2012 July 13

Rains bring respite, problems for Delhi residents (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi residents ended Friday on a cool note with heavy rains - 15.2 mm in a span of three hours - washing away ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Molestation of teen sparks national outrage; four held (Intro Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four days after a teenage girl was stripped and groped by a group of men for more than half-an-hour on a busy road here, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court stays order to make president’s donations public


July 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A division bench of Delhi High Court Friday stayed its single judge's order ruling that donations made by the President of India out of public ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Economic connectivity precondition for South Asia political stability’


July 13th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Expanded economic connectivity through trade and investment is the precondition for political stability in South Asia, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai said here Friday.He was speaking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Court sets aside 200 SMSes cap on personal communications (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday set aside an order of the telecom sector regulator capping SMSes at 200 per day per person for personal communications.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Why was Guwahati molestation video put on YouTube, ask netizens


July 13th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Social networks were Friday flooded with angry reactions over the molestation of a teenager in Guwahati, with many questioning as to why the video was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New case filed against Pinki Pramanik


July 13th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Another case was filed against athlete Pinki Pramanik Friday, this time alleging a criminal breach of trust.After spending 26 days in jail, Asian Games gold medallist ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jaipur auto driver arrested for rape


July 13th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) An auto driver was arrested Friday for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl for almost a month after kidnapping her from bus stand in the city, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Centre backs Bihar’s running of MPLADS schemes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The central government Friday told the Supreme Court that the procedure adopted by Bihar for implementing the MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Speaker sets up panel to suggest new home for parliament


July 13th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Parliament may have a new building in place of the existing 85-year-old heritage structure with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar giving approval to set ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

ASEAN Cup: Lucky India earn a draw against Malaysia


July 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) Goalkeeper Debopriya Das put up a valiant show as Indian escaped with a goalless draw against a strong Malaysian Blue side in the under-13 ASEAN ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sports ministry wants Kalmadi’s London visit aborted


July 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The sports ministry has asked the Indian Olympic Associaiton to prevent its president Suresh Kalmadi from going to London for the Olympics. A court here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fake users hit the value of Facebook likes


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC investigated into whether advertisers were gaining anything from advertising on the world’s most popular social networking site Facebook and the results are startling to say ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Dinosaur-bird ‘missing link’ could be egg


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) A fossilised dinosaur egg found in Spain shares the same characteristics as that of birds' eggs and could be the "missing link" to prove their "common ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK: Docs’ ‘basic errors’ killing 1,000 a month


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that in UK, basic errors by doctors result in the death of almost 1,000 people a month. The London School of Hygiene ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Despite not being released, iPhone 5 goes on sale in China!


July 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite not being released, iPhone 5 is already up for sale in China! This news is surely baffling, as Apple officials have maintained a very stiff upper ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news, Technology Industry News |

Tom Cruise’s lawyer threatens to sue National Enquirer


July 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Cruise’s lawyer has threatened to sue the National Enquirer over a story which alleged that Katie Holmes had been living in a ‘house of horrors’.According ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Glasgow Rangers demoted to lowest league tier


July 13th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Glasgow Rangers, plagued with financial difficulties, will start their new season in the lowest league tier, it was decided Friday.The Glasgow based club had already been ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cops to probe corruption charges against Maharashtra minister


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday assured a police inquiry against his cabinet colleague, Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare and his family members for alleged ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Outrage over diktat against women, villagers thrash cops (Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Amid national outrage over a Uttar Pradesh panchayat's Taliban-style diktat against women, defiant villagers Friday thrashed two policemen for arresting two of the panchayat members.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pato ready to fight for Olympic berth


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato says he is ready to fight for his spot in Brazil's Olympic team.The 22-year-old will be vying with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CAB joint secretary surrenders in court, gets bail


July 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey Friday surrendered before a city court which had issued an arrest warrant against him on a complaint made ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SC rejects Gujarat’s plea to review Prajapati shootout order


July 13th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a major blow to the Gujarat government, the Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking a review of its order directing a CBI probe ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Molestation of teen sparks national outrage; four held (Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four days after a teenage girl was stripped and groped by a group of men for more than half-an-hour on a busy road here, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rs.7,300 crore plan for Kashmir for 2012-13


July 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 13 (IANS) The Planning Commission Friday approved a record Rs.7,300 crore annual plan for Jammu and Kashmir for 2012-13."This is the highest ever plan allocation for any ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hiddink slams UEFA ban for Anzhi home arena


July 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi coach Guus Hiddink has hit out at UEFA for banning his team from playing Europa League football in their Caucasus home town of Makhachkala ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

P. Balaji new Nokia India vice president, managing director


July 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Finnish mobile handsets maker Nokia Friday said it had appointed P. Balaji as vice president and managing director for the India area."In this role, Balaji ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TRAI’s revised tariff analysis flawed: COAI


July 13th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Friday lashed out the telecom regulator's analysis effects on costs, tariffs and financial returns, saying it was flawed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Apex court stays trial of five Punjab policemen


July 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed the trial of five Punjab policemen accused of committing excesses during anti-terrorist campaign in the state in the 1980s and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Infosys among top service providers in China


July 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) The Chinese subsidiary of the Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd has been ranked among t e top 10 global service providers in China by the council ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

High-level panel formed to resolve defence pay disparity


July 13th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The government Friday set up a high level committee headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajith Seth to resolve pending issues concerning defence personnel and ex-servicemen, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Beckham backs Giggs as Britain Olympic team’s skipper


July 13th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) David Beckham, who was left out of Britain's Olympic football squad, has backed his former Manchester United teammate Ryan Giggs as skipper of the side."Ryan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

South Sudan seeks Indian help in parliamentary work (With images)


July 13th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) South Sudan, a year-old African nation, is seeking India's help in creating its parliamentary systems and a delegation is here to study the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Governor regrets BJP taking tainted people in Karnataka ministry


July 13th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) A day after the third BJP ministry in four years took office in Karnataka, embarrassment piled on the ruling party with portfolio allotment delayed due ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Trinamool to skip July 18 UPA dinner


July 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress - the second-largest constituent of the UPA - has decided to skip the July 18 dinner being hosted by Congress president and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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