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One held for killing woman in front of her son


September 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for killing a woman in front of her son here Tuesday morning. The killing was allegedly to take revenge ... Read more...

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Indians’ black skin highlights gold jewellery: Chinese daily


August 28th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) Indians have black skin that highlights gold jewellery, a state-run Chinese daily says in an article that goes on to observe that even girls begging ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ had huge impact: Imran Khan (Movie Snippets)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan believes his uncle Aamir Khan's TV show "Satyamev Jayate", which brought social issues to the fore, has had a great impact on ... Read more...

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Caste council in Rajasthan orders family’s boycott, police file case


August 4th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Cases have been registered against members of a caste council in a village in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district which ordered residents to ostracise a family disobeying a ... Read more...

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Aamir’s ‘Satyamev…’ ends with aplomb


July 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) From garnering overwhelming TRPs to getting prominence on social networking websites, the impact of Aamir Khan's maiden TV show "Satyamev Jayate" has been colossal. ... Read more...

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Severely punish culprits of female foeticide: Aamir


July 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Aamir Khan says aborting a child after sex determination is wrong and supports the Maharashtra government's proposal to give severe punishment to those involved in ... Read more...

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Tibet tourism park to honour ancient princess


July 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) A tourism park to be built in Tibetan capital Lhasa will feature attractions themed around an ancient Chinese princess who married a Tibetan king when she ... Read more...

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Self-employed men hide income in alimony cases: Court


June 14th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A Delhi court has expressed concern over self-employed men involved in matrimonial discord cases not revealing their real income ahead of the fixation of maintenance ... Read more...

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I’m not interested in politics: Aamir Khan (Interview)


June 8th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) He doesn't want to enter politics and candidly admits he has no solutions to problems. Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan, revelling in the "dream reaction" to ... Read more...

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Lack of brickbats would have surprised me: Unapologetic Aamir Khan (Interview) (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Aamir Khan says he would have been extremely surprised if he didn't receive brickbats for the issues he highlights on his debut TV show ... Read more...

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I’ve not insulted medical profession: Aamir Khan (Interview)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Pats and brickbats - Aamir Khan was prepared for it all when he set out to discuss burning issues in his debut TV ... Read more...

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Harassed for dowry, woman kills self, son in Rajasthan


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 3 (IANS) A woman threw herself and her five-year-old son before a moving train in Rajasthan's Sikar district Sunday, police said.The incident occurred at around 8 a.m. on ... Read more...

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Why should Aamir apologise, asks Javed Akhtar


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded an apology from actor Aamir Khan for sending a "wrong message" about the medical community in his programme ... Read more...

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Woman kills children, hangs self in Delhi


May 26th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) In an shocking incident, a 27-year-old woman in south Delhi Friday killed her two infants - a boy and a girl - before committing suicide ... Read more...

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Norway kids in new family row


May 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Within a month of their return to India, two NRI children, who were earlier taken into foster-care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, find themselves in a ... Read more...

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Aamir doing fantastic job with ‘Satyamev Jayate’: Ritesh Sidhwani


May 21st, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Film producer Ritesh Sidhwani, who is co-producing Aamir Khan's next movie "Talaash", is impressed with the actor's TV debut "Satyamev Jayate", aimed at bringing ... Read more...

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Assam sexagenarian vows to save witch-hunt victims


May 19th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) A 60-year-old lady in Assam has launched a novel mission - not only to find out the victims of witch hunting but also to keep an ... Read more...

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Delhi woman commits suicide


May 13th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Depressed over alleged torture by her in-laws for dowry, a 27-year-old newly-married woman committed suicide in the national capital, police said Sunday.The victim, identified as ... Read more...

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Man holds wife, in-laws hostage for not paying dowry


May 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Police Monday arrested a Lucknow-based property dealer for first assaulting his wife and then holding her, his father-in-law and brother-in-law captive in his house for not ... Read more...

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Woman dies after jumping from metro station terrace


May 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In the second such incident in as many days, a 27-year-old woman died Friday afternoon after jumping from the terrace of a metro station in ... Read more...

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Woman jumps from Metro station, dies (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 3 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman who had accused her husband and in-laws of harassing her for dowry died after jumping from the terrace of a Metro station here ... Read more...

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Newly-wed woman commits suicide in Delhi


April 26th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A 29-year-old woman committed suicide within two weeks of her marriage by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in east Delhi, police said Thursday. Her ... Read more...

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‘Crime Patrol’ gives me sense of responsibility: Anup Soni


April 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Anup Soni takes viewers on a journey of gruesome and mind-boggling real life crimes as the host of "Crime Patrol Dastak", and his association with ... Read more...

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Dowry demand leads woman to suicide


April 19th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Anguished by repeated torture by her in-law's family for dowry, a 30-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping off the seventh floor of a mall in ... Read more...

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Dumb woman killed, body chopped in Bihar


April 17th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 17 (IANS) A dumb woman was killed and her chopped body parts were dumped near railway tracks in three different districts in Bihar, police said Tuesday. Her ... Read more...

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‘Indian parliament should provide solution to black money’


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Black money, corrupt electoral practices and mismanagement of resources are three problems dogging the country and parliament should give solutions to them, said former governor of ... Read more...

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7,563 rapes in Jharkhand in 10 years: Report


April 13th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 13 (IANS) As many as 7,563 rape cases were reported in Jharkhand during the ten-year period since the formation of the state in November 2000, a local NGO ... Read more...

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Afreen, Falak and fair vaginas - when will it change for India’s women (Comment)


April 12th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Another baby girl killed before she got a chance at life, another father unable to contain his disappointment at begetting a daughter, another mother mourning her child and her helplessness. The ... Read more...

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Battered Bangalore baby dies, father faces murder charge (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old Bangalore girl battered by her father who wanted a son, died Wednesday in a hospital here after battling for life for several days. ... Read more...

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A judge couple gets divorced


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A Delhi court has granted divorce to a former civil judge of Haryana from his wife, who is a metropolitan magistrate in a south Delhi ... Read more...

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Fourth foetus found in Jaipur


March 31st, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 31 (IANS) Another foetus was recovered from a dustbin here Saturday taking the total number of foetuses recovered in the city to four over the past five days, ... Read more...

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Court asks Rajasthan to explain action against female child killing


March 30th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 30 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the recovery of two new born girls' bodies here over two constrictive days, the Rajasthan High Court Friday summoned Jaipur's Commissioner ... Read more...

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Another newborn girl’s body found in Jaipur


March 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, a body of a newborn girl was found in a plot in a residential colony here Wednesday, a day after the ... Read more...

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Body of newborn girl found


March 27th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 27 (IANS) The body of a newborn girl was found in a dustbin here Tuesday, bringing to the fore the plight of the girl child in a state ... Read more...

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Goa police officer booked for dowry harassment


March 24th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) In the second such case within a year, a police officer in Goa has been booked for dowry harassment.Police sub-inspector Terence Vaz was booked Saturday for ... Read more...

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