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Two teenagers gang-raped in India, one commits suicide

NEW DELHI: Two teenagers have been gang-raped in separate incidents in India in the past four days, highlighting a rape epidemic that shows no sign of abating despite tougher penalties introduced last month. Police said they had not made any arrests in either case. One victim was a 16-year-old girl who committed suicide after being raped by eight men on Sunday in the Nuh district of Haryana, senior police official Nazneen Bhasin told Reuters. On Tuesday, a 19-year-old woman was raped by five men, including the…

Pakistan envoy to India visits Amritsar’s Golden Temple, meets CM

NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood on an official visit to Haryana and Punjab recently visited the Golden Temple, Sikh community’s holiest shrine in Amritsar. In a statement issued by the Pakistan high commission on Friday High Commissioner Mahmood also met the chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab in order to help improve the unity of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Apart of the chief ministers, the Pakistan envoy also met with dignitaries, academics, businessmen…

VIDEO: Armed with ‘Lathi’, wife saves husband from attackers

HARYANA: Just days after a viral video of wife saving journalist husband with a pistol in India, another video has surfaced proving that women are a force to be reckoned with. A lady in Haryana took up sticks to protect her husband from getting beaten up by a group. The entire incident was caught on camera, and has been shared online by Indian news agency ANI. VIDEO: Gun-wielding wife saves ‘journalist’ husband from attackers  The incident reportedly took place in Haryana's Yamunanagar, about 200 km north of Delhi.…

After deadly protests, Indian Punjab and Haryana in lockdown for ‘godman’s’ rape sentencing

NEW DELHI: India is deploying thousands of riot police and shutting down internet services in two northern states, as it prepares for the sentencing on Monday of a self-styled ’godman’ whose followers went on the rampage after he was convicted of rape on Friday. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s cult Dera Sacha Sauda has a vast rural following in Punjab and Haryana states, where frenzied mobs burned down gas stations and train stations and torched vehicles after a local court found him guilty of raping two women in a 2002 case.…