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US judge dismisses charges in Devyani Khobragade case

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An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip search spurred an international flap had charges against her dismissed by a federal judge on Wednesday. The judge’s ruling said Devyani Khobragade had diplomatic immunity when she was indicted on charges of fraudulently ...

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Malaysian jet: China releases satellite images of possible crash site

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China’s official Xinhua News Agencysaid that a government website has satellite images of suspected debris from the missingMalaysia Airlines plane off the southern tip of Vietnam. The report Wednesday says the images from around 11am on March 9 appear to show “three ...

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No airline can refuse to fly differently-abled people: Govt

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Heeding to years of pleas and protests by differently-abled people, government has finally come out with detailed rules governing their air travel by making it clear that no airline would refuse to fly them. Airlines and airports have been asked to ...

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Missing plane changed course, Malaysian military says

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The missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course over the sea, crossed Malaysia and reached the Strait of Malacca — hundreds of miles from its last position recorded by civilian authorities, Malaysian militaryofficials said on Tuesday, citing military radar data. The development ...

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20 feared killed as Maoists attack CRPF team in Chhattisgarh

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Around 20 people are feared killed after Maoists attacked a CRPF search party in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada, according to Times Now. The Maoists attacked a joint team of about 50 CRPF and police personnel in Jhiram Ghati on Tuesday morning, the reports say. The ...

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70 Indian passports stolen from San Francisco

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About 70 Indian passports have reportedly been stolen from a private company, to which the Indian Consulate in the US city of San Francisco has outsourced various visa and passport related services. The serious breach of security is being investigated ...

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Indian envoy presents credentials to Obama

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The new Indian ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar, Monday formally presented his credentials to President Barack Obama at his oval office at the White House. Jaishankar was second of the six ambassadors who presented their credentials to Obama one by one in ...

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Apple loses bid for US ban on Samsung smartphone sales

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A US judge on Thursday rejected Apple’s request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker in its global patent battle. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in ...

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Refusal to have sex during honeymoon is not cruelty: Bombay high court

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Refusal to have sex with a life partnerduring honeymoon does not amount to cruelty, the Bombay high court has ruled while setting aside a family court judgement dissolving the marriage of a couple on this ground. The court also ruled that a wife donning shirts and pants ...

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