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Monthly News July 2015

4 Indians abducted in Libya, IS involvem...

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 university, says NDTV, quoting the ministry of external affairs. “No ransom demand has been made yet. We are... read more »

SC dismisses Yakub Memon’s petitio...

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 slated for July 30 and quashing of his death warrant. “Issue of death warrant is in order,” said the... read more »

Microsoft launches Windows 10 in India

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 version of the OS will arrive at a later time. Windows 10 includes features such as Cortana, Microsoft’s... read more »

Abdul Kalam’s mortal remains reach...

Abdul Kalam’s mortal remains reach Rameswaram, thousands gather to pa...

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, was later flown to Mandapam Camp in Ramanathapuram district on a helicopter. Union ministers Manohar Parrikar... read more »

APJ Abdul Kalam congratulated cop shortly before he collapsed

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam congratulated a policeman for remaining vigilant through the 100-km drive from Guwahati to Shillong shortly before he collapsed at the IIM in the... read more »

Seven-Day State Mourning for Former President APJ Abdul Kalam but No Holiday

The Government has announced a seven-day state mourning in honour of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, however, there will be no holiday. “As a mark of respect to the departed... read more »

Qualcomm appoints Sunil Lalvani as India head

Qualcomm Incorporated has appointed Sunil Lalvani as vice president and president of its India operations, a company statement said here on Monday. Lalvani’s appointment will be... read more »

Sensex Slumps 500 Points Amid P-Note Jitters. Don’t Panic, Says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has sought to calm investors after the Sensex fell more than 500 points on Monday, amid jitters over a recommendation for stiff norms for participatory notes... read more »

Former PM Deve Gowda begins hunger strike on farmers’ suici...

Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Monday began a hunger strike here demanding discussion in Parliament on the farmers’ suicide in the country. Flanked by party MPs, MLAs, and Samajwadi... read more »