‘Will cut tongues of abusive MPs, MLAs’: Threat from Andhra Pradesh policeman after outburst from TDP MP

‘Will cut tongues of abusive MPs, MLAs’: Threat from Andhra Pradesh policeman after outburst from TDP MP

Amaravati: A police inspector in Andhra Pradesh caused a flutter threatening to cut tongues of elected representatives if they spoke in a manner hurting the morale of the force, targeting a ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP, who hit back daring...
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RLSP blames Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) for creating ‘confusion’ over seat-sharing in ruling coalition in Bihar

RLSP blames Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) for creating ‘confusion’ over seat-sharing in ruling coalition in Bihar

Patna: The Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, a constituent of NDA, on Saturday blamed Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) for creating “confusion” over seat-sharing within the ruling coalition. The RLSP’s attack on the JD(U) came in th...
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Johnny English Strikes Again review round-up: Rowan Atkinson’s MI7 sleuth is ‘classic’ but ‘mildly amusing’

Johnny English Strikes Again review round-up: Rowan Atkinson’s MI7 sleuth is ‘classic’ but ‘mildly amusing’

Seven years after the release of its second installment, Universal Pictures announced the return of  Rowan Atkinson as the beloved accidental spy, Johnny English in the third installment of the series titled – Johnny English Strikes Again. Directed by Davi...
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Jeremy Hunt: Don’t mistake politeness for weakness

Jeremy Hunt: Don’t mistake politeness for weakness

Image copyright Reuters Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged the EU not to mistake British politeness for weakness after Brexit negotiations reached an impasse. After rejecting the UK’s proposals, Donald Tusk, head of the European Council, posted a pr...
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Egypt: Court upholds Mubarak and sons’ corruption convictions

Egypt: Court upholds Mubarak and sons’ corruption convictions

The highest appeals court in Egypt rejected a motion by former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their corruption convictions related to his nearly 30-year rule.  Egypt’s Court of Cessation denied the Mubaraks’ appeals on Saturd...
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Survivor Found Inside Tanzania Ferry, Days After Deadly Capsize

Survivor Found Inside Tanzania Ferry, Days After Deadly Capsize

NAIROBI, Kenya — A day after Tanzanian authorities said they were unlikely to locate any more survivors from a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, an engineer who worked aboard the vessel was discovered alive in an apparent air pocket...
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China summons US ambassador over military sanctions

China summons US ambassador over military sanctions

China summoned the United States ambassador on Saturday after the US imposed sanctions on a branch of its military, according to Chinese state media. The announcement came a day after China “strongly urged” the US to cancel the sanctions or...
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Minissha Lamba debuts into theatre, enacts 13 characters

Minissha Lamba debuts into theatre, enacts 13 characters

Minissha Lamba debuted into theatre with her solo play Mirror Mirror, enacting 13 characters Minissha Lamba After a brief but fruitful career in Bollywood, actor Minissha Lambas acting career seems to take on a new lease of life — but...
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John Tavares scores first two goals on home ice as Maple Leafs down Sabres

John Tavares scores first two goals on home ice as Maple Leafs down Sabres

John Tavares didn’t need to plug in GPS co-ordinates for the drive to his first game at Scotiabank Arena as a member of the Maple Leafs.Toronto’s new star centre also had little trouble finding the scoresheet for a second straight...
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Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

Image copyright Co-opImage caption The bags will cost 5p and double as a compostable bag for food waste Compostable bags are to replace single-use plastic bags in more than half of Co-op stores, the supermarket has said. It says around...
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