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Monthly News September 2014

Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arr...

Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested over corruption charges

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat police arrested suspended Indian Administrative Service officer Pradeep Sharma early on Tuesday from his Ahmedabad residence over corruption charges against him. Sharma’s arrest comes after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached his properties in... read more »

Kejriwal’s ultimatum to Gadkari: Keep e-...

Kejriwal’s ultimatum to Gadkari: Keep e-rickshaw promise or we will protest...

AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday wrote to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, saying that if a solution to the problem of e-rickshaw drivers in Delhi was not found, a massive protest would be held on October 8. In his letter, the former Delhi Chief Minister reminded Gadkari that when they... read more »

Over 1.36 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Sau...

Over 1.36 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Haj

Jeddah: All the 1,36,020 Indian pilgrims, who will perform Haj this year, have reached Saudi Arabia, officials said on Tuesday. “All the 1,36,020 Indian Haj pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia with the last flight carrying 394 pilgrims from Mumbai arriving yesterday,” Indian Consul... read more »

Over 200 held for Vadodara riots, Situat...

Over 200 held for Vadodara riots, Situation Remains Tense

Over 200 people have been arrested in Vadodara town in Gujarat after days of communal clashes on Tuesday. Though there has been no fresh incident reported, the situation in the city remained tense amid huge deployment of police personnel. Vadodara police chief E Radhakrishnan said, “The... read more »

Fresh eruption fears halt Japan volcano search

Volcanic tremors and fears over a fresh eruption forced rescuers with gas masks to halt operations to recover bodies from a Japanese mountain on Tuesday, 72 hours after its... read more »

Hamas, Islamic State group ‘branches of same poisonous tree’: Netanyahu

In a blistering speech to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Hamas and the Islamic State group are “branches of the same poisonous... read more »

Protestors ignore Hong Kong leader’s call to end demo

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s embattled leader called Tuesday for an immediate end to street demonstrations that have drawn tens of thousands and paralyzed the city, but protesters refused... read more »

Terrorism, economy major focus areas for India, US

Tackling terrorism, climate change and promoting economic growth is going to be the major focus of India and the United States strategic partnership. The vision Statement for the US India... read more »

WHO advocates salt reduction to prevent heart disease

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation (WHO) Sunday advocated salt reduction to prevent and control non-communicable diseases as high salt intake increases the risk of high blood pressure and is... read more »