| 2012 | January | 12

  • Sachin Tendulkar joins Facebook, 400,000 likes within hours

    New Delhi, Sep 12 (): Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar joined  social networking site Facebook, on Monday. Within hours of joining Facebook, his page received tremendous response from the fans – he received more than 400,000 ‘likes’ in just few hours. The official page of Tendulkar is managed by Seven3Rockers. He confirmed his joining to Facebook by…

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  • Police use force to pull out Jal Satyagrahis out of water in MP

    Khardana, Sep 12 (): Protesters sitting in neck-deep water for the past fifteen days in Khardana village of Madhya Pradesh, were forcibly brought out  of the water by the police on Wednesday. The Khardana village protesters were sitting in neck-deep water demanding the state government to reduce the level of the water of the Indira…

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  • Magma below Greek volcano grows

    Oxford, England, Sep 12 (): A team of researchers said molten rock under Greece’s Santorini volcano is pooling and has expanded about 300 million-700 million cubic feet from 2011 January through 2012 April. The team from Oxford University said growth of magma has lifted up the surface of Santorini, in Aegean Sea. Greece’s Santorini volcano…

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  • L K Advani: Present govt worse than emergency

    Mumbai, Sep 12 (): Blaming the present government to be worse than emergency period, Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani while extending his support to cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, raised doubt about the political condition of the country in which a cartoonist is put behind bars by declaring his work to be seditious. To my knowledge…

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  • KKNPP issue reaches SC, hearing on Wednesday

    Tirunelveli, Sep 12 (): The controversy over Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu has been brought to the notice of the Supreme Court on Tuesday by filing a petition which directed the central government to contain commissioning the controversial project. The agitation was led by People’s Movement against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) convener SP…

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  • India loses to New Zealand by 1 run in a thriller

    Chennai, Sep 12 (): Despite a comfortable position at one stage, India faltered at the end to lose the second T20 International against New Zealand by one run at M A Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday. Virat Kohli scored a 70 run off 41 balls with 10 fours and a six when the score was…

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  • China sends patrol ships to disputed islands

    Beijing, Sep 12 (): Chinese media said two patrol ships from China have been sent to the disputed islands, which was sealed by Japan in a deal to buy the territory. Xinhua said, the ships reached the waters of the islands – which are known as Diaoyu in China and Senkaku in Japan with the…

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