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Modi must take history lessons and classes with top BJP leaders: Digvijay Singh
Digvijaya Singh compared Modi with Hitle...

Digvijaya Singh compared Modi with Hitler and Mussolini

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the most infamous dictators of history, Hitler and Mussolini, as he tweeted about the need for love, peace and compassion in the world. He was responding to party chief Rahul Gandhi’s tweet condemning the... read more »

AAP leaders sits outside Election Commis...

AAP leaders sits outside Election Commission office, Protesting AAP call ce...

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 call centers. A delegation of AAP met the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora to lodge a complaint against... read more »

Law school trashes apex court ruling on 377
Opposition leaders’ plea for tallying of...

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

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 EVMs in each constituency before the Lok Sabha results are declared. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan... read more »

Christian Terrorist Shoots Muslims in Mo...

Christian Terrorist Shoots Muslims in Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, ...

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 reported at least 49 people were dead and the South Island city was placed in lockdown as police hunted for an... read more »

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Seven Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria

Seven Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria

Abuja – At least seven Boko Haram militants were killed in the latest clampdown against the group in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno, the military said here Tuesday. Vehicles,... read more »

Suspect charged over Kenya mall massacre rejects killing

Four charged over Nairobi Westgate mall attack

London – Four people  reportedly charged over the Nairobi Westgate mall attack that left nearly 67 people dead. The four foreigners, said to... read more »

Lebanon to join Geneva-II, Syrian opposition undecided

Lebanon to join Geneva-II, Syrian opposition undecided

Beirut/Cairo – Lebanon has confirmed it would join the Geneva II-preparatory meeting on the Syrian crisis, while the Syrian opposition coalition said it... read more »

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi arrives in courtroom ...

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi arrives in courtroom for trial.

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on Monday arrived in the courtroom at Cairo police academy for the trial scheduled for today. Heavy security is in... read more »

30 killed in Nigeria highway attack

63 Boko Haram militants killed: Nigerian military

Abuja – At least 30 people, including a bridegroom and his family members, were killed in an attack by gunmen who laid ambush along a highway linking... read more »

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Pakistan charity boss Abdul Sattar Edhi ‘heartbroken’...

Abdul Sattar Edhi, 86, was asleep when a gang of armed men raided the Karachi slum building that serves as his residence and charity headquarters. They made off with gold, silver and cash worth... read more »

Turkey facilitating transfer of Iraqi Kurdish figh...

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday that Turkey was facilitating the passage of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters to Kobani to... read more »

Islamic State: Syria rebels warn of backlash over US ai...

Syrian rebel fighters backed by the West have told the BBC that the US-led coalition faces a backlash in their country over its bombing campaign against... read more »

Pakistan violates ceasefire twice along LoC, Internatio...

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice by firing on forward posts along the LoC and International Border in Poonch and Jammu districts, drawing... read more »

Saudi sentences iconic Shia cleric to death

DUBAI: A well-known Shia cleric was sentenced to death Wednesday by a court in Saudi Arabia, sparking fears of renewed unrest from his supporters in the... read more »

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Washington - A new study has suggested that more mid-life job stress means more health problems during old age. The research from Finland found that both physical and mental job strain were linked to illness later in life, Fox News reported. Mental job strain is generally a result of tight deadlines, high demands and having little control over one’s work, while physical strain includes sweating, breathlessness and muscle strain. Lead researcher Mikaela von Bonsdorff explained that occasional feelings of job strain are not necessarily a bad thing, but persistent high job strain has been identified as a health hazard. The new findings come from a study of more than 5,000 middle-aged Finnish public sector employees who were initially surveyed about stress at work in 1981.The researchers combined that information with data from national hospital records spanning the next 28 years. It was found that with higher strain in midlife, days in the hospital for both men and women tended to increase, especially for physical strain, but for mental strain, the link was only clear among men.

