Pakistan Taliban chief Fazlullah killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

Maulana Fazlullah, the dreaded chief of Pakistani Taliban, has been killed in a United States drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province, an Afghan Defence Ministry official confirmed on Friday. Fazlullah, who has been designated as a global terrorist by the US and carried a bounty of $5 million, had been on the run since his loyalists were routed in […]

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Indian American wins Spelling Bee contest

Indian-American Karthik Nemmani, was declared champion of the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee, winning on the word “koinonia” and surviving what was arguably the most intense competition in the contest’s 93-year history. In doing so, the 14-year-old on Thursday night emerged the top speller from a record-shattering 515 contestants at the national bee, compared with 291 last year, after organizers […]

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Barack and Michelle Obama sign production deal with Netflix

Netflix has locked a deal with former U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to produce series and movies for the streaming giant. According to Netflix, the former first couple will work on scripted and unscripted series as well as docu-series, documentary films, and features under the multi-year deal. “One of the simple joys of our time in […]

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