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The White House on Wednesday announced Raj shah the Indian American head of the US Agency for International Development USAID is leaving the administration
A 21yearold farmer in Gujarat committed suicide by setting himself on fire for getting low price for his cotton produce in Rajkot district Gujarat Arvind Koli selfimmolated in a local marketing yard
JK BJP fate depends on Hindumajority Jammu  (17 December 10:48 pm) 
The BJPs aim to win more than 44 seats in the 87member Jammu and Kashmir assembly hinges on its performance in 20 constituencies in the Hindumajority Jammu region that go to the polls in the fifth and
Woman voters emerging decisive in Jharkhand  (17 December 08:50 pm) 
Political parties might have ignored women as their candidates in the assembly polls but they are playing a pivotal role in deciding candidates fate with outperforming their male counterparts in terms
Cabs operating in Cyberabad will not be able to do so from January 1 2015 without registering with the police under an initiative launched for enhancing womens safety
ONGC awards 100 mn euro contract to Technip  (17 December 08:50 pm) 
Stateowned Oil and Natural Gas Corp ONGC has awarded a Euro 100 million contract to French firm Technip to build an oil and gas terminal at Odalarevu in Andhra Pradesh
Wrote to AIBA to save Saritas career Sachin  (17 December 08:50 pm) 
Retired batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said today the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save woman boxer L Sarita Devis career from ending abruptly after the
Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday cleared proposals to buy military equipment worth Rs 4444 crore including four survey vessels for the navy for Rs 2324 crore
Pakistans Deep State must realise that it cannot be that the Talibani ranks are terrorists and the armed Lashkar foot soldiers are freedom fighters It cannot be that the TehreekeTaliban is bad and the
Prayer vigils were held across Pakistan and in other schools students spoke of their shock at the brutal slayings in Peshawar where children and teenagers were gunned down and some of the women
Prayer vigils were held across Pakistan and in other schools students spoke of their shock at the brutal slayings in Peshawar where children and teenagers were gunned down and some of the women
An eerie silence hung over the bloodspattered corridors and classrooms of the Army Public School on Wednesday the silence of 132 dead children their lives cut short by Taliban gunmen Video inside
Metro services on HUDA City Center Jahangirpuri Metro station route of DMRC were disrupted for about two hours and offices and market areas at two places were evacuated after a bomb scare in Gurgaon
The Metro services at the yellow line between HUDA City Centre and Jahagirpur Metro station were resumed at 556pm on Wednesday after it was found that the information about bombs being planted at
Rome threatened to withdraw its ambassador from India on Wednesday as a diplomatic row over two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen during an antipiracy mission escalated
Rome threatened to withdraw its ambassador from India on Wednesday as a diplomatic row over two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen during an antipiracy mission escalated
An American Airlines jet encountered severe air turbulence shortly after taking off from Seoul South Korea prompting an unscheduled landing at Narita International Airport in Tokyo after 14 people
Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif lifted a moratorium on the death penalty on Wednesday a day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school killing 132 students and nine teachers a government spokesperson
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed on Wednesday to launch a war on terror as mass funerals got underway a day after 148 people were massacred by the TehreekeTaliban at a militaryrun school in
Heavy snowfall hits northern Japan  (17 December 03:47 pm) 
Northern Japan was in the grip of a blizzard on Wednesday as strong winds and heavy snow forced the cancellation of almost 300 flights and buried vehicles in deep drifts officials and reports said
Ban on gutka has positive impact WHO  (17 December 01:47 pm) 
In a study conducted by the WHO in seven states Assam Bihar Gujarat Karnataka Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra and Odisha and NCR 92 respondents supported ban on sale of gutka while 99 said the ban was good
Man Haron Monis thenbspgunman responsible for a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe was once on the national security agencys watch list but was dropped off it years ago for reasons that remain unclear
Sydney gunman dropped off watch list Abbott  (17 December 05:48 pm) 
Man Haron Monis thenbspgunman responsible for a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe was once on the national security agencys watch list but was dropped off it years ago for reasons that remain unclear
International Boxing Association AIBA on Tuesday banned Indian boxer Sarita Devi for oneyear ban along with imposing a fine of 1000 CHF Swiss Frank for refusing to accept her medal following a
Indian boxer L Sarita Devi was handed a oneyear ban and a fine of Swiss Franc 1000 around Rs 66000 for her outburst at the Asian Games in South Korea where she refused to accept her bronze medal