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Monthly News June 2014

Transgender in Tamil Nadu gets engineeri...

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 parents deserted her when she was studying Plus-Two. At the Anna University counselling for engineering dourses... read more »

French Minister Fabius to push Rafale de...

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 in Delhi on Sunday night for a two-day visit. Mr. Fabius, who will meet Prime Minister Narendra... read more »

Chennai building collapse death toll cli...

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 toll stood at 17 on Monday, DIG (South), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), S.P. Selvan, said. He said... read more »

What Actress Amy Adams Did For This Sold...

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 plane to a soldier who she noticed sitting at her gate. Adams swapped with him, and sat in coach for the... read more »

Costa Rica really blew my mind, says Ronaldo

Brazil great Ronaldo believes Luis Suarez biting an opponent was terrible for football at a World Cup of “wonderful surprises.” Ronaldo said football must be used to benefit the... read more »

Portugal defeat Ghana 2-1; both exit World Cup

Portugal defeated Ghana 2-1 in Brasilia on Thursday with World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo grabbing the winner, but both sides exit the World Cup as the United States finish... read more »

Saina Nehwal slips to ninth in world badminton rankings

Saina Nehwal in Australian Super Series semis; Sindhu bows out

Saina Nehwal reached the women’s singles semifinals with a comfortable straight-game win, but compatriot P.V. Sindhu failed to cross the quarterfinal hurdle in the $7,50,000 Star... read more »

Gold prices fall on subdued demand, global cues

Gold prices fell by Rs. 10 to Rs. 28,650 per 10 grams in the national capital on Friday on decline in demand for the metal at prevailing levels amid a weak global trend. However, silver... read more »

Naidu wants Jaitley to meet budget deficit

Seeking Central funds and expeditious implementation of various provisions in the AP Reorganisation Act, including Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu met... read more »