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Puri Sankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati criticises Odisha government

Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS): Puri Sankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati Saturday criticised the Odisha government for its alleged interference in religious matters. Puri Sankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati criticises Odisha government Accusing the government of mishandling sensitive issues relating to annual Ratha Yatra – chariot festival – of Lord Jagannath at Puri, …

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China’s new map does not change ground facts about Indian territories: Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh

Mumbai, 28 June-2014, ANI: Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh, on Saturday reiterated India’s position vis-a-vis the controversial map shown by China on Arunachal Pradesh, saying that cartographic depiction doesn’t change facts on the ground. China’s new map does not change ground facts about Indian territories: Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh “Cartographic depiction …

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Dozens injured in Syria car bomb blast

28 June-2014, Agencies: A car bomb has exploded in a busy market in a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital Saturday, killing at least two people as Muslims went shopping a day before the start of their holy month of Ramadan, activists said. Dozens injured in Syria car bomb blast …

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Building collapses in Chennai, 1 dead and 50 feared trapped

Chennai, 28 June-2014, NDTV/PTI: One person died after a 12-storey under-construction building collapsed near Chennai on Saturday. Eight people have been rescued and admitted to the Ramachandra Medical College and Hospital for treatment. 50 people are feared trapped under the debris. Building collapses in Chennai, 1 dead and 50 feared …

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Haryana Police arrest two for Rs 80 lakh heist

Chandigarh, 28 June-2014(IANS): Claiming to have cracked an over two-year-old case of looting of cash and jewellery worth Rs.80 lakh from a shop in Rohtak city, the Haryana Police Saturday said two persons were arrested in this connection. Haryana Police arrest two for Rs 80 lakh heist A police spokesman …

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Man blinded, shot dead in Bihar over love affair

Patna, June 28 (IANS): In a barbaric act, a 22-year-old man was blinded and then shot dead Saturday in Bihar’s Patna district in front of his girl friend’s house allegedly by her close relatives in a suspected honour killing case, police said. Two people have been arrested. Man blinded, shot …

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Pakistani forces arrest senior Al Qaeda leader, kill 19 militants

Islamabad, June 28(IANS): Pakistani security forces, who are engaged in a major offensive in the North Waziristan tribal region, have arrested a senior Al Qaeda leader and killed 19 militants including a Taliban commander, the army said Saturday. Pakistani forces arrest senior Al Qaeda leader, kill 19 militants The ground …

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Followers of Islam should not be called Muslim: Assam BJP

Guwahati, 28 June-2014: In a tricky development, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Assam Pradesh Minority Morcha has insisted that the followers of Islam in the state should not be called Muslims. The minority morcha said they should be recognised by their identity as tribes so as to avail facilities given …

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