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115 killed in Syria: Report


September 6th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 6 (IANS/AKI) An anti-government organisation has claimed the Syrian military Wednesday killed at least 115 people in a massacre in Aleppo province.The Syrian Local Coordination Committees, an umbrella ... Read more...

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Officer gets four-year jail for forgery


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A CBI special court here has awarded four years jail term to an officer of the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology in a 2008 ... Read more...

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Stranded on border, boy sheltered by Rajasthan village


August 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 17 (IANS): He was found stranded near the Pakistan border two months ago. This 12-year-old boy can barely speak, and hopes of finding his home and family are ... Read more...

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Activists to protest against marital law amendment bill


August 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A group of child rights and social activists seeking equal rights for men and women and gender neutral marital laws will hold a day-long protest ... Read more...

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Indian management students prefer public sector jobs: Study


July 16th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian management students prefer to work in public sector firms over private ones due to secure employment environment and high future earnings, followed by MNCs ... Read more...

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Satellite imagery to implement regional plan


July 11th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The government will use satellite imagery to observe the pattern of land use in Delhi and adjoining states and monitor the implementation of environmental norms, ... Read more...

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Delhi government diverted funds meant for SCs: NGO


July 8th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Out of funds worth Rs.1,901.56 crore earmarked exclusively for the welfare of Scheduled Castes, the Delhi government diverted Rs.1,703.93 crore for schemes under the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to IMA over doctors’ strike


June 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on a plea by a non-government organisation seeking to declare as illegal the ... Read more...

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French official held for sexually abusing daughter (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Bangalore police early Tuesday arrested French official Pascal Mazurier, 39, on the charge of sexually abusing his minor daughter over the past weeks, a senior police ... Read more...

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French diplomat accused of sexually abusing minor daughter


June 15th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) A case has been registered against a French diplomat here on a complaint by his wife that he had been sexually abusing their minor daughter, a ... Read more...

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3 more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati (Maharashtra), May 22 (IANS) Three more farmers have committed suicide since Sunday, one of them Tuesday afternoon, taking this year's toll so far to 334 in western ... Read more...

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Six kids missing from Rohtak shelter home traced


May 16th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 16 (IANS) Haryana Police here have located the six children who went "missing" from a controversial shelter home in this town, 70 km from New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Students take up fight against smuggling, counterfeiting


April 30th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Thousands of students from almost 100 schools in Delhi and the national capital region are participating in a five-day campaign against smuggling and counterfeiting, organisers ... Read more...

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10,000 students to campaign against smuggling, counterfeiting


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Over 10,000 school students will participate in a five-day campaign in the national capital against smuggling and counterfeiting from April 30, industry body FICCI, its ... Read more...

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Man throws ink at Ramdev after Batla House comment (Third Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Angry over Baba Ramdev's remark that the 2008 Batla House shootout was not fake, a man threw black ink on the face of the yoga ... Read more...

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Cuba tries new methods to obtain energy


January 14th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 14 (IANS) Cuba is trying out physical, chemical and microbiological tests to obtain renewable energy from agricultural, livestock, industrial and forest waste, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.The ... Read more...

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Students campaign against junk food


December 19th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Braving the morning chill, around 1,200 students of Father Agnel School formed a human chain here Monday to send out a message against consumption of ... Read more...

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Guide book to tackle child abuse released


November 19th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) What is the difference between "good touch" and "bad touch"? A guide book that talks about different types of violence faced by children and ways ... Read more...

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Action Aid India helps quake-hit Sikkim victims


September 26th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Action Aid India, a non-government organisation whose members visited quake-hit Sikkim recently, has said there is need for immediate intervention as basic support is yet ... Read more...

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Delhi equally unsafe by day for women, says study


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi is said to be unsafe for women at night. A new study now says the city is equally unsafe by day.According to the Centre ... Read more...

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Court reserves judgment on Uttar Pradesh rural health scam


September 16th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday reserved its judgment on a public interest litigation (PIL), seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe ... Read more...

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RML Hospital’s unsung heroes in Delhi blast


September 10th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) They are the unsung heroes of the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital (RML) and their worth came to the fore when Delhi High Court blast victims ... Read more...

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Orphanage caretakers arrested for harassing minor girls


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nerul (Navi Mumbai), Sep 2 (IANS) Navi Mumbai police Friday arrested the caretaker of an orphanage in Nerul here and his wife on charges of harassing and molesting minor girls."Twelve ... Read more...

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Deora Junior brings some jazz to ministerial council


July 12th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Jazz is his passion and he has even jammed with a professional band "Soulmate" as a guitarist, but Milind Deora is equally concerned about ... Read more...

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Over 1,600 held in Malaysia for protests


July 10th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 10 (IANS) Over 1,600 people who participated in street rallies in the Malaysian capital city Saturday were arrested, police said Sunday.The 1,667 arrested activists were later released, ... Read more...

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Ranbir to auction his portrait to support girl child


June 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor is set to do his bit for the welfare of girl child in the country. He will auction his portrait, done ... Read more...

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A school for ‘floating’ kids


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 2 (IANS) A school in a Shanghai suburb evokes an unusual charm among children as its special classrooms are built inside ship containers.These children of migrant workers, ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindu body challenges registration denial


May 26th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 26 (IANS) A banned body that claims to speak for Hindus in Malaysia has sought a judicial review of the government's rejection of its plea for ... Read more...

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Grameen’s Yunus alleges ‘political influence’ in banking sector


May 8th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus has said his removal as managing director has threatened the bank's "independent existence" and raised the question "whether it can be ... Read more...

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Karvi women come up with a recipe for self-reliance


May 8th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) They are illiterate and have never undergone any vocational training, but they are churning out "recipes" of success and self-reliance from their kitchen!From just ... Read more...

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NGO demands parliamentary bill for protection of HIV patients’ rights


April 30th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Apr 30(ANI): A Non-Government Organisation in Hyderabad has demanded a parliamentary bill for the protection of the rights of HIV positive patients.World Vision, which works with AIDS and HIV positive ... Read more...

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Mayawati has failed to protect women, downtrodden: BJP


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) Slamming Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for the state's deteriorating law and order situation, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) general secretary Ravi Shankar Prasad ... Read more...

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Panel seeks report on illegal mining


March 25th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) A Supreme Court-appointed committee Friday sought a report from the Karnataka government on the measures it had taken to curb illegal mining in the state.Following a ... Read more...

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Libyan Deputy FM claims Gaddafi is powerless, ceasefire with rebels is “credible”


March 20th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 20 (ANI): Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim has claimed that a ceasefire with the rebels is being respected, and that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is just playing a 'symbolic role' ... Read more...

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China launches crackdown on toxic lunch box makers


March 17th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) China has launched a crackdown after a survey revealed that 40 percent of manufacturers are selling disposable lunch boxes that can be toxic.Dong Jinshi, executive vice-president ... Read more...

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