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Gauri Lankesh murder case: Police takes suspected accused into custody, probe on

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[India], Mar. 03 (ANI): The Karnataka Police has taken a suspected accused KT Naveen Kumar into police custody for questioning in connection with the murder of journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh. According to media reports, Naveen was caught by the crime wing of the state police’s central crime branch on February 18. Earlier, a news […]

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Drunk ABVP members allegedly attack Telangana Dalit pastor and family, booked

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Hooliganism Police have filed a case against all the five accused under the SC/ST Atrocities Act. Balakrishna Ganeshan    Five drunk ABVP members allegedly attacked a Dalit pastor and his family for converting to Christianity and bringing disrepute to Hindu religion. The incident occurred in Karimnagar district of Telangana. Though the incident took place on […]

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Hyd Uni relaxes punishment given to ABVP leader, who abused Dalit professor

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Controversy The ABVP leader has now been suspended for 12 weeks as against the earlier one-year rustication, while a penalty of Rs 30,000 has been waived. Balakrishna Ganeshan A fresh controversy is brewing at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) after the Executive Council reduced the quantum of punishment to an ABVP leader for abusing a […]

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Shoppers, rejoice! India to get its own standardized size chart for garments

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Clothing 25,000 men and women from six locations across the country will be sampled for the survey. TNM Staff A large number of Indian shoppers face difficulty finding clothes that are tailored to their body measurements, as brands follow size charts from other countries. To address this issue, the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) […]

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Polavaram fallout: At home or resettled, Pydipaka villagers are sinking in gloom

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Displacement Most villagers were evacuated and resettled in different rehabilitation sites but a clutch of families are standing their ground seeking compensation. Charan Teja All Images: Charan Teja (TNM) “I want to go to school but they destroyed it,” these moving words come from 6-year-old Smily Kavala, a Dalit girl, as she pats her only […]

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12 suspected Maoists killed in Telangana gunfight, weapons recovered from site

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Maoist Three personnel of elite Greyhounds anti-Maoist force were also injured, while one police constable was killed. TNM Staff At least 12 Maoists and a police constable were killed in a gunfight with police in Telangana’s Jayashankar Bhupalapally district on Friday. Three personnel of elite Greyhounds anti-Maoist force were also injured. The exchange of fire […]

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After 14 years, Anju Bobby George stakes claim for 2004 Athens Olympic medal

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Sport Anju Bobby George told TNM that she is hopeful of winning an Olympic medal after the Russian doping scandal. Prajwal Bhat Fourteen years after Anju Bobby George finished 6th in the long jump event of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, the Indian long jumper has staked her claim for a medal. But Anju isn’t […]

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With no other alternative, will TDP reach out to arch rival TRS to survive in Telangana?

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Politics The TDP needs an alliance to survive in Telangana, but has no option but the TRS. Charan Teja Facebook/Telangana CMO The political landscape in Telangana seems to be witnessing strange developments as speculation is rife that the TRS and TDP, once arch rivals, may form an alliance in the state for the upcoming 2019 […]

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PNB not shown as creditor in US bankruptcy filing by Nirav Modi companies

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PNB Fraud However, tying up the three companies in bankruptcy proceedings would place hurdles for PNB to go after the Nirav Modi’s assets in these companies. IANS The Punjab National Bank (PNB) is not shown as a creditor in the bankruptcy documents filed in a court here by three companies affiliated with Nirav Modi, who […]

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Sridevi’s death in Dubai highlights delays in repatriating deceased migrant workers

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Human Rights “Thousands of them die in the Gulf region every year, but this is the first time the wait for bodies is being discussed” By Roli Srivastava The death of Indian actress Sridevi in Dubai has highlighted a rarely-discussed issue affecting the families of deceased migrant workers in Gulf countries – long delays in […]

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