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Earthquake in Nepal: Probe ordered into pasting of ‘bhukamp’ sticker on injured


Darbhanga/Patna, Apr 29: Bihar government has ordered an inquiry into the pasting of stickers on the foreheads of persons injured in earthquake at Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) after the incident kicked up a row. Baidyanath Sahni, minister in-charge for the district, who visited DMCH late last evening after the news of pasting “bhukamp” (earthquake) tags on foreheads of ...

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Reporter held for carrying live cartridges to Baba Ramdev interview


Dehradun, Apr 29: A reporter of a private TV news channel was arrested on the charge of carrying live cartridges to an interview with yoga guru Ramdev, police said today. Ashu Sharma had last night gone to Ramdev’s Patanjali residence in Bahadarabad area of Haridwar to interview the yoga guru who has recently returned from quake-ravaged Nepal, SHO of Bahadarabad ...

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Earthquake in Nepal: 500-year-old Kathmandu temple turned to rubble after quake


Kathmandu, Apr 29: The devastating earthquake that struck the Nepalese capital has turned the 500-year-old Kashtamandap temple to rubble, killing several under the debris of the historic structure from which the city derives its name. Incidentally, on the fateful day, a private company had organised a blood donation camp and most of the donors including the nurses are dead. “The ...

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Does Australia have double standards for Bali Nine duo?


Sydney: Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have eaten their last meals. Kissed their families for the last time. Inhaled their last breaths.They have been shot in front of an Indonesian firing squad.Australia has waged a protracted diplomatic battle to keep the two men alive but that battle has failed. ‘Not innocent’ : The plight of 31-year-old Chan and 34-year-old ...

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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince dismissed: Royal decree


Riyadh, Apr 29: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman today dismissed the heir to the throne, Crown Prince Moqren bin Abdul Aziz bin Saud, and replaced him with the Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef. ”We have decided to respond to his highness and what he had expressed about his desire to be relieved from the position of crown prince,” said a statement ...

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