2012 August 06

Olympic shooting: Cernogoraz claims trap gold in shootout


August 6th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European champion Giovanni Cernogoraz held his nerve in a gold medal shootout to take the Olympic title in the men's trap Monday.The Croatian fired the ... Read more...

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Will give my best for a bigger medal, says Mary Kom


August 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Star boxer M.C. Mary Kom was jubilant after ensuring fourth medal for India from the London Olympic Games and said she wants to keep up the ... Read more...

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‘Education, skill development top priority of 12th Plan’


August 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Education and skill development would be the "overriding priority" of the 12th Five Year Plan even as India's current slow economic growth rate might affect total ... Read more...

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Nine workers killed as stadium part collapses in Tamil Nadu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and three injured when a portion of an indoor stadium under construction at a private educational institution collapsed Monday evening ... Read more...

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Heavy showers lash Taj city


August 6th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) After several dry days, the Taj city Monday had three spells of heavy showers that flooded low-lying areas and caused traffic jams at busy intersections. The ... Read more...

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Syrian PM’s defection shows isolation of Assad: Italy


August 6th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 6 (IANS/AKI) The defection Monday of Syrian prime minister Riyad Hijab demonstrates the "progressive isolation" of President Bashar al-Assad, Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi said.The defection was evidence ... Read more...

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Man stabs son, commits suicide in Rajasthan


August 6th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 6 (IANS) A man stabbed his 15-year-old son to death while he was sleeping, and then committed suicide by jumping into a well in Rajasthan's Baran district, police ... Read more...

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NDA leader will be next PM: Gadkari


August 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) two-day brain-storming session ended here Monday with party president Nitin Gadkari's assuring all that only a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mayawati, Mulayam attend Sonia’s lunch


August 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Arch-rivals Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati Monday attended the lunch hosted by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on the eve of the vice-presidential election, marking ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad invited to Saudi Arabia to discuss Syria


August 6th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will take part in a meeting of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia, which will focus on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four Garo rebels arrested in Meghalaya


August 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 6 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Monday arrested four Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.All the four rebels were ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India came up with their best medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth medal for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kevin Federline in the dock for trashed mansion


August 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kevin Federline is being accused of damaging a part of a mansion worth $110,000. He had rented the mansion from 2008 from a man called Joseph ... Read more...

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Japanese leaders discuss Hiroshima memorial and nuclear policy


August 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hiroshima, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hiroshima Bombing tragedy that occurred many years ago changed the life of many across Hiroshima and the Japan as well. It left a mark that will ... Read more...

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Penn state opens practice


August 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Penn, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn State has now returned to their field activities after a long offseason. They are now undertaking their filed practices. The head coach who is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US Sikh groups rally to ensure safety of community


August 6th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Devastated by the killing of six Sikh worshippers at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, the 700,000-strong Sikh community in the US has rallied round to offer succour ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle, kill trooper in Chhattisgarh


August 6th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on ... Read more...

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No driver’s licenses for drug addicts in China


August 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) China has decided to ban drug addicts from obtaining driver's licenses as part of an effort to reduce the incidence of driving under the influence.Drug ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Curtains over India’s successful campaign (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's successful shooting campaign at the Olympics came to an end Monday with rifle shooters Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput and trap exponent Manavjit Singh Sandhu ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Punjab leaders call for safety of Sikhs in US (Lead, correcting para six)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Political leaders in Punjab Monday urged the US administration and the Indian government to ensure safety and security of the Sikh community in America following ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajasthan cops beaten up by villagers demanding power


August 6th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 6 (IANS) At least three policemen were injured Monday after a group of villagers, demanding a regular electricity supply, attacked them in Rajasthan's Bikaner district, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Young India wants jobs, girls, social status: Chetan Bhagat


August 6th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) "Meri Naukri, Meri Chokri (My job, my girl)". Young India's rallying cry is simple. They want love, they want money and they want stature ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Delhi gets 70 more ambulances


August 6th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday added a fleet of 70 new smaller ambulances that will be able to ferry patients from congested areas.With the introduction of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sikhs have faced over 700 attacks since 9/11


August 6th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Mistaken for Muslims for their beards and turbans, the Sikh community in the US has faced more than 700 attacks or bias-related incidents since the ... Read more...

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Donkey bomb: New trick by Afghan militants kills cop


August 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) A new tactic of using an innocent donkey as a bomb carrier in Afghanistan took everyone by surprise Monday when a blast killed a police ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UPA coordination committee to meet Aug 8 (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The first meeting of the UPA coordination committee, formed following the Congress's stand-off with coalition partner NCP, will be held Aug 8 to coincide ... Read more...

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US assures India of full probe into gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The United States has assured India of a full investigation into the killings at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, India's ambassador to Washington Nirupama Rao ... Read more...

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Man steals Rs.10 lakh from Delhi office, held


August 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A 19-year-old man stole over Rs.10 lakh from his employer's office here to start a new household but landed in the police net within 24 ... Read more...

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Tension in Honda factory after two workers suspended


August 6th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) There was tension in the Honda Scooters and Motorcycles plant here Monday after two workers, including a union official, were suspended by the management, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Centre and states agree to avert grid failure


August 6th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Power Ministry at a meeting with eight northern states Monday resolved to put in place necessary defence plans and protection systems to ensure integrated ... Read more...

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Disbanding Team Anna was collective decision, say members (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) While some of its members appeared perplexed over the disbanding of Team Anna, an official statement of the group Monday said the decision was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Telecom tariffs to rise 37 to 49 paise at Rs.1,400 crore reserve price: COAI


August 6th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Telecom tariffs would rise 37 to 49 paise per minute led by the cabinet's decision to fix the reserve price for the 2G spectrum auction ... Read more...

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Egypt safe for tourists, says president


August 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt remains a stable and safe destination for tourists despite the revolution in 2011 that ousted Hosni Mubarak, President Mohamed Morsi said Monday.Morsi was speaking ... Read more...

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Can’t bypass state government in service matters: SC


August 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Matters relating to a public servant alleging bias against a state government are service matters, the Supreme Court Monday said while refusing to entrust ... Read more...

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Odisha residents return home after flood water recedes


August 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) About 2,000 people who were taken to safer places a day ago due to overflowing of Hati river in Odisha's Kalahandi district returned home Monday as ... Read more...

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