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Assam-Meghalaya border villages to shun militants


May 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) Eighty-four villages located on a remote stretch of the Assam-Meghalaya border have now decided to desist any help to militants who frequent the area.The villages, mostly ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus in duress, says daily


March 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Hindu families in Sindh province were living in fear and insecurity due to their young women being forcibly converted, said a leading daily that called upon ... Read more...

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Hindu spiritual leader kidnapped in Pakistan


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) A leading Hindu spiritual leader of Pakistan was kidnapped at gunpoint in Balochistan province while he was on his way to officiate a wedding.Eightytwo-year-old Lakki Chand Garji, who ... Read more...

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Muslims defer goat sacrifice to respect Hindu sentiments


November 17th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pandharpur (Maharashtra), Nov 17 (IANS) In a gesture of brotherhood with fellow Hindus, Muslims here deferred the traditional goat sacrifice on Eid-ul-Azha as the Hindu festival of Kartiki Ekadashi also fell Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Indians have moved on, now leaders must: Indian media


October 1st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Gauging the mood and maturity of citizens after one of the most important judgments in independent India on the emotive Ayodhya dispute, the country's media has given ... Read more...

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Jat leaders protest against government stand on Khap traditions


July 27th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Elderly members of the Khap launched a mass agitation here on Monday against the central government's decision to enact a law to ban their council's community-related norms ... Read more...

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Afghan Police unearths rocket cache near Kabul


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, May 22 (ANI): Afghan Police on Saturday discovered a huge cache of rockets on the outskirts of Kabul, which they said were to be used to disturb a jirga next ... Read more...

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UN delivering emergency aid and food to thousands of people hit by floods in Afghanistan


May 14th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) is helping Afghanistan rush in emergency food and aid to thousands of people hit by floods earlier this month, a spokesperson said on ... Read more...

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Controversies strengthened our relationship: Sania


April 16th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Controversies followed them till the final day of their wedding, but Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik feel their relationship has only got stronger ... Read more...

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Sania-Shoaib marriage puts an end to controversies


April 12th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) It is the most talked about marriage in recent times. But, solemnisation of the marriage of tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik Monday finally appears ... Read more...

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Sania-Malik wedding ceremonies to begin on April 13


April 10th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, April 10 (ANI): The pre-wedding ceremonies of the Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik will start off from Tuesday (April 13), said Imran Mirza, Sania's father here ... Read more...

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Shoaib gave false information in divorce paper?


April 10th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, who is set to marry Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza, could land in fresh trouble for furnishing false information while giving divorce to his ... Read more...

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Sania to wed Shoaib today, to be his second wife (Lead)


April 9th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Sania Mirza will tie the knot with Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik here Friday with the 'nikahnama', or the marriage document, clearly stating that the Indian tennis star would ... Read more...

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Sania-Shoaib marriage today


April 9th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza will tie the knot with Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik here Friday. Qazi Azmatullah Jafari, one of the qazis of the area in which Sania's ... Read more...

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Fear of arrest forced Shoaib Malik to compromise?


April 7th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 7 (IANS) Did the fear of imminent arrest force Pakistani cricket star Shoaib Malik to do a volte-face and compromise with his alleged first wife Ayesha Siddiqui by sending divorce ... Read more...

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Love all? Deck clear for Shoaib-Sania after Ayesha gets divorce (Second Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 7 (IANS) La' affaire Sania-Shoaib-Ayesha ended abruptly Wednesday with the Pakistani cricketer sending divorce papers to Ayesha Siddiqui, who in turn agreed to withdraw her criminal complaint of cheating against ... Read more...

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All clear for Shoaib-Sania wedding, Ayesha gets divorce (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 7 (IANS) La' affaire Sania-Shoaib-Ayesha ended abruptly Wednesday with the Pakistani cricketer sending divorce papers to Ayesha Siddiqui, who in turn agreed to withdraw the criminal complaint of cheating against ... Read more...

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How to talk about the birds and bees without offending


July 18th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Discussing sex and sexuality, HIV/AIDS and responsible sexual behaviour with adolescents is a topic that makes most teachers and parents squeamish and also has community elders ... Read more...

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Murder accused undergoes trial by fire to prove innocence


February 6th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 6 (IANS) Can an 'agni pariksha' (trial by fire) prove whether a murder accused is innocent? It can, according to the Babri Mogia community that conducted such a test on ... Read more...

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Rs.4 mn and a public apology - the cost of a divorce!


November 24th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A whopping Rs.4 million and a public apology to community elders - that is what a Delhi-based man has agreed to before the Supreme Court for ... Read more...

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‘Fatwa’ against Salman Khan, family for celebrating Ganeshotsav


September 13th, 2008 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood scriptwriter Salim Khan, the father of actor Salman Khan, Friday questioned a fatwa, religious edict, against him by some Muslim organizations for celebrating Ganeshotsav at their ... Read more...

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‘Monika case reflects attitude of mainstream towards northeast’


August 7th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 7 (IANS) Community elders and family members of weightlifter Laishram Monika Devi, who was pulled out of the Beijing Olympic squad after failing a dope test, say it was a ... Read more...

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Protestors lay siege to Jammu-Pathankot highway over police firing


August 5th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people lay siege to the Jammu-Pathankot National Highway Tuesday, demanding that the policemen who fired on protesters in the region's Samba town Monday, killing two men ... Read more...

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Forum for Naga Reconciliation formed


March 28th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Vibou Ganguly Kohima, Mar 28(ANI): The Forum for Naga Reconciliation comprising of apex tribal bodies and organizations have urged the various underground factions to abide by the ceasefire agreement signed between them ... Read more...

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