Hiring activity up 13% in August, says Naukri survey

In what can be seen as a reason for optimism among job seekers, hiring activity has increased 13 per cent in August 2015 against the same month last year, a survey said. According to the Naukri Job... read more »

Gold hovers near three-week high as equities slip

Gold held close to its highest level in nearly three weeks on Monday, boosted by safe-haven demand after the Federal Reserve’s move last week... read more »

Infosys in Focus on Buzz of Winning Contract for GST Ne...

Infosys shares edged higher by 0.30 per cent on Monday after reports, citing sources, said the IT major has bagged the contract for building the goods and... read more »

Govt likely to implement Companies Act fully by March 2...

The Companies Act, 2013, is likely to be implemented fully by March 2016, says president of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), Atul H... read more »

Government Mulls Raising FDI Cap to 100 Percent for DTH...

Government is considering a proposal to raise FDI limits to 100 percent in broadcasting carriage and content services, including DTH and cable networks, aimed... read more »

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China urges US to respect air defence zone

China urges flexibility on Iran nuclear talks in Geneva

Beijing – China Thursday called on parties concerned to adopt a flexible and pragmatic approach, as they began a new round of talks on the Iran nuclear issue in Geneva. Foreign Ministry... read more »

Chinese foreign minister to attend trilateral meeting

Chinese foreign minister to attend trilateral meet...

Beijing – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend the 12th meeting of the foreign ministers of China, Russia and India and also the 11th... read more »

Blasts outside CPC office in China, one dead, 8 Injured...

Blasts outside CPC office in China, one dead, 8Injured.

Beijing – One person was killed and eight others were injured in explosions Wednesday morning in front of a provincial office building of the Communist... read more »

Woman sentenced to death for arson in China

Woman sentenced to death for arson in China

Beijing – A Chinese woman was sentenced to death Wednesday for arson which caused the death of three firefighters on New Year’s day this year,... read more »

Man jailed 5 years in China for flight bomb hoaxes

Man jailed 5 years in China for flight bomb hoaxes

Beijing – A 27-year-old man, who made false bomb threats that affected flights in six Chinese cities in May, was sentenced to five years in jail by a... read more »

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Schedule in IST: Time Table, Fixture &...

The 11th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup presented its schedule and match fixtures, which commences on February 14 with the match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. ICC Cricket World Cup 2105 that... read more »

Van Wyk recalled to South Africa’s T20 squad

Wicketkeeper-batsman Morne van Wyk has been recalled to South Africa’s squad for the three-match Twenty20 international series against the West... read more »

Virat Kohli moves onto 15th spot in ICC’s Test ba...

Star Indian batsman Virat Kohli has moved up four places into the top 20 of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, following the conclusion of the... read more »

DDCA official accussed of stealing peanuts from dressin...

The world is a strange place and if it involves the Delhi and District Cricket Association also known as DDCA, then it is stranger than fiction as anything... read more »

Unwanted record: 9 ducks and Mumbai team all out for ju...

Mumbai, Dec 26: A cricket team in Mumbai was bowled out for just 4 runs, a record, with 9 of their batsmen getting dismissed without scoring. According to a... read more »

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Economy

Trade deficit jumps to $10.5 bn on high gold imports

Trade deficit jumps to $10.5 bn on high gold imports

New Delhi – India’s trade deficit rose to $10.55 billion in October after narrowing to two-and-a-half-year low of $6.7 billion in the previous month as purchases of gold and silver... read more »

India's exports jump 13.47 percent in October

India’s exports jump 13.47 percent in Octobe...

New Delhi – India’s exports jumped by 13.47 percent to $27.27 billion in October, while imports dropped by 14.5 percent, government data... read more »

Confident of containing CAD below $60 bn: Chidambaram

Confident of containing CAD below $60 bn: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday exuded confidence that India’s current account deficit (CAD) will be contained below $60 billion this financial... read more »

Onion prices to come down in next 10 days: Thomas

Onion prices continue to rule upto Rs 90/kg

New Delhi –  Food Minister K V Thomas on Friday said onion prices will come down in the next 10 days with the fresh arrival of domestic and imported... read more »

HCL Technologies’ Q1 profit rises 64 percent, top...

