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UK Elections 2017: A dummy’s guide to Britain’s general election


London, June 8: Around 50 million Britons will vote to elect a new government after three phases of campaign in UK general elections 2017. The general election in Britain assumes significance as it is happening after June 2016 European Union membership referendum when Britishers voted for Brexit. The contest is between Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, popularly known as ...

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BJP minister, 3 MLAs at Dawood’s kin wedding


Mumbai : Maharashtra’s Minister for Medical Education Girish Mahajan, who was seen at the wedding of gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s relative here today, are expected to be let off. After TV channels beamed pictures of Mahajan and other top BJP leaders, including three MLAs, and the Nashik Mayor enjoying the wedding feast, the minister explained that he had received an invitation ...

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Nikki Haley says she will vote for Donald Trump


Washington, Oct 27: South Carolina’s Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley has said this year’s US presidential election has turned her stomach upside down as she is not happy with either of the choices for the president, but she still plans to vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump. “This election has turned my stomach upside down. It has been embarrassing for both ...

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Temporary reprieve for Indian from Indonesian firing squad


JAKARTA : Indian national Gurdip Singh who was set to be executed by Indonesian authorities for drug smuggling has won a temporary reprieve as he was not among the four prisoners executed by a firing squad early on Friday in that country. Gurdip Singh was convicted along with 13 others and due to be executed at the Nusa Kambangan prison ...

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Explosion heard during police search in Brussels


Brussels : Yet another explosion took place during a police search of a house in Brussels borough of Schaerbeek, on Friday.Reuters quoted Belga news agency which informed that the raid in the house, where explosion was heard, is part of an ongoing investigation following multiple bombing attacks which killed at least 31 people and injured 316 this Tuesday.The Belgian Police ...

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