2012 July 27

Woman commits suicide along with two sons in Rajasthan


July 27th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) A 32-year old woman allegedly committed suicide by throwing herself into a well in Rajasthan's Ajmer district along with her two sons aged 6 and 8 ... Read more...

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London Games opening ceremony sold out


July 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) London 2012 organisers say Friday's opening ceremony is a 60,000-strong sell-out.British director Danny Boyle's four-hour extravaganza had only 50 tickets remaining, a matter of hours ... Read more...

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Olympics: Deepika’s show only silver lining for Indian archery (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) India's ace archer Deepika Kumari was eighth overall with 662 points to lead the women's team to the ninth (1,938 points) place after the male archers ... Read more...

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Monsoon improves slightly in Odisha


July 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 27 (IANS) The annual monsoon rainfall has improved slightly in Odisha during the past one week although it still remained weak, an official said Friday.The state received a ... Read more...

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Child rights groups meet Delhi legislators


July 27th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Two child rights organisations Friday held discussions with Delhi legislators over allocation and utilisation of funds for child welfare in the state budget.Officials from HAQ: ... Read more...

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Man City beat Arsenal at pre-season friendly


July 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) English Premier League champions Manchester City downed Arsenal 2-0 in a pre-season friendly at the Bird's Nest here Friday.The two English giants played an entertaining ... Read more...

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Hussain enters quarters in Squash Open


July 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Shakir Hussain outplayed Ashray Ohri 3-2 (9-11, 12-14, 11-3, 11-6, 11-7) in the men's open category of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championship played at Kendriya ... Read more...

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London showpiece set to be unveiled with classy display


July 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/CMC) The long anticipated London 2012 Olympic Games open with fanfare and fireworks that are expected to be top class.As usual, any opening ceremony of an ... Read more...

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Is Sophie Anderson chasing Harry Styles?


July 27th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sophie Anderson is being said to have romantically chased Harry Styles. The reality TV star is said to have pursued the One Direction singer in a night ... Read more...

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Dawn French wanted by ITV for more shows


July 27th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ITV are chasing after Dawn French so that she can do more shows for them after she proved successful in her past show with them. They want ... Read more...

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Plumber Melvyn Careswell jailed for tax evasion


July 27th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Epsom, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melvyn Careswell has been sentenced to one year in jail for tax evasion. Careswell is said to have evaded paying income tax worth 50,000 dollars. HM Revenue ... Read more...

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Giant national flag hoisted at Kargil war memorial


July 27th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A giant national flag was hoisted at the Kargil war memorial in Drass Friday to commemorate the 13th anniversary of India's victory in the war.Member ... Read more...

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Six killed in Rajasthan accident


July 27th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) Six people were killed while at least 10 others were injured in a head-on collision between an SUV and a bus in Rajasthan's Churu district Friday, ... Read more...

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Olympic shooter depending on unborn baby to win


July 27th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A heavily-pregnant Olympic shooter is depending on her unborn baby to help her to victory in London, she said Friday.Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi is ... Read more...

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Dismiss Assam government, says Rajnath Singh


July 27th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 27 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh Friday said the central government should dismiss the Assam government for the communal clashes in the state.Singh told reporters here that ... Read more...

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Mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations Saturday


July 27th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi Disaster Management Authority will Saturday conduct mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations to check if the staff are ready to deal with ... Read more...

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Patel finishes sixth at Spa


July 27th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps, July 27 (IANS) Aditya Patel finished a respectable sixth in the opening race of Round 7 of the JK Racing Asia Series at the prestigious Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps in ... Read more...

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ITC trying to ‘fast forward’ Rs.25,000 crore investment plan


July 27th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) In spite of a slowdown in India's economic growth and low business sentiment, cigarette-to-hotel conglomerate ITC Ltd Friday said it is trying to "fast forward" its ... Read more...

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Congress tries to mollify sulking Virbhadra


July 27th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday made efforts to mollify former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh after the septuagenarian leader offered to resign from party panels ... Read more...

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CESC gears up to handle 3,000 MW distribution capacity


July 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) CESC Ltd, an R.P.-Sanjiv Goenka Group company, Friday said it is gearing up for building the back-end infrastructure which would be capable of handling distribution capacity ... Read more...

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Maruti management to blame for crisis: AITUC


July 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 27 (IANS) AITUC general secretary and CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta Friday blamed the Maruti Suzuki management for the crisis at its Manesar plant and said he would raise ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama arrives in Britain


July 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama who is leading America's delegation to the Olympics Friday arrived in Britain for the start of a two-day visit.Her packed ... Read more...

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Cancelling Andhra court bail to Kobad Ghandy meaningless: SC


July 27th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to cancel the bail granted to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy by the Andhra Pradesh High Court in the Aug 15, ... Read more...

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Joshua, Sadguru post big wins


July 27th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Joshua Generation SC combined well as a team to inflict a crushing 7-1 defeat on Desperadoes SC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Ramdev draws crowds to Team Anna stir, dissents on attacking president (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Friday lent support to Team Anna's thinning anti-corruption campaign, but he slammed the team members for attacking President Pranab Mukherjee.Ramdev, who ... Read more...

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Indian banks should electronically transmit export data


July 27th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Banks in India should adopt the electronic bank realisation certificate (EBRC) scheme to reduce the transaction costs for exporters, said a top government official."The software glitches ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia back freedom of navigation in South China Sea (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese assertiveness in southeast Asia, India and Indonesia discussed tensions in the South China Sea and backed freedom of navigation ... Read more...

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Turkish boxing referee found dead at London hotel


July 27th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) A Turkish boxing referee has been found dead in his London hotel room before the Olympic Games officially kick off Friday.Bayram Altug, the head of the ... Read more...

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Hamilton leads McLaren resurgence


July 27th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 27 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton finished fastest in both practice sessions for the Formula One's Hungarian Grand Prix Friday as the British team's performance suggested upgrades to ... Read more...

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Archery: Indian men a big let down on opening day (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) In an anti-climax to the pre-competition hype, Indian archery hit a new low on Day One of the 30th Olympic Games at Lord's with the men ... Read more...

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High jumper Di Martino to miss Olympics


July 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian high jump Olympic medal contender Antonietta Di Martino will miss the London Games with a knee injury, the Italian athletics federation said Friday.Di Martino, ... Read more...

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Suspended jailer kills wife, self in Lucknow (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) A suspended jailer shot dead his wife and then killed himself here Friday, said police.R.K. Kesarwani was under suspension after riots broke out in the prison ... Read more...

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Government sends team of doctors to violence-hit Assam


July 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The central government Friday airlifted doctors and para-medics to provide medical help to hundreds of thousands of people who have been displaced and are ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Jigna Vora granted bail (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday granted bail to woman journalist Jigna Vora arrested in the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey in June last year.A Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Assam NGOs against Bangladeshis’ deportation allowed to amend PIL


July 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday permitted two Assam-based NGOs to include West Bengal and Meghalaya as parties in their PIL seeking to restrain the central and ... Read more...

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