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Hindustan Times
New Delhi, August 21, 2013
A day after the murder of anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar, the Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday decided to issue an ordinance for enactment of the long-pending bill against black magic, superstition and blind faith; Pakistan's law enforcement agencies have arrested five people in Lahore while busting an illegal telephone gateway exchange allegedly being operated by the Taliban; all eyes are set on big names like Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan to surpass the new success parameter set by Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chennai Express; and more than 650 people were killed as the Syrian army bombarded the suburbs of Damascus with chemical weapons on Wednesday. These were some of the most read stories on the site. Read more:

Maharashtra honours Dabholkar's death, clears anti-superstition bill
A day after the murder of anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar, the Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday decided to issue an ordinance for enactment of the long-pending bill against black magic, superstition and blind faith. Read more

'Taliban call centre' busted in Pak, 5 held
Pakistan's law enforcement agencies have arrested five people in Lahore while busting an illegal telephone gateway exchange allegedly being operated by the Taliban to make ransom calls to families of persons kidnapped by the militant group. Read more

Ranbir, Aamir or Big B - who'll break SRK's Chennai Express record?
They say records are made to be broken. All eyes are set on big names like Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan to surpass the new success parameter set by Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chennai Express. Read more

650 dead in chemical bombing: Syrian opposition
More than 650 people were killed as the Syrian army bombarded the suburbs of Damascus with chemical weapons on Wednesday, the opposition said, branding it a "massacre" and calling for international intervention. Read more