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 2018-01-16 08:52 

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FBI warned Jared Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife: Report...

Chinese-American businesswoman Wendi Deng Murdoch might be using her friendship with Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner to benefit Chinese government interests....

 2018-01-16 08:47 

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China economy beat expectations in 2017: AFP survey...

The world's second largest economy expanded 6.8 percent in 2017, much better than the official target of around 6.5 percent, according to the poll of 11 financial experts....

 2018-01-16 08:44 

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Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees 'within two years'...

The first concrete timeline for a return of hundreds of thousands of refugees even as conditions for their homecoming remain uncertain....

 2018-01-16 08:39 

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Reliance Industries Ltd to invest Rs 5000 crores in Bengal: Mukesh Ambani...

The investment will be made over the next three years and also promote electronic industry by manufacturing mobile phones and set top boxes....

 2018-01-16 08:23 

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Chinese Premier Xi Jinping tells Trump 'positive changes' in North Korea...

Trump has pushed Xi to increase economic and political pressure on North Korea in the hopes of convincing it to stop the development of its nuclear weapons program....

 2018-01-16 08:17 

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Philippine Mayon volcano 'fireworks' draw tourists as residents flee...

Lava from Mayon volcano lit up the sky overnight Monday in what scientists said was a sign of increasing activity that prompted official calls for evacuation of areas under threat from eruption....

 2018-01-16 08:13 

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Pune businessman's killing an alarm bell for Maharashtra government: Shiv Sena...

Shiv Sena said the BJP won at the Centre and in Maharashtra because of industrialists and traders, but they were the ones bearing the brunt now....

 2018-01-16 08:13 

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14 injured in suspected gas explosion in Belgium's Antwerp...

Belgium's French-language broadcaster RTBF reported that a gas leak was suspected as the cause of the blast at around 9:30pm (2030 GMT) Monday, though it had yet to be confirmed....

 2018-01-16 08:13 

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President Rodrigo Duterte under fire as Philippines moves to close news website...

Rappler, founded in 2012, has produced reports critical of Duterte's government, including its .centrepiece drug war that has claimed thousands of lives....

 2018-01-16 08:10 

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Qantas changes website to recognise Taiwan, Hong Kong as Chinese territories...

Qantas said Tuesday it was amending an "oversight", following in the footsteps of several other international corporations who were in the past week called out by Chinese authorities....

 2018-01-16 08:09 

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Four youth drown in sea off Tamil Nadu coast...

The youth were taking a holy dip in the sea on the occasion of 'Thai Amavasai' and were caught in high tides....

 2018-01-16 08:05 

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Bihar legislature's budget session from February 26...

The budget session of the bicameral state legislature in Bihar is likely to commence on February 26 and the state budget would be presented the next day....

 2018-01-16 07:56 

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Senior BJP leader NS Pharande passes away...

Senior BJP leader and former MLC Prof Narayan Sadashiv Pharande passed away in a private hospital this morning....

 2018-01-16 07:48 

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Punjab Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh quits after corruption taint; resignation yet to be accepted...

Accused of pocketing sand mine contracts worth crores on his staff's names, Punjab Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from his post....

 2018-01-16 07:46 

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Mumbai Kamla mills fire: I have come to surrender, says Mojo's Bistro owner Yug Tulli...

After the arrest of Tulli -- who had been evading arrest since last two weeks -- all the owners of the Mojo's Bistro and '1 Above' have been arrested....

 2018-01-16 07:42 

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Eight bodies found as 'North Korean' boat washes up in Japan...

Eight bodies have been recovered from a wrecked boat that washed ashore in central Japan, authorities said today....

 2018-01-16 07:19 

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Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu visits Taj Mahal...

The Israeli Prime Minister and his wife were welcomed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath....

 2018-01-16 07:19 

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Pawan Hans chopper crash: Torso found, DNA analysis underway...

The search team has recovered a torso, assumed to be that of the missing pilot of the Pawan Hans helicopter that crashed into the sea off the Mumbai coast....

 2018-01-16 07:17 

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Martin Luther's children criticize Trump, decry racism on national King holiday...

At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored the late civil rights leader on what would have been his 89th birthday and ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination...

 2018-01-16 07:15 

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ED summons former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad's second son-in-law Rahul in PMLA case...

The ED summoned another son-in-law of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Rahul Yadav, in connection with its money laundering probe....

 2018-01-16 07:15 

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People had come to kill me, claims VHP chief Pravin Togadia...

Togadia was found unconscious in a hospital in Shahibagh locality in Ahmedabad late on Monday after being reported missing in the day earlier....

 2018-01-16 07:14 

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Justice Loya death case: Supreme Court asks Maharashtra government to give reports to petitioners; to hear plea seeking independent probe next week...

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and M M Shantanagoudar passed the direction after the Maharashtra government submitted before the court documents, including Loya's postmortem report, in a sealed cover...

 2018-01-16 07:10 

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Muhajirs in US launch 'Free Karachi' campaign...

A group of Muhajirs in the US have launched a 'Free Karachi' campaign to highlight the alleged state-sponsored atrocities against their community in the port city of Pakistan....

 2018-01-16 07:08 

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Jammu and Kashmir Rural Development Minister Abdul Haq Khan offers to resign after allegations of corruption...

Jammu and Kashmir minister Abdul Haq Khan offered to resign after Congress legislator levelled allegations of corruption against him....

 2018-01-16 07:00 

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House panel interviewing Steve Bannon after his fall from power...

Bannon's testimony comes just one week after a very public excommunication from Trump's closest confines following the publication of Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury."...

