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Rola Cola is back, thanks to the power of nostalgia, social media and a sweet price-point

Parle relaunched Rola Cola this week after 13 years thanks to a social media movement #BringBackRolaCola.
Hadiya at Supreme Court

Anti-terror agency asks Hadiya if she gave candies to friends when she was in Salem

NIA in a counter affidavit to the court did not deny asking these questions but dismissed Hadiya’s statements as ‘misconceived’ and ‘baseless’. New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency asked Hadiya, the 26-year-old Kerala homeopathy student who converted to Islam and married a Muslim man, if she “gave candies to friends when she was in Salem”. The question was put to her as part of her deposition in the Supreme Court, which ordered the NIA, India’s anti-terror probe agency, to probe the conspiracy of sham religious conversions of young women to Islam. She was also asked if she had circulated “Islamic videos” before she became a Muslim. Hadiya told the apex court that her response to the NIA’s question that she “does not remember” was being construed as “lying” and that some personnel “behaved as if she was a criminal or a terrorist”. “The personnel believed a story and were trying to establish that...

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Donald Trump’s economy really was better than Obama’s

If Biden is elected president, he should continue Trump’s economic approach rather than returning to Barack Obama’s.
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Globalisation of revenge

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Reliance Industries posts 15% profit drop as Covid hits oil demand

The company posted a net profit of Rs 9,567 crore in July-September compared with Rs 11,262 crore a year back.

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India successfully test fires air-launched version of BrahMos missile from Sukhoi jet

The missile hit a sinking ship in the Bay of Bengal with accuracy, official sources said. It was fired after the Su-30 MKI aircraft travelled for over three hours.
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5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.