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Dubai pile-up, 200 cars crash one after another

13. March 2008

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On Tuesday on Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway, there was a major accident,rather a series of accidents. Due to heavy fog, as many as 200 cars were reported to have collided one after the other. About 90 cars caught fire in the file-up. Four people died and nearly 300 are wounded.

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India is the sixth most popular country in the US

11. March 2008

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India is the sixth most popular country in the US, with 69 per cent of¬†Americans having a positive image about it, while Pakistan finds itself among the 10 most unpopular nations, according to a new poll. Of 22 countries rated in Gallup’s 2008 World Affairs survey, Canada, Great Britain, Germany and Japan win favour with […]

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Slow death of Indian hockey at the hands of KPS Gill

11. March 2008

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Yesterday was,indeed,the saddest,ugliest day for Indian Hockey. The day saw history being made(on the negative side) when India, 8 time Olympic champ failed even to qualify for the Beijing Olympics for the first time in 80 years. India were defeated by 2-0 by Great Britain in the finals of the Olympic qualifier. The fall of […]

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New world,new sins

10. March 2008

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Time changes and so does people with it,the way they think,the way they do things,technology changes,society as a whole changes. But, do things that amount to sinful behavior change? Yes they do! Just as the list of seven wonders changed with time,we have a new list for sins as well. Archbishop Gianfranco Girotti, the man […]

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4 Indians in top 10 billionaires in Forbes’s list

7. March 2008

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The recent billionaires list released by Forbes shows some incredible facts: 1. After being the world’s richest man for 13 years on the trot, Microsoft’s Bill Gates is no longer the world’s richest man.He currently owns $58 billion of wealth. 2. Warren Buffet of Berkshire Hathaway has over taken even Carlos Slim Helu, the Mexican […]

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