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Kerala Government has asked the Centre to take urgent steps to secure the release of 18 Malayalee nurses stranded in Libya and also five Indian fishermen, including one from Kerala, held captive in Iran. In a letter to External Affairs Minister Sushma S
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The Indo Tibetan Border Police Force, raised on October 24, 1962, is deployed on border guarding duties from the Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh, covering 3488 km of the India-China border. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tr
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Pope Francis issued a call for all the countries to abolish capital punishment and also eliminate sentences for life imprisonment because “a lifetime in prison is a hidden death sentence”. At a Vatican meeting Thursday with representatives f
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The world’s biggest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc named Murali Lanka as the Chief Operations Officer of its Indian subsidiary with effect from December 1. Lanka will lead store operations, sales and business development, membership and marketing an
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Swedish authorities said they have called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago. Military authorities said on Friday that they have ordered naval and amphibious forces to end their hunt for the submarine, though
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Tamil cinema’s Yesteryear actor S.S. Rajendran known as SSR, and a contemporary of Sivaji Ganesan and MG Ramachandran, who was battling for life at a private hospital in Chennai, breathed his last on Friday. He was 86. SSR, closely associated with
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National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director-General Sharad Kumar on Friday took stock of the progress in the investigation in the Burdwan blast case. Kumar arrived here in the morning and left for Burdwan, where he met NIA investigators and assessed th
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Nearly 100 people were injured and over 52 fire incidents reported in the city on Diwali night. “79 people with injuries were brought to emergency on Diwali that included 10 cases of burn injuries and six with injuries in eyes. “18 people
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Four shops were gutted when a fire broke out in a furniture market in Indirapuram area in Ghaziabad during Diwali celebrations, fire officials said on Friday. Though there was no casualty, property worth lakhs of rupees was damaged in the fire which broke
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People in low-lying localities told to vacate In the wake of water level rising fast in the Vaigai, the district administration on Thursday issued a flood warning for people living in low-lying areas along the banks of the river.Collector L. Subramanian
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