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India ignores China, announces new projects along border

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 16:42

Ignoring Chinese objections, the government today announced that it is beefing up the infrastructure along the line of actual control in Arunachal Pradesh.






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In world first, ‘dead’ hearts transplanted into living patients

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 16:17

The new procedure has been described as a "paradigm shift" that will herald a major increase in the pool of hearts available for transplantation.






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Sena MPs to attend PM’s high tea, Uddhav not going

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:52

Shiv Sena, however, sought to clear the confusion over Uddhav Thackeray's participation, saying since the event was only for the MPs belonging to the Centre's ruling alliance, their leader will not go.






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Sena MPs to attend PM’s high tea, Uddhav not going

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:52

Shiv Sena, however, sought to clear the confusion over Uddhav Thackeray's participation, saying since the event was only for the MPs belonging to the Centre's ruling alliance, their leader will not go.






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French filmmakers make secret documentary on Andaman’s Jarawa tribe, FIR filed

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:15

Two French filmmakers have been booked on the charge of trespassing into the protected Jarawa tribal reserve in the Andaman islands and filming a documentary on the threatened aboriginal tribe.






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Sonia, Rahul should 'speak more', Chidambaram says

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 14:20

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today said that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should "speak more" and put in action a timetable that would enable the party to play the role of "true opposition" at a time when the morale of party cadres is "pretty low".






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Saturn’s moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn: Nasa

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 14:07

In a potentially "groundbreaking discovery", scientists led by Nasa have found large patches of trace gases shining brightly near the north and south poles of Saturn's moon Titan during the moon's dusk and dawn.






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Indian-American Raji is new US ambassador to Sweden

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 13:46

President Barack Obama has nominated a major fundraiser for his presidential campaign Indian-American Azita Raji as the US ambassador to Sweden.






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Want peace with China, but not at cost of honour, India says

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 13:13

Union home minister Rajnath Singh today said that India wants peace with China, but that cannot come at the cost of honour.






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Centre clears 370-acre forest land for Adani’s power project in Maharashtra

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 12:15

The state has ordered 148.59 hectares of forest land in Gondia district to be “diverted“ for the construction of a 1980MW thermal power plant run by the Adani Group.

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Centre clears 370-acre forest land for Adani's project

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 12:15

The state has ordered 148.59 hectares of forest land in Gondia district, Vidarbha to be “diverted“ for the construction of a 1980 megawatt (MW) coal-based thermal power plant run by the Adani Group.






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Silicon Valley firm fined for underpaying Indian workers

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 08:16

A Silicon Valley company has been fined by the US Department of Labor for paying just $1.21 an hour to eight Indian employees it had flown in from its Bangalore office to install computer systems at its Fremont headquarters.






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Haryana paanwala gets Rs 132 crore power bill

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 08:08

A paan or betel-leaf seller in Haryana has got a shocker of an electricity bill this Diwali. His bill is a whopping over Rs 132 crore.

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Terrorists may board 2 AI flights; airports on high alert

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 07:17

The airports have been put on a high alert following an intelligence input which states that suicide bombers will try to board two Air India flights.






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China launches World Bank rival in Asia

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 05:57

Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to Western-dominated multilateral lenders.

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ISIS making millions daily off crime, terror

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 05:24

The Islamic State has fast become one of the world's wealthiest terror groups, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said.






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NY doctor tests positive for Ebola, first case in city

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 04:05

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola, becoming the city’s first diagnosed case.






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EU reaches deal to cut emissions by 40% versus 1990 levels

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 01:10

European Union leaders agreed Friday what they called the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year.






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Mangalyaan dodges comet, 'safe and sound in orbit'

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 00:38

Comet Siding Spring had travelled many millions of miles and came within 87,000 miles of Mars, which is about a third of Earth-Moon distance.

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Saradha funds deposited in Bangladesh’s Islami Bank?

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 00:11

There are allegations that this bank, now being probed by the government of Bangladesh for suspected funding of jihad, was also involved in money laundering.

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