The ceremony of the transfer of power in Karachi, the capital city of the province of Sindh in Pakistan, was actually held on August 14, even though Pakistan officially became independent a day later. (Wed Desk) - Today Pakistan celebrates its 70th independence day , with its historic rival India following a day later. This video was posted on Sunday afternoon on Facebook page " Voice of Ram' - a pro-peace social media group that advocates peace between the two neighbouring countries".
Why is Independence Day of India Celebrated? Pakistan was a part of India until each was made a separate dominion on August 15, 1947. The day began with a 31-gun salute in the federal capital Islamabad along with a 21-gun salute in provincial capitals to mark the official Independence Day celebrations .
There was little protest during the statue's removal, though Gainesville police were standing by just in case, The Gainesville Sun reported . More than 100 people gathered around the statue early Monday evening to demand its removal, and eventually they tied a rope around it and pulled it to the ground, reports Raleigh TV station WNCN .
Colombia's Marxist FARC rebel group handed in more than 8,000 weapons and almost 1.3 million pieces of ammunition as it demobilised after a peace deal with the government, the United Nations said. From today, the 26 zones of transition across Colombia where the guerrillas have been living since they abandoned their traditional camps are now to be known as zones of reincorporation and training.
A Houston attorney and his client have made a decision to go after the Harris County Sheriff's Office in court after oppression charges against two deputies were dismissed. Though the investigators alleged they found 0.02 ounces of marijuana on Corley and charged her for possession and resisting arrest, the Harris County District Attorney's Office later dropped the charges.
If the leader of South Korea is honest and abides by his statements, then the Trump administration must listen more closely to political elites in Seoul. Dora Salazar, 82, who made the 14 kilometre (nine mile) journey from the village of Mangilao for the peace rally, said she was praying for the North's leader Kim Jong-Un.
There isn't a firm legal definition for sanctuary cities, and different cities may have dissimilar rules for how much they comply with federal immigration authorities. Miami has never been officially declared a sanctuary city, but President Obama's administration is said to have put the county on notice of a change to a sanctuary city.
A Reuters photographer, who was on board, claiemd the Libyan coastguard sent a message, in English, to the Golfo Azzurro's crew, accusing them of intruding in Libyan waters for several months and of "causing problems" to Libya . There have been numerous incidents involving encounters between humanitarian vessels and the Libyan coastguard. "There is a strategy of dissuasion and intimidation, and strong pressure by the Libyans in order for (NGOs) to stop operating at sea", Luigi Manconi, ...
Guam Governor Eddie Calvo said there was no heightened threat from North Korea. "If he utters one threat in the form of an overt threat - which by the way he has been uttering for years and his family has been uttering for years - or he does anything with respect to Guam or any place else that's an American territory or an American ally, he will truly regret it and he will regret it fast", Mr Trump told reporters at his New Jersey golf resort.
Do you want to be a Ballon d'Or [winner]? Di Maria moved to Old Trafford from the Bernabeu where his telepathic understanding with Ronaldo helped the Portuguese plunder a plethora of goals as was the case for Ibrahimovic when he starred for PSG.
Marcos Garcia, 8, is a 4-foot-3-inch, 75-pound Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes. Barrett says Garcia is a former HomeGoods employee, and police believe he shot the two victims as they arrived at the distribution center. The woman was ID'd as Alicia Canizales, 22, and the man was ID'd as Jesus Huesca. Police went to Garcia's home, thinking he may be inside. "The suspect is a male and the suspect is not in custody", said Barrett.
Later in the day, the president, prime minister , Chinese vice premier, chairman Senate and speaker National Assembly will lay a floral wreath on the memorial of forgotten heroes of democracy inside the Parliament. During the meet, Chinese Vice Premier Wang invited PM Deuba to visit China while PM Deuba again urged for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Nepal, shared advisor Bhattarai.
Police said they will charge five members of al-Abed's family for failing to stop him from carrying out the stabbing. Abed was motivated by last month's tensions over access to the al-Aqsa mosque . Palestinians fear Israel will gradually seek to assert further control over it, though Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has repeatedly said he is committed to the status quo.
Coast Guard, An HC13o from Coast Guard Station Barbers Point and multiple boats from the Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Service. Aerial view of Kaena Point State Park. At this time 5 people are reported as missing. The two helicopters are with the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade. The Coast Guard spotted a debris field near Kaena Point at 11:28 p.m., roughly 80 minutes after personnel at Wheeler Army Airfield in central Oahu lost communications with the helicopter.
Police said security forces surrounded an orchard in Banderpora (Koil) village of Pulwama district following information about militants hiding there. Hizbul Mujahideen's topmost commander in Kashmir, Mehmood Ghaznavi, was also killed in a gun fight that started on Saturday evening at Shopian. One AK 47 rifle, three magazines and 54 rounds were seized from the slain terrorist.
But despite declaring himself "the most conservative mayor that the state's ever had" in an interview with The Salt Lake Tribune, Curtis's bona fides have been sharply challenged by former state representative Chris Herrod and businessman Tanner Ainge , both of whom have sought to outflank Curtis from the right and have gained on Curtis in recent polls.
The city council approved the removal of four statues on Monday. Rawlings said a task force will keep the city from making a rash decision about its Confederate statuary, which he called "dangerous totems" that "divide us versus unite us".
On Tuesday, as India celebrated 70 years of independence, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel had a face-off with two Chinese patrol parties. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said withdrawal of troops by India was a precondition for any dialogue between both sides. The border trouble began in June when Chinese soldiers started to extend a road through the territory variously known as Doklam, Doka La or in Chinese, Donglang.
A spokesman for Merck said the company had no further comment about Frazier's decision, his tweet or the president's response. The political PAC maintained by Merck and funded through donations from Merck employees made over $1.1 million in candidate contributions during the 2016 campaign - but did not contribute to Trump or his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to documents filed with the Federal Elections Commission.
Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting South Korea, Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the USA military "locked and loaded" and said he was ready to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States.
At the Durant Avenue location of Top Dog , the business posted a flyer in the window which announced that as of Saturday, White was no longer employed by Top Dog . He said he understood the photo had a "very negative connotation". "It's insane it's 2017 and we still have people who are just so backwards who just can't seem to wrap their heads around inclusivity".
The disastrous news report came on a day when the country is celebrating its 71st Independence Day . - This is special year as it marks 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, 100th anniversary of Champaran Satyagraha & 125th anniversary of Ganesh Utsav.
Lee, the Confederate Army general who led a treasonous rebellion against the USA government to establish a separate country built on slavery. Nothing President Trump can say will satisfy the mob. "So, will George Washington now lose his status?" he asked. Are we going to take down - excuse me - are we going to take down statues to George Washington? "One officer explained that he ranked the right-wing threat higher because 'it is an emerging threat that we don't have as good of a grip on, ...
Yesterday evening he has refused to condemn the Alt Right movement and said some of those protesting about the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee were " very fine people". Cory Gardner, who rightly called the act "domestic terrorism", Trump half-heartedly attempted a do-over. Unlike you and - excuse me. But today he appeared to double-down on his original statement with blame falling toward counter protestors too, "nobody wants to say that", he added.
On the 50th and last day, masters behind the game give players the final task of committing suicide by jumping off a terrace building while, again, documenting the act in the form of photos/video. "Frnds beware someone is constantly trying to get logged on to my account", reads the FB post of the deceased, who had also shared a screenshot of the notification that shows his social media account was logged in from an unrecognised browser or device.