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Death toll climbs to 44 in Northern India train accident

Death toll climbs to 44 in Northern India train accident

May 27, – With the recovery of four more bodies, the death toll in the Delhi-Gorakhpur train accident has climbed to 44 today. “Eight more bodies have been recovered by the rescue teams since last night and 160 others have been injured,” District Magistrate Bharat Lal said. Gas cutter are being used to cut bogies […]

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AAP’s Somnath Bharti ‘racist’, says Human Rights Observers

AAP’s Somnath Bharti ‘racist’, says Human Rights Observers

Mar 22, – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was observed by Human Right Observers today in the auditorium of HRO, Sri Mohammed Tameem Chairman of Human Rights Observers presided over the function. A few months back one incident happened in New Delhi, which has sent shock waves throughout the world. The former […]

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Four Indians sentenced to life in prison for gang-rape

Four Indians sentenced to life in prison for gang-rape

Mar 21, – An Indian court sentenced four men to life in prison on Friday for raping a call-center operator last year inside an abandoned textile mill in the financial hub of Mumbai. Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said the Mumbai court delivered the maximum punishment to the four after finding them guilty of rape, unnatural sex […]

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India remains largest arms importer overtakes China, Pakistan: study

India remains largest arms importer overtakes China, Pakistan: study

Mar 17, – The total volume of arms sales was up 14 percent in 2009-13 compared to the previous five years, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). India remains the biggest buyer of arms in the world, importing nearly three times as many weapons as its nearest competitors China and Pakistan over […]

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Arvind Kejriwal accused of disrespecting women – HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVERS

Arvind Kejriwal accused of disrespecting women – HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVERS

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d70-OtfvRXQ[/youtube] Arvind Kejriwal accused of disrespecting women – HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVERS Has strongly criticized and accused the leadership of Aam Admi Party particularly Sri Arvind Kejrival for not showing respect to the women and not maintaining the dignity & respect for the women. While observing the International Women’s day Human Rights Observers chairman Mr. Tameem […]

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India police arrest principal after mid-day meal kill 23 children

India police arrest principal after mid-day meal kill 23 children

July 25, PATNA, India — The principal of a primary school in eastern India where 23 children died last week after eating lunch prepared with contaminated oil was arrested Wednesday, nine days after she went into hiding, police said. Meena Kumari fled as soon as the children began falling ill after eating the lunch cooked […]

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China’s Gansu hit by powerful earthquakes

China’s Gansu hit by powerful earthquakes

July 22, BEIJING — The quake near the city of Dingxi in Gansu province toppled brick walls and telephone lines, shattered mud-and-tile-roofed houses and sent cascades of dirt and rock down hillsides that blocked roads and slowed rescue efforts by crews trying to reach remote areas. A strong earthquake that shook an arid, hilly farming […]

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17 villagers killed in Afghan Roadside bombing

17 villagers killed in Afghan Roadside bombing

July 10, KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb struck a motorcycle-drawn cart carrying women and children between two villages Tuesday in western Afghanistan, killing all 17 people on board, a grim reminder of the dangers facing Afghan civilians ahead of the 2014 withdrawal of foreign combat troops. International troops already have pulled back into a […]

July 9, 2013 | By More
Mass Protests in Brazil vow further action

Mass Protests in Brazil vow further action

June 21, AP – Protests that began as an outcry against a 10-cent hike in bus and subway fares in Brazil’s largest cities haven’t ended with Wednesday’s announcement that the increases would be rescinded. Protest organizers have called for mass demonstrations in dozens of cities Thursday, as people express frustration with corruption and what they […]

June 20, 2013 | By More
Kuwait go to polls sixth time in seven years

Kuwait go to polls sixth time in seven years

June 20, AP – Kuwait’s cabinet approved a decree on Thursday confirming that a snap election would be held next month. Voters in Kuwait are set to go to the polls to elect a new parliament. This is just the latest development in a row over changes to the country’s election rules that were implemented […]

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