Month: August 2017


Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

The inhabitants of Mosul Iraqi city held its first Muslim Eid festival without the Islamic state in the year after Sunday militants were expelled from most of the city and relied on that battle to recover the rest of the area Would end soon.

The children gathered in the square on the east side of the city. Some were playing on old swings and others with guns and toy weapons, which were among the toys licensed by militants in the Islamic state after taking control of the city in June 2014.

The activists established an extreme version of Islam, which combines toys with a face like dolls, with idolatry.

Young people are encouraged to train in weapons and change the text to reflect their military ideology. Children were invited to add bombs or bullets in math exercises.

Eid’s prayers were allowed under the Islamic state, but the feasts were not.
But for many, Eid Sunday’s celebration is overshadowed by the destruction of its historic minaret backed by activists Wednesday and the fear of thousands of civilians trapped in the old town in western Mosul, always under control of the Islamic state.

“It’s not going to be a real Eid before going home,” said a 60-year-old man, moved from the west side of town, across the Tigris where the fighting continues.
Some expressed their grief over the destruction of the mosque of Nuri al-Grand, at the age of 850 years, and its minaret tilted 150 feet (45 meters).

“Eid is not the same,” said a man who refused to give his name out of fear is still present even if Iraqi forces evicted insurgents from the eastern part of the city months ago.

Iraqi forces seized the eastern side of the Islamic state in January, after 100 days of fighting, and began attacking the west side in February. Activists are besieged in the ancient city of Mosul.

The Islamic State has responded with a series of suicide bombings in Hay al-Tanak, a poor neighborhood in the west of the old city.

“Security forces blocked a violent attack by the belts of explosives (people wearing explosive belts, from Hay to Tanak,” a military statement said, showing black smoke images saying they are from house fires and militant cars.

The Iraqi army has not confirmed the statements of the Islamic State under which the insurgents took control of Hay al-Tanak and began attacking the neighborhood of Hay Yarmuk. Witnesses said they saw residents fleeing.

“While our heroic forces are the closest to declaring the final victory over the Daesh (Islamic State) band, I offer my sincere congratulations to the Eid al-Fitr,” Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a statement.

An international coalition led by the United States offers ground and air support for the eight-month offensive to expel militants from their de facto capital in Iraq.

About 350 Islamist fighters, most of whom are not Iraqi defend their fortress in the densely populated ancient city of Mosul, an Iraqi general said on Sunday. It is expected that the battle for the city ends in day ….

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Diaspora optimistic about Indo-US ties under Modi and Trump

Diaspora optimistic about Indo-US ties under Modi and Trump

Diaspora optimistic about Indo-US ties under Modi and Trump

WASHINGTON: The enthusiastic Indian diaspora met in Virginia to hear Prime Minister Narendra’s speech. Modi expressed optimism about the future of India-US ties under the leadership of Modi and President Donald Trump.

Dressed in their traditional garb, the nearly 600 American Indians said they believe the Indian diaspora of millions of people in the United States can make a big difference in bilateral ties.

Although the event was attended by more than 600 members of the community, it was much less compared to the reception of Modi 2014 at Madison Square Garden, which was attended by more than 18,000 people.

The prime minister spoke for almost 50 minutes at the Hindi event and explained to the audience the welfare programs his government has launched in the past three years.

Sudhir Parikh, a doctor and community leader for a long time, told the PTI that India is moving forward under Modi’s leadership. Modi “rightly believes that the Indian diaspora can make a big difference between US-Indian relations.”

At Modi’s first bilateral meeting with Trump, Parikh said he expects the two leaders to discuss bilateral defense agreements, the H1B visa and other immigration issues and the Paris climate deal.

“Modi is an excellent politician and he is almost like a businessman, he knows how to handle other entrepreneurs, Trump is a businessman, I am sure they will connect with each other and the result of the meeting will be very positive and will prepare the Scenario for Strengthening bilateral relations, “he said.

Anil Sharma, of the Overseas Volunteer for Better India organization, said there are high expectations of the Modi-Trump meeting, especially in the context of the uncertainty arising from the Trump administration’s H1B visa policies and racist attacks against Members of the Indian community.

“We really expect our concerns on these issues to be addressed at the highest level,” Sharma said.

Pragya Chisti of New Jersey said the meeting between Trump and Modi will be “historic.” He said that cultural exchanges between the two nations have played a role in strengthening bilateral relations.

“There is a lot of positive energy and enthusiasm about India’s relations with the US. I expect only a positive result from the Trump-Modi meeting and for the future of the two countries,” he said.

Attorney Ravi Batra said that Modi promises American Indians that India will be a global force for good because India’s 800 million youth dreams are “young dreams.”

“The long-standing partnership between the United States and India is driven by people,” he said.
His Chicago supporter Nirav Patel said that Modi is an inspiration to second-generation young Americans.

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News, Science

Six dead, 31 missing after tourist boat in Colombia sinks

Six dead, 31 missing after tourist boat in Colombia sinks

Six dead, 31 missing after tourist boat in Colombia sinks

Guatape: At least six people were killed and 31 missing after a tourist boat sank in a warehouse in northwest Colombia, the president said on Sunday.

Authorities do not tell what led the Admirals four floors further down the reservoir of El Peñol in the tourist town of Guatapé, where domestic and foreign tourists spend pleasure cruises.

There are “six dead so far and 31 people missing,” Santos told reporters in Guatape, after the regional government has already given at least nine deaths.

An official of the national risk management unit, Carlos Ivan Marquez, confirmed the number of six separate AFPs. He said they were “all Colombians, no less.”
Regional officials said the ship carried 170 people, most of whom were rescued by other ships or escaped on their own.

