Monthly Archives: August 2012

2005 Delhi cinema twin blasts: Accused sentenced to seven years – India


30 aug 2012 2005 Delhi cinema twin blasts: Accused sentenced to seven years   New Delhi: Five people accused in the 2005 Liberty and Satyam cinema blasts case of May 22 2005, have pleaded guilty before a trial court in Delhi. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court upholds Ajmal Kasab’s death sentence, says he ‘waged war against India’


29 aug 2012 Supreme Court upholds Ajmal Kasab’s death sentence, says he ‘waged war against India’   New Delhi: The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab. The court rejected a plea by Kasab, the only … Continue reading

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‘No Indians or Asians’ job ad triggers outrage in Australia – India


28 aug 2012 ‘No Indians or Asians’ job ad triggers outrage in Australia   Melbourne: A contractor of Australia’s supermarket chain Coles has come under fire for publishing a job advertisement, which barred Indians or Asians from applying. “Store requires no … Continue reading

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Air India gears up to receive first Boeing 787 Dreamliner – India


26  aug 2012 Air India gears up to receive first Boeing 787 Dreamliner New Delhi: With Air India’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner landing here on Wednesday, a definitive delivery schedule for the aircraft would be firmed up soon as two more … Continue reading

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China’s chaotic health care drives patient attacks – India


26  aug  2012 China’s chaotic health care drives patient attacks   Hengyang, China: Dr. Chen Yuna had just eaten her lunch and was seated at her desk updating patients’ medical records when a masked man entered her office. He pulled out … Continue reading

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Neil Armstrong, the first man on moon, dies – India


25 aug 2012 Neil Armstrong, the first man on moon, dies   Cincinnati: The family of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, says he has died at age 82. A statement from the family says he died … Continue reading

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CWG scam: Suresh Kalmadi granted contract to Swiss firm without bids – India


25 aug 2012 CWG scam: Suresh Kalmadi granted contract to Swiss firm without bids, say sources New Delhi: Just days after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a case against Suresh Kalmadi for allegedly awarding a dubious contract to a … Continue reading

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