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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?

14:08 From firstpost

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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Powerful earthquake hits Western Indonesia, no tsunami alert

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Powerful earthquake hits Western Indonesia, no tsunami alert

A powerful 6.4-magnitude undersea earthquake struck western Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami alert and no immediate reports of casualties or damage.The qua...


Government has no plans to privatise airports, says civil aviation minister

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Government has no plans to privatise airports, says civil aviation minister

The Employees union of the Airport Authority of India (AAI) has threatened to go on strike against the proposed privatisation of airports but the government has no such proposal, Rajya Sabha was infor...

US voices concern over China's 'dramatic' tactics in South China Sea

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US voices concern over China's 'dramatic' tactics in South China Sea

New Delhi: The US on Tuesday expressed concern over China's "provocative" and "dramatic" tactics in the South China Sea and said the American navy will shift 60 percent of its mari...

Painter confirms: Bill Clinton's portrait has a reference to Lewinsky's infamous blue dress

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Painter confirms: Bill Clinton's portrait has a reference to Lewinsky's infamous blue dress

Philadelphia: A Philadelphia artist has disclosed that his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress.Nelson Shanks told the ...

Returns filing: Over 44-lakh high-value spenders on I-T radar

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Returns filing: Over 44-lakh high-value spenders on I-T radar

New Delhi: In order to mop up a larger share of revenue before the end of the current financial year, the Income Tax department has identified over 44 lakh high-value spenders in the country who have ...

Rajnath Singh takes strong exception to British film maker interviewing Delhi gangrape convict

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Rajnath Singh takes strong exception to British film maker interviewing Delhi gangrape convict

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday took strong exception to a British film maker interviewing 16 December gangrape convict Mukesh Singh in Tihar jail, and sought a detailed report from ...

Russia: Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

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Russia: Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

Thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, paying last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleague...