Ban on Beef in Maharashtra: 5 Years Jail, Rs.10,000 Fine for Sale & Possession

Published on Mar 03 2015 // Featured, India
Ban on Beef in Maharashtra: 5 Years Jail, Rs.10,000 Fine for Sale & Possession
Meat lovers in Mumbai will have to do without their favourite beef burgers and steaks as President Pranab Mukherjee has signed a bill that bans cow slaughter in Maharashtra with restrictions on sale and possession of the meat. The decision had been pending for almost two decades, says the state finance...

Delhi bus rapist blames victim

Published on Mar 03 2015 // Featured, India
Delhi bus rapist blames victim
Mukesh SinghDELHI: One of the Indian men convicted of the Delhi gang rape of 2012 has claimed that his 23-year-old victim was to blame for her sexual assault and murder in an interview for a BBC documentary to be aired on International Women’s Day. Speaking from jail, Mukesh Singh said that women who...

King Salman presents King Faisal International prize

Published on Mar 03 2015 // Featured, Gulf
King Salman presents King Faisal International prize
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman with the winners of the 37th annual King Faisal International Prize in Riyadh on Sunday. — SPA Joshua Hoey Saudi Gazette RIYADH — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman presented this year’s King Faisal International Prize recipients with...

Bazm-e-Ittehad organizes annual Mushaira in Jeddah

Published on Mar 02 2015 // Featured, NRI
Bazm-e-Ittehad organizes annual Mushaira in Jeddah
By Mirza Qudrath A prominent Jeddah-based social organization, whose specific aim is the welfare of Indians in Saudi Arabia and back home, conducted a highly successful mushaira in Jeddah at the weekend. For Bazm-e-Ittehad Jeddah (BIJ), this was a special event because the organization is celebrating...

Mufti Sayeed Takes Oath as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir

Published on Mar 01 2015 // Featured, India
Mufti Sayeed Takes Oath as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
SRINAGAR: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, 79, the veteran leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has taken oath as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, bringing to an end the 49-day Governor’s rule in the state. He is LEADING a historic alliance with the BJP, which will be part of a government...

Arun Jaitley Delays Fiscal Roadmap to Boost Growth

Published on Feb 28 2015 // Featured, India
Arun Jaitley Delays Fiscal Roadmap to Boost Growth
Arun Jaitley Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government will target a 3.9 per cent fiscal deficit for year starting April 1, 2015 to make room for higher investment in infra and capital expenditure. The government plans to spend Rs. 1.25 lakh crore for investment out of which Rs. 70,000 crore...

Rail Budget 2015 a ‘watershed moment’ for Railways: Modi

Published on Feb 26 2015 // Featured, India
Rail Budget 2015 a ‘watershed moment’ for Railways: Modi
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday described the Rail Budget 2015 as a forward looking, futuristic and passenger centric Budget. “I am particularly delighted that for the first time, there is a concrete vision for technology upgradation and modernisation of the Railways,” the PM...

Rahul Gandhi to Take Over as Congress President in April: Sources

Published on Feb 25 2015 // Featured, India
Rahul Gandhi to Take Over as Congress President in April: Sources
NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi is set to take over as Congress president in April, top sources in the party have said amid swirling speculation about his “leave of absence” during a key session of Parliament. Mr Gandhi, 44, will replace his mother Sonia Gandhi, who has helmed the party since 1998....

Medical Entrance test mandatory for NRI students

Published on Feb 18 2015 // Expat Ride, Featured, NRI, Special
Medical Entrance test mandatory for NRI students
- Mohammed Saifuddin, Yahind.com NRI students seeking admission in medical colleges needs to put extra efforts now as they should pass medical entrance examination. The new criteria for admission in MBBS will be implemented from the next academic year. The new directive of the Medical Council of India...

KBN College of Engineering Gulbarga Alumni conducted Primavera classes in Jeddah.

Published on Feb 18 2015 // Featured, NRI
KBN College of Engineering Gulbarga Alumni conducted Primavera classes in Jeddah.
Left to right: Syed Mohiuddin General Secretary, Syed Nasir Khursheed President, Mohammed Mansour Chief Guest, Ajaz Hussain Parvez Primavera Instructor and Mohammed Yahiya Chief Coordinator.JEDDAH — Five-day course of Primavera P6 organized by KBN Engineering college Gulbarga Alumni Jeddah chapter...

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