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Qualcomm names BlackBerry veteran Sunil Lalvani as India head

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Qualcomm names BlackBerry veteran Sunil Lalvani as India head

Sunil Lalvani, who quit BlackBerry as India head in June this year, is now joining global...

I've lost more in the last 10-11 years: Nadal unfazed with 12 losses in 2015

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I've lost more in the last 10-11 years: Nadal unfazed with 12 losses in 2015

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal on Sunday said ahead of the Bet-At-Home Open here that...

Gurdaspur attacks: PM Modi meets senior ministers including Parrikar, Jaitley

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Gurdaspur attacks: PM Modi meets senior ministers including Parrikar, Jaitley

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar...

New guidelines for adoption: NRIs will be treated at par with Indians, single men can't adopt girl child

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New guidelines for adoption: NRIs will be treated at par with Indians, single men can't adopt girl child

The Ministry of Women and Child Development led by Maneka Gandhi has notified new...

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'Goodbyes should be short, really short': Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam's advisor documents his last moments

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'Goodbyes should be short, really short': Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam's advisor documents his last moments

Indians reacted withshock andsadness on learning that former President APJ Abdul Kalam had passed away while giving a speech at IIM-Shillong. Bharat Ratna, President, scientist and author, Kalam had t...


Gulberg society riot case: judge to visit building where 69 persons died

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Gulberg society riot case: judge to visit building where 69 persons died

Ahmedabad: P B Desai, the judge of thespecial court conducting the trial of 2002 Gulberg Societyriot case, will visit the crime site on Thursday to understandvarious aspects related to the case.&n...

Gurdaspur attack: Punjab to honour driver who steered bus away even as terrorists fired upon it

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Gurdaspur attack: Punjab to honour driver who steered bus away even as terrorists fired upon it

Gurdaspur: The driver of the PunjabRoadways bus, which was targeted by terrorists in apre-dawn attack in Dinanagar town in this district, showedtremendous presence of mind and helped save lives.Nanak ...

Gujarat becomes first Indian state to make voting compulsory in local body polls

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Gujarat becomes first Indian state to make voting compulsory in local body polls

Ahmedabad: Gujarat government issued a notification in Ahmedabad on making voting compulsory for people of the state during elections to local self governing bodies.Incidentally, the bill was introduc...

Eminent scientist, administrator, educationist: Ex-President APJ Abdul Kalam dies at 83

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Eminent scientist, administrator, educationist: Ex-President APJ Abdul Kalam dies at 83

Guwahati: Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, known as the father of the country's military missile program, died on Monday after collapsing while delivering a lecture, a top state official said....

South Korea declares country effectively out of MERS danger

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South Korea declares country effectively out of MERS danger

Seoul: South Korea declared on Tuesday it is effectively out of danger from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), more than two months after the first case was reported and began spreading in hospi...

US boy scouts group ends its ban on gay leaders

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US boy scouts group ends its ban on gay leaders

New York: The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.The new policy, aim...