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Death toll in Leh floods mounts to 132

LEH: Twenty bodies were on Saturday pulled out from slush and debris in Leh town ravaged by flash floods, raising the toll to 132 even as rescuers intensified operations in the high altitude terrain to search for 600 missing people.

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UN, US designate HuJI as foreign terrorist organisation

WASHINGTON: The US in conjunction with the United Nations has designated al-Qaeda-linked HuJI as a foreign terrorist organisation and slapped sanctions on its commander Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri, who was close to 26/11 plotter David Headley, for carrying
out terror activities in India and Pakistan.

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Non-EU student influx prompts UK visa review

LONDON: Prime Minister Mr David Cameron’s government has launched a review of the student visa system after latest official figures revealed that the number of Indian and other non-European Union students entering Britain increased by 75,000 last year.

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