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Indrani Mukerjea To Be Approver In Corru...

Indrani Mukerjea To Be Approver In Corruption Case Linked To Chidambarams

Indrani Mukerjea’s plea to turn approver in the INX Media corruption case involving former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram was today accepted by a Delhi court. The CBI, which endorsed her application, said that Indrani Mukerjea was privy to evidence, in the form... read more »

Rahul Gandhi promises a national free medicine scheme
Will fight BJP, RSS with 10 times more v...

Will fight BJP, RSS with 10 times more vigour: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said today he had quit as Congress president and had left it to his party to find a successor soon, taking responsibility for a second straight national election defeat. “Accountability is critical for the future growth of our party. It is for this reason that I have resigned as... read more »

Facebook says it’s ‘working’ to resolve ...

Facebook says it’s ‘working’ to resolve outages across WhatsApp, Instagram...

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday an issue with uploading or sending media files on its apps and platforms has been resolved. Earlier in the day, many users globally were not able to send and receive images, videos and other files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and... read more »

Ahead of Meeting With PM Modi, Trump Say...

Ahead of Meeting With PM Modi, Trump Says India’s Tariff Hike Unaccep...

A day before Donald Trump meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Japan, the US President said he looked forward to speaking with Modi about a recent increase in its already high tariffs against the United States. Taking to Twitter, Trump said: “I look forward to... read more »

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Morsi says no stability in Egypt possible ‘without removing consequences of coup’

Morsi says no stability in Egypt possible ‘without removing conse...

Sydney – Deposed Egyptian Islamist president Mohamed Morsi has said there will be no stability in the country ‘without removing consequences of the coup’ that led to his ouster in... read more »

No stability in Egypt unless coup is reversed: Morsy

No stability in Egypt unless coup is reversed: Mor...

Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsy accused the military chief who deposed him of treason in a message from prison read by lawyers on... read more »

29 killed in South Africa bus accident

29 killed in South Africa bus accident

Pretoria – At least 29 people were killed and dozens injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in South Africa Monday night, media reported... read more »

Four men charged with Westgate mall attack appear in Ke...

Four men charged with Westgate mall attack appear in Kenyan court

London – Four men charged with aiding extremists in connection with Kenya shopping mall massacre have appeared in court. At least 67 people died when... read more »

Egypt to hold parliamentary polls in February, March 20...

Egypt to hold parliamentary polls in February, March 2014

London – The Egyptian foreign minister has announced the parliamentary and presidential elections will be held between February and March 2014 in a bid... read more »

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US-led air strikes hit Qaida branch in Syria: Monitor

BEIRUT: US-led coalition air strikes hit al-Qaida’s Syrian branch overnight, expanding the raids to jihadists outside the Islamic State group for only the second time, a monitoring group said... read more »

Pakistani police officer kills man suspected of bl...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police say an axe-wielding officer killed a Shia man in police custody, claiming he had committed blasphemy by insulting... read more »

Terror groups citing ISIS crusade to recruit Indian you...

Terror groups are invoking the name of the Islamic State (IS) as a tool for recruiting youths in India. These youths can be trained in the lawless areas along... read more »

Beijing to punish Dalai supporters

BEIJING: Chinese authorities have pledged to punish officials who follow Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and “support activities of splitting... read more »

Top Bangladesh Islamist ‘may hang next week’...

DHAKA : Bangladesh may hang a senior Islamist leader as early as next week after the Supreme Court upheld his death sentence for war crimes, the law minister... read more »

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Ola Opens Up API for Mobile Apps, Individual Developers

Taxi aggregator Ola Saturday announced the public release of its API, allowing major mobile apps as well as individual developers to integrate the company’s offering with their... read more »

Dr Reddy’s climbs as drug maker launches Nex...

NEW DELHI: Shares of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories surged over 6 per cent in Monday’s trade after the drugmaker launched a generic version of... read more »

Gold ETFs witness outflow of Rs 363cr in Apr-Aug FY 201...

NEW DELHI: Investors continue to pull out money from gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but the pace of outflow has slowed down in the current fiscal on... read more »

Will Alibaba crash impact Indian e-commerce valuation?

