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Security official killed as armed men attack polio camp in Pakistan

Sep 15, 2014

Security official killed as armed men attack polio camp in Pakistan

A security official was killed today when motorcycle-borne armed men attacked a polio vaccination team in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, seriously hampering the drive to eradicate the crippling disease. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Balochistan province #Polio camp #armed men
Govt willing to talk to Naxals provided they give up arms Rajnath Singh

Sep 12, 2014

Govt willing to talk to Naxals provided they give up arms Rajnath Singh

Asking Maoists to shun the path of violence, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today saidGovernment was willing to talk to Naxals provided they give up arms and come to the negotiating table. #TheySaidIt #Government #Rajnath Singh #arms #Naxals
19 relief camps housing 20,000 flood-affected people set up in J&K

Sep 11, 2014

19 relief camps housing 20,000 flood-affected people set up in J&K

Armed forces have set up 19 relief camps in Jammu and Kashmir, housing at least 20,000 flood-affected people, and provisions have been made to distribute essential food items and water bottles to them. #Kashmir #Floods #Aid #Jammu #Armed forces #flood relief #J&K floods #camps
India anxious about fate of children involved in armed conflicts

Sep 10, 2014

India anxious about fate of children involved in armed conflicts

India has expressed deep concern over children increasingly getting involved in the "vicious grip" of armed conflict and said it is committed to addressing the impact of left wing extremist armed groups on its own children through law and robust policy initiatives. #India #Syria #Israel #Iraq #Palestine #children in armed conflicts
Unidentified plane spotted by Etihad flight over Mumbai

Sep 06, 2014

Unidentified plane spotted by Etihad flight over Mumbai

Investigations have been launched by the air traffic control, which is under the Airports Authority of India, and other security agencies, the sources said. #IndianAirForce #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Chennai #Airports Authority of India #MiG - 21 #Etihad Airways #Air traffic control #Purulia arms drop

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Left-arm spin: Its place in cricket history

Feb 02, 2012

Left-arm spin: Its place in cricket history

When one scans the best bowling figures in an innings, one finds no left arm spinner in the top fifteen performances. #TheLongView #Ravi Shastri #Spin bowling #Left-arm orthodox spin
Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

Jan 31, 2012

Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

An introduction to the strange beast known as the self proclaimed intellectual. #JustSaying #Intellectual #Groucho Marx #Richard Dawkins #arm chair critic

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Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

Sep 24, 2014

Profits surge at Irish arm of banking giant JP Morgan

Pre-tax profits at the main IFSC-based arm of banking giant JP Morgan increased last year by 44pc to $17.33m (€13.44m)...
Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

Sep 23, 2014

Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest

WASHINGTON — Two months before Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion, he was arrested in rural Virginia, heavily armed and carrying a map of Washington tucked inside a Bi... #Washington, D.C. #White House #Virginia
Confessions of a dangerous (pseudo) intellectual

Sep 23, 2014

'Over-arming troops will make them Isil targets'

DEFENCE Minister Simon Coveney has warned that over-arming Ireland's UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights could make them a target for Islamic radicals in the Syrian civil war. Mr Coveney will today update the Cabinet on the UNDOF mission and whether... #Golan Heights #Simon Coveney (politician) #Syria #Switzerland