements carried out by the members of the royal family:- The Queen, Elizabeth II – 283 Prince of Wales, Charles – 507 (Son of Queen Elizabeth […]

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North Korea Committed To Denuclearisation Provided Sanctions Lifted

North Korea’s chairman Kim Jong Un made his annual New Year’s address in Pyongyang. His address to the nation was closely watched by the world. Kim Jong Un said North Korea was committed to denuclearisation but warned of a change of course if the United States continued sanctions. He also reiterated that North Korea had already […]

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Deadly Storm Hits Philippines – 60 Killed

A deadly storm called ‘Usman’ swept through the Philippines over the weekend. The heavy rains caused massive flooding and landslides. The tropical storm claimed 68 lives, injured 12 and close to 19 people were still reported missing. The storm affected 1,30,000 people in the regions of Bicol and Eastern Visayas. Infrastructure of power lines were disrupted creating a […]

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Four Dead, Seventy Missing In Russia Apartment Explosion

Four people were killed and 70 were reported missing after a gas explosion ripped a 10 story apartment building in southern Russia. The explosion occurred at 6 am on Monday morning. The high rise structure was home to 120 people in the industrial city of Magnitogorsk which borders Kazakhstan. Rescuers have pulled out four people alive […]

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Saudi Cabinet Reshuffle To Fix Economic Crisis

When Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) was named as the Crown Prince in June 2017 there was some hope for the Kingdom. He planned the diversification of the economy, improved public services like healthcare and education, and aimed to reduce dependence on oil. It all started after he visited the Silicon Valley, United States in […]

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7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Philippines

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck southern Philippines on Saturday, about 120 miles southeast of Mindanao’s largest city, Davao and 59 kilometers below the surface. A tsunami warning was issued and later lifted for parts in the Pacific closer to the earthquake. Coasts of Indonesia, Philippines and Palau may see tsunami waves of less than a foot above […]

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What Does Bangladesh Elections Mean For India?

Bangladesh general elections takes place on the 30th December, it’s the 11th national parliamentary elections. Elected governments have a five year term, and this is the first time electronic voting machine (EVMs) will be used. Among the 10.46 crore registered voters, women make half the strength 5.16 crore. Over 40,200 polling stations will be set up. […]

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Japan Will Commercialise Whale Hunting In 2019

Japan has announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), this means that Japan will start commercialing whale hunting in its waters from July next year. The nation will begin hunt only for ‘healthy species’. Traditionally Japan had been hunting whales as it is a rich source of protein, and as it supported the local […]