Warning: cuteness overload. Proceed with caution. We’ve heard it’s National Puppy Day, a day to celebrate and encourage the adoption of puppies around the world. So we’ve compiled some of the cutest snaps of Canadian athletes and their furry friends. We promise you won’t be disappointed! Tristan Walker – Luge We are really big fans of this New Year’s resolution, Tristan! The more, the merrier. Dori Yeats – Wrestling Puppies are the perfect cuddle bud...
NEW DELHI: Pakistan on its national day on Thursday upped its Kashmir rhetoric with its High Commissioner in Delhi Abdul Basit commenting on the aspirations of the denizens of the Valley. This has not gone down well with the Indian establishment that termed the statement beyond the diplomatic niceties. In response to Basit’s statement, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Gopal Baglay said: “They (Basit’s statement on Kashmir) are not in keeping with diplomatic niceties and are ...
SRINAGAR: The woman separatist group in Kashmir, Dukhtaran-e-Millat (daughters of nation) Thursday celebrated Pakistan National Day in Srinagar by singing country’s national anthem and waving the flags. The Dukhtaran-e-Milltat (DeM) chairperson and hardline separatist leader Asiya Andrabi alongwith other women activists of the group assembled somewhere in Srinagar and celebrated the Pakistan National day. In the video, which has gone viral on social media, the burqa clad activists of DeM...
NEW DELHI: Acceding to the demands for granting the Constitutional status for the National Commission for Other Backward Castes (OBCs), the Union Cabinet in its meeting presided over by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday has given its nod to the proposal for constitutional of such a body for which the Centre will seek the Parliamentary approval. “The Cabinet has approved creation of a National Commisison for socially and educationally backward classes under the new article 338B,...
THE IMF “systematically impoverishes foreigners”, and the World Bank’s advice has “negative value to its best clients”. These harsh words were voiced not by lefty critics of the Washington Consensus, but by two men (David Malpass and Adam Lerrick, respectively) whom Donald Trump has picked to lead his Treasury’s dealings with the rest of the world, including the international financial institutions (IFIs), such as the World Bank and IMF, and the G20 group of leading economies.Their f...
Being a National Service Personnel in Ghana is one of the headaches graduates have to deal with at one point in their lives. These struggles were something we all had to endure unless you never did your national service. 1. Postings. When postings are released and you realise you are in Accra but you have to go register at Bawku because that’s where you’ve been posted. Image : giphy.com   2. Remote Village. When you did computer science in school but you’ve been posted t...
Good morning. These are today’s top stories: London terrorist attack leaves 4 dead At least four people were killed and dozens were injured in London yesterday in a terrorist attack outside Parliament. Authorities said a British-born man, “inspired by international terrorism,” plowed an SUV into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing an officer outside the Houses of Parliament. He was shot dead, and at least eight people were later arrested in connection wi...
Police have arrested seven people following the London terror attack in which four people died and 40 were injured. Acting Deputy Commissioner and Head of Counter Terrorism Mark Rowley of the Metropolitan Police said hundreds of detectives worked overnight searching six addresses following the devastating incident yesterday afternoon. In a statement made outside Scotland Yard early today Mr Rowley said: “The inquiries in Birmingham, London and other parts of the country are continuing. It ...
Puppies across the nation will be pampered and recognized for their unwavering love and loyalty Thursday on National Puppy Day. In honor of this very important holiday, which is celebrated every year on March 23, here are five examples of baby pooches growing up to be heroic hounds: The Dog Who Found a Toddler Lying Naked and Alone Dog barks uncontrollably; once outside, she leads owner to scared 3-year-old girl lying naked in ditch https://t.co/MDsYXHvqTu pic.twitter.com/of7EWQ3zmt —...
The BBC has been desperate to skirt around the ‘T’ word. Their bulletins have been telling us that Martin McGuinness, who died yesterday, was a “senior IRA commander” who was involved in the “armed struggle”. Then they quickly go on to stress his commitment to peace – and how he was kind to children and animals. The truth is, of course, that McGuinness was a terrorist leader. The voices of IRA victims – such as Lord Tebbit – got little airtime to sta...
