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Story Posted on 30-01-2019

POLITICS

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ISI, Awami League, Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina needs to be tough as nails in running a government fraught with internal and external challenges

Despite the absence of strong, credible opposition in Bangladesh’s new parliament, Sheikh Hasina cannot afford to let her guards down after being sworn in as the prime minister for the third consecutive time.

POLITICS

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Ayodhya, BJP, Dharma Sansad, Ram Temple

Sadhus announce date to build Ram Temple: 4 factors to keep in mind

A Dharm Sansad headed by Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopananad has said they will lay the foundation stone of the Ram Mandir on February 21.

HUMOUR

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Sabarimala, কুম্ভমেলা, Yogi Adityanath, Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor tweets on Kumbh: Once again, smart aleck-ness drowns smartness

In the Sabarimala case, Tharoor said faith is above SC verdicts. Surely, faith should also be above poor jokes?

ART & CULTURE

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Aamir Khan, Taare zameen par, Krish, Kangana Ranaut

Krish vs Kangana Ranaut: Why the director's chair always wobbles under 'star' power!

No, Manikarnika's Krish is not the first director to have been replaced by the star they were directing. That list leads to Hollywood, too.

POLITICS

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Taliban peace talks, Afghanistan, United States of America, Taliban

How America is hastily exiting Afghanistan, leaving it to the the Taliban, China and Pakistan

Even a flawed Afghan government will be better than the Taliban rule, but the US appears to accept any deal in a hurry to get its "boots on the ground" out of Afghanistan.

VARIETY

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Sonia Gandhi, Congress, Robert Vadra, Priyanka Gandhi

Glimpses of Priyanka Gandhi: Can the proud wife, loving mother and tiger enthusiast now bring back 'acche din' for the Congress?

Priyanka's life has seen strange and sublime moments. On the day of Priyanka’s wedding with Robert Vadra, two bridegrooms arrived at 10, Janpath claiming that she was married to them!

POLITICS

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Congress, BJP, Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah

Selective memory: Wasn't Omar Abdullah among the first to ally with BJP? Why the amnesia now?

Over the years, the National Conference has maintained a cosy relationship with both BJP and Congress. It is only when new leaders in Kashmir register their presence with the same that they are called 'agents of Delhi'.

HUMOUR

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Election Commission of India, Aapki apni party, Aam Aadmi Party

AAP yahan aaye kisliye? With a naya AAP on the block, Arvind Kejriwal's woes just won't end!

For those who thought one AAP wasn't enough, here's news. There's a potential rival AAP and apna purana wala AAP is quite AAP-set!

VARIETY

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Barimada, Collarwali, Pench tiger reserve, Tiger population

Tigress Tales: Pench's Collarwali delivers quadruplets, takes her total tally to 29 tiger cubs

Supermom 'Collarwali' is not just a prolific breeder, but also an astute raiser — a true 'tiger mom' in every respect!

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Kalyan Singh, Babri Masjid, Ayodhya dispute

Ram Janmabhumi-Babri Masjid: SC should firmly quash govt's new plea on Ayodhya land

Under Kalyan Singh’s watch, the Babri Majid was demolished, despite the promises made to the apex court. There is absolutely no guarantee of history not repeating itself.