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Nestle India denies receiving orders from state, central FDAs to recall Maggi

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Nestle India denies receiving orders from state, central FDAs to recall Maggi

New Delhi: Nestle India on Wednesday said it has not received any order from the central...

Modi's income insurance idea not enough to win over angry farmers

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Modi's income insurance idea not enough to win over angry farmers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to provide millions of farmers with income...

One year of Modi's govt saw 2% rise in hiring activity; Digital India push generated more employment

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One year of Modi's govt saw 2% rise in hiring activity; Digital India push generated more employment

One year of Narendra Modi's government has witnessed a 2 per cent rise in hiring activity...

Badminton: Saina, Kashyap advance; Sindhu crashes out of Indonesian Open

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Badminton: Saina, Kashyap advance; Sindhu crashes out of Indonesian Open

Jakarta: World number one Saina Nehwal disposed off Thai Nichaon Jindapon's challenge in...

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Indiscriminate shelling a possibility as 3 civilians killed in Ukraine

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Indiscriminate shelling a possibility as 3 civilians killed in Ukraine

Kiev: At least three civilians have been killed in east Ukraine in a further surge in shelling in several locations along the front line, government and rebel officials said Wednesday.Reports of casua...


Syrian refugees stranded in desert; Jordan adamant to give them entry

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Syrian refugees stranded in desert; Jordan adamant to give them entry

Amman, Jordan: Jordanian border restrictions have left hundreds of Syrians refugees stranded in a remote desert area, a leading international rights group said Wednesday, urging Jordan to let them ent...

US Sikh rights group sues Facebook for blocking its page on India's behest

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US Sikh rights group sues Facebook for blocking its page on India's behest

New York:A US-based Sikh rights group has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for blocking its page in India allegedly at the behest of the Indian government.Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) filed the lawsuit in ...

Crisil pares GDP forecast by 50 bps to 7.4% after drought scare

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Crisil pares GDP forecast by 50 bps to 7.4% after drought scare

Mumbai: Hours after the prediction of deficient monsoon this year, domestic ratings agency Crisil today cut its FY16 growth estimate by 0.5 percent to 7.4 percent, saying a second consecutive year of ...

Where do the tigers go? Proposed highway through Sariska encroaches through tiger territory

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Where do the tigers go? Proposed highway through Sariska encroaches through tiger territory

A proposed four-lane highway through Sariska tiger reserve in Rajasthan has risen the hackles of environmentalists and conservationists across the country.Wildlife activists are quoted as saying in aH...

Saudi Shiites gather to bury 'heroes' who died preventing suicide bomber from entering mosque

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Saudi Shiites gather to bury 'heroes' who died preventing suicide bomber from entering mosque

Dammam: The remains of four Saudi Shiite 'heroes' blown to pieces after preventing a suicide bomber from entering a mosque will be buried in the kingdom's easton Wednesday.The ceremony comes more than...

Raining cats and dogs: More pets than children in Brazilian homes

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Raining cats and dogs: More pets than children in Brazilian homes

Rio de Janerio:Pets outnumber children in Brazilian households, a media report said on Wednesday.There are 52.2 million pet dogs in Brazil while the number of children aged 0 to 14 years is 44.9 milli...