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SportzPower Daily Aug 11 Vol 01, Issue 1001

Join us on:SportzPower Dailywww.sportzpower.comAug 11 Vol 01, Issue 1001 TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES London Olympics fails to meet expectations for businesses: DeloitteThe Deloitte report says that 42% of companies have reported an increase in demand since the start of the Games, compared with 27% who reported a decrease. Olympic partners play an integral role during London 2012: IOCWithout the support of the business community, without its technology, expertise, people, services, products, telecommunications, its financing – the Olympic Games could not and cannot happen, says IOC president Rogge. Fifa opens new investigation against Mohamed bin HammamThe new investigation has started less than one month after his life ban was overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Yuvraj, Harbhajan, in BCCI's 15 for World T20BCCI announces that "star" cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh would be a part…

Cash collection to continue in U.S. elections

U.S. Presidential elections are marked with crashing cash the heavy fund raising actvities  and candidates usually do their best to raise cash.This year's election is no exception,the  President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney are spending  their precious time wooing donors to fund their campaigns.Capitalist structure of democracy in embattling electroal battle for apex post has its old tale and tactics of talking directly to voters, both presidential candidates of premier parties are engaged in face-to-face meetings with donors to seek a financial edge over one another.
As per  White House schedules, Obama attended 21 fundraisers in July alone, compared with 17 campaign events aimed at the general public. Romney's figure is reportedly even higher, attending at least 22 fundraisers and about a dozen public events.White House schedules are packed with fundraisers for months, and Obama has attended over 200 of those events since he announced his bi…

Japan, South Korean stand-off on group of disputed islets in Sea of Japan.

The Japanese government plans to consider further measures to protest South Korean President Lee Myung-bak's visit to a group of disputed islets in the Sea of Japan.The islands are called Takeshima by Japan and Dokdo by South Korea.The Japanese government says Takeshima is an integral part of Japanese territory both historically and under international law. It says Lee's visit runs counter to Japan's position.
Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba has recalled Japan's Ambassador to South Korea. He also summoned South Korea's Ambassador to Japan, Shin Gak-su, to the Foreign Ministry to make a formal protest.
The Japanese government plans to hold a meeting on Saturday to discuss additional responses.

 Japan is considering postponing a ministerial talk with South Korea after the country's President Lee Myung-bak made an unprecedented visit to disputed islets in the Sea of Japan.The annual meeting between the 2 country's finance ministers had been schedul…

32 killed in army, rebels clashes in Philippines

The death toll from the ongoing battle between Muslim rebels and state security forces in southern Philippines has reached 32. A military official said, at least 27 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and five soldiers were killed in hostilities in Maguindanao.

He said, eight other soldiers were also wounded. He said, their operation against the rebels is continue.

Netherlands retains women’s hockey crown

The Netherlands clinched their second successive Olympic women’s hockey gold medal as they beat world champions Argentina 2-0 on Friday.

Second-half goals from Carlien Dirkse van den Houvel and captain Maartje Paumen gave the Dutch women their third Olympic gold, having won in Beijing four years ago and in Los Angeles in 1984. The Netherlands took the lead five minutes into the second-half when Dirkse van den Houvel slammed in from close range after a penalty corner by Paumen had only been parried by Argentina goalkeeper Rosario Luchetti. And Paumen doubled their lead nine minutes later, lifting a penalty corner high into her top right corner. Great Britain won the bronze medal with a 3-1 victory over New Zealand earlier on Friday

Libyan General Mohamed Hadia killed in Benghazi

­Senior military official of Libya, General Mohamed Hadia al-Feitouri, who defected during the revolt that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, was shot dead by unknown assailants.

On Friday, when  he was returning from prayers in the eastern city of Benghazi then a group of gunmen pulled up in a car and opened fire. Violence and  killing continues the series of deadly attacks on Libyan security officials in Benghazi.

Scientist discovers plate tectonics on Mars

The phenomenon of plate tectonics, previously thought to exist only on Earth also occurs beneath the surface of Mars, a scientist has claimed.

A researcher from the University of California - Los Angeles found that the geological phenomenon, which involves the movement of huge crustal plates beneath a planet's surface, also exists on the red planet.
"Mars is at a primitive stage of plate tectonics. It gives us a glimpse of how the early Earth may have looked and may help us understand how plate tectonics began on Earth," said An Yin, a UCLA professor of Earth and space sciences. Yin made the discovery during his analysis of satellite images from a NASA spacecraft known as THEMIS (Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms) and from the HIRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. He analysed about 100 satellite images approximately a dozen were revealing of plate tectonics. Yin ha…
China’s economy on bears slows down Filed under: UncategorizedLeave a comment August 10, 2012 China’s exports and imports slowed for the second consecutive month, official data showed Friday, highlighting worsening conditions in the world’s second-biggest economy amid global and domestic woes.China’s exports grew at a marginal one percent in July from a year earlier to $176.9 billion, the General Administration of Customs said in a statement, down from the 11.3 percent gain seen in June.Imports rose 4.7 percent year-on-year to $151.8 billion last month, it said, compared with the June increase of 6.3 percent and indicating slowing domestic demand.
China’s economy appears to be slowing down. The downturn is threatening the profits of the nation’s small-and-medium firms.
China’s national bureau of statistics said on Thursday that the nation’s industrial production in July increased by 9.2 percent from a year ago.
The rate of increase is the lowest in 38 …
Super Religare Laboratories renames itself as ‘SRL Diagnostics’ Launches a new logo
New Delhi,08 August, 2012:Riding the popularity of ‘SRL’ and a strong need to have a brand that can stand out as an independent entity, Super Religare Laboratories (SRL) has rechristened itself as ‘SRL Limited' with brand identity of 'SRL Diagnostics.’ The company also launched a new logo to augment its new brand image. The last 17 years have seen SRL growing from strength to strength. Today it is India’s largest and Asia's leading diagnostic network. So much so, that the word ‘SRL’ has become synonymous with diagnostics. The company enjoys a formidable presence in India and has soared to establish for itself a strong presence globally. After becoming a subsidiary business  of Fortis Healthcare Limited,  SRL elected to give itself  a new identity. Considering the growth in the Healthcare sector that India is bound to witness, the company envisions a strong need to have a brand that can stand as…
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