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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

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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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...

Modi breaks silence, says will never support Mufti's poll remarks on Pakistan

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Modi breaks silence, says will never support Mufti's poll remarks on Pakistan

New Delhi: Breaking his silence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday disapproved the comments of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed giving credit to Pakistan, Hurriyat and mili...

CBI faces court anger after saying it can't file report due to lack of approval

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CBI faces court anger after saying it can't file report due to lack of approval

The CBI today faced the ire of a special court for its delay in getting the necessary approval to file the final report of its probe in a coal blocks allocation scam case allegedly involving Vikash Me...

Powerful earthquake hits Western Indonesia, no tsunami alert

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Powerful earthquake hits Western Indonesia, no tsunami alert

A powerful 6.4-magnitude undersea earthquake struck western Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami alert and no immediate reports of casualties or damage.The qua...