Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dravid becomes second highest run scorer in Tests – India


24 july 2011 Dravid becomes second highest run scorer in Tests London: Rahul Dravid on Saturday went past Australian Ricky Ponting to become the second highest run getter in Test cricket during the historic first Test between India and England at … Continue reading

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Rani Lakshmibai in Time’s list of top 10 daredevil wives – India


23 july 2011 Rani Lakshmibai in Time’s list of top 10 daredevil wives   New York:  The young and fiery 19th century queen Lakshmibai of Jhansi, who fought the British valiantly in the 1857 war, has been listed by the … Continue reading

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Jairam Ramesh readies draft of new land acquisition bill: Sources – India


22 july 2011 Jairam Ramesh readies draft of new land acquisition bill: Sources   New Delhi:  Just a week after taking charge as the new Rural Development Minister, Jairam Ramesh has readied the draft of the Centre’s new land acquisition … Continue reading

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Bellary: Mined over and over by Karnataka politicians – India


21 july 2011 Bellary: Mined over and over by Karnataka politicians   Bangalore:  A six-hour drive from Bangalore leads to Bellary – home of what’s referred to locally as “the black gold.” This is one of the most under-developed regions … Continue reading

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Deepak Chopra combines meditation with gaming – India


20 july 2011 Deepak Chopra combines meditation with gaming   Los Angeles:  At the end of a long day, many gamers zone out by competing in online death matches, or they check out by escaping to virtual realms. Spiritual leader … Continue reading

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Pakistan military plotted to tilt US policy on Kashmir, says FBI -India


19 july 2011 Pak military plotted to tilt US policy on Kashmir, says FBI NYT Washington:  Pakistan’s military, including its powerful spy agency, has spent $4 million over two decades in a covert attempt to tilt American policy against India’s … Continue reading

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Iran threatens to cut oil supply to India: Report


18 july 2011 Iran threatens to cut oil supply to India: Report   Tehran:  Iran has threatened to cut oil supplies to India by the beginning of August if billions of dollars in what it said are overdue payments for … Continue reading

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