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Support for gay marriage in US dips below fifty percent: Survey

Support for gay marriage among Americans has dipped slightly below 50 percent, the Pew Research Center found in a survey released on Monday, even as bans on same-sex marriage have been ruled unconstitutional in a number of states this year. #constitional ban #Gay #Gay Marriage #Indiana #Pew Study #same-sex weddings #Survey #US #Washington

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Hopeful of finalising Congress-NCP alliance in Maha: Tariq Anwar

With Congress and NCP alliance for Maharashtra poll still undecided, NCP General Secretary Tariq Anwar on Monday hoped it would be finalised soon. #BJP #Congress #Maharashtra #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014 #Mahayuti #NCP #NCP general secretary #Patna #Politics #Shiv Sena #Tariq Anwar #TheySaidIt

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History book wars: BJP, RSS rewriting Dalit history to target Muslims, say experts

As part of its efforts to aggressively push the Hindu nationalist agenda and consolidate the Hindu vote, the RSS has sought to introduce communal overtones to the origins of caste in a never-before-heard-of take on Dalit history. #Dalit #Dalit History #Dinanath Batra #India #Mohan Bhagwat #NewsTracker #Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh #RSS #Saffron Textbooks

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Asian Games: Saurav Ghosal makes history by entering squash final

Ghosal was too good for his 34-year-old Malaysian opponent, who had won gold in the 2002 Busan and 2006 Doha edition besides getting a bronze in Guangzhou four years ago. #Asian Games #Asian Games 2014 #Dipika Pallikal #Incheon #India #India at Asian Games 2014 #Joshana Chinappa #Sourav Ghosal #Squash

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China increasingly exporting tools of torture to African countries: Group

Dozens of Chinese firms are producing and exporting "tools of torture", from electric stun guns to metal spiked batons, to countries with bad human rights records, rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday. #African countries #Amnesty #China #Export #global #Human Rights group #import #tools of torture

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TN fisherman, working in Bahrain, shot dead by Qatar naval men

A fisherman from Tamil Nadu, who was working in Bahrain on contract basis, was shot dead allegedly by Qatar naval personnel while he was fishing in that nation's waters, a top police officer said in Rameswaram on Monday. #Bahrain #NewsTracker #Qatar #Rameswaram #Tamil Nadu

14 mins ago

Federer replaces injured Nadal as captain of Indian aces in IPTL

Federer joins American great Pete Sampras, former world number one Ana Ivanovic, Frenchman Gael Monfils along with India's Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna in the squad. #India #International Premier Tennis League #IPTL #Mahesh Bhupathi #NewsTracker #Rafael Nadal #Roger Federer #Sports #Tennis

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UN to push for new rules barring individuals from joining terror groups

The UN Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations. #Barack Obama #islamic-state #Pakistan #United Nations #World