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PM Modi to pay tribute to fallen IPKF soldiers in Sri Lanka
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will tour Sri Lanka next week, will lay a wreath at a memorial honouring the IPKF soldiers who died in the country fighting the civil war. Sri Lankan foreign ministry today said Modi will lay a wreath at the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) Memorial and visit the Mahabodhi Society near Colombo.


NIA files charge sheet in Pakistan-instigated espionage case
National Investigation Agency on Friday filed the charge sheet in a court here in a case of alleged espionage and attempts to carry out sabotage activities in India at the instigation of Pakistan. It was filed at a NIA court against Thameem Ansari, a suspected operative of ISI now on bail and a Sri Lankan national, Arun Selvarajan, besides three others who are their handlers in Pakistan and suspected to be based in Sri Lanka.


Madhya Pradesh to soon become major industrial destinaton
The Global Investors Summit, organised in Indore last year, received proposals worth over Rs five lakh crore and industries will be soon set up in the state, Chouhan told reporters on his arrival in Coimbatore for a one-day visit to the city


Mandate a historic opportunity, no digging of past, assures J&K CM Mufti
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Friday said he has been given a historic opportunity by the people to "connect and further gel" the three distinct regions of the state-- Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh-- and assured there will be "no digging of the past". The government has come with a positive agenda to change the system of governance and ensure justice for all.


Air India to hire PR firm for image make-over
With frequent delays and cancellations of flights denting its reputation, national carrier Air India has planned to engage an image make-over firm to regain the customers' confidence. The airline recently floated tenders, inviting technical and commercial bids from interested PR firms. March 30 is the last date for submission of the bids.


President, PM congratulate Indian cricket team
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the Indian cricket team for their four-wicket victory against the West Indies in the World Cup.


1 killed in police firing on mob in Dimapur, Assam on high alert
One person, suspected to be part of a mob that lynched a rape suspect after pulling him out of a jail in Dimapur town of Nagaland, was killed in police firing even as the situation there was stated to be under control. Neighbouring Assam was put on high alert by the Centre following the incident in Dimapur.


Dimapur mob lynching: Nagaland government orders suspension of DC, SP
The District Collector and the Superintendent of Police Dimapur were on Friday suspended in connection to the lynching of an alleged rapist by an mob in Nagaland's Dimapur district.


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India advance with win over Windies
India become the second team to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals with a narrow four-wicket win over West Indies.

How Indians evade ban on rape film
The government ban on a documentary about the 2012 Delhi gang rape has been banned, but many Indians are still watching it.

Indian crowd lynches rape suspect
A huge crowd of angry Indians break into a prison in the state of Nagaland before dragging a suspected rapist out and beating him to death.

India prisoners win right to cricket
A prison in India is to allow prisoners to watch the Cricket World Cup after they successfully argued it was a "fundamental right".

Film-maker defends India rape film
A British film-maker defends her documentary about the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, hours after Indian authorities launch a slew of legal action.

Indian AAP sidelines founder members
Indian anti-corruption party AAP sidelines two of its founder members, amid feuding following its Delhi election win last month.

India surprises with second rate cut
The Reserve Bank of India cuts its key interest rate, in a surprise move for the second time this year.

Target to cut several thousand jobs
US retail giant Target plans to cut thousands of jobs in the US and India as it tries to slash $2bn (£1.3bn) in costs over the next two years.

