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iol.co.za
‘Pregnant’ SA drug mule caught in IndiaPretoria - Indian police arrested a South African woman who looked pregnant but
‘Pregnant’ SA drug mule caught in India
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
Pretoria - Indian police arrested a South African woman who looked pregnant but who, it turned out had swallowed and hidden several packages of drugs. The woman, 32, was apprehended at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, in Hyderabad, on Sunday... Read more
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International Business Times
India: Hindi teachers threaten to convert to Islam over pay dispute Scores of teachers have threatened to embrace Islam if their salary demands are
India: Hindi teachers threaten to convert to Islam over pay dispute
International Business Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Scores of teachers have threatened to embrace Islam if their salary demands are not met. The part-time teachers of the Kastoorba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) allege discrimination by the government. In the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Shemitah Doomsday Predictions, Blood Moons, Happy 5776!Blood MoonPhoto Credit: Hanzlers Warped Visions / https://www.flickr.com/photos
Shemitah Doomsday Predictions, Blood Moons, Happy 5776!
The Jewish Press / Posted 19 hours ago
Blood MoonPhoto Credit: Hanzlers Warped Visions / https://www.flickr.com/photos/hanzler666/ (JNi.media) Jewish agricultural laws aren’t necessarily something the rest of the world easily becomes fixated on, but lately the word “Shemitah” has been... Read more
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Daily Mail
Acid attack victim's beauty tutorial addresses India's lawsAcid attack victim stars in powerful 'beauty' tutorial video calling for a ban
Acid attack victim's beauty tutorial addresses India's laws
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
Acid attack victim stars in powerful 'beauty' tutorial video calling for a ban on the corrosive liquid... because buying it is as easy as picking up a new lipstick Reshma, 18, lost an eye and suffered facial disfigurement after 2014 attack She was... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Drug mule 'pregnant' with narcoticsThe 32-year-old woman was apprehended at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Drug mule 'pregnant' with narcotics
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
The 32-year-old woman was apprehended at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, in Hyderabad, on Sunday morning after arriving from Dubai. The Times of India reported that the authorities became suspicious after analysing her passport and travel... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan learning Arabic for filmBollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is reportedly learning Arabic to dub t
Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan learning Arabic for film
Khaleej Times / Posted 2 days ago
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is reportedly learning Arabic to dub the lines for her upcoming movie, 'Jazbaa'. Directed by Sanjay Gupta of 'Kaante' fame, the film is slated for an international release - dubbed in various... Read more
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The Mercury News
Google hit with antitrust complaint in India, report saysIndian antitrust officials have accused Google of stifling competitors and favo
Google hit with antitrust complaint in India, report says
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Indian antitrust officials have accused Google of stifling competitors and favoring companies that advertise with it, opening up the latest front in a worldwide battle over whether the Mountain View tech company is abusing its power as a top search... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Google hit with antitrust complaint in India, report saysIndian antitrust officials have accused Google of stifling competitors and favo
Google hit with antitrust complaint in India, report says
Silicon Valley / Posted 2 days ago
Indian antitrust officials have accused Google of stifling competitors and favoring companies that advertise with it, opening up the latest front in a worldwide battle over whether the Mountain View tech company is abusing its power as a top search... Read more
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Orange County Register
India virtually eliminates tetanus as a killerA year after eliminating polio, India has scored another public health victory.
