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Smoke rises from the rubble of the Al-Zafer apartment tower following Israeli airstrikes that collapsed the 12-story building, in Gaza City. The targeting of large buildings appears to be part of a new military tactic by Israel. Even as the impasse between the Imran Khan-Qadri brigade and the Nawaz Sharif govt continues, cross-border firing/shelling sees increase; four killed last week,
15 infiltration attempts in Aug. The SC questions the validity of newly formed National Board for Wildlife (headed by the PM), puts on hold 100 projects near wildlife sanctuaries cleared by it. In this April 11, 1983 photo, British actor and director Richard Attenborough holds his two Oscars for his epic movie <i>Gandhi</i> at the 55th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California. Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, died on August 24, 2014. He was 90. Nigeria’s Boko Haram declares the formation of Islamic caliphate in Nigeria’s northeast. Leader Abubakar Shekau threatens to “kill all pagans without pity”. Rabbi Moshe Gourarie looks at a wall riddled with bullet holes during the 26/11 attacks. The Chabad Centre reopened in Mumbai after six years. After 50 days of carnage, a long-term ceasefire deal in Gaza, brokered by Egypt,
was on, says Hamas. Israel still noncommittal but talks included easing travel restrictions, repair of the vast destruction etc. The Italian firm Finmeccanica barred from any future defence contracts by India. A probe is still on into the cancelled $751 mn Agusta Westland chopper deal where
bribes were allegedly paid. Poonam Pandey's seductive ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Even though the tradition started long back in 1945 when a few people got into a quarrel and threw tomatoes at each other from a nearby vegetable stall, the festival only became official, albeit with some rules and regulations, in 1957. In fact, till then, participants were even arrested for trying to carry on this tradition.  Actor Jeetendra offers prayers to a Ganesh idol at his residence on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, in Japan. Actor Amitabh Bachchan shared a photo on his Facebook timeline on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi sayng AMAZING ...!! THIS GANAPATI HAS ALL THE ANIMALS IN IT .. SEE .. This Nov. 30, 2010 image taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station and provided by NASA shows the city of Las Vegas. The dome of light created by the city can be seen from up to 200 miles away. MEA tweets: Feeding the fish. PM @narendramodi & PM @AbeShinzo began engagement in Kyoto following tradition of feeding the fish. The CBI says ex-telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, brother Kalanithi took `742 cr bribe in Aircel-Maxis deal; bizman Sivasankaran was “coerced” to sell Aircel. Army personnel taking position during an encounter with the militants at Baron Gali in Kalaro near the Line of Control (LOC) in Kupwara. Narendra Modi and Japan's PM Shinzo Abe.
Aug 24, 2014
Smoke rises from the rubble of the Al-Zafer apartment tower following Israeli airstrikes that collapsed the 12-story building, in Gaza City. The targeting of large buildings appears to be part of a new military tactic by Israel.

- AP/PTI
Aug 25, 2014
Even as the impasse between the Imran Khan-Qadri brigade and the Nawaz Sharif govt continues, cross-border firing/shelling sees increase; four killed last week, 15 infiltration attempts in Aug.

- PTI Photo
Aug 25, 2014
The SC questions the validity of newly formed National Board for Wildlife (headed by the PM), puts on hold 100 projects near wildlife sanctuaries cleared by it.

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Aug 25, 2014
In this April 11, 1983 photo, British actor and director Richard Attenborough holds his two Oscars for his epic movie Gandhi at the 55th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California. Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, died on August 24, 2014. He was 90.

- AP/PTI
Aug 25, 2014
Nigeria’s Boko Haram declares the formation of Islamic caliphate in Nigeria’s northeast. Leader Abubakar Shekau threatens to “kill all pagans without pity”.

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Aug 26, 2014
Rabbi Moshe Gourarie looks at a wall riddled with bullet holes during the 26/11 attacks. The Chabad Centre reopened in Mumbai after six years.

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Aug 26, 2014
After 50 days of carnage, a long-term ceasefire deal in Gaza, brokered by Egypt, was on, says Hamas. Israel still noncommittal but talks included easing travel restrictions, repair of the vast destruction etc.

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Aug 26, 2014
The Italian firm Finmeccanica barred from any future defence contracts by India. A probe is still on into the cancelled $751 mn Agusta Westland chopper deal where bribes were allegedly paid.

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Aug 27, 2014
Poonam Pandey's seductive ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

- TV Grab
Aug 27, 2014
Even though the tradition started long back in 1945 when a few people got into a quarrel and threw tomatoes at each other from a nearby vegetable stall, the festival only became official, albeit with some rules and regulations, in 1957. In fact, till then, participants were even arrested for trying to carry on this tradition.

- AP Photo/Alberto Saiz
Aug 29, 2014
Actor Jeetendra offers prayers to a Ganesh idol at his residence on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Mumbai.

- PTI Photo
Aug 30, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, in Japan.

- PIB on Twitter
Aug 30, 2014
Actor Amitabh Bachchan shared a photo on his Facebook timeline on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi sayng "AMAZING ...!! THIS GANAPATI HAS ALL THE ANIMALS IN IT .. SEE .."

- Amatabh Bachchan on Facebook
Aug 30, 2014
This Nov. 30, 2010 image taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station and provided by NASA shows the city of Las Vegas. The dome of light created by the city can be seen from up to 200 miles away.

- AP Photo/ NASA
Aug 30, 2014
MEA tweets: Feeding the fish. PM @narendramodi & PM @AbeShinzo began engagement in Kyoto following tradition of feeding the fish.

- pic.twitter.com/1gPk9DAzi2
Aug 30, 2014
The CBI says ex-telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, brother Kalanithi took `742 cr bribe in Aircel-Maxis deal; bizman Sivasankaran was “coerced” to sell Aircel.

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Aug 30, 2014
Army personnel taking position during an encounter with the militants at Baron Gali in Kalaro near the Line of Control (LOC) in Kupwara.

- PTI Photo
Aug 30, 2014
Narendra Modi and Japan's PM Shinzo Abe.

- Courtesy - @nupur1210 on Twitter
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Aug 24, 2014
Smoke rises from the rubble of the Al-Zafer apartment tower following Israeli airstrikes that collapsed the 12-story building, in Gaza City. The targeting of large buildings appears to be part of a new military tactic by Israel.

- AP/PTI
 
 
 

 
 
 
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