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The UN human rights chief, Navi Pillay, on Friday said that more than 191,000 people have been killed in Syria between March 2011 and April 2014, saying that the ongoing fighting there “has dropped off the international radar”. “Pilla
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Madras High Court on Saturday granted bail to 167 workers of a multinational company, arrested and lodged in prison for staging an agitation against their firm in Kancheepuram, saying they cannot be treated like hardened criminals and such matters cannot
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Pakistan’s former captain Shoaib Malik has said that it was absolutely unfair to make any comparisons between the captaincy of Misbah-ul-Haq and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The seasoned batsman was asked what he thought about the pressure being exerted by
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Two people were killed and seven others injured early on Saturday in heavy firing by the Pakistan Rangers on the Border Security Force posts near the international border in R.S. Pura sector in Jammu district, police said. “Two villagers, identifi
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An unmanned SpaceX rocket self-destructed shortly after launching on a test flight at a Texas development site, the company said on Friday. Nobody was injured. The test flight involved a three-engine version of the company’s reusable Falcon 9 ro
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A portion of land close to a sensitive forward area near the Line of Control (LoC) caved in, triggering apprehension of a cross-border tunnel near an Indian post in Akhnoor sector of Jammu district even as the Army launched an on-the-spot investigation.
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A wooden boat carrying some 170 illegal immigrants was missing off the Libyan coast near Tripoli on Friday, a coast guard official said. The stowaways were believed from sub-Saharan African countries and intended to go to Italy. Their boat was feared sa
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Fast-track courts are not the solution to the problem of judicial backlog, Law Commission chairperson Justice A.P. Shah told The Hindu in an interview. The Commission recently submitted its report on judicial delay to the Law Ministry.Stating that the qual
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“Flying Sikh” Milkha Singh, cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi, singer Honey Singh and actor-turned-politician Gul Panag are among those who have put their names to an online petition against the refusal of the International Basketball Federation (FI
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Satish Katyal, producer of the Punjabi film Kaum de Heere, has said that if did not get permission to release his film in the next few days, he will knock on the doors of the court. The film is based on the assassination of the late Prime Minister Indira
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