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Ex-Pak generals Warn Army May React If Musharraf Humiliated

Ex-Pak generals Warn Army May React If Musharraf Humiliated

ISLAMABAD – Several retired Pakistani generals have warned that the military might react if there is any move by lawyers or the judiciary to humiliate former army chief Pervez Musharraf, according to a media report on Tuesday. Former army chief Gen (retd) Mirza Aslam Beg said the army would not tolerate developments in the case […]

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Dad Found Daughter And Servant In Objectionable Position And Killed Them!

Dad Found Daughter And Servant In Objectionable Position And Killed Them!

NEW DELHI – The CBI on Tuesday said that dentist Rajesh Talwar had found his daughter and domestic servant in “objectionable position” and killed them using his golf stick and a sharp-edged weapon. In the closure report, Rajesh Talwar was named as the sole suspect and Krishna, Raj Kumar and Mandal were completely cleared. As […]

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Pak Parties Pledge Peace With India In Their Manifestos

Pak Parties Pledge Peace With India In Their Manifestos

NEW DELHI – Leading Pakistani political parties have pledged to promote peace with New Delhi in their manifestos ahead of the elections next month with the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) even proposing to do so by linking India with Afghanistan besides energy rich Iran and Central Asian Republics (CAR) via its territory. The proposal of […]

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Plea In Pakistan To Prove Bhagat Singh’s Innocence

Plea In Pakistan To Prove Bhagat Singh’s Innocence

LAHORE -Eight decades after Bhagat Singh’s execution by the British, a petition has been filed in a Pakistani court seeking the reopening of the freedom fighter’s case so that he can be declared innocent. Imtiaz Rasheed Qureshi of the Save The Judiciary Committee filed the petition in the Lahore high court. He said Bhagat Singh, […]

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India To Be The Youngest Nation In The World By 2020

India To Be The Youngest Nation In The World By 2020

NEW DELHI – Today every third person in Indian cities is a youth. By 2020, the median individual in the country will be 29 years, most probably a city-dweller, making India the youngest country in the world, reported Girija Shivakumar for The Hindu. A report ‘State of the Urban Youth, India 2012: Employment, Livelihoods, Skills’ […]

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Man Wins Bumper Lottery But Dies Before Getting Money In Kerala

Man Wins Bumper Lottery But Dies Before Getting Money In Kerala

NEW DELHI – In a cruel twist of fate, a 25-year-old labourer who won a Rs. one crore bumper lottery prize drowned in an irrigation pool before he could get the money. Unni, who ekes out a modest living as a painter, was seen as a ‘lucky’ man when he won the prize in last […]

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Nearly 10,000 Applicants For One-Way Ticket To Mars

Nearly 10,000 Applicants For One-Way Ticket To Mars

LONDON – It’s a bizarre world! At least 10,000 people, both men and women have applied for a one-way trip to Mars planned by a Dutch company, even though there is no guarantee of returning to Earth. The company plans to send four astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars to set up a human […]

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Richest 7% In US Got Richer During Recovery: Report

Richest 7% In US Got Richer During Recovery: Report

WASHINGTON – The richest Americans got richer during the first two years of the economic recovery while average net worth declined for the other 93 percent of US households, says a report released on Tuesday. The upper 7 percent of households owned 63 percent of the nation’s total household wealth in 2011, up from 56 […]

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Eithad Airways Deal With India’s Jet Airways To Bring Down Fares

Eithad Airways Deal With India’s Jet Airways To Bring Down Fares

MUMBAI – The Rs 2,058 crore deal between Jet Airways and Etihad Airways will benefit passengers, as increased competition will bring down air fares, aviation sector experts said on Wednesday. According to Captain Gopinath, the founder of erstwhile Air Deccan, the increased competition will lead to low air fares, besides bringing about improvement in the […]

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Steel Tycoon Mittal Tumbles To Fourth Richest Position In UK Rich List

Steel Tycoon Mittal Tumbles To Fourth Richest Position In UK Rich List

LONDON – Indian-origin steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal, who spent eight years at the top of the Sunday Times Rich List, has dropped down to fourth position this year while leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has emerged as the wealthiest Peer in the House of Lords. Sri and GopiHinduja, the chairman and co-chairman of the […]

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