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Hounded by kin, couple moves Bengal rights panel


September 18th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Threatened by relatives for marrying outside their religions, a man and his wife from the city Tuesday approached the West Bengal Human Rights Commission seeking its ... Read more...

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Four arrested in connection with suicide of 17-year-old girl


September 14th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Four men were arrested and remanded to judicial custody in a case relating to the suicide of a 17-year-old girl in Krishna Nagar in South ... Read more...

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Hyderabad boy dies after corporal punishment, teacher booked


September 14th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) A teacher of a private school here has been booked after her alleged corporal punishment led to the death of a 15-year-old student.Police registered a case ... Read more...

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Woman survives four days in freezer


September 13th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A 59-year-old American woman managed to survive after spending at least four days in a large freezer.Theresa Christian from Tulsa, Oklahoma, was reported missing by her ... Read more...

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Student killed in celebratory fire in Ghaziabad


September 12th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A management student was killed in celebratory firing at a wedding reception in Ghaziabad Wednesday, police said.The incident occurred in the city's Dhabarsi neighbourhood, under the ... Read more...

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India takes up case of child in foster care in US


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian missions in the US have taken up with authorities the case of an Indian couple who have been denied custody of their child after ... Read more...

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Sustained drinking may lead to early stroke: New study


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) People taking three or more alcoholic drinks in daily life may be at a higher risk of stroke earlier in life than those who do not ... Read more...

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S.M. Krishna asked to help NRI couple get back child


September 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The West Bengal Congress unit has requested External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to take steps to ensure that a US-based couple's child is returned to them ... Read more...

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Fake fortune teller jailed in Shanghai


September 10th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A bogus woman fortune teller has been sentenced to around four years behind bars for swindling a woman here in the Chinese business hub of 190,000 ... Read more...

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Missing Pakistanis: UN team to investigate


September 10th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A UN delegation has arrived in Pakistan on a 10-day mission to study the measures taken by the government to prevent the so-called "forced disappearances" of ... Read more...

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British woman kidnapped in Lahore


September 10th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A British woman of Pakistani origin has been kidnapped in Lahore city, police said Sunday night.The 20-year-old Aisha Ali came to Lahore to attend a wedding ... Read more...

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Norway case rerun: Curbs on Indian couple meeting son in US


September 9th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) In a virtual replay of the Norway children custody case, a US-based Indian couple from West Bengal has been given limited access to their one-year-old son ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ease visa norms for visitors


September 8th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The new visa policy between India and Pakistan, to be signed Saturday, has eased restrictions on visitors from both the countries.There will be a single-entry visitor ... Read more...

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Three dead in US storms


September 8th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Three people were killed in a storm that moved through Oklahoma state in the US Friday, media reports said Saturday.Relatives of the dead said the three ... Read more...

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Kuwait football coach out of coma


September 6th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade (Serbia), Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The coach of the Kuwait national football team has come out of a coma after being shot last month.Goran Tufegdzic is awake, in a ... Read more...

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Bengal women’s panel seeks report on newly-wed couple


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The West Bengal Commission for Women Wednesday sought a police report on the arrest of a man and harassment of his newly-wed wife following complaints ... Read more...

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Man dies in Lucknow court


September 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) A 55-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances at the civil court here Wednesday, police said.The deceased, identified as Nand Kishore, a farmer from Mallihabad, ... Read more...

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42 killed, 24 injured in central Morocco bus accident


September 5th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by BNO News
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO (BNO NEWS) -- More than 40 people were killed Tuesday when an overloaded passenger bus went off a road in central Morocco and plunged into a deep ravine, making it ... Read more...

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12-year-old raped, killed in Lucknow


September 5th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) The body of a 12-year-old, who was allegedly raped and then killed by unidentified persons, was recovered from a farmhouse in Dehwa village on the outskirts ... Read more...

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Headless Torso Found in 16 Pieces across Delhi, India


September 4th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The body of a 23 year old tattoo artist was found scattered and most surprisingly the body of this artist was found headless. The police have ... Read more...

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Police cane charge violent medics in UP


September 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their ... Read more...

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Poverty-stricken woman sells infant to pay debt


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Samastipur district sold her one-and-half-year-old malnourished son for Rs.19,000 to pay off a debt. The infant was recovered from the woman ... Read more...

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Student barred from exam dies


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) A Class 10 student barred from taking an examination by his school in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to his injuries, more than a week after he ... Read more...

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Factory worker held for harassing girl


August 31st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A factory employee was arrested here for sending obscene text messages to the family of a girl who rejected his marriage proposal, and attempting to ... Read more...

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Man kills wife for selling taxi


August 28th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) incensed with his wife for selling his taxi, a man strangled her to death and surrendered later, a Delhi Police official said Tuesday.Taxi driver Vasudev ... Read more...

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Scott’s family sets up scholarship fund


August 28th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Family members of late filmmaker Tony Scott have set up a Tony Scott Scholarship Fund in his name.The "Top Gun" director, who committed suicide Aug ... Read more...

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India U-19 cricket team gets heroes welcome


August 28th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The triumphant U-19 Indian cricket team arrived home to a euphoric reception here Tuesday afternoon.As Delhi boy and skipper Unmukt Chand, who hit a match-winning unbeaten ... Read more...

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Venezuela prison brawl toll rises to 26


August 24th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in last weekend's battle between heavily armed inmate gangs at the Yare I prison near Caracas has risen to 26, said authorities.The initial casualty ... Read more...

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Five injured in Russia shooting


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five people were injured Wednesday in a random shooting incident at a market in southwest Russia, an official said.The incident took place in Stavropol.Five people ... Read more...

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Police search Kanda’s farmhouse for evidence


August 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 20 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday searched the farmhouse of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, and took ... Read more...

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Man kills disabled daughter in Haryana


August 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), Aug 19 (IANS) An eight-year-old disabled girl was brutally stabbed to death Sunday by her own father as he could not cope with her treatment and upbringing, police ... Read more...

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Woman gangraped in Kolkata, one arrested


August 18th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) A man was arrested for his involvement in the alleged gangrape of a 22-year-old woman in a posh south Kolkata area, police said Saturday.According to the ... Read more...

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Woman’s gall bladder removed instead of appendix


August 17th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) In a case of alleged negligence, doctors in a hospital in Jammu and Kashmir removed the gall bladder of a woman instead of her swollen appendix.The ... Read more...

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Andhra ACB files charge sheet in cash-for-bail case


August 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Monday filed a charge sheet in the cash-for-bail case involving former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy.Suspended CBI judge ... Read more...

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Don’t talk about me: DiCaprio


August 13th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio does not like people talking about him."Leo is a control freak. He doesn't want people to know anything about his life, not what ... Read more...

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