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Unblock Musharraf’s ID, passport: Pak sc

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered that the national identity card and passport of Pervez Musharraf be unblocked so that he can return to the country, days after the apex court allowed the former dictator to file his nomination papers to contest the July 25 general polls.

China: 24 injured in gas pipeline blast

Beijing: A gas pipeline operated by a state-backed energy giant in southwest China’s Guizhou province exploded, injuring at least 24 people, officials said on Monday.

‘CO2 injections may help cut belly fat’

Washington: Injecting fat pockets with carbon dioxide gas may help reduce belly fat, scientists have found.

Vietnam detains 100 after violent protests

Hanoi: Authorities in Vietnam have detained more than 100 people after protesters pelted Government buildings with rocks and Molotov cocktails, injuring dozens of police officers, State media reported on Monday.

Man fined 2k $ for breaking wife’s nose

Singapore: A 48-year-old man in Singapore was fined 2,000 dollars by a court today for punching his wife’s face multiple times, causing injuries that included a broken nose.



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‘Assault’ on police driver: Action against Kerala ADGP

17 Jun 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a swift move intended at stemming the protests brewing in the State police force against certain top officials’ ‘feudalistic’ practice of persecuting policemen and camp followers by using them as house servants, the Kerala Government on Saturday removed ADGP Sudesh Kumar, whose daughter was the other day booked for assaulting and verbally abusing his official police driver, from the position of head of the Armed Police Battalion. The action against...

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Downpour breaks heat spell in capital

18 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

After around a week, it rained heavily in the State capital on Sunday. It was a short spell of around 15 minutes, but rains lashed almost the whole city...

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