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Last updated: Aug 16 2018 15:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Afghan schools hit as militants seek soft targets 16.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
A suicide bomb attack on a group of teenagers studying for university exams in Kabul on Wednesday shocked Afghanistan but it was only the latest in a series of attacks on schools which have proved an easy target for militant groups.
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"I Trusted Him": Victim Of Alleged Pennsylvania Priest Abuse Tells Story 16.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Jim VanSickle entered his junior year at Bradford Central Christian High School in the fall of 1979 to learn that he had a new English teacher: a young priest named David Poulson, who had recently...
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At Least 48 Dead In Suicide Bomb Attack In Kabul 16.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A suicide blast in a mainly Shi'ite area of Kabul killed at least 48 people on Wednesday, the latest in a wave of attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians, soldiers and policemen over recent...
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Scores killed in Kabul blast as Afghanistan reels from attacks 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
A suicide blast in a mainly Shi'ite area of Kabul killed at least 48 people on Wednesday, the latest in a wave of attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians, soldiers and policemen over recent days.
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Deoria SP removed after shelter home sexual abuse case; departmental inquiry ordered 15.8.2018 Zee News : States
This comes even as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that state government has decided to hand over the shelter home case to the CBI.
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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath transfers Deoria top cop over shelter home abuse case 15.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
Taking strong note of the Deoria shelter home abuse case, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today shunted out Superintendent of Police Rohan P Kanay and initiated departmental action against him. "SP Deoria Rohan (P Kanay) has been removed from his post and attached to the DGP office and departmental action has been initiated against him. Besides him, Rakesh Shankar, who was SP Deoria (Sep 2017-Mar 2018) and currently posted as DIG Basti, has also been removed from his post and attached to the DGP office. Departmental action has been initiated against him too," an official spokesperson said here. On August 6, 24 girls were rescued from an illegally-run shelter home in Deoria after allegation of their sexual exploitation came to light. Deoria Circle Officer Dayaram Singh Gaur has also been removed and a departmental inquiry ordered against him, the spokesperson said, adding that the inspector of Deoria police station has been suspended for his laxity. DGP OP Singh had ordered a probe into the ...
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Ahead of 2019, Modi projects himself as impatient agent of change 15.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Ahead of 2019, Modi projects himself as impatient agent of change
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PM’s Independence Day Speech 2018- Highlights in English 15.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 72nd Independence Day. Following are the highlights from his speech: Today, the country is full of self-confidence.
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Cherish India Envisaged By Freedom Fighters: Mamata Banerjee 15.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the people of the country and its institutions must strive to remain "independent" in the true sense of the word.
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300 Priests Accused Of Abusing Thousands Of Children In Pennsylvania 15.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Internal documents from six Catholic dioceses in the US state of Pennsylvania showed that over 300 "predator priests" have been credibly accused of sexually abusing thousands of children, according to...
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Congress dubs PM Modi's I-Day speech as 'shallow', says he didn't address corruption 15.8.2018 DNA: Top News
In his last Independence Day speech before Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today presented a picture of rising India under his government, contrasting it with what he termed as "policy paralysis" under the UPA, as he announced the launch date of his signature healthcare scheme covering 50 crore Indians.  Addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on the 72nd Independence Day, his fifth speech after the NDA came to power in 2014, Modi also announced the permanent commissioning of women in the armed forces and a plan to send Indian astronauts into space by 2022. "When 125 crore people move towards achieving a goal, there is nothing that cannot happen. In 2014, the people of the country did not just stop at forming the government. They moved together towards nation-building a nd are continuing to do so," he said. However, the main opposition party Congress seemed unimpressed with PM Modi's speech. Congress national spokesperson Randeep Surjewala termed the speech shallow. He was ...
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Prominent Chinese Buddhist Monk Quits After Sexual Harassment Allegations 15.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The head of China's government-run Buddhist association quit his post on Wednesday amid an investigation into allegations that he coerced several nuns into having sex with him.
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New Mexico judge gets death threats after granting bail to Muslim compound members 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
A New Mexico judge received death threats and Islamophobic abuse on Tuesday a day after she granted bail to five Muslims charged with child abuse and accused of training children at their compound to carry out attacks, court officials said.
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DON'T MISS: An acid attack survivor's I-Day appeal 15.8.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Live and let live. Be independent, says Anmol Rodriguez.
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New Mexico Judge gets death threats after granting bail to compound members 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
A New Mexico judge received death threats on Tuesday a day after she granted bail to two men and three women charged with child abuse and accused of training children at their compound to carry out attacks, court officials said.
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Outrage, praise as New Mexico compound members granted bail 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
A New Mexico judge's decision to grant bail to two men and three women charged with child abuse and accused of training children at their remote compound for attacks was slammed by the state's governor and many locals but praised by others who said they posed no ...
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Pennsylvania report details decades of sexual abuse by priests 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused thousands of children over a 70-year period and silenced victims through "the weaponization of faith" and a systematic cover-up campaign by their bishops, the state attorney general said on ...
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British actress can sue Weinstein for sex trafficking: U.S. judge 15.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a U.S. lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
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1575 Minor Victims Of Sex Abuse Stay At Child Care Institutions: Centre 15.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that 1,575 minors, who were victims of sexual abuse, and 189 victims of pornography were living in 9,589 child care institutions across the country.
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Supreme Court Expresses Concern Over Sexual Abuse Of Children In Shelters 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court today expressed concern over sexual abuse of children living in shelter homes across the country and asked the centre what action was being taken in the cases of 1,575 minor victims.
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