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Delhi assembly under suspended animation: SC seeks BJP, Cong view

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the BJP and Congress to know their position on the presidential order for keeping Delhi assembly under suspended animation. “What is worrying is keeping the assembly under suspended animationfor a year may be ...

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Dalai Lama says no problem with gay marriage

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WASHINGTON: The Dalai Lama has thrown his moral weight behind gay marriage, condemning homophobia and saying he was not bothered by consensual sex among people from other traditions. In an interview released during his latest trip to the United States, ...

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After Penguin, another publisher recalls Wendy Doniger’s book

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BANGALORE: Within weeks of Penguin controversially recalling Wendy Doniger’s book, ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’, another publisher, Aleph, pulled out the American author’s previous work, ‘On Hinduism’, on Tuesday. Bookshops across Bangalore received calls from representatives of Aleph Book Company, ...

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John Kerry arrives in Kiev, Putin says no need yet to send troops to Ukraine

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MOSCOW/KIEV: Russia has no need yet to send troops into Ukraine but reserves the right to use “all means” to protect citizens should the necessity arise, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. “We reserve the right to use all means to protect” ...

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NRI banker loses divorce claim in UK court

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LONDON: A British judge has dismissed an NRI investment banker’s claim that he did not owe his ex-wife a divorce payout as their marriage ceremony in India was never legal. Amit Goyal, a high-earning former UBS banker, had met his ...

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Meteorite on Earth another proof of water on Mars: Nasa scientists

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WASHINGTON: After finding clinching evidence of the presence of water on Mars last month, Nasa scientists have now unearthed a Martian meteorite in the Yamato glacier in Antarctica that features curved micro-tunnels consistent with moving water. “The Red Planet is revealing the presence of ...

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