2012 August 28

India to widen scope of cyber-security coordinator


August 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India is to widen the scope of its cyber-security coordinator in the wake of incendiary internet data that swept the country earlier this month ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nehru Cup: India held to a goalless draw by Nepal


August 28th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Defending champions India were held to a goalless draw by a spirited Nepal in a rain-marred match but the latter crashed out of the Nehru Cup ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Enough of talks, act against terror, India to tell Pakistan


August 28th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 28 (IANS) "Enough of talk, act against terror; we have given you the evidence" will be the message conveyed to Islamabad when Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Anorexic Australian twins die in house fire


August 28th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Two Australian identical twin sisters who drew public attention due to their desperate battle with anorexia, have died in a house fire, Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Clare ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US lauds India’s role in eradicating polio


August 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The US appreciates India's role in eradicating polio and the joint effort by both the countries towards ensuring child survival, US representative to the United ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Former RSP general secretary K. Pankajakshan dead


August 28th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) Former Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) general secretary and veteran Kerala politician K. Pankajakshan died at the Medical College hospital here Tuesday night, said family sources. He ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bangalore Nano to focus on business opportunities


August 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 28 (IANS) The fifth edition of Bangalore Nano 2012, the premier nanotechnology event Dec 6-7, will focus on business opportunities in the sunrise sector, which helps in improving ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court dismisses former army chief’s plea


August 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former army chief V.K. Singh's plea seeking a change in the nature of trial of the defamation case against him was dismissed by a Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russia launches submarine for Vietnam


August 28th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard has launched a new diesel-electric submarine for Vietnam, a military-industrial complex sources said Tuesday.The Kilo-class Project 636 diesel-electric submarine is the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apex court seeks response to NGO’s missing children action plan plea


August 28th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the governments of states and union territories to file their response to a petition seeking the formulation of a National ... Read more...

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Give death to Nitish Katara killers, police tell court


August 28th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Seeking death penalty for the convicts, police Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that Nitish Katara and Bharti Yadav were in an "intense relationship" and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Multi-pronged strategy need to tackle cyber terror’


August 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) A multi-pronged strategy of setting up of a super information- sharing body, better coordination between government agencies, use of indigenous software and hardware could help in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Two arrested for peddling cocaine


August 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An Indian and a Nigerian were arrested in a drug trafficking case, Delhi Police said Tuesday.Manvinder Singh Marwah, 26, resident of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Don’t play with fire, Mamata warns opponents


August 28th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday warned her detractors and opponents not to play with fire by fomenting riots in the state.Addressing the foundation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trinamool ready for polls but wants UPA to complete term: Mamata


August 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Asserting that her party was prepared for mid-term polls anytime, Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday, however, said that she ... Read more...

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Maoist base destroyed in Chhattisgarh


August 28th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) In an overnight operation, joint team of district police and CRPF destroyed a Maoist hideout located in the dense forest after a gunfight in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Odisha denies wrongdoing in coal block recommendations


August 28th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) Admitting that it had recommended to the central government to allocate coal blocks to various companies, the Odisha government Tuesday denied any wrongdoing in the exercise.Saying ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Drinks party with underage guests busted in Pune


August 28th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 28 (IANS) A weekend drinks party allegedly going on at a resort of the relative of a Maharashtra politician was busted here last week and over 750 underage ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gawli’s punishment for murder to be fixed Friday


August 28th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Tuesday deferred till Aug 31 the verdict on punishment in a murder case involving mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 others, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government may get some bills passed amidst din


August 28th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) With no sign yet of a breakthrough in the stalemate in parliament over BJP's demand for the prime minister's resignation over coal block allocations, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bansal accuses BJP of fascism


August 28th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Tuesday said BJP's tactics of obstructing functioning of parliament over its demands reeked of fascism and accused the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cameron wants Pakistan to act on British family’s murder


August 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron is putting pressure on the Pakistan government to ensure that justice was done to a visiting British family which was killed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

SC to decide Mumbai attacker Kasab’s fate Wednesday


August 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday is likely to pronounce verdict on a petition filed by the 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan seeks India’s expertise in renewable energy


August 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Renewable energy development can be another area of cooperation between India and Pakistan. A visiting Pakistan delegation led by Zafar Mahmood, secretary in Pakistan's water ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jharkhand mine floods, one killed (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) At least two mine officials, including a manager, were trapped in a coal mine in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Tuesday after water from a nearby mine gushed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Criminal case against Delhi-Jaipur highway builder


August 28th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) A criminal complaint was registered Tuesday against the company constructing the 225-km Delhi-Jaipur Expressway for putting the life of commuters into danger and blocking emergency services. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian PM arrives in Tehran (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday on a four-day visit during which he will attend the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rapper Launches New Single from Red Planet


August 28th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The famous rapper Will.I.am is planning to launch his new album in planet Mars through rover Curiosity. He will manage this through the help of astronaut Leland Melvin. The up coming album ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong’s funeral planned for Friday


August 28th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be laid to rest during a private service in Ohio on Friday, NASA said on Monday. U.S. President Barack ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Explosives-laden truck explodes at Chinese cement factory, 9 dead


August 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
A truck carrying more than 7 tonnes (15,400 pounds) of explosives blew up at a cement factory in southern China on Monday, killing nine people and leaving another person missing, government officials ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s oldest person celebrates 116th birthday


August 28th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The world is now celebrating the birthday of the world’s oldest person. Aged 116 years old, Besse Cooper qualified to get in the Guinness book of record on January 2011 as the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Manmohan Singh arrives in Tehran


August 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday on a four-day visit during which he will attend the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air India yet to decide on direct ATF import: Ajit Singh


August 28th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Air India has not yet decided about importing Air Turbine Fuel (ATF) directly, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Tuesday. The minister said this in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UP restores prime land near Delhi to irrigation department


August 28th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced that the 895.63 acres of prime land adjacent to New Delhi, transferred to the Noida authority during the Mayawati ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spell out steps to plug leakage of phone taps: SC (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the government for not stating the mechanism it had put in place to guard against leakage of telephone intercepts ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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