2012 August 27

Student shot in Maryland school


August 27th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) A high school student in Maryland was rushed to hospital Monday morning after he was shot on the campus, said police.The shooting took place on the ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour swamps Delhi, chaos on roads (Third Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A torrential downpour Monday evening turned several roads in the capital into virtual rivulets, causing massive traffic jams that affected tens of thousands."The whole of ... Read more...

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Low-calorie diets good in long run: experts


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Low-energy diets or short-spell diets which combine to less than 800 calories a day can have long term benefits, researchers said here Monday.Researchers at Britain-based ... Read more...

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Mamata’s humane gesture


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has made arrangements to pay the hospital dues of yesteryear's actress Dipti Roy, who passed away Sunday.A private hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cabinet reshuffle in Myanmar


August 27th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 27 (IANS) Myanmar undertook a major cabinet reshuffle Monday, reassigning nine ministers to new posts, the country's information ministry said.Minister of Industry U Soe Thein, Minister of ... Read more...

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Raman Singh slams Congress on coal block allocations


August 27th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday denied his role in the allocation of coal blocks in Chhattisgarh and accused the prime minister of having read only a ... Read more...

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Shimla’s Ridge caves in again


August 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) A portion of the historic Ridge in front of the Gaiety Theatre caved in again Monday due to heavy rains, an official said.However, there is no ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s steps to protect Meghalaya migrants reviewed


August 27th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A delegation of ministers from Meghalaya Monday reviewed the security measures put in place by the Maharashtra government to protect students and other people from the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

$189 mn of China’s imports MoUs between Indian and Chinese firms


August 27th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Aug 27 (IANS) Industry association FICCI and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME) Monday signed an agreement to boost ... Read more...

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Togolese women begin sex-strike for regime change


August 27th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A group of Togolese women have commenced a week-long sex strike in an unusual attempt to oust the west African nation's president and end decades of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russian deputy PM backs hypersonic bomber


August 27th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin Monday reiterated his appeal for developing a hypersonic aircraft for its PAK-DA long-range bomber requirements."I think we ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Suzuki caught in four-hour traffic jam


August 27th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 27 (IANS) Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Monday was caught in a massive traffic jam on Delhi-Jaipur National Highway for more than four hours while on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Panel formed to protest VAT in Maharashtra


August 27th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Harried property buyers in Maharashtra have formed an action committee to protest against the proposed collection of VAT arrears by the state government for all kinds ... Read more...

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FIR’s against Kejriwal, others for protest outside PM house


August 27th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Police registered FIRs against Arvind Kejriwal and five others for provoking people during the protest on the coal block allocation issue outside the prime ... Read more...

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PM attacks CAG, BJP won’t give up (Intro Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday attacked the official auditor for suggesting huge presumptive losses from coal blocks allocation and said allegations of impropriety hurled ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour swamps Delhi, chaos on roads (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A torrential downpour Monday evening turned several roads in the capital into virtual rivulets, causing massive traffic jams that affected tens of thousands."The whole of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

No attack on CAG, says PMO


August 27th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh faced criticism for debunking the CAG findings on the allocation of coal blocks, sources in his office said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vehicle insurance via cellphone launched


August 27th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) City-based Cholamandalam M.S. General Insurance Company Ltd. Monday announced the launch of 'Policy on the Go' for issuing vehicle insurance policies.The company said 'Policy on the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Teacher thrown off train, dies


August 27th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) A teacher died Monday after being thrown off a moving train in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Ganga Sharan was allegedly pushed out of the coach by some ... Read more...

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SIDBI to be first to raise funds through ECB


August 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) Monday said it would be first finance company to raise funds through external commercial borrowing (ECB) after the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Your tweets can expose the psychopath in you


August 27th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) While many of us may not bother about what we habitually tweet, a study has found these can reveal if we are psychopaths, with our frequently ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Drugs worth Rs.1.8 crore seized


August 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 27 (IANS) In one of biggest seizures in the northeast, customs sleuths seized drugs worth over Rs.1.8 crore and arrested two smugglers, an official said Monday."Acting on a ... Read more...

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Helium shortage sends prices sky high


August 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is widely known that natural resources are hard to get and they are only extracted from specific areas. It was recently reported that the balloon ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Supreme Court extends 2G auction deadline to Jan 11 (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed the government to complete the 2G spectrum auction by Jan 11, 2013.The apex court said it will initiate contempt proceedings ... Read more...

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25th Burning Man Festival Begins


August 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 25th anniversary of the burning man festival is coming up. This is a festival where people gather at the Nevada's Black Rock Desert to create a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jessica Alba goes Blonde for ‘Sin City’


August 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the next installment of ‘Sin City’ famous actor Jessica Alba will be coming back to the screens as an exotic dancer. Alba who is famous ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sikh faith leader to offer invocation at Republican convention


August 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) In a move aimed at providing a healing touch to the Sikh community in the aftermath of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, a Sikh faith ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wipro joins Google’s cloud platform


August 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Technologies has joined global search engine Google's cloud platform as its services partner, an official said Monday."As every product or IT service ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Singh Deo quits as BJP assembly leader


August 27th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo Monday resigned as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in the Odisha assembly, a day ahead of the monsoon session."I have received ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Katherine Jenkins calls police after Twitter threats


August 27th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
South Wales, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 32 year old singer, Katherine Jenkins have been experiencing threats on her Twitter page regarding her say on the rumors that she had an affair ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three Nepalis held for killing compatriot


August 27th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Three Nepalis have been arrested here for killing a compatriot, police said Monday.Shiv Raj, 28, Jang Bahadur, 23, and Dharam Pal, 43, were arrested from ... Read more...

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Delhi to have 200-bed hospital


August 27th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday approved the construction of a 200-bed hospital at a cost of over Rs.200 crore, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said."We have decided ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

People near Yamuna to be moved


August 27th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday asked people living near the rising Yamuna to move to safer areas.The government advisory came as the river's water level rose ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sesa Goa in Durand Cup


August 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 27 (IANS) Sesa Goa drew 1-1 with Pune FC to qualify for the semifinal of the 125th Durand Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium here Monday.The result helped ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Briton sets afire French man dressed as Mummy


August 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A French tourist who had wrapped himself in toilet paper to appear like an Egyptian mummy for a fancy-dress party in Sydney was allegedly set afire ... Read more...

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