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Bharti Airtel selects Ericsson for 4G rollout and 3G expansion

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Bharti Airtel selects Ericsson for 4G rollout and 3G expansion

Global telecom equipments major Ericsson has bagged four-year agreement from Bharti...

Tamil Nadu official in trouble for playing Candy Crush on her phone during farmers' meet

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Tamil Nadu official in trouble for playing Candy Crush on her phone during farmers' meet

A Tamil Nadu government official has landed herself in trouble for something that all of...

US teen dies after accidentally shooting himself while taking selfies with a gun

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US teen dies after accidentally shooting himself while taking selfies with a gun

Washington: A 19-year-old boy in the US has died after accidentally shooting himself in...

Would you quit your job and scrub toilets to travel? This South African couple did

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Would you quit your job and scrub toilets to travel? This South African couple did

Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen in his autobiography The Fairy Tale of My...

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Police custody of Indrani, Khanna and driver Rai extended till 7 September: Latest on Sheena Bora case

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Police custody of Indrani, Khanna and driver Rai extended till 7 September: Latest on Sheena Bora case

Police custody of the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case Indrani Mukerjea, Sanjeev Khanna and Shyamvar Rai was on Saturdayextended till September seven by a local court. The three were produ...


OROP agitation to continue: Veterans welcome implementation, but see devil in details

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OROP agitation to continue: Veterans welcome implementation, but see devil in details

In a landmark decision, the Narendra Modi government on Saturday decided to implement the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.Addressing a section of the media on Saturday afternoon, Union Defence Mini...

US responsible for refugee crises in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan: Chinese commentary

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US responsible for refugee crises in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan: Chinese commentary

Beijing: The US is "mainly responsible for all the mess" that Europe is facing due to the massive influx of refugees, Chinese news agency Xinhua said in a commentary on Saturday.Titled 'US s...

G20 seeks to lift global market mood despite China alarm

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G20 seeks to lift global market mood despite China alarm

Ankara: Ministers and central bank chiefs from the world's top 20 economies (G20) sought Saturdayto bolster market confidence in the global economy, despite mounting alarm about the fallout from China...

Dismay as Muslim law board sticks to regressive instant 'Talaq' over a 3-month process

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Dismay as Muslim law board sticks to regressive instant 'Talaq' over a 3-month process

Ridiculous, unjust and draconian these are the words a section of Muslim scholars and activists summons to describe the practice of uttering triple talaq in a single sitting in the community.Predict...

Mullah Omar disclosure is yet another case for the closure of ISI Special Wing

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Mullah Omar disclosure is yet another case for the closure of ISI Special Wing

The recent revelation that Pakistans Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) gave shelter to Mullah Omar in 2001 once again confirms the theory that Pakistan is the originator of the Taliban, and is the cru...

Watch: US Military Academy pillow fight leaves 30 cadets injured

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Watch: US Military Academy pillow fight leaves 30 cadets injured

Washington: Thirty cadets who just completed their first-year summer training at the prestigious US Military Academy were injured when an annual pillow fight tradition turned bloody, The New York Time...