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Monthly News November 2014

Pope visits iconic religious sites in Is...

Pope visits iconic religious sites in Istanbul

ISTANBUL — His head bowed and hands clasped in front of him, Pope Francis on Saturday stood in two minutes of silent prayer facing east inside one Istanbul’s most important religious sites, as he shifted gears toward more religious affairs on the second leg of his three-day visit to the... read more »

Egyptian court dismisses murder charge a...

Egyptian court dismisses murder charge against Hosni Mubarak

CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Saturday dropped its case against ousted President Hosni Mubarak, his interior minister and six aides on charges of ordering the killing of protesters during the 2011 revolt that removed him from power. The court also cleared Mubarak and a former oil minister of graft... read more »

Nigeria vows to track down militants

Nigeria vows to track down militants

Nigeria’s president has pledged to track down those responsible for Friday’s attack on a mosque in the northern city of Kano that reportedly left 120 dead and a further 270 injured. The Islamist militant group Boko Haram is suspected of carrying out the attack though so far no one has claimed... read more »

PM Modi thanks voters in Jharkhand, says...

PM Modi thanks voters in Jharkhand, says ensure same results as LS polls

Expressing his gratitude to the people of Jharkhand for reposing their faith in him during the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the voters here to ensure the same results in the assembly elections. “When I came during the Lok Sabha polls at the same venue, this... read more »

Patna blasts an act of terror: Rajnath Singh

Islamic State a major challenge, some youths are swayed by its ideology: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday that there may be many terrorist organizations in the world but the government will not allow them to get a foothold in... read more »

Actress Khushboo likely to join Congress today

Chennai: Famous actress Khushboo is likely to join the Congress on Wednesday. She is in New Delhi and is expected to meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice President Rahul... read more »

Recipe: Papad curry

Ingredients: Two or three papads, two medium-sized potatoes, one teaspoon kala jeera, half teaspoon chilli powder, half teaspoon turmeric powder, half teaspoon coriander powder, salt to... read more »

Amitabh Bachchan shares ‘Shamitabh’ sketch online

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchanhas shared a black-and-white sketch of R Balki’s upcoming film Shamitabh on his blog. The 72-year-old sports a pensive look with heavy beard in... read more »

Indian student assaulted in Australia, brother seeks justice

Panjab University proposes 5% fee hike for 2015-16

CHANDIGARH: A Panjab University (PU) committee has proposed a five per cent increase in tuition fee for students enrolled at the university’s teaching departments, institutes, and regional... read more »