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by OJ George

Create job opportunities by hooks or crooks
India's youth are in a churning process bitten by absence of adequate job opportunities.

Educated youngsters are a disappointed lot as they can't find jobs.
In America, the Gulf countries and almost elsewhere doors are getting closed day by day. Every country is providing for its own citizens.

We must not look askance at the gigantic problem
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Italy quake toll crosses 150
L'Aquila (Italy): The death toll

from the powerful earthquake that struck central Italy early Monday had gone beyond 150, far

higher than the last previous accounts.

The temblor struck the ancient town of L'Aquila

and the surrounding mountainous areas about 100 km northeast of Rome
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Several killed in Italian quake
Rome: Scores of people have

been feared killed in a powerful earthquake that struck central Italy, Italian officials say.

The magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit at 0332 (0132 GMT) about 95km (60 miles) north-east of

the capital, Rome, at a depth of 10km.

Four children were said to be a
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Pakistan could fall to insurgency in 6 months
New York:

Pakistan could collapse within six months in the face of snowballing insurgency, according to

David Kilcullen, a top expert on guerrilla warfare.

David Kilcullen, a former adviser to top

US military commander General David H. Petraeus, who also echoed the same thought when
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Palm Sunday observed
Kottayam: Christians the world over are

celebrating Palm Sunday today, which marks the commencement of the holy week.


Sunday is the festival of Hosanna, which reminds the faithful of the triumphant entry of Jesus

Christ into Jerusalem, the holy city.

The people of Jerusalem ac
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North Korea fires long-range rocket
SEOUL: North Korea

carried out a provocative rocket launch on Sunday that the US, Japan and other nations suspect

was a cover for a test of its long-range missile technology.

Lift-off took place at 11:30 am

(8.30 am IST) on Sunday from the coastal Musudan-ri launch pad in north-east
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FBI rejects Taliban claim on New York killings
Washington: The

FBI has ruled out Pakistani Taliban militant leader Baituallah Mehsud's claim that he was

responsible for an attack on a US immigration assistance center in New York state in which 14

people were killed.

"Based on the evidence, we can firmly discount that claim," F
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