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Monthly News July 2015

Heavy floods in Odisha, lakhs affected

Heavy floods in Odisha, lakhs affected

Sorrow grapples Odisha as lakhs of people in six of it’s districts are badly affected by flood, Jajpur district being one of the worst affected areas. A high alert has been issued across the state as 6 districts have been hit by heavy rains. Rescue teams from NDRF and its state-run... read more »

Modi govt is firm on rooting out terrori...

Modi govt is firm on rooting out terrorism from India: Rajnath Singh speaks...

New Delhi: Linking the Gurdaspur attack to Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the three terrorists had infiltrated from there to carry out the strike and asserted that the government will do everything possible to prevent cross-border terrorism. Making a statement in Rajya... read more »

4 Indians, 2 each from Hyderabad and Kar...

4 Indians, 2 each from Hyderabad and Karnataka, kidnapped in Libya: MEA

NEW DELHI: Four Indians have been kidnapped by militants in Libya, the ministry of external affairs spokesman, Vikas Swarup, said on Friday. Of the four Indians kidnapped in Libya, three are teachers in University of Sirte and one works at the university. Two of the kidnapped Indians are from... read more »

Two Turkish police killed in gun attack ...

Two Turkish police killed in gun attack blamed on PKK: reports

ISTANBUL: Two Turkish police were killed Friday in a gun attack on police headquarters in the southern region of Adana blamed on Kurdish militants, the official Anatolia news agency reported. The gunmen fired on police headquarters in the city of Pozanti, sparking clashes which left two police as... read more »

4 Indians abducted in Libya, IS involvement suspected

Four Indians have allegedly in Sirte, Libya, according to TV reports. The Islamic State group, IS, is suspected to be responsible for the kidnapping. The Indians were teaching at the... read more »

SC dismisses Yakub Memon’s petition against death warrant

The curtains came down on the legal battle of 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon as the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed his petition seeking a stay of his execution... read more »

Microsoft launches Windows 10 in India

NEW DELHI: Microsoft has announced that Windows 10, Microsoft’s new operating system, will be available starting today as a free upgrade or with new PCs and tablets. The phone... read more »

Abdul Kalam’s mortal remains reach Rameswaram, thousands gather to pay homage

RAMESWARAM: The body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam reached his hometown Rameswaram on Wednesday afternoon. The body, which was brought to Madurai from New Delhi on an IAF aircraft,... read more »

Yakub Memon: Supreme Court Verdict Awaited, Governor Rejects Merc...

Yakub’s mercy plea is now with the President, who rejected it last year. Sources say much hinges on what the Supreme Court decides. The Supreme Court has rejected Yakub’s argument that... read more »