june 3

Barlow’s Diamond Jubilee hangover


September 10th, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow says he is still celebrating Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee which was held June 3.The 41-year-old, who played an important role in doing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian UN staffer charged with sexual abuse


June 15th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) An Indian working at the United Nations has been charged with sexual abuse eight months after a complaint filed by a female UN contractor, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

200 tonnes of fish found dead on Japan coast


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Nearly 200 tonnes of dead sardines have washed up on the shore of a western port town in Japan, a British media report said.The massive shoal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

21 foreigners dead in Nigeria air crash


June 6th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 6 (IANS) Twenty-one foreign nationals, including Indian co-pilot Mahendra Singh Rathore, were among the 193 dead in Sunday's air crash in Nigeria, aviation authorities said Wednesday.Eight Americans, six ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Etihad Airways to fly to Brazil


June 4th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways Sunday unveiled plans to fly to Brazil, the airline's first South American destination."Brazil is a logical next step for us and will mark ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE to provide $136mn food aid for Yemen


June 4th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will provide food aid worth 500 million dirhams (about $136 million) to the Yemeni people.This follows President Khalifa bin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nigerian plane with 153 aboard crashes


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 3 (IANS) A Nigerian airplane carrying 153 passengers and crew crashed Sunday in the densely populated former capital of Lagos, CNN reported quoting a state rescue official.The Dana ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain not to fund EU bank bailouts


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Ahead of the European Commission revealing plans to rescue and winddown failing lenders on the ccontinent as the Spanish banking crisis mounts, Britain has ruled out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mubarak verdict to be appealed against


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS) Egypt's prosecutor general will appeal against the verdicts delivered by a Cairo court in the trial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons, the former interior ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rift mars Ramdev-Anna show, PM targeted over graft inaction (Intro Roundup)


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure honesty in his cabinet and sought determined steps by the government to bring ... Read more...

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Harassed for dowry, woman kills self, son in Rajasthan


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 3 (IANS) A woman threw herself and her five-year-old son before a moving train in Rajasthan's Sikar district Sunday, police said.The incident occurred at around 8 a.m. on ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to push for expansion of sea boundary


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka will push for expansion of its sea boundary, also known as the continental shelf, and send a delegation to the UN to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Putin to hold talks with Ahmadinejad


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad next week prior to an international round of talks on Iran's nuclear programme, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No retirement yet for Vishy Anand (Roundup)


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) At 42, Viswanathan Anand, who last week won his fifth World title defeating Boris Gelfand of Israel in Moscow, asserted that he has not thought of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

At 330 kg, British teenager would secretly gobble food


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A teenaged girl, dubbed as Britain's fattest teen and presently hospitalised, used to order her favourite junk food online and get it stealthily delivered, her parents ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Four held in Delhi MLA’s shooting


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Four people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of Delhi legislator Bharat Singh, police said Sunday.Vikas Dagar, 28, Kuldeep Mittal, 26, Sumeet Singh, ... Read more...

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British prison officer shared ‘love’ with 7 inmates


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Police in Britain have seized a number of sexually charged love letters from a woman prison officer's house, written to her by dangerous inmates. She had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

England keeper Green to leave West Ham


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) England international goalkeeper Robert Green will leave West Ham as a free agent this summer, club chairman David Gold confirmed Sunday."Robert Green is a free agent, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia to improve: Advocaat


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russia's football coach Dick Advocaat said Sunday his team is not getting carried away with the 3-0 trouncing of Italy Friday, and that there are areas ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PSG eyes $85 mn-bid for Brazilian duo


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (IANS) Paris Saint Germain (PSG) is reportedly preparing an $85 million offer for AC Milan's Brazilian stars Thiago Silva and Alexandre Pato.The French club's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rift mars Ramdev-Anna show, PM targeted over graft inaction (Roundup)


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure honesty in his cabinet and demanded the government bring back black money stashed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

At 86, Queen works more than British MPs


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) In what should be a wake-up call for British parliamentarians, 86-year-old Queen Elizabeth II has worked far more days this year than any member of parliament, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bielsa extends Athletic Bilbao deal


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 3 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Marcelo Bielsa has signed a one-year contract extension at Athletic Bilbao, the club said Sunday, putting an end to speculation linking him with the Chelsea job.Last ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Corinthians settle legal battle with Adriano


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Adriano has won a $900,000 payout from Brazilian club Corinthians, ending a bitter legal battle with his old employer.The 30-year-old had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barrymore marries Kopelman


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore has married art dealer Will Kopelman at their home in California.The actress, who is reportedly pregnant with her first child, tied the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Action works for Akshay, ‘Rowdy Rathore’ earns Rs.29.8 cr


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) It seems that viewers are liking Akshay Kumar in his action hero avatar in "Rowdy Rathore", which earned Rs.29.8 crore on the first two days."Rowdy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Azlan Shah Cup: India stun Britain to clinch bronze


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), June 3 (IANS) Five-time champions India bounced back from a goal down to beat tournament favourites Great Britain 3-1 and clinch the bronze medal in the Sultan Azlan ... Read more...

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Early release for ‘Jism 2′


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) It seems that the makers of "Jism 2" are excited to show the film, which stars Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone and Randeep Hooda, to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bulgarian extends lead in chess rapid, blitz World championships


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Batumi (Georgia), June 3 (IANS) Stefanova Antoaneta, the 2004 World champion from Bulgaria, has further extended her lead in the 2012 women's World Chess Rapid and Blitz Championships.The Grandmaster (GM) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Father in police custody for raping teenage daughter


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) A 42-year-old labourer was Sunday remanded to police custody here till June 7 for allegedly raping his teenage daughter, police said.The accused, Satyajeet Chowdhary, allegedly raped ... Read more...

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Congress accuses Ramdev, Team Anna of pro-BJP bias


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Accusing yoga guru Baba Ramdev and Team Anna of a pro-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bias, the Congress Sunday rubbished allegations of wrongdoing by Prime ... Read more...

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Cloudy Sunday in Delhi (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Having woken up to clear and sunny Sunday morning, the capital's residents saw a cloudy day which brought respite from the blistering heat.However, the maximum ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tax officials meet to discuss effective governance


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will Monday inaugurate here a two-day annual conference of officials from the customs, central excise and service tax deparments that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Liu Xiang equals men’s 110m hurdles world record


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang equalled the 12.87 seconds world record to claim the men's 110m hurdles title at the 2012 IAAF Diamond League at Eugene, Oregon.Cuban ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Female foeticide: Maharashtra doctor in police custody


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 3 (IANS) A doctor and two midwives were Sunday remanded to police custody till June 6 by a Maharashtra court for allegedly dumping two female foetuses under ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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