Monthly Archives: January 2012

Banned from US for “destroy America’ tweet – India


30 jan 2012 Banned from US for “destroy America’ tweet   London:  Two Britons have been barred from entering the US after an innocent tweet about “destroying America” was picked up by US anti-terror officials. Leigh Van Bryan wrote a … Continue reading

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Muslim pilot claims he was fired over fears he might copy 9/11 – iNDIA


29 JAN 2012 Muslim pilot claims he was fired over fears he might copy 9/11   London:  A Muslim pilot working for a well-known British carrier has said he was fired because his bosses feared he might copy the September … Continue reading

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Taj minarets take a tilt…but won’t tumble – India


28 jan 2012   Taj minarets take a tilt…but won’t tumble It’s official now. After standing upright for almost four centuries, two minarets of the world’s beloved ‘Monument of Love’ have developed tilts but within “permissible limits”. The Archaeological Survey … Continue reading

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Court gives death penalty to drug dealer – iNDIA


28 JAN 2012 Court gives death penalty to drug dealer   Chandigarh:  In a rare judgment, a special narcotics court here on Saturday awarded death penalty to a man for dealing in drugs. Special Narcotics Court Judge Shalini Nagpal awarded … Continue reading

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Uttar Pradesh polls: Congress assures 20 lakh jobs in five years in its vision document – India


28 jan 2012 Uttar Pradesh polls: Congress assures 20 lakh jobs in five years in its vision document     Lucknow:  A few hours after the BJP listed its promises for Uttar Pradesh, comes the Congress’ vision document for the … Continue reading

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Some ground covered, crucial Cabinet meet on UIDAI today – India


26 jan 2012 Some ground covered, crucial Cabinet meet on UIDAI today   New Delhi:  The future of India’s ambitious project that aims to give every Indian a unique identity will be decided this evening by the Prime Minister and … Continue reading

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Solar storm sparks dazzling northern lights – India


25 jan 2012   Stockholm:  A storm from the broiling sun turned the chilly northernmost skies of Earth into an ever-changing and awe-provoking art show of northern lights on Tuesday. Even experienced stargazers were stunned by the intensity of the … Continue reading

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