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    Haryana reports another rape: 20-yr-old married woman gangraped by two

    Chandigarh : A 20-year-old married woman was allegedly raped by two men at a village in Fatehabad district of Haryana, which has seen a spurt in rape cases. The woman alleged in her police complaint that she was raped by her neighbour and another person on Wednesday. She alleged that the two accused barged into her house when she was alone. The victim was threatened with...

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    Kerala: NIA files case against 5 men from Kannur for being ISIS members

    Kannur (Kerala): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday registered a case against five men from Kannur for allegedly being members of the terrorist organisation, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). A statement from the NIA read, "The case has been registered under sections 38 and 39 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The case was registered...

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    Israeli PM pays tributes to 26/11 terror attack victims, meets Baby Moshe

    Mumbai: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday met 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks survivor Moshe Holtzberg at Nariman House. Moshe's father Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and mother Rivka were killed at the Nariman House during the 2008 attacks. The Jewish couple ran a cultural and outreach centre for the Chabad-Lubavitch movement at the Nariman House in south...

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    Dravidian ideology should include all southern states, not TN alone: Kamal Haasan

    Chennai: After announcing his foray into politics on Tuesday, actor Kamal Haasan on Thursday said the meaning of the term 'Dravidian' should not be restricted to Tamil Nadu alone. He said the term should also include other southern states in order to receive a better deal from the Centre. According to a report in NDTV, the megastar's well-admired...

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    Jaitley, state FMs discuss fiscal policies, budgetary measures in pre-budget meet

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday held pre-Budget consultations with his state counterparts during which they offered suggestions on various fiscal policy and budgetary measures. This is part of the customary pre-Budget consultation which the Union Finance Minister holds with his state peers. During the meeting, Jaitley said the suggestions...

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    Japanese firm to benefit most from India's bullet train: report

    New Delhi/ Tokyo: Japanese steel and engineering companies are in the driver's seat to bag major supply contracts for a USD 17 billion Indian bullet train, several sources said, undermining a key component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic policy - a push to 'Make in India'. Japan is funding most of the project, and Japanese companies are likely to...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Foreign tourist arrivals record high in 2017, eyeing to double number by '20: Alphons

    Mumbai: India, which saw a record number of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA) of 10 million in 2017, is targeting to double this number in next three years, Minister of State Tourism KJ Alphons on Thursday said. "We crossed 10 million FTAs in 2017 and if we include non-resident Indians visiting the country then the number went up to over 17 million. In...

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    4 'rebel' judges meet CJI, propose roster plan amid efforts to end SC rift

    New Delhi: In an effort to resolve the rift in the Supreme Court, the four 'rebel' judges on Thursday met Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in his chambers for the second time this week. The four judges suggested a proposal on rostering SC judges and the allocation of important cases, a report in NDTV said. The report said the CJI assured the...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Give 5 acre land to every Dalit, 70 per cent landless: Mevani in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: Gujarat legislator and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Thursday said he, along with other like-minded people, was planning to launch a nationwide alliance for the upliftment of Dalits. Speaking to reporters after visiting Manda Krishna Madiga, a Dalit leader who is currently lodged in a Hyderabad prison, Mevani said land being a major issue, every Dalit should...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Similar to Ryan case, 6-yr-old boy attacked with knife in UP school toilet

    Lucknow: In a case that brings back memories of the brutal killing of a seven-year-old boy in Gurgaon's Ryan International School, a Class 1 student was attacked with a knife in the toilet of a private school in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow. The six-year-old boy has deep wounds on the chest and stomach, but is said to be out of danger. The incident took...

    • 5 hrs ago

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