Southern Mexico hit by 5.3 magnitude earthquake

Southern Mexico hit by 5.3 magnitude earthquake

Mexico City: A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Thursday night, the national seismological survey said. According to the seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at the depth of eight kilometers (about 5 miles), 10 kilometers south of the city of Ciudad Ixtepec in the state of Oaxaca. There is no information …

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Southern Mexico hit by 5.3 magnitude earthquake

Mexico City: A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Thursday night, the national seismological survey said.

According to the seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at the depth of eight kilometers (about 5 miles), 10 kilometers south of the city of Ciudad Ixtepec in the state of Oaxaca.

There is no information about any victims or damages caused by the earthquake.

The Mexican Pacific coast is located in the so-called Ring of Fire, a seismically active zone that is often hit by powerful earthquakes.

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MQM ready to make any sacrifice for Sindh independence: Altaf

MQM ready to make any sacrifice for Sindh independence: Altaf

London: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain on Friday said that the problems of Sindh people can only be resolved after the liberation from “Punjabi imperialism”. Hussain made these remarks on the 116th birth anniversary of the founder of the Jeay Sindh movement, Sain GM Syed, and said that his party is ready to …

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MQM ready to make any sacrifice for Sindh independence: Altaf

London: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain on Friday said that the problems of Sindh people can only be resolved after the liberation from “Punjabi imperialism”.

Hussain made these remarks on the 116th birth anniversary of the founder of the Jeay Sindh movement, Sain GM Syed, and said that his party is ready to make every kind of sacrifice to make Sindh an independent state.

“…This is his [Hussain] message on the occasion of the 116th anniversary of Sindh leader, thinker, intellectual, philosopher, great nationalist leader and founder of the Jeay Sindh Movement, GM Syed,” said Hussain in a statement.

He asked, “Whether the Sindh is really free or slave. Is the Sindhi, who owns the Sindh Dharti free to formulate policies or policies of Sindh or is he given dictation?”

Hussain pointed out that all the top posts in Karachi are held by people from Punjab. “Sindh is occupied by the elite and army of Punjab,” he said.

“The MQM founding leader Hussain said that the IG Sindh, DG Rangers, Corps Commander to Chief Secretary all come from Punjab. Hussain said that those who honor Sindh Dharti should pledge on the 116th birthday of Sain G. M. Syed that we would bring peace and satisfaction to the departed spirit of the leader G.M. Syed,” Hussain said.

He asserted that MQM is with the people of Sindh in the struggle for their rights.

“We have to inform the permanent residents of Sindh that we are with those who are struggling for the rights of Sindh with integrity and honesty or with the occupying forces of Sindh,” MQM founder said.

Hussain urged Sindhis and Mohajirs to pay tribute to Syed by arriving at his shrine and lay a floral wreath on his grave.

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Breathing space: Preliminary trade deal between the US and China provides India a window of opportunity

The US and China, the world’s largest economies, on Wednesday signed a preliminary trade deal signalling an end to two years of friction. The pullback by the two sides is still at a nascent stage…

The US and China, the world’s largest economies, on Wednesday signed a preliminary trade deal signalling an end to two years of friction. The pullback by the two sides is still at a nascent stage...

Why India really lags behind: The answer is not those five myths about China that we love so much

Many of us increasingly believe these following five myths about China: 1) China’s authoritarian governance model is primarily responsible for its unprecedented economic rise; 2) China has made impressive gains by manipulating global trade and…

Many of us increasingly believe these following five myths about China: 1) China’s authoritarian governance model is primarily responsible for its unprecedented economic rise; 2) China has made impressive gains by manipulating global trade and...

As Brexit Clock Ticks, UK In Ding-Dong Over Big Ben Bongs

To bong or not to bong? The question of exercising Britons as they face their last few days of EU membership is not about trade or sovereignty but whether Big Ben should ring out for Brexit.

To bong or not to bong? The question of exercising Britons as they face their last few days of EU membership is not about trade or sovereignty but whether Big Ben should ring out for Brexit.

