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Day: May 22, 2016

A glorious night is Holy Shab-e-Barat
ENGLISH, Extras

A glorious night is Holy Shab-e-Barat

    Last night Saturday, holy night of Shab-e-Barat luck of the Muslim community has been celebrated in London all over in the Europe. A glorious night of the Muslim Ummah happiness, peace and prosperity in the Muslim world was offered. Many people has fast today in Europe as voluntary worship. The holy Shab-e-Barat, known as the night of fortune, will be observed tonight across the country with due religious fervour. Muslim devotees would spend the night at mosques and homes offering prayers, reciting from the holy Quran to seek blessings of Almighty Allah. Muslims consider Shab-e-Barat as one of three most sacred nights and believe that on this night Allah decides the fate of all human beings for the next year. Devotees will visit graves of their beloved ones and pray for ...
Four Ways to Find the Hidden Gems of Your Next Travel Destination
ENGLISH, Life Style

Four Ways to Find the Hidden Gems of Your Next Travel Destination

    Every major tourist city has developed a tried-and-true itinerary for seeing the major sights. Red hop-on-hop-off buses run past the grandest landmarks, the busiest shopping streets, and the largest plazas. Official tour groups with flags raised high plough through promenades and museum hallways. Lately, however, there has been a growing appetite for alternative ways to see a travel destination. Young travellers hungering for cheaper options, or regular visitors who would like to see a new side of their favourite home away from home seek out new ways to find hidden gems and local insider knowledge. Here are a few tips on how to see your next destination in a new light: 1. Themed walking tours In hostels and bars throughout all of Europe, brochures advertising free walking ...
Cyclone Roanu: 20 killed as cyclone makes landfall
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Cyclone Roanu: 20 killed as cyclone makes landfall

    At least 22 people were killed and over hundred others injured in landslides, falling of trees and houses in widespread devastation caused by Cyclonic Roanu in different coastal districts of the country yesterday. Eleven of the deaths were reported from Chittagong, four from Bhola, three from Noakhali, two from Cox’s Bazar and one each from Patuakhali and Laxmipur. Roanu passed over the south-eastern coast of Bangladesh, causing heavy rain over a wide area from Noakhali to Cox’s Bazar and disrupting life. In the capital, low-lying areas were inundated. As the storm moved towards the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, it weakened. Heavy rain triggered flash floods in the Maulvibazar and Sylhet regions, with the onrush of water from the hills, sweeping away homes and crops...
Taliban chief killed in US drone attack: Afghan spy agency
Asia, ENGLISH

Taliban chief killed in US drone attack: Afghan spy agency

    Afghanistan's spy agency Sunday said Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US bombing raid, the first confirmation from regional officials of his death, which marks a potential blow to the resurgent militant movement. The Taliban have not commented officially on the very rare American drone attack deep inside Pakistan on Saturday, authorised by President Barack Obama, which could scupper any immediate prospect of peace talks. The apparent elimination of Mansour, who had consolidated power following a bitter Taliban leadership struggle over the past year, could also spark new succession battles within the fractious movement. "Mansour was being closely monitored for a while... until he was targeted along with other fighters aboard a vehicle," Afghanistan's Nat...
Two lions put to death after mauling naked man who entered pen
Africa world, ENGLISH

Two lions put to death after mauling naked man who entered pen

    Two lions were killed after they severely mauled a man who stripped naked and entered their enclosure in an apparent suicide attempt early on Saturday, authorities said. The man was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and was said to be in grave condition. Director Alejandra Montalba of Santiago's Metropolitan Zoo told local media the park was crowded with visitors at the time of the incident. The 20-year-old man broke into the enclosure, took off his clothes and jumped into the middle, horrifying other visitors who witnessed the attack. Zookeepers killed the two lions in order to save his life. "The zoo has an established protocol because people's lives are very important to us," said Montalba, adding that there were no fast-acting tranquilizers available to stop the...