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Pakistan's national airline moves to assuage concern on 'dubious' pilot licences

Pakistan's national airline moves to assuage concern on 'dubious' pilot licences According to the letter, PIA Chief Executive Officer Air Marshal Arshad Malik has promised the airline would remain compliant with all global aviation safety and regulatory standards. Among the pilots, 121 pilots are suspected of faking one test result - someone else gave their exam. Forty-nine are suspected of faking two, 21 of faking three, 15 of faking four, 11 of faking five, 11 of faking six,... [Full Article...]

Princeton University removes Woodrow Wilson's name from school

Princeton University removes Woodrow Wilson's name from school He cited Wilson's "racist views and policies" as the main factor in the decision. "We have taken this extraordinary step because we believe that Wilson's racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school whose scholars, students, and alumni must be firmly committed to combatting the scourge of racism in all its forms", the board said in a statement . [Full Article...]

United States can deport asylum seekers before seeing judge ― Supreme Court

United States can deport asylum seekers before seeing judge ― Supreme Court The federal government claims, and the seven justices in the majority effectively accept, that Thuraissigiam "affirmed that he did not fear persecution based on his race, political opinions, or other protected characteristics". Alito Jr., writing for the majority, said a new arrival does not have due process rights under the Constitution. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the law was un... [Full Article...]

Twitter Places Warning On Another Trump Tweet

Twitter Places Warning On Another Trump Tweet On Tuesday, Twitter hid a tweet from President Donald Trump in which he threatened to use " serious force " against protestors in the United States capital, saying it broke rules over abusive content. In a growing dispute, the platform has recently labeled other Trump tweets as misleading and violating its standards on promoting violence. Trump's Facebook post has garnered 154,000 reactions,... [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Korean soldiers on the 70th anniversary of Korean War

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Korean soldiers on the 70th anniversary of Korean War The bellicose statement comes about a week after a period of escalated tension between North and South Korea in which dictator Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, issued direct threats to Seoul after defectors flew leaflets over the border. [Full Article...]

Locust clouds over Gurugram, likely to spare Delhi

Locust clouds over Gurugram, likely to spare Delhi Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai called an emergency meeting to discuss the situation following the locust attack in neighbouring Gurugram. "The swarm of locusts started around 11:00am". However, district administration has claimed that it had issued guidelines for residents, urging them to stay indoors and make noises to ward them off. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Florida and Texas reverse reopening as infections surge

Coronavirus: Florida and Texas reverse reopening as infections surge Coronavirus cases are trending upward in about half of USA states, and several have reported record-breaking daily new case counts this week, according to Johns Hopkins University . Governor Greg Abbott ordered bars across Texas to close by mid-day and required restaurants to limit indoor seating capacity to 50 percent, while Florida state officials told bars to immediately stop serving ... [Full Article...]

Dead In Lightning Strikes In Bihar

Dead In Lightning Strikes In Bihar The lightning strikes were destructive more in Bihar, where 83 people lost their lives since Wednesday, as per reports from the Disaster Management Department, Patna . Meanwhile, the rain and thunderstorms have caused widespread damage to trees and property. The government said many were hit as they were planting seeds in 23 of the state's 38 districts. [Full Article...]


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