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US government in shutdown after short-term spending bill defeated in the Senate

THE US government has shut down for the first time since 2013, after the Senate failed to bring forward a temporary funding


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Gulf Latest

Flights face delays, cancellations as thick fog takes over UAE

Dense fog and mist engulfed most parts of the country on Tuesday, causing flight delay

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Sports

Luis Suarez fires Barcelona to comeback win over Real Sociedad

After producing a sensational comeback from two goals down to beat Real Sociedad 4-2

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News River

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I’m a common man, don’t know protocols’: PM Narendra Modi on ‘hugplomacy’

PM Narendra Modi was recently mocked by Congress for giving warm hugs to international leaders

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Haj Subsidy India: Narendra Modi government ends Haj subsidy for Muslims

Narendra Modi-led Union government has withdrawn Haj Subsidy being given to Muslims annually.

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J&K: Army foils infiltration bid in Uri, five JeM militants killed

The security forces on Monday morning killed five Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists

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3 dead as Pawan Hans chopper with 5 ONGC employees crashes off Mumbai coast

At least three persons were killed after a Pawan Hans chopper carrying 5 ONGC employees crashed off Mumbai

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Palestine Recalls Ambassador To Pak Over Appearance With Hafiz Saeed

Palestinian authorities have also told India that had taken "serious congnizance" of its envoy sharing the stage with Hafiz Saeed

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India to leapfrog UK and France to become 5th largest economy in 2018, 3rd by 2027: Report

It will be the first time that the Indian economy will catch up and overtake the UK and France

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At least 27 dead, several injured after bus falls off bridge in Rajasthan

at least 27 people died and several injured after a passenger bus fell off a bridge in Banas river in Sawai Madhopur’s Dubi area

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Sad Christmas for Filipino expats stranded in Hong Kong?

Scores of expats are unable to fly home for Christmas as the tickets they have paid for turn out to be non-existen

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Yemen rebel ballistic missile ‘intercepted over Riyadh’

The Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen's Houthi rebels says it has intercepted a ballistic missile near Riyadh

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New Congress chief Rahul Gandhi asks cadres to stand up to BJP, says anger and hatred cannot defeat his party

Rahul Gandhi takes over as Congress President: The transition in the top leadership bears an uncanny resemblance to the time ...

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International

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13 captive siblings, some chained to beds, rescued from Perris house; parents arrested

n a discovery that has stunned both authorities and neighbors in a suburban Riverside County neighborhood, 13 brothers and sisters

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Speeding car takes flight, plows into 2nd floor of office building s

By some improbable fluke of physics, a speeding car went airborne and plowed into the second floor of a California office building. The bizarre crash

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Passenger aeroplane plunges over cliff after sliding off runway in Turkey

A Turkish passenger plane has veered off the runway and over the side of a cliff, coming to rest

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‘Wrong button’ sends out false missile alert

Mayor Kirk Caldwell issued a statement that said today’s false missile warning “cannot be repeated as it caused

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Florida winner of $451m jackpot will do ‘good for humanity’

A 20-year-old from Florida says he plans to "have some fun" after being named sole winner of a $451m

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Flash floods strand commuters, cause cars to stall in eastern S’pore

Flash floods in eastern Singapore stranded commuters and caused several vehicles to stall following

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SpaceX rocket launch causes concern across Southern California

The SpaceX founder captured much of the Southwest portion of the country's attention by accident on Friday night when his company

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UAE Today

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Flights face delays, cancellations as thick fog takes over UAE

Dense fog and mist engulfed most parts of the country on Tuesday, causing flight delay

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Saudi women attend football game for the first time

Alone or accompanied by their families, many women sat in reserved seats in Jeddah's Pearl stadium

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Indian expat wins Dh12 million in Abu Dhabi raffle

Nisha Hari was about to play a prank on her husband by telling him he has won Dh12 million in Big Ticket Draw on Sunday

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Skype blocked in UAE: VPNs to the rescue

For a while now, etisalat and du have offered Botim and CMe, VoIP apps that are approved and up-and-running in the UAE - but for a monthly fee, either

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VAT in UAE: Retailers warned against unjustified price hike

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Abu Dhabi has warned it will monitor any price hikes after the UAE implemented value-added tax (VAT)

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was speaking for the first time since clashes between protesters and security forces broke

Skype, the popular software that allows users to make voice and video calls between computers, mobile phones and tablet devices

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No ban on barbecues near Al Qudra Lake

Dubai Municipality has clarified that there isn’t a complete ban on starting a fire or doing a barbecue near Al Qudra Lake

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India News

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Sonai ‘honour’ killings case: Nashik court sentences six to death

A local court in Nashik on Saturday sentenced six convicts to death in the 2013 Sonai honour

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States Can’t Ban “Padmaavat”, Says Supreme Court, Sides With Producers

Padmaavat" cannot be banned by states, the Supreme Court ruled today, removing a ban by at least four states ...

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SC asks Maharashtra govt to hand over documents of Loya’s death to petitioners

The Supreme Court (SC) today told the Maharashtra government the Justice BM Loya 'mysterious death' case ...

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Judge Loya’s death not suspicious, don’t want probe: Son

The son of CBI judge Brijmohan Loya held a press conference on Sunday to say that he had no ...

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Entertainment News

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Virushka wedding: A timeline of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s ‘happily ever after

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma tied the knot in Italy on December 11. The much-in-love couple ...

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World filmstars arrive as Diff 2017 begins

The 14th Dubai International Film Festival (Diff 2017) opened on Wednesday in the presence of glittering stars of the Gulf and Arab film world,

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Da Vinci bought by Saudi prince for Dh1.6b heads to Louvre Abu Dhabi

Salvator Mundi,' a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci that recently sold for a record ...

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Business News

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley introduces bill to recover bad loans

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to bar wilful defaulters as well as ...

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India to leapfrog UK and France to become 5th largest economy in 2018, 3rd by 2027: Report

It will be the first time that the Indian economy will catch up and overtake ...

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Walt Disney buys Murdoch’s Fox for $52.4bn

Walt Disney says it is to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for a total $52.4bn

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Sports News

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Luis Suarez fires Barcelona to comeback win over Real Sociedad

After producing a sensational comeback from two goals down to beat Real Sociedad 4-2

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Messi Delivers Rapid-Fire Double for Barcelona in Copa Del Rey Rout

Lionel Messi may have some new teammates, but there's still no question as to who runs the show at

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South Africa beats No. 1 India by 72 runs in 1st test

South Africa beat top-ranked India by 72 runs in the first test on Monday, bowling out the best side in ...

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Technical News

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Nokia 2 quick review: A budget smartphone that looks extremely premium

What does 99 Euros (roughly Rs 7,000) fetch you in terms of imaging prowess? An 8MP camera at the rear ...

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Did Snapchat CEO say he didn’t want to expand to poor countries like India?

People found a reason to be aggravated today after reports started coming out that claimed ...

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UAE National Space Program launched

The programme, which will be executed by young Emirati cadres, was announced on Wednesday during a visit by

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Nagpur MBBS Student Delivered A Baby On Train, Thanks To WhatsApp

By now you may have read about a baby girl being born on a Turkish Airlines flight on Sunday. ...

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