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Zahra Shahid Hussain, vice president of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, gunned down outside her house by killer on a motorbike

Read: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-22955-PTI-woman-leader-gunned-down-in-Karachi

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Should a Bombay artist be permitted to paint nude pictures of his estranged wife? “The wife had alleged offences against her artist husband Chintan Upadhyay under Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act for painting her in the buff”

Read: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/high-court-upholds-complaint-against-artist-for-painting-wife-in-nude/1117811/0

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Tahawwur Rana – Headley’s accomplice – sentenced to 14 years in jail by US court for providing “material support to Pakistan-based LeT and for backing a plot to strike a Danish newspaper”

Read: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/Mumbai-attacks-Tahawwur-Rana-sentenced-to-14-years-in-jail/articleshow/18066485.cms

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Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar accuses India of war-mongering: “It is deeply disturbing to hear statements which are upping the ante where one politician is competing with the other to give a more hostile statement”

Read: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/hina-accuses-india-of-engaging-in-warmongering/article4312029.ece?homepage=true

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Praveen Swami on the runaway grandmother… “A relatively innocuous incident spiralled into a series of murderous clashes, before culminating in the killing of Lance-Naik Sudhakar Singh and Lance-Naik Hemraj. Both armies, the officials said, engaged in aggressive action, driven by the still-fraught situation on the Line of Control”

Read: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/runaway-grandmother-sparked-savage-skirmish-on-loc/article4291426.ece?homepage=true

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Unliked other protestors, Andhra Pradesh MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi avoids questioning over hate speech because of ‘internal pain’ …. “The dichotomy in treating powerful politicians is blatant in Owaisi’s case”

Read: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/healthy-akbaruddin-owaisi-back-from-uk-complains-of-pain-soft-cops-shun-arrest/1056179/

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“The coveted Birkin has become the Black Label Scotch in India. Just like India sells and consume more Black-Label than it’s produced in Scotland, the number of Bag-Hags flaunting their Birkin are more than the bags sold by Hermes”

Read: http://fashionscandal.com/index.php/2012/12/year-end-scandalous-list-bag-hags-who-flaunt-fake-birkins/

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India’s “mountain of coal problems” which come from “essentially a combination of misgovernance, apathy and neglect of the entire sector” – don’t miss the striking photos!

Read: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/india-confronts-mountain-of-coal-problems/2012/12/22/dd631a9e-327c-11e2-bfd5-e202b6d7b501_story.html

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Felicitations to the new DMK leader (son of the father!) “I will dedicate myself to the cause of betterment of Dalits till the last. The question that naturally arises is who will be after me, and you should not forget that the answer is M.K. Stalin,” Mr. Karunanidhi said while admitting a section of Pattali Makkal Katchi workers of Vellore district in to the DMK

Read: http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/it-will-be-stalin-after-me-says-karunanidhi/article4269038.ece?homepage=true

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In her blog post titled “First posting as District Collector”, Ms Shubhra writes how people have such low expectations from administration that “even the most mundane thing I would do here would be huge for them. I inspected a Block Resource Center of SSA where training of teachers was going on. As expected, most teachers were absent. I took immediate action against the teachers. When I came out, people there were shouting slogans… ‘ziladhikari Shravasti zindabad’. I felt humbled to my core”

Read: http://www.babusofindia.com/2012/12/wass-up-2013-read-mind-of-young-woman.html

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