Monthly Archives: December 2011

After plea from family, Indian govt asks UK to release Anuj Bidve’s body – India


30 dec 2011 After plea from family, Indian govt asks UK to release Anuj Bidve’s body   Pune:  Responding to the plea by Anuj Bivde’s family, the government has requested the British authorities to release the body of the 23-year-old … Continue reading

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Anuj Bidve murder a hate crime, says British police – India


29 dec 2011 Anuj Bidve murder a hate crime, says British police   London:  British police said on Thursday that they were treating the murder of an Indian student in northwest England as a hate crime, as they arrested a … Continue reading

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Google India unveils new search format for ads – India


28 dec 2011 Google India unveils new search format for ads Google India on Tuesday unveiled a new format for media advertisements (ads) to target, pay for and experience video ads on its web search engine. “The new ads format … Continue reading

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Russian court refuses to ban translation of Bhagavad Gita – India


28 dec 2011 Russian court refuses to ban translation of Bhagavad Gita   Moscow:  A court in Russia has turned down a petition that asked for a ban on a translated version of Bhagavad Gita. India had described the application … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber gifts his friend with Mustang Convertible for Christmas – India


27 dec 2011 Justin Bieber Surprises BFF with Mustang Convertible for Christmas Tis the season for giving, and Justin Bieber pulled out all the stops for a Christmas present for his childhood friend, Ryan Butler.   “Justin got me a … Continue reading

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Facebook flooded with condemnation for Indian student’s killing – India


27 dec 2011 Facebook flooded with condemnation for Indian student’s killing   London:  Social networking website Facebook has been flooded with comments condemning the killing of Indian student Anuj Bidve in Manchester. The 23-year-old Bidve, from Pune, was part of … Continue reading

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Pakistan urged to share border-post map – India


26 dec 2011 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Central Command is urging Pakistan to share a map of its facilities and installations near the Afghan border to help avert episodes like the one that killed 24 Pakistani … Continue reading

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Green stoves burn bright in Bihar’s tiger land – India


26 dec 2011 Green stoves burn bright in Bihar’s tiger land More than a hundred households living within Bihar’s Valmiki Tiger Reserve have switched from the traditional mud stoves to the more efficient eco-friendly ‘chulhas’ to reduce their dependency on … Continue reading

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Russia rejects India’s call for intervention in Bhagwad Gita case – India


25 dec 2011 Russia rejects India’s call for intervention in Bhagwad Gita case The country’s foreign ministry said the hearing was going on for the Russian translation of the book Bhagvad Gita’As It Is’, written in 1968 by ISKCON founder … Continue reading

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Cultural differences – Indian couple’s toddlers taken away in Norway – India


24 dec 2011 Indian couple’s children taken away by Norway authorities Click to Expand & Play Kolkata:  A Kolkata couple, living in Norway, has appealed for help to the Indian government and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after their … Continue reading

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