2012 August 16

Two more trains to leave Bangalore for Guwahati


August 16th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Two special trains are to leave Bangalore for Guwahati Thursday night although the panic sparked by rumours of imminent attacks on people from the northeast has ... Read more...

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Lucknow airport construction irregularities to be probed


August 16th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday referred to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) complaints of irregularities in construction of the new terminal at Lucknow airport.The ... Read more...

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Panicky Assamese leaving Maharashtra


August 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) People from Assam and other northeast states are fleeing to their home states after some of them were targeted by miscreants in Maharashtra in the past ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks action against Mamata


August 16th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A petitioner moved the Supreme Court Thursday seeking the initiation of contempt of court proceedings against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her ... Read more...

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Louis Saha signs for Sunderland


August 16th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Manchester United forward Louis Laurent Saha has joined Sunderland on a one-year deal, the club said Thursday.Saha, 34, spent the latter half of last ... Read more...

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Nurses refuse to come down from Kerala hospital terrace


August 16th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 16 (IANS) The three nurses, who threatened to make a suicidal jump from the terrace of a Kerala hospital Wednesday if their demand of permanent employment is not ... Read more...

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Legislator beats up engineers over water issue


August 16th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Aug 16 (IANS) Two engineers were Thursday beaten by a legislator who held them responsible for wrongfully using water for a town which is not part of his ... Read more...

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Diesel under-recoveries of oil companies rise 14 percent


August 16th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Under-recoveries of public sector oil companies on high speed diesel (HSD) for the second fortnight of August 2012 grew 14 percent, official data released Thursday ... Read more...

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118 Pakistani Hindus arrive in India


August 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 16 (IANS) With uncertainty writ large on their faces, 118 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Tennis: Bhaskar, Goveas score upset wins in sub-junior meet


August 16th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) PV Gnana Bhaskar from Andhra Pradesh, seeded nine, caused the biggest upset of the Adidas-TTT National sub-junior tennis championship when he ousted top seed BR Nikshep ... Read more...

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Major push to tourism planned


August 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) From launching a new Shatabdi train service between tourist hot spots Agra and Jaipur to expediting facilities like clean toilets, information kiosks and souvenir shops ... Read more...

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West Bengal to set up two deep sea ports


August 16th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government will set up two deep sea ports in South 24 Parganas district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday."The port at Sagar ... Read more...

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After cloudy Thursday, rain likely (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) It was a cloudy Thursday for the city with the maximum temperature settling at 33.1 degrees Celsius, average for the season. The Met department forecast ... Read more...

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Assange gets asylum in Ecuador (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 16th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was finally granted political asylum by Ecuador Thursday, two months after he took refuge in the Andean nation's London embassy while fighting ... Read more...

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Haryana Olympics players to get over Rs.6.5 crore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) While four out of the six Indian medal winners at the recent London Olympics, with a Haryana connection, will get Rs.4.5 crore for their achievements, ... Read more...

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Muslims tell northeast people to remain in Bangalore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Muslim leaders and Islamic organisations Thursday appealed to the northeast people, especially students, to remain in Bangalore and not to believe in rumours that they would ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gearing up to host India-New Zealand Test


August 16th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal here is gearing up to host the first test between India and New Zealand, beginning Aug 23.The ... Read more...

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Russian gold medallist skater’s show in doubt


August 16th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS) A show starring Olympic gold medallist figure skater Evgeni Plushenko is at the centre of a dispute over organisers allegedly selling tickets for an event that ... Read more...

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Newcastle United complete Anita transfer


August 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 16 (IANS) Newcastle United confirmed the signing of Dutch football midfielder Vurnon Anita from Ajax Amsterdam Thursday.Ajax and the English Premier League club agreed on a transfer ... Read more...

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Study reveals that “Eating egg yolks is as ‘bad as smoking’”


August 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maintenance of ones’ health is very important; you should always make sure that you watch on your diet, do the workout routines and perform any other activity ... Read more...

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Russia ready for possible economic meltdown: Putin


August 16th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian economy is prepared for a possible economic meltdown as a result of the slowing of global growth and the escalating eurozone debt crisis, ... Read more...

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Russian gymnasts had phones confiscated at Olympics


August 16th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's victorious rhythmic gymnasts had their telephones and computers confiscated before the Olympics to stop them being distracted, a member of the winning team said ... Read more...

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Arshavin jeers distracted Russia: Capello


August 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian fans jeering Andrei Arshavin distracted the Russian team and surprised new coach Fabio Capello, the ex-England boss said.Capello's first game in charge of ... Read more...

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Twelve arrested after Russia-Ivory Coast game


August 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve people were arrested by Moscow police after a friendly football match between Russia and the Ivory Coast, city police said Thursday.A header from former ... Read more...

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Teaser of SRK-Katrina starrer out - sans title!


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) The highly anticipated first teaser of Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma starrer, directed by Yash Chopra, has been released but what is ... Read more...

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11 killed in NATO chopper crash in Afghanistan


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 16 (IANS) Eleven people, including four NATO and three US soldiers, were killed Thursday when a NATO military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan's Kandhar province, Xinhua reported.The ISAF helicopter ... Read more...

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India willing to grant Pakistani Hindus long-term visa


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) With growing concern over the plight of several hundred Pakistani Hindus coming to India, the government Thursday said it was willing to grant long-term ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Study reveals that recession is to be blamed for 1,000 suicides in UK


August 16th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Suicides are very delicate cases that need to be handled with care. When you know a person who wants to commit suicide you need to have knowledgeable ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Juhi, Sonakshi go on shopping spree at Patiala (Snippets)


August 16th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Juhi Chawla and Sonakshi Sinha hit it off so well while shooting "Son Of Sardaar" in Patiala, that they used to shop at local ... Read more...

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Krasnozhan replaces Petrescu at Kuban


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS) Russia B team coach Yuri Krasnozhan will replace ex-Chelsea player Dan Petrescu as coach of club side FC Kuban, team president Alexander Tkachev said Thursday.Petrescu announced ... Read more...

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Petrescu to take over as Dynamo coach


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Chelsea player Dan Petrescu will take over as the Dynamo Moscow football coach by the end of the week.Petrescu resigned as coach of FC Kuban, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man Fires Insect Repellent in Oregon Robbery


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who robbed a restaurant in Oregon was armed with a can of insect repellent. These are reports from police who came to investigate the incident. ... Read more...

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Russia unhappy at not winning weightlifting gold


August 16th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS) Russia's failure to win a gold in the weightlifting competition at the London Olympics was "uncomfortable" but not the fault of the coaching staff, the head ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 71 points down, FMCG, metal stocks plummet (Roundup)


August 16th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday closed almost 71 points down led by profit booking. FMCG, metal and consumer durables stocks came under ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder: Expert to face defence queries Aug 21


August 16th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A forensic expert, who told a special court here that sexual assault of teen Aarushi could not be established on the basis of samples provided by ... Read more...

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