Ansarullah, the Bangladeshi jihadist group has published a 'global Hitlist' of bloggers who have denigrated Islam and vowed to take action against such writers. The list includes the names of Abdul Ghaffar Choudhury (London), Dawood Haider (Germany), Banya Ahmed (US), Asif Mohiuddin (Germany), Ananya Azad (Germany), Omer Farooq Luqs (Germany), Farzana Kabir Khan (Germany), Naastiker Dharmakatha (Germany), Foring Camelia (Germany), Qamrul Hassan (London), Sushanta Dasgupta (London), Arifur Rehman(london), Ajanta Debroy (London), Maneer Hassan (Birmingham), Shantanu Adeeb (London), Nijhoom Majumdar (London), Rumala Hashem (London), Raihan Abir (Canada) and Nirjhar Majumdar (Sweden). The extremist group Ansarullah has also issued a chilling threat: "Enemies of Islam and madrassa education, atheists, anti-Islamic apostates, Shahbagi bloggers, acting on behalf of India, are trying to set obstacles in the path of establishment of Islamic caliphate. We demand that the Bangladesh government cancel the citizenship of such enemies of Islam, otherwise we will liquidate them wherever we find them across the world. Our jihad will continue, Inshallah. Amen.- Ansarullah Bangla Team" By Premji
British armed police has been arrested a 47-year-old man on a suspicion of making bomb hoax after a passenger plane lands safely at Manchester airport in northern England on Monday. Qatar Airways Flight has been carrying 269 passengers and 13 crewmembers on board landed safely at the Britain's Manchester Airport. According to sources the crew has received a threat of possible device on the plane, meanwhile Qatar Airways has alerted UK authorities. Greater Manchester Police has been arrested the man after the plane landed safely, which was escorted by British fighter jets at Manchester Airport. British armed police has taken passenger from out of the plane shortly after it landed, where police has searched Qatar Airways Flight QR23 and found nothing. The Chief Supt. John O'Hare insists that plane has been escorted into the Manchester airport by the Royal Air Force, as a result of information received by the pilot of a possible device on board.
Air India has suffer an estimated Rs. 10 crore loss per month for its Mumbai-Newark non-stop flight as it has been carrying only 51 passengers less than the total capacity. The national carrier has taken the issue to the civil aviation ministry Minister of state GM Siddeshwara on Monday. Meanwhile, the 16-hour non-stop Newark service is the longest direct flight by an Indian carrier from Mumbai, needs the twin-engine Boeing 777 aircraft to carry a high fuel load. According to sources, Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) officials has released a statement that the issue is liability of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), which approves and allows NOCs for structures and buildings nearby the airport. As per Airport sources the billboards are located in the flight path of runway at Mumbai airport have created operational constraints, leading to the Air India flight on Mumbai-Newark with only 51 passengers less than the capacity says Minister of State for Civil Aviation GM Siddeshwara said in Lok Sabha on Monday. He added as the flight take off path is shorter, plane needs to reduce their passenger load as they need more thrust to clear the high billboards at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
India has been standing at No. 8 place ahead of the US, China, Germany, The UK, Japan, Switzerland and Hong Kong in the list of multimillionaires, which it was indexed by New World Wealth. India is a home for around 14,800 multimillionaires and Mumbai is leading with the highest number of 2,700. India has more multimillionaires compare to Australia, Russia and France. Mumbai is the only city in India to be in top 30 cities in the world for multimillionaires, ahead of Hong Kong with the largest number of multi-millionaires with 15,400, followed by New York City 14,300, London 9,700, Moscow 7,600, Los Angeles 7,400 and Singapore 6,600. United States of America leads top place with 183,500 people worth over $10 million, while China holds second place with 26,600 followed by Germany 25,400, UK 21,700, Japan 21,000, Switzerland 18,300 and Hong Kong 15,400. In last 10 years, Millionaire numbers have been increasing and gone up by 58% during this period, whilst multi-millionaire numbers have gone up by 71%. Meanwhile, US leads the top of the table when it comes to millionaires,followed by Japan and the UK. China and India. Russia holds ninth rank in the world multi-millionaires list, but ranks only 18th in the world millionaires.
China earthquake death toll has increased to 367 and 1800 injured, after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit the region in Ludian county in Zhaotong, southwest China's Yunnan province on Sunday 3rd August. China suffered massive earthquake on Sunday 3rd August, 367 people died and almost 2,000 were injured in a massive earthquake hit southwest China's mountainous Yunnan province. The earthquake makes 12,000 homes distorted in Ludian county and around 429,000 people located around 366 kilometers to northeast of Yunnan's capital, Kunming. According to sources the Red Cross Society of China has been providing quilts, jackets and tents for homeless people after an earthquake measuring from 6.1 to 6.5 makes toppled thousands of buildings in China’s southwestern Yunnan province. Meanwhile, the Red Cross branches in Hong Kong, Macau and neighboring Sichuan province are also sending relief supplies. In 1970, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Yunnan kills around 15,000 people, and a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in the province destroyed more than 1,400 in 1974. In September 2012, the last series of earthquakes hits Yunnan region killed 81 people and approximately 821 injured says reports.
