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London: A Sikh man was beaten up in a suspected racial attack in the British city of Birmingham and police have launched an investigation after the sickening video of the assault emerged on the internet. In the video, the victim can be seen desperately trying to cover his face, as a man punches and kicks him during the brutal attack on Sunday in Broad Street, Birmingham. A crowd is gathered around ...
London: Pakistan has emerged as the world's eighth most dangerous country in a latest analysis of the top 10 danger zones based on terrorist and rebel activity.The IntelCenter's 'Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries' list as of March 2015 is topped by the Middle East, with Iraq and Syria ranked No 1 and 2 respectively.IntelCenter's Country Threat Index (CTI) examines the volume of terrorist and rebel alerts, ...
* Euro heads for biggest quarterly fall since introduction * European stocks up 16 pct on quarter, DAX up 23 pct * Greek debt negotiations weigh on euro, dollar gains * Crude sags as Iran's nuclear talks deadline looms By Marc Jones LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) - The euro remained on track for its biggest quarterly fall and European shares for their best first quarter of the euro era on Tuesday ...
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The euro remained on track for its biggest quarterly fall and European shares for their best first quarter of the euro era on Tuesday as worries about Greece's finances kept the single currency under pressure. The European Central Bank's 1 trillion euro quantitative easing programme, launched this month, has prompted investors to pile into shares on bets that a ...
London: A Sikh man was beaten up in a suspected racial attack in the British city of Birmingham and police have launched an investigation after the sickening video of the assault emerged on the internet. In the video, the victim can be seen desperately trying to cover his face, as a man punches and kicks him during the brutal attack on Sunday in Broad Street, Birmingham. A crowd is gathered around ...
New Delhi: Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday took a dig at Rahul Gandhi over his mysterious "leave", saying even eclipses can be predicted but not the "appearance" of the Congress vice-president. "In the prediction of a solar or lunar eclipse, certain calculations are involved. But there can be no calculations to determine as to when Rahul Gandhi will appear. So what can I say," said Javadekar, ...
London: A Sikh man was beaten up in a suspected racial attack in the British city of Birmingham and police have launched an investigation after the sickening video of the assault emerged on the internet. In the video, the victim can be seen desperately trying to cover his face, as a man punches and kicks him during the brutal attack on Sunday in Broad Street, Birmingham. A crowd is gathered around ...
London: Pakistan has emerged as the world's eighth most dangerous country in a latest analysis of the top 10 danger zones based on terrorist and rebel activity.The IntelCenter's 'Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries' list as of March 2015 is topped by the Middle East, with Iraq and Syria ranked No 1 and 2 respectively.IntelCenter's Country Threat Index (CTI) examines the volume of terrorist and rebel alerts, ...
From the happenings of recent weeks, it will be tempting to deduce that Arvind Kejriwal is a Stalinist who, like all autocrats, hates democracy and dissension and loves yes-men. That's what Prashant Bhushan will want us to believe. But the stormy story of the Aam Aadmi Party's internal crisis is far more complicated than such a black-and-white narrative. The most curious case in the entire episode ...
Merely 3 years after 1984's anti-Sikh riots, Meerut and Malyana were gripped in communal frenzy. But what took place on 22 May 1987 is beyond any iota of imagination. 42 Muslims were picked from their homes in Meerut's Hashimpura locality by Uttar Pradesh's Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and killed 36 of them in cold blooded manner. A few days ago a local court acquitted all the accused in the ...
By Ron Bousso LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil dropped towards $55 a barrel on Tuesday as Iran and six world powers entered a final day of talks over a nuclear deal that could see the energy-rich country increase oil exports to world markets. With a self-imposed deadline set for the end of the day, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China ramped up the pace of negotiations ...
NEW DELHI, March 31 (Reuters) - Indian soybean futures rose on Tuesday on buoyant demand in the spot market, while rapeseed futures gained because of concerns over damage to the crop after rains earlier this month hit northern parts of India. * April soybean futures ended 0.35 percent higher at 3,437 rupees per 100 kg on the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange. * The April rapeseed contract ...
MUMBAI, March 31 (Reuters) - Indian biotechnology firm Biocon Ltd could file a prospectus for a share listing for its research services business arm Syngene International within the next two months, two sources directly involved in the process said. The IPO could fetch up to 10 billion rupees ($159.8 million), said one of the sources. However, the sources did not specify how much was being sold ...
Date syrup possesses antibacterial activity that can ward off disease-causing bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli. The research showed that, in vitro, date syrup is able to inhibit the growth of bacteria faster than manuka honey, which has previously been shown to have antibacterial properties and is increasingly used in dressings to improve wound repair. Hajer Taleb, a ...
Amsterdam: A monk's 1,000-year-old mummified body was discovered inside a Chinese Buddha statue after it was taken to hospital for a CT scan in the Netherlands, a media report said Monday. The body belonged to master Liuquan, a monk who lived around the year 1100 and was a member of a Chinese meditation school, British daily Mirror reported. Examining the mummy, a gastroenterologist found "all kinds ...
New York: For men who resent wearing condoms, a new non-intrusive solution is on the anvil - a birth control pill. At least two projects are in the pipeline for choking male fertility. One is H2-gamendazole that makes sperms go half-cooked. Normally, premature sperm cells grow a tail and head in the testis, but H2-gamendazole keeps them from reaching this stage of development. "If there's no sperm, ...
By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, March 30 (Reuters) - A northwestern Pakistani province is taking criminal action against 70 schools that have failed to tighten security with measures such as installing barbed wire following a December high school attack that killed 132 children. The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa made it compulsory for all schools to hire armed guards, raise the height of boundary walls ...
By Nita Bhalla MUMBAI, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing before a classroom packed with teenagers, Yojana Salunke begins her weekly one-hour lesson on a subject which many experts say is crucial to helping India address one of its biggest challenges - gender inequality. "Hands up all those girls who have to do housework before or after school?" Salunke asks, as every pig-tailed girl ...
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