• Pakistan hoists taller national flag than the Indian tricolour at Wagah border
Pakistan hoists taller national flag than the Indian tricolour at Wagah border

On the eve of Pakistan's 71 Independence Day on Monday, August 14, the country's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa hoisted its largest-ever national flag at Wagah border. "We have rendered many sacrifices - we will never forget our martyrs". The attempt, however, failed as strong winds tore down the flag couple of days later.

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  • Achieving New India by 2022 a national resolve : Prez Kovind
Achieving New India by 2022 a national resolve : Prez Kovind

The President thanked people for their support during the transition to the GST regime and said that it should be a matter of pride for people that the taxes they pay are used for nation-building, to help the poor and the marginalised, to build rural and urban infrastructure, and to strengthen border defences.

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  • Leeds United star reportedly wanted by three Premier League clubs
Leeds United star reportedly wanted by three Premier League clubs

The Clarets have already had a £12million bid rejected, but Christiansen insists Wood, who bagged 30 goals for the Whites last season, is going nowhere. English media outlets have reported that Burnley manager Sean Dyche - who led his side to a shock 3-2 win over reigning Premier League champions Chelsea on Sunday (NZT) - was interested in si...

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  • S Korea Says Pyongyang Unlikely to Strike Guam, But It's Technically Possible
S Korea Says Pyongyang Unlikely to Strike Guam, But It's Technically Possible

Public safety officials in Guam have distributed a two-page pamphlet advising island residents how to prepare and react should North Korea follow through on threats to launch a nuclear strike against the USA territory. Trump responds by saying North Korea will be met with " fire and fury ". "We take it lightheartedly", said Mark Alex, 26. "...

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  • Ronaldo draws a red card, shoves official in protest
Ronaldo draws a red card, shoves official in protest

And Las Palmas player Marko Livaja was hit with a four-match ban for pushing the referee in a game against Alaves. The game itself finished 3-1 to Real, setting up a fascinating second leg at the Bernabéu on Wednesday. "It's an important title and I think that we are prepared". The Argentine led his side back into the game and scored from t...

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  • VF Corp (VFC) Buys Maker of Dickies for $820 Million
VF Corp (VFC) Buys Maker of Dickies for $820 Million

Williamson-Dickie's brands include Dickies, Workrite, Kodiak, Terra, and Walls, which will join VF's workwear offerings such as Wrangler Riggs Workwear, Timberland PRO, Red Kap, Bulwark, and Horace Small. The acquisition is the first for VF since it bought Timberland for $2.3 billion in 2011. "For almost a century we've worked hard to judicious...

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  • Trump Says He's 'Seriously Considering' Pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Trump Says He's 'Seriously Considering' Pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Arpaio had styled himself as "America's toughest sheriff" for his no-nonsense treatment of jail inmates and a crackdown on illegal immigrants. Arpaio, whose extreme stance and tactics on illegal immigration made him a household name, was convicted of criminal contempt last month by a federal judge in Arizona.

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  • Assam floods: Gushing water brings giant fish on national highway
Assam floods: Gushing water brings giant fish on national highway

Almost two million people have been affected by the floods in Bihar, including thousands who have been forced to evacuate from their homes, officials said on Monday. Also, 15 people have lost their lives as the floods have worsened again due to hefty rains. The Chief Minister's Office said an 80-member team from the Bihar Regiment rushed to Kishang...

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  • The Garden Bridge project has been ditched after losing Sadiq Khan's backing
The Garden Bridge project has been ditched after losing Sadiq Khan's backing

But Mr Khan defended the decision, saying: "It's my duty to ensure taxpayers' money is spent responsibly". Although it was touted as a bridge for the public to enjoy, many Londoners were upset when it emerged it would be closed off on occasions for private events.

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  • Several vigils planned in CT after violent rally
Several vigils planned in CT after violent rally

A rally staged by white nationalists in Charlottesville turned violent Saturday. Neo-Nazi and other white supremacist groups organized by Jason Kessler, a 34-year-old white nationalist from Charlottesville, planned to convene at a statue of Confederate general Robert E.

