aug 2

Three mn people in Syria in need of assistance: UN


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 2 (IANS/AKI) Almost three million people in Syria are in need of assistance as the country's civil war has devastated food production, according to a joint study by ... Read more...

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Police-public partnership to check crime in Ghaziabad


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The police and the public are joining hands in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district to check incidents of crime, courtesy an initiative by resident welfare associations of ... Read more...

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Anyone can float a political party: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought to downplay moves of Team Anna towards forming a "political alternative", saying the constitution gave everyone a ... Read more...

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Goa Police step up vigil after Pune blasts


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) Stepping up vigil in wake of the Pune blasts, the Goa Police have asked hoteliers to keep an eye on tourists visiting the state.Superintendent of Police ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Police still to identify perpetrators, detain four (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 2 (IANS) Even as investigators from different security agencies Thursday probed the four low-intensity serial blasts in a single area in Pune Wednesday night, police remained clueless about ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: Saina first Indian to reach semis (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal scripted history Thursday as she became the first Indian to reach the semifinals of the Olympics badminton event.The World No.5 defeated Danish ... Read more...

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‘Prohibited bore guns given to 18 MPs booked for crimes’


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Eighteen of the 82 parliamentarians given licences of prohibited bore guns between 2001-12 had criminal charges pending against them, a study has said, hinting at ... Read more...

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43 killed in Syria: Report


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has alleged that at least 43 young civilians were tortured and killed by the Syrian military in a school in ... Read more...

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Four Australians taking $1 mn cash, steroids to Bangladesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Four Australians have been arrested while trying to carry over one million dollars in cash and a large quantity of steroids. According to the police, they ... Read more...

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Turkish army holds drills on Syria border


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Turkish army is conducting exercises with ground forces and tanks near its border with Syria, national media reported Thursday.Around 25 tanks took part in ... Read more...

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Tunnel incident against India-Pakistan CBMs


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan was undermining confidence building measures by indulging in activities like digging a 400-metre cross-border tunnel in Samba sector for pushing terrorists to the Indian side, ... Read more...

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ISAF commander meets Pakistan army chief (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) General John R. Allen Thursday called on Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to discuss issues related ... Read more...

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Indian Olympic athletes appeal to root out polio


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With no new polio case reported in the country for more than a year, Indian Olympic athletes Thursday appealed to parents to get their ... Read more...

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Team Anna calls off fast, to form ‘political alternative’ (Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare and his team announced Thursday they would call off their indefinite fast against corruption Friday evening and proposed forming ... Read more...

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12 killed in Haryana accident


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) Twelve people were killed and 11 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in Haryana's Kurukshetra district Thursday, police said.The accident ... Read more...

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Akhilesh not serious on scam probe: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday launched a broadside against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, accusing him of giving conflicting statements on an alleged ... Read more...

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Facebook has more than 83 mn fake users


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Social network Facebook has said there are now more than 83 million fake users on the website, BBC reported Thursday.The company said 8.7 percent of ... Read more...

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Less rains likely in August-September: IMD


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With rain deficits reported in major parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Thursday said the country is likely to receive less rains ... Read more...

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Man accused of killing Indian in Australia cleared of charge


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 2 (IANS) A man accused of murdering an Indian two years ago has been cleared of the charge by an Australian court.Ranjodh Singh died after he was stabbed ... Read more...

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Twitter, Facebook get active on Team Anna’s political ambitions


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social networking sites went abuzz as soon as Anna Hazare announced that his team would seek to form a "political alternative", with many welcoming ... Read more...

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Alia consciously avoided dad’s banner as launch pad


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Though Mahesh Bhatt is known for introducing new faces in filmdom, his daughter Alia decided to use Dharma Production's "Student Of The Year" as her ... Read more...

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Two stoned to death for adultery in Mali


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Islamists in control of the northern region of Mali said they forced a man and a woman into two holes and stoned them to death for ... Read more...

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Olympics: India sack chief TT coach


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's chief table tennis coach Leszek Kucharski will no longer be part of the team.The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has decided against renewing his ... Read more...

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Karan Johar’s emotion runs high with SOTY


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) After introducing a fresh breed of directors, filmmaker Karan Johar is launching three new actors with his forthcoming film "Student Of The Year" (SOTY) and ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower projects shut, north India hit


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Thursday due to high silt level in the Sutlej river, triggering a power crisis in northern states.The country's biggest ... Read more...

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Woman faces death by stoning in Sudan


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A 23-year-old Sudanese woman, mother to a six-month-old baby, has been convicted of adultery and will be stoned to death, Sky News reported.Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool ... Read more...

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Corpses end up on street near Russia morgue


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An investigation has been launched in northwest Russia's Leningrad region after several bodies were found lying in the street near a hospital, police said Thursday.An ... Read more...

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Le Clos sends out warning to Phelps


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) South African Chad le Clos sounded out a warning to Michael Phelps that he will again be the man to beat if the American wants ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Indian pugilist Jai Bhagwan boxed out


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's Jai Bhagwan was outboxed by Kazakh fighter Gani Zhailauov at the London Olympics and lost by a big margin in the pre-quarterfinals of the men's ... Read more...

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Ghadge leads ‘Star Blue’ into Mumbai billiards semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sunil Ghadge snatched the decider with exquisite shots to lead Central Railway Mumbai Institute 'Star Blue' into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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Norway killer’s dad wants to publish book about son


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS) Jens Breivik, father of mass murderer Anders Breivik who killed 77 people in Norway last year, plans to publish a book about his son, RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Southern power grid safe from tripping (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) Unlike India's northern, eastern and northeastern power grids which collapsed this week, the state-run Karnataka Power Corp Ltd (KPCL) Thursday said the southern power grid was ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Russia bombing


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A police officer was killed Thursday in a bomb blast in Russia's volatile southwest Dagestan region, the interior ministry said.The explosion took place in Buynaksk ... Read more...

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No rains in Delhi Thursday, likely Friday (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) It was an uncomfortable Raksha Bandhan for Delhi residents Thursday with the maximum temperature three notches above average at 36.9 degrees Celsius, high humidity levels ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam quarterly net profit rises 56 percent


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Software service provider Mahindra Satyam Thursday posted a 56 percent increase in net profit at Rs.352 crore for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.225 crore ... Read more...

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