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Sri Lanka hands over 37 Indian fishermen


Colombo, May 16 : Sri Lanka today handed over 37 Indian fishermen – arrested for allegedly poaching in the island’s waters on April 3, to the Indian coast guards in northern Jaffna peninsula, a day after a local court had ordered their release. The fishermen were handed over to Indian authorities on the international waters north of Kankesanturai in the ...

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High Court orders FIR against teacher who fails to write essay on cow


Srinagar, May 16: The J&K High Court made a teacher write an essay on cow and solve a class IV maths problem in an open court and ordered slapping a case against him when he failed, inviting strong observations from the judge who wanted “soulless” authorities to close down education “tuck shops”. The direction came yesterday when Justice Muzaffar Hussain ...

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Narendra Modi vs Manmohan Singh: Both global roamers


New Delhi, May 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is executing his “fast-track diplomacy” -as his government calls it – with gusto: Including his current China visit, he will have been abroad for 53 of 365 days in 17 countries during his first year as prime minister. That’s not very different from Manmohan Singh, who spent 47 of 365 days in ...

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Strong tremor felt in Nepal


Kathmandu, May 16: Another strong aftershock of 5.5 magnitude with its epicentre near Kathmandu was felt on Saturday evening. Following the aftershock, thousands of people came out in the streets fearing house collapses and damage. This has created more panic among the people, who are again living in open spaces. Several aftershocks were recorded on Saturday morning by the National ...

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Manish Sisodia accuses BJP of coup, Arvind Kejriwal seeks meeting with President


New Delhi, May 16 : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday alleged that the BJP was trying to stage a coup in Delhi through Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung as the tussle between the government and Jung took another turn with senior bureaucrat Shakuntala Gamlin taking charge as interim chief secretary. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, meanwhile, said he was ...

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