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pakistan won’t seek denied military aid

Islamabad: Pakistan will not seek the resumption of suspended US military aid and feels “betrayed” by the recent critical statements of the American leadership against Islamabad’s fight against terrorism, Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said.

Pak man gets life for stabbing 17 women

Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Friday handed down life sentence to a 24-year-old ‘misogynist’ who stabbed at least 17 women, leading to the death of one of the victims. Muhammad Ali said that he hated women and found fun in hurting them. He prowled at night and targeted lonely women, using a kitchen knife.

California mudslide: mistake in numbers

Santa Barbara: The number of missing after a California mudslide has fluctuated wildly, due to shifting definitions, the inherent uncertainty that follows a natural disaster, and just plain human error. On Thursday, the number provided by authorities went from 48, down to eight, then back up to 43. Officials say a clerical mistake led to the figure of eight being released.

Boko Haram kills 20 loggers in NE Nigeria

Kano (Nigeria): Boko Haram fighters have killed at least 20 loggers, militia members and residents said on Friday, in the latest attack against civilians in northeast Nigeria. The attack happened on Monday when gunmen on motorbikes opened fire on a group of loggers collecting firewood at Kaje village, near the Borno State capital, Maiduguri.

Bulgaria defends EU presidency video

Brussels: Bulgaria on Friday defended a promotional video launching its EU presidency, which has elicited furious calls that it be withdrawn in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal.

Champagne box-sized satellite launched

Paris: France launched a champagne box-sized mini satellite into Earth orbit on Friday to study a mysterious, juvenile planet system in our Milky Way galaxy, mission controllers said. Weighing 3.5 kilogrammes, the PicSat satellite was hoisted into space by an Indian PSLV rocket, and placed into orbit at an altitude of 505 kilometres

 
 
 
 
 

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Cold wave prevails in north India, temps drop in Kashmir

21 Jan 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Cold wave conditions persisted on Saturday in most parts of north India with the mercury further dropping in Kashmir and high-altitude areas of Himachal Pradesh recording sub-zero temperatures. Normal life remained hit in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil as the minimum there settled at minus 19...

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BJP, Cong neck and neck in MP civic poll results

21 Jan 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The Congress party exhibited a strong fight in the Madhya Pradesh civic polls by winning nine presidential posts in 19 civic bodies on Saturday, tying with the BJP, which too won equal numbers. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's charisma could not help the BJP take over the Congress citadel of Raghogarh, hometown of AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh...

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