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7/28/2014: FRONT PAGE: City junkies doing drugs on a new scale

They are seen as a bunch of desperate individuals, often at the mercy of peddlers. But consumer activism is seeping into the junkies’ tribe. No longer ready to be taken for granted, young drug users from the city have found a way to check the exact… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) […]

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7/28/2014: FRONT PAGE: Boko Haram kidnaps Cameroon vice-PM’s wife, kills three

Yaounde (Reuters): The wife of Cameroon’s vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in the northern town of Kolofata on Sunday, Cameroon officials said. A local religious leader, or… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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Building collapse in Thane due to heavy rain

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Reprieve for Pappu Kalani's brother in dowry case

Reprieve for Pappu Kalani's brother in dowry case Mon, Jul 28, 2014. Ahmedabad MirrorBangalore MirrorPune Mirror · Home · Mumbai · Columns · Entertainment · News · Sport · GoCricket · Travel · Videos · Photos; All. Cover Story · Crime · Civic · Others · HomeMumbaiCrime … Full News here – Read more on Mumbai […]

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Mumbai municipal commissioner Sitaram Kunte is registered as a hawker

Mumbai municipal commissioner Sitaram Kunte has been registered as a hawker seeking a licence in the latest twist in the tussle between the BMC and its critics over the ongoing hawker registration drive. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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UPDATE 2-Sri Lankan asylum seekers in Australia limbo could sue government

(Recasts, adds quotes, details) By Matt Siegel and Jane Wardell SYDNEY, July 28 (Reuters) – The fate of 157 Sri Lankanasylum seekers held at sea for almost a month before beingbrought to a detention centre in Australia was stuck in limbo onMonday, as lawyers for the detainees said they might sue thegovernment for illegal imprisonment. […]

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INDIA PRESS-FDI limits for defence, railways to be hiked; e-commerce to wait-Financial Express

(http://bit.ly/1mToa7s) Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouchfor its accuracy. (Compiled by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bangalore) Full News here – Sify.com

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7/28/2014: FRONT PAGE: City police chief gets threat letter

Mumbai: Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria’s office has received an anonymous letter, threatening a terror attack in the city to “take revenge for the Gaza” attacks. The letter also challenges the Mumbai police to stop the attack if they… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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Sri Lankan asylum seekers arrive in Australia after weeks held at sea

By Jane Wardell SYDNEY, July 28 (Reuters) – A group of 157 Sri Lankan asylumseekers who were held at sea by Australian authorities foralmost a month, sparking a legal challenge against theirdetention, have arrived at a detention camp on mainlandAustralia, government officials said on Monday. Indian consular officials are due to begin interviewingmembers of the […]

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Jacqueline Fernandez visits prominent art galleries of Mumbai

Jacqueline Fernandez visits prominent art galleries of Mumbai Most people might celebrate the end of a long work project with a spa day or splurging at their favourite stores, Jacqueline Fernandez on the other hand, decided to celebrate the release of her new film 'Kick' with a rather unconventional shopping trip. Full News here – […]

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India threatens to derail WTO deal, prompts angry U.S. rebuke

By Frank Jack Daniel and Tom Miles NEW DELHI/GENEVA (Reuters) – India threatened on Friday to block a worldwide reform of custom rules, which some estimates say could add $ 1 trillion to the global economy and create 21 million jobs, prompting a U.S. warning that its demands could kill global trade reform efforts. Diplomats […]

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Shiv Sena, BJP seat quarrel hots up as Mahayuti allies demand 100 seats in Maharashtra assembly polls

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Move to hike insurance FDI brings JVs’ stake pricing back in focus

The government’s decision to increase foreign direct investment cap in the insurance sector to 49% could reopen the prickly issue of pricing the additional 23% stake sale to the foreign partner. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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UPDATE 3-India threatens to derail WTO deal, prompts angry US rebuke

* India raises 11th hour objections over food security * US says Indian stance imperils world trade reform * Customs rules deal could add $ 1 trillion to world economy (Adds more Indian and U.S. comment) By Frank Jack Daniel and Tom Miles NEW DELHI/GENEVA, July 25 (Reuters) – India threatened onFriday to block a […]

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7/27/2014: FRONT PAGE: Indian rules drug world from Kuwaiti jail

receives an order over phone, the drug lord activates his network in Afghanistan and the drug is transported to the Indian border. The consignment is taken to south India and then to various South Asian countries and also to the Gulf and Europe through… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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