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Monthly News October 2013

Foreign powers must end rebel support: Bashar Al Assad
Foreign powers must end rebel support: B...

Foreign powers must end rebel support: Bashar Al Assad

The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, has said he is open to peace talks but insisted that they would not go ahead unless foreign nations stopped supporting rebel fighters. The comments came during a meeting on Wednesday with peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi in Damascus. “The Syrian people are... read more »

Muzaffarnagar violence: Eight arrested, cases against 15
Muzaffarnagar violence: Eight arrested, ...

Muzaffarnagar violence: Eight arrested, cases against 15

Eight persons have been arrested and cases registered against 15 people in connection with fresh communal violence in Budhana area of Muzaffarnagar district where paramilitary forces are patrolling tense areas. Three persons were killed on Wednesday night as communal violence erupted afresh in... read more »

Putin pips Obama as 'most powerful person' in 2013 Forbes list
Putin pips Obama as ‘most powerful...

Putin pips Obama as ‘most powerful person’ in 2013 Forbes list

London – Russian President Vladimir Putin has been declared the world’s most powerful person by Forbes magazine, leaving United States President Barack Obama in second position in the 2013 list. Forbes said that Obama’s “lame duck period” had started earlier than... read more »

UN communications will not be monitored, says US
UN communications will not be monitored,...

UN communications will not be monitored, says US

Amid growing international anger over the spying activities of the National Security Agency, the U.S. has assured the United Nations that the world body’s communications will not be monitored. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s spokesperson Martin Nesirky told reporters on Wednesday that the... read more »

AgustaWestland violated contract, government to follow law: Antony

AgustaWestland violated contract, government to follow law: Antony

New Delhi – Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said AgustaWestland “violated the contract” for supplying 12 VVIP choppers to the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the... read more »

'Krrish 3' strikes emotional chord: Farah Khan-Ali

‘Krrish 3’ strikes emotional chord: Farah Khan-Ali

Mumbai – Jewellery designer Farah Khan-Ali is excited about her brother-in-law and Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan’s forthcoming film “Krrish 3” and says the... read more »

NIA to probe Patna serial blasts: Shinde

NIA to probe Patna serial blasts: Shinde

New Delhi – The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will probe the serial blasts in Patna, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Wednesday. “Chief minister of Bihar (Nitish... read more »

Myanmar president meets Indian Army chief

Myanmar president meets Indian Army chief

Naypyidaw – Myanmar President U Thein Sein met visiting Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh here Wednesday, media reports said. Gen. Bikram Singh is on a two-day official visit to... read more »

Candy, Ajaz to enter 'Bigg Boss' house

Candy, Ajaz to enter ‘Bigg Boss’ house

Mumbai – After hiding in the caravan and secretly keeping an eye on the activities of the contestants, model Candy Brar and actor Ajaz Khan will enter the main house of “Bigg Boss... read more »