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In news today : July 2, 2011

High life in Tihar: Tea with officer, roaming & chatting up pals freely

Judge Fumes At ‘Undue Liberty’ To Kalmadi, Others

CBI books former DGH chief for 400 crore scam

‘Officials Favoured US Firm’s Arm’

Vedanta gets nod to mine in Niyamgiri

UN official lobbied for pvt bio-fuel firms

Sale of tribal land for Videocon project nixed

Collector Cancels Illegal Transfer Of Land In C’garh

Now, you can get into IIM after Class 12

‘Univs must follow verdict on OBC cut-off ’

SC Says OBC, General Gap Should Not Exceed 10% In Central Institutes

Maria to walk after 50k fine, Jerome gets 10-yr sentence

11% more rainfall recorded in June, against 156mm average

Now, Gita lessons in MP govt schools

IB angry over NTRO’s internet interception

Russia to handover India nuclear sub by year-end

Armed With Torpedoes, Nerpa Will Be Lethal Enemy Hunter


JNU caters mainly to UP, Bihar students, says CAG

Third chargesheet in 2G scam delayed

More meat for Army jawans

Track your PF account with a click of mouse

Nath claimed immunity for 1984 Sikh riots case in US

BJP pitches for a strong Lokpal

Party Split Over Participating In All-Party Meet

Cong stands ground on Lokpal purview ahead of Anna meet

CBI exemption against law, says CIC

‘Samjhauta accused proclaimed offenders’

Sex case teeters, ex-IMF chief walks free

Doubts Over Maid’s Credibility; House Arrest Ends


Latest standoff: Pak, US squabble over drone base

Godfather: Italy arrests the boss of Corleone clan


Thinner, paler Chavez appears on TV, says he is fighting cancer


Contest in Pak’s Punjab univ: An ode to Osama


Berlo@74: Sex 5 times a day


Globalisation’s Discontents

Will the liberal ideal of a borderless, interconnected world come to be increasingly resisted?

ICC decides to do away with substitute runners in cricket

Voda pays more to bag Essar deal

UK Major Offers Additional $460M, Pact Includes $880M Tax Burden, Ruias to Exit


Brand nationalism lights up Jyothy

Weber to quit Deutsche Bank, Jain’s chances get brighter

More incentives to widen NPS net

Property prices begin to dip, shows index

ICICI Bank ups rates by 25 bps to counter higher cost of funds

‘AI needs 135 planes to rebound’

This Is Over 111 Planes Ordered By UPA-I, Raises Doubt Over Viability

Apple, partners to acquire Nortel patents

Manufacturing index hits 9-month low

LG to re-enter laptop mkt in August

Car sales lose pace as interest rate hikes pinch

Indian players poorly behaved: Harper

Sri Lanka dissolves cricket board

Dope scam: Ticking time bomb

Tearful Athletes Claim Innocence, Say They Took Supplements Unknowingly

‘No 1’ Novak in final

Ex-star Ortega on Dempo radar

Merchandising Deal Remains Only Roadblock

Riaz looks for productive association with Nobbs

Atwal in danger of missing cut

Powell throws Bolt a challenge

Jamaican Clocks Fastest 100m In Laussane

Kaun Banega Crorepati: Barmer Just isn’t Interested!

Farmers in the far-flung district of Rajasthan roll in millions as Cairn, other cos go on a land-buying spree

Vikram Pandit’s Payouts Climb towards $200 m

Citigroup chief executive to collect $80 million from company’s purchase of his Old Lane Partners LP hedge fund


Politically Correct Subbarao Govt’s Safest Bet for Mint St

After Office Treadmill, a Workout for CEOs can be Killing

Leading 24X7 existence, India Inc bosses find pulling weights at the gym comes weighted with death

Kakodkar Calls NSG Guidelines Betrayal, Yashwant Says PM Misled Parliament

CWG Scam: CBI Quizzes BJP Leader Again

Sudhanshu Mittal asked about price quoted by Deepali Designs and Exhibits

Lashker Poses Serious Threat to Indian & Western Interests: US

Jaswant Singh Questions Denial of Bail to Raja, Kanimozhi

Congress MPs, Legislators to Quit on Monday for Telangana

NHRC Notice to Odisha on Spurious Liquor Deaths

MS Splits Consumer, Online Ad Businesses

Co’s India consumer and online business head puts in his papers

Convergys Denied Tax Benefit on Currency Gains

Indian Philanthropy yet to Give its Best Shot

Indians may be giving just 1.5-3% of their income against 9% by Americans, but this share may climb with rise in wealth

TCS Plans Capex of 2 300 crore for FY12, says Tata

Small Drug Cos may Get Financial Aid to Upgrade Plants to WHO Standards

N Ram’s Leadership Plan for ‘The Hindu’ Gets HC Nod

Trai to Send Teams to Review Telcos’ MNP Processes

Tower Cap Loses Half its Staff after 60% Pay Cut

Co joins rank of Alchemy Shares, Motilal Oswal Sec & Angel Broking that have downsized ops

Civil Society Opposes Sarpanch Auditing Own Work Under NREGA

No Oil if Payment Issue Not Resolved by August: Iran

US Threatens to Drag India to WTO Over Cotton Export Restrictions

US Investors Now Expect Deeds from Mukherjee

FM expected to do more on the pace of reform & address fear that frequent increase in interest rates are making credit more difficult to obtain

Why Postpone Agri Reforms?

The farm sector cries out for reform. And we must start by amending the marketing and land lease laws

Dear FM, Please Find Enclosed 1 Lakh Crore

e-Payments can help the central government save 7.52% of its . 13.3-lakh crore spend, says Swati Gupta

Greece may Get $124 b in Fresh Bailout Shot

IMF will offer 30% of the new funds, while euro zone nations and pvt investors will contribute the rest

Geithner may Step Down as Treasury Secy

Possible window to leave after US debt-limit deal

Inflation-focused Central Bankers in a Fix as Manufacturing Slackens

China’s factory index hits lowest level since Feb ’09 & in euro zone it slips to 18-mth low

Facebook Crashes Advertising Industry’s Party

Online ads have boomed recently as they target consumers in a way that print and TV media cannot


20-yr-old Bangladeshi sold twice in a month’s time and forced into prostitution until her SOS reached Sheikh Hasina, who alerted the Interpol. Special city police team did the rest


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