NEW DELHI: When Alibaba listed on NYSE a year ago, it created history with the highest share sale value, making the Chinese e-commerce giant valued at around... read more »

Pfizer to sell Thane plant to Vidhi Research for Rs 178...

Drug firm Pfizer has said it has entered into a business transfer agreement to sell its Thane plant as a going concern to Vidhi Research and Development LLP... read more »

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China urges personnel's safety in South Sudan

10 killed in Beijing blaze

Beijing – At least 10 people were killed in Beijing when a fire engulfed a storehouse Tuesday, police said. The incident, which occurred in the capital city’s Chaoyang district, was... read more »

Easing one-child policy no big deal: Chinese official

Easing one-child policy no big deal: Chinese offic...

Beijing – A senior official from China’s family planning authority said Saturday that easing the one-child policy will n! ot put much... read more »

China to optimise army size, structure

China urges personnel's safety in South Sudan

Beijing – China will optimise the size and structure of its army, adjust and improve the proportion between various troops, and reduce non-combat... read more »

China to ease one-child policy

Easing one-child policy no big deal: Chinese official

Beijing – China will loosen its decades old one-chil! d population policy, allowing couples to have two children if one of the parents is an only child,... read more »

China announces setting up of National Security Council...

Xi Jinping

Washington – China has announced that it is setting up a National Security Council under President Xi Jinping with a wider focus, including domestic... read more »

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Tri-series: India, Australia, England begin World Cup preps

We have almost had everything in the last month and half, starting with the untimely demise of Phillip Hughes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni calling it a day in the longer format of the game. Cricket... read more »

Australia may use World Cup pitch to woo Indian co...

NEW DELHI: The Australian government plans to use the ICC Cricket World Cup that will be held in that country as an opportunity to put local... read more »

India vs Australia, 4th Test: India’s Ravichandran Ashw...

Cricket is often all about aesthetics. The dainty stance, the exquisite drive, the elegant pull, the pristine flick, the gazelle-like sprint on the outfield... read more »

Virat Kohli comfortably placed at No.2 spot in ICC ODI ...

Virat Kohli is the best-placed Indian at the second spot in the latest ICC ODI ranking list, which also has out-of-form opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper... read more »

Bangladesh cricketer Rubel remanded in actress rape cas...

DHAKA: Bangladesh cricketer Rubel Hossain, who has been named in the country’s World Cup squad, was behind bars on Thursday after being remanded in custody... read more »

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UK's Tesco eyes 50:50 supermarket JV with Tata

Rupee fall pushes Tata group out of $100-billion club

Salt-to-software conglomerate Tata group’s combined turnover has slipped below $100-billion mark due to a fall in rupee, despite an over ten per cent growth in total revenue when measured in... read more »

Manufacturing share in India's GDP

Manufacturing share in India’s GDP at lowest...

Mumbai – Share of manufacturing in India’s gross domestic product (GDP) has declined to 15.1 percent this year, the lowest level in the... read more »

As China flattens out, IHG to focus on India market

As China flattens out, IHG to focus on India market

By Jaideep Sarin Kochi – International hotel chain InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) will focus on India ! in the next decade with a target of 150... read more »

Inflation to moderate to 5 per cent: Chidambaram

Inflation to moderate to 5 per cent: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday expressed the hope that rate of price rise will ease to below 5 per cent following steps taken by the government... read more »

RBI offers Rs.5,000 crore liquidity support to small fi...

RBI offers Rs.5,000 crore liquidity support to small firms

Mumbai – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday said it will provide Rs.5,000 crore liquidity support to micro and small enterprises to help them tide... read more »

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Common Law Admission Test 2014 records highest number of registra...

AHMEDABAD: All India Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for admission into 14 national law universities of India for academic year 2014 was concluded successfully recently. Gujarat National Law... read more »

How High is Higher Education in Morocco?

