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Dadri case: Victim’s family demands justice, calls for unity


Noida : The family members of Mohammad Akhlaq, who was beaten to death in Dadri’s Bishada village over rumours that he had stored beef at his residence, today demanded justice and urged all politicians not to politicise the issue.”I never expected something like this, we were brought up in this village and everything was done with unity,” Akhlaq’s son Mohammed ...

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Growing number of refugees returning to war torn Syria after aid cuts

Migrants wait for buses after crossing Austrian border in Nickelsdorf, September 5, 2015. Hundreds of exhausted migrants streamed into Austria on Saturday, reaching the border on buses provided by an overwhelmed Hungarian government that gave up trying to hold back crowds that had set out on foot for western Europe. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh - RTX1R71C

New York : Increasing numbers of Syrian refugees are returning to their homeland from Jordan due to drastic aid cuts, homesickness and inability to pay smugglers to sneak them into Europe.According to The New York Times, the refugees and aid officials said that the growing numbers of refugees returning to Syria suggests that conditions in regional host countries have become ...

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ISIS blows up 2,000-year-old arch in Syrian city of Palmyra


London, Oct. 5 : The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has blown up a nearly 2,000-year-old arch in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.According to Sky News, ISIS militants destroyed the arch, but left the colonnades in place, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Syria’s antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim said that if the city of Palmyra remained ...

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Rajapaksa thinks UN resolution on war crimes against Lanka not a victory


Colombo, Oct. 5 : Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that even though the United Nations resolution against Sri Lanka on war crimes sponsored by the US without a vote is being hailed as a diplomatic victory, he is unable to share the same view.According to Lankaweb.com, Rajapaksa said in a statement that the operative paragraph 6 of ...

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‘Digital savvy’ India to be of great help to Germany, says Merkel


New Delhi : German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India’ initiative, saying that India’s experience in digitisation will help Germany and that there is great room for further projects.”We made the best possible use of time and have been able to sign so many agreements. Economic relations are of great importance and we are ...

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