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Hyderabad vet rape-murder case: PFI calls for action against regressive norms

Hyderabad, Dec 4 (UNI) Strongly condemning the horrific rape and murder of a veterinarian doctor in this capital town on November 27, which sent shock waves across the country, the Population Foundation of India on Wednesday called for collective action against regressive social norms.
In a statement here, Poonam Muttreja of PFI said ''The Population Foundation of India greatly condemns the horrific rape and murder of 26-year-old veterinarian doctor Disha from Hyderabad. Violence against women is a fundamental violation of women's rights, dignity and agency.
''The discrimination against women in our culture is so deeply ingrained that it is a continuum of a life cycle of violence, and incidents such as these demonstrate that violence continues to be an over-arching narrative of Women's lives.
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K'taka govt suspends ACB, head constable for revealing details of Drug mafia case

23 Sep 2020 | 9:27 PM

Bengaluru, Sep 23 (UNI) Karnataka government on Wednesday suspended a lady Assistant Police Commissioner (CCB) and Head Constable (CCB) from service for allegedly indulging in revealing investigation details in drug trafficking case.

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Telangana BJP demands white paper on funds spent for Hyd city

23 Sep 2020 | 9:09 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 23 (UNI) Telangana BJP MLC N Ramachander Rao on Wednesday demanded the TRS government to release a white paper on the total amount spent for development of Hyderabad city during the last four years.

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COVID-19 : Palaniswami seeks addtl Rs 3,000 cr from centre to strengthen health infra

COVID-19 : Palaniswami seeks addtl Rs 3,000 cr from centre to strengthen health infra

23 Sep 2020 | 8:32 PM

Chennai, Sep 23 (UNI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi
K Palaniswami today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi
to step up the Emergency Response and Health Systems
Preparedness Package to Rs 3,000 crore to strengthen the
health infrastructure during this time of corona pandemic.

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GHMC polls: SEC inaugurates training programme to officials

23 Sep 2020 | 8:26 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 23 (UNI) Keeping in view of forthcoming Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, State Election Commissioner (SEC) on Wednesday inaugurated a training programme to the Deputy Commissioners and other officials.

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Kerala: Ex-min claims innocence in Palarivattom flyover scam

23 Sep 2020 | 8:23 PM

Kochi, Sep 23 (UNI) Exposing his innocence in the Palarivattom flyover scam, former public works minister V K Ibrahimkunju on Wednesday said there was a planned attempt to trap him in the case.

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