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“Cat Army” Unleashed Against Rat Menace In China

“Cat Army” Unleashed Against Rat Menace In China

BEIJING – Authorities have raised a “cat army” to tackle rodents destroying crops and pastureland around it in western China. They have also been using tons of poisonous repellents to combat the menace.

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Indian Court To Examine Delay In Bhullar Plea Decision

Indian Court To Examine Delay In Bhullar Plea Decision

NEW DELHI – The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to examine the logic behind the eight long years taken by the government to reject the mercy plea of alleged Khalistan Liberation Front militant Devender Singh Pal Bhullar, sentenced to death for masterminding a bomb blast in Delhi in 1993. President Pratibha Patil, on the advice […]

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Who Can Unite Libya Post-Gaddafi?

Who Can Unite Libya Post-Gaddafi?

NALUT – Without the cause of fighting Gaddafi to unite them, the fighters from all walks of life must come up with an effective leadership to run a country suffering from factionalism, tribal rivalries and ethnic divisions.

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India’s Cricket Team In The Dumps As It Suffers worst Defeat In England Since 1959 Debacle

India’s Cricket Team  In The Dumps As It Suffers worst Defeat In England Since 1959 Debacle

LONDON – As the epochal century of centuries loomed, it looked like Sachin Tendulkar was suddenly batting on a bed of nails. His eyeballs widened and the stare became more pronounced; surely, his hands were sweaty inside the gloves and his footwork took to its own fancy too.

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Teen Suicide Bomber Kills 53 In Pakistan Mosque

Teen Suicide Bomber Kills 53 In Pakistan Mosque

ISLAMABAD – At least 53 persons were killed and 123 injured when a teenage suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque packed with hundreds of worshippers on the third Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramzan in Pakistan’s restive tribal belt, the deadliest attack in the country in three months.

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Cops Raped 7 Women During Farmers’ Agitation

Cops Raped 7 Women During Farmers’ Agitation

NOIDA – The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has concluded that seven women had been raped by cops in the twin villages of Bhatta-Parsaul during clashes between police and farmers agitating against land acquisition in the month of May.

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Woman Files Domestic Violence Case Against Ex-Husband After Finalizing Divorce

Woman Files Domestic Violence Case Against Ex-Husband After Finalizing Divorce

NEW DELHI – A couple from Punjab separated and obtained divorce by mutual consent but the woman filed a case against her ex-husband under Domestic Violence Act claiming that they continued to live together.

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Anna’s Health Worsens, Refuses To Be Put On Drip

Anna’s Health Worsens, Refuses To Be Put On Drip

NEW DELHI – Anna Hazare’s health deteriorated on Tuesday night and doctors advised him to get hospitalised but the Gandhian, who has been fasting for more than a week, refused to do so, following which he will be put on Intravenous (IV) drip.

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Dalits Come Out Against Anna Hazare’s Fast

Dalits Come Out Against Anna Hazare’s Fast

NEW DELHI – Contrary to the general enthusiasm over Anna Hazare’s fast over Lokpal bill, the dalits have struck a divergent note, warning that the government should not accept the Gandhian’s demand against parliamentary processes, saying it would set a dangerous trend and make backward classes vulnerable.

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Big B’s Former Buddy Amar Singh chargesheeted In Cash-For-Vote Scam

Big B’s Former Buddy Amar Singh chargesheeted In Cash-For-Vote Scam

NEW DELHI – The Delhi police have chargesheeted former Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh along with two ex-BJP MPs, and L K Advani’s former close aide Sudheendra Kulkarni in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam

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