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Lord Khalid Hameed given Freedom of the City of London award

Lord Khalid Hameed given Freedom of the City of London award

London, Monday, July 30, 2012: NRI Lord Khalid Hameed has been given the Freedom of the City of London award in recognition of his work within the medical profession and…

Mali’s interim president Traore sidelines controversial PM Diarra

Mali’s interim president Traore sidelines controversial PM Diarra

Bamako, Jul 30 , 2012: Mali’s interim president Dioncounda Traore sidelined his controversial prime minister Cheick Modibo Diarra Sunday by announcing the creation of new bodies tasked with ending the…

4 charged for cyclist protest outside Olympic Park

4 charged for cyclist protest outside Olympic Park

London, July 30, 2012: London police arrested 182 activists on bicycles who tried to breach the Olympic Park’s security cordon during the Olympics opening ceremony, officials said today. Four people…

British police probe black market Olympic tickets: Report

British police probe black market Olympic tickets: Report

London, Sunday, Jul 29, 2012:  British police have launched an investigation into the black-market sale of Olympic tickets by three official ticket agents covering the Games, a newspaper reported today.…

Indian-origin S’porean acquitted of double murder

Indian-origin S’porean acquitted of double murder

Singapore, Jul 28, 2012: An Indian-origin Singaporean, convicted twice of murdering his two flatmates in Sydney, has been acquitted by an Australian appeals court. Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) Court…

Landslides , flash floods kill 7 in northern Vietnam

Landslides , flash floods kill 7 in northern Vietnam

Hanoi, Jul 27, 2012: Disaster officials and state media in Vietnam say landslides and flash floods triggered by Typhoon Vicente have killed seven people, including three in a single family,…

Mohapatra charged with indecent assault

Mohapatra charged with indecent assault

New York, July 27, 2012: Senior Indian Forest Service officer Surendra Mohapatra, detained by Pennsylvania police after a woman staff at a hotel filed a complaint against him, has been…

Final countdown to London Olympics begins

Final countdown to London Olympics begins

London, Friday, July 27, 2012:  The eyes of the world are on London as the final countdown to the start of the 2012 Olympics begins. The big stage rehearsals for…

Hillary Clinton congratulates Prez Pranab Mukherjee

Hillary Clinton congratulates Prez Pranab Mukherjee

Washington, Jul 26 , 2012: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on becoming India’s 13th President, calling him a strong partner of the American people. “I…

India for complete adherence to UN resolutions on Syria

India for complete adherence to UN resolutions on Syria

United Nations, Jul 26 , 2012: As violence in Syria worsens, India has called on all parties within and outside the troubled country to fully cooperate with international envoy Kofi…