2012 August 22

Gorkhaland team meets Bengal governor


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 IANS) A delegation comprising the elected representatives of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) called on West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan here Wednesday to discuss development issues of the ... Read more...

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Mamata attends UPA coordination panel meet


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday attended a meeting of the newly-formed UPA coordination committee here.Banerjee attended the coordination ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi ranked world’s sixth most powerful woman


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) India's ruling United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi has been ranked sixth, a notch ahead of US first lady Michelle Obama, in the Forbes magazine ... Read more...

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India, US discuss Syria, Iran, UN reforms


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the escalating crisis in Syria, India and the US Wednesday discussed the impasse in the violence-torn West Asian country and ... Read more...

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Tata Steel launches branded Silico Manganese


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Tata Steel, the world's seventh largest steel maker, Wednesday launched India's first branded Silico Manganese, widely used in steel making, to dominate the market of ... Read more...

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Investors apprehensive of Bengal’s policies: Assocham


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government must take measures to attract big investment as industrialists are still "very apprehensive" about its policies, industry group Assocham said Wednesday."Still the ... Read more...

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Raja told PM about 2G policy without file work


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja informed the prime minister about the licence distribution policy without mentioning some of the related issues in the department of ... Read more...

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Kudankulam reactor to operate from October: Minister


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is scheduled to be operational by October 2012 and the 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: India scrape through 2-1 against Syria


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A header from skipper Sunil Chhetri and a sublime strike by Anthony Pereira gave India a 2-1 win over Syria in the Nehru Cup opener ... Read more...

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Principal suspended for drawing absent teacher wife’s salary


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) A principal of a government school in Patiala was suspended Wednesday by the Punjab government after it came to light that he was drawing the salary ... Read more...

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One injured, two missing in fresh attack in Assam


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) A fresh incident of violence left one injured and two missing in Dhubri district of Assam Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at Bongaldoba area under ... Read more...

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Rajasthan police officer denied bail in Dara Singh killing


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) A court here Wednesday rejected the bail application of A.K. Jain, the suspended additional director general of police (ADGP) who was arrested in March for the ... Read more...

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‘No rise in cancer cases due to nuclear power plants’


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) There has not been any rise in cancer cases, birth defects or any other ailments among employees working in nuclear power plants or among people ... Read more...

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PSPB paddlers reach last 8 in men’s, women’s team events


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Reigning champions Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) humbled their group opponents without breaking much sweat to cruise into the quarter-finals of the men's and women's team ... Read more...

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Kanda may also face destruction of proof case


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A fresh case of destruction of evidence will be slapped on Gopal Goyal Kanda, Haryana's former minister arrested for abetment to suicide of his ... Read more...

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Andhra seeks 500 MW to tide over power shortage


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Facing severe power shortage, the Andhra Pradesh government has urged the central government to allocate 500 MW from the central pool to tide over the crisis.Chief ... Read more...

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Court notice on Delhi’s illegal colonies


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the civic agencies on a plea ... Read more...

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Nimmy takes sole lead national chess


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kochi based Nimmy A.G. took the sole lead with six points after defeating Amruta Mokal in the seventh round of the Amity National Women Challengers ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doctor not fit to practice: British tribunal


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin pathologist, who conducted the first post-mortem examinations on a man who died in the 2009 G20 protests in London, is not fit to practice, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Twitter assures to cooperate after PMO complains


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Popular microblogging site Twitter has assured the government cooperation after the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) complained about six accounts with objectionable content that impersonated the ... Read more...

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CWG graft cases: CBI files charges against six


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The CBI has filed a charge sheet against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London ahead of ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for walkout from 2G JPC (second lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G spectrum allocation scam Wednesday walked out from a meeting of ... Read more...

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Congress seeks apology from Vijay Goel


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Congress Thursday demanded an apology from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Goel for calling Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit a "cheat" and ... Read more...

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BCCI extends payout to stalwarts


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to extend its one-time benefit scheme to Gundappa Viswanath, Mohinder Amarnath, Dilip Vengsarkar and Syed ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole shares her sweaty snap with her fans


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been a great time for the famous Cheryl Cole while she has been working herself out in the gym for the up coming First ... Read more...

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India, US discuss Syria, Iran


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the escalating crisis in Syria, India and the US Wednesday shared their views on ending the impasse in the ... Read more...

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Political crisis as BJP insists on PM’s resignation (Intro Roundup)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday vowed to obstruct parliament till Prime Minister Manmohan Singh quit over faulty coal blocks allocation, in the worst showdown between the ... Read more...

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Speculation rife on Mumbai police commissioner’s transfer


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Speculations are rife that Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik might be transferred over mishandling Aug 11 violence at Azad Maidan that killed two and injured ... Read more...

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10 die in Jaipur of rain-triggered disasters (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) Rains continued to create havoc as the death toll rose to eight in this Rajasthan capital in incidents of wall collapses and electrocution, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Atomic power station reactors to generate 340 MW


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) One of the two atomic reactors at the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) at Kalpakkam, belonging to the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd, will start ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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French woman held for stealing handbag


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 22 (IANS) A French woman was Wednesday charged with stealing a handbag worth around $26,000 at a casino resort in Singapore, Xinhua reported.Olivia Lemercier Maurice, 42, will plead ... Read more...

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70-year-old tennis referee kills 80-year-old hubby


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman tennis referee, who was preparing to work at the upcoming US Open in New York, has been arrested for bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband ... Read more...

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British boy abducted from mall, raped


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A 14-year old boy was kidnapped by two men from a busy shopping mall in Manchester and then raped in a toilet at a department store, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rules out ban on rat-hole mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 22 (IANS) Meghalaya's draft mining policy does not propose to ban rat-hole coal mining despite widespread opposition to it, a minister said Wednesday.Rat-hole mining is a primitive method ... Read more...

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