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WhatsApp adds messaging from Web

08:47 From moneycontrol

WhatsApp adds messaging from Web

The popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp, acquired by Facebook last year for...

Sony launches SmartBand Talk, Android Wear SmartWatch 3 in India at Rs 12,990, Rs 19,990

15:55 From ibn

Sony launches SmartBand Talk, Android Wear SmartWatch 3 in India at Rs 12,990, Rs 19,990

New Delhi: Japanese electronics giant Sony said it has launched its latest range of smart...

Beaches at Australia city closed for 6 days after white shark spotted

09:18 From firstpost

Beaches at Australia city closed for 6 days after white shark spotted

Sydney: Beaches at the Australian city of Newcastle were closed for a sixth day on...

Delhi's problems: Dear netas, whats your solution to our vanishing roads?

11:30 From firstpost

Delhi's problems: Dear netas, whats your solution to our vanishing roads?

New Delhi: This is one question all political parties would avoid scrupulously; perhaps...

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Shock and sadness as Japan reacts to IS beheading video of Kenji Goto

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Shock and sadness as Japan reacts to IS beheading video of Kenji Goto

Tokyo: The news of a video purportedly showing the killing of Kenji Goto, a journalist held hostage by Islamic State militants, rushed through Japan early on Sunday. Here are some voices and thoughts ...


Sushma Swaraj proposes 6 point template to broaden China-India ties

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Sushma Swaraj proposes 6 point template to broaden China-India ties

Beijing: On her maiden visit to China, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today proposed a six point "template" to broaden China-India engagement with an action oriented approach to ush...

Islamic State beheads second Japan hostage Kenji Goto, release video of same

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Islamic State beheads second Japan hostage Kenji Goto, release video of same

Islamic State militants said they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to vow to step up humanitarian aid to the group's opponents in the ...

Bangladesh opposition says leader's Internet, electricity cut amid protests

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Bangladesh opposition says leader's Internet, electricity cut amid protests

DHAKA (Reuters) - Opposition activists accused Bangladesh's government of cutting their leader's electricity, Internet and cable connections on Saturday after days of violent anti-government protests....

Carl Djerassi, the man who helped develop "the pill", dies at 91

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Carl Djerassi, the man who helped develop "the pill", dies at 91

(Reuters) - Carl Djerassi, an Austrian-born chemist who helped to develop the birth control pill before becoming a playwright and novelist, died in San Francisco on Friday at the age of 91, his family...

Palestinians in Syria cut off from aid once more - U.N.

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Palestinians in Syria cut off from aid once more - U.N.

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of longtime Palestinian refugees in a camp on the outskirts of the Syrian capital have been cut off from United Nations emergency aid for nearly two months by arme...

Palestinians in Syria cut off from aid once more - U.N.

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Palestinians in Syria cut off from aid once more - U.N.

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of longtime Palestinian refugees in a camp on the outskirts of the Syrian capital have been cut off from United Nations emergency aid for nearly two months by arme...