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Monthly News July 2015

Suicide bombs kill at least 64 people in...

Suicide bombs kill at least 64 people in north-eastern Nigeria

The explosions hit the towns of Gombe and Damaturu, scaring people into staying home during the Muslim Eid al-Fitr celebrations, officials said. Police said two female suicide bombers killed 12 people at prayer grounds in Damaturu. Hours earlier two bombs killed dozens of people buying goods for... read more »

ISIS used poison gas in northeast Syria:...

ISIS used poison gas in northeast Syria: Kurds, activists

BEIRUT: ISIS used poison gas in attacks against Kurdish-controlled areas of northeastern Syria in late June, a Syrian Kurdish militia and an activist group monitoring the Syrian conflict said Saturday. Two U.K.-based organizations investigating the attack said they had confirmed ISIS’s use... read more »

Suspect in slaying of US Marines in Chat...

Suspect in slaying of US Marines in Chattanooga made 2014 trip to Jordan

The FBI said Friday that the gunman who opened fire on two military facilities in Chattanooga and killed four Marines had at least two long guns and one handgun, and that investigators were examining his international travel. Some of the gun purchases were legal and some were not, FBI agent Ed... read more »

China late on Friday deported the lone I...

China late on Friday deported the lone Indian arrested on unspecified charg...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has asked India to invest in infrastructure projects worth $8 billion, including an expanded role in developing a strategic port that will open up access to Central Asia, according to Iran’s envoy to New Delhi on Friday. The port of Chabahar in southeast Iran... read more »

Bassi assures action over alleged rape of 23-year-old by ASI

Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Saturday said a chargesheet has been filed in the alleged rape case of a 23-year-old woman by an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in the Rani Bagh area... read more »

With new brand launched, Xolo mulls to invest Rs 100 cr in next 18 months

Xolo, the sub-brand of the Lava International, is mulling to invest Rs 100 cr over next 18 months on development of its proprietary software, Hive, which is built on Google’s Android... read more »

Lava in talks with states for mfg unit; to invest Rs 250 cr

Domestic handset maker Lava today said it is in discussions with various state governments to set up a new assembly unit that will entail an investment of about Rs 250 crore. Lava has one... read more »

Doha Bank looking at setting up subsidiary in India

Doha Bank, one of the largest commercial banks of Qatar, is looking at the possibility of setting up a subsidiary in India, an top official of the bank today said. “Our long-term view is... read more »

Sonakshi Sinha to play RAW agent in ‘Force 2’

Actress Sonakshi Sinha will star opposite John Abraham in upcoming action drama “Force 2” . The 28-year-old “Dabangg” actress is set to play a RAW agent in the Abinay Deo-directed film,... read more »