2012 September 07

Man jailed for punching pregnant ex-girl friend to abort


September 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A former British policeman has been jailed for 10 years for punching his pregnant ex-girlfriend last year to attempt a miscarriage.Matthew Cherry, 35, used a balaclava ... Read more...

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Driver arrested for sexually assaulting minor


September 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A school cab driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a three-year-old boy in south Delhi, police said Friday.Police said cab driver Subodh was arrested Friday ... Read more...

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Homeless sleeping in bin crushed to death


September 7th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A homeless man in Britain had a horrific end after the wheelie bin he had fallen asleep in was emptied into a garbage lorry which crushed ... Read more...

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Mothers can help where it hurts kids the most


September 7th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Over a million children under five have at least two fillings because their mothers fail to make them brush their teeth, a British study has found.Researchers ... Read more...

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Exempt Tamil Nadu from common dental entrance exam: Jayalalithaa


September 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday protested to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against the nationwide common entrance exam for Dental Council of India (DCI) ... Read more...

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Four killed in mysterious Delhi shooting spree


September 7th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Two men shot dead three people, including the 12-year daughter of one of the assailants, in a shooting spree here Friday before one of them ... Read more...

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Sony eyes 30 percent market share of flat panel TVs


September 7th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese electronics major Sony is eyeinga 30 percent market share in the flat panel TV segment in India by the end of this financial year, ... Read more...

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Elderly Britons hitting the bottle on the rise


September 7th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A new British study has found a growing number of elderly people visiting hospitals due to alcohol-related injuries than young drinkers.Last year's toll of 205,800 over-65s ... Read more...

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Russia to lead on investment climate: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Russia would aim for a place among the world's top 20 countries on investment attractiveness.Speaking at the APEC summit ... Read more...

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India, China agree to work closely in Asia-Pacific region


September 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In an important confidence-building step to ease their ties, India and China have agreed to work closely for stability in the Asia-Pacific region, widely seen ... Read more...

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Russia denies ’systemic crisis’ in space industry


September 7th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian space industry is not in a crisis despite some local problems, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday."There is no systemic crisis in ... Read more...

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CSIR seeks industry’s help for India’s first innovation complex (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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Attack on woman cop during Odisha rally triggers outrage


September 7th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) The thrashing and near-molestation of a woman constable by a mob during an anti-government rally here Thursday has triggered outrage, with activists and police Friday demanding ... Read more...

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Nigerian arrested with banned drug


September 7th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Mumbai police's anti-narcotics cell (ANC) arrested a Nigerian national for allegedly possessing the banned drug amphetamine with the intention to sell it, police said here Friday.Identified ... Read more...

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Commission pegs Goa mining scam at Rs 34,935 crore, BJP wants Kamat booked (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) The Justice M.B. Shah Commission report, which was tabled in parliament Friday, says that Goa's iron ore mining scam is worth nearly Rs.35,000 crore. The ... Read more...

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CSIR to build India’s first innovation complex


September 7th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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Government mulling visa-on-arrival scheme for 10 more countries


September 7th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Friday the government was in the final stages of consultations on allowing visas on arrival to citizens of another ... Read more...

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Manu Sharma moves court for three weeks’ furlough


September 7th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Manu Sharma, serving a life term for killing model Jessica Lall, Friday moved the Delhi High Court for three weeks furlough.Hearing the plea, Justice V. ... Read more...

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Maharashtra official found dead in Lucknow hotel


September 7th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) A 52-year-old Maharashtra government official was found dead Friday in his hotel room in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, police said.The official, identified as Vijay Pamoji ... Read more...

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UP to develop hi-tech industrial township in Bulandshahr


September 7th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) will develop an integrated industrial township at Chola in Bulandshahr district, around 70 km from the national capital, ... Read more...

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Mamata raps civic bodies for negligence in preventing dengue


September 7th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Criticising civic bodies run by both her Trinamool Congress as also the opposition Left Front for negligence in combating dengue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Calcutta High Court admits dengue PIL, asks state about measures


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday admitted a public interest litigation related to the current dengue outbreak in West Bengal, and asked the state government to file ... Read more...

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Centre to improve mental health launched


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) To address gaps in mental health services and to promote research, capacity building and improving the quality of life of the mentally disabled, a centre ... Read more...

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CBI questioning chief ministers a waste of time: Raman Singh


September 7th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Amid reports that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may interrogate the chief ministers of some states, including Chhattisgarh, about the allocation of coal ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam worth Rs 34,935 crore: Justice Shah Commission


September 7th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) The Justice M.B. Shah Commission report, which was tabled in parliament Friday, says that Goa's iron ore mining scam is worth nearly Rs.35,000 crore.The voluminous report ... Read more...

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Congress stakes claim to YSR’s political legacy


September 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) In a clear attempt by the Congress to claim Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy's political legacy, his diary was released in the national capital Friday ... Read more...

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TCS gets Rs.103 crore Bengal contract


September 7th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday awarded a Rs.103 crore contract to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for designing and implementing ICT solutions for the rural employment guarantee ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on Kazmi’s bail plea


September 7th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice on a petition by journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmed Kazmi seeking bail in the case of his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Pay up, Gurgaon police warns traffic offenders


September 7th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 7 (IANS) The Gurgaon traffic police has asked traffic offenders booked over the last two years to pay up their fines by Sep 15 or face trial, ... Read more...

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British family holidaying in France shot dead


September 7th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A hunt is on for the killer of three members of a British family and an cyclist at an Alpine beauty spot, a media report said ... Read more...

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FIFA gives India checklist for hosting U-17 World Cup


September 7th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke Friday gave India a checklist to abide by if the country is to host the Under-17 World Cup.Valcke's pre-requisites include ... Read more...

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Startup Village inks pact with Finland’s ACE


September 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi Sep 6 (IANS) India's first Startup Village, the only telecom incubator, Friday sealed a technological collaboration with Finland's hi-tech hub Aalto Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE), giving a cutting edge ... Read more...

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NGO welcomes ‘A’ certificate for ‘Heroine’


September 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An NGO Friday welcomed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to give an 'A' certificate to the upcoming movie 'Heroine', saying the move ... Read more...

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Remittances to India rose to $66.13 bn in 2011-12


September 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Remittances to India surged to $66.13 billion in 2011-12 as compared to $55.62 billion in the previous year, Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi ... Read more...

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Tell Chhattisgarh to provide security to agency teams, CBI asks apex court


September 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The CBI Friday sought a Supreme Court direction to the Chhattisgarh government for adequate "safety and security arrangements" for its teams undertaking a probe into ... Read more...

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