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Monthly News March 2015

Taiwanese President Flies to Singapore t...

Taiwanese President Flies to Singapore to Pay Last Respects to Lee Kuan Yew...

TAIPEI: Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou flew to Singapore today, a source familiar with the matter said, amid local media reports that Ma would pay his last respects to Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, who died aged 91 on Monday. Ma would be unlikely to attend Sunday’s... read more »

Nirbhaya documentary: SC seeks response ...

Nirbhaya documentary: SC seeks response from 2 lawyers for making derogator...

New Delhi: As the ban on the telecast of controversial BBC documentary “India’s Daughter” on the December 16, 2012, gang-rape continues, the Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from two lawyers for making derogatory remarks against women in the short film. While hearing the... read more »

Blast in LPG refills-laden lorry

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 and threatened to cause huge destruction. The truck was on its way from Vadiampet in Anantapur District from... read more »

IAS Officer’s Death: Protests Turn...

IAS Officer’s Death: Protests Turn Violent in Karnataka, Police Resor...

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 Vidyarthi Parishad — the student wing of the BJP — were lathicharged by the police. In Tumkur too, the... read more »

Singapore prepares for life after Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore’s ‘founding father’ Lee Kuan Yew is critically ill in hospital, and the island state he led for three decades is preparing for life without the domineering politician who... read more »

Congress, Kejriwal struck deal: GadkariCongress, Kejriwal struck deal: Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari invites Sonia Gandhi, Anna Hazare for open debate on Land Bill

New Delhi: Amid Opposition’s all-out effort to stall the amended Land Acquisition Bill, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday wrote a letter to political leaders and... read more »

2 dead, many injured in Sweden restaurant shooting

Several people were shot inside a restaurant in the city of Goteborg and at least two of them have died, Swedish police said. Police said in a statement that an automatic weapon is... read more »

Prashant Bhushan, Yadav fire another letter in Aam Aadmi Party game of thrones

If the two days since Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal returned to Delhi have been dominated by negotiations and meetings in the deeply divided AAP, they have also been replete with... read more »

Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee remains critically ill

Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, remains critically ill in intensive care, the prime minister’s office said on Thursday. Seen as the founding father of modern Singapore,... read more »