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This Iranian woman wants her Indian nationality!


May 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) Carrying a birth certificate in her hand and a hassled look on her face, 30-year-old Iranian woman Fatimah Begum is on her third visit to the ... Read more...

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Family of murdered Jalandhar hotelier demands justice


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Apr 22 (ANI): Family members of murdered Jalandhar hotelier Gur Kerat Singh on Friday demanding justice said the arrests must be made immediately in connection with the case.As per reports, 32-year-old ... Read more...

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Jalandhar hotelier’s son shot dead by nephew of Akali Dal MLA


April 21st, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Apr 21 (ANI): Gur Kerat Singh, the son of hotelier Rajbir Singh, was allegedly shot dead by the nephew of a Shiromani Akali Dal MLA here this morning.According to the police, ... Read more...

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Cop crushed to death in Delhi


February 28th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A sub-inspector was killed and a constable critically injured when a car hit their motor-cycle in central Delhi Monday, police said. The driver has been arrested.The incident ... Read more...

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Asian literature prize long list goes up to 16


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Two more books have joined the long list of 14 books for the first DSC Prize for South Asian Literature taking the total number of books to ... Read more...

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14 authors on South Asian literature prize long-list


September 21st, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Acknowledging the diversity of literature emanating from the region, the DSC Limited Tuesday announced a long-list of 14 works of fiction as also the five-member jury of ... Read more...

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Court calls for amicable settlement of Ayodhya dispute


September 14th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Monday called upon the rival parties to explore the possibility of a last-minute amicable settlement of the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid ... Read more...

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High court to be urged to defer Ayodhya verdict


September 14th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) As the Allahabad High Court is to deliver its verdict on Ayodhya's Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute Sep 24, two advocates propose to seek deferment of the judgement. "In view ... Read more...

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Six arrested for duping telecom companies


July 16th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday arrested six people who allegedly duped telecom service providers including Vodafone, Airtel and Aircel of crores of rupees. "The accused - Mohammad Danish Saifi, ... Read more...

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Woman posing as Dubai ruler’s daughter held


July 15th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), July 15 (IANS) A 40-year-old woman, who posed as the daughter of Dubai's ruler and tried to dupe the family of one of the 17 Indian youths on death row ... Read more...

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‘Tere Bin Laden’ soundtrack quirky, but average (IANS Music Review)


June 30th, 2010 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Tere Bin Laden"; Music Directors: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy; Lyricists: Jaideep Sahni, Dhruv Dhalla, Jaspreet Singh and Ali Zafar; Singers: Shankar Mahadevan, Ali Zafar, Jaspreet Singh, Suraj Jagan, Akruti Kakkar, Master Saleem ... Read more...

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Murder, food, spooks and Osho: A heady book mix (IANS Books This Week)


May 13th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Readers, here come five new books to keep you turning the pages: 1. "The Monochrome Madonna": Written by Kalpana Swaminathan; published by Penguin-Books India; priced at ... Read more...

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Don’t cry racism for every attack, says Australia (Lead)


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Australia Wednesday criticised the Indian media and called for "some balance in reporting" after an Indian national who claimed to have been attacked was found to have ... Read more...

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Aussie envoy flays Indian media over ‘race’ attacks


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese Wednesday said the charging of an Indian national in Melbourne for making a false allegation of racism "again demonstrated how wrong initial ... Read more...

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Victoria premier blasts Indian Govt, media for overreaction on racist attacks


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 3 (ANI): Victoria Premier John Brumby today attacked Indian media and officials for unbalanced reporting, citing the case of Jaspreet Singh who police say pretended he had been set on ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man allegedly set ablaze in ‘racist’ Oz attack charged for false complaint


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb. 3 (ANI): The Indian origin man Jaspreet Singh, who was allegedly set ablaze by a gang of four men outside his home in Australia, has been charged by the Victoria ... Read more...

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Australian police say Indian lied about petrol attack


February 3rd, 2010 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (DPA) Australian police allege a man of Indian descent who claimed he was doused in petrol and set alight last month was not the victim of a racist attack ... Read more...

