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Israel lobbies US anew to prevent nuclear deal with Iran

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Israel lobbies US anew to prevent nuclear deal with Iran

Jerusalem: Israel is lobbying world powers anew against any Iranian nuclear deal that would let Tehran retain potential bomb-making technologies, a senior Israeli official said on Wednesday as another...


Australia to sign uranium export deal with India this week, says Abbott

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Australia to sign uranium export deal with India this week, says Abbott

Canberra: Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that he will sign a uranium export deal with India for peaceful power generation this week, but added that exports of the nuclear fuel to Russia hav...

India slips to 71st rank in Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15

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India slips to 71st rank in Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15

Geneva: Weighed down by challenging economic conditions for most part of the past year, India has slipped to 71st position, the lowest among BRICS countries, in an annual global competitiveness list, ...

Ahead of blockade, security tightened along highways in Manipur

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Ahead of blockade, security tightened along highways in Manipur

Imphal: Security measures have been tightened along two national highways in Manipur in view of indefinite blockade by hill-based United Naga Council (UNC) from Thursday in protest against the death o...

Youth, first-time voters in 2019, opponents: Who Modi will address on Teachers Day

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Youth, first-time voters in 2019, opponents: Who Modi will address on Teachers Day

This September 5, Teachers Day, will be the first occasion for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to test his so called Gujarat model on a national scale.The political controversy around 'Guru utsav and the...

Sri Lankan man sets himself on fire to protest UN action against island country

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Sri Lankan man sets himself on fire to protest UN action against island country

Colombo: A 73-year-old man has died after he set himself on fire here to protest the international action against Sri Lanka over its alleged human rights violation, police said on Wednesday.The man se...

West Bengal: Naked body of girl found on railway tracks

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West Bengal: Naked body of girl found on railway tracks

Jalpaiguri: The naked body of a girl, who tried to save her father from being beaten by locals for failing to pay for a rented tractor at a village meeting, has been found lying on railway tracks at D...