2012 September 03

India third largest shareholder in FAIR science project


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) India is the third largest shareholder in the Germany-based Facility for Anti-Proton and Heavy Ion Research (FAIR), a unique international accelerator facility for research with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Spurned lover kills four, self (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Spurned by the family of a girl he wanted to marry, a 23-year-old man Monday shot her dead along with three others and then killed ... Read more...

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Myanmar military releases 42 more child soldiers


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 3 (IANS) Myanmar military authorities released 42 more child soldiers from the armed forces Monday, a move to further end recruitment of under-age children in the armed forces, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

SP doesn’t favour FDI in retail: Akhilesh


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday said that the Samajwadi Party government did not favour FDI in retail as this would harm the interests of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Minor girl dies as barricade falls on her


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A six-year-old girl died here after a police barricade fell on her, police said Monday.Sabina and her three friends were playing with barricades at Neb ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal asks centre to check drug smuggling


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) With Punjab facing a huge problem of drug addiction among the people, especially the youth, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday asked the central government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Public not to be hit if Natco Pharma licence cancelled: Bayer


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) The cancellation of a compulsory licence to Hyderabad-based Natco Pharma Ltd to make and sell the generic equivalent of cancer drug Nexavar will not impact public ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 3 (IANS) A NATO soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the military alliance said."An International Security Assistance Force service member died following an improvised ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Court reserves order on DU sports quota guidelines


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a student's plea seeking the quashing of Delhi University guidelines for a mandatory fitness test to ... Read more...

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British PM plans cabinet reshuffle to boost economy


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to reshuffle his government this week as members of parliament returned Monday for a new term after the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Four shot at in South African mine: Police


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 3 (IANS) Security guards shot and wounded four people at a mine near Johannesburg early Monday, police said, adding one of the injured was in a serious condition.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Tajikistan should jointly combat terror, boost ties: President


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Describing Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon as an "old friend of India", President Pranab Mukherjee a brain haemorrhagea brain haemorrhage said Monday India and the ... Read more...

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Jundal’s questioning extended till Sep 10


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) A special court here Monday extended till Sep 10 key 26/11 handler and suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Jundal's custody with the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) for ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton supports Prince Harry


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has made a vow to support Prince Harry who is her brother-in-law through the naked photo scandal. The Duchess of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nicole Scherzinger denies feud with Tulisa


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Pussy cat dolls singer Scherzinger has vehemently hit out at rumors about her feud with the X-factor co-judge Tulisa. Scherzinger admitted to the sun ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kudankulam to start full-load power generation by December


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) The Kudankulam Atomic Power Project in Tamil Nadu, where fuel loading begins next week, is expected to start full-load generation of 1,000 MW from its first ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

SC gives more time to centre on Palk Strait channel


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday gave the government six more weeks to spell out its stand on building the Sethusamudram ship channel in the Palk Strait ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British Airways launches video for nervous flyers


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British airways have launched a video to calm down nervous flyers. The instructional video is meant to calm the nerves of individuals who might be having a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

French Company unveils ‘Gold PC’


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A French Company is appealing to an IT savvy royalty with a historically inspired gold computer. The gold plate was George Chirita from Paris as the ultimate ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UP to wrap up arrangements for Haj pilgrims by Sep 11


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday asked officials to complete all arrangements by Sep 11 for the departure of Haj pilgrims from the state.In separate letters written ... Read more...

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Ganga Ram Trust chairman dead


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Tej Ram, chairman of the Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society, which runs Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here, died here Monday of a brain haemorrhage, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Seven officials jailed for fraudulent land allocation


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 3 (IANS) A special court Monday sentenced a former registrar of cooperative societies and six other government officials to one year jail in a Rs.4,000 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

NEC to construct hostel for northeast students in Bangalore


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC), the nodal agency for economic and social development of the region, Monday announced that it would construct a hostel exclusively for ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm after Delhi violence, 22 detained (Third Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in parts of east Delhi where largescale violence overnight left one man dead, with police Monday saying they had detained 22 ... Read more...

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UP allows Delhi to set up power towers in Noida


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government allowed has Delhi to install six power transmission towers in Noida to provide the capital's densely populated eastern part an alternate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coal India to get assets abroad


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) will spend Rs.5,000 crore this fiscal to acquire assets abroad, Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, minister of state in the coal ministry, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man killed in east Delhi firing was family’s sole provider


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) While the police denying any role in his death, Vinod Singh Negi's widowed mother and married sister in Uttarakhand have lost their sole breadwinner in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government, BJP refuse to bend, parliament crippled (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The logjam over 'coalgate' crippled parliament for the ninth day Monday, with the BJP adamant on the cancellation of the controversial coal mines allocation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wandering Deer takes a dip in a homeowner’s pool


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A deer that was wandering around Colorado stepped on a pool cover and found itself falling in to the pool splashing water to the backyard of a ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Potato prices come down in Bengal


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Potatoe prices, which had skyrocketed in July following low production, came down by an average of 18 percent in West Bengal retail markets in September after ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Woman returns book after 78 years


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman in Chicago has returned a book that was borrowed from the library seventy eight years after the returning date was overdue. The woman found the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Inter-ministerial group reviews coal block allocations


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An inter-ministerial group (IMG) Monday met to review the status of 58 coal blocks where production is not likely to begin by March 2013.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SC lifts ban on 18 iron ore mines in Karnataka (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday lifted the ban on iron ore mining in 18 category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurg and Timkur districts.Category A mines ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

17 Pakistanis fail to get visas for entrepreneurs meet


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Seventeen women entrepreneurs from Pakistan could not make it to an international conference which began here Monday as they could not get visas, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chola MS targets Rs.2,500 crore premium by 2014-15


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) City-based Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company (Chola MS) is targeting a premium of Rs.2,500 crore by fiscal 2014-15, a top company official said Monday.To achieve this, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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