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Mining set to resume in State in a month
Mining in Karnataka is all set to resume in a month as the department of mines and geology has readied a list of 108 existing “A” and “B” category companies to grant deemed approval.After obtaining the deemed approval, the companies need to execute a lease deed with the director of mines and geology and then seek clearance from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board. Obtaining the Board’s approval may not be a hindrance as the firms have already got the green signal from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests. Industry sources said the entire process will take not more th

Revoke ban on BBC documentary: Editors Guild
Protest against ban on a documentary about the December 16 gang-rape victim refused to die down on Friday with the Editors Guild of India, describing the government action as “wholly unwarranted”, even as online campaigns’ seeking revocation of the restriction gathered momentum.Besides, an online petition also demanded strict action against lawyers A P Singh and M L Sharma, who appeared for the accused in the case, for making offensive remarks against women in the documentary. In a statement, the Editors Guild said the government move to ban “India’s Daughter” is based on a “misu

Centre seeks report on lynching
The Centre has sought full report from Nagaland government on the incident of a rape accused being lynched in Dimapur on Thursday night by a mob.The shocking incident took place following a protest rally attended by hundreds of people against the rape incident.  Angry students and public forced into the district jail and managed to pull out the accused. At least 10 vehicles were also set ablaze by the unruly mob forcing the authorities to clamp curfew in Dimapur district.Syed Farid Khan (35), who is suspected to be an illegal Bangladeshi migrant, was charged with raping the victim several tim

Ford survives plane crash, badly hurt
“Indiana Jones” star Harrison Ford underwent surgery to fix a broken ankle and pelvis following his death-defying plane crash in California on Friday.The 72-year-old was in “fair to moderate condition” hours after crash-landing his World War II-era plane onto a golf course in the Los Angeles area, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Star Wars actor Ford, a long time aviator, reportedly veered off course to avoid crashing into houses. Surgeons went to work on Ford’s broken bones about four hours after the crash, a source close to the family told KTLA.Ford also suffered multiple gash

61-yr-old delivers own grandchild
No woman would have thought of becoming a surrogate mother for her own grandchild, but a 61-year-old lady in Tamil Nadu successfully delivered a girl child for her daughter.Strange but true is the incident which is first of its kind in Tamil Nadu.  The woman, mother of three girls, acted as a surrogate for her own daughter. She also breastfed her granddaughter. “We removed the uterus from the Chennai-based woman, Lakshmi (name changed), after she gave birth to her first child which was born dead due to placental abruption, a complication of pregnancy wherein the placental lining gets separa

Setalvad to face fresh probe by new panel
Civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad seems to have run into fresh trouble with the Centre setting up a committee to probe into the allegations of “misutilisation” of funds allocated to an NGO, run by her and husband Javed Anand.Sources in the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry said that the minister recently gave her nod for setting up a three-member committee to enquire into allegations of misutilisation of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan funds allocated to Sabrang Trust.At this moment, however, it is not clear how much funds have been misutilised.An Ahmedabad-based aide of Setalvad, Rais K

Modi to skip Maldives, focus on Lanka
Political turmoil in the Maldives prompted Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drop Male from the itinerary of his forthcoming visit to Indian Ocean region.However, his focus will remain on Sri Lanka, where the new government has of late suspended a Beijing-supported $1.5 billion port city project in Colombo.Modi will leave on March 10 for a five-day visit to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka, which is intended to deepen New Delhi’s engagements in the Indian Ocean region and to firm up its bid to counter China’s growing influence. Though he was expected to visit the Maldives, New Delhi had t

AAP workers post pro-Yadav, Bhushan messages
Outraged volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have started a social media campaign for bringing back ousted leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav into the party’s Political Affairs Committee.An online petition is also in circulation, seeking proof of charges against the two leaders which led to their ouster. Meanwhile, the party leadership has given some signals of reconciliation as well. “We all love Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan. We are here to stay. We should not say that we are quitting the AAP. We will criticise mistakes and appreciate good work,” says the online campaign

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Indian fishermen will be shot if they cross border, says Sri Lanka PM
The Sri Lankan navy is only acting as per law when it fires at Indian fishermen entering Lankan waters and therefore they should keep away, said Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramesinghe in an interview to a Tamil news channel.

Nirbhaya docu goes viral, govt slammed for ban
The government’s strenuous efforts to keep the controversial documentary on Nirbhaya canned met with stern responses from the BBC, which went ahead and broadcast it ignoring legal notices, and the Editors’ Guild that called the ban “unwarranted” and wanted it revoked.

