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Monthly News September 2014

Odisha: Man murders 7-year-old thinking ...

Odisha: Man murders 7-year-old thinking it will cure him of his illness

A man murdered a seven-year-old boy in Odisha’s Balangir district thinking that the act would cure his mental illness. The man and a self-proclaimed tantric, who advised him to kill the boy, have been arrested, police said on Monday. The boy, Dasrath Parabhoi of Jhalerpadar village in the... read more »

Murder Accused Presents Turban to Rajnat...

Murder Accused Presents Turban to Rajnath Singh in Kerala, Sparks Row

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  A controversy has erupted over an activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS and accused in a murder case placing a turban on the head of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to Thiruvananthapuram last week.The incident, which has also raised security... read more »

Pakistan condemns US drone attack in Waz...

Pakistan condemns US drone attack in Waziristan

Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday condemned the latest US drone attack in the tribal region of Waziristan which left two people killed earlier in the day. The drone hit a vehicle near Wana, headquarters of South Waziristan, security sources said. “The government of Pakistan condemns the US drone... read more »

Earthquake in southern Peru; at least 8 ...

Earthquake in southern Peru; at least 8 killed

At least eight people were killed by a 5.1 magnitude earthquake that hit rural southern Peru over the weekend, emergency authorities said on Sunday as the search for victims continued. The quake late Saturday night in Paruro province, in the Andean region of Cusco, destroyed 15 adobe-style houses... read more »

Asian Games 2014: Indian men strike gold in compound archery

India earned their second gold medal in the 17th Asian Games after the men’s compound archery team bagged the yellow metal by getting the better of South Korea on Saturday at... read more »

Maharashtra ‘buried’ those wanting to conquer it: Shiv Sena to BJP

Mumbai: Apparently targeting its former ally Bhratiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena on Saturday said that it was its leader Bal Thackeray who stood up for Hindutva while others used it as a... read more »

Want to pocket a cool $10,000 in US? Deliver court summons to PM Modi, says NGO

New York: The civil rights body behind a lawsuit filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 Gujarat riots case has offered a reward of $ 10,000 to anyone who... read more »

Population, capacity should dictate size of state allocation: Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa found guilty in disproportionate assets case; protests erupt in Tamil Nadu

Bangalore: In a huge setback to J Jayalalithaa, a special court on Saturday held the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister guilty of amassing Rs 66.65 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of... read more »

Talcher plant to be revived by 2019

BHUBANESWAR: The Talcher Fertilizer Plant, which has been closed since 2002, will be revived by 2019 with an investment of Rs 9,000 crore. Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan and chemical... read more »