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Help coming way of Indian athlete Santhi Soundarajan


July 25th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Winner of 11 international medals for India and around 50 medals for her home state Tamil Nadu, Santhi Soundarajan saw herself pushed down and humiliated, then ... Read more...

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Three shot dead on Uttar Pradesh highway


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Three people were shot dead Tuesday in broad daylight on a highway in Firozabad near Agra while they were on their way to the district court ... Read more...

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Teacher’s mission to return dropouts to school pays off


June 8th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Poverty had forced them to dropout of school and work for a livelihood. But their teacher did not give up.Manojit Dutta, a man on a mission ... Read more...

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Four women die as boat capsizes in Assam


April 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) Four women died while seven other people were rescued after an overloaded boat capsized in lower Assam's Dhubri district Tuesday, police said.The victims were brick kiln ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP, aides jailed for Nandigram violence


March 27th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday sent former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP Laxman Seth and two of his associates, who allegedly plotted the violent incidents ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh seeks Haryana’s help for labourers’ release


February 27th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 27 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Monday sought Haryana's help to secure release of several poor people forcibly being made to work at a brick kiln in Haryana's Ambala ... Read more...

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Odisha hooch toll is 32, excise minister resigns (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) The deaths caused by a spurious drink Thursday climbed to 32 in Odisha, while state Excise Minister Ananga Udaya Singh Deo submitted his resignation to Chief ... Read more...

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Odisha moonshine toll is 30 (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) The death toll caused by a spurious drink has touched 30 in Odisha, a senior official said Wednesday.The victims, mostly poor men from Cuttack and Khordha ... Read more...

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Odisha hooch toll 30, government blames medicines


February 9th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) The death toll due to alleged consumption of spurious liquor has risen to 30 in Odisha, but the authorities have held two medicines responsible for the ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 29 in Odisha, 10 held (Night Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 29 people died and about 40 others were battling for their lives in hospitals in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with drugs, officials ... Read more...

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Use of child labour in households growing: Child Rights Commission


January 30th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Pointing to a rise in child labour in domestic units, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is seeking to bring households under the ... Read more...

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Tribal labourer allegedly tortured to death


December 14th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) Barely three weeks after a tribal labourer was allegedly tortured to death, a second case has come to light in Thane, a Maharashtra legislator said Wednesday.Vivek ... Read more...

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Probe ordered in labourer’s torture, death


November 30th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Nov 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday ordered a probe into a labourer's death allegedly due to torture by a brick kiln owner and his two sons in Thane ... Read more...

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40 bonded labourers rescued in Uttar Pradesh


November 26th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) As many as 40 bonded labourers, including children and women, were freed from a brick kiln in Uttar Pradesh's Bhimnagar district, police said Saturday.The bonded labourers, ... Read more...

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70 bonded labourers freed in Uttar Pradesh


April 29th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), April 29 (IANS) As many as 70 bonded labourers, including 12 children and 20 women, were freed from a brick kiln in Uttar Pradesh, police said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Man kills 12-year-old sister for family honour


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak, April 23 (IANS) In yet another case of honour killing, a youth killed his 12-year-old sister at Roorki village in this Haryana district for the sake of his family's ... Read more...

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25 Chhattisgarh child labourers rescued from brick kiln


January 31st, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 31 (IANS) Twentyfive child labourers from Chhattisgarh were rescued here Monday and a man was arrested for forcing them to work at a brick kiln, ... Read more...

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30 chained people rescued from brick kiln in Bangladesh


January 27th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 26 (IANS) At least 30 people, including children, were found tied up with chains at a brick-kiln Wednesday evening on the outskirts of the Bangladesh capital city, a media report ... Read more...

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Six killed in wall collapse


January 4th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) Six people, including four children, were killed and three injured Tuesday when a brick kiln's wall collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar district, an official said.The incident took ... Read more...

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Politicians back shutdown to protest former MP’s murder


November 18th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Several political parties in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district Thursday joined in a shutdown called by the traders' union to protest the murder of a former MP.Activists of ... Read more...

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Former BJP MP shot dead, driver injured


November 15th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Nov 15 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Amarpal Singh, who had recently joined the Congress, was Monday shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district, police ... Read more...

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Punjab brick kiln owners demand review of Bonded Labor Act


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Sep. 22 (ANI): Agitated over a rapidly increasing influence of mafia in the labour community and their misuse of the Bonded Labor Act, the Brick Kiln owners of ... Read more...

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Woman, daughter murdered in Punjab


September 21st, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Sep 21 (IANS) A middle-aged woman and her daughter from an affluent family of this Punjab town were found murdered under mysterious circumstances here Tuesday. Police officials investigating the double murder ... Read more...

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Seven bonded labourers rescued


August 21st, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 21 (IANS) Seven Chhattisgarh residents, including five women, kept as bonded labourers for a year in Uttar Pradesh were rescued and brought back home Saturday, police said. The labourers were rescued ... Read more...

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Vodafone executive murdered in Uttar Pradesh


August 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 14 (IANS) An executive of private telecom operator Vodafone was murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Modinagar town, police said Saturday. Bharat, who worked in the company's Noida office and was a resident ... Read more...

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China court upholds death sentence for billionaire


July 14th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Harbin (China), July 14 (ANI): A Chinese court has upheld a death sentence for a billionaire, who hired two people to murder a former business partner.The Heilongjiang Provincial Higher People's Court said ... Read more...

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Bihar’s famed coaching institute now in Assam


July 11th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, July 11 (IANS) The famed Super 30, a coaching institute in Patna which prepares 30 poor students for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) entrance exam free of ... Read more...

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19 workers rescued from kiln return to Orissa


June 29th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 29 (IANS) At least 19 migrant workers, including six children, returned to their homes in Orissa Tuesday after being rescued from a brick kiln in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh where they ... Read more...

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Two minor sisters killed


June 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 17 (IANS) A brick kiln owner battered two minor sisters to death in a rural part of Bihar after one of them picked a piece of a brick to hammer ... Read more...

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Brick kiln owners to go on strike from June 15


June 10th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) Brick kiln owners of Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh Thursday announced that they will go on an indefinite strike from June 15 to protest against the alleged ... Read more...

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Eight bonded labourers freed in Madhya Pradesh


May 12th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 12 (IANS) Eight bonded labourers, including seven women, belonging to Chhattisgarh have been freed during a raid in Madhya Pradesh's Morena town, police said Wednesday. "On a tip-off, cops raided a ... Read more...

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Bangladesh adopts green brick kiln technology


April 5th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) In an effort to reduce carbon emission, Bangladesh is looking at smokeless brick making technology to replace the over 150-year-old traditional method in the country. The new technology has ... Read more...

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Maoists kill trader in Jharkhand


March 22nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gumla (Jharkhand), Mar 22 (ANI): Suspected Maoists shot dead a trader at Kotam village in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Sunday.The slain trader was identified as Mohsin Ansari."We got information that in ... Read more...

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‘The New Tenants’ wins best short film Oscar


March 8th, 2010 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Joachim Back and Tivi Magnusson won the best short film, live action Oscar for "The New Tenants" at the 82nd Academy Awards. American director Gregg Helvey's 19-minute film ... Read more...

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Set for Oscars, ‘Kavi’ team wants president to see film


February 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Indian crew of Oscar-nominated film "Kavi" have finally got sponsored tickets to attend the Academy Awards in Los Angeles but before they ... Read more...

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