2012 August 07

Advani blog: Sena fumes, JD(U) welcomes prediction (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A political storm has stirred up over Bharatiya Janata Party veteran L.K. Advani's blog post predicting a non-Congress, non-BJP prime minister after the next ... Read more...

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Assure Indians of safety: Krishna to US (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The US needs to assure the Indian community that they will be safe in that country, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after six ... Read more...

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Two BSF men injured in training accident


August 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were seriously wounded Tuesday after a hand grenade exploded at a firing range in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district during training, police ... Read more...

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Panel’s report on defence pay anomalies on Wednesday


August 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth-led committee on pay anomalies of the defence forces is all set to submit its report Wednesday, with Indian Navy ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crash to fifth successive defeat


August 7th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Belgium struck thrice to hand India their fifth consecutive defeat in the preliminary league of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Tuesday.Goals by veteran Jerome Dekeyser ... Read more...

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Badal to visit Milwaukee gurdwara, meet kin of killed


August 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will visit the Oak Creek gurdwara in Milwaukee during his visit to the US, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal ... Read more...

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US gurdwara shooting: DSGMC to compensate Delhi victims’ kin


August 7th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee will give financial aid of Rs.1 lakh each to the next of kin of two people from Delhi who ... Read more...

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Olympics: Triple jumpers fail, Saina gets rousing reception (India Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) It was a luckless day for India at the Olympics with its two triple jumpers on show crashing out of the track and field competition here ... Read more...

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Ramlila Maidan all set for Baba Ramdev’s agitation


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), waterproof tents and round the clock food, water and medical facilities - preparations are in overdrive at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ... Read more...

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NATO employee in Germany held for spying


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A civilian employee at a NATO air base in Germany has been arrested on charges of illegally gathering secret information.The German Prosecutor General's Office said ... Read more...

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State, businesses both responsible for corruption: Putin


August 7th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the authorities and businesses should share responsibility for corruption in the country.In an open letter to Putin published ... Read more...

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Russia to set up anti-paedophile squads


August 7th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian interior ministry will create anti-paedophile squads at criminal investigation departments in the largest cities in the country.Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has instructed all ... Read more...

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Infectious diseases killed nearly 1,700 Chinese in July


August 7th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Infectious diseases killed a total of 1,669 people in China last month, with AIDS accounting for 70 percent of the deaths, the health ministry said Tuesday.As ... Read more...

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Facebook gambling app evokes public outcry


August 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The first Facebook app to allow players to gamble with real money has provoked an outcry from Christian groups, the Telegraph reported Tuesday.Bingo Friendzy, developed ... Read more...

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Can’t fetter executive to auction resources: SC


August 7th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that under the separation of powers between the three organs of the state, it could not fetter the executive to ... Read more...

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Twin attacks kill 10 in Afghanistan (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a roadside bombing in Kabul Tuesday, while a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle at a ... Read more...

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I am delighted, says Ansari


August 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Re-elected vice president for the second term, Hamid Ansari Tuesday evening said he was delighted with the result and that he will work for the ... Read more...

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IndiGo launches Dubai-Hyderabad daily flight


August 7th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) IndiGo Airlines Tuesday launched its new daily Dubai-Hyderabad flight with an Airbus-320 aircraft.The first flight landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) from Dubai at 11.05 ... Read more...

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Result satisfying, NDA intact: Jaswant Singh


August 7th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who lost the vice presidential race to incumbent Hamid Ansari Tuesday, said he was satisfied with the result which showed ... Read more...

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Ansari re-elected vice president with comfortable margin (Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) UPA candidate Hamid Ansari scored comfortable victory in the vice-presidential election Tuesday, defeating NDA nominee Jaswant Singh by 238 votes to secure another term ... Read more...

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Tripura lawmaker nailed for false Scheduled Caste tag


August 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 7 (IANS) An administrative committee in Tripura has found that a ruling Left Front legislator, Partha Das, had falsely claimed he belonged to the Scheduled Castes category, officials ... Read more...

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Government for extending 2G auction deadline to November (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The government will file an application in the Supreme Court seeking an extension of the deadline for the auction of 2G spectrum, Communications Minister ... Read more...

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Golf: Rashid Khan leads by four strokes


August 7th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Rashid Khan of Delhi fired a five-under-67 in extremely windy and overcast conditions to take the clubhouse lead in round one of the PGTI Players Championship ... Read more...

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CBI opposes Vectra Group chairman’s plea to go abroad


August 7th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday strongly opposed, in the Supreme Court, the plea of Vectra Group chairman Ravinder Kumar Rishi, facing probe in the Tatra truck deal ... Read more...

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Ishpreet upsets Joshi in All-India Snooker


August 7th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) India sub junior No.3 Ishpreet Singh Chadha was third time fortunate when he stunned Asian bronze medallist Devendra Joshi of BPCL in a 4-3 thriller in ... Read more...

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Fighter jets intercept two small planes in Obama’s airspace


August 7th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Two F-15 fighter jets intercepted two small airplanes that strayed into President Barack Obama's airspace during a campaign visit to Connecticut and New York on Monday, military ... Read more...

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BSP protests renaming of Lucknow’s Kanshi Ram park


August 7th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) took to the streets here Tuesday to protest against renaming a park commemorating its idealogue and founder Kanshi Ram after ... Read more...

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China sitcom accused of copying US hit ‘Friends’


August 7th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) A popular Chinese television show has been accused of ripping off popular US sitcom "Friends" and a number of other American hits.The Global Times daily said ... Read more...

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Three held for forcing woman to foetus sex test (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Three in-laws of a pregnant woman in West Bengal were arrested for allegedly torturing her to go for a pre-natal sex determination test, even as the ... Read more...

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24-hour custom clearance at eight airports, ports


August 7th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Customs clearance facilities will be provided at eight airports and seaports round-the-clock from Aug 25 to facilitate international trade, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said ... Read more...

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Delhi Police search Kanda’s house, farm house


August 7th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday raided the residence and farm house of Haryana's former minister of state for home Gopal Goyal Kanda, booked for abetment to suicide of ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma, wife seek bail


August 7th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Businessman Abhishek Verma and his Romanian wife Tuesday moved bail applications in a corruption case before a Delhi court, saying the CBI had failed to ... Read more...

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Minimum bid price for 2G spectrum too high: SSTL


August 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) Tuesday said the minimum bid price fixed for 2G spectrum auction is excessively high and that the CDMA spectrum base price, ... Read more...

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Indian held in Dhaka for smuggling tortoises


August 7th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 7 (IANS) An Indian was Tuesday arrested at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle over 100 baby tortoises, officials said.The tortoises were in two suitcases to ... Read more...

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Two Indians freed from death row in Malaysia


August 7th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 7 (IANS) A court of appeal in Malaysia Tuesday freed two Indians from the death row after their conviction for carrying narcotics into the country was said ... Read more...

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