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Billionaire Warren Buffett just donated a record $2.8bn to Gates, family charities

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Billionaire Warren Buffett just donated a record $2.8bn to Gates, family charities

Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to the...

Xiaomi Redmi 2 price cut by Rs 1000, now available at Rs 5999

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Xiaomi Redmi 2 price cut by Rs 1000, now available at Rs 5999

It is price slash season at Xiaomi India. The Redmi 2 - what our review called 'the...

Forget selfies, check out the newest craze called velfie

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Forget selfies, check out the newest craze called velfie

Mumbai: Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting...

Indian Army hands over 11-year-old PoK boy to Pakistan with new clothes and sweets

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Indian Army hands over 11-year-old PoK boy to Pakistan with new clothes and sweets

Srinagar: The Indian Army has handed over an 11-year-old boy from...

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Grounded for 13 hours after bomb threat, Turkish Airlines flight leaves for Istanbul

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Grounded for 13 hours after bomb threat, Turkish Airlines flight leaves for Istanbul

New Delhi- An Istanbul-bound Turkish Airlinesflight from Bangkok which landed in emergency conditions in Delhi yesterday following a bomb scare, departed early today for itsdestination after being gro...


US praises Afghanistan and Pakistan as Taliban peace talks begin

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US praises Afghanistan and Pakistan as Taliban peace talks begin

Washington:The US has appreciated the role being played by Pakistan in facilitating direct talks, between Afghan government and the Taliban, seeking prioritisation of peace and reconciliation efforts ...

Rupee down by 13 paise against dollar in early trade

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Rupee down by 13 paise against dollar in early trade

Mumbai: The rupee weakened by 13 paise to 63.59 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday, extending losses for the second day, due to appreciation of the American unit against other currencie...

ED considers summons issued to Lalit Modi as received: Sources

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ED considers summons issued to Lalit Modi as received: Sources

Dismissing former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi's "still waiting for summons" claim, the Enforcement Directorate considers the summons issued to him as received. Notably, the ED...

Ram Jethmalani launches attack on NJAC, says independence of judiciary will be compromised

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Ram Jethmalani launches attack on NJAC, says independence of judiciary will be compromised

New Delhi: Noted jurist Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday attacked the Centre's defence of the new law on appointment of judges saying it would compromise with the independence of the judiciary and give prima...

Bangladesh police identify 7 suspects in blogger Avijit Roy's murder

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Bangladesh police identify 7 suspects in blogger Avijit Roy's murder

Dhaka: Bangladesh police said on Tuesday that seven people belonging to a home-grown Islamist militant group took part in the brutal murder of a Bangladeshi-born US atheist blogger in Dhaka in Februar...

US army cuts backs on military power: 40,000 soldiers to be sent home

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US army cuts backs on military power: 40,000 soldiers to be sent home

Washington: The US Army is to cut 40,000 soldiers from its ranks over the next two years at home and abroad, a defense official said on Tuesday, in a move that will raise doubts about its ability to f...