2012 July 21

HRD ministry to preserve Kashmir’s manuscripts, paintings


July 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said that his ministry has decided to take up preservation of Kashmir's rich manuscript wealth under the national ... Read more...

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IndiGo alleges tinkering with policy to help select airlines


July 21st, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Taking a dig at the central government for approving an operational turn-around plan for the debt-ridden and loss-making national carrier Air India by infusing equity, InterGlobe, ... Read more...

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One injured as Garo rebels fire in Meghalaya town market


July 21st, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 21 (IANS) One person was critically wounded as rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) opened fire in a market in the district headquarters of Meghalaya's East ... Read more...

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Water on Delhi Metro tracks causes hold-up


July 21st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Commuters on the Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon line were left stranded when water seeped onto the tracks at a section between the INA market and Jor ... Read more...

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Mohanlal expresses wish to donate his organs


July 21st, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 21 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal Saturday expressed his desire to donate his organs, citing the case of a school-girl who recovered from a severe liver disease because her aunt ... Read more...

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Doctors stole my minor son’s kidney, says Rajasthan man


July 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 21 (IANS) A man in Rajasthan has complained that doctors at a state-run hospital stole a kidney of his two-year-old son undergoing treatment, police said Saturday. A court ... Read more...

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Cop, engineers, accountant caught taking bribes


July 21st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 21 (IANS) A police inspector, two engineers and an accountant were arrested Saturday for taking bribes in two separate incidents in Rajasthan, police said.The officials were caught ... Read more...

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Rajasthan youth refuses to marry minor, moves court


July 21st, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, July 21 (IANS) An 18-year-old youth approached a court here against his parents, who he claimed were forcing him to marry a minor girl against his wish, police said ... Read more...

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GAAR panel will certainly meet Sep 30 deadline: Shome


July 21st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The expert committee on GAAR would certainly meet the Sep 30 deadline for the final recommendations on the controversial tax provision, its chairman Parthasarathi Shome ... Read more...

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Tension defused; Delhi mosque site handed over to ASI (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court ordered suspension of the construction of a mosque at an excavated site near the historic Jama Masjid where ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s Bangladeshi supporter admits plot to attack Pentagon


July 21st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) A 26-year-old US citizen of Bangladeshi descent, who defines himself as an Al Qaeda supporter, has pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on the Pentagon and ... Read more...

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Payal clinches All Mumbai TT title


July 21st, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Payal Bohra outplayed Manasi Chiplunkar 4-2 in a thrilling sub-junior girls singles final, while boys' top seed Vedant Shah had to fight all the way before ... Read more...

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Ally trouble continues to dog Congress


July 21st, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Congress continued to be dogged by ally trouble Saturday as strains in its relationship with the NCP remained unresolved and the Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Egyptian channel with veiled women launches broadcast


July 21st, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Maria TV, a new satellite news channel that only features women wearing the full Islamic veil, has been launched in Egypt. Men are banned from the ... Read more...

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British police only solve one-fourth crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Police in Britain fail to solve three out of four crimes. Last year, officers solved only 27 percent of crimes committed across the country, a media ... Read more...

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Hole-in-one for Lahiri


July 21st, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St.Annes (England), July 21 (IANS) India's debutant golfer Anirban Lahiri recorded a hole-in-one at the par three, ninth hole during Saturday's third round of the 141st The Open Championship.Bangalore ... Read more...

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Aditya on target for Barcode


July 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Barcode FC pulled off a hard-fought 1-0 win against Kingston FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League, played at ... Read more...

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Five killed in Chhattisgarh power plant accident


July 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) Five labourers were killed on the spot and many others injured Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district as a platform of an under-construction cooling tower of the ... Read more...

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Three Tamil Nadu teachers held for beating student (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Three teachers of a private school in Tamil Nadu were arrested for beating up a Class 9 student, police said Saturday. They were earlier suspended by ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor’s body found hanging in house (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old chief medical officer of a civic agency was found dead in her house here, police said Saturday. Her body was found hanging from ... Read more...

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Nine killed in communal clashes in Assam’s Kokrajhar


July 21st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) Nine people were killed in communal clashes in Assam's Kokrajhar district since Thursday, the state government said Saturday, adding a dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed and ... Read more...

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Field day for Indians at ITF tennis meet


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jul 21 (IANS) As many as 13 Indians made it to the second round of the qualifying competition ahead of the BNC-ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here Saturday.The results ... Read more...

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39 held in Karachi for various crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi conducted raids in many areas and arrested 39 people allegedly involved in robbery and extortion, Geo News reported Saturday.Police ... Read more...

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Maruti violence may be planned: cops


July 21st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 21 (IANS) Violence in Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday, in which a top company executive was killed, may be the result of a planned action by ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma fails to appear in court


July 21st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Businessman Abhishek Verma, an accused in the naval war room leak, Saturday failed to appear in a Delhi court for recording his evidence in a ... Read more...

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Two killed in Malaysia chopper crash


July 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 21 (IANS) Two bodies were found in a helicopter wreckage Saturday in a remote jungle in Malaysia's eastern state of Sarawak, Xinhua reported. The chopper went missing ... Read more...

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Maruti not to abandon Manesar plant, says Bhargava (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki declared an indefinite lockout at its Manesar (Haryana) plant but denied any plans to shift after Wednesday's violent clashes that ... Read more...

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Issues with NCP will be resolved soon: Aiyar


July 21st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the problems with the Nationalist Congress Party would be resolved soon, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar Saturday said such differences of opinion ... Read more...

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Advani crashes out of UK Championship


July 21st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, July 21 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani fought hard against England's Michael Holt, ranked 32nd, in the fourth round of the UK Players Tour Championship, before eventually losing the match ... Read more...

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12 dead in China rains


July 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of China since Friday night have killed at least 12 people, authorities said Saturday.In Beijing, rainstorms left two people dead ... Read more...

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Focus is on maintaining my form: Mary Kom


July 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) India's five-time world champion female boxer M.C. Mary Kom said that she is fully prepared to take on the best pugilists at the London Olympic Games, ... Read more...

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NCP unhappy in Maharashtra also


July 21st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Firing another salvo at the Congress, the NCP Saturday claimed that it was unhappy with it in Maharashtra too, and alleged the party was "not consulted" ... Read more...

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Kejriwal is BJP agent, says Digvijay Singh


July 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday accused Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal of being an agent of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He also took ... Read more...

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German GP: Hulkenberg 5th fastest, di Resta 9th


July 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 21 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg produced his season's best qualifying performance by setting the fifth fastest time at the Formula One German Grand Prix here Saturday ... Read more...

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Nobbs looks at positives from dismal Euro tour


July 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Saturday that the team's poor performance during its European tour was just a learning process ahead of the 2012 ... Read more...

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