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TISS scholar from Manipur found dead at his home in South Delhi

New Delhi/Bangalore, Nov 20 (ANI): A 33-year-old Manipuri scholar was found murdered at his home in Kotla area of South Delhi on Thursday morning. The deceased Zingran Kengoo was a PhD scholar from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). The body of the deceased was discovered by his house owner's son who found him lying in a pool of blood. According to the reports, Kengoo was found with a slit throat and his head almost beheaded. A knife was also recovered from the room where the incident took place. The body has been sent to the hospital for postmortem. Meanwhile, in Bangalore a 25-year-old Manipuri youth was allegedly assaulted by three people. The Manipuri youth who was badly injured has been hospitalized. Investigations are underway in both the cases. Nov 20, 2014
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Women seriously injured after alleged robbery on moving train

Bhopal, Nov 20 (ANI): A 29-year-old woman was severely injured after she fell out of a moving train while she was chasing the two men who had allegedly robbed her near Karonda railway station. The woman sustained serious injuries in the incident and is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Bhopal. According to the media reports, the victim's belongings including a hand bag, her gold chains and two smartphones were missing. Victim's mother claimed that there is no security for passengers in the Indian Railways. Investigation is on into the matter. Nov 20, 2014
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Fire in Delhi furniture market, no casualty

New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): A major fire broke out last night at the national capital's Okhla furniture market. A fire official stated that the cause of fire was a short circuit. No casualties have been reported so far. The officer also said that goods worth lakhs of rupees were gutted in the flames. Further details are awaited. Nov 20, 2014
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German envoy meets Sanskrit teachers to resolve language row in Indian schools

New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): German ambassador to India, Michael Steiner held a meeting with Sanskrit teachers, including right-wing ideologue Dinanath Batra, in New Delhi to make a breakthrough in the ongoing language row across the country's central schools. Germany did not seek reconsideration of the opposition to German being taught as a third language at the central schools, but sought more cooperation for promotion of the two languages that shared a lot in common. Education Minister Smriti Irani had decided to drop the German language in favour of Sanskrit for over 70,000 students across 500 Kendriya Vidyalayas or central Schools from classes VI to VIII. Nov 20, 2014
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India committed to labour reforms but at the cost of working class, says Labour Minister

New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said that his government is committed to labour reforms but not at the cost of working class. Dattatreya said this in New Delhi after convening meeting of major trade unions. Even though the World Bank says India has one of the world's most rigid labour markets, fears of a trade union backlash and partisan politics have deterred governments from reform. Business leaders have high hopes for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an advocate of smaller government and private enterprise, to change that. Nov 20, 2014