World Cup: India beat WI to reach quarterfinals
Reaffirming his status as one of the best finishers of the game, captain MS Dhoni led India to a four-wicket victory against the West Indies in the World Cup.

Drive after a pint of beer & new law will get you
The Road Safety and Transport Bill, which is waiting to be passed in parliament, seeks to reduce the permissible level of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) from 30mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to 20mg

Nagaland lynching: 3 suspended, probe ordered
The Nagaland government has ordered a judicial probe into a 10,000-strong mob dragging an alleged rapist out of Dimapur Central Jail and lynching him on Thursday.

Tobacco spitters to sweep Maha govt offices
If a person is caught not just spitting tobacco but even chewing it in a public place, he may have to work as a government “sweeper” for a day

TN woman, 61, gives birth to grandchild
After an abortion and a failed pregnancy through a surrogate mother, 27-year-old Seethalakshmi* began to lose hope of being able to hold a baby in her arms again. Help came in the form of her 61-year-old mother who set out on an unusual journey to carry her daughter’s baby in her womb.

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Amit Shah meets RSS chief Bhagwat said to have discussed JK land bill
BJP president Amit Shah on Friday had a meeting with the RSS top brass in Nagpur seen as significant against the backdrop of the partys alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir and chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeeds statement giv
48 Indian fishermen captured by Pakistan 8 boats seized
The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency MSA on Friday apprehended 48 Indian fishermen and seized 8 of their boats near Jakhau port off the Gujarat coast officials of National Fishworkers Forum NFF said
Nagaland lynching Centre seeks report from state puts Assam on high alert
The Centre on Friday sought a report from Nagaland on the lynching of a rape accused by a mob in Dimapur and put neighbouring Assam on high alert in the wake of the incident
World Cup 2015 India survive Holi scare enter quarterfinals with flying colours
India rallied around swing bowler Mohammed Shamis threewicket performance on Friday to beat the West Indies by four wickets and remain unbeaten and in first place in Pool B at the Cricket World Cup
Revoke ban on December 16 rape documentary Editors Guild of India
The Editors Guild of India on Friday appealed to the government to revoke the ban on the December 16 gangrape documentary saying the move was wholly unwarranted
Iraqi forces push on to Tikrit as IS destroys ancient site of Nimrud
Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday expecting to reach the outskirts of the militantheld city of Tikrit within hours a day after the extremists reportedly bulldozed a famed archaeological si
Swine flu UAE advises citizens against travelling to India
This makes UAE the first country to advise people to restrict travel to India because of fear of getting infected with swine flu which has infected over 23000 people and killed 1239 since January 1
Pakistan students form human shield to protect Hindus celebrating Holi
A human shield was formed at the Holi celebrations at Swami Narayan Temple in Karachi to show solidarity with and protect Hindus in attendance
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Bangladesh Seizes Gold Worth $1.7 Million From North Korean Diplomat
Bangladeshi customs authorities seized nearly 27 kilograms of gold, worth about $1.7 million, from a North Korean diplomat on Friday after he tried to smuggle in the bullion using diplomatic immunity.
Amnesty Condemns Iran's 'Brutal' Blinding of Man
International rights group Amnesty International condemned Iranian authorities Friday for what it said was the "unspeakably cruel" blinding of a man on the grounds of retribution.
Pakistan to Name Schools After Victims of Peshawar Massacre
Pakistan is renaming dozens of government-run schools after the the students killed by Taliban militants in a massacre at an army-run academy in the northwestern city of Peshawar in December, an offic...
US Plan to Train Ukraine National Guard 'On Hold'
A US plan to train Ukrainian national guard troops is "on hold" pending implementation of a ceasefire deal between government troops and Russian-backed rebels, a spokesman for US forces in Europe said...
Cash-Strapped Greece Repays First Part of IMF Loan Due in March
Greece repaid on Friday the first 310 million-euro installment of a loan from the International Monetary Fund that falls due this month, as it scrambles to cover its funding needs.
3 People Charged Over Massive US Email Data Breach
Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged over roles in hacking email service providers in the United States in one of the largest reported data breaches in the nation's history, the De...
Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny, Out of Jail, Vows to Fight On
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention centre on Friday and said Russia's opposition would continue to challenge President Vladimir Putin, uncowed by last week's killing of pro...
Vintage Plane Harrison Ford Crashed was Well-Restored, Official Says
Actor Harrison Ford was piloting a World War Two vintage plane that had been restored to a high standard when he crash landed at a Los Angeles golf course after reporting an engine failure, a federal ...
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Ram Sundar Das was a very good orator: Kharge
Gulbarga (Karnataka), Mar. 6 (ANI): Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday expressed his sadness on the demise of former Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (United) leader Ram Sundar Das.

