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Worldwide Senior Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passes away at 72
Author: 0 Senior Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passes away at 72

He had suffered a brain stroke in 2008 and was admitted to AIIMS. He was hospitalised since then. Dasmunshi breathed his last at 12:10 pm in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital. Mr. Dasmunsi suffered a massive stroke and paralysis in October 2008 and slipped to comatose. After serving as a match commissioner at the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup, Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi went on to perform the role in the Spain-Tunisia group stage game at the FIFA World Cup in 2006.

Worldwide Arab League meeting: Saudi, Bahrain target Iranian aggression
Author: 0 Arab League meeting: Saudi, Bahrain target Iranian aggression

He said he would take part in Lebanese independence day celebrations, scheduled for Wednesday. Anas al-Qassas, an Egyptian analyst, believes that Saudi Arabia has won Arab and global support for escalating against Iran. This comes five days after Communications Minister Ayoub Kara tweeted an invitation to the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz ibn Abdullah Al-Sheikh.

Worldwide Trump to pardon Turkey next week
Author: 0 Trump to pardon Turkey next week

The night prior to pardoning, the turkeys get their own suite at the Willard Intercontinental, a swanky and historic hotel just a few steps from the White House. White House reporter Noah Brooks wrote later in 1865 that "a live turkey had been brought home for the Christmas dinner, but [Lincoln's son Tad] interceded in behalf of its life".

Worldwide Gas Prices Drop Before Thanksgiving Holiday
Author: 0 Gas Prices Drop Before Thanksgiving Holiday

On average, Americans are paying almost 40 cents a gallon more than previous year, which means collectively we're spending $800 million more on fuel over the Thanksgiving travel period. Gas prices in Valdosta resumed their downward spiral last week, according to statistics. They project 50.9 million Americans will go 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, up 3.3 percent from past year.

Worldwide Madhya Pradesh Government bans Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati'
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh Government bans Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati'

He said , this is disrespectful and "The insult will not be tolerated" adding that the movie will not be released in MP even if the censor board agrees to release the movie. "If by distorting facts the film brings dishonour to rashtra-mata Padmavati ji, the film won't be released on the land of Madhya Pradesh". According to media reports, the application was sent back to the filmmakers through an online process on November 16.

Worldwide Israeli president rejects request to pardon soldier for killing Palestinian
Author: 0 Israeli president rejects request to pardon soldier for killing Palestinian

Sgt. Elor Azaria was found guilty of manslaughter and a military court sentenced him 18 months in prison, of which Azaria will have to serve only 14 because the Israeli chief of staff slashed his punishment by four months. Liberman faulted Rivlin, who "had an opportunity to put an end to this episode, which roiled Israeli society", he said. "Beyond the personal price paid by the soldier and his family, I believed and continue to believe that in this unique case there was room to take into ...

Worldwide Toyota Confirms LMP1 Return for 2018/19
Author: 0 Toyota Confirms LMP1 Return for 2018/19

The test comes a day after the final race of the world endurance season, the Six Hours of Bahrain, with Alonso then travelling to Abu Dhabi for the year's closing grand prix at Yas Marina. "Fernando is very interested by Le Mans as well as endurance racing in general and he is keen to drive a state-of-the-art hybrid LMP1 auto, extensively developed for the WEC's top category".

Worldwide Harassment Lawsuit Claims New York Gov. Cuomo's Office Ignored Complaints
Author: 0 Harassment Lawsuit Claims New York Gov. Cuomo's Office Ignored Complaints

Andrew Cuomo, along with the State of NY and the Empire State Development Corporation. Cater, but "these new allegations are totally inconsistent with her original story and contradicted by her own email and text message correspondence". Cater, 51, and Hoyt, 55, first met at a 2008 fundraiser when Hoyt, a Buffalo, N.Y., Democrat, was a state assemblyman. In the lawsuit, Cater said she got a cat to ease her anxiety but that "Hoyt used the cat as a means to stalk the plaintiff on a daily basis ...

Worldwide Al Porter standing aside from Olympia Theatre panto
Author: 0 Al Porter standing aside from Olympia Theatre panto

He was due to star in Polly and the Beanstalk , having also starred in the theatre's 2015 & 2016 festive shows. In a statement released by Mr Porter this afternoon he said he had been unaware of the complaints highlighted in the media and on social networks and he apologised for any distress he may have caused.

