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Morning tea kills five


February 16th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 16 (IANS) A cup of morning tea turned fatal for 10 members of a tribal family in Rajasthan Thursday. Five of them died and the other five are ... Read more...

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Husain fetches Rs.1.45 crore at art auction


November 6th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) An untitled composition of galloping horses by the late M.F. Husain, painted in acrylic pigments on canvas, sold for Rs.1.45 crore at an auction here.The ... Read more...

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Gang that looted and raped victims nabbed


August 6th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) They looted for a living and raped - even sodomised - the victims to ensure silence!Five of the nine-member gang that indulged in this activity are ... Read more...

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Four killed in Assam, witchcraft suspected


June 21st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 21 (IANS) Four members of a tribal family were found killed and their faces and bodies burnt with acid in Assam Tuesday. Police suspect the murders to be ... Read more...

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Sup with tribals, explore wilderness - northeast beckons (With Images)


May 17th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Imagine waking up in a Naga home, amid tribals who were once known for the practice of head hunting, and plucking tea leaves or lemons ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s ‘child cops’ skip school for police duty


April 5th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 5 (IANS) Twelve-year-old Umesh Netam has been skipping school for three days a week for the past five years. Not that he whiles away his time with friends ... Read more...

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Tete’s family blames Bihar government for his death


September 6th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
Simdega (Jharkhand), Lakhisarai (Bihar), Sep. 6 (ANI): Family members of Tete, one of the four captives who was killed by the rebels on Monday has blamed the Bihar Government for inefficiency in ... Read more...

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Suspense over release of abducted Bihar cops (Evening Lead)


September 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) The suspense over the release of three Bihar policemen abducted by Maoists deepened Sunday evening with police saying that there was information that they had not been freed. ... Read more...

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Abducted Bihar cops freed? Police have no word (Third Lead)


September 5th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) A week-long hostage crisis in Bihar took a new twist Sunday amid claims that Maoists had freed three abducted policemen after having killed a fourth two days ... Read more...

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Slain Bihar cop’s last rites performed


September 4th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 4 (IANS) The last rites of Bihar policeman Lucas Tete, who was killed by the Maoists in Bihar's Lakhisarai district, were held Saturday with full state honours in his home ... Read more...

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Maoist killing of policeman shocks Jharkhand (Lead)


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) Policeman Lucas Tete's killing by Maoists has sent shock waves across Jharkhand with people condemning the "cowardly" act of the Left-wing rebels. The wife of another abducted ... Read more...

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Cop Lucas Tete belonged to poor Jharkhand tribal family


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) Lucas Tete, the policeman whose body was found in Bihar Friday, five days after he was abducted along with three other cops by Maoists, hailed from a poor ... Read more...

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Francis Induwar’s widow appeals to Maoists


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 2 (IANS) The widow of Francis Induwar, the special branch inspector who was abducted and beheaded by Maoists last year, has appealed to the Leftwing rebels to free the four ... Read more...

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Burqa clad German terror suspect arrested in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A German terror suspect, clad in burqa, has been arrested by Pakistani security officials in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province' Bannu District.According to local police officials, the German man was ... Read more...

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Afraid of Maoists’ atrocities, tribal family leaves Chhattisgarh village


June 21st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh), June 21 (ANI): Fearful of Maoists' atrocities many families are seeking to take refuge at safer places even at the cost of their hearth and home.A tribal family in Chhattisgarh, ... Read more...

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1,200 tribal refugees return to Mizoram from Tripura


May 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, May 27 (IANS) Around 1,200 Reang refugees have returned to their homes in Mizoram for the first time in 13 years after the union home ministry asked the state government ... Read more...

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Eight tribals burnt to death in Maharashtra (Lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Solapur (Maharashtra), Feb 15 (IANS) Eight members of a tribal family were burnt to death in their sleep when their hut caught fire in Maharashtra's Solapur district early Monday, prompting Home Minister ... Read more...

