11:21 am - Tuesday January 19, 2021

Monthly News August 2014

New clue emerges suggesting possible loc...

New clue emerges suggesting possible location of MH370

Search for plane to resume next month amid claims plane, which disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, could have turned south earlier than previously thought The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will start within a month and take up to a year, focusing on the southern part... read more »

U.S. girl accidentally shoots dead gun i...

U.S. girl accidentally shoots dead gun instructor

In a case of bizarre accidents, a nine-year old girl accidentally shot her shooting instructor at a gun range in the U.S., media reported on Thursday. The deadly incident occurred on Monday morning at a gun range in Arizona that caters to Las Vegas tourists, CNN reported. Charles Vacca was... read more »

Obama to convene UNSC meeting on foreign...

Obama to convene UNSC meeting on foreign fighters: White House

U.S. President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of the U.N. Security Council next month on the threat posed by foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the White House has said, amidst reports that another American jihadi has died in Syria fighting for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). It... read more »

ISIS actions against Islamic law: Malays...

ISIS actions against Islamic law: Malaysian PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has strongly condemned the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), saying the group’s actions are against the teachings of the Prophet and run counter to the Islamic law. “The actions of the Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria and Iraq run counter to our... read more »

Raina played a fantastic knock: Dhoni

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has showered praise on Suresh Raina for his match-winning hundred in the second ODI against England which helped them take a 1-0 lead in the five-match... read more »

ADB to provide up to $9 bn loan to India over 3 years

Committing to support infrastructure development in India, Asian Development Bank on Wednesday said it will provide up to $7-9 billion loan to the country over the next three... read more »

Kal cables challenges licence cancellation

The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry has cancelled the provisional and permanent registration of the multi-system operator, part of Kalanithi Maran-headed Sun Group. Even as... read more »

12 Indian firms among Forbes Asia’s Fabulous 50

A dozen Indian firms figure in this year’s Forbes Asia’s Fabulous 50 list of the region’s best big publicly traded companies. China boasts the most companies on the list, as it has... read more »

Minimum pension of Rs. 1,000 under EPFO; wage ceiling up at Rs. 1...

The much-awaited minimum monthly pension of Rs. 1,000 and a higher wage ceiling of Rs. 15,000 for social security schemes run by retirement fund manager EPFO will be implemented from September... read more »