World Youth Boxing Championships: Five Indians Storm into Semifinals

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World Youth Boxing Championships: Five Indians Storm into Semifinals  India assured themselves of five bronze medals in the AIBA Women’s World Youth Boxing Championships with local star Ankushita Boro, Shashi Chopra, Sakshi, Nitu and Jyoti cruising into the semi-finals here Nov. 22. The other Indian on show in the morning session, Niharika Gonella, however, missed out on her medal opportunity, bowing to the more accomplished and technically stronger Georgia O’Connor of England. America’s Heaven Garcia was the shock defeat of the day, losing to Kazakhstan’s Zhansaya Abdraimova in the flyweight…

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London attack: Five dead in Westminster terror attack

London attack: Five dead in Westminster terror attack

London attack: Five dead in Westminster terror attack London : Media captionFootage shows the moment a car sped down Westminster Bridge and a woman fell into the River Thames Five people have died and at least 40 were injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement in Westminster, stabbed a policeman and was shot dead by police in the grounds of Parliament. The dead officer has been named as PC Keith Palmer, 48, a husband and father. PM Theresa May said the attack was “sick and depraved” and…

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Census How religious is the UK?

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Census How religious is the UK? A publicity drive has started for the census, now just five weeks away, but the survey is being criticised for its question on religion. So is it even possible to accurately measure how religious the UK is? According to the Gospel of Luke, it was a Roman census that sent Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem, where she gave birth to Jesus Christ. And more than 2,000 years later, the same kind of counting exercise is being used to gauge the religious make-up of the…

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Five sentenced to death in Pakistan for lynching and burning Christian couple in a kiln

Five sentenced to death in Pakistan for lynching and burning Christian couple in a kiln

Five sentenced to death in Pakistan for lynching and burning Christian couple in a kiln Illiterate couple were falsely accused of throwing away pages of the Quran Christians march in the streets in 2012, calling for reforms of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws Getty Images A Pakistani anti-terror court has sentenced five people to death over the killing of a Christian couple who were lynched and burned in a kiln after being falsely accused of blasphemy. The deaths of Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi caused outrage in Pakistan and saw other Christian…

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