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NNWN/20/03/2022

Grand old Communist leader from Telangana Mallu Swarajyam passed away due to multiple organ failure at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Saturday. Ninety one year old Swarajyam had been ailing for some time. Political parties, cutting across the party lines paid rich tributes to the veteran communist leader.…

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Anju Grover/09/12/2021

Madhulika Rawat, wife of India’s first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat died on Wednesday. She was travelling with her husband General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Defence Staff ( CDS) and 12 others in a military helicopter which crashed in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday…

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NNWN/14-04-2020

On 129th birth anniversary of Dalit icon Dr B R Ambedkar, his grandson-in-law and Dalit scholar and activist Anand Teltumbde was remanded to National Investigation Agency custody till April 18 in Elgar Parishad-Maoist link case by the special court in Mumbai on Tuesday. Teltumbde, grandson-in-law of Dalit icon Dr B…

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NNWN/11/03/2022

Social activist and Aam Aadmi Party candidate Jeevan Jyot Kaur has become a political star overnight. Fifty year old social activist  who contested elections for the first time from Amrtisar East, defeated political heavyweights like Punjab Congress President (and sitting Amritsar East MLA) Navjot Singh Sidhu, Shiromani Akali Dal’s Bikram…

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NNWN/20/10/2021

The European Parliament has awarded jailed Kremlin critic and anti corruption activist Alexei Navalny its Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. An announcement to this effect was made by European Parliament Vice President Heidi Hautala.Navalny has been in jail in connection with breaking a 2014 parole requirement to check in with…

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By Seema Gupta/15-10-2019

Kudos to 17 year old Sona, who called off her marriage during mehandi ceremony. Resident of Tagarpar village, Satna, Madhya Pradesh, Sona stood her ground and said `no’ to marriage because she is minor.  Clearly, courage shown by this village girl is praise worthy.

Thousands of girls…

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NNWN/26/01/2022

The Home Ministry has announced awardees of India’s highest civilian award. President Ram Nath Kovind has approved conferment of 128 Padma Awards. The list of 128 names for the prestigious Padma Awards was released on Tuesday, on the eve of 73rd Republic Day. The awards comprised of four Padma Vibhushan, 17…

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NNWN/06/07/2021

Civil society activists within India and outside are in a state of shock over the demise of Father Stanislaus Lourduswamy, who was popularly known as Fr. Stan Swamy, a Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist who breathed his last in a Mumbai hospital on Monday. Eighty four year old veteran…

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The countdown for 2018 has begun. Its the time to introspect as to what have we achieved or not? The central point continues to be peace. What does youth of today feel about prevailing conditions in the world. A youngster from Nepal shares her views on peace and what it…

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