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  • UPA Govt. hikes diesel price by Rs. 5 per litre

    New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): In a major blow to the common man of this country, the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs on Thursday evening approved a hike in price of diesel by Rs. 5 per litre. The hike in diesel prices will be effective from midnight. There has been no hike in petrol price…

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  • Digvijay Singh names Modi’s Yatra as “Hitler Yatra”

    New Delhi, Sep 13 (): Disapproving Narendra Modi’s  yatra as Swami Vivekanand Yuva Vikas Yatra, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said  Modi  could have better  named it as “Hitler Yatra.” “I could not believe how Modi thought to compare him with Swami Vivekanand. Modi in no way is identical to Vivekananada. He could have better…

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  • BJP condemns diesel price hike, says common man squeezed again

    New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday condemned the Congress-led UPA Government’s decision to hike the price of diesel by Rs. 5 per litre, saying this steep increase will have a cascading effect on inflation and price rise. BJP National General Secretary Ananth Kumar said the increase in diesel price…

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  • Arvind Kejriwal meets PMANE convener Udayakumar in Kudankulam

    Tirunelveli, Sep 13 (): To determine the situation in Kudankulam, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal visited Idinthakarai from where he took a boat to have a secret meeting with PMANE convener S P Udayakumar, said sources. Arvind Kejriwal after meeting the PMANE activist returned back to Idinthakarai and went to Tsunami Colony to meet the families…

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  • Some amusing facts why iPhone spell checker sucks!

    London, Sep. 13 (ANI): Users of apple iPhone must be facing what is called an ‘unintentional absurdity’ due to the smartphone’s spell check that often mistakes common words. Some of the most disastrous and unfortunate text messages ever sent have been complied by Buzfeed. According to the report, when a user typed ‘Your mom and…

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  • Popeye’s fav Vitamin C-rich spinach ‘may help protect against dementia’

    Washington, September 12 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have discovered that the serum-concentration of the antioxidants vitamin C and beta-carotene are significantly lower in patients with mild dementia than in control persons. Their findings suggest that antioxidant rich fruit and vegetables like spinach, carrots and apricots could help fight the disease’s devastating symptoms. It…

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  • Pak drawing ‘ever closer’ to China, says PM Ashraf

    Islamabad, Sept. 13 (ANI): Pakistan has said the country is drawing even closer to Beijing in the backdrop of a strain in ties with the U.S. since the raid that killed Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden in May 2011. Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf while speaking during a special session, moderated by China Central Television…

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  • Karachi factory inferno death toll rises to 298

    Karachi, Sept. 13 (ANI): The death toll in the Karachi garment factory fire has risen to 298, with several dozen workers still missing or presumably dead in the basement. Rescue workers have not been able to enter Ali Enterprises as the fire has completely destroyed the building. The blaze, which started on Tuesday night, is…

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