Summary QUETTA: Six women were injured in an acid attack in Balochistan's Pishin district, a senior administration officer said. "Four men sprayed acid on women inside the house," he said. Fortunately, the faces of the women were saved but their feet were injured in the attack, he added.
Summary Government investigators have started the "gigantic task" of poring through the special allotment release orders (SAROs) of the senators and around 100 congressmen on the controversial list of Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind behind the pork barrel fund scam. . According to the Department of Justice, authorities were able to successfully gather the SAROs supposedly issued by the Department of Budget and Management to facilitate the release of government funds to the agency implementing a particular project endorsed by a lawmaker.
Summary A second person has died after a tourist bus plunged off the Great Ocean Road last week. A 17-year-old boy from New South Wales died in The Alfred hospital on Wednesday afternoon, Victoria Police said. The bus, which was carrying seven people, crashed 20 metres down a ravine near the intersection of The Boulevard at Gellibrand Lower last Thursday afternoon.
Summary To mark the release of John Michael McDonagh's Calvary on DVD and Blu-ray from Friday August 8, we're giving you the chance to win the Brendan Gleeson-starring film. Calvary tells the story of a priest who must battle the dark forces in his small country town.
Summary NEW DELHI: State-owned International Coal Ventures Pvt Ltd (ICVL) has signed an agreement to buy Rio Tinto's coal assets in Mozambique for $50 million. "The sale is subject to certain conditions precedent and regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014," Rio Tinto said in a statement today. During the transition to the new owner, Rio Tinto will continue to manage the mine to the highest safety and environmental standards.
Summary The two partners have agreed to commit USD 375 million each for investments under this alliance. The alliance is consistent with PEL's long-term plan and vision of playing a contributing role towards investments that promote growth, he added. "The strategy of the alliance to focus on mezzanine investments in infrastructure projects in India ticks the right boxes for our pension fund clients in terms of risk profile and high cash-flow visibility," APG CEO Dick Sluimers said.
Summary GAZA/JERUSALEM: At least 32 more people were killed early today in Gaza in Israeli bombardment, a day after over 100 Palestinians died in one of the bloodiest days in the three-week conflict as deadly fighting raged unabated between Israel and Hamas and the death toll reached 1,262. The school was being used as a shelter for those displaced by fighting, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. The shell hit the Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) girls' school in Jabalia refugee camp.
Summary The costs incurred by indie developers releasing games as part of ID@Xbox program, Microsoft's Xbox One independent developer initiative, can reach up to $5,000, according to a post by Happion Labs founder Jamie Fristrom. Sixty Second Shooter Prime developer launched its twin-stick shooter on Xbox One last month to a sum of $5,143, but as outlined in the breakdown, there are a lot of variables so each game will incur a different cost.
Summary The case surrounding the horrifying tragedy, where 94 children were burnt to death in a school in Tamil Nadu's Kumbakonam over a decade ago, came to a close after a district court convicted ten accused including the owner of the school and acquitted 11 today. - The incident took place on 16 July, 2004 at Sri Krishna Middle School around 10 am when the noon meal was being prepared in the school kitchen that had a thatched roof. Sri Krishna Aided Private School, Saraswathi Nursery and Primary School and the Sri Krishna Girls High School, all functioned in the same building where close to 700 students were studying. - The inferno, which raged for an hour, left bodies of the children burnt beyond recognition. By 11 am, firefighters and other authorities had started to break down the concrete structure because the only way in to the classroom was a single staircase, reported the Hindu . - Investigations showed that the school did not have fire safety equipment, NDTV reported. - The incident which sparked a huge conversation about safety standards in school, saw a massive uproar from parents and civil society alike over the condition in which the school was operating.
Summary The gardens at St Fagans taken by Jean Chapman of Heath, Cardiff. So we thought a Camera Club would be a great way for all you fantastic amateur snappers to see and share your great work. All you have to do is fill in the from below and we'll try and feature you on WalesOnline and in our newspapers.
Summary Suspected Boko Haram militants have targeted two Shia mosques in northeast Nigeria with bomb attacks, killing at least six worshippers and injuring several others. Eyewitnesses blamed the Takfiri Boko Haram terrorists for the deadly attacks. The second explosion reportedly went off five minutes later at a mosque in the town's Anguwar Bolawa area, in the compound of the chief imam, killing at least two worshippers.
Summary LOS ANGELES -- For a team with the best record in the National League, the Los Angeles Dodgers took their time putting together a four-game winning streak. Hits: It's beginning to feel as if it would be folly to trade Kemp at this point, perhaps his most productive stretch in about two years. Kemp lined a two-run home run to right field in the second inning and lifted a deep home run to center in the seventh.
Summary Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo (second from left) attends President Benigno Aquino III's State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 28, 2014. "The President said a lot of things toward the end of his speech that sounded a lot like it was Jesse speaking. My girls and I are all in agreement kaya nakakapangilabot," Robredo said. Screenshot of an Instagram post by Robredo showing her daughter, Patricia, in tears while watching a replay of the State of the Nation Address on Monday night.
Summary 'We've got to get over there,' John Kerry said on Sunday, when he didn't know he was being recorded. Kerry's assumption that he could somehow get both sides to calm down was his biggest mistake. Israel and Hamas will only do that when the value of standing down outweighs the costs of continuing the battle.