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Monthly News August 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Play...

Cristiano Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Player in Europe

Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named the UEFA Best Player in Europe, defeating Bayern Munich duo Manuel Neuer and Arjen Robben for the prestigious award. Ronaldo earned 24 votes from a panel of European football journalists to claim the title in Monte Carlo just after the draw was made for the... read more »

Nokia’s HERE ties up with Samsung

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 the time being. HERE will also be available on smart devices powered by Samsung’s own operating system Tizen,... read more »

GDP up 5.7% to 10-quarter high

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 during April-June 2013, the pick-up signals that the economy is recovering, spurred by a revival in the... read more »

Records tumble as Sensex, Nifty hit at n...

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 cheered steps taken by the Modi government to bring the back the economy on high growth path. Gains were seen in... read more »

Indian fisherman died a month ago in Karachi jail

One more Indian fisherman Bala Naran Singad from Sonari village, Una taluka of Gujarat died in Karachi jail on the night of July 24, according to information given by local activists who... read more »

I used the word Hindi not Hindu, says Najma

Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Friday attempted to quash the controversy triggered by her remark that all citizens could be called Hindu, clarifying that her reference... read more »

Special entrance exam to fill large number of vacant seats

In a breather to promoters of engineering colleges, a special joint entrance examination will be held on September 7 . According to Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA),... read more »

IIT for Palakkad, Chandy assures MPs

Ending speculations that Palakkad may lose out in the race to set up the campus of the proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) allotted to Kerala because of hectic lobbying from... read more »

Poor start for Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana in Manipur

The Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana to provide banking facilities to every household got off to a poor start in Manipur on Thursday. While over 1.50 crore persons opened accounts in the country, just... read more »