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Canadian MP quits ‘pro-Israel party’

Sana Hassainia, a New Democratic Party (NDP) MP, has quit the party parliamentary bloc over what she felt was an excessively pro-Israel stance on the current war on Gaza. Hassainia was critical of NDP Leader Tom Mulcair in a blog ...

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Irom Sharmila arrested again

Anti-Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa) activist Irom Sharmila was arrested by the police in Imphal on Friday, reports said. Irom, who has been on a 14-year long fast demanding the repeal of the Afspa, was released from judicial custody ...

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Irom Sharmila refuses medical examination, likely to be detained today

  After being released from detention, activist Irom Sharmila had a very strong message to the people. She said: “I want to eat, help me. Join my struggle.” Sharmila, who was released on Wednesday continued her protest against the presence ...

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Roger Federer could win numbers game at U.S. Open

New York: Roger Federer achieved tennis greatness with an intoxicating blend of athleticism, artistry and unflinching nerve. Yet for all his fluid genius, the measure of a career often boils down to cold numbers.Seventeen grand slam singles titles, three more ...

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ಸಾಮೂಹಿಕ ಅತ್ಯಾಚಾರ ಪ್ರಕರಣದ ಆರೋಪಿಗಳು ಇ೦ದು ನ್ಯಾಯಾಲಯಕ್ಕೆ ಹಾಜರು

ನಿನ್ನೆ ಬೆ೦ಗಳೂರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆದ ಸಾಮೂಹಿಕ ಅತ್ಯಾಚಾರ ಪ್ರಕರಣದ ಆರೋಪಿಗಳನ್ನು ಇ೦ದು ನ್ಯಾಯಾಲಯಕ್ಕೆ ಹಾಜರುಪಡಿಸಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ. ಮಾಗಡಿ ನ್ಯಾಯಾಲಯಕ್ಕೆ ಬೆಳಿಗ್ಗೆ ೧೧ ಗ೦ಟೆಗೆ ಹಾಜರುಪಡಿಸಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ ಎ೦ದು ಮೂಲಗಳಿ೦ದ ತಿಳಿದು ಬ೦ದಿದೆ. ನಿನ್ನೆ ರಾತ್ರಿ ಮೆಜೆಸ್ಟಿಕ್ ಬಸ್ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣದಿ೦ದ ಡ್ರಾಪ್ ನೀಡುವ ನೆಪದಲ್ಲಿ ಆರೋಪಿಗಳಾದ ಅರುಣ್ ಗೌಡ, ಮಹಾದೇವ ಮತ್ತು ಕೆ೦ಪ ಎ೦ಬುವವರು ಯುವತಿಯನ್ನು ಕಾರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಕರೆದುಕೊ೦ಡು ಹೋಗಿ ನಿಜ೯ನ ...

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Pakistan troops violate ceasefire again, target BSF posts in RS Pura sector

Jammu: Despite concerns expressed by the Narendra Modi government over repeated ceasefire violations by the neighbouring Pakistan, its troops once again resorted to unprovoked firing last night, targeting two Border Security Force (BSF) posts in the RS Pura sector of ...

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ದೇವರಾಜ ಅರಸು ಸಮಾನತೆಯ ಹರಿಕಾರ

ಮಡಿಕೇರಿ: ‘ಉಳುವವನಿಗೆ ಭೂಮಿ’ ಯೋಜನೆಯನ್ನು ಜಾರಿಗೊಳಿಸುವ ಮೂಲಕ ದಿವಂಗತ ಮಾಜಿ ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿ ದೇವರಾಜ ಅರಸು ಅವರು ಸಮಾಜದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದ  ಅಸಮಾನತೆಯನ್ನು ತೊಡೆದು ಹಾಕಲು ಯತ್ನಿಸಿದ್ದರು ಎಂದು ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಪಂಚಾಯಿತಿ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷೆ ಚೋಡುಮಾಡ ಶರೀನ್‌ ಸುಬ್ಬಯ್ಯ ಹೇಳಿದರು. ಜಿಲ್ಲಾಡಳಿತ, ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಪಂಚಾಯಿತಿ ಮತ್ತು ಹಿಂದುಳಿದ ವರ್ಗಗಳ ಮತ್ತು ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತರ ಕಲ್ಯಾಣ ಇಲಾಖೆ ವತಿಯಿಂದ  ನಗರದ ಅರಸು ಭವನದಲ್ಲಿ ಬುಧವಾರ ...

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Kerala to close down 700 bars, Sundays to be dry days

The ruling Congress-led UDF in Kerala on Thursday decided to shut down over 700 liquor bars attached to hotels below the five-star categories besides making Sundays “dry days.” The decision, taken in a meeting of the UDF leadership presided by ...

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Release of film glorifying Indira Gandhi’s assassins stalled

New Delhi: The government on Thursday blocked the release of controversial Punjabi film “Kaum De Heere” which reportedly glorifies the assassins of former prime minister Indira Gandhi. The decision was taken by the information and broadcasting ministry, the home ministry and ...

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Pakistan: Imran Khan suspends talks with government; calls for mass protest

Islamabad: Pakistan’s opposition leader Imran Khan today hardened his stand by withdrawing from dialogue with the government and vowed to continue his fight till the end, apparently buoyed by the Supreme Court’s washing off its hands of the protests. Pakiatan Awami ...

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