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Yearly News 2015

Silicon Valley to give PM Narendra Modi ...

Silicon Valley to give PM Narendra Modi ‘rock-star’ treatment

SAN FRANCISCO: For a change, Silicon Valley is buzzing about something besides a sleek new device, mind-bending breakthrough or precocious billionaire. A rare visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend has captivated his extensive fan club in the area and commanded the attention of... read more »

Najeeb Jung gets some unexpected support...

Najeeb Jung gets some unexpected support from Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday described lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung as “a good man with bad political bosses”. “Congress n BJP both demanding Sh Najeeb Jung’s removal? Strange. Is he at fault? No. He is doin what PMO is asking him to do,... read more »

CBI raids Himachal Pradesh CM’s re...

CBI raids Himachal Pradesh CM’s residence in disproportionate assets ...

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation teams on Saturday filed a case against Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh and carried out raids at 11 places including his residences in Delhi and Himachal, on a day when his daughter is getting married. The agency has been conducting a... read more »

Pfizer to sell Thane plant to Vidhi Rese...

Pfizer to sell Thane plant to Vidhi Research for Rs 178 crore

Drug firm Pfizer has said it has entered into a business transfer agreement to sell its Thane plant as a going concern to Vidhi Research and Development LLP for Rs 178 crore. In a BSE filing, Pfizer said, “It has entered into a Business Transfer Agreement (BTA) for the transfer of the... read more »

9 days in the dark: 2 workers rescued from Bilaspur tunnel

Two labourers trapped more than 40 metres underground for over a week in Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur district were rescued on Monday, bringing relief to their worried families after... read more »

Thai blast: Malaysian police may arrested two suspected bombers

Malaysian police have sent to Thai authorities photos of two men, one of whom is suspected to have carried out Thailand’s worst bombing at a Brahma temple here that killed 20 people... read more »

Pope Francis Looks Beyond Havana in Cuba Trip

After holding Mass in Havana and meeting with Fidel Castro Sunday, Pope Francis will have another busy day today in Cuba as part of his 10-day visit to that country and the United... read more »

Australia: PM Malcolm Turnbull’s new cabinet sworn in

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s new cabinet was on Monday sworn-in with five women ministers, including Marise Payne who became the country’s first woman defence... read more »

Thousands left homeless by giant Chile quake

SANTIAGO: More than 9,000 people were left homeless after a powerful earthquake hit northern and central Chile last week, officials have said, dramatically increasing previous estimates. The death... read more »