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Punjab get injured African student airlifted


August 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) The Punjab government said Sunday it will bear the expenses of airlifting an injured Burundian student to Delhi for his onward journey home. The young man ... Read more...

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Hundreds out in Guwahati demanding punishment for molesters


July 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mostly women, on Sunday took out a protest rally through the streets of Guwahati demanding exemplary punishment to the culprits of the July ... Read more...

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Intelligentsia condemns Viswa-Bharati incident


July 10th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Members of West Bengal's intelligentsia Monday condemned the shameful incident in a school in Viswa Bharati, founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, where a class 5 ... Read more...

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Deaf-mute athlete raped in Bengal, attacker arrested


June 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) An auto-rickshaw driver was arrested for raping a deaf and mute national level athlete in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district, police said Tuesday."Ranjit Das, 28, was ... Read more...

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Odisha gangrape victim’s death triggers protests


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The death of a gangrape victim after more than six months of treatment at a hospital has triggered widespread protests in Odisha with political and ... Read more...

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UPA-II high on economy, to combat Maoism, corruption (Night Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Dispelling the impression of policy paralysis, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday touted India's high economic growth and a sharp decline in poverty as key ... Read more...

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UPA-II showcases strong economy (Second Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Dispelling the impression of policy paralysis, the UPA-II government Tuesday touted a healthy 7 percent growth in economy, a sharp hike in social spending ... Read more...

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PM promises ‘exemplary punishment’ for corrupt


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Releasing the three-year performance report of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said he was aware of the people's ... Read more...

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Ex-army officer gets life term for killing Chennai boy (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Retired army officer K. Ramaraj was sentenced to life imprisonment by a fast track court here Friday for last year's killing of a 13-year-old boy who ... Read more...

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240 habitats in Kashmir got road-links in 2011-12


April 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir built 872 km of roads connecting 240 habitats during 2011-12 as against a target of 750 km, an official said Friday.Taking stock of ... Read more...

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Saudi embassy official killed in Dhaka (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) A Saudi embassy official was early Tuesday shot dead by unidentified assailants near his house in the capital city of Dhaka.Khalaf al Ali, 45, was shot ... Read more...

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Punish airline for deboarding woman: Disabled rights group


February 21st, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Calling it a violation of fundamental rights, the NGO Disabled Rights Group (DGR) Tuesday demanded stringent action against a private airline for deboarding a woman ... Read more...

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Government seeks report on Andaman tribals dancing for food (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The government Wednesday sought a report from the administration in the Andaman islands after a shocking video clip released by a leading British newspaper ... Read more...

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Andaman asked about semi-naked dance


January 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday asked the Andaman and Nicobar administration to explain how half naked tribal women were forced to dance for tourists.Terming the incident ... Read more...

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AMRI directors grilled, toll now 93 (Roundup)


December 12th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) Police Sunday grilled the six arrested AMRI hospital directors as the death toll in Friday's fire at the high-cost medical facility in south Kolkata went ... Read more...

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AMRI continues to be target of people’s seething anger


December 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) The people's anger over the AMRI hospital fire tragedy which so far has claimed over 91 lives continued to rise with protestors Sunday putting up posters ... Read more...

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Punish the guilty, Kolkata echoes in one voice


December 10th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) It was a collective chorus of anger and shock in Kolkata as intellectuals, celebrities and commoners demanded exemplary punishment for culprits and a mechanism to ... Read more...

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Left Front demands high-level probe into hospital fire


December 10th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Expressing shock and grief over the AMRI Hospital fire which claimed 88 lives, West Bengal's Left Front Friday demanded a high-level probe into the incident and ... Read more...

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Sitting judge should head Magrahat firing probe: Left Front


December 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Sunday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge into the Magrahat firing, a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Bengal sets up judicial probe into Magrahat firing


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Yielding to the demand of the opposition, the West Bengal government Saturday set up a one-member judicial commission headed by a retired judge to probe ... Read more...

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Police made a mistake by firing: Mamata


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) A day after two people were killed in police firing in South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the officials ... Read more...

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Punish erring police officials in communal conflicts: AIDWA


November 16th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) Wednesday demanded exemplary punishment for police officials responsible for "atrocities" during recent communal conflicts in different states ... Read more...

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Drunk doctor in Bengal hospital suspended


November 6th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) A doctor was suspended Sunday for being drunk while on duty at a state-run hospital here. A case has also been lodged against him by ... Read more...

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HIV positive patients seek action against doctor


September 5th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Wearing black badges, around 100 HIV positive people Monday staged a demonstration outside the West Bengal health department headquarters here demanding punishment for a government doctor ... Read more...

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Tutor chops off girl student’s hand in Tripura


August 25th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Tripura police Thursday arrested a private tutor for chopping off the hand of a girl pupil and injuring her mother, police here said."Sanjoy Das, 40, had ... Read more...

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Report on ways to curb black money in six months


August 5th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A committee set up to recommend ways to curb generation of black money and its routing will submit its report within six months, Minister of ... Read more...

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‘Give stern punishment to perpetrators of Karachi, Quetta killings’


August 1st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government must mete out stern and exemplary punishment to those responsible for the vicious spate of "target killings" that have engulfed Karachi and now ... Read more...

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Under pressure, Nepal moves to help gangraped nun


July 16th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) Under mounting pressure from the National Women's Commission, ethnic organisations and lawmakers, Nepal's government finally moved Saturday to help a Buddhist nun gangraped in a public ... Read more...

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Spate of honour killings shakes up Punjab


July 14th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Like the horrific honour killings in neighbouring Haryana, Punjab, one of the country's most affluent states, has in the last few months witnessed a ... Read more...

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18 children die in Kolkata hospital, Mamata orders probe (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) At least 18 children have died of various causes in a state-run hospital in Kolkata since Wednesday, a hospital official said Thursday. Relatives of the ... Read more...

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Talks fail, Ramdev’s anti-graft fast on (Intro Roundup)


June 4th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Friday said he would go ahead with his mass hunger strike plan against corruption and black money after a marathon ... Read more...

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Considering nationalising black money: Government to Ramdev (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) After failing to stop Baba Ramdev from going ahead with his mass hunger strike against corruption in India, the government Friday night assured him ... Read more...

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Government mulling to declare black money national asset


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) With graft-fighter Baba Ramdev relentlessly vowing to go ahead with his mass hunger strike against corruption in India, the government Friday said it was considering ... Read more...

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Three shot dead in West Bengal


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Three people were killed in West Bengal's Burdwan district area Thursday when unidentified gunmen fired indiscriminately at an under-construction building, police said."Three people have ... Read more...

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Panel to suggest ways of seizing black money parked abroad


May 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Under pressure from the Supreme Court on unearthing black money stashed abroad, the government Saturday said it has formed a committee chaired by the Central ... Read more...

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