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Xiaomi to unveil new handset at 'global Mi phone premiere' on April 23 in India

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Xiaomi to unveil new handset at 'global Mi phone premiere' on April 23 in India

New Delhi: Xiaomi has scheduled a global smartphone launch event for April 23 in New...

There will be no water crisis, hike in vegetable prices in Delhi this summer: Kejriwal

08:55 From firstpost

There will be no water crisis, hike in vegetable prices in Delhi this summer: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Assuring that there will be no water crisis and hike in prices of vegetables...

UN conference endorses India's suggestions on global fight against black money

09:14 From firstpost

UN conference endorses India's suggestions on global fight against black money

Doha: In a major push towards recovering black money stashed in safe havens abroad, a UN...

Achilles heels? Scandals, gaffes could haunt Hillary Clinton in her 2016 presidential bid

10:18 From firstpost

Achilles heels? Scandals, gaffes could haunt Hillary Clinton in her 2016 presidential bid

Hillary Clinton looks ahead to 2016 as the year Americans may finally elect their...

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AIIMS doctor suicide: Father-in-law defends 'gay' son, says 'traditional Indian woman' should make marriage work

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AIIMS doctor suicide: Father-in-law defends 'gay' son, says 'traditional Indian woman' should make marriage work

On 18 April, Priya Vedi, an anesthetist at the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi, slit her wrists andkilled herself. Before taking her life, she posted a long note on Facebook revealing the details of her u...


How countries cope with migrants arriving by boat

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How countries cope with migrants arriving by boat

Two recent shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea believed to have taken the lives of as many as 1,300 asylum seekers and migrants has highlighted the escalating flow of people fleeing persecution, war a...

Sugar Daddy Xi Jinping is effectively reducing Pakistan to a vassal state

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Sugar Daddy Xi Jinping is effectively reducing Pakistan to a vassal state

It is difficult for India to not be seriously concerned by the massive $46 billion investment that China plans to make in Pakistan. The agreements being signed during the ongoing visit of Chinese Pres...

Canadian circus group Cirque du Soleil sells majority stake to U.S. and Chinese investors

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Canadian circus group Cirque du Soleil sells majority stake to U.S. and Chinese investors

Montreal: Cirque du Soleil, the ragtag group of street performers in Canada that grew into a global circus and entertainment colossus, is selling a majority stake to a U.S. private equity fund and its...

Supreme Court to decide on five judges who will hear the validity of NJAC Act

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Supreme Court to decide on five judges who will hear the validity of NJAC Act

New Delhi: The issue of conflict of interest and doctrine of bias has once again cropped up before a constitution bench of the Supreme Court set up to hear the constitutional validity of the law repla...

7 dead, 17 trapped in flooded coal mine in northern China

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7 dead, 17 trapped in flooded coal mine in northern China

Seven coal miners have died and 17 are trapped after a shaft flooded at a mine in northern China.State radio said on its website that more than 600 rescue workers were pumping water on Tuesday and dri...

Japan mulls 2018 moon landing, seeks to keep up with rivals

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Japan mulls 2018 moon landing, seeks to keep up with rivals

Japan's space agency is considering an unmanned mission to the moon by 2018 or early 2019, part of an effort to beef up aerospace technology and keep pace with China and other emerging powers.The Japa...