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Advani, Sushma Skip BJP Meeting, Rally; Party Clarifies Their Absence

The absence of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj at the party's National Executive meeting in Mumbai on Friday and their decision to skip the rally in the evening have sparked off speculations that there is rift among the party leaders. May 25, 2012

Mumbai 13/7 Serial Blast: Anti-Terrorism Squad Files 4000-Page Chargesheet

The Maharashtra ATS (Anti-Terrorism Squad) in connection with the 13/7 Mumbai serial blast has filed a chargesheet on Friday. The ATS on Friday filed 4000-page chargesheet in a special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court against four accused in the case-Naqi Ahmed Wasi Ahmed Sheikh, Nadeem Akhtar, Kanwar Pathrija and Haroon Rashid Naik. May 25, 2012
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Petrol Price Hike To Severe Public Health Risk, Favours the Rich: CSE

Amidst criticism and protest from various political parties and the public over the hike of petrol price by over seven rupees, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has come down heavily on the government, saying that the hike favours the rich and will severe public health. May 25, 2012
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Kolkata Joins Slutwalk Protest to Supports Women's Right [Photos]

Kolkata on Thursday joined a global movement of Slutwalk rally to protest against claims that women's attire or her behavior provoked rape and sexual assault. Slutwalk is a protest movement against sexual violence that began last year in Toronto when police official commented on women's attire saying, "women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized." May 25, 2012

India Warns of Potential Ban on EU Airlines over Carbon Tax Dispute

European airlines may risk an embargo from India's airspace, should Brussels impose sanctions on Indian carriers over carbon emissions. Brussels is facing the heat from several nations, including China, Russia, over an EU carbon emissions trading scheme that called for charging airlines over pollution. Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh hinted the possibility of a ban on EU carriers in an interview. May 25, 2012
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Congress Against Petrol Price Hike; Govt Considers Partial Rollback: Sources

The latest media reports suggested that the government is contemplating a partial rollback in the recent steep petrol price hike. According to the sources the government might slash about Rs 2 to 2.50 per litre, while the Congress party is demanding to scale down about Rs 3 to 5 in the latest hike. May 24, 2012
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World's Largest and Deepest Pool At Chile's San Alfonso del Mar Resort [PHOTOS]

The world's largest swimming pool, The Crystal Lagoon at the San Alfonso Del Mar Resort, is bigger than 20 Olympic-sized pool put together. The huge pool is set halfway up the country's Pacific coast, in the city of Algarrobo, Chile, about 100 kilometers west of the capital Santiago. The pool holds the Guinness World Record for the largest and deepest pool. May 24, 2012
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UPA On Price Hiking Spree: Diesel, LPG Price Hike In Pipeline

Call it unfortunate or inevitable or a series of mistakes in taking forward the country's economy affairs, the UPA government has never missed to draw target on itself in various issues, mainly when it comes to the price hike of the commodities. May 24, 2012
A surface-to-surface Agni V missile is launched from the Wheeler Island off the eastern Indian state of Orissa.

India Successfully Test Fires Akash Missile

Adding another feather to its air defence, India successfully test fired its indigenously built surface-to-air Akash missile on Thursday. The missile was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, Odisha. May 24, 2012