The mission of higher education inevitably lies in the production of highly-qualified graduates and future intellectuals who will be able to serve... read more »

No age bar for admission in law courses

ALLAHABAD: The admission committee of Allahabad University have taken two important decisions related to admission in the undergraduate admission programme of... read more »

The Supreme Court (SC) upholds constitutional validity ...

New Delhi – The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act, which mandates that 25% seats in all schools... read more »

Education guidelines

CBSE's free education for girl child still pending

According to the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack, an attack on education consists of “any intentional threat or use of force — carried... read more »

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West are ‘opposites’

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has admitted she and rapper husband Kanye West are two very different people. “You can’t expect me to jump up onstage and start singing, it’s not what I... read more »

Shahrukh Khan gives a miss to Iftaar Party by Baba...

Baba Siddiqui’s popular Iftar party which is celebrated popular for its star presence was celebrated yesterday at Taj Land Ends. The party which... read more »

After “Premam”, Kamal’s “Papana...

After Malayalam movie “Premam”, it is now newly released Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil blockbuster “Papanasam” which is facing the menace of piracy. The... read more »

Jim Carrey apologises for tweeting autistic boy’s...

Jim Carrey, whose good deed took a wrong turn, has recently apologised for posting the photo of an autistic boy without permission in his anti-vaccination... read more »

Bollywood actress dream girl Hema Malini car accident

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini’s driver has reportedly been arrested after an FIR was filed against him in connection with the car crash in... read more »

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Europe

British police reject Princess Diana murder claim

Did top secret `spy hit squad` plot Princess Diana’s assassinatio...

London – Princess Diana’s death in the 1997 Paris car crash was planned and carried out by a top secret `spy hit squad`, known by the codename UK/N, it has been revealed. Barrister Michael... read more »

Brazil says spying activities `completely different` from US’

Brazil says spying activities `completely differen...

London – Brazil’s Justice Minister, Jose Eduardo Cardoso has reportedly defended the country’s spying activities and said that they were... read more »

Missing Pussy Riot band member ‘transferred to penal co...

Missing Pussy Riot band member ‘transferred to penal colony in Siberia’

Washington – A jailed member of the Pussy Riot protest band, who went missing since she was moved to a new prison, is on her way to a new penal colony... read more »

Spain, Britain forge joint declaration on Gibraltar

Spain, Britain forge joint declaration on Gibraltar

Madrid –  Spain and Britain have crafted a joint declaration on Gibraltar for presentation to the UN General Assembly, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose... read more »

Berlin summons British ambassador over spying report

Berlin summons British ambassador over spying report

Berlin – German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle Tuesday summoned the British ambassador over claims of spying by the British embassy here. German... read more »

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Delhi hosts northeast fashion festival

Delhi hosts northeast fashion festival

By Themthingchon YR New Delhi – The second edition of the “Northeast Fashion Fest”, which showcased the creativity of budding fashion designers of the region, was recently held in... read more »

Gandhi’s personal Charkha expected to fetch 80k pounds at UK auction

Gandhi’s personal Charkha expected to fetch 80k po...

London – Mahatma Gandhi’s personal Charkha, which he used whilst imprisoned at Yerwada Jail, is set to go under the hammer this Tuesday 5th... read more »

Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

New Delhi – Diwali, the festival of lights, is meant for feasting, bursting crackers and enjoying with the family, but doctors warn that patients... read more »

Vulnerable women, delicate nature through artist’...

Vulnerable women, delicate nature through artist's eyes

New Delhi – Contemporary issues like safety of women and the indifferent attitude of mankind towards nature have found place in artist Aparna... read more »

Embrace spirituality on Diwali

Embrace spirituality on Diwali

With festivities in the air, it’s time to be with your family and dear ones. But in all this hustle-bustle, don’t forget to give yourself some... read more »

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Food

scanner to calculate calories in food

scanner to calculate calories in food

New York – A new food scanner has been designed which uses lasers to determine an item’s chemical composition and then sends the calorie and ingredient information to an app. The... read more »

Underage drinkers

Underage drinkers likelier to use life-threatening...

