Sunday, 29 November 2015

Over 100 South Asian immigrant detainees on hunger strike

South Asia

About 110 detainees, largely from South Asia, at three immigration detention centres in Alabama and California are on hunger strike demanding an end to their indefinite confinement and improved conditions.

http://bit.ly/1YCurtq
http://www.uitvconnect.com/newspaper/over-100-south-asian-immigrant-detainees-hunger-strike

World global leaders to discuss climate at Paris UN climate meet

UN climate meet- COP 21

Nearly 150 global leaders are set to gather here on Sunday for a critical UN climate meeting.COP 21 - the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties - starts from Monday and will end on December 11, BBC reported.

http://bit.ly/1YCu7e8
http://www.uitvconnect.com/newspaper/world-global-leaders-discuss-climate-paris-un-climate-meet

'Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat' scheme can be unifying force: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi

Proposing to turn the 'Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat' idea into a scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it could be a "binding force to unite every individual in this country" and sought suggestions from the people to make it a success.

http://bit.ly/1Pmy31j
http://www.uitvconnect.com/newspaper/ek-bharat-shrestha-bharat-scheme-can-be-unifying-force-indian-prime-minister-narendra-modi

Argentina beat India 3-0 in HWL Final opener

Argentina Hockey Team

A brace from drag-flick specialist Gonzalo Peillat helped Argentina thrash India 3-0 in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final opener at the 3,500-seater Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Stadium here on Friday.

http://bit.ly/1YCtzoz
http://www.uitvconnect.com/newspaper/argentina-beat-india-3-0-hwl-final-opener

Saturday, 28 November 2015

National Memorial Service held for Paris terror victims

Paris attacks

France is holding a national memorial service on Friday for the 130 people killed in the Paris terror attack on November 13. The service in central Paris will bring together some 1,000 people, including President Francois Hollande as well as survivors and victims' families, BBC reported.

http://bit.ly/1XkDVwn
http://www.uitvconnect.com/newspaper/national-memorial-service-held-paris-terror-victims