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    NE militancy: Assam tops fatalities in 2008-09

    Shillong: Assam topped the number of fatalities in 2008-09 as militancy and related incidents of violence continues to be high in the North Eastern states of Assam, Manipur and Nagaland.  Official sources quoting a Union Home Ministry report said the seven sister states recorded 674 militancy-related incidents in 2008, and the number has already shot up

    Education takes a toll in terrorism-infested areas of Jammu

    This year in May when the Class XII results were declared for Jammu Zone, one thing became clear that there was something wrong with the education system in the terrorist-infested areas of Jammu region. Twenty schools registered a zero pass percentage while several others had a pass percentage of less than 10 per cent.  Of

    Of gay, gaiety and glamour

    Mihir Bholey We, the people of India, are feeling gay, naïvely gay. And why shouldn’t we? After all we have ensured the demolition of formidable bastion of ethics, morality, scruples, taboos and everything else that comes in way of individual’s liberty. Soon there will be many more bastions of virtues crumbling and falling on the

    SC notice to Centre on Delhi HC verdict on gay sex

    Source: PTI Date: 09 July 2009 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre on a petition challenging the Delhi High Court judgement legalising gay sex among the consenting adults. The apex court posted the matter for hearing on July 20. The Bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan said that any

    Oil India gives Rs 1 cr to cancer institute

    Oil India Limited, as a part of its golden jubilee year corporate social responsibility initiatives, today handed over a cheque of Rs 1 crore to B Barooah Cancer Institute. The money would be used by the hospital for introducing a well-equipped ICU for postoperative support and treatment of neutropenic patients following chemotherapy and radiology. OIL

    Minor Dalit girl exploited; police fail to act

    A minor Dalit girl has been sexually exploited and left in the lurch in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh. According to the victim, the police, instead of helping her get justice, are harassing her in connivance with the accused. Pittla Aurna, the minor Dalit girl of Ananthnagar in Siricilla town of Karimnagar district fell in