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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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NIA moves to revoke Zakir Naik’s passport, probe his money trail


The National Investigation Agency is set to move to revoke the Indian passport issued to Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) president Dr Zakir Abdul Karim Naik wanted in a criminal case registered last year. After interrogating Naik’s sister and aide, the agency says it is also tracking his web of financial transactions that include at least 10 companies and 19 properties ...

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