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Promised Land: Venezuela Jewish converts finally in Israel 23.3.2017 AP Top News
JERUSALEM (AP) -- It's not quite Moses' 40 years in the desert, but for nine struggling Venezuelan converts to Judaism, their torturous journey to a better life in the promised land finally brought them to Israel on Thursday....
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Over 100 lawmakers ask India to allow US-based NGO to function 23.3.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Over 100 US lawmakers have asked India to give a "temporary reprieve" to an American donor NGO until a more permanent solution can be found under the Indian laws for the Christian organisation to function.Compassion International is said to be shutting down its India operations after it was put under 'prior permission category' in May last year. When a donor organisation is put under this category, it is barred from funding any Indian NGO without the government's approval.In December, the Home Ministry said it was unlikely to reconsider the decision, notwithstanding appeals by American authori
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Polish PM sees link between London attack and EU migrant policy 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
Assault has vindicated Warsaw’s refusal to take in refugees: Beata Szydlo
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Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools 23.3.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The armed group took over the school little by little. One day when a fighter came to collect and burn the students’ desks, teacher Thiernd Ouronfei decided he’d had enough. “I said he must put the kids’ desks down. They hit me in the head with a knife and I was […]
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A Grave Blunder: The Hindu on the execution of Bhagat Singh 23.3.2017 Hindu: Other States
Here’s an article published in The Hindu on March 24, 1931 hitting out at the execution of Bhagat Singh.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath pays surprise visit to Hazratganj police station 23.3.2017 Hindu: Other States
“I have come here to inspect as to how the rule of law is enforced in the State and gauge the morale of the police," says the Chief Minister
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Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools 23.3.2017 Washington Post: World
The armed group took over the school little by little. One day when a fighter came to collect and burn the students’ desks, teacher Thiernd Ouronfei decided he’d had enough.
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Pakistani President offers dialogue to India 23.3.2017 Hindu: International
Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday offered a dialogue with India to peacefully resolve the Kashmir dispute.Mr. Hussain addressed a military parade here on a the occasion of Republic Day,...
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Poland warns it may not adopt EU’s Rome declaration 23.3.2017 Hindu: International
Poland may not accept the Rome declaration, which will chart the European Union's course after Britain leaves, if the document does not touch upon issues Warsaw considers crucial, the country's Prime...
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Why empowering women is key to sustainable development in Hindu Kush Himalayas 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Although from three different countries, Mahima Shrestha, Sadia Farhat and Rukmini Devi have something in common -- they are fighting for their own empowerment in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) countries of Nepal, Bangladesh and India. They are among millions of women in the HKH region whose empowerment will help achieve sustainable development, experts say.
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NDA ally: BJP does not have political decency 23.3.2017 Rediff: Interviews
'The cadres who die for the party are from the backward and scheduled caste communities while the leaders and those who enjoy power are from the forward community.'
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A terrorist attack in London and the all-too-familiar response 23.3.2017 Washington Post: World
After the deadly attack, political opportunism was rampant.
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Promised Land: Venezuela Jewish converts fight way to Israel 23.3.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

JERUSALEM (AP) — It’s not quite Moses’ 40 years in the desert, but for a group of nine struggling Venezuelan converts to Judaism their torturous journey to a better life in the promised land finally brought them to Israel on Thursday. They immigrated under the Law of Return, which gives Jews the world over the […]
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Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants 23.3.2017 Hindu: International
The Philippine military say they have rescued two Malaysian sailors held captive for eight months by Muslim militants. Major Gen. Carlito G. Galvez, Jr., a regional military commander, said the Malay...
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Adityanath's decision to ban pan masala should be taken in right perspective: BJP 23.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Adityanath's decision to ban pan masala should be taken in right perspective: BJP
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'Don't forget there are 180 million Muslims in this country' 23.3.2017 Rediff: News
'Muslims are depressed and disillusioned.'
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U.S lawmakers urge Rajnath Singh to lift curbs on Christian charity 23.3.2017 Hindu: International
The U.S lawmakers said they were “long time supporters of U.S –India partnership” but the Indian government’s treatment of CI has “caused serious concern within the U.S Congress.”
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A look at developments in the 2014 S. Korean ferry disaster 23.3.2017 Hindu: International
Salvage workers are slowly pulling the huge, corroded South Korean ferry above the sea surface on Thursday, about three years after it sank on a routine voyage to a resort island, killing more than 3...
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Act will make builders pay for denying flats over food habits 23.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Victims of discrimination have given the thumbs up to the proposed anti-discrimination clause in the new Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, which will prohibit builders from discriminating against buyers on the basis of religion, caste and eating habits. They have also hailed the provision to penalize violators of this much-needed rule.
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Vidya for variety 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
Vidya Balan says successful women constantly face the pressure to overcompensate
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