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Briton among five G4S staff killed in Kabul blast

Briton among five G4S staff killed in Kabul blast

A total of 10 people are confirmed to have died in the attack, which hit the firm‘s compound late on Wednesday. The Taliban has said it was behind the attack. G4S said 32 of its employees were injured and five killed, four of whom were Afghan nationals and one British. “Our thoughts at this difficult time are with the loved […]

May and Corbyn agree to live TV debate (but on different channels)

Downing Street said it had accepted a proposal which would see a debate over Mrs May‘s Brexit withdrawal deal screened on the at 8pm on Sunday 9 December – two days before a crunch vote in the Commons. But a Labour spokesman said discussions were still ongoing and Sky News understands the party is still “unhappy” about some of the […]

This photo of soldier hugging martyr‘s dad wins hearts online

This photo of soldier hugging martyr‘s dad wins hearts online

This heart-wrenching image of the Indian Army saluting and consoling the father of martyred officer Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani has touched the hearts of many on social media. Lance Naik Wani was martyred on November 26 while fighting six terrorists in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. He was killed after he was hit by a volley of bullets when he stormed the […]

Rajasthan Congress vows to waive farm loans, provide free education to women

Rajasthan Congress vows to waive farm loans, provide free education to women

Loan waiver to farmers, free education to girls and women, unemployment allowance of up to Rs 3,500 to educated youth and pension to elderly farmers are among the promises the Rajasthan Congress has made in its election manifesto released on Thursday. IMAGE: Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and former Rajasthan chief minister and Congress general secretary Ashok Gehlot release the […]

Farmers from across India converge in Delhi for Kisan March

Farmers from across India converge in Delhi for Kisan March

Hoping to make themselves heard in the power centre of the nation, thousands of farmers from across the country began converging in Delhi on Thursday for a two-day march to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce. IMAGE: Over a lakh of farmers are expected to converge in Delhi to ensure that their voices […]

Una flogging victims write to Prez, seek to end lives

Una flogging victims write to Prez, seek to end lives

The Dalit victims of the 2016 Una flogging incident in Gujarat have sought permission from President Ram Nath Kovind to end their lives, claiming that the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the state had not fulfilled the promises made to them more than two years ago. Seven members of a Dalit family were thrashed by self-proclaimed cow vigilantes on July […]

PHOTOS: When Pope Francis was interrupted by a 6-yr-old

PHOTOS: When Pope Francis was interrupted by a 6-yr-old

So what is the Pope to do when a little boy rushes his stage and steals the show? Ignore the child and let him play, it seems.  A 6-year-old from Argentina walked on to the Vatican stage during Pope Francis’ papal audience. The child delighted worshippers and the pontiff alike as he played on stage. At Wednesday‘s public audience in the Vatican, […]