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New Delhi: Top police officers who undertook rare deterrent action against the killings on the streets of Delhi following the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984 ran into a wall of disapproval from the police leadership, according to a new book. Some of the most dramatic police action came from additional deputy commissioner Maxwell Pereira, who ordered firing outside ...
New Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhawan has filed a complaint with Delhi Police in connection with alleged derogatory tweets by former IPL boss Lalit Modi, being probed by the Enforcement Directorate for alleged money laundering, against President Pranab Mukherjee's Secretary Omita Paul.The complaint was handed over to the Delhi Police, which is yet to take a call on whether to register a case or seek necessary ...
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) selection committee will conduct trials at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday to pick male grapplers who will represent the country at the World Championships in Las Vegas from September 7 to 14. However, two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar will not take part in the trials due to a shoulder injury and is automatically ...
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Slight volatility is expected to hit the Indian equity markets in the coming week as investors will be jittery on account of the Greek referendum, upcoming first quarter results, the monsoon's progression and key macro economic data. However, market observers predicted to IANS that the volatility could be short-lived, as strong domestic fundamentals, economic reforms and ...
Security expert Qamar Agha on Sunday called the recent ceasefire violation by Pakistan an attempt to 'sabotage' the country's possible peace talks with India during the BRICS Summit in Russia."It looks like Pakistan is hell bent on ceasefire violation along the LOC. These are the things which create tension between the two countries. I think it is an attempt to sabotage the possible peace talks in ...
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has accepted TV journalist Akshay Singh's sister's appeal wherein she demanded the examination of the viscera sample of her brother, who died while covering the Vyapam scam, to be examined outside Madhya Pradesh.On Saturday, Akshay Singh suddenly took ill and died after having interviewed parents of a girl who had been found dead near railway tracks, ...
By Karolina Tagaris and Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS (Reuters) - Greeks voted overwhelmingly "No" on Sunday in a historic bailout referendum, partial results showed, defying warnings from across Europe that rejecting new austerity terms for fresh financial aid would set their country on a path out of the euro. With nearly a fifth of the votes counted, official figures showed 60.4 percent of Greeks ...
Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) Nepal should play a constructive role in the trilateral cooperation among China, India and Nepal, Chinese ambassador to Nepal Wu Chuntai said on Sunday. "It's time for Nepal to find the areas of cooperation, models of cooperation and especially projects of cooperation," Xinhua quoted the Chinese envoy as saying at an event here. He added that Nepal was very important for ...
Bangkok: The signing of a revised treaty to avoid double taxation may have hogged the limelight during the recent visit of the Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj to Thailand, but the two-day June-end trip also signalled a significant push to Indian cultural promotion and soft power in Southeast Asia. EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Bangkok, Thailand on a two-day visit. pic.twitter.com/uMLpuRALPt— ...
A great economic experiment began in 1951 with the formation of the European Coal and Steel Community. It was an attempt to make war within Europe impossible by establishing free trade in coal and steel, eliminating all tariffs and restrictions on cross border economic shipments. Ideally, it would ensure that French steel mills relied on German coal and vice versa so that any future differences ...
By Karolina Tagaris and Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS (Reuters) - Greeks voted overwhelmingly "No" on Sunday in a historic bailout referendum, partial results showed, defying warnings from across Europe that rejecting new austerity terms for fresh financial aid would set their country on a path out of the euro. With nearly a fifth of the votes counted, official figures showed 60.4 percent of Greeks ...
DHAKA, July 5 (Reuters) - The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has upgraded its rating for Bangladesh, in a move that should make it easier for local entrepreneurs and banks to secure credit, the country's central bank governor said on Sunday. Atiur Rahman said the decision was made at a meeting of the Swiss Export Credit Agency last week, which he attended. He said ...
Reportedly every year 60,000 people die from viral infection that is mostly caught from dog bites but the Global Alliance for Rabies Control has claimed that mass vaccination could make rabies history.The organization, Health for Animals has argued that protecting dogs id the most cost-effective way to protect people, reported the BBC.Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, executive director of the global animal ...
Ending the AIDS epidemic – in all places and all communities – is essential to realizing the vision of a life of dignity for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared Friday in Barbados at the Caribbean region launch of a major new United Nations report the calls for scaling up an inclusive, rights-based and stigma-free response to wipe out the deadly disease.A quarter of a million people in ...
Sydney: An Australian judge banned a woman, who got a tattoo four weeks ago, from breastfeeding her 11-month-old child saying it will expose her baby to unacceptable risk, media reported on Thursday. Federal Circuit Court Judge Matthew Myers' decision comes despite the mother recording negative results on hepatitis and HIV tests, according to ABC channel. The judge determined that in this case, brought ...
Mary Smith, 76, left, is being adopted by Muriel Clayton, 92, today in Dallas. Muriel raised Muriel when she was 14. pic.twitter.com/auyacM9aHM— David Woo (@dwoo_woo) June 9, 2015 A 92-year-old Dallas woman legally adopted a 76-year-old as her daughter, after 60 years of referring to one another as mother and daughter.Muriel Clayton and Mary Smith, who are actually cousins, made it official in a ...
By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Erica Hagen started mapping schools in the sprawling Nairobi slum of Kibera, she was surprised by their sheer number. Primary education is free in Kenya, yet its poorest people were supporting hundreds of informal, private schools. By geotagging the schools crammed into ramshackle huts and tucked down dirt alleyways, Hagen ...
LONDON, June 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 170 million youth are trapped in child labour, deprived of education and facing a life without decent jobs, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday. From India's brick kilns to the cotton fields of Uzbekistan and Bolivia's sugar plantations, child labourers are more likely to have to settle later in life for unpaid work for ...
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