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Monthly News June 2014

Indian artist wins award at Sand Sculpti...

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 the Atlantic City of the US.“I am very happy to win this prize for our country in first sand art world cup... read more »

World Cup 2014: Brazil’s win over ...

World Cup 2014: Brazil’s win over Chile and Costa Rica’s victor...

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 Rica’s 5-3 win over Greece was the 24th time a tie in the World Cup finals had been decided on penalties (since... read more »

Price Stabilisation Fund Scheme may be m...

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 in 2013, is being re-launched, according to a Union Commerce Ministry official. Tea Board Chairman Siddharth... read more »

Bank employees look for earlier wage re...

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 negotiation for the banking sector. During the meeting held in New Delhi, the members of public sector banks... read more »

Chennai building collapse death toll climb to 17

The death toll in the collapse of an under-construction 11 storey building near suburban Porur rose to 17 even a woman was pulled out alive with head injuries on Monday morning. The death... read more »

What Actress Amy Adams Did For This Soldier Is So Perfect

The actress was preparing to board a flight back to Los Angeles from Detroit when she did something few celebrities are willing to do. She reportedly gave up her first class seat on the... read more »

7 Killed After Four-Storey Building Collapses in Delhi

New Delhi –  Seven people were killed when a four-storey building collapsed in Inderlok area in North Delhi this morning. Rescue workers also pulled out seven others from under the... read more »

US Drones Over Baghdad as Iraq Battles for Tikrit

Kochi –  Armed American drones were flying over Baghdad to defend US military advisers and diplomats as Iraqi forces readied a massive operation Saturday to take back Saddam... 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 amid a... read more »