2012 July 12

Taliban kill nine policemen in Lahore (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine policemen were shot dead by Taliban militants Thursday in Pakistan's Lahore city while they were asleep in a building.The attackers came on three motorcycles ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US deploys underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines


July 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The US is to intensify its military build up in the Persian Gulf by deploying miniature underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I don’t pay much attention to critics: Anand


July 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) World chess champion Viswanathan Anand said Thursday he did not pay much attention to critics who have been raising questioning about his age despite his ... Read more...

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No plans to order closure of any airline: DGCA


July 12th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said that it is not considering the closure of any airline.Dismissing allegations that aviation regulator E.K. Bharat Bhushan was removed at a ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati row: Varsity regrets incident, asks girl to return


July 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Six days after a 10-year-old student was made to lick her own urine in West Bengal's Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting, the university expressed ... Read more...

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Man, son beaten up in road rage incident, two held


July 12th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) In a road rage incident, a 45-year-old man and his son were beaten up here after their motorcycle brushed past two pedestrians, police said Thursday. ... Read more...

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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Air India forms committee for reinstating sacked pilots


July 12th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) National carrier Air India Thursday formed a three-member committee to look into the issue of reinstating 101 sacked pilots."We have formed a three-member committee which ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi cop attacked for honking


July 12th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A 30-year-old constable was attacked here with bricks by three men for honking his bike's horn while trying to go past their stalled vehicle, police ... Read more...

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Lawyers strike hits court work on day two


July 12th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Court proceedings across the country were hit for the second day Thursday as around 1.7 million lawyers boycotted courts on the Bar Council of India's ... Read more...

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BJP’s J. Shantha allowed to vote in presidential poll


July 12th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed J. Shantha, whose election as the BJP MP from Karnataka's Bellary constituency has been set aside, to exercise her ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Auction can’t be only mode of alloting resources, SC told (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had no problem in allocating natural resources in a transparent, fair and non-discriminatory manner but auction ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chhattisgarh short of 52 IAS officers


July 12th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) Chhattisgarh is facing a serious shortage of Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officers, lacking 52 officers out of the sanctioned strength of 178, the state assembly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hopeful getting Mamata’s support, says Pranab (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he hoped to get West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee's support in the presidential election."We are hopeful that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

EGoM on telecom approves spectrum mortgaging (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom Thursday approved "in principle" the proposal to allow telecom firms to mortgage spectrum to raise funds ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws


July 12th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Online campaign against ‘untouchability’ in Rajasthan (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An online signature campaign has sought action against alleged untouchability in a Rajasthan district where Dalit women are forced to remove footwear while passing ... Read more...

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Rice at Rs.2 a kg for poor in Tripura: Sarkar


July 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 12 (IANS) To woo the voters ahead of the assembly polls, the Left Front government in Tripura will provide rice under the public distribution system (PDS) to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two more judges sent to jail in cash-for-bail scam


July 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) A city court Thursday sent two suspended judges to judicial custody till July 26 in cash-for-bail scandal involving mining baron and former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana ... Read more...

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Assam’s problems on agenda for Aug 9 Ramdev rally


July 12th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 12 (IANS) The burning issues in Assam like corruption and the problems caused by big dams will be highlighted at the proposed anti-graft rally to be taken out ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maharashtra farmers welcome Bt cotton ban


July 12th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 12 (IANS) Farmers in Maharashtra Thursday welcomed the state government's move to ban Bt cotton seeds which have created many problems for the agricultural community, mainly in Vidarbha ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

(HOLD) Cheating case against former UP legislator


July 12th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) A case of cheating has been registered against former Uttar Pradesh legislator and Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) leader Irshad Khan for not paying Rs.42 lakh to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cute cats to get their own film festival


July 12th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cat owners are very fond of making funny videos of their cats and they are a delight to watch. And if the cats are cute ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Flying car from 1954 up for sale


July 12th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A flying car from 1954 is up for grabs at a cool price of $1.25 million. The flying car is called Aerocar and it seems to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

High security number plates for Haryana vehicles


July 12th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 12 (IANS) Authorities in Haryana Thursday began work on affixing 'tamper proof' high security number plates on vehicles, which has been declared mandatory in the state. On the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan, US to ink supply route agreement


July 12th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan and the US will sign an agreement to formalize the supply route for NATO troops in Afghanistan, the government said Thursday.Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

6.3 magnitude quake rocks Kashmir


July 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale rocked the Kashmir Valley Thursday evening, officials said."The epicenter was in the Hindukush mountain range," meteorological office director ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cleaning staff allegedly stitches wounds in Bengal hospital


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a sanitation staff of Kolkata's government-run SSKM Hospital allegedly stitched the wounds of a patient Thursday. Authorities at the super-specialty hospital said ... Read more...

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Jaya Jaitley allowed to retain passport


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A special court Thursday allowed Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitley, who is facing trial in a corruption case linked to a purported defence deal, to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India-Singapore Friendship Group in Indian parliament launched


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An India-Singapore Friendship Group in the Indian parliament was launched here Thursday on the visit of a four-member parliamentary delegation from Singapore.The delegation, led ... Read more...

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British billionaire ‘lived with wife’s body for four days’


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) British billionaire Hans Kristian Rausing may have lived with his wife Eva's body for up to four days before it was found by police, Daily Mail ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two shot dead in Gurgaon


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 12 (IANS) Two people were gunned down and another person wounded over a suspected money dispute in Gurgaon Thursday, police said."Amit Kumar alias Bona, 22, and Mahender Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Norms for registering pension fund managers revised


July 12th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday issued revised guidelines for registering pension fund managers to manage the national pension system for the non-government and private sector.Under the guidelines ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan explore easy release of straying fishermen


July 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday explored ideas to provide easy and hassle-free ways of releasing fishermen who stray into either side of the international maritime border.The ... Read more...

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Bihar to provide sanitary napkins at nominal price


July 12th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) Bihar will provide sanitary napkins at a nominal cost in rural areas of its 10 districts to raise awareness about menstrual health and hygiene among the ... Read more...

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