As crucial cash from the Gulf dries up, south Indian families fret

first_imgEvery evening, three generations of worried Angatt family women meet outside a half-built bungalow in this village in India’s southern Kerala state.Nearly six months after the house’s foundation was laid and its two floors raised, construction has slowed to a near halt. The reason is never discussed out loud – only whispered cautiously.“My husband said there are problems in the Gulf. Everything is suddenly more expensive and he is not able to save as much,” murmured Faseela Angatt, 29, who is overseeing the building while her husband works in the finance department of a Dubai firm.Read it at Reuters Related Itemslast_img read more

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Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker escapes unhurt in car accident

first_imgArsenal defender Per Mertesacker was involved in a minor car accident but has managed to avoid injuries.The German international was going back home on Monday after training and lost control of his car because of heavy rain. His car then hit the central reservation, reported goal.com on Tuesday.Media reports said that Mertesacker was left shaken by the crash and only he was involved in the incident.Also read: Never wanted to join Arsenal, happy at Madrid: Benzema Mertesacker is still recovering from an on-field injury he suffered a few weeks back and would not be taking part against Dinamo Zagreb in a Champions League tie on Wednesday according to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.”With Mertesacker, it was a serious condition and he is not ready today to play,” he had told reporters before the crash.”I believe by the end of the week he should be much better,” he added.last_img read more

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