Category: International

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SpiceJet Flight SG-2 Sent Alarm Bells Ringing In Pakistani Airspace

The Pakistan air force swing into action on seeing Kabul bound commercial flight from New Delhi in its airspace. It pressed to jets into action to escort the commercial out of its airspace.

What was the commotion in Pakistani airspace?

The Pakistani aviation authorities failed to recognize the scheduled commercial flight’s call sign and took a passenger airplane to be a military jet. It was a SpiceJet plane flying from New Delhi to Kabul that entered the Pakistani airspace on a scheduled flight. It all happened amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan on September 23.

What was the incident?

SpiceJet flight SG-2 was flying over Pakistani airspace when the Pak authorities took “SG” to be an Indian Air Force aircraft. And they took no time in sending two F-16 jets to escort the Boeing 737 with 120 passengers on board. The PAF jets could see that it was a commercial flight but they order the plane to come to a low altitude and escorted the plane to Afghanistan airspace.

How did the passengers react on seeing PAF jets?

There was nervousness in the plane. … Read the rest

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Sanctions on Turkey- Donald Trump Inflict Sanctions on Turkey for Syria Offensive

The President of US Donald Trump has thrust sanctions opposed the chief person of Turkey’s administration in retaliation to their invading against the Kurds in Syria, and make a small footprint of US mob or troop in-country.

The President of the US said that the steel toll would be raised to 50 percent and consultations over $100 billion craft deals should put on hold. He signed a law-making order inflicting the sanctions of Monday night. 

Words of US President

His words that: ” The circumstances in and in relative to Syria, and in certain the current actions by the executive of Turkey to lead a military invasion into northern Syria, diminished the offensive to conquer the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq, imperil civilians, ISIS, and more endanger to damage the security, stability and peace of state, and create so many more problems to the United States.”

This Government order will authorize the US to impose vigorous supplementary Sanctions on those which are seriously involved in human rights abuses, block a ceasefire, intercept dislodge persons from going back home, forcefully reconstruct the displaced persons, or … Read the rest

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Malaysia And Turkey To Face Import Restrictions For Their J&K Stand

India is mulling over import restrictions on some products from Malaysia and Turkey over their official stand on J&K. These countries criticized New Delhi for removing Article 370 and 35A from Kashmir.

What did Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohammad say about J&K?

Speaking at UN, Mahathir Mohammad angered New Delhi by calling India’s action in Kashmir as “invaded and occupied”, the Modi government is contemplating serious action to reveal its displeasure over the Kashmir stand of Malaysia.

What import restriction would Malaysia face in India?

The government is planning to limit the import of palm oil from Malaysia. A discussion held by the commerce and industry ministry suggested restriction over palm oil import on Malaysia. India buys more than 9 million tons of palm oil annually from Malaysia and Indonesia.

How would the import restrictions affect Malaysia?

India imports the largest amount of edible oils and the palm oil accounts for close to two-thirds of its total import of edible oil. In the first nine-months of 2019, India emerged as the biggest buyer of palm oil from Malaysia. India is looking at Indonesia, Argentina and Ukraine … Read the rest

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World Celebrates The World Post Day And 145 Years Of UPU On 9 October

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) observes 9 October as World Post Day. Started in 1874 in Switzerland, UPU was the beginning of the revolution of global communication. The revolution is about the ability to write to others all over the world.

The start of World Post Day

The first World Post Day was declared at the 1969 UPU Congress in Tokyo Japan. And the proposal for starting a day for World Post was mooted by Shri Anand Mohan Narula, a member of the Indian delegation. And his proposal for declaring 9 October as the World Post Day was accepted by the congress.

Celebrations of the World Post Day

Every year, over 150 countries across the globe celebrate the World Post Day on 9th October. Some countries observe 9th October as a working holiday for their postal staff while others award the promising employees for commendable service.

Objective of the World Post Day

According to the UN, the World Post Day is celebrated to highlight value of the postal sector in everyday life for both individuals and businesses and its contribution in developing countries on both … Read the rest

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The Second US Presidential Candidate Sounds Concern Over Kashmir

US Senator Elizabeth Warren voiced concerns over the communication lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir after the center revoked the Article 370 and 35A and bifurcated Kashmir into two Union Territories on August 5.

What did Ms. Warren say?

Elizabeth Warren is the second presidential candidate for the Democratic Party to raise the Kashmir issue. Her statement came almost a month after the fellow Democrat Bernie Sanders expressed concerns over Kashmir.

An influential American politician, Ms. Warren said that India-US ties were rooted in their shared democratic values and that she was concerned about the recent events in Kashmir leading to restrictions and continued communication blackout.

One of the fiercest critics of US President Donald Trump, the Massachusetts senator often accused Trump of undermining democracy through his acts.

What did Senator Bernie Sanders say?

Bernie Sanders said he was deeply concerned about the Kashmir situation at a campaign rally last month. He said that the communication blockade must be lifted immediately and the US government must speak boldly in support of international humanitarian law and UN backed peaceful resolution.

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Home Tours Was The Biggest Attraction Of The Architecture and The City Festival In San Francisco

Recently the AIA SF concluded the 16th Architecture + The City Festival. It was a month-long festival. This year’s these was “We the City.” Leading designers were called for panel discussion and tours of opulent hillside homes were organized for guests. Also, prominent Bay Area Artists showcased their work to the guests.

Home tours component was the biggest attraction of the festival

Sponsored by Room & Board, the home tours attracted and entertained the guests more than other activities. The highlights of home tours component are as follows.

  • Five unique and modern residences in various neighborhoods throughout San Francisco
  • Former 1930’s warehouse on Natoma Street turned into a modern, multifaceted residence and working space by MAK Studio
  • Rodgers Architecture turned a traditional residence into a 21st-century urban living space called Eureka Valley home with ample open space and a three-story floating staircase

Other noted architects participated in the festival include Winder Gibson Architects, Schwartz and Architecture, and Studio Sarah Willmer Architecture.They also highlighted the city’s contemporary leanings with their work.

Panel discussion with designers and authors

The biggest highlight of panel discussion was the changing … Read the rest