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Assam Violence: Citizens React to Riots, Criticise Govt and Media

Assam is bleeding amid the swearing-in ceremony of Pranab Mukherjee as the new President of India. Citizens of the country have taken to Twitter to express their disappointment with the way the government has been handling the Assam violence that has taken at least 41 lives. Jul 25, 2012

Teenage Girl Molested, Thrown Out of Running Train in Karnataka

In an another horrifying case, a teenage girl from Bangalore was sexually harassed by a group of youths and was thrown out of running train near Maddur, Karnataka on Tuesday afternoon. The girl, however, survived but suffered severe injuries. The 19-year-old, an orphan, is an employee of a garment factory in Bangalore. The girl was on leave and was going to her home in Vidyaranyapuram, Mysore, where she stays with her grandmother. Jul 25, 2012
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Thackeray Demands President Pranab to Hang Afzal Guru

The political parties which favoured President-elect Pranab Mukherjee in the 13th Presidential election have already begun to impose demands, even before he occupies the residential premises at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Jul 23, 2012

Sea Pollution Control Ship Commissioned Into Indian Coast Guard

Advanced and sophisticated sea pollution control ship 'Samudra Paheredar' was commissioned into the Indian Costal Guard fleet by Navy chief Nirmal Verma, on Friday at Gujarat's Hazira port near Surat. This is the second of the series of three Pollution Control Vessels (PCVs) being built by ABG Shipyard, Surat. Jul 21, 2012
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Apple vs Samsung: Court Rejects Plea to Seal Key Documents

Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics received a setback on Tuesday with a U.S. court rejecting requests of the electronics giants to seal some key documents out of public view in their patent war which is up for hearing later this month. Jul 18, 2012
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Indian Fisherman Killing Case: US Navy and Survivors Give Contradicting Statements

A security team of US Navy ship USNS Rappahannock on Monday fired on a small vessel killing one India fisherman and injuring three others. The Pentagon, however, defended the US Navy security team and said that the small boat operator ignored repeated warning. But Indian Fishermen who were on the small vessel has denied Pentagon claims and said that no warnings were issued by the US navy before they started firing from a .50-calibre machine gun. Jul 18, 2012