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Bangladeshi arrested for seeking Indian passport


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) A Bangladeshi who was trying to procure an Indian passport with forged documents has been arrested here along with a local, police said Friday.Noorul Nabi Hasan ... Read more...

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Seven Assam districts affected by floods, two killed


September 21st, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 21 (IANS) At least seven districts of Assam have been affected as flash floods have hit the state again, affecting lakhs of people and killing two youth in ... Read more...

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Muslims in Jammu protest against anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Muslims in Jammu Friday protested the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' and held demonstrations outside mosques in different parts of the city after Friday prayers.According to ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court blast: Court to frame charges Oct 1


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A special court here Friday fixed Oct 1 for framing of charges against an accused in the Sep 7, 2011 Delhi High Court blast accused, ... Read more...

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Grenade hurled at Congress MP’s house in Manipur, fails to explode


September 21st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 21 (IANS) A powerful grenade was hurled at the house of Congress MP Thokchom Meinya here Friday but failed to explode, police said. It was later defused.Suspected rebels ... Read more...

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Gaga blames dad’s restaraunt for weight gain


September 21st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga blames the delicious food at her father's restaurant for her recent weight gain."My father opened a restaurant. It's so amazing... it's so ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-III missile (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, ... Read more...

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Six people responsible for Mahi’s death, says inquiry


September 21st, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) A magisterial inquiry has held six people responsible for the death on June 20 this year of five-year-old Mahi who fell into a 70-feet-deep borewell, an ... Read more...

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Bail of Kanda’s brother extended in dud cheque case


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday extended the interim bail till Oct 10 of Govind Kanda, brother of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and an accused ... Read more...

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Virbhadra graft case: Recording of evidence in November


September 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh may not succeed in coming out clean in the corruption case pending against him since 2009 before the Himachal Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Two toll employees on Gurgaon Expressway held for extortion


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Two toll employees at Sirhol toll plaza on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway were arrested for charging illegally from motorists, police said Friday.Sanjay, an employee with the Delhi-Gurgaon ... Read more...

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Three policemen run over by truck in Ghaziabad


September 21st, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Three policemen were killed in Ghaziabad when a truck ran over a group of seven police personnel who were on night duty, police said Friday.The accident ... Read more...

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‘Jamia can receive and spend foreign funds’


September 21st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The home ministry has clarified that Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is exempt from all provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and there is ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-III missile (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-III


September 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, S Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday successfully tested its nuclear capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, defence ministry sources said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range ... Read more...

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Two killed, 11 injured in lightning strike in Chhattisgarh


September 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people, including a girl student, were killed and 11 others injured in a lightning strike in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, around 125 km from here, police ... Read more...

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China vows to resolve boundary dispute peacefully


September 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China Friday vowed to resolve its differences with neighbours concerning territorial rights through friendly negotiations.China will be more determined to pursue peaceful development, and implement the ... Read more...

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Congress for special assembly session to discuss Goa mining issue


September 21st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress Friday demanded a special one-day session of the Goa legislative assembly to discuss the illegal mining issue, even as a mining department official suspended ... Read more...

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Chaddha’s bail plea withdrawn from high court


September 21st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Aruna Chaddha, an accused in former flight attendant Geetika Sharma's suicide case, Friday withdrew her bail plea from the Delhi High Court with the liberty ... Read more...

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Stoke’s Wilkinson banned for three matches


September 21st, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Stoke defender Andy Wilkinson has been suspended for three matches for his clash with Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli in the Premier League match.Wilkinson caught Balotelli ... Read more...

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Novel project uses papyrus to protect Kenyan lake


September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A novel project comprising floating islands of recycled plastic bottles and papyrus plants will help protect the ecosystems of Naivasha, a renowned lake in Rift Valley, ... Read more...

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Family found murdered in Delhi


September 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Three members of a family, including two women, were found murdered in their house in the capital early Friday, police said.Yogendra Pratap Singh (55), wife ... Read more...

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G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu dead


September 21st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu group of newspapers, passed away at his home in Chennai early Friday, official sources said. He was 91.His family ... Read more...

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Russia seeks access to US ranch for kids


September 21st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian government has demanded from the US to allow Russian children rights ombudsman to visit a US ranch where troubled adoptees from Russia have been ... Read more...

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Police destroy Maoists’ arms factories in Bastar


September 21st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Police and para-military troopers raided a Maoists hideout Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region and destroyed three arms factories, a senior officer said."A joint team of ... Read more...

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Three held for murder of Amrita Pritam’s son


September 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested and a minor boy detained Thursday in connection with the murder of writer-poet Amrita Pritam's son Navraj Kwatra here ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Delhi boy rescued, abductors arrested


September 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Two people were arrested in Delhi for kidnapping an eight-year-old boy for a ransom of Rs.5 lakh, police said Thursday.Umesh and Rajesh Yadav, both 21 ... Read more...

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Federation Cup: Salgaocar start campaign with a win


September 20th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Salgaocar started their title defence with a 1-0 win against big spenders Prayag United in their Group D engagement at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here ... Read more...

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Aruna Chaddha moves high court for bail (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Aruna Chaddha, an accused in former flight attendant Geetika Sharma's suicide case, Thursday moved a bail application in the Delhi High Court.The matter is likely ... Read more...

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Woodpecker or mynah? Check out your bird-type on email


September 20th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, S Sep 20 (IANS) Emailers exhibit bird-like behaviour and can be grouped into 12 avian categories, says a new study by researchers at the University of Glasgow and ... Read more...

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Delhi cop on shooting spree kills two, self (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable went on a shooting spree and killed two people, including his brother-in-law, and then himself with his official weapon here, police ... Read more...

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IAF to finalise Rafale fighter deal this fiscal


September 20th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would finalise the multi-billion dollar contract with Dassault Aviation of France during this fiscal (2012-13) for the supply of its ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa, Manmohan to meet for talks


September 20th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhopal, Sep 20 (IANS) India Thursday will press Sri Lanka to speed up an inclusive solution to the decades-long ethnic issue when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets President Mahinda ... Read more...

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Woman’s presence holds up temple treasure assessment


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The presence of a woman in a team appointed to take stock of the precious items in a vault of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here ... Read more...

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Antony focuses on fishermen’s role in intelligence gathering


September 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday exhorted the Coast Guard to develop fishermen living along the sea borders as the "eyes and ears" for intelligence gathering ... Read more...

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