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Rahul Gandhi a 'strategy consultant', Narendra Modi a 'social worker'

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 21:40

The profession-wise list of 539 members of the 16th Lok Sabha offers an interesting peek into how our netas prefer to project their identities beyond politics.






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Twitter's user growth beats targets, shares skyrocket

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 21:21

Twitter Inc's monthly active users rose 24% to 271 million in the second quarter, as the online messaging service struggles to accelerate its pace of growth.






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Twitter's user growth beats targets, shares skyrocket

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 21:21

Twitter Inc's monthly active users rose 24% to 271 million in the second quarter, as the online messaging service struggles to accelerate its pace of growth.






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After Iraq, nurses stuck in Libya fresh worry for government

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 20:54

There are around 750 Indian nurses in Libya. While all are said to be safe, at least 80 of them have said they want to return and are looking for help from the Indian mission.






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CWG: Sushil Kumar beats Pakistan’s Abbas to win gold

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 19:20

India's Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar took just 107 seconds to beat Pak's Qamar Abbas to win the gold medal in the men's freestyle 74kg category wrestling final.






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CWG: Sushil Kumar beats Pakistan’s Abbas to win gold

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 19:20

India's Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar took just 107 seconds to beat Pak's Qamar Abbas to win the gold medal in the men's freestyle 74kg category wrestling final.






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Ranbaxy posts loss on provision for US settlement

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 18:20

Last year, Ranbaxy pleaded guilty to felony charges related to drug safety and agreed to pay $500 million in civil and criminal fines under a settlement agreement with the US department of justice.






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Disaster tourism? Luxury cruise ship offers ‘last chance’ to see ice caps

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 16:57

This is a “once-in-a-lifetime” trip to experience the environmental devastation of the Arctic – using a mode of transport that emits three times more CO2 per passenger per mile than a jumbo jet.






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Sangh outfits oppose GM crop trials, govt says no decision yet

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 16:28

Representatives of Swadeshi Jagran Manch and Bhartiya Kissan Sangh met the environment minister Prakash Javadekar on the issue of field trials of GM crops.






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Man held for inflammatory FB post on Saharanpur riots

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:49

A 36-year-old man was arrested by the Uttarakhand police in Udham Singh Nagar district for allegedly posting an inflammatory picture and comments about the Saharanpur riots on Facebook from a fake ID..






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Two tigers at an average are killed per week: WWF

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 14:48

Global conservation organisation WWF today sounded an alarm over poaching of tigers and said that at an average, two wild cats are killed per week due to high demand of their body parts in Asian countries.






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‘Hamas, Islamic Jihad ready for 24-hour Gaza truce’

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 14:28

The Palestinian leadership, along with Hamas and Islamic Jihad, is willing to observe a 24-hour ceasefire in the war-torn Gaza Strip, a senior PLO official said.






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20 killed, 7 injured as bus falls into gorge in HP

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 13:47

At least 20 people were killed and seven injured when a bus fell into a gorge at Katarghat on Basantpur-Kingal highway in Himachal Pradesh.






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‘Strange looking’ animal sparks panic in Parliament

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 13:19

The appearance of a "strange looking" visitor from the animal world inside the Parliament complex sparked panic within the heavily-fortified compound and threw the security staff there into a tizzy.

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Flipkart raises record $1 billion in fresh funding

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:32

India's largest ecommerce firm Flipkart on said it has raised USD 1 billion (over Rs 6,000 crore) in fresh funding from a group of investors, the largest so far in the fiercely competitive online shopping segment in the country.






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China probes powerful former security chief for graft

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:31

Zhou Yongkang, 71, is the most senior Chinese politician to be ensnared in a graft scandal since the Communist Party swept to power in 1949.

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Live scorecard: India vs England, 3rd Test, Day 3

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:02








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Bangalore child rape: 2 gym instructors arrested

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 10:33

Bangalore Police today announced the arrest of two gym instructors in connection with the rape of a six-year-old girl in a school earlier this month.






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Haryana bureaucrat alleges threat from chief secretary

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 10:07

IAS officer Pradeep Kasni, who raised objections over appointment of new information commissioners, has accused Haryana chief secretary of threatening him.






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