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Monthly News August 2014

Kerry calls for global coalition to coun...

Kerry calls for global coalition to counter ISIS threat

The United States has called for a global coalition to address the challenge being posed by terror group ISIS that has gained control over large parts of Iraq and Syria, threatening to spread to other parts of the world. Asserting that there is evidence that these extremists if left unchecked will... read more »

We have a lot of options for top slot: S...

We have a lot of options for top slot: Suresh Raina

India on Friday suffered a setback with opener Rohit Sharma being ruled out of the remainder of the series but star batsman Suresh Raina said the visitors have enough options to fill in for the top slot. Opening the innings, Sharma had scored 52 runs in the second ODI but he sustained a fracture... read more »

US Open: Federer improves night record t...

US Open: Federer improves night record to 26-1

Roger Federer thrived in the New York spotlight as the Swiss dominated Sam Groth 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to win his 26th career night match at the US Open. The second seed needed one and three-quarter hours to hammer out the second-round win, coming from 2-5 down in the third set and winning it on... read more »

Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at U...

Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at US Open

Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will Venus Williams to victory. Two points from defeat, the diminutive Italian rallied to force a third-set tiebreaker and outlasted Williams in a match that was both lopsided and tight. Errani won... read more »

Nokia’s HERE ties up with Samsung

Nokia-owned digital maps company HERE has tied up with Samsung. This will see the launch of the app on Android platform. And, it will remain exclusive for Samsung Galaxy smartphones for... read more »

GDP up 5.7% to 10-quarter high

Beating expectations, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at 5.7 per cent during April-June, the highest in 10 quarters. Though it came on a low statistical base of 4.7 per cent... read more »

Records tumble as Sensex, Nifty hit at new highs on inflows

Riding high on capital inflows, the benchmark Sensex on Thursday rose 77.96 points to end at new peak of 26,638.11 and logged the seventh straight month of gains in August as investors... read more »

HC rejects Kingfisher’s plea against move by banks

UBI files caveat in SC against Kingfisher

State-owned United Bank of India (UBI) has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court against Kingfisher Airlines (KFA). “We filed the caveat today against KFA,” Executive Director of UBI D.... read more »

Porn sites ‘hydra-headed’: Supreme Court

Concerned over the increasing number of pornographic websites, the Supreme Court on Friday said these sites were “hydra-headed,” and that “if you block one, 10 others will pop up in other... read more »