BIGtheme.net http://bigtheme.net/ecommerce/opencart OpenCart Templates
Home / 2015 / August / 10

Daily Archives: August 10, 2015

Senior Egyptian police officer gunned down in Suez

A high-ranking police officer in Egypt has been gunned down and another injured by two assailants in the Egyptian city of Suez, bringing to three the number of security forces killed in the country in the past 24 hours. The deputy head of Feisal Police Station in Suez, identified as ...

Read More »

India plans $783 million urea plant in Iran

India is looking for a local partner to set up a urea manufacturing plant in Iran at a cost of $783 million.  A consortium of three Indian companies seeks to form a joint venture with Iranian partners to build the plant in Chabahar with a capacity of 1.3 million tonnes. ...

Read More »

Aircraft makes emergency landing as ‘engine catches fire’

LAHORE: An aircraft of a private Pakistani airlines carrying around 300 passengers escaped an accident after one of its engines caught fire soon after take-off from the Lahore airport on Sunday. A Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) official told Dawn Shaheen Air International’s flight NL-766 had taken off at 12pm on ...

Read More »

Iraqis stage rallies in support of Abadi’s reform plan

Iraqis have held rallies in the country’s capital, Baghdad, and other cities to voice support for Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s reform plan. The demonstration in the capital was held at the Tahrir (Liberation) Square Sunday night in support of Abadi’s seven-point reform plan that aims to battle corruption and slash government ...

Read More »

Four killed in new Saudi airstrike in SW Yemen

At least four civilians have lost their lives in a new Saudi airstrike in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz. The four individuals were killed after Saudi fighter jets bombarded a house in Ta’izz early on Monday. Also on Monday, Saudi warplanes repeatedly pounded various areas in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, ...

Read More »

Lalit Modi reveals plans for breakaway governing body

SYDNEY: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi admitted Monday his involvement in a plot to overthrow the sport’s establishment, aiming to create a new world governing body affiliated with the Olympic movement. The ex-IPL chairman, who is wanted by police over allegations of money laundering linked to a ...

Read More »

We need to shun VIP culture, says Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar, artist-turned-actor/singer/songwriter and now a film producer/screenwriter, wears these many hats because he believes in hard work. During an interview on The Reham Khan Show, he tried to pass on the same values to his young fans: “Never look for shortcuts,” he offered as a few words of advice. ...

Read More »

Polls open in Haiti long-delayed elections

Polling stations have opened for a long-delayed public vote in Haiti, marking the first plebiscite since Michel Martelly was elected president more than four years ago. The legislative elections, which have been constantly postponed since 2011, got underway on Sunday at 6:00 am local time (1000 GMT). Haiti’s 5.8 million voters are to ...

Read More »