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Over 10,000 Indian workers face food scarcity in Saudi Arabia

July 31st, 2016 (1)
 In a humanitarian crisis, over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are facing severe food shortage due to financial hardship after losing their jobs and the government has ordered its mission in the Gulf nation to provide food to ...

Leave your mark on history, Pope urges young pilgrims

July 31st, 2016 (0)
‘Unless you offer the best of yourselves, the world will never be different,’ says Holy Father Pope Francis has told young people they are not called to be couch potatoes, living boring lives, but should leave their mark in ...

MPs await PM Modi’s Nod for a 100% pay raise

July 31st, 2016 (1)
The other day NDTV news channel showed that a Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament has recommended 100% raise in MPs pay package and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nod will seal the deal. The Committee’s justification for recommendation ...

No information yet about Uzhunnalil: Ministry

July 30th, 2016 (0)
New Delhi, July 30: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has admitted that they have not been able to procure any information yet on the whereabouts of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who went missing in Yemen and a purported video ...

Heavy rain water breaches 3 lakes, wrecks Bengaluru city

July 30th, 2016 (0)
The breach of three lakes, unprecedented in scale, flooded vast stretches of the city on Friday, triggering problems for Bengalureans. The city also witnessed massive traffic snarls, particularly on the Outer Ring Road, Hosur Road, Whitefield and arterial roads. ...

Indian national not executed in Indonesia: Sushma Swaraj

July 30th, 2016 (0)
NEW DELHI: Indian national Gurdip Singh, who was to be executed on Thursday on drug charges in Indonesia, has not been put to death, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today. “Indian Ambassador in Indonesia has informed me that ...

Malnutrition deaths: Odisha minister blames bad family planning

July 30th, 2016 (0)
In the last 6 months, 19 infants have died in Nagada village due to malnutrition and related diseases

Tamil poet Gnanakoothan passes away

July 30th, 2016 (0)
Chennai: Tamil poet Gnanakoothan, who lampooned the foibles of Tamil society and politics in scathing verse, died here on Thursday. He was 78 and is survived by his wife and two sons. Though he had a strong foundation in Tamil ...

250 Dalit families in Tamil Nadu threaten to convert to Islam

July 30th, 2016 (0)
250 Hindu Dalit families from two Tamil Nadu villages, Pazhangkallimedu and Nagapalli, are planning to convert to Islam. The reason? During the five-day annual temple festival, the Dalits were denied entry into the temple. Six Dalit Hindus from the ...

Jewel of India Award for Fr. Thomas Kalapura

July 30th, 2016 (1)
A Salesian priest from Assam who has worked for over two decades with Mising community of Assam for their social and educational up-lift has been honoured with the Jewel of India award. Fr. K. A. Thomas, SDB founder-director of Institution ...
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