February, 2012

 

Lots of blood shed in Syria

SYRIA: On Tuesday at least 25 people were killed in Syria. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could be classified as a war criminal said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The United Nations announced more than 7,500 civilians had been killed by his forces since the start of the revolt. Several people were killed in the shelling of opposition strongholds by Syrian forces on Tuesday, activists said. In Homs alone, opposition groups said hundreds of civilians had been killed or wounded in the 24-day-old assault. As world dismay grew over theRead More


Oscar Awards: Best film ‘The Artist’

HOLLYWOOD: In the 84th Academy Awards ‘The Artist’ received 5 Oscars including award for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Original Score and Best Costume Design. ‘Hugo’ received four Oscars. ‘Hugo’ paid a beautiful tribute to the very idea of film, the story of a young boy inspiring an aging artist to reinvest himself into his life’s work of telling stories on the big screen. So it’s only appropriate that the Academy should recognize and pay a beautiful tribute to Hugo…and it sure did, regaling Hugo with five OscarsRead More


Bomb attack kills at least 26 in Yemen

YEMEN: A car bomb in southern Yemen claimed at least 26 lives, reported officials. The blast struck outside a presidential palace in the city of Mukalla, in Hadramawt province. Elite republican guards were among the dead. The attack came after Yemen’s new President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi took the oath of office, replacing Ali Abdullah Saleh, who resigned after months of protest against his rule. On Tuesday Hadi was elected in a single-candidate poll which was marred by violence in the south of the country. Nine people died in the clashes.Read More


Searches in four cities carried out today

NEW DELHI: On Saturday the CBI has registered a case in the issue of alleged irregularities in awarding BSNL’s Wimax franchise to a private firm, considered close to ex-telecom minister A Raja, and carried out raids across four cities. According to sources, nine teams of CBI officials searched the residences of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited(BSNL) officials and the officials of Starnet, the alleged beneficiary which got the franchise, in Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Gurgaon. The agency has not named Raja in the present case, said CBI sources. Share +1 TweetRead More


Evacuation has been restarted in Syria

SYRIA: Red Cross resumes Homs evacuation bid. it is resuming its attempts to rescue more Syrians trapped by shelling in the city of Homs, says Red Cross. Since the army began bombarding areas of Homs last month, On Friday it evacuated several people for the first time. Among the wounded there are two foreign journalists also. On Friday, following long negotiations, three Syrian Arab Red Crescent ambulances drove into the suburb of Baba Amr which has borne the brunt of the government attack. They brought out 20 women and childrenRead More


Eyewitness statement comes against Saif Ali Khan

MUMBAI: Statement of one of the employee of Mumbai hotel goes against the actor in the issue of punching incident took place between Saif and NRI Iqbal Sharma on Tuesday night. According to the employee’s statement Saif provoked Iqbal and punched him first. Iqbal claimed that the actor assaulted him and fractured his nose by punching him, based on the complaint police had arrested Saif on Wednesday. He was released on bail same day. Saif repeatedly insisted that he has acted in self defense. Police said no cameras were installedRead More


Attack on Peshawar largest police station

PESHAWAR: At least four police officers were killed in a suicide bombers attack at Peshawar on a police station, said officials in northwest Pakistan. Also six police officers were wounded in the sudden attack. According to sources, authorities say three attackers, armed with guns and hand grenades, stormed the station Friday morning. While entering the compound bombers opened the fire and then detonated their explosives at the police station. Officials say the station was targeted because it is one of the largest in Peshawar and houses hundreds of new policeRead More


Fourth day of protest in Afghanistan against NATO

KABUL: Protest across the Afghanistan continued on Friday over the burning of the Holy Book of Islam by NATO troops. Five people have been injured in different areas in the of the country. Beside that demonstrations had been peaceful in many areas Friday morning, Ministry of Interior officials said according to reports. Sources said in Herat, demonstrations were heating up Friday afternoon as hundreds of citizens gathered near the U.S. consulate. The CNN quoted a witness statement saying demonstrators were setting vehicles on fire, including police cars. This was theRead More


Hathaikheda Dam will be renovated as a tourist spot in Bhopal

BHOPAL: MP Government is planning to develop a brand new boat club in the lake city. These days the state government start’s focusing on tourist that is a way to develop city’s beauty. Maintaining the spots of historic sculptures attract tourists and commercial investor for enhancing economy of the region. On Thursday the State honourable UAD Minister (Urban Administrator and Development Minister) Mr. Babulal Gaur organised meeting regarding that and instructed all the concerned officials for the development of tourist place on HATHIKHEDA DAM. The state tourism development corporation willRead More


Big auto companies stepping towards small cities with help of Auto Expos

BHOPAL: Auto Expo 2012 going to be organise from 5 Feb in Bhopal the capital of Madhya Pradesh. According to companies it is expected to be a hit show. Trade-fair run for 4 days, where companies showcase their various segment cars. According to reports BMW Sales Consultant, Nilesh Tiwari said, “Our target to begin with is to sell 20 cars, but if the current trend is anything to follow, we will exceed expectations this year (2012)”. In next finical quarter it is expected that BMW is going to launch itsRead More