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Monthly News October 2013

Afghan peace delegation can meet Taliban leader: Pakistan
Afghan peace delegation can meet Taliban...

Afghan peace delegation can meet Taliban leader: Pakistan

Islamabad – Pakistan said Wednesday that the Afghan High Peace Council delegation can meet a senior Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Baradar in a bid to promote peace in the neighbouring country. The announcement came hours after Afghan officials said Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had... read more »

10 killed in Nigerian communal clash
10 killed in Nigerian communal clash

10 killed in Nigerian communal clash

Abuja – At least 10 people have been killed in a communal clash in southern Nigeria’s Edo State, military authorities said Wednesday. The incident occurred in the Ukhuorumi Community located in the Oredo local government area, reported Xinhua, citing Capt. Roselyn Managbe, spokesperson... read more »

Miley Cyrus donned 'Hannah Montana' look
Miley Cyrus donned ‘Hannah Montana...

Miley Cyrus donned ‘Hannah Montana’ look

Los Angeles – Singer Miley Cyrus reminded fans of her “Hannah Montana” days by giving them a glimpse of her look in long hair. Later it appeared that they were just wigs. The 20-year-old, who rose to fame after playing the lead role in the Disney TV series, shocked everyone last year by... read more »

Russia to help Greece tackle crisis: Lavrov
Russia to help Greece tackle crisis: Lav...

Russia to help Greece tackle crisis: Lavrov

Athens – Russia has said it will support Greece’s efforts in overcoming the current economic crisis through further development of bilateral cooperation in several sectors. “We support the Greek government’s efforts to overcome the economic difficulties,” reported... read more »

'24' drawing youngsters to TV: Anil Kapoor

’24’ drawing youngsters to TV: Anil Kapoor

Kolkata – Receiving compliments for his debut television production “24” is a pleasure for actor Anil Kapoor. He said that the biggest achievement of the thriller is that... read more »

Syria's future must be determined by Syrians: Assad

Syria’s future must be determined by Syrians: Assad

Damascus – Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said Wednesday that the future of Syria must be determined by the Syrian people only, noting that any political settlement must be... read more »

787s are safe aircraft, company keeping watch: Boeing

787s are safe aircraft, company keeping watch: Boeing

New Delhi – US aircraft major Boeing said Wednesday its latest technologically advanced B-787 is a safe aircraft and the company is keeping a watch over every problem faced by the... read more »

UN Human Rights chief criticises Maldives Supreme Court

UN Human Rights chief criticises Maldives Supreme Court

Geneva – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Wednesday criticised the Maldives Supreme Court for “excessively” interfering in the country’s... read more »

Infosys to hire around 16,000 engineers next year

Infosys to pay $34 million in US visa fraud case

Bangalore – Indian IT bellwether Infosys Wednesday agreed to pay $34 million (Rs.208 crore) to resolve charges of misusing B-1 visas levelled against it by the US State Justice... read more »