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Missing Malaysian plane: Co-pilot ‘spoke last words’

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The co-pilot of a missing Malaysian jetliner spoke the last words heard from the cockpit, the airline’s chief executive said on Monday, as investigators consider suicide by the captain or first officer as one possible explanation for the disappearance. No ...

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Again my life changed in 2 hours: Shiney Ahuja

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Mirror broke the story on March 8, 2014 that after a long dry spell following his arrest, rape-accused actor Shiney Ahuja has finally landed a role in Anees Bazmee’s Welcome Back. We called up the actor, who is shooting in ...

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Martyred jawan’s wife inducted into Army as lieutenant

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Scripting history, 26-year-old Priya Semwal, who lost her husband in a counter-insurgency operation two years back, was on Saturday inducted into the technical wing of the armed force as a young officer. From a college-going woman married to an Army ...

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Preet Bharara will not bend, indicts Devyani Khobragade again

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Rara Avis is a Latin term for a “rare bird.” The diplomatic fraternity could well coin the term “Bharara Avis” to describe this US attorney, a rare prosecutor who simply does not lose sight of his quarry no matter what ...

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Devyani Khobragade re-indicted in US visa fraud case

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Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, whose arrest and stripsearch soured India-US relations, was re-indicted on US visa fraud charges, a day after a US court dismissed an earlier indictment. In fresh trouble for Khobragade, federal prosecutors re-indicted the Indian diplomat on ...

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Edward Snowden is a hero: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak made a startling revelation voicing his support for National Security Agency (NSA) contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden at an interactive session held at Europe’s largest technology conference – Cebit 2014 – in Hannover in Germany. “He is a hero to me, but he ...

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India Inc tightens screws on quitters venting online

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Cussing the company that you just quit online? If you’re that type, you might have a lawsuit on your hands. Given how easy it is today for disgruntled or ex-employees to vent in cyberspace, a number of Indian companies are ...

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