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Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s baby girl born in Gurgaon hospital

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GURGAON: Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai made a brief visit to Gurgaon on Wednesday to meet his wife and newborn daughter at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute. The child was born on Tuesday morning. “The baby girl was born around 9.30 am on Tuesday. ...

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Migrant Indians among most enterprising in UK

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LONDON: Indians are among the most enterprising of Britain’s migrant communities, a new data analysis report here has found. As many as 456,073 migrants have launched a small or medium-sized business in Britain, according to the think-tank Centre for Entrepreneurs ...

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After Penguin, another publisher recalls Wendy Doniger’s book

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BANGALORE: Within weeks of Penguin controversially recalling Wendy Doniger’s book, ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’, another publisher, Aleph, pulled out the American author’s previous work, ‘On Hinduism’, on Tuesday. Bookshops across Bangalore received calls from representatives of Aleph Book Company, ...

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Kerry: We will stand with the people of Ukraine

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said today that he is not planning to annex Crimea, even though he calls last week’s overthrow of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych an illegal “coup.” Yes, Russian troops are in Crimea, but no shots have been fired ...

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John Kerry arrives in Kiev, Putin says no need yet to send troops to Ukraine

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MOSCOW/KIEV: Russia has no need yet to send troops into Ukraine but reserves the right to use “all means” to protect citizens should the necessity arise, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. “We reserve the right to use all means to protect” ...

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Meteorite on Earth another proof of water on Mars: Nasa scientists

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WASHINGTON: After finding clinching evidence of the presence of water on Mars last month, Nasa scientists have now unearthed a Martian meteorite in the Yamato glacier in Antarctica that features curved micro-tunnels consistent with moving water. “The Red Planet is revealing the presence of ...

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JLR to invest 100 million pounds in Saudi Arabia for new plant

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LONDON: Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is planning to invest 100 million pounds into a new factory inSaudi Arabia to make 100,000 cars a year to meet the booming demand in the Middle East region. The UK-based luxury car maker ...

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Why you are not losing weight

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Are you dieting, but not losing weight? This doesn’t mean that you’re cheating, but that you are making some common mistakes Most of the times it happens that we diet andwork out regularly, but still don’t lose weight. The problem may have more ...

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Give up your weapons, Russian troops demand

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Kiev, Ukraine  — Ukraine’s new Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warned Sunday his crisis-hit country was on the “brink of disaster,” accusing neighbor Russia of declaring war. Ukraine’s shaky new government mobilized troops and called up military reservists Sunday, even as ...

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Knife-wielding men kill 27, injure 109 in China train station

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BEIJING: A group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern Chinese city of Kunming on Saturday, leaving at least 27 people dead and 109 injured, AFP reported quoting China’s official news agency Xinhua. Earlier, AP reported quoting Xinhua ...

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