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A \"whole set of second generation reforms\" will be unveiled in the next Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said on Sunday , promising \"a lot of exciting time ahead\".
Two weeks after the botched sterilisation deaths in Chhattisgarh, a drug sample report has confirmed the use of sub-standard medicines and the presence of zinc phosphide used as rat poison in the
The Philippines has barred entry to nine Hong Kong television and radio journalists, saying they heckled President Benigno Aquino during a meeting of the APEC grouping last year and presented a
Somalia\'s al Shabaab insurgents said they were behind a bus attack in northeast Kenya that killed 28 people on Saturday, saying it was in retaliation for raids on mosques in the port city of Mombasa.
The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar
\"You feel anxiety. You wonder how she will manage her house, she has to prove herself as a good wife. I also know that she is on her own and will have her own experiences and challenges,\" revealed
In a ceremony which will be watched closely by thousands in Kerala, a Catholic priest and a nun from the state - Father Chavara Elias Kuriakose and Sister Euphrasia - will be conferred sainthood by
President Barack Obama says Myanmar\'s move toward democracy \"is real,\" but the process remains incomplete.
Can Robots Help Stop the Ebola Outbreak?  (23 November 11:46 am) 
The US military has enlisted a new germ-killing weapon in the fight against Ebola -a four-wheeled robot that can disinfect a room in minutes with pulses of ultraviolet light.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he hoped next week to secure the release of five captives, including an army general, held by Marxist FARC rebels, a move that will allow stalled peace
Pope Francis is expected to take Europe to task over racial and religious intolerance during a visit to the European parliament Tuesday, as the crisis-hit continent battles with growing populism and
A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central Japan left 39 people injured, seven seriously, and wrecked homes in a popular ski resort, the Government said Sunday.
The delayed announcement of Burkina Faso\'s interim government ministers is expected today with the country waiting to see the extent of military influence under civilian President Michel Kafando.
Poland\'s electoral commission finally published last weekend\'s local election results overnight Saturday, after computer glitches had stopped the vote count and called the balloting process into
A close aide of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was questioned by the CBI on Saturday in connection with the ongoing investigations into the chit fund scam in the state.
When China\'s leader, Xi Jinping, visited the Australian state of Tasmania last week, he was greeted by a front page of the local newspaper written in Mandarin. He ate the island\'s salmon, which will
With just a couple of days away for the first phase of polling to begin in Jharkhand, the Association for Democratic Reforms has released a survey according to which 92 of 200 candidates in the first
Hour's Drive Outside Kabul, Taliban Reign  (23 November 09:48 am) 
The explosion ripped through the floor of the Humvee, tearing a hole in the armored vehicle and injuring the district governor. The crack of Taliban gunfire followed.
Record-breaking snowfall that buried towns near Buffalo, New York, and killed at least 14 people, posed a major flooding threat, with temperatures forecast to rise.
US Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged from a nearly four-hour meeting on Saturday, offering no indication that the US and Turkey had bridged their differences
Tunisians Elect President for First Time  (23 November 08:48 am) 
Tunisians vote today in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, a ballot set to round off an often fraught transition to democracy.
A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly.
Trinamool Congress lawmakers will not attend the all-party meeting on Sunday convened by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, ahead of the beginning of the crucial Winter Session of
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Saturday ordered more air support for the security forces and allied tribal fighters battling jihadists in the western province of Anbar.
A memorial service was held Saturday for British aid volunteer Alan Henning, who was beheaded by Islamic State jihadists in Syria.