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11 get life imprisonment for Gulberg massacre
Ahmedabad, June 17 (IANS) Fourteen years after a mob massacred 69 people at the Gulberg Society here, a court on Friday sentenced 11 of the 24 convicts to life imprisonment.

Friday, June 17, 2016 1:38:04 PM

Woman student-editor stirs Kashmir's young creative minds
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) In search of space for political dissent in the trouble-torn Kashmir Valley, 23-year-old Saba Nazki and a bunch of youths have started a tabloid -- "Mizraab" -- exclusively for students to give vent to their creative expressions in the form of stories and illustrations.

Friday, June 17, 2016 1:34:06 PM

On average, 98 deaths in police custody every year (Special to IANS)
A staggering 1,275 people died in police custody in India between 2001 and 2013 but less than 50 per cent of custodial deaths led to a case being registered, data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) shows.

Friday, June 17, 2016 1:08:04 PM

Odisha to conserve 700 sacred groves to protect tribal culture
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) An integral part of tribal culture, 700 sacred groves in Odisha -- out of 2,100 identified by the state government -- will be conserved this year with the involvement of local communities, with the project to be completed by 2019, an official said.

Friday, June 17, 2016 1:03:23 PM

Meghalaya High Court orders CBI probe in police scam
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) The Meghalaya High Court has ordered a CBI inquiry into an alleged recruitment scam of the police conducted by the Meghalaya Public Service Commission.

Friday, June 17, 2016 12:36:04 PM

Maoists kill trooper in Jharkhand
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas on Friday killed a paramilitary trooper and injured another in a gun battle in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said.

Friday, June 17, 2016 12:28:04 PM

Exports now recovering, fall has bottomed out: Sitharaman
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The fall in India's merchandise exports over a year and a half has at last been arrested as the May data shows, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.

Friday, June 17, 2016 12:16:04 PM

One trooper killed in gun battle with Maoists in Jharkhand
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) One trooper of the para-military central forces was killed and another injured in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Friday, police said.

Friday, June 17, 2016 12:12:03 PM

IITs, TIFR top in collaboration with industry and government: Study
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) have emerged as leaders in university-industry-government (UIG) collaborations in the last decade, according to new analysis of India's research and innovation landscape.

Friday, June 17, 2016 12:04:04 PM

With loads of gold, Tirupati looks for banks with high rates
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) The management of Tirupati Balaji Temple in Andhra Pradesh has said it will look for banks that offer highest interest rates for its gold available for investment.

Friday, June 17, 2016 12:02:12 PM

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