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Delhi civic polls: Facts at a glance


April 15th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Here are some quick facts on the elections held Sunday to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi.* This is the first time that the national ... Read more...

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Delhi votes to elect new civic bodies (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Voting began Sunday morning for elections to Delhi's newly-formed three civic bodies that is witnessing a tough fight between the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Delhi Police geared up for Sunday’s civic polls (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) With less than 24 hours to go for the elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Delhi Police have intensified patrolling across ... Read more...

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Eunuchs can contest Delhi civic polls


March 15th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Eunuchs in the capital to contest the upcoming civic polls but not from the wards reserved for women, the state election commission ruled Thursday.Eunuchs who ... Read more...

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Bihar to use eunuchs to improve birth registration


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 4 (IANS) Worried over the lowest ever birth and death registration figures in Bihar, the state government has decided to engage eunuchs and traditional cremation workers called 'doms' ... Read more...

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60 percent turnout in incident-free 6th round of UP poll (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The high stakes battle for power in Uttar Pradesh entered the last lap Tuesday with 60 percent peaceful voting in the sixth and penultimate round ... Read more...

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Brisk start to sixth phase of UP polls


February 28th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The penultimate phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a brisk start Tuesday with an impressive 9.7 voter turnout in the first two hours ... Read more...

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Congress’s Muslim card, Ajit Singh’s Jat clout on test in Tuesday’s poll (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 27 (IANS) The Muslim card, played heavily by the Congress party, will be on test Tuesday when 68 Uttar Pradesh assembly constituencies go to poll during the ... Read more...

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Country’s major fire disasters


December 9th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of previous fire disasters in the last 15 years:Nov 20, 2011: At least 15 people were killed and over 34 injured in a fire at a congregation of eunuchs at ... Read more...

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Activists, patients protest delay in tabling AIDS bill


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Around 200 people, including homosexuals, eunuchs and families of those living with HIV/AIDS, protested outside the health ministry here Tuesday to press for early passage ... Read more...

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Rs.2 lakh relief for kin of those killed in Delhi blaze (Lead)


November 21st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday visited the hospital where victims of the east Delhi blaze the night before were being treated and announced a ... Read more...

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Day after fire, anxious, angry wait at hospital


November 21st, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Many eunuchs belonging to the Akhil Bharatiya Kinnara Samaj waited overnight outside the Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital here, searching for missing community members, a day ... Read more...

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15 dead, 34 injured in Delhi fire


November 21st, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and more than 34 injured in a fire at a congregation of eunuchs at a community park in east ... Read more...

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Two railway officials attacked by eunuchs


November 18th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Two railway officials were injured in an attack by eunuchs aboard the Bangalore-Bhubaneswar Prasanti Express Friday.The railway police said a group of eunuchs attacked the ticket ... Read more...

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Man arrested for castrating man


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A former aide to a doctor in Uttar Pradesh has been arrested here for allegedly castrating a man.Khalikuddin was taken into custody Thursday along with ... Read more...

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Nepal to mourn Mumbai, Norway attack victims


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 3 (IANS) Exactly a month after three synchronised explosions in India's business capital Mumbai claimed 24 lives, the dead as well as the nearly 150 people injured will ... Read more...

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‘Indian feminism more complex than of West’


July 15th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Feminism in India is more complex compared to the West, says writer-publisher-activist Urvashi Butalia, whose essay on a transgender's life is the lone Indian contribution ... Read more...

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Hema Malini supports film on transgenders


April 12th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Although certain topics are considered a taboo in the industry even now, director David Atkins has shown courage and has helmed a film on transgenders called ... Read more...

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Eunuchs participate in ‘Kalash rally’ in Bhopal


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Apr 2(ANI): Eunuchs from across the country participated in a special rally to create relationships among themselves in Bhopal on Saturday.Eunuchs said that the 'Kalash rally' holds a special significance for ... Read more...

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Eunuch to contest upcoming Tamil Nadu polls


March 6th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar.6 (ANI): Kalki, a eunuch, on the contention of being a woman, has sought the party ticket of the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) to contest in the upcoming elections in ... Read more...

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Eunuchs to be recruited to recover outstanding dues


February 11th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) A Pakistani city will soon have eunuchs as officials who would collect outstanding water supply dues.Up to 10 eunuchs will be recruited as recovery officers in Sialkot city ... Read more...

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Beggars, sex workers and eunuchs get place in Census 2011 as other category


February 6th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Feb 6 (ANI): In the ongoing first phase of census count in Agartala, beggars, sex workers and eunuchs have got a place in the Indian Census 2011 as the other category.Census ... Read more...

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Three eunuchs raped in Pakistan


January 31st, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Three eunuchs, who had gone to perform at a wedding in Pakistan's Punjab province, were abducted and raped by armed men, police said.The incident took place in Dera ... Read more...

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Eunuchs castrate man after argument


December 28th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 28 (IANS) A man who played the dholak with a group of eunuchs was castrated by them following an argument in Modi Nagar area of Ghaziabad, police said Tuesday."Rohit, originally ... Read more...

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Pakistani transvestites meet, dance to Indian music


October 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Transvestites from across Pakistan met at a town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province where they held a gala that included dancing to Indian, Pakistani and English songs.The News ... Read more...

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Premier League owners ‘as impotent as a room of eunuchs’ ruining sport: Brit politician


October 26th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): English Premier League club owners have been labeled "as impotent as a room of eunuchs" by a British politician, who has urged the government to step in and take ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray, Uddhav thunder at Dussehra rally


October 18th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray was his usual fiery self at the party's annual Dussehra rally and took potshots at all and sundry in a 45-minute-long speech ... Read more...

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Plea filed in Pak Supreme Court to hire eunuchs for loan recovery


October 17th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 17 (ANI): An application has been filed in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, seeking a direction to the banks to appoint eunuchs for the recovery of heavy loans against politicians, ... Read more...

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Pakistani police bust man-eunuch wedding, 42 people arrested


May 25th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, May 25 (DPA) Police arrested a man for marrying a eunuch in northwestern Pakistan, officials said Tuesday. Malik Iqbal, in his late 40s, his 18-year-old partner Kashif, also known as Rani, ... Read more...

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Beauty pageant for eunuchs sees horde of celebrities


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sona Mohapatra has joined the bandwagon to support the community of eunuchs thereby following in the footsteps of celebrities Zeenat Aman and Celina Jaitley. Sona graced ... Read more...

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Eunuchs burn effigy of Asaram Bapu


January 19th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu seems to have provoked the ire of the third sex. Eunuchs in Ahmedabad took to the streets here Monday protesting against what they termed ... Read more...

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First ever transgender beauty contest kicks off


January 11th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) The first ever dedicated beauty pageant for transgenders - "Vcare Indian Super Queen" kicked off in Mumbai Monday. "The contestants shall be judged on the basis of their ... Read more...

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Eunuchs in Pak want four percent commission like Indian counterparts for loan recovery


December 26th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 26 (ANI) : Following the Pakistan Supreme Court's advice to the government to use the services of eunuchs to recover outstanding loan amounts, the transgender community in the country ... Read more...

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Eunuch elected mayor of Madhya Pradesh town


December 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) History was repeated in Madhya Pradesh when Kamla Bua, a eunuch, was elected mayor of Sagar town defeating the nearest Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rival by ... Read more...

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Celina to judge beauty contest for eunuchs!


December 9th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Celina Jaitley proves that her support towards the upliftment of the pariah section of the society go beyond words, as she confirms to be one of the jury members of the ... Read more...

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