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Singapore GP Practice Two: Red Bull and Daniel Ricciardo dominate

Singapore GP Practice Two: Red Bull and Daniel Ricciardo dominate Ricciardo had already crushed his lap record from a year ago by almost five seconds in the afternoon's first practice, and then went two seconds quicker in the second practice. Grand Prix in 2013, with Verstappen also fastest in the opening two phases of qualifying. "The balance wasn't quite there". "We've seen that it's very close no matter where we go (even on) tracks that (should) definitel... [Full Article...]

Durga idols should be in the river by 8pm: Home minister

Durga idols should be in the river by 8pm: Home minister Director-General of Police (DGP), West Bengal, Surajit Kar Purkayastha said that such rallies had never been organised in the past and no permission would be given by the police for them. On Friday, the state government told the Calcutta High Court that Durga idol immersion will be allowed till 10 pm on September 30. She was accused of minority appeasement by political parties and on social media. [Full Article...]

Vietnam braces for storm Doksuri ordering evacuation

Vietnam braces for storm Doksuri ordering evacuation Blackouts were widespread and technicians were working to restore power. The worst hit areas were Ha Tinh and Quang Binh provinces, were more than 100,000 homes have been damaged, according to initial estimations. Natural disasters, mainly tropical storms and landslides, killed or left 116 people missing and caused property losses of 250 million USA dollars in Vietnam in the first eight months... [Full Article...]

North Korea reportedly able to successfully fire Hwasong-12 from transporter launcher

North Korea reportedly able to successfully fire Hwasong-12 from transporter launcher The DPRK fired a missile over Japan's northern island Hokkaido and into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, which came only days after the Security Council voted in favor of a resolution toughening sanctions on the DPRK over its nuclear test early this month . [Full Article...]

Family of four killed in USA private plane crash

Family of four killed in USA private plane crash The Cirrus SR22 crashed in mountainous terrain under unknown circumstances shortly after air traffic control lost contact with the plane in Garfield County. The four were flying from Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport to Moab, Utah, when the plane went down at around 10 p.m. Sheriff Lou Vallario personally visited the family to offer his complete support. [Full Article...]

Roadside bomb kills 6 tribal officials in Pakistan

Roadside bomb kills 6 tribal officials in Pakistan Fawad Ali, the assistant administrator, was traveling with the police to attend a meeting in the Bajur tribal region when their vehicle was struck by the device. But several terrorist groups are still active in the country, particularly in the northwest. The deadly blast took place in Bajaur, a volatile federally administered tribal district on the Afghan border. [Full Article...]

Second arrest made in Parsons Green Tube terror investigation

Second arrest made in Parsons Green Tube terror investigation The threat level had been increased to "critical" in the wake of Friday's attack, in which 30 people were injured when the improvised device exploded during rush hour at Parsons Green station. The property is owned by Penelope and Ronald Jones, who got MBEs after fostering dozens of children - including refugees. Jim Adaway, 37, a family friend, said Mr and Mrs Jones recently returned to foster ... [Full Article...]

Rohingya Muslims a security threat, says Centre to Supreme Court

Rohingya Muslims a security threat, says Centre to Supreme Court The Centre also said that the influx of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar started in 2012. In a communication sent to all states in August, the Home Ministry [interior ministry] said the illegal migrants were more susceptible to terrorist recruitment efforts . [Full Article...]

Maya Kodnani Wasn't in Naroda Gam, Amit Shah Tells Ahmedebad Court

Maya Kodnani Wasn't in Naroda Gam, Amit Shah Tells Ahmedebad Court Shah told the Ahmedabad court that Kodnani was present at the Gujarat assembly during the Naroda Gam riot on February 28, 2002. Kodnani had complained that she was unable to reach Mr Shah . It has been learnt that he was appearing as Maya Kodnani's witness in the 2002 Naroda Gam riot case . "Police were escorting Mayaben out of the hospital when I first saw her at the hospital between 11.15 ... [Full Article...]