Surrendering to militants an insult to people of J-K: BJP
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar. 6 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday strongly condemned the statement of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed with regards to the 'rehabilitation' of militants, terming it an insult to the people of the state. The BJP was reacting to Mufti's statements on Thursday, directing the state police to initiate the release of all political prisoners. "The BJP strongly condemns the release of militants or separatists until the sentence accorded to them is completed," Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha state president Ravinder Raina told ANI.

Dimapur lynch mob: Section 144 till situation normalises, says police
Dimapur, Mar. 6 (ANI): The Nagaland Police on Friday said that it has imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), which prohibits unlawful assembly, on the Dimapur region after a lynch mob attacked and killed a man in the city. The man in question, identified as 35-year-old Syed Farid Khan, was accused of rape and had been produced in Dimapur Central Jail. "Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in Dimapur.

1200 illegal liquor bottles seized in Ludhiana
Ludhiana, Mar. 6 (ANI): The Punjab Police on Friday seized 1200 bottles of illegal liquor from Ludhiana, with three people arrested for the same. "The bottles, which were in 100 crates, were being transported in two different cars. Around 40 bottles were caught at a check post in Dhandari Kalan, while the remaining bottles were caught at a check point at the Gyaspur area of the city," ACP Gurwinder Kaur told the media.

Gurdaspur acid attack case: No fear of law in India, says Godara
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Former Indian marathon runner Sunita Godara on Friday said culprits do not get punishment at the right time and there is no fear of law in this country. Godara was referring to the delay in arriving at a decision regarding the acid attack case in Gurdaspur, in which a national level athlete was targeted. "In these (acid attack) cases the culprits never get punishment at the right time and there is no fear of law in this country," Sunita Godara told ANI here. Meanwhile, Women rights activist Jagmati Sangwan termed the Gurdaspur incident as 'painful' and said that severe punishment should be given to the culprit.

Clash during Holi celebrations in Allahabad, one dead in explosion
Allahabad, Mar. 6 (ANI): A clash between two groups in the Muthiganj area of Allahabad on Friday resulted in a blast, which left one person dead. "The clash, which was between two groups of people, occurred during Holi celebrations. Four people have been arrested for the same and will be interrogated," Senior Superintendant of Police Deepak Kumar told ANI.

Manipur celebrates five-day Yaosang festival
Imphal, Mar. 6 (ANI): Manipur on Friday saw the beginning of the five-day sports festival Yaosang , with torch rallies in the city.

Dimapur mob lynching: necessary action will be taken, says Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday assured that necessary action would be taken against the lynch mob that swept into the Dimapur Central Jail. We have also provided adequate security there," Rajnath Singh told mediapersons here.

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Nirbhaya filmmaker was allowed inside Tihar without ‘mandatory’ background checks
New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs by approving Nirbhaya documentary maker’s permission to shoot convicts inside Tihar Jail had violated its own circular mandating background security check of foreigners seeking to visit prisons.A Times of India report said that Leslee Udwin's....

