NEW DELHI – Even before the ashes of the 23-year-old Delhi gangrape victim were immersed in the Ganga on Tuesday, another case of rape has been reported in the media of a 17-year-old class XI student by her Facebook friend on New Year’s Eve. According to reports, a class XI student has alleged that she [...]
INDIA- Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has approached the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) for a second time, seeking a review of its earlier application to open cafeteria at its proposed single-brand retail stores in India.
On November 20, the FIPB approved IKEA’s proposal to invest Rs.10,500 crore to open single brand retail stores in India, but [...]
ISLAMABAD- At least nine people including a senior minister of Pakistan’sKhyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province were killed and more than 20 injured when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself in the country’s north western city of Peshawar on Saturday.
The blast happened when senior provincial minister of Awami National Party Bashir Ahmed Bilour concluded meeting with his [...]
COLOMBO- A human rights group on Thursday urged Sri Lanka to formally charge or release four university students detained on allegations of terrorism for honoring Tamil Tiger rebels who died during the country’s bloody civil war.
The students in the northern city of Jaffna were arrested by anti-terrorism police for lighting lamps in honor of Tamil [...]
SRI LANKA- Police in Sri Lanka have arrested 100 Chinese nationals for currency fraud in a string of raids in and around the capital Colombo, officials said on Saturday.
“They have defrauded their countrymen by making them… transfer money to accounts maintained in Sri Lanka in the names of those arrested,” Prishantha Jayakodi, a senior superintendent, [...]
LONDON – Major parties took strong exception to demands in the UK for stopping aid to India, with opposition BJP saying that the country did not require such help and should give a befitting reply to the “arrogance” of a section of the British political class by refusing it.
But despite demands by ruling Conservative party [...]