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Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' tweet review: First day, first show

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Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' tweet review: First day, first show

Pune: We are almost sure that today is one of those days where young Rajinikanth fans...

Watch: Malala's attackers TTP kill at least 80 students in Peshawar

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Watch: Malala's attackers TTP kill at least 80 students in Peshawar

At leasteighty innocent children were killed by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan operatives,...

PM Modi announces series of programmes for 'Good Governance Day' on 25 December

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PM Modi announces series of programmes for 'Good Governance Day' on 25 December

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told party MPs that a host of...

40 charges of sexual assault, one of murdering wife: Who was Sydney gunman Man  Haron Monis

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40 charges of sexual assault, one of murdering wife: Who was Sydney gunman Man Haron Monis

Shortly after the gunman holding dozens of patrons and staff captive at Sydney's Lindt...

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CORRECTED - Despite billions in aid, U.S. unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

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CORRECTED - Despite billions in aid, U.S. unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (Changes wording in second sentence, paragraph 10 from "live up to" to "own up to")Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available ...


Arrested Bengal minister Madan Mitra complains of chest pain, admitted to hospital

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Arrested Bengal minister Madan Mitra complains of chest pain, admitted to hospital

Kolkata: West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was arrested by CBI in connection with the Saradha chitfund scam, was today admitted to the state-run SSKM Hospital after he was remanded to ju...

After Peshwar attack, Pakistan executes two terrorists in Faisalabad jail

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After Peshwar attack, Pakistan executes two terrorists in Faisalabad jail

Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Friday night executed two men convicted for attacks on the armyheadquarters and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted its moratorium on...

Parliamentary panel for syllabus to sensitise students on gender issues

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Parliamentary panel for syllabus to sensitise students on gender issues

New Delhi: Expressing concern over the slow progress of various projects aimed at eliminating genderdiscrimination in the country, a parliamentary committee on Empowerment of Women today recommended p...

Gandhi Vs Godse: We need to go beyond the binaries of good and evil

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Gandhi Vs Godse: We need to go beyond the binaries of good and evil

Like the word frenemy, a combination of friend and enemy, we need a new word for someone who could be both a hero and villain to someone or the other. Maybe a Villero?Coining a new, elegant word to me...

Pakistan to amend anti-terror laws to expedite trial of terrorists: Nawaz Sharif

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Pakistan to amend anti-terror laws to expedite trial of terrorists: Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said the anti-terror laws will be amended to expedite the trial of people arrested in terror related cases, as pressure mounted on his governm...

Jammu and Kashmir on high alert with one day to go for last phase of polling

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Jammu and Kashmir on high alert with one day to go for last phase of polling

Jammu, Dec 19 (IANS) After ensuring a peaceful, incident-free four phases of the assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities Friday sounded high alert in the Jammu region where 20 constituenci...