2012 August 04

PM congratulates Saina


August 4th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Saina Nehwal on her winning the bronze medal in women's Badminton at the 2012 London Olympics, a statement from ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams stunned at success after Wimbledon


August 4th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams is stunned at her career success after completing the Golden Slam of wins in all four major tournaments and the Olympics, she ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Gold for Canada’s MacLennan in trampoline


August 4th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rosannagh MacLennan won gold for Canada in the women's trampoline event Saturday, edging out the Chinese duo of Huang Shanshan and He Wenna here at ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams destroys Sharapova to win gold


August 4th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams of the US demolished Russia's Maria Sharapova to grab her first Olympic gold in the women's singles tennis Saturday.Fourth seed Williams blew ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: France earn bronze in men’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French duo Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet beat Spaniards David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez in the men's doubles Olympic bronze medal match Saturday.After a spirited ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Record-breaker Rossi takes gold in women’s trap


August 4th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy's Jessica Rossi blew away the competition and the world record in the women's trap Saturday, missing just one of 100 shots on her way ... Read more...

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Iran warns against foreign military intervention in Syria


August 4th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi Saturday warned against military intervention by foreign forces in Syria, the ISNA news agency reported.If the foreign forces enter ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Li Xuerui beats No.1 Wang for gold


August 4th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Li Xuerui took gold in the women's badminton singles Saturday, beating compatriot Wang Yihan in three games to continue her winning finals record against ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Isinbayeva confident ahead of pole vault final


August 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pole vault world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva is in a confident mood after qualifying for the Olympic final, she said Saturday.Isinbayeva easily qualified for ... Read more...

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Andhra celebrates second bronze medal at Olympics


August 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Saturday celebrated ace shuttler Saina Nehwal's bronze medal win at the London Olympics with the governor, chief minister and other eminent personalities congratulating her.Saina ... Read more...

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Flash floods hit parts of Jammu region


August 4th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) Flash floods marooned dozens of people following incessant rain in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir as the administration Saturday launched a massive rescue ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1 crore for Saina Nehwal


August 4th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal will get a reward of Rs.1 crore from the Haryana government for winning a bronze medal for the country in women's ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman seeks annulment of her child marriage


August 4th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman in Rajasthan's Barmer district has requested the authorities to annul her marriage which was solemnised when she was only two years old, police ... Read more...

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Superb Saina wins India’s third medal at London Olympics (India Round-up)


August 4th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal etched her name in India's sporting history winning the country's maiden medal from badminton and becoming the second Indian woman to stand on the ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar’s ‘Jhalak…’ journey ends


August 4th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) "Kaun Banega Crorepati" winner Sushil Kumar failed to repeat his success story on "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" as he was voted out of the ... Read more...

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Six killed in Pakistan fireworks blast (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 injured Saturday when a building collapsed following an explosion at a fireworks workshop in Pakistan's Multan city, media ... Read more...

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Afghan ministers sacked after confidence vote


August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Afghan parliament has passed a vote of no confidence on two of its most senior ministers and demanded that they be replaced after they failed ... Read more...

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Jammu gets first traffic light


August 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) After waiting for decades, the Jammu city, with about five lakh vehicles, Saturday got its first traffic lights at 10 intersections.The new traffic signals were ... Read more...

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Caste council in Rajasthan orders family’s boycott, police file case


August 4th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Cases have been registered against members of a caste council in a village in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district which ordered residents to ostracise a family disobeying a ... Read more...

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Woman branded witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


August 4th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A 65-year old tribal woman in Rajasthan's Udaipur district approached the police Saturday accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and beating her up, officials ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana award for D.R. Mehta


August 4th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Renowned social worker D.R. Mehta will be presented the 20th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavna Award at a function here Aug 20, it was announced Saturday.Congress ... Read more...

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Man arrested in Rajasthan for selling off wife


August 4th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A man in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district was booked Saturday for allegedly selling his teenaged wife for Rs.3.5 lakh soon after their marriage, police said.According to police, ... Read more...

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Ex-army officer gets 10 years jail for torturing son


August 4th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A former army major and his second wife were Saturday sentenced by a Delhi court to 10 years jail term for torturing and trying to ... Read more...

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West Nile virus hits US, four dead


August 4th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) The US has been badly hit by mosquito-borne West Nile virus, with 241 cases of the disease, including four deaths, reported nationwide so far this year, ... Read more...

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UCO Bank Q1 net profit jumps 24 percent


August 4th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Public sector lender UCO Bank Saturday reported a jump of almost 24 percent in net profit for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 at Rs.3.62 billion ... Read more...

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Saina changes Bejing heartbreak into Olympic bronze (Profile)


August 4th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) From a heart break in Beijing to the bronze medal in London -- the first for India in Olympics badminton, shuttler Saina Nehwal has come ... Read more...

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NASA gives three firms $1.1 bn to build new spacecraft


August 4th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) NASA has given three firms a total of $1.1 billion to build a new range of "space taxis" that will take astronauts to the International Space ... Read more...

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US shooter Gray on target for rifle gold


August 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jamie Lynn Gray of the United States shot her way to gold in the women's 50 metres rifle three positions Saturday, setting two Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympics: Moroccan runner expelled for doping


August 4th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moroccan 1,500 metres runner Amine Laalou is out of the Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Saturday.Laalou, ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks review of quashing of case against Mayawati


August 4th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The supreme Court Saturday was moved seeking the review of its judgment quashing the first information report (FIR) registered by the CBI against former Uttar ... Read more...

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Azarenka takes tennis bronze for Belarus


August 4th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Victoria Azarenka beat Russia's Maria Kirilenko in straight sets to take the bronze for Belarus in the women's singles tennis at the ... Read more...

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Trade unions demand end of Maruti lockout, CBI probe


August 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 4 (IANS) A group of trade unions Saturday demanded withdrawal of the lockout at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant and a CBI probe into the July 18 violence at ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, KSCA earn three points


August 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Rajasthan CA and KSCA XI picked up three points apiece for first innings lead as they drew with KSCA President's XI and Baroda CA, respectively, in ... Read more...

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Myanmar president meets leaders of 14 political parties


August 4th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 4 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein had a rare meeting Saturday with leaders of the country's 14 political parties in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, Xinhua reported.According ... Read more...

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Pune’s Sharma in final qualifying round in snooker meet


August 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Yogesh Sharma of PYC Gymkhana, Pune, registered a 3-2 win to enter the final qualifying round in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker ... Read more...

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