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Two Indian Army jawans killed in Pakistan firing

Srinagar(PTI): Two army jawans were killed on Monday as Pakistani troops pounded Indian positions with mortars and machine guns in Gurez sector in Kashmir along the Line of Control (LoC) in yet another ceasefire violation. “The Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by opening firing in Gurez sector at 12.30 pm …

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UP Panchayat Polls: BSP regains ground, SP suffers jolt

Lucknow(PTI): Ruling Samajwadi Party on Monday suffered a jolt in pockets of Uttar Pradesh with many relatives of ministers and senior leaders losing in the zila panchayat elections while BJP-supported candidates won only in 8 of the 48 seats in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Varanasi constituency. As ballots cast in …

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When is Diwali going to be celebrated in 2015?

The Festival of Lights is celebrated every year between mid-October and mid-November, depending on the lunar cycle. The festival is celebrated by Hindus to celebrate the return of Ram and Sita to Ayodhya after their 14-year exile. Diwali is considered to be one of the most sacred of Hindu festivals …

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Shah Rukh Khan speaks up about intolerance in India on #AwardsWapsi

Mumbai(PTI): Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan turned 50 and added his voice to growing protests by the intelligentsia over ‘climate of intolerance’, saying there was “extreme intolerance” in the country. Voicing his feelings over the ‘growing intolerance’ and return of awards by filmakers, science and writers, Shah Rukh said he …

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Chhattisgarh: Tribal women allege molestation by security forces in Bijapur

Raipur(PTI):Tribal women from three villages in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district have accused security forces of molestation and manhandling, officials said on Monday. The incident came to light when some women activist visited the villages and met with the alleged victims. Representational Image A case has been registered in this connection based …

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