Monthly Archives: January 2012

Nandan Nilekani’s battle for biometrics ends with compromise – India


25 jan 2012 Nandan Nilekani’s battle for biometrics ends with compromise   New Delhi:  The battle over biometrics between Nandan Nilkani’s department and the Home Ministry has ended in a compromise.  At a meeting chaired by the Prime Minister and … Continue reading

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Oprah in India – India


24 Jan 2012 Oprah in India: http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/ndtv-special-ndtv-24×7/my-life-has-been-a-taj-mahal-ndtvs-oprah-exclusive/221764?pfrom=home-editorspic

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India objects to Leno’s ‘Golden Temple’ joke – India


23  jan 2012 India objects to Leno’s ‘Golden Temple’ joke WASHINGTON: The Indian government, ever sensitive to the slightest aggravation to its nationals, particularly minorities, will write to the American television network NBC objecting to a spoof that purportedly hurt … Continue reading

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Anna writes to PM again, asks how could you betray the country? – India


22 jan 2012 Anna writes to PM again, asks how could you betray the country?   New Delhi:  In a bid to project a non-partisan face, Anna Hazare and his team on Sunday shot off a series of letters to … Continue reading

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Headley’s wife watched 26/11 ‘show’, congratulated him: NIA – India


21  jan 2012 Headley’s wife watched 26/11 ‘show’, congratulated him: NIA   New Delhi:  The National Investigation Agency (NIA) told a Delhi court on Saturday that Pakistani-American David Headley was congratulated by his wife for the success of the November … Continue reading

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Kalmadi will step aside, but not quit – India


20 jan 2012 Kalmadi will step aside, but not quit New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi has been famous in politics for being a survivor.  And by refusing to step down as President of the Olympic Association, despite serious corruption charges and nine … Continue reading

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Kanoria is new FICCI president – India


19  jan 2012 Kanoria is new FICCI president New Delhi: R.V. Kanoria, chairman and managing director of Kanoria Chemicals and Industries, has taken over as president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).   The new … Continue reading

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