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Kuala Lumpur: Vietnamese ships and planes hunting for a missing Malaysian jetliner have found no wreckage close to where they spotted two large oil slicks. The Boeing 777 carrying 239 people disappeared off radar screens early Saturday less than an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur bound for Beijing. An international fleet of planes and ships has been scouring the waters between Malaysia and Vietnam for signs of the plane. They spotted two oil slicks late Saturday, which authorities say might have been from the plane. Deputy transport minister Pham Quy Tieu said no wreckage had been seen in the vicinity of the slicks early Sunday, but that the search was continuing.

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Brand Amma gets a boost: Couples at mass wedding wear headbands with Jayalalithaa's photo

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Brand Amma gets a boost: Couples at mass wedding wear headbands with Jayalalithaa's photo

J Jayalalithaa has done it again. The Tamil Nadu chief minister definitely knows how to gain publicity and further your brand through a good deed.Amma Jayalalithaa is turning 68 on 24 February and in ...


In Memoriam: Sudhir Tailang's cartoons were incisive and spared no one

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In Memoriam: Sudhir Tailang's cartoons were incisive and spared no one

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Sabarimala temple row: Restriction on women's entry is a matter of religion, Kerala govt tells Supreme court

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Sabarimala temple row: Restriction on women's entry is a matter of religion, Kerala govt tells Supreme court

New Delhi: The Kerala government has told the Supreme Court that banning entry of women of menstrual age in historic Sabarimala temple in the state, is a "matter of religion" and it is duty ...

Im an artist, a celeb, a nationalist and a flag-waver, I seek alms, I seek charity

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Im an artist, a celeb, a nationalist and a flag-waver, I seek alms, I seek charity

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Rest In Peace: Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes away

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Rest In Peace: Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes away

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All hail the new prince: Bhutan's royal couple announce birth of baby boy

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All hail the new prince: Bhutan's royal couple announce birth of baby boy

New Delhi: Bhutan's royal couple on Saturday announced the birth of their first child, a baby prince, delighting the remote Himalayan kingdom where the monarchy is revered.The newest royal, the son of...

Why is everyone so reluctant to brand the attack on the Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru as racist?

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Why is everyone so reluctant to brand the attack on the Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru as racist?

The Karnataka government was accused of utter incompetence and insensitivity in the handling of the affair of the attack on the Tanzanian girl. But events on Friday seemed to swiftly turn things aroun...