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  • Sex in the city: Murder of Uzbek national exposes thriving sex racket in Delhi

    Sex in the city: Murder of Uzbek national exposes thriving sex racket in Delhi

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    New Delhi: The facts emerging in the murder of Uzbek escort Shakhnoza Shukurova alias Shahnaz have turned the spotlight on the thriving flesh trade racket in the National Capital. The 19-year-old woman from Tashkent was allegedly invited by another Uzbek woman, Naaz, to join an…

  • Heavy Rains Assault Chennai, Records 50mm Rainfall in 1 Hour

    Heavy Rains Assault Chennai, Records 50mm Rainfall in 1 Hour

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    CHENNAI: One hour. 50 mm rainfall. That is the kind of pounding the city took between 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm on Monday after a deceptively sunny day.The sudden downpour not just dragged the city back into sheets of water, but paralysed traffic in…

  • iPad Pro first-take review: Yes, it can be a laptop stand-in

    iPad Pro first-take review: Yes, it can be a laptop stand-in

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    The iPad Pro can be a laptop replacement – that’s my first take-away from Apple’s newest and biggest iPad.I’m more optimistic about the iPad as a laptop stand-in than I was a few days ago after more hands-on time with the 12.9-inch tablet over…

  • World must act against radicalisation without any political consideration: PM Modi

    World must act against radicalisation without any political consideration: PM Modi

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    Antalya: Pressing for the need to delink terror from religion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said some countries still use terrorism as "an instrument of state policy" and the world must act against radicalisation without any political consideration.Modi said terrorism is the main global…

  • India downplays Dalai Lama remarks on 'intolerance'

    India downplays Dalai Lama remarks on 'intolerance'

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    The Tibetan spiritual leader said recent elections in Bihar state - which the BJP lost - showed a "majority of Hindus believed in religious harmony".He was answering a question on "intolerance" in India - an issue that has seen filmmakers, writers and actors return…

  • Narendra Modi in UK: Full text of India-Britain joint statement

    Narendra Modi in UK: Full text of India-Britain joint statement

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister David Cameron met in London on 12-13 November. The two Prime Ministers celebrated the growing strength, breadth and depth of the relations between the two countries. They emphasised that this enduring connection between the UK and India plays…

  • Not encroaching on Telangana govt's powers: Rajnath Singh

    Not encroaching on Telangana govt's powers: Rajnath Singh

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    Hyderabad: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today dispelled apprehensions that the central government was trying to encroach upon the powers of Telangana government in matters of law and order, saying it was only implementing the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.Meeting a delegation of MPs of Telangana…

  • Beef raid: Kerala should stand up to Delhi bullies

    Beef raid: Kerala should stand up to Delhi bullies

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    The news of Delhi cops barging into Kerala House for a beef inspection is shocking. At whose behest did the Delhi Police, which works directly under the centre, carry out this raid?Staff at the Kerala House canteen has been serving beef curry for decades.…

  • Major earthquake hits Af-Pak, North India

    Major earthquake hits Af-Pak, North India

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    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter Scale and with its epicentre in Afghanistan shook large parts of north India, causing widespread panic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi immediately offered help to Afghanistan and Pakistan where over a dozen people were killed. The worst…

  • Yuvraj in contention with selectors set to name ODI, Test squads

    Yuvraj in contention with selectors set to name ODI, Test squads

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    New Delhi: The senior selection committee led by Sandeep Patil will have to look at the bowling combination in absence of pace spearhead Ishant Sharma as they meet in capital on Monday to select the squads for the last two ODIs and first two Test…

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