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Leader of Strikers in Saris dies

London, Dec. 28: Jayaben Desai, a feisty Indian-origin woman who became an icon of the struggle of migrant women workers in the 1970s and provided a fillip to the trade union movement in Britain, has

SP leader injured in accidental shot

A Samajwadi leader was injured when his revolver accidentally went off in Modinagar district here, police said on Friday. The incident occurred late on Thursday night when a revolver kept in the pocke

Gyaneswari saboteur gunned down

Kolkata, Aug. 27: The pro-Maoist leader, Umakanta Mahato, a prime suspect in the Gyaneswari Express sabotage case, was killed in a gun battle with joint security forces in West Bengal’s West Midnapore

Afghan insurgent leader captured; US troop killed

A deputy commander for an Al Qaida linked insurgent group was apprehended in an overnight operation in eastern Afghanistan that claimed the life of a woman, Nato said on Friday.

Separately, the coal

Clinton says elements in Pak hiding Osama

Washington, July 20: Some elements in the Pakistan government know the whereabouts of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, said US secretary of state, Ms Hillary Clinton, warning it against keeping a “poi

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