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Monthly News March 2015

Germanwings: Terrified passengers scream...

Germanwings: Terrified passengers screamed as co-pilot ‘calmly’...

Paris: Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside. The account on Thursday of the final moments of... read more »

Singapore Extends Viewing for Lee With M...

Singapore Extends Viewing for Lee With Mile-Long Line

Singapore’s government extended viewing hours for people to file past the coffin of first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as thousands lined up in the city’s midday heat. The line stretched across a mile mostly along the Singapore river through the financial district. Roads had been closed earlier... read more »

Congress lashes out at Bharatiya Janata ...

Congress lashes out at Bharatiya Janata Party over SC order on Section 66A

Congress on Tuesday hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Supreme Court order on Section 66A of the IT Act noting that Arun Jaitley who had dubbed the law as “online emergency” while in opposition, had defended it when the BJP came to power. AICC Media department in charge... read more »

French Alps air disaster: Investigators ...

French Alps air disaster: Investigators seek clues into the Germanwings mys...

French investigators will sift through wreckage on Wednesday for clues into why a German Airbus ploughed into an Alpine mountainside, killing all 150 people on board including 16 schoolchildren returning from an exchange trip to Spain. The A320 jet operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget... read more »

Blast in LPG refills-laden lorry

A lorry laden with LPG refills caught fire and the cylinders exploded one after the other on the National Highway No.44 near Enugumarri in Kurnool District in the early hours of Thursday... read more »

IAS Officer’s Death: Protests Turn Violent in Karnataka, Police Resorts to Lathichar...

NEW DELHI: Violent protests took place across Karnataka today over the question of a CBI probe into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi. In Bangalore, the protesters of Akhil Bharatiya... read more »

Michelle Obama Touts ‘Let Girls Learn’ Initiative in Japan

United States First Lady Michelle Obama is continuing her trip to Japan, where she is touting an initiative aimed at helping girls in developing countries finish their education. Speaking... read more »

Japan says 3 killed, 3 hurt in Tunisia museum attack

TOKYO – Three Japanese were killed, and three others injured, in the militant attack on tourists in Tunisia, the Japanese government said Thursday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide... read more »

44 militants killed in Tirah

BARA: Forty-four militants were killed and several others sustained injuries when Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter aircraft pounded their hideouts in the Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency on Wednesday,... read more »