2012 September 12

Suspended cop takes senior ‘hostage’ in Hyderabad


September 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A suspended head constable took a senior police official 'hostage' here Wednesday, sending shock waves across the police establishment.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi tourism eyes Russian market


September 12th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) A UAE delegation will participate in a Russian travel show next week in a bid to attract more tourists to the country.The 16-member delegation will ... Read more...

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Five killed in Punjab factory blast


September 12th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) At least five workers of a private factory were killed in Punjab's Khanna town Wednesday following an explosion in the solvent plant of the unit, police ... Read more...

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Three booked for killing hair-stylist


September 12th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Three friends of a young hair-stylist were booked for killing him at his residence here in the city a week ago, police said Wednesday.Nand Kishore, ... Read more...

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Odisha intensifies crackdown on chit-fund scams


September 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) Intensifying its crackdown on chit fund scams in Odisha, police Wednesday raided the offices of a private company and detained three of its senior officials for ... Read more...

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China-Arab trade to reach $300 bn by 2014: UAE minister


September 12th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) Trade between Arab nations and China will witness a major leap in the future and hit the $300 billion mark by 2014, a visiting UAE minister ... Read more...

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Remains of medieval British monarch unearthed?


September 12th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Archaeologists have unearthed a skeleton which they believe could be the remains of King Richard III, a medieval monarch, The Independent reported.The skeleton was exhumed from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Norms for film shooting in Delhi to become easier


September 12th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Noting that a large number of filmmakers are choosing the capital to shoot their movies, the Delhi government Wednesday gave the green signal for simplifying ... Read more...

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Don’t give importance to foreign media about India: Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said the Indian media was no less than any other media and asked it not to give importance to what the ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir cabinet meets in remote LoC village


September 12th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) As part of his government's policy to carry governance to the doorsteps of people living in the far-flung areas of the state, Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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Over 35 Canadian firms to take part in Emerging Kerala


September 12th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Over 35 Canadian education, infrastructure, information, communication technology companies and others will be participating in the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect, a three-day investor conference that ... Read more...

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We respect CAG, says Congress after BJP complains to president


September 12th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Two days after it attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) by questioning the credibility of its report on the coal blocks allocation, the ... Read more...

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Should I shoot my officers for doing wrong, asks Natarajan


September 12th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) Grilled over the role of officials from her ministry in the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining scam in Goa, an exasperated Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Retired woman income tax officer killed


September 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired Income Tax officer was found killed inside her residence here Wednesday, said police adding that robbery seems to be the reason behind ... Read more...

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Major pre-fuel loading exercise over at Kudankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has completed the boron flushing of the first reactor at its Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), a major ... Read more...

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German apex court ruling on EU debt will benefit India, says envoy


September 12th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Germany's apex court judgment upholding European Central Bank's decision to buy unlimited sovereign bonds of euro zone countries under financial stress will also benefit India, ... Read more...

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ONGC storm into semis


September 12th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Holders ONGC booked their berth in the semi-finals of the 87th MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup All-India hockey tournament, defeating BPCL 5-2 in their concluding Group A league ... Read more...

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Over 300 dead as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Night Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) More than 300 people met a macabre death when fire razed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Go to trial court for relief, SC tells Vectra chief Rishi


September 12th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked Ravinder Rishi, chief of Vectra company, to approach the trial court for quashing a lookout notice issued by the ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav calls on Mamata Banerjee (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) indicated it would prefer Left parties over the Trinamool Congress for the Third Front, party leader Akhilesh ... Read more...

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One held for killing woman in front of her son


September 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for killing a woman in front of her son here Tuesday morning. The killing was allegedly to take revenge ... Read more...

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SP questions Rahul’s leadership, Congress condemns remark (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Ridiculing the talk of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi being projected as prime ministerial candidate, the Samajwadi Party Wednesday doubted his ability to lead ... Read more...

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Teenaged couple commits suicide in Delhi


September 12th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a teenaged couple - both school students and apparently in a relationship - ended their lives Wednesday by jumping to death ... Read more...

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Kerala development model is sustainable: Experts


September 12th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Panelists at the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect conference here Wednesday agreed that investment by the state in delivering healthcare and education to achieve higher human ... Read more...

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Environment clearance of 93 Goa mines suspended (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) The union environment ministry Wednesday suspended the clearance of 93 mines in Goa on account of companies flouting forest laws."The ministry has suspended clearance of all ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Air India’s Dreamliner to be in service from Sep 19


September 12th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday said it plans to deploy its newly-acquired Boeing 787 Dreamliner in service from Sep 19, with the first commercial flight ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delay in oil price hike to increase inflation: Parekh


September 12th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With the union government having deferred a hike in oil prices, Planning Commission member Kirit Parikh Wednesday said failure to revise fuel prices would result ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways signs pact with Wipro for IT solutions


September 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Doha/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Qatar Airways Wednesday said it has inked a long-term partnership with leading Indian IT company Wipro to develop new technological solutions."Through this agreement, Wipro will ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

SC declines to interfere with expressway’s toll order


September 12th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with a Punjab and Haryana High Court order making the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway toll-free, allegedly resulting in a loss ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hyderabad gearing up for global bio-diversity meet


September 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Hyderabad is gearing up to host a global bio-diversity meet next month in which about 10,000 delegates from 193 countries, including heads of states and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday sought a report from the Maharashtra government on the spate of farmers suicides within six weeks, terming it as ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav calls on Mamata Banerjee


September 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) indicated it would prefer Left parties over the Trinamool Congress for the Third Front, party leader and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coal India to invest Rs.40,000 crore in 12th Plan


September 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) State miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) said Wednesday the company was committed to investing Rs.40,000 crore in the 12th Plan period (2012-17)."Capital investment plan for ... Read more...

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‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012′ returns with new twists


September 12th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The new season of music reality show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" will be new in more ways than one -- old songs will get ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three of his staff were killed as an armed mob apparently incensed over a US-made film critical ... Read more...

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