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Cops do not understand harassed women’s woes: Delhi minister


July 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Most women in the capital do not report incidents of harassment as "police behave irresponsibly" and do not understand their problem, said Delhi Health and ... Read more...

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Man held for trying to sell minor girl in Delhi


June 4th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A minor girl from Bihar who came to Delhi a month ago in search of job was rescued when she was about to be sold ... Read more...

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A social activist’s struggle to save women


September 21st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) She may not be able to bring back 12 women from the clutches of traffickers operating in Gulf countries but her fight against bonded labour and ... Read more...

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AIADMK to explain budget proposals through public meets


August 5th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday said the ruling AIADMK would hold public meetings in all the 234 assembly constituencies, highlighting the features of the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu provides for free cattle, laptops in budget


August 4th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O. Pannerselvam Thursday presented the state budget for this fiscal, setting aside Rs.8,900 crore for freebies such as laptops, fans, mixers, cattle, ... Read more...

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People approve AIADMK’s welfare schemes: Survey


June 19th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) The welfare schemes announced by the AIADMK government led by Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa in Tamil Nadu have been approved by people, said a survey by city-based ... Read more...

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IT, communications powerful development tools: Sibal


May 16th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Information and communication technologies (ICT) are powerful toolds of development and can help eradicate poverty, achieve universal primary education and reduce child mortality, Communications Minister ... Read more...

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UN group honours Indian campaigner against sex trafficking


May 14th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 14 (IANS) Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an NGO working against sex trafficking, has been honoured by the United Nations Association's New ... Read more...

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Stalin’s remarks on Jayalalithaa not derogatory, says DMK


April 12th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Tuesday defended Deputy Chief Minister M.K.Stalin's comment about AIADMK chief J.Jayalalithaa's marital status during an election rally "as true and fair" and ... Read more...

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He begs - to help impoverished women marry


November 28th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Carrying a bowl in his hands, he wanders around barefoot, seeking alms from people - not for his own survival, but for solemnising the weddings of ... Read more...

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Gadkari urges PM to stop Waqf property misuse


August 5th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take steps to stop misappropriation of the multi-billion-rupee Waqf properties in the ... Read more...

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Two Indian women in distress in Singapore


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), July 3 (IANS) Two young Punjabi women who were promised lucrative jobs in Singapore are being forced into prostitution in that country, the mother of one of them said. Davinder Kaur ... Read more...

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India native sentenced in California for international drug conspiracy


March 31st, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A Bakersfield, California resident and Canada national was sentenced to 23 and a half years in prison for drug trafficking charges, prosecutors announced on Tuesday.Harjeet Mann, 51, ... Read more...

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Zee TV synopsis of the coming week (21st Sept 09 to 23rd Sept 09)


September 19th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
12/24 Karol Bagh Telecast date: Monday, 21st Sep at 10pm The Tarnejas have placed a demand putting Anuj in a quandary of getting Simi and Rajeev married one day prior to the already ... Read more...

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Stitching school helps women to become self-reliant


September 4th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder SinghAmritsar, Sep 4 (ANI): Socially and economically deprived women in Punjab's Amritsar district have found a saviour in Shree Lakshmi Narayan Stitching School, which has come ahead to help those ... Read more...

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UK mobile networks asked to cut off sex trade before London Olympics


August 18th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.18 (ANI): City Hall chiefs have called on top phone companies to help crack down on prostitution and trafficking in the lead up to the 2012 London Olympics.The Telegraph quoted Kit ... Read more...

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They find suitable boys for poor girls


August 8th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Simply put, they fix matches. They also organize mass weddings. Sounds like any old marriage bureau? Wait, they only arrange marriages for impoverished families, don't charge ... Read more...

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Tripura announces economic package for poor girls


June 10th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 10 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura Wednesday announced a special economic package for poor girl children to continue their education and maintain minimum nourishment. "Under the scheme, the state ... Read more...

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Glamour, women and vintage cars come together to rally for girl child (With Images)


March 22nd, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) An all-women vintage car rally in the capital Sunday brought at least 75 classic and vintage automobiles to roll for the cause of the girl child from ... Read more...

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Mayawati shelves birthday bash, but has gifts galore for poor (Lead)


January 14th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has decided to "stay away" from a lavish birthday bash as she turns 53 Thursday, but she will shower gifts on the downtrodden ... Read more...

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I am unlucky in love: Celina


November 25th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Former Miss India and Bollywood actress Celina Jaitley, who turned 27 recently, says she has been unlucky in love but hopes god will bless her with more romance ... Read more...

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Voters grill candidates over tuskers, human trafficking


November 19th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 19 (IANS) Politicians campaigning for assembly elections in Chhattisgarh's forested interiors ran into angry voters demanding action against human trafficking and marauding wild elephants. The mainly poor voters in Surguja, ... Read more...

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Kulbir Prem Singh, a successful real estate entrepreneur


October 13th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Oct.13 (ANI): Kulbir Prem Singh, a well-known name in the Real Estate world of America today. He is also appreciated for this endeavours to popularize cricket in the ... Read more...

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Calum Best says he turned Lindsay Lohan into a lesbian!


October 4th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): Calum Best, who formerly dated Lindsay Lohan, has confessed that he turned the singer into a lesbian.Best, who seems to have inherited his skills of being the ... Read more...

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Lohan’s ex thinks he turned her into a lesbian


October 4th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Calum Best, son of legendary soccer star George Best, dated actress Lindsay Lohan for a short while and he now thinks that he may have turned her into ... Read more...

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College peon wins jackpot, says he will spend it on charity


August 12th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Aug 12 (IANS) A college peon from Vidarbha's famous shrine town Shegaon, who has won the Rs.33.8 million Playwin Sikkim lottery, says he would like to spend a good part of ... Read more...

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Minors called for government mass marriage, officials embarrassed


April 15th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, April 15 (IANS) Bureaucrats in Chhattisgarh were left red-faced after parents of 11 minors refused to go back after they were called with their children for a state-sponsored mass marriage function, ... Read more...

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President inaugurates scheme to help poor girls get married in Bihar


February 17th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Feb 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil inaugurated a scheme to provide financial help to get poor girls married off in Bihar.Launching the Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivah Yojna (Chief Minister Girls' Marriage Scheme), ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh allocates Rs.20 mn for Christian pilgrims


February 16th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has allotted Rs.20 million to subsidise travel for Christians who want to visit holy sites in Israel, according to the state budget presented here Saturday. Finance ... Read more...

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