2012 July 25

UK deploys 1,200 additional troops for Olympic security


July 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The British government will deploy an additional 1,200 troops to ensure security at the Olympic Games in London, Olympics Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday, raising the ... Read more...

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Metro ridership rises as Team Anna begins fast


July 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi Metro opened an extra ticket counter at the Patel Chowk station after witnessing a spike in footfalls on the first day of Team Anna's ... Read more...

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Bengal’s ‘Gobindo Bhog’, ‘Tulaipanji’ rice for Olympics


July 25th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) West Bengal's 'Gobindo Bhog' and 'Tulaipanji' varieties of rice are all set to tickle the taste buds of the athletes at a three-day food fest ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP stand-off ends with decision on better coordination (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The current stand-off between the Congress and the NCP ended Wednesday with an agreement to evolve a mechanism to ensure more consultation between the ... Read more...

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Shanghai mulls free Wi-Fi service


July 25th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Shanghai residents will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi service for two hours daily at public places by the end of this month.The service will cover ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan must work to promote peace: Zardari


July 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Congratulating his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee on his assuming the office, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday underlined Islamabad's desire to forge cooperative relations ... Read more...

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Baidu profits up 70 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Baidu, China's biggest search engine operator, said profit in the second quarter of this year surged nearly 70 percent.Net income in the three months ended June ... Read more...

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Baby found in trash can in China


July 25th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) An abandoned baby girl was found in a trash can in China.The baby had an eight-centimetre-long wound to her throat, deep enough to reach her windpipe, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian tea makers to showcase brew at London Olympics


July 25th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Leading tea makers from India will showcase different varieties of tea during the July 27-Aug 12 London Olympics to promote the brew in Britain.Premium brands of ... Read more...

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India, China partners in development: Chinese consul general


July 25th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 25 (IANS) Asserting that India and China are not rivals, Chinese Consul General here Niu Qingbao Wednesday said both countries are rather partners in development of the region."China ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Auto, taxi fare charges likely to increase in Delhi


July 25th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) People may have to shell out more to travel by autos and taxis as the government may allow increase in the fares in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Footballer Ruud Gullit to visit Kolkata


July 25th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit will visit Kolkata July 28 for two days to attend the final match of a 'para' (community) tournament.He will also be ... Read more...

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Team Anna launches fast, targets Pranab, PM (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Kicking off an indefinite fast, Team Anna members Wednesday renewed their push for a stringent Jan Lokpal bill and upped the ante by hurling ... Read more...

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Chinese city set to become major shipping hub


July 25th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) China plans to turn its coastal city of Xiamen facing the Taiwan Strait into a major shipping hub.Part of the plan is to build a 100,000-tonne ... Read more...

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Kerala to have green houses, bio-parks


July 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday gave its nod to the setting up of green houses and hi-tech bio-parks for coconut and rice in the state.Addressing reporters here ... Read more...

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Unitech opposes Uninor’s proposed rights issue


July 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India-based Unitech has opposed its telecom partner Telenor's proposal to raise Rs.1,200 crore through a rights issue for meeting operational expenses.The company has claimed that ... Read more...

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BJP dissociates itself from Sangma’s petition plan (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Even as Purno Sangma is preparing to file an election petition against Pranab Mukherjee's nomination in the presidential poll, the BJP Wednesday dissociated itself ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Israeli embassy car attack: Court issues notice to police


July 25th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A sessions court here Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi Police on a revision petition of journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi arrested for alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Can’t interfere in policy matters, centre tells SC


July 25th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The central government told the Supreme Court Wednesday that courts could not interfere in policy matters."Policy can be impugned in the court only if, ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Chhattisgarh on rampant uterus-removal surgeries


July 25th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government on reports that doctors in the state were unnecessarily removing women's uteruses to ... Read more...

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Odisha villagers lift blockades from Jindal project site


July 25th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) The economic blockade, launched by villagers near a steel project site in Odisha demanding higher compensation for land, was lifted Wednesday after the authorities agreed to ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to UP government


July 25th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over a shocking incident in which a 22-year-old Dalit's leg was amputated ... Read more...

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Fuel prices revised countrywide


July 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Petrol, diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices across the country were revised Wednesday after state-run oil marketing companies adjusted the surcharge paid towards state levies ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Southampton City Council ordered to stop recording taxi conversations


July 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Southampton, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has said that the city council should not record taxi conversations. He also added that the Southampton City Council should respect the privacy ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Man held for father’s murder


July 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Sick and tired of seeing his mother beaten by his father, a young man slit the throat of his father, police said Wednesday. The man ... Read more...

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Ban construction at excavated site, ASI tells court (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday asked the Delhi High Court not to allow any activity or construction at the purported excavated mosque site ... Read more...

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Never had plans to attend opening ceremony: Kalmadi


July 25th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) disgraced president Suresh Kalmadi said Wednesday that he had no intentions of attending the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Mamta demands withdrawal of fuel price hike


July 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday threatened to hit the streets if the centre did not withdraw its decision to hike petrol and diesel ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UP sacks contractual employees in urban local bodies


July 25th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday sacked thousands of contractual employees in urban local bodies who were appointed by the previous Mayawati regime of Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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Punish the killers in Assam: CPI-M


July 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday blamed the Assam and central governments for the violence in the state that has left around 30 people dead and demanded strict ... Read more...

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NCP declares truce, alliance to have more ‘coordination’ (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Declaring a truce with alliance partner Congress, the NCP Wednesday said a mechanism is being evolved to ensure more consultation between allies for "cohesive ... Read more...

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Quash charges, trial in Mishra killing, SC urged (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Wednesday urged to order that the charges and trial be quashed in the case of assassination of the then railway minister ... Read more...

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Youngsters impress in all-India snooker


July 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Sparsh Pherwani, Harmehr Mago and Karan Chuganee went down in their round one matches but not before leaving their mark on day one of the Shyam ... Read more...

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Archbishop of Glasgow links MP’s death to being gay


July 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paisley, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archbishop-elect of Glasgow Philip Tartaglia made some remarks about MP David Cairns’ death. He alleged that David died because of being gay. It ought to be mentioned ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Gurukul, Residency share honours


July 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Sports Gurukul and Kessar Residency shared the spoils as they evenly played out a 2-2 draw in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football ... Read more...

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