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On Eid, a Village in Kashmir Mourns the Death of a Pandit

All India | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Updated: September 30, 2015 08:38 IST Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir: Eid was a day of mourning, not celebration, at a village in Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Muslims were mourning the death of a Hindu neighbour, Ramchand Koul, a Kashmiri Pandit who had refused to leave the Valley during…

Sikh youth removes turban, saves four from drowning

Sangrur (Punjab), Sep 29, 2015 (PTI) A 24-year-old Sikh set aside religious code by removing his turban to save four youth from drowning in a canal here. Four youths, aged between 18-25 years, of Sarafa Bazaar Market had gone to a canal to immerse Ganesha idol on Friday last when a gush of water made…

Yet another communal clash in Belagavi

BELAGAVI, September 30, 2015 Tension gripped Belagavi city following eruption of violence in communally-sensitive areas of the city late on Monday night. In what appeared to be a planned attack, a car was damaged and an autorickshaw set ablaze near the Traffic Police Station in Kacheri galli. Window panes of several houses were shattered in…

Kashmiris help Pandit neighbour rest in peace with a smile

Ishfaq-ul-Hassan @ishfaq72 Srinangar: When the entire Kashmir was drenched in Eid fervour, a south Kashmir Muslim village was mourning the death of 80-year-old Kashmiri Pandit, who stuck to his roots despite his community migrating to Jammu at the onset of militancy. Trademark Kashmiryat (pluralistic culture) was in full flow when the local Muslim youth left…

‘Baba’ rapes teenage girl, gropes her mum

Arvind Walmiki @airwind05 A 15-year-old girl was raped and her mother molested by a carpenter, who goes under the name ‘Carpenter Baba’. The incident took place at Ovala, Ghodbunder Road, in Kasarwadavli area at Thane on the day of ‘Ananth Chaturdashi’. The accused ‘Carpenter Baba’ was called from Dharavi to cure the mother, who was…

Junagadh farmer commits suicide due to ‘crop failure’

By: Express News Service | Rajkot | Updated: September 29, 2015 7:59 pm After his groundnut crop reportedly failed due to deficient rainfall, a farmer in Mendapara village of Bhesan taluka in Junagadh district allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison on Tuesday. Police said Manoj Patel (30) was found unconscious on his farm by his…

Adityanath again: Growth in Muslim numbers a threat, bring law to curb it

Citing the figures, Adityanath said: “This is the only country where the majority community is under a threat.” By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:September 30, 2015 12:25 am Days before the Centre releases a stamp on the former head of Gorakhnath Math Mahant Avaidyanath, his successor and BJP MP Yogi Adityanath said…

We train girls to use air rifles: Sanatan Sanstha

Sep 30, 2015 | Age Correspondent| mumbai ‘They can be used to prevent incidents like chain snatching’ Mumbai: Amid allegations that the Sanatan Sanstha gives its members arms training, the organisation has admitted it teaches the use of air rifles to women to prevent chain-snatching incidents. As a part of its self-protection training, women are…

FTII talks fails as govt won’t remove Chauhan

http://paper.hindustantimes.com/epaper/viewer.aspx [email protected] Talks pushed to Oct 1, govt considering more powers for his deputy PUNE: Talks between the government and protesting students from India’s premier film school on Tuesday failed to tamp down a months-old deadlock over the appointment of a controversial actor as the institute’s chairperson, although the two sides agreed to meet again…

Many Muslim outfits raise voice against IS across India

ORGANISATIONS HAVE HELD MEETINGS IN DELHI, JODHPUR, KOZHIKODE AND LUCKNOW TO URGE MUSLIM YOUTHS TO REFRAIN FROM JOINING IS NEW DELHI: Muslim organisations across the country are coming forward to slam the terror outfit ISIS for acting against the basic tenets of Islam. According a home ministry report, reviewed by HT, these organisations have held…

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