july 14

Pakistani electricity firm bills consumers for power not used


September 19th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A Pakistani electricity supply company has billed its customers for power that was neither supplied nor used, prompting a daily to note that "bill-paying customers were ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez combine styles


August 18th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez had thousands dancing to their repertoire of hits in Los Angeles, one of the last cities on their summer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Food poisoning death puts Kerala eateries on mat (Kerala Newsletter)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) It took the death by food poisoning of a 21-year-old to shake Kerala's health authorities out of their slumber on the lack of basic hygiene in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rajesh Khanna serious


July 18th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Rajesh Khanna, who was discharged from the hospital two days ago, is "serious", a family friend said."He is serious," the family friend of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kerala eateries raided after food poisoning death


July 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Kerala authorities have begun extensive raids across the state after reports that a youth died of suspected food poisoning and a few others fell ill after ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sharjah bank launches training programme


July 15th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 14 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB) has launched a training for the 7th consecutive year with the participation of 15 students from UAE colleges and universities as part ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Al Jazeera Park closed for makeover


July 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 14 (IANS/WAM) Al Jazeera Park has been closed to the public as it is set to undergo a makeover as part of a comprehensive plan to develop the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over Rs.1 crore stolen from Axis Bank ATMs in Allahabad


July 15th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Allahabad, July 14 (IANS) In a sensational incident, over Rs.1 crore was stolen Saturday from different ATMs of Axis bank in Allahabad, police said Saturday.The matter came to light Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Governor among 22 killed in Afghan suicide attack


July 15th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) At least 22 people, including a provincial governor, were killed and 60 injured Saturday in Afghanistan following a suicide bombing attack during a wedding ceremony, RIA ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UP officials told to improve law, order


July 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Javed Usmani Saturday directed police and administrative officials to spruce up law and order.He said officials should be available to listen to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Still time to avoid civil war in Syria, says Hollande


July 14th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Francois Hollande has said there is still time to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis and avoid a civil war in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wildfires smoke forces Siberian airport shut


July 14th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An airport in the Siberian city of Yakutsk was closed Saturday due to thick smoke from wildfires, according to the airport authority."Yakutsk airport was closed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Archana eliminated from ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


July 14th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Popular anchor Archana Vijaya became the latest contestant to be eliminated from dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" Saturday night.She was paired with choreographer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Judge bans sex offender from one-night stands


July 14th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) A man in Britain has been banned by the court from having one-night stands following his violent history towards women.Judge John Plumstead said Richard Ford, 41, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani man buries daughter alive


July 14th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) A man in Pakistan's Punjab province has been arrested for burying his day-old daughter alive over her 'ugly' face, Geo News reported.Police arrested Chand Khan after ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man murdered for harassing newly-wed woman


July 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was kidnapped from here and murdered by the husband and brother of a newly-married woman for harassing her through phone calls and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two youths commit suicide in Rajasthan


July 14th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) The bodies of two students were found lying side by side in a suspected case of suicide in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district Saturday, police said.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

No arrests yet in Ghaziabad Home Guard’s killing


July 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 14 (IANS) No arrests have yet been made in an incident in which six people beat up a Home Guard to death in Ghaziabad, police said Saturday.Home Guard ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Probe into call details leak in murder case


July 14th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) A probe has been launched on how the call details of a Kerala Police official involved in the investigation of the murder of a former CPI-M ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP for vice presidential contest, to seek NDA nod (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it will contest the Aug 7 vice presidential poll but failed to decide its candidate due to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Drogba arrives in China to rousing reception


July 14th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 14 (IANS) Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba arrived here Saturday to a rousing welcome from Chinese fans and insisted it was not money but the challenge in an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan needs to come clean on terrorism, says Germany


July 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany Saturday made it clear to Pakistan that it needs to "come clean" over terror allegations, whether those are true or not, as this will ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to build 43,000 houses in Sri Lanka


July 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 14 (IANS) India will build 43,000 houses for Sri Lanka's war displaced communities in the north and east, the Indian High Commission here said Saturday.This is part of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

This lightbulb has burnt on for over 100 years


July 14th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) One may expect a household electricity bulb to last over a decade. But a hundred years? Believe it or not, one of Britain's oldest lightbulbs ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rajesh Khanna hospitalized again


July 14th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor Rajesh Khanna was Saturday again admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here, six days after he was discharged from there, hospital sources said.A hospital source told ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mock drill in Gurgaon July 20 to test quake preparedness


July 14th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 14 (IANS) A mock drill will be conducted here July 20 by the Haryana state and district administration in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shettar meets Gadkari


July 14th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka's newly appointed Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari at his residence here Saturday to discuss the distribution ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I accept re-nomination with all humility, says Ansari


July 14th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari, who has been again chosen as the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate for the post, said Saturday that he accepted ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India in UN security council reflects global realities: Germany


July 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany, one of a four-nation group pushing for United Nations reforms, Saturday forcefully argued for providing a permanent seat to India and itself in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Australian surfer dies of shark attack


July 14th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 24-year-old surfer died Saturday in a shark attack near Wedge Island in Western Australia province, media reports said.According to The West Australian newspaper, the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A China House for London Olympics


July 14th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) China House, a place to host friends from all over the world and display China-related activities, will be set up in London during the 2012 London ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

British boy, 12, jailed for raping two girls


July 14th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) A 12-year-boy in Britain has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping two girls a year ago. He is one of the youngest people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

England maintain lead in Test rankings, India slip to 5th


July 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England extended their lead as the top team in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released Saturday while India slipped one place to be ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

World’s top archer Deepika is now manager at Tata Steel


July 14th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, July 14 (IANS) World No.1 recurve archer Deepika Kumari has joined Tata Steel as a manager in the company's sports department.Many eminent sportspersons have been employed by Tata Steel ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Being world No.1 is added pressure for Olympics: Deepika


July 14th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Though highly hopeful of winning an Olympic medal, world number one archer Deepika Kumari Saturday said being at the top of the rankings does not guarantee ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe