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  • Kohinoor controversy stirs British media

    The Indian Solicitor General’s submission before the Supreme Court that the heirs of Maharaja Ranjit Singh gave the diamond to the British as “voluntary compensation” for the expenses incurred in the Anglo-Sikh wars was widely picked up by the British ....

    The Indian Solicitor General’s submission before the Supreme Court that the heirs of Maharaja Ranjit Singh gave the diamond to the British as “voluntary compensation” for the expenses incurred in the Anglo-Sikh wars was widely picked up by the British ....

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  • IS executes 250 women for refusing to become sex slaves: report

     The Islamic State (IS), notorious for its brutality, has reportedly executed 250 girls in northern Iraq for refusing to become sex slaves, according to a media report. The girls had been ordered to accept temporary marriages to the terrorists and were murdered, som ....

     The Islamic State (IS), notorious for its brutality, has reportedly executed 250 girls in northern Iraq for refusing to become sex slaves, according to a media report. The girls had been ordered to accept temporary marriages to the terrorists and were murdered, som ....

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  • Pop superstar Prince passes away

    Born as Prince Rogers Nelson, he stood just 5 feet, 2 inches and seemed to summon the most original and compelling sounds at will, whether playing guitar in a flamboyant style that openly drew upon Jimi Hendrix, switching his vocals from a nasally scream to an erotic fa ....

    Born as Prince Rogers Nelson, he stood just 5 feet, 2 inches and seemed to summon the most original and compelling sounds at will, whether playing guitar in a flamboyant style that openly drew upon Jimi Hendrix, switching his vocals from a nasally scream to an erotic fa ....

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  • Xi takes Commander-in-Chief title as military reforms peak

    The ongoing military restructuring in China appears to have peaked, with President Xi Jinping assuming the title of Commander-in-Chief of the Joint Battle Command of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The South China Morning Post quoted analysts as saying that the ....

    The ongoing military restructuring in China appears to have peaked, with President Xi Jinping assuming the title of Commander-in-Chief of the Joint Battle Command of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The South China Morning Post quoted analysts as saying that the ....

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  • Fidel Castro gives rare speech saying he's nearing the end

    “I’ll be 90 years old soon,” Fidel Castro said in his most extensive public appearance in years. “Soon I’ll be like all the others. The time will come for all of us, but the ideas of the Cuban Communists will remain as proof on this planet that ....

    “I’ll be 90 years old soon,” Fidel Castro said in his most extensive public appearance in years. “Soon I’ll be like all the others. The time will come for all of us, but the ideas of the Cuban Communists will remain as proof on this planet that ....

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  • Modi in U.S in June, may address Congress

    Ocean economy, space cooperation, cyber security and nuclear commerce are likely issues that the top leaders will discuss, but there is no finality yet on the dates or the agenda, an official of the U.S State Department told The Hindu. Mr Modi may also visit the Nationa ....

    Ocean economy, space cooperation, cyber security and nuclear commerce are likely issues that the top leaders will discuss, but there is no finality yet on the dates or the agenda, an official of the U.S State Department told The Hindu. Mr Modi may also visit the Nationa ....

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  • Three earthquakes in four days: What you need to know

    The first quake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale, struck an area in the north of Kumamoto City in South Japan at 9.26 pm JST on April 14. The second quake — stronger and more intense than the first one — struck Kumamoto City at 1.25 am in the wee hours of ....

    The first quake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale, struck an area in the north of Kumamoto City in South Japan at 9.26 pm JST on April 14. The second quake — stronger and more intense than the first one — struck Kumamoto City at 1.25 am in the wee hours of ....

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  • TN diocese sued for reinstating convicted priest

    Joseph Jeyapaul had served a year in jail in the U.S after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a16-year old girl while working in the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota. He returned to India late last year after serving the jail term. The Vatican has recently decided ....

    Joseph Jeyapaul had served a year in jail in the U.S after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a16-year old girl while working in the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota. He returned to India late last year after serving the jail term. The Vatican has recently decided ....

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  • New York primaries: Trump, Clinton triumph on home turf

    Mr. Trump’s victory was a psychological boost for his campaign, though the impact on his path to the Republican nomination was still to be determined by the number of delegates he secured. If he captured more than 50 per cent of the vote, he would be in strong pos ....

    Mr. Trump’s victory was a psychological boost for his campaign, though the impact on his path to the Republican nomination was still to be determined by the number of delegates he secured. If he captured more than 50 per cent of the vote, he would be in strong pos ....

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  • The system is rigged and it’s crooked, says Donald Trump

    The New York billionaire, who has been outmanoeuvred by Mr. Cruz in a series of recent State meetings to select national convention delegates, said the process was set up to protect party insiders and shut out insurgent candidates. “The system is rigged, it&rsq ....

    The New York billionaire, who has been outmanoeuvred by Mr. Cruz in a series of recent State meetings to select national convention delegates, said the process was set up to protect party insiders and shut out insurgent candidates. “The system is rigged, it&rsq ....

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