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Monthly News November 2014

Murder of Lee Rigby ‘could not hav...

Murder of Lee Rigby ‘could not have been prevented’

The murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby could not have been prevented by the intelligence agencies, according to a parliamentary inquiry, despite the names of his killers appearing in seven different agency investigations. The soldier was killed near Woolwich Barracks in London on 22 May 2013 by Muslim... read more »

24 killed, 52 injured in China’s c...

24 killed, 52 injured in China’s coal mine fire

Beijing: At least 24 workers were killed and 52 others injured today when a fire broke out in a coal mine in China’s northeastern Liaoning province soon after a mild earthquake jolted the region. The fire was noticed in the early hours at the coal mine under Hengda Coal, a subsidiary of... read more »

Attack on journalists at Hisar: Supreme ...

Attack on journalists at Hisar: Supreme Court to hear plea on Monday

The plea filed by a group of media persons has sought punishment for “erring police officials” for resorting to lathi charge “without caution and care”. It has also alleged there was an increasing tendency to “muzzle the press” by government authorities and... read more »

Supreme Court urges state govts to give ...

Supreme Court urges state govts to give incentives to family with girl chil...

Emphasising upon a need to assure people that the State would take care of the girl child, the Supreme Court on Tuesday urged the state governments to give incentives to every family with a girl child so as to battle the menace of female foeticide and help improving the sex ratio in the... read more »

We lifted the Cup at the same venue 22 years ago

Pakistan’s former fast bowler Wasim Akram hopes that World Cup final on March 29, 2015 will become memorable for every Pakistani as they lifted the same cup 22 years back on the same... read more »

Setback for Danish Kaneria as ICC refuses to review his life ban

Karachi: Pakistan leg spinner, Danish Kaneria has lost another bid to get his life ban reviewed with the International Cricket Council (ICC) refusing to take up his case. Kaneria told PTI... read more »

Future of CSK, Rajasthan Royals uncertain as Supreme Court talks of possible suspension

NEW DELHI: A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the fate of IPL teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals as the Supreme Court on Monday asked whether Gurunath Meiyappan’s... read more »

Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio to share infrastructure

American Tower Buys Bharti’s Nigerian Telecom Towers for $1 Billion

NEW DELHI— Bharti Airtel Ltd , India’s biggest telecommunications company, has agreed to sell its telecommunications towers in Nigeria to American Tower Corp. for $1.05 billion. The... read more »

Sony warns of more restructuring in TV, smartphone units

TOKYO: Japan’s loss-making Sony Corp said it’s targeting a near 70% jump in revenue for its electronic devices division over the next three years, even as it warned further... read more »