2012 July 18

Rajesh Khanna: The custodian of his own famous avatar (Tribute)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
In an unexpectedly deep and thoughtful comment Jatin Khanna once described himself as the "custodian" of his own movie screen avatar Rajesh Khanna."I am Jatin (his real name). I ... Read more...

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Russian senators approve anti-opposition bills


July 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The upper chamber of the Russian parliament Wednesday approved bills branding many NGOs taking foreign funds as "foreign agents", criminalising defamation of character, and creating ... Read more...

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Russia, Belarus sign $10 bn nuke plant deal


July 18th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia signed a $10 billion contract with Belarus Wednesday to build the former Soviet republic's first nuclear power plant.The agreement was signed in the presence ... Read more...

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Prime Minister reviews food security amid rain concerns


July 18th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday reviewed food management in the country with senior cabinet colleagues in the wake of a deficient monsoon and the ... Read more...

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Daiwik Hotels to have five properties in two years


July 18th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The Kolkata-based Daiwik Hotels Private Ltd,, operating on the pilgrimage hospitality concept plans, will have five hotels in major pilgrimage centres in the country over the ... Read more...

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Muthalik will be arrested if he enters Goa: Parrikar (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Goa government will arrest Sri Ram Sene supremo Pramod Muthalik if he comes to Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Wednesday.Parrikar ... Read more...

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Keep DNA report confidential, N.D. Tiwari tells court


July 18th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari Wednesday urged the Delhi High Court to keep the report of his DNA test confidential till the conclusion of the ... Read more...

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No further talks with government on Lokpal: Hazare (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), July 18 (IANS) Alleging that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is trying to divide his Team Anna, activist Anna Hazare Wednesday said he will not ... Read more...

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Odisha court admits petitions on anganwadi wall collapse


July 18th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Wednesday admitted two public interest litigations (PIL) seeking an independent inquiry into the deaths of seven children in a day-care 'anganwadi' centre ... Read more...

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Rahul can be PM if he brings black money back: Ramdev


July 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi could become prime minister if he brought black money stashed abroad in billions of rupees, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said ... Read more...

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Watching sexy movie scenes, kids turn promiscuous


July 18th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) A US study has suggested watching sex scenes in movies could turn children more sexually active from a younger age.The research, published in Psychological Science, which ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes amendment of MNREGA


July 18th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday opposed the reported attempt to amend the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act that it said will hit hard millions of ... Read more...

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Visva Bharati victim joins another school


July 18th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July (IANS) In spite of repeated requests by the Visva Bharati University to return to its Patha Bhavan school, the ten-year-old girl hosteller who was made to lick her ... Read more...

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Government may reduce subsidised LPG cylinders to rich


July 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The central government is mulling reducing the subsidy on cooking gas by limiting supply of LPG cylinders to those who do not belong to the economically ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen in Bihar for Nalanda meeting


July 18th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 18 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen arrived here Wednesday to attend a meeting of the board of governors of the upcoming Nalanda International University in the state.Amartya Sen ... Read more...

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Congress asks Kerala to protect agricultural land


July 18th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) A high-level coordination committee of the Congress party Wednesday asked the Oommen Chandy government in Kerala to amend existing laws and bring in suitable fresh laws ... Read more...

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Italian ship: SC refuses to alter high court order


July 18th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to alter the order of Kerala High Court's registrar general asking the owner of Italian ship Enrica Lexie to furnish ... Read more...

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Ferry with 250 people sinks off Tanzania


July 18th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), July 18 (IANS) A ferry with over 250 passengers, including 31 children, Wednesday sank near Chumbe island off the coast of Tanzania in eastern Africa, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Soumitra, Mithun to be honoured by West Bengal government


July 18th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actors Soumitra Chatterjee, Mithun Chakraborty and Supriya Devi will be among 43 film personalities who will be honoured by the West Bengal government July ... Read more...

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No further talks with government on Lokpal: Anna Hazare


July 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), July 18 (IANS) Alleging that the UPA government is trying to divide Team Anna, social activist Anna Hazare Wednesday said they will hold no further talks ... Read more...

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12 mn school kids wish Mandela with birthday song


July 18th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 18 (IANS) As South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday Wednesday, about 12 million schoolchildren across the country sang a special composition - "We love you, ... Read more...

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Spanish student’s headless body found in Britain


July 18th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A decapitated body of a man believed to be a Spanish student has been found in Britain's Dorset county.The man's blood-soaked body was found at a ... Read more...

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Man sentenced to life for killing sister-in-law


July 18th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A Delhi court has ruled while awarding life imprisonment to a man for killing his newly-wed sister-in-law that stringent punishment must be given to those ... Read more...

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2G: SC to hold hearing on presidential reference (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday decided to hold hearing on the presidential reference to answer whether all natural resources other than the telecom spectrum could be ... Read more...

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Delhi government allots flats to 500 slum dwellers


July 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A total of 500 slum dwellers living in eight clusters across the city were Wednesday allotted flats by the Delhi government under a central government ... Read more...

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Plan panel approves Rs.57,800 crore for Uttar Pradesh


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday approved a Rs.57,800 crore outlay for Uttar Pradesh for the 2012-13 fiscal.The annual plan package is of Rs.57,000 crore, while Rs.800 ... Read more...

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AIUDF protests over July 9 molestation, lawlessness


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 18 (IANS) Opposition AIUDF legislators Wednesday staged a protest in front of Raj Bhavan over the July 9 public molestation of a girl on a main road here ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM condoles Rajesh Khanna’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Wednesday expressed his condolences on the death of renowned Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna.Ashraf said Rajesh Khanna was a great ... Read more...

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40 entries for Monsoon Challenge Rally


July 18th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The Bangalore to Goa Monsoon Challenge Rally organised by Mahindra and Mahindra in association with Apollo Tyres has attracted 40 entries and will be flagged off ... Read more...

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President, PM mourn Rajesh Khanna’s death (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi were among the host of political leaders who mourned the death of ... Read more...

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Fire at Maruti plant


July 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 18 (IANS) A fire broke out in automobile major Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as thousands of protesting workers locked its main gates trapping officials inside, ... Read more...

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Court notice to Kalmadi over London visit (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a corruption case, on a plea ... Read more...

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Junior squash: India clinch bronze


July 18th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 18 (IANS) After his heroics against Hong Kong in the quarter-finals, Kush Kumar once again delivered the decisive point for India who went on to beat England 2-0 ... Read more...

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Sharma seeks Punjab, Haryana’s support for FDI in retail


July 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will meet the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana Thursday to garner support for allowing foreign direct investment ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s new minister gets bail in land grab case


July 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Karnataka's new minister C.T. Ravi, who is also the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state unit spokesperson, Wednesday secured anticipatory bail from the ... Read more...

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