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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

13:47 From firstpost

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

09:10 From firstpost

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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UN chief, visiting Ebola region, urges respect for health rules

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UN chief, visiting Ebola region, urges respect for health rules

MONROVIA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit states in West Africa on Friday, urged their people to set aside traditional practices like washing the dead by h...


U.S. blames North Korea for Sony cyberattack, vows 'consequences'

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U.S. blames North Korea for Sony cyberattack, vows 'consequences'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Friday blamed North Korea for a devastating cyberattack against Sony Pictures, calling it an unacceptable act of intimidation and vowing to impose "c...

U.S. blames North Korea for Sony cyberattack

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U.S. blames North Korea for Sony cyberattack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Friday blamed North Korea for a devastating cyberattack against Sony Pictures, calling it an unacceptable act of intimidation and vowing to impose "c...

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

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

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan's army to take the threat of militancy more seriously, but 12 years and $28 billio...

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...