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Reason behind Taiwan Plane crash, Black Box taiwan plane crash Taipei river

Black Box taiwan plance crash

Reason behind Taiwan Plane crash, Black Box taiwan plane crash Taipei river A TransAsia Airways flight crashed into a Taipei river shortly after takeoff Wednesday with 58 passengers on board. Dashcam footage from cars on a bridge beside the river captured the plane going down. Dozens were either killed or missing. It was the second of TransAsia’s ATR 72 to …

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Attacks rock 26 killed Egypt’s North Sinai

Attacks rock 26 killed Egypt's North Sinai

Attacks rock 26 killed Egypt’s North Sinai CAIRO: Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb Thursday killing at least 26 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt’s North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging Islamist insurgency. The deadly assaults were swiftly claimed by the Egyptian affiliate of the Islamic State group that has captured …

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Microsoft Office applications available for free on Android tablets

Microsoft Office applications available for free on Android tablets

Microsoft Office applications available for free on Android tablets SEATTLE: Microsoft Corp made its popular Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications available for free on Android tablets on Thursday, marking the latest step in its drive to get as many mobile customers as possible using its software. It also released an app for its popular Outlook email program to run on …

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Unseen Images Leaked of Juno snowstorm, NASA Facebook leaked Pictures

Unseen Images Leaked of Juno snowstorm NASA Facebook leaked Pictures A storm arriving in the region late Thursday and lasting off and on through Friday night will most likely bring 2 to 4 inches of snow to Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, said Frank Nocera, a senior meteorologist at the National Weather Service. Eastern Massachusetts, including Boston and Cape Cod, …

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UN official killed in Israel-Hezbollah clash

UN official killed in Israel-Hezbollah clash

UN official killed in Israel-Hezbollah clash JERUSALEM/BEIRUT: Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel, one of the most violent clashes between the two sides since a 2006 war. The soldiers were killed when Hezbollah fired five missiles at a convoy of Israeli military vehicles on the frontier …

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Indian Army troopers crushed Kashmiri peoples

Indian Army Police crushed Kashmiri peoples

Indian Army troopers crushed Kashmiri peoples Kashmir has been a political conflict since the time it shifted its governance base from the Dogra rule to India, almost sixty years old. For long it has been ignored in the mainstream politics in India, reducing the Indian extended rule in Kashmir to a pure occupational hegemony. The tumultuous conditions, in which the people …

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Muslim scholars urge United Nations to outlaw contempt of religions

Muslim scholars urge United Nations to outlaw contempt of religions

Muslim scholars urge United Nations to outlaw contempt of religions DOHA: A leading Islamic organisation has called on the United Nations to make “contempt of religions” illegal and urged the West to protect Muslim communities. The Qatar-based International Union of Muslim Scholars, headed by influential preacher Yusuf al-Qaradawi, appealed to Muslims to continue peaceful protests against blasphemous caricatures but “not …

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Russia United States wanted to dominate world affairs

Russia United States wanted to dominate world affairs

Russia United States wanted to dominate world affairs MOSCOW: Russia on Wednesday responded disparagingly to President Barack Obama’s annual State of the Union address, claiming it showed that the United States wanted to dominate world affairs. “Americans have set a course for confrontation,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters. “Obama’s address yesterday shows that there’s just one thing at …

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President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Full text

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Full text

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Full text The following is the full text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with …

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Solar plane set to embark on a landmark round-the-world flight 2015

Solar plane set to embark on a landmark round-the-world flight 2015

Solar plane set to embark on a landmark round-the-world flight 2015 ABU DHABI: A plane with the top speed of a homing pigeon is set to embark on a landmark round-the-world flight using nothing but the sun’s energy to power it, organisers said Tuesday. Solar Impulse 2, the first solar-powered plane to be able to fly for several days and …

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