AAP crisis: Support for Yadav, Bhushan swells
New Delhi: The controversy surrounding the AAP's decision to remove senior members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) just refusing to die down as the number of AAP supporters and office bearers raising a voice against the move is s....

Nirbhaya documentary maker mislead MHA, Tihar officials for shoot inside jail
New Delhi: Nirbhaya documentary maker Leslie Udwin had misled the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Tihar Jail authorities by not clearly revealing her sole intention to interview convicts while seeking permission from officials to shoot inside the jail.A Home Ministry official told....

Alleged rapist paraded naked, killed in Nagaland
Dimapur (Nagaland):  An alleged rapist, suspected to be an illegal Bangladeshi migrant, was beaten to death on Thursday by a mob which stormed the high-security central jail in Nagaland's commercial town of Dimapur, officials said.At least 10 vehicles were also set a....

Latest Updates: World Cup 2015, India vs West Indies
West Indies loses 1st wicketPerth: Defending champion India can clinch a quarterfinal place at the Cricket World Cup on Friday with a win over a West Indies. West Indies 8/1 after 5 oversChris Gayle 0 (9), Marlon Samuels 0 (1)Good start by the Indian bowlers ....

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Indian Mob Seizes Prisoner Accused of Rape and Beats Him to Death
A crowd of thousands overcame armed police officers and seized the man, accused of raping a woman from a tribal community.

Poor State of India's Subsidies
A new report shows that India's subsidies, intended to help the very poor, are in fact providing more benefit to the rich.

Indian State Bans Possession and Sale of Beef
Maharashtra, which includes Mumbai, is the latest Indian state to issue such bans, imposing penalties of up to five years in prison or a fine for violations.

Man Convicted of Rape in Delhi Blames Victim
In an interview for a film that will air Sunday on the BBC, Mukesh Singh, who drove the bus on which the woman was raped, said she should not have resisted the attack.

Study Says Pregnant Women in India Are Gravely Underweight
In one of the world’s most perplexing public health issues, Indian mothers tend to be less healthy than their counterparts in poorer countries.

Saudi Award Goes to Muslim Televangelist Who Harshly Criticizes U.S.
Dr. Zakir Naik, a prominent Muslim from India, has said that “the Jews” control America and that the United States government was responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks.

India Begins Campaign to Eliminate Elephantiasis
The hope is to hand out free pills once a year to 400 million Indians at risk of the disease, which disfigures limbs.

Shoestring Legal Aid Group Helps Poor in Rural India
A team of young lawyers have abandoned other careers and helped found the group to aid people in Chhattisgarh, where human rights abuses are often overlooked.

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World Cup: India beat West Indies - BBC Sport

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World Cup: India beat West Indies
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Dhoni edges one wide of Gayle at slip off Samuels for four to give India a fourth successive win in this World Cup that seals their qualification to the quarters. .... Ihtisham Hussain: You can never rule out the West Indies and Pakistan in a game of ...
Cricket World Cup: MS Dhoni calmly steers India on to cruise controlThe Guardian (blog)
India have arrived - and they are still buildingSydney Morning Herald
Cricket World Cup: India advance with narrow win over West IndiesBBC News
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Mayank Gandhi defies AAP diktat, flays Yadav and Bhushan's ouster

Mayank GandhiMayank Gandhi confirmed that Kejriwal had said that he would not be able to work as convenor as long as both Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were part of the PAC.



BBC documentary on Nirbhaya rapist uploaded on YouTube

British filmmaker Leslee Udwin addresses a press conference on her documentary film "India's Daughter," about the Dec. 16, 2012 gang rape in a moving bus, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Mukesh Singh, one of the men convicted of raping and killing a woman in the brutal 2012 gang attack on a New Delhi bus said in a TV documentary that if their victim had not fought back she would not have been killed. The film will be shown on March 8, International Women's Day, in India, Britain, Denmark, Sweden and several other countries. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)A controversial BBC documentary featuring one of the December 16, 2012 gang rape convicts has been uploaded on video sharing website YouTube by an individual.



