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Swine flu death toll climbs to 1075, almost 20,000 cases nationwide

07:51 From firstpost

Swine flu death toll climbs to 1075, almost 20,000 cases nationwide

New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 34 more lives as the nationwide toll from the H1N1 virus...

From villains to heroes: Can India's bowlers sustain their brilliance?

14:08 From firstpost

From villains to heroes: Can India's bowlers sustain their brilliance?

In Melbourne, after South Africa lost by 130-runs to India, AB de Villiers sat in the...

Budget 2015: Super rich senior citizens to take biggest hit

16:41 From firstpost

Budget 2015: Super rich senior citizens to take biggest hit

New Delhi: Individuals with an annual income of above Rs 10 lakh but below Rs 1 crore...

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging

09:16 From firstpost

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging

Finance minister Arun Jaitley's proposals on gold in his first full-year budget are...

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Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette calls for women's wage equality in acceptance speech

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Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette calls for women's wage equality in acceptance speech

Los Angeles: Patricia Arquette won the Oscar for best supporting actress Sunday for her role in coming-of-age drama "Boyhood" -- and embraced the moment to make an impassioned plea for gende...


Oscars 2015 red carpet: Black and white dominate, but Emma Stone stuns in Elie Saab gown

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Oscars 2015 red carpet: Black and white dominate, but Emma Stone stuns in Elie Saab gown

High collars replaced sexy cutouts, and Classic Hollywood in blacks and whites took hold of the Oscars red carpet Sunday night with help from a smoking Saint Laurent worn by Margot Robbie and a heavil...

'Lost' Sherlock Homes story discovered in forgotten attic

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'Lost' Sherlock Homes story discovered in forgotten attic

More than a hundred years after it was written, a new Sherlock Holmes story has been discovered in a forgotten attic by 80-year-old Walter Elliot.According to the Guardian, the unsigned, 1,300-word lo...

Did dark matter wipe out the dinosaurs?

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Did dark matter wipe out the dinosaurs?

Elusive dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, a new study suggests.Research by New York University Biology Professor Michael Ram...

SC judges offer support to Kailash Satyarthi for the fight against child exploitation

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SC judges offer support to Kailash Satyarthi for the fight against child exploitation

New Delhi: The government is doing little to end exploitation of children and ensure the rehabilitation of rescued juveniles, senior Supreme Court judges said on Saturday as they offered support to No...

From Alaska to Silk Route to Goa: Indian women motorcyclists breach a male bastion

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From Alaska to Silk Route to Goa: Indian women motorcyclists breach a male bastion

Panaji: From riding along snow-lined wilderness in Alaska to biking along the ancient Silk Route in Central Asia, India's women bikers are now stormed the uber-macho biking male bastion and how. Women...

Fruits part of croc diet: study

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Fruits part of croc diet: study

Scientists have found the American alligator and a dozen other crocodile species enjoy an occasional taste of fruit along with their normal meat-heavy diets of mammals, birds and fish.