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Monthly News August 2015

Thai woman wearing Islamic head-scarf na...

Thai woman wearing Islamic head-scarf named as suspect in Bangkok bomb blas...

Bangkok police have named a Thai woman wanted for questioning about the lethal shrine explosion as they said they were seeking two new suspects after bomb-making material was found in a second apartment in the city’s outskirts. Investigators released a photograph of the woman, identified as... read more »

SC rejects plea seeking Salman Khan̵...

SC rejects plea seeking Salman Khan’s bail cancellation

The Supreme Court dismissed on Monday a petition seeking cancellation of bail of film star Salman Khan who was convicted and sentenced in a hit-and-run case. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu declined the plea by one of the alleged victims associated with the case and belonging... read more »

Land bill defeat shows that Modi now to ...

Land bill defeat shows that Modi now to needs to lead from the front

Narendra Modi’s final retreat on the Land Acquisition Ordinance, announced by the man himself in his monthly radio conversation Mann ki Baat, is a sad commentary on his government’s political acumen.Retreat on a bill that was so crucial to growth means that the government will now... read more »

Enjoying quota benefits, UP Patels ready...

Enjoying quota benefits, UP Patels ready to back Hardik’s stir

Patel leaders in Uttar Pradesh say they intend to back Hardik Patel’s campaign for reservations though it is unlikely to generate as much interest in the politically crucial state, where the community already has access to benefits under the OBC category. Leaders of the Patel community, or... read more »

Sanjay Kapoor steps down as chairman of Micromax

New Delhi: Sanjay Kapoor has stepped down as chairman of Micromax, a little over a year after joining India’s second-largest handset vendor. “Sanjay Kapoor has decided to move... read more »

RBI likely to cut interest rates in September policy meet

There is a better than even chance that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will cut interest rates at its policy meeting on September 29 thanks to inflation striking a record low, according... read more »

Vodafone India to launch 4G services by 2015 end

NEW DELHI: Vodafone India today said it will launch its fourth-generation (4G) mobile telephony services by 2015-end, an announcement that comes days after market leader Airtel rolled out... read more »

Thai police question Uighur trio over Bangkok blast

Bangkok: Thai police on Friday said three Uighur Muslims, among dozens detained in the kingdom for illegal entry last year, have been questioned over the deadly Bangkok bombing. Eleven... read more »

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Says Nuclear Might Sealed Deal Wi...

POCHEON, South Korea — Nuclear weapons secured the deal with South Korea and ended a dangerous military standoff, according to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Putting his own spin on the accord... read more »