2012 August 01

Gurgaon steps up effort for high security number plates


August 1st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 1 (IANS) To ensure compliance of a Supreme Court order, the Gurgaon administration will hand over registration certificates (RCs) of vehicles only after owners submit proof that they ... Read more...

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Tribunal upholds ban on SIMI


August 1st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court's special tribunal constituted to examine the sixth ban on the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) Wednesday upheld the measure.Headed by ... Read more...

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IIT global alumni meet in Kolkata in December (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Over 3,000 delegates, including policy makers, consultants and planners from both the public and the private sectors would participate in the three-day annual meeting of the ... Read more...

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One hurt in low-intensity blasts in Pune (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 1 (IANS) One person was injured as four apparently-coordinated low-intensity explosions rocked a single street in Pune Wednesday evening, police said.One of the blasts took place at the ... Read more...

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India should not suffer grid collapse: Deveshwar


August 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) ITC chairman Y.C. Deveshwar said Wednesday India should not suffer a transmission grid collapse like the one witnessed a day ago."We should not have this ... Read more...

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Global IIT meet for first time in Kolkata in December


August 1st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) PanIIT, the global association of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) alumni, will organise its annual global meet in Kolkata. The city will host the three-day meet ... Read more...

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Haryana asks centre to probe grid failure


August 1st, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 1 (IANS) A day after it was named as one of the four states which had overdrawn power from the national grid leading to a major failure, the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap first Indian male shuttler in quarterfinals (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap scripted history by becoming the first Indian male shuttler to enter the singles quarterfinals at Olympics, but fancied archer Deepika Kumari suffered an opening ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

10 Maruti union leaders arrested


August 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 1 (IANS) Ten Maruti Suzuki union leaders were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in the July 18 violence at the company's Manesar plant that led to ... Read more...

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DMRC asked for project report om monorail


August 1st, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for a detailed project report (DPR) on an elevated monorail within three months to ... Read more...

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BSF chief to inspect tunnel from Pakistan


August 1st, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 1 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) chief U.K. Bansal is expected here Thursday to inspect an underground tunnel dug from Pakistan to infiltrate terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir."Bansal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Haryana to post police battalion in Manesar


August 1st, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 1 (IANS) The Haryana government will station a police battalion in Manesar where violence blamed on workers at the Maruti-Suzuki factory left an officer dead.The government move is ... Read more...

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Mikhail Tandel scores winner for Rising Stars


August 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Rising Stars recorded a 1-0 win against Phoenix Sports Club in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the St. ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian pistol shooters Rahi, Annu Raj out of 25m


August 1st, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's pistol shooters Rahi Sarnobat and Annu Raj Singh were knocked out of the women's 25 metre event of the shooting competition at the London Olympics ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain discuss bilateral relations


August 1st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held bilateral talks during which the two sides reviewed prospects of furthering cooperation between them.They also discussed the latest developments in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra faces drought-like situation


August 1st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) With available water storage dipping to barely 31 percent owing to poor rains, a severe drought-like situation could envelop Maharashtra, officials said here Wednesday.Agriculture Minister ... Read more...

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Ekta overwhelmed by response to ‘Kyaa Super Kool…’


August 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Film producer Ekta Kapoor says she is overwhelmed by the box office response to "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum".The film, a sequel to the 2005 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malmerdi wins gold for Italy in kayak slalom


August 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Davide Molmenti won Italy's third gold medal of the London Olympics Wednesday, claiming the men's K-1 kayak slalom.Molmenti's time of 93.43 with no penalties was ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan."I extend my ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

May do another sequel, says ‘Kyaa Super Kool…’ director


August 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) The makers of "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" are planning to make a sequel to the film, which has raked in nearly Rs.29 crore by ... Read more...

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Clijsters upsets Ivanovic at Olympics


August 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belgium's Kim Clijsters knocked out 11th seed Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in straight sets in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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BMW case: SC frees three convicted for proof tampering


August 1st, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday acquitted three people convicted for tampering with evidence in the 1999 BMW hit-and-run case involving Sanjeev Nanda, son of arms dealer ... Read more...

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Federer reaches Olympics quarterfinals


August 1st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer beat Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin to reach the quarterfinals of the men's singles tennis competitions of the London Olympics here Wednesday.Federer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Half of Thailand’s Buddhist monks are obese: Study


August 1st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Pot-bellied Buddhist monks, striving to reach spiritual enlightenment, could be hampered in their pursuit of nirvana because of obesity and lifestyle diseases, a study has suggested.A ... Read more...

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Injured tourist succumbs, death toll is four


August 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) The death toll in the gas cylinder tragedy in Kashmir rose to four as a British woman critically injured in the accident succumbed to injuries here ... Read more...

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Never closed doors for talks with Team Anna: Congress (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it has never closed the doors for talks with Team Anna currently agitating for a strong Lokpal bill here.The party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court asks Delhi authorities to file ATR on water logging


August 1st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government and the civic agencies to file the action taken report on steps taken by them to ... Read more...

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Five die in Himachal accident


August 1st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 1 (IANS) Five people were killed Wednesday when a multi-utility vehicle carrying them skidded off a road and rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said.The accident ... Read more...

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UK lottery winners buy a prosthetic limb for teenage boy


August 1st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 13 year old teenager was found to be infected with a cancer disease famously known as Ewing’s Sarcoma. This is a sickness that affects nearly 30 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Travel firms accused of fixing prices


August 1st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A price-fixing hotel scandal has been reported which used to cause overcharging in the hotel charges. This has led to a lot of complains from the hotels. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Robert Pattinson is in hiding after breakup


August 1st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 26 year old TV actor and star of the popular TV show Twilight has since been in hiding after the heart breaking discovery that his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Louis Tomlinson going deaf in one ear


August 1st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Louis Tomlinson will from now on and for the near future performances be performing while wearing earplugs. This has come about after the realization that he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Uncle named as killer of a boy killed in 1984


August 1st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christopher Laverack was killed in the year 1984 by a killer who was never found until way later. His murder case was the longest that police ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India’s badminton coach Gopichand accuses Japan of ‘wanting to lose’


August 1st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's badminton coach Pullela Gopi Chand Wednesday accused Japanese pair of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa of "wanting to lose" at a Olympic Games group match ... Read more...

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Saibaba Temple gets diamonds worth Rs.1.18 crore


August 1st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Aug 1 (IANS) An identified person has donated two diamonds worth Rs.1.18 crore to the Shirdi Saibaba Temple here, an official said Wednesday."A Sai Baba devotee donated two ... Read more...

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