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50 Thiruvananthapuram techies booked for thrashing murder accused

Thiruvananthapuram : A case has been registered against 50 techies employed in the Technopark campus here for assaulting the prime accused in a gruesome twin-murder case, police said Tuesday.

The case was registered by the Kazhakottam Police station as the incident occurred inside the Technopark campus Monday when accused Nino Mathew, who worked with a IT company in the campus, was brought to his office.

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10 houses gutted in Delhi, no casualties

New Delhi : At least 10 houses and two shops were gutted in a fire that started after five cylinders blew up, a fire service official said Tuesday. No one was injured in the blast and the blaze.

The accident occurred Monday night in Govindpuri area of south Delhi.

Eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was doused within 40 minutes.

The fire started after a series of blasts in five cooking gas cylinders in a shop, said a fire brigade official.

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Train passengers looted in UP

Moradabad : Unidentified armed robbers looted cash, jewellery, credit cards and other belongings worth over Rs.5 lakh from passengers of Lucknow Mail up and down services early Tuesday, police said.

GRP inspector U.B. Singh said that about a dozen criminals armed with pistols, knives and iron rods barged into AC coaches A-2 and B-3 of the Delhi-bound Lucknow Mail between Moradabad and Gajraula and targeted about 12 passengers, robbing them of cash, credit cards and gold ornaments.

'Partition was not best solution, only led to India-Pakistan confrontation'

Sonipat (Haryana) : Partition was not necessarily the best solution for India and Pakistan as it only led to confrontation between the two neighbours that led to wars with disastrous consequences for development and democracy. This was among the views expressed at a day-long India-Pakistan youth dialogue here.

Aviation Services Management looks to grow business through IPL

New Delhi : Flight support provider Aviation Services Management (ASM) which is providing flight support services to the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL Tuesday said it is using the mega-event to further penetrate the Indian market.

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Delhi records first two dengue cases in 2014

New Delhi : The national capital has registered its first two cases of dengue this year, municipal official said Tuesday.

The two cases were reported from the north zone last weekend.

Last year, six people died due to the vector-borne disease and a total of 5,546 cases were reported from the national capital and adjoining areas.

Andhra HC strikes down all sentences in Dalit massacre case

Hyderabad : In a dramatic judgment, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Tuesday set aside an order of a special court that sentenced 21 people to life imprisonment and 35 others to one year's jail for the 1991 massacre of Dalits in Guntur district.

The high court struck down the sentence for lack of evidence in the sensational case, which had attracted national attention.

A division bench headed by Justice L. Narasimha Reddy observed that the prosecution failed to produce sufficient evidence before the court, and noted that the accused have already spent a long time in jail.

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Indian doctors face manslaughter charge in Bahrain

Manama : Two senior Indian doctors have appeared in a court in Bahrain in connection with the alleged manslaughter of a teenaged boy during a routine stomach operation.

Ali Sadiq Al Rahma, 16, was operated upon in an eight-hour emergency surgery in a private hospital in Bahrain's Northern Governorate after he complained of "stomach ache" in February 2012.

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30 Indian builders to showcase properties in US

Thiruvananthapuram : A 15-day property show is being held in the US at which 30 builders from India will showcase their latest projects.

A real estate business group based in the US told IANS over phone that the eighth annual edition of the India Property Show would be held in Edison, New Jersey, Houston, Sunnyvale and Seattle from May 31 to June 15.

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Paternity suit: HC declares Shekhar as Tiwari's natural son

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court Tuesday declared Rohit Shekhar as the biological son of veteran Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari.

Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw allowed the plea of Shekhar, who in 2008 had filed a paternity suit claiming Tiwari as his biological father.

The court's decision came after the senior Congress leader publicly accepted Shekhar as his biological son and his mother Ujjwala at a press conference in March.

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