Archive for October, 2009

Love Jihad: Real or myth?

Friday, October 30, 2009 19:27

‘Love Jihad’ is being widely discussed by the general public, the issue has come before the High Court of Kerala, and religious oranisations of various hues are levelling charges and counter-charges against each other, but the “truth” of the matter is yet unclear. 

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Crime against women from North East in Delhi rises

Friday, October 30, 2009 8:18

Life in Delhi turns a daily nightmare for women from North-East

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Khap Panchayats of Haryana order death, exile and social ostracism

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 20:17

Khap panchayats of northern India mock civilized legal system by ‘ordering’ death and exile

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Pakistan accuses India of funding Taliban, India denies it

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 17:05

Islamabad accuses India of funding Taliban to destabilise Pakistan; Shashi Tharoor, AK Antony and SM Krishna rejects the allegation.

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Bhupinder Singh Hooda to be Haryana chief minister

Sunday, October 25, 2009 6:52

The Congress high command announced, on October 25, 2009, that Bhupinder Singh Hooda will take the oath as the chief minister of Haryana.

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Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh on November 8, 2009

Friday, October 23, 2009 15:24

Dalai Lama, the banished leader of Tibet, will visit Arunachal Pradesh, the Indian state sharing its border with China, according to an aide of the spiritual leader.

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Congress wins Maharashtra and Arunachal Pradesh, uncertainty in Haryana

Friday, October 23, 2009 14:49

With the results of the Assembly elections held in the three states of Maharashtra, Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh out, the Congress Party has retained power in Maharashtra and Arunachal Pradesh, but has fallen short of absolute majority in Haryana.

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Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010 to get four-tier security cordon

Thursday, October 22, 2009 8:14

Delhi will have a 4-layer security cordon for the Commonwealth Games to be held on October 3-14, 2010, covering all the venues, including the various sporting facilities and the Games Village.

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Kalmadi and IOA reject Commonwealth Games Federation’s proposal for monitoring panel, wants CEO Hooper sacked

Friday, October 16, 2009 7:58

The face-off between the Commonwealth Games Federation and the Commonwealth Games 2010 Organising Committee has taken a turn for the worse with the committee rejecting the Commonwealth Games Federation’s proposal to set up an independent monitoring committee to oversee the preparations for the Delhi Games and also demanding that Mike Hooper, chief executive officer of the event, be sacked forthwith.

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Two nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missiles test-fired successfully by India

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 19:31

India has successfully tested 2 advanced versions of Prithvi-II, the nuclear-capable ballistic missile, in quick succession, by destroying the targets accurately.

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