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Punjab Youth Festival scam: NAB again summons Rana Mashood on August 6

08 August, 2019 5:14 pm 5:14 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has again summoned former provincial minister Rana Mashood in corruption scandal of the Punjab Youth Festival. The PML-N leader is accused of getting contracts of millions of rupees through fake companies. Sources said that more arrests are expected in the Punjab Youth Festival scam after Eidul … Read More

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Laughter in dark places at most international Edinburgh Festival yet

08 August, 2019 8:59 am 8:59 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s biggest celebration of the performing arts begins on Friday in Edinburgh, with its most international line-up yet grappling with issues every bit as weighty as those that set the tone for the city’s first festival in 1947. Then, the scars of World War II were still healing. Now the globe … Read More

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Gunman scorned California festival on social media before mass shooting

07 July, 2019 9:09 am 9:09 am

GILROY, Calif. (Reuters) – A 19-year-old California man was identified by police on Monday as the gunman who opened fire with an assault rifle at a garlic festival in Gilroy, California, killing three people and wounding a dozen others. Santino William Legan, 19, cut through a fence at the festival on Sunday evening and shot … Read More


Four people including gunman killed in California festival shooting

07 July, 2019 10:30 am 10:30 am

SACRAMENTO (Reuters) -Four people have died at a California food festival shooting, including a suspected gunman, police chief Scot Smithee told a news conference late on Sunday. Fifteen others suffered injuries, including some who suffered gunshot wounds, although the number of those shot was not immediately clear. “It’s just incredibly sad and disheartening that at … Read More

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Three people gored on first day of Spanish bull-running festival

07 July, 2019 11:32 pm 11:32 pm

PAMPLONA, Spain (Reuters) – Three people were gored and a further two people suffered head trauma during the first day of Spain’s best-known bull-running festival in the northern town of Pamplona on Sunday, the Red Cross said. One man was loaded into an ambulance on a stretcher shortly after the dash through the medieval town … Read More

Saudi Arabia’s ‘date city’ hosts annual festival dedicate...

08 August, 2018 10:53 am 10:53 am

BURAIDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Amid rows of pick-up trucks loaded with crates and boxes, vendors cry out prices at Saudi Arabia’s Buraidah Dates Festival, a huge seasonal market dedicated to the sweet golden-brown fruit. Farmers, traders and consumers descend on the town, known locally as “the city of dates”, in the central Qassim region, … Read More

Hundreds hurt as Spanish festival boardwalk collapses into sea

08 August, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Hundreds of people were hurt, two seriously, when a wooden platform collapsed at a seaside music festival in northwestern Spain on Sunday night, local authorities said. There were no reports of any fatalities from the incident which the Galicia regional government said left 316 people injured at the O Marisquino festival in … Read More