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1 hr ago | India Talkies

Gadkari makes uncharitable remark, quickly clarifies - Indiatalkies.com

Patna, April 19: Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari said Saturday that there is casteism in Bihar's DNA, but soon realised that he has made a controversial statement.

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6 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

IPL 7: Mumbai Indians take nine underprivileged kids to Dubai

Mumbai: Mumbai Indians, under their initiative 'Education For All', have invited nine underprivileged children from various Mumbai-based NGOs to Dubai as part of the experiential tour and to watch today's Indian Premier League clash between Mumbai and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Canada.com

Canada to allow Sikh kirpans in its embassies and missions abroad

Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans - the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh faith - could be safely brought into schools under certain conditions, they will now be allowed into all Canadian embassies and missions abroad.

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WNYC-AM New York

A Journey Of Pain And Beauty: On Becoming Transgender In India

Born a boy biologically and given the male name Abhijit, Aher grew up in a middle-class neighborhood of Mumbai, India.

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The Toronto Star

Can India finally become an economic superpower: Olive

An Indian woman has her finger inked by an elections worker before voting at a polling station on April 17, 2014 in the Jodhpur District in the desert state of Rajasthan, India.

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India Talkies

Three JNU students killed in campus accident - Indiatalkies.com

New Delhi, April 18: Three students of Jawaharlal Nehru University were killed within the campus when their motorcycle hit a divider and a tree, police said Friday.

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Real Bollywood

Horror genre evolving in India: Dipannita

New Delhi, April 18: Model-actress Dipannita Sharma, who will be next seen in horror movie "Pizza 3D", says that the genre is evolving.

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International Business Times

India Passes Halfway Mark in Election with BJP Gaining Strength

Voters display their voter identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their ballot at a polling station in Uttar Pradesh.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Star Online

Too few girls: Alarm in India at impact of female foeticide

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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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

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.

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The Independent

Indian elections: Women candidates may be scarce, but women's...

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.

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India Talkies

Mamata safe after fire breaks out in her hotel room - Indiatalkies.com

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.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

India: You're criminal if you're gay

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.

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ABC News

Court Extends NYC Officer's Weapons Case in India

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.

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Bellingham Herald

India struggles with rebel threats during election

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.

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My Mother Lode

India struggles with rebel threats during election

Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where rebels threatened violence over the plight of India's marginalized and poor.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

BBC News

Indian bike messenger firm takes off

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.

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India Talkies

Six dead in Karnataka after tourist bus catches fire - Indiatalkies.com

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.

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The Washington Post

What 100 days of social media can tell us about Indiaa s election

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.

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Women's eNews

Indian Courts Prop Door Open for Rape Survivors

It just happened again. Another prominent public figure, the former head of government of India's most populous state, downplayed the problem of rape.

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