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Xiaomi to unveil new handset at 'global Mi phone premiere' on April 23 in India

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Xiaomi to unveil new handset at 'global Mi phone premiere' on April 23 in India

New Delhi: Xiaomi has scheduled a global smartphone launch event for April 23 in New...

There will be no water crisis, hike in vegetable prices in Delhi this summer: Kejriwal

08:55 From firstpost

There will be no water crisis, hike in vegetable prices in Delhi this summer: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Assuring that there will be no water crisis and hike in prices of vegetables...

UN conference endorses India's suggestions on global fight against black money

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UN conference endorses India's suggestions on global fight against black money

Doha: In a major push towards recovering black money stashed in safe havens abroad, a UN...

Achilles heels? Scandals, gaffes could haunt Hillary Clinton in her 2016 presidential bid

10:18 From firstpost

Achilles heels? Scandals, gaffes could haunt Hillary Clinton in her 2016 presidential bid

Hillary Clinton looks ahead to 2016 as the year Americans may finally elect their...

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Hounded by mullahs: A Muslim woman writer forced to leave home, why is the community silent?

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Hounded by mullahs: A Muslim woman writer forced to leave home, why is the community silent?

As a poet, Sharmila Seyyid is used to dealing in imagination, but even she couldnt have imagined that an innocuous remark in an innocuous BBC interview would trigger a chain of events that would turn ...


Nepal Earthquake: What India is doing to help

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Nepal Earthquake: What India is doing to help

India is sending disaster-response teams, medical aid and food supplies to Nepal, which was hit by a powerful earthquake on Saturday.International rescue teams and relief supplies began arriving in Ne...

Murder of Pakistan rights activist signals dark future for its marginalised liberals

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Murder of Pakistan rights activist signals dark future for its marginalised liberals

The killing of a prominent Pakistani rights campaigner Friday has sent shockwaves through the country's progressives, as those who speak out against alleged abuses by the state say they are under incr...

Overnight rain, fresh tremors plague Kathmandu as agencies ramp up relief work

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Overnight rain, fresh tremors plague Kathmandu as agencies ramp up relief work

International rescue teams and relief supplies began arriving in Nepal's devastated capital Monday to help terrified and homeless survivors of the giantquake that has killed more than 3,200 people.Equ...

Israel launches airstrike on Syria border after it spots militants carrying bomb near Golan Heights

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Israel launches airstrike on Syria border after it spots militants carrying bomb near Golan Heights

Israel's military has said it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Heights.The military yesterday said it carried out the s...

No regrets: Vladimir Putin says he did the 'right thing' in annexing Crimea

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No regrets: Vladimir Putin says he did the 'right thing' in annexing Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in an interview to mark 15 years in power, said he has no regrets over Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea as it overturned "a historical injustice.""I ...

After 12 hours, fire at a Kolkata mall could not be doused; no casualties

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After 12 hours, fire at a Kolkata mall could not be doused; no casualties

Kolkata:A major fire broke out in a shopping mall in central Kolkata on Sunday, and was yet to be completely doused even after 12 hours of efforts by firefighters. However, there was no casualty.As ma...