Date archive forMay, 2016
By Agencies On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Video showing Vijay Mallya watching IPL final goes viral

New Delhi: Industrialist Vijay Mallya, wanted by investigating agencies for alleged financial fraud, enjoyed watching from London the Indian Premier League (IPL) final between his team, Royal Challengers Bangalore, More...

By IANS On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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22 children rescued, nine South Delhi eateries sealed

New Delhi: As many as 22 boys working in restaurants and other eateries of South Delhi were rescued on Tuesday during a daylong operation and these nine business establishments were sealed, NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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IS using ‘human shields’ as Iraqi forces advance in Fallujah

Baghdad: Islamic State is using several hundred families as “human shields” in Fallujah, Iraq, witnesses told the UN agency for refugees UNHCR. It comes just one day after Iraqi troops forced their way into More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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NDA government has failed to act against corrupt: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday attacked the NDA government and accused it of failure to take action against those allegedly involved in corruption. They must tell the source of the thousands of crore that they More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Thai officials remove tigers from ‘Tiger Temple’

Bangkok: Thailand’s famed “Tiger Temple” was in disarray on Tuesday after officials descended on the sanctuary amid allegations that monks who ran the outfit were abusing their charges. The DNP More...

By IANS On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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AoL asked to pay Rs 4.75 crore as environment compensation

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the Art of Living (AOL) foundation to pay the remaining Rs 4.75 crore as environment compensation for damage incurred to Yamuna floodplains due to More...

By IANS On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Three arrested in Salt Lake gangrape case

Kolkata: Three persons were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the sensational gang-rape of a young woman in a moving car in the city’s posh satellite township Salt Lake, police said. In the next stage, More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Muslim women seek support to abolish triple talaq

New Delhi: Thousands of Muslim women have sought support to abolish the “heinous” practice of ‘triple talaq’, which they have termed an “un-Quranic” practice. They had compiled More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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India can be powerful growth driver world is seeking: Jaitley

Tokyo: With the Chinese slowdown making the world look for other growth drivers, India can become a powerful driver of economic growth, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Tuesday. Chinese slowdown did impact More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Maoists kill police officer in Jharkhand

Ranchi: A police officer was abducted and shot dead by Maoist insurgents in Gumla district of Jharkhand, police said on Tuesday. Maoist are active in 18 of the state’s 24 districts According to the police, More...