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Monthly News June 2014

Al Qaeda breakaway group declares Islami...

Al Qaeda breakaway group declares Islamic state straddling Syria and Iraq

BAGHDAD—The Al Qaeda breakaway group that has seized much of northern Syria and huge tracks of neighbouring Iraq formally declared the creation of an Islamic state on Sunday in the territory under its control. The spokesman for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani,... read more »

30 migrants found dead as refugee boats ...

30 migrants found dead as refugee boats arrive in Italy

The deaths of 30 boat migrants sparked anger and frustration in Italy on Monday, as critics accused the government of failing to deal with an immigration crisis which has seen over 5,000 people rescued in the last 24 hours.ROME: The deaths of 30 boat migrants sparked anger and frustration in Italy... read more »

Oscar Pistorius trial: Blade runner not ...

Oscar Pistorius trial: Blade runner not mentally ill during Reeva Steenkamp...

South African track star Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental condition that would have impaired his ability to distinguish between right and wrong when he shot dead his girlfriend, a psychiatric report has found. The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter has admitted to shooting model Reeva... read more »

Do Cong leaders also see Rahul as a R...

Do Cong leaders also see Rahul as a ‘Pappu’? : Digvijaya Singh&...

It can’t get any tougher for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. After leading his party to a humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, each day brings a new unflattering quote from a Congress leader. No one called him a “clown” this time around, but Rahul’s close... read more »

Indian artist wins award at Sand Sculpting World Cup

US: Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the People’s Choice prize for his work “Save Tree, Save the Future” at the World Cup of Sand Sculpting-2014 held in... read more »

World Cup 2014: Brazil’s win over Chile and Costa Rica’s victory over Greece r...

Costa Rica’s win over Greece was the 24th time a tie at the finals had been decided on penalties – here we look back at the history of shootouts at the World Cup Costa... read more »

Price Stabilisation Fund Scheme may be modified

The Union Commerce Ministry is trying to modify the Price Stabilisation Fund Scheme so as to lower the price threshold at which the fund gets activated. The Rs.500-crore Fund, which lapsed... read more »

Bank employees look for earlier wage revision

The representatives of the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday, seeking his intervention for early conclusion of signing of 10 wage... read more »

Five satellites in space, Modi on cloud nine

India on Monday successfully launched five foreign satellites from four countries on board PSLV-C23 rocket which placed them in orbit, an achievement described by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an... read more »