Global

Christmas celebrated in Kashmir amid biting cold

Christmas celebrated in Kashmir amid biting cold

Merry Christmas to all Iraqis celebrating! Without the fraternity that Jesus Christ has bestowed on us, our efforts for a more just world fall short, and even our best plans and projects risk being soulless and empty.

"Jesus Christ was born and preached peace in Israel".

Pope Francis, in his Christmas message to the world on Tuesday (December 25), urged people to see differences as a source of richness instead of danger and called for reconciliation in places torn apart by war and conflict.

In a statement here today, Chandrababu said Jesus Christ preached peace and wished the welfare of human mankind.

Christmas is one of the biggest Christian festivals.

More news: Packers submit unsuccessful waiver claim on S D.J. Swearinger

The priest noted that Christmas was celebrated to enable the faithful engage in spiritual supplications, uphold righteousness and show love for the greater good of humanity.

Three tiers of security cover will be maintained for all churches, and law enforcers will be on a "high alert" during Christmas, new year celebrations and the Quaid-i-Azam Day in the garrison city and capital, where 4,000 policemen will be deployed.

In a message, the Governor said, "Christmas is a time of joyous remembrance of Jesus Christ". For this reason, my wish for a happy Christmas is a wish for fraternity.

Similarly, Pastor Abdulrahman Abraham, the Assistant Resident Pastor, Living Faith Church, Kugbo, FCT has described Christmas season as a time for rejoicing, giving thanks for life and showing love to other people. "How meaningful it would be that we not only cherish life along the years by treasuring the presence of the elderly in our lives and ensure that they live their old age with dignity, but that we also cherish the baby in the mother's womb".


  • Court: Justice Ginsburg up and working after surgery

    Court: Justice Ginsburg up and working after surgery

    She underwent surgery for colorectal cancer in 1999 and was treated for early stages of pancreatic cancer in 2009. Ginsburg, who was appointed by president Bill Clinton in 1993, is one of four liberals on the nine-member court.
    Donald Trump insists shutdown will not end unless Congress funds border wall

    Donald Trump insists shutdown will not end unless Congress funds border wall

    "It's a disgrace what's happening in our country, but other than that I wish everybody a very Merry Christmas ", he said . Trump praised existing construction of replacement walls on the Southern border, promising to visit the site in January.
    Trump Doesn’t Hold Back In Response To Graham’s Criticism Over Syria Withdrawal

    Trump Doesn’t Hold Back In Response To Graham’s Criticism Over Syria Withdrawal

    President Donald) Trump would bring home the troops abruptly", said Graeme Smith, a consultant for the International Crisis Group. It is not clear if USA peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad or the Afghan government had been warned of Trump's plans in advance.
  • Israeli government calls for elections in early April

    Israeli government calls for elections in early April

    In this November 18, 2018 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement in Tel Aviv, Israel. The 69-year-old Israeli leader made no immediate comment after his meeting with the coalition leaders.
    The Cute Reason The US Government 'Tracks' Santa's Trip

    The Cute Reason The US Government 'Tracks' Santa's Trip

    Luckey takes a call while volunteering at the NORAD Tracks Santa center at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. Despite the government shutdown, NORAD will continue to track Santa's progress as he delivers presents to children worldwide.
    Canada demands China release Canadians for the first time

    Canada demands China release Canadians for the first time

    A third Canadian was also recently detained in China, though her case is said to be unrelated to the other two. Sources have told Reuters that Michael Kovrig , one of the two men, was not allowed to see a lawyer.
  • OGS admits he wants Manchester United to keep more clean sheets

    OGS admits he wants Manchester United to keep more clean sheets

    Whatever he has done, it has worked: In two games United have scored eight goals, courtesy of six different scorers. Forwards Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial could all return for Sunday's game against Bournemouth.
    USA  government shutdown could stretch to Thursday

    USA government shutdown could stretch to Thursday

    The House and Senate gaveled into session for a few minutes on Christmas Eve before quickly closing again with no further action. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer voted for the Secure Fence Act, which passed the Senate on an 80-19 vote.
    Ashwin in doubt for MCG Test

    Ashwin in doubt for MCG Test

    The series is now locked at 1-1 after India won the first Test in Adelaide , followed by the hosts taking the second in Perth . Rohit was replaced by spin bowling all-rounder Hanuma Vihari at No 6 in the batting order in Perth.
  • Which stores are open on Christmas?

    Which stores are open on Christmas?

    Most Walmart supercenters are open 24 hours a day even on the vast majority of holidays, including Thanksgiving Day. Calgary Transit will operate on a Sunday level of service for trains and buses on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day .
    Trump to boy: Do you believe in Santa?

    Trump to boy: Do you believe in Santa?

    This 2014 image shows first lady Michelle Obama answering children's calls to the NORAD Santa Tracking program on Christmas Eve. A binational command of the USA and Canada, NORAD functions year-round to protect and monitor the skies of those two countries.
    GST Council May Consider 5% Tax Rate On Under-Construction Houses

    GST Council May Consider 5% Tax Rate On Under-Construction Houses

    The annual revenue implication of the rate cuts would be Rs 5,500 crore, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said . Services supplied by banks to basic savings bank account and Jan Dhan accounts will be exempt from GST.