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2 Indians shot dead during robbery attempts in US

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NEW YORK: Two Indians have been gunned down during apparent robbery attempts in two separate incidents at gas stations in the US within 24 hours, sending shockwaves among the local population. Sanjay Patel, 39, who worked as a clerk at the gas station in New Haven in Connecticut, was shot three times in the chest and once in the hand ... Read More »

Jay Set to Rock LEELA Promotions!

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If all Jay Bhanushali fans are falling a little more in love with him during the promotions of his film LEELA, it will be of little surprise. The actor has really thought over his look for the promotions of the film and will be seen in some three to four specially worked upon looks. He will also be making promotional ... Read More »

Cyclone Nathan heads for Australia’s east coast

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Sydney A cyclone in the Coral Sea is forecast to intensify before slamming into Australia`s northeast coast later this week, less than a month after the area was pummelled by one the most powerful cyclones on record to hit Australia, the national weather forecaster said on Tuesday. Australia`s Bureau of Meteorology expects Cyclone Nathan to turn toward the coast in ... Read More »

From today, 2 UK banks to allow fingerprint login

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LONDON: Account holders of two of Britain’s largest banks – Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest will become the first to log into their accounts using their fingerprint as the password. Starting from Thursday, RBS and NatWest customers will be the first of any UK-based bank to be able to login to their mobile banking app using only their finger ... Read More »

UN Security Council seeks to choke off Islamic State funds

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United Nations The UN Security Council is set on Thursday to adopt a resolution aimed at choking off millions of dollars in earnings from oil sales, antiquities trafficking and ransom payments to the self-described Islamic State group. Russia drafted the first outline of the measure, which reaffirms the council`s resolve to confront the threat posed by the jihadists who overran ... Read More »

Swine Flu: Toll crosses 100 in Rajasthan, 40 in Maharashtra

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New Delhi The swine flu toll in Maharashtra and Rajasthan has reached 100 and 40 respectively. According to reports, six deaths have been recorded in Mumbai due to the H1N1 virus outbreak while five more casualties were reported in Rajasthan on Tuesday. A total of 205 swine flu cases have been recorded in Maharashtra, according to the state authorities, while ... Read More »

Malaysia cartoonist arrested for criticising Anwar ruling

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Kuala Lumpur One of Malaysia`s best-known political cartoonists has been arrested for sedition over a Twitter posting that criticised the jailing of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, the artist`s wife said Wednesday. Zulkifli Anwar Ulhaque — better known as Zunar — was arrested Tuesday night, hours after Anwar was jailed for five years in a politically charged sodomy case. “Of course ... Read More »

Obama India visit ..Narendra Modi broke with protocol to meet President Obama personally at the airport in Delhi

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Mumbai,By Kabir Ali  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told visiting US President Barack Obama that the two nations are starting a “new journey” of co-operation. Mr Obama said that the nations had declared a new friendship to take ties to a higher level. The leaders announced fresh defence and trade initiatives, and committed to more-regular bilateral meetings. Security is ... Read More »