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HindustanTimes Thu,24 Jul 2014

India

WB girl found hanging; mob kills rape suspect

Bangalore child rape protest
A 7-year-old girl was raped and murdered and her corpse found hanging from a tree in Kaliabazar village of West Bengal on Thursday, bringing back horrific memories of the Badaun murder and rape of two teenage girls.

Uddhav demands dismissal of Maha Sadan's resident commissioner over poor food quality

Bal Thackeray

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has demanded dismissal of resident commissioner of New Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi, Bipin Malik, with immediate effect for allegedly providing poor quality services and food to the state's MPs.

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Indian flag shown upside down in CWG official song video

Indian flag
India has hit the headlines for reasons other than sporting in the just-begun Commonwealth Games here after it came to light that the country's flag was shown upside down in the official song for the 11-day event.

Court sends 5 men accused of beating Manipuri to death to judicial custody

A court on Thursday remanded five men, who allegedly killed a 29-year-old Manipuri BPO employee in south Delhi, to judicial custody.

Pregnant woman walks miles, takes jeep, boat ride, finally delivers in autorickshaw

pregnancy

A pregnant tribal woman, who walked miles from her remote village, took a jeep ride and crossed a river by boat in bad weather along with her husband, to reach a hospital only to be turned away, was finally forced to give birth inside a moving autorickshaw.

Bombay HC refuses to ban telecast of Katju's allegation over 'tainted judge'

Markandey Katju
A division bench of Bombay high court in Nagpur on Thursday refused to entertain a writ petition that sought a ban on the media from airing and publishing the allegations of Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju on the elevation of a “tainted” district judge to Madras high court.

Woman tutor still on the run, police expands search

Kolkata tutor abusing a 3-year-old

Police have expanded its search to areas adjoining the city to trace the woman tutor caught on camera brutally beating up a three-year-old at his home.

No proposal to curtail Budget session: Naidu

M Venkaiah Naidu
The government on thursday said therewas no proposal to curtail the current session of Parliament as there was much business left. The current Budget session, which began on July 7, is scheduled to run till August 14.

CBI files preliminary enquiry against Adani Group

Adani
The DRI is investigating three Adani Group firms — Adani Power Maharashtra, Adani Power Rajasthan, Maharashtra Eastern Grid Power Transmission Company — since 2010 for alleged over-valuation of imports and customs evasion. 

We have miles to go in improving rural India: Jaitley

Why did EC allow Rahul's roadshow and deny Modi, asks Jaitley
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages.

Row over Sania Mirza as Telangana brand ambassador: the real reasons

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The Bharatiya Janata Party leader K Laxman's objection to tennis player Sania Mirza being named the brand ambassador of Telangana is not entirely because of her connection with Pakistan.

India ranks 135 in Human Development Index

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In a sign that shows India has alot of catching up to do, the country's ranking in the Human Development Index (HDI) remained unchanged at 135 in 2013.
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