2012

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On World Music Day, Javed Akhtar says old songs should be protected from 'vandalisation': They're our cultural heritage
Entertainment

On World Music Day, Javed Akhtar says old songs should be protected from 'vandalisation': They're our cultural heritage

On World Music Day, Indian Performing Right Society, chaired by lyricist Javed Akhtar, has launched a two-week social media campaign #CreditTheCreator.

Hyderabad rape and murder: Regressive worldview, acute failure of laws — has anything really changed between 2012 and now?
India

Hyderabad rape and murder: Regressive worldview, acute failure of laws — has anything really changed between 2012 and now?

Has anything at all changed with regard to rape in India between 2012 and now? Would anything change if all of those men had been strung up from the nearest pole?

Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Criminal Law (Amendment) Act; provision provides stringent punishment for raping minors
India

Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Criminal Law (Amendment) Act; provision provides stringent punishment for raping minors

President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act that seeks to provide stringent punishment or death penalty for raping minor girls

Congress says Maharashtra child rights body's notice to Rahul Gandhi diversionary tactic, will explore legal options
India

Congress says Maharashtra child rights body's notice to Rahul Gandhi diversionary tactic, will explore legal options

The Congress in Maharashtra today said the state child rights panel's notice to party president Rahul Gandhi for 'disclosing' the identity of two minor boys, who were victims of an assault, as a bid to divert the attention from the main issue pertaining to the deprived sections.

2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Ravi Shankar Prasad hails SC judgment, upholds justice in
India

2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Ravi Shankar Prasad hails SC judgment, upholds justice in "rarest of rare" instance

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today favoured the existence of death penalty in the statutes, saying he was satisfied that it was invoked in the rarest of rare instance like the December 16 gangrape case, over which there was a public outcry.

Troop movement report: Tewari comes out all guns blazing, shoots Congress in the rear
Politics

Troop movement report: Tewari comes out all guns blazing, shoots Congress in the rear

By claiming that the August 2012 report in Indian Express of un-notified troop movement from Agra and Hisar towards Delhi is correct, Tewari has also plastered pie on his own party rather than hurl it at his intended target, minister of state for external affairs, General VK Singh.

Army had denied troop movement report in 2012 itself: Ravi Shankar Prasad
India

Army had denied troop movement report in 2012 itself: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Countering the claim of Congress leader Manish Tewari that news report on the controversial 2012 troop movement was "true", Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said the Army had already denied the report when the UPA was in power.

Congress distances itself from Manish Tewari’s comments on 2012 troop movement report
Politics

Congress distances itself from Manish Tewari’s comments on 2012 troop movement report

The Congress on Sunday distanced itself from party leader Manish Tewari, who claimed that a news report on a controversial 2012 troop movement towards Delhi was true.

2012 troop movement report true, claims Congress' Manish Tewari; Gen VK Singh calls him ‘jobless’
India

2012 troop movement report true, claims Congress' Manish Tewari; Gen VK Singh calls him ‘jobless’

Union minister and former Army chief General VK Singh on Sunday dismissed senior Congress leader Manish Tewari's claim that the Indian Express story on non-notified movement of troops towards Delhi from neighbouring Haryana in 2012 was true.

Groupism, low morale prompted captaincy change call in 2012, says former selector
First Cricket News

Groupism, low morale prompted captaincy change call in 2012, says former selector

Groupism and a low morale were the reasons why the selection committee wanted to replace Mahendra Singh Dhoni with the young and untested Virat Kohli as Indian cricket captain back in 2012, a plan which was scuttled by the then BCCI President N Srinivasan.

Goa's Babush Monserrate to resign, contest from Parrikar's seat
Politics

Goa's Babush Monserrate to resign, contest from Parrikar's seat

Goa Congress MLA, Atanasio Monserratte has said he would quit the party to contest as an Independent in the event of a bye-election in Panaji Assembly seat following the likely induction of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in Union Cabinet.

Bhupathi the reason 2012 Olympics was sad for me, says Paes
Sports

Bhupathi the reason 2012 Olympics was sad for me, says Paes

Asked if there is a possibility of pairing up with his former partner Bhupathi in future, the answer from the 14-time Grand Slam winner in doubles was an emphatic no.

Global External Disk Storage Systems Factory Revenue Up 2.3% In 4Q12: IDC
Biztech

Global External Disk Storage Systems Factory Revenue Up 2.3% In 4Q12: IDC

For the quarter, the total (internal plus external) disk storage systems market generated $8.6 billion in revenue, representing 0.7% growth from the prior year's fourth quarter.

SAP Announces Revenues For 2012
Biztech

SAP Announces Revenues For 2012

Revenues from Mobile soared in 2012 with triple-digit growth. Applications, Analytics and the Database and Technology businesses continued to turn in double-digit growth.

Indian Boxing in 2012: Blows galore in disappointing year
Sports

Indian Boxing in 2012: Blows galore in disappointing year

Even though Mary Kom ensured that the boxers did not return empty-handed from the Olympics, her commendable feat could not hide the overall disappointment.

Football in 2012: Spain and Messi shine but problems never far away
Sports

Football in 2012: Spain and Messi shine but problems never far away

Spain's glorious third successive triumph in a major tournament and individual goal scoring brilliance from Argentine Lionel Messi will be remembered as soccer's golden hallmarks of 2012.

Only one athlete of the year in 2012, Messi
Sports

Only one athlete of the year in 2012, Messi

There are other contenders but if you're a believer that professional sport is essentially a form of entertainment, then Messi was unbeatable in 2012.

Roaming charges could be history from March 2013
News & Analysis

Roaming charges could be history from March 2013

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is likely to ask operators to implement free roaming across the nation by March 2013, according to a report by the

'Uncle' judges: New bill to correct judicial appointment process
India

'Uncle' judges: New bill to correct judicial appointment process

'Uncle judges' is a term used for judges whose kith and kin are practising in the same High Court where they are posted. The government hopes that the Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill will solve this problem.

ISPs to be fined for poor service from January 1
News & Analysis

ISPs to be fined for poor service from January 1

As per the new directive issued by the TRAI, an ISP found providing broadband services that fail to achieve the benchmark of Quality of Service (QoS), will be fined up to 50,000 rupees for every parameter found below par.