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Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness—a bright mosaic

22 Jul 10:12 AM

Arundhati Roy’s second novel is not just one story, but many. Here is a trans woman from Delhi, here is a man from an untouchable background passing himself off as a Muslim, here is a government official retired from a post in Kabul, here is a resistance fighter in Kashmir, here is a woman in the Maoist rebellion in Bastar, here is a rebellious woman who kidnaps an abandoned baby, and more.Read Full Story »

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Strong earthquake off Turkish-Greek coasts kills two, injures scores

Post Report 21 Jul 01:49 PM

A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of Kos, reported BBC.Read Full Story »

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Ram Nath Kovind elected India's 14th President

Post Report 20 Jul 06:21 PM

Ram Nath Kovind, former Bihar Governor, has been elected India's 14th President on Thursday. Read Full Story »

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Post Report 18 Jul 03:51 PM

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey and US Pacific Tsumani Centre said.Read Full Story »

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120 killed in Pakistan oil tanker fire

Post Report 25 Jun 11:53 AM

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Post Report 22 Jun 03:50 PM

At least 20 people died and more than 50 others were injured when a car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, according to Reuters.Read Full Story »

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Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing several casualties

Post Report 19 Jun 10:02 AM

A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, according to Associated Press.Read Full Story »

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 London tower block fire: Death toll climbs to 30

Post Report 16 Jun 07:33 PM

Death toll in London tower block fire has climbed to 30 after 13 more succumbed to injuries during the course of treatment on Friday, according to Reuters.Read Full Story »

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Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 17

Post Report 15 Jun 06:43 PM

The death toll in a fire that ripped through a 24-storey Grenfell Tower in Kensington of West London has reached 17 as of 11 am Thursday.Read Full Story »

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UK election 2017: Exit poll projects PM May to win snap election but lose parliamentary majority

Post Report 09 Jun 09:29 AM

A shock exit poll of the United Kingdom general elections published on Friday as the voting closed on late Thursday projected British Prime Minister Theresa May to win the snap election but lose her parliamentary majority plunging the country into uncertainty and cast doubt on who will govern as Brexit talks loom.Read Full Story »

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Tension in Darjeeling over language dispute

Parbat Portel 08 Jun 06:01 PM

Fresh tension erupted in Darjeeling, India, after cadres of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) tried to disrupt the Cabinet meeting of Darjeeling state government on Thursday. Read Full Story »

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Post Report 07 Jun 06:48 PM

A Myanmar military transport plane with more than 100 people on board went missing on Wednesday, Associated Press reported.Read Full Story »

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US prez’s ‘Covfefe’ typo goes viral on Twitter

Post Report 31 May 01:57 PM

Twitteratis on Wednesday found a treat on their plates after a tweet from The US President Donald Trump with an unusual word--‘Covfefe’.Read Full Story »

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22 killed, over 50 injured in Manchester explosion [Update]

Post Report 23 May 11:39 AM

A suicide terror attack at Manchester Arena, England has left 22 people, including children, dead leaving 59 injured early Tuesday morning, BBC reported.Read Full Story »

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Post Report 05 May 04:45 PM

The Delhi court on Friday awarded life imprisonment to five persons arrested on charge of gang-raping a 52-year-old Danish woman at knife-point near the New Delhi railway station two year ago, according to Press Trust of India.Read Full Story »

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U.S. judge blocks Trump order to restrict funding for 'sanctuary cities'

Reuters 26 Apr 04:47 PM

A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement.Read Full Story »

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Eighth time lucky: NASA launches super balloon to collect near space data

Reuters 26 Apr 03:28 PM

A stadium-sized pressure balloon launched by NASA in New Zealand began collecting data in near space on Wednesday, beginning a 100-day planned journey after several launch attempts were thwarted by storms and cyclones. Read Full Story »

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Reuters 26 Apr 03:20 PM

Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing six militants, the military said in a statement, as part of a widening campaign against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).Read Full Story »

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India's top 10 websites hacked

The Daily Star 26 Apr 01:11 PM

At least 10 official websites including those of premier educational institutions like Delhi University (DU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) New Delhi and IIT BHU - were hacked on Tuesday with “Pakistan Zindabad” slogans displayed on them, triggering fears of sabotage and cyber-terror.Read Full Story »

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Students sue Berkeley amid Coulter row

Bbc 26 Apr 10:09 AM

Two student groups that plan to host conservative author Ann Coulter have sued the University of California at Berkeley, where she plans to speak.Read Full Story »

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Trump backs down on border wall funding

Bbc 26 Apr 10:08 AM

Donald Trump has indicated he will ditch plans to find cash for his border wall in this week's spending bill.Read Full Story »

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Bbc 25 Apr 06:48 PM

A Thai man filmed himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook Live, before taking his own life, Thai police say.Read Full Story »

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Sixteen migrants drown making Turkey-Greece crossing

Bbc 25 Apr 04:01 PM

At least 16 people have drowned in the narrow strait separating Turkey from the Greek island of Lesbos, say authorities and the UN.Read Full Story »

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Reuters 25 Apr 03:06 PM

At least 18 Kurdish YPG fighters and media officials were killed in Turkish air strikes on a headquarters of the militia in northeastern Syria on Tuesday, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said.Read Full Story »

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Reuters 25 Apr 03:05 PM

Syrian or Russian air strikes killed more than a dozen people and severely damaged a hospital in and around a town in rebel-held Idlib province on Tuesday, local medical workers and a monitoring group said.Read Full Story »

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Reuters 25 Apr 03:04 PM

North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North's nuclear and missile programmes.Read Full Story »

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Associated Press 25 Apr 01:48 PM

A roadside bombing targeted a minivan in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region on Tuesday, killing nine people, a local government official and the military said.Read Full Story »

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Chile rocked by 6.9-magnitude quake

Reuters 25 Apr 12:45 PM

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage.Read Full Story »

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China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat

Bbc 25 Apr 11:08 AM

China's president has called for "restraint" from all parties in a call with US President Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang said it was "ready" to sink a US aircraft carrier.Read Full Story »

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White House calls Senate in over N Korea

Bbc 25 Apr 11:05 AM

In an unusual move, the entire US Senate is being called to the White House for a briefing on North Korea.Read Full Story »

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India Maoist rebels kill 24 policemen in Chhattisgarh

Bbc 24 Apr 08:32 PM

Suspected Maoists have killed 24 policemen in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, in one of the biggest attacks by the rebels in recent years.Read Full Story »

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Indian farmers suspend Delhi protest

Bbc 24 Apr 05:56 PM

Drought-hit farmers in India have suspended a protest, after an assurance that their demands would be met.Read Full Story »

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