Friday 14th of August 2020

Follow Us

Breaking News

A final farewell to black leader John Lewis, a priest of non-violence

Atlanta, 31 July:-- John Lewis, a six-decade-old struggle for civil rights, was given a final farewell as a unanimous hero on Thursday in the courtyard of the Ebenezer Baptist Church with state honors. Former President Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Republican President George Bush were present at the farewell ceremony, while former President 95-year-old Jimmy Carter sent a condolence message. John Lewis, who represented Georgia for three decades suffering from cancer, died on 17 July. John Lewis' autopsy was brought to Atlanta after Washington DC in addition to his home site of Alabama. In his presidency, Barack Obama awarded John Lewis the Medal of Freedom, America's greatest civilian honor.
 These leaders expressed condolences to 80-year-old John Lewis, saying that this black leader fought against racial discrimination and was at the forefront of raising voice against injustice while walking the path of non-violence for civil rights.
 John Lewis, an associate of Martin Luther King Jr., the greatest black leader of the Washington March, never met Mahatma Gandhi personally, but both of these black leaders have always been at the forefront of the path of non-violence for justice. Virginia High School is named John Lewis.
In his fiery condolence message, Barack Obama named President Donald Trump without a strong attack. He said that at a time when people are creating disruptions in civil rights and franchisees, it is necessary to remember the only black leader like John Lewis heartily and follow his ideals. George Bush said Lewis hated hate and fear with affection and love. He lived on these principles and did not compromise on the high ideals of the country. On this occasion, apart from Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the House of Representatives in the Congress, several leaders of political parties, senators and MPs were present.
Related World News

Death toll in Beirut explosion rises to 177

 (Fastmail) -The death toll from  Beirut explosion has risen to 177, Lebanese Health Minister Hassan Hamad said. There are reports that still 30 people are  missing after the explosion, Hamad told to a private tv channel.  

Lebanon parliament approves sweeping powers for the army

 Beirut, Lebanon - Lebanon's parliament has approved a state of emergency that grants sweeping powers to the army, citing the exceptional circumstances in the country following a massive explosion in Beirut last week.   The cabinet had declared a two-week state of emergency on August 5, t....

SA records 2 879 new COVID-19 cases, death toll at 11 010

 (Fast Mail News)- South Africa on Wednesday recorded 2 879 new COVID-19 cases.   Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, said this brings the cumulative COVID-19 cases to 568 919 since the first case was recorded on 5 March.   In addition, 259 more people succumbed to COVID-19 related fat....

Russia names its first Covid-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V'

 (Fast Mail) –  Moments after announcing the launch of world's first coronavirus vaccine today, Russia has now dubbed its new Covid-19 vaccine as  "Sputnik V" after the Soviet satellite, the head of the country's sovereign wealth fund said Tuesday. The vaccine is devel....

Russia registers first COVID-19 vaccine worldwide :Putin

 MOSCOW: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin,today said that Russia registered the world'sfirst vaccinee against the coronavirus infection. The president said,"This morning for the first time in the world a vaccine against the novel coronavirus infection was registered,".  ....

Editor :
Jagadananda Pradhan
Email :
Ph : (+91)6764295999
Contact Us
© 2020 Fast Mail Media Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Developed by : FM Media Pvt Ltd.