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Delhi rape fallout: Women now wonder about a safe cab ride
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The recent rape of a 25-year-old working woman in a taxi has raised questions on women's safety in cabs - considered, until now, one of the reliable modes of trravel. Now, women find themselves in a quandary as to which transport form can ensure a safe, hassle-free ride to their destination, irrespective of the time of day or night.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:52:15 PM

Financial literacy centre opened at President's Estate
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday inaugurated a financial literacy centre and a financial library in a bid to make the President's Estate a financially inclusive township, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:50:04 PM

Rape-accused cab driver sent to judicial custody
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) A court here Thursday sent cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav accused of raping a 25-year-old woman Dec 5 to 14 days judicial custody.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:42:13 PM

12 hurt in clash between Congress, Trinamool student activists
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured Thursday after a clash broke out between activists of the student wings of the Trinamool Congress and the Congress at the Berhampore College in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police said.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:36:12 PM

Home bakers to showcase goodies at Kolkata 'bake sale'
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) An array of homemade sweet and savoury baked goods, including cakes, cookies, and breads, will tickle taste buds of foodies Dec 13 at the first sale for home bakers here.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:24:04 PM

India's strategic ties with Russia incomparable: Modi
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India's strategic partnership with Russia is "incomparable in content" and it remains India's foremost defence partner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Thursday.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:22:11 PM

Digital connectivity to reduce rural-urban gap: Prasad
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Proliferation of digital connectivity will help bridge the gap between rural and urban India, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here Thursday.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:22:10 PM

Opposition slams government over agrarian crisis
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The opposition in Rajya Sabha Thursday slammed the BJP-led government for failing to bailout farmers from an agrarian crisis.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:16:15 PM

Bihar orphanage head jailed for sexual abuse
Patna, Dec 11 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday sentenced the head of an orphanage to 10 years in prison for sexual abuse of children, a government lawyer said.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:12:09 PM

Agra region observes partial shut-down
Agra/Mathura, Dec 11 (IANS) Markets in Agra remained closed Thursday morning in response to the call for Uttar Pradesh shut-down to protest manhanding of Banwari Lal Kancchal, state business leader and former president of the Vyapar Mandal.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:04:04 PM

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