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CBI grills probe officer in graft case

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Ferozepur : A CBI team raided the office-cum-official residence of Ferozepur Zone Inspector General (IG) Gurinder Singh Dhillon late on Thursday, even as the investigating agency arrested a Ludhiana resident for accepting bribe allegedly on the IG’s behalf. An SIT headed by Dhillon is probing the 2012 patwari frame-up case, in which ex-SSP Shiv Kumar Sharma and five other cops ...

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Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

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Islamabad : Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister on Saturday, officially taking over the charge of power in the corruption-affected country nearly 22 years after the former cricket hero entered politics.Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was administered the oath of office by President Mamnoon Hussain at a simple ceremony held at the ...

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Former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan dies at 80

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Geneva : Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80, his foundation said on Saturday.Annan, a Ghanaian national, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday, two of his close associates said.In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death with “immense sadness” after a ...

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Sidhu hugs Pak army chief, kicks up a storm back home

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New Delhi : Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday met and hugged Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the oath-taking ceremony of Imran Khan in Islamabad.Sidhu, who was wearing a dark blue suit and a pink turban, was seen seated next to President of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) Masood Khan at the swearing-in ceremony.The Pakistan government instead ...

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22 killed in a day as floods continue to batter Kerala

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Thiruvananthapuram : The death toll in the Kerala floods climbed to 196 as 22 more deaths were reported on Saturday, even as fresh trouble loomed large for authorities due to prediction of more rains, with 11 districts continuing on a red alert.The India Meteorological Department forecast on Saturday afternoon that widespread rains, with heavy rains at isolated places, is likely ...

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