London-based NRI businessman Laxmi Mittal has purchased "Blencathra" mountain bid over 1.75 million pounds lying in Northern fells mountain range in Britain's Lake district. Lakshmi Mittal is well known as CEO of world's largest steel-maker ArcelorMittal and one of the richest Indian. Laxmi Mittal owns two of the most expensive villas in London, where he has a 33% stake in the Queens Park Rangers football club, which it is part of the U.K.s Premier League. Laxmi Mittal has bought "Blencathra" mountain, 2,800 foot high mountain known as “Saddelback” and it is surrounded by quintessential English countryside and a glacial lake. "Blencathra" mountain sold by the Earl of Lonsdale, Hugh Lowther inm order to help pay for over $10 million in inheritance taxes he owes the state. Meanwhile the local people have criticized the "Blencathra" mountain sale move and have lodged their complaint to stop the historic 2,850 feet peak from falling into the hands of a foreign landowner. According to sources a local resident Martin Knowles insists that Luxembourg-based CEO Laxmi Mittal wants to protect the "Blencathra" mountain and he has the money to pay farmers to repair the footpaths and wells.
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to visit neighbourhood Nepal on Sunday on a two-day visit during which the two nations are likely to sign agreements in sectors like power and India may announce economic aid. Narendra Modi will be the first bilateral visit by an Indian Prime Minister to visit Nepal in 17 years, after former Prime Minister I K Gujral visit in June 1997 to resolve of the new government and to take the relations with that country to a higher level. Modi will discuss about his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala and he will be honor of addressing that country's Constituent Assembly on Sunday. Modi will become the only second foreign leader after former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in early 1990s. Narendra Modi is likely to visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple to take part in a special puja. He was also schedule to meet Nepal leaders of various political parties. India will announce economic assistance and the two countries are likely to sign pacts in sectors like power and culture. Meanwhile, India external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had visit Nepal last week.
Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott wants to focus more on Malaysia Airlines plane Flight MH17 crashed near eastern Ukraine on 17th July. Tony Abbott insists that it will take around one more week to finish the task on crash site of Flight MH17. The Malaysia Airlines plane traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was crashed over eastern Ukraine on 17th July, killed 298 people including 38 Australian citizens, children and residents. Abbott said several hundreds of police, defence and other officials are working hard to finish the task, where the situation in Ukraine is unsafe and difficult. Tony Abbott says it was the first time to work large numbers of Australian and Dutch police together on Flight MH17 crash site including large number of investigators. He added the Ukraine government has been cooperating with Australian and Dutch police ‘respectful cooperation’ from the separatists on site. Abbott said it is very tough to work in crash site fighting between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian military, while the recovered many bodies will flown to the Netherlands. The United States insists that the pro-Russian rebels might shot down the Malaysian plane with a missile supplied from Russia on 17th July.
United States of America President Barack Obama had welcomed 500 young African leaders to participate in the inaugural Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Barack Obama insists that We’re thrilled to welcome young African leaders to an exchange programs for the first time in Afro- American history, which will take place at the town‐hall. American officials released a statement that all the countries have invited to send delegations and it will lead by presidents, vice presidents, prime ministers or foreign ministers. According to sources Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Morocco's King Mohammed VI will send representatives. President Barack Obama insists that renaming of the Washington Fellowship in honor of late President Nelson Mandela and he will discuss about new partnerships designed to create a spectrum of programs, platforms and support for young African leaders the inaugural Washington Fellowship. Obama is likely to to discuss on current threats in the continent kidnappings and killings by Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria, including civil war in South Sudan and attacks by the Somalia militant group Shebab in Kenya. Meanwhile, The leaders of Sierra Leone and Liberia are not expecting to make their summit trips to Washington due to epidemic and claimed more than 725 lives. The director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council insists that Washington Fellowship will play key role for relations between Barack Obama and African Continent.
Uttar Pradesh government is looking to shut down the Muzaffarngar relief camps in next three to four days and top officials are making arrangements to move people to their respective places too. Top bureaucrats have visited the relief camps this morning and conveying message to people to go back home. So far six trucks have been arranged to move people but 80 families have reportedly said they have no place to go and live. Meanwhile three km from the Loi relief camp, about 50 families have set up camp at the Neem Kheri bus stand. Uttar Pradesh government is facing severe criticism over the facilities in relief camps and in an press conference, CM Akhilesh Yadav lost his cool on reporters for questioning about relief camps. Picture Source: topnews.in AW: Vamshi Tunga
Singer-musician Remo Fernandes and social activist Oscar Rebello have joined Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday as party workers. Both have stated that they will not contest in coming elections but would be contributing to the party in every possible way. Singer Remo confirmed this update in his official Facebook page, “Yesterday was a historic day for me: for the very first time in my life, I joined a political party.” While the former Goa Bachao Abhiyan member Oscar said, “I have just joined (AAP) as a party worker, as I believe in its policies and I will help in every way possible to further the party's objectives. In no way am I considering contesting elections.” Remo also encouraged his fans to join AAP and participate in all the activities that will be taken by the party. Picture Source: goanvoice.org.uk AW: Vamshi Tunga
Mumbai has witnessed biggest rally in the recent times, it was a one man show by none other than BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. After the rally, Modi addressed the public meeting at MMRDA grounds and slammed the Congress led UPA government in his style. Modi said, “to vote for a corruption free India do not vote to Congress. It is just because of the Congress party, all the issues came up and it is still protecting its leaders who are involved in Corruption. Adarsh scam is the best example for this.” Modi also attacked the Maharashtra government led by Congress party. BJP senior leader LK Advani did not attend the rally due to unknown reasons and Shiv Sena leaders were also not invited. Picture Source: im.rediff.com AW: Vamshi Tunga