Monthly Archives: February 2012

IT dept asks for over Rs 413 cr as tax from BCCI – India


19  feb 2012 IT dept asks for over Rs 413 cr as tax from BCCI New Delhi: The income tax department of India has demanded over Rs 413 crore as tax from the world’s richest cricket body, the Board of … Continue reading

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Dhoni suspended for one match for slow over-rate – India


19 feb 2012 Dhoni suspended for one match for slow over-rate Brisbane: India captain MS Dhoni has been suspended for one match after the visitors were fined for a second minor over-rate offence within a year during the seventh match of … Continue reading

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Lawmakers question sharp rise in denial of H1B, L1 visas – India


18 feb 2012 Lawmakers question sharp rise in denial of H1B, L1 visas   There has been a huge increase in “Requests for Evidence” (RFEs) used by adjudicators to obtain more information in lieu of making a decision on a … Continue reading

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Shiv Sena-BJP retain power in Mumbai civic polls – India


17 feb 2012 Shiv Sena-BJP retain power in Mumbai civic polls     Mumbai:  The Shiv Sena-BJP’s 17-year-old reign over Maximum City got another extension of five years from the people of Mumbai today. The Shiv Sena-BJP combine won the … Continue reading

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UP health official found dead, family alleges murder – India


16 feb 2012 Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh health department official missing since Feb 7 was found dead, police said Thursday as his family alleged it was related to the multi-crore rural health scam that has rocked the … Continue reading

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Boy genius joined college at age 8, graduated at 9 – India


15 feb 2012 Boy genius joined college at age 8, graduated at 9   Los Angeles:  The one thing 14-year-old Moshe Kai Cavalin dislikes is being called a genius. All he did, after all, was enroll in college at age … Continue reading

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Iranian tries to set off bomb in Bangkok, blows off own legs – India


14  feb 2012 Iranian tries to set off bomb in Bangkok, blows off own legs Bangkok: An Iranian man carrying explosives blew off his own legs and wounded four other people in two blasts Tuesday in Bangkok, Thai authorities said. … Continue reading

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Dow ‘with blood of Bhopal’ traded via ‘web of intermediaries’ to avoid product ban in India


13  feb 2012 Dow ‘with blood of Bhopal’ traded via ‘web of intermediaries’ to avoid product ban in India London, Feb 13 : Controversial London 2012 Olympics sponsors Dow Chemical Company secretly traded through a web of intermediaries to avoid … Continue reading

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MBA student critically stabbed in London: 3 Indians charged with attempted murder – India


12  feb 2012 MBA student critically stabbed in London: 3 Indians charged with attempted murder   New Delhi/London:  Three Indians have been charged with the attempted murder of Praveen Reddy, an MBA student in London, who was stabbed on Friday … Continue reading

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Pop music queen Whitney Houston dies – India


11 feb 2012   Los Angeles:  Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music’s queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was … Continue reading

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