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Koda dares investigators, kicks off poll campaign (Lead)


November 14th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 14 (IANS) Former chief minister Madhu Koda Saturday kicked off his campaign for the Jharkhand assembly polls, telling hundreds of supporters who turned up to welcome him that he would ... Read more...

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I am being falsely implicated: Koda


November 14th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 14 (IANS) Former chief minister Madhu Koda said Saturday that people jealous of him were conspiring to keep him away from the Jharkhand assembly polls by implicating him in the ... Read more...

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‘Peranmai’ - adventure with social message (Tamil Film Review)


October 17th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan DI Film: "Peranmai"; Cast: Jayam Ravi, Ponvannan, Vadivelu, Oorvasi; Director: Jananthan; Rating: ***Director Jananthan, who impressed everyone with his earlier outings "E" and "Iyarkai", has attempted to make an adventurous venture ... Read more...

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11 Chhattisgarh tribals die after eating ox meat


October 6th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 6 (IANS) At least 11 tribals died of food poisoning and about a dozen were battling for life in a hospital in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region after they reportedly ate half-cooked ... Read more...

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Two killed in Jharkhand over land dispute


August 20th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 20 (IANS) Two people were killed and four injured in a clash between tribals and settlers over a land dispute in Jharkhand's Dumka district Thursday, police said. According to police, ... Read more...

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Three of a family lynched on allegation of witchcraft


August 9th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 9 (IANS) Three people of a tribal family were lynched by villagers in Gumla district of Jharkhand for allegedly practicing black magic, police said. According to police, around ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh resident killed for not attending Maoist meet


August 1st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 1 (IANS) Maoist militants have killed a tribal man for not attending a public meeting organised by them in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district, police said Saturday. The rebels gunned down a Pahari ... Read more...

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Tribal Oriya girl meets G8 leaders in Italy


July 9th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorL'aquila, July 9 (ANI): A 16 year old tribal girl from Orissa's Koraput district rubbed shoulders with world leaders at the Junior Eight summit in Italy.Sanjukta Pangi is ... Read more...

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Three people killed by elephants in Assam


January 16th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 16 (IANS) Three people, including a five-year-old girl, were killed by a herd of wild elephants in Assam Friday, an official said.About five elephants entered Bhelapara village in Karbi Anglong ... Read more...

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Parambikulam sanctuary in Kerala to be made a tiger reserve


September 2nd, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad, Sep 2 (IANS) Kerala Forest Minister Binoy Viswom Tuesday said the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary here would be declared a tiger reserve soon. The minister was talking to reporters after launching safari ... Read more...

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Rahul’s tours focus on membership drive, training of youth


April 28th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
By Rakesh Mohan Chaturvedi Kanker (Chhattisgarh), April 28 (IANS) While Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's attempts to woo the Dalit and tribal vote bank have been in the media glare, what is less known ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi lunches with tribal family in Chhattisgarh(Lead)


April 25th, 2008 - 11:44 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, April 25 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi Friday spent two hours with a tribal family and had lunch with them during a visit to one of the poorest tribal pockets in ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi begins ‘discovering’ Chhattisgarh


April 25th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, April 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi landed in Chhattisgarh's Ambikapur town Friday to begin a two-day tour through the state's underdeveloped tribal belt, considered a Maoist stronghold. Gandhi reached ... Read more...

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Bastar tribals keen to host Rahul Gandhi


April 24th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by admin
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), April 24 (IANS) Villagers in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district are busy drawing up their list of grievances and preparing a special menu for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who is likely ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi puts off visit to Maoist bastion


April 21st, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, April 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has put off his visit this week to the Maoist-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh where he wished to spend a night with a ... Read more...

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Two Tripura police officers arrested on robbery charges


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, April 2 (IANS) Two senior Tripura police officials were arrested on charges of committing a robbery during a search operation, officials said. Following a report of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), ... Read more...

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