PM Modi to ramp up help for Indian Ocean nations to counter China influence

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends an event to celebrate the beatification of two Indians by Pope Francis late last year, in New DelhiPrime Minister Narendra Modi will offer island nations in the Indian Ocean a broad range of military and civilian assistance next week in a bid to wrest back some of the influence China has gained by spending billions of dollars in the region.



AAP expels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan from top panel

New Delhi: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav arrives to attend the national executive meeting of the Aam Aadmi party at Kapashera in New Delhi, on March 4, 2015. (Photo: IANS)In a move that brought into the open the schism within, Delhi's ruling AAP Wednesday ousted senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from its top decision-making body, after weeks of infighting that pitted the two against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.



Alien abduction? Stolen by Russia? MH370 theories keep coming

Relatives of some of the Chinese passengers who were on board MH370 outline their demands to the airline in Kuala LumpurA year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries.



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Tension runs high as mob lynches rapist to death in Nagaland - Economic Times

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Tension runs high as mob lynches rapist to death in Nagaland
Economic Times
GUWAHATI: Tension is running high in Nagaland after a mob lynched a person accused of raping a girl. Thousands of angry demonstrators beat to death the accused after pulling him out of a jail in Dimapur in Nagaland on Thursday. This has created a huge ...
Nagaland orders probe into lynching of rape accusedTimes of India
Centre seeks report on lynchingDeccan Herald
Girls in school, college uniforms led lynch mob, says Dimapur SPThe Indian Express
Calcutta Telegraph -Zee News -ABC Online
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PM Narendra Modi cancels Maldives tri... - Economic Times

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PM Narendra Modi cancels Maldives tri...
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Sending a strong message to the Abdullah Yameen-led government in Maldives amid the regime's alleged high-handedness against the Opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday dropped his plan to visit the neighbouring country.
Modi to skip Maldives, focus on LankaDeccan Herald
Modi calls off Maldives tripCalcutta Telegraph
Maldives' internal issues might have led to cancellation of Modi tripThe Hindu
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Pakistan arrests 46 Indian fishermen - Zee News

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Pakistan arrests 46 Indian fishermen
Zee News
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have arrested 46 Indian fishermen and seized their boats for allegedly violating the country`s territorial waters in the Arabian Sea, officials said. The fishermen were detained by the Maritime Security Agency (MSA) on Friday ...
Pakistan detains 48 Indian fishermenThe Hindu
48 Indian fishermen captured by Pakistan; 8 boats seizedOneindia

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Naidu seeks opposition support in RS for passage of key bills - Times of India

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Naidu seeks opposition support in RS for passage of key bills
Times of India
CHENNAI: Lacking numbers in Rajya Sabha for passage of key bills, the government on Friday appealed for opposition support, saying "Congress and friends" should back it to give "push for development" considering the larger interest of people's welfare.
Roadblocks ahead for BJPThe Echo of India

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SPP concludes arguments in Jaya's appeals - Deccan Herald

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SPP concludes arguments in Jaya's appeals
Deccan Herald
Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh concluded his argument on Friday before the special bench of the Karnataka High Court which is hearing criminal appeals by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha and her three aides against their conviction ...
Arguments conclude in assets caseThe Hindu
Matter of common sense: Karnataka HC pulls up TN officials in Jaya DA caseFirstpost
DA Case: Properties of Jayalalithaa to Be ReassessedThe New Indian Express

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Indians praising Pakistan should be hit with shoes and sent there: VHP leader - Newsx

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Indians praising Pakistan should be hit with shoes and sent there: VHP leader
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Mangaluru: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Balika Saraswati has stoked a controversy saying that people who live in India and praise Pakistan should be "hit with shoes" and sent to that country, following which police are mulling action against her.
Case registered under Section 153(A) against Sadhvi Balika Saraswati for ...Daily News & Analysis
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AAP workers post pro-Yadav, Bhushan messages - Deccan Herald

