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July 1, 2018 4:24 am gmt |
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Sathyasri Sharmila registered with the Madras Bar Council on Saturday (June 30) to become the first transgender lawyer of the country. It was my dream to become a judge and I want to see members of my community achieve great successes in their respective fields, said Sathya Sri. In a landmark judgmen...
In India
June 20, 2018 4:20 am gmt |
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The Central Government of India said releasing the four foreign nationals convicted of committing the gruesome assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, in connivance with three Indian nationals, “will set a very dangerous precedent and lead to international ramifications.” In its communic...
In India
June 9, 2018 11:37 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in on the sidelines of the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting in the coastal Chinese city of Qingdao on Saturday (June 09). This is the second time in six weeks Modi is visiting China. Reportedly, In...
In India
June 5, 2018 12:08 pm gmt |
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India is the host to this year’s World Environment Day and the theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’ Every year, June 5 is observed as World Environment Day to raise awareness and increase government action on the pressing issue. This year, the theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ with focus on single-use ...
In India
May 23, 2018 5:24 am gmt |
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A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern India, health officials said on Tuesday (May 22), with at least nine more being treated. An assistant professor at a regional medical college said that of 18 people screened for the...
In India
May 22, 2018 5:04 am gmt |
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The Congress-JD(S) alliance in the State works into the narrative of a united Opposition against the Narendra Modi-led BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. At the same time, an aggressive State BJP that has won the most seats in the State in Lok Sabha polls from 2004, argues that the alliance will have l...
In India
May 21, 2018 5:14 am gmt |
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Four persons, including two women, were killed on the spot and 25 others injured when a car coming to Theni from Madurai collided head on with a van going to Peraiyur on Andipatti-Theni Highway at Kanavai near Thimmarasanaickanur in Andipatti block on Sunday. The deceased were R. Ramar (21), M. Chell...
In India
May 9, 2018 5:27 am gmt |
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday criticised the Congress over its “latest misadventure against the judiciary” and said “fishing in troubled waters” would hurt the Opposition in the May 12 Karnataka elections. In a series of tweets, he said the Congress’s “latest misadventure against the judiciar...
In India
May 8, 2018 8:55 am gmt |
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India’s eastern Jharkhand state police have arrested 15 people in eastern India in connection with two separate rape cases involving teenage girls, said officials as grisly new attacks against women come to light despite tougher penalties. Police arrested 14 people in one of the cases after a 1...
In India
April 22, 2018 7:07 am gmt |
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Indian President Ramnath Kovind has signed the ordinance of death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 was sent to the President for an approval soon after the meeting of Union Cabinet to bring in force a stringent punishme...
In India
April 22, 2018 3:34 am gmt |
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India’s cabinet on Saturday (April 21) approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to nationwide outrage in the wake of a series of cases. The executive order, or ordinance, amends the criminal law...
In India
April 15, 2018 3:48 am gmt |
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India’s federal Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) put a lawmaker from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under a seven-day judicial custody on Saturday (April 14), in connection with the rape of a teenager, after days of protests by activists accusing authorities of falling t...
In India
April 10, 2018 3:22 am gmt |
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Thirty school children were killed in northern India on Monday (April 9) when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge. The bus was returning from school in the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh when it fell off into a 200-feet deep ravine. The driver and a teacher were among the victims. The chief mi...
In Cricket
April 10, 2018 2:56 am gmt |
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Indian batsman Kedar Jadhav has been ruled out of the tournament as his hamstring scan didn’t come back so good, announced Indian Premier League’s season favourites Chennai Super Kings’ batting coach, Michael Hussey on Monday (April 09). Addressing a news conference, Hussey expresse...
In India
April 3, 2018 4:09 am gmt |
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Thirty eight bodies of the 39 Indians who were kidnapped and killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq in 2014 were brought back to India on Monday (April 2). The bodies were recovered from a mound in Badush, in the Iraqi city of Mosul, which was freed from the Islamic State last July. DNA tests [&he...
In Latest Stories
March 30, 2018 10:51 am gmt |
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The government has invited the power struggle between China and India into the country by handing over national assets to these two countries, former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said. He said the Hambantota Port was leased out to China by the government citing false reasons and India was of...
In India
March 27, 2018 10:54 am gmt |
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Fishermen in India’s southern Rameswaram city on Monday (March 26) announced that they will launch an indefinite strike starting March 31 to press for the release of their colleagues languishing in Sri Lankan prisons and their seized boats. India shares an expansive oceanic border with Sri Lank...
In India
March 27, 2018 3:34 am gmt |
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The government of India’s southern Tamil Nadu state organized a mass marriage ceremony for 86 underprivileged couples in Coimbatore city on Monday (March 26). The ceremony was attended by state chief, E Palanisamy and deputy chief O Panneerselvam, on the occasion of 70th birth anniversary of la...
In India
March 24, 2018 10:57 am gmt |
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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, accompanied by his wife Elke Budenbender, paid tribute to India‘s iconic freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial Rajghat in New Delhi on Saturday (March 24). Situated on the banks of river Yamuna, the memorial stands at the spot where Gandhi was ...