Washington – A new research has found that college-age drinkers often combine caffeine and alcohol, which results in risky decision making and... read more »

The Macallan Amber` dubbed whisky of the year 2013

The Macallan Amber` dubbed whisky of the year 2013

London – The Macallan Amber has been labeled whisky of the year 2013 by online liquor store, The Whisky Shop. According to the Scotsman, The Macallan... read more »

world’s best whisky goes to Glenmorangie’s Ealanta!

world’s best whisky goes to Glenmorangie’s Ealanta!

London – A single malt, which has been matured for 19 years and released earlier this year as a limited edition, has been voted as the world’s best... read more »

Carrots tipped as new sperm superfood

Carrots tipped as new sperm superfood

Washington – A new study has found that eating orange and yellow fruits and vegetables may make sperm swim faster. According to researchers at Harvard... read more »

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Wayne Rooney expects to be 100% fit for Brazil

Wayne Rooney expects to be in peak condition when he embarks on his third World Cup finals campaign next month and is excited by the potential of the young talent in the England squad. The... read more »

EPL: Manchester City F.C. Aim to Win Title Without...

London: Manchester City will hope to avoid the nerve-shredding drama of the 2011-12 season’s final day when they host West Ham United in their... read more »

English Premier League: Jose Mourinho Fined After Refer...

London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was fined £10,000 ($16,944, 12,221 euros) on Thursday after his sarcastic comments about the match officials following... read more »

Lionel Messi seeks ultimate prize with World Cup win

Ronaldo, Messi, Ribery shortlisted for Ballon d'Or

After a spectacular haul of trophies with Barcelona, Lionel Messi has a chance to lead Argentina to glory on the World Cup stage and build on his reputation... read more »

Hockey India congratulates Poonam Rani and Chanchan Dev...

Hockey India on Monday congratulated Poonam Rani and Chanchan Devi (right) for earning 100 international caps for India. While Poonam Rani completed her 100th... read more »

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Gold Market Update: Gold Powered Higher

Gold powered higher yesterday, breaking through resistance at $1355 and moving as high as $1375 this morning, touching the top boundary of the uptrend channel. The dollar continues to exhibit... read more »

Gold Prices raises on fresh buying, firm global cu...

Mumbai – Snapping a three-day losing streak, gold prices on Friday recovered by Rs 240 to Rs 31,060 per ten gram in the national capital on... read more »

Gold jumps more than 1% on crisis in Ukraine

Gold gained more than 1 percent on Monday on escalating geopolitical tensions as Ukraine mobilised for war after Russia bloodlessly seized Crimea, an isolated... read more »

Gems & Jewellery industry disappointed with the bud...

Mumbai – The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) today expressed disappointment and shock at the interim Budget presented by Finance... read more »

Barrick Gold Corp. posts big loss, slashes gold reserve...

Barrick Gold Corp, the world’s largest gold miner, reported a big fourth-quarter loss on Thursday as it took a hefty impairment charge, cut its gold... read more »

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Watch out for that tooth cavity

With changing food habits, toothaches and cavities among kids are on a rise. Experts tell you how to protect your child’s teeth Is your six-year-old complaining of a toothache even after... read more »

Stomach bacteria may protect against obesity

Your stomach bacteria may be behind your lean figure! A gut bacteria responsible for most stomach ulcers may also help prevent obesity, a new study... read more »

Why cancer risk increases with age

A new study has suggested that the accumulation of age-associated changes in a biochemical process that helps control genes may be responsible for some of the... read more »

Bicycling your way to happiness

Which mode of transportation makes you happier – Metro, bus or auto? Forget those this weekend and try riding a bicycle to gain maximum happiness on the... read more »

In your 60s? Connect on social media to stay fit

Social media is not all that bad, especially if you are in your 60s as you can connect with your family and friends for positive interactions and stay... read more »

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Gold, silver rise on global cues

NEW DELHI: Gold prices rose by Rs 65 to Rs 28,125 per ten gram in the national capital on Wednesday on fresh buying by jewellers and retailers, tracking a firm global trend. Silver also moved up by... read more »

