2011

Recent News

Anglican revolt on same-sex blessing

Saldanha Bay diocese priests say they will not abide by a decision by the Anglican Church not to allow "prayers of blessing" for same-sex civil unions.
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Itís high time we realised getting stoned is stupid

Cannabis causes learning disabilities and should not be legalised, says Dr Lochan Naidoo, president of the SA Federation for Mental Health.
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Ex-England manager Allardyce could face ban: FA

Sam Allardyce could be banned from football following the revelations that brought his reign as England manager to an abrupt end, Football Association (FA) chief executive Martin Glenn said Saturday.
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All Indian channels banned in Pakistan after October 15

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Angola and Zambia signs memo in police sector

Luanda - The police forces of Angola and Zambia signed on Friday in Luanda a Memorandum of Understanding on co-operation in staff training and information exchange.,   The agreement was signed b
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The course that makes you feel a champion! Strictly winner Chris Hollins tees off with his ex-footballer father John at Spain's top golf resort

Strictly winner Chris Hollins travelled to the PGA Catalunya Resort, near Barcelona, with his father, John. The resort is home to an 18-hole course that's ranked number one in Spain.
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Popular Finance

 

Rs 65,250cr black money declared under Income Disclosure Scheme

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters that 64,275 people revealed assets under the IDS, which allowed people to legitimize concealed income by paying 45 percent tax.
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UK has the biggest 'happiness gap' in Europe between home owners and renters

Fewer than half UK renters are happy with their situation compared with 80 per cent of homeowners, according to an online survey by insurer ING.
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Arundhati Bhattacharya gets a year's extension as SBI chief

She took over as first woman to head country's largest bank, with which she has had a 36-year association, on October 7, 2013
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SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya gets one-year extension

Her current three-year term was to end on October 6; the extension is a first in the history of the bank
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Arunachal inks MoU with Andhra Pradesh

The MoU was signed here between state agriculture department and Ruchi Soya Industries, to cover an area of 5,000 hectare initially in the foothill areas of West Siang, Lower Subansiri, Papumpare an
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IDS: Rs 65,250 crore declarations made, says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said 64,275 declarations were made in the four- month window and this figure could go up once all the declarations filed online and manually are compiled.
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Spectrum auction enters 3rd round; max action in 1800 Mhz band

There is no activity yet in the premium 700 Mhz band, according to industry sources. Maximum activity is taking place in 1800 MHz band, especially for the Mumbai circle, they said, adding that 10 bi
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Chinese Yuan Becomes Official Reserve Currency

The Chinese yuan officially joined the USD, the Euro, the Japanese Yen and the British Pound Sterling as a global reserve currency. This is an extremely important moment for Beijing in securing greate
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Hijackers' time in Southern California at center of allegations of Saudi government involvement in 9/11 attacks

With Congress opening the way for Sept. 11 families to sue Saudi Arabia, victimsí families are focusing on an unproven theory that a Saudi consular official in Los Angeles and a Saudi intelligence
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