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Minor Dalit girl set ablaze in UP after she refused to share her mobile number

VARANASI Enraged over a girl’s refusal to share her mobile despite his repeated requests, a man allegedly set his minor Dalit neighbour on fire at her house in Fariha village in Azamgarh district, police said today. The incident took place yesterday when Mohammad Shai, also resident of the same village, went to the victim’s …

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Muslims don’t attach importance to photos, why worry about Jinnah portrait: Ramdev

BIHAR SHARIF (BIHAR) Yoga guru and entrepreneur Ramdev on Tuesday said Muslims, who do not “attach importance” to pictures or idols, should not worry about portraits of Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Ramdev was responding to a query on the controversy over the demand for removal of a portrait of Jinnah …

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Not discriminating Rohingya immigrants, providing all available facilities: Centre to Supreme Court

NEW DELHI Rohingya immigrants are not being discriminated and all health, sanitation, medical and educational facilities were being provided to them, the government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare told the top court that in pursuance to its April 9 order, a team …

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Don’t ‘ridicule’ Rahul if he wants to be PM, Sena tells Modi

MUMBAI The Shiv Sena on Wednesday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi “not to ridicule” Congress President Rahul Gandhi who announced his name for the country’s top post if his party is voted to power in 2019. In a sharp reaction to Modi’s criticism of Gandhi and terming his statement “sheer arrogance”, the Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha member and spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that in …

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India sends second relief consignment for Rohingyas in Bangladesh

DHAKA India has sent to Bangladesh its second relief consignment to help tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar following a military crackdown, triggering one of the world’s worst refugee crises. Over 600,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar’s violence-hit Rakhine state to neighbouring Bangladesh since August when the …

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3 kids among 7 from Madhya Pradesh killed as tanker collides with car in Gujarat

VADODARA Seven members of two families, including three children, were killed when a tanker collided with their car head-on in Gujarat’s Chhota Udaipur district in the early hours today, the police said. The incident occurred at Rangpur village in Chhota Udaipur when the members of the two families, all from …

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