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Released Indian Prisoner Surjeet Singh Says He Went To Pakistan To Spy

Released Indian Prisoner Surjeet Singh Says He Went To Pakistan To Spy

AMRITSAR – After 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan on charges of being a spy, Surjeet Singh returned home on Thursday to a tumultuous and teary welcome from family and friends. Held in Pakistan on spying charges in the early 1980s, Surjeet, 69, was released from Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail early Thursday and made the […]

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Rains Kill!

Rains Kill!

Rains in Bangladesh triggered deadly landslides, killing nearly 100 people. Firefighters are seen here retrieving a body of a young girl in Chittagong Wednesday.

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Pakistanis Find India Greater Threat Than Taliban

Pakistanis Find India Greater Threat Than Taliban

NEW2 DELHI – Nearly three-fifths of the people of Pakistan believe that India poses a greater threat to their country than those from the Taliban and al-Qaeda, a recent survey revealed. Only 22 percent of Pakistanis have a favorable view of traditional rival India, although this is actually a slight improvement from 14 percent last […]

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Iraq War Biggest Mistake Of US: Albright

Iraq War Biggest Mistake Of US: Albright

NEW DELHI – Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright on Tuesday said that the war on Iraq was the US’s “biggest mistake”. “America attacked Afghanistan as a direct result of Sep 11 bombings. However, the war on Iraq was the biggest mistake we could make and are still hurt because of it.” However, Albright, […]

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Manmohan Singh Calls For Revival Of ‘Animal Spirit’ In India’s Economy After Recent Declines

Manmohan Singh Calls For Revival Of ‘Animal Spirit’ In India’s Economy After Recent Declines

NEW DELHI – Signalling his keenness to boost the economy a day after taking charge of the finance ministry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today directed urgent steps for revival of investor spirit and reversal of the climate of pessimism with regeneration of “animal spirit”. Taking stock of the country’s economy in a series of high […]

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$1000 Billion Is The Cost Of Storing World’s Data

$1000 Billion Is The Cost Of Storing World’s Data

NEW DELHI – Can you believe this? Worlwide organizations hold about 2.2 zettabytes of data and the cost of securing and storing it? whooping $1.1 trillion is what these organizations cash in to secure and provide access to this data, according to Symantec. Symantec’s “State of Information” survey revealed these sky-high numbers about the amount […]

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Union Congress Minister Virbhadra Singh Resigns Amid Corruption Charges

Union Congress Minister Virbhadra Singh Resigns Amid Corruption Charges

NEW DELHI – Union minister Virbhadra Singh resigned from the Cabinet on Tuesday, a day after a Himachal Pradesh court slapped corruption charges on him. Singh’s resignation came just when Congress was gearing up for elections in his BJP-ruled home state, a must-win battle for the party to regain momentum after the recent decimation in […]

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Pakistan Slams India, Says ‘We Are Proud Of Our ISI’

Pakistan Slams India, Says ‘We Are Proud Of Our ISI’

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s interior ministry chief Rehman Malik rejected home minister P Chidambaram’s assertion of “state support” to the terrorists behind 26/11 massacre, saying ISI was a target of “propaganda campaign”. “We are proud of our ISI, which is defending Pakistan,” Malik said adding the ISI’s role in the war on terror was “well recognised […]

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Delhi Man Chops Off His Private Part After Tussle With Wife

Delhi Man Chops Off His Private Part After Tussle With Wife

SURAT – Doctors at New Civil Hospital (NCH) performed operation on a 55 year old person to reattach his private part which was chopped by him during wee hours on Wednesday. The victim was brought to NCH with the chopped limb in a small container. Mahendra Pandit, resident of Dashrath Nagar in Kapodra area, had […]

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27 Million Problem Drug Users Worldwide: UN

27 Million Problem Drug Users Worldwide: UN

VIENNA – Some 27 million people worldwide are problem drug users, with almost one percent of them dying every year from narcotics abuse and cannabis still the most popular drug, a UN report showed today. “Heroin, cocaine and other drugs continue to kill around 200,000 people a year, shattering families and bringing misery to thousands […]

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