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Monthly News November 2014

Congress adjournment notice on black mon...

Congress adjournment notice on black money rejected in Lok Sabha

A notice by the Congress to bring an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha on the issue of black money was rejected by speaker Sumitra Mahajan Wednesday. She, however, agreed to look into the demand of the opposition to hold discussion at the earliest on the subject which is listed towards the end of... read more »

Lawmakers in U.S. Push for More Iran San...

Lawmakers in U.S. Push for More Iran Sanctions

Republicans in the U.S. Congress stepped up calls for new Iran sanctions after negotiators extended nuclear talks until July, ensuring an uphill fight next year against opposition from some Democrats and a threatened presidential veto. The American lawmakers were urged to act yesterday by Israeli... read more »

Editors ask Karnataka CM to help resolve...

Editors ask Karnataka CM to help resolve TV9 row

Editors of all Kannada channels in Karnataka held a closed door meeting with chief minister Siddaramaiah in Bengaluru on Tuesday seeking his intervention in resolving a dispute involving TV9, which alleged it was blacked out for several hours on Monday on the state government’s... read more »

Manmohan Singh’s letter to me does not address Tamil issue: President Rajapaksa
Rajapaksa Wins House Approval for Budget...

Rajapaksa Wins House Approval for Budget Despite Defection Buzz

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s annual budget for 2015 was passed by parliament on Monday with a majority of 95 votes.   The passing of the budget is very significant in the context of rumours that a large number of ruling party MPs would crossover to the opposition to... read more »

SpiceJet says in talks with investors for fresh capital

SpiceJet is in “exploratory and preliminary stage” talks with investors about raising fresh capital, the budget airline said in a regulatory statement on Monday. The airline... read more »

Policy consistency is critical for investors: PwC chairman

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) International chairman Dennis Nally is in India to release a report that suggests that the country has the potential to grow at 9% annually and become a... read more »

Hawks circle over Iran talks extension

WASHINGTON – Buoyed by the failure of the US and five other powers to reach a comprehensive agreement with Iran over its nuclear program after a week of intensive talks, pro-Israel... read more »

Indian Railways team in China for Delhi-Chennai bullet train

BEIJING: An Indian Railways team is in China to chalk out plans for conducting feasibility study to build the 1,754 km-long Delhi-Chennai high-speed train corridor, world’s second... read more »

World powers miss Iran nuclear deal deadline, extends it to July ...

Vienna: Iran and world powers missed a deadline to clinch a landmark nuclear deal and defuse a 12-year standoff but gave themselves seven more months to reach agreement. The failure followed an... read more »