2012 August 26

Expert-level NAM meeting kicks off in Tehran


August 26th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 26 (IANS) The expert-level meeting of the 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit opened here Sunday.The NAM meeting will be held in three phases: preparatory senior officials' meeting ... Read more...

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Libyan interior minister quits


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned Sunday after being attacked for the performance of the security forces during a surge of violence, Al-Jazeera TV reported.The ... Read more...

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14-year-old commits suicide


August 26th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself in his south Delhi residence, police said Sunday.The incident was reported at around 12.30 p.m. Sunday in ... Read more...

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Saudi embassy attacks: Egyptian cop gets five years in jail


August 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 26 (IANS) A Cairo criminal court sentenced a police officer to five years in jail and 74 others to one-year suspended sentence over attacks on the Saudi Arabian ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Cameroon outclass Nepal 5-0


August 26th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Cameroon came out with intent by completely outclassing Nepal 5-0 in the Nehru Cup football tournament here Sunday.Nepal looked totally out of their depth with ... Read more...

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Advani in snooker qualifier semis (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 26 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani advanced to the semifinals of the qualifiers for the European Tour-1 Paul Hunter Classic snooker tournament after defeating Welshman Ryan Day 4-1 ... Read more...

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Virbhadra as chief to end Himachal Congress confusion (News Analysis)


August 26th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The move by the Congress leadership to appoint Virbhadra Singh as the Himachal Pradesh Congress chief, three months ahead of the assembly elections, has ... Read more...

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SAARC’s success depends on India, Pakistan: National Conference


August 26th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) said Sunday that improved India-Pakistan relations can not only bring stability to the region but also holds the key ... Read more...

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Kashmir BJP slams Congress for ‘misleading’ people


August 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Sunday lashed out at the Congress party for trying to mislead people by protesting against the 73rd and 74th amendments of ... Read more...

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Fresh violence rocks Assam’s Kokrajhar, Dhubri


August 26th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported Sunday from Assam's troubled Kokrajhar and Dhubri districts.Police recovered the body of a missing person near Bogribari area in Dhubri ... Read more...

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Sathiyan-Priya bag table tennis mixed doubles crown


August 26th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) pair G. Sathiyan and Narasimha Priya won the mixed doubles crown at the 42nd All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-corruption protests near PM, Sonia houses (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind Kejriwal noisily protested against corruption near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress ... Read more...

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47 killed in two China expressway collisions


August 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Yan'an/Chengdu (China), Aug 26 (IANS) Forty-seven people were killed and four were injured in two separate expressway collisions in China on Sunday.The first accident occurred around 2.18 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Taylor confident of fightback in second Test


August 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is confident that despite losing the first Test against India here, his side can make a comeback in the series ... Read more...

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Inter-Institutional TT: Manika, Shamini, Mouma lose


August 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Three seeds bowed out of the women's section while the men's draw went according to rankings at the 42nd All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Sunday.In ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh is Himachal Congress chief


August 26th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections, former union minister and five-time chief minister Virbhadra Singh has been appointed Himachal Pradesh Congress president, replacing Kaul Singh, party leaders ... Read more...

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McCullum reprimanded for dissent


August 26th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been reprimanded for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during the first Test against India here Sunday.McCullum pleaded guilty to a ... Read more...

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Sporadic rains in Delhi, more likely (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Sporadic rains across the national capital made for a cooler Sunday, bringing down the maximum temperature to 32.9 degrees Celsius, a notch below the average ... Read more...

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Kuwait football coach shot, in critical condition


August 26th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Serbian coach of the Kuwait national football team has been shot by his neighbour and is in critical condition in hospital, Serbian newspaper Vecernje ... Read more...

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Ashwin hopes India continues winning performance


August 26th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin is pleased over India starting the season with a victory against New Zealand in the first cricket Test and hopes the team would ... Read more...

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European snooker: Advani beats English veteran Mark King


August 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 26 (IANS) Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani continued his winning streak on the Professional Snooker Tour, beating Mark King 4-3 in the fourth round of qualifiers for ... Read more...

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Paswan demands CBI probe into uterus scam


August 26th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line ... Read more...

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GNLA chief sent to 14 days judicial custody


August 26th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 26 (IANS) A Meghalaya court Sunday remanded outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma to judicial custody for 14 days, a lawyer said."The court of ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams centre, West Bengal government


August 26th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday blamed the policies of the central government for poverty, unemployment ... Read more...

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Melandri wins in Russia to take Superbike Championship (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Marco Melandri took won to claim the championship lead in the second Superbike World Championship race at Moscow Raceway Sunday, beating Tom Sykes as his ... Read more...

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A.K Hangal’s performance unmatched: Gowarikar


August 26th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowarikar, who worked with A.K. Hangal in the 2001 film "Lagaan", says that he will always be remembered for his "unmatched performance" and ... Read more...

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‘Sudigaadu’, fun all the way (Telugu Movie Review)


August 26th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sudigaadu"; Cast: Allari Nagesh, Monal Gajjar, Jayaprakash Reddy, Brahmanandam, Ali, M.S. Narayana, Krishna Bhagavaan, Venu Madhav, Chandra Mohan, Chalapathi Rao, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, Posani Krishna Murali, L.B. Sriram, Sayaji Shinde, Jeeva, ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra petrol tank blast


August 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), Aug 26 (IANS) At least three people, including an elderly woman and a minor, were killed when an illegal petrol tank exploded in a village in this Maharashtra ... Read more...

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‘Finding kinder face than Hingal’s difficult’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) "It will be difficult to find a kinder face than Hangal's in the film industry," Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said Sunday in a tribute to the ... Read more...

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First Test: Ashwin spins India to innings victory (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandra Ashwin ended with match figures of 12 for 85 as Indian won the first cricket test against New Zealand by an innings and ... Read more...

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Three killed in South Africa


August 26th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 26 (IANS) At least three people were killed and six injured in a shooting incident in South Africa's Gauteng province, police said Sunday.The tragedy occurred as a group ... Read more...

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Andhra chief minister’s outreach to cover state


August 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh) Aug 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has launched a mass outreach programme to ensure that the benefits of government schemes reach the ... Read more...

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IPTA to pay tribute to A.K.Hangal


August 26th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) will pay tribute to the works of veteran actor A.K. Hangal, who started his acting journey with theatre, at a ceremony ... Read more...

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Heavy rain to continue in Himachal


August 26th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Heavy rainfall will continue across Himachal Pradesh in the next 24 hours, a weather official said Sunday evening."There will be no respite from the incessant rain ... Read more...

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Two dead in ‘honour killing’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) A man killed his sister and her minor daughter, chopped the bodies and threw them into the Ganges for marrying against the family's wishes, police Sunday ... Read more...

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