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China ship capsize: Toll touches 65


Beijing, June 4: The toll from a ship that capsized on China’s Yangtze river has risen to 65, authorities said on Thursday. Over 370 people are still missing and another 39 bodies were recovered overnight, Xinhua news agency reported.Only 14 survivors, including the captain, have been found since the ship — The Eastern Star — carrying 456 people capsized in ...

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Lincoln Chafee fourth democrat announces White House run


Washington, June 4: Lincoln Chafee, a former senator and ex-governor of Rhode Island has officially announced his candidacy for the US’ presidential nomination in 2016, thus becoming the fourth contender. Chafee, who has spent most of his political career in the Republican Party until switching parties two years ago, selected George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, as the site where ...

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Pakistan’s spy agency ISI admits tapping nearly 7,000 phones in May


Islamabad, Jun 4: Pakistan’s spy agency ISI tapped nearly 7,000 phones in the month of May, a little higher than the number of calls it recorded in April. The information was disclosed in the Supreme Court yesterday during the hearing of an old case regarding the power of spy agencies to tap telephones.Dawn reported that Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Sajid ...

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Jitan Ram Manjhi upset as Nitish Kumar gives fruit trees security cover


Patna, June 4 : Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has accused the incumbent Nitish Kumar of posting policemen around the trees at the Bihar chief minister’s official residence at 1, Anne Road in the city, to stop him from plucking fruits.According to reports, 24 policemen are currently safeguarding 100 litchi, mango and jackfruit trees on the property, which ...

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Arvind Kejriwal to begin cleanliness drive in Delhi


New Delhi, June 4: Arvind Kejriwla will begin cleanliness drive in Delhi. The Delhi Chief Minister will start his cleanliness campaign in the national capital. The Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government asked people to come forward and be a part of the drive.Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Arvind Kejriwal started his separate cleanliness drive ...

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