2012 August 31

9 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least nine people including two children were killed and over 20 others injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar Friday evening, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Akhilesh writes to PM on power project delays


August 31st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday shot off two letters to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his help in expediting BHEL's power projects in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata to take ‘Himalayan’ water brand to new markets


August 31st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages, a part of the Tata Group, Friday said it is working on increasing the penetration of its 'Himalayan' water brand and aiming to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aruna Chaddha moves bail application


August 31st, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Aruna Chaddha, an accused in former flight attendant Geetika Sharma's suicide case, moved a bail application in a Delhi court Friday.A close associate of Chaddha ... Read more...

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SC may allow some iron ore mining to resume in Karnataka


August 31st, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday indicated that it may permit resumption of iron ore mining in category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurga and Timkur districts, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

SC directs fresh trial of Delhi 1997 blast accused


August 31st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed a fresh trial of a terror accused whose conviction and sentencing had been set aside by a court bench on ... Read more...

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Court notice to police officers in CWG case


August 31st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A court Friday asked the deputy commissioner of police (DCP) and additional DCP of the economic offences wing to appear before it in a complaint ... Read more...

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49 illegal immigrants arrested in Manipur


August 31st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Police Friday arrested six more illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and rounded up over 400 suspected immigrants for verifying their nationalities, police said.With Friday's arrest, the number ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Upgrade sewage system, water use for agriculture: Experts


August 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Leading corporates, business research firms and science activists Friday called for an overhaul and upgradation of the sewage system and use of modern technology in agriculture ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IAEA report on Parchin void of technical significance: Iran


August 31st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Friday that the report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the country's Parchin military base lacks "technical significance".... Read more...

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It’s once in a blue moon


August 31st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) There's something everyone does once in a blue moon. If you take that idiom literally, Friday was the day to do what you do occasionally.Thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bengal dengue cases reach 570


August 31st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 570, the state health department said Friday."The total number of confirmed dengue cases ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nehru Cup: Cameroon edge India 1-0


August 31st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Samuel Bite's lone goal proved the difference between India and Cameroon as the Africans triumphed 1-0 in the last round robin match of the Nehru ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Remove bottlenecks stalling infrastructure projects’


August 31st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Investor confidence in India can be boosted if bottlenecks such as lack of forward-looking project preparations and a sound land-acquisition process that stall key infrastructure ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sunny Friday in Delhi, rains expected Saturday (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Two days after Delhi recorded its wettest day this year, the capital Friday saw a sunny day, with maximum temperature going a notch above average. ... Read more...

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Build one lakh houses for poor: Kamal Nath


August 31st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Friday said the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) should construct at least 100,000 Economically Weaker Section (EWS) houses every year."Houses for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Terror suspects families cry foul over arrests


August 31st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) The families of 11 terror suspects apprehended in Karnataka Friday expressed shock and disbelief over their arrests on charges of links with banned terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba ... Read more...

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223-year-old cognac bought for 19,000 pounds


August 31st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Breda, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 223 year old cognac bottle has been purchased by an anonymous collector for a price of £19000. The anonymous collector purchased the bottle from an old ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Advance Pricing Agreement norms come into effect


August 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) norms, introduced in this year's Budget, have come into effect from Aug 30, 2012, an official release said Friday. An APA ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Jersey shooting rekindles debate on US gun laws (Third Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Yet another shooting in the United States less than four weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin has rekindled ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coal allocation attack will be sharper than Bofors: BJP


August 31st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Making it clear that it will not allow parliament to run unless its demand on the allocation of coal blocks are met, the Bharatiya ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government forces, rebels clash in Myanmar’s jade mining area


August 31st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 31 (IANS) Myanmar government forces and Kachin Independence Army (KIA) rebels have exchanged fire in Pha-Kant jade mining area in the country's northernmost Kachin state over the past ... Read more...

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5 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 15 others injured in a bomb blast on Friday evening in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Katie Price sets her sights on 2016 Olympics


August 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former glamour model Katie Price is spending thousands of pounds on horses in the belief and hope that she will be chosen to represent team GB in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sahai denies nepotism in coal block allocations (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai Friday denied allegations of nepotism and wrongdoing in coal block allocations but admitted he had written to Prime ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tech-savvy Modi chats live on net


August 31st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, an avid tweeter with almost 900,000 followers on the social networking site, Friday went a step further - becoming the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Unmukt allowed to move to second year: VC (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) U-19 cricket World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has been allowed to move to his second year at St. Stephen's College, but he has to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Krishna, Khar to hold talks Sep 8, visa pact uncertain


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar in Islamabad Sep 8, but it's not yet clear ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gujarat riot victims hail life terms for accused


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims have hailed the life imprisonment awarded to those convicted for their involvement in the 2002 post-Godhra Naroda Patiya riots and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Return Rs.17,400 crore to investors, Surpeme Court tells Sahara (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed the Sahara group's real estate companies to return with 15 percent interest the over Rs.17,000 crore ($3.5 billion) it had ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BJP emissary in Bangalore to sort out portfolio issue


August 31st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) BJP general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan is in Karnataka capital to sort out differences over cabinet portfolios, a day ahead of a meeting of a few ministers ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Intro Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 11 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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BJP mum on Maya Kodnani’s sentence


August 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday refused to comment on the 28-year-sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani.Kodnani was sentenced to 28 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nargis Fakhri is HCL Infosystems’ brand ambassador


August 31st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Upcoming Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri has been signed on by HCL Infosystems Ltd., India's premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration and distribution company, as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 10 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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