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    Tanzania buries ferry disaster dead as toll hits 224

    Ukara: Tanzania declared the whole nation was in mourning Sunday as the first dozen bodies were buried from a devastating ferry capsize on Lake Victoria that left people 224 dead. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa led 'national funerals' on the island of Ukara, where the MV Nyerere had been coming in to dock on Thursday. He spoke of 'great mourning by the whole nation' as the first coffins were...

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    Canada's Cirque du Soleil dazzles Riyadh after diplomatic row

    Riyadh: Canada-based Cirque du Soleil staged their first show in Saudi Arabia on Sunday with a dazzling display of high-wire thrills, despite a diplomatic spat between Ottawa and Riyadh. The acrobatic troupe performed in Riyadh to mark the Saudi national day, more than a month after the kingdom expelled Canada's ambassador and froze all new trade following Ottawa's vigorous calls for...

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    Maoists rise: Telangana police on alert

    Hyderabad: The Telangana police became alert after the killings of MLA and former MLA in Andhra Pradesh state in Visakha agency today. The police asked the Ministers, MLAs, MPs and public representatives to be careful and furnish the details of their tours to the police much before. The police enhanced the intelligence in Maoists influenced areas across the Telangana state. The police announced that they...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Andhra: Two TDP leaders, including an MLA, shot dead by Naxals

    Visakhapatnam : Two political leaders, including sitting Telegu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Kidari Sarveswara Rao, were shot dead by Naxals in Dumbriguda Mandal of Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Sunday. The other person who fell in prey to the ultras was former TDP MLA Siveri Soma. Rao and Soma were shot dead while they were on their way to...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Rahul asks Modi, Jaitley to 'stop lying', reiterates Rafale JPC demand

    New Delhi: Dismissing Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's latest defence of the government over the choosing of an offset partner in the Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asked him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to 'stop lying' and instead order for a JPC probe. 'Jetlie's (sic) specialty is his ability to spin '2 truths', or lies, with fake...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Shilpa Shetty faces racism at Sydney airport

    Sydney: Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Sunday alleged that she faced an unpleasant experience for being 'brown' at the Sydney airport over her cabin luggage. Upset by an official who was curt, she says people's tone must not change with preference to colour. Shilpa, who dealt with racism in 2007 when she was a contestant on the fifth season of the British reality show 'Celebrity Big...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    MLA, ex-leader shot dead by Maoists

    Visakhapatnam: A ruling TDP MLA and a former legislator of his party were shot dead on Sunday by Maoists in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said. K. Sarveswara Rao, 45, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA from Araku (Reserved-Scheduled Tribe) and his party colleague and former MLA Siveri Soma, 52, were attacked near Thutangi village, about 125 km from the coastal city of Visakhapatnam, while they were...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    This European country vote on regional 'burqa ban', GMOs

    Geneva, Switzerland: Areferendumin Switzerland's northeastern St. Gallen region Sunday isexpected to usher in a'burqa ban', making it thesecond Swisscanton to prohibitallface-covering garments in publicspaces. At thesametime, votersacross Switzerland are being asked to cast their ballots on initiativesaimed at boosting localfarming and promoting 'ethicalstandards'in food production,...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    Sara Ali Khan enjoys her weekend in Delhi, photos go viral

    New Delhi [India], Sep 22 (ANI): Sara Ali Khan's recent Instagram stories will give you major Delhi vibes. The` Simmba` actress uploaded a series of stories documenting her day in Delhi, covering everything from a fair at India Gate to a quick shopping stop at Janakpuri's Dilli Haat, where she can be seen dressed in a beautiful white ethnic attire and trying a pair of bright yellow...

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    Meet the Pakistani man who sang Indian national anthem at Asia Cup

    Abu Dhabi: A Pakistani cricket fan, Adil Taj, whose video showing him singing Indian national anthem during the Group stage match between India and Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup is going viral, has said that the move was a small gesture of peace from his side. Taj further revealed that he had got goosebumps when he listened to the Indian national anthem for the first time in a...

    • 15 hrs ago

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