2012 September 02

Journalist S. Dharamarajan dead


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) The last rites of veteran journalist S. Dharmarajan, who died at his home here following brief illness, were held Sunday, a family friend. He was 78.A ... Read more...

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India lift Nehru Cup for third time in thrilling fashion (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India lifted the Nehru Cup for the third consecutive time beating Cameroon 5-4 in a penalty shootout at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.Sunil Chhetri, ... Read more...

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Police booth, bus set afire in Delhi (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A mob set a police booth and a DTC bus on fire here Sunday evening and police fired bullets in the air to control them, ... Read more...

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Indian trade promotion office opens in Cambodia


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 2 (IANS) The office of the Indian Chamber of Commerce was officially launched here Sunday to promote economic, trade and investment ties between India and Cambodia.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China, Maldives pledge closer cooperation on climate change


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Urmuqi (China), Sep 2 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met Maldives President Mohammed Waheed Hassan Sunday and pledged to boost cooperation on climate change between the two nations.Hailing the sound ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue cases rise to 643; cause Congress, Trinamool spat


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has shot up to 643, with 80 percent of the patients residing in Kolkata and its ... Read more...

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No clues in elderly Delhi woman’s murder


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The identity of suspects in the murder of an elderly woman here the day before has remained a mystery in the absence of any concrete ... Read more...

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Jammu parties boycott former interlocutors


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 2 (IANS) Jammu-centric political parties are boycotting the meeting with former interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir who are touring the state to get feedback on their report ... Read more...

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UAE sends plane to Oman to bring home injured citizens


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the airlifting of seven UAE citizens injured in a traffic accident in Oman for treatment ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Car bombing kills driver in Libya


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) A car bomb blast in a commercial street in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi Sunday killed the driver and injured a passenger, Xinhua reported.The blast took ... Read more...

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US Open: Murray, Williams reach fourth round


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) London Olympic champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams beat their opponents in the third round of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows ... Read more...

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Button wins in chaotic Belgian GP


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren's Jenson Button took his first win since March with a disciplined drive from pole position in a chaotic and entertaining Belgian Grand Prix Sunday.Championship ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in US air show crash


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A plane performing at an air show in the US crashed and exploded, killing the pilot in front of thousands of spectators, CNN reported Sunday.The crash ... Read more...

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Crowds finally turn up for Nehru Cup final


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) It took a final clash between a full strength Cameroon and India for football fans to throng the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.Fans have chosen ... Read more...

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Force India’s Hulkenberg finishes fourth in Belgium


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Sep 2 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg matched the team's second best ever performance here at the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix Sunday.The German driver bagged 12 ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa orders Sri Lanka football teams to return


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Reinforcing her anti-Sri Lankan stance, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday ordered the return of two football teams from the island nation that are in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Assange lawyer stopped at Heathrow


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was stopped at Heathrow and told she was on a secret watch-list and required special clearance before she could ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rioting, blockade over power cuts in Hooda’s district


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Sep 2 (IANS) Fed up with power cuts, hundreds of villagers of Haryana's Rohtak district, the home district of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, went on the rampage ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bodo areas calm, rehabilitation starts


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 2 (IANS) With no fresh incidents reported from anywhere in Assam over the past few days, the state government has started the process for rehabilitation of the displaced ... Read more...

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Pakistan school exam topper to get Rs.500,000


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Revtash Kumar, who hails from a poor family but secured the top position in the matriculation examination in Pakistan, will be awarded Rs.500,000, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rebel activities helping Akali-BJP government: Amarinder


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Sunday said that activities of party rebels were helping the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ladakh trip makes Farhan nostalgic


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) After Shah Rukh Khan, it is filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar who is heading to Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir for shooting for his upcoming film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Indian Idol 6′ winner wants to compose too (With Images)


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A die-hard Sunny Deol fan, Vipul Mehta, winner of the "Indian Idol 6" says his future plans includes giving his voice to his idol, ... Read more...

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Baby in pram falls into Thames


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A five-month-old baby boy suffered head injuries when his pram plunged into the Thames, the Daily Mail reported.The baby's father was taking him and another child ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM’s defence of coal blocks allocation unconvincing: Advani (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's defence of the coal blocks allocation as "totally unconvincing".In his latest blog, Advani pulled ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

19 killed in Iran traffic accident


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and 25 injured in Iran Sunday when their bus hit a rock and turned turtle, RIA Novosti reported.The accident took ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sex before marriage hampers healthy relationship


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Couples who have sex before marriage are less likely to have long and happy relationships, a study has found.Researchers from New York's Cornell University say it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Refrain from self-immolation, Tibetian government-in-exile appeals


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over the self-immolation protests in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based here Sunday appealed to its countrymen to refrain from such "drastic acts"."The ... Read more...

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Kohli optimistic of Indian win


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Playing "normal cricket" will be the key to India's success in the second Test against New Zealand if they have to chase a target of 250-plus, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

European arrest warrant issued for paedophile priest


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Police in London have obtained a European arrest warrant for a Catholic priest accused of child sex offences, the Telegraph reported Sunday.Father Laurence Soper is wanted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Opthamologists bemoan deterioration in the field


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 2 (IANS) At the National Continuous Medical Education (NCME) programme here Sunday, opthamologists stressed the need to concentrate on general eye problems of patients.Speaking in the National Continuous ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

One more terror suspect held in Bangalore, total now 13


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested one more person with alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number of people detained in the state ... Read more...

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Light rains in Delhi (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) There were light rains in some parts of the national capital Sunday, with the maximum temperature settling at 34.9 degrees celsius, a notch above average. ... Read more...

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Five held with fake amulet in Delhi


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Five people, including a woman, were arrested in Delhi for cheating several people of crores of rupees on pretext of providing them a non-existent amulet ... Read more...

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Blonde kissed naked Harry for 20 minutes


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A 32-year-old blonde has claimed she stripped down to a string bikini and kissed a naked Prince Harry in a Las Vegas hotel room for up ... Read more...

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