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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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Pak PM asks for steps to revoke death term suspensions for five terrorists

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Pak PM asks for steps to revoke death term suspensions for five terrorists

Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday directed the attorney general of Pakistan to take legal steps to get revoked the suspension order on death penalties of five terrorists, media reported.Th...


Iraq: Kurdish, Yazidis fighters battle Islamic State for strategic town of Sinjar

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Iraq: Kurdish, Yazidis fighters battle Islamic State for strategic town of Sinjar

Mount Sinjar, Iraq: Kurdish and Yazidi fighters battled to take the strategic northern Iraqi town of Sinjar back from Islamic State on Sunday after breaking a months-long siege of the mountain above i...

China mulls national security law to deal with terrorists

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China mulls national security law to deal with terrorists

Beijing: China is formulating a new national security law to safeguard security in the backdrop of a spurt in terrorist attacks in the Muslim-majority Xinjiang province.A draft legislation which aims ...

The Parivar's ghar wapsi guide: A handy list of everyone who is really 'Hindu'

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The Parivar's ghar wapsi guide: A handy list of everyone who is really 'Hindu'

A day after Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat described India as a nation of the Hindus, senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia on Sunday said that Bhagwat'sassertion ...

Pakistan preparing to execute 55 of 500 death-row militants

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Pakistan preparing to execute 55 of 500 death-row militants

Islamabad: Pakistan is preparing to execute at least 55 more death-row terrorists among the 500 condemned militants after their mercy appeals were rejected following the end of a 2008 moratorium on de...

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Intelligence agencies had failed to identify Headley as conspirator

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26/11 Mumbai attacks: Intelligence agencies had failed to identify Headley as conspirator

New York: There were a series of "missed signals" about Pakistani-American David Headley's involvementin the 26/11 Mumbai attacks even though he had exchanged "highly suspicious" e...

Despite secular concerns, Amartya Sen now sees Modi in new light

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Despite secular concerns, Amartya Sen now sees Modi in new light

If a politicians success can be gauged by how he has won over the critics, Narendra Modis seven-month tenure can be considered a reasonable success already.At an interaction organised by The Indian Ex...