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Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour

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The prayers were followed by distribution of candies and cutting of cakes. The church wore a festive look with buntings and balloons decorated all over it. We hope that British Columbians throughout the province have a safe and joyful Christmas season. "We wish peace to every brother and sister", he said. Read More »

At least four displaced by Christmas morning fire

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Officials said the homeowner was able to evacuate from her home safely with her dog. One person was taken in good condition to Roseland Community Hospital, and two other people refused medical treatment. The American Red Cross is assisting the families displaced on Christmas Day. Following the fire, Spartanburg Police Department posted this to its Facebook page: "Thanks to the life saving efforts by our fire departments, no lives were lost from this tragic incident". Read More »

Woman killed by pit bulls outside her home

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Her husband Johnny Saylor found her in front of their house after he had been attacked by the two dogs. A woman was killed and her husband seriously injured after a vicious mauling by two pit bulls on Christmas Eve in a Kentucky coal town. Read More »

BJP names Jairam Thakur as Himachal Pradesh CM

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Mr Thakur said apart from PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, chief ministers of many BJP-ruled states will attend the swearing-in ceremony. Addressing his first press conference at Peterhoff on Monday after being elected as BJP legislature party leader Mr Thakur said that all the retired and those who have given extension by the previous Congress government in state services would have to go under the new regime. Read More »

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow subway

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A passenger bus in Moscow swerved off the road and plunged into a crowded pedestrian underpass on Monday, killing at least five people, according to reports . Sobyanin himself arrived at the scene, telling journalists he had ordered a full inspection of the entire Moscow bus fleet. The Orthodox Christmas to be celebrated on January 7. Read More »

Trump's decision on Jerusalem "dangerous & insulting", Palestinian Christian leaders say

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Peters said, "I think Nikki Haley may end up as our first female president". On Sunday, Haley said the trimmed-down budget would mean increased discipline and accountability throughout the global organization. "Well, we're watching those votes", he added. We'll save a lot. "We don't care", Trump stated. The decision by President Donald Trump of the United States of America to recognise Jerusalem as the new capital of Israel has been described as "dangerous" and "insulting" by ... Read More »

PM Modi lauds CM Adityanath for breaking 'Noida jinx' post his visit

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This Magenta line connects Botanical Garden in Noida to Kalkaji Mandir in south Delhi. "Governance can not happen when the dominant thought process begins at "mera kya" and ends at "mujhe kya". Today we mark the birthdays of two Bharat Ratnas. He thanked Uttar Pradesh for contributing to a strong and stable Government. "I will always remain grateful to UP for their affection". Read More »

Tunisia says UAE attack fears behind female flyer row

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Tunisia's state-run news agency TAP quoted the UAE ambassador to Tunisia as saying that the measures were "temporary and relating to security arrangements" and that the travel restrictions have been lifted. The information indicates that with jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq, there is "a possibility of a terrorist attack involving either Tunisian women or women carrying a Tunisian passport", Garrach said, suggesting that they could be using false identities. Read More »

Blaze at London Zoo as 70 firefighters tackle flames

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Zoo director Dominic Jermey said the staff was "absolutely devastated" by the aardvark's death. Misha the aardvark, described as "one of the attraction's best-loved animals", perished in the fire. The zoo tweeted: 'ZSL is now dealing with an incident on site. The fire was brought under control at about 9:16 a.m. local time (4:16 a.m. ET) and an investigation remained underway into its cause, the fire brigade said. Read More »

Trump says Nigerians living in huts

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According to the Times report , Kelly and Miller became frustrated with Tillerson, blaming the secretary of state for the flow of people from overseas. As tensions rose between Mr Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the room was cleared - but those kicked out could reportedly still hear Mr Trump berating senior advisers. Read More »

'FOUND' - Australian Navy Submarine HMAS AE1 located after 103 years

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The latest, 13th and final search began on board the vessel Fugro Equator last week. The search led by Find AE1 Limited, and was funded by the Royal Australian Navy and the Silentworld Foundation, with assistance from the Submarine Institute of Australia , the Australian National Maritime Museum, Fugro Survey and the Papua New Guinea Government. Read More »

United States ambassador ties himself in knots over terrorism claim

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The Trump appointee then appeared to deny the " fake news " term he had used earlier in the interview . A Dutch journalist confronted former U.S. Rep. "That is actually an incorrect statement; we would call it fake news ", the Ambassador responded. Spin explains that "no-go zones" refers to the notion that there are areas in the Netherlands where Sharia law has replaced government control. Read More »

Ex-Marine Arrested for Christmas Terror Plot

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According to the court document, Jameson was inspired by the October 31 NY terror attack that left eight people dead when a man drove into a crowd. Investigators allege Mr Jameson had expressed a will to use explosives in the attack to "tunnel" or "funnel" people into a smaller area to inflict casualties. Read More »

OH parents give teachers wine bearing photos of their son

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A couple from Dayton, Ohio made a decision to get their son's elementary school teachers a special Christmas gift this year. Sommers wrote that his parents get his brother's teachers a gift every year but it's usually just a small candle or flower. Read More »

Uber is officially a cab firm, says European court

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Uber has gained a strong foothold and customer base in most European countries, adapting its multiple services time and again to bend to local rules when faced with legal challenges. Tho said rapid technology development was posing challenges to State management agencies due to confusion in defining whether Uber and Grab were technology platforms connecting passengers with drivers or transportation companies. Read More »

Weather: Quiet Thursday, then messy couple of days (12/21 AM)

Clouds will hold back temperatures on Thursday and most areas will top off in the upper 50s. Precipitation: Rain, ending with a little snow in the evening. Stay updated with the Sky Alert Weather Team for those updates. The coldest Christmas temperature in Austin - as recorded at Camp Mabry, the city's main weather station - was a nighttime low of 10 degrees in 1983. Read More »

Cabinet OK's introducing 2 Aegis Ashore units

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The Missile Defense Agency conducts the first intercept flight test of a land-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system from the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex in Kauai, Hawaii, December 10, 2015. Japan's military planners also evaluated the USA -built THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system before deciding on Aegis Ashore. It will be equipped with newly developed SM-3 Block 2A interceptors with enhanced defensive coverage and accuracy compared with the SM-3. Read More »