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WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

Rediff.com brings for you a fresh collection of offbeat, quirky stories from around the world. We start off this weird bit of news coming in from China. A quarter of the population in China......

Why US guns won't boom in India anytime soon!

For years, New Delhi and Washington have negotiated the purchase of 145 M777 howitzers. Ajai Shukla reports The army's wait continues for a critical weapon system, the 155 millimetre ultralight......

Parents pressurise Goa school to kick out 13 HIV+ students

Impasse over continuation of 13-odd "HIV positive" students in a South Goa school has deepened with more parents now resolving to withdraw their wards from the school in protest against......

Hunger strikes are of no help: Kejriwal to striking teachers

Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal now believes that hunger strikes are ineffective. Interacting with a group of teachers from All Guest Teachers Association teaching in different......

Blame mobiles for rape; ban them in schools, colleges: Karnataka MLAs

In a recommendation stoking controversy, a committee of the Karnataka legislature has proposed a ban on mobile phones in schools and colleges as a step to curb incidents like rape. "Karnataka......

This whole Budget is Modi's big bet

It is unfair to expect Mr Jaitley to perform miracles with the Centre's straitened finances, says Mihir S Sharma. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, early on, warned against expecting too much......

Budget has brought clarity in tax policies: FinMin

Government on Saturday said the Budget 2014-15 has brought about clarity in tax policies and it will walk the difficult path to bring growth impulses back into the economy amidst fiscal......

'Subsidies cannot be eliminated from the Budget'

Finance secretary Arvind Mayaram (below left) says there is plenty of substance for growth in the Budget. In an edited talk with Vrishti Beniwal, he speaks on subsidies, divestment and the deficit,......

US budget deficit to come down to $583 billion in 2014

The US government budget deficit in 2014 will come down to $583 billion, a drop of $100 billion over the previous year. This is the sharpest drop during the period of Obama administration, the......

Amazing story of an IITian who invented a $1 microscope!

Meet Manu Prakash, the IIT Kanpur alumnus who invented the microscope that costs less than a dollar, dreams of a world where everybody has the right to science. In Africa, they term the problem......

Cricket Buzz: SL spinner Senanayake banned over action

Off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been banned from international cricket for an illegal bowling action, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Saturday. Senanayake, 29, was reported during his side's......

PHOTOS: Root, Anderson give England slight lead with record stand

Joe Root and James Anderson shared an world record last-wicket stand of 198 runs to help England take a slender first innings lead of 39 runs on the fourth morning of the opening Test against India......

World Cup: Have Germany finally found a winning combination?

It is hard to image Germany coach Joachim Loew making any changes to the team that demolished hosts Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup semi-final for Sunday's final against Argentina after spending much......

Sports Shorts: Nadal-defeater Kyrgios splits with coach Rea

Rising talent Nick Kyrgios has confirmed his split with coach Simon Rea to spend more time at his Canberra home, the Australian teenager said on Saturday. The 19-year-old, who took Wimbledon by......

Blasted in Belo Horizonte

With a well-oiled midfieldand strikers of the caliber of Thomas Muller and Miroslav Klose, the Germans will start the title match as the favorites, says Mauktik Kulkarni. Lush green......
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42-year-old man stabbed to death over a property dispute

A 42-year-old man was allegedly stabbed to death by three on Saturday after an argument over a property dispute in the district, police said.... ...

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Case for deferred health insurance

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Fire damages SBI building in Chennai

A major fire ripped through the Chennai headquarters of State Bank of India on Rajaji Salai in Parry’s on Saturday afternoon. ...

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STATBOX-Cricket-Highest 10th-wicket partnerships in test cricket

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