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Monthly News July 2014

Carlos Tevez’s father kidnapped: reports...

Carlos Tevez’s father kidnapped: reports

Juan Alberto Cabral, father of Juventus footballer Carlos Tevez, has been kidnapped in Argentina and held to ransom, according to reports in South America. The incident is thought to have happened yesterday in Moron, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, La Nacion claimed. The newspaper added that the... read more »

African authorities act to stem Ebola ou...

African authorities act to stem Ebola outbreak

Nigeria closed and quarantined the hospital where a man died on Friday in the country’s first recorded case of the deadly and highly contagious pathogen. The closure of the clinic in one of Lagos’ most densely populated districts came as police were called in to guard Sierra Leone’s main... read more »

'Some progress' made in peace talks: John Kerry
Kerry leaves for India

Kerry leaves for India

US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation, left for India on Wednesday to co-chair the fifth annual India-US Strategic Dialogue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi during his three-day official visit. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, who is... read more »

World Bank rolling back safeguards: leak...

World Bank rolling back safeguards: leaked report

The World Bank may be on the verge of rolling back a wide range of in-built environmental and community protections surrounding its development projects worldwide, and this could in turn threaten community livelihoods across the board, according to analyses of a leaked draft safeguard framework... read more »

Ex-Minister’s property worth 100 cr. attached

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday provisionally attached four properties, worth about Rs.100 crore, said to be owned by former Jharkhand Minister Anosh Ekka in connection with a... read more »

HC stays EC order against Ashok Chavan

The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the operation of the show cause notice issued by the Election Commission to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan asking him why he should... read more »

Netanyahu slams UN’s cease-fire call in Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday criticised the UN Security Council’s call for ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, saying it strengthens Hamas and neglects Israel’s... read more »

Kerry to join world powers in Geneva to help finalize Iran nuke deal

India has to decide on trade: Kerry

While India and the U.S. have one of the most important relationships internationally, “India has a decision to make about where it fits in the trading system,” U.S. Secretary of State... read more »

Kareena Kapoor: Bajrangi Bhaijaan has Nothing to do With my Perso...

Kareena Kapoor and Salman Khan’s next Bajrangi Bhaijaan is about a Brahmin girl and Muslim boy, but the former says that it has no correlation with her personal life.“The film is going... read more »