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The DEADLIEST earthquakes from the past 25 years

More than 620 people were killed and untold injured when a massive 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday at around 11:45 am, causing widespread devastation and flattening buildings in......

Rajya Sabha passes transgenders bill, first private member proposal in 46 years

In a rare legislative action, a private member’s Bill seeking to protect the rights of transgenders was passed unanimously by voice vote in Rajya Sabha on Friday. The ‘Rights of......

Top LeT bomb expert let off in two '97 Delhi blasts cases

Top Lashkar-e-Tayiba bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda was on Thursday let off by a Delhi court in connection with two separate blast cases lodged in 1997 in which one person was killed and several......

'Mera Naam Tera Naam, Vietnam-Vietnam!'

'Vietnam had shown that the world could indeed be changed and the power of the people was more than the power of the State.' 'America's withdrawal from Vietnam was an inspiring moment for all of......

Will Yechury give the CPI-M a makeover?

'It is not impossible that there will be some arrangement with the Congress in West Bengal after the ongoing local body polls,' says T V R Shenoy. 'April is the cruellest month,' runs the first......

Infosys to acquire digital commerce firm; invests in start up

IT giant Infosys on Friday announced acquisition of digital commerce company Kallidus for $120 million (about Rs 763 crore) -- its third takeover since Vishal Sikka took over as CEO in August last......

Minister Dharmendra Pradhan: 'Benefits of falling oil prices passed on to consumers'

‘If the benefit of falling oil prices was not passed on to the consumers, would inflation have come down to zero?’ ‘I haven't met a single family in the last 10 months that......

Gold ETFs record Rs 1,500 cr outflow in FY'15

Gold exchange traded funds have lost favour among investors as mutual fund managers pulled out nearly Rs 1,500 crore (Rs 15 billion) from these products in 2014-15 because of poor returns offered......

Wah Taj! Good days are here for India's oldest hotel chain

The 112-year old hotel chain has readied a three-pronged turnaround plan The Taj Group, owned by Indian Hotels, which is weighed down by mounting losses and heavy debt, is hopeful of a turnaround......

Inflation data point to more rate cuts

Given a reasonable monsoon, food inflation should remain moderate The Consumer Price Index and Wholesale Price Index for March were both released last week. Inflation is clearly down. The WPI is......

Ranbir, SRK, Akshay: When actors turned boxers

Bollywood movies in which our celebs pack a punch... literally! Ever since Amitabh Bachchan locked himself in a ring in his 1981 super hit film Naseeb, boxing has become a macho sport for our folks......

Nargis Fakhri: I wanted to become a teacher

'When I was 12, my mum put us in a summer camp meant for children from low-income families. We had to live in tents, fetch water, cook our meals, and even dig our own toilet bowls.' 'Slowly, I......

Vin Diesel honoured at Hollywood Boulevard

A lowdown on what's happening in Hollywood. Image: Vin Diesel poses for photographers during his handprint and footprint ceremony. Photograph: Phil McCarten/Reuters Action star Vin Diesel......

Expect fireworks from Maxwell in county cricket

Glenn Maxwell. Photograph: Hamish Blair/Reuters Explosive Australia batsman Glenn Maxwell is eyeing a stint in English county cricket to further his Test ambitions after missing out on a place in......

Another blow for Delhi Daredevils; Shami officially ruled out

The BCCI has officially confirmed that India's pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has been ruled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League due to a kneeinjury sustained during the ICC World Cup......

Malaysia's sportsman of the year can be suspended shuttler Lee

Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei speaks to media. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters Former badminton World No 1 Lee Chong Wei has been nominated for Malaysia's 2014 sportsman of the year award......

Can a T20 league salvage English cricket?

Former England paceman Mathew Hoggard urges England cricket to have shift in mindset England's James Anderson celebrates with Alastair Cook after dismissing West Indies' Denesh Ramdin, to break......

Swimmers Phelps, Lochte score wins at Mesa

Michael Phelps closed out the Arena Pro Swim Series meet with a win in the 100 meter freestyle on Saturday, and also finished third in the 200-meter individual medley behind fellow Olympic champion......
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Michael Brown's parents to file Lawsuit against city of Ferguson

Legal representatives of Michael Brown's parents said they have planned to file a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson. Michael Brown was the... ...

http://www.topnews.in/michael-browns-parents-file-lawsuit-against-city-ferguson-2400694
Huge relief for motorists

Work in progress at the second Road under Bridge (RuB) at Rail Nilayam. The completed vent is already thrown open for traffic. Photo: Mohammed... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/huge-relief-for-motorists/article7137184.ece?utm_source=MostCommented&utm_medium=Homepage&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
Farmers continue to battle against projects

As the to-be-tabled Land Bill becomes a hot potato against a backdrop of farmer strife, ET Magazine visits three regions including Jharkhand that... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/infrastructure/jharkhand-