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Women not safe in Bihar, says NCW team


August 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) A National Commission for Women (NCW) team Friday said women are not safe in Bihar and after probing the alleged gangrape of a Class 11 student ... Read more...

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Sexual assault to stealing, little boy goes on crime-spree


August 13th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in Britain has admitted to having committed over 20 crimes, ranging from sexual assaults to stealing a model car, in just two months.His ... Read more...

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Engineering graduate held in credit card fraud


August 6th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) An engineering graduate was arrested for defrauding a woman of nearly Rs.1.25 lakh in Odisha by hacking her credit card, police said Monday.Saroj Kumar Tripathy, 26, ... Read more...

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Bihar Opposition demands CBI probe into gangrape of minor


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) The Opposition in both houses of the state legislature Friday raised the issue of the alleged gangrape of a Class 11 student in Patna and demanded ... Read more...

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Three Bihar school boys detained for gangrape


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Patna/Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Three Bihar school students, named as accused in the alleged gangrape of a teenaged Class 11 colleague, have been detained, police said Thursday.The accused, sons of ... Read more...

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Pinki files theft complaint against live-in partner


July 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and committing rape, Sunday sought police protection and filed a theft complaint against her live-in ... Read more...

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Court stays order to make president’s donations public


July 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A division bench of Delhi High Court Friday stayed its single judge's order ruling that donations made by the President of India out of public ... Read more...

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New case filed against Pinki Pramanik


July 13th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Another case was filed against athlete Pinki Pramanik Friday, this time alleging a criminal breach of trust.After spending 26 days in jail, Asian Games gold medallist ... Read more...

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Pinki: I was treated like animal, blackmailed


July 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, released from jail Wednesday, alleged that she was treated like an animal during gender tests and blackmailed for money by ... Read more...

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Pinki released from jail, alleges being framed (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) After spending 26 days in jail, Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and committing rape, was Wednesday released from a ... Read more...

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Former athlete Pinki Pramanik gets bail (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday granted bail to Asiad gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, who had been in custody since June 15 for alleged rape, the ex-athlete's ... Read more...

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Former athlete Pinki Pramanik gets bail


July 10th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday granted bail to Asiad gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, who after being accused of being a male had been under judicial custody ... Read more...

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Assamese poet Hiren Bhattacharyya passes away


July 4th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 4 (IANS) Award-winning Assamese poet Hiren Bhattacharyya, 80, died of lung infection at a private hospital here Wednesday.Bhattacharyya, popularly known as Hiruda, was undergoing treatment at Dispur Hospital ... Read more...

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Fear of drought haunts Bihar again


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) The spectre of drought is looming large over Bihar, something that state officials have acknowledged."If the monsoon fails the state in the first two weeks of July, ... Read more...

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MMS showing Pinki undergoing gender test goes viral online


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Even as Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik fights a legal battle after accused of being a male and arrested for alleged rape, an MMS showing ... Read more...

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Man held for killing minor in Delhi


June 24th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth was arrested Saturday for murdering a minor boy whom he kidnapped for Rs.5,000 ransom, police said.Vinod Kumar, a labourer, was arrested ... Read more...

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Parker to sue nightclub


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) NBA player Tony Parker is suing New York's nightclub Wip for $20 million claiming that he has been injured during a brawl between singer ... Read more...

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BJP pits Pant against Uttarakhand CM


June 19th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 19 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday announced the candidature of its senior leader Prakash Pant against Uttarakahand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna in the Sitarganj assembly by-election.Senior leaders of ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Mandzukic strike help Croatia draw 1-1 with Italy


June 15th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Poznan, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Mario Mandzukic equaliser 18 minutes from time gave Croatia a 1-1 draw against Italy in their Euro 2012 group stage game here Thursday.With four ... Read more...

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Inflation can’t be curbed without sacrificing growth: RBI governor


June 15th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor D. Subbarao Thursday said inflation can't be controlled without sacrificing some growth.Delivering the Obayya memorial lecture here, he said that ... Read more...

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Mayawati plotted land scam in Noida: Minister


June 15th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav Thursday accused the previous Mayawati government of plotting a multi-crore rupee scam involving irrigation department land in Noida ... Read more...

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DMK to support Congress choice for president: Karunanidhi


June 15th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai June 14 (IANS) DMK president M.Karunanidhi Thursday reiterated the party's support to the candidate proposed by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in the coming presidential election.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Remodelling work to affect rail traffic in Ghaziabad


June 14th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 14 (IANS) Train services between Delhi and Kolkata, Lucknow and other key cities will remain affected for the next five days -- June 15-19 -- due to remodelling ... Read more...

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Relatives create ruckus after woman’s death in hospital


June 14th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 14 (IANS) Family members of a migrant woman from Pakistan created ruckus at a private hospital here when she died while undergoing treatment Thursday, police said.A first ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide, six held in dowry case


June 14th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 21-year-old newly-wed woman committed suicide by jumping off the third floor of her house here due to harassment for dowry, police said Thursday. Her ... Read more...

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Dubai health authority launches anti-smoking hotline


June 14th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Health Authority announced Thursday it had launched a toll-free quit-smoking helpline.Launched in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline, the 24-hour toll-free number 800-123-QUIT (7848) will guide smokers ... Read more...

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LeT car-bomber module busted in Srinagar


June 14th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) car-bomber module planning to carry out explosions in the city was busted and five of its operatives were arrested, the Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Animal rights groups step up campaign against horse carriages


June 14th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), June 14 (IANS) Strongly pitching for banning horse-drawn carriages, citing cruelty to the animal, rights groups Thursday asked the civic authorities here to issue motorised rickshaw licences to ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi’s national bank opens office in China


June 14th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has opened its Shanghai Representative Office in China.NBAD has further expansion plans including Lebanon, Iraq, India, South Sudan and ... Read more...

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China probes forced abortion case after national outrage


June 14th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) Authorities in China's Shaanxi province have launched an investigation into an incident of forced abortion, pledging that anyone found responsible will be punished according to ... Read more...

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Egypt Supreme Court calls for parliament’s dissolution


June 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 14 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Court Thursday caused outrage after calling for the dissolution of the parliament's lower house in the country.It ruled that last year's parliamentary election ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: BJP woos Jayalalithaa, NDA to meet Friday (Third Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday made an attempt to bring to its side non-UPA parties, such as AIADMK, for the presidential polls, as ... Read more...

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29 killed in Myanmar state riot: Official


June 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 14 (IANS) At least 29 people have been killed and 38 injured in riots in Myanmar's Rakhine state since June 8, the government said Thursday.Those killed comprise 13 ... Read more...

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Brazil optimistic on crossing $15 bn trade target with India


June 14th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Amid global economic downturn and India's persistent slowdown in economic growth, Brazil is optimistic that its bilateral trade with India would surpass the target of $15 ... Read more...

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SC reserves verdict on Sahara group plea


June 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea by Sahara group of companies, dealing in real estate and housing, challenging a tribunal's ... Read more...

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