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Monthly News October 2013

India needs Sardar Patel's model of secularism: Modi
India needs Sardar Patel’s model o...

India needs Sardar Patel’s model of secularism: Modi

Kevadia – Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for saying that India’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was truly secular. Modi, however, taunted the Prime Minister for calling Sardar... read more »

SC forms panel for probe charge against ex-judge
Maintain fixed tenure for bureaucrats: S...

Maintain fixed tenure for bureaucrats: SC

In a path-breaking verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday said bureaucrats should not act on verbal orders given by political bosses as it sought an end to frequent transfers and suggested a fixed tenure to insulate them from political interference. Suggesting sweeping reforms in the functioning... read more »

India’s Srishti Rana crowned Miss Asia Pacific World 2013
India’s Srishti Rana crowned Miss Asia P...

India’s Srishti Rana crowned Miss Asia Pacific World 2013

Busan – 21 -year old Srishti Rana has made the country proud by winning the coveted Miss Asia Pacific 2013 title outclassing 49 other contestants in Korea on Oct 30. Srishti looked gorgeous in a Falguni & Shane gown as she was being crowned by the reigning Miss Asia Pacific World 2012... read more »

SC issues notice to CBI on Lalu bail plea
Jharkhand High Court rejects Lalu’...

Jharkhand High Court rejects Lalu’s bail plea

Ranchi – The Jharkhand High Court Thursday rejected the bail petition of former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad. The court said it did not find merit in the bail plea. After the court’s decision, some Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers shouted slogans and expressed... read more »

Australian embassies part of US spying, say reports

Australian embassies part of US spying, say reports

Sydney – Australian embassies are part of a US-led global spying network and are being secretly used to intercept calls and data across Asia, according to media reports Thursday. The... read more »

Indians to benefit from Australian student visa 'simplification'

Indians to benefit from Australian student visa ‘simplification’

By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne – Australia’s new government is set to change its strict visa laws to attract more students from “high risk” countries like India and... read more »

NSA scoops data from Yahoo, Google data centres: Report

NSA scoops data from Yahoo, Google data centres

Washington – The US National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links connecting Yahoo and Google data centres around the world, a US daily reported... read more »

China supports Geneva II conference on Syria

China supports Geneva II conference on Syria

Damascus – China has supported efforts to find a political solution of persisting Syrian crisis and supported the Geneva II conference in this regard. The Chinese ambassador to Syria... read more »

Kanye West gets earful from radio host over `narcissistic personality`

Kanye West’s mantra – my wedding my way

Los Angeles – Rapper Kanye West is reportedly planning to take care of even the smallest details of his wedding with fiancee Kim Kardashian. Although the invitations have not been sent out and... read more »