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4 Dalit Women Fined for Temple Entry; Govt Funded Community Hall Encroached by ‘Vokkaligas’ in Karnataka: Report

Sigaranahalli, just 2-km away from Haradanahalli, the native of former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda was in news for banning entry of dalits into a local temple and a community hall that was built from the government funds. On August 31, when members of Sri Basaveshwara Stree Shakti Sangha, a self-help group, consisting of 9 Vokkaliga community and four from ...

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Sheena Murder Case: As Grilling of Peter Mukerjea was on, Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria ‘Shunted Out’ on ‘Promotion’

In a dramatic turn of events, Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, who was heading the Sheena Bora murder probe personally, has been promoted as DG Home Guard with immediate effect and asked to leave the case on Tuesday, in a candid case of political intervention. Ahmed Javed replaced Maria as the Mumbai top-cop within minutes, raising the whole nation’s eye-brows ...

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Twitter Outrage Pours in as 4-day Meat Ban Imposed

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to ban meat for five days of Jain ritual of Paryushan in Mumbai. The Jain community observes a fast for eight days called Paryushan, which will be observed from September 10-17 this year. The BMC’s controversial decision to ban meat sale for eight days in the city has triggered strong protests from political parties ...

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Indian Railways to Partner with ISRO to Avoid Accidents, Monitor Trains

  Indian Railways have decided to rope in ISRO to overcome the increasing menace of unmanned railway crossing and increasing accidents and derailments, which can be avoided with the latest satellite surveillance technology. The Geospatial technology involves GPS (global positioning systems), GIS, and RS (remote sensing) and the trains and monitoring staff can get online all the satellite images for ...

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Sheena Bora Murder Case 2015: DNA of Bones Taken Match with Indrani’s, Claim Police

The DNA samples of bones taken from Pen, Raigad were tested by Kalina forensic laboratory and reportedly found matched with Indrani Mukerjea, in a major twist that may prove crucial to file charges against her. The police had sent the samples to Forensic lab last week. Even Mikhail Bora’s DNA samples were sent for tests. In related development, Indrani Mukerjea ...

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Teacher’s Day 2015: President Presents National Awards to Teachers

The President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee presented National Awards to teachers at a function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi today (September 5, 2015). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that on the occasion of Teacher’s Day we recognise the dedicated services of many teachers throughout the country who were actively engaged in building and strengthening the intellectual ...

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OROP: Govt agreed in Principle, to Announce Today, say Veterans

The government has approved the One Rank One Pension (OROP) concept in principle, said veterans who met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday amid conflicting views on its merits. “OROP has been approved by the government,” said Maj. Gen. Satbir Singh said at a press conference at Jantar Mantar. “The third bone of contention is still there, which is when ...

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Karnataka Bandh: Schools Open, Buses On Road, Bengaluru Life Not Affected

Karnataka bandh called by farmers’ association on 5th September is not affective in many part of Karnataka. BMTC, KSRCTC buses are running as usual. North Karnataka and Mysuru region is slightly affected as farmers there demanding speedy implementation of canal projects and their demands. Auto’s and other are services are also running as usual. The bandh is not effective because ...

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Happy Janmashtami 2015: Wishes, Messages, SMS, Quotes To Send To Friends and Family

India celebrates Janmashtami on Saturday, 5 September this year. The auspicious festival is rejoiced to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. The highlight of Janmashtami is the ‘Dahi Handi’ celebration. It is a fun-filled event where an earthen pot filled with buttermilk is placed at a particular height. Then, a human pyramid is formed to break the earthen pot. This ...

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‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ star Amanda Peterson died of Drug Overuse: Autopsy Report

The death of Amanda Peterson, who died on July 5 was due to morphine overdose, which was accidental, said the latest autopsy and toxicology report. Amanda acted in the 1987 romantic comedy “Can’t Buy Me Love” that was a big hit. The report released by the Weld County Coroner’s Office said Peterson, 43, ingested a friend’s morphine medication for unspecified ...

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Sunny Leone’s Condom Ad Increases Rapes, Her Porn Films Cause Vomiting: CPI Leader

Are condom ads responsible for rapes in India?  Are Sunny Leone’s condom ads increasing rapes and molestation bids in our country? According to our political leaders who are known for their outrageous and bizarre statements, another controversy has hit our society now. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2XpjKj5A7Y] Atul Kumar Anjan, CPI leader, while addressing a gathering in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh said that Bollywood ...

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Karnataka to Witness State-wide Bandh on 5th September 2015

Karnataka will witness yet another bandh on September 5, Saturday and this time the bandh has been called by the sugarcane growers association to protest against Karnataka government and Narendra Modi government for showing indifferent attitude towards the problems of farmers. Also read: Karnataka Bandh: Schools Open, Buses On Road, Bengaluru Life Not Affected The Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association and ...

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West Central Railway First to Eliminate all Unmanned Level Crossings

The West-Central Railway, headquartered in Jabalpur, has become the first Railway Zone on Indian Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings as of 31st August, 2015. Out of total 118 unmanned level crossings falling on West-Central Railways as on 1st April, 2014, 80 were eliminated in the financial year 2014-15 and the target of 66 and the remaining 38 have ...

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Indrani or Kattappa: How They Baffle us?

When it comes to Indian bright minds, compassion and comparison have no bounds and the last one was from the historic film “Baahubali” when Kattappa killed his own master and the latest is why did Indrani kill her own daughter? While SS Rajamouli is secretly filming the residue of his next part of “Baahubali”, that is to showcase “Why Kattappa, ...

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