2012 August 15

BJP terms PM’s speech disappointing, Modi raises infiltration issue


August 15th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence Day speech as "disappointing" and lacking direction on issues facing the country, ... Read more...

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Two killed in Delhi car crash


August 15th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Two property dealers were killed after their car hit a scooter rider and then rammed into a pile of bricks on the roadside here early ... Read more...

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Situation vacant for chauffeur worth the Royals


August 15th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A chauffeur's jobs may not get any grander than this, with the British monarchy in search of one to drive Queen Elizabeth II and other royals.Displayed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Criminal shoots at cop in UP


August 15th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) A policeman was shot at and injured by a criminal he was chasing in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, police said.According to police, a man ... Read more...

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900 unauthorised Delhi colonies to be regularised (Lead, Correcting date in para one)


August 15th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced a slew of measures for the people of the capital, including regularisation of over 900 unauthorised colonies, ... Read more...

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Indian-Americans celebrate I-day while Sunita greets from space (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams sent greetings from space as the community celebrated India's 66th Independence Day with colourful parades, featuring Bollywood stars and cultural ... Read more...

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Overweight mothers could be putting babies at risk


August 15th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) If you happen to be an overweight expectant mother, the chances are that you could be jeopardising the unborn baby's health for a lifetime, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

No electricity, no vote: Nitish Kumar


August 15th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) In a piece of good news for the millions of power-starved in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday announced that he will not ask for votes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

England’s Muamba quits football


August 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) English footballer Fabrice Muamba announced his retirement from football Wednesday, after suffering a heart attack during a match last season.The England youth international collapsed during ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A popular touch to President Pranab’s At Home reception


August 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Rain played the perfect tease, drizzling just a little for a couple of minutes on a hot sultry evening as President Pranab Mukherjee hosted ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

British troops linked to prostitute’s murder in Kenya?


August 15th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A human rights group has claimed that two British soldiers are linked to an alleged prostitute's murder in Kenya.The 21-year-old was found dead in a hotel's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elderly man tries suicide in Metro station, critically injured


August 15th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A 60-year-old man was critically injured and may lose his hand after he tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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Could have won gold from other draw: Yogeshwar Dutt


August 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said Wednesday that he could have won the gold had he been placed in the other half of ... Read more...

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Customs down Central to emerge champions


August 15th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Mumbai Customs clinched top honours in the annual Independence Cup Football Tournament organised by the Mumbai District Football Association, Parel Wednesday.In the final, Customs, who finished ... Read more...

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Shetty, Senhora top seeds at all-Mumbai table tennis


August 15th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) India No.3 Sanil Shetty and Hindustan Petroleum's Senhora D'Souza have been named top seeds for the men's and women's singles events, respectively, at the PRO-TT Academy ... Read more...

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900 unauthorised Delhi colonies to be regularised


August 15th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced a slew of measures for the people of the capital, including regularisation of over 900 unauthorised colonies, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi woman hangs herself over harassment, husband arrested


August 15th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Anguished over alleged harassment, a 32-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her residence here, police said Wednesday. Her husband ... Read more...

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Gwen Stefani and Gavin to renew their wedding vows


August 15th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gwen Stefani has been married with her Rocker Husband namely Gavin Rossdale for 10 years. It was recently reported that she and her husband are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kristen Stewart dropped from Snow White movie Sequel


August 15th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shame has been downed on Kristen Stewart when it was reported that she will no longer appear as the main character in the upcoming film which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists in Singapore shrink Playboy centerfold to width of human hair


August 15th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Singapore Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Singapore, a scientist shrunk a playboy centre fold photograph to a width of human hair. The photo was printed out and when it came out it ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

English chess hit by race row over young Muslim players


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three young Muslim brothers were recently abused by the English delegation to a tournament which was hosted in Austria. They had gone for a chess competition when ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Eating Egg Yolks is as ‘bad as Smoking’


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
August 15 (NEWS) The Yolk eaters have a truth to consider about feeding on the yolks. The scientist made a research and came out with the conclusion that eating eggs yolk is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fukushima ’caused mutant butterflies’ in Japan


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was recently reported that Fukushima Nuclear plant is affecting the breeding of butterflies. This was a report that was brought about by the scientist located in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mamata’s comment on court judgments flayed by parties


August 15th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's remark that judicial orders could be bought for money drew flak from political parties Wednesday, including the Congress.The Congress, ... Read more...

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South Africa qualifies for U-19 Super League quarter-finals


August 15th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 15 (IANS) South Africa topped Group D and qualified for the Super League quarter-final of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2012 after defeating Sri Lanka by four ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Respect judicial independence, Kapadia tells government (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Wednesday cautioned the government against trampling upon the independence of the judiciary while legislating to make judges accountable."Judicial accountability should ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kites fill Delhi skies in spirit of freedom (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The spirit of freedom scaled colourful heights in the skies of the capital throughout Wednesday when thousands of professional and amateur kite fliers took to ... Read more...

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Harsh, Anmol enter semis of Mumbai badminton


August 15th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Third seed Harsh Chouhan outplayed Kairan Kapadia to enter the men's singles semi-finals of the Mumbai Suburban District Badminton Championships at the Celebration Club, Andheri here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi has pleasant day on Independence Day (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) It was a pleasant day in the national capital with parts of the city receiving rainfall Wednesday when the country celebrated its 66th Independence Day. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Proud to be an Indian, says Chief Justice Kapadia


August 15th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Wednesday said he was proud to be an Indian where the small Parsi community could have one of its members heading ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man pours urine over woman on train in Britain


August 15th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) British police are on the look out for a man who poured a bottle full of urine over a woman train passenger in a random attack.She ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Briton held for peeping into Chinese women swimmers changing room


August 15th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A Briton has pleaded guilty to voyeurism after he was caught spying on the Chinese women's swimming team during the London Olympics in their changing room.Declan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia urges UN observers to stay in Syria


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS) Moscow believes the UN observers in Syria should continue their work there, as a withdrawal of the mission would cause "extremely negative consequences", the Russian Foreign ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Deshmukh’s mortal remains consigned to flames (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in this Maharashtra district as thousands paid their last tributes to their ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Peeping Tom Declan Crosbie sentenced for peeping into Olympic changing rooms


August 15th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was such a shame when an Olympic swimmer, Declan Crosbie was caught peeping into the ladies changing room. He did this shame full act while the ... Read more...

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