2012 July 20

Garo rebels kill three in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Three people, including a school teacher, were killed by rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in two separate incidents in Meghalaya's East Garo ... Read more...

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Violence rising against women for using right to choose partner


July 20th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Incidents of violence against women for love marriages or entering into relationships are increasing in the country, a feminist legal group said Friday.Advocating the women's ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to set up fisheries technology institute


July 20th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalaltihaa has sanctioned Rs.34.08 crore for setting up of a fisheries technology institute offering diploma courses in prawn/ornamental fish farming and maintenance ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Sasikumar takes lead in Mahindra Monsoon Challenege


July 20th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), July 20 (IANS) T. Sasikumar (co-driver M Prakash) took a slender three-second lead at the end of the first leg in the Mahindra Monsoon Challenge Rally in association ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets ready to curb ragging


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi University will put in place strict measures to counter ragging when the new session starts July 24, said an official.The university will set up ... Read more...

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My father is fine now, says Sonakshi Sinha


July 20th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha Friday said that her father and veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, who underwent a bypass surgery Monday, was now fine.Sinha, admitted at the ... Read more...

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Simple coating to keep you car clean for ages


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new coating that has many potential applications - keeping your car and mobile phones clean for ages and aircraft that need less ... Read more...

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Algal oil answer to dwindling fuel reserves


July 20th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Algal oils could be a sustainable solution to dwindling fuel reserves, says a researcher.Roger Huerlimann, doctoral student at the James Cook University, Townsville, said microalgae, tiny ... Read more...

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UAE distributes food for Iftar in Senegal, Nigeria


July 20th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's embassies in Senegalese capital Dakar and Nigerian capital Abuja Friday distributed food baskets to destitute families to help them cook the Iftar meal ... Read more...

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Ramadan begins in UAE


July 20th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 20 (IANS/WAM) The Islamic holy month of Ramadan began Friday in the United Arab Emirates, the UAE Ramadan Moon-sighting Committee announced.July 19 was the last day of ... Read more...

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Mumbai local train motormen call off strike (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) After four hours of a flash strike, motormen (drivers) of Mumbai suburban trains called off their agitation here Friday evening after railway officials assured them that ... Read more...

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‘Structural failure of launching girder led to Mumbai bridge crash’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A structural failure of a launching girder resulted in Thursday night's accident on the Eastern Freeway Project bridge near Wadala in Mumbai which killed one person ... Read more...

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Drought-hit Karnataka seeks farm insurance date extended


July 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Drought-hit Karnataka Friday sought an extension of the national agricultural insurance scheme for farmers who availed loans as well as those did not."As the state is ... Read more...

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UP to develop districts adjoining Nepal border


July 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday assured a visiting Nepalese delegation that his government would develop infrastructure in bordering districts on a priority basis.The chief ... Read more...

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Panel to examine chances of separating conjoined twins


July 20th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The union government Friday told the Supreme Court that it has set up a panel of three doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating the ... Read more...

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26/11 plotter Jundal to be taken to Mumbai court Saturday (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Giving priority to four cases in Mumbai, a Delhi court Friday directed Maharastra Police to produce 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal Hamza in a Mumbai court ... Read more...

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Court seeks CBI’s response to Ramadoss bail plea


July 20th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A special court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file reply on the bail application of former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss ... Read more...

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British sex offenders to face mandatory lie detector test


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Rapists and other sex offenders in Britain may be forced to take lie detector tests when they leave prison in a bid to reduce the ... Read more...

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Obama urges Congress to pass cybersecurity bill


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has urged the Congress to pass a cybersecurity bill to boost digital defence against cyber attacks.On Friday, writing in The Wall ... Read more...

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Congress moves court against Chhattisgarh CM


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Congress leaders Friday filed a complaint in the district court against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, seeking a probe into allotment of land by the state ... Read more...

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Batman movie premiere turns deadly in Denver, 12 dead (Fifth Lead, changing dateline)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Denver (Colorado), July 20 (IANS) The midnight premiere of the new Batman movie turned deadly as a gas mask-wearing gunman opened fire early Friday at a suburban Denver ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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Construction of mosque stayed, thousand pray (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday ordered suspension of new construction on the ruins of a 17th century mosque unearthed here, but a Muslim leader said ... Read more...

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TV journalist held for Guwahati molestation case (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 20 (IANS) TV journalist Gaurav Jyoti Neog was Friday arrested here in connection with the July 9 G.S. Road molestation case, that has rocked the nation, police said.Neog, ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Himachal temples with onset of Shravan


July 20th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) Large numbers of devotees Friday assembled at prominent Hindu temples in Himachal Pradesh with the onset of the 10-day Shravan Ashtami Navratras, considered by Hindus a ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries Q1 net profit declines 21 percent


July 20th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) Friday posted a 21 percent decline in net profit at Rs.4,473 crore for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.5,661 crore during the ... Read more...

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Huge arms cache unearthed in Jammu’s Reasi


July 20th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Security forces, including the army and Jammu and Kashmir Police, Friday unearthed a huge arms cache in a remote mountainous area of Reasi district in the ... Read more...

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British women shortest in Europe, wear highest heels


July 20th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Women in Britain are the shortest in Europe but wear the highest heels - up to 3.3 inches - to compensate, says a new study.The height ... Read more...

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Police get more time to probe Israeli embassy car blast


July 20th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted police additional time for the probe in the Feb 13 Israeli embassy car bombing case and dismissed the bail plea ... Read more...

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US, Israel responsible for Syrian insecurity: Iran


July 20th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Iran has blamed the US and Israel for creating insecurity in Syria, Xinhua reported Friday.According to Fars news agency, Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi ... Read more...

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London Mayor upbeat over upcoming Olympics


July 20th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) London's Mayor Boris Johnson Friday insisted that the London Olympic Games would be a huge success.Just a week before the opening ceremony July 27 and on ... Read more...

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Manesar violence blow to Maruti, may hit Japanese investment


July 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The violent clashes between workers and management staff at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant in Haryana Wednesday may hit the leading car maker's plans to ... Read more...

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British doctors to face tests every year


July 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Doctors in Britain will have to appear in tests every year to ensure they are fit to practise, a media report said Friday.At present, doctors in ... Read more...

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SC notice to Fernandes’ wife on plea for visiting rights (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to George Fernandes' wife Leila Kabir Fernandes over a petition filed by Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitley seeking visitation ... Read more...

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