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Outrage is France over US spying claims, Obama calls up Hollande

Amid uproar in France over the revelation that the National Security Agency carried out extensive electronic surveillance there, United States President Barack Obama called up his French......

A setback for the Neo Taliban

French news agency Agence France Presse reported on May 13: 'The Taliban's top military commander in Afghanistan, Mullah Dadullah, has been killed in fighting in the south. His body was shown to......

AFP sues Google for copyright violation

International news agency Agence France-Presse has sued Google Inc for copyright infringement, according to media reportParis-headquartered AFPfiled a suit in a Washington court seeking damages of......

Peshawar massacre: 'I put my tie in my mouth so I wouldn't scream'

The dastardly attack by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan on a school in Peshawar claimed many precious lives, including that of innocent students whose lives were mercilessly cut short by those......

India can generate 27,000 MW of nuclear power in 10 years: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday batted for nuclear power as a "dependable and clean option", even as he underlined the need to ensure that all ingredients by which nuclear fuel is made......

The 'invisible hand' of the government

Why don’t Indian universities (and the Indian Institutes of Technology, Indian Institutes of Management and the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences) and Indian businesses converse with......

Lunch and more with IT's marathon man

Whenever Ajit Balakrishnan is quoted in the press, it's usually in connection with wise pronouncements on information technology (IT) or higher education. But there had to be more to India's first......

This is how India can sustain its growth

Traditionally, the "festival season" in India, roughly six weeks preceding Deepavali, the equivalent of the pre-Christmas season in the West, is when the bulk of the annual sales of consumer......

How India can catch up on broadband

The government can invest some of the Rs 100,000 crore from the spectrum auctions to help India catch up on broadband, suggests Shyam Ponappa.When it comes to broadband, India is "notably lagging......

The fun and essence of Cannes ad fest

Okay, today the curtains are going to come down on the 2010 Cannes Advertising Festival. It's been a week of stimulating seminars, inspiring award shows, long walks and delectable foi gras.In the......

Chatting with the real bluffmaster

Rohan Sippy is all smiles. The director's second and latest movie, the Abhishek Bachchan starrer Bluffmaster is not doing badly at all. Especially in multimplexes. And when Rohan chatted with......

Euro 2016 qualifiers: Slovakia stun defending champs Spain; England labout to win

Players of the Slovia football team celebrate after their win over Spain on Thursday. Photograph: UEFA Euro/Facebook Holders Spain suffered their first defeat in qualifying for a major tournament......

Armstrong scam could end cycling's time at the Olympics

Cycling could be dumped from the Olympic programme if Lance Armstrong implicated the sport's governing body of covering up a widespread doping scheme, International Olympic Committee (IOC) member......

BCCI bans photo agencies from covering Indo-Pak series

After the Test series against England, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has barred international photo agencies from covering the much-awaited India-Pakistan limited overs series,......

IOC criticises BCCI for attacking press freedom

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has come down heavily on Indian cricket authorities for preventing a section of the international news media from covering the ongoing Test series between......

International news agencies boycott Ind-Eng Test series

International news agencies decided to boycott the high-profile Test series between India and England which began to protest against the restrictions imposed by the Board of Control for Cricket in......

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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. Making Nazi-like salutes, thousands of Russian ultra-nationalists have marched in Moscow against Muslim migrants and soaring numbers of foreigners in the country, seeing them as a threat to the Russian identity."Why are there foreigners in our cities? This is our home," Nadezhda, a young woman on the march was quoted by Agence France Presse (AFP) on Monday, November 4
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Q. A recent Agence France Presse report 4rm Sydney says dat a major Australian fashion event scrapped plans 2 use a 14 yr old model on d Sydney catwalk after an outcry over her age.Australian Fashion Week organisers said"Industry & community concern regarding d acceptable age 4 models was d reason not 2 hire her 4 d job n enforce an age limit 4 models.Putting 14 year olds on d ramp wld reinforce d fascination 4 d pubescent body.Hi -fashion atleast in cities here seems 2b al abt manequins n not real women. But do we also follow d restrictions on models age?? Pl comment??
Confused:  A. We do not have such rules. In the recent LIF week, a 2yr old child was used & she fell off the ramp. These things sud be avoided. more

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Japan factory output down, inflation slows in November

AgenceFrance-Presse Tokyo, 26 December: Japan'sfactory production suffered a surprise drop and inflation continued to slow in November, official... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/96276-japan-factory-output-down-inflation-slows-in-november.html
Sudan orders senior UN officials to leave

AgenceFrance-Presse Khartoum, 26 December: Sudanhas ordered two senior United Nations officials to leave, a UN spokesman has said, after a... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/96275-sudan-orders-senior-un-officials-to-leave.html
Libya soldiers slain after speedboat attack on oil ports

AgenceFrance-Presse Benghazi, 26 December: Islamistshave killed at least 22 soldiers after a surprise attack in which they used speedboats in a... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/96269-libya-soldiers-slain-after-speedboat-attack-on-oil-ports.html
Japan coastguard rescues ten after cargo ship sinks

AgenceFrance-Presse Tokyo, 26 December: Japan'scoastguardsaid today it rescued 10 foreign crew members who abandoned a cargo ship that sank off... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/96277-japan-coastguard-rescues-ten-after-cargo-ship-sinks.html
Aviation Newsletter - December 22 to 26, 2014

Top News SpiceJet in talks with PE firms to raise funds SpiceJet is in talks with couple of US private-equity investors and is hopeful of them... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/aviation-newsletter-december-22-to-26-2014-114122600071_1.html

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