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Anna Won’t End Fast Till All Issues Resolved, Says Friend Kiran Bedi

Anna Won’t End Fast Till All Issues Resolved, Says Friend Kiran Bedi

NEW DELHI – Despite the government having agreed to debate three versions of the anti-graft Lokpal Bill in Parliament, Anna Hazare’s key associate Kiran Bedi announced on Thursday evening that the social activist will not end his fast till the three key issues flagged by his group are resolved.

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US Food Stamp Nation!

US Food Stamp Nation!

The United States has gradually become a food-stamp nation as high costs and lower wages make the lives of average citizens more challenging.

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Female Love!

Female Love!

If you thought female bonding is impossible in B-town, sample this. Sonam Kapoor in one of her interviews said that she’d happily turn gay for fellow actor Kareena Kapoor.

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India Panel Looking To Outlaw Marriage Dowries

India Panel Looking To Outlaw Marriage Dowries

NEW DELHI – Planning to get married, or want to get your marriage registered? First, declare in writing that you didn’t ask or give dowry.

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Iran Unveils New Cruise Missiles

Iran Unveils New Cruise Missiles

DUBAI – Iran unveiled a new cruise missile which it said has the capability to strike at warships at a range of 200 km, including US bases in the Persian Gulf region. The missile designed for sea targets was put on display at a ‘defence marine show’ inaugurated by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian TV reported.

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Iran Jails American ‘Spies’ For 8 Years

Iran Jails American ‘Spies’ For 8 Years

TEHRAN – US citizens Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, detained in Iran for more than two years, have been convicted of spying and sentenced to eight years in jail, Iranian state TV reported.

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US Witnesses 8 Bank Failures Every Month, 64 Already Collapsed This Year

US Witnesses 8 Bank Failures Every Month, 64 Already Collapsed This Year

NEW YORK – Reflecting the uncertain economic conditions in the world’s largest economy, as many as eight US banks on an average are going out of business every month.

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Russia’s Medvedev Urges Talks Between Gaddafi, Libyan Rebels

Russia’s Medvedev Urges Talks Between Gaddafi, Libyan Rebels

MOSCOW – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called on Muammar Gaddafi and Libya’s rebels on Wednesday to stop fighting and sit down for talks, saying the embattled leader still had some power and military might. “We want the Libyans to come to an agreement among themselves,” Medvedev said after talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Siberia.

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American Victims Of Mumbai Attacks Want US Spy Agencies “Friend” David Headley To Testify Against ISI

American Victims Of Mumbai Attacks Want US Spy Agencies “Friend” David Headley To Testify Against ISI

WASHINGTON – American nationals and relatives of those killed in Mumbai terror attacks want the confessed LeT operative and friend of American spy agencies like the CIA David Headley to take the stand in a New York law suit they have filed against Pakistan’s ISI for plotting the bloody mayhem.

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Bengal Hospital Makes Youth Use His Severed Legs As Pillow

Bengal Hospital Makes Youth Use His Severed Legs As Pillow

MALDA – A youth from north Bengal, who lost both his legs in a train accident on Sunday night, was made to lie down on a bed at the Malda district hospital with his severed limbs tucked under his head to serve as pillow.

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