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Guns Behind 12% Of Murders In India

Guns Behind 12% Of Murders In India

UP, Bihar, Jharkhand most unsafe as unlicensed weapons used in 92% of killings in these states. NEW DELHI – The easy availability of illegal firearms made Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand witness to two-thirds of all murders committed using firearms in 2008, the latest year for which the related data is available. India, as a […]

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Free Concert!

Free Concert!

In celebration of the upcoming release of the new film, Breakaway, there is a free concert being presented on Saturday September 24 at the Bell Centre, Surrey from 12-4pm. This admission-free event will feature cast appearances by stars, Vinay Virmani, Gurpreet Singh, and Russell Peters, along with an open-air concert with performers JoSH, Punjabi By […]

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Sex Addict Italian PM ‘Boasts Of Sleeping With 8 (Paid) Women In 1 Night’

Sex Addict Italian PM ‘Boasts Of Sleeping With 8 (Paid) Women In 1 Night’

ROME – More trouble seems to be brewing for old coot lothario Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, with the local media publishing transcripts of the 74-year-old allegedly boasting of sleeping with eight women in one night, that’s eight prostitutes if you are counting.

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Kissing Queen!

Kissing Queen!

It seems Bollywood newcomer Mahie Gill, who created waves with her debut film Dev D. with Abhay Deol, has been on a kissing spree, locking lips with practically all her leading men in most in not all her films.

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Former Afghanistan President Assassinated

Former Afghanistan President Assassinated

KABUL – The head of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council, former President Burhanuddin Rabbani, who had been tasked with trying to negotiate a political end to the war, was killed at his home on Tuesday, a senior police officer said.

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UK To Debate ‘Violation Of Rights’ In Jammu & Kashmir

UK To Debate ‘Violation Of Rights’ In Jammu & Kashmir

LONDON – In what could embarrass advocates of closer ties between India and Britain, the House of Commons looks set to debate alleged human rights violation in India administered Kashmir. According to Steve Baker, a Conservative MP who along with four other MPs secured the debate, this will be the first “general debate” on human rights in Kashmir since Partition.

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Megacities Could Help Save The World: Forum

Megacities Could Help Save The World: Forum

NEW YORK – A global explosion of urban growth and the rise of the megacity could help resolve some of the world’s deepest problems, from overpopulation to environmental devastation. In an upbeat assessment, senior international business and political figures told a forum in New York that along with the obvious challenges, they saw huge opportunities in the rush to urbanization.

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India To Topple Japan As World’s 3rd-Largest Economy

India To Topple Japan As World’s 3rd-Largest Economy

India may become the world’s third largest economy in 2011 by overtaking Japan in terms of GDP measured according to the domestic purchasing power of rupee. NEW DELHI: India might become the world’s third largest economy in 2011 by overtaking Japan in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) measured according to the domestic purchasing power […]

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Indian Stock Markets See Steady Rise In Shady Deals, Price Rigging

Indian Stock Markets See Steady Rise In Shady Deals, Price Rigging

MUMBAI – There is a growing number of people in Indian stock markets for whom Gordon Gekko’s line ‘Greed…is Good’, from the Hollywood classic Wall Street, seems to be the mantra. Hard data from market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) show that cases of market manipulation and price rigging in stock markets have steadily increased over the past few years, suggesting that a high-growth economy brings its own headaches for regulatory sleuths.

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Facebook To Be Blocked In Pakistan

Facebook To Be Blocked In Pakistan

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court has directed Pakistani authorities to block access to all websites, including Facebook, that are involved in “spreading religious hatred” and to submit a compliance report by October 6.

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