TIMES OF INIDA NEWS LETTER 10.2.2013
Afzal hanging: Rights groups demand India end executions
In the wake of the hanging of Afzal Guru, global rights groups have asked India to end the use of executions and move towards abolishing the death penalty.
Sonia Gandhi's Mahakumbh visit cancelled due to 'want of cooperation' by UP govt
"This is not the first time when a non-Congress government in UP has tried to hinder Sonia Gandhi's visit to Mahakumbh," state Congress spokesman said.
Odisha to hand over 1554 acres of land to Posco
The Odisha govt is all set to hand over 1554 acres of land to Posco-India for setting up its proposed mega steel project in Jagatsinghpur district.
Day after Afzal's execution, Delhi still on alert
A day after Afzal Guru was hanged, Delhi continued to be on alert Sunday while SAR Geelani said he had been advised to stay home.
Woman brutalized with iron rod discharged
A 19-yr-old woman who was critically injured after a man inserted an iron rod into her mouth during a rape attempt in south Delhi was discharged from hospital.
Fuel surcharge on train tickets in the offing
With the hike in diesel prices putting an additional burden of Rs 3,300 crore on Railways, the PSU behemoth is considering to increase passenger fares.
Finance minister hints at changes in Budget to boost equity culture
Finance minister P Chidambaram indicated that he would bring in major changes in the Budget to boost equity culture among retail investors.
Gambhir dropped as selectors include Dhawan, recall Harbhajan
Under-performing Gautam Gambhir was shown the door with Shikhar Dhawan being his surprise replacement in the 15-member Indian squad.
Praveen Kumar suspended by BCCI
Praveen Kumar had an altercation with batsman Ajitesh Argal during a Corporate Trophy match recently.
Salman Khan decides to go for treatment
Salman was detected with trigeminal neuralgia, a neurological disorder, and aneurysm in the brain.
Vidya Balan fined several times for tinted glass in her car
The poster girl of awards has reportedly paid multiple fines to the Mumbai Traffic Police because her car has tinted glass windows.
Samsung: Is Steve Jobs' worst nightmare coming true
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd uses Google Inc's Android software to create smartphones and tablets that closely resemble the iPhone and the iPad.
8 things Apple could do with $137 billion cash pile
Apple has recently come under attack for its practice of stockpiling cash. At the end of last year, the company was sitting on $137 billion.
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