Matters India - Jun 17

Newsletter – June 17, 2017
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Catholic nun booked for “abduction”

By Jose Kavi
New Delhi: The Government Railway Police (GRP) in Madhya Pradesh have registered a case of abduction against a Catholic nun who had accompanied four tribal girls in the central Indian state.
The nun was …
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Main Stories

Man who opposed photographing women killed in Rajasthan

Jaipur: A group of government officials allegedly lynched a 55-year-old Muslim man who tried to stop them from photographing women …
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Court resolves 7-yr-old spat at Khadki church

Khadki: In a recent judgement, the magistrate’s court of Khadki Cantonment has acquitted all six trustees and a priest of …
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Indian-origin teen beaten to death in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: An Indian-origin teenager in Malaysia, who aspired to be like composer A R Rahman, has died after …
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Goa’s Christian Art Museum to close for renovation

The Museum of Christian Art at Old Goa, the first such museum in Asia, will undergo a major renovation and …
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Cardinal Gracias ‘losing hope’ Pope will visit India in 2017

Joshua J. McElwee
Vatican City: The head of India’s Latin rite bishops says he thinks Pope Francis may not be …
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Public Interest Litigation pioneer dies

New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India PN Bhagwati, considered a pioneer of judicial activism in the country for introducing …
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Indian scientist designs bullet-proof jacket for armed forces

New Delhi: The empowered committee of the Ministry of Defence has given its go-ahead to the use of a bullet-proof …
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