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Pope in hot water over 'personal' phone calls
(24 April 06:36 pm)
Pope Francis\'s habit of picking up the phone and cold calling people who write to him is landing the Vatican in hot water and spokesman Federico Lombardi has had enough.
Leela looking to sell stake in Delhi, Chennai hotels
(24 April 06:14 pm)
The firm which owns, operates and manages hotels, palaces and resorts, is likely to hive off the properties into separate entities and sell 74 per cent stake to a foreign investor. Leela will retain
A political journey in Varanasi, a constituency the world is watching
(24 April 05:51 pm)
India\'s cultural capital has been transformed this election season into its political headquarters. Today, Narendra Modi, the BJP\'s prime ministerial candidate, filed his nomination in Varanasi. That
India likely to have below-average monsoon this year
(24 April 05:29 pm)
Rainfall is expected to be 95 percent of the long-term average, with a margin for error of plus or minus 5 percent, during the June-to-September season, it said in a statement.
Sonia Gandhi takes on Narendra Modi on his turf
(24 April 04:46 pm)
As Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers in Varanasi today with a spectacular roadshow preceding it, Sonia Gandhi was taking him on in Gujarat, his home turf.
Classes begin at South Korea school full of mourning
(24 April 04:44 pm)
Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes Thursday, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and
Sonia Gandhi loses tax-free railway bonds worth Rs 10 lakh
(24 April 04:05 pm)
The Congress President has listed these bonds among her assets and investments in the latest election affidavit.
#GetInked trends, but is Mumbai listening?
(24 April 03:58 pm)
#GetInked is trending in Mumbai on Twitter. #mumbaivotes is on the India Trends list. But till 1 in the afternoon, only about 25% voters in Maximum City had reached polling booths to vote in the
Former US test site sues nuclear nations including India for disarmament failure
(24 April 03:46 pm)
The tiny Pacific republic of the Marshall Islands, scene of massive U.S. nuclear tests in the 1950s, sued the United States and eight other nuclear-armed countries including India on Thursday.
Rahul Gandhi joins Priyanka in attacking Narendra Modi on 'snoopgate'
(24 April 03:42 pm)
He alleged that the \'Gujarat government has no regard for women as they get their phones tapped\'.
Barack Obama gets a kick out of footballing robot
(24 April 03:32 pm)
Barack Obama on Thursday came face to face with Japan\'s newest sporting phenomenon -- an eerily realistic humanoid robot which can run, jump and enjoy a kick-around with the president of the United
France's Hollande to visit Georgia as Ukraine crisis rages
(24 April 03:26 pm)
French President Francois Hollande will soon visit Georgia as Paris seeks to boost ties with the pro-Western ex-Soviet country, his foreign minister said on Thursday.
Obama in Tokyo backs Japan in China island row
(24 April 03:22 pm)
US President Barack Obama today vowed to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial dispute, but also urged Beijing to help stop North Korea from forging ahead with its \"dangerous\"
Korean prosecutors raid shipping safety watchdogs after ferry disaster
(24 April 03:20 pm)
South Korean prosecutors said on Thursday that they had raided shipping safety watchdogs as part of expanded investigations following the sinking of a ferry last week in which more than 300 people
Prince George ascending to the throne of trendsetter
(24 April 02:54 pm)
Nine-month-old Prince George is already having a big effect on some fashion businesses.
India to set up seven more visa processing centers across Malaysia
(24 April 02:37 pm)
India will set up seven more visa processing centers across Malaysia after a new ruling that requires visa applicants to be present physically.
Policeman killed in Assam's Kokrajhar in poll violence
(24 April 02:27 pm)
A policeman was today killed while another was injured when a mob tried to capture a poll booth in Kokrajhar Parliamentary seat of Assam, leading BSF personnel to open fire.
Barack Obama in Tokyo backs Japan in China island row
(24 April 02:18 pm)
US President Barack Obama vowed on Thursday to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial dispute, but also urged Beijing to help stop North Korea from forging ahead with its \"dangerous\"
Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound
(24 April 02:16 pm)
Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche.
This space selfie not to be missed!
(24 April 02:14 pm)
Here comes a selfie straight from the space. While replacing a dead primary computer outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, two astronauts did not mind taking a selfie which is
Why liquid funds are attractive alternative to savings deposits
(24 April 02:12 pm)
The returns from liquid funds don\'t vary much as they invest in similar underlying securities. However, when looking for a liquid fund, the past return should not be the only factor for
South Korean officials feel heat of ferry tragedy
(24 April 01:51 pm)
In the hothouse atmosphere of anger and grief triggered by South Korea\'s ferry tragedy, the slightest misstep or ill-timed remark by any official can carry career-ending consequences.
Japan PM Abe and US President Obama - what's in a name?
(24 April 01:48 pm)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have hoped to demonstrate his personal ties with President Barack Obama during the U.S. leader\'s state visit to Tokyo - but if how they addressed each other in
'Modi wave' is media's creation, says Prime Minister
(24 April 01:44 pm)
There is no wave in favour of Narendra Modi in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said after voting in Assam in the sixth phase of the national election.
Top 10 economic reform challenges for the next government
(24 April 01:38 pm)
Thursday was the sixth round of voting, which runs to May 12, with one recent opinion poll showing that the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies may win an outright majority,
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