HCL Technologies hits record high; time to exit?

Bangalore – HCL Technologies , India`s No. 4 IT services exporter, beat market expectations with a 64 percent rise in September quarter profit, joining... read more »

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The diminishing returns of a college education

The diminishing returns of a college education

President Obama is correct in wanting to make higher education more affordable and accessible, but Americans would also be correct in wondering just what they’re paying for. The need for a... read more »

In State of the Union Address, Obama Vows to Act Alone on the Economy

President Barack Obama’s Empty Rhetoric on E...

As the crescendo of his first Address to a Joint Session of Congress in January 2009, newly elected President Barack Obama decided to share a story... read more »

Money can’t guarantee a good education

The look of horror (with a tinge of outrage) said a truckload more than the “Oh, are you sure?” she finally managed to squeeze out. Nigella (name... read more »

University Teachers’ Association Boycotts Talks on Burm...

Rangoon – Representatives of Burma’s University Teachers’ Association (UTA) are boycotting talks this week to discuss a government-drafted law that... read more »

Identifying issues: Underlining problems in education a...

Islamabad – The government should address delays in disbursement of funds while increasing allocations for the education sector relative to gross... read more »

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Entertainment

‘Raees’ releasing on scheduled date of Eid 2016: Prod...

We had announced in February that we will be releasing our film on EID 2016 and we are on schedule to release it as planned #RaeesOnEid2016,” Ritesh tweeted. He along with Farhan Akhtar and... read more »

Sonakshi Sinha Reveals Her New Name And New Film!

Sonakshi Sinha, after a vacation and short break, is all set to be back with a bang and steal all the thunder with her charm on the big screen!... read more »

Deepika to wear a 20 kg armour in Bajirao Mastani

Deepika Padukone, who has a number of action sequences in her period film with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is gearing up for a difficult shooting schedule in... read more »

Shraddha Kapoor And Varun Dhawan Bid Goodbye To ABCD 2

Actors of this year’s much-anticipated movie Any Body Can Dance 2, Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor have become emotional and sentimental as the shoot for... read more »

Aamir Khan justifies his reaction on AIB Roast, says ‘y...

It’s time a filmmaker from the industry takes up the AIB Roast controversy as the plot and builds his movie around it, as the issue has gradually burgeoned... read more »

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Europe

Brazil, Germany submit anti-spy resolution to UN

Brazil, Germany submit anti-spy resolution to UN

An anti-spying draft resolution written by Germany and Brazil has been submitted to the United Nations amid the US surveillance scandal. The draft resolution put forward on Friday would reaffirm... read more »

Snowden free to cooperate with Germany: Kremlin

Snowden free to cooperate with Germany: Kremlin

Moscow – Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden is free to cooperate with Germany on reports of the alleged US tapping of Chancellor... read more »

New Oz burqa law makes lifting veil for women’s identif...

New Oz burqa law makes lifting veil for women’s identification by police mandatory

Sydney – A new law has been reportedly introduced by the West Australian state parliament that would require Muslim women to remove their burqa or niqab... read more »

‘Europe’s spies work together on mass surve...

'Europe's spies work together on mass surveillance'

London – Spy agencies across Western Europe are working together on mass surveillance of Internet and phone traffic comparable to programs run by their... read more »

Germany makes third gender official

Germany makes third gender official

London – Parents in Germany will now have the choice to leave out the gender of their new baby on the registration form owing to a brand new ruling in... read more »

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Food

Oreo cookies `just as addictive as cocaine`

Oreo cookies `just as addictive as cocaine`

London -American researchers have revealed that Oreo cookies are just as addictive as cocaine since both of them give the brain the same amount of pleasure. For the Connecticut College study,... read more »

UK to run out of chickens soon!

UK to run out of chickens soon!