WASHINGTON: Two Indians have been sentenced to 17 months in prison by a federal court for their roles in smuggling foreign nationals into the US, the Department of Justice has said. Nilesh Kumar Patel, 42, and Harshad Mehta, 67, were sentenced for their roles in a conspiracy to illegally transport foreign nationals into the US via commercial airline flights, Acting US Attorney William E Fitzpatrick said. They had pleaded guilty to the charges in January. Judge Martini imposed the sentences yest...
WASHNGTON: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will visit Washington this week for high-level talks with top Trump administration officials and discuss a wide range of bilateral security issues and push forward the defence ties.      Doval will meet US Defence Secretary James Mattis on March 24, Pentagon spokesman Capt Jeff Davis told reporters, adding that they are likely to discuss a wide range of bilateral security issues and those related to the defence relationship.   ...
The U.S. outbound travel looks strong for this year. Pictured is David Scowsill, president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, speaking to CNBC today about U.S. tourism outlook in 2017. CNBCSkift Take: Many U.S. destinations will have a harder time this year convincing international travelers that they're affordable and welcoming. But for U.S. travelers, much of the world is their oyster thanks to a continued strong dollar. — Dan PeltierPresident Trump’s travel ban ha...
NEW DELHI: India must oppose a resolution in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) moved by the US, the UK and some other countries on giving two more years until 2019 for Sri Lanka to submit its report on the killing of Tamils, the AIADMK said in Parliament on Monday. AIADMK leader V Maitreyan raised the matter in Rajya Sabha during Zero Hour and urged the Centre to take the initiative to see that an independent international investigation is ordered.  Requesting Prime Min...
In a flash, the 2017 NCAA Tournament dropped from 68 contenders for a national title to 16. And it will only drop further from there, as games resume on Thursday, March 23 to pare the field down to a Final Four by Sunday evening. On Monday, a fresh set of odds was released for winning the national championship. The Kansas Jayhawks are the favorite to bring home the trophy with 19-to-4 odds, following closely by the North Carolina Tar Heels at 5-to-1. And while there is a third No. 1 seed remaini...
We’ve heard and seen a lot of interviews in sports. From Azumah Nelson’s numerous repetition of ‘You know’ to Under 17 players giving shout-outs to their wives and 14-year-old kids, the fun has always been pure gold. Photo: Alchetron   Ghanaian football player, Mohammed Anas, however, took post-match interviews to a whole new level.   The Ghanaian gave a shout-out to his wife and girlfriend on international television after winning “Man of the match” before realizi...
SRINAGAR: National Panthers Party (NPP) today announced its decision to boycott the upcoming bypolls to Srinagar and Anantnag Lok Sabha seats, claiming withdrawal of security cover to its senior office bearers in the Valley.      "The party is pained to announce that it has decided to boycott the Parliamentary by-elections to Srinagar and Anantnag constituencies, scheduled to take place on April 9 and 12 respectively, as the state government has withdrawn the security cover ...
Gucci’s Spring 2017 menswear collection looks at the theme of travel while continuing to amplify what we’ve seen in seasons past. As one can expect from a globe-trotting source of inspiration, colors are diverse, and imagery eclectic. Gucci delivers more of what fans want -- rock-n-roll, throwback Gucci logos and luxe leather jackets -- while Alessandro Michele works his magic with the unexpected. Donald Duck, Greek references to ancient Egyptian cults, and lobster embroidery make the short ...
Since 2013, Patagonia aimed to help protect Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. Its latest initiative is a collection of interactive 360-degree films which highlight the cultural and recreational importance of the region. The post Patagonia’s interactive film experience aims to protect Bears Ears National Monument appeared first on Digital Trends.
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court collegium has made it clear that it will have the last say in cases where its recommendation for appointment of a judge is returned by the government on the grounds of national security and public interest. While accepting national security and public interest as the new ground of objection to appoint a candidate as a judge, the collegium is learnt to have made it clear that the government will not have a right to reject its recommendation. The body of five senior-...