2012 July 26

20 schoolkids injured in Rajasthan accident


July 26th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) About 20 school children were seriously injured when the pickup vehicle in which they were travelling overturned in Rajasthan's Nagaur district Thursday, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Charge Marxists ad tariff, Mamata tells electronic media


July 26th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Mocking the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) of "using" the electronic media to "advertise" their standpoints, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday asked ... Read more...

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Fasting Team Anna members see sugar levels drop, supporter falls sick


July 26th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The health of Team Anna members, on an indefinite fast against corruption, deteriorated on the second day of their agitation Thursday with their blood sugar ... Read more...

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Team Anna attacks key ministers (Third Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after Team Anna targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee, the anti-graft activists Thursday launched a tirade against several union ... Read more...

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Born weighing 450 grams, baby girl survives


July 26th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Born three months premature and weighing just 450 grams, an infant girl has survived and has been discharged from a private hospital in Mohali near here, ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife charged with murdering Briton


July 26th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, has been charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, Xinhua reported Thursday.Bogu and Zhang Xiaojun, an ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour Bengal transport strike, Mamata fumes (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest against the increase in petrol and diesel prices, ... Read more...

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Sibal launches anti-ragging portal


July 26th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday launched a round-the-clock anti-ragging website and helpline for reporting cases of ragging.The portal has been created by the ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor pleads guilty in smoking case


July 26th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor Thursday pleaded guilty, through his lawyers, to charges of smoking publicly during a movie shoot in Rajasthan's Udaipur district about four ... Read more...

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Metro completes first tunnel of Phase III


July 26th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Work on a 909.0-metre tunnel, the first for the Delhi Metro's Phase-III, was Thursday completed at the upcoming Janpath Metro Station on the three-km underground ... Read more...

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Bata Q2 net jumps 28 percent


July 26th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Bata India, the country's leading footwear retailer and manufacturer, Thursday reported a 28.45 percent jump in its standalone net profit for the quarter ended June 30, ... Read more...

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Flying to Rome without passport was easy, says boy


July 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy who had no passport or boarding pass and flew to Rome alone after walking unchallenged through airport security says "getting on the plane ... Read more...

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Antony orders probe into Kashmir youth’s killing (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned over local protests after a Jammu and Kashmir teenager, suspected to be a militant, was killed by army personnel, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ... Read more...

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Work culture has vastly improved in Bengal: Mamata


July 26th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Claiming that her Trinamool Congress-led government has fulfilled 99 percent of the promises made in its election manifesto, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday ... Read more...

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Make Rahul leader of Lok Sabha, MPs urge Sonia


July 26th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After Congress leader Rahul Gandhi recently expressed his "readiness" for a more "proactive" role, as many as 10 party members in the Lok ... Read more...

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Tata Steel to bring European-made products to India


July 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Tata Steel, the world's no. 7 steelmaker, Thursday said it is planning to bring specialty steel from its European operation to India as a part of ... Read more...

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North Korea confirms mystery woman is leader’s wife


July 26th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by BNO News
PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- North Korea's new leader, Kim Jong-un, is married, state-run media confirmed on Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation about a young woman who accompanied the world's ... Read more...

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Mamata assures shelter for Assam refugees


July 26th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Calling the situation in violence-raved areas of Assam "shocking", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday pledged that the displaced people fleeing to her state ... Read more...

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BJP announces stir for farmers


July 26th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led central government with apathy towards farmers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced a nationwide stir from Aug 3 to 8."The ... Read more...

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113 dead kittens found in US house


July 26th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) One hundred and thirteen dead kittens have been found in an US apartment belonging to a cat hoarder, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.None of the dead ... Read more...

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Odisha official arrested in US


July 26th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) An official of the Odisha forest department who is on training in the US was taken into custody by police in Pennsylvania for allegedly wrongfully confining ... Read more...

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India urged to act on Sri Lanka naval base


July 26th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Thursday urged the central government to take necessary action if it was true that Sri Lanka has set up a naval base ... Read more...

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India shocked at killing of 2 Indians in Nigeria, demands probe (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Thursday strongly condemned the brutal murder of two Indians in Nigeria and demanded a thorough probe into the gruesome incident.The two Indians were murdered ... Read more...

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London Games opening ceremony kicks-off at 9 p.m.


July 26th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The much-awaited opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics will start from 9 p.m. London time and will run for no more than three hours.British ... Read more...

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Student to launch $500 satellite


July 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A South Korean student plans to launch a $500 satellite built from scavenged parts in a basement, the Daily Mail reported Thursday."Making a satellite is no ... Read more...

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Court rules out CBI probe into Laila Khan murder


July 26th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday rejected a plea to transfer the probe into starlet Laila Khan's killing, who was murdered along with five other family members, ... Read more...

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Team Anna attacks Pawar, Krishna (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after Team Anna targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee, the anti-graft activists Thursday launched a tirade against several union ... Read more...

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Five poachers arrested in Rajasthan


July 26th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) Five poachers were arrested in Rajastan's Nagaur district Thursday and remains of at least two chinkaras (Indian gazelle) recovered from them, police said.According to the police, ... Read more...

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Positive change in Pakistan people’s mindset towards India: Krishna


July 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) There is a positive change in the mindset of Pakistani people vis-a-vis relations with India, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday, citing his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Is Demi Moore dating Martin Henderson?


July 26th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Demi Moore and Martin Henderson, an actor from New Zealand are being rumored to be a couple. It is being said that Demi Moore has found ... Read more...

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BJP demands CBI probe into Mumbai scribe’s murder


July 26th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after seeking a probe into Mumbai journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, an opposition leader in Maharashtra Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the sensational ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old wooden boat discovered in Egypt


July 26th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) French archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old wooden boat in an expedition in Egypt, the Daily Mail reported.The significant discovery was made in Abu Rawash, west of ... Read more...

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Solar system like ours discovered


July 26th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A solar system arranged just like our own has been discovered a thousand light years from the Earth, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The planets, captured by ... Read more...

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Mayawati statue vandalised in Lucknow, BSP stages protests (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) activists held demonstrations across Uttar Pradesh Thursday after a life-size statue of former chief minister and party supremo Mayawati was vandalised ... Read more...

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Stowaway Liam Corcoran says that, ‘boarding a plane was easier than doing homework’


July 26th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liam Corcoran is a young boy of 11 years who became a stowaway on a plane that was headed to Rome from Manchester. Liam said that nobody ... Read more...

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