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Not a politician, but a student: Kanhaiya Kumar

DELHI(PTI): Amidst speculation on his political ambitions, JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar on Friday said he has no intention of joining mainstream politics or contesting any election. JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar addressing at a news conference at the university campus in New Delhi on Friday. Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar The PhD …

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Inspired by Kanhaiya Kumar, Delhi CM Kejriwal demands ‘azadi’

DELHI: Chants of ‘azadi’ that dominated in JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar’s rousing speech on Thursday, was used by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’ to demand freedom from the “interferences” of the Lt Governor and the Centrein the functioning of his government. Asia Cup 2016 Live: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 10th …

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Now Facebook can prevent users from using fake names

NEW DELHI: London: Overturning an earlier order from the Hamburg data protection authority on Facebook’s “real name” policy, a German court has allowed the social networking giant to prevent its users from using fake names. Last year in July, Facebook was ordered to allow people to use pseudonyms on its …

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Manoj Kumar to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke award

Veteran actor Manoj Kumar, best known for his patriotic films Purab Aur Paschim, Upkar and Kranti, will be conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke award for his contribution to the film industry. The actor became the 47th recipient of the award, the highest recognition in Indian cinema, which consists of a golden …

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Cyber crime cases in India up 69% in 2014

Cybercrime cases in India rose 69% in 2014 year-on-year with 9,622 cases registered under the IT Act and related sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC), Parliament was informed on Friday. “A total of 3,477 cases, 5,693 cases and 9,622 cases were reported under total cyber crimes (which includes cases reported …

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Bowlers beware! World Twenty20 seeks to sate boundary-lust

Batsmen will be encouraged to satisfy contemporary cricket’s seemingly insatiable lust for boundaries and bowlers reduced to mere cannon fodder when the sixth World Twenty20 gets underway in India on Tuesday. With 35 matches spread over 27 days, starting with eight “minnows” battling it out for two spots in the …

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Afzal Guru is not my idol, Rohith Vemula is: Kanhaiya Kumar

New Delhi: JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Friday addressed a press conference and made an emotive speech, saying that students of JNU were like sons and daughters of countrymen and were not terrorists. He said that Afzal Guru wasn’t his idol, but Rohith Vemula was his idol. He said …

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