“It sank very quickly,” he said. “It all happened in a matter of minutes,” said a fire department captain involved in the rescue efforts, Luis Bernardo Morales.

An army air force helicopter and two were aided in rescue operations, the army said.
The deposit is 68 kilometers (40 miles) from the city of Medellín and is one of the main tourist attractions of the department of Antioquia.

One woman who survived Laura Baquero said on television that the two lower decks were “too full” and that passengers were not wearing life jackets.
“We started to feel like the overturning of the ship,” he said.

She said there were “many children” on board.
Santos said he had been informed that “the ship had a capacity greater than the number of people on board, so it was not due to an overload” that sank.
He said naval experts had come to investigate the cause and divers continued to search for people throughout the night.

The regional government of Antioquia said on Twitter that 24 people trapped among the remains were treated at the hospital.
The video that circulates on social networks showed that the ship sank, and other dozens of ships approached to try to save people.

“What we have seen in the videos is that the ship was very close to the port … and we do not know if it was a mechanical failure, overload or something to do with the currents of the has been written,” said Morales, the captain of firefighters.

He said that the rescue teams were struggling to reach the road deposit due to heavy traffic on the Medellin-Bogota highway.

Guatape meets tourists during long weekends like this, because Monday is a British festival.
Visitors come for one or two hour cruises at the depot for fishing and water skiing.
The National Fire Service said it would send firefighters from six cities to help.
The mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutierrez, said he was sending a team led by a crew captain and five divers.

The mayor of Guatapé declared three days of mourning.

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Best way of reading NCERT books with the IAS Books for CSE 2018

Best way of reading NCERT books with the IAS Books for CSE 2018

Preparation for the IAS UPSC exam is not an easy task. OK do panic is not difficult, all you need to keep in mind is that FOCUS and remember what you studied.
You can not understand,

¿How to study ?? and

This article will help you to know all these basic things.

WHERE TO STUDY? And what to study ??

Now it comes to “UPSC BOOKS” when preparing for the UASC IAS exam you have to study many NCERT books. You must learn all the textbooks from class 6 to class 12. There are 6 to 7 subjects which mean that you have to buy up to 38 to 40 pounds.
Here are the NCERT text books that you need to focus on on the following topics:

  1. science
  2. history
  3. geography
  4. Economic science
  5. Political Sciences

    Learn all these questions will not take more than six months, just take two to three months (2-3) if you study them with full concentration and focus. In the opposite case with much attention and concentration will take too long, it can be 4-6 months (four to six months).

How to study?

How to study thought ?? The question that makes us very nervous. But it is not so difficult if you know the trick. In this article, I will let you know about the method that will help you prepare your exam.
The following methods are available:

Method 1:
Reading about books:

Take a class 6 question that would like to start. For example, – science.
After finishing this particular question, move on to the next class, namely class 7 and continue to read the same subject (science).
Similarly, continue to make this move to the class and continuing with the same subject he chose at the beginning.
Continue reading the book from the same subject to class 12.
Start the above process with another topic in the same way.

Method 2:
Reading class books:

Starting with class 6 read all the NCERT books.
After completing this step to the next class, namely Class 7 and reading all such books
Continue reading the book from the previous class to class 12.
Start the above process in the same way

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100 days of Yogi: Adityanath establishes writ as Modi keeps watch on Uttar Pradesh

100 days of Yogi: Adityanath establishes writ as Modi keeps watch on Uttar Pradesh

100 days of Yogi: Adityanath establishes writ as Modi keeps watch on Uttar Pradesh

Shortly after assuming the chief minister’s office, Yogi Adityanath noticed something wrong. His CM vice-president and state party chairman, Keshav Prasad Maurya, occupied the CM office on the fifth floor – Pancham As it is known in the UP corridors of power – to Bhawan Lal Bahadur Shastri (annex) and got his Name in fixed.

This is where Akhilesh Yadav had worked during his stay at the state’s first station.

Maurya may have had the impression that the new CM was sitting in another office, Lok Bhawan, the newly built secretariat. But Yogi was not one to leave space.

He kindly sent to the office had to leave Maurya Shastri Bhawan pass Vidhan Bhawan. Yogi plate was placed Pancham Tal, and CM was quick to re-occupy the space.
It was a minor incident, but it sent a clear signal. Contrary to the regime of the Samajwadi Party, often mocked by having 4-1000 prime ministers, there would be a single head of UP Yogi Adityanath.

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The CM’s authority thus establishes, Yogi has to work. 100 days later, there are initial signs of government UP: CM is a detail man, who wants to micro manage, but still has to evolve from that bureaucracy.

While the boss is under strict control – for the Center and the BJP they are closely monitoring the governance of Lucknow.

Yogi focus

Yogi style of government is based on two key elements: land contact and attention to detail policy in all departments.

A massive contact program was instituted, where citizens have complaints. Ministers and officials should listen and notes are sent to relevant ministries. A district official said, “Take it seriously.

I have also received the Office of the Chief Minister of Message Tracking (CMO) if action has been taken. ”

But while serving the optics, Yogi’s main goal in the early weeks was coming out through the government, as he was perhaps an adjunct to five months, but lacked administrative experience.

“The first time I had all the departments make their presentations in the early days, and had an idea of their operation and their programs. Then they held divisional meetings and visited 17 of the 18 divisions,” he said a The CMO.

This period also saw the delivery of certain pledges manifest BJP, anti-Romeo team repression of slaughterhouses, agricultural credit waiver to increase electricity supply.

In all of this, however, the Yogi equation with the bureaucracy does not entirely resolve. He is attentive, carefully examines the files, he wants to even micro handle, but paradoxically for a CM involved, he was not able to create a solid OCM.

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