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Nirmala George

Nirmala George

    Gays take to India's streets demanding end to discrimination
    Gays take to India's streets demanding end to discrimination
    Gay rights activists have paraded through India's capital to demand an end to the stigmatisation of gays, lesbians and transgenders in the country.
    India's missing children: Questions swirl around police apathy
    India's missing children: Questions swirl around police apathy
    Child rights activists say the rape of a five-year-old girl is the latest case in which India's police have failed to act on a missing child report.
    Five accused plead not guilty in India gang rape trial
    Five accused plead not guilty in India gang rape trial
    Five men pleaded not guilty after being indicted in a special court on charges of rape and murder, in the gang rape of a woman on a New Delhi bus.
    India entices Africa with generosity to boost trade
    India entices Africa with generosity to boost trade
    India has spread a mix of aid, education and technology transfers through Africa, hoping it will pay out in the scramble for natural resources.
    Clinton announces boost for Aids fight
    Clinton announces boost for Aids fight
    Former United States President Bill Clinton announced an agreement on Thursday to cut prices of HIV/Aids treatments for children, making the life-saving drugs far more accessible worldwide. Two Indian pharmaceutical companies have agreed to supply antiretroviral formulations for HIV-positive children at prices as low as 16 US cents a day.
    Suspects detained for Mumbai blasts
    Suspects detained for Mumbai blasts
    Indian police have detained about 350 people in connection with the deadly Mumbai train bombings, as a top official said on Thursday that investigators believe they "should have something substantial soon". A man claiming to represent al-Qaeda reportedly claimed on Thursday that the terror network has set up a wing in Kashmir.