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Switzerland Tops World’s Best Places To Be Born In 2013

Switzerland Tops World’s Best Places To Be Born In 2013

India Near The Bottom At 66 While Canada Is Number 9 On The List! LONDON – Which are the best places to be born in 2013? The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) revealed the countries which will provide the best opportunities for a healthy, safe and prosperous life in years to come. Sadly, India took a […]

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Actress Manisha Koirala Diagnosed With Cancer

Actress Manisha Koirala Diagnosed With Cancer

MUMBAI – Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala has reportedly been diagnosed with cancer. The actress is currently admitted to Jaslok hospital, Mumbai, where she was brought in two days ago. She will undergo treatment there, said a source. Manisha was in Kathmandu from the beginning of November because she was doing up her new home in […]

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Deadliest Factory Fire Kills 137 Bangladeshis

Deadliest Factory Fire Kills 137 Bangladeshis

DHAKA – At least 137 people were killed and scores injured when a major fire engulfed a multi-storey garment factory on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka and an under-construction flyover collapsed in the southeastern port city of Chittagong, officials said today. In one of the worst fire tragedies in the country, a blaze […]

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India Ranks Lowly 78th In Granting Access To Justice

India Ranks Lowly 78th In Granting Access To Justice

WASHINGTON – India ranks 78th among 97 countries in guaranteeing access to civil justice, according to the World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index 2012 report. Strengths in freedom of speech and open government were also found. The report ranks countries across eight areas impacting on the rule of law: limits on government power, corruption, […]

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AIDS Killed Nearly 18,000 In China This Year

AIDS Killed Nearly 18,000 In China This Year

BEIJING – Around 17,740 people have died in China this year due to AIDS, the country’s health authority announced on Wednesday. The figure from January to October is a 8.6 per cent increase year-on-year, Xinhua reported. The ministry of health said 34,157 new AIDS cases were reported in China in the 10 months, up by 12.7 […]

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India Losing Its Warriors To Suicide

India Losing Its Warriors To Suicide

Approximately 1,020 soldiers have committed suicide since 2003. NEW DELHI – The number of soldiers being killed in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and the north-east has been increasingly declining over the last ten years with the Army achieving a much better ‘kill ratio’ against the militants. But, the suicide and fragging (to kill […]

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China, India Should Get Over Unfortunate Past: Chinese Expert

China, India Should Get Over Unfortunate Past: Chinese Expert

NEW DELHI – China and India should get over the “infortunate incidents” of the past relating to their festering border issue and open a new page in relations as soon as possible, Li Junru, a top Chinese expert, said here Wednesday. Li, addressing Indian media on China’s once-in-a-decade leadership change, said talks on the border […]

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Two Zee Television News Editors Arrested For ‘Rs 100-Crore Extortion Bid’

Two Zee Television News Editors Arrested For ‘Rs 100-Crore Extortion Bid’

NEW DELHI – Delhi Police’s crime branch arrested two editors of the Zee television group on Tuesday, acting on a complaint by Congress MP Naveen Jindal who had accused the two of trying to extort Rs 100 crore worth of advertisements from his company in return for dropping stories linking the Jindal group with Coalgate. […]

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HIV Hitting America’s Youth Hard And They Don’t Even Know

HIV Hitting America’s Youth Hard And They Don’t Even Know

CHICAGO – More than half of young people in the United States infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are not aware of it, according to a new report by government health officials that zeroes in on one of the remaining hot spots of HIV infection in America. Released on Tuesday by the US […]

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I’m running Out Of Time To Be King, Says Prince Charles

I’m running Out Of Time To Be King, Says Prince Charles

LONDON – Prince Charles has hinted that he fears his legacy as king of the UK would be cut short. During a visit to Dumfries House, the 64-year-old royal joked about his reputation for pursuing projects with notorious vigour but made a poignant reference to his mortality. “Impatient? Me? What a thing to suggest! Yes […]

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