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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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Two militants killed in encounter in Assam

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Two militants killed in encounter in Assam

Guwahati: Two NDFB-Sonbijit militants were killed in an encounter with a joint police and army team in lower Assam's Chirang district today, a police official said.The militants exchanged fire with th...


Pakistan: Karachi plunges into darkness after massive power breakdown

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Pakistan: Karachi plunges into darkness after massive power breakdown

Islamabad: Pakistan's port city of Karachi was hit by a major electricity breakdown Sunday.Electricity transmission from the national grid to Karachi was abruptly suspended, causing a power shutdown i...

Over 35,000 marooned by bad weather, flash floods in Sri Lanka

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Over 35,000 marooned by bad weather, flash floods in Sri Lanka

Colombo: Nearly 35,000 people have been marooned due to torrential rains and flashfloods in Sri Lanka, disaster officials said today. "9486 families have been affected due to bad weather that pre...

India unlikely to meet infant mortality rate target of 2015: UNICEF

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India unlikely to meet infant mortality rate target of 2015: UNICEF

Kolkata: Going by the current pace of decline, India is unlikely to achieve its target of reducing the infant mortality rate to less than 39 per 1,000 live births by 2015-end, said a senior UNICEF off...

North Korea denies hand in Sony hacking as US cries foul

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North Korea denies hand in Sony hacking as US cries foul

Seoul/Washington: North Korea said on Saturday that US accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander," and that it wanted a joint investigation ...

Delhi court expresses concern over rising incidents of moral policing

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Delhi court expresses concern over rising incidents of moral policing

New Delhi: Expressing concern over rise in incidents of moral policing, a Delhi court has said no one can be permitted to take over the state's function while awarding life term to a gunman for firing...

Saudi: Govt says security forces have killed four militants in Shi'ite village

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Saudi: Govt says security forces have killed four militants in Shi'ite village

Doha: Security forces killed four militants in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday in a raid on a hideout used by gunmen who killed a policeman in the area last week, the Interior Ministry said.The shoot...