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No solution in two minutes: Nestle Maggi faces more trouble, FDA to test more batches

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No solution in two minutes: Nestle Maggi faces more trouble, FDA to test more batches

New Delhi:Fast-moving consumer goods giant Nestle may face more action by the UP Food...

Discovered: SMS spammers trick users by hiding spam links in text messages

11:08 From firstpost

Discovered: SMS spammers trick users by hiding spam links in text messages

SMS spammers are attempting to avoid URL filters by hiding links in YouTube videos....

Saina Nehwal seeded second in Australian Open Super Series

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Saina Nehwal seeded second in Australian Open Super Series

Defending champion Saina Nehwal hasbeen seeded second in the women's singles competition...

One year of Modi sarkar: EMIs are down but it's a mixed bag of acche din for the aam aadmi

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One year of Modi sarkar: EMIs are down but it's a mixed bag of acche din for the aam aadmi

Most communication that works is essentially so simplistic that even a school going child...

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Netherlands plans to ban full-face veil in public places

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Netherlands plans to ban full-face veil in public places

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch government on Friday agreed to introduce a partial ban on the wearing of the full-face veil in public places, the Home Affairs Ministry said in a statement.The proposed...


From politicians to Bollywood, Naqvi faces flak for 'go to Pak' remark on beef ban

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From politicians to Bollywood, Naqvi faces flak for 'go to Pak' remark on beef ban

New Delhi:Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's remark on beef eaters has drawn strong reaction from the political class and also from some members of the filmfraternity who have trashed it outrightDem...

Selection process of IIT directors like 'running lottery': Kakodkar

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Selection process of IIT directors like 'running lottery': Kakodkar

New Delhi: Breaking his silence, Chairman of IIT Bombay's Board of Governors Anil Kakodkar on Friday said he had resigned because he did not want to be part of the selection process of IIT directors w...

Study reveals 20 cities likely to be hit by terror attack: Imphal, Srinagar in high risk category

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Study reveals 20 cities likely to be hit by terror attack: Imphal, Srinagar in high risk category

A recent researchconducted by global risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft, which advises banks and insurers on the threat of a terror attack in almost any urban setting around the world, has put64...

Irish premier urges voters to support gay marriage ahead of referendum

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Irish premier urges voters to support gay marriage ahead of referendum

Dublin: Prime Minister Enda Kenny is urging Ireland's voters to support the legalization of gay marriage in a referendum that pits the power of the Catholic Church against his secular-minded governmen...

Is it a UFO? Sun halo sparks fear and jokes in Mexico

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Is it a UFO? Sun halo sparks fear and jokes in Mexico

Was it a UFO? A sign that the end is nigh?A rainbow-like halo surrounded the sun over Mexico City on Thursday, an optical phenomenon that triggered a social media frenzy of pictures and jokes about th...

No job for Muslim MBA? This should come as no surprise in Modi's India

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No job for Muslim MBA? This should come as no surprise in Modi's India

There is shock, horror and outrage in liberal circles over a news report that a Mumbai-based company turned down a Muslim youth for a job because of his religion.The National Commission for Minorities...