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Nurse gang-raped in a Delhi

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A 27-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men in a suite at Oberoi Hotel, central Delhi, on the night of August 15. The survivor is a nurse employed to take care of an ailing woman at the hotel while ...

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Chavan not with Modi

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Shaken by the booing of their Haryana counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday, Congress chief ministers are wary of sharing the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in election-bound states, fearing that BJP would use these events to embarrass them ...

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NDA for electoral reforms

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After the passage of the National Judicial Appointments Commission, the NDA government is considering bringing in major electoral reforms that may bar a candidate from contesting polls if a chargesheet has been filed against him in a court for heinous ...

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Will be Hitler

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Defending his government’s decision to hold a day-long survey of Telangana residents that may cost the new state Rs. 20 crore, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, in an interview to NDTV on Sunday, said, “I am a Hitler and will be ...

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SP targets BJP in Saharanpur riots

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A five-member probe panel has questioned the role of a BJP MP while blaming “administrative lapses” for last month’s communal violence in Saharanpur which had left three persons dead and several injured. Saharanpur Nagar is among 11 assembly constituencies where ...

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Kerala school says no to Vande Mataram

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A private school in south Kerala removed Vande Mataram from Independence Day programme after a religious outfit allegedly threatened its management saying some of the words in the song were against the religious belief of a section of the community. ...

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Ebola Outbreak-related Immigration Relief Measures to Nationals of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Currently in the United States

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is closely monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. USCIS offers relief measures to nationals of those three countries who are currently in the United States. Immigration relief measures that may be available if ...

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Ashok Chakra for martyr

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Major Mukund Varadarajan, 32, who was killed in a counter-terrorist operation in Jammu and Kashmir in April will be posthumously awarded the country’s highest peacetime gallantry award, Ashok Chakra, on Independence Day. Varadarajan, then serving in 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), ...

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Visa Bulletin For September 2014

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Number 72 Volume IX Washington, D.C View as Printer Friendly PDF A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1. This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during September. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for ...

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Bharat Ratna for Netaji, Vajpayee

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There was intense speculation on Sunday that former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose may be awarded the country’s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, triggering a controversy. The Congress said if the government was taking ...

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