Jewellers want minify in import duty on gold

The gem and jewellery industry feels the Union budget 2014-15 should address the problem of availability of gold for the sector by tackling the twin... read more »

Gold Futures down by 0.15 % on weak Global Cues

Gold And Silver : 2014

Gold prices eased by 0.15 per cent to Rs. 27,803 per 10 grams in Wednesday’s futures trade as participants offloaded positions on weak cues from global... read more »

Gold extends losses on stockists selling, global cues

Continuing its losing streak for the third straight session, gold prices on Saturday drifted by Rs. 120 to Rs. 28,530 per ten gram in the national capital on... read more »

Gold extends losses on stockists selling, global cues

Continuing its losing streak for the third straight session, gold prices on Saturday drifted by Rs. 120 to Rs. 28,530 per ten gram in the national capital on... read more »

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Reflecting makes post break-up recovery quicker

If you had a break-up recently, do not shy away from discussing it with friends or even research experts as repeated reflecting actually speeds up emotional recovery, new research at the... read more »

5 Foods you can safely eat past their due dates

Do we really take expiry dates seriously? We have all been at the crossroads when picking or throwing away “expired food”. While it is... read more »

Massive breakthrough: Scientists create first new antib...

LONDON: In a massive breakthrough, scientists have created the first new antibiotic in more than three decades, Teixobactin, that can treat many common... read more »

The science behind a happy marriage

They say opposites attract. Like ones, repel. However, marriage is a different set of algorithms. It’s far more complex, and calculated. Relationship... read more »

This diet pill tricks body into losing weight!

Researchers from the California-based Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed an entirely new type of pill that tricks the body into thinking it... read more »

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Militants launch attack on north Baghdad

BAGHDAD: Iraqi officials say militants have launched an attack on a Sunni-dominated city north of Baghdad, killing seven members of the security forces and taking control of some areas of the city.... read more »

Iraq attacks and shelling kill 35

BAGHDAD: Violence across Iraq, including shelling of the conflict-hit city of Fallujah, killed 35 people today, as politicians haggle over forming a... read more »

Nine Boko Haram fighters killed in Nigeria

ABUJA: The Nigerian military Monday confirmed it killed nine Boko Haram fighters in the northeastern Borno state. “Patrol troops have successfully... read more »

Is Iran jailing Facebook users for anti-govt posts?

TEHRAN: An Iranian court has sentenced eight people to jail terms ranging from seven to 20 years for crimes including anti-regime propaganda posted on... read more »

Iran reports its first death from MERS virus

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran’s official news agency is reporting the Islamic Republic has suffered its first fatality from the Middle Eastern respiratory virus.... read more »

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Diwali has come Early because of changes in GST rules, says pm mo...

Dwarka:on a two-day visit to Gujarat that heads for elections later this yr, top minister narendra modi today stated the adjustments made to the products and services tax that eases compliance... read more »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins tour of poll-b...

The Top Minister will lay basis stones for diverse schemes and tasks really worth about ₹8,300 crore at 5 locations in 3 areas of the ballot... read more »

Govt Identifies 140 places along Bangaldesh border, dep...

New Delhi: India has recognized 140 prone locations, deployed more protection personnel and surveillance devices, and released a “campaign” towards... read more »

Once done with chest thumping, explain how China built ...

Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the road construction by the Chinese in Doklam, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi asked the PM if he was done... read more »

Five restrictions imposed on VK Sasikala during parole.

Imprisoned AIADMK leader Sasikala Natarajan who was convicted earlier this year by the Supreme Court in a disproportionate assets case, was granted five-day... read more »

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North America

1 killed, 2 wounded in Los Angeles Airport shooting

1 killed, 2 wounded in Los Angeles Airport shooting

Washington – A gunman shot and killed a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) worker at Los Angeles International Airport Friday before himself being shot and taken into custody, media... read more »

Obama `never considered` replacing Biden with Clinton

Obama `never considered` replacing Biden with Clin...

Washington – President Barack Obama had “never considered” replacing Vice President Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton during 2012... read more »

Obama, Maliki discuss counter measures for `more active...

