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Monthly News July 2014

Dharamji, child-like always: Hema Malini
‘Dream girl’ missing

‘Dream girl’ missing

Actress-turned-politician Hema Malini, declared “missing” from her constituency Mathura earlier this month, is yet to attend the second session of the 16th Lok Sabha. Amid reports that posters had come up in her constituency stating “Hema Malini is missing since election results,” the... read more »

India’s largest solar power plant planne...

India’s largest solar power plant planned in Madhya Pradesh

Plans are afoot to set up the country’s largest ultra mega solar plant in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa district, a senior official said on Thursday. The plant, to produce 700 MW of electricity, would require an investment of Rs 4,000 crore, State’s Additional Chief Secretary for New and Renewable... read more »

Opposition demands judicial probe, PM st...

Opposition demands judicial probe, PM statement on bugging issue

Opposition Opposition led by Congress on Thursday upped the ante against the Government on the bugging issue demanding a judicial probe and a statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter which, they said, has put NDA’s credibility at stake. There were sharp exchanges between the... read more »

Inox to acquire Satyam Cineplexes for Rs...

Inox to acquire Satyam Cineplexes for Rs.182-cr

Multiplex operator Inox Leisure, on Wednesday, said it would acquire Gurgaon-based rival Satyam Cineplexes in a Rs.182-crore deal, which would strengthen its presence in North India. The Mumbai-based exhibitor will acquire 100 per cent equity share capital of Satyam from its promoters, Inox said... read more »

Gaza conflict: Israel calls up 16,000 reserve soldiers

Israel is calling up 16,000 extra reservists to bolster its military as the conflict in Gaza continues. The deployment brings the total called up by Israel to 86,000. Officials told... read more »

WikiLeaks reveals Australian gagging order over political bribery allegations

A sweeping gagging order issued in Australia to block reporting of any bribery allegations involving several international political leaders in the region has been exposed... read more »

Ebola outbreak: pan-African airline halts flights to west African countries

Pan-African airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone, and the Liberian football association cancelled games as fears grow of the... read more »

‘The world stands disgraced’ – Israeli shelling of school kills at least...

United Nations officials described the killing of sleeping children as a disgrace to the world and accused Israel of a serious violation of international law after a school in Gaza being... read more »

US House approves lawsuit against Obama

The U.S. House on Wednesday approved a lawsuit against President Barack Obama over alleged abuse of executive power. The 225-201 vote fell along party lines, with five Republicans voting against the... read more »