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Monthly News July 2014

Mayawati and Mulayam should come togethe...

Mayawati and Mulayam should come together to defeat BJP, says Lalu Prasad Y...

Patna, July 30: RJD chief Lalu Prasad is determined to spoil BJP’s party – In an interview to Economic Times, Lalu said RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance will result in the rout of BJP in the forthcoming by­polls and assembly polls next year. The RJD-JD(U) alliance is the need of the hour,... read more »

Mars rover clocking up the mileage

Mars rover clocking up the mileage

Cape Town – It’s not exactly been at Olympic gold medal pace, but Nasa’s Mars rover Opportunity that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 has set an extraterrestrial distance record and is within sight of completing its first marathon. Amazingly, the rover was only designed to travel one... read more »

Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide i...

Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide in Pune

An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains. Prabhakar Deshmukh, the local commissioner of Pune district in Maharashtra, says Wednesday’s landslide in the village of Ambe has buried about 40... read more »

Youth held for rape of seven-year-old in...

Youth held for rape of seven-year-old in Bangalore

A man in his late twenties was arrested on Wednesday on charges of raping a 7-year old girl at her house in Kamakshipalya. The accused Srinivas was apparently the son of the domestic help, who was hired by the victim’s family. While the incident allegedly took place on July 27, it came to... read more »

Tata Group to invest $35 billion in three years

Tata Group has announced plans to invest $35 billion (Rs.2.10 lakh crore) in three years with an objective to emerge as one among the top 25 business groups in the world. This was stated... read more »

Flipkart, Amazon announces $2 billion investment in India

A day after home-grown e-tailer Flipkart announced a $1 billion round of funding, global online retailer Amazon said that it would invest an additional $2 billion to support its rapid... read more »

Deny India access to detainees: senator

An Australian senator has criticised the government’s decision to allow the Indian Consular officials to assess the identity of 157 asylum seekers currently being held in a detention... read more »

22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine

Local authorities in eastern Ukraine said at least 22 civilians have been killed in one day by shelling. City hall in Luhansk, which is under the control of separatist rebels, said on... read more »

Russia violated missile treaty: U.S.

U.S. President Barack Obama said in a letter to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a letter on Monday that Russia had violated a 1987 arms control treaty when it allegedly ground-launched a... read more »