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Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' tweet review: First day, first show

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Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' tweet review: First day, first show

Pune: We are almost sure that today is one of those days where young Rajinikanth fans...

Watch: Malala's attackers TTP kill at least 80 students in Peshawar

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Watch: Malala's attackers TTP kill at least 80 students in Peshawar

At leasteighty innocent children were killed by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan operatives,...

PM Modi announces series of programmes for 'Good Governance Day' on 25 December

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PM Modi announces series of programmes for 'Good Governance Day' on 25 December

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told party MPs that a host of...

40 charges of sexual assault, one of murdering wife: Who was Sydney gunman Man  Haron Monis

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40 charges of sexual assault, one of murdering wife: Who was Sydney gunman Man Haron Monis

Shortly after the gunman holding dozens of patrons and staff captive at Sydney's Lindt...

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Conversion row: Ghar wapsi is illogical, so is its ideological opposition

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Conversion row: Ghar wapsi is illogical, so is its ideological opposition

In all the political cacophony over religious conversions or reconversions, both sides the Sangh parivar with its emphasis on ghar wapsi, and those who are opposing the whole idea have taken fairly ...


US Navy chopper crash lands in Kuwait during training

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US Navy chopper crash lands in Kuwait during training

Manama, Bahrain: The US Navy says one of its helicopters crash-landed during training at Camp Buehring in Kuwait and that the six-member crew survived, with some sustaining minor injuries.Cmdr. Kevin ...

In coming weeks, Pakistan to execute 500 terror convicts

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In coming weeks, Pakistan to execute 500 terror convicts

Islamabad: Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban scho...

Pak PM asks for steps to revoke death term suspensions for five terrorists

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Pak PM asks for steps to revoke death term suspensions for five terrorists

Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday directed the attorney general of Pakistan to take legal steps to get revoked the suspension order on death penalties of five terrorists, media reported.Th...

Iraq: Kurdish, Yazidis fighters battle Islamic State for strategic town of Sinjar

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Iraq: Kurdish, Yazidis fighters battle Islamic State for strategic town of Sinjar

Mount Sinjar, Iraq: Kurdish and Yazidi fighters battled to take the strategic northern Iraqi town of Sinjar back from Islamic State on Sunday after breaking a months-long siege of the mountain above i...

China mulls national security law to deal with terrorists

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China mulls national security law to deal with terrorists

Beijing: China is formulating a new national security law to safeguard security in the backdrop of a spurt in terrorist attacks in the Muslim-majority Xinjiang province.A draft legislation which aims ...

The Parivar's ghar wapsi guide: A handy list of everyone who is really 'Hindu'

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The Parivar's ghar wapsi guide: A handy list of everyone who is really 'Hindu'

A day after Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat described India as a nation of the Hindus, senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia on Sunday said that Bhagwat'sassertion ...