Celebs, politicos wish PM Modi on his birthday

Celebs, politicos wish PM Modi on his birthday Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari praising Mr. Modi on issues including Doklam and triple talaq, slammed Arvind Kejriwal and his government for indulging in scams like Mohalla clinics. He said "Wishing @ narendramodi ji a very happy birthday". PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for a honey plant and the AMR Dairy's ice cream plant. [Full Article...]

Second man arrested over Parsons Green bomb was refugee from Syria

Officers are searching a residential property in Cavendish Road in Sunbury-on-Thames. He said: 'We are getting a greater understanding of the preparation of the device. Police have set metal screens around the Jones' house. On Saturday morning, an 18-year-old was arrested by Kent Police in the port area of Dover, a popular destination for Islamist fighters, people-traffickers, and illegal mi... [Full Article...]

PTI submits details of foreign funds to ECP

PTI submits details of foreign funds to ECP PTI lawyer informed ECP that the same details were provided to the Supreme Court. It said despite being given repeated opportunities, the PTI chief refused to tender an unconditional apology in utter disregard to the commission's direction. [Full Article...]

Trump on hurricanes and climate change: 'We've had bigger storms'

Trump on hurricanes and climate change: 'We've had bigger storms' I wasn't there. I hope the truth comes out. "It's just hard", Hyer said, noting at least nursing centers offered some protections. His visit came a day after police in the Florida town of Hollywood launched an investigation into the deaths of eight patients at a nursing home. [Full Article...]

New tropical depression forms in the eastern Atlantic

New tropical depression forms in the eastern Atlantic Thursday National Hurricane Center report. We are, indeed, in peak hurricane season, and while we do not normally get them, we have been hit by hurricanes and tropical storms at this time of year. Jose is expected to pass west of Bermuda later this weekend and early next week. In the Atlantic, Jose formed in the wake of Irma , the huge and deadly storm that ravaged islands in the Caribbean ... [Full Article...]

US to send aircraft carrier to Korea next month: ministry

US to send aircraft carrier to Korea next month: ministry If diplomacy fails, she said Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "will take care of it". North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who oversaw the latest missile test, said the launch increased the "combat power of the nuclear force", according to the North's official KCNA news agency. [Full Article...]

Man arrested in connection with Parsons Green bombing

Reports say an 18-year-old man was arrested by Kent police in the port of Dover (a major ferry port for travel between Britain and France) on the English Channel on Saturday and he is now being questioned under the Terrorism Act. Police say that, despite the arrest, they are keeping an open mind as to whether more than one person was involved in the attack . On Saturday afternoon, police ... [Full Article...]

U.S. ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

U.S. ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed' USA options range from everything to accepting North Korea as a nuclear power to using military force in a bid to destroy its arsenal and even oust leader Kim Jong Un . mainland. "They now have very powerful weapons". It landed in the Pacific Ocean, South Korea said. "These continued provocations only deepen North Korea's diplomatic and economic isolation", Tillerson said. [Full Article...]

'Rocket Man': Trump's latest description of Kim Jong

'Rocket Man': Trump's latest description of Kim Jong The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, pointed to the world body's two recent votes to impose more severe economic sanctions on the North as signs that the worldwide community is united in its condemnation. Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from Myanmar, world leaders gather at the United Nations starting Monday to tackl... [Full Article...]

Iran's Khamenei warns United States against 'wrong move' on nuclear deal

Iran's Khamenei warns United States against 'wrong move' on nuclear deal Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , speaking on Sunday before leaving to attend a U.N General Assembly meeting in NY, said Washington should join the countries that continued to support the nuclear deal, which he compared to a dinner party. The Brookings expert said Europeans would be furious at Trump for wrecking the agreement and they would also worry about the prospect and effect of United State... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Jose upgrades to hurricane; potential tropical storm watches in US

Tropical Storm Jose upgrades to hurricane; potential tropical storm watches in US New Jersey, Delaware, Long Island Sound, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard are all in the possible path of Jose , according to the National Hurricane Center . Lastly, there's Tropical Storm Lee . Lee formed into a tropical storm on Saturday , Sep 16 off the coast of Africa. Meanwhile, the hurricane-battered islands of the Caribbean are facing yet another storm threat. [Full Article...]


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