2012 July 23

Assam toll now 19, shoot at sight orders in Kokrajhar (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area continued unabated in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts and also spread to new areas Monday. With the toll now 19, ... Read more...

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Woman shot at for not withdrawing molestation complaint


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman was shot at Monday by her neighbour as she refused to withdraw a molestation complaint against him, police said. The man and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh doctors questioned on womb removals


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 23 (IANS) Health officials in Chhattisgarh Monday finished the two-day questioning of nine doctors accused of removing wombs of young women to make money under the National Health ... Read more...

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Putin speaks out on Syria settlement plan


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday articulated his plan for a peaceful settlement to the civil conflict in Syria."We believe that the course of action should ... Read more...

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Trinamool disappointed with petrol price hike, demands rollback


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Expressing "disappointment" over the announcement of a petrol price hike, Congress' estranged ally Trinamool Congress Monday demanded an immediate rollback and wider consultation with all ... Read more...

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Indian Bank posts 13 percent growth in net profit


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) A good system of recovering loans and increase in interest income enabled public sector Indian Bank to post around 13 percent growth in net profit for ... Read more...

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UPA a total failure: BJP


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday termed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) a "total failure", and compared it with the party-led National Democratic Alliance which "functioned ... Read more...

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Patil to host dinner for Pranab, ministers Tuesday


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will host a dinner for the president-elect Pranab Mukherjee and the council of ministers Tuesday, an official said Monday.Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Maruti not shifting from Haryana, Bhargava assures Hooda


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Despite the latest violence which left one senior official dead and nearly 100 injured, public sector automobile giant Maruti has no plans to shift its base ... Read more...

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‘Janardhana Reddy wanted bail at any cost’


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy, currently in jail in illegal mining case, wanted to come out on bail at "any cost", revealed his relative Dasaradharami ... Read more...

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Delhi government slams critical report on bus corridor (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday criticised the Central Road Research Institute's (CRRI) critical report on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor here and rejected it in ... Read more...

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Tripura CM condoles Lakshmi Sehgal’s death


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and his Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday expressed deep shock over the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal."The downtrodden ... Read more...

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Vijayamma’s fast in Telangana concludes amid protests


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amid violent protests by the Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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Two TV channel directors held for forgery


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Two directors of a Bhojpuri TV Channel were arrested for forgery to secure loans of nearly Rs.100 crore, a CBI official said Monday. A Delhi ... Read more...

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India clears $2.4 bn plan to buy cargo planes for IAF


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's defence ministry Monday gave its nod for an Indian Air Force (IAF) plan to buy 56 transport planes worth $2.4 billion to augment its ... Read more...

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UAE charity group launches iftar project in Pakistan


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched its iftar project in Pakistan through which food and clothes will be ... Read more...

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UAE sends food parcels to Pakistan’s tribal region


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 20,000 food parcels costing a total of $1 million to be distributed among needy families in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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Guwahati molester surrenders in Varanasi, Assam police to leave for UP (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) The prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case has surrendered to police in Varanasi city, Uttar Pradesh Police said Monday. An Assam Police team will leave ... Read more...

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Laila Khan murder: Tak sent to judicial custody


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday remanded to judicial custody till Aug 4 Parvez Iqbal Tak, prime accused in the killing of actress Laila Khan and five of ... Read more...

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Baby dies in Italy after being injected with milk


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 23 (IANS/AKI) Six staff members of a hospital in Rome were investigated Monday after a premature Filipino baby died when he was injected with artificial milk instead of ... Read more...

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Pranab a great political scholar: Amartya Sen


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Terming President-elect Pranab Mukherjee as one of the greatest "political scholars" of the country, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Monday said he was extremely happy both ... Read more...

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NCP to stay in UPA but attend no function, skips PM’s dinner (Roundup)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) standoff continued Monday with the latter saying it will continue to be an "integral part" of the UPA but ... Read more...

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Improve medical aid for Amarnath pilgrims: Apex court (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Monday shocked over the death of another 10 pilgrims in the past three days on way to the Amarnath cave shrine ... Read more...

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ICICI Bank organises customer outreach programme in Leh


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) In its bid to reach out to people in the remote area of Ladakh region, the private sector ICICI Bank organised a programme to bring banking ... Read more...

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EU tightens sanctions on Syria


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 27-member European Union (EU) Monday approved a new set of sanctions against Syria, including a tougher arms embargo, in response to the escalating violence ... Read more...

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Anna to reach Delhi July 24, team gears up for agitation (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare will arrive in Delhi Tuesday to participate in the scheduled indefinite fast announced by his team from July 25 at Jantar ... Read more...

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Virandavan widows: SC notice to UP, Bengal, Odisha


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to West Bengal, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh on the plight of widows leading a miserable life in the holy ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands across Australia receive death threat SMS


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Tens of thousands of Australians have received text messages purporting to be from a hired hitman who threatens to kill them unless they pay $5,000, officials said ... Read more...

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Man jailed for 27 years for 1966 murder


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A convicted child killer has been sentenced to 27 years in jail for the murder of a 17-year-old girl in Britain 46 years ago.Yolande Waddington, who ... Read more...

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Assam toll now 19, shoot at sight orders in Kokrajhar (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area continued unabated in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Monday, while also spreading to new areas. With the toll now 19, ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed in China rains (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains that have ravaged China's 17 provinces since July 20, have killed at least 95 people. Another 45 are still missing, the government said ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects plea for probe against Naidu (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea that sought a CBI probe against Telugu Desam Party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly benefiting several companies ... Read more...

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Delhi government slams critical report on bus corridor


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday criticised the Central Road Research Institute's (CRRI) critical report on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor here and rejected it in ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to be hiked by 70 paise from midnight (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's oil marketing companies Monday announced a hike in petrol prices by 70 paise a litre, with effect from midnight, citing increasing international oil prices ... Read more...

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Want to cut red-tape in defence ties with India: US (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With the US rebalancing its strategic focus to Asia-Pacific, a key Obama administration official Monday said his nation's ties with India will play a ... Read more...

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