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Quiet preparations on to hang convicts?

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- Prison officers in Delhi's Tihar jail have begun arrangements to execute the four men convicted of the December 16, 2012 gang rape and murder of a physiotherapy student in the na... Read More


Hafiz Saeed indicted on terror-funding charges

Islamabad, Dec. 12 -- A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Wednesday indicted Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, and three Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) leade... Read More


Bill for speedy trial gets Andhra cabinet's nod

Hyderabad, Dec. 12 -- The Andhra Pradesh state cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill seeking to complete the investigation and pronouncement of judgment in rape cases within 21 working days from the re... Read More


Personal data protection bill referred to House committee

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- Members in Lok Sabha referred on Wednesday the personal data protection bill to a new a parliamentary committee, triggering protests from opposition MPs who said the move - steer... Read More


Woman held for using 7-yr-old son as bait to abduct children

Rudrapur, Dec. 12 -- A 42-year-old mother has been held by the police for allegedly using her seven-year-old son as a bait to lure other kids. The woman then allegedly sold the kids to other people. ... Read More


Arrest of fourchild-lifters puts focus on trafficking

Dehradun/Rudrapur, Dec. 12 -- The arrest of four child-lifters and recovery of two boys from them in US Nagar district has again put the spotlight on abduction of children for human trafficking in the... Read More


Name judge to probe Hyd encounter: CJI to T'gana

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde on Wednesday asked the Telangana government to suggest the name of a retired Supreme Court judge who could take up the task of probing the k... Read More


DMK, TRS, TMC and Shiv Sena push forrelease of GST funds

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), Shiv Sena and Trinamool Congress (TMC) members on Wednesday urged the Centre to release the Goods and Se... Read More


Despite govt push: LPG cylinders still unaffordable for poor: CAG

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- Cooking gas cylinders remain unaffordable for the poor despite a big push by the government to provide free liquefied natural gas (LGP) connections to disadvantaged households, a... Read More


In its 50th flight, PSLV launchesten satellites in orbit

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully placed an Indian radar earth imaging satellite and nine customer satellites from four other countries in orbit on Wedne... Read More