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Monthly News July 2015

Mexico: Death toll 27 after truck hits r...

Mexico: Death toll 27 after truck hits religious procession

MEXICO CITY: The death toll rose to 27 on Thursday and authorities listed 149 others as injured after a truck lost control and slammed into a religious procession in a central Mexico town. A Public Safety Department official for the state of Zacatecas confirmed the figures and said some of those... read more »

Taliban confirm Mullah Omar’s deat...

Taliban confirm Mullah Omar’s death, name new leader

confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of peace talks was indefinitely postponed amid concerns over how committed the new leadership is to ending the militant group’s 14-year insurgency.The Afghan Taliban Shura, or... read more »

Narendra Modi speaks at a Vijay Shankhnad rally in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
Bihar polls: Modi takes charge in bid to...

Bihar polls: Modi takes charge in bid to crush Nitish in his own den

After declaring a war on his principal rival, Nitish Kumar, at his earlier rally held last week in Muzaffarpur, a northern town known as the ‘political capital’ of Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi now seems to be pumping in his all energies to win the battle in this key eastern Indian... read more »

MH370 search: Malaysian experts on way t...

MH370 search: Malaysian experts on way to island to study plane debris R...

The loss of communication and bizarre flight path of MH370 led a US intelligence assesment and many aviation experts to speculate that the plane was deliberately steered off course. However, mechanical failure remains a strong possibility. So while the discovery of the debris provides a... read more »

Mullah Omar died two years ago: Pak tells Afghanistan

The death of Mullah Mohammad Omar, the supreme leader of the Afghan Taliban, has been confirmed by authorities in Pakistan who have shared the information with Afghan government officials,... read more »

Haryana whistleblower Chaturvedi win Ramon Magsaysay award

CHANDIGARH: Haryana’s whistleblower IFS officer has been chosen for this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award for his exemplary integrity and courage in public life. A Haryana cadre... read more »

Supreme Court Judges Disagree on Yakub Memon’s Plea to Stop his Hanging

1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon’s petition to stop his hanging on Thursday was referred to the Chief Justice of India after sharp differences between two judges today. One of... read more »

Obama meets Lucy, an ancient ‘ancestor,’ in Ethiopia

Barack Obama came to Africa partially to connect with the continent of his forefathers. On Monday, he met an ancestor of an altogether different kind: “Lucy,” the 3.2... read more »

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s Body Brought to Delhi

GUWAHATI: The body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday in Meghalaya, has been brought to Delhi from Guwahati in Assam. The three service chiefs were present at the airport,... read more »