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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Navy SEAL describes moment he shot Osama bin Laden three times in the head – iNDIA


11  feb  2013 Navy SEAL describes moment he shot Osama bin Laden three times in the head   File photo Washington: The Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden broke his silence on Monday, recounting in an interview the three bullets … Continue reading

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Indian Tennis deadlock resolved as ‘rebels’ end rebellion, but discussions to continue with AITA – India


09  feb  2013 Indian Tennis deadlock resolved as ‘rebels’ end rebellion, but discussions to continue with AITA The star players, also expressed their satisfaction with the change in venue of the Davis Cup tie from Delhi to Bangalore after their … Continue reading

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Pakistani militant strikes a less militant tone – India


07  feb  2013 Pakistani militant strikes a less militant tone NYT Lahore: Ten million dollars does not seem to buy much in this bustling Pakistani city. That is the sum the United States is offering for help in convicting Hafiz Saeed, … Continue reading

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