Obama, Maliki discuss counter measures for `more active' al-Qaeda in Iraq

London – President Barack Obama has spoken to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki on his visit to Washington on counter measures for a “more... read more »

When Bill Clinton called Obama `luckier than dog with t...

When Bill Clinton called Obama `luckier than dog with two d***s`!

New York – Bill Clinton had reportedly joked about President Barack Obama that “he’s luckier than a dog with two d***s” to describe his comeback... read more »

Delta and JetBlue become first US airlines to allow gad...

Delta and JetBlue become first US airlines to allow gadget-use in-flight

Washington – Delta and JetBlue are reportedly the first US airlines to allow electronic device use throughout the flight after the FAA passed the new... read more »

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Hinduism is ‘global heritage’, not ancestral property...

New Delhi: Quite vocal about his views on Hinduism, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh’s chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that for Indians ‘Hinduism’ is not their ancestral property but a... read more »

Court orders ED to attach Chautala's flat

‘Mr Modi, I Will Rule From a Village, not Ja...

t a rally in Rohtak, Mr Chautala responded to PM Modi’s barb that if he won, he would have to rule from jail. “Modi says I will take... read more »

Narendra Modi promises to transform ‘scam Haryana...

Promising to transform “scam Haryana to skill Haryana”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the people of the state to elect a BJP government... read more »

Arun Jaitley is richest minister; PM Narendra Modi has ...

India should have politician as PM, says Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assets worth Rs 1.26 crore, according to details of assets and liabilities of the Union Council of Ministers... read more »

Ensure Cleanliness at Police Stations, Says Rajnath Sin...

Patna blasts an act of terror: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday instructed Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi to ensure that all police stations and other complexes are... read more »

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New phone alerts for extreme weather could help prevent casualties in India

New phone alerts for extreme weather could help prevent casualtie...

Washington, Jan. 8 (ANI): Computer science undergraduates have developed image based mobile phone alerts, connected to the Weather Research and Forecasting system, which could help prevent... read more »

Countdown for India joining cryogenic rocket club begins

Countdown for India joining cryogenic rocket club ...

Chennai – The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India’s heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-development 5 (GSLV-D5)... read more »

Now, solar-powered car that follows the sun to maximize...

Washington –  Researchers have developed a solar-powered concept car that will follow the sun to maximize its energy collection. Ford’s C-MAX Solar... read more »

ZTE to unveil 5 smartphones including Grand S II at Veg...

Washington – ZTE has reportedly announced its plans to unveil five smartphones, including a follow-up to its flagship Grand S, during a tech conference... read more »

Journo adopter says Google Glass is `doomed` for 2014

Journo adopter says Google Glass is `doomed` for 2014

Washington, Jan. 3 (ANI): A tech journalist and an early adopter of Google Glass has reportedly given his verdict that the highly-anticipated wearable... read more »

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South Asia

India-Myanmar relations rooted in history: Mukherjee

India-Myanmar relations rooted in history: Mukherjee

New Delhi – Terming relations between India and Myanmar as being rooted in history, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said it is in the mutual interest of both the countries to... read more »

Pak high court dismisses Musharaf’s petition challenging special court for high treason

Pak high court dismisses Musharaf’s petition chall...

Islamabad – Islamabad High Court (IHC) has dismissed a petition challenging the special court for treason trial of former President General... read more »

CNN features 16 December gang-rape case in` World Untol...

CNN features 16 December gang-rape case in` World Untold Stories` series

New Delhi – An upcoming documentary on the 16-December fatal gang-rape case titled ‘The Fearless One’ is being presented under CNN’s series... read more »

UN Security Council condemns slams attacks on aid worke...

UN Security Council extends sanctions on Liberia

United Nations – The ! UN Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned deadly attacks in two Afghan provinces last week which led to the death of nine... read more »

Petition questioning Musharraf’s trial rejected

Petition questioning Musharraf's trial rejected

Islamabad – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected a ! petition challenging the constitution of a special court for the treason trial of former... read more »

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KCR writes to PM Modi, calls for Jwala Gutta to be included in TO...

