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Goa temple bans foreigners over skimpy dress

FOREIGN tourists have been banned from visiting a prominent Hindu temple in Goa after outrage at their inappropriate clothing and behaviour, religious leaders said.Officials...

US drone strikes kill 18 in Pakistan

US MISSILES killed 18 militants in Pakistan’s tribal district of South Waziristan today, destroying compounds and a vehicle in the deadliest drone strikes for...

Indian girl wins US spelling bee crown

MOST people could not spell “cymotrichous” with a dictionary, but a 14-year-old girl from Pennsylvania, Sukanya Roy, spelled the word yesterday to win the...

Britain cooks up confusion for terrorists

WOULD-BE terrorists searching the internet for tips on how to build bombs were instead taught how to bake the perfect cupcake after an intervention...

Lashkar ‘is a threat to US’

THE PAKISTAN-BASED militant group blamed for the assault on Mumbai could also pose a threat to the US, secretary of homeland security Janet Napolitano...

Baba Ramdev vows to go ahead with fast

INDIAN yoga guru Baba Ramdev pressured the government today to accept his hardline proposals to combat corruption as he prepared to go on a...

Mumbai raises drinking age to 25

LEGISLATORS in Maharashtra have voted to raise the age limit for buying alcohol in Mumbai, sparking fury among young people and concern from the...


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