Europe’s musical extravaganza runs into trouble, again

While the contest between traditional foes like Azerbaijan and Armenia is expected to pick up momentum in the run up to the contest, tensions are simmering in Cyprus over the representative’s Albanian roots. Bangalore, April 13, 2018: Europe’s largest and most awaited music contest, Eurovision, has already started running into political tensions in the already […]

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After IT Jobs, it’s nose jobs for expats in city

What brings expats to the Silicon Valley of India? Not IT jobs. This time, Bangalore has seen a  rise in expats from Iran and Arab for Rhinoplasty surgeries, due to which the cosmetology industry witnessed a dramatic growth in the city. Bangalore, April 12, 2018: Bangalore witnessed a 30 per cent increase in the inflow […]

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Chemical gas attacks kill over 70 in Syria

Over 70 killed and 500 injured in a suspected regime-backed gas attack in the last rebel held pocket of Douma. The United States, Turkey and the EU condemn the attacks Bangalore, March 09, 2018: Fierce airstrikes and a suspected chemical gas attack allegedly by the Syrian regime on the last rebel bastion in the Damascus […]

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Uncertainty hovers around the return of the bodies of 39 Indians from Iraq

Minister of State- External Affairs, Dr. V.K.Singh had earlier stated that it will take eight to ten days for the bodies to return. Bangalore, March 22, 2018: Uncertainty over the return of the bodies of the 39 Indians, who were found dead in Iraq’s Mosul, continues to persist as families allege that they have received no support […]

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The invasion that changed the Middle East

This week marks 15 years of the US-led invasion of Iraq, which toppled the Ba’athist government of Saddam Hussein, changing Iraq and the Middle East, forever. By Madhuvanthi Srinivasan Bangalore, March 20, 2018: The Americans decided to invade Iraq to free the people of the country from the hands of tyranny and destroy the threat […]

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Germans divided as Merkel swears in for the fourth term

Surge in far-right support disrupts political establishment and creates confusion amongst the German populace By Aniruddha Ghosh Bangalore, March 15, 2018: Germany is politically polarized and there’s uncertainty regarding the country’s path towards the future as Angela Merkel won a close vote on Wednesday to become Chancellor for a fourth consecutive term. Sushmita Poddar, a […]

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City organization rallies for peace in Syria; urges government to intervene

Members of the Bangalore Peace Organization condemned the atrocities against the children in Syria Bangalore, March 15 2018: Members of the Bangalore Peace Organization protested in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue near Anand Rao Circle today condemning the recent violence  in Syria. The organization is going to submit a petition to the Bangalore District […]

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Air commute disrupted in India post US-Bangla air crash

US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu yesterday has impacted the airline and its customers.  Bangalore, March 13, 2018: Direct flights from Bangladesh to Kathmandu have been cancelled following the US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, Nepal which killed 49 people. Masud, executive of central reservation of US-Bangla Airlines, said that all flights to Kathmandu from Bangladesh have been […]

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Iranian protests not for bread alone

The Islamic Republic of Iran, starting December 28, 2017, witnessed massive, anti-government protests over growing economic economies woes during the end of 2017. Iranians believe these protests are a bigger call for democracy in the country. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: Iran welcomed the new year with rare, anti-government protests that took place across the country over […]

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