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Yearly News 2015

SC rejects Somanath Bharti’s bail plea, ...

SC rejects Somanath Bharti’s bail plea, asks him to surrender today

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of AAP MLA Somnath Bharti, accused of attempt to murder and dowry harassment by his estranged wife, and asked him to surrender by evening. The former Delhi law minister has been evading arrest with the Delhi Police saying he was behaving like a... read more »

Ganpati Visarjan: Over 50,000 idols imme...

Ganpati Visarjan: Over 50,000 idols immersed in Mumbai

A peaceful ‘visarjan’ of Lord Ganesha idols marked the end to the ten-day long festival Monday as lakhs of devotees bid adieu to the elephant-headed deity, including the famous ‘Lalbaugcha Raja’ idol. The immersion process which started since early hours Sunday culminated this morning with... read more »

Jayalalithaa announces Amma mobile phone...

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 buy 20,000 Amma mobile phones with special software in Tamil for trainers of the women self-help groups. Amma... read more »

John Kerry asks Nawaz Sharif to take act...

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 Afghan-based Haqqani network.Kerry commended Sharif’s pledge to not distinguish between terrorist groups and... read more »

You are what you wear: Modi changes clothes four times in a day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statecraft gets as much space in print, and on smart devices, as his image-craft. But then, you expect nothing less from the man who one-upped the FLOTUS... read more »

Will Alibaba crash impact Indian e-commerce valuation?

NEW DELHI: When Alibaba listed on NYSE a year ago, it created history with the highest share sale value, making the Chinese e-commerce giant valued at around $230 billion. A year on, the... read more »

Nine dead, over 30 injured in attack at Afghan volleyball match

Kabul: At least nine people were killed and 33 wounded Sunday in a bomb attack at a sports match in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, on the same day that Islamic State fighters... read more »

Thousands flee as `super typhoon` Dujuan nears Taiwan

Taipei: Evacuations were stepped up in Taiwan Monday as `super typhoon` Dujuan swirled towards the island, gathering strength on its approach to the east coast.Torrential rains and high... read more »

Successful Mars mission helps ISRO end year on high note

Isro successfully launches Astrosat, six other satellites

SRIHARIKOTA: Isro on Monday successfully launched India’s first astronomy satellite Astrosat, eleven years after the government cleared the project. A Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C30)... read more »