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National Akali Dal to oppose visit of Australian delegations


January 17th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): President of National Akali Dal party Paramjit Singh Pamma on Sunday said his party would oppose the visit of any Australian delegation to India if attacks on ... Read more...

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Australia punishes perpetrators of attacks against Indians


January 15th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese today said Australian authorities were determined to find and take action against those involved in attacks against Indian nationals in Australia.A total ... Read more...

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Australia determined to act on attacks, says envoy


January 15th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese Friday said his government was determined to take action against those involved in attacks on Indian nationals but said it was not ... Read more...

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India wants Australia to take stern action, says Preneet Kaur


January 15th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Friday asked the Australian government to take stern action against the culprits of the latest attack in the ... Read more...

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Racism is inherent in Australia: Aboriginal leader


January 15th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15 (ANI): Aboriginal Social Justice Commissioner Tom Calma has said that there is "inherent racism" in Australia and that this attitude must change.Calma said on Friday that recent attacks ... Read more...

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India takes up gurdwara fire with Australia


January 14th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid outrage in India, specially in Punjab, over a fire in a gurdwara under construction in Melbourne, the Indian government Thursday said it was in touch ... Read more...

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Australia a tolerant, anti-racist society: Minister


January 11th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 11 (IANS) As Indian Jaspreet Singh recuperates in hospital after being set on fire, the Australian government has said the country is tolerant and anti-racist. Acting Foreign Minister Simon Crean ... Read more...

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Expedite probe into attacks, India tells Australia


January 11th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Two days after another Indian was attacked down under, this time set ablaze alive by unidentified attackers in Melbourne, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday spoke to ... Read more...

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Jaspreet’s family hurt over claims of self incurred burn injuries


January 11th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Family and friends of Indian origin man Jaspreet Singh, who was set ablaze outside his home in Australia, are hurt over Victoria Police's alleged line of investigation that ... Read more...

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Indian set ablaze in Melbourne, Australia denies racist angle (Round-up)


January 9th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Days after India asked Australia to take urgent action against those behind the murder of an Indian student a week ago, a 29-year-old Indian was set ablaze ... Read more...

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Rahman proves his prowess yet again with ‘Blue’ (IANS Music Review)


September 14th, 2009 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Blue"; Music Director: A.R. Rahman; Lyricists: Abbas Tyrewala, Mayur Puri and Raqeeb Alam; Singers: Kylie Minogue, Sonu Nigam, Sukhwinder Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Vijay Prakash, Rashid Ali, Blaaze, Raqeeb ... Read more...

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NY facility pays $20,000 for shaving Sikh patient’s beard


April 14th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 14 (IANS) A New York healthcare facility where a nurse negligently shaved an elderly Sikh patient's beard, eyebrows and moustache a month before his death has paid $20,000 in ... Read more...

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Drunk men chase, beat up Delhi couple


October 24th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Three drunken men chased a city businessman and his wife in their car and attacked them with glass bottles in Model Town in north Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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US Sikh held, turban snatched over kirpan


July 1st, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) A Sikh truck driver was arrested and his turban forcibly removed after marshals in a Connecticut court found his kirpan on him when he went to contest ... Read more...

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NY teens copy Grand Theft Auto videogame for real-life robbery spree


June 28th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York , June 28 (ANI): It was not so thrilling to play Grand Theft Auto IV for four teenagers, who brought to life this top-selling video game by re-enacting the ... Read more...

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Another Sikh student assaulted in New York


June 5th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) A ninth grade Sikh student of a school here was attacked by a fellow student in another instance of Sikhs becoming targets of hate crime in the ... Read more...

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Ferozepur villagers condemn Radio Pakistan corruption diatribe on India


May 19th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by admin
Ferozepur, May 19 (ANI): Villagers in Punjabs Ferozepur District have reacted with dismay and shock over the anti-India and anti-Punjab propaganda being aired on Radio Pakistans Punjabi Darbar program. The latest diatribe ... Read more...

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Pakistani boy in New York guilty of hate crime against Sikh


March 8th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New York, March 8 (IANS) A teenage boy of Pakistani origin has been held guilty by a Queens Supreme Court jury of committing a hate crime by cutting off a Sikh boy's ... Read more...

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