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Triggering widespread panic across the subcontinent, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Hina Rabbani Khar, and her Indian counterpart, SM Krishna, have gone missing, hours after they managed to watch Salman Khan starrer ‘Ek Tha Tiger’. The whole of India is on red alert and on the lookout for the two. In particular, security has been tightened near Birkin bag vendors, in the hope of [...]

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Dr. Manmohan Singh may get frequently lampooned at home for preferring silence to speech in the face of raging controversies, but it was this very reticence that helped the Prime Minister wriggle out a sticky diplomatic situation and carry the day for his country during his ongoing 4 day trip to Iran to attend the [...]

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The Indian Government’s gingerly attempt to regulate online content has invited the wrath of none other than Beijing, which has slammed Indian authorities for “ham-handed and clumsy attempts to muzzle free speech.” India’s ambassador to China, Dr. S Jaishankar, was summoned by the Chinese Ministry of External Affairs and given a dressing down for his [...]

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Dreaded terrorist and LeT founder, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, has opened another front in the war of terror against India by starting a new outfit Lashkar-e-Debate to unleash verbal terror attacks. Instead of the saffron fields of Kashmir, the war of words will be waged in extremely dangerous terrain such as Arnab’s NewsHour, Barka’s ‘Buck Stops [...]

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China, the world’s leading exporter of goods and services, today announced its decision to export sportsmen and sportswomen to interested nations across the world. Coming on the heels of its dominant performance in the recently concluded London Olympics where it finished 2nd in the medal’s tally, this decision is expected to give a much needed [...]

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On the eve of the 65th anniversary of independence from British rule, Pakistani President Zardari hailed Bangladeshis for successfully occupying large swathes of Indian territory and advised the Pakistani military establishment to take a leaf out of their book. “These Bangladeshis are awesome man. Without investing in nuclear weapons, without fomenting terrorism, without over-spending on [...]

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In an unexpected turn of events, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had fallen short of gold required to prepare the medals to be given to the winners of various events. Things weren’t looking all that bright for the organisers due to insufficient funds. But there finally was light at the end of the tunnel. The [...]

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Even as Usain Bolt diligently prepares for the 200 m finals at the London Olympics, accolades continue to pour in on his Facebook wall for clinching gold in the 100 m dash. The ‘most naturally gifted athlete the world has ever seen’ was kind enough to share a snapshot of messages from his Asian fans [...]

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The ignominious disqualification of the Chinese pair, Yu Yang and Wang Xialoi, from the Olympics women’s doubles event for allegedly throwing some of their round-robin stage matches in order to manipulate the draw in the knock-out stage has exposed the glaring shortcomings of Chinese players at the international level when it comes to the delicate [...]

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According to a secret US diplomatic cable from New Delhi dated 2009 that was released by WikiLeaks, BSP leader Ms. Mayawati had wanted to gift a statue to the United States of America when she was the CM of UP. The offer was made when Mayawati was casually chatting with the United States ambassador to [...]

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