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SHARIF TO BE INDICTED IN GRAFT CASES TODAY

Islamabad: Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is set to be indicted on Friday by

an anti-corruption court in the Panama Papers scandal that could land him in jail.

13 KILLED IN SOUTH YEMEN CLASHES: ARMY

Aden: Four soldiers and nine rebels were killed in southern Yemen, Army sources said, as clashes flared in the last rebel pocket in mainly Government-held Shabwa province.

PROPERTY LINKED TO NIGERIAN EX-MIN SEIZED

Lagos: A Nigerian court has ordered the permanent seizure

of properties worth some $7 million from the country’s former oil minister, who is facing a slew of corruption claims.

IRAQ KURDS LIFT BARRIERS ON ROADS FROM MOSUL

Arbil: Iraqi Kurdish forces on Thursday removed barriers they had installed just hours earlier on roads from second city Mosul amid fears of an attack following last month’s independence referendum, an official said.

RUSSIA PUTS CRIMEA ON NEW BANK NOTE

Moscow: Russia on Thursday presented a new bank note that shows images of Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Moscow in 2014.

FLOODS, LANDSLIDES KILL 43 IN VIETNAM

Hanoi: Floods and landslides caused by a tropical depression have killed at least 43 people, left 34 others missing and damaged homes and crops in northern and central Vietnam, officials said on Thursday.

UAE STOPS ISSUING VISAS TO NORTH KOREANS

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates on Thursday announced it had stopped issuing visas to North Korean nationals and downgraded diplomatic relations with Pyongyang, following similar moves by Kuwait and Qatar. 

 
 
 
 
 

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‚ÄėBan entry into Puri temple Garvagriha‚Äô

17 Dec 2017 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State Government has recommended to the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) to stop entry of devotees into the sanctum sanctorum (Garvagriha) of the shrine. In a letter to the SJTA, the Government has asked for restrictions on darshan of the deities by devotees, including VIPs...

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Police probing from different angles in dead bodies’ case

18 Dec 2017 | PNS | Dehradun

Police are investigating different possibilities in the case of the two men found dead at the Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan on Friday. The bodies of Kamal Ram, a native of Rudraprayag and Sonu Kumar of Dehradun were found at Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan near Haridwar Bypass...

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