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Court issues warrants for three honour killings suspects

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court Friday issued production warrants against three youths arrested in connection with the sensational honour killings of their relatives last week.
Metropolitan Magistrate Mr Satish Kumar directed Dasna jail authorities at Ghaziabad to produce the accused before the court here on Saturday.

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Drug abuse on the rise in Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR: They smoke it, sniff it, eat it, inject it and temporarily escape into a deceptive world.
Be it a way to fight personal crisis, means to wipe the mental scars or just a sign of being cool, the youth in Kashmir have fallen into the net of drugs, with such cases increasing by 35-40 per cent in the last few years.

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States asked to curb chemical ripening of fruits

NEW DELHI:  Expressing concern over the spurt in cases of artificial ripening of fruits using chemicals, the Union health ministry on Thursday asked the states to take action against those indulging in the hazardous practice.

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Home Ministry wants action against suspended Kerala IG

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Union Home Ministry has written to the Kerala chief secretary to initiate action against Tomin J Thachenkery, Inspector General of Police, currently under suspension for going on a foreign trip without official clearance and reportedly meeting people there who have cases registered against them.

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Geelani, Mirwaiz detained in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: As India and Pakistan opened talks on Thursday, the Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader, Mr Syed Ali Geelani was detained under a tough law and moderate Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was put under house arrest.

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Uncertainty over protection of Malgaonkar’s s library

HUBLI:  After the demise of Manohar Malgaonkar, the legendary Indian writer in his bunglow deep inside the jungles of Uttara Kannada last week, uncertainty prevails over the protection of the invaluable personal library and other priceless belongings.

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