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'I miss them so much': Myanmar's lost Rohingya children plead for their parents
With half a million Rohingya refugees under the age of 18 in Bangladeshi camps, it has been labelled a ‘children’s crisis’ The lost boy wails. Tears stream down his face as he looks around, frantic. “I found him by the main road, so I brought him here,” says a middle-aged Rohingya woman who cradles the toddler in her arms and gestures towards a shack made from wood and corrugated iron. Related: Rohingya girls under 10 raped while fleeing Myanmar, charity says Related: Rohingya crisis may be driving Aung San Suu Kyi closer to generals Related: More than 300,000 Rohingya refugee children 'outcast and desperate', Unicef says Continue reading... [...]
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PM Modi hints at more measures for businesses on GST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said a committee of state ministers has accepted most of the suggestions made by them and an announcement is likely in the GST Council meet next week. The GST Council had announced several [...]
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Congress used terrorists to defeat ‘one man’ says Jaitley in Gujarat
The Congress used groups like the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to defeat one man, Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley said. Jaitley who is also in-charge of the Gujarat campaign said that, "it would be clear that it fought three state elections against [...]
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Akshardham attack: How Intelligence ensured that Ajmeri’s luck ran out
The arrest of Abdul Rashid Ajmeri, a key accused in the Akshardham Temple attack is a major breakthrough for security agencies. The arrest was made 15 years since the attack at the temple in Gujarat. The agencies had suffered [...]
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Across the border, a training camp as Pak readies 30 terrorists for Kashmir
Focus on North Kashmir and send in more foreign militants was an ISI directive. The Intelligence Agencies in India have sighted a camp at Murdike in which 30 terrorists are being trained and are also all set to be launched in [...]
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US airstrikes kill scores of civilians in Kunduz province, Afghans say
Estimates of fatalities from ‘ongoing’ operation varyUS soldier dies of wounds sustained in Logar provinceUS airstrikes have killed scores of civilians in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, according to officials and residents in the area, a fierce battleground that has been hit by several errant US airstrikes in recent years.A US soldier was killed on Saturday after sustaining injuries on an operation in Logar in the eastern part of the country, the US military said. Related: Prosecutor seeks to investigate Afghan war crimes allegations – and claims of US torture Continue reading... [...]
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J&K: Terrorists attack Rajpora police station, two policemen injured
Terrorists attacked Rajpora Police station in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in which two policemen were injured, said reports. The gunbattle is still underway. Reports say that heavy exchange of fire is taking place in the area. Earlier today, [...]
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Himachal Pradesh elections: Satti, Raizada promise development if voted to power
Una (HP), November 4: Una constituency, which borders Punjab, and is considered as the gateway to Kangra region, is throwing up a keen contest in upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly elections.  State BJP president and three-time MLA Satpal Satti is set [...]
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Review: 2017 Royal Enfield Himalayan FI review, test ride
2017 Royal Enfield Himalayan FI review, test ride [...]
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Mercedes Classic Car Rally 2017 to be held on November 12, 2017
Mercedes Classic Car Rally 2017 to be held on November 12, 2017 [...]
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How Kipling helped quell an Indian mutiny in first world war trenches
British intelligence enlisted Jungle Book author to counter German propaganda by rewriting soldiers’ letters homeHe was one of Britain’s most celebrated writers of the 20th century, the Nobel prizewinning author of The Jungle Book. But Rudyard Kipling’s work for British intelligence during the first world war has been lost in the mists of time.Now new research has highlighted the extraordinary role the author of Kim and the poem If played in pushing out pro-empire propaganda designed to temper the threat of an insurrection among Indian soldiers fighting in France. Related: Rudyard Kipling’s writing enjoyed by Indians | Brief letters Continue reading... [...]
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India will be poverty, corruption-free by 2022, says Niti Aayog
The government has envisaged to make a New India by 2022 which will be free from poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism and communalism, government think tank Niti Aayog has said in its latest document. According to New India @2022 [...]
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Patna: Hamid Ansari takes potshots at Nitish as he refrains from sharing stage with him
Former Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Saturday took a jibe at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying that the character of Bihar is such that not only friends, but also enemies get together in politics. [...]
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Delhi: Over a dozen flights diverted from IGI Airport due to 'VIP movement'
Long queues are being witnessed in Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport due to VVIP movement. [...]
