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Monthly News December 2014

History behind common Christmas traditions revealed
Chinese city, university ban Christmas c...

Chinese city, university ban Christmas celebrations

BEIJING: A Chinese city, which earlier saw demolition of portions of churches, has banned Christmas celebrations. Joining the move is a university in Xian, which has asked students not to celebrate Christmas and other foreign “kitsch” festivals. Both of them are focusing on the... read more »

Court Relief for AAP’s Somnath Bha...

Court Relief for AAP’s Somnath Bharti in Controversial Raid Targeting...

A court in Delhi has set aside an order holding controversial former minister Somnath Bharti of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) guilty of racial prejudice because of a midnight raid that targeted African women. Mr Bharti, who was law minister in the 49-day government of Arvind Kejriwal, had challenged... read more »

Gold futures rise to Rs. 26,812 per 10 g...

Gold futures rise to Rs. 26,812 per 10 gm

Gold prices rose 0.86 per cent to Rs. 26,812 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions, taking positive cues from the global market. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in February moved up by Rs. 228 or 0.86 per cent to Rs. 26,812 per 10 grams... read more »

US, Japan, South Korea to Share Intellig...

US, Japan, South Korea to Share Intelligence on North Korea

South Korean officials say Seoul, the U.S. and Japan have agreed on a trilateral intelligence-sharing pact to deal with North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs. Officials said on Friday that the deal would enable the three allies to quickly respond to any North Korean provocation at a... read more »

Another chilly morning in Delhi, 79 trains delayed

Delhiites on Friday woke up to another chilly morning with moderate to dense fog engulfing the city which continued to disrupt rail traffic with 8 trains cancelled and 79 delayed. The... read more »

DDCA official accussed of stealing peanuts from dressing room

The world is a strange place and if it involves the Delhi and District Cricket Association also known as DDCA, then it is stranger than fiction as anything and everything is possible in... read more »

Ishant needs to step up, take more wickets: Agarkar

New Delhi –Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar feels that Ishant Sharma should step up in a leadership role as the bowling unit has the skill set and ability to take 20 Australian... read more »

Unwanted record: 9 ducks and Mumbai team all out for just 4 runs!

Mumbai, Dec 26: A cricket team in Mumbai was bowled out for just 4 runs, a record, with 9 of their batsmen getting dismissed without scoring. According to a report in “DNA”... read more »

India tour of Australia: Tongue, cheek and Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Two of your senior lieutenants in the team have allegedly had a public spat. They’ve been at each other’s throats. One has accused the other of being a wimp. There’s ‘unrest’ in the camp.... read more »