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Jayalalithaa takes oath as MLA

2015-07-04 12:40:00

Chennai: Days after securing a thumping victory in the RK Nagar bypoll here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today took oath as MLA. Jayalalithaa took oath as Legislator in the presence of Speaker P Dhanapal in his chamber inside the Tamil Nadu Assembly. Her cabinet colleagues were also present on the occasion. The AIADMK supremo returns as Legislator after a gap of about 10 months, after ...
Incidents of encountering bad-tempered, recalcitrant auto drivers have become almost a commonplace of public life. In face of rampant refusals, overcharging and rude behaviour, we feel helpless. Either we start arguing that often lead to a heated exchange, seek police help or to avoid unnecessary hassles we go on to another autowala.But what C Christine Fair did following a refusal, was really amusing ...
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Lack of resources and advanced technology in northeast India notwithstanding, National Award-winning filmmaker Manju Borah has been able to survive in the film industry for almost two decades. She credits it to her choice of themes, which are deeply rooted in the region. "Northeast is diverse and has a rich culture. I know that movies don't have geographical boundaries, but ...
Buoyed by growing sales, India will overtake the US to become world's second largest smartphone market by 2017, says a report.According to international research firm Strategy Analytics, global smartphone sales are forecast to grow from 1.5 billion units in 2015 to a record 1.7 billion by 2017.China, India and the US are the three big countries driving smartphone growth worldwide."India will soon overtake ...
(Adds detail, context) KABUL, July 4 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's parliament rejected the second nominee for defense minister on Saturday, leaving the key position in limbo after nine months and as the Taliban insurgency makes gains against foreign-backed government forces. Mohammed Masoom Stanekzai received 84 out of the 107 votes required to pass the vote. A total 231 were cast. The president's ...

Jayalalithaa takes oath as MLA

2015-07-04 12:40:00

Chennai: Days after securing a thumping victory in the RK Nagar bypoll here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today took oath as MLA. Jayalalithaa took oath as Legislator in the presence of Speaker P Dhanapal in his chamber inside the Tamil Nadu Assembly. Her cabinet colleagues were also present on the occasion. The AIADMK supremo returns as Legislator after a gap of about 10 months, after ...
Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) With tourism in Nepal having taken a body blow in the wake of the devastating earthquake in April, the country is making efforts to revive the footfalls for the "high season" starting late September through promotions and ease of travel advisories by foreign countries. A Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) official said that there has been only a trickle of tourists from India in May ...
(Adds detail, context) KABUL, July 4 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's parliament rejected the second nominee for defense minister on Saturday, leaving the key position in limbo after nine months and as the Taliban insurgency makes gains against foreign-backed government forces. Mohammed Masoom Stanekzai received 84 out of the 107 votes required to pass the vote. A total 231 were cast. The president's ...
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 ...
(Adds detail, context) KABUL, July 4 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's parliament rejected the second nominee for defense minister on Saturday, leaving the key position in limbo after nine months and as the Taliban insurgency makes gains against foreign-backed government forces. Mohammed Masoom Stanekzai received 84 out of the 107 votes required to pass the vote. A total 231 were cast. The president's ...
KABUL, July 4 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's parliament rejected the second nominee for defense minister, leaving the key position in limbo after nine months and as the Taliban insurgency makes gains against foreign-backed government forces. Mohammed Masoom Stanekzai received 84 out of the 107 votes required to pass the vote. A total 231 were cast. (Reporting by Jessica Donati; Editing by Michael ...
New York, July 4 (IBNS) In a speedy response to Liberia's first confirmed cases of Ebola in more than three months, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has begun distributing emergency supplies in the affected communities including tents for isolating those under quarantine, hygiene kits and chlorine and buckets for handwashing stations.In Margibi County, where the body of a child tested positive ...
As per a new study, modern mums are anxious and stressed about babies.The Monash University research shows mothers are feeling ashamed, marginalised and guilty because they can't meet the strict public health messages of breast feeding and sudden infant death campaigns, News.com.au reported.They feel even more inadequate when told to use their maternal instinct to solve mothering issues when they ...
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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