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Karnataka to take care of stigmatised HIV/AIDS children
Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) Around two years ago, when five-year-old Saraswati M. (name changed) lost both her parents to HIV-AIDS, she was literally forced to stay on the roads. Saraswati, who inherited the deadly disease from her parents, had nobody to take care of her as she was 'ostracized' from society due to the stigma attached to HIV-AIDS.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 9:17:06 AM

Why the China threat story sells in India (Comment)
It's the season of China-bashing in India. In bad old socialist days, the ruling party in India was quick to conjure up the 'foreign hand' to distract public attention from a host of domestic crises. Now, it's the turn of market-driven media to manufacture 'external threats' to spike their TRP ratings.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:57:39 AM

Mehndi leaves hundreds with itchy, swollen palms in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of women complained of itchy and swollen palms and hands in three northern Orissa districts Monday after applying mehndi (henna) on their hands to celebrate the Eid festival, health officials said.

Monday, September 21, 2009 11:26:46 PM

Ajay Chautala to contest from Dabwali in Haryana polls
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) general secretary Ajay Chautala will contest from Dabwali constituency in Sirsa district in the forthcoming October assembly polls.

Monday, September 21, 2009 10:39:30 PM

Villagers, Maoists clash in West Bengal district
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of villagers clashed with armed Maoist rebels in west Bengal's trouble-torn West Midnapore district Monday night, police said.

Monday, September 21, 2009 10:23:21 PM

Thousands suffer as Metro feeder buses go on strike
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Thousands of commuters faced a tough time Monday as scores of Delhi Metro's feeder buses, which help passengers reach designated Metro stations, went on a two-day strike.

Monday, September 21, 2009 10:16:44 PM

Politicians must learn to accept insurgency: Ved Marwah
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Politicians in India must first learn to accept the problem of insurgency before they decide on policies to curb it, former Delhi Police chief Ved Marwah said here Monday.

Monday, September 21, 2009 10:12:15 PM

10 killed as earthquake rocks Bhutan and India's northeast
Guwahati/Thimpu, Sep 21 (IANS) A high magnitude earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale Monday killed at least 10 people in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan and left dozens more injured, while several buildings developed cracks in India's northeastern state of Assam.

Monday, September 21, 2009 9:57:16 PM

Yuki was a revelation, says captain Misra
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Davis Cup captain S.P. Misra said 17-year-old Yuki Bhambri was a revelation during the side's World Group play-off tie against South Africa which they won 4-1.

Monday, September 21, 2009 9:47:46 PM

India unseeded in Davis Cup World Group
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India have been placed among the unseeded eight nations in the Davis Cup World Group in the seedings list announced Monday.

Monday, September 21, 2009 9:37:10 PM

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