Germany, US, Israel among 43 countries to get e-visa facility in India
Nov 23, 2014 at 12:34 | Source:
Visitors from over 40 countries, including Germany, the US, Israel and Palestine, will soon be able to avail the much-awaited electronic visa facility which is set to be launched on November 27.The e-visa facility for 43 countries would be rolled out...
Quarantined Indian's samples found negative for Ebola
Nov 23, 2014 at 02:15 | Source:
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian man, who had travelled to Liberia and got infected with Ebola but cured, continues to be symptom free and his tests for the killer virus have been found negative, an official statement said Saturday."The 26-ye...
Portuguese police arrest ex-PM Socrates in corruption investigation
Nov 22, 2014 at 21:30 | Source:
LISBON (Reuters) - Portuguese police have arrested former Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates and three other people in an investigation of suspected tax fraud, corruption and money-laundering, the Prosecutor General's office said on Saturday.It s...
GMR tables $800m claim
Nov 22, 2014 at 08:07 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
Hyderabad, Nov. 21: GMR Male International Airport Pvt Ltd (GMIAL) — a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd — has claimed $803 million (around Rs 4,987 crore) from the Maldivian government for “wrongfully” terminating the int...
Profile: Mahinda Rajapaksa
Nov 22, 2014 at 08:07 | Source:
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is credited by many Sinhalese people for winning the war against Tamil Tiger rebels who for more than 20 years held the country hostage by suicide bombings and gun attacks. But to human rights campaigners and ma...
Up to 80 people killed by suspected Ugandan rebels in Congo - group
Nov 21, 2014 at 23:30 | Source:
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Between 50 and 80 people have been killed in attacks by suspected Ugandan ADF-NALU rebels near the eastern Congolese town of Beni, the local civil society coalition said on Friday.In a statement, Civil Society of North Kivu, the ...
Biden Visits Ukraine as NATO Accuses Russia Over Weapons
Nov 21, 2014 at 20:01 | Source:
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, right, is welcomed by Kiev's Mayor Vitali Klitschko at the Boryspil International Airport in Kiev, on Nov. 20. Photographer: Bahtiyar Abdukerimov/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images. Ukraine accused Russia of shelling i...
International airports to get thermal scanners to check for Ebola
Nov 21, 2014 at 10:51 | Source:
New Delhi: The health ministry plans to set up 24 new thermal scanner equipment at international airports in the country to check the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), a official said on Thursday."Presently, there are 18 scanners at the internat...
Mexico: Angry citizens launch protests for 43 missing students
Nov 21, 2014 at 09:24 | Source:
Mexico City: Tens of thousands marched in the capital Thursday demanding that authorities find 43 missing college students, seeking to pressure the government on a day normally reserved for the celebration of Mexico's 1910-17 Revolution.Officials had...
Domestic terminal at Hyderabad airport named after TDP founder NTR
Nov 21, 2014 at 08:32 | Source:
Hyderabad: The Union Civil Aviation Ministry on Thursday issued an order naming the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad, after NT Rama Rao, the founder of the Telugu Desam Party, the ruling party of Andhra Pr...
Five Indian fishermen set free by Sri Lanka arrive in Chennai
Nov 21, 2014 at 07:50 | Source:
Chennai: Five fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were sentenced to death in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking but set free after President Mahinda Rajapaksa pardoned them, arrived in Chennai on Thursday.The fishermen from Rameswaram, who were releas...