14 killed in India gas pipeline blast

Published on Jun 28 2014 // Hyderabad, India, Uncategorized
NEW DELHI — Fourteen people were killed and 20 injured on Friday in a blast and fire at a gas pipeline in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, again raising safety concerns over the country’s energy projects. The fire broke out on a stretch of pipeline running through the village of Nagaram,...

Kingdom, India to facilitate visas for businessmen

Published on Jan 30 2014 // Featured, Gulf, Uncategorized
Kingdom, India to facilitate visas for businessmen
Minister of Commerce and Industry Tawfiq Al-Rabiah and India’s Minister of Finance P. Chidambaram sign the minutes at the end of the Saudi-India Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) in Riyadh late Tuesday. — SPASaudi Gazette report RIYADH – The 10th session of the Saudi-India Joint Commission Meeting...

AAP to field dozens of candidates in India polls

Published on Jan 29 2014 // Featured, India, Uncategorized
AAP to field dozens of candidates in India polls
Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal poses before the start of an interview with Reuters at his residence on the outskirts of New Delhi on Monday. — ReutersNEW DELHI — The young anti-graft party that stormed to power in India’s capital Delhi last month plans to field at least 73 candidates...

Sidharth Malhotra-Parineeti Chopra share the look of love in new song ‘Zehnaseeb’ from ‘Hasee Toh Phasee’

Published on Jan 04 2014 // Uncategorized
Sidharth Malhotra-Parineeti Chopra share the look of love in new song ‘Zehnaseeb’ from ‘Hasee Toh Phasee’
The song shows how Siddharth Malhotra falls in love with Parineeti Chopra. A soulful number, this song according to media reports in Karan Johar’s favourite. ‘Hasee Toh Phasee’ is directed by Vinil Mathew and stars Sidharth as Nikhil and Parineeti as Meeta.

BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest’s company over slip-on keyboard for iPhone

Published on Jan 04 2014 // Uncategorized
BlackBerry has reportedly sued a company co-founded by media personality Ryan Seacrest, Typo Products LLC, over an iPhone accessory that offered BlackBerry-like functionality. The company’s first accessory for iPhone, the Typo Keyboard, which is a slip-on cover for Apple’s flagship product, is touted...

Farooq Sheikh’s last rites to take place today

Published on Dec 30 2013 // India, Uncategorized
Mumbai: Multi-faceted actor Farooque Sheikh, who died following cardiac arrest in Dubai, will be buried today in the evening, says actor and a close friend Satish Shah.Farooque died Friday evening at the age of 65. “His body will reach Mumbai airport at around 4.00 p.m. tomorrow (Monday), and the...

New labor laws abruptly end honeymoon for interracial expat couples

Published on Nov 09 2013 // Gulf, Uncategorized
JEDDAH: IRFAN MOHAMMED For many couples in the Kingdom, destiny brought them together, but the new labor laws now in force have plagued their future with uncertainty. Families across the Kingdom have been affected by the crackdown, with several couples from the same country having to go back home because...

‘NRI votes can help unify country’

Published on Sep 19 2013 // NRI, Uncategorized
‘NRI votes can help unify country’
UNIFYING FORCE: Indian expats at a social gathering organized by Tanzeem Hum Hindustani. (AN photo)- RASHID HASSAN A postal ballot system for Indian expatriates under consideration by the Indian Parliament can help unify candidates elected in next year’s general elections, say Indians living in...

External Affairs Minister’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

Published on May 21 2013 // Featured, Gulf, Uncategorized
External Affairs Minister’s Visit to Saudi Arabia
External Affairs Minister Shri Salman Khurshid is visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on May 25-26 at the invitation of the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness Prince Saud Al-Faisal. It will be Shri Khurshid ‘s first bilateral visit to Saudi Arabia and to the region as External...

Avocados can reduce stroke and diabetes risk

Published on Feb 23 2013 // Uncategorized
Avocados can reduce stroke and diabetes risk
Washington, February 23:Consuming avocados could be associated with better diet quality and nutrient intake level, lower intake of added sugars, lower body weight, BMI and waist circumferences, higher “good cholesterol” levels and lower metabolic syndrome risk, a new study has revealed. Specifically,...