Here is a roundup of news from Indian newspapers, news wires and Web sites on Tuesday, July 12, 2011. The Wall Street Journal has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Two members of Indian Mujahideen arrested: Two members of the terrorist group Indian Mujahideen have been arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad. The Indian Mujahideen or IM operate on behalf of the Lashkar-e-Taiba in India, and have been described as “a home-grown terror module.” (Source: NDTV)
Katara murder: Sukhdev Pehalwan gets life term: Gangster Sukhdev Pehalwan, the third accused in the Nitish Katara kidnapping-cum-murder case, was on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi Court. (Source: CNN-IBN)
India welcomes US decision to withdraw aid to Pak: India on Tuesday welcomed the US withdrawing USD 800 million military aid to Pakistan and termed the move as a “positive step”. (Source: DD News) UPSC aspirants can now choose Indian languages for interview: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has informed the Bombay high court that candidates, who opt for an Indian language medium (other than Hindi) for the written Civil Services exam, can henceforth either choose the same Indian language, English or Hindi for the interview. (Source: The Times of India)
Maruti Swift to be costlier courtesy improved engine: Maruti Suzuki’s all new Swift is likely to hit the markets next month. The company has given a go ahead to its dealers as far as advance bookings are concerned. (Courtesy: NDTV Profit)
Royal Enfield to set up 2nd plant near Chennai: Eicher Motors on Tuesday said its two-wheeler division, Royal Enfield, will set up a new manufacturing facility at Oragadam, near Chennai, with an initial installed capacity of 1.5 lakh units per annum by March, 2013. (Source: The Hindu)
Via: India Real Time