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The landmark verdict by the SCOTUS, the Supreme Court of the United States, legalising gay marriage across America, has been met by two kinds of extreme reactions.The more popular one, the default recourse of all those who are neither bigots nor liberal fundamentalists, is to celebrate. Facebook has introduced an app that allows users to wash their display pictures (DPs) with the rainbow. Some people ...
8.50 am:3 arrested for attack on journalistThree persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on a journalist and his family members in his Rafiqabad Colony house under Mussoorie police station in the district, police said today.Hafiz Sayeedudin and his family members were allegedly attacked by his neighbours who pelted stones and open fired at his house yesterday afternoon, police said.Sayeedudin ...
By George Georgiopoulos and John O'Donnell ATHENS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank rejected Greece's request for 6 billion euros of extra emergency funds on Sunday, but is expected to continue limited support for Greek banks until the July 5 referendum, people with knowledge of the matter said. The size of the request underscores the scale of the panic gripping Greek savers, and ...
Regular captains MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli have been rested for the upcoming Zimbabwe tour while selectors named Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane as the skipper of the Indian side for the series against the African nation.Apart from Dhoni and Kohli, other cricketers like Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, R Ashwin, Rohit Sharma and Umesh Yadav, who have been playing continuously for the past few months, have ...
The landmark verdict by the SCOTUS, the Supreme Court of the United States, legalising gay marriage across America, has been met by two kinds of extreme reactions.The more popular one, the default recourse of all those who are neither bigots nor liberal fundamentalists, is to celebrate. Facebook has introduced an app that allows users to wash their display pictures (DPs) with the rainbow. Some people ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government has decided to continue the cleanliness drive in all central government offices up to August 15. These will include public sector institutions such as banks and other departments. The Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation said in a circular issued to all secretaries that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his desire to continue the ...
ATHENS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made a last-minute offer to Athens in a bid to reach a bailout agreement before the deadline expires on Tuesday, European Union and Greek government sources said. Under the offer, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras would have to send written acceptance by Tuesday, in time for an emergency meeting of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ...
The landmark verdict by the SCOTUS, the Supreme Court of the United States, legalising gay marriage across America, has been met by two kinds of extreme reactions.The more popular one, the default recourse of all those who are neither bigots nor liberal fundamentalists, is to celebrate. Facebook has introduced an app that allows users to wash their display pictures (DPs) with the rainbow. Some people ...
The landmark verdict by the SCOTUS, the Supreme Court of the United States, legalising gay marriage across America, has been met by two kinds of extreme reactions.The more popular one, the default recourse of all those who are neither bigots nor liberal fundamentalists, is to celebrate. Facebook has introduced an app that allows users to wash their display pictures (DPs) with the rainbow. Some people ...
When the Haryana Sarpanch started #SelfieWithDaughter, it was a cute idea to raise awareness. People liked it. The PM liked it, and he gave his weight behind it. It quickly became popular on Twitter, with thousands of pictures appearing soon. To be clear, PM Modi never said it was his idea. He stated clearly where it came from. And the Haryana Sarpanch got his accolades as well. There was, naturally, ...
ATHENS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made a last-minute offer to Athens in a bid to reach a bailout agreement before the deadline expires on Tuesday, European Union and Greek government sources said. Under the offer, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras would have to send written acceptance by Tuesday, in time for an emergency meeting of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ...
By Michele Kambas and Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied on Monday to back their leftwing government's rejection of a tough international bailout after a clash with foreign lenders pushed Greece close to financial chaos and forced a shutdown of its banking system. With a popular referendum on the bailout planned for Sunday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras put ...
* Greece will not pay IMF on Tuesday: Govt official * All 10 S&P sectors in the red; deepen losses in afternoon * CBOE Volatility index spikes * Quarter end, upcoming jobs report, Puerto Rico affect investors * Euro STOXX 50 index - biggest one-day fall since 2011 * Indexes down: Dow 1.95 pct, S&P 2.09 pct, Nasdaq 2.4 pct (Updates with close, adds market commentary,) By Sinead Carew ...
Kolkata, June 29 (IBNS) : Giving new way to fight the disease, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, a healthcare in Kolkata, has introduced a technology for the treatment breast cancer among women.The Radionuclide-labelled sentinel lymph node biopsy is a radical technique in cancer surgery. The procedure was successfully utilised to treat a patient at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata for the first time ...
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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