In news today : July 4, 2011

All parties pledge to back ‘strong’ Lokpal

Law Likely By Winter Session-End

NGO’s shelters shut after it pointed out UID flaws


Serbian Beats Nadal For Fifth Time This Season To Win Title

Home-grown jugaad set for a patent cover

Temple of boom : 1 lakh cr and counting

100cr cocaine haul in state


Rising antelope deaths in state rattle officials

New voting system put on trial run


Jodhpur to get new wildlife & tourist hotspot

T-Cong leaders firm on quitting

50% Of T-MLAs Say They Have To Go With The Majority

‘Sachan wanted to enter politics, needed money’

Crucial records regarding Guj riots intact, says govt

Chembur builder-cum-bookie arrested in Dey murder case

13-yr-old boy shot dead inside Chennai army quarters

Farooq warns Oppn against civil society activists

Calls Anna’s Campaign An Attempt To Destabilize UPA Govt

Govt draft worse than ‘jokepal’, says Jaitley

326 seats still up for grabs in IITs after 2nd round

Humidity, heat fail to dampen pilgrims’ spirit

Rath ‘stampede’ kills 1 in Puri, temple admin announces 1 lakh to kin

‘Deny ENR tech, lose out on N-reactor mkt’


BSY’s political dramas hold back capital flow of 25,000 crore

Maoists free 11 abducted villagers


Thailand elects first woman PM

Thaksin’s Sister Steers Party To Landslide Win

‘Zardari’s bizarre gift to Cameron fit for the toilet’


‘Manhattan maid in Strauss-Kahn case a sex worker’


Gaddafi can retire in Libya: Rebel chief

Monaco’s newlywed prince may face paternity test

The Emperor’s New Clothes

The BCCI is undisputed ruler of the cricket world, but is it doing enough to justify its power?

Rain, bad light rob India

Bravo & Baugh Defy An Inspired Ishant As West Indies Hang On For A Draw

Fletcher’s bonus claim is bogus: BCCI

Bryans win record 11th Slam title

PCB inserted clause to bar govt’s interference: Sources

No place for Mandeep

Jose Also Ignored; Ashwini, Poonia And Tintu In Team

Klitschko, the Lord of ‘ring’

Injury puts Shivendra out of action

Signs of the times

Ignou offers a Bachelor’s programme and a preparatory course on sign language for the hearing impaired.

Reliance Retail to Rejig Top Deck Ahead of FDI

Ex-Walmart China execs Cissell & Gray set to join as CEO & COO in second reshuffle in two years

Biyani Doesn’t See Future in Financial Biz

Retailer to sell 54% stake in financial services arm Future Capital Holdings; may use funds to cut down on debt


Ex-ED Official in Sea-Deep Trouble

Ashok Aggarwal’s kin bagged almost half of deep-sea mining licences


Higher FII Cap Fails to Fire Infra Bonds

Don’t Let Kalmadi Run Riot, Aiyar had Warned PM

RTI reveals three sports ministers had raised red flag against Kalmadi in run up to CWG


Varkeys in Sellout Talks, Deal in 2 Wks

A prominent Middle-East based NRI & Aditya Birla Retail in the fray

Indian, Foreign Firms Target Growing Indian Gay Market

To tap growing purchasing power of queer community

More Drama Ahead in Cairn-Vedanta Deal

Minority shareholders may legally challenge stringent govt riders that eat into the company’s profit, erode deal value

Developers Set Up Pre-Fab Units to Beat Labour Crunch

Adanis Tie Up . 4,084-cr Debt for 1,320-mw Plant

Co is setting up a 3,300-mw thermal power capacity at Tiroda

BSNL to Formalise Ownership of Property Assets

IIM-B Makes Summer Internships Optional for Experienced Students

In a First, a Daughter’s Son Rises at Birla Abode

Nandini Nopany’s son Chandra Shekhar to move into grandfather KK Birla’s hallowed 15th floor office in Birla Building

Sun TV COO Held in Film Telecast Rights ‘Fraud’

India Inc Divided over Business Prospects in West Bengal

Big Savers may Pay More for NPS

Panel proposes charge of 0.5% per transaction instead of a flat fee of . 20; says move will protect small savers, incentivise sellers

Food Law Delay Talks Grow as Political Differences Persist

North Block may not mind delay as it battles to rein in government expenditure

Power Producers Seek Protection from Fuel Shocks

Ask govt to set up panel to evolve system for revisiting the contracts in view of rising fuel prices

GM Crops Save 18 b Kg of CO2 Emissions

THDC Gets $648-m World Bank Loan

Govt Hints at Sugar De-control This Week

Pawar says government serious about issue; decision likely also on export of 20 lakh tonne

Something Fresh

Now G-20 Says ‘Garibi Hatao’

Weak Monsoon Hits Turmeric Sowing, Output

Slowdown Flu Spreads to China’s Services Sector Now

Non-manufacturing industries expanded at slowest pace in four months in June

Euro Zone Warns Greece of Sovereignty, Job Loss

Tough Market Conditions Force UBS to Review Goals

Disastrous Mortgages: It’s Bank v/s Borrower Fight

Union rivalry to continue to dog seafarers’ wage negotiations

Following recent court verdict, both leading unions are seen adamant with their demands

Cashless, mobile payment service for fleet operators launched

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