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Saturday occasions: Take a look at the top stories from all over the world

Launched: October 17, 2020 12:34Biju Mathew, Online Editor, Nathaniel Lacsina, Elder Web Editor and with inputs from Agencies

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France_Teacher_Decapitated_94094< img src= "https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/10/17/France_Teacher_Decapitated_94094_175359c9c15_original-ratio.jpg" alt=" France_Teacher_Decapitated_94094"/ >< img src= "https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/10/17/France_Teacher_Decapitated_94094_175359c9c15_original-ratio.jpg" alt=" France_Teacher_Decapitated_94094"/ >‘ SUSPECT IN FRENCH INSTRUCTOR BEHEADING WAS CHECHEN’: The male thought of beheading a French teacher who had actually shown his trainees animations of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) was an 18-year-old born in Moscow and originating from Russia’s southern area of Chechnya, a judicial source mentioned on Saturday. Five more individuals have actually been detained over the murder on Friday outside Paris, consisting of the moms and dads of a kid at the school where the teacher was working, offering 9 the total number presently under arrest, mentioned the source, who asked not to be called. The opponent was shot by police and later died of his injuries. Identification files were discovered on him. Image Credit: AP

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iphone 11< img src =" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2019/09/12/iphone-11_16d2414f3fd_original-ratio.jpg" alt =" iphone 11 "/ > IPHONE 11, SE 2020 GONE IN A JIFFY: Apple iPhone 11 and SE 2020 went flying off the racks on the really first day of the joyful sale in India. On Apple Shop Online, iPhone 11 disappeared within a variety of hours as the joyful offer opened on October 17. As part of festive season offers, Apple provided complimentary AirPods with a limited stock of iPhone 11. iPhone SE 2020 was another Apple product that was offered quicker on ecommerce platforms like Flipkart throughout the ‘Huge Billion Day’ sale. Some buyers even grabbed the brand-new iPhone SE 2020 for almost Rs 20,000 after trade-ins and other joyful intend on credit and debit cards. Image Credit: Twitter

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WEB 200523 INDIA-SERUM-1590225976638< img src=" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/05/23/WEB-200523-INDIA-SERUM-1590225976638_17240dabd3f_original-ratio.jpg" alt=" WEB 200523 INDIA-SERUM-1590225976638 "/ > INDIA PICKING 300 MILLION INDIVIDUALS FOR COVID VACCINE: India is acknowledging 300 million people who will receive the initial dosage of a coronavirus vaccine, the Times of India paper reported on Saturday. Priority will be offered to employees in high-risk sectors such as authorities, health-care, sanitation, senior individuals and those with co-morbidities, the report mentioned, pointing out authorities it didn’t identify. The shots, which will include a booster dosage, are planned for the initial stage once a vaccine is authorized for use, according to the report. Image Credit: REUTERS

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Sabarimala temple reopens< img src=" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/10/17/Sabarimala-temple-reopens_175359fee18_original-ratio.jpg" alt=" Sabarimala temple reopens"/ > SABARIMALA TEMPLE REOPENS: Around 7 months after it was closed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the doors of Sabarimala temple in the south Indian state of Kerala were tossed open for fans from Friday, albeit with specific restrictions. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has actually made it obligatory to carry a COVID-19 unfavorable certificate while going to the temple, while just 250 individuals are being made it possible for darshan (visit) each day. Image Credit: ANI

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20201016201L-(Read-Only)< img src=" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/10/17/20201016201L--Read-Only-_17535a40e33_original-ratio.jpg "alt= "20201016201L-( Read-Only)"/ > JAYARAJAN POTTI APPOINTED PRIMARY PRIEST: V K Jayarajan Potti was on Saturday designated Melsanthi (Chief Priest) of Sabarimala temple in the south Indian state of Kerala for one year from November 16, when the Mandala Puja season begins. Raji Kumar M N Namboothiri was selected as Chief Priest of the adjacent Malikappuram Devi temple. The choices were made by drawing lots from a panel of priests shortlisted after interviews carried out by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which manages the hill shrine. Image Credit: ANI

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1.1316337-2582524840< img src= "https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2014/4/7/1_16a08322e65.1316360_2582524840_16a08322e65_original-ratio.jpg" alt=" 1.1316337-2582524840 "/ > THAILAND REPORTS FIRST RESIDENT CORONAVIRUS CASES IN OVER A MONTH: Thailand has taped its very first 2 in your area sent cases of the coronavirus in more than one month, the COVID-19 administration center said on Saturday. It mentioned in its daily report that the cases were among 2 Myanmar nationals living near the border with Myanmar, where infections have in fact been increasing recently. The 2 were examined Oct. 13. They revealed no indications nevertheless results were positive, the center said in the declaration. The last recognized regional case stayed in early September. Image Credit: AFP

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201016 Biden< img src =" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/10/16/201016-Biden_1752edb149d_original-ratio.jpg" alt =" 201016 Biden"/ > TWITTER ALLOWS LINKS TO BIDEN STORY: Twitter Inc. is no longer limiting individuals from sharing links to a doubtful New york city Post story which contains possibly destructive allegations about Democratic governmental candidate Joe Biden. Twitter on Wednesday started blocking the link, citing a policy prohibiting users from sharing another individual’s individual information without their approval, and a different policy prohibiting the sharing of hacked files. On Thursday night, Twitter altered its hacked products policy, stating it would no longer obstruct the blood circulation of hacked product unless the hacker was flowing it. The business likewise chose that the personal information included in emails that entered into the New york city Post report are now so typically dispersed that it’s no longer an infraction of its personal information guideline, a representative stated. Image Credit: Reuters