London – Researchers have warned that Britain could soon run out of chickens owing to the ever-expanding global demand and low supply. The... read more »

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Football

Manchester United F.C. in UEFA Champions League quarters after Ro...

Robin van Persie scored a hat-trick as Manchester United kept their season alive by storming back to beat Olympiakos 3-0 and reach the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday. United were left... read more »

UEFA Champions League: Chelsea F.C. held to 1-1 dr...

Chelsea have the upper hand in their Champions League last-16 tie with Galatasaray after coming away from a testing environment in Istanbul with a... read more »

Wayne Rooney Signs $104 Million Contract With Mancheste...

Wayne Rooney ended months of speculation about his soccer future by signing a four-year contract extension worth a reported £300,000 a week with Manchester... read more »

UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich beat Arsenal 2-0 i...

There was a blistering start to the European tie – a year on from their last encounter in North London – and the holders could have snatched an... read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo patches up with Sepp Blatter

Cristiano Ronaldo patches up with Sepp Blatter

Cristiano Ronaldo has patched up his rift with Sepp Blatter following the FIFA president’s hairdresser jibe and apparent imitation of the Portuguese... read more »

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Gold & Metals

Canada's Detour Gold expects lower cash costs in 2014

Canada’s Detour Gold expects lower cash costs in 2014

Canada’s Detour Gold Corp said it expects cash costs to fall to $800-$900 per ounce sold and production to double to 450,000-500,000 ounces this year. Miners, stung by a near 25 percent drop... read more »

Gold steady after two-day fall, economic optimism weighs

Gold import: Government may axe 80:20 scheme

The government is considering doing away with the controversial 80:20 scheme for gold import, in a bid to partially relax the restrictions on import... read more »

Gold rallies to two-month high on safe-haven bids

Singapore – Gold rallied for a third session on Monday to its highest in two months as equities fell on worries that capital outflows from emerging... read more »

Gold Continues to Regain Strength

Gold dropped Rs. 275 to Rs. 29,900 per ten grams

Gold’s ongoing advance has put the squeeze on short sellers, causing a short-covering rally which led to gold’s fourth consecutive week of gains.  The... read more »

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM P. Chidamba...

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM P. Chidambaram

Mumabi – India is not planning any changes to its record import duty on gold and other restrictions on imports until the current account deficit is... read more »

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Health & Fitness

‘Smart drugs’ may harm young brains: Study

Kimberly Urban at the University of Delaware and Wen-Jun Gao at Drexel University College of Medicine found that any short-term boost in mental performance due to smart drugs may come at a heavy... read more »

Control sugar: Limit fruit juice intake to once a ...

London – Love fruit juice daily in the morning? Limit the glass to once a day because of its high sugar content, researchers from the British... read more »

Brain zapping may control scary dreams

A new study has found that electric scalp stimulation can help control nightmares, especially for those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.... read more »

Breastfeeding enhances kids’ immune system

Washington: A new study has revealed that breastfeeding promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut of the kids, which builds their immune... read more »

Laughter can boost memory!

A new study has revealed that humor and laughter can help in fighting against memory loss as they lessen the damage caused on the learning ability of a person... read more »

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Investing

Gold Prices Drop to 16-Week Low

Gold prices sank to their lowest level in 16 weeks as worries about political friction in Eastern Europe subsided and amid signs that the U.S. economy continues to recover from a winter... read more »

Gold prices slipped by Rs. 30 to Rs. 30,725 per 10 gm.

Gold demand in India to rise in H2 as import curbs...

India’s gold demand is likely to pick up in the second half of the year as curbs on bullion imports are expected to be eased by the... read more »

Gold price plunges by Rs 500 to Rs 29,600 per 10 grams

Gold steady after two-day fall, economic optimism weighs

New Delhi – Gold prices plunged by Rs 500 to Rs 29,600 per 10 grams in the national capital Friday due to low demand from jewellers and retailers amid a... read more »

Gold rebounds on wedding season buying

Gold regained its glitter to trade Rs. 150 higher at Rs. 30,100 per 10 grams in the national capital on Thursday on increased buying by stockists and... read more »

Gold down by Rs 100 on weak global cues; silver recover...

