2012 August 05

Three-day meditation in Gujarat before Delhi agitation: Ramdev


August 5th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Ahead of his agitation in Delhi starting Aug 9, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday said he will visit the memorial of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel ... Read more...

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BJD to abstain in vice-presidential poll


August 5th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal Sunday decided to abstain from voting in the vice presidential election Aug 7.Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik announced the ... Read more...

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Haryana minister Gopal Kanda resigns


August 5th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana's controversial minister of state for home Gopal Kanda submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in New Delhi Sunday evening."I have submitted my ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Sandhu 25th in trap, may miss final cut


August 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the first day of men's qualification and risks missing the final round of ... Read more...

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Fake electronic goods worth $1 mn seized in Dubai


August 5th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) In one of the biggest crackdowns on fake electronic goods, the Department of Economic Development in Dubai has confiscated over 26,000 appliances worth four million dirhams ... Read more...

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UAE to provide health services to Syrian refugees in Jordan


August 5th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) A mobile hospital from the UAE will deliver therapeutic, surgical and preventive services to Syrian refugees in Jordan.The Emirates World Mobile Humanitarian Hospital will work ... Read more...

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Arrested Garo rebel leader planning peace talks?


August 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 5 (IANS) Meghalaya's outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) arrested supremo Champion R. Sangma is exploring the possibility of peace talks with the government, his lawyer said Sunday."He ... Read more...

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BJP brain-storming meet on in Agra


August 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 5 (IANS) A two-day brain-storming session of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) began here Sunday with top leaders expected to draw up a roadmap and action strategy for ... Read more...

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Mumbai BJP leader quits, to join Congress


August 5th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Stating that he has lost faith in the party, former deputy mayor of Mumbai and Bharatiya Janata Party leader (BJP) Rajesh Sharma Sunday resigned from ... Read more...

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Maruti management holds candlelight march


August 5th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 5 (IANS) The Maruti Suzuki management Sunday organised a candlelight march here to pay tribute to its senior executive Awanish Kumar Dev who was killed in the July ... Read more...

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Double for Mohite’s Racing


August 5th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, Aug 5 (IANS) Team Mohite's Racing Academy, Kolhapur, achieved a double as Pradyumn V. Danigond (Micro Max) and Krishnaraj Mahadik (Junior Max) won titles in their respective categories in ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China sweeps men’s doubles titles


August 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China completed an unprecedented clean sweep of the badminton gold medals Sunday, winning the Olympic men's doubles final against Denmark in straight games.Cai Yun and ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Berki slays Brits for pommel horse gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double World Champion Krisztian Berki kept his cool under immense pressure to beat two British gymnasts to the Olympic gold in the men's pommel horse ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Romania’s Izbasa vaults to gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romania's Sandra Izbasa won the Olympic gold in the women's vault here Sunday.The 22-year-old gymnast, who took gold in the floor exercise in Beijing, scored ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Gelana splashes to gold in marathon (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana splashed to gold in a rainy Olympic marathon here Sunday.Gelana, 24, ranked 11th in the world after wins in Rotterdam and Amsterdam ... Read more...

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Two awards for ‘BA Pass’ at Osian’s film fest


August 5th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Ajay Behl-directed "BA Pass" was named best film in the Indian competition category of the 12th Osian Cinefan Film Festival, while actor Shadab Kamal, ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Murray takes gold for Britain at Wimbledon


August 5th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray ended his unsuccessful history at Wimbledon by thrashing Switzerland's Roger Federer to win the men's singles Olympic tennis gold for Britain here ... Read more...

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Ex-flight attendant kills self, blames Haryana minister (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A 23-year-old former flight attendant killed herself Sunday and in her suicide note blamed her former employer and Haryana Minister of State for Home Gopal ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad residents give suggestions on highways


August 5th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Residents and industry owners in Ghaziabad have given their suggestions to the authorities on the proposed redevelopment of national highways passing through the area, a representative ... Read more...

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Haryana minister not new to controversy


August 5th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana's Minister of State for Home Gopal Kanda, whose name has cropped up in the suicide of a former flight attendant in Delhi Sunday, is not ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Del Potro takes bronze in men’s singles


August 5th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Juan Martin del Potro won the first medal of the London Olympics for Argentina beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their bronze medal match here ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing: Brit Ainslie takes fourth successive gold


August 5th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British sailor Ben Ainslie continued his remarkable run of winning gold at every Olympics since 2000 with victory in the Finn class here Sunday.Ainslie finished ... Read more...

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Pahuja stuns Gandhi All India Snooker


August 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Harish Pahuja stunned Abhimanyu Gandhi of Gujarat 4-3 in a Group A thriller to give the elite main draw an explosive start in the Shyam Shroff ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: China’s Zou Kai retains gold


August 5th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zou Kai of China defended his Olympic gold medal in the men's gymnastics floor exercise here Sunday.Kai finished with 15.933 points for the title, while ... Read more...

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Maruti incident will not hamper investments in Harayana: Hooda


August 5th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) The violence at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, which left one senior executive dead, will not impact on investments in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda ... Read more...

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IAF rescues marooned civilians in Jammu


August 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Sunday evacuated two dozen stranded civilians from an island in the flooded Tawi river in Jammu, an officer said.The civil administration ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crushed 1-4 by South Korea


August 5th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian hockey team's poor performance in the London Olympics continued as they suffered their fourth consecutive loss, going down 1-4 to South Korea in their ... Read more...

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Britain may crack down on e-cigarettes


August 5th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Electronic cigarettes - that contain nicotine-infused water which is inhaled as a vapour - face a crackdown in Britain after the health minister said some were ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

British mom delivers rare identical triplets


August 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) In a one-in-200-million cases, a British woman has defied all odds to deliver a set of identical triplets.Thomas, Edward and Harry Chalwin look so alike that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

18 affordable health kiosks set up in Bangalore


August 5th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) Healthcare solutions provider e-Kshema has set up 18 health kiosks across south Bangalore to provide medical check-ups, including tests, for just Rs.120."At any of our ... Read more...

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Tension in Assam’s Bodo areas as four bodies found, curfew imposed


August 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 5 (IANS) Tension again gripped the violence-affected Kokrajhar and Chirang districts in Assam on Sunday after the recovery of four bodies - two in each district where clashes ... Read more...

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Focus on cinema, culture to mark 60 yrs of India-Turkey treaty


August 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Turkey has drawn up a calendar of cultural acitivities - including a new overseas cultural cell and joint productions on screen - in India to celebrate 60 ... Read more...

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Peaceful solution to Syria crisis unlikely: Hague


August 5th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague has described the situation in Syria as "bleak" and said that a peaceful solution to the 17-month-long crisis was now unlikely, ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb hits out at Trinamool over Infosys imbroglio


August 5th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Questioning Trinamool Congress-led government over the bottlenecks that have forced IT major Infosys to rethink its West Bengal project, CPI-M leader and former chief minister Buddhadeb ... Read more...

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Syrian rebels claim kidnapped Iranians are spies (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian rebels Sunday claimed in a video aired by Al Arabia TV that the 48 Iranians they kidnapped Saturday were members of the elite Iranian ... Read more...

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