India virtually eliminates tetanus as a killer
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
A year after eliminating polio, India has scored another public health victory. Following a 15-year campaign, the country has virtually eliminated tetanus as a killer of newborns and mothers. Tetanus, caused by a bacterium common in soil and animal... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Google hit with antitrust complaint in India, report saysIndian antitrust officials have accused Google of stifling competitors and favo
Google hit with antitrust complaint in India, report says
The Fremont Argus / Posted 2 days ago
Indian antitrust officials have accused Google of stifling competitors and favoring companies that advertise with it, opening up the latest front in a worldwide battle over whether the Mountain View tech company is abusing its power as a top search... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Google hit with antitrust complaint in India, report saysIndian antitrust officials have accused Google Inc. of stifling competitors and
Google hit with antitrust complaint in India, report says
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
Indian antitrust officials have accused Google Inc. of stifling competitors and favoring companies that advertise with it, opening up the latest front in a worldwide battle over whether the California tech company is abusing its power as a top search... Read more
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International Business Times
Right-wing organisation announces reward for Hindu families with 5 childrenA right-wing Hindu organisation in India has announced a special reward for any
Right-wing organisation announces reward for Hindu families with 5 children
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
A right-wing Hindu organisation in India has announced a special reward for any Hindu family which has at least five children in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. This is to encourage Hindu couples to have more children amid the group's... Read more
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Newser
Why Women Who Love Working Out Are Injecting Botox Under Their Hair– Women know what a workout can do to their 'do—and now doctors have a treatmen
Why Women Who Love Working Out Are Injecting Botox Under Their Hair
Newser / Posted 3 days ago
– Women know what a workout can do to their 'do—and now doctors have a treatment for it. Called "Blowtox," it's really a bunch of Botox injections in the scalp that prevent sweating and have the pleasant side-effect of keeping blow-dried or... Read more
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International Business Times
India: Dawood Ibrahim linked to 'blood diamond' trade Fugitive Indian gangster Dawood Ibrahim is involved in the trafficking of confl
India: Dawood Ibrahim linked to 'blood diamond' trade
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Fugitive Indian gangster Dawood Ibrahim is involved in the trafficking of conflict diamonds from Africa to the Middle East, according to Indian officials. Ibrahim, 59, is India's most wanted man and has been charged with masterminding the 1993... Read more
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International Business Times
Phantom film ban: Medical charity MSF takes legal action against the Bollywood filmmaker After Pakistan's ban on Indian producer and director Kabir Khan's Bollywood mov
Phantom film ban: Medical charity MSF takes legal action against the Bollywood filmmaker
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
After Pakistan's ban on Indian producer and director Kabir Khan's Bollywood movie Phantom, the film is now in legal trouble with Médecins Sans Frontières‎ over the Katrina Kaif's character. MSF says the movie, and British-Indian actress Kaif's... Read more
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The Huffington Post
India Eliminates Disease That Will Spare Thousands Of Mothers And NewbornsHealth advocates in India are celebrating a major milestone that will save thou
India Eliminates Disease That Will Spare Thousands Of Mothers And Newborns
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
Health advocates in India are celebrating a major milestone that will save thousands of mothers’ and babies’ lives. The World Health Organization declared that India has officially eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT), a disease that... Read more
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Business Standard India
Khemkas key to deciding between HAL & Reliance in chopper contractNand Khemka, chairman, Sun Group, who has done successful business in Russia fo
Khemkas key to deciding between HAL & Reliance in chopper contract
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Nand Khemka, chairman, Sun Group, who has done successful business in Russia for decades, is advising Russian Helicopters as a board member of the company. Khemka is close to Moscow's power centres, including President Vladimir Putin. He is a member... Read more
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Independent
Bollywood film outrages Medecins Sans Frontieres by linking it to terrorismSo it was only when Phantom’s leading British-Indian actress, Katrina Kaif, gav
Bollywood film outrages Medecins Sans Frontieres by linking it to terrorism
Independent / Posted 5 days ago
So it was only when Phantom’s leading British-Indian actress, Katrina Kaif, gave an interview about the new Bollywood film to The Times of India this week that the international aid agency Médecins sans Frontières got wind of the danger it... Read more
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Daily Mail
The rise of Google's CEO from shy Indian schoolboy to tech heavyweightHow the painfully shy 'nerdy' Indian schoolboy rose spectacularly to become the
The rise of Google's CEO from shy Indian schoolboy to tech heavyweight
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
How the painfully shy 'nerdy' Indian schoolboy rose spectacularly to become the $150million king of Google Sundar Pichai grew up in a modest two-room home in Chennai, India His parents didn't have a phone, let alone a computer, until he was 12 Was... Read more
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EuroNews
India’s ‘sister-daughter’ murder case darkens as socialite heldA high society murder investigation in Mumbai, India’s largest city, is proving
India’s ‘sister-daughter’ murder case darkens as socialite held
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
A high society murder investigation in Mumbai, India’s largest city, is proving as intricate as many portrayed in fiction. Now confirmed as chief suspect, Indrani Mukerjea was arrested on Tuesday night. A son of her current husband (Peter Mukerjea,... Read more
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International Business Times
India: Who are the Patels and why are they demanding downward mobility in Gujarat? As the unrest in Gujarat continues to dominate India's headlines with members o
India: Who are the Patels and why are they demanding downward mobility in Gujarat?
