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Lalu Prasad demands quota in private sector, BJP too favours him

PATNA(PTI): Echoing his ally JD(U) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s demand for reservation for Scheduled Castes and Schedules Tribes in private sector, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Sunday said his party has been making this demand for quite some time. “Our party has been demanding reservation in private …

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Kollam temple fire: toll rise to 102, more than 350 injured

Kollam: The explosion was caused when the storehouse of the fireworks materials caught fire. Many of the injured died before they could reach a hospital. At least 102 persons were killed and over 350 injured after a fire broke out at the Paravur Puttingal Devi temple around 3:30 a.m on …

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New Myanmar government frees scores of jailed activists

Myanmar’s new government released scores of jailed activists on Friday, just over a week after assuming power, and said it was preparing to pardon 100 more people serving sentences for political offences. The move by Aung San Suu Kyi, whose post as state counselor makes her Myanmar’s de facto head …

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Amitabh Bachchan pens letter to Emraan Hashmi’s son

Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi, who recently released a book on his son’s battle with cancer, recently received a special letter for his son. The 37-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle and shared a snap of a letter that was written to his son by superstar Amitabh Bachchan. Along with …

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