Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Tag Archives: New Zealand

Shah Rukh Khan’s benami property lands him in trouble

BOLLYWOOD superstar Shah Rukh Khan has again landed in trouble with the Income tax department for a benami property. According to media reports, the I-T department has commenced a fresh investigation against the artist, for acquiring agricultural land meant only for agricultural activities, on which the star has constructed a ...

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New Zealand PM calls for global anti-racism fight

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called for a global fight to root out racist right-wing ideology following last week’s deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch. In one of her first interviews since then, she told the BBC that she rejected the idea that a rise in ...

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Jim Carrey blames Trump for New Zealand massacre

HOLLYWOOD: Jim Carrey has a history of criticising Donald Trump’s presidency – but his latest effort might just be his harshest yet. Carrey posted a drawing on his Twitter account blaming Trump for the massacres at the two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand. The Mask actor posted a drawing on ...

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PM Jacinda Arden announces to broadcast Azaan on Friday

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden said the nation will observe a two-minute silence in memory of the Christchurch martyrs and that they will broadcast Azaan (the call to prayer) on Friday in solidarity with the Muslim community. Speaking to media on her second visit to Christchurch Arden said, ...

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New Zealand cabinet backs tighter gun laws

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that her cabinet has made an in-principle decision to tighten gun ownership in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosques massacre. “We have made a decision as a cabinet, we are unified,” said Ardern. The New Zealand prime minister also announced an inquiry ...

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Jacinda Ardern shows resolve, empathy after Christchurch massacre

CHRISTCHURCH: The attributes that helped Jacinda Ardern rise to become New Zealand’s leader at age 37 include her optimistic outlook and bright personality. And she became an inspiration to working women around the world last year when she gave birth to a daughter, Neve. But the prime minister is now ...

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‘Suspicious package’ shutters New Zealand’s Dunedin airport

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand police closed Dunedin airport late Sunday after a suspicious device was reported on the airfield. “Dunedin Airport is currently closed” a statement said. “Police are at the scene and specialist teams have been deployed to determine the nature of the package.” New Zealand is currently on a ...

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6 Pakistanis martyred in Christchurch terror attacks

CHRISTCHURCH: At least six Pakistani nationals were killed in the terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand and one of them died while he was reportedly attempting to stop the shooter. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal confirmed that six Pakistanis were among 49 worshippers killed by an Australia-born gunman ...

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we still love New Zealand, says Imam of attacked mosque

Christchurch: An imam who was leading prayers at a Christchurch mosque when a gunman brandishing semi-automatic weapons mowed down his congregation said Saturday that the Muslim community´s love for New Zealand would not be shaken by the massacre. “We still love this country,” said Ibrahim Abdul Halim, imam of Linwood ...

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Bangladesh cricket team escapes Christchurch mosque shooting

CHRISTCHURCH: Forty people were killed and 20 more were seriously injured in armed assaults on two Christchurch mosques Friday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. “It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack,” she said. “From what we know, it does appear to ...

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