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Alleged Kolkata rapist sent to police custody


June 9th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) A city court Saturday remanded Mumtaz Khan, accused of raping a 26-year-old woman inside a taxi in the city, to police custody till June 21. Khan ... Read more...

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Woman raped inside moving taxi in Kolkata, attacker held


June 8th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman was raped inside a taxi in the city, police said Friday, adding that the attacker has been arrested."The woman, a housewife, ... Read more...

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Anglo-Indian MP quits Congress posts after being ‘ignored’


May 19th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 19 (IANS) Ingrid Mcleod, a nominated member of the Lok Sabha representing the Anglo-Indian community, Saturday quit all posts of the Congress party peeved over the alleged ... Read more...

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Visit not to pressurise Bengal government: Rights body


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Amid reports of rape cases across West Bengal, a delegation of the National Commission for Women (NCW) that is visiting Kolkata, Monday denied this was ... Read more...

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NCW members to visit Kolkata April 2


March 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Amid reports of a large number of rape cases across West Bengal, a delegation of National Commission for Women (NCW) is scheduled to visit Kolkata ... Read more...

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Another rape in Bengal, victim deaf and mute (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bankura (West Bengal), Feb 29 (IANS) In another incident of rape in West Bengal, a physically challenged woman was allegedly raped by a junior doctor in a government hospital ... Read more...

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Another rape in Bengal, victim deaf and mute


February 29th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bankura (West Bengal), Feb 29 (IANS) In another incident of rape in West Bengal, a physically challenged woman was allegedly raped by a junior doctor in a government hospital ... Read more...

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Dignified officers will leave if Mamata does not change: CPI-M


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Hours after two senior police officers attacked the media which had praised them for cracking the sensational Park Street "rape" case, West Bengals' Marxists Monday ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape case: Officer denies division among police


February 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) A Kolkata Police woman officer, credited in the media with solving a case of an Anglo-Indian woman's gangrape here early this month, Monday scotched talks ... Read more...

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Rape case handling shows Mamata in poor light (Lead, West Bengal Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The efforts of the West Bengal administration, led by the state's first woman Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, to play down an Anglo-Indian woman's complaint of ... Read more...

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Rape case handling shows Mamata in poor light (West Bengal Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The efforts of the West Bengal administration, led by the state's first woman Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, to play down an Anglo-Indian woman's complaint of ... Read more...

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Kolkata ‘rape’ case: Now police say offence ‘must have occurred’


February 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The alleged rape of an Anglo-Indian woman took another curious turn Friday with the police, who had earlier found "discrepancies" in her statement, conceding that ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s Park Street rape case: Police find discrepancies


February 16th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Days after an Anglo-Indian woman alleged she was "raped at gun point" inside a moving car in the city's upmarket Park Street, the police Thursday ... Read more...

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‘Raped’ Kolkata woman alleges police inaction


February 15th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) The city police Wednesday promised swift action following allegation of inaction by an Anglo-Indian woman who said she was raped in a moving car in the ... Read more...

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Tearful farewell to murdered teacher


February 10th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) A woman teacher who was stabbed to death by a student was consigned to flames here Friday, with hundreds of teary-eyed relatives, friends, colleagues and students ... Read more...

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Chennai student kills teacher for complaining to parents (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) A Class 9 student of a reputed public school here Thursday stabbed to death his teacher for complaining to his parents about his poor academic performance.The ... Read more...

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Chennai student kills teacher for complaining to parents (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) A Class 9 student Thursday stabbed to death a teacher in his school here for complaining to his parents about his poor academic performance.Mohammed Irfan of ... Read more...

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Chennai student kills teacher for complaining to parents


February 9th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) A Class 9 student Thursday stabbed to death a teacher in his school here for complaining to his parents about his poor academic performance. Mohammed Irfan ... Read more...

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Endless BJP bickering pushes parties into poll mode (Karnataka Newsletter)


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) The Congress, leading the central government, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ruling Karnataka for the first time, have found a common tune - early ... Read more...

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Carols, crackers mark Christmas in Andhra


December 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Special prayers in churches at midnight, carols and the bursting of fire crackers marked Christmas celebrations in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and other parts ... Read more...

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Indian Christmas with desi fusion fare


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Christmas has over the years become an annual ritual celebrated in India with a "desi" flavour in millions of Christian homes -- and even at ... Read more...

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Compassionate man with wicked humour, say Mario’s friends, fans


December 11th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Friends, associates and members of the art fraternity remember eminent cartoonist Mario Miranda as a "warm, wickedly humorous and compassionate man who reacted positively to ... Read more...

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Kerala legislators to be subject to performance audit


September 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Kerala assembly, the performance of all legislators would be subject to a performance audit, Speaker G. Karthikeyan ... Read more...

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Bollywood-Hollywood love affair must grow: Russell Peters (Interview)


September 24th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Here's one man who is not in love with Hindi films and its jhatkas. But Canadian Russell Peters, who is of Anglo-Indian origin and ... Read more...

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Verdict on uniform school syllabus in Tamil Nadu welcomed


August 9th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Leaders of various political parties in Tamil Nadu Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict directing the state government to implement immediately a uniform system of school ... Read more...

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Norman Browne assumes charge as IAF chief (Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne, an ace combat pilot, Sunday took over as the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief from incumbent Air Chief ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi welcomes apex court order on schools


July 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and DMK president M. Karunanidhi Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's order refusing to stay the Madras High Court order on implementing ... Read more...

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Opposition files privilege notice against Chandy


June 4th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) Kerala's opposition Left Democratic Front (LDF) Saturday slapped a notice of breach of privilege against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for making policy announcements publicly when the ... Read more...

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G. Karthikeyan of Congress elected Kerala speaker (Lead)


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government in Kerala survived its first acid test in the house Thursday when party veteran G. Karthikeyan was elected speaker ... Read more...

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Life of Rabindranath Tagore at a glance


May 8th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Here are milestones from Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's life as his 150th birth anniversary is celebrated Monday:1861, May 7: Rabindranath Tagore is born to Debendranath ... Read more...

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Believing the opposition on Singur was a mistake: Bhattacharjee


April 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday said he had made a mistake by believing the opposition would not go beyond a point to scuttle ... Read more...

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Tandoori versus sorpotel: Goan cuisine on collision path (Eating Out With IANS)


April 15th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 15 (IANS) Goan cuisine is on a path of culinary collision with mainstream dishes from Punjab and other regions of India.And first time author Fatima da Silva Gracias ... Read more...

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A club which keeps Kenyan cricket alive


March 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Clad in bright green, Kenya's World Cup jersey, the six-foot, burly Lakhdeep Babra stands out in the crowd at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium. The Anglo-Indian, ... Read more...

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Fenugreek best way to ward off cold


January 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Don't reach out for paracetamol if you're down with a cold, instead, try out fenugreek in your curry to keep yourself warm, says a study. A nutritionist ... Read more...

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Curry ‘could provide a cure for the common cold’


January 20th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): An ingredient often used to make curry may be the key to fending off the cold virus.For centuries, mothers have used fenugreek, which is rich in antioxidants, to ... Read more...

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