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    Javed Akhtar becomes first Indian to receive Richard Dawkins Award

    Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has won the 2020 Richard Dawkins Award for critical thinking, holding religious dogma up to scrutiny, advancing human progress and humanist values. Akhtar has become the first Indian to be given the honour, which recognises distinguished individual from the...
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    Well,,pardon me for the "breaking" title. Just want the attention of Indian posters here. Kindly vote n cite the reasons. Guys this is internet,,u r anonymous,,post unapologetically,,,put forth ur views. Thanks. Ps-i expect pakistanis to refrain from posting or voting here,,,,but if they...
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    need a car,,not sure which

    hello ppl, I am thinking of buying a car but have not been able to select between hyundai verna,maruti ciaz n honda city. Advice n suggest Verna Ciaz City
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    need help,,,

    I bought couple of AA rechargeable (pencil) batteries n charger,,,started initial charging as advised by d shopkeeper,,,,problm is I forgot to unplgg thm,,,nobody is at home,,,n I will be out for gud 4-5 days,,,is the any chance of thm exploding or anythng due to overcharging?? kindly opine,,,
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    the man responsible for 2012 Assam blood bath

    CBI chargesheet against ex-police personnel Spl Correspondent NEW DELHI, Dec 22 – The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a charge-sheet against a former Assam Police constable Mouhibur Islam, in the Court of Special Judicial Magistrate, Bongaigaon u/s 153-A, 182, 211 of IPC and...
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    Now, Modi govt too refuses to name foreign bank account holders

    NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government on Friday endorsed the Congress-led UPA's position that double taxation avoidance treaties with other countries barred it from revealing names of all Indians having accounts in foreign banks. The statement led senior advocate Ram Jethmalani to accuse...
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    5,000-year Harappan stepwell found in Kutch, bigger than Mohenjo Daro's

    AHMEDABAD: A 5,000-year-old stepwell has been found in one of the largest Harappan cities, Dholavira, in Kutch, which is three times bigger than the Great Bath at Mohenjo Daro. Located in the eastern reservoir of Dholavira by experts from the Archaeological Survey of India working with...
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    doctors strike in Lucknow continues

    Acting on the orders of Allahabad High Court, UP government on Thursday transferred SSP Kanpur Yashaswi Yadav even as junior doctors here continued their strike demanding strict action against the police officer. Mr. Yadav has been attached to the DGP office in Lucknow, a home department...
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    Fresh row over 2012 troops movement near Delhi; NSA says 'no distrust'

    PATNA/NEW DELHI: A fresh controversy has erupted over the movement of two Army units near Delhi in 2012 with then DGMO Lt Gen A K Choudhary saying there may have been "distrust" between the Army and government on the issue, a view rejected on Friday by the national security adviser(NSA). "There...
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    Developed cancer drug for 'western patients' who could afford, not 'for Indians': Bayer's CEO

    NEW DELHI: Global medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres slammed on Friday a statement by Bayer's chief executive that the giant German firm only developed its cancer drug Nexavar for people who could afford the medicine, not "for Indians". India's controller general of patents angered Bayer...