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
As the unrest in Gujarat continues to dominate India's headlines with members of the Patidar community – led by 22-year-old Hardik Patel – turning out en masse to demand categorisation as Other Backward Classes (OBCs), or affirmative action, IBTimes... Read more
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iol.co.za
Newborn dies after rat biteAndhra Pradesh state - A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a gover
Newborn dies after rat bite
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Andhra Pradesh state - A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a government-run hospital in southern India where he was undergoing treatment, the baby's mother alleged on Thursday. Three health officials have been suspended over the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Newborn dies after rat bites in Indian hospitalNew Delhi - A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a government-run h
Newborn dies after rat bites in Indian hospital
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
New Delhi - A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a government-run hospital in southern India where he was undergoing treatment, the baby's mother alleged on Thursday. Three health officials have been suspended over the incident at the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Newborn baby dies in Indian hospital after bitten by ratsNEW DELHI: A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a government-run ho
Newborn baby dies in Indian hospital after bitten by rats
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
NEW DELHI: A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a government-run hospital in southern India where he was undergoing treatment, the baby's mother alleged Thursday. Three health officials have been suspended over the incident at the Guntur... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Newborn dies after rat bites in Indian hospital: motherNEW DELHI, India - A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a governmen
Newborn dies after rat bites in Indian hospital: mother
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 7 days ago
NEW DELHI, India - A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a government-run hospital in southern India where he was undergoing treatment, the baby's mother alleged Thursday. Three health officials have been suspended over the incident at... Read more
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Daily News
Lucky to have played in same era as Sangakkara - Virat KohliIndian Test skipper Virat Kohli has penned a heartwarming farewell message to r
Lucky to have played in same era as Sangakkara - Virat Kohli
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli has penned a heartwarming farewell message to retiring Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara, saying that he felt "lucky" to have played in the same era as the legendary cricketer. "Dear Sanga, it's been an absolute... Read more
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Business Standard India
Who is Hardik Patel?Here are 5 things to know about the 22-year-old leader: The charismatic conven
Who is Hardik Patel?
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Here are 5 things to know about the 22-year-old leader: The charismatic convenor of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti is 22 years old. A BCom graduate from Sahjanand College in Ahmedabad and an inhabitant of Virangam, Hardik passed with a score below 50... Read more
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TechCrunch
Coursera Raises $49.5M Series C Funding Led By NEA, Expects Second Closing Will Bring Total To $60MThe fast-growing online education service Coursera today announced that it has
Coursera Raises $49.5M Series C Funding Led By NEA, Expects Second Closing Will Bring Total To $60M
TechCrunch / Posted 9 days ago
The fast-growing online education service Coursera today announced that it has raised a $49.5 million Series C funding round led by New Enterprise Associates. Other investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and International Finance... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Indian GP Will Remain A Dream In PapersAccording to a report in the Times of India, today the Government of India has
Indian GP Will Remain A Dream In Papers
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
According to a report in the Times of India, today the Government of India has rejected the request for transfer of remittance fee to Formula One Management for the conduct of the race by JKSP, saying, "F1 is not purely sports. It is entertainment... Read more
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New Kerala
Govt. officials keep Noida house sealed for 24 hours with woman and baby inside In an act of gross negligence that could have gone worse with a woman and her
Govt. officials keep Noida house sealed for 24 hours with woman and baby inside
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
In an act of gross negligence that could have gone worse with a woman and her six-month-old child, Uttar Pradesh labour department officials have mistakenly sealed a... Read more
