2012 August 13

Youth Hockey Brawl gets violent in Lativa


August 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Latvia, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world hockey invitational tournament, which is touted to be the largest tournament in the world, is often held in Chicago every year. However, the organizers of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coal India reports marginal net profit growth in Q1 (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) State miner Coal India Limited (CIL) Monday declared a marginal net profit growth with a stand-alone net profit of Rs.45,765.70 million for the quarter ended ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bengal Tiger gets new home


August 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Guadalajara, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Guadalajara, the capital city of the western Mexican State of Jalisco has been home to the 6month old Bengal tiger cub called Albert for the past 3 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

SC to re-examine verdict on membership of banned outfits


August 13th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that it would take a relook at its earlier judgment which said that mere membership of a banned organisation was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hindustan Motors reports Rs.35.5 cr loss in Q1


August 13th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Kolkata-based Hindustan Motors, makers of the iconic Ambassador, Monday reported a loss of Rs.35.49 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, against a net profit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pope Benedict’s butler to face trial for stealing letters


August 13th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Benedict XVI' butler Paolo Gabriele, suspected of stealing the pontiff's documents, will go on trial, said a Vatican spokesperson Monday.Gabriele, 46, was arrested May ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ford India recalls over 1.28 lakh cars for faulty components


August 13th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of American auto giant Ford Motor Company, is recalling 128,655 units of its popular Figo and Classic models to rectify problems ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Olympic spectators treated to Cathedral of Sewage


August 13th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greenway, is a renovated pathway was where the Olympic fans were after watching Usain Bolt sprint to glory and also Michael Phelps take his record breaking bow ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nudist Park attracts younger crowd


August 13th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the recent years the Nudist resort has always been hosting nudist events for attracting the older adults but instead it has attracted the young adults. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Not insecure at all, says Sridevi


August 13th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Actress Sridevi who is making a comeback in showbiz with Gauri Shinde's "English Vinglish", says she is very confident about her film and is not insecure ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi approves food security scheme for poor


August 13th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday gave its nod to implementing a project to provide food security to two lakh vulnerable households in the current year not ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Credibility of parliamentary system getting questioned: Somnath


August 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Observing that the "workability of democratic set-up of the country was getting questioned", former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Monday called for initiatives to get ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court seeks police report on Kejriwal


August 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sought an action taken report on a plea seeking to lodge a complaint against Anna Hazare aide Arvind Kejriwal for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sexual assault to stealing, little boy goes on crime-spree


August 13th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in Britain has admitted to having committed over 20 crimes, ranging from sexual assaults to stealing a model car, in just two months.His ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP leader denied relief on Dikshit’s defamation complaint


August 13th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday declined to stay the trial court proceedings against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijender Gupta in a defamation complaint ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Intro Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Corporates told to give handlooms, handicraft products as gift items


August 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The textiles ministry is organising a conclave appealing to Indian industries to source domestic handlooms and handicrafts for corporate gifting instead of regular gift such ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US stands with India as partner and friend: Clinton


August 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Calling India "a beacon for the world of the power of non-violence and the promise of democracy", the United States Monday assured India that it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hilton to have 25 hotels in India by 2016


August 13th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 13 (IANS) The Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality brand is aiming to create a network of 25 hotels across the country by 2016, a top company official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Police to question Chaddha for three more days (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday extended by three days the police custody of Aruna Chaddha, an official of the now-defunct MDLR Airlines, in a case related ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two Ugandan military helicopters crash-land in Kenya


August 13th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by BNO News
NAIROBI, KENYA (BNO NEWS) -- Two Ugandan military helicopters crash-landed in Kenya on Sunday, officials said on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities. A third Ugandan helicopter made an ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pakistani politicians told to submit asset details


August 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed elected representatives in Senate, National and Provincial Assemblies to submit the details of their assets by Sep 30, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Man arrested for killing sister, boyfriend


August 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) A man was Monday arrested for stabbing his sister and her friend in Rajasthan's Sirohi district in a suspected "honour killing" case, police said.The man, identified ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man who crushed police cars becomes Internet hero


August 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The man who was alleged to have crushed the police cars with a tractor has become an internet attention. He destroyed six police car as a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hindu groups demand ban on Muslim bodies


August 13th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Several pro-Hindu groups Monday demanded a ban on "fanatical" Muslim bodies and the arrest of their leaders whose fiery speeches sparked violence leaving two dead ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parking at Metro stations closed from Tuesday


August 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Vehicle parking at Delhi Metro stations will be closed from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon as part of security measures for Independence Day (Aug 15)."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jundal to be questioned in arms haul case


August 13th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday sent key 26/11 handler and suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Jundal to the custody of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) for questioning in a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kolkata woman alleges gangrape, one arrested (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman has filed a police complaint that she was abducted by at least 10 people and gangraped here, police said Monday. One man has ... Read more...

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Yash Birla group enters sports nutrition segment


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Yash Birla Group Monday launched its first store of advanced sports nutrition -- 'Birla wellness's brand B3' (BCUBE) in Mumbai."We see substantial potential in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Forced marriages, insecurity worry Pakistani Hindus


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Forced marriages of their women and security issues have emerged as major concerns for Pakistani Hindus, according to a body formed by Asif Ali Zardari.Its head ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Heartbroken man kills wife, kids, father-in-law


August 13th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Unable to face the break-up of his marriage, a man in Jersey killed six people including his wife and two young children, aged two and five, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Children petition against Kudankulam reactors


August 13th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Around 250 children Monday petitioned the district collector in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu to stop work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in the region.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Steal a little, but don’t loot’ Indian minister


August 13th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delhi, Aug 13(THAINDIAN NEWS) Corruption scandals have now gotten into the core of the Indian nation. This has caused one of the ministers in India in deep problems of explaining the scandal ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Toongate professor awarded compensation


August 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) The West Bengal Human Rights Commission Monday recommended departmental proceedings against two police officers for arresting two people including a Jadavpur University professor for online ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government to talk to opposition on education reforms bills


August 13th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Keen to push key educational reforms bills during the ongoing session of parliament, the government will hold informal discussions with the opposition parties Aug ... Read more...

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