friday morning

Guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight


July 6th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) One separatist guerrilla was killed and an army trooper and a police officer were wounded in a gunfight in north Kashmir's Kupwara district Friday morning, police ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cloud burst kills one in Chamoli, Badrinath route blocked


July 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chamoli, July 5 (IANS) A cloud burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district Thursday morning killed a woman and injured four people, and blocked roads to Badrinath, an official said.Talking to IANS, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

50 dead, 42 missing in China floods


June 30th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 50 people have died and 42 others are missing following floods triggered by strong rainfall which has been battering many parts of China for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Man kills mother, brother for money


June 29th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) A 30-year-old unemployed man killed his mother and younger brother in Rajasthan's Ajmer town Friday after they refused to lend him money, police said.The man, identified ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chinese astronauts return to Earth


June 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Three astronauts who completed China's first manned space docking safely returned to Earth Friday morning.The return capsule of Shenzhou-9 spacecraft touched down in north China's Inner ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Seven dead in Ghana’s fill station blast


June 24th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 24 (IANS) A total of seven people died after being badly burnt in an explosion which occurred Friday in Ghana's filling station, Xinhua reported Saturday.Four people lost their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chavan takes stock of Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, taking stock of the situation after a fire ravaged the state secretariat, Friday said all efforts will be made to normalise ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

100 shanties gutted in Delhi fire (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Around 100 shanties were gutted in fire in a slum cluster in the capital Friday morning. While people in the affected area are being evacuated, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fire at slum cluster in Delhi


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Around 100 shanties were gutted in a fire in a slum cluster in the capital Friday morning. No casualty has been reported so far, an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mantralaya fire: toll climbs to three (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The death toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here rose to three, an official of the city disaster control said.While ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Taliban militants attack hotel near Kabul


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) Taliban militants have taken some people including women and children hostage by attacking a hotel near Kabul, triggering a gun battle with Afghan security forces, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

JD-U leader supports Mukherjee


June 16th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Patna, June 16 (IANS) Coming out in support of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for presidency, Janata Dal-United leader Shivanand Tiwari Saturday said a "graceful sendoff" should be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Farmer dies during agitation outside BJP office


June 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A 75-year-old farmer died Friday when he was holding an agitation along with hundreds of other farmers outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

AIADMK wins Pudukottai by-election in Tamil Nadu


June 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 15 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK Friday increased its tally in Tamil Nadu assembly with its candidate Karthik Thondaiman winning the Pudukottai by-election by a large margin.Securing 101,998 votes, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jagan celebrates party’s win in jail


June 15th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Friday celebrated his YSR Congress Party's landslide win in the Andhra Pradesh by-elections at the Chanchalguda Central Jail here.Jagan, as the young MP ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Graveyard vandalised in Goa village; skulls found


June 15th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a graveyard in the island village of Divar, 10 km from here, was vandalised and nine skulls dug out from the graves ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BJP to send Swamy as emissary to Mulayam


June 15th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Ahead of the presidential elections, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is sending Subramanian Swamy as an emissary to Samajwadi Paryy (SP) chief Mulayam Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Compensate slain terror suspect’s family, demands Samajwadi Party


June 11th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Monday demanded that the Maharashtra government pay compensation of Rs.2.5 million to the family of terror accused Mohammed Qateel Jaffer Siddiqui who was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maoists step up violence in Chhattisgarh


June 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 9 (IANS) In stepped up violence during their ongoing protest week in Chhattisgarh, Maoist guerrillas have killed a labourer, triggered a powerful blast on a highway and threatened ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

CPI-M lauds quick police action in Kolkata rape case


June 8th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government received rare praise from the opposition Left Front Friday after the police swiftly arrested a man accused of raping a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Woman raped inside moving taxi in Kolkata, attacker held


June 8th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman was raped inside a taxi in the city, police said Friday, adding that the attacker has been arrested."The woman, a housewife, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi Metro hiccup affects thousands (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro passengers were stranded after a technical snag hit services between Dwarka and Noida City Centre/Vaishali during Friday morning peak hours.By the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Close aide of legislator arrested in Ranvir Sena chief’s killing


June 6th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) of the Bihar Police has arrested a close aide of a ruling party legislator in connection with the June ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Seven held in Ranvir Sena chief killing case (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Seven people were arrested in Bihar's Bhojpur district Monday in connection with the June 1 killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police said.A special ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thousands join Ranvir Sena chief’s funeral


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', whose killing in Bihar a day earlier sparked widespread violence.Singh, in his 70s, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Forest guards, cops foil poaching attempt in Assam


June 1st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 1 (IANS) A joint team of police and forest guards late Thursday night foiled an attempt by poachers to kill one-horned rhinos in Assam's Pabitora wildlife sanctuary, forest ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Naveen Patnaik to meet BJD leaders Friday (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Shortly after arriving from Britain, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said he will be meeting party leaders here Friday, amid reports of rebellion in the ruling ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air India flies out stranded British Airways passengers


May 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Air India may have failed to fly its passengers in recent days due to the ongoing pilots' strike, but the carrier came to the rescue ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi woman strangled to death inside her room


May 25th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman was found strangled to death with her own stole inside her residence in the capital, police said Friday.The incident came to light ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sealed stands released for IPL qualifier and final


May 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) heaved a sigh of relief after the Madras High Court Thursday upheld their plea to permit them to open the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IPL molestation case: Peerzada discharged from hospital


May 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Sahil Peerzada, who was assaulted and injured while resisting an IPL cricketer's alleged attempt to molest his American fiancee Zohail Hameed at a hotel here ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

IPL molestation case: Victim’s fiancee backs her version


May 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The statement of the fiancee of an American woman, who was allegedly molested in a five-star hotel here by IPL cricketer Luke Pomersbach, has corroborated ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IPL player gets bail, American woman sends Mallya legal notice (Roundup)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team's Australian player Luke Pomersbach, accused of molesting an American woman and beating up her fiance, Saturday got bail but RCB ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Disappointed at allegations, says Pomersbach


May 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Australian and Royal Challengers Bangalore cricketer Luke Pomersbach, who Saturday got bail in the case of allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

RCB player Luke Pomersbach gets bail


May 19th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday granted bail to Australian player Luke Pomersbach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team who was arrested for allegedly molesting an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries Next Entries »

Subscribe