http://pragativadi.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Tomy.jpg

World Media

Tomy managed to send a series of text messages to race organisers using a satellite phone, explaining that his yacht had rolled and been " dismasted ", adding that he has severly injured his back and is unable to move, eat or drink. He is not in distress but has asked for a controlled evacuation from his yacht. Given that his stricken vessel is only capable of making a few knots, VMG, and given the remoteness of his location, McGuckin wisely understood that requesting help now would place ...
  • Accuser of US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to testify next week

    Accuser of US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to testify next week

    World Media

    Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford said she accepted the Senate Judiciary Committee's request to appear before them to be questioned on the alleged attack at a party in 1982. Then Sen. Lindsey Graham, a senior Republican on the Judiciary Committee, said on Fox News on Sunday that "unless there is something more , no, I'm not going to ruin Judge Kavanaugh's life over this".
  • Security tight as Uganda awaits pop star MP's return

    Security tight as Uganda awaits pop star MP's return

    World Media

    In a statement issued Wednesday, Ugandan police ordered that, "There shall be no unlawful rallies, processions and assemblies", that Kyagulanyi should only be met by "his immediate family" upon arrival and that he "is expected to comply with the traffic laws and regulations".
  • Republicans make counteroffer to Kavanaugh's accuser

    Republicans make counteroffer to Kavanaugh's accuser

    World Media

    Ford has told the pane she would prefer the committee not use outside counsel to question her because that would make it seem too much like a trial, the attorney told the panel. The FBI went to work questioning Hill and others, and ultimately the Judiciary Committee convened hearings at which she and Thomas appeared. "Who is not asking the FBI to investigate these claims?" Most controversially, Ford's legal team demanded that Ford, the accuser, testify after the accused, Kavanaugh.
  • United Kingdom hits back after European Union trashes May's Brexit plan

    World Media

    Speaking Thursday in Salzburg, Donald Tusk , President of the European Council, said key aspects of Brexit proposals, agreed at her Chequers country retreat in July, " will not work " in their current form. "That would make a mockery of the referendum we had two years ago". By that time the leaders had already been through a scratchy four-hour debate on the migration crisis - a bigger concern than Brexit for many of them.
  • Imran Khan performs Umrah in Saudi Arabia

    Imran Khan performs Umrah in Saudi Arabia

    World Media

    The MEA spokesperson further said that it will "just be a meeting, not talks or resumption of dialogue ". On Wednesday, the USA specifically said that Pakistan based terror groups like Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba, which operate in Kashmir, continue to pose a serious threat to the region.
  • Three babies, others slashed at child care center

    Three babies, others slashed at child care center

    World Media

    The ages of the infants, two girls and a boy, were not clear, but one of the girls is in serious condition, according to police. The woman, 52, has been taken to hospital under police custody with non-life threatening injuries. The incident occurred at the daycare center in the borough of Queens at about 3:30 a.m. EDT, a spokesman for New York City Police Department said.
  • Rescuers continue to search after Philippine landslide

    Rescuers continue to search after Philippine landslide

    World Media

    Thai Airways International will use larger aircraft to transport its passengers affected by flight cancellations in Hong Kong as Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the city. Some residents reported feeling nauseous as their buildings swayed for hours in the high winds. According to the weather department, the storm is expected to bring more torrential downpour in Hong Kong .