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The Telegraph
In the reckoningThe Aam Aadmi Party is described by its critics as a populist party. The term '
In the reckoning
The Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
The Aam Aadmi Party is described by its critics as a populist party. The term 'populist' doesn't help you place a party on the Left-Right spectrum. In a world where Donald Trump and Jeremy Corbyn are both described as populist, the only thing the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Moneylife journalists defend report on NSECharge bourse, which has sued at Bombay HC, of trying to stop scrutiny and stif
Moneylife journalists defend report on NSE
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
Charge bourse, which has sued at Bombay HC, of trying to stop scrutiny and stifle free speech; NSE likely to file reply soonCharge bourse, which has sued at Bombay HC, of trying to stop scrutiny and stifle... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
India-Pakistan peace talks collapse, deadlock sours relationsAdvisor to Pakistan's Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign, Affairs
India-Pakistan peace talks collapse, deadlock sours relations
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 days ago
Advisor to Pakistan's Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign, Affairs Sartaj Aziz, shows dossiers on Indian intelligence agency's involvement in promoting terrorism in Pakistan, during a news conference at the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad,... Read more
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The New Age
How to say no to sugary drinksWith the demand for sugary beverages increasing, researchers say that India is
How to say no to sugary drinks
The New Age / Posted 12 days ago
With the demand for sugary beverages increasing, researchers say that India is drinking to its harm with every passing day. A trend found responsible for the rising number of deaths and disabilities worldwide is the consumption of beverages high in... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Manjhi: Mountain Man inspires Bollywood biopicDashrath Manjhi, an impoverished labourer from India's lowest caste, embarked o
Manjhi: Mountain Man inspires Bollywood biopic
Khaleej Times / Posted 12 days ago
Dashrath Manjhi, an impoverished labourer from India's lowest caste, embarked on the monumental endeavour after his wife died in 1959 after an accident, because she had not been able to receive urgent medical care in time. Getting to the nearest... Read more
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Newser
Man Allegedly Hid $31 Million in Cash Inside Pillows, Fake Ceiling, and a Toilet– Police in India last Friday found $31 million in cash hidden all over the six
Man Allegedly Hid $31 Million in Cash Inside Pillows, Fake Ceiling, and a Toilet
Newser / Posted 12 days ago
– Police in India last Friday found $31 million in cash hidden all over the six-room home of a municipal engineer, the BBC reports. Cash was stuffed in sofas, pillows, and mattresses; stored under floor tiles and in a false ceiling; and even filled... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Google and Amazon race to buy $700m Tata data centresDC business sale could help reduce the company’s $1.4bn debt. The companies ar
Google and Amazon race to buy $700m Tata data centres
Computer Business Review / Posted 13 days ago
DC business sale could help reduce the company’s $1.4bn debt. The companies are looking to acquire the firm's 44 data centres in a transaction expected to reach $650 million to $700 million, according to The Economic Times. CBR first reported Tata... Read more
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Daily Mail
Indian man chiselled through mountain out of love for dead wifeRemarkable true story of an Indian man who spent 22 years chiselling his way th
Indian man chiselled through mountain out of love for dead wife
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Remarkable true story of an Indian man who spent 22 years chiselling his way through a mountain out of love for his dead wife becomes a Bollywood film Dashrath Manjhi was impoverished labourer from Bihar in the lowest caste Wife died in 1959 as she... Read more
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asianage
16-year-old techie claims his search engine is 47 per cent more accurate than GoogleCanadian citizen Sixteen-year-old Anmol Tukrel is an Indian-born techie and has
16-year-old techie claims his search engine is 47 per cent more accurate than Google
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
Canadian citizen Sixteen-year-old Anmol Tukrel is an Indian-born techie and has designed a search engine all by himself Tukrel is Standard 10 student and has been working on the project for just a couple of months Google has to be one of the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Press digestThe following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of
Press digest
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta says domestic abuse victims have no confidence in the police, according to a report presented to parliament. The Malta Independent says a Maltese company tried to... Read more
