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India

Delhi: Unable to get a job with airlines for being underweight, woman commits suicide

Aruna Singh, an aspiring airhostess, had been under treatment for weight gain but was unhappy with the results. With a height of 5’2’’ and weighing mere 37 kg, Aruna had been unable to find a job as a stewardess and had been depressed.

India observes 15th anniversary of Kargil War

Kargil conflict

India observed the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War on Friday, commemorating the sacrifice by armymen defending the borders.

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Gurdwara panel row: Badal, Hooda in no mood to budge

Badal Independence day Patiala
Sticking to their guns on the contentious formation of the Haryana gurdwara panel, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his Haryana counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday blamed each other for exploiting the issue for political gains.

Will ascertain facts first: Govt on Sena 'provocation'

Mahrashtra Sadan
Under continued attack from the Opposition on the Maharashtra Sadan issue, the government said it will ascertain facts and respond on the issue in Parliament on Friday.

‘Region, not religion, to blame

Personal Agenda: Sania Mirza, Tennis player
At the national level, BJP leader K Laxman’s unsavoury remarks on Sania Mirza’s appointment as Telangana’s brand ambassador became an issue of nationality. However, in Hyderabad the issue is an offshoot of the ongoing Telangana-Seemandhra regional conflict.

Sania’s appointment an effort to appease Muslim voters: BJP

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The BJP in Telangana,  which is facing flak over party leader K Laxman’s remarks on Sania Mirza, has shot back at the TRS terming the appointment as an effort by CM K Chandrasekhara Rao to appease the Muslim vote.

Women worse off in India than in Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

An Indian woman passenger wait for a train on a cold and foggy morning in Jammu
India ranks lower than its poorer South Asian neighbours Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on gender development because of lower life expectancy among women and a wide gap between the incomes of men and women, according to the UN’s annual human development report.

UPSC row: Aspirants will march to Parliament today

UPSC
An ongoing campaign by aspirants of the Union Public Service Commission took an ugly turn on Thursday evening after the protestors allegedly torched vehicles and blocked the Outer Ring Road near Wazirabad for hours.

Sushma to ISIS: Release Indians as Ramzan gift

Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday appealed to Islamist militants who have held 41 Indians captive for the last 45 days to release them as a special Ramzan gift to India.

Hyderabadi community in Pakistan defends Sania

A day in the life of Sania Mirza
While there is little reaction from officials or the media in Pakistan over BJP leader K Laxman’s remarks on Sania Mirza, the local Hyderabadi community has taken offence to the remarks.

FIR in Pune land deal involving Pawar kin

The Pune police have booked a Trust, commercial establishments and prominent businessmen including Vinod Goenka, KM Goenka and Shahid Balwa for allegedly cheating and misleading the judiciary and state revenue department by submitting forged papers to claim 326 acres of prime land in Yerwada area.

Govt to check if Rahul told Jayanthi to act against Adani

 Rahul Gandhi
The government on Thursday promised to look into reports that claimed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s office had asked the then environment minister to act against Adani Port and SEZ.
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