Archive: September, 2014

Ramadan

August 29th, 2011
Ramadan

Ramadan, The end of Ramadan is in the neighborhood again. By observance of the new moon, Muslims all over the world mark the end of the fasting period through a celebratory feast named Eid ul-Fitr. The feast also ushers in Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar. For Muslims, it not only signals the […]

New York Stock Exchange

August 29th, 2011
New York Stock Exchange

New York Stock Exchange, So much for Irene. Stock indexes rose sharply Monday after it became clear that the tropical storm caused far less damage than many had feared. Stocks rose broadly, led by insurers. The Dow Jones industrial average gained more than 230 points in afternoon trading. Consulting firm Kinetic Analysis Corp. predicted that […]

Philippines Typhoon 2011

August 29th, 2011
Philippines Typhoon 2011

Philippines Typhoon 2011, Super-typhoon Nanmadol left at least16 people dead after hitting the Philippines, and the toll is expected to rise as hopes of finding those missing fade, the civil defence chief said today. Over 61,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after Nanmadol, the strongest storm to hit the country this year, lashed […]

China Construction Bank

August 29th, 2011
China Construction Bank

China Construction Bank, Bank of America Retains a 5 Percent Stake in CCB –In August, Bank of America Has Taken Actions Expected to Benefit Tier 1 Common Capital Under Basel I by $5.8 Billion Bank of America Corporation announced today that it has agreed to sell approximately 13.1 billion common shares of China Construction Bank […]

Muammar Al-Gaddafi

August 29th, 2011
Muammar Al-Gaddafi

Muammar Al-Gaddafi, Muammar al-Gaddafi’s wife, three of his children and some of his grandchildren are apparently in Algeria. Algeria’s state news agency reported on Monday, citing the Foreign Ministry, that Gaddafi’s wife Safia, his daughter Aisha and two of his sons, Hannibal and Mohamed, along with their children, made it into the country via its […]

MTV VMA 2011

August 29th, 2011
MTV VMA 2011

MTV VMA 2011, Sunday night’s MTV VMA’s was full of surprises. After a performance Beyonce unbuttoned her jacket and gallantly showed off her protruding belly to the world, announcing for the first time that she and husband Jay-Z are expecting their first baby. Various artists, including Justin Bieber, Katy Perry , Kanye West and Nicki […]