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1 min ago

The West Asian refugee crisis: Why doesn’t the Arab Muslim world step up?

The reasons for the refugee exodus from the West Asia are obvious: the anarchic , unsafe conditions in much of the reason and the abdication by the West of its moral responsibility in and towards the region.

7 mins ago

Aylan Kurdi’s death has held a mirror to the real face of Europe

The Idea of Europe as the ultimate defender of human rights has taken a beating in the way the continent has handled the West Asian refugee crisis. That it needed a child lying dead on the seashore to prick Europe's conscience tells us a lot #Angela Merkel #David Cameron #European Refugee Crisis #Idea of Europe #Idea Of India #West Asia

13 mins ago

Welcome Back review: Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, John Abraham are fun to watch in this silly film

Most of the film is so predictable — particularly if you've seen Welcome — that there's no point recounting the plot of Welcome Back. In a nutshell: dons face dons, lovers are kept apart, cons are hatched, and hilarity ensues. #Anil Kapoor #Bollywood #Entertainment #Film Review #John Abraham #Movie review #Moview Review #Nana Patekar #Paresh Rawal #Welcome #Welcome Back

14 mins ago

US Open: Murray stages comeback, Federer cruises, 12 players wilt in heat

Roger Federer strolled into the US Open third round on Thursday as fellow old-timer Lleyton Hewitt bid farewell in trademark, fighting style #Andy Murray #Caroline Wozniacki #Grand Slam #Lleyton Hewitt #Roger Federer #SportsTracker #Tennis #US Open 2015

18 mins ago

No-fly zone: Drone crash interrupts Pennetta-Niculescu match at US Open

A drone has buzzed over the court during a US Open match in Louis Armstrong Stadium and crashed into an empty section of seats. #drone #Flavia Pennetta #Monica Niculescu #Police #US Open 2015

19 mins ago

Maharashtra govt considers taxi permits for Uber, Ola cabs, but unions say no

In the aftermath of a two-day-long protest by taxi drivers in Mumbai against Uber and Ola, the state transport department is planning to level the playing field by issuing ‘contract carriage permits’, the likes of which are issued to regular taxis. #AL Quadros #Motor Vehicle Act 1988 #mumbai taxi unions #NewsTracker #Ola #taxi strike #Uber

23 mins ago

Peter Mukerjea to be key witness, son didn’t file complaint: Latest developments in Sheena Bora case

With the next court hearing scheduled for Saturday, Mumbai police on Thursday were engaged in a multi-pronged probe to ascertain the motive behind the killing of Sheena Bora. #Indrani Mukerjea #Mumbai Police #NewsTracker #Peter Mukerjea #Sheena Bora #Siddhartha Das

32 mins ago

It’s not quite happening at the WACA: Cricket’s love affair with the fastest pitch is almost over

The WACA may no longer be the blazing vixen of Western Australia. But the memories she has created, the legacy she leaves and her future role are all well and truly secure. #Burswood #Cricket #Dennis Lillee #OnMyMind #Perth #Sports #WACA

34 mins ago

Former Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior approached to be Twitter CEO: Report

Twitter has reached out to ex-Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior and CBS Interative boss Jim Lanzone for the CEO post. #appointment #CEO #Cisco #Padmasree Warrior #Twitter

34 mins ago

AWS to acquire software-defined video solutions provider Elemental

Cloud services provider Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced that Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies, Inc., providers of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. #appointment #CEO #Cisco #Padmasree Warrior #Twitter