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Sikh man in New Zealand lauded worldwide for selfless act

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Melbourne, May 17 A day after a Sikh man from India broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child in New Zealand, people are praising him on the social networking sites for his humanitarian gesture, a media report said today. The story of 22-year-old Harman Singh has been shared tens of thousands of times on ...

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Taliban release dozens of kidnapped Afghan civilians

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Kabul, May 17: Taliban insurgents who kidnapped dozens of people in southeast Afghanistan have released most of them but at least two are still being held, officials said. The insurgents set up roadblocks in the Sayed Karam district of Paktia province, pulling passengers out of cars at gunpoint on suspicion they were government workers before taking them to an unknown ...

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AAP to fund education of children of farmers who committed suicide

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Mumbai, May 17: The Aam Aadmi Party’s Maharashtra unit today announced setting up of a ‘seed fund’ to help children of the farmers who committed suicide this year, by sponsoring their education till class XII. The AAP unit office-bearers took the decision before embarking on a seven-day mass contact programme today for farmers and farm labourers in Marathwada and Vidarbha ...

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Gamlin row: Will keep a tab on her, says Arvind Kejriwal

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New Delhi, May 17: The tussle between Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt Governor Najib Jung over appointment of Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Delhi Chief Secretary intensified today with the AAP chief saying he will keep a tab on her, alleging the Modi government wants his government to “fail”. Kejriwal while accusing the senior bureaucrat of favouring power companies said ...

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Manohar Lal Khattar: Direction given by Modi govt well received

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Chandigarh, May 17: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today praised the Narendra Modi government, saying the direction given by it in the last one year has been well received by the people. Slamming the Congress, Khattar said, “Even after 68 years of Independence, the public was feeling betrayed by the previous governments.” However, he added that in between former ...

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