2012 July 28

Olympics: Indian paddler Ghosh wins; Ankita exits (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Soumyajit Ghosh kept India's table tennis challenge alive as he moved into the second round of the main draw while an error-prone Ankita Das made a ... Read more...

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UP transport minister’s house broken into


July 28th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 28 (IANS) Burglars entered the house of Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Aridaman Singh here Saturday while he was sleeping but fled without taking any valuable, police said.The minister ... Read more...

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CAB trying to rope in Kapil as bowling consultant


July 28th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan Dalmiya said Saturday that the association is trying to rope in India's World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev as ... Read more...

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No deal with Pakistan on n-plant: Sri Lanka


July 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday denied reports that it was to build a nuclear power plant in the east of the country with the assistance from Pakistan.Terming the ... Read more...

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Galstyan wins first gold for Russia in judo


July 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian judoka Arsen Galstyan won his country's first Olympic gold medal in London Saturday, beating Japan's Hiroaki Hiraoka in the 60 kg final.It took the ... Read more...

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Olympic TT: Inexperienced Ankita crashes out (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian paddler Ankita Das stretched higher-ranked Sara Ramirez before going down in the women's singles first round of table tennis competitions at the London Olympics here ... Read more...

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Korea’s Jin fires his way to pistol gold


July 28th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean shooter Jongoh Jin held off a late charge from Italy's Luca Tesconi to win the Olympic gold in the men's 10 meter air ... Read more...

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Kshemal bowls Mumbai to victory


July 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) Seamer Kshemal Waingankar took 10 for 82 as Mumbai CA defeated KSCA President's XI by an innings and 183 runs in the Shafi Darashah cricket tournament ... Read more...

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Girls thrashed at Karnataka’s Mangalore for partying


July 28th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) In shocking incident of moral policing, young women attending a party at a resort in Karnataka's coastal city of Mangalore were Saturday slapped, pulled by their ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini lose Olympic opener


July 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa lost their opening group match to the Japanese duo of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa at ... Read more...

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Jayati Bhatia out of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


July 28th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) TV actress Jayati Bhatia's stint on dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" came to an end Saturday night.She was eliminated from the show in ... Read more...

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Chinese gets death sentence for killing 11 people


July 28th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to death for killing 11 people in the country's Yunnan province, a court ruling said Saturday.Zhang Yongming, 57, was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ivanovic battles past McHale at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbia's Ana Ivanovic booked her place in the second round of the Olympic women's singles tennis event Saturday, knocking out Christina McHale of the United ... Read more...

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Uddhav visits father in hospital


July 28th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who recently underwent an angioplasty, Saturday visited his father and party patriarch Bal Thackeray in hospital, a party official ... Read more...

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Tunnel from Pakistan found near border in Kashmir (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 28 (IANS) An "under construction" tunnel originating from the Pakistani side of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir has been discovered near an army post in Samba ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Team Anna supporters protest outside PM house, detained (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Around 100 Team Anna supporters, including eight women, took security personnel by surprise as they suddenly turned up to protest outside Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Antony calls for better synergy among security forces in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday called for better coordination among various security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir to meet the challenges from across the borders and ... Read more...

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17 Tajik security officers killed


July 28th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 Tajik security officers have been killed during a special operation against a mafia-style group in eastern Tajikistan, an official said Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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Iran seizes 2 tonnes of illicit drugs


July 28th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 28 (IANS) The Iranian police have seized over two tonnes of opium in the country's Hormuzgan province on the rim of the Persian Gulf, Fars news agency reported ... Read more...

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China launches its largest patrol vessel


July 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) China launched its largest and most advanced patrol vessel Saturday in a bid to maintain its marine sovereignty and enhance its rescue efficiency, Xinhua reported.Launched in ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan’s Vinokourov wins gold in Olympic road race


July 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan's Alexandre Vinkourov was the surprise winner of the Olympic road race Saturday, as Britain's highly-rated team failed to make an impression.Vinokourov, 38, was competing ... Read more...

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Dalmiya re-elected CAB president


July 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya was re-elected Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president with a thumping majority at the cash-rich body's Annual General Meeting here Saturday.Dalmiya ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 40 Taliban were killed and 14 injured in a cross-border attack the militants launched against police checkposts in Afghanistan's Paktika province Saturday, a ... Read more...

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Birla Corp Q1 net down 24 percent


July 28th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Birla Corporation, the flagship company of the M.P. Birla group, Saturday announced a 24.26 percent slide in its net profit to Rs.84.74 crore for the quarter ... Read more...

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7 sailors rescued off Goa beach


July 28th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) A tragedy was averted when alert lifeguards rescued seven fishermen stranded aboard a malfunctioning fishing trawler off Goa's Colva beach.According to a spokesperson for Drishti Special ... Read more...

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Cloudy Saturday in Delhi, rains expected Sunday (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi had a cloudy, humid Saturday with the maximum temperature creeping a notch above the average to 35.4 degrees Celsius. Similar weather is likely Sunday, ... Read more...

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NTPC engineer murdered in Gurgaon


July 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 28 (IANS) A National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC) engineer was beaten to death and his car robbed in Gurgaon, police said Saturday.Saji, 40, a senior NTPC engineer hailing ... Read more...

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Baby girl found murdered in Ghaziabad drain


July 28th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 28 (IANS) An 18-day-old girl was found murdered in a drain in Ghaziabad, police said Saturday.The body of Saumya Lodi, daughter of Virendra Lodi, a worker of a ... Read more...

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Three killed in Kashmir gas cylinder explosion (Third Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Three women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and four others were injured in Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday when a gas cylinder on their vehicle exploded, police ... Read more...

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Myneni pockets title


July 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) India's Saketh Myneni, second seed, got past fourth seed Suk-Yun Jeong of Korea 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 to lift the singles title in the Indian Oil Servo ... Read more...

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Dalit Prerna Sthal lacks security: BSP


July 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 28 (IANS) A senior BSP leader Saturday said there was neither any proper security arrangement nor electricity supply at the Dalit Prerna Sthal here. He also said that ... Read more...

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Missing woman traces out family after 34 years!


July 28th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A woman, long believed to be dead, has stunned her family by tracing it out after 34 years with the help of Facebook!Susan Ardron emigrated ... Read more...

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Thapa India’s first casualty in Olympic boxing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) India's young medal hope Shiva Thapa made a first round exit in the men's 56kg category of the 2012 London Olympics at the Excel Arena here ... Read more...

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SC favours early hearing on detenu’s plea


July 28th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said it was the constitutional right of a person held in preventive detention to make a representation questioning his detention and ... Read more...

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