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Monthly News September 2015

UP horror: Mob kills man, assaults his s...

UP horror: Mob kills man, assaults his son over rumour they were eating bee...

His family reportedly never carried out sacrifices on Bakri-Eid to avoid any confrontation with other villagers, but on Monday night a mob surrounded the house of Mohammad Akhlaq in Uttar Pradesh’s Dadri area and beat him to death over a rumour that his family was consuming cow meat. The mob... read more »

It takes two livers to save an obese pat...

It takes two livers to save an obese patient

An obese man requiring liver transplant had to seek donation from two of his family members as the portion of liver donated by one was not sufficient. Sameer Mitra, 46, weighed 93kg. Doctors had to take out 220 grams of the liver lobe from his brother-in-law, and another 550gm from his... read more »

India to soon launch 23 foreign satellit...

India to soon launch 23 foreign satellites

Sriharikota: India has signed up contracts to launch 23 foreign satellites soon, an official of Antrix Corporation said here on Monday. Antrix Corporation is the commercial arm of Indian space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).Out of 23 foreign satellites, two will go in two... read more »

Jeev to captain Asia in EurAsia Cup

Jeev to captain Asia in EurAsia Cup

Seasoned Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh will captain the Asian team against a Darren Clarke-led Europe in the EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM in Kuala Lumpur from January 15-17 next year. Clarke and Singh have been friends for as long as they can remember, and they are relishing the... read more »

Jayalalithaa announces Amma mobile phones for women groups

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday announced Amma mobile phone scheme for women self-help groups in her state. Jayalalithaa’s government plans to spend Rs 15 crore to... read more »

John Kerry asks Nawaz Sharif to take action against LeT, Haqqani network

San Jose: US Secretary of State John Kerry has asked Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to take action against terrorist groups like Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba and the dreaded... read more »

Dalai Lama remains at Mayo Clinic for evaluation, cancels October US visit

Rochester: The Dalai Lama remains at Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic after canceling his US appearances for the month of October. A Mayo spokeswoman confirmed on Sunday that the 80-year-old... read more »

Another 17 refugees drown off Turkish coast

The boat was carrying 37 people, 20 of whom were rescued, when it sank in the Aegean Sea. The eight-metre boat had set off from the coastal village of Gumusluk. The area is part of the... read more »

500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, says Italian coastguard

Some 500 migrants were rescued in seven operations launched over the weekend in the Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard said. A spokesperson told AFP on Sunday that four of the rescue operations... read more »