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Monthly News June 2014

Arvind Kejriwal wants to stay out of Har...

Arvind Kejriwal wants to stay out of Haryana and focus on Delhi

NEW DELHI: Singed by Aam Aadmi Party’s drubbing in the national elections, its convenor Arvind Kejriwal is no longer in favour of the party contesting assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra this year. In an interaction with party’s Delhi volunteers on Google Hangout on Saturday... read more »

Jayalalithaa urges Narendra Modi to secu...

Jayalalithaa urges Narendra Modi to secure immediate release of 28 fisherme...

A few days after the repatriation of 53 apprehended Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan authorities, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has again complained to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the latest reported detention of 17 fishermen along with three mechanised fishing boats. In her letter to... read more »

The murder that jolted Mumbai:about Pall...

The murder that jolted Mumbai:about Pallavi Purkayastha’s death

Almost two years after Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha, 25, was killed in her Wadala flat by a security guard, the main accused, Sajjad Ahmed Moghul was convicted by a Mumbai court on Monday morning. Sajjad was convicted on charges of murder, molestation and breaking in. Here are 10 things you... read more »

Saina Nehwal outclasses Carolina Marin, ...

Saina Nehwal outclasses Carolina Marin, conquers Australia

The dominant narrative surrounding Saina Nehwal may be all about heroic tales, where she slays Chinese dragons and climbs podiums, but the nuts and bolts of her succesful career as India’s ace badminton player lie in the unglamorous victories she scores over unfancied, lower-ranked, non-Chinese... read more »

Gold extends losses on stockists selling, global cues

Continuing its losing streak for the third straight session, gold prices on Saturday drifted by Rs. 120 to Rs. 28,530 per ten gram in the national capital on sustained selling by stockists... read more »

Modi extends Ramzan greetings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the nation on the eve of start of Ramzan, a holy month of fasting for Muslims, and prayed that it brings peace and happiness to... read more »

Open for business, India tells China

Ahead of Monday’s trade talks in Beijing — the first at the ministerial-level between the new government in New Delhi and China — Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman... read more »

Transgender in Tamil Nadu gets engineering seat

Grace Banu became the first transgender in the State to get admission into an engineering college, through Anna University counselling for lateral entry, fighting many odds after her... read more »

French Minister Fabius to push Rafale deal

After SAARC leaders, the Chinese Foreign Minister and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister, the government will host its first high-level Western visitor as French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius lands... read more »