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Its world record! Chef Sanjeev Kapoor's 918 kgs of Khichdi enters Guinness Record
Khichdi, created world record with massive 918 kg cooked in a giant 'kadhai' on Saturday. A team led by renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor today cooked about 800 kg khichdi a traditional dish at the World Food India event in [...]
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Rahul Gandhi has no idea of GST: Arun Jaitley
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that Rahul Gandhi, who has been attacking him over the alleged failure of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), had "no idea" of the taxation scheme. Referring to Gandhi's comments last [...]
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Ranji Trophy 2017, Round 4, Day 4: As it happened…
Hello and welcome to Zeenews.com's continued live coverage from the 2017 season of India's premier first-class domestic tournament, the Ranji Trophy. We will provide you live score updates from the action across matches on the final day of Round 4.  [...]
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Punjab woman ‘sold as slave’ in Saudi Arabia to return tomorrow: EAM
External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that Paramjit Kaur, who is illegally confined in Saudi Arabia after being duped by travel agent and sold to a family, is returning home tomorrow. Paramjit Kaur of Gorsiya Nihal, 46 [...]
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Man allegedly keeps wife and minor daughter locked up for 5 years
Close on the heels of a 96 year old being locked up in a room in Kolkata by her son who had left on a holiday to Andaman; a woman and her daughter were rescued from a locked room. [...]
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Calcutta HC calls for a report on Dengue from West Bengal Government
While the Calcutta High Court has asked for a report on Dengue from the State Government, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has shot a letter to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressing concern over the deaths caused by different vector diseases [...]
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How HIV found its way to a remote corner of the Himalayas
Like many men from Nepal’s Accham district, Sarpa migrated to India for work only to return with HIV. Thankfully, a lessening of stigma – and a greater emphasis on treatment and testing – are making such stories less commonplaceAdarsh and Numa are the only two HIV-positive kids at their school, and everyone knows it. In this mud-and-brick village, so high up Nepal’s far-western hills that it takes two days by 4x4 to reach the nearest town, no secrets stay secret for long.Like nearly every other man of working age here in Achham – a remote, mountainous district where many women are still banished to cowsheds when they menstruate – Adarsh and Numa’s father migrated to India for work. And like many other migrants seeking wealth and opportunity beyond Nepal’s borders, he returned home with a very different legacy to the one he anticipated: a life-threatening virus. Related: Nepal outlaws custom of exiling women during their periods Continue reading... [...]
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Despite stay order, Delhi's Kathputli Colony struggles for peace
The Delhi Development Authority had razed to rubble almost the entire establishment in Kathputli Colony in the national capital, resulting in a sense of anger, fear, and panic among the inhabitants of the colony. Several people, including journalists, were [...]
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Torrential rains paralyse Chennai; Schools to remain shut on Saturday
Chennai, Nov 3: Torrential downpour threw normal life out of gear in several parts of the metropolis and neighbouring districts even as the death toll in rain- related incidents mounted to eight in the state. Rains lashed the city overnight. Though there [...]
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Review: 2017 Ducati Monster 797 review, test ride
2017 Ducati Monster 797 review, test ride [...]
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Maruti Ciaz facelift spied in India
Maruti Ciaz facelift spied in India [...]
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Google Pixel 2 XL
  Google’s quest to become a mobile hardware behemoth depends heavily on software, particularly including AI and machine learning. You could make a drinking game out of the number of times the com... [...]
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Prosecutor seeks to investigate Afghan war crimes allegations – and claims of US torture
If authorised ICC would investigate crimes allegedly committed by all sides including US forces, CIA, Taliban and Afghan militaryThe chief prosecutor of the international criminal court is seeking approval to investigate allegations of war crimes in Afghanistan, including possible torture by US forces and the CIA.If authorised, the investigation would also look at crimes allegedly committed by armed opposition groups, such as the Taliban, and Afghan government forces. Related: Inside the CIA’s black site torture room Continue reading... [...]
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SC refuses to stay linking of Aadhaar with mobile
The Supreme Court has refused to pass an interim order staying the linking of Aadhaar with mobile numbers and bank accounts. The Court said that it would not interfere as the matter is seized off by a Constitution Bench. [...]
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