2012 August 24

Never blamed Nobbs for London debacle: Shivendra


August 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) India's star forward Shivendra Singh said it was not chief coach Michael Nobbs but the team's planning that was responsible for the eight-time Olympic champions' ... Read more...

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13 held in Turkey for blast that killed nine


August 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 24 (IANS) Thirteen suspects have been detained in connection with a car bombing during Eid-ul-Fitr in Turkey that killed nine people, including four children, officials said Friday.Erdal Ata, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Inter-institutional TT: PSPB retain men’s, women’s team titles


August 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) retained the men's and women's team crowns at the 42nd All India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Friday to complete a ... Read more...

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Master Plan clears way for home buyers in Noida Extension


August 24th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) Friday approved the Greater Noida Master Plan 2021, bringing smile to thousands of home buyers in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mumbai woman alleges rape in Kolkata


August 24th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) A 19-year-old woman who came to the city from Mumbai on a visit has lodged a police complaint that she was raped, police said Friday. No ... Read more...

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Maruti to invest Rs.1,700 crore in Manesar plant: Haryana minister


August 24th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Despite the recent violence and the complete shutdown at its Manesar unit, automobile giant Maruti-Suzuki will invest Rs.1,700 crore in a new plant of the Manesar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shree Ganesh’s solar projects in UP, Bihar likely by Oct


August 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) City-based jewellery maker Shree Ganesh Jewellery House (SGJHL), which had earlier forayed into solar power business, Friday said it was hopeful of commissioning its proposed solar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kanda issue rocks Haryana assembly


August 24th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Proceedings in the Haryana assembly were disrupted Friday as the house witnessed heated exchanges between opposition and treasury benches over the Gopal Goyal Kanda-Geetika Sharma controversy.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I don’t love to see negative stories: Mamata


August 24th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said she does not love to see negative stories."I don't love to see negativity. Even if there is ... Read more...

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New York gunman kills one; shot dead (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) A disgruntled former employee of a firm inside the Empire State Building in New York Friday shot a former male co-worker in the head in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nehru Cup: Syria hold Cameroon to a 2-2 draw


August 24th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Santosh Rao New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Cameroon, "The Indomitable Lions", started their Nehru Cup football tournament campaign with an unconvincing 2-2 draw with Syria at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SC to hear CBI plea against Advani in Babri Masjid case


August 24th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug. 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it will hold hearing in December on the CBI's plea challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict discharging BJP ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Six held for sexual assault at China water festival


August 24th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Six people were detained Friday following an allegation of sexual assault at a water festival in China, Xinhua reported.The sexual assault allegedly took place at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

17 fall ill in China after eating beef


August 24th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 17 people have been hospitalised after they ate beef sold by an unlicensed butcher in central China's Hunan province, officials said Friday.The incident took ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government denies censorship as Twitter agrees to block imposter sites (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In the wake of widespread discontent on the social media over its decision to block certain Twitter accounts, including that of journalists, the government ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NHRC orders relief to kin of child killed in gate collapse


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday directed the Delhi government to pay Rs.1 lakh as relief to the family of a child who was ... Read more...

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We are capable of making a comeback: Kiwis’ Jeetan Patel


August 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel believes his team is capable of making a comeback in the first Test against India."We have to come back tomorrow and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Policeman kidnapped in Russia


August 24th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armed men in masks kidnapped a police officer in Russia's troubled southwestern region of Ingushetia, officials said Friday.The abduction occurred in Malgobek town late Thursday. ... Read more...

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Motorsports: MRF launches Formula 2000 car


August 24th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) In a path-breaking move, tyre giants MRF launched the Formula 2000, said to be the most powerful racing machine in Asia, at the Express Avenue ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aarushi case: Forensic scientist’s cross-examination on


August 24th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 24 (IANS) A Central Forensic Science laboratory (CFSL) scientist, who carried out tests of samples in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case, Friday told a CBI court that he had ... Read more...

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A.K. Hangal’s condition very critical


August 24th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) The condition of veteran actor A.K. Hangal, admitted to the Asha Parekh Hospital here last week, is quite critical, his son said Friday."Right now my father's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 800 in India


August 24th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Friday launched a new tablet, Galaxy Note 800, in the Indian market expanding its product portfolio. Priced at Rs.39,990, the device extends the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

17 killed in Pakistan drone strikes


August 24th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 17 suspected militants were killed Friday in drone strikes launched in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Five drones fired six missiles at ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kanda close to being nailed in Geetika suicide: Police


August 24th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Delhi Police have "enough evidence" against arrested former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and his employee Aruna Chaddha to implicate them for abetment in the ... Read more...

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NAC discusses universal healthcare for people


August 24th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Union health ministry Friday made a presentation before the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) on providing universal healthcare to the citizens, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab orders discarded furniture’s removal from secretariat


August 24th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) The corridors of power in the Punjab civil secretariat would soon be decluttered.The Punjab government Friday issued orders to remove discarded furniture lying in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New York gunman kills one, injures 10; shot dead (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others were injured Friday when a gunman started shooting indiscriminately at people in front of the Empire State Building ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Football fans give Nehru Cup a miss


August 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Unrelenting rain gods and lack of star attraction has persuaded the football fans of the city to give the Nehru Cup a miss.Three consecutive days ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pass Lokpal, whistle blowers bills in monsoon session: Aruna Roy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy Friday demanded passage of the Lokpal bill, the grievance redressal bill and the whistle blowers' protection bill ... Read more...

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Woman with five kids has 50 fake babies


August 24th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) A 39-year-old mother of five, told she could not have more kids for health reasons, has filled her home with 50 lifelike baby dolls.Alice Winstone of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Federation Cup: Holders Salgaocar in tough group


August 24th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Defending champions Salgaocar have been clubbed with Pune FC, Prayag United and United Sikkim FC in Group D for the Federation Cup football tournament and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cricket: Odisha rout Maharashtra


August 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Odisha defeated Maharashtra by six wickets to top Group A on better net run rate in the Buchi Babu trophy all India cricket tournament here Friday.Batting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government denies internet censorship, Modi joins protest


August 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Protest by social media users against the Indian government's move to block/disable 300 web pages, including some Twitter handles, continued Friday despite ministers denying ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Travel to Jaipur in double-decker train


August 24th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Now travelling to Jaipur will be easier, with the Indian Railways Friday starting its second double-decker air conditioned train from Delhi to the Rajasthan capital.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hindi originated in Turkey?


August 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Indo-European languages including English, French, German and Hindi originated in Turkey 8,000 to 9,500 years ago, according to a study.Scientists led by Remco Bouckaert from the ... Read more...

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