Morsi supporters vow to keep protesting

Morsi supporters vow to keep protesting

Cairo: The death toll from the violence engulfing Egypt rose to more than 600, as supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi vowed to continue their protests despite a crackdown by the military-backed government. At least 638 people were killed and 3,994 injured in clashes ignited on Wednesday when security forces broke up two sit-ins by […]

Former athletes protest over deletion of Joseph`s name

Former athletes protest over deletion of Joseph`s name

Kochi: Kerala sportspersons came down against the controversial deletion of the name of Tom Joseph, former International spiker from the list of those selected for Arjuna award. Former Asian Games silver medalist Mercy Kuttan, told reporters here that Kerala athletes and players had always been discriminated. She claimed that she herself was given the Arjuna […]

1993 Mumbai serial blasts case accused- Iqbal Mirchi, dies in London

1993 Mumbai serial blasts case accused- Iqbal Mirchi, dies in London

Mumbai: Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s close aide Iqbal Mirchi, an accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, died of a heart attack in London. Mirchi, 63, the right hand man of India’s topmost terrorist, was also facing drug smuggling charges in India. Ranked among the world’s top 50 drug barons, Muhammed Iqbal Memon or […]

Differently-abled children equally efficient if provided opportunities: President

Differently-abled children equally efficient if provided opportunities: President

Newdelhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that differently-abled children are as efficient in handling challenges of life as other kids provided they are given support and opportunities. Mr Mukherjee, who was interacting with some differently-abled children on the occasion of the 67th Independence Day today, said that Rashtrapati Bhavan will set an example in […]

Indian contingent of UN peacekeepers organise medic camp on I-Day

Indian contingent of UN peacekeepers organise medic camp on I-Day

Newdelhi: The Indian contingent of the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon, UNIFIL organized a medical camp in south Lebanon on the occasion of 67th Independence Day of the nation. INDBATT, in cooperation with Al-Kayaan medical clinic, conducted a Multi-Speciality Medical Camp in the southern region of Arqoub. The UNIFIL commander Maj. Gen. Paulo Serra inaugurated […]

Egypt clashes claim 638 lives; UNSC to meet,US cancels jt. military exercise

Egypt clashes claim 638 lives; UNSC to meet,US cancels jt. military exercise

Cairo: Egypt’s defiant Muslim Brotherhood stormed and torched local government offices as they began a march from the Al-Iman mosque in Cairo. The action was taken a day after over 638 people were killed in the deadliest crackdown by security forces on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Maximum number of deaths have been reported […]

Fire-ravaged Indian Navy submarine sinks, Antony confirms deaths

Fire-ravaged Indian Navy submarine sinks, Antony confirms deaths

Defence minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that he feels sad about the sailors who lost their lives in the fire on an Indian Navy submarine in Mumbai.”I feel sad about those Navy personnel who lost their lives for the country,” Antony told reporters outside Parliament. In a major setback to the Indian Navy, a […]

India Cements cuts capex to Rs 250 crore

India Cements cuts capex to Rs 250 crore

Mumbai:India Cements has cut its capital expenditure plan of Rs 300 crore by Rs 50 crore, company officials said on a recent earnings call. “The company’s current gross debt stands at Rs 3,230 crore and the company doesn’t intend to spend on capacity expansion in fiscal 2014. However, it may look at expansion over the […]