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Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' tweet review: First day, first show

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Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' tweet review: First day, first show

Pune: We are almost sure that today is one of those days where young Rajinikanth fans...

Watch: Malala's attackers TTP kill at least 80 students in Peshawar

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Watch: Malala's attackers TTP kill at least 80 students in Peshawar

At leasteighty innocent children were killed by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan operatives,...

PM Modi announces series of programmes for 'Good Governance Day' on 25 December

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PM Modi announces series of programmes for 'Good Governance Day' on 25 December

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told party MPs that a host of...

40 charges of sexual assault, one of murdering wife: Who was Sydney gunman Man  Haron Monis

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40 charges of sexual assault, one of murdering wife: Who was Sydney gunman Man Haron Monis

Shortly after the gunman holding dozens of patrons and staff captive at Sydney's Lindt...

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Sony cancels parody film on Kim Jong-Un after US blames N-Korea for hacking internal files

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Sony cancels parody film on Kim Jong-Un after US blames N-Korea for hacking internal files

Sony Pictures on Wednesday cancelled the release of a madcap comedy about North Korea that triggered chilling threats from hackers, as US investigators reportedly blamed Pyongyang for a damaging cyber...


US, allies continue airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

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US, allies continue airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

Military forces of the US and partner-nations continued to attack Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria and Iraq over the past three days, a US defence department statement said.In Syria, five airstrike...

Jaitley adopts Karnali group panchayat villages in Gujarat

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Jaitley adopts Karnali group panchayat villages in Gujarat

Vadodara: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has decided to adopt Karnali group panchayat villages in Gujarat's Vadodara district as part of the 'Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna', a senior official has said...

Year 2015 should be time for global action against terror: UN Gen Secy Ban Ki-Moon

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Year 2015 should be time for global action against terror: UN Gen Secy Ban Ki-Moon

The year 2015 must be a"time for global action", UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hassaid and asked the international community to do more tocounter extremism and work on reforms of world bo...

US, Cuba restore ties after 50 years: What it means for farmers, fast food joints and casinos

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US, Cuba restore ties after 50 years: What it means for farmers, fast food joints and casinos

Freighters once carried Cuban nickel and limestone to the port of New Orleans and North Dakota beans to Havana. Cuban families ate bowls of American rice, while U.S. tourists flocked to casinos and ni...

GSLV-Mark III's Crew module is the size of a small bedroom: 10 facts about India's heaviest rocket

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GSLV-Mark III's Crew module is the size of a small bedroom: 10 facts about India's heaviest rocket

India's space agency the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today successfully launched the nation's heaviest next-generation rocket named the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mark...

China shaming: 200 villagers vote, sign petition to expel HIV-positive boy

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China shaming: 200 villagers vote, sign petition to expel HIV-positive boy

Beijing: The plight of a Chinese boy with the HIV virus, reportedly pushed to leave his home by 200 villagers who signed a petition, sparked intense online soul-searching in the country on Thursday.Th...