Swedish skier killed in avalanche at Gulmarg, another rescued

A skier was killed when an avalanche hit a peak at the international tourist resort of Gulmarg on Thursday, police said.

A police spokesperson said, “The avalanche occurred near the second phase of the gondola service on the Affarwat peak in Gulmarg. wo skiers (both Swedes) got trapped. While skier Daniel died in the accident, Benjemen was rescued.

when seven people, including a family of four from Delhi were killed in a freak accident that hit the famous gondola cable lift system in June.

The cable snapped when a tree fell . A tree was uprooted, and it hit a second tree that fell on the ropeway. Seven people were killed,” said Imtiyaz Hussain, the senior superintendent of police in Baramulla.

The service is one of the highest and longest cable-based lift services in the continent, ferrying passengers to and from the Gulmarg base to the Kongdori station roughly 4,000 feet above.


In pics: Karisma Kapoor's ex-husband Sunjay with Samiera-Kiaan

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After years of separation, Karisma Kapoor and Sunjay Kapur got divorced in 2016, and since then the two have moved on with their respective lives. If Sunjay tied the knot with Priya Sachdev in April 2017, Karisma is rumoured to be dating businessman Sandeep Toshniwal. But this hasn't stopped Sunjay from being a doting dad to kids - Samiera and Kiaan.

Though the custody of kids is with Karisma post the divorce, Sunjay has been granted visitation rights.

Recently Samiera and Kiaan met dad Sunjay, and Priya took to Instagram to share the adorable pictures.

Sanjay and Karisma tied the knot in 2003 but things turned sour between the two quite soon. The two tried to work out things for a few years, however, Karisma moved out of Sunjay's house in 2010 and permanently shifted base to Mumbai. And it was in 2016 that the two were granted divorce.

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Messi first to break 100 million barrier

Messi first to break 100 million barrier

Lionel Messi last year became the first football player in history to have guaranteed earnings of over 100 million euros, a Football Leaks report revealed yesterday.

Messi, or rather his father, signed a four-year deal in June last year which featured two documents, a work contract and an image contract, both of which have been leaked.

However that contract was not the final copy and Messi later renegotiated the terms, penning a final deal on November 25 which would sensibly be even better.

The base figures of the contract signed in June were already staggering. On top of an enormous signing bonus of 63. 5 million euros, Messi was to be paid 71,053,846 euros per season as wages.

For comparison, Cristiano Ronaldo's new five-year contract, also penned in November 2017, raised his base salary to 50. 5 million euros, significantly behind his Argentine rival.

Although the Argentine has always been faithful to the Blaugrana, he also has a 70 million euro loyalty bonus in his deal, which would be paid to him if he stayed at the Nou Camp till the conclusion of his contract in 2021.

Those two bonuses mean that his deal comes out to 417. 5 million euros over four years, or 104. 4 million euros per season.

To break the numbers down even further and just provide a glimpse of what the best player in the world earns, consider that he is earning 286,140 euros per day, or 11,922 euros per hour.

His daily wages dwarf most of the wages that the vast majority of footballers over the world earn in a month and in fact a calculation carried out in June showed that Messi's wages accounted for 40 per cent of Barcelona's payroll.

Interestingly it was reported that the contract also featured an 'ultra-secret' clause, not listed in the documents. According to sources at the Nou Camp, 23 million euros were included in Messi's bonuses as a payment to 'regularise' his taxes.

If he plays 60 per cent of the games in the year, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner will get 1. 9 million euros more. He will also get 2. 7 million euros if Barcelona win La Liga and will receive a maximum of 12 million euros if they win the Champions League.

Taking all the bonuses into consideration, the superstar stands to make as much as 122. 5 million euros per season, a sum that puts him over the budget of Olympique de Marseille, the fourth richest club in Ligue 1.


China To Fund Base In Afghanistan

China To Fund Base In Afghanistan

Counter Terrorism base in Badakshan to check cross-border infiltration

China will fund construction of an Afghan counterterrorism base in Badakshan province to block cross-border infiltration of the ethnic Uyghur militants.

Fergana News Agency (FNA) has quoted Gen. Dawlat Waziri of the Afghan Defence Ministry as saying that China will provide

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