2012 April 28

Eight injured as powerful storm hits Meghalaya


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, injuring eight people and rendering 43 families homeless, officials said Saturday.The high velocity storm, which ... Read more...

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Risat-1 satellite raised to its intended orbit


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) India's own Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1), launched Thursday, has been placed in its final intended orbit, said the country's space agency said Saturday. space agency.In a ... Read more...

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Big B open to working with Rekha again


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) An all time popular on screen couple, Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha might have parted ways over decades but Big B doesn't rule out the possibility ... Read more...

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Big B happy with Sachin’s nomination, Sanjay differs


April 28th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Saturday expressed happiness at the recent nomination of actress Rekha and cricket legend Sachin Tendulakar to the Rajya Sabha, while Sanjay Dutt ... Read more...

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Gambhir powers KKR to an imposing total (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
by Anurag Dey Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Captain Gautam Gambhir's stroke filled 93 powered Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to an imposing 190/4 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Royal ... Read more...

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KKR score 190/4 against RCB


April 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Riding on a stroke filled 93 by captain Gautam Gambhir Kolkata, Kolkata Knight Riders posted 190/4 in their Indian Premier League match against Royal Challengers ... Read more...

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Narasimhan, Sankaranarayanan reappointed Andhra, Maharashtra governors


April 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday re-appointed E.S.L. Narasimhan and K. Sankaranarayanan as governors of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra respectively.According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique, Narasimhan and ... Read more...

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Giant 3D mural drawn in Dubai hotel


April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 28 (IANS/WAM) A giant flat 3D painting, drawn over an area of 1,700 metre square on the terrace of the eighth floor of a 41-storey hotel in Dubai, ... Read more...

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Not going to London to make up numbers: Kashyap


April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap Saturday said he was going to the London Olympics to win and his intention was not just to make up numbers.Kashyap ... Read more...

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Sharjah skyscraper catches fire


April 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 28 (IANS/WAM) A 40-storey residential building in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Saturday caught fire, but there were no casualties.Civil defence personnel managed to contain the ... Read more...

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Woman’s body found in Delhi


April 28th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) An unidentified woman with her face badly mutilated was Saturday found dead in the forested area near the Delhi Police Training Camp in Sonia Vihar ... Read more...

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Dikshit calls meet to analyse civic polls defeat


April 28th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday analyzed in a meeting with her ministers and legislators the reasons behind the Congress's defeat in the recent Delhi ... Read more...

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India Open: Kashyap goes down fighting in semis


April 28th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap, who had booked an Olympic berth Fiday, put up a valiant fight in his semi-final tie against South Korea's Wan Ho Shon ... Read more...

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Four killed in Rajasthan bus accident


April 28th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 28 (IANS) Four men were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with a bus in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district Saturday, police said.The mishap occurred in the ... Read more...

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Four Russians held for poisoning 11 people


April 28th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four people, including two former policemen, have been arrested in Russia on charges of poisoning at least 11 people in a bid to illegally seize ... Read more...

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U.S. federal regulators close 5 banks in 4 states


April 28th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Federal regulators on Friday evening closed five banks in California, South Carolina, Minnesota, and Maryland, bringing the total number of bank failures in the United States so ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda releases 73 Yemeni soldiers


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 28 (IANS) The Yemeni wing of terror outfit Al Qaeda Saturday released after mediation by a tribal leader 73 Yemeni soldiers captured two months ago, Xinhua reported.The soldiers ... Read more...

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Advani, Mehta to clash for title in Asian Snooker (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 28 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and national champion Aditya Mehta entered the final of the Asian Snooker Championship here Saturday to set up an intriguing title clash.In the ... Read more...

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Pailan Arrows register second consecutive I-League win


April 28th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Pailan Arrows beat HAL Bangalore 2-1 to ensure second successive victory in an I-League football encounter at the Bangalore Football Stadium, Saturday.For Arrows, Ajay Singh ... Read more...

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No problem batting in any position: Naman Ojha


April 28th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha, who recently relinquished his opening spot to Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene, Saturday said he had no problems batting ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia recalls envoy, closes embassy in Egypt


April 28th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, April 28 (IANS) Saudi Arabia Saturday recalled its ambassador in Egypt and shut down its embassy in Cairo and consulates in Alexandria and Suez over security concerns, the official ... Read more...

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Rajasthani touch at British queen’s celebrations


April 28th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 28 (IANS) The grand celebrations being organised in Britain during June to mark 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign will have a Rajasthani connection! The 11-member Jaipur ... Read more...

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Russian prosecutors find 3,000 poll violations


April 28th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 3,000 violations were committed during the recent parliamentary and presidential polls in Russia, the Prosecutor General's Office said in a report issued Saturday.Following ... Read more...

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Delhi university student commits suicide


April 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A 19-year-old Delhi University student committed suicide by hanging himself in what seems to be yet another case of suicide due to exam-related stress, police ... Read more...

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MP seeks to protect Manipur’s territorial integrity


April 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 28 (IANS) Lok Sabha member from Manipur Dr. Thokchom Meinya has introduced a private member's bill which seeks to protect and preserve the territorial integrity of Manipur for ... Read more...

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Suspected arms dealers nabbed in Assam


April 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police, Meghalaya Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Saturday arrested four suspected arms dealers from Gorchuk area of Assam's main ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s Q4 net profit down three percent (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki Saturday reported a decline of three percent in its net profit which stood at Rs.639.8 crore for the fourth quarter ... Read more...

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Terrorist infiltration attempt foiled in Syria


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian military Saturday fought back an infiltration attempt by an armed group north of the port of Lattakia, the SANA news agency reported.Syrian servicemen ... Read more...

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No silver bullet to destroy Al Qaeda: Panetta


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Even though America was now safer following the death of Osama bin Laden, there was no proverbial "silver bullet" to destroy the Al Qaeda terror network, ... Read more...

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Postpone Goa panchayat polls, says church body


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) The Archdiocese of Goa's social wing Saturday sought the postponement of panchayat elections in the state, alleging irregularities in ward reservation and delimitation."The Council of Social ... Read more...

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Eight girls rescued from Delhi brothels


April 28th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Eight girls, a majority of them minors, were rescued from two Delhi brothels, police said Saturday.The girls, aged between 15 and 20 years, were rescued ... Read more...

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Kings XI topple Super Kings in a thrilling finish (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab pulled off a stunning seven-run win over defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium ... Read more...

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PM hints at fuel price hike, stresses energy security


April 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday hinted at an impending hike in fuel prices saying that there is need for such an exercise to balance ... Read more...

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Indian girls slip on last day at Queen Sirikit Cup


April 28th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 28 (IANS) India slipped down on the final day of the Queen Sirikit Cup golf here Saturday as all three players succumbed under pressure.Gurbani Singh was the lone ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Kings XI vs Super Kings, IPL


April 28th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here ... Read more...

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