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Never left Delhi behind: Parvin Dabas (Movie Snippets)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Parvin Dabas, who did his schooling and graduation from Delhi, may have shifted base to Mumbai but says he keeps visiting the capital ... Read more...

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Over 20 killed in Venezuela prison fight


August 21st, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 21 (IANS) More than 20 people have been killed in a prison riot between two inmate gangs near the Venezuelan capital, media reported.The violence erupted Sunday night at ... Read more...

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Myanmar ends political, religious media censorship


August 20th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The information ministry of Myanmar has cancelled censorship for the media publishing political and religious information, a Thai daily reported Monday.An international non-governmental organisation, the ... Read more...

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Colombia’s rebel group releases two pilots


July 30th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 30 (IANS) The rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Sunday released two civilian helicopter pilots kidnapped 20 days ago, said the International Committee of the Red Cross ... Read more...

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Woman’s body exhumed following rape, murder allegations


July 12th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) The body of a mentally deranged woman was exhumed Wednesday from the backyard of a mental asylum at Dhonekhali of West Bengal's Hooghly district, amid allegations that ... Read more...

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School-on-wheels launched in Delhi


June 27th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A non-governmental organisation (NGO) Wednesday launched a mobile learning centre for slum children in Delhi. The school-on-wheels was flagged off by east Delhi Mayor Annapoorna ... Read more...

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Australia to help India control rabies


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Experts from an Australian non-governmental organisation will collaborate with Indian health professionals on enhancing skills to carry out anti-rabies programmes.NGO Vets Beyond Borders will provide ... Read more...

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First Tibetan women’s team to keep date with ball (With Image)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 25 (IANS) The first Tibetan national women's football team is all set to keep its date with the ball.Trained by the Tibetan National Sports Association (TNSA), a non-governmental ... Read more...

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First Bangladeshi woman to climb Everest


May 19th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) A 31-year-old Bangladeshi accountant Saturday became the first woman from her country to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.Nishat Majumder, who began her adventure ... Read more...

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Eritrea tops list of 10 most censored nations


May 4th, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eritrea, in the Horn of Africa region, leads the list of top 10 most censored countries in the world, according to an international non-governmental organisation, ... Read more...

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Infant mortality cases rise in Pakistan


March 31st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Pakistan has seen a steady increase in the number of deaths of infants less than a year old, according to a report by a non-governmental organisation.In ... Read more...

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8,500 Pakistani women victims of violence in 2011


February 14th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Over 8,500 Pakistani women last year suffered from violence like sexual assault, acid throwing and even honour killings, a non-governmental organisation said Tuesday.An annual report issued ... Read more...

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‘Baby Falak case a failure of child protection machinery’


February 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The case of two-year-old battered baby Falak, who is battling for life at a city hospital, is a stark example of failure of child protection ... Read more...

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Two foreigners kidnapped in Pakistan


January 20th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A German and an Italian were kidnapped from central Pakistani city of Multan Thursday night, a media report said Friday.Gunmen abducted the foreigners from Qasim Bala ... Read more...

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Mexico saw 49 kidnappings a day in 2011


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 3 (IANS/EFE) An average of 49 kidnappings occurred every day in Mexico in 2011, a report said.The Council for Law and Human Rights said a total of ... Read more...

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NGO demands fast track court for medical justice


December 30th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) An organisation fighting against medical negligence Friday met West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan and submitted a memorandum of demands, including the setting up of a ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister criticises corruption survey


December 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Dec 30 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik has criticised Transparency International Pakistan's (TIP) corruption survey that showed the armed forces being amongst the least corrupt while police and land ... Read more...

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Cancer awareness rally held in Kolkata


November 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Over 500 people from various walks of life, including doctors, sports administrators, footballers, cancer patients and members of youth clubs, took part in a five-km procession ... Read more...

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Uruguayan woman saves Chinese, gets award


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) A non-governmental organisation in China will reward a Uruguayan woman with 3,000 yuan (around $470) for saving a drowning Chinese woman.Maria Fernanda Gomez Arregui and her ... Read more...

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Monument of John Paul II unveiled in Moscow


October 15th, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument to late Pope John Paul II was unveiled Friday in the courtyard of the Moscow's library of foreign languages.It will share the ... Read more...

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Healthcare cost up 22 times in rural areas, shows study


October 12th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The cost of health care has gone up by 22 times in rural areas over the last seven years, a study said Wednesday."In an average ... Read more...

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Briton booked for molesting boy in Tamil Nadu


August 20th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) A 65-year-old British national has been booked for sexually abusing a teenaged boy at a home funded by him in Tirunelvelli district of Tamil Nadu, police ... Read more...

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Hazare likely to fast at Ramlila ground


August 6th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare, who is scheduled to sit on a fast at Jantar Mantar from Aug 16 against the government version of the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to hand over ULFA leader to India


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) Bangladesh is in the process of handing over detained United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leader Anup Chetia to India, a minister said here Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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Dikshit launches green Delhi drive


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In order to enhance Delhi's green cover, the city government Saturday launched a mass plantation drive, led by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, to plant saplings ... Read more...

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Team Anna seek to meet three women chief ministers


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In a bid to canvass support for a stringent Lokpal bill, social activist Anna Hazare and other civil society representatives have sought appointments ... Read more...

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Joint efforts needed to tackle natural disasters: Official


July 1st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) There is a need to tackle natural disasters, which affect everyone, - poor or rich - in a collective manner, an official of India's disaster ... Read more...

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India gears up to mark Environment Day for UN


June 4th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A host of activities are slated for World Environment Day Sunday, with India hosting it for the United Nations this year with the theme ... Read more...

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Children protest against cigarette sale


May 28th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 28 (IANS) Ahead of the 'World No-Tobacco Day' on May 31, school children and members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) held a protest rally outside the office of ... Read more...

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Banderas helps raise money for Brazil’s disabled


May 26th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 26 (IANS/EFE) Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas auctioned off six photographs from his collection titled "Secretos sobre negro" in a bid to collect fund for a non-governmental ... Read more...

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NGOs oppose direct cash transfer to poor families


May 19th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Various civil society groups and NGOs Thursday came together to oppose the Delhi government's plan to give cash instead of ration to the city's poor ... Read more...

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Orissa assures cooperation in job scam probe


May 12th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Orissa Thursday said it will extend full cooperation to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its probe into alleged corruption in the implementation of ... Read more...

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What is being done to decriminalise suicide: Court


May 11th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government to list the steps it had taken on a 2008 Law Commission report calling for suicide ... Read more...

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260 Bengal candidates face criminal charges


May 9th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Over 20 percent of the candidates in the West Bengal assembly polls whose affidavits were analysed by a non-governmental organisation were found to have criminal ... Read more...

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Three ‘top performing’ MPs to be honoured by Chennai NGO


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) City based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Prime Point Foundation will honour three members of parliament Saturday for their top performance till date in the 15th Lok ... Read more...

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