On Friday, US Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton named Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her White House running mate for the November general elections. Kaine was one of the first senior US government officials to visit India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s October 2014 visit. In view of his selection as the Democrat running mate, Rediff.com reproduces this 2014 interview with Kaine where in he discusses with Aziz Haniffa the new opportunities to foster Indo-US trade and the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
An influential British parliamentary committee has announced a more detailed inquiry into the treatment of international students, majority of them Indian, who were accused of cheating on English language tests and deported from the UK. The House of Commons ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube were accused by the members of British Parliament of "consciously failing" to combat the use of social networking sites to promote terrorism and extremism.A House of Commons report of home affairs select committee said the social ...Prokerala, 3 days ago
Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan was today granted visa by the UK, a week after his application for the same was rejected apparently due to incomplete information. "My UK work visa has finally been granted. I would like to thank everyone for their absolute ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
A newly-wed British Muslim woman was detained by airport police in the UK after cabin crew reported her reading a book on Syrian art on her honeymoon flight. Faizah Shaheen was quizzed by officers at Doncaster Airport in South Yorkshire region of England last month after being reported by Thomson Holidays cabin crew. The 27-year-old on Thursday said it had been a "hurtful and unpleasant" experience. "I was queuing at passport control and saw police staring at me. I just got through passport ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago UK Muslim woman detained for reading Syria book on plane Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
By Krishna N. Das and Jonathan Spicer DHAKA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jupiter. That single word, by a stroke of luck, helped stop the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from paying nearly $1 billion to the cyber-criminals behind a notorious bank heist earlier this ...Sify, 1 month ago
America’s deadliest mass shooting in Orlando in which 50 people were killed by a gunman pledging allegiance to Islamic State has reignited the debate on gun violence, war against terror and homegrown terrorism with lawmakers calling for stricter gun control laws. “Confronting the threat of violent homegrown radicalisation is one of the greatest counter-terrorism challenges our law enforcement and intelligence community faces,” Florida Senator Marco Rubio said. “We ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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