 2018-01-16 06:59 

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150 kilogram of sea cucumber seized in Ramanathapuram district, two held...

Sea cucumber weighing around 150 kg and worth about Rs 25 lakh, meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka, was seized from Erwadi....

 2018-01-16 06:53 

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Pope Francis under pressure to confront sex abuse in Chile...

Chileans are still furious over Pope's 2015 decision to appoint a bishop close to the Rev. Fernando Karadima, a priest found guilty by the Vatican in 2011 of abusing dozens of minors over decades....

 2018-01-16 06:53 

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5,946 SPOs appointed in Jammu and Kashmir in 2017: Mehbooba Mufti government...

The Jammu and Kashmir government today said 5,946 special police officers have been appointed in the state in 2017....

 2018-01-16 06:48 

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Attack on couples by khap panchayat illegal: Supreme Court...

The apex court said if an adult man and woman marry, no khap, panchayat, individual or society can question them....

 2018-01-16 06:41 

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Supreme Court to hear Justice Loya death case next week...

The state government told SC that barring certain confidential reports placed by it, the petitioners can access other documents....

 2018-01-16 06:14 

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FIR against Congress leader Rama Shankar Shukla for portraying PM Modi as Ravana...

The poster was witnessed at the Gauriganj railway station on December 14, a day before Rahul's visit, where he was seen carrying a bow and an arrow, pointing towards PM Modi....

 2018-01-16 06:11 

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Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace themselves as Trump threatens to curtail UNRWA funding...

Life of millions of Palestinians, as well as others across the Middle East, could be in danger as the United States, UNRWA's biggest donor, threatens to curtail funding....

 2018-01-16 06:06 

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Narendra Modi to launch work commencement of Rajasthan refinery...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the commencement of the work of an oil refinery in Rajasthan's Barmer district....

 2018-01-16 05:57 

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Australia offers cash for Great Barrier Reef rescue ideas...

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed reef is reeling from significant coral bleaching due to warming sea temperatures linked to climate change....

 2018-01-16 05:51 

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia's health stable: Doctor...

Senior officials of the Crime Branch went to the hospital this morning where Togadia is admitted to enquire about the incident....

 2018-01-16 05:39 

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Torture probe launched after California couple hold 13 siblings captive in home...

A California couple has been arrested for torture after authorities said Monday their 13 malnourished children were held captive in their home, with some shackled to beds in the dark....

 2018-01-16 05:32 

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[ World ]

Hundreds converge on Times Square to protest racism, Trump...

Politicians including Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio joined the demonstration yesterday....

 2018-01-16 05:28 

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[ Nation ]

Punjab Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh submits resignation after corruption taint...

Accused of pocketing sand mine contracts worth crores on his staff's names, Punjab Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from his post....

 2018-01-16 05:27 

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[ World ]

Next Trump hurdles: November mid-terms, 2020 primaries...

The president is coming off a late-2017 high, when he managed to ram his massive tax cut plan through Congress....

 2018-01-16 05:22 

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[ Nation ]

'Baby Moshe' arrives in Mumbai nine years after parents' death in 26/11 terror attacks...

Moshe is all set to return to Nariman House-his home and one of the sites that terrorists chose for the bloodbath....

 2018-01-16 05:20 

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[ Nation ]

Supreme Court crisis seems unresolved, will be settled in 2-3 days: Attorney General K K Venugopal...

On whether he had a meeting or spoke with any of the four judges or the CJI, Venugopal said, "Nothing of that sort has happened"....

 2018-01-16 05:11 

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[ Nation ]

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen near Palk Strait...

The 16 apprehended Tamil Nadu fishermen have been taken to Kankesanthurai Naval Camp in Sri Lanka....

 2018-01-16 04:57 

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[ Nation ]

Narendra Modi to inaugurate project commencement of Barmer refinery...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the commencement of the work of an oil refinery in Rajasthan's Barmer district....

 2018-01-16 04:42 

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[ World ]

Pressure rises on British government over Carillion collapse...

Construction-to-catering group Carillion announced its immediate liquidation Monday after the heavily-indebted company failed to secure a last-ditch financial rescue from the government and banks....

 2018-01-16 04:37 

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[ World ]

Canadian man charged over leak of three billion hacked accounts...

Jordan Evan Bloom, 27, of Thornhill earned some Can$247,000 ($198,800 US) by selling the data for a "small fee" via leakedsource.com, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement....

 2018-01-16 04:24 

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[ World ]

Romania's ruling left sinks own government for second time in a year...

Tudose handed in his resignation on Monday evening after senior members of the ruling Social Democrats (PSD) voted to withdraw their support at a leadership meeting....

 2018-01-16 04:14 

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[ World ]

Explosion in Belgium's Antwerp leaves several injured...

Several people got injured after an explosion damaged a number of buildings in Belgium's Antwerp....

 2018-01-16 03:37 

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[ Nation ]

Bar Council of India chief Manan Kumar Mishra says issues have been sorted out...

Manan Kumar said all he did was to meet some judges, including the dissenting four, and request them to mutually sort it out....

 2018-01-16 03:35 

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[ Nation ]

On the anvil: Digital classrooms across India...

Prakash Javadekar announced that the Centre and the states have come together to launch 'Operation Digital or White Board' in schools across India....

 2018-01-16 03:35 

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[ Nation ]

CBI, ED progress slow in Ranjit Sinha's probe: Supreme Court...

The SIT in its status report stated that substantial progress had been made in the probe against former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha....

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