Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hindus in Pakistan protest for law to register their marriages – India


30 mar 2012 Islamabad Pakistan’s minority Hindu community has protested the prolonged delay in the approval of a law to register their marriages, saying the lack of legislation affected the inheritance rights of women. A large group of Hindus joined … Continue reading

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Rs. 14-crore bribe offer to army chief exposes scam worth crores in Tatra trucks – India


27 mar 2012 Rs. 14-crore bribe offer to army chief exposes scam worth crores in Tatra trucks     New Delhi:  The revelation by the Army chief, General VK Singh, of an offer of a 14-crore bribe has sharply brought … Continue reading

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In Pakistan, Hindus say woman’s conversion to Islam was coerced – India


26 mar 2012 In Pakistan, Hindus say woman’s conversion to Islam was coerced NYT Ghotki:  Banditry is an old scourge in this impoverished district of southern Pakistan, on the plains between the mighty river Indus and a sprawling desert, where … Continue reading

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US senator working on bill to allow more visas to Indians – India


25 mar 2012 US senator working on bill to allow more visas to Indians   New York:  Amid Indian IT firms’ concerns over restrictive US visa policies for their employees, a top American senator has assured that he is working … Continue reading

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Now, CBSE, ISC students can apply to Oxford varsity – India


24 mar 2012 The University of Oxford in the UK will from next year accept applications of students graduating from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for Indian School Certificate Examination schools for admission to undergraduate courses. So … Continue reading

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Harvard University meet on where India is headed – India


24 mar 2012 Harvard University meet on where India is headed   Boston:  International leaders from government, business, non-profit, media and entertainment sectors are meeting in Boston over the weekend to discuss where India stands currently and where it is … Continue reading

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2G scam – Kanimozhi asks High Court to drop her from telecom case – India


23 mar 2012 Kanimozhi asks High Court to drop her from telecom case   New Delhi:  Kanimozhi, the Rajya Sabha MP who spent six months in jail, has asked the Delhi High Court to drop the charges that led to … Continue reading

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