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High alert in Jharkhand railway tracks after Gaya blast

RANCHI, 23 July-2014: Jharkhand police have sounded high alert in all railway tracks here after Maoists blasted a portion of a such a track in Gaya district of Bihar. Some trains which come through Gaya were delayed in Jharkhand, though the incident did not have affect train services here as …

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6-year old girl allegedly raped by 15-year old boy in Balasore

Balasore, 23 July-2014, PTI: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy in Odisha’s Balasore district, police said on Wednesday. 6-year old girl allegedly raped by 15-year old boy in Balasore The boy was arrested after medical examination of both the victim and the accused. The incident took …

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Haryana announces 41-member gurdwara management committee

Chandigarh, July 23 : The Haryana government Wednesday nominated 41 Sikh leaders as members of the ad-hoc Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee that may escalate controversy over the HSGPC. Haryana announces 41-member gurdwara management committee The committee has been announced to manage, supervise and take over the assets of the …

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Woman forced to hold red-hot iron rods to ‘prove her chastity’

Indore, 23 July-2014: A local court ordered registration of cases against four people, including a woman’s husband and mother-in-law, for allegedly forcing her to “prove” her “chastity” in front of a community panchayat by holding red-hot iron rods, if she wanted to live with her husband. Woman forced to hold …

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Indian National Congress moves SC over foreign funding

New Delhi, July 23 : The Congress Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi High Court verdict that held it and the BJP guilty of receiving funds from the subsidiaries of Britain-based Vedanta Resources, flouting norms of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA). Indian National Congress moves SC over …

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CWG 2014 opening ceremony to pay tribute to #MH17 victims

Glasgow, 23 July-2014, AFP: The 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow on Wednesday will include a tribute to victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight disaster, organisers said. CWG 2014 opening ceremony to pay tribute to #MH17 victims Prince Imran from Malaysia, president of the Commonwealth Games Federation, said …

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Bombay HC upholds conviction of Pune rogue driver

Mumbai, July 23 : The Bombay High Court Wednesday upheld the conviction of Santosh Mane, a state transport corporation driver who had mowed down nine pedestrians and injured 37 others in Pune in 2012. Bombay HC upholds conviction of Pune rogue driver A division bench comprising Justice V.M. Kanade and …

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