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  • Gang-rape protests: Delhi turns into fortress

    New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): The heart of the national capital turned into a fortress with police blocking roads leading to India Gate and Raisina Hill in the wake of violent protests over the past few days against the brutal rape of a 23-year-old girl. Police blocked Rafi Marg from both sides and one carriage…

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  • China tests world’s longest high-speed rail line

    Beijing, Dec 24 (): China tested its 2,298-kilometre (1,428-mile) high-speed rail line on Saturday, the longest in the world, as it prepares to start passenger service on Dec. 26. The 2,298-km (1,428-mile) line running along Beijing-Guangzhou, parts of which are already in operation, will begin full service on Wednesday, halving travel time to less than 10…

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  • Pak cricketers say words not enough to sing Sachin’s praise

    Karachi, Dec. 24 (ANI): A number of former and current Pakistani cricketers paid tribute to Sachin Tendulkar on the event of his retirement from the One-Day International (ODI) format, and said the Indian batting legend will be missed sorely. Many were disappointed with his decision to retire just before Pakistan and India go head-to-head in…

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  • Andhra High Court dismisses Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy’s bail plea

    Hyderabad, Dec. 24 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in connection with an alleged disproportionate assets case. Jagan had earlier moved the high court contending that the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) had not filed a charge-sheet within the prescribed time….

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