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The Man Behind Rahul Gandhi

The Man Behind Rahul Gandhi

Kanishka Singh, a 34-old young man is the man behind Rahul’s campaigns in UP, is a player. He is his chief strategist for the UP polls. NEW DELHI – Behind every successful man is a woman’. But in certain cases, behind successful men are other men. If you do not have any clue as to […]

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Russians, Israelis Have ‘Occupied’ Goa’s Coastal Villages, Charges Congress MP

Russians, Israelis Have ‘Occupied’ Goa’s Coastal Villages, Charges Congress MP

PANAJI – Russians and Israelis have ‘occupied’ certain coastal villages in Goa and the trend needs to be resisted, Congress Rajya Sabha member Shantaram Naik said Tuesday. “Russians and Israelis have occupied certain villages in a manner which cannot be called ideal tourism, and they indulge in business activities in violation of the laws of […]

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Mass Marriage To Take Place In Village Of Prostitutes In Gujarat

Mass Marriage To Take Place In Village Of Prostitutes In Gujarat

AHMEDABA – For the first time in 65 years after Independence , young girls in Wadia village near Palanpur are getting ready for a mass marriage. This simple act of tying the nuptial knot will change the course of this small village’s history . For the first time, the girls will not be forced into […]

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Two Teenage Girls Raped By 15 Men In India

Two Teenage Girls Raped By 15 Men In India

Two teenaged schoolgirls were allegedly raped by at least 15 men in broad daylight in a deserted farm at Betna, near Indore. One of the accused is the son of a corporator in the local municipal council. Some men working in neighbouring fields landed up at the farm on hearing the commotion. And instead of […]

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19-Year-Old Girl Gang-Raped

19-Year-Old Girl Gang-Raped

RAJKOT – A 19-year-old girl was gang-raped in Gariyadhar town of Bhavnagar district on the intervening night of February 16 and 17. According to her complaint, three youths broke into her house at Pachegam Road when she was asleep and raped her. She said that the three youths gagged her and then raped one after […]

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Road Accidents Cost India $20 Billion Every Year

Road Accidents Cost India $20 Billion Every Year

NEW DELHI – India suffers a staggering hit of Rs.1 lakh crore ($20 billion) every year due to road accidents, according to the International Road Federation (IRF), which says the country lacks “political will” to tackle the menace. “The losses due to road accidents have crossed Rs.1 lakh crore annually. The sad part is the […]

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Pakistan Receives US Surveillance Aircraft

Pakistan Receives US Surveillance Aircraft

ISLAMABAD – The Pakistani navy took delivery Tuesday of two state-of-the-art, US-made surveillance aircraft nine months after Islamist militants destroyed two similar planes, officials said. Pakistan said the P3C aircraft, modified with the latest avionics, are designed to improve surveillance in the North Arabian sea, one of the world’s most important shipping routes deeply troubled […]

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Minister Jailed For Corruption In Nepal

Minister Jailed For Corruption In Nepal

KATHMANDU – A senior Madhesi leader and minister in Nepal’s cabinet was jailed for one-and-a- half years and fined Rs 8.4 million by the Supreme Court for amassing property worth Rs 20.8 million through illegal means. A division bench handed down the jail term to Minister for Information and Communications J P Gupta, who is […]

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Cheap Liquor Will Kill 210,000 In Next 20 Years In Britain

Cheap Liquor Will Kill 210,000 In Next 20 Years In Britain

Two of Britain’s foremost alcohol specialists, Ian Gilmore and Nick Sheron, are calling on the government to act quickly to avert this “shameful, preventable loss of life” by outlawing cheap alcohol. LONDON: Alcohol will cause 210,000 deaths during the next 20 years through illness, violence and accidents, British doctors have warned. Two of Britain’s foremost […]

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Iran Says It May Cut Oil To More European Countries

Iran Says It May Cut Oil To More European Countries

TEHRAN – Tehran is considering extending an oil embargo on France and Britain to other European countries, a semiofficial Iranian news agency reported on Monday. The head of Iran’s state oil company Ahmad Qalehbani was quoted by Mehr as saying that the country would stop selling crude to nations who take action against Tehran. “If […]

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