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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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Goa tourism: Beyond the sun, sand and sea, it is sleaze and sex

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Goa tourism: Beyond the sun, sand and sea, it is sleaze and sex

Panaji: It is two hours past midnight, but along the narrow, dusty road from Calangute to Baga beach, it's business as usual; especially if you are cruising for sex or other allied kinks.By day, the b...


RBI refuses to share inspection reports with intel agencies

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RBI refuses to share inspection reports with intel agencies

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has refused to share its banks' inspection reports on alleged money laundering laws and other violations with Central Economic Intelligence Bureau (CEIB), ci...

UPA did not set up SIT as it wanted to 'save' somebody: Modi

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UPA did not set up SIT as it wanted to 'save' somebody: Modi

New Delhi:Targeting the previous UPA government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on day said it had not formed SIT on blackmoney because there was an attempt to "save somebody" and rejected sug...

CBI arrests notorious tiger poacher from Madhya Pradesh

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CBI arrests notorious tiger poacher from Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi: CBI on Friday claimed to have arrested notorious tiger poacher Kiuttu from Katni in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly killing at least two tigers, in a joint operation with the state police.CBI ...

Goa miners seek abolition of export duty on iron ore

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Goa miners seek abolition of export duty on iron ore

New Delhi: Goa miners on Tuesday demanded complete withdrawal of export duty on iron ore produced in the state saying its low-grade variant has few takers in the country and outward shipments are also...

Next step for Swachh Bharat: Passengers can now send SMS to get train coach or toilet cleaned

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Next step for Swachh Bharat: Passengers can now send SMS to get train coach or toilet cleaned

The Railway ministry has launched an SMS service for passengers on a long-distance train in India so that they can ask fortheir coach or toilet to be cleaned."You just have to type: Clean and SMS...

Widows play Holi in Vrindavan

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Widows play Holi in Vrindavan

Mathura: Thousands of widows living as recluse in ashrams of Vrindavan today celebrated a special four-day Holi festival in Virndavan, deviating from their prosaic day-to-day activities.At least 1,000...