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Monthly News August 2014

HC rejects Kingfisher’s plea against move by banks
UBI files caveat in SC against Kingfishe...

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. Narang told The Hindu. The development comes a day after the Division Bench of the High Court dismissed a KFA... read more »

Porn sites ‘hydra-headed’: Supreme Court...

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 countries.” The court was hearing the Centre’s take on a PIL filed by advocate Kamlesh Vashwani... read more »

Indian fisherman died a month ago in Kar...

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 are demanding his body be sent home. It is over a month and his body is kept at Edhi Center in Karachi. His... read more »

I used the word Hindi not Hindu, says Na...

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 was to the historic term “Hindi’’ which, she said, had been used for centuries as an identity of... read more »

Record Ganesh puja mandaps in Cuttack

A record number of 700 puja mandaps came up in Cuttack this year on Friday apart from pujas of the elephant-headed God held in all educational institutions. Different days have been... read more »

Jawan killed in Kashmir encounter

One soldier was killed and another injured Saturday in an ongoing operation against separatist guerrillas by the security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, an... read more »

BJP offered me Delhi CM post: Kumar Vishwas

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas said Saturday that a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA had offered him the Delhi chief minister’s post after the April-May general elections... read more »

Congress, Kejriwal struck deal: GadkariCongress, Kejriwal struck deal: Gadkari

Centre will clear proposed water-transport projects in Thane: Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has told a delegation from Thane that the Centre would sanction the proposed water transport projects in Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Thane, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, which... read more »

Six killed in attack on Afghan intelligence agency

AtNangahar’s public health director, Najib Kamawal, said: “So far six bodies and 45 wounded have been transferred to the local hospital.” “Most of the victims are... read more »