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Singer Demi Lovato speaks out after suspected overdose

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Demi Lovato's fans say the singer's battles have helped them with their own struggles US pop singer Demi Lovato has issued her first statement after she was taken to hospital for a suspected drug overdose last month.In an Instagram post, Lovato, 25, said: "I have always been transparent about my journey with addiction"."This illness is not something that... fades with time. It is something
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US police find 11 starving children in New Mexico compound

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Police described the location where the children were found as a "makeshift compound" near the community of Amalia in the north of New Mexico Police in the US state of New Mexico have rescued 11 malnourished children who were being kept in squalid conditions in a remote desert compound.The local sheriff's office said the children, aged 1 to 15, had no shoes, were wearing
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Rajya Sabha: Productive Parliament passes 5 key Bills | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Having dispensed with a no-confidence motion at the start of the session, the government’s party floor managers have managed to run the monsoon session of Parliament successfully as several key legislations have been passed with both Houses being equally productive. Since the current session began on July 18, both the Houses passed five major bills and there is a possibility of passage of key legislations like the
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Isro’s heaviest sat launch from French Guiana on Nov 30: Sivan | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will launch its heaviest satellite Gsat-11 weighing over 5.7 tonnes from the European spaceport in French Guiana on November 30. The communications satellite, which will help increase internet speed in the country, was earlier this year recalled from French Guiana in order to check for possible glitches. Isro felt the need to take the unusual step of recalling the satellite in April
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Why this dreaded Maoist couple in Odisha bid farewell to arms | India News

[ad_1] Involved in 40 attacks, 15 killings and had a 5 lakh reward on them A bridge in Odisha’s Maoist-affected Malkangiri district is changing lives. Inaugurated on July 26, the Gurupriya Bridge has not only re-connected 151 villages that were cut off from mainland Malkangiri for 50 years due to a hydel project, it also helped a young Maoist couple walk over to the mainstream. Waga Urmami and his 20-year-old
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NRC battle plays out on Biplab’s Wiki page over ‘Bangla birth’ claims | India News

[ad_1] KOLKATA/AGARTALA: Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb on Sunday clarified that he was born in India, following a three-day online battle that has seen his Wikipedia profile page being repeatedly changed with a set of editors claiming he was born in Bangladesh. After the final draft of the National Register of Citizens was released on July 30, triggering citizenship debates in Assam, Deb’s Wikipedia page turned into a battleground. A
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Greece wildfires: New emergency chiefs appointed

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Dozens of people were killed in last month's fires Greece has appointed new heads of key emergency services following last month's deadly wildfires near Athens.A statement from the prime minister's office on Sunday said that the heads of the police force and fire brigade had both been replaced by their deputies.It comes two days after resignation of the civil protection minister.The government has been