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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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Outgoing Namibian president wins $5 million Africa leadership prize

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Outgoing Namibian president wins $5 million Africa leadership prize

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Namibia's outgoing president, Hifikepunye Pohamba, has won the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's $5 million African leadership prize, an award meant to recognise good governance that had bee...


KK Sharma to the next Chief Secretary of Delhi

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KK Sharma to the next Chief Secretary of Delhi

New Delhi: Senior IAS officer KK Sharma will be the next Chief Secretary of Delhi, a choice that is also acceptable to the AAP government.Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday approved the appointment...

Pakistan court bars govt from booking Lakhvi in any other case

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Pakistan court bars govt from booking Lakhvi in any other case

Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Monday barred the government from booking Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, in any other case without its permission after his counsel argued tha...

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...