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US Seeks Arrest Of Congress MP On Massive Corruption And Bribery Charges

US Seeks Arrest Of Congress MP On Massive Corruption And Bribery Charges

NEW DELHI – The US has requested India for “provisional arrest” of Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member KVP Ramachandra Rao after he was indicted by an American court in an alleged international racketeering conspiracy involving bribes of $18.5 million for allowing mining of Titanium minerals in Andhra Pradesh. In a letter sent by National […]

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AAP leader Somnath Bharti beaten By BJP Thugs In Varanasi

AAP leader Somnath Bharti beaten By BJP Thugs In Varanasi

NEW DELHI – Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti was thrashed by BJP supporters masquerading as criminals during filming of a television show in Varanasi on Wednesday, news channel visuals showed. The attackers could be seen wearing BJP caps. “I was invited to a TV show where Modi supporters raised […]

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“If Moron Was A Country, Here’s The President, Writer-Director Farhan Akhtar Says Of Rightwing VHP Leader Togadia’s Anti-Muslim Rants

“If Moron Was A Country, Here’s The President, Writer-Director Farhan Akhtar Says Of Rightwing VHP Leader Togadia’s Anti-Muslim Rants

MUMBAI – Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia is facing severe criticism for allegedly delivering a hate speech against Muslims in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. As per reports, he said that Muslims should be stopped from buying property in Hindu-majority areas. Even as the Election Commission seeks the footage of the supposed ‘hate speech’, Bollywood celebs […]

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Modi Gets More NO Votes Than Justin Bieber In TIME Poll

Modi Gets More NO Votes Than Justin Bieber In TIME Poll

NEW DELHI – BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had many more “NO” votes than Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber and polled far fewer popular votes than AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in a TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world live poll as of late Sunday. The voting closes on April […]

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Children Born Of Live-In Relationships Are Legitimate, Indian Supreme Court Says

Children Born Of Live-In Relationships Are Legitimate, Indian Supreme Court Says

NEW DELHI – Giving an important clarification on live-in relationships, the Supreme Court has said that if a man and woman “lived like husband and wife” for a long period and had children, the judiciary would presume that the two were married. A bench of Justices B S Chauhan and J Chelameswar on Monday issued […]

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Sherpas Consider Boycott After Everest Disaster

Sherpas Consider Boycott After Everest Disaster

KATMANDU – Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a climbing boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain’s history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of the climbing season, a mountaineering official said Monday. Several Sherpas already have quit while others are still deciding whether to boycott climbing following Friday’s avalanche, said […]

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in Bollywood, International | Read More »

End Of Men? Not Just Yet, Say Scientists Investigating Mysteries Of Male Y Chromosome

End Of Men? Not Just Yet, Say Scientists Investigating Mysteries Of Male Y Chromosome

End Of Men? Not Just Yet, Say Scientists Investigating Mysteries Of Male Y Chromosome Men inherit both a Y and an X chromosome, and women have two X chromosomes. However, scientists believe the Y chromosome is a withered remnant of the X chromosome from which it originally evolved. Reports of the demise of the male […]

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22 US War Veterans Kill Themselves Every Day

22 US War Veterans Kill Themselves Every Day

WASHINGTON – More than half of the 2.6 million veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars struggle with physical and mental health problems stemming from their service, a recent Washington Post & Kaiser Family Foundation poll found. Whether it’s physical and mental health challenges, financial woes, or what some describe as the “daunting task” of […]

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CCTV In Classrooms Makes UK Teachers Feel Like ‘Lab Rats’

CCTV In Classrooms Makes UK Teachers Feel Like ‘Lab Rats’

LONDON – Close circuit cameras have now started to creep into Britain’s classrooms. Around 7,500 teachers have voiced their concern across the UK over how they feel like “lab rats” as CCTVs are being openly misused by senior management in schools. Britain’s largest teachers’ union NASUWT has found that of the teachers who reported CCTV […]

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Mukesh Ambani Wealthiest Indian Cricket Team Owner

Mukesh Ambani Wealthiest Indian Cricket Team Owner

NEW DELHI – Business tycoon Mukesh Ambani is the wealthiest Indian cricket team owner with an estimated net worth of $ 21.2 billion, according to a Wealth-X estimate. Ambani is the Chairperson, Managing Director and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries, and through Reliance, Ambani owns the Mumbai Indians, the defending IPL champions. According to […]

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