2012 July 24

Ghaziabad plots auctioned at record rates


July 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 24 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) recorded its highest residential plot auction at Rs.122,000 per square metre, marking a steep hike in real estate prices, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Police commando killed, rebel camp busted in Meghalaya (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) A police commando was killed and another injured Tuesday in a fierce gunfight with Garo rebels in west Meghalaya, even as security forces busted a joint ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shah Rukh showers praise on Farah


July 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Megastar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday launched the music and third poster of choreographer-director Farah Khan's debut film as an actor "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US sanctions target Mexican drug lord’s business


July 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US Tuesday slapped sanctions on nine entities and 10 people linked to the leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel.Two wives and four children of Juan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Guwahati molestation prime accused being brought back to Assam


July 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) An Assam Police team Tuesday left for Guwahati with Amarjyoti Kalita, the prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case, after taking his custody from Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Odisha objects to Andhra’s move on Polavaram project


July 24th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday objected to Andhra Pradesh floating tenders for the construction of multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in that state, with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik raising ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Andhra to provide legal aid to IAS officers in Jagan case


July 24th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday decided to provide legal assistance to seven Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers under the scanner in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Monsoon deficit hits paddy transplantation in Odisha


July 24th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) Paddy transplantation could not be taken up so far in about fifty percent of the target area of 1.2 million hectares in Odisha due to weak ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Identity theft at all-time high: British officials


July 24th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Identity theft now accounts for two-thirds of all frauds, according to Britain's fraud prevention service.According to the latest figures released by CIFAS - the country's Fraud ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sonia gifted first volume of 13-part Congress history


July 24th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was presented the first book in a 13-volume series chronicling the party's history from its inception in 1885 to India's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jamia Millia open to students’ union poll, court told


July 24th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that an experimental attempt could be made for holding elections to the students' union which ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Army man detained over three deaths in family


July 24th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 24 (IANS) An army man was Tuesday detained and questioned after his wife, daughter and mother were found dead in his house here, police said.Rajesh Kumar, 28, who ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Anna to go on fast from July 29 on corruption (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Brushing aside concerns over his poor health, Anna Hazare Tuesday announced that he will go on an indefinite fast from July 29 if the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Japan island one of world’s ‘weirdest’ places


July 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Some 3,000 residents in Japan's Miyake-jima island must carry gas masks with them at all times as the mountains there constantly emit sulfuric gas, The Telegraph ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dikshit meets Sonia


July 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, a day after media reports suggested that the three-time chief minister might be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Four schoolkids, helper killed as bus overturns in Rajasthan


July 24th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 24 (IANS) Five people, including four school children, were killed and at least two dozen others were seriously injured when their bus overturned in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district Tuesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

25,000 train passengers stranded in Assam (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With communal violence in Assam leaving some 25,000 train passengers stranded, the central and Assam governments were Tuesday urged to provide security so that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aarushi murder: Post-mortem doctor deposes in court


July 24th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 24 (IANS) In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, the CBI Tuesday presented a doctor, who conducted the post-mortem on the teen, as its fifth witness.Doctor Sunil Kumar Dohre ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

PMO attempts to blunt Anna’s protest campaign (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With Anna Hazare giving an ultimatum for the Jan Lokpal Bill to be brought in parliament this session, the government Tuesday listed some of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two Karnataka legislators summoned in Andhra cash-for-bail scam


July 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Anti-Corruption of Bureau (ACB) Tuesday issued notice to former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy's brother G. Somasekhara Reddy and T. H. Suresh Babu, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Honda strike anniversary: Curbs on protests in Manesar


July 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 24 (IANS) Assembly of five or more people in Manesar industrial township and area within two km from it in Haryana's Gurgaon district was banned Tuesday, a day ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Assam burns, 32 dead, thousands homeless (Night Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 24 (IANS) Sectarian strife raged in interior areas of Assam's three districts Tuesday even as security personnel shot dead four miscreants, taking the death toll in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pranab’s election unfortunate: Kejriwal


July 24th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Terming the election of Pranab Mukherjee to the post of president as "unfortunate", Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal alleged that his supporters have deceived ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indians in Syria asked to leave (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With violence in Syria escalating by the day, India Tuesday asked its nationals and families of the staff of the Indian mission in Damascus to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Andhra prisoners to grow herbs for Himalaya Drugs


July 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Prisoners in Andhra Pradesh will grow herbs for the Himalaya Drug Company, India's leading herbal health and personal care company.The company will impart training to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India, Indonesia to hold talks


July 24th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India and Indonesia, founders of the Non-Aligned Movement and two of the world's fastest growing economies, will hold talks later this week to accelerate economic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scorecard: India vs. Sri Lanka, second ODI


July 24th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 24 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium here Tuesday.India: Gautam Gambhir c ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Security sought to run trains in Assam (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central and Assam governments were Tuesday urged to provide security so that trains halted due to communal clashes in the state could run ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook to host live science lesson


July 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) School pupils are set to be taught a science lesson live on Facebook from the Royal Albert Hall, The Independent reported Tuesday.Dallas Campbell and Yan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ten Italian cities are at the risk of bankruptcy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten Italian cities are looking at bankruptcy in the eye. They include Naples, Alessandria, Palermo and Reggio Calabria. Even Sicily’s financial situation isn’t great."The situation is becoming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Einstein was right… higher you live, faster you age!


July 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) The true nature of Albert Einstein's theory that time is a relative concept and the higher you live above sea level, the faster you should age, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NID training African craftspeople


July 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A group of 25 participants from Zimbabwe are attending a week-long crafts managers' workshop at the National School of Design in Ahmedabad to hone their ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Patil’s goodbye wish: A ‘corruption-free India’


July 24th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil bid farewell to the nation Tuesday on completing of her five-year term, expressing confidence that India will soon be a corruption-free ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Reviving defunct airports tribunal, centre tells court


July 24th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has started the process to revive the defunct Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Victoria’s Secret’s store opens in UK


July 24th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Victoria Secret store has finally opened in United Kingdom. It will be located in London’s Stratford region. The inauguration is said to be pretty low-key as ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe