Archive for April, 2014 Storms Leave 35 Dead in U Storms Leave 35 Dead in US, Thousands without Power Modi Votes, Clicks Selfie Modi Votes, Clicks Selfie, Attacks Congress – Ahmedabad: BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Wednesday cast his vote, clicked a selfie and criticised the Congress, saying the time is up for the “mother-son” government. Taking a dig at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi, Modi said that he can give a first person account and say that this [] Killer Tornadoes in US Le Killer Tornadoes in US Leave 20 Dead – Washington: A new round of twister tornadoes ripped through South US killing five people in Mississippi and Alabama a day after another storm left a trail of destruction in Arkansas. At least 15 people were killed by Sunday’s storms in Arkansas where emergency officials searched for survivors in the debris left by a powerful tornado [] China’s Yuan Strengthens China’s Yuan Strengthens – Beijing: The Chinese yuan strengthened 9 basis points to 6.1556 against the US dollar Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System. In China’s foreign exchange spot market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2 percent from the central parity rate each trading day, reported Xinhua. The central parity rate of [] 20 Killed in Iraq Suicide 20 Killed in Iraq Suicide Attack – Baghdad: At least 20 people were killed and some 30 wounded in Iraq’s Diyala province Monday when a suicide bomber attacked the Kurdish civilians while celebrating sick Iraqi President Jalal Talabani casting his vote, a provincial police source said. The attack occurred in the city of Khanaqin, some 165 km from Baghdad. A suicide bomber [] Odisha’s Coal Belt Simme Odisha’s Coal Belt Simmers at over 40 Degrees Pakistan to Continue Talk Pakistan to Continue Talks with Taliban – Islamabad: Pakistan’s top civilian and military leadership decided Monday that “all-encompassing talks” would be conducted with the Taliban to “achieve tangible results,” officials said. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif convened the meeting to review the ongoing talks with the Taliban at a time when a surge has seen in terror attacks after the Taliban ended their []