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Army’s days are over in Pakistan: Imran Khan

DAVOS: Cricketer-turned-politician Mr Imran Khan, who is drawing massive crowds in his country, has declared that “army’s days are over” in Pakistan and vowed to have “best relations” with India.

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Chinese youth hire dates to please parents

BEIJING: The best gift a Chinese bachelor can take home for parents is a bride-or-bridegroom-to-be. Being pressurised to marry, many bachelors in China opted to hire women during their homecoming for the Lunar New Year.

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Aneesh Chopra, Obama’s Indian American IT head, quits

WASHINGTON: Mr Aneesh Chopra, President Mr Barack Obama’s information technology honcho, who was the highest ranking Indian American in the Obama administration, is leaving the White House, apparently to try his hand at politics.

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Pak SC issues notice to ISI and Military Intelligence chiefs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Supreme Court has issued notices to the heads of the ISI and the Military Intelligence besides other senior officials to explain the circumstances that led to the death of four men while allegedly in the custody of security agencies.

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French police arrest boss of breast implant company

PARIS: French police on Thursday arrested Jean-Claude Mas, the founder of the PIP breast implant company that sparked a global health scare by using substandard silicone, as part of a manslaughter probe.

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Indians across the world celebrate Republic Day

ISLAMABAD/DUBAI: Indians worldwide soaked in the spirit of patriotism as they celebrated the Republic Day with fervour today to mark 63 years since the establishment of the Indian constitution.

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US plans to expand its drone fleet: report

WASHINGTON: With China in mind, US plans to set up a new base in Australia and expand its existing one in the Philippines, besides increasing its fleet of drones to cut its burgeoning defence budget, media reports said today.

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India’s rights record in 2011 “disappointing”: HRW

NEW YORK: India's human rights record in 2011 got a thumbs down from a global rights group which has criticised the government for its inaction in repealing the controversial armed forces act and for remaining silent on the "gravest abuses" in countries like Syria.

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