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Hillary Clinton calls for automatic voter registration


Washington, Jun 5: Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton has proposed automatic voter registration for every American citizen when they turn 18. Clinton, 67, who would formally launch her presidential campaign from New York later this month, in a speech at Texas Southern University in Houston called for expanding Americans’ voting rights. Her remarks centered on a call for universal, automatic ...

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Sikh protesters block Jammu-Pathankot National Highway


New Delhi, June 5: The Sikh protesters in Jammu have blocked the Jammu- Pathankot National Highway over previous day’s clash with the police. The authorities had earlier in the day imposed Section 144 in the city, restricting the assembly of more than four people. “On the directions of higher authorities, Section 144 has been imposed in the whole district. The ...

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Maggi ban goes global: Singapore bans Nestle’s instant noodles after rollback in India


New Delhi, June 5: The row over the safety of Maggi noodles continues to be on the boil, and has now gone global, with Singapore banning the instant noodles on the direction of its Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority. The South East Asian nation has joined the Indian states of Delhi, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand in banning ...

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1984 riots: Closure report on Jagdish Tytler’s role is explosive, says HS Phoolk


New Delhi: Senior lawyer HS Phoolka who is spearheading the crusade to ensure justice to 1984 anti-Sikh riots, has termed the closure report filed by the CBI on alleged culpability of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler as explosive.“We should realize that the reputation of legal structure of the nation is at stake.This closure report is explosive. The death of the witness ...

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Jammu, June 4 : One person was killed and about a dozen injured, including three policemen, when the police opened fire on Sikh protesters who were staging demonstration against the removal of the posters carrying pictures of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee observes June 6 as Ghallughara Divas at Akal Takht in Amritsar every year where prayer ...

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