Gold And Silver : 2014

NEW DELHI: Gold prices on Monday fell by another Rs 100 to Rs 30,240 per 10 grams in the national capital on selling by stockists in tandem with a weak global... read more »

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Recipe: Aloo Paratha

Ingredients: Six or seven potatoes, four green chillies, coriander leaves, half tsp black pepper powder, two cups wheat flour, butter. Method: Boil the potatoes, peel and mash them. In the mixer,... read more »

Simple remedies to treat acidity

Acidity can strike at any time and any place. It is diagnosed by discomfort near the chest and cause significant distress. If you suffer from it... read more »

7 things to avoid when you’re drunk

Drunk driving: This one is extremely serious. Not only are you risking your own life, but also that of others in the car and those who are out on the road or... read more »

Recipe: Papad curry

Ingredients: Two or three papads, two medium-sized potatoes, one teaspoon kala jeera, half teaspoon chilli powder, half teaspoon turmeric powder, half... read more »

A detox isn’t just about the food

A detox also doesn’t have to be just about the food — it is much more than that. So if your body is craving for some sleep — give it just that!... read more »

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Middle East

Nuclear discussions moving forward but ‘difficult’: Iran

TEHRAN: Nuclear discussions between Iran and six world powers are advancing in a good atmosphere but progress is “slow and difficult”, a senior Iranian diplomat has said. The remarks... read more »

British journalists shot and beaten in Syria kidna...

LONDON: Two British journalists were recovering in Turkey on Thursday after being shot and beaten by rebel kidnappers while covering the Syrian... read more »

Saudi fears rise over mystery virus

A mystery virus known as the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) has claimed an increasing number of lives in Saudi Arabia, where it has spread to at... read more »

Death toll in bus crash rises to 15

Dubai: The death toll in Saturday’s fatal accident on Emirates Road in Dubai has risen from 13 to 15 as two of the 14 injured died in hospital, Senior Chief... read more »

Saudi Mers death toll rises to 126

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s death toll from Mers has risen by five to 126 fatalities since the mystery respiratory virus first appeared in the kingdom in 2012,... read more »

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Bengaluru, Hyderabad bear the brunt of heavy October downpour, ci...

The monsoon has caused much havoc in parts of southern India even at the fag end of the season. The regions which bore the brunt this time were the cities of Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mysuru and nearby... read more »

Pakistan warns India against targeting its nuclear...

WASHINGTON: Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif has warned that if India launched a surgical strike on the countrys nuclear... read more »

GST Council meet today: Narendra Modi needs to save sma...

Small companies are feeling the heat of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout. And, this adds to the pain faced by the economy at this juncture. The simple... read more »

Saudi’s Falih says oil agreements with Russia hel...

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Agreements reached between Russia and Saudi Arabia on global oil supply have helped oil markets to stabilize, Saudi Energy Minister... read more »

Case registered against actor Prakash Raj over his crit...

A case has been registered against National award-winning actor Prakash Raj in a Lucknow court on a complaint lodged by a lawyer over his recent remarks on... read more »

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North America

NSA scoops data from Yahoo, Google data centres: Report

NSA scoops data from Yahoo, Google data centres

Washington – The US National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links connecting Yahoo and Google data centres around the world, a US daily reported... read more »

UN communications will not be monitored, says US

UN communications will not be monitored, says US

Amid growing international anger over the spying activities of the National Security Agency, the U.S. has assured the United Nations that the world... read more »

NSA chief says EU snoop-op allegations `completely fals...

