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Police battle anti-graft protesters outside PM’s house, Hazare for second freedom movement (Intro Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police used tear gas and water cannons as hundreds of anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal staged noisy protests near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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More Pakistani Hindus arrive in India, say they won’t return


August 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 13 (IANS) A fresh batch of Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Monday on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, and many ... Read more...

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Russia to crack down on prisoners’ mobile phones


August 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) Russian authorities are considering tougher punishment, including extra prison time, for inmates who use mobile phones, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday.According to the Izvestia daily, an official ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Every third Russian woman suffers domestic violence’


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About a third of Russian women suffer domestic violence but put up with beatings from their partners and husbands in order not to lose them, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani tortured by relatives in Britain


March 31st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) A 27-year-old Pakistani-origin man was beaten and physically tortured for three years by his relatives who regarded him as a financial burden, a British court has ... Read more...

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More than 400 Afghan women jailed for ‘moral crimes’


March 29th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of women are currently imprisoned in Afghanistan for so-called 'moral crimes', including running away from forced marriages and extra-marital sex charges after being raped, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Detention, assault of two men being probed, court told


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Police here have registered a case against some of its officials, who yet remained unidentified, for allegedly detaining two people last month and assaulting them, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russian woman beats up three cops


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a karaoke trip gone wrong, a young drunk woman beat up three Moscow policemen trying to detain her for "violations of public peace", police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Honour’ crimes rising rapidly in Britain


December 4th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) The number of crimes against girls and women carried out by their families or communities in Britain rose by 47 percent in just a year, police ... Read more...

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US couple put on wanted list for Russian boy’s death


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has put a US couple, convicted and later released by an American court for the involuntarily manslaughter of their adopted Russian son, on its ... Read more...

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US couple jailed for killing Russian adopted son


November 19th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US couple, convicted for the involuntary manslaughter of their adopted Russian son, were jailed for a maximum of four years Friday.A Pennsylvania court ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Take horse-drawn carriages off Mumbai roads’


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Salsa dancer Sandip Soparrkar and his supermodel wife Jesse Randhawa have written to Mumbai's civic corporation chief to stop plying of horse-drawn carriages in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hearing on Kannada actor’s bail plea after two weeks (Lead)


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Thursday put off for two weeks the hearing on the bail application of leading Kannada actor Darshan, facing allegations of assaulting his ... Read more...

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Bumpy ride: Delhi tongas on their last legs (Feature With Images)


August 7th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Sunit Nair races against time, but the narrow lanes and the giant horse carriage he is driving won't agree. He reaches the stand and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bipasha challenges truth in tapes with Amar Singh


May 12th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu has reacted strongly to the alleged taped conversation between her and former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh, and says ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ex-Bahrain official accused of torture to attend royal wedding


April 29th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): The former head of an agency accused of torture and human rights abuses in Bahrain is expected to be a guest at Friday's royal wedding of Prince ... Read more...

Posted in World |

26 kids killed due to Yemen unrest: Unicef


April 20th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 20 (IANS) At least 26 children have been killed in Yemen over the past two months during the political unrest that continues to sweep through the Middle ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indonesian woman caned in front of mob for affair


April 10th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A woman in Indonesia received nine lashes with a cane from the Sharia police for having an extramarital affair, a media report said Sunday.Irdayanti Mukhtar, 34, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indonesian woman ‘whipped in public over extramarital affairs’


April 10th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): An Indonesian woman was caned in front of a baying mob after being caught having extramarital affairs.Irdayanti Mukhtar, 34, received nine lashes by Sharia Police for having ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

What it’s like being a supermodel in Pakistan


April 5th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): Pakistani supermodels have revealed their experiences, trials and triumphs of walking the runway in the Islamic republic.Mehreen Syed, 26, one of the most popular and best-paid of Pakistan's new ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Alleged Libyan rape victim says she was freed after medical test proved her story


April 5th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 5 (ANI): Libyan woman Eman al Obaidi, who has accused government troops of raping her in Tripoli, said she was released from three days of questioning only after a medical ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rihanna goes public about dad’s beatings


March 30th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has gone public about the trauma she suffered at the hands of her estranged father.The singer said her resentment towards her father stemmed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Radhika’s killer caught, in four days police custody (Night Lead)


March 12th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Four days after he shot dead Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar for snubbing him, Ram Singh alias Vijay, described as a psychopath, was sent to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BBC team blinfolded and beaten by Gaddafi forces


March 10th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) A BBC news team was detained and beaten up by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces after being accused of spying, the British broadcaster reported Thursday.The three ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US Christian leaders seek Obama’s help to free jailed Afghan convert


February 24th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24(ANI): Christian leaders in the United States have sought President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's help for the release of Said Musa, who could be put ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dad’s strict upbringing still affects Janet Jackson


February 13th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Janet Jackson, who yearned to call her father 'dad' as a kid, has revealed that she is still scared of her authoritative father Joe.In an emotional TV interview ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Strict upbringing still affects Janet


February 12th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Singer Janet Jackson, who did not dare call her father "dad" when she was a kid, admits she is still scared of her authoritative father Joseph.Joseph Jackson was ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US criticises Egyptian regime over slow pace of reform


February 9th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) As Egypt continued to be roiled in turmoil, the United States criticised the embattled Cairo regime, calling comments by Vice President Omar Suleiman that Egypt is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India trying its best to rescue journalists, camera teams stuck in Cairo


February 4th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni on Friday expressing shock over the detention and attacks on journalists in Egypt said the Ministry of External ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dead Tunisian fruit and vegetable seller could unleash wave of revolutions in Africa


January 17th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tunis (Tunisia), Jan.17 (ANI): Fruit and vegetable seller Mohammed Bouazizi, who burnt himself in the center of Tunis after police confiscated his produce because he ahd no permit, is today seen as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Social activist actress Jagger slams Obama for GITMO closure failure


January 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.12 (ANI): Nicaraguan-born social and human rights advocate and a former actress and fashion icon Bianca Jagger has criticized US President Barack Obama for failing to restore 'America's moral ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani man a messiah for missing kids


December 31st, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) This is no ordinary man but a messiah for the missing children in Pakistan. Anwar Khokhar, who served as a barber to then Pakistani prime minister Zulfikar Ali ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Don’t date Arab men: Rabbis’ wives to Israeli girls


December 30th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Wives of around 30 rabbis in Israel have published an open letter asking jewish girls to avoid dating Arab men because their courtship will result in maltreatment.The letter ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian police torture, says US cable


December 18th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Indian security agencies torture prisoners to extract information, partly because forensic science is weak in the country, says a leaked US embassy diplomatic cable.India is weak in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Custodial violations a betrayal of Kashmiris: Activists


December 17th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Custodial violations in Kashmir are a betrayal of the hopes and sentiments of the people of Kashmir and the guilty should be punished, rights activists said Friday ... Read more...

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