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Dinhata (West Bengal): Crackers were burst and people rejoiced as India and Bangladesh exchanged enclaves at the stroke of midnight on Friday-Saturday, ending the 68 years of stateless existence for over 51,000 enclave dwellers.A historic day for #IndiaBangladesh. Exchange of enclaves wef 31/7/15 midnight Press Release: http://t.co/A3IOKlbElt pic.twitter.com/BWn1fM277b— Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) July ...
New Delhi: The Government on Friday hit out at Congress, saying the term “Hindu terrorism” coined by its previous government had “weakened” the fight against the scourge by diverting the direction of probe into the incidents of terrorism.Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who made a statement on Gurdaspur attack in Lok Sabha a day after his speech on the issue was disrupted in Rajya Sabha, ...
By Lucia and Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth accelerated in the second quarter as a pick-up in consumer spending offset the drag from soft business spending on equipment, suggesting a steady momentum that could bring the Federal Reserve closer to hiking interest rates this year. Gross domestic product expanded at a 2.3 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said on Thursday. ...

Karnataka Colts edge past NCA

2015-07-31 09:52:00

Bengaluru, July 30 (IANS) A fighting century by Washington Sundar (153, 302b, 21x4) went in vain as National Cricket Academy (NCA) lost to Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) Colts by 35 runs on the fourth day of their match in the All-India cricket tournament here on Thursday. Chasing a victory target of 374, NCA were all out for 338 despite Sundar's ton and his 197-run partnership with Aamir ...
Dinhata (West Bengal): Crackers were burst and people rejoiced as India and Bangladesh exchanged enclaves at the stroke of midnight on Friday-Saturday, ending the 68 years of stateless existence for over 51,000 enclave dwellers.A historic day for #IndiaBangladesh. Exchange of enclaves wef 31/7/15 midnight Press Release: http://t.co/A3IOKlbElt pic.twitter.com/BWn1fM277b— Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) July ...
New Delhi: The Government on Friday hit out at Congress, saying the term “Hindu terrorism” coined by its previous government had “weakened” the fight against the scourge by diverting the direction of probe into the incidents of terrorism.Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who made a statement on Gurdaspur attack in Lok Sabha a day after his speech on the issue was disrupted in Rajya Sabha, ...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN special envoy on the Middle East have strongly condemned Friday’s arson attack in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian child and left the child’s parents severely injured.The Secretary-General strongly condemns Fridays murder of a Palestinian child in the West Bank and calls for the perpetrators of this terrorist act to be promptly brought ...
Well, all it shows is the unique Chinese quality to come up with something hilarious as solutions in the face of something grave and shocking. After a recent video of a mother throwing her child to safety before being gobbled up by an escalator in a mall in central China's Jingzhou went viral on social media, shoppers are now using bizarre tactics while getting on and off the mechanical stairs. They ...
"In the night of the tyrants, Who calls my name from afar? I must climb the scaffolding of the gallows to see beyond the prison parapets. Have they waylaid the caravan of the new dawn?"- Majrooh SultanpuriI had turned up in Mumbai to cover the aftermath of the 1993 bomb blasts. On my way to meet Rusi Karanjia editor of Blitz and journalist Olga Tellis, at the US Club in Cuff Parade, I tried to engage ...
The foregoing eighteen months have witnessed three major jihadi attacks along the Pathankot-Jammu highway. This highway, NH1 (A), which serves as the lifeline of J&K runs parallel to the International Boundary (IB) with Pakistan. Most prominent places along this axis i.e. Kathua, Hiranagar, Sambha, RS Pura, have been subjected to terrorist attacks from Pakistan. With endemic attacks, the NH1 (A) ...
LONDON (Reuters) - Which are the two fastest growing economies in the euro zone? Not the big beasts in the core, but the once-struggling peripheral economies of Spain and Ireland. Spain reported on Thursday that its economy grew 1 percent between the first and second quarters of the year and is running at an annual clip of 3.1 percent. Ireland, meanwhile, issued a delayed report on its first ...
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar jumped and stock markets around the world were left flat-footed on Thursday after the Federal Reserve painted a relatively bright picture of the U.S. economy, boosting bets that it will hike interest rates in September. Wall Street, which is in the midst of earnings season, was expected to open little changed, although that could change with second quarter ...
(Adds new death toll, details) By Gopal Sharma LUMLE, Nepal, July 30 (Reuters) - Landslides triggered by torrential rain in Nepal swept through villages on Thursday, killing at least 30 people close to the nation's most popular trekking circuit, home ministry officials said. The landslides struck the villages near the resort town of Pokhara, 125 km (77 miles) west of Kathmandu shortly after midnight. ...
By Aditya Ghosh SANDESHKHALI, India, July 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - E leven-year old Srijita Bhangi sits in the waiting room of the jetty boat that connects her island home in Khulna to the mainland Sundarbans, near India's border with Bangladesh. After spending a few days with her elderly grandparents - an effort to lift her most recent spell of depression - she is travelling back to the ...
"We are not just Americans, but citizens of Earth." —@StationCDRKelly http://t.co/eOShEche3z pic.twitter.com/nGPsTVC4Hh— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 20, 2015 Washington: Clicked from 1.6 million kms away in space, a NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has returned its first stunning view of the entire sun-lit side of Earth. DSCOVR is equipped with the Earth ...
Checking in at the reception desk at the Henn na Hotel in Sasebo, Japan - Photo by Akio Kon pic.twitter.com/7ZlBZ5g9Sp— Bloomberg Photos (@BloombergPhotos) July 15, 2015 Tokyo: A hotel in Japan almost entirely run by robots has opened its doors to the public. The 72-room Henn na Hotel - whose name means "weird" - will offer a different experience to visitors at Huis Ten Bosch, an amusement park ...
By Emma Batha LONDON, July 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India is set to overtake China and become the world's most populous country in less than a decade - six years sooner than previously forecast, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Fast-growing Nigeria is on course to outstrip the United States by about 2050 to become the country with the third largest population, the United Nations predicted. ...
By Liana B. Baker, Greg Roumeliotis and Mike Stone (Reuters) - Blackboard Inc, a U.S. software company that provides learning tools for high school and university classrooms, is exploring a sale that it hopes could value it at as much as $3 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Blackboard's majority owner, private equity firm Providence Equity Partners LLC, has ...
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