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, also known as KCR, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, urging him to include the names of top shuttler Jwala Gutta and her doubles... read more »

McLaren handed an extra power unit in rules review

Struggling McLaren will be allowed an extra engine for each of their drivers as Formula One announced a package of measures on Thursday that... read more »

Winning Copa America will make up for my dismal World C...

Argentine forward Sergio Aguero is hoping winning the Copa America will make up for his dismal performance in the World Cup. Argentina went into the final of... read more »

Ravi Shastri slashes hard at reports of rift between MS...

RAVI Shastri doesn’t deny rumours, he quashes them. And he does so in characterstically bombastic fashion. At a time conspiracy theories abound regarding... read more »

My job is to perform and cement my place in the team

Being on the fringes of Indian cricket team for years can be a tad frustrating but Manoj Tiwary has learnt to live with it and is now preparing for the... read more »

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Travel

Sandals to Open Beaches Resort in Antigua

Sandals to Open Beaches Resort in Antigua

The government of Antigua has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sandals Resorts International to open a Beaches resort in the country. The Beaches Long Bay resort will entail the conversion... read more »

Give The Gift Of Luxury Travel !

Give The Gift Of Luxury Travel

As a longtime travel journalist, maybe I’m biased, but I can’t think of a better gift to give than the gift of travel, and if you have deep... read more »

World’s 5 best spots to see the sun rise

World's 5 best spots to see the sun rise

1. Haleakala National Park, Hawaii, USA Boarding a bus in the wee hours of the morning is a pain, particularly on vacation when the greatest indulgence is... read more »

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) recognises Tour de ...

UCI recognises Tour de India 2013

The Tour de India 2013 has been listed in the international race calendar of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and the second edition of the multi-city... read more »

China unveils `flying ray-styled` eco-conscious Shenzhe...

China unveils `flying ray-styled` eco-conscious Shenzhen airport’s new terminal

Washington – China has recently unveiled its brand new Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport terminal, which is eco-friendly and futuristic in... read more »

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World Facing ‘Largest Humanitarian Crisis’ Since 1945...

The world is facing its “largest humanitarian crisis” since 1945, said the United Nations (UN), further issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. read more »

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7 Dead As Iran Teen Botches Homemade Fireworks

An Iranian teenager, who was making fireworks at home for a festival ahead of the Persian New Year blew up his home, killing himself and six other... read more »

Suspend Premium Processing Of Work Visas For Foreign Do...

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Three influential American Senators have sought lifting of the suspension of premium processing of work visas of foreign doctors, including from India, who... read more »

Chinese President Xi Jinping Wants ‘Great Wall Of...

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Xi issued the traditional military rallying call on Friday, during a session of the National People’s Congress, China’s annual parliament in... read more »

Dinosaur Tracks Found In China, Say Scientists

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The tracks were found on a rural mountain road in Longjing city in August 2015, Xinhua news agency quoted the scientists from China, South Korea and the US as... read more »

AAP leaders sits outside Election Commission office, Protesting AAP call center raid

Aam Aam Party leaders, led by Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, squatted outside the Election Commission office on Friday protesting against the alleged raids at the party’s... read more »

Law school trashes apex court ruling on 377

Opposition leaders’ plea for tallying of 50 per cent of EVMs with VVPAT, SC seeks EC respo...

The Supreme Court Friday sought the Election Commission’s response on a plea by Opposition leaders seeking counting of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips of 50 per cent of... read more »

Christian Terrorist Shoots Muslims in Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, 49 Dead

Christchurch: Several people were reported dead when a gunman opened fire at a crowded mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, during afternoon prayers on Friday. Localmedia... read more »

Bridge collapsed in Mumbai near VT station

Milind Deora, Congress on Mumbai foot over bridge collapse: If the govt wants to send a message to the common Mumbaikars that this won’t happen again then they should immediately... read more »

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir Compares Dalai Lama to Masood Azha...

Pakistan`s senior journalist Hamid Mir on Wednesday stoked a stupid controversy when he compared Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar to Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama. After he put out a tweet... read more »