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Taliban Attack Pakistani Jail, Free 400 Prisoners

In a major security blow to Pakistani authorities, about 400 prisoners, including suspected militants, escaped when as many as 150 heavily armed Taliban militants attacked a jail in northwest Pakistan on Sunday. Apr 15, 2012
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Mamata Banerjee's Faceoff with Facebook

After arresting a professor for spreading a cartoon of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on internet, the West Bengal government has taken on social networking sites, especially Facebook for anti-Mamata contents. Apr 14, 2012
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Will Odisha Govt Release Dreaded Maoist to Free BJD MLA?

With attempts to free the abducted Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka proving futile, speculations are doing the rounds that the Odisha government might consider releasing dreaded Maoist Chenda Bhushanam alias Ghasi to secure the release of the MLA. Apr 14, 2012

Aarushi Murder Case: SC Tells CBI Not to Arrest Nupur

Ending speculations that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) might arrest Nupur Talwar outside the court, the Supreme Court on Friday directed the CBI not to arrest her till it hears her plea for anticipatory bail and stay on non-bailable warrant in connection to the double murder case. Apr 13, 2012
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Odisha Abduction Crisis: CM to Meet Police Officials

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to attend a high-level meeting with senior police officers and administration officials on Friday, a day after the Maoists freed its Italian hostage. Apr 13, 2012

Aarushi Murder Case: SC to Hear Nupur Talwar's Plea Today

All eyes are on the Supreme Court, as it will hear Nupur Talwar's plea on Friday seeking a stay on the non-bailable warrant issued against her by a trial court in connection with her daughter Aarushi's murder case. Apr 13, 2012
Indonesia Earthquake: India Tsunami Warning Withdrawn

Top 10 Largest Earthquakes Since 1990-2012

A massive earthquake of 8.7 magnitude hit the western part of Indonesia, Aceh on Wednesday. Following the quake a Tusnami warning was issued to 28 Indian Ocean countries by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii. Here is a fact-box about the largest earthquake by order of magnitude. Apr 13, 2012