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‘Courts must keep in mind limitations of state’


August 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS) Courts should keep in mind weaknesses and constraints of the state and authorities before issuing directives and judgments, a Guwahati High Court judge has said."The judgement ... Read more...

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Madhuri’s ‘Gulab Gang’ goes on floors in October


August 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The shooting of Madhuri Dixit's comeback film "Gulab Gang", the production debut of director Anubhav Sinha, will begin in October. Since the movie is all about ... Read more...

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Woes for Chandy as IUML given fifth ministership


April 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has come under fire from Hindu social groups besides his own Congress party ever since he gave a fifth ministership to ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ a rare cinematic treat (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Paan Singh Tomar"; Starring: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill; Directed by: Tigmanshu Dhulia; Rating: ****Some films are meant to run that extra mile to go beyond being a mere cinematic experience. ... Read more...

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Kerala to adopt Narayana Guru’s philosophy in education


January 31st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 31 (IANS) The Oommen Chandy government Tuesday cleared a committee consisting of education experts to submit a report on how the teachings and philosophy of social reformer Sree ... Read more...

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Officialdom is full of liars, says Hazare


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare said here Friday that the Indian officialdom consisted of "liars" and expressed apprehensions over the country?s future. Addressing his first major ... Read more...

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Che Guevara’s motorcycle companion dead


March 6th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Alberto Granado, the motorcycle companion of Ernesto Che Guevara, has died in Cuba at the age of 88, BBC reported.Cuban state media reported that Granado died ... Read more...

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Now, Chinese prosecutors to use Internet to find criminals


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Prosecutors in Chongqing municipality in Southwest China have announced that they will use the Internet on a daily basis to look for information on criminals.According to a ... Read more...

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Women groups traverses country to pitch for quota bill


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) They call the campaign "The Campaign Reservation Express". A group of 55 women - activists and those who have stood against social injustice - will return to ... Read more...

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12th Meira Paibi Day observed in Imphal


May 31st, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, May 31 (ANI): Giving a clarion call to all for encouraging the Meira Paibis in their fight against social injustice, the 12th Meira Paibi Day was observed under the aegis of ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh…’ shows pitiful condition of Indian athletes: Director


May 29th, 2010 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) His long-awaited film "Paan Singh Tomar", about the soldier-turned-athlete who went on to become a bandit, is in its final stages and director Tigmanshu Dhulia ... Read more...

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Selfishness shouldn’t guide business: Nobel laureate Yunus


May 9th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has called for establishing society-oriented business to tackle global poverty and social injustice and added that "selfishness has created a string of socio-economic ... Read more...

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US envoy commemorates Martin Luther King Junior


January 18th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): As the United States today commemorates the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., United States Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer noted the debt of gratitude Americans owe not ... Read more...

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Social justice vital for climate deal: Amartya Sen


January 13th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 13 (IANS) Global warming has a strong impact on the poor and world leaders must pay attention to social injustice while negotiating climate deal, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said. The ... Read more...

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‘Discrimination continues even in Goa’s reserved constituency’


December 15th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Goa's only Scheduled Caste (SC) cabinet minister Manohar Azgaonkar Tuesday alleged that members of the SC community in his reserved constituency of Dhargal were still not treated at ... Read more...

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Indian ecologist plans to float country’s first environmental party


September 21st, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 21 (ANI): Subhas Dutta, a prominent Indian environmentalist, is going to meet leaders of the UK Green party in his attempt to set up India's first dedicated environmental party.Subhas Dutta ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson selling movie, music memorabilia for charity


September 17th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson is selling a pair of tickets to the 2010 premiere of action film Iron Man 2 and a host of movie and music memorabilia as part ... Read more...

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India not likely to meet millennium goals by 2015: Ramesh


July 29th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India is unlikely to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by 2015, the deadline it had promised, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair wants UN to recognise International Widows Day


June 24th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Cherie Blair, the wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair and a leading human rights lawyer, has appealed to the UN to recognise June 23 as International ... Read more...

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Now Deepa Mehta’s brother makes documentary on Indian widows


May 1st, 2009 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Inspired by Deepa Mehta's Oscar-nominated film "Water", her brother Dilip Mehta has done a documentary on the lives of widows from across India and ... Read more...

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Irrfan Khan’s film’s real life dacoit drama


April 20th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Irrfan Khan was shooting for Tigmanshu Dhulia's Paan Singh Tomar in the jungles of Dholpur when he was left stunned on realising that dacoits had raided a village very near to ... Read more...

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Political parties express concern over Maoist violence


April 16th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Maoist violence during the first phase of the elections Thursday evoked strong reactions from major political parties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blaming the ... Read more...

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Men and women ’sin’ differently, says Vatican


February 19th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) The most common sin for women is pride, while for men, the urge for sex surpasses that for food, a Vatican report states. The Catholic survey was based on ... Read more...

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Bhai Pal Singhthe Sikh preacher and social reformer


January 29th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Jan.29 (ANI): Sikh preacher Bhai Pal Singh is today mentioned in social circles as the man who objected to the State ban on the wearing of turbans in ... Read more...

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Biopic on soldier-turned-dacoit being shot at army bases


December 11th, 2008 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) The biopic on Pan Singh Tomar, the soldier-turned-athlete who later became a dacoit, is being shot at army bases and at the Chambal ravines in Madhya Pradesh, says ... Read more...

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Fighter for women’s empowerment gets Neerja Bhanot award


October 5th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 5 (IANS) Chanda Asani, who walked out of her troubled marriage, educated herself, stood on her own feet and now works for women's empowerment was conferred with annual Neerja Bhanot ... Read more...

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S. Asian women more vulnerable to gender discrimination: SAARC body


August 4th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.4 (ANI): Women in South Asia are more vulnerable to discrimination, social injustice, gender equity and equality as compared to those living in western countries, a meeting of the SAARC ... Read more...

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‘Human rights activism driving changes in China’


July 14th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) A quiet revolution is going on in China, fuelled by human rights activists and ordinary citizens that is "creating the potential for much broader social change". This is ... Read more...

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Book on Ambedkar launched in Pakistan


July 5th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 5 (ANI): A large number of writers and literary personalities from India , Pakistan , Nepal and Bangladesh attended a book launch ceremony in Lahore last evening. Titled ... Read more...

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Che Guevara legend endures, 41 years later


June 13th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Cecilia Caminos Buenos Aires, June 13 (DPA) Argentine-born Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the physician who imprinted his forceful personality on revolution in Latin America during the second half of the 20th century, would ... Read more...

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Being obscenely wealthy amongst Vaticans new seven deadly sins!


March 10th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 10 (ANI): If you live an extravagant life thanks to your unending wealth, the chances are high that you will spend eternity in Hell, for the Vatican has come up ... Read more...

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