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Al Qaeda's India wing targets PM Narendra Modi, says he called for Muslims to be 'burnt alive'

New Delhi: In a first, the al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has directly mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a video message released by its publicity wing As-Sahab on May 2.

AQIS chief Maulana Asim Umar, in the video titled ‘From France to Bangladesh: The Dust Will Never Settle Down’, mentioned PM Modi in context of what he claims as the war against Muslims.

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N Srinivasan gives up Chennai Super Kings ownership: Reports

New Delhi: Former Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) president Narayanaswami Srinivasan has reportedly transferred his entire stake in India Cements - the principal owners of Chennai Super Kings - to a trust.

Reports said that Srinivasan's 29 per cent will now go to the India Cements Cricketers' Trust, thus sacrificing the ownership of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise. The trust takes care of the interest of former cricketers employed with the company.

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Rohit Sharma gets engaged to best friend Ritika Sajdeh

New Delhi: Indian cricket team batsman Rohit Sharma is going to get engaged with his best friend turned soulmate Ritika Sajdeh.

Rohit took to social micro-blogging site, Twitter on Sunday share the good news.

Read more: Rohit Sharma gets engaged to best friend Ritika Sajdeh

Fake degree row: Kejriwal defends Tomar, says satisfied with Law Minister's response

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday defended his Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, accused of faking his law degree, and called for a "public trial" of the media.

If Tomar had done any wrong, Kejriwal said he would have surely asked him to step down.

"I am not Tomar`s relative or friend. I had sought an explanation from Tomar on the controversy. He gave a satisfactory answer and said he wasn`t at fault as his degree is genuine," Kejriwal said.

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Mumbai terror attacks: India welcomes UN assurance to take up Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release issue

New Delhi: India on Sunday welcomed UNSC's assurance of taking up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi's release at its next meeting, and questioned Pakistan's "sincerity" in the matter.

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  • Crime against women

          RAJNI SHARMA From the beginning of 90's, the crime rate in the state showed an increasing trend. It has been due to the militancy in the Kashmir valley, where the fear of law has almost came to an end.

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