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1.1223018-207530084< img src= "https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2013/8/22/1_16a08209091.1223044_207530084_16a08209091_original-ratio.jpg" alt=" 1.1223018-207530084"/ > LESS THAN 100 ACTIVE CORONAVIRUS CASES IN SINGAPORE: Singapore’s active coronavirus cases was up to the lowest level in 7 months as the federal government reigns in local transmissions. There were 89 active cases in the city-state, falling listed below 100 for the extremely first time considering that March 12, the Ministry of Health said. Formerly today, Singapore specified it tape-recorded no new local infections for the really very first time because February, indicating a rebound from a break out in migrant employee dormitories that at one stage added to more than a thousand infections a day. Image Credit: Supplied photo

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1.1837973-1123190660< img src=" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2016/5/31/1_16a082e9b93.1838290_1123190660_16a082e9b93_original-ratio.jpg" alt =" 1.1837973-1123190660"/ > AUSTRALIA-NEW ZEALAND TRAVEL BUBBLE STRIKES A SNAG: The fledgling travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand struck an early snag after 17 tourists who flew into Sydney on Friday caught a connecting flight to Melbourne in an obvious breach of the guidelines. In an effort to enhance tourist, Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government is encouraging visitors from New Zealand, which has actually crushed community transmission of Covid-19, and states they can get in the nation without having to go through hotel quarantine for 2 week. But the quarantine-free travel passage only covers New South Wales state, which is house to Sydney, and the Northern Area. Image Credit: Bloomberg

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stranded whales gallery< img src=" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/09/22/stranded-whales-gallery_174b3de8346_original-ratio.jpg" alt=" stranded whales gallery "/ > WHALE STRANDING IN NEW ZEALAND SPARKS RESCUE MISSION: Conservationists on Saturday were working to save a huge pod of whales stranded in shallow water off New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula. “Around 40 whales were spotted and regretfully 25 have in fact stranded,” a representative for the conservation group Task Jonah stated. Task Jonah basic supervisor Darren Grover informed press reporters they were attempting to keep the whales cool and healthy and would try to refloat them on the night high tide. Image Credit: AFP

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PTI17-10-2020_000041B-(Read-Only)< img src =" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/10/17/PTI17-10-2020_000041B--Read-Only-_17535ab1dec_original-ratio.jpg "alt =" PTI17-10-2020_000041B-( Read-Only )"/ > INDIAN PM MODI DESIRES ALL ON NAVRATRI: Wanting a safe, healthy and thriving world, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings to individuals as Navratri began on Saturday. “Lots of congratulations on the helpful festival of Navratri. Might Mother Jagadamba bring happiness, peace and prosperity to all of you. Jai Mata Di,” PM Modi stated in a tweet. The interesting event is celebrated in different methods throughout the country. Over the next 9 days, devotees offer their prayers to Goddess Durga and observe fasts. Image Credit: PTI

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20201015155L-(Read-Only)< img src=" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/10/17/20201015155L--Read-Only-_17535ac643a_original-ratio.jpg" alt=" 20201015155L- (Read-Only) "/ > AIR QUALITY DIPS IN DELHI: Despite the fact that India’s main government and Delhi federal government are making efforts to curb the contamination level, the air quality continues to dip in the across the country capital for the last one week. The visuals from Akshardham and near India Gate reveals that a layer of haze is staying in the sky, as the air quality dips in the nationwide capital. Air Quality Index (AQI) is at 294 in ITO, 256 in RK Puram, 286 in Anand Vihar, all 3 in ‘bad’ classification, according to Delhi Contamination Control Committee (DPCC) info. AQI stands at 325 in DTU and 381 in Wazirpur, in the ‘very bad’ category. Image Credit: ANI

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TAB 200502 Justin Bieber-1588402185749< img src =" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/05/02/TAB-200502-Justin-Bieber-1588402185749_171d425e616_original-ratio.jpg" alt =" TAB 200502 Justin Bieber-1588402185749 "/ > JUSTIN BIEBER RELEASES ‘LONESOME’ VIDEO: Artist Justin Bieber on Friday (regional time) dropped the video for his new track ‘Lonesome’ including Benny Blanco. According to Fox News, the video sees the pop star exploring the dark side of youth appeal. The 26-year-old singer rose to popularity at the age of 16 years with the release of his album ‘My World 2.0,’ after he was discovered on YouTube at the age of 13. Image Credit: AFP

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Anil Kumble speaks< img src=" https://imagevars.gulfnews.com/2020/05/09/Anil-Kumble-speaks_171f91373fc_original-ratio.jpg" alt=" Anil Kumble speaks "/ > WISHES POUR IN FOR ‘JUMBO’ CRICKETER KUMBLE: As India’s former leg-spinner Anil Kumble celebrates his 50th birthday, wishes continue to gather for ‘Jumbo’. Lots of Indian cricketers required to Twitter to extend birthday wishes for the spinner who has more than 600 Test wickets to his credit. Currently, Kumble is with the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab in UAE as the head coach. Image Credit: Twitter

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