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Gurkha (Nepal), 5th May (IANS): Ran Bahadur Gurung is scouring for his belongings in the rubble which once used to be his house at this remote but picturesque village of Gurkha in Nepal, the epicentre of the devastating earthquake in Himalayan nation.
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Washington, 4th May (IANS): Even with an African-American president in the White House, it's a still a hard day's life for the blacks 150 years after Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and 50 years after two landmark legislations outlawed racial discrimination.
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Kathmandu, 3rd May (IANS): Dusk has begun to fall and Thakurnath Nepal, puffing on a beedi, sits opposite a funeral pyre.
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Sydney, 1st May (IANS): After India signed a deal with Canada on uranium imports during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Ottawa, questions are being raised as to why it has taken Canberra so long to clinch a similar pact.
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Kolkata, 30th April (IANS): Amid reports that a massive earthquake is overdue in some parts of the Himalayas, a section of Indian scientists say no unusual seismic activity or abnormal increase in changes in the earth's surface have been detected in India's northeast.
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