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Israel agrees to 24-hour Gaza ceasefire

Israel has accepted a UN request for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza, but warns the army will act if it is breached by Palestinian ...

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Shaikh Zayed’s priceless gift to expat worker

Alfred Silvester has been wearing Shaikh Zayed’s gift for the past 46 years

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Population explosion makes Delhi world’s second most populous city

New Delhi: It’s official now. Delhi has emerged as the second most populous city of the world. According to a United ...

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Jharkhand panchayat’s rape diktat raised in Rajya Sabha

Raising the issue during zero hour, Prabhat Jha of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called the incident a blot on humanity ...

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Obama wants stronger economic ties with India, Modi told

The Prime Minister's Office said Obama reiterated his invitation to Modi to visit Washington in September and to work closely to ...

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Ma’dani gets conditional bail from SC

The Supreme Court on Friday granted one-month bail on health grounds to PDP leader Abdul Nasser Ma’dani, an accused in the 2008 Bangalore ...

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Gowda Gives Berth to Private Investors

In a move that could help improve the financial health of the cash-strapped Railways, Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday took the ...

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Modi Government to Present First Rail Budget Today

On Tuesday morning, Mr Gowda, famous for his smiling countenance, promised to take politics out of the Railways to revamp the mammoth ...

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New poverty line: Rs 32 in villages, Rs 47 in cities

Those spending over Rs 32 a day in rural areas and Rs 47 in towns and cities should not be considered

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Home Ministry objects to FDI in sensitive areas of Indian railways

The Home Ministry has raised objections in allowing foreign direct investment in highly-sensitive areas of the Railways sector, saying ...

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Akhilesh Vs BJP? FIR against MLA Sangeet Som over Moradabad violence

Two days after violent protests by alleged workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Moradabad threatened to spiral out ...

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11 dead as compound wall collapses in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruvallur district

At least 11 construction workers were on Sunday killed after a newly built compound wall adjacent to their huts ...

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Special plane with Indian nurses lands in Kochi

Air India special aircraft, AI 160, ferrying them along with the remaining 137 evacuees made a smooth touchdown at 11.52 a.m.

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4-storey building collapses in north Delhi, 4 people dead

Four people were killed when a four-storey building collapsed in Inderlok area in North Delhi on Saturday.

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Soldier killed, 2 injured in an ambush along the LoC in Akhnoor

One soldier of Maratha Light Infantry was killed and two others sustained injuries in an ambush along the LoC ...

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