Monthly Archives: August 2011

Double standards by England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) – India


23 aug 2011 Controversy over Pataudi Trophy Former India captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi was given cold shoulder by the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) during the post-series presentation ceremony where English captain Andrew Strauss was officially handed the … Continue reading

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Anna inspires sale of Vivekananda’s books – India


22 aug 2011 Anna inspires sale of Vivekananda’s books   Shimla:  The man who is galvanising an entire nation against graft was himself inspired by a Hindu monk who preached the message of Indian spirituality to the world. Books on … Continue reading

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Anna Hazare’s fast enters seventh day, no headway yet – India


21 aug 2011 Anna Hazare’s fast enters seventh day, no headway yet   New Delhi:  Today is the seventh day of Anna Hazare’s fast, but the 74-year-old shows no sign of debility as he continues to build pressure on the … Continue reading

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Kashmir: Infiltration bid foiled in Gurez sector, 12 militants killed – India


20 aug 2011 J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Gurez sector, 12 intruders killed   Srinagar:  In a major operation, the Army on Saturday foiled the biggest infiltration bid this year killing 12 intruders in a gunbattle near the Line of … Continue reading

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Torch of revolution has been lit, declares Anna Hazare – India


19 aug 2011 Torch of revolution has been lit, declares Anna Hazare   New Delhi:  It was raining heavily as Anna Hazare climbed onto the stage at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi. Neither the downpour, nor the fact that he hasn’t … Continue reading

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My health is fine, don’t worry about me: Anna’s message from Tihar – India


18 aug 2011 My health is fine, don’t worry about me: Anna’s message from Tihar     New Delhi:  Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, who has been in Tihar Jail since Tuesday, said he felt healthy and energetic even after three … Continue reading

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Lokpal Bill row: Anna Hazare relents; accepts police permission for 15-day fast- India


17 aug 2011 Lokpal Bill row: Anna Hazare relents; accepts police permission for 15-day fast     New Delhi:  More than 36 hours after he was brought to the Tihar Jail, Anna Hazare relented and accepted a police offer of … Continue reading

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