Monthly Archives: February 2013

China launches stealth frigate amid ocean tensions – India


26  feb  2013 China launches stealth frigate amid ocean tensions Beijing: China has launched the first ship in a new class of stealth missile frigates, state media reported Tuesday, amid ongoing tensions with neighboring countries over Beijing’s maritime claims. The People’s … Continue reading

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120 questioned for Facebook posts about woman lawyer who defended PJ Kurien – India


25 feb   2013 120 questioned for Facebook posts about woman lawyer who defended PJ Kurien   Thiruvananthapuram: In Kerala, 120 people have been questioned by the police in Thiruvananthapuram and nearby areas for posting allegedly obscene Facebook posts about a woman … Continue reading

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Cut down use of power if you can’t afford tariff hike: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit – India


24  feb  2013 Cut down use of power if you can’t afford tariff hike: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit   New Delhi: Under attack for the rise in power tariff, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said people will have … Continue reading

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Hyderabad millionaire’s son, studying in UK, dies after weight-loss pills – India


21  feb  2013 Hyderabad millionaire’s son, studying in UK, dies after weight-loss pills   Photo credit: from the facebook page of Sarmad Alladin London: An 18-year-old Indian student has died in the UK after apparently taking ‘lethal’ bodybuilding pills to help … Continue reading

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President may want government to reconsider pending mercy petitions before sending to him: sources – India


20   feb  2013 President may want govt to reconsider pending mercy petitions before sending to him: sources   New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee, who has rejected seven mercy petitions against death sentences in the seven months that he has been President, is … Continue reading

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VVIP chopper scandal: Govt suspends payments to Italian firm Finmeccanica – India


13  feb  2013 VVIP chopper scandal: Govt suspends payments to Italian firm Finmeccanica New Delhi: The government has suspended payments to Italian defence giant Finmeccanica until the completion of a CBI probe, sources said, after allegations of corruption in the 4,000-crore … Continue reading

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2G spectrum scam: audio tapes suggesting collusion delivered anonymously to CBI – India


12  feb  2013 2G spectrum scam: audio tapes suggesting collusion delivered anonymously to CBI New Delhi: The CBI has said that it has no idea who recorded conversations between its prosecutor in the telecom scam and Unitech Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, … Continue reading

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