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Gaza bomb disposal goes awry; AP journalist among 5 killed

At least six persons, including an Italian journalist working for the Associated Press, were killed and six others critically injured on Wednesday when an Israeli missile exploded as Palestinian......

Obama is fine, says White House after AP Twitter hack

United States President Barack Obama is fine, a presidential spokesman said on Tuesday after a hacked Associated Press Twitter account sent out fake news about two bomb blasts at the White House......

Dey murder: Scribes on relay hunger strike

Journalists associations in Mumbai began their relay hunger strike on Wednesday to press for a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. On Monday,......

Delhi presses panic button as dengue plagues city

Construction delays, inclement weather, red tape if these were not enough reasons to worry Indian Olympic Association chief Suresh Kalmadi in the run up to the Commonwealth Games, then a possible......

India to press for SAARC anti-terror co-operation

Strengthening of police cooperation will be high on agenda of the upcoming South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Home Ministers' conference during which India is expected to press for......

Planes on biofuel? Test flights on

With global aviation bodies like International Air Transport Association pressing for reduction of carbon emissions in the sector, some major airlines have carried out test flights using biofuel......

Srinandan Kasi named Associated Press VP

The Associated Press has named Srinandan Kasi, who has been with the news cooperative since 2004, to be the company's vice president and general counsel."Srinandan's wide-ranging technical, legal......

US firms seeks solution to trade barriers with India

Ahead of India-US Trade Policy Forum meeting, 15 top American business organisations have appealed to the US Trade Representative to address longstanding irritants and barriers in bilateral trade......

One-day bank strike: Transactions worth Rs 12K crore affected!

Banking operations such as cheque clearances, cash withdrawals and deposits at public sector bank branches across the country were affected on Wednesday, as employee unions went on a nationwide......

Banking services affected as PSU employees go on strike

Employee unions of public sector banks went on a nationwide strike today to press for wage revision, affecting banking services like cheque clearance and withdrawal from branches across the......

Meet your Golden Globe winners, 2011

The Golden Globe Awards are out!   And sweeping the awards given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in the run-up to the Oscars are The Social Network and Glee.   In the......

'Naming such a film after my wife shows a perverse mind'

As women celebrated Karva Chauth on October 11, Sridevi and her husband Boney Kapoor had to deal with Ram Gopal Varma's upcoming film on a teenage boy's fantasies with an older......

'Happy birthday Akshay Kumar. Blast away!'

Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Akshay Kumar celebrates his 47th birthday today, September 9, and Hrithik Roshan made sure to wish him on Twitter. 'To......

Priyanka Chopra: If anyone can be Mary Kom, it's me

By taking Mary Kom's life to millions of young people across India, Priyanka Chopra hopes the film can make a difference to future generation of Indians. Arthur J Pais/Rediff.com reports from......

Actor Robin Williams found dead, suicide suspected

‘Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve......

MCA plans VVIP enclosure inside media box for Tendulkar's 200th Test

In a clear mockery of the sanctity of the press box, Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has decided to accommodate VVIPs inside enclosure reserved for the scribes at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai......

Kerala Cricket Association officials forced to apologise to Tharoor

Bowing to pressure from Youth Congress activists for its statements against Union Minister Shashi Tharoor over the Duleep Trophy final in Kochi, the Kerala Cricket Association tendered an apology......

India-origin coach sacked by German club Werder Bremen

Indian-origin German football Bundesliga coach Robin Dutt has been sacked by his club SV Werder Bremen owing to the team's poor start in the new national championship season. Dutt, who joined the......

Sports Shorts: Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters citing personal reasons

Rafael Nadal of Spain. Photograph: Kevin Lee/Getty Images Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters ahead of the tournament's start on Monday for "personal reasons", the French Tennis......

After drone stunt, diplomatic row between Serbia and Albania

Stefan Mitrovic of Serbia grabs a flag depicting so-called Greater Albania, an area covering all parts of the Balkans where ethnic Albanians live, that was flown over the pitch during their Euro......
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Q. SINGAPORE Fighting the sharp increase in shisha smokers, the Singapore government announced a decision on Tuesday, November 4, to ban shisha tobacco, in order to protect young people from its harmful health effects."In view of the health risks associated with shisha smoking and to prevent the proliferation and entrenchment of shisha smoking in Singapore, my ministry intends to prohibit the import, distribution and sale of shisha," Faishal Ibrahim, parliamentary secretary for the Health Ministry, told lawmakers, Agence France Presse (AFP) reports
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Q. TORONTO The Islamic Social Services Association (ISSA) and the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) have announced the public launch of a 38-page handbook for Canadian Muslim communities about radicalization towards violent extremism.We heard and responded to a pressing need to understand and evaluate the nature, origin, causes, facilitators and impacts of violent extremist messagesBetween the messages of extremists who twist religious principles to rationalize their hateful messages of violence, and the Islamophobes who apply the same cut-and-paste approach to foment hatred of M
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Q. Why is child labour getting worse in some countries?
Maggi:  A. They have to show concern, otherwise, they fear for backlash in a White Supremacy country. more

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Radhika Ahuja:  A. Child Labor in U.S. History ', Breaker Boys Hughestown Borough Pa. Coal Co. Pittston, Pa. Photo: Lewis Hine Forms of child labor, including...... more

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Q. why first april is also known as fool's day?
Harpreet:  A. Just come out and say what you want. e-mails to a Professor are likely to end up in the SPAM box...I know that is what I did with mine. You need to...... more

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Modi-Sharif handshake gets prominent coverage in Pak media

Press Trust of India Islamabad, 28 November: Thewarm handshake and a brief chat between Prime Minister NarendraModiand his Pakistani counterpart... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/90126-modi-sharif-handshake-gets-prominent-coverage-in-pak-media.html
AMU VC writes to HRD Min over plans to mark Raja's anniversary

Press Trust of India Aligarh,28 November: TheVice Chancellor of AligarhMuslim University has written to HRDMinister SmritiIrani,warning of a... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/90111-amu-vc-writes-to-hrd-min-over-plans-to-mark-raja-s-anniversary.html
Stormy Assembly session ahead in Kerala

Press Trust of India Thiruvananthapuram,28 November: The14-day-long KeralaAssembly session beginning on December 1 is likely to be a stormy... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/90124-stormy-assembly-session-ahead-in-kerala.html
PetroMaroc Seeks Industry Partner to Develop Sidi Moktar

/PRNewswire/ -- Dundee Capital Markets to help evaluate strategic and financial alternatives PetroMaroc Corporation plc (TSXV: PMA) (the... ...

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Nigerian Child Bride Accused of Poisoning 35-year-old Husband could Face Execution

14-year-old Wasila Tasi'u faces a death sentence for allegedly murdering her 35-year-old husband and three others in the Muslim-dominated region of... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/nigerian-child-bride-accused-poisoning-35-year-old-husband-could-face-execution-615431

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