2012 July 15

Truck driver dies in crash after running down cyclist


July 15th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A 25-year-old truck driver was killed when he crashed his vehicle into a container when he was trying to flee after mowing down a cyclist, ... Read more...

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Thailand defend ASEAN U-13 Cup football title (With Image)


July 15th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) Thailand defended their title as they came from behind to beat Malaysia Yellow 2-1 in the final of the 4th edition of the Yamaha ASEAN ... Read more...

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Boy electrocuted in Rajasthan


July 15th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was electrocuted Sunday and three others sustained burns when they came in touch with a high-voltage wire passing over their private hostel in ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi sends five tonnes of dates to Saudi Arabia


July 15th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 15 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has sent nearly five tonnes Khinaizi and Naghal dates to Jeddah and will also export dates to London for Muslims living there on ... Read more...

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Women really have better IQ than men


July 15th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Men may now need to think twice before questioning a woman's intelligence at home or in the office. Psychologists have found female IQ scores have risen ... Read more...

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Maken firm on aborting Kalmadi’s London trip


July 15th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Sunday reiterated that sacked Commonwealth Games chief Suresh Kalmadi, who is facing graft charges, should not attend the London Olympics and ... Read more...

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NDA to finalise vice presidential nominee Monday


July 15th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance will finalise its vice presidential nominee Monday amid Najma Heptulla's name doing the rounds, party leaders said.The ... Read more...

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Archers, badminton players exude confidence at send-off


July 15th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With most of India's largest Olympic contingent of 81 having already left for London in batches, only six archers and two badminton players attended the ... Read more...

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Veteran film maker accuses Bengal government of favouritism


July 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government of ffavouring artistes close to the ruling Trinamool Congress, National Award winning film maker Tarun Majumdar said Sunday such a biased ... Read more...

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Double for Ballal at Autocross Championship


July 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 15 (IANS) Bangalore's Ranjith Ballal achieved a double in the second round of the National Autocross Championship here Sunday when he won the top honours in the Gypsy ... Read more...

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Aamir to meet PM on manual scavengers’ plight


July 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi Monday to highlight the problems of manual scavengers engaged in cleaning ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar named India’s flag-bearer at London Olympics (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, the Beijing Olympics bronze winning wrestler, will be India's flag-bearer at the London Games' opening ceremony July 27.Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting ... Read more...

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Pranab writes to Mamata for support


July 15th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Reminding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of the common goal of serving India, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee has written a letter ... Read more...

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Afghan education minister survives assassination bid


July 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 15 (IANS/WAM) A day after an Afghan lawmaker was killed in a suicide blast, Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid survived an assassination attempt Sunday after a bomb targeted ... Read more...

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Goyat snaps 800m National record


July 15th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 15 (IANS) Mandeep Goyat of Maharashtra won the boys' 800 metres run in a National and meet record time of one minute, 52.66 seconds as the curtains came ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: Sangma hopeful of win, Trinamool support


July 15th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Sunday expressed confidence of winning the July 19 poll and said he was still hopeful of support from the Trinamool ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena to back NDA’s vice-presidential nominee


July 15th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Unlike the presidential elections, the Shiv Sena will remain with the opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for the vice presidential poll Aug 7, a party ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna likely to be discharged Tuesday


July 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Veteran actor Rajesh Khanna, who was again admitted to the Lilavati Hospital Saturday evening after he felt weak, is recovering and is likely to get discharged ... Read more...

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Man dies after falling off the cliff on honeymoon


July 15th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) A British couple's honeymoon ended on a tragic note when the bridegroom fell 100 feet to his death from a cliff while strolling with his wife ... Read more...

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‘Iran foiled many bids to assassinate scientists’


July 15th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 15 (IANS) Iran has thwarted a number of assassination plots aimed at killing its scientists, according to Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi.One of the plans that the recently ... Read more...

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In China, volunteer lawyers helping the poor


July 15th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS)In a drive worth emulating by lawyers in other parts of the world, volunteer lawyers and law students have come forward in China to offer assistance to ... Read more...

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Landslide cuts off Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura


July 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 15 (IANS) Road links to the northeastern states of Mizoram, Tripura and parts of Manipur and southern Assam remained cut off from the rest of India Sunday following ... Read more...

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India remembers hero of 1947 Pakistan war


July 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indian Army Sunday remembered Brig. Mohammed Usman - its highest-ranking officer killed in the 1947 India-Pakistan war.A commemorative function was organised here to celebrate ... Read more...

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Rain eludes Delhi Sunday, 43 percent deficit so far (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Delhi had the sun playing hide and seek Sunday but no rain fell and the the maximum temperature rose three notches above average to 37 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

CPCB fails to file report on water pollution at Bhopal site


July 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has failed to file a report in the Supreme Court on the status of groundwater contamination at the Union ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers held in Delhi


July 15th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Two people, including a health sector activist from Bihar, were arrested here and 10 kg of charas worth Rs.10 lakh recovered, police said Sunday."Ram ... Read more...

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36 Indian pilgrims die in Nepal bus crash (Second Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) At least 36 Indians were among 40 people killed Sunday when an overcrowded bus carrying Hindu pilgrims from India to a temple in Nepal veered ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Kashmir on poll campaign


July 15th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee arrived here Sunday to meet Jammu and Kashmir leaders ahead of the July 19 poll, even as ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton holds discussions with Egyptian military chief


July 15th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday held talks with the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi.She arrived ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flood-like situation affects 40,000 in north Bengal


July 15th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Nearly 40,000 people were affected due to incessant rains triggering a flood-like situation in the north Bengal region with Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri being the worst hit, ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamilton hints at marriage plans


July 15th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lewis Hamilton hinted Sunday that he has plans to marry long-term girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger, but that wedding bells are unlikely to sound soon.Scherzinger denied that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hamilton wants Moscow F1 night race


July 15th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton wants a Singapore-style night race on the streets of Moscow, the 2008 world champion said in the Russian capital Sunday.Russia ... Read more...

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Criscito flies to Italy for match-fixing hearing


July 15th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg left-back Domenico Criscito flew to Rome Sunday to face match-fixing questions from the Italian football federation.Criscito was dropped from Italy's Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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‘Preethiya Loka’ dull fare (Kannada Movie Review)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Preethiya Loka"; Cast: Vinay, Archana, Nandan Prabhu, Ramesh Bhat, Shankar Ashwath, Kurigalu Pratap and others; Director: Nandan Prabhu; Producer: Madhava Reddy; Music Director: Sai Kiran; Camera: Krishna Sarathi; Rating: ... Read more...

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Three days after taking oath, Karnataka ministers get portfolios


July 15th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Sunday allotted portfolios to his ministers, three days after forming the cabinet, but the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party faced fresh ... Read more...

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