World

New York:  Google’s free e-mail service ‘Gmail’  has crossed more than 1 Billion active users worldwide.  This news was announced by Google CEO Sundar Pichai during an earning call with investors. “Thanks a billion for helping us make Gmail better and better!”, tweeted  Gmail.  About Gmail Launched in beta in 2004. Google removed the beta …

Kabul: At-least 10 persons were killed in a suicide bomb attack on Monday. “The blast took place in Dehmazang area in the west of the city, killing 10 individuals and wounding at least 20”, said a police official. Highlights: Injured were rushed to the hospital. The city was terrified by a series of suicide attacks …

Beijing: Chinese government on Monday had announced a capital punishment to two men for killing a prominent Tibetan religious leader, his nephew and his driver in 2013. Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche popularly known as Tulku Rinpoche, who was born in Eastern Tibet, shifted to Scotland later and became a British citizen. Rinpoche was among the first …

Washington: United States of America (USA) President, Barack Obama will visit a mosque in the US on Wednesday for the first time in his presidency. Obama has taken this step to interact with the community leaders and discuss over ongoing issues about Muslims. Obama’s mosque visit in the vicinity of Washington stands amidst spurting backlash against Muslims community, specifically, …

 Nigeria: International terror outfit Boko Haram on Sunday had killed children and torched a village in north-eastern Nigeria. Around 50 villagers lost their lives when terrorists armed with guns and explosives stormed Dalori area of Maiduguri city, according to international reports. Highlights: Extremists shot and set fire homes shortly after evening prayers. Residents were hunted …

Rome: According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Italy has the maximum number of people who are above 65 years of age. Italy is the second country in the world and first in European Union to have this record. As per the report of Chinese news agency Xinhua, WHO has also a record of people who …

Colombia: Pop star Shakira’s ‘Waka Waka’ song has made a new record. More than  1 billion people have watched this video song on You tube. Shakira shared this news and tweeted- “Wow ! Waka Waka now has more than a BILLION views! The song and the video that changed my life.” Highlights- ‘Waka Waka’ was …

London: Never did Susanne realize that a pocket of her jeans which she washed in a washing machine had the jackpot winning lottery ticket kept in it.      The claim of Susanne Hinte, a resident of Worcester, London, went unheeded that she inadvertently washed the jackpot winning lottery ticket which she had placed inside the pocket of her …