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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

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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 this dramatic rescue: Skydiver has seizure mid freefall

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Watch this dramatic rescue: Skydiver has seizure mid freefall

In November last year, Christopher Jones had a seizure while he was sky-diving in Perth. He blacked out and couldn't open his parachute, but his instructor managed to reach out and pulled the chord in...


Lok Sabha passes Coal Mines Bill to allow e-auction of coal blocks

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Lok Sabha passes Coal Mines Bill to allow e-auction of coal blocks

New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Coal Mines bill to allow e-auction of coal blocks after the Supreme Court cancelled their allocation leading to uncertainty in the coal sector, amid opposi...

Home min asks MEA, I&B min to ensure Dec 16 rapist interview isn't aired abroad

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Home min asks MEA, I&B min to ensure Dec 16 rapist interview isn't aired abroad

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reportedly asked the Ministry of External Affairs as well as the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to ensure that the controversial documentary titled India's Dau...

Faridabad witnesses tallest flag worldwide

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Faridabad witnesses tallest flag worldwide

Faridabad: A 250-feet-high tricolor was today unfurled here, making a place in the 2015 Limca Book of Records, Faridabad MLA Vipul Goel said.The 48 kilogram flag was hoisted in the middle of the town ...

Delhi gangrape documentary: Restraint on telecast of interview to continue, says Delhi court

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Delhi gangrape documentary: Restraint on telecast of interview to continue, says Delhi court

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday said that the order restraining airing or broadcasting the interview of a December 16 gangrape convict, which was conducted inside Tihar jail, will continue till ...

Delhi gangrape documentary: 'Stunned' Rajnath vows to bar broadcast after Opposition uproar

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Delhi gangrape documentary: 'Stunned' Rajnath vows to bar broadcast after Opposition uproar

New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said it would not allow broadcast of a controversial documentary featuring a Nirbhaya gangrape convict as members of Parliament, cutting across party lines, expresse...

Farmer ends life after crop loss due to unseasonal rainfall

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Farmer ends life after crop loss due to unseasonal rainfall

Nashik: A 45-year-old farmer from a village in Dindori taluka allegedly committed suicide after he suffered crop losses due to unseasonal rains in the district.Dattatreya Popat Ghadvaje consumed insec...