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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.

Now companies can buy the rights to name Delhi Metro stations

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Now companies can buy the rights to name Delhi Metro stations

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation now plans to auction the right to name metro stations in a bid to develop its business. So companies reportedly can name metro stations after their brands... but of co...


Japanese encephalitis: Tripura takes measures to prevent outbreak

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Japanese encephalitis: Tripura takes measures to prevent outbreak

Agartala: Tripura has not recorded anydeath due to Japanese Encephalitis but the administration istaking all possible precautionary measures to check theMosquito- transmitted viral disease.State Healt...

Need more money to monitor Iran nuclear deal extension: IAEA

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Need more money to monitor Iran nuclear deal extension: IAEA

Stockholm: The UN atomic watchdog said it needs 1 million euros in extra funding to help pay for its monitoring of a four-month extension of an interim nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers.T...

INS Virat fire: 5 Navy officers facing action, says Defence Minister Jaitley

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INS Virat fire: 5 Navy officers facing action, says Defence Minister Jaitley

New Delhi: Six Navy personnel, including five officers, are facing disciplinary action after they were found culpable by a Board of Inquiry (BoI) for a fire incident onboard aircraft INS Virat in Sept...

Afghanistan: 15 civilians, including 3 women and a child, shot dead

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Afghanistan: 15 civilians, including 3 women and a child, shot dead

Kabul: At least 15 civilians, including three women and a child, were shot dead in western Afghanistan by suspected insurgents who ambushed the bus they were travelling in, an official said on Friday....

Afghanistan: 15 civilians, including 3 women and a child, shot dead

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Afghanistan: 15 civilians, including 3 women and a child, shot dead

Kabul: At least 15 civilians, including three women and a child, were shot dead in western Afghanistan by suspected insurgents who ambushed the bus they were travelling in, an official said on Friday....

South Korean lab fails to point out cause of ferry owner's death

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South Korean lab fails to point out cause of ferry owner's death

Seoul: South Korea's state-run forensic lab said on Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism th...