Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dhoni – Sad that St Stephen’s won’t let cricketer Unmukt Chand take his exams – India


30 aug 2012 St Stephen’s won’t let Unmukt Chand take his exams; MS Dhoni tweets support   New Delhi: India’s latest cricket sensation 19-year-old Unmukt Chand, denied permission to appear for first year BA examinations by his college St Stephens, has … Continue reading

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Naroda Patiya riots case: Former minister Maya Kodnani and 32 convicted – India


29 aug 2012 Naroda Patiya riots case: Former minister Maya Kodnani among 32 convicted   Ahmedabad: Ten years after a mob killed 95 people in Naroda Patiya, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad during the 2002 riots, a special court today convicted … Continue reading

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Death sentence for Ajmal Kasab? Supreme Court to decide today – India


28 aug 2012 Death sentence for Ajmal Kasab? Supreme Court to decide today   New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to deliver its verdict on Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab’s plea against his death sentence today. Kasab, the only terrorist caught … Continue reading

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Famous lost word in Neil Armstrong’s ‘mankind’ quote – India


26  aug 2012 Famous lost word in Neil Armstrong’s ‘mankind’ quote   Was the walk on the moon one small step for man, or a man? Neil Armstrong’s first words from the moon were heard all over Earth, and Earth … Continue reading

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India win Under-19 World Cup against Australia – India


26  aug  2012 India win Under-19 World Cup, captain Unmukt Chand decimates Australia   Unmukt Chand led from the front with a magnificent hundred as India Under-19 lifted their third World Cup title after beating formidable defending champions Australia by … Continue reading

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6 months cooling period not to come in way of divorce by mutual consent: SC – India


25 aug 2012 6 months cooling period not to come in way of divorce by mutual consent: SC The Supreme Court has held the six months cooling period should not come in the way for allowing the plea for dissolution … Continue reading

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Citizens set about to change their Bangalore – India


25 aug 2012 BANGALORE: Residents of two big constituencies in Bangalore got an opportunity to air their woes to their elected representatives on Saturday. The ichangemycity initiative by Janaagraha saw a huge response in Shantinagar assembly constituency. At the open … Continue reading

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Indian surgeon in Australia, ‘Dr Death’, re-tried after miscarriage of justice – India


23 aug 2012 Indian surgeon, dubbed ‘Dr Death’, to be retried in Australia File picture Sydney: An Australian court on Friday quashed an Indian-born surgeon’s manslaughter convictions over the deaths of three patients, saying there had been a miscarriage of justice … Continue reading

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Sikh man beaten up in US, arrested for keeping Kirpan – India


23 aug 2012 Sikh man beaten up in US, arrested for keeping Kirpan Washington: An elderly Sikh man, in his early 70s, was allegedly beaten up by his neighbour in New Jersey following an altercation and was later arrested by the … Continue reading

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Mars rover Curiosity prepares for test drive – India


22  aug 2012 Mars rover Curiosity prepares for test drive Los Angeles: Scientists were preparing to send Curiosity on its first test drive over the billion-year-old rocks of Mars and said a busted wind sensor wouldn’t jeopardise its mission of determining … Continue reading

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