Indian commits suicide in UAE following extreme financial crunchMay 8, 5:07 pm
Abu Dhabi, May 8 (ANI): United Arab Emirate police have confirmed that an active member of the Indian community had committed suicide on April 29 in Masafi in Fujairah. According to the Gulf News, Vasudevan Sugathan, 61, who belonged to Kollam in Kerala, hung himself to death. Sugathan was working as an X-ray technician in the Ministry of Health in Sharjah for the past 37 years.Friends of the Sugathan family said: "He was facing financial issues, apparently after borrowing money from some individuals. There were also some family issues.""On Sunday, Sugathan drove himself to Masafi from Sharjah and hanged himself ... at a construction site. He spoke to his children and asked them to take care of their mother and asked for their forgiveness before switching off his mobile phone," a source close to the family said.Sugathan was known for his work as a secretary of the Sharjah unit of Sevanam, an Indian community organisation, affiliated to the Indian Consulate's Indian Community Welfare Committee.He had even received an award from the Ministry of Health for his professional services and another award from the Sharjah Indian Association for community services last year.Sugathan was living with his wife, daughter and a son, who are also working in the UAE. (ANI)
India to stand shoulder to shoulder with Nepal: Ranjit Rae May 4, 7:42 pm
Kathmandu, May 4 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae on Monday said that New Delhi will provide all assistance to the earthquake-hit Himalayan nation in its rehabilitation process and will stand shoulder to shoulder with it.Full Story »
Nepal: NDRF to make demobilisation plan to send troops back to India May 4, 6:13 pm
Kathmandu, May 4 (ANI): The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Monday confirmed that the Nepal Government has asked the search and rescue teams from 34 countries to withdraw their operations from the earthquake-hit areas of the country, adding that it will make a demobilisation plan for the same.Full Story »
Ex-CIA official says agency failed to see Al Qaeda's rebound post Bin Laden's death May 4, 6:05 pm
Washington, May 04 (ANI): A new book written by the Central Investigative Agency's deputy director has claimed that the United States intelligence agencies "badly misjudged" Al Qaeda's ability to take advantage of the political chaos in the Middle East and regain strength across the region in the aftermath of Osama bin Laden's death.Full Story »
China's colossal contradictions May 4, 4:46 pm
The China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong, a faculty that teaches 10,000 Chinese Communist Party (CCP) cadres annually, has resided in Shanghai since 2005. On the curriculum are Western leaders talking on topics such as development, management and media relations. Guest luminaries have included former United Kingdom prime minister Gordon Brown, the late Lee Kuan Yew, and former World Bank president Robert Zoellick.Full Story »
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