India Expresses Concern over Travel Advisories by US, Other Countries

India is concerned about the travel advisories some countries have issued to their citizens. The US, UK, New Zealand, Canada and Australia have asked their citizens to be cautious while travelling to India, citing threats of terrorist attacks. This has prompted the country to raise its voice against the advisory. Oct 26, 2011
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Diwali Disturbs Man's Best Friend

Horrifying time for pets, especially man's best friend, has arrived. You may hear dogs bark every night but not during Diwali season. With people bursting firecrackers everywhere - on the streets, by-lanes and terraces, stray animals bear the worst brunt of Diwali celebrations. Oct 25, 2011
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Mass Rape in Kashmir: SHRC Calls for Fresh Probe

The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has called for a fresh probe into a decade-old alleged mass rape incident in two villages in Jammu and Kashmir. The government has been asked by the SHRC to set up a special team to re-investigate claims that as many as 31 Kashmiri women were raped by members of the Indian Army in 1991. Oct 25, 2011
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Armed Forces Special Power Act: Ajit Seth Meets Omar Abdullah

A high-level team from the Centre has met with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, and his top bureaucrats, to resolve issues regarding the proposed withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from selected areas in the state. Oct 24, 2011

Indian Army Chopper Lands in PoK, Army Officers Detained

An Indian Army helicopter was forced to land after it strayed into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir this afternoon. The Pakistani armed forces have detained four Indian army officers on board the chopper for violating the airspace Oct 23, 2011
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2G Scam: Accused Charged With Criminal Breach of Trust

On Saturday, a special court in Delhi charged all 17 accused in the 2G scam, including former telecom minister A. Raja and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi's daugher, Kanimozhi, with criminal breach of trust and cheating. Oct 22, 2011
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AFSPA, DAA to be Revoked in J&K: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has assured the people of the state that the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act and the Disturbed Areas Act would be revoked in some parts of the state very soon. Oct 21, 2011
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Saif to be Crowned New Nawab

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan will soon be crowned the new Nawab of Pataudi, following the death of his father - Mansoor Ali Khan. Oct 20, 2011
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Stars Flock to Jalsa for Ashwarya Rai Bachchan's Baby Shower

The grand baby shower function of Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan witnessed a bee line of B-town fraternity at her residence.The former miss world (1994) looked ethereal," with the radiance of any mother-to-be on her face. Oct 19, 2011