NSA chief says EU snoop-op allegations `completely false`

Washington – The National Security Agency head, Gen. Keith Alexander has reportedly said that the allegations about the US snooping on telephone and... read more »

NSA head denies US spying in Europe

NSA chief says EU snoop-op allegations `completely false`

Washington – US National Security Agency Director General Keith Alexander Tuesday told lawmakers that the recent media reports about the agency’s... read more »

Obama orders ‘review of spy operations’

Obama orders 'review of spy operations'

US President Barack Obama says he has ordered a review of the way US spy agencies gather intelligence. It follows a string of embarrassing revelations which... read more »

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Politics

RLD chief Ajit Singh’s supporters threaten to cut water sup...

New Delhi: In a show of muscle power by RLD chief and former union minister Ajit Singh, his supporters on Thursday threatened to stop water supply to Delhi. Following this, a protest led by Ajit... read more »

Gujarat govt. snooping extended to Karnataka, Gujarat Minister Amit Shah

Free Karnataka from Congress: Amit Shah

Sending a strong political signal on his first visit to the state, Bharatiya Janata Party’s national president Amit Shah has given a call to... read more »

BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi again demands CBI probe in...

Alleging that the ongoing probe into the multi-crore medicine scam in going nowhere, Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday again demanded a CBI... read more »

Maharashtra polls: Uddhav rejects BJP’s demand fo...

MUMBAI: Further hardening his stand on seat-sharing with the BJP, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said he has rejected the saffron ally’s... read more »

Uddhav Thackeray seeks to become CM, urges people to gi...

Mumbai: Openly expressing his desire to become the Chief Minister for the first time from a public platform, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday... read more »

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Sci - Tech

Countdown for India joining cryogenic rocket club begins

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) successfully comple...

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has successfully completed the launch rehearsal Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)-D5, which is scheduled to take off on Sunday. The... read more »

Microsoft Skype's Facebook, Twitter social media accounts hacked

Microsoft Skype’s Facebook, Twitter social m...

Los Angeles – The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed credit for... read more »

Grippity unveils first-ever `transparent dual-side oper...

Grippity unveils first-ever `transparent dual-side operable tablet`

Washington – Grippity has reportedly unveiled what is touted to be the first-ever transparent dual-side operable tablet. The tablet features a... read more »

ZTE,Huawei Chinese handset vendors to launch smartwatch...

More Chinese handset vendors to launch smartwatches in 2014

Washington – More China-based handset vendors, including ZTE and Huawei, are expected to launch their own brands of wearable smart devices in the first... read more »

Top 2013 app downloads for Windows

Top 2013 app downloads for Windows and Mac revealed!

Washington –  2013 ended with a lot of tech talk around Apple’s iPhones, Microsoft Surface, battle between PSP 4 and Xbox One, wearable computing and... read more »

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South Asia

Hasina asks Zia to come down to streets

Hasina asks Zia to come down to streets

Dhaka – As the faceoff in Bangaldesh between th! e two feuding begums intensified, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has aske! d opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson... read more »

Iran rejects Saudi Arabia, Qatar's call to join n-talks

Iran invites IAEA to visit Arak heavy-water produc...

Vienna – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has received an invitation from Iran to vis! it Iran’s Arak heavy-water... read more »

US criticizes Pak over murder charges against Osama doc...

US criticizes Pak over murder charges against Osama doc Shakil Afridi

Islamabad – The United States has criticised Pakistan’s decision to bring murder charges against Dr Shakil Afridi, who helped the CIA track slain Al... read more »

Imran Khan wants CIA’s Pak chief charged with `mu...

Imran Khan wants CIA's Pak chief charged with `murder` over drone strike

London – Former cricketer Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has alleged that the CIA’s most senior officer in Islamabad was... read more »

Stop praising Tendulkar, Taliban tells Pakistan media

Stop praising Tendulkar, Taliban tells Pakistan media

Islamabad – The Pakistani media has been warned by the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan to immediately stop praising India’s cricket legend... read more »

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Sports

Saeed Ajmal says ICC clean bowled ‘mystery spinners’

Out-of-favour Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal believes that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has brought an end to mystery spinners and their varieties, which left many batsmen bamboozled... read more »

Gatlin cruises to 200m win at US championships

Justin Gatlin continued his blistering pace of the season as he became the fifth-fastest 200m sprinter in history by winning the final at the... read more »

Ravi Shastri to not travel with Team India for Zimbabwe...

