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Regional

20 killed in Manipur landslide

Manipur, Mizoram valley flooded, thousands displaced Imphal:  At least twentyone people have been killed in a landslide at Choumol Village, Khengjoi Block, in Chandel District on Saturday. Official sources said a major landslide occurred in Manipur Myanmar border areas following incessant rain during the last few days. The landslide have affected thousands of people [Full Article...]

National

‘Maggi will be back on shelves soon’

New Delhi: Suresh Narayanan, the new India chief of the $97.5 billion Swiss processed food giant Nestle, on Saturday said the popular instant noodle brand Maggi will be back on retail shelves as soon as possible even as the the company will now focus on other areas of operations as well. Narayanan, 55, who [Full Article...]

International

Qaeda in Syria attacks US-trained rebels: monitor

Beirut: Al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front launched an offensive today on the headquarters of a new US-formed rebel group in the country’s north, leaving at least 11 dead, a monitor said. The attack came one day after Al-Nusra kidnapped eight rebels from Division 30, who had been trained and equipped by Washington, said the [Full Article...]

Sports

India not keen to revive ties: Ijaz Butt

Karachi:  Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has said on Friday that the present PCB set-up should stop wasting its time trying to organise a series against India as “it would never happen”. Butt is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in eight Tests from 1959 to 1962. A wicket keeper and [Full Article...]

Editorial

Devastated Iraq

Iraq has been devastated for a number of years causing severe hardship to the people of the country. More than 2 million have been killed, millions injured and around 4 million rendered homeless as a result of President and dictator Bashar-al-Assad’s struggle for survival with the Iraqi rebels. Military aid and supply of weapons to anti-Assad rebels, some of them associated with Al-Qaeda, have turned the country into a killing field. The efforts of countless Iraqis to flee to neighbouring countries have failed because they will not have them. [Full Article...]