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Five dead in Quebec City mosque shootingJanuary 30, 2017 Five people were killed and several people wounded after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Quebec City late Sunday, media reported. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said,”We condemn this terrorist attack on Muslims in a centre of worship and refuge,” Trudeau said in a statement. Five people were killed after gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque, the mosque´s president told reporters on Sunday. A Quebec police spokesman confirmed that there were people killed, but did not say how many. Two suspects in the shooting were arrested, he said. Police did not rule out the possibility of a third suspect who had fled the scene. The motive of the attack was not immediately clear. Police set up a perimeter around the mosque. A few dozen people were inside the Islamic Cultural Center when the shooting began just after 8:00 pm (0100 GMT Monday), CBC reported, citing its French-language service Radio-Canada. According to CBC, Quebe…
India’s forex reserves soar by $ 932.4 millionJanuary 29, 2017 Rising for the second consecutive week, India’s Foreign Exchange Reserves soared by 932.4 million dollars to 360.775 billion dollars in the week ended January 20. In its weekly statistical supplement, Reserve Bank said that foreign currency assets, which constitute a major chunk of the forex reserves, had gone up by 926.4 million dollars to 338.434 billion dollars during the week. Country’s forex reserves had increased by 687.9 million dollars to 359.843 billion dollars in the previous week. The RBI said that country’s gold reserves remained unchanged at 18.584 billion dollars during the week, while its special drawing rights (SDRs) went up by 2.3 million dollars to 1.442 billion dollars. It also stated that India’s reserve position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) increased by 3.7 million dolars to 2.315 billion dollars during the week. Leave a commentEdit Australia Open: Roger Federer beats Rafael NadalJanuary 29, …