TIMES OF INDIA NEWS LETTER 11 DECEMBER 2012
Wal-Mart row: Government ready for probe, Kamal Nath says
The opposition, led by the BJP, insisted on suspension of Question Hour to discuss the lobbying issue. The government is ready to probe the Wal-Mart lobbying report.
Woman to pay Rs 50 lakh for accusing actor of rape
In a first of its kind order, the Madras high court has awarded 50 lakh compensation to an actor who was convicted on rape charges levelled by a woman.
Now, Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa against dyeing hair black
After terming tattoos as anti-shariya, the Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa against dyeing hair black.
Human trafficking racket busted in Hyderabad
Task Force busted a cross-border human trafficking racket and arrested seven persons, including six Bangladeshi nationals, on Monday.
'Doomsday' spells fortune for astrologers
The doomsday phenomenon has come as a boon for city astrologers as they are doing brisk business, thanks to worried believers in the theory.
Kingfisher shares up after report of Etihad stake deal
Shares in troubled Kingfisher Airlines were up nearly 5% on Tuesday after a newspaper report that Abu Dhabi's carrier Etihad Airways is set to buy a 48% stake.
Exports dip 4.17% in November; Government may announce sops this week
Continuing with its downward slide, exports dipped for the seventh month in a row in November by 4.17 per cent to USD 22.3 billion.
Ambati Rayudu replaces Manoj Tiwary for T20 series against England
Ambati Rayudu was on Tuesday named as the replacement for injured batsman Manoj Tiwary in the Indian cricket squad for the two Twenty20s against England.
Sack MS Dhoni, bring in new blood: Mohinder Amarnath
Mohinder Amarnath joined the chorus against MS Dhoni's saying that nobody within the Indian cricket board (BCCI) had the "guts" to remove him.
Hrithik touched by fans’ gesture
On his maiden visit to Marrakech, where he attended the film festival, Hrithik Roshan was touched by fans daring the weather to see him.
Rajinikanth praises Manoj Bajpayee
Manoj Bajpayee is happy because on a recent flight, he bumped into Tamil icon Rajinikanth who spoke to him at length on how he loved him in Gangs of Wasseypur.
HTC Butterfly unveiled, sports a 5-inch 1080p display
Taiwan's HTC has unveiled a new smartphone, HTC Butterfly, boasting a higher resolution display than Apple's iPhone 5.
Obamacare: Big opportunity for Indian IT companies
The $100-billion Indian information technology industry, hopes to gain from reforms initiated by the US President Barack Obama in his previous term.
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