Kavitha Invites NRIs to invest in Telangana

Published on Apr 27 2015 // Featured, NRI, Special, World
Kavitha Invites NRIs to invest in Telangana
By: Ashfaq Hussain Syed, Chicago Member of Parliament and daughter of Telangana CM, Ms. Kavitha Kalvakuntla said the newly-carved Telangana State is endowed with abundant natural resources and the state Government has formulated several innovative developmental projects in diverse fields like Pharmaceuticals,...

UN alarmed by malnutrition among children displaced from Yarmouk camp

Published on Apr 27 2015 // World
As the United Nations agency tasked with supporting Palestine refugees continued on Sunday to provide essential humanitarian assistance to civilians who have been displaced from Yarmouk and to those hosting them, evidence of acute malnutrition was found in a large number of children. “We are extremely...

Key Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan

Published on Apr 25 2015 // World
A key Taliban commander and three other militants were killed on Saturday in Afghanistan’s Herat province. “Acting upon an intelligence report, security forces laid an ambush on a way used by key Taliban commander Mullah Mir Ahmad in Ghorian district,” a police officer told Xinhua news...

Iran, P5+1 begin draft for removing sanctions: Negotiator

Published on Apr 25 2015 // World
Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers have started drafting the text of the mechanism for removing the sanctions imposed on Tehran over its peaceful nuclear programme, a senior Iranian nuclear negotiator said. The US negotiation delegation gave the Iranian nuclear team “very useful” explanations...

Man arrested for flying drone over Japan PM’s office

Published on Apr 25 2015 // World
A man was arrested for flying a small drone carrying radioactive element cesium over the roof of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s office, authorities said on Saturday. Yasuo Yamamoto, 40, was arrested on Friday over suspicion of forcible obstruction of business, Xinhua news agency reported. The...

HIV outbreak hits US county

Published on Apr 25 2015 // World
A country in the US state of Indiana has been hit with an HIV outbreak, with 142 people testing positive since late last year, health authorities said. Urgent action is needed to prevent further spread of the virus in Indiana’s Scott county, which has a total population of 4200 people, the US Centre...

US seeks clarification over action against Ford Foundation, Greenpeace

Published on Apr 25 2015 // World
Expessing concern over Indian action against the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India, the US is seeking a clarification from New Delhi for limiting “a necessary and critical debate within Indian society.” “We are aware that the Ministry of Home Affairs suspended the registration of...

Pakistan reiterates support to Saudi Arabia over Yemen

Published on Apr 24 2015 // World
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has once again assured the Saudi Arabian leadership of support in the prevailing crisis situation in Yemen, the foreign ministry said on Friday. Sharif, along with his Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif, during their visit to Saudi Arabia on Thursday expressed deep concern...

Family of black man killed by police sues US city

Published on Apr 24 2015 // World
The family of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old black man fatally shot last August by a white police officer, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, Efe news agency reported. The suit seeks $75,000 in compensation and an unspecified amount in punitive damages, as...

New round of n-talks will focus on sanctions: Iran

Published on Apr 22 2015 // World
New negotations between Iran and six major world powers on Tehran’s nuclear programme will focus on “lifting of sanctions”, said senior Iranian negotiator Abbas Araqchi while departing for Vienna on Wednesday. On the eve of the next round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of...

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