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Global financial markets looked set for another rough week on Monday, with stocks and commodities falling ahead of data that could give clues on when the U.S. will raise interest rates and surveys which are likely to point to further weakness in China.Confusion over policy direction in the world's two largest economies sent global markets into turmoil early last week, with the wildest price swings ...
New Delhi: In another twist to the Sheena Bora murder case, the mother of Indrani Mukerjea's first husband Sidhartha Das, has said that Mikhail Bora is not Indrani Mukerjea's son and the family only recognises Sheena as their grandchild.Mikhail's claims spell more trouble for accused'Indrani was married to my son when we were all in Shillong. My son Siddharth was 21 and Indrani 19. Indrani had first ...
Central bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts that they are ready for a U.S. interest rate hike and would prefer that the Federal Reserve make the move without further ado.In private and in public at last week's global central banking conference in Jackson Hole, the message from visiting policymakers was that the Fed has telegraphed an initial monetary tightening and, ...
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) After three months of stiff competition between 102 singers from across the country rendering Indian classical to Bollywood numbers to folk songs, Uttarakhand-based Pawandeep Rajan on Sunday was announced as the winner of singing reality show "The Voice India" based on votes from audiences across India. Pawandeep, known for his versatility in various genres including Bollywood ...

18 injured in clashes in UP

2015-08-31 12:00:00

Etah , (PTI) Around 18 people were injured in separate incidents of clashes between various groups here. In the first incident, a clash broke out between two families in�Nidholi village yesterday over allegations of stealing gold ornaments. As per the complaint filed by Surender, Ganga Prasad and his associates stole gold from the complainant's house. The victim claimed that he, his wife Arunadevi ...
CID has taken over the probe into the case of missing question papers of the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) in West Bengal. According to a highly-placed source in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), the driver and the helper of the bus, from which the question papers went missing, have already been interrogated in this connection. CID sleuths would also question the two constables guarding ...
Marking the fourth International Day of Enforced Disappearances, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon denounced the “alarming” number of acts by that are tantamount to enforced disappearances and appealed to all Member States to ratify or accede to the legal instrument prohibiting such acts.The prohibition of enforced disappearance is absolute, Ban declared in a message on the Day, commemorated ...
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistan prime minister's advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs, has said Islamabad will not resume dialogue with New Delhi unless all bilateral issues were placed on the agenda. "Security advisor-level talks between India and Pakistan could not be held due to India's pre-conditions," Radio Pakistan cited him as saying in an interview. Aziz said ...
New Delhi: This week, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced (quoting the World Health Organisation) that India was free of maternal and neo-natal tetanus, the state of maternal health in Jharkhand indicates the long road still ahead in the country's dark spots. Modi was speaking at the just-concluded 24-nation Call to Action Summit, which discussed how to end preventable maternal ...
It was not long ago when Asaduddin Owaisi and his brother Akbarudin Owaisi romped home to heroes' welcome in Maharashtra. In the assembly elections last year in one of India's most industrialized states, the Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) party won two seats and was runner-up in four places. The rabidly communal party that was limited to Old Hyderabad had conquered a new citadel -- and smashed Congress ...
Central bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts that they are ready for a U.S. interest rate hike and would prefer that the Federal Reserve make the move without further ado.In private and in public at last week's global central banking conference in Jackson Hole, the message from visiting policymakers was that the Fed has telegraphed an initial monetary tightening and, ...
(Updates with senior U.S. official comments, Haqqani network named in Kabul attacks, PM Sharif invited to Washington) By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD, Aug 30 (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice warned Pakistani political and military leaders on Sunday that recent attacks in Afghanistan by militants based in Pakistan threaten regional security, an official said. Rice also delivered ...
By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - A new drug in early development cuts cholesterol as much as two potent injections recently cleared for sale but lasts much longer, meaning it may need to be given only every three to six months, initial findings suggest. Results with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Medicines Co's experimental product ALN-PCSsc highlight the competition for a market tipped to generate ...
, Aug 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that looking at bright screens before going to bed can affect the sleep patterns of young teenagers.The study found that that the sleep biology of boys and girls aged 9 to 15 who were in the earlier stages of puberty were especially sensitive to light at night compared to older teens. In lab experiments, an hour of nighttime light exposure suppressed their production ...
A 19-year-old in the city of Dongguan, in the southern Chinese region of Guangdong Province, who went to his doctor complaining of a ear ache, was horrified when he was told that 26 cockroaches were living inside his ear.Li, 19, recalled that he woke up in the middle of the night with an unbearable itch in his ear that grew increasingly painful, reports news.com.au.In desperation, he stuck a finger ...
Citizens of the small Dutch town of Noordwijkerhout had a strange shock today when their little town market received a very unexpected visitor. Named Buba, the huge pachyderm had apparently just earlier strolled out of her circus in a nearby field and decided to do a little shopping. In a video captured by a surprised shopper, the elephant is seen quite literally checking out the stalls, trunk ...
(Adds extra details about the photographer, new headline) By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When photographer Graeme Robertson who has covered wars and famines met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, ...
By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When war photographer Graeme Robertson met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, set them on fire, lock them in a hut for the rest of their life, forget about them," ...

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