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Monthly News August 2015

Sports Ministry approves names for Drona...

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 the recommendations of the Committee and after due scrutiny, Anoop and Naval’s names were approved on the... read more »

Modi wants Posco to stay in India, PMO t...

Modi wants Posco to stay in India, PMO to take up issue with company offici...

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 the company officials today. The PMO has called a meeting, which will be attended by the Cabinet Secretary,... read more »

Onion prices fall below Rs 50/kg at Lasa...

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 against hoarding. Even at Azadpur mandi in Delhi, wholesale onion price declined by Rs 3-5 per kg to Rs 53... read more »

Larsen & Toubro Bags Orders Worth R...

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 August. “The power transmission and distribution business of L&T Construction has won orders worth Rs.... read more »

Protesters in western Nepal kill police with spears, axes

Protesters in western Nepal kill police with spears, axesKathmandu, Nepal (CNN)Protesters in western Nepal have killed at least seven police officers as violent clashes broke out over the... read more »

UN chief ‘appalled’ by Islamic State’s demolition of Palmyra

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said on Monday he was appalled by reports that Islamic State militants had demolished a temple in Syria’s ancient Palmyra. IS fighters packed... read more »

Asian shares bounce off 3-year lows but China’s suffering continues

Volatile global markets showed signs of a respite from the bloodbath on Tuesday, as bargain hunters helped Asian stocks off three-year lows hit on fears that China’s economy was... read more »

We are not beggars: Patels demand reservation at Ahmedabad rally

Gujarat’s Patel community on Tuesday organised a mega rally under the leadership of 21-year-old Hardik Patel in Ahmedabad to press for reservations under the OBC quota. “We are... read more »

‘Historic moment’ as Britain reopens embassy in Iran ...

Tehran: In a significant development that marks immense improvement in Iran-West relations, United Kingdom on Sunday reopened embassy in Tehran. The embassy was closed in 2011 after hardliners angry... read more »