U.S. jobless claims edge up, but labor market still strong| Reuters
Aug 07, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, suggesting labor market conditions are continuing to tighten.Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 3,000 to a s...
More than 200 feared dead in sinking of migrant boat| Reuters
Aug 06, 2015 at 23:16 | Source:
ROME Hopes faded of finding survivors on Thursday from the sinking of a boat in which an estimated 200 migrants were feared drowned, as rescue ships were called to the aid of more migrant boats in the same area of the Mediterranean."We are witne...
UN Security Council set to vote on Syria chemical weapons probe on Friday
Aug 06, 2015 at 21:31 | Source:
United Nations, United States:The UN Security Council is expected to adopt on Friday a draft resolution that would set up a panel to determine who is responsible for deadly chlorine gas attacks in Syria, diplomats said.A vote at the 15-member council...
Greek creditors seek third wave of reforms before loan| Reuters
Jul 28, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
BRUSSELS/ATHENS International creditors want Greece to enact a third wave of politically sensitive reforms before they will release any money to keep the near bankrupt country afloat under a third bailout they began negotiating on Monday.The governme...
Govt examining proposal for aeronautical search and rescue board
Jul 27, 2015 at 18:53 | Source:
New Delhi: The government is examining a proposal to set up a 'National Aeronautical Search and Rescue Board' though there is no timeline for it to become operational yet. Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said in Lok Sabha today in ...
Houthis, Saudi-led coalition fight for Yemen air base | Reuters
Jul 26, 2015 at 18:15 | Source:
ADEN/SANAA Yemeni forces allied with a Saudi-led coalition fought Houthi militia for control of the country's largest air base north of Aden on Sunday, local residents said, hours before a humanitarian truce declared by the coalition was meant to sta...
Dr Deshmukh: A VC has a stature; your University had a John Matthai
Jul 26, 2015 at 15:24 | Source:
There have been vice chancellors of universities like Dr DS Reddy of Osmania University who fought, with teachers and students aiding him, for the institutions autonomy. He went to court and won against the interference of the Andhra Pradesh governme...
Debt conundrum to keep Greek banks in months-long freeze| Reuters
Jul 26, 2015 at 14:45 | Source:
FRANKFURT/ ATHENS Greek banks are set to keep broad cash controls in place for months, until fresh money arrives from Europe and with it a sweeping restructuring, officials believe.Rehabilitating the country's banks poses a difficult question. Should...