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Qualcomm names BlackBerry veteran Sunil Lalvani as India head

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Qualcomm names BlackBerry veteran Sunil Lalvani as India head

Sunil Lalvani, who quit BlackBerry as India head in June this year, is now joining global...

I've lost more in the last 10-11 years: Nadal unfazed with 12 losses in 2015

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I've lost more in the last 10-11 years: Nadal unfazed with 12 losses in 2015

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal on Sunday said ahead of the Bet-At-Home Open here that...

Gurdaspur attacks: PM Modi meets senior ministers including Parrikar, Jaitley

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Gurdaspur attacks: PM Modi meets senior ministers including Parrikar, Jaitley

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar...

New guidelines for adoption: NRIs will be treated at par with Indians, single men can't adopt girl child

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New guidelines for adoption: NRIs will be treated at par with Indians, single men can't adopt girl child

The Ministry of Women and Child Development led by Maneka Gandhi has notified new...

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7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

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7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

Indonesia: A strong earthquake struck Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua early on Tuesday panicking people with at least one teenager missing after possibly drowning in a river. Several buildin...


NSA to destroy collected American phone call records

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NSA to destroy collected American phone call records

Washington: The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining and will ultimately destroy millions of American calling records it collected under a cont...

Day after Gurdaspur attack, Punjab CM calls off meeting with Pakistani envoy

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Day after Gurdaspur attack, Punjab CM calls off meeting with Pakistani envoy

New Delhi: Following the fierce gunbattle in Gurdaspur police station which left 10 dead, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has called off his meeting with Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul B...

Going soft on hardline elements? Opposition parties slam BJP stance on PDP, Akalis

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Going soft on hardline elements? Opposition parties slam BJP stance on PDP, Akalis

By Swati DebEven as three heavily-armed fidayeen in army fatigues, suspected to be members of either Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) or Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), launched a pre-dawn strike in Punja...

'My memory of the last day with the great Kalam sir'

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'My memory of the last day with the great Kalam sir'

Srijan Pal Singh travelled to Shillong with Dr APJ Abdul Kalam for the event at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was at the dias when Dr Kalam collapsed. What I will be remembered for....

APJ Abdul Kalam: My philosopher's stone, my mentor and my guide

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APJ Abdul Kalam: My philosopher's stone, my mentor and my guide

Every person has an idol and every person holds a dream very close to their heart to be associated with them once in a lifetime. But not all are lucky enough. Srijan Pal Singh, however, was among the ...

Live updates: APJ Abdul Kalam's body flown to Delhi, govtseven-day state mourning

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Live updates: APJ Abdul Kalam's body flown to Delhi, govtseven-day state mourning

The body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who died in Shillong last evening, was carried to New Delhi early this morning by a special aircraft from here, as senior leaders and a host of officials ...