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Biden arrives in China amid tensions over air defence zone

United States Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for meetings with top Chinese leaders amid an international spat over China's new air defence zone over the disputed islands......

'Next front in India-Pak confrontation will be Afghanistan'

The two countries that will be most affected by the internal developments in Pakistan are India and the United States, says Bob Blackwill. Aziz Haniffa reports Robert Blackwill, ex-United States......

India more focused about healthcare reforms: USAID chief

United States Agency for International Development’s Administrator Dr Raj Shah has said the public-private partnerships the USAID has been pushing for in India has overcome much of the......

US cancels award for Egyptian activist over 9/11 tweets

The United States has cancelled the International Women of Courage Award to the Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim after coming to know that she had in the past praised the 9/11 attack. The......

US and Japan discuss North Korea nuclear test

United States President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to work together to garner the international community against the nuclear tests carried out by North Korea early......

Deal on IMF governance unlikely this weekend: US

India and other emerging economies are likely to press for greater representation in the International Monetary Fund and World Bank at the annual meeting of the global financial bodies this......

'Revamp international financial institutions'

Pressing for time-bound reforms in international financial institutions, India has warned that their "credibility" would be adversely affected if developing nations are not given an "effective......

The brief wondrous life of Indian ecommerce

The international investors who are investing, merging and shaping India’s new ecommerce start-ups are betting that if China can produce an Alibaba with an expected market value of $ 170+......

Time for Indian pharma cos to change strategies

It's time for Indian generic companies to rethink their strategies, says Bhupesh Bhandari. In July, the European Commission imposed fines of euro 427.7 million on Servier of France and five......

Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold

In a move that marks the first successful policy intervention of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh -- both affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh -- the Narendra Modi-led......

Blast from the past! Ben Johnson's disgrace at Seoul 25 years ago

Mike Collett, now Global Soccer Editor for Reuters, was an athletics reporter for United Press International in 1988. Here, he recalls covering the unfolding story of Ben Johnson's downfall at the......

World Cup chit chat: Rooney hits back at media, Coentrao ruled out

Wayne Rooney has criticised sections of the media who questioned his form and speculated that the England forward had been relegated to training with the reserves at their base in Brazil.The......

EPL: Chelsea's title hopes hit by Sunderland defeat

Chelsea's title ambitions suffered a major blow with a shock 2-1 home defeat by bottom side Sunderland on Saturday, handing the initiative to English Premier League leaders Liverpool who visit......

Arnold Palmer, the king... 50 years after his final Masters' victory

Arnold Palmer essentially said while he was right in the mix at several majors, probably some deep psychological reasons sapped his ambition to cross the hill and win. May be he sub......

Pussy Riot criticise Sochi Winter Games in new video

Members of the all-women protest group Pussy Riot released a new music video on Thursday criticising Russia's staging of the Winter Olympics and its human rights record, in a rare show of dissent......

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Q. Congress has rich experience of corruption ? Than any else. what u think ?
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sanjay palsodkar
Q. the term fourth estate refers to
Sanjay Palsodkar:  A. what was bush before he was Governor?', Past Work Experience Ran for congress and lost. Produced a Hollywood slasher B movie. Bought an oil...... more

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manvika
Q. what is so special about tomorrow??
Manvika:  A. The term Fourth Estate refers to the press, both in its explicit capacity of advocacy and in its implicit ability to frame political issues.',...... more

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manvika
Q. Indians attacked in australia and pakistan leaves our Govt., Opposition MP\'s and the common man worried. Then why dont they take action against those who terrorise Indians in Mumbai-or is it that North Indians, South Indians, people from Bihar or Bengal et al. are not Indians according to the Shiv Sena and MNS ?
Manvika:  A. I feel the first two issues you have mentioned are separate and the third issue is something different in its own way and that which requires an...... more

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sumita bhadrachaudhari
Q. Why is International Women's Day celebrated?
Sumita Bhadrachaudhari:  A. In 1908, 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter hours, better pay and voting rights. In accordance with a declaration by the...... more

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US assessing results of military action against Al-Shabaab

The United States has carried out airstrikes against Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants in Somalia and is now assessing the results of its... ...

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Dawn of a new era in India-Japan relations

'The regional context and the personal ties between Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe to a large extent contributed to the dawn of a new era in... ...

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Modi's diplomatic talents will be an asset

Secretiveness and the element of surprise in announcing decisions marks the Modi style of diplomacy. From being a voluble politician, he became a... ...

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UN peacekeepers rescued from Golan Heights

Irish members of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force convoy manoeuvre near the border of Syrian territory — AFP Australia will drop... ...

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As Islamic State fighters begin to blend in, defeating them no easy matter

By By | Reuters By Isabel Coles and Peter Apps BAQIRTA Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After their lightning takeover in June, flag-waving Islamic... ...

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