Shastri is expected to be back with Team India for the remainder of the season. However, BCCI had been informed of this decision by Shastri before the team... read more »

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova attend WTA pre-Wimbeld...

Tennis stars seem to be gearing up before hitting Wimbledon as Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic were recently spotted toasting one another at... read more »

Badminton: Jwala-Ashwini only Indians to reach Canada O...

The Commonwealth Games silver medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were the last remaining Indian players at the Canada Open after reaching the... read more »

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Travel

Kerala: A vacation in paradise

Kerala: A vacation in paradise

A vacation to the south of India ensures more than just a magnificent visual treat and the skipping of a heartbeat. Kerala’s breathtaking views and natural splendors pull aside their green... read more »

First travel guide on magical Indian cinema shooting locations launched

First travel guide on magical Indian cinema shooti...

Mumbai – Bollywood filmmaker Imtiaz Ali launched the first ever travel guide on the magical shooting locations of Indian Cinema here. Taking... read more »

Where to go for honeymoon? Take tips online

Where to go for honeymoon? Take tips online

New Delhi – The wedding season is here and those who are set to marry can log on to MakeMyTrips, an online travel company, to find out about unique... read more »

US Airways, American Airlines Reach Settlement With Gov...

US Airways, American Airlines Reach Settlement With Government

In a deal that could have large ramifications for the Caribbean, the United States Department of Justice filed a proposed settlement with US Airways and... read more »

The Best Caribbean Hiking Destinations

The Best Caribbean Hiking Destinations

The Caribbean is a hiking paradise. Yes, you may think first about beaches and pools, but when it comes to great trails in the Caribbean, there is a world of... read more »

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World

Another 17 refugees drown off Turkish coast

The boat was carrying 37 people, 20 of whom were rescued, when it sank in the Aegean Sea. The eight-metre boat had set off from the coastal village of Gumusluk. The area is part of the larger Bodrum... read more »

500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, says Italia...

Some 500 migrants were rescued in seven operations launched over the weekend in the Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard said. A spokesperson told... read more »

Maldives president escapes speedboat blast, wife injure...

Maldives president Abdulla Yameen was saved from an explosion on his speedboat unhurt but his wife and two aides were injured on board when the boat... read more »

Nine dead, over 30 injured in attack at Afghan volleyba...

Kabul: At least nine people were killed and 33 wounded Sunday in a bomb attack at a sports match in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, on the same day that... read more »

Thousands flee as `super typhoon` Dujuan nears Taiwan

Taipei: Evacuations were stepped up in Taiwan Monday as `super typhoon` Dujuan swirled towards the island, gathering strength on its approach to the east... read more »

Rahul Gandhi says “PM Modi Can’t Let Go Of His PR Exercise Even For 5 Minutes&...

Rahul Gandhi, Congress Party President today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not taking a break from public relations exercises even at a time when India-Pakistan relations were at... read more »

Sidhu Insists on Dialogue with Pakistan

Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Punjab minister on Thursday insisted that dialogue and diplomatic pressure will count for in seeking a long-term solution to terror outfits operating across the... read more »

Pakistan to release IAF pilot tomorrow as ‘peace gesture’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that captured Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be released on Friday as a “gesture of peace”. Khan... read more »

21 Parties Blast BJP for Blatant Politicization Of Armed Forces’ Sacrifice

Leaders of 21 parties who met in parliament today said they backed the armed forces and expressed deep concern for the Air Force pilot who went missing during this morning’s... read more »

IAF shoots down Pak aircraft; Indian pilot ‘missing in action’; P...

The Ministry of External Affairs of India on Wednesday said Pakistan’s attempts to target military installations on the Indian side were foiled successfully and that one Pakistan aircraft was shot... read more »