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Swine flu death toll climbs to 1075, almost 20,000 cases nationwide

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Swine flu death toll climbs to 1075, almost 20,000 cases nationwide

New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 34 more lives as the nationwide toll from the H1N1 virus...

From villains to heroes: Can India's bowlers sustain their brilliance?

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From villains to heroes: Can India's bowlers sustain their brilliance?

In Melbourne, after South Africa lost by 130-runs to India, AB de Villiers sat in the...

Budget 2015: Super rich senior citizens to take biggest hit

16:41 From firstpost

Budget 2015: Super rich senior citizens to take biggest hit

New Delhi: Individuals with an annual income of above Rs 10 lakh but below Rs 1 crore...

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging

09:16 From firstpost

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging

Finance minister Arun Jaitley's proposals on gold in his first full-year budget are...

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18 UGC-funded central universities introduce choice-based credit system

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18 UGC-funded central universities introduce choice-based credit system

New Delhi: As many as 18 UGC-funded central universities have introduced Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels to bring about qualitative improvement in highe...


Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh's interview telecast stopped: Home minister

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Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh's interview telecast stopped: Home minister

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the government has taken necessary action to stop the telecast of a documentary based on the interview with convict Mukesh Singh in the Delhi D...

Uttar Pradesh: 35 new cases diagnosed, Swine flu death toll touches 14

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Uttar Pradesh: 35 new cases diagnosed, Swine flu death toll touches 14

Lucknow: With the death of a contract worker at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI), the toll due to the H1N1 virus rose to 14 in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, officials...

Bombay HC rejects Ashok Chavan's plea to remove his name from Adarsh scam chargesheet

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Bombay HC rejects Ashok Chavan's plea to remove his name from Adarsh scam chargesheet

In fresh trouble for former Maharashtra Chief Minister and newly appointed chief of Maharashtra Congress Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday rejected his plea to drop his name from the ch...

In Australia, over 700 starving Koalas killed; authorities blame overpopulation

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In Australia, over 700 starving Koalas killed; authorities blame overpopulation

Close to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to the animals starving, an official said on Wednesday, sparking claims of mismanagement.Vi...

Singapore police investigating man who posed as Uber driver, cheated passengers

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Singapore police investigating man who posed as Uber driver, cheated passengers

Singapore: Singapore police say they are investigating reports of a man who allegedly cheated and overcharged unsuspecting passengers while posing as a driver for mobile app-based transportation compa...