2012 March 15

Man kills wife and daughter


March 15th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 15 (IANS) A guard at an under-construction building killed his wife and daughter and fled in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh, police said Thursday.Rajesh Yadav, a chowkidar in ... Read more...

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Americans back faster Afghan withdrawal: Poll


March 15th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Around half of the Americans who participated in a Gallup poll said the US should speed up withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan, according to ... Read more...

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Eunuchs can contest Delhi civic polls


March 15th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Eunuchs in the capital to contest the upcoming civic polls but not from the wards reserved for women, the state election commission ruled Thursday.Eunuchs who ... Read more...

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Youth shot dead by friend


March 15th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A 22-year-old youth was shot dead by his friend in north Delhi, the police said Thursday. The accused has been arrested.Harvinder Singh alias Happy, resident ... Read more...

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Government health insurance to cover beedi workers


March 15th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government's health insurance scheme for poor is being extended to cover the beneficiaries of the flagship rural job guarantee schemeand beedi workers, the ... Read more...

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Conference to foster ties between corporates and NGOs


March 15th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Helping NGOs and corporates to foster ties and develop a planned social responsibility strategy will be the focus of an exhibition and conference beginning Friday ... Read more...

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‘Roadies 9′ more expensive than previous shows: Rajiv


March 15th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) MTV "Roadies" back with season nine and Rajiv Lakshman says that shooting this season turned out to be an expensive business as the they travelled ... Read more...

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IRKUT sees good potential for MC-21 aircraft in India


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Russia's IRKUT Corp, a part of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), hopes to bag significant orders from India for its MC-21 futuristic aircraft, which will be rolled ... Read more...

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Kingfisher’s firm operating schedule in a few days: Mallya


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (KFA)Thursday said that it will come up with a firm operating schedule in the next few days."We will come up ... Read more...

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Is Alex Pettyfer engaged to Elvis’ granddaughter Riley Keough?


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that Alex Pettyfer might be engaged to Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough.Though it must be mentioned that there has been no official confirmation ... Read more...

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Rail budget row: Congress keeps options open, Trivedi set to go (Second Intro Roundup)


March 15th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) With Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee adamant on the resignation of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi and a rollback of train fare hikes, the Congress ... Read more...

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Israeli car blast: Delhi Police seeks MEA help for Iranians’ extradition


March 15th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Delhi Police has asked the external affairs ministry to seek the extradition of three Iranians against whom a Delhi court has issued non-bailable arrest ... Read more...

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Badal allocates portfolios, son keeps home, excise


March 15th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday evening allocated portfolios to the new ministers in his government. Badal's son and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh ... Read more...

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Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial at sea rocks legislature


March 15th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) The issue of securing environmental clearance from the centre for the ambitious memorial for Chhatrapati Shivaji in the Arabian Sea rocked the Maharashtra legislative assembly ... Read more...

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Karnataka should create jobs than seek investments: India Inc


March 15th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 15 (IANS) Even as Karnataka braces to host the second global investors meet in June, the state government came under flak from India Inc Thursday for lack of ... Read more...

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Five-year-old boy all set to get his first haircut


March 15th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Generally babies get their first haircut in their very first year, but one toddler in UK has had the misfortune of not having a haircut till now, ... Read more...

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‘Italian ship Enrica Lexie cannot be allowed to leave’


March 15th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 15 (IANS) The Kerala government told the Kerala High Court Thursday that the Italian vessel Enrica Lexie, berthed off the coast, should not be allowed to leave as ... Read more...

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Wife of Rashtrapati Bhavan employee commits suicide


March 15th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The 51-year-old wife of a Rashtrapati Bhavan employee committed suicide by hanging herself in the servants quarters, said police Thursday.Srimaya, a Nepali national, was found ... Read more...

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Money, fame, self drives today’s young


March 15th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Young people today are more fixated on money, fame and self-aggrandizement, rather than serving the society or the community, according to a study."Popular views of the ... Read more...

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Apex Court to hear Nupur, Rajesh Tawlar’s review petition


March 15th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear in an open court a review plea by Rajesh and Nupur Talwar challenging its decision to allow their prosecution in ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka with bonus point (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 15 (IANS) Captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal shared a 152-run stand to guide Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup here ... Read more...

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Suspected terrorist allowed to contest Delhi civic polls


March 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi March 15 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday allowed a suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist, who is accused in the 2008 Delhi serial blasts, to contest the upcoming civic body ... Read more...

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Plane maker Embraer to expand its India presence


March 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Embraer plans to expand its presence in India and become a major player in the business jets market by 2015, an official of the Brazilian plane ... Read more...

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Iraqi, Indian films win awards at film fest


March 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Iraqi movie "The Qandil Mountains" and "Handover" (India) won the first and second prizes respectively at the UFO 0110 International Digital Film Festival that ended ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi will be told when to go: Trinamool


March 15th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Upset with Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi for announcing hikes in passenger fares, the Trinamool Congress Thursday sought to snub him by saying there was ... Read more...

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Will face jail but not write to Swiss authorities: Gilani


March 15th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reiterated that he will not write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant issued for Russell Brand after he tossed an iPhone out of the window


March 15th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Orleans, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An arrest warrant has been issued for actor Russell Brand by the New Orleans police. According to reports by the TMZ, the paparazzi were following the ... Read more...

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E. Ahamed’s relative stabbed


March 15th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A 42-year-old relative of Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed was stabbed here by unidentified motorcyle-borne mobile phone snatchers, police said Thursday.Ajmal Edappagath, ... Read more...

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George Joseph remembered as a daring journalist


March 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Union ministers and senior Kerala leaders Monday paid tributes to the late George Joseph, IANS' political editor, describing him as a daring journalist who reported ... Read more...

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India requires over 1,000 new aircraft by 2030: Airbus


March 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) European plane maker Airbus Thursday forecast that Indian carriers will require 1,043 new aircraft valued at $145 billion by 2030. This includes 1,020 passenger and 23 ... Read more...

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Rail budget row: Congress keeps options open, Trinamool wants Trivedi out (Intro Roundup)


March 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) With Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee adamant on the resignation of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi and a rollback of train fare hikes, the Congress ... Read more...

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Two CRPF men injured in Srinagar


March 15th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 15 (IANS) A grenade attack by militants injured two paramilitary troopers here Thursday evening, police said.A senior police officer said suspected militants hurled a grenade at a Central ... Read more...

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Supreme Court urges self-caution on exercising its powers


March 15th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has urged self-caution in exercising its inherent powers under Article 142 of the constitution and should take recourse to these only sparingly."In ... Read more...

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Didi’s diktat: Toe the party line or face the music


March 15th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) As Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi remained defiant against rolling back the tariff hikes he announced in the railway budget, Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajiv killer Nalini’s ‘A’ class prison facilities restored


March 15th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday restored 'A' class facilities in terms of food, drinking water and a bed to Nalini Sriharan who is serving a ... Read more...

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