Seattle City Council introduces resolution against CAA, NRC

Seattle City Council introduces resolution against CAA, NRC

Seattle: Seattle City Council introduced a resolution to express solidarity with Seattle South Asian Community regardless of religion, caste and to oppose India’s National Register of Citizen (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019. While introducing the resolution, Council Member, Kshama Sawant said that CAA and NRC are the policies of the far-right government. NRC …

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Seattle City Council introduces resolution against CAA, NRC

Seattle: Seattle City Council introduced a resolution to express solidarity with Seattle South Asian Community regardless of religion, caste and to oppose India’s National Register of Citizen (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019.

While introducing the resolution, Council Member, Kshama Sawant said that CAA and NRC are the policies of the far-right government.

NRC risks citizenship of 200 Million: Sawant

It is alleged that if it is implemented it will strip Citizenship of 200 million Muslims and others.

She alleged that the Modi government has a track record of promoting violence and discrimination towards Muslims and lower caste people.

The resolution will be moved for voting in the meeting of the council on 21st January.

Others express views against CAA, NRC

Javeed Sikander, a member of a group that works for peace, democracy and secularism in India supported the resolution. He said that if NRC is implemented, 250 million people will lose citizenship as more than half of the citizens do not have birth record of their parents.

Many other persons also expressed their views against CAA and NRC and supported the resolution.

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The preliminary US-China trade deal seems rather fragile

The preliminary trade deal between the US and China doesn’t have an independent appellate body which can decide on disputes between the two parties. The agreement which both governments endorsed on Wednesday says that disputes…

The preliminary trade deal between the US and China doesn’t have an independent appellate body which can decide on disputes between the two parties. The agreement which both governments endorsed on Wednesday says that disputes...

Uganda: 2 weeks after marriage, imam discovers his wife a man

Uganda: 2 weeks after marriage, imam discovers his wife a man

NEW DELHI: World of an Imam from Uganda turned upside down after he discovered that his newly-wedded wife was actually a man. 27-year-old Mohammed Mutumba, the Imam of Kyampisi Masigid Noor mosque in Kayunga Sub-County, Kayunga District reportedly tied the knot with his ‘wife’ Ms Swabullah Nabukeera, in a traditional nikah ceremony two weeks back. As …

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The accused confessed to be pretending as a woman to deceived the Imam for his money.

Uganda: 2 weeks after marriage, imam discovers his wife a man

NEW DELHI: World of an Imam from Uganda turned upside down after he discovered that his newly-wedded wife was actually a man.

27-year-old Mohammed Mutumba, the Imam of Kyampisi Masigid Noor mosque in Kayunga Sub-County, Kayunga District reportedly tied the knot with his ‘wife’ Ms Swabullah Nabukeera, in a traditional nikah ceremony two weeks back.

As per Daily Nation reports, the newly married couple did not enjoyed the conjugal rights as the “bride” had said that she was on her menstruation cycle.

Being an Imam, Mutumba said he became patient and waited for her to be ok.

Truth unfold

However, the shocking part comes when Mutumba’s neighbours first found out the truth after the newly wedded “wife” stole a television set and clothes from their house.

The neighbour reported the case to the police. Soon after, the Imam and his “wife” wearing a hijab and sandals arrived at the police station.

Shocking discovery

When the new bride was put behind the bars and a female police officer searched the suspect thoroughly, she was shock on finding the suspect had stacked clothes in the bra.

The curious police on further search found the suspect (new bride) had male genitals and quickly informed ‘her’ husband who was left in absolute shock.

The suspect whose real name is Richard Tumushabe upon interrogation confessed that he was pretending to be a woman to deceived the Imam for his money.

How they met

On further inquiring about their meeting, the Imam said he met the suspect at Kyampisi Mosque unaware of the latter’s true gender.

“I was looking for a woman to marry and, when I met a beautiful girl wearing a hijab, I asked her for love and she accepted. She told me we could not have sex until I take bride price to her parents and also exchange marriage vows with her.”

Imam’s supension

The mosque officials suspended the imam from his work and put him under investigation.

The mosque’s head imam, Sheikh Isa Busuulwa, stated that the imam’s suspension “was intended to preserve the integrity of their faith.”

Describing the case as very interesting and rare, the court charged the accused with theft and committing an unnatural offence.

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