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Driving social change for women - via stardom


September 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Female foeticide and empowerment of women seem to have become the favourite trending topics for Bollywood stars with Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Ajay ... Read more...

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PM says “proper atmosphere” needed for Pakistan visit


August 31st, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) A day after he met Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in Tehran, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday he said was keen ... Read more...

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Sons, daughters-in-law arrested for parading widowed mother half naked


August 24th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) Police arrested five people, including two sons and daughters-in-law of a middle-aged Dalit widow who was publicly beaten and paraded half naked in a village in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Assure Indians of safety: Krishna to US (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The US needs to assure the Indian community that they will be safe in that country, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after six ... Read more...

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Assure Indian community of its safety, Krishna tells Clinton


August 7th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said he had spoken to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and conveyed to her India's concerns over ... Read more...

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India shocked at killing of 2 Indians in Nigeria, demands probe (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Thursday strongly condemned the brutal murder of two Indians in Nigeria and demanded a thorough probe into the gruesome incident.The two Indians were murdered ... Read more...

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2 Indians killed in Nigeria, India seeks probe


July 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Two Indians have been brutally murdered and another seriously wounded by unidentified assailants in Nigeria. Strongly condemned the killings, India Thursday sought an official report ... Read more...

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Obama to meet shooting victims in Colorado


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday left Washington for Colorado state's Aurora city to meet families of the victims of the deadly shooting in which 12 ... Read more...

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Obama to visit victims of Batman movie shooting


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will travel to Aurora city in Colorado state to meet the families of victims of Friday's shooting incident where a man ... Read more...

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Akali Dal, SGPC oppose Tytler in Olympics delegation


July 9th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Monday opposed the decision of the UPA government to depute controversial Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, whose name had figured in ... Read more...

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Two killed in Bihar for practicing witchcraft


July 6th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 6 (IANS) Two people were beaten to death allegedly for practicing witchcraft in a village in Bihar's Gaya district, police said Friday.Permeshwar Manjhi and Sultan Manjhi, residents of ... Read more...

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Tripura Congress, CPI-M trade charges of wooing militants


June 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) With assembly polls in Tripura drawing closer, the ruling Left Front and opposition Congress are accusing each other of using militants to sway votes.Leaders of ... 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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Around 90 killed in fresh massacre in Syria: Report (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 7 (IANS) Opposition activists and Syrian government forces clashed in al-Qubayr village in the country's northern Hama province, in which at least 86 people were killed. The government, ... Read more...

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Nearly 90 killed in new massacre in Syria: Report


June 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 7 (IANS) Opposition activists and Syrian government forces clashed with each other in al-Qubayr village in the country's northern Hama province, leading to the death of at least ... Read more...

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SHOs now responsible for witness’ security in Haryana


May 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak, May 20 (IANS) Witnesses in Haryana can now feel more secure. Following a spurt in cases of key witnesses being attacked or murdered by criminal gangs while going to ... Read more...

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Pune rape, murder accused awarded death penalty (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) A city court Tuesday awarded death sentences to two men convicted in the 2007 rape and murder of a 23-year-old BPO employee, prosecutors said.Investigating officer Rajendra ... Read more...

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Narayani Shastri returns as Raai dancer on TV


March 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 14 (IANS) Actress Narayani Shastri is set to feature as a Raai dancer in upcoming show "Phir Subah Hogi", a story about the Bedia tribe of Madhya Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Man hacks wife, five daughters to death


February 20th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 20 (IANS) In a brutal act, a 38-year-old man Monday killed his wife and five daughters in Chhattisgarh after doubting the character of his spouse, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Four jailed for killing lesbian in South Africa


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 2 (IANS) A South African court has sentenced four men to 18 years in imprisonment after finding them guilty of stabbing and stoning a lesbian girl to ... Read more...

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Family jailed for life for killing three daughters


January 30th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Three members of an Afghan family in Canada have been sentenced to life in prison for killing their three teenaged daughters and dumping their bodies in ... Read more...

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President concerned over declining sex ratio


January 14th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panipat (Haryana), Jan 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday expressed concern over the declining sex ratio in the country, pointing out that sex ratio between the age group of ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman shot dead for spurning fiance


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) A young woman was gunned down in Pakistan's Punjab province as she refused to marry her fiance.Anar Begum, 24, was shot dead by her fiance's brother, ... Read more...

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Hooch tragedy triggers familiar political blame game (West Bengal Newsletter)


December 18th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) In the aftermath of the AMRI Hospital fire here, parties across the political spectrum in West Bengal had put up a united face, but in ... Read more...

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CPI-M men behind hooch tragedy: Bengal minister


December 15th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) The hooch tragedy that has claimed 128 lives in West Bengal so far has turned into a political issue, with state Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee ... Read more...

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Human traffickers to get death in Bangladesh


December 13th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 13 (IANS) The Bangladesh cabinet has approved a draft bill on human trafficking that would punish offenders with death, an official said.The proposed "Human Trafficking Prevention and Protection ... Read more...

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Inside the minds of psychopaths


October 16th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Psychopaths use more conjunctions like "because" or "since", are more likely to use past tense and use twice as many words relating to physical needs like ... Read more...

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Salman Taseer’s assassin gets death sentence


October 1st, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The bodyguard who gunned down Punjab governor Salman Taseer in January this year was found guilty and sentenced to death Saturday by a Pakistani court, ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: All but two detainees released in Kashmir


September 13th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Except for two men still being questioned in Kishtwar town, no one is in detention in Jammu and Kashmir for last week's Delhi High Court blast, ... Read more...

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US denounces Delhi bomb blast


September 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The US Wednesday denounced the bomb blast in the Indian capital as a "cowardly attack" and said it stood with India in confronting the global challenge ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh chief minister condemns Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday condemned the bomb blast that killed 11 people and injured over 70 others in Delhi."I strongly condemned the brutal ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: World rallies to India’s support (Roundup)


September 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The bomb explosion outside the Delhi High Court Wednesday elicited widespread global condemnation, with some of India's key partners including the US expressing solidarity ... Read more...

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‘US shoulder-to-shoulder with India against terror’


September 7th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Saying it stood "shoulder-to-shoulder" with India in the fight against terror, the US Wednesday condemned the bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court that claimed ... Read more...

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Jethmalani’s defence of Rajiv killers not party line: BJP


August 29th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday (BJP) distanced itself from its Rajya Sabha member and lawyer Ram Jethmalani's decision to fight the case for those ... Read more...

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Gang that looted and raped victims nabbed


August 6th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) They looted for a living and raped - even sodomised - the victims to ensure silence!Five of the nine-member gang that indulged in this activity are ... Read more...

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