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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday restated her full support to Bangladesh. Appreciating the recent anti-terrorism actions taken by Bangladesh government, she said she was always ready to help Hasina’s government. The West Bengal chief minister said those when Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali met her at her office in […]

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The US government is considering declassifying a controversial 28-page section of a congressional report on 9/11. Here’s everything you need to know: Why is it controversial? Those pages concern whether or not Saudi Arabian officials were involved in funding or supporting the hijackers. In 2002, the bipartisan Joint Congressional Inquiry conducted an extensive investigation into […]

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An MP has died after she was shot and stabbed during an attack in her constituency, police have said. Jo Cox, 41, Labour MP for Batley and Spen, was left bleeding on the floor by her attacker. A 77-year-old man also suffered slight injuries. A 52-year-old man was arrested near Market Street, Birstall, West Yorkshire […]

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From left, Barack Obama and Dalai Lama. US president Barack Obama met the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at the White House on Wednesday despite a warning by China that it would damage diplomatic relations. The meeting came at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and China over Beijing’s assertive […]

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A bold move from Microsoft to dive into the enterprise social media A stunning announcement from Microsoft! The world leading Desktop OS giant is acquiring LinkedIn, the leading global professional network with an active base of 433 million users. They are buying it out for $26 billion which roughly translates $196 per share – all […]

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F R Chowdhury   There is a public referendum on 23rd June 2016 for the people of the United Kingdom to decide whether to continue to remain within the European Union (EU) or to come out of it. This has nothing to do with political parties. It is the direct decision of the citizens irrespective […]

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Hillary Clinton celebrated her triumph as the first woman to lead a major party in a race for the White House, scoring big wins in California and New Jersey to cement her grip on the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. The former first lady, US senator and secretary of state spoke to supporters at a raucous […]

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Singer Christina Grimmie, who starred in NBC’s “The Voice,” died early Saturday after a gunman shot her following a performance in Florida, authorities said. A man armed with two guns walked up to the 22-year-old singer as she was signing autographs late Friday night and opened fire, Orlando Police spokeswoman Wanda Ford said. The gunman […]

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Worshipers and well-wishers take photographs as the casket with the body of the late boxing champion Muhammad Ali is brought for his janaza, an Islamic funeral prayer, in Louisville, Kentucky, US June 9, 2016. A Muslim funeral for Muhammad Ali on Thursday drew thousands of admirers to the boxer’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where mourners […]

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SHAMBHAVI SHUKLA and M.R.VINO Given that the victim was Bangladeshi in nationality, the Indian High Commission seem to have gone well beyond its mandate more so as there was no such visit to the families of the many others who are being targeted and killed by extremists in Bangladesh–with recent attacks being claimed by the […]

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US Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) and Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) wave at a campaign rally in Orlando, Florida, October 20, 2008. US President Barack Obama has formally endorsed Hillary Clinton’s White House bid and called for the Democratic Party to unite behind her after a protracted battle with Bernie Sanders for the […]

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US vice-president Joe Biden (L) and speaker of the House Paul Ryan look on as India prime minister Narendra Modi bows while addressing a joint meeting of the US Congress in the House Chamber of the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi called for a closer security relationship between his country […]

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