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3 hrs ago | The Star Online
Dowry troubl e: The burden of paying high dowries for brides is the main reason poor families prefer to have sons rather than daughters.
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Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child this fall.
11 hrs ago | The Independent
In the fields of wheat outside of Sikar, change is stirring. Young women, once rarely educated, now go to school, even college, and consider careers and lives shut-off to their mothers.
15 hrs ago | India Talkies
Kolkata, April 17: A fire broke out in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's hotel room in Malda district Thursday evening but she was evacuated in time and is safe, party leaders said.
16 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
Indian gay rights activists hold placards and shout slogans in January against a recent Supreme Court verdict that upheld section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in New Delhi, India.
20 hrs ago | ABC News
An Indian court said Thursday it won't rule before July 1 on the case of a New York City police officer arrested in New Delhi on a weapons charge.
Yesterday | Bellingham Herald
Nationwide voting began April 7 and runs through May 12, with results for the 543-seat lower house of Parliament to be announced four days later.
The idea struck Rajiv Singh during a business trip to Germany, when a man arrived with a document from an office on the other side of town.
Chitradurga , Apr.16: Six passengers were burnt to death on Wednesday after a tourist bus they were travelling in caught fire in Chitradurga district of Karnataka.
Children walk past an Indian voter awareness mural in Mumbai on April 16, 2014. The sixth phase of India's national elections are scheduled for April 17, when residents of several Indian states will go to the polls.
It just happened again. Another prominent public figure, the former head of government of India's most populous state, downplayed the problem of rape.
The engine and nine of the train's 13 coaches jumped the track near the Jagiroad station, about 140 kilometers east of Gauhati, the capital of Assam state, state-owned Indian Railways said in a statement.
Sonia Gandhi, leader of the governing Congress Party, holds her party's manifesto for the 2014 general elections.
By Radhika Bhirani, New Delhi, April 15 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has travelled the world, meeting cinema icons from all over.
Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, in white shirt, campaigns for Parliament in Bangalore, India, on April 14. Parliamentary elections are being held in nine phases from April 7 to May 12. He is the richest candidate in India's national elections , with a personal fortune of more than $1.2 billion.
It's finally curtains for the Dream Team that ushered in and sustained India's economic reforms for the past two decades and more, starting way back in 1991, even as the reforms themselves are expected to gather momentum and new meaning under the next dispensation at the centre.
Ultimately, President of Gujarat unit of National Students Union of India Adityasinh Gohil has been arrested for having a dummy student appearing for him in LLB examinations.