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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

15:01 From firstpost

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

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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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Must step up recovery efforts in Ebola-hit nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

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Must step up recovery efforts in Ebola-hit nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for ramping up recovery efforts in West Africa where the Ebola virus had wreaked havoc.While speaking to reporters at the UN headquart...


US worked with intelligence agencies to prevent 26/11 type attacks: reports

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US worked with intelligence agencies to prevent 26/11 type attacks: reports

Washington: The US has worked with international intelligence agencies over past few years to ensure they are best positioned to stop attacks like the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, a senior official said.&quo...

Battered New York mayor calls for temporary halt to wave of protests

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Battered New York mayor calls for temporary halt to wave of protests

New York: As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a grieving force who accuse him of...

After India objects, UN panel removes 'sahib' from Hafiz Saeed's name, regrets mistake

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After India objects, UN panel removes 'sahib' from Hafiz Saeed's name, regrets mistake

United Nations: A UN Security Council panel has issued a "revised" letter removing the term 'sahib' fromthe name of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, saying it regre...

Executing 500 militants won't keep Pak civilians safe: Amnesty

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Executing 500 militants won't keep Pak civilians safe: Amnesty

London: Pakistan's plan to execute 500militants who have been awarded death sentence is "deeplydisturbing" and would do nothing to protect civilians from theconflict with Taliban, a leading ...

More than 7,500 have died from Ebola, says WHO

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More than 7,500 have died from Ebola, says WHO

Geneva: More than 7,500 people have now died from the Ebola virus, as the number of cases climbs towards20,000, the World Health Organisation said today. The UN health agency reported that as of Decem...

Kerala: Two converted families insist there was no pressure

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Kerala: Two converted families insist there was no pressure

Thiruvananthapuram: As Kerala Police began a probe into reports of 35 people in two districts converting to Hinduism, two families on Monday said they did it on their own and not under any pressure.Th...