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Monthly News July 2015

Female Suicide Bomber Blows Herself Up i...

Female Suicide Bomber Blows Herself Up in Northeast Nigeria Market

KANO, NIGERIA: A female suicide bomber travelling on a tricycle blew herself up Friday at a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said, as Nigeria and its neighbours finalize a force to combat Boko Haram jihadists. “There had been a suicide attack on Gamboru market... read more »

Jerusalem gay pride stabbing suspect rem...

Jerusalem gay pride stabbing suspect remanded

Israeli police say an anti-gay ultra-Orthodox extremist suspected of stabbing revelers at Jerusalem’s gay pride parade has appeared in court. The suspected attacker, Yishai Schlissel, was remanded Friday and his arrest was extended for 12 days as the investigation against him... read more »

Hopes for Afghan peace talks rise as Tal...

Hopes for Afghan peace talks rise as Taliban names new chief

Mullah Akhtar Mansour was named as the new Taliban leader on Friday – a historic power transition that raises hopes for a way to end Afghanistan’s bloody war as the relative moderate’s leadership comes in. The Taliban also announced his deputies – Sirajuddin Haqqani, who... read more »

At least 30 killed in Nepal landslides

At least 30 killed in Nepal landslides

The landslides came crashing into villages and homes just after midnight. One survivor said they sounded like an earthquake. Multiple slides, triggered by torrential rains, struck communities near the resort town of Pokhara, west of the capital Kathmandu. In the village of Lumle, about half... read more »

Paytm strikes title sponsorship deal with BCCI till 2019 for Rs 203.28 crore

One97 Communications, owners of Paytm, today acquired the title sponsorship rights for India’s domestic and international cricket matches at home for a period of four years with a... read more »

Sensex up 340 points, August series begins on positive note

The benchmark BSE Sensex spurted by over 340 points to 28,045.97 in noon trade on Friday on continued across-the-board buying by participants as the August series in the derivatives... read more »

Maggi may undergo fresh tests following HC proposal

Nestle India, the manufacturer of Maggi instant noodles,has agreed for an independent lab testing of the product provided the tests were carried out in the presence of a reputed... read more »

Uber to invest $1 billion in India in next 9 months

Uber Technologies Inc will invest $1 billion in India in the next nine months as the online ride hailing company is bullish on the Indian market. Uber said it would use the additional... read more »

Delhi CM Mr. Kejriwal skips defamation case, court allows exemption plea

Police patrolling to CCTV cameras: Delhi govt starts witness prot...

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday decided to formulate a comprehensive policy for protecting witnesses, an official said on Thursday. Representational image. Image... read more »