Indias victory over colonialism an inspiration for Africa

Indias struggle against colonialism and racial discrimination served as an inspiration for the countries across Africa, South African Minister of Post and Telecommunications Siyabonga Cwele has said. He was speaking at a dinner hosted by Indian High Commissioner Ruchira Kamboj in Pretoria to mark the countrys 71st Independence Day. “India took up the cause of […]

Indias victory over colonialism an inspiration for Africa

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Killer game Blue Whale suspected for yet another teen’s suicide, in Kerala this time

The Kerala Police have begun investigations into the death of a 16-year-old boy here after his family raised doubts that it was due to the Blue Whale Challenge game. The school student from Vilapilasala near here allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his house on July 26. The boy’s mother today told a Malayalam […]

Killer game Blue Whale suspected for yet another teen’s suicide, in Kerala this time

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Pak troops violate ceasefire, shells LoC areas in Poonch

Pakistan today resorted to firing and shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, prompting the Indian army to give a befitting response. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0534 hours today in Poonch sector along the […]

Pak troops violate ceasefire, shells LoC areas in Poonch

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More than 300 killed, 600 missing in Sierra Leone floods and mudslides

Surging mudslides and floodwaters in and around Sierra Leone’s capital have killed more than 300 people, many of them trapped as they slept. Another 600 people are missing, the Red Cross said on Tuesday, and the death toll is expected to rise. President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone said that his country needed “urgent […]

More than 300 killed, 600 missing in Sierra Leone floods and mudslides

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Indian gets $2.9 million compensation from employer for bad reference letter

A 47-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean has received a hefty compensation of over 4 million Singaporean dollars from his previous employer after a scathing letter of reference by them cost him the chance to join another company. Ramesh Krishnan, described as “one of AXA’s best- compensated advisers”, had accused the company of defaming him in 2012 when […]

Indian gets $2.9 million compensation from employer for bad reference letter

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India gifts 30 ambulances to Nepal on Independence Day

India today gifted 30 ambulances and six buses to Nepalese hospitals, charitable organisations and educational institutions on the occasion of its 71st Independence Day. India’s Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri handed over the keys of the vehicles to the representatives of various organisations at a function in the premises of Indian Embassy in Kathmandu […]

India gifts 30 ambulances to Nepal on Independence Day

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27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected

Flash floods triggered by incessant rains have left at least 27 people dead and nearly six lakh others marooned in nearly two dozen districts in Bangladesh, officials said today. The unrelenting flow of water from upstream regions coupled with monsoon rains has flooded as many as 20 districts with the flooding spreading to other parts, […]

27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected

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27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected

Flash floods triggered by incessant rains have left at least 27 people dead and nearly six lakh others marooned in nearly two dozen districts in Bangladesh, officials said today. The unrelenting flow of water from upstream regions coupled with monsoon rains has flooded as many as 20 districts with the flooding spreading to other parts, […]

27 killed in floods in Bangladesh; nearly 6 lakh affected

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1 held for ‘selling’ K’taka woman in Saudi Arabia: Police

The city police has arrested a man from Kulashekar for allegedly cheating a woman on the pretext of getting her a nurse’s job in Doha, Qatar and “selling her as a slave” in Saudi Arabia, it said today. James D’Mello (35) was arrested yesterday, the police said, adding that he was instrumental behind sending Jacintha […]

1 held for ‘selling’ K’taka woman in Saudi Arabia: Police

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