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Darjeeling unrest: GJM chief slams Mamata for raids at his office

In the backdrop of ongoing protests in Darjeeling spearheaded by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), chief of GJM Bimal Gurung on Friday slammed the West Bengal government for raiding his office premises. In a statement to news agency ANI, Gurung said: “Administration unlawfully attacked my house, our party office on instructions from Mamata Banerjee. Such attack is dangerous for democracy.” He ...

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1993 Mumbai serial blasts verdict LIVE updates: TADA court to pronounce judgment on 7 accused


A Special Terrorism and Disruptive Activities Act (TADA) court is set to pronounce its judgment against gangsters Mustafa Dossa and Abu Salem along with five others in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case today. The earlier set of judgment did not include the present under trials as some of the accused were absconding when the trial case began. These undertrials, ...

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This Kerala School Is Reducing The Burden On Its Students With A Pick-Up Facility For Their Bags


Remember the dread of lugging a heavy school bag everyday? A primary school in Kerala has come up with a brilliant solution. They are picking up bags of students from designated points in neighbourhoods to reduce the burden on these children. The Times of India reported that GM Upper Primary School in Kattampally the initiative was to promote walking among ...

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Pakistan lawmaker seeks probe into Musharraf-era nuke proliferation


A Pakistani lawmaker has called for “thorough investigations” into the country’s nuclear proliferation to Iran and North Korea during former military ruler Pervez Musharraf’s regime. Pakistan Peoples Party senator Farhatullah Babar said yesterday that the father of Pakistan’s nuclear programme A Q Khan had been singled out for nuclear proliferation and demanded that the “entire network” be exposed. Seeking “thorough ...

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