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  • WaPo Updates Report After Gorka Sets Record Straight on Tillerson 'Fake News'
WaPo Updates Report After Gorka Sets Record Straight on Tillerson 'Fake News'

North Korea said on Saturday that almost 3.5 million workers, party members and soldiers volunteered to join or rejoin its army to resist new U.N. sanctions and to fight against the United States in the current geopolitical tension between Pyongyang and Washington .

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  • Korea War Would Be 'Catastrophic,' Diplomacy Bearing Fruit: US's Mattis
Korea War Would Be 'Catastrophic,' Diplomacy Bearing Fruit: US's Mattis

Tillerson and Mattis furthermore pointed out China could play an important role in persuading Pyongyang to reconsider its options. SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: Trump's stark warning for North Korea came in a tweet this morning. "He would lash out militarily, at a minimum against South Korea", Admiral Stavridis said to NBC. Rhetoric between the US and...

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  • Teenage jet skier missing on Merrimack River
Teenage jet skier missing on Merrimack River

The search for the girl was conducted by the Chelmsford Fire Department, Massachusetts Environmental Police, State Police and the Lowell Police/Fire Dive Team. "They are having a very hard time with this", Ryan said. First responders from Tyngsborough and Lowell and the State Police Air Wing also assisted in the search Sunday night, according to Ry...

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  • Journalist missing feared dead after going in inventor's submarine
Journalist missing feared dead after going in inventor's submarine

Madsen claims Wall had disembarked on an island about three-and-a-half hours into their trip on Thursday night , according to Copenhagen police. It will be partly drained of water and searched by the police late on Saturday and early Sunday .

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  • General Dunford to hold talks with South Korean counterparts
General Dunford to hold talks with South Korean counterparts

Trump has pressed China, which is the North's economic lifeline and sole major ally, to do more to pressure Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear weapons program. That followed a warning by North Korea's news agency, KCNA, on Monday that any war could "only be turned into a nuclear war". " We're all looking to get out of this situation without a war "...

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  • SC asks Karti to appear before court, prohibits him from travelling overseas
SC asks Karti to appear before court, prohibits him from travelling overseas

To this, "We are not on the issue whether he is guilty or not". Has he participated and cooperated in the investigation? Staying the August 10 order, a bench of Chief Justice Khehar and Justice D.Y. Chidambaram, to prevent him from going overseas and asked him to approach the central probe agency. But till then don't go overseas. We fear that he ...

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  • Israeli diamond tycoon Beny Steinmetz among five arrested for fraud
Israeli diamond tycoon Beny Steinmetz among five arrested for fraud

The police say the suspects were arrested and questioned on Monday, following a joint investigation with Swiss and American authorities into forged documents and fictitious real estate deals overseas. The other four suspects were not named, but a media report identified one as a well-known figure in Israeli banking. Steinmetz and BSGR claim to ha...

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  • Man killed, brother wounded in fight over parking spot, police say
Man killed, brother wounded in fight over parking spot, police say

CBs2 was told that the homeowner, whose driveway was blocked, was irate and trying to figure out who the vehicle belonged to when the car's owner finally returned and that's when witnesses say the altercation began. The two brothers were brought to Beth Israel Hospital where Dahan later died from his injuries. The older brother is in stable conditi...

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  • Powerball jackpot tops $400 million
Powerball jackpot tops $400 million

Get all five numbers plus the Powerball, and you win the jackpot prize. But remember that the odds of winning Powerball remain long at one in 292.2 million. Powerball tickets cost $2 each, compared with Mega Millions tickets, which cost $1 each. The numbers drawn were 20, 24, 26, 35, 49 and the Powerball number was 19 .

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  • Trump denounces neo-Nazis, KKK, white supremacists as 'criminals and thugs'
Trump denounces neo-Nazis, KKK, white supremacists as 'criminals and thugs'

Trump was specifically taken to task for comments on Saturday in which he denounced what he called "this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides". " He called on us to get along with one another and have love and affection and unity under the American Constitution". Over the weekend, the White House insisted that Tr...

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