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Twitter threatened with shutdown in Pakistan

Micro-blogging platform Twitter has been asked by the Pak­istan Telecommuni­cation Authority (PTA) to comply with its requests to block objectionable content or face a shutdown in the country, the media reported on Thursday.

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Revealed: Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas to have a traditional Indian wedding

So Priyanka Chopra has her way. Nick Jonas, her beau has toed the line and agreed for a big fat Indian wedding. Now get ready for the engagement party

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Trump ends critical ex-CIA chief's security access

US President Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA chief John Brennan, denying his critic any access to sensitive information, the White House has said.

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Indian Army, China's PLA meet at Nathu La, Ladakh

The Indian Army and China's People Liberation Army (PLA) on Wednesday held two special meetings of border personnel at Nathu La in the Sikkim sector and Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir to boost mutual trust and promote peace. Both the meetings happened on the Indian sides to commemorate the 72nd Independence Day of India. The PLA delegations, comprising several officers and soldiers, attended the celebration following an invitation.

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Jai Hind at Jakarta Asian Games.. Don't miss

The Indian flag was hoisted by members of the Indian contingent at the Athletes Village of the Asian Games in both Jakarta and Palembang, marking the country's 72nd Independence Day. In Palembang, deputy Chef de Mission Balbir Singh Kushwaha hoisted the tricolour at a simple ceremony which was attended by around 25 athletes, mostly shooters and rowers.

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Sex predator priests..300 padris sexually abuse 300 kids

A sweeping grand jury report has found credible allegations against more than 300 predator priests and identified over 1,000 victims in decades of child sex abuse covered up by the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. It was not immediately clear how many fresh charges could be brought following what the report called the most comprehensive to date about child sex abuse within the Catholic Church, investigating all but two of the US state's dioceses. Testimony from dozens of witnesses and half a million pages of internal church documents contained credible allegations against more than 300 predator priests and more than 1,000 child victims were identifiable, the report found yesterday.

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Terrorist Pakistan celebrates Independence Day

People all across Pakistan on Tuesday celebrated the country's 72nd Independence Day with traditional zeal and fervour. As the clock struck midnight, fireworks began across the county while buildings were lit up to celebrate Independence Day.

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Bharat Ka Badla.. Army kills 2 Pak soldiers for 1

The Indian Army said on Tuesday that two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. On Monday, an Indian soldier was killed in the LoC's Tangdhar sector in unprovoked firing from the Pakistani side.

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Pakistan celebrate Independence Day: India and Pak border guards exchange sweets

Pakistan is celebrating 71 years since independence today with traditional fervour and enthusiasm. India and Pakistan border guards exchange sweets at Attari-Wagah border on the occasion of Pakistan Independence Day.

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Indian rupee at record low.. Trump behind crisis, says Turkey

Turkey on Monday accused the US of "stabbing it in the back" as the country's economic woes failed to stop market turmoil amid a deepening diplomatic spat with Washington. The US last week imposed sanctions on Turkey over its refusal to extradite a US pastor imprisoned in the country. The sanctions caused market turmoil, which the central bank attempted -- but failed -- to soothe with market-boosting measures.

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