Rio de Janeiro, September 19: The closing ceremony of Rio Paralympic Games 2016 turned into a feast of light, colour and music in the Maracana stadium with the theme "Biodiversity: Our Inspiration". Of the Canadian athletes who medalled, four were under age 20. International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven, addressing the event said Rio Paralympics were " uniquely Brazilian and wondrous ", as quoted by the BBC.
On Arnab Goswami's NewsHour Debate, Mahesh Bhatt was asked about his views on the current ban on Pakistani actors in India. "Can they not come up with either a decision or a comment on what Thackeray is saying?" A few days ago, superstar Salman Khan had invited the MNS wrath after he had said, "Pakistani artistes are not terrorists".
Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected head of the British Labour Party, leading to the resignation of a Jewish official from the party. "That would be the gross betrayal of the Labour party and our people". She said Labour must try to keep "the best of what we have in the European Union, not just because it's good for Britain, but because it's good for Europe and it's good for the world as well".
Obama is to join world leaders including former USA president Bill Clinton, French President Francois Hollande and German President Joachim Gauck as well as Britain's Prince Charles in attending Peres' Friday funeral at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl, where many Israeli dignitaries are buried.
The fire took 10 minutes to contain before practice could resume. Renault mechanics initially brought the fire under control, squirting extinguisher all over, but fluid gushing out of the top of the airbox kept re-igniting, leaving the vehicle stranded in the pit-lane and bringing out the red flags.
The UN chief said India and Pakistan should address differences through diplomacy and dialogue, and offered to mediate. "We are sure that the Indian side would have suffered casualties but it is hiding details in this regard", he said. The neighbouring nations exchanged fire on Saturday morning, with each side blaming the other for firing the first shot. This has also caused global worries with the United States in a direct message to Pakistan urging it to exercise restraint when it comes ...