Around 50,000 students from Telangana, currently in their intermediate first year in colleges in Seemandhra cities, are planning a return journey so as to not lose the local status in Eamcet-2014. As per Eamcet rules, students can appear as local candidates only if they complete their intermediate studies in the same state. In Eamcet 2014, […]
Everything is wrong with football in India. There is no national concern. Parochialism and nepotism kill talents but the amazing thing is that soccer is as popular as cricket but lacks committed patronage. A full-time academy, more dedicated grounds and determination are needed to restore India’s football game to its former glory.
Moscow: World military expenditures totalled $1.75 trillion in 2012, registering a decline of 0.5 percent in real terms year-on-year for the first time since 1998, according to data released by a Sweden-based security think-tank. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) attributed the fall to austerity policies implemented in the majority of developed countries due […]
US President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Israel has thrown the country into the spotlight once again. Although it’s always in the news for conflicts with its neighbouring nations, Israel has plenty to offer to tourists, even those not interested in the religious and political aspects of the country.
Melbourne: Australia today said Israel has still not provided it with a “comprehensive accounting” of the circumstances that led to the arrest, imprisonment and death of Mossad agent Ben Zygier in an Israeli prison cell. “I’m not aware that there has been a comprehensive accounting for what has happened,” Foreign Minister Bob Carr was quoted […]
Jerusalem: Israel will train teenagers on cyber-warfare to prepare them for their future role in the military and intelligence community. “The threat of cyber attacks against Israel comes from Iran and other elements,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the launch of the cyber-warfare programme. ”Our vital systems are targets for attack, and this will only […]
United Nations: Palestine overwhelmingly won a historical UN General Assembly vote which will upgrade its status to non-member observer state at the world body, despite intense opposition from the US and Israel. India was among the 138 nations in the 193-member body that voted in favour while nine countries opposed the resolution that sought upgrading […]
Moscow: The toll in Gaza climbed to at least 90 Monday as Israel continued to strike targets within the Palestinian enclave. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon headed to Egypt to attempt to secure a ceasefire. Plumes of smoke rose across Gaza as Israel pummelled the city of 1.7 million from sea and air for a sixth […]
Tel Aviv: Israel has redeployed its Iron Dome air-defence systems to protect Tel Aviv from Palestinian rocket fire. The military and Israeli police have not found any firm evidence that Palestinian rockets have landed close to Israel’s commercial and business capital, but say such weapons may have landed in the sea nearby. Air raid sirens […]