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Denied opportunity in RS, Sachin bats for sports on social media


New Delhi, December 22 : A day after being forced to leave the Rajya Sabha without making his debut speech, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Friday took to social media to speak on the overall environment of sports in India.In a video posted on his social media accounts, Tendulkar praised the north east in particular for having a ‘vibrant sporting ...

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British PM May forces her own deputy to resign after pornography scandal


London, December 21 : British Prime Minister Theresa May forced her most senior minister, Damian Green, to resign on Thursday after an internal investigation found that he had made misleading comments about pornography found on computers in his parliamentary office. The resignation of one of May’s most trusted allies who had helped pacify her deeply divided party, is a blow for ...

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Boiler blast at Gopalganj sugar mill in Bihar, 4 dead


Patna, December 21 : At least four bodies were recovered from the site of boiler blast at a sugar mill in Sadamusa, Gopalganj, on Wednesday night. Many more were feared dead and the injured were admitted to hospitals.Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his grief over the deaths of workers in teh sugar mill and ordered an enquiry into the ...

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RS adjourned as opposition clubs 2G acquittals with Manmohan Singh issue


New Delhi, December 21 : The 2G verdict found its echo in the Rajya Sabha again after opposition leaders tried to club the acquittals in the 2G scam on Thursday with PM Modi’s statement against Manmohan Singh. Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said, “We had wanted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarification on his allegations against former Prime Minister Manmohan ...

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India slams China, Pak for not understanding threat of terrorism


United Nations, December 21 : India has hit out at some UN members for failing to “clearly understand” the common threat of terrorism due to their “narrow political and strategic concerns”, apparently referring to Pakistan and China. India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin said terror networks operated across borders in terms of propagation of hateful ideologies, sometimes based ...

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