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The Hindu
Tata group’s PE fund to pick up stake in UberTata Opportunities Fund (TOF), a private equity fund advised by Tata Capital, o
Tata group’s PE fund to pick up stake in Uber
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF), a private equity fund advised by Tata Capital, on Wednesday said it will make a “significant” investment in US-based taxi hailing app Uber. The companies, however, declined to comment on the amount being invested and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Critic of Indian PM Modi becomes government targetOne of India’s best-known human-rights activists, Teesta Setalvad, was brewing
Critic of Indian PM Modi becomes government target
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
One of India’s best-known human-rights activists, Teesta Setalvad, was brewing her morning tea on July 14 when she got a call from her security guard. “CBI is at the gate, ma’am,” the guard said, referring to the Central Bureau of Investigation, the... Read more
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Deepika
Sports News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsDinesh Karthik to tie nuptial knot wit
Sports News Detail
Deepika / Posted 15 days ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsDinesh Karthik to tie nuptial knot with squash ace Dipika PallikalNew Delhi: India's squash ace Dipika Pallikal is all set to become Mrs. Karthik! Pallikal will tie the knot with cricketer Dinesh Karthik on... Read more
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BBC Football
Why Indians are rooting for West Ham FCWest Ham's Aditi Chauhan becomes India's first woman to play in England - BBC N
Why Indians are rooting for West Ham FC
BBC Football / Posted 16 days ago
West Ham's Aditi Chauhan becomes India's first woman to play in England - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say West Ham's Aditi Chauhan... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Indian state wants to buy former home of poet Rabindranath Tagore in Hampstead? A portrait of Rabindranath Tagore, 1930. Picture: PA Archive Heathman has he
Indian state wants to buy former home of poet Rabindranath Tagore in Hampstead?
The Ham&High Network / Posted 16 days ago
A portrait of Rabindranath Tagore, 1930. Picture: PA Archive Heathman has heard a whisper on the international grapevine that the state government of West Bengal has... Read more
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New Kerala
President Mukherjee's wife of 58 years no more She had always remained in the background, smiling graciously at invited gues
President Mukherjee's wife of 58 years no more
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
She had always remained in the background, smiling graciously at invited guests from her wheelchair during events held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. First Lady Suvra Mukherjee, President Pranab Mukherjee's... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysian-based firm may start funding Bengali filmsKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian-based global consultancy firm Orange Corp may soon star
Malaysian-based firm may start funding Bengali films
The Borneo Post / Posted 16 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian-based global consultancy firm Orange Corp may soon start funding Bengali movies through the private equity route, the Times of India reported. Its Mumbai-based wing is starting its film financing journey with a corpus of Rs... Read more
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CNET
India relents on Internet porn banThe 857 porn sites blocked by the government of India in order to preserve "mor
India relents on Internet porn ban
CNET / Posted 17 days ago
The 857 porn sites blocked by the government of India in order to preserve "morality and decency" have been unblocked following a strong public backlash. India's Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tech blog YourStory secures undisclosed amount in Series A fundingIndian media start-up YourStory announced today that it secured an undisclosed
Tech blog YourStory secures undisclosed amount in Series A funding
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Indian media start-up YourStory announced today that it secured an undisclosed amount in series A funding led by early stage fund Kalaari Capital. The round also saw participation from Qualcomm Ventures, T V Mohandas Pai and Ratan Tata. Started in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Will Nashik 'rainmakers' get third-time lucky?After two consecutive failed attempts, Mumbai-based International School of Pro
Will Nashik 'rainmakers' get third-time lucky?
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
After two consecutive failed attempts, Mumbai-based International School of Professional Studies (ISPS), finally fired a rocket for cloud seeding successfully. According to a report in the Times of India, these rockets aim for cloud seeding through... Read more
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