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Pope Declares Sept. 1 ‘World Day of Prayer’ for Environment

Pope Declares Sept. 1 ‘World Day of Prayer’ for Environment

The Vatican on Aug. 10 announced a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the latest move by Pope Francis to push environmental issues up the global agenda. The World Day will be celebrated annually on Sept. 1, in line with the Orthodox Church’s day for the protection of the environment, the pope […]

Thank you for everything SRK on completing 23 years in Bollywood

Thank you for everything SRK on completing 23 years in Bollywood

Mumbai: After making a mark on Indian small screen, he sailed into the silver screen – to conquer hearts and become ‘Badshah’ of Bollywood. As Shah Rukh Khan completed 23 years in the Hindi film industry, the superstar thanked his wellwishers and critics alike for standing by him in his journey in showbiz. The 49-year-old […]

Greece defaults to IMF

Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed on Tuesday that debt-laden Greece is in arrears after missing a payment of 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion). Athens had until 6 p.m. Tuesday to make the payment. “I confirm that the SDR 1.2 billion repayment (about 1.5 billion euros) due by Greece to the IMF today has […]

AAP admits giving over Rs 1 lakh pay cheques, perks to party members

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi on Tuesday admitted that a few party members were getting benefits like official house and cars. In a reply to BJP MLA O P Sharma’s question, government said that these members have been appointed as co-terminus staff with it. Government in its reply said that Bibhav […]

Nepal tables draft of new constitution, defying court order

Kathmandu: Nepalese lawmakers tabled the draft of a long-awaited new constitution in parliament late on Tuesday, prompting protests from opposition members who tore up copies of the charter and said it violated a recent court order. Spurred by April’s devastating quake, Nepal’s parties struck a historic deal to end years of limbo and draw up […]

Why India is so hungry?

Why India is so hungry?

TRN Bureau, Dallas: The key factor and the most neglected in understanding India’s hunger problem is the Hindu belief system and its effect on food production. Most people know of the “sacred cows” that roam free, eating tons of grain while nearby people starve. But a lesser-known and more sinister culprit is another animal protected […]

Mobile phone bills could rise by 10-15 per cent in coming months

Mobile phone bills could rise by 10-15 per cent in coming months

TRN Bureau, New Delhi: Mobile phone users could see a hike of 10-15% in their mobile bills very soon analysts have estimated as telecom operators may resort to an increase in call rates to be able to pay nearly Rs 1.10 lakh crore to the government for the spectrum they have just bought. “I don’t […]