Sabarimala: Kerala BJP protests following senior leader’s remand

Pathanamthitta (Kerala): The Kerala unit of the BJP observed a protest on Sunday by blocking highways across the state following the arrest and the subsequent remand of senior party leader K. Surendran. Surendran was taken into custody Saturday night after he got into a scuffle with the police while attempting to go to the Sabarimala temple despite police cordon in the area. After spending the night at Chittar police station, Surendran...

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No solution to Kashmir issue, India-Pak relations accident prone: Natwar Singh

India Pakistan Wagah border parade

New Delhi: India-Pakistan relations are "chronically accident-prone", says former External Affairs Minister K. Natwar Singh, who feels that the future lies in the past as the two countries carry too much baggage. He says Pakistans one-point programme is Kashmir but there is "Kashmir fatigue" in the world. Singh, 87, also says that India made a fundamental mistake by going to the United Nations on the Kashmir issue and asserted there is...

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’18 Syrian troops killed in attack by militants’

Moscow: At least 18 Syrian servicemen were killed in an attack by militants in the Syrian province of Latakia, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said Saturday. Illegal armed formations attacked outskirts of the cities of Aleppo and Hama, as well as the localities of Tall Alush in Aleppo province and Safsara in Latakia province over the past day, the center said in a statement published by the Russian Defence Ministry....

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Missing Argentine submarine found a year after it vanished

ARA San Juan

Buenos Aires: A missing Argentine naval submarine has been found, a year and a day after it vanished in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members on board, authorities said. The wreckage of the ARA San Juan, which "suffered an implosion", was found about 870 metres below the ocean floor, Argentine naval Capt. Gabriel Attis told the media here Saturday. Family members at the navy headquarters were shown three images of...

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College students collect money for friend’s treatment

Ranpur: Students of Ranpur Government College here in Nayagarh district showed what real friendship means. In bid to extend a helping hand to their friend, who has been hospitalised following a serious road accident, the students came forward and went from door to door to collect money for his treatment. The students have been visiting shops in...

Gunmen abduct youth in J&K

Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen abducted a youth Sunday from Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said. The youth, Suhail Ahmad Ganai, was taken from Meemander village. Sunday's incident comes after another five youths were abducted from Shopian Saturday. Huzaif Ahmad was killed while two others were released unharmed. IANS

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Haryana CM is justifying rape: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday slammed his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar for "justifying rape" after the latter claimed that most of the rape cases filed were "fake". Addressing a rally last week, Khattar had said that 80-90 per cent of the rapes and molestation took place amongst people who know each other well....

Farmer critical in boar attack

Farmer critical in boar attack

Bhanjanagar: A 70-year-old farmer sustained grievous injuries after he was attacked by a boar while he had gone to work at his farm on the wee hours of Sunday at Singhamardani village under Ghumusar forest division here in Ganjam district. He has been identified as Mochiram Behera. Fellow villagers rescued him in a critical condition and rushed...

Kalinganagar firing site: Chopped off palms triggers tension

Jajpur: Tension erupted near the Veer Bhumi memorial site at Ambagadia in Jajpur district when chopped off palms of some deceased persons in the Kalinganagar firing were found dumped. At least 13 tribal people and a police constable were killed in the firing that took place January 2, 2006. According to reports, the chopped off palms of...

Salman evicts Shivashish from Bigg Boss

Salman evicts Shivashish from Bigg Boss

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan Saturday evicted Shivashish Mishra from the Bigg Boss 12 that has been running in Colors channel for the past few months. This did not go well with Mishra’s fan who accused Salman Khan of being biased to other contestants. Mishra also expressed his resentment over the eviction. Speaking to media, Mishra said, “It...

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Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi blessed with baby girl

Mumbai: Actress Neha Dhupia and her husband Angad Bedi were blessed with a baby girl Sunday. According to a statement issued by her publicist, Neha delivered the child early Sunday morning in Womens Hospital here, and both mother and child were "doing great". Neha and Angad surprised everyone with their hush-hush wedding in May this year. They...

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