2012 August 30

Acid victim finds hope in new surgeries (with Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Ten years after an acid attack, 27-year-old Sonali Mukherjee is hoping for a near to normal face with seven surgeries at a hospital here.Sonali, who ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Iranian, Egyptian presidents discuss NAM objectives, region


August 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi held talks here on Thursday about the objectives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and regional developments.Quoting Iranian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Congress asks CAG to respond to public debate on coal report


August 30th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Raising questions over the CAG's mandate to examine the profits of companies who have been allocated coal blocks, the Congress Thursday said the country's chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kanda admitted to hospital, condition stable (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, who was admitted to jail hospital Thursday for high blood pressure, is stable but still hospitalised, police said.Kanda's condition ... Read more...

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Punjab lawmaker’s sting catches doctor at wrong place


August 30th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) It is not often that a government doctor gets to treat his boss in a private hospital where he is not supposed to be at all.But ... Read more...

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Court asks CBI to probe murder case against Haryana lawmakers


August 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the shoddy investigation by Haryana Police, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday handed over to the CBI the probe in a ... Read more...

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Another rioter arrested for damaging Mumbai memorial


August 30th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Another rioter who desecrated the Amar Jawan memorial at the Azad Maidan during the Aug 11 violence was arrested by Mumbai police's Crime Branch Thursday, an ... Read more...

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Hawara, four held guilty for Delhi twin blasts in 2005 (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Jagtar Singh Hawara and four others were Thursday convicted by a Delhi court for their involvement in the 2005 twin blasts ... Read more...

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Kanda admitted to jail hospital (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, arrested and sent to 14 days in judicial custody for abetting suicide of 23-year-old former air hostess Geetika Sharma, ... Read more...

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Congress downplays SP, Left demand for coal blocks probe


August 30th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Congress Thursday did not reject outright the demand of the Samajwadi Party and the Left parties for a probe by a Supreme Court ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nehru Cup: Syria beat Nepal for first win


August 30th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) In a match that had little bearing to the group table, Syria easily beat Nepal 2-0 Thursday to record their first win in the Nehru ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

School’s power supply cut: Court slams government


August 30th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has pulled up the city government for its failure to pay the Rs.22 lakh electricity bill of one of its schools, ... Read more...

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Ex-cop talks of bid to doctor Aarushi’s autopsy report


August 30th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 30 (IANS) In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, a retired Uttar Pradesh Police officer told a special court here Thursday that he was approached by a person ... Read more...

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Stopped by cops, clicked by media, Punjab girl commits suicide


August 30th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Aug 30 (IANS) Stopped and allegedly harassed by police and photographed by the local media, a teenaged girl committed suicide Thursday in this Punjab city.Police officials said that ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma’s wife denied bail


August 30th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed the bail plea of businessman Abhishek Verma's wife in a money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).Additional Chief ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake rocks eastern Greenland


August 30th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale rocked the sea area off the eastern coast of Greenland Thursday, said the US Geological Survey, reported Xinhua.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants detained in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Manipur Police Thursday detained 43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants while over 300 other suspects were rounded up during a combing operation, police said.Police conducted a combing operation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mining and casino-friendly Parrikar is like Chanakya: Congress


August 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The Congress Thursday compared Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar with ancient master tactician Chanakya, saying that he was "cozying up" to the players in mining and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian Navy launches healthcare management system


August 30th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian Navy Thursday became the first of the four armed forces to launch a comprehensive health care information management system (HIMS) to ensure naval hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Manmohan Singh meets Zardari


August 30th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari here Thursday evening on the sidelines of the Non-Aligned Movement Summit.The meeting lasted 30-35 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Meghalaya plans tough measures against illegal immigrants


August 30th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday said the state would have a "more stringent institutionalised mechanism than the inner line permit (ILP)" to restrict influx of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

MNS threatens to disrupt shooting of ‘Sur-Kshetra’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China plans further steps on weather modification


August 30th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) China said Thursday it will take more active steps to enhance weather modification, in a bid to better serve agricultural production and disaster relief work.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

517 dengue cases, two deaths in Bengal


August 30th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 517, of which two patients including a nine-year-old girl have died, the state ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hei survives a scare in Indian Open junior squash


August 30th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Top seed Yuen Tsun Hei (Hong Kong) survived a scare as he came back from 0-2 down to beat Madhav Dhingra 3-2 and enter the final ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sports minister to bat for Unmukt at Delhi University (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he would take up U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand's case with the Delhi University.Maken said it ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Join armed forces, AMU chief says


August 30th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor Lt. Gen. Zamir Uddin Shah has urged students to consider armed forces as a profitable career option. Gen Shah said ... Read more...

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Aamir brings smile to ‘Jalpari’ director (Movie Snippets)(With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Aamir Khan surely goes out of his way for causes that are close to his heart. The actor, busy with a shooting schedule in Chicago, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MNS threatens TV channels featuring Pakistanis


August 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

NBA slams Katju’s move to regulate electronic media


August 30th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) Thursday opposed what it called a unilateral move by Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju to release a resolution ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NHRC seeks report on fake encounter in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought within two months an independent investigation report on the killing of two suspected militants in alleged fake ... Read more...

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‘Made in Pakistan Expo’ in Mumbai


August 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) An exhibition displaying Pakistan's finest textiles, marble, herbs and medicines, plastics and variety of dry fruits products -- Made in Pakistan Expo 2012 -- is being ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Is Andrew Strauss going to be a MP?


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Straus just quit cricket for good. Strauss who is 35 years old is a conservative party supporter who offered himself as an auction prize and won ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Security tightened for YSR Congress’ Andhra shutdown Friday


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Police have stepped up security in view of the Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

26/11 hero is Mumbai’s new joint police commissioner


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court verdict upheld Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the state government Thursday transferred a 26/11 hero, Sadanand Date, as joint ... Read more...

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