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Teen raped by father’s employer dies


April 16th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), April 16 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl, who had set herself on fire after being repeatedly raped by her father's employer and an aide, died at a hospital here ... Read more...

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Local response to fury of Bahraich floods


February 5th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali Singh – CNSJust a short stroll through Rewali, Adampur, the mud embankment in Kaiserganj, Bahraich, a small district in the flood prone area of Uttar Pradesh, gives you ... Read more...

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Three CPI-M activists killed by Maoists in West Bengal (Lead)


July 17th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Maoists killed three activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in three separate incidents in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Saturday. According to police, Bokui Murmu, a CPI-M ... Read more...

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‘Red Alert…’ to lend an insight into Maoism (IANS Preview)


July 5th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Having traversed the festival circuit, Suniel Shetty starrer Maoist drama "Red Alert - The War Within" is releasing Friday. Based on a true story, it has ... Read more...

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Hunger drives widow to commit suicide in Bihar


March 4th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 4 (IANS) A young widow, driven by poverty and inability to provide food for her children, burnt herself to death in a Bihar village, officials said Thursday. This is among ... Read more...

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A meeting of world’s tallest and shortest men


January 15th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Jan 15 (IANS) It was a giant handshake for He Pingping, world's shortest man, when he met in this Turkish capital Sultan Kosen, who has been crowned the tallest man on ... Read more...

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Obama’s ancestor received just 12 pence from his father


April 11th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): Thomas Blossom, US President Barack Obama's ancestor was given just 12 pence by his father Peter.Peter Blossom was a farm labourer in Stapleford, near Cambridge and his son ... Read more...

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UP villagers enjoy employment under NREGA


April 2nd, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ramdeh (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 2 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh state authorities have undertaken a pond digging project in Ramdeh village to provide both employment to villagers, and also solve the area's water woes. ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi put the spotlight, now Sulabh warms up Shashikala’s life


August 29th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sonkhas (Maharashtra), Aug 29 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi put the spotlight on their lives. And Maharashtra's struggling farm women Kalawati and Shashikala have been basking in the glow ever since ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s concern evokes Sulabh owner’s magnanimity


August 29th, 2008 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Sonkhas (Maharashtra), Aug 28 (IANS) Nearly a month after handing down succour to struggling farm widow, Kalawati Bandurkar, Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak Thursday lit up the life of Yavatmal district's other ... Read more...

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Heavy rains claim seven more lives in Vidarbha


August 6th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Aug 6 (IANS) The toll in the heavy downpour in Maharshtra's Vidarbha region has risen to 14 with seven more people losing their lives due to the rains that have lashed ... Read more...

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19 killed as heavy rains lash various parts of India (National Roundup)


August 5th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) After a long dry spell, torrential rains since Monday claimed at least 19 lives in various parts of the country, including Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains claim seven lives in Vidarbha


August 5th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Aug 5 (IANS) After an agonizing dry spell, it is the turn of torrential rains to keep Vidarbha on tenterhooks. Heavy downpour since Monday morning claimed seven lives in eastern Vidarbha, ... Read more...

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Suniel Shetty to work in film on Maoists


May 13th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Actor-producer Suniel Shetty is all set to play a real life character in "Red Alert-The War Within" about the Maoist movement in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh. ... Read more...

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Deshmukh stops speech, listens to a farm labourer


May 10th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by admin
Kondwardha (Maharashtra), May 10 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Saturday stopped his speech at a public rally here to listen to a woman farm labourer and answered her grievance. Even as ... Read more...

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Child murdered, family alleges human sacrifice


April 24th, 2008 - 1:37 am ICT by admin
Muzaffar Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), April 23 (IANS) The discovery of a half burnt and badly mutilated body of a seven-year-old boy in a Uttar Pradesh village has the family of the victim ... Read more...

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Ambanis ancestral village eager to see Anil touching the sky


January 20th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Junagadh (Gujarat), Jan. 20 (ANI): The residents of Gujarats Kukaswada Village always remember how the late industrialist Dhirubhai Ambani brought glory to his ancestral village by being an entrepreneurial success and are ... Read more...

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