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Russian molested on beach – and by doctor

Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Molested on a Goa beach last week, a Russian woman has now told Russian consular officials here that she was molested against by a male doctor at a government hospital where she was sent for medical examination after the first assault. Speaking to IANS, advocate Vikram Varma, legal advisor to honorary Russian Consulate in Goa, also said that there were massive procedural delays in the filing of the first information report by police and the hospital authorities vis-a-vis the medical examination process. Varma said that according to the victim, a Russian tourist who was on a seven-day holiday, the doctor examining her molested her by pressing her breast at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC), near Panaji #Business #Chrome #Cinema #Crime #Firefox #News #NewsTracker #Pakistan #Politics #Religion #Sports #Technology

28 mins ago

Himachal CM, governor greet people on Diwali

Shimla, Oct 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Governor Urmila Singh Thursday greeted the people on the occasion of Diwali. The chief minister expressed hope that Diwali may shower enlightenment on the people and would bring prosperity, besides strengthening the bonds of brotherhood and unity #Ajax #Cinema #Crime #Firefox #indian #Japan #Multimedia #News #Pakistan #Religion #Sports

28 mins ago

Himachal CM, governor greet people on Diwali

Shimla, Oct 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Governor Urmila Singh Thursday greeted the people on the occasion of Diwali. The chief minister expressed hope that Diwali may shower enlightenment on the people and would bring prosperity, besides strengthening the bonds of brotherhood and unity. He advised people to celebrate the festival in a traditional way #Cinema #Crime #Economy #Japan #NewsTracker #Opera #Politics #Religion #Technology

43 mins ago

Every Indian stands by soldiers in Siachen: Modi

Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Every Indian stands "shoulder to shoulder" with soldiers posted in Siachen Glacier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday as he began a visit to Jammu and Kashmir. #Ajax #Crime #Firefox #Multimedia #News #NewsTracker #Opera #Pakistan #Sports #Technology

57 mins ago

China’s Guangdong to ban officials with overseas kin from top jobs

BEIJING (Reuters) - The wealthy southern Chinese province of Guangdong plans to ban officials from senior or sensitive government positions if they have spouses or children living overseas as part of a corruption crackdown, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday. This year Guangdong announced that more than 850 government workers with family overseas, who are known as "naked officials", had been forced out of their jobs. Naked officials are viewed by the government as flight risks whose ability to escape overseas to join family members could make them more inclined to engage in acts of corruption #Brazil #Business #China #facebook #France #Italy #Japan #Latin America #Technology #United Kingdom

58 mins ago

Libyan army moves towards recapturing Benghazi

Benghazi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Libya National Army, supported by Major General Khalifa Haftar, has entered Benghazi for the first time in two months. "A number of special armed forces and other fighters entered the city Wednesday to increase control of the neighbourhoods while Islamist forces were clearly retreating," Xinhua quoted Libya's special forces spokesperson Ahmad Al-Mismari as saying. "Army units are stationed in Hay Al-Salam in Benghazi after passing through areas in the north-east and centre of the city," an eyewitness said. #Ajax #Crime #Economy #India #Multimedia #Opera #Pakistan #Religion #Technology

Oct 23, 2014

Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stun Canada’s capital

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was killed at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital. The gunman in the parliament building was shot dead, and Harper was safely removed. The killing of the Canadian soldier was the second this week with a possible link to Islamic militants. #Business #China #Italy #Japan #markets #Middle East #opinion #United States

Oct 23, 2014

Modi greets nation on Diwali

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Diwali and hoped "the lamp of prosperity be lit among the poor". In a message posted on Facebook, Modi said: "Wishing all of you a very Happy Diwali. May our lives be illuminated with joy and peace. #Business #Cinema #Crime #Firefox #India #indian #Multimedia #News #Pakistan #science

Oct 23, 2014

Support group of Japan’s new trade minister spent funds at S&M bar

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's new trade minister, installed this week to replace a minister caught in a funding scandal, said on Thursday a political support group of his spent money at a racy bar, a potential new headache for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Yoichi Miyazawa, 64, head of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, said he learned from a news report of the 18,230 yen ($170) that the support group spent at the sadomasochism-themed bar in his political district of Hiroshima. "It is true such expenses were made," Miyazawa told reporters. #Brazil #Italy #Latin America #Mexico #Middle East #Russia #United Kingdom #United States

Oct 23, 2014

Brazilian president leads among women, older voters

Brasilia, Oct 23 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, who is to compete in a presidential runoff Sunday, leads among women and older people. According to a poll released Wednesday, Rousseff, with a supporting rate of 47 percent, is ahead of her rival Aecio Neves, with 43 percent support, although four percent of the electorate remains undeclared and could potentially swing the vote, Xinhua reported. Among women, Rousseff enjoys 54 percent of the support versus 46 percent for Neves #Ajax #Chrome #Crime #indian #Japan #Multimedia #NewsTracker #Opera #Religion #Sports