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SP promises quota for Muslims, sheds anti-English, computer image

LUCKNOW: Releasing its manifesto, Samajwadi party today promised separate reservation to Muslims to consolidate its traditional vote base and made a bid to shed its anti-English and computers image pledging to provide laptops and tablets to intermediate and high school passouts.

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Sarees set to go global as shorts, skirts, pants!

JAIPUR/NEW DELHI: Talk show host Oprah Winfrey wore a saree and popstar Lady Gaga draped one during their visits to India, adding to the list of celebrities seen sporting the traditional Indian outfit now seen as a fashion ‘must-have’ in wardrobes across the world.

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Plot to overthrow Hasina govt foiled: Bangladesh Army

DHAKA:  The Bangladesh Army has foiled a coup plot by certain “religiously fanatic” serving and retired Army officers to overthrow the democratically elected government of the Prime Minister, Ms Sheikh Hasina and have arrested two former officers.

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Kalmadi released on bail

NEW DELHI:  Mr Suresh Kalmadi on Thursday walked out of Tihar Jail after being lodged there for nearly nine months with the Delhi High Court granting bail to him in a 2010 Games-related graft case.

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‘Rebello did not care about his life’

Mr Russell Terrence Rebello, who went missing from the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia that capsized off the Tuscan coast, did not bother about himself and gave life jackets to passengers during rescue operations,

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Cong to meet the same fate in UP as Digvijay did in MP: Bharti

NEW DELHI: A day after being fielded as a candidate in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the BJP leader, Ms Uma Bharti today said she will work for the defeat of Congress in the state the way she made Mr Digvijay Singh "bite the dust" in Madhya Pradesh.

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