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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

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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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Watch: Young Sikh boy racially abused in US, called 'terrorist' by school children

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Watch: Young Sikh boy racially abused in US, called 'terrorist' by school children

New York: In a shocking case of racism, a young Sikh boy in the US state of Georgia has been called a "terrorist" by a group of school children, with the video of the abuse now going viral o...


Barack Obama's aide urges US Congress to not impose more sanctions on Iran

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Barack Obama's aide urges US Congress to not impose more sanctions on Iran

Washington: An aide to US President Barack Obama called on Congress not to impose new sanctions on Iran, warning that such a move could derail ongoing talks on Tehran's nuclear programme.Additional sa...

Bangalore: Buried in debts, techie tries to rob friend's wife, then kills her

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Bangalore: Buried in debts, techie tries to rob friend's wife, then kills her

Bengaluru: A young techie was arrested on Monday for murdering his friend's wife, a homemaker, in Bengaluru's upscale eastern suburb, police said."The suspect, 32-year-old Basudev Jena went to hi...

Ukraine conflict: Death toll climbs to 6,000

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Ukraine conflict: Death toll climbs to 6,000

United Nations: The number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since last April has now topped 6,000, despite successive ceasefires, a UN spokesperson said on Monday, citing the latest report from the...

Scholars mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa

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Scholars mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa

Johannesburg: Academicians from around the world who converged in Johannesburg to mark the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa have called for adhering to Gandhian principl...

Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case: Charges against Geeta Johari dropped

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Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case: Charges against Geeta Johari dropped

Mumbai: A special CBI court on Monday dropped charges against Gujarat Additional Director General of Police Geeta Johari in connection with Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cas...

Iraq launches attack to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

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Iraq launches attack to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's armed forces, backed by Shi'ite militia, attacked Islamic State strongholds north of Baghdad on Monday as they launched an offensive to retake the city of Tikrit and the s...