2012 July 11

Inadequate rains, scarcity, worry Maharashtra legislators


July 11th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party Democratic Front government Wednesday faced the ire of the combined Opposition and treasury benches on the serious drought-like situation and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hacker group posts names of paedophiles online


July 11th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) A hacker group has posted the names and email addresses of paedophiles online as it launched a campaign against them, the Daily Mail reported.The group, called ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, Pinki faces land scam charge


July 11th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Wednesday alleged that gold medal winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was involved in a land scam as she had illegally sold ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Osian back with second mega auction of movie art


July 11th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The history of Indian cinema will cross an artistic threshold to become classical collectors' memoribilia in an auction, "Film Memoribilia: The Osian's Cinefan Auction" ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Team will move SC if Sangma loses presidential poll


July 11th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma's team Wednesday threatened to file an election petition in the Supreme Court against United Progressive Alliance nominee Pranab Mukherjee if ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

HPL plans to hike production for turnaround


July 11th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Attempting a turnaround, cash-strapped Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) is planning to increase its production to 240 tonnes per hour and will perform a technical audit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian Army lt. col. in soup over Bangladeshi woman’s link


July 11th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) An Indian Army lieutenant colonel is in the dock over his links with a Bangladeshi woman on a social networking site, despite the fact ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India, Singapore extend military training agreement (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India and Singapore Wednesday signed three key agreements including one on continuing the military training that Indian armed forces extend to their Singaporean counterparts.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man eaten alive in tiger enclosure


July 11th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) A 21-year-old man was killed by tigers at the Copenhagen Zoo early Wednesday after he scaled a fence to gain access to the predators' enclosure.The victim ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Full-time aviation watchdog chief by July-end’


July 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A day after appointing an interim chief of the aviation regulator, the government was Wednesday considering the appointment by July-end of an official who will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Murder saga resolved with discovery of six skeletons (Third Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The mystery of the missing Bollywood startlet Laila Khan and her family was resolved Wednesday with police announcing the discovery of six skeletons and arresting her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi met get rains Thursday


July 11th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Delhi experienced a cloudy, humid day Wednesday, and experts said it could rain Thursday."The skies will be mainly cloudy Thursday with one or two spells ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, Singapore sign military training deal


July 11th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India and Singapore Wednesday signed three key bilateral agreements that included one on continuing the military training that Indian armed forces extend to their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

SC dismisses plea against Mukherjee


July 11th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a "frivolous" plea challenging the "eligibility and qualification" of Pranab Mukherjee to be nominated as a candidate for the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court tells Delhi power regulator to notify tariff hike


July 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to notify the recent hike in electricity tariff.A division bench of Acting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New US ambassador takes office in Myanmar


July 11th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 11 (IANS) Newly-appointed US Ambassador Derek J. Mitchell presented his credentials to Myanmar President U Thein Sein in Nay Pyi Taw Wednesday.This signified the re-establishment of diplomatic relations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jharkhand to hold talks with villagers for IIM, IIIT land


July 11th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Wednesday constituted a five-member team to hold talks with villagers protesting against the acquisition of 227 acres of land for building ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Punjab dissolves all improvement trusts


July 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday announced the dissolution of all improvement trusts in the state.A state government spokesman said here that all 28 improvement trusts have been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bansal calls for transparent water pricing by regulators


July 11th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Union Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has called for moving towards "transparent and participatory mechanisms" of pricing of water by independent water regulatory authorities.He ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Panda twins born in China


July 11th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A 12-year-old giant panda, Xi Mei, has given birth to twin cubs, the first pandas to be born this year in China, experts said Wednesday.Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pay when you die solution now available for pensioners


July 11th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Pay when you die’ solution is now available to pensioners who have to check into nursing homes for medical aid. Earlier pensioners who couldn’t afford medical care ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Why the Queen refused to give Mike Jagger a knighthood?


July 11th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mike Jagger was awarded the knighthood in 2003 by the Prince of Wales, as the Queen refused to honor him.The queen refused to do the honors as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Number of women having children in their forties trebles


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The number of women who are giving birth in their forties has gone up by almost 300%.In 1991, only 9835 women who were in their forties gave ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

SC suspends Sajjan Kumar’s trial in 1984 riots case (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took place in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hundreds of GCSE A level Papers upgraded


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hundreds of GCSE A level papers needed to be upgraded because some of the examiners messed up. As a result, four examiners have been shown the door ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pranab hopeful of Mamata’s support (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, who was in Odisha Wednesday evening to gather support for himself in the July 19 election, hoped ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Racism row again hits an Indian on ‘Big Brother’


July 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) In 2007 actress Shilpa Shetty was the victim of racial remarks on "Celebrity Big Brother". Five years later, Indian British model Deana Uppal faced similar ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Karnataka CM-designate Shettar grapples with ministry formation (Evening Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, set to take oath Thursday as the Karnataka chief minister, was in New Delhi late Wednesday to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government panel wants natural resources’ auction, SC told


July 11th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) Wednesday told the Supreme Court that while the government was resisting auctioning of natural resources, its own high-powered ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gen Singh conferred Nepal Army General rank


July 11th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh, on a four-day's official visit to Nepal, was Wednesday conferred the rank of an honorary General of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Murder saga resolved, six skeletons found (Second Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The mystery of the missing Bollywood startlet Laila Khan and her family was resolved Wednesday with police announcing the discovery of six skeletons and arresting her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Police prevent novel anti-stray dogs protest in Srinagar


July 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A novel protest by a Jammu and Kashmir legislator against the menace of stray dogs was prevented by police in Srinagar city Wednesday.Engineer Rashid, a legislator ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Texting at the table and working at the laptop while eating - Meal time manners have slipped badly


July 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey has revealed that meal time manners have slipped drastically. Earlier people used to eat food together as a family and discuss how their day ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Judge rules that Apple’s iPad is cooler than Samsung’s Galaxy tablet


July 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An UK judge has ruled that the Apple’s iPad is ‘cooler’ than the Samsung’s Galaxy tablet. And so both of them are not similar and thus Samsung ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Kim Jong-un’s mystery woman revealed: Hyon Song-wol


July 11th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pyongyang, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery woman who accompanied North Korean leader on many official outings is none other than Hyon Song-wol.She is a popstar whose hits include Excellent Horse-Like Lady, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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