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    Why we `Facebook stalk` our exes?

    Washington DC : A new study has revealed what motivates ‘Facebook stalking’ after a romantic breakup.

  • Over 150 killed in Haj stampede

    Makkah: At least 150 people were killed on Thursday in a stampede during the Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabian holy city of Mina near Makkah, authorities said.

  • Croatian police use pepper sprays on refugees

    Zagreb: Croatian police late Wednesday said that they used pepper spray to calm down refugees in Opatova, eastern Croatia. Jelena Bikic, police spokeswoman, said the refugees pushed each other when they were boarding a bus in the reception centre in Opatova, near the border with Serbia, Xinhua news agency reported. In order to protect children from “a humaan stampede”, police used pepper spray. Two kids were sprayed accidentally, she added. The kids

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    ITBP jawan injured after he accidently shot self

    Buxar: An ITBP jawan was injured today after he accidentally shot himself with his assault rifle in Buxar district of Bihar, a medical officer said. The ITBP jawan, Rakesh Kumar, was cleaning his AK-47 at Buniyadi school premise when he accidentally pressed the trigger of the rifle and in the process shot himself in his leg, Deputy Superintendent of Sadar Hospital R K Gupta said.

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    Will curb religious extremism to protect people: China

    Beijing: Defending the crackdown against Islamic militants in the restive Xinjiang province, China today said suppression of religious extremism is a “just move” to protect all people, including Muslims.

  • 100 killed in Makkah stampede

    Makkah: As many as 100 people were killed on Thursday in a stampede during Haj outside Saudi Arabia’s Makkah city, a media report said.  At least 390 people were injured in the “crush”, reported Xinhua citing Saudi-owned state TV. Rescue operations were under way, the service said on Twitter, after the stampede in Mina near Mecca, where hundreds of thousands of pilgrims were taking part in the last major rite of the hajj.

  • Sri Lanka trying to water down UNHRC resolution: HRW

    Colombo: Sri Lanka should not be allowed to water down a UNHRC resolution on its alleged rights violations during its civil war with the LTTE, according to a prominent rights group which said that the current draft was “counterproductive” to the reconciliation efforts of the government.

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    PM Modi endorses something by condemning something: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

    New Delhi : Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dig on ‘secularism’ made in Dublin, Ireland, while addressing Indian Diaspora, only confirmed that the former has acquired a habit of endorsing something by condemning something else.

  • Decomposed body of man found in open manhole

    Hyderabad: Body of an unidentified man, in his mid-30s, was found in an open manhole on the premises of state-run Gandhi Hospital here, police said. Police who recovered the decomposed body which was found turned upside down in the manhole filled with sewage on Tuesday, suspected that the person had died four days ago, they said. The body was sent for post-mortem. Chilkalguda Police Station Inspector Srinivasulu said so far the identification of the dead person

  • Mosque bombing in Yemen capital kills at least 25: medics

    Sanaa: A bomb attack targeting Shiite worshippers at a mosque in Yemen’s capital today killed at least 25 people and wounded dozens more during prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, medics said.

  • Delhi HC fixes Sept.29 as next date of hearing for dengue crisis

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Thursday fixed September 29 as next date of hearing for petitions related to the ongoing dengue crisis in the national capital. The decision to postpone the date of hearing was taken on a petition filed by the president of the Delhi unit of the Congress Party Ajay Maken on the issue. The high court has sought responses from the MCD, NDMC and the Government of Delhi

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    Delhi Government files status report on dengue before HC

    New Delhi : The Delhi Government on Thursday filed a status report before the high court over the allotting of funds to the municipal corporation for dealing with the dengue crisis. It said that a sum of Rs. 81.5 crores was allotted for dengue, malaria control, out of which, it has released three-fourths of the amount by September 22. However, critics of the Delhi Government petitioners have objected to the report saying the claims

  • Indian expats shower praise on PM Modi during his second US visit

    New York : The Indian expats, who have come to New York in large numbers to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi, showered praise on him and said they hope that he keeps up the good work. Arun Bhai, who came from New Jersey, said that no other Indian leader has achieved what the Prime Minister has to his credit in the last one year. A representative of the Jai Bharat Dhol Tasha Pathak community

  • CBI carries out Vyapam scam search at 40 places in UP, MP

    New Delhi : Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) teams carried out Vyapam scam searches at around forty places in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. The searches were conducted in Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Rewa, Jabalpur, Lucknow and Allahabad. The CBI had earlier written to the Bhopal Central Jail authorities, seeking permission to interrogate former Madhya Pradesh Minister Laxmikant Sharma in connection with the alleged role in Vyapam scam. The CBI had also sought permission