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Monthly News December 2014

AirAsia QZ8501: Bad weather hampers reco...

AirAsia QZ8501: Bad weather hampers recovery of bodies

Efforts to locate victims and wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 which crashed into the Java Sea in Indonesia on Sunday are being hampered by stormy weather and strong tides. Indonesian officials have confirmed that remains and debris found in the waters off Borneo are from the plane. The... read more »

Include pumpkin in your diet to lose wei...

Include pumpkin in your diet to lose weight

To utilize pumpkin as a weight loss food, you will need to substitute it for a food in your diet that is higher in calories. Take for instance, if you are having a high-protein salad for dinner as a part of your weight loss regime, you can replace it with a healthy pumpkin soup. Not only is this... read more »

Recipe: Mutton stew

Recipe: Mutton stew

When raindrops are falling pitter-patter and you are in a mood for something really nourishing and hot, nothing can beat the aroma and taste of home-made mutton stew. And just in case, you think it takes hours to make this delicious stew, you couldn’t be more wrong! It’s a simple dish... read more »

Father of pilot captured by ISIS pleads ...

Father of pilot captured by ISIS pleads for release

AMMAN (Jordan): The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State militants in Syria has pleaded for his son’s release. Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh, speaking to reporters in the Jordanian capital Amman on Thursday, also urged the militants to show “hospitality” toward his... read more »

Drug racket case: Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia at ED office for questioni...

Jalandhar: Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Friday questioned Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in Jalandhar with regard to a multi-million rupee international synthetic drugs... read more »

200 Mahadalits convert to Christianity in Bihar, Chief Minister seeks probe

After Bhagalpur and Munger, it was turn of Bodh Gaya where in a village 200 Mahadalits converted to Christianity on Christmas Day. Chief Minister Jitan Manjhi, who himself is from the... read more »

Tsunami left lasting sorrow in Indonesia’s Aceh

Banda Aceh: On a stone in the middle of a grassy field, a woman sits alone, remembering the boy she’ll never see again. Syarifa Fatimah Zuhra’s eight-year-old son, Muhammad... read more »

Sushma Swaraj insists Congress backing Tejpal

Only strong anti-conversion law can end the practice: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that religious conversions in the country will continue till a central law against the practice comes into force. Such a law can... read more »

Partial success, but principles more important: AAP on compromise deal

AAP’s innovative way to raise funds: Have ‘chai’...

New Delhi, Dec 26: After lunch and dinner, the AAP has organised a “Tea with Kejriwal”, to collect donations for the party ahead of the state Assembly polls. The event has been organised... read more »