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Monthly News July 2014

Former Libyan deputy prime minister kidn...

Former Libyan deputy prime minister kidnapped in Tripoli

TRIPOLI: Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday kidnapped Libya’s former deputy prime minister Mustafa Abu Shagor, a parliamentarian confirmed. The gunmen forced Abu Shagor into a car near his house in Tripoli’s al-Andalus region during afternoon and took him to an unknown location, Xinhua... read more »

James Foxx to play Mike Tyson in biopic

James Foxx to play Mike Tyson in biopic

Mike Tyson has reportedly talked to Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx to play him in an upcoming biopic on the boxer’s life. Tyson, 48, who was the youngest heavyweight champion at 20, said the ‘Django Unchained’ star has agreed for the part. “Me and Jamie Foxx have been talking... read more »

2 min of exercise helps elderly stay hea...

2 min of exercise helps elderly stay healthy

It doesn’t require seven days a week exercise that the current Government guidelines promote. People should do muscle-strengthening activities on two or more days a week that work all major muscle groups such as legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders and arms, the Daily... read more »

Unlock and boost your creativity

Unlock and boost your creativity

Wish you could produce ideas on demand? Innovation and brilliance aren’t the forte of artists and people in ‘creative’ professions. Some of the world’s most successful thinkers believe every person is creative to some degree. They have collated techniques and uncovered... read more »

1.8 lakh people forced to drink unsafe water in Odisha: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India said 1.80 lakh people were forced to consume unsafe water supplied under 73 rural schemes due to the absence of a facility to test its quality... read more »

Indian women thrash Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 in CWG hockey

The Indian women’s hockey team came back strongly from a 0—3 defeat to New Zealand to thrash minnows Trinidad and Tobago 14—0 in their third Pool A match of the Commonwealth... read more »

Many Indian athletes in Glasgow yet to get their daily allowance

One week into the Commonwealth Games, a sizeable chunk of Indian athletes participating at Glasgow are yet to get the full quota of their daily allowance. Most members of the 215-strong... read more »

India struggling to stay in Third Test

In a match that is within England’s grasp, India is struggling to stay afloat. When monumental occupation of the crease was needed, the visitors’ leading batsmen were a fleeting... read more »

Sensex down 61 points in early trade; L&T plunges 7.98%

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 61 points in early trade on Wednesday on selling by funds and retail investors ahead of monthly expiry in the derivatives segment amidst lower-than expected... read more »