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Monthly News August 2015

Thai police question Uighur trio over Ba...

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 days on from the bombing at Erawan shrine, which killed 20 people and wounded scores more, authorities are... read more »

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Says Nuc...

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Says Nuclear Might Sealed Deal With South

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 reached Monday after marathon all-night talks, the pact “was by no means something achieved on... read more »

Austria Now Says 71 Bodies Thought to Be...

Austria Now Says 71 Bodies Thought to Be of Migrants Were in Truck

VIENNA — The legions of desperate migrants fleeing war and mayhem in the Middle East and Africa have long known they were risking harm from unscrupulous smugglers and death at sea to reach the safety of Europe. But it has became shockingly clear that they now face the same dangers within... read more »

What is a Smart City? Find the full list...

What is a Smart City? Find the full list of nominated smart cities here

The central government on Thursday announced 98 cities and towns for development as smart cities based on evaluation of financial and institutional capacities and past track record of urban local bodies. According to Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu, a smart city “is one having... read more »

Was it All About Money? Latest Developments in Sheena Bora Case

MUMBAI: Four days after Indrani Mukerjea, a former media executive, was arrested for the murder of her daughter, Sheena Bora, the police says it is looking at whether a complicated... read more »

Sports Ministry approves names for Dronacharya Award

Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh were among the five names officially approved by the Sports Ministry for the prestigious Dronacharya Award this year. Based on... read more »

Modi wants Posco to stay in India, PMO to take up issue with company officials today

The Prime Minister’s Office is likely to take up the issue of steel giant Posco’s proposed $10.5-billion integrated steel plant in Jagatsinghpur with the Odisha government and... read more »

Onion prices fall below Rs 50/kg at Lasalgaon on export curbs

New Delhi: Wholesale prices of onion today fell below the Rs 50 per kg mark at the Lasalgaon in Maharashtra, Asia’s biggest onion market, due to curbs on exports and fear of action... read more »

Larsen & Toubro Bags Orders Worth Rs. 1,563 Crore in July

New Delhi: Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Tuesday said power transmission and distribution business of L&T Construction has bagged orders worth Rs. 1,563 crore in July and... read more »