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HindustanTimes Mon,20 Oct 2014

 India

Why and how has multicultural India become racist?

For a country as diversely populated as India, where the nuance of ‘unity in diversity’ is oft quoted and rhetorically celebrated, racial attacks are bound to evoke a number of questions, with the most basic being ‘why?’.

Over 2,000 cases of theft in Delhi Metro in past four years

Despite extensive CCTV coverage and heavy security deployment across its premises, Delhi Metro has witnessed a whopping 2,707 cases of thefts in the past four years.

Delhi: Satyarthi NGO tip leads cops to traffickers

The police finally managed to nab wanted child traffickers Panna Lal Mahto and his wife Sunita Devi on Sunday. The investigators have managed to glean from them the details of more than 10,000 girls the duo had trafficked.

Earphones drown horn, 2 Noida bikers run over

The victims, identified as Shahwaz, 24, and Maange, 21, were riding a Hero Splendor bike and reportedly had earphones on when the accident took place. Police said both the bodies were recovered with the earphones still dangling from their ears.

70-year-old woman found murdered in Delhi home

In yet another incident where women senior citizens have been targeted in the Capital, a 70-year-old woman who retired from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) was found murdered at her east Delhi home.

Russian tourist molested, robbed on Goa beach

A 23-year-old Russian woman was molested, beaten up and robbed at Baga beach, one of Goa's most popular beaches, police said Sunday.

CBI ex-chief says I-T department’s comment in SC is ‘totally unfair’

Former CBI director AP Singh said that the comments made by the income tax department against him during a hearing in the Supreme Court were unfair and completely unfounded. The comments were made in connection with his alleged telephonic conversations with meat exporter Moin Qureshi.

Cops close to solving Mizo girl’s death; friend remains suspect

The Delhi Police on Sunday said they were a step closer to solving the mystery behind the death of Juliet Zonunmawi, the BPO worker from Mizoram who was allegedly murdered in south Delhi last week.

Rajinikanth’s letter to Jaya, happy to see you back home

Actor Rajinikanth welcomed his neighbour in Poes Garden on Sunday and sent AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa advance Diwali greetings.

Coal scam: FIR filed against Jindal Steel

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has lodged a fresh case as part of its coal-block-allocation scam against a firm of former Congress Lok Sabha member and businessman Naveen Jindal for alleged irregularities related to the allocation of a Chattishgarh coal block to it during 1993-2005.

Indian missions invite nations to make in India

Following the make in India initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian missions around the world have put in great effort to popularize the plan and to attract investors to make the country a manufacturing hub.

Amethi: Day after Rahul visit, Smriti Irani sends Diwali gifts to women

A day after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to pay condolences to the family of party loyalist and nine term MLA late Ramsevak in his parliamentary constituency, union minister for human resources development Smriti Irani has sent saffron "Deepawali" gift to the women in select villages of Amethi Lok Sabha seat.

Bihar: Youth dies after his eyes gouged out

In a shocking and barbaric incident, a youth was badly beaten up, one of his eyes gouged out and his private parts were crushed mercilessly in West Champaran district, about 205 kilometres northwest of the state capital, on Saturday. He succumbed to the injuries.

Mild cold conditions prevail in north India

Temperatures dipped in many parts of north India on Sunday with mild cold conditions prevailing across the region.

Mumbai: SIA plane hits turbulence, 22 hurt

More than 400 people on board a Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 superjumbo from Singapore to Mumbai had a narrow escape after it was hit by a sudden turbulence on descent, injuring 22 passengers and crew.
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