African leaders agree steps to fight runaway Ebola outbreak
Aug 02, 2014 at 07:45 | Source:
CONAKRY (Reuters) - West African leaders agreed on Friday to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the dis...
Berger palette set to undergo a remix
Aug 02, 2014 at 04:02 | Source:
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Calcutta, Aug. 1: Berger Paints is planning to expand its presence in industrial paints and hopes to commission a powder coating plant at Jejuri near Pune in Maharashtra this year. Berger subsidiary British Paints is also looking to set up a plant i...
Berger Paints Q1 net up 14 per cent at Rs 62.5 crore
Aug 02, 2014 at 04:02 | Source:
KOLKATA: Berger Paints has reported a 14 per cent growth in net profit at Rs 62.55 crore in the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year 2014-15 against Rs 55.16 crore net clocked in the corresponding quarter previous year. Total income from operatio...
Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 9: Seema Punia wins the silver in Discus
Aug 02, 2014 at 02:57 | Source:
Click here for the full schedule of Indian athletes in CWG.Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj lose in TT Doubles finalIndian paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj had to settle for the silver medal in the men's doubles after they ...
Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 9 Live: Seema Punia wins the silver in Discus
Aug 02, 2014 at 01:44 | Source:
Click here for the full schedule of Indian athletes in CWG.BoxingMen's Light Fly 49kg: Devendro Laishram is into the final with a superb win over A Williams of Wales. The Indian boxer was aggressive, accurate and even managed to put his opponent on t...
WHO chief says Ebola out of control but can be stopped
Aug 02, 2014 at 01:15 | Source:
CONAKRY (Reuters) - An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is out of control but can be stopped with more resources and tougher measures, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan said on Friday.The outbreak is the worst since the d...
Two killed, 100 injured in gas explosion in Taiwan - Xinhua
Aug 01, 2014 at 03:30 | Source:
(Reuters) - An explosion caused by a gas leak in the Taiwanese capital Taipei killed at least two people and injured more than 100 others, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported early on Friday.The report said that before the explosion, smoke with a &qu...
European court rules Russia must pay Yukos shareholders 1.9 bln euros
Aug 01, 2014 at 00:31 | Source:
MOSCOW/STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Europe's top human rights court awarded shareholders in Yukos 1.9 billion euros ($2.6 billion) in damages on Thursday, a new blow to Russia days after some of the former oil company's shareholders won $50 billion in The ...
Netanyahu vows to complete Gaza tunnels destruction
Jul 31, 2014 at 23:31 | Source:
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said on Thursday he would not accept any ceasefire that stopped Israel completing the destruction of militants...
Five boxers including Vijender, Pinki reach semifinals of CWG 2014
Jul 31, 2014 at 01:35 | Source:
Indian boxers Pinki Jangra, L. Sarita Devi, Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh reached the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday.However, Amritpreet Singh bit the dust as h...
Dozens of casualties reported in attack in China's Xinjiang - Xinhua
Jul 29, 2014 at 20:45 | Source:
BEIJING (Reuters) - A "terror attack" in China's western region of Xinjiang resulted in "dozens of casualties", the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday, citing local police. It gave no further details about the attack in S...
Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border
Jul 29, 2014 at 03:15 | Source:
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A grim-faced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday of a protracted war in Gaza, dashing any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border rai...
West agrees wider Russia sanctions as Kiev says forces near crash site
Jul 29, 2014 at 02:45 | Source:
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - U.S. and European leaders agreed on Monday to impose wider sanctions on Russia's financial, defence and energy sectors as Ukraine said its forces advanced towards the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17.The new sanct...
Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle as Libya slides into chaos
Jul 29, 2014 at 00:16 | Source:
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias that has driven the country to chaos three years after the NATO-backed revolt that toppled Muammar Gaddafi.Combat ...
Viral Video: Channel 4 anchor Jon Snow reveals the truth about Gaza
Jul 28, 2014 at 11:34 | Source:
Channel 4 reporter Jon Snow's latest video from his visit to Gaza showing the harsh realities of the Israeli offensive has been getting a lot of response on social media. Even for Snow, the visit to Gaza has clearly had a strongly emotional impact.Th...
F1: Red Bull's Ricciardo wins dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix
Jul 28, 2014 at 01:20 | Source:
Red Bull's Australian Daniel Ricciardo won a dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday while Lewis Hamilton stunned championship-leading Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg with the drive of the day from pitlane to podium.Ferrari's Fernando Alonso took a f...
Game of Thrones fans rejoice: Season 5 cast announced at Comic-Con
Jul 26, 2014 at 10:43 | Source:
Laughter and death did battle on Friday at HBO's Game of Thrones panel at Comic Con, one of the highlights of the annual gathering of entertainment enthusiasts, with the introduction of new characters to supplant the deceased for season five.The even...
Israel rejects ceasefire plan, source says as death toll nears 850
Jul 26, 2014 at 00:30 | Source:
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel rejected on Friday international proposals for a ceasefire in its fight against Islamist militants in Gaza, but is discussing changes to the truce plan with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, a government source sai...
Russia says Ukraine tried to kill officers in cross-border mortar bombing
Jul 25, 2014 at 23:30 | Source:
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities accused Ukraine of trying to kill investigators who were checking reports of cross-border shooting by firing a volley of mortar rounds over the frontier into Russia on Friday.A Russian security official said up...