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Pakistan banned from global soccer

This is a developing story and will be updated shortly ... Pakistan boasted a top place in Asian football until the early 1970s, but a lack of...

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Actor Anupam Kher appointed new Chairman of FTII

The post remained vacant for at least seven months after Gajendra Chauhan demitted office in March this year, following constant protest by film...

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Passive Euthanasia Bill Ready, but Supreme Court to Still Examine 'Living Will'

SC was hearing a plea by NGO Common Cause to declare "right to die with dignity" as a fundamental right within the fold of right to live with di...

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WSJ reporter sentenced to Turkish prison for 'terrorist' propaganda

Ms Albayrak had interviewed a youth militant connected with the PKK, a banned Kurdish militia, which is fighting an insurgency against the Turki...

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Once second-in-command, MP Mukul Roy quits TMC with 'heavy heart'

There is speculation that he might be joining the BJP or floating a new party. He further said members in a party should be comrades and not ser...

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Helps Russian Tourist Begging For Alms

Sushma Swaraj, who has by now earned a strong reputation of being one of the most accessible Cabinet ministers in the government, continues to c...

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South Koreans seek to visit once-jointly run factory zone in North

But Lee said the theft included Operational Plan 5015, the USA and South Korea's current plan for war with North Korea . Such missions h...

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WR panel interviews 30 eye-witnesses, blames heavy rains for Elphinstone stampede

The Railway Safety Panel in its report regarding the recent stampede on the Elphinstone Railway Overbridge has said that the accident occurred...

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Gun debate not about statistics

She returned to the U.S. Wednesday for questioning by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but in a statement read by her attorney, she said , ...

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Trump to Make Working Visit to United Kingdom in Early 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May's office declined to comment on the visit, and said its position on the state visit had not changed. The prospect...

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US President Donald Trump welcomes Penguins to White House

It's been a good experience. The Trump administration's feud with the NFL escalated even further on Sunday when Vice President Mike Pence left...

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Pothole Claims Life Of A Bengaluru Woman

Residents staged a protest today by blocking the road, in protest of the conditions of the roads. The lorry ran over the pillion rider Veena a...

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Solar case: Vigilance probe against Chandy, others

Post a state cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told reporters on Wednesday that the probe has been ordered based on the recommend...

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Pakistan face BD as Asia Cup begins today

In the first match, India will face Japan while the second game will feature hosts Bangladesh and Pakistan starting at 4.30pm PST, said the info...

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United States Warship Sails Near Islands Beijing Claims In South China Sea

The operation was part of a longstanding effort to challenge Beijing's "excessive maritime claims", the officials said, adding that the United...

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Int'l Day of Girl Child being observed today

Girls are also vulnerable to sexual violence. This day, is a constant reminder of our obligations to promote the human rights of the girl child....

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EU Leader Foresees Possible Brexit Trade Talks By December

Every pound spent on getting ready for a no deal exit "is a pound we can't spend on the NHS, or social care, or deficit reduction", the Chancell...

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Unions lose appeal to overturn cuts to Sunday penalty rates

The Fair Work Commission , in a ruling in February , argued the Sunday and public holiday rates no longer provided a "fair and relevant" minim...

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Securities Analyst Recommendations: Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK), Meritor, Inc. (MTOR)

Alaska Air Group, Inc. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $125.00 price target on shares of Alaska Air Group in a rese...

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PM Modi pays homage to Jayaprakash Narayan

Prime Minister said that strength of a democracy can not be restricted to how many people vote but the real essence of a democracy is Jan Bhagi...

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Ekuru Aukot in the race: Kenyans ponder over Uhuru Kenyatta's new competition

The repeat election between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga was scheduled for October 26, after the original ballot - in whi...

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Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE:ADC) Trading Volume Significantly Lower

It has underperformed by 9.13% the S&P500. Levin Capital Strategies Lp increased Sl Green Rlty Corp (SLG) stake by 395.78% reported in 2017Q2 ...

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Kashmir a country, says Class 7 question paper in Bihar

The question paper, given to Class 7 students as part of ongoing mid-term exams, asks "what are people of following countries called?". BEPC o...

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Bombardier Workers To Protest Outside Parliament

Bombardier is one of the largest private sector employers in Northern Ireland , with operations spanning across four different plants, and May ...

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India Supreme Court rules sex with child bride is rape

The apex court was hearing a petition filed by an NGO, Independent thought , which was seeking to criminalise sex with wife below 18 years....

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USA calls arrest of Turkish embassy staff in Ankara as deeply disturbing

Relations between USA and Turkey remained tense amid suspension of visa services between the two countries. The spat between the two countri...

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Ominous email: 'In the event of a nuclear attack'

Students at the Aloha State school received an email Monday with the subject line "in the event of a nuclear attack ". "It could be the most ...

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North Korean hackers 'stole US-South Korea war plans'

This has United Kingdom military officials drafting plans for how they would react to the American attack. It is reported that among plans, wh...

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Aussie Tourist Reportedly Detained In Bali On Suspicion Of Drug Possession

Once there, he asked to go to the toilet and then apparently made a run for it. Baker got away for about 10 hours before he was rearrested later...

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Maharashtra: Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam bats for firecracker ban across state

Maharashtra environment minister Ramdas Kadam has said he supports ban on crackers in Maharashtra in line with the Supreme Court order. The S...

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