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Monthly News November 2014

Explosions kill over 45 persons

Explosions kill over 45 persons

MAIDUGURI – More than 45 people were massacred in twin bomb blasts, including one by a female suicide bomber, at a crowded market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri. The explosions in the Borno state capital targeted the same Monday Market area where at least 15 people died July 1 in blast... read more »

Militants kill four polio workers in Pak...

Militants kill four polio workers in Pakistan

At least four polio workers, including three women, were killed on Wednesday in an attack by militants in Pakistan’s restive southwestern Balochistan Province. The workers were going from their homes to a health centre when they were attacked near Eastern Bypass area of Quetta city. They were... read more »

Pope: EU risks loss of trust

Pope: EU risks loss of trust

Pope Francis said Tuesday that the European Union risks losing the trust of citizens by ignoring the social costs of the financial crisis.In the first papal address to the European Parliament since 1988, the year before communism’s collapse in Eastern Europe, Francis warned about the... read more »

Meghalaya’s most wanted ANCA milit...

Meghalaya’s most wanted ANCA militant arrested in Tamil Nadu dictrict

Shillong: A most wanted ANCA militant, who escaped from police lock-up about three months ago, was arrested along with his aide in Tamil Nadu, police said today. William A Sangma, a self-styled commander of the Achik National Cooperative Army (ANCA), and his accomplice Alas R Sangma were arrested... read more »

Injured Australian cricketer Phil Hughes was using an older model helmet, say equipment ma...

Hughes, who is fighting for his life in a Sydney hospital, was wearing Masuri’s ‘Original Test’ helmet, which offers less protection than the newer ‘Vision... read more »

I am targeting a World Cup return: Harbhajan

Fresh from leading Punjab to a runner-up finish in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament, out-of-favour Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is happy with his own showing in the domestic... read more »

Alibaba founder Jack Ma in India; to meet Snapdeal’s Kunal Bahl

NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Alibaba founder Jack Ma is on a visit to India, his first to the country after a record-shattering initial share sale saw the ecommerce company raise $25 billion (Rs... read more »

Reliance Capital gains as Nippon Life Insurance hikes stake in asset management arm

Reliance Capital surged 4.56% to Rs 503 at 13:09 IST on BSE after the company said Nippon Life Insurance has agreed to increase its stake in Reliance Capital Asset Management to 49% from... read more »

MTNL gains on buzz Cabinet OKs spectrum refund

MTNL planning to raise around Rs 2,300 crore by selling bonds wit...

MUMBAI: State-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam is planning to raise around Rs 2,300 crore by selling bonds with ten-year maturity. A week ago, it had mobilised Rs 1,500 crore by offering the same... read more »