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Students, journalists injured; CM seeks report
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A number of students, including women, and two journalists were injured in lathicharge by the police in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) which witnessed violence last night, in an ugly turn to a protest against an alleged eve-teasing incident.

NEW DELHI

A fresh petition has been filed in the Supreme Court favouring the Centre's stand to identify and deport to Mayanmar around 40,000 illegal Rohingya Muslims staying here.

Berlin

Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans went to the polls today in an election that is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany, win seats in parliament.

'Rights violation' of converted Hindu woman
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The Kerala Women's Commission today said it would seek the Supreme Court's nod to file a fact-finding report on allegations of rights violations of a Hindu woman here, who married a Muslim man after converting to Islam, in the custody of her parents.

NEW DELHI

Bangalore-based TeamIndus -- the only Indian entrant in an international Google contest for landing a rover on the moon -- will start its countdown to the space race worth $30 million in prizes with an anthem to be released tomorrow.

NEW DELHI

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will this week visit a Sino-Indian border area in Uttarakhand which has witnessed transgression by China's People's Liberation Army in the recent past, officials said.

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said today that her government will launch an intense promotional campaign to attract more tourists as the state's negative portrayal was hurting the tourism industry.

Srinagar

Three security personnel were injured today in a grenade attack by militants in a north Kashmir town, police said.

Ahmedabad

A Maoist leader allegedly involved in spreading naxal activities in south Gujarat was arrested by the Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Hyderabad in Telangana, said officials.

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Nitya Chakraborty

One year has passed since Brazil’s first woman President Dilma Rousseff of the Brazilian Workers Party(PT) was removed from office by an unconstitutional coup by the right wing parties  with the  encouragement of the corporate media and the US  business interests .During this period, the new president  Michel Temer who is known as one of the most corrupt politicians, has made all  efforts to undo all the pro-people measures introduced by the left wing government under Rousseff and earlier by Lula de Silva during his  two terms as President, but  the unelected Pr

Author: 
Sankar Ray

Nuclear power financing is embroiled in a global bankruptcy with top two, Toshiba-Westinghouse, US subsidiary of Toshiba of Japan and its French equivalent, the state-owned AREVA facing financial debacle. Toshiba Westinghouse, afflicted with   technical problems, time and massive cost overruns at construction projects V.C. Summer and Vogtle in the USA, filed for bankruptcy protection of its American subsidiary. AREVA went technically bankrupt as a sequel to a cumulative six-year loss of US$12.3 billion.

Pakistan has claimed that it is the victim of terrorism. In the UN, Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, in typical Pakistani style, has held India and Afghanistan responsible for the volatile security situation in the region. The whole world knows that the converse is the truth. Abbasi has urged the UN to appoint a ‘special envoy’ on Kashmir, without elaborating what role the special envoy Pakistan expects to play.

Thiruvananthapuram

The second edition of the 'Harithavidyalayam Educational Reality Show', aimed at showcasing achievements of government and aided schools in Kerala, will be held in November.

Thiruvananthapuram

Cow vigilantes pose a threat to Kerala's plans to achieve self-sufficiency in milk production, the state's Animal Husbandry Minister said.

Thiruvananthapuram

Sultan bin Muhammad Al- Qasimi, the sovereign ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah, today arrived in Kerala on a five-day visit.

Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government is considering changes to the primary school syllabus and increasing the number of teachers to improve the quality of education at the elementary level.

Lucknow

Focus is back on Gorakhpur and Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya resigned as MPs from the parliamentary constituencies on their election to the Legislative Council.

Panaji

In what could create more troubles for Goa's Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar, the Goa Crime Branch has linked an FIR lodged against him over suspected links with alleged matka gambling trade, to the anti-gambling investigations launched by the police in 2015

Lucknow

BSP chief Mayawati today termed the poor showing of the BJP in the recently held student union elections as a "good omen for political transformation", adding that the people of the country were now making up their minds to show the saffron party 'bure din' (bad days)

Bengaluru

Amidst an intensified campaign for a separate religious status to Veerashaivas-Lingayat faith, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said the government has nothing to do with the rallies being organised in this regard.

Raipur

The police have arrested a woman Naxal, who was carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on her head, in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, an official said.

ERODE (TN)

Two youths allegedly drowned while taking bath in Kooduthurai in the district today, police said.

Muzaffarnagar

Three men allegedly threatened a 20-year-old woman with acid attack and beat her brother after he objected to them for harassing her in Kidwai Nagar, police said today.

Muzaffarnagar

Two men were killed while another was injured in a village near here after being electrocuted by a fencing wire installed in the fields to prevent the cattle from destroying the crop.

Muzaffarnagar

A 21-year-old man was killed allegedly by a girl's brother for harassing her in Bhokherhedi village here, the police said today. The man was attacked by Chandrashekhar (22) with a sharp-edged weapon, they said.

MUZAFFARNAGAR (UP)

A court here has sentenced four people, including two brothers, to life imprisonment for the murder of a man in 2004.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

When Lakshmi Das, a resident of Rampur village in Middle Andaman (MA), was waiting at the designated spot to collect her LPG refill a week earlier, another co-villager asked her to hire an auto and proceed to Sabari to obtain domestic gas.

Port Blair

Fire fighters from different stations tried to put out a blaze that quickly spread through a private timber mill located between Dhanikhari and Manglutan on Saturday.

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ROOPA LALL

As part of its social responsibility and to underline the importance of cardiac screenings in prevention of heart diseases, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai in association with Atul Smriti Samity here organised a free Cardiac Screening and Consultation camp on Sunday.

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M SURESH KUMAR

The Councillor, Ward no. 7, Mr Indrapal Singh, on Sunday, assumed charge of the Chairperson of Municipal Council for the three-year term commence from September 24. The Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman administered the oath of office to Mr Singh at a function held in BR Ambedkar auditorium in the presence of other Councillors and officials of the civic body.

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