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Akon sued for unpaid debt

Los Angeles, Jan 19 – Singer Akon has been hit with an over $36,000 lawsuit for not paying dues to a contractor after renovations at his Georgia mansion. According to tmz.com, the 41-year-old owes $36,765 to Durable Steel Structures for designing ‘a glass floor that makes it seem like walking about a coral reef.’. The […]

‘Social neglect will turn ex-jihadis into walking time bombs’

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London, Jan 19 – Society, unfortunately, may not have been able to stop many a youth from treading a wrong path, but it is perhaps more unfortunate that those seeking to return to the mainstream are given the cold shoulder. The mother of a British youth who fought with the Islamic State (IS) jihadis in […]

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10 Reasons Why Kejriwal Winning Delhi Is Good For India

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New Delhi, Mahesh Peri (huffingtonpost): In May 2014, I was absolutely clear that I preferred to have Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister. UPA deserved to be punished and Arvind Kejriwal was not ready for a national role. I also wished that AAP would get around 20 seats to have a semblance of an opposition […]

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Congress pursued ‘excessive centralization of power’, says Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal

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Chandigarah(PTI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday alleged that successive Congress governments at the Centre had pursued the policy of ‘excessive centralisation’ of power due to which states have suffered. He was interacting with media on the sidelines of ‘Sangat Darshan’ programme in Lambi Assembly of the district. “Despite its enormous contribution in […]

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Those who want to leave can leave the party, says TMC secretary-general Partha Chatterjee

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Kplkata(PTI): The Trinamool Congress dismissed speculation of any internal feud fuelled by a minister’s resignation and an MP’s grouse about lack of space in the party, saying those who want to leave are free to do so. Trinamool Congress secretary-general Partha Chatterjee said that suggestions of dissent and intra-party feud are all creations of the […]

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Retired IPS Kiran Bedi’s addition has left Delhi BJP divided

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New Delhi(PTI): Kiran Bedi’s sudden entry into BJP and her possible projection as its chief ministerial candidate is meeting with dissent within the party with its West Delhi MP Manoj Tiwari, saying she is just a worker as of now and that the “best option” would be to project Narendra Modi as the party’s face […]

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, Japanese electronic giant Sony launches smart wearables in India

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On Monday, Japanese electronice giant launched its latest range of smart wearbles-SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk- in India. “SmartWatch 3 is the first smartwatch specifically designed for the latest Android Wear updates, while, SmartBand Talk allows users call handling and voice control functions from their wrists”, Sony India said in a statement. Priced at Rs […]

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Received advisory from Centre to ban Messenger of God: Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal

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CHANDIGARAH(PTI): Apprehending serious law and order problem in the state following the release of controversial film ‘Messenger of God’, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said on Monday that the screening of the movie has been banned on the advisory of the Government of India (GoI). “The screening of this movie has been banned on […]

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Ordinance route should not be taken for normal legislation: President Pranab Mukherjee

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New delhi(PTI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday asked ruling and opposition parties to put their heads together and find out a workable solution, apparently to avoid resort to frequent issuing of ordinances. In comments that have come against the backdrop of a raging debate on a spate of ordinances promulgated by the NDA government, he […]

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25 killed in Zimbabwe bus accident

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Harare, Jan 19 – At least 25 people were killed and 46 others injured Sunday in a head-on collision between two buses near Zimbabwean capital Harare, police said. The two buses, one from the government-run Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) and the other from Unifreight Africa Limited, collided on the Harare-Nyamanpanda highway about 35 km […]

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