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A yoga instructor has allegedly raped a 25-year-old Dutch woman at her rented room in Morjim village, around 45 kms from Panaji, police said. The accused, Krishna Sharma, who is in his thirties and hails from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested at Dabolim airport on Tuesday when he was trying to escape after the incident, police said.

Encephalitis toll touches 109 in West Bengal

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Encephalitis toll touches 109 in West Bengal

Kolkata: The toll due to encephalitis in north Bengal rose to 109 today after two fresh deaths were reported from Darjeeling district since Friday, a government official said today. "Both the dea...


SGPC row: Centre's directive must be obeyed, says new Haryana governor

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SGPC row: Centre's directive must be obeyed, says new Haryana governor

New Delhi: As controversy raged over Haryana's move to create a separate Gurdwara Management Committee, Governor-designate Kaptan Singh Solanki today said the Centre's directive against it "must ...

Situation on LAC peaceful: Northern Army chief

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Situation on LAC peaceful: Northern Army chief

Drass, Jammu & Kashmir: Against the backdrop of repeated incursions by China into Indian territory, a top Army commander today said the situation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) was "abso...

PMO not keen to allow Katju an extension as PCI chief

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PMO not keen to allow Katju an extension as PCI chief

Press Council of India chairman justice is unlikely to get an extension as his term gets over in less than three months. According to a CNN-IBN report, the Prime Minister's Office (is not keen on exte...

Rising water level of Ganga alerts authorities in Kanpur

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Rising water level of Ganga alerts authorities in Kanpur

Kanpur: The water level of river Ganga is constantly on the rise and is approaching the danger mark due to release of water from Narora dam and heavy rainfall in the hills.The rising water of the Gang...

Flying permit process progressing well: Tata-SIA

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Flying permit process progressing well: Tata-SIA

Jamshedpur: Tata-SIA Airlines Ltd today said it hoped to launch flights by September-October this year as it expressed "satisfaction" over the progress made in getting the flying licence fro...

Arunachal sounds high alert after girl dies of encephalitis

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Arunachal sounds high alert after girl dies of encephalitis

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh has sounded a high alert following the death of a 10-year-old girl and reports of 11 other persons being affected by Japanese Encephalitis in the state.Kiran Raji, a 10-yea...