updated 2:22 PM GMT, Dec 21, 2014

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Facebook tracks owners of lost wedding memory card within 10 min

Facebook recently helped a couple to get back their lost wedding memory card within 10 minutes.   Clacton police station received a wedding memory card and then they posted two photos, one of the couple and another of the ornament with their name engraved on it...

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Peshawar attack: it wasn’t the final atrocity

Peshawar attack: it wasn’t the final atrocity

THE gut-wrenching massacre in Peshawar’s Army Public School has left Pakistan aghast and sickened. All political leaders have called for unity against terrorism. But this is no watershed event that can bridge the deep divides within. In another few days this episode of 134...

Health

'Insomniac adults' more likely to suffer back pain later in life

A new research has recently revealed that adults suffering from insomnia are almost one-and-a-half times more likely to suffer from back pain eventually.   The study conducted by University of Haifa mentioned that the reasons for back pain were varied, but around 60 percent to 80...

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Can Modi really take on the Hindu hawks?

Can Modi really take on the Hindu hawks?

The sudden cancellation by the saffron hotheads of the religious reconversion programmes to welcome the minorities into the Hindu fold suggests that Narendra Modi has finally decided that enough is enough. However, he may have left it a little too late to ask the Hindutva...

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Kashmir: will Sagar retain Khanyar?

Kashmir: will Sagar retain Khanyar?

National Conference's Ali Muhammad Sagar, who has been representing Srinagar's Khanyar constituency for the past 18 years, is locked in a fierce political battle with Peoples Democratic Party's Muhammad Khurshid Alam. What makes this Old City Srinagar assembly constituency interesting is not only that the...

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Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

In the famous tourist resort Gulmarg, less than six miles from the volatile ceasefire line that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan, skiers from across the world have started to camp in Afarwat, some 3,950 metres above from the sea level, for...

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Afridi to retire from ODIs after 2015 World Cup

Afridi to retire from ODIs after 2015 World Cup

Pakistan's veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi Sunday announced he will retire from One-Day International (ODI) cricket after the 2015 World Cup to be held Feb 14-March 29 in Australia and New Zealand.   "My journey has seen many ups and downs but I am feeling satisfied that...

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In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

Three days ahead of the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the contested Kashmir region, a group of rebels stormed an army base in a northern border town killing eleven government forces. Six militants were also killed and the operation has ended while...