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Goa lawmakers slam dance bars, signages in Russian


July 31st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) The mushrooming of dance bars and the overwhelming influence of the Russian Cyrillic script in Goa's coastal belt, including in temples, is damning the image ... Read more...

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Court extends Delhi drug kingpin’s interim bail


June 13th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday extended till this month-end the interim bail of alleged drug kingpin Sharafat Sheikh thus allowing him to remain out of ... Read more...

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‘Dil Toh Bachcha…’ explores child within every man (IANS Preview)


January 24th, 2011 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) They say men never grow up and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is exploring this pyche of men in a humorous way through his new romantic comedy "Dil ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pink tour agency draws gay Buddhists to Nepal


January 5th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 5 (IANS) When Nepal's first openly gay MP, Sunil Babu Pant, launched the country's first travel agency for homosexuals, lesbians and transgenders, the travel package to hit the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bombay’s bar girls are back - in new reality tale


November 4th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Five years after Mumbai clamped down on bar dancers, the women still await rehabilitation and many have been forced to join the circus or become ... Read more...

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Nude Indian dancers’ tale propaganda, say Nepal Police


October 25th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 25 (IANS) Reacting to a Nepali TV channel's reports that hundreds of Indian women had been brought to Nepal to perform obscene dances in the nude, Nepal Police ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cops face suspension if illegal dance bars continue


April 9th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday warned the city's deputy commissioners with suspension if they failed to clamp down on dance bars being run on the sly in ... Read more...

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Nearly 150 students arrested in Nepal vice crackdown


March 19th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 19 (IANS) In a massive crackdown on vice, police in Nepal Friday said they had arrested nearly 150 students from a discotheque here that has been raided in the past ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mumbai’s bar girls making Goa police ‘dance’


January 16th, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 16 (IANS) Displaced bar girls from Mumbai are making the Goa police 'dance', an annual crime review booklet issued by the state police said. "Goa being a tourist destination and due ... Read more...

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‘World Cupp 2011′ about cricketer-bookie nexus (IANS Preview)


December 14th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) "World Cupp 2011" joins the list of movies based on sports. Debutant director-actor Ravi Kapoor claims he is all set to unveil the nexus between cricketers and ... Read more...

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AFP bureau chief detained in Nepal for suspected drug possession (Lead, superseding previous story)


January 11th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) The Nepal bureau chief of French news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) has been detained by Kathmandu's drug squad on the suspicion of possessing drugs, police said.British citizen ... Read more...

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AFP bureau chief detained in Nepal for suspected drug possession


January 11th, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) The Nepal bureau chief of French news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) has been detained by Kathmandu's drug squad on the suspicion of possessing drugs, police said.British citizen ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Teenaged girls strip every night at Kathmandu dance bars


November 11th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Sixteen-year-old Hema wants to be a nurse. But to fulfil her dream, she performs at a dance bar every evening - even if it means gyrating around a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

In Kathmandu, teenaged boys openly fix sex deals


November 9th, 2008 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) They are barely 16 years old, but it is not difficult to spot Nepali boys expertly luring customers for equally young sex workers on the capital's streets. The ... Read more...

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Three Indians nabbed in Nepal’s anti-sleaze drive


October 6th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) Three Indians were among the first foreigners to feel the pinch of the anti-sleaze drive begun by Nepal's new Maoist government, landing behind bars for allegedly having sex ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Women can serve alcohol: Karnataka High Court


September 24th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Kestur VasukiBangalore , Sept 24 (ANI): The Karnataka High Court in a land mark judgment gave ruling which allowed the employment of women at places that serve alcohol here today. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Koirala’s NC calls shutdown over ‘police brutality’ (Lead)


September 12th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist-led government faced its first opposition closure Friday with former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala's Nepali Congress (NC) party calling for a shutdown of the Kathmandu valley ... Read more...

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Bombay HC says bar dancers can be termed genuine artists


September 4th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept.4 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Thursday said that a bar dancer can be termed a ''genuine artists''. "Merely because these girls were performing in dance bars earlier, it ... Read more...

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Convert all Mumbai bars into yoga centres: Baba Ramdev


August 23rd, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) All bars here should be converted into yoga centres in order to have a better society and healthy living, said Baba Ramdev Saturday while laying the foundation stone ... Read more...

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Over 30 sex workers rescued in Agra


July 8th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 8 (IANS) The police have rescued more than 30 sex workers, including two minor girls, in Agra who were to be "sold off" to others in the industry. Senior Superintendent ... Read more...

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IPL cheergirls face ban in Maharashtra


April 25th, 2008 - 7:14 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Taking objection to "scantily clad foreign girls' dances", the Maharashtra government Thursday asked the Indian Premier League (IPL) to seek prior permission for cheerleaders' performances during high-profile Twenty20 ... Read more...

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