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AAP workers post pro-Yadav, Bhushan messages
Deccan Herald
Outraged volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have started a social media campaign for bringing back ousted leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav into the party's Political Affairs Committee. An online petition is also in circulation, seeking proof of ...
Damania seeks action against Mayank GandhiThe Indian Express
Yogendra woos ranks, scares Arvind campCalcutta Telegraph
5 things that make AAP different from the othersPune Mirror
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BJP looks to expand its base in Tamil... - Economic Times

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BJP looks to expand its base in Tamil...
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CHENNAI: A day after BJP national president Amit Shah left Tamil Nadu, the party's state president Tamilisai Soundararajan said the party is currently focusing only on achieving the enrolment target and not looking out for allies in the state. Tamilisai's ...
Amit Shah, RSS have 8-hr marathon meet in NagpurTimes of India
BJP chief avoids attack on JayaCalcutta Telegraph
Amit Shah meets RSS chief Bhagwat; said to have talked JK, land billHindustan Times
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PR firm to give AI an image makeover
With frequent delays and cancellations denting its reputation, national carrier Air India is planning to engage an image makeover firm to regain customer confidence. The airline recently...
New Kailash Mansarovar Yatra route will be operational by June
About 1700 pilgrims visited Mansarovar in the last three years
50 more die of swine flu
Swine flu has claimed 50 more lives in the country on Friday, taking the death toll to 1,289 while close to 24,000 people had contracted the contagious disease, according to the government sources...
Rahul directs Congress protest against Land Bill
The Congress has planned a march on foot by farmers of Western Uttar Pradesh and party activists from Bhatta and Parsaul on March 13 to Delhi. The march will be led by former Union Minister Jairam...
J&K: Ansari supporters unhappy with ‘insignificant’ portfolio
Just as the Minister for Animal Husbandry and Science and Technology in the new J&K Government, Sajjad Lone, seems to have expressed his unhappiness over the ‘insignificant’ portfolio, more le...
Motion in Commons on Gandhiji’s statue
An early-day motion (EDM) to mark the unveiling of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament Square here was tabled in the House of Commons on Friday by Britain’s longest-serving Indian-origin MP K...
Pakistani delegates for enhancing bilateral trade
If we meet more regularly and exchange views, you will find ways of removing hurdles to normalisation, says Pakistan rights panel chairman
Modi to unveil plaque of Jaffna cultural centre
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the plaque of a cultural centre to be built with Indian assistance in Jaffna on March 14.Mr. Modi, in the first state visit to Sri Lanka by an India...
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Pakistan arrests 46 Indian fishermen
 Pakistani authorities have arrested 46 Indian fishermen and seized their boats for allegedly violating the country`s territorial waters in the Arabian Sea, officials said.
My visit part of high-level engagement with Colombo: Sushma Swaraj
 Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said her visit to Sri Lanka is part of the high-level engagement with the new government of Sri Lanka and "an opportunity to close the gaps" ahead of Prime Minister Narendr
48 Indian fishermen captured by Pakistan; 8 boats seized
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NIA files charge sheet in Pak-instigated espionage case
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Centre asks for report on killing of Nagaland rape accused
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Revoke ban on BBC documentary: Editors Guild of India
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Tribal Art Fest from March 11
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Amit Shah meets RSS chief Bhagwat said to have discussed JK land bill
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48 Indian fishermen captured by Pakistan 8 boats seized
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Nagaland lynching Centre seeks report from state puts Assam on high alert
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World Cup 2015 India survive Holi scare enter quarterfinals with flying colours
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Revoke ban on December 16 rape documentary Editors Guild of India
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Iraqi forces push on to Tikrit as IS destroys ancient site of Nimrud
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Swine flu UAE advises citizens against travelling to India
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Pakistan students form human shield to protect Hindus celebrating Holi
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