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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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Oil ministry leaks: Senior GMR Energy official quizzed by Delhi Police

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Oil ministry leaks: Senior GMR Energy official quizzed by Delhi Police

New Delhi: A senior official of GMR Energy was today called for questioning by the Delhi Police in the sensational corporate espionage case even as hunt was on for absconding members of some consultan...


Govt order forcing cosmetic firms to declare 'non-veg products' under HC scanner

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Govt order forcing cosmetic firms to declare 'non-veg products' under HC scanner

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on pharma major Reckitt Benckiser's plea challenging a government notification mandating that every pack of cosmetics should indi...

Public debt not a problem yet for India: Raghuram Rajan

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Public debt not a problem yet for India: Raghuram Rajan

Mumbai: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said government debt is not yet a problem for India even as Standard & Poor's stated that high government debt is putting the sovereign rating under press...

Lok Sabha passes Citizenship amendment bill, govt faces criticism for ordinance route

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Lok Sabha passes Citizenship amendment bill, govt faces criticism for ordinance route

New Delhi: A Bill to amend the Citizenship Act, one of the six items on which government had issued ordinances, was on Monday passed by the Lok Sabha.The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015 seeks to re...

There is excessive bias in our judgement against Israel: John Kerry tells UNHRC

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There is excessive bias in our judgement against Israel: John Kerry tells UNHRC

Geneva: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday came out strongly in defence of Israel at the annual session of the UN Human Rights Council and slammed its members for "excessive bias" an...

Union home ministry against repealing of 'draconian' AFSPA

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Union home ministry against repealing of 'draconian' AFSPA

New Delhi:The Home Ministry has recommended against repealing the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, dubbed by its critics as "draconian".In a report submitted to the Cabinet C...

The tragedy of Puliyur Murugesan: Tamil writer first beaten, then slapped with obscenity case

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The tragedy of Puliyur Murugesan: Tamil writer first beaten, then slapped with obscenity case

After the case of Perumal Murugan who announced he would stop writing in reaction toprotests against his book, now comes the case ofTamil writer Puliyur Murugesan. Murugesanwas not onlyabducted from h...