Worldwide NCW to summon Tharoor for mocking Miss World's name
Author: 0 NCW to summon Tharoor for mocking Miss World's name

A trained Indian classical dancer, Chhillar has a passion for outdoor sports and actively participates in paragliding, bungee jumping, snorkelling and scuba diving besides sketching and painting. In an interview during her grooming, she said: "The only thing I believe is certain in life is uncertainty, and this is what is unbelievable about the pageant".

Worldwide AbRam, Shilpa-Viaan among others at Aaradhya Bachchan's birthday bash
Author: 0 AbRam, Shilpa-Viaan among others at Aaradhya Bachchan's birthday bash

Aish and Aaradhya were clicked with Shilpa Shetty and her son, while SRK was seen enjoying a ride with AbRam , Abhishek and other kids. The girl, at the celebration, was looking no less than a princess in her cute little baby pink dress. The moment he shared the picture, Shah Rukh retweeted and revealed something that left us thrilled. Bachchans' grand birthday party for Aaradhya bought Bollywood cuteness under one roof.

Worldwide Jim Caldwell's Forecast | Some Thanksgiving week ups and downs
Author: 0 Jim Caldwell's Forecast | Some Thanksgiving week ups and downs

Highs in the upper 50s to near 60. Skies will be mostly sunny. High pressure slips to our south tomorrow and the return flow of southerly air brings in a much milder day. Overnight, lows will dip to the mid-30s to mid-40s. After a cold start to the morning temperatures will reach the upper 50s and low 60s with lighter wind speeds too.

Worldwide Bill to end five-week Ontario college strike passes
Author: 0 Bill to end five-week Ontario college strike passes

More than 12,000 faculty across the province's 24 colleges have been on the picket line since October 16, affecting around 500,000 students, including those at Algonquin College. The college strike, which became the longest in Ontario's history, affects more than 500,000 students provincewide. "For people who have classes on Monday it's another week that the strike has been delayed, so it is real", Matthews said.

Worldwide Small plane crashes near Clearwater Airpark
Author: 0 Small plane crashes near Clearwater Airpark

The pilot told deputies that he had engine trouble near Clearwater Airpark and knew he couldn't make it back to land safely. While doing so, the plane's left wing hit a tree causing the plane to spin and crash at 1817 North Keene Road. Benedict said he then observed what appeared to be an opening and attempted to land the plane on Keene Road. The pilot said he started looking for a safe place to land and spotted the road.

Worldwide Mugabe working on resignation speech?
Author: 0 Mugabe working on resignation speech?

People in Harare clambered onto tanks and other military vehicles moving slowly through the crowds, danced around soldiers walking in city streets and surged in the thousands toward the building where Mugabe held official functions, a symbol of the rule of the 93-year-old man who took power after independence from white minority rule in 1980.

Worldwide Man, 49, held on suspicion of murdering teenager Gaia Pope
Author: 0 Man, 49, held on suspicion of murdering teenager Gaia Pope

Dorset Police said clothing discovered on Thursday on open land north of Swanage appeared to be Miss Pope's and matched what she was wearing when last seen. Gaia Pope's father Richard Sutherland thanks members of the public before a community search at Durlston Country Park in Dorset for the missing teenager.

Worldwide Islamabad sit-in continues as religious parties remain adamant
Author: 0 Islamabad sit-in continues as religious parties remain adamant

After turning down government's offer to reshuffle Law Minister Zahid Hamid's portfolio or send him on a leave, Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah leaders and protesters continue their sit-in at Islamabad's Faizabad Interchange. "If the government send the law minister packing, it would eventually set a wrong precedent", he underlined, adding, there was no proof that he was responsible for the mistake (amendment).

Worldwide Massive natural disaster swarms in 2018 'could hit a BILLION people'
Author: 0 Massive natural disaster swarms in 2018 'could hit a BILLION people'

Talking about their latest findings, published at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in October, the researchers told The Guardian , "The correlation between the Earth's rotation and quake activity is strong and suggests there is going to be an increase in numbers of intense earthquakes next year ".

Worldwide Turkey bans LGBT events in capital, citing 'public security'
Author: 0 Turkey bans LGBT events in capital, citing 'public security'

A statement from the office seemed to suggest the ban was for LGBT citizens' own good, as the government claimed gay rights events could evoke unsafe protests or cultural clashes. According to the newspaper, a German gay film festival was banned on Wednesday, one day before it was due to start, over concerns for "public safety and terrorism risks".

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