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Egypt attack : Terrorist killed 235 in Sinai Mosque

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Egypt has trembled by a tragic attack which takes place on Friday in a Mosque. At least 235 worshippers were killed in a bomb and gun assault and 109 others injured. This assault has happened at AI Rawda mosque in Biral-Abed, North Sinai capital of El-Arish. It is the deadliest attack.

The victims of this attack were Sufis Muslims.The attackers first surrounded the mosque with all-terrain vehicles after that they blast a bomb outside. Automatic weapons were used by the attackers the chairman of the state information service.

Then the attackers started to fire indiscriminately at panicked worshippers. The mosque is known as the birthplace of an important Sufi cleric. Egypt government declared three days of mourning. UK foreign minister Boris Johnson condemned the “barbaric attack” tweeted on twitter.

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi said we will respond with brutal force against the attackers.

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Targeting of Sufis:

So far no group claimed the responsibility for this deadliest attack. But militants suspected the so-called Islamic State (IS) have been the culprits behind this assault. Usually, they target security forces and Christian churches. Egypt shocked by this attack on Sufis Muslims. Islamic State (IS) groups see the Sufis as a heretics.

Trump reaction:

US President Donald Trump tweeted about this attack on Twitter, he said it is a Horrible and cowardly terrorist attack on innocent and defenceless worshipers in Egypt. The world cannot tolerate terrorism, we must defeat them militarily and discredit the extremist ideology that forms the basis of their existence. He expressed his condolences to the families of victims of the deadly attack.

Modi’s reaction:

India Prime Minister Modi responded to the attack in the place of worship, Egypt. He strongly condemns the attack. He expressed deep condolences to the family members of the victims on behalf of the whole country. He said India gives strong support to fight against the terrorism and stands with the people and government of Egypt.

 

 

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Amazon chief Bezos is now world’s richest man on the Earth

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According to Forbes magazine’s annual billionaires list Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is now the world’s richest man with $112 billion fortune in 2018. The founder of Microsoft Bill Gates drops to second place according to Forbes magazine. The list was published on Tuesday, March 6.

Forbes said over the last 12 months there is a 59 percent raise in the Amazon shares so that Jeff Bezos wealth increased to $112 billion. The founder of Microsoft Bill Gates who is the second richest person in the world with $90 billion fortune.

The legendary investor Warren Buffet stood in the third position with $84 billion and the fourth place is occupied by  Bernard Arnault and family with $72 billion. Facebook founder CEO Mark Zuckerberg occupied fifth place with $71 billion.

US President Donald Trump fell from 544th place to 766th place and his present wealth $3.1 billion, $400 million less than a year ago. Two Chinese billionaires grab the place in the top 20 list Ma Huateng who chairs Tencent Holdings with $45.3 billion and Alibaba chairman Jack Ma with $39 billion.

According to the Forbes total 119 Indian billionaires on the list, 18 billionaires added than the last year. Forbes estimated this year list consists of 2,043 of the richest people in the world and their combined net worth is  $9.1 trillion, up 18 percent from last year.

Indian industry tycoon Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, stood in the 19 position on the list with  $40.1 billion. The Hinduja family net worth is $19.5 billion and Wipro Chairman Azim Premji stood in the 58th position with $18.8 billion.

Lakshmi Mittal with $18.5 billion and HCL founder Shiv Nadar with $14.6 billion, founder of Sun Pharma Dilip Shanghvi with $12.8 billion and Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Birla with $11.8 billion, Kotak Mahindra Executive Vice-Chairman and MD Uday Kotak with $10.7 billion, Investor Radhakishan Dhamani with $10 billion, Serum Institute of India founder Cyrus Poonawalla with $9.1 billion were also in the list.

 

 

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Oscars 2018 award winners: The Shape of Water won best picture

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LOS ANGELES :

The most prestigious and international award Oscar award ceremony held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday evening in Los Angeles. The event was hosted by popular American television host Jimmy Kimmel. Many popular Hollywood celebrities have attended the event.

The Shape of Water won total four Academy Awards including best picture and best director. Pixar’s Coco emerged victorious won the best-animated feature film among the animation films and also won Best original song Oscars.

Frances McDormand won the best actress Oscar. In her acceptance speech, she thanked “every single person in this building” and her sister. She requested all the female nominees in the room to stand.  Look around ladies and gentleman because We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed, she added. She finished her speech by saying “I have two words to say: inclusion rider.”

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Best picture: The Shape of Water

Best Director: Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside

Best Actor: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Best Actress in a supporting role: Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Best Actor in a supporting role:  Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Animated feature film: Coco, Lee Unkrich and Darla K. Anderson

Best Animated Short film: Dear Basketball, Glen Keane and Kobe Bryant

Best Cinematography: Blade Runner 2049, Roger Deakins

Best Costume Designer: Phantom Thread, Mark Bridges

Best Documentary Feature: Icarus, Bryan Fogel and Dan Cogan

Best Short film: Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405, Frank Stiefel

Makeup and Hairstyling: Darkest Hour, Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick

Best editor: Dunkirk, Lee Smith

Best sound mixing: Dunkirk, Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker and Gary A. Rizzo

Best Production Design: The Shape of Water, Nathan Robitaille and Nelson Ferreira

Best Foreign Film:  A Fantastic Woman (Chile)

Best visual effects: Blade Runner 2049, John Nelson, Paul Lambert, Richard R. Hoover and Gerd Nefzer

Best Live action short film: The Silent Child, Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton

Best Adapted Screenplay: Call Me by Your Name, James Ivory

Best Original Screenplay: Get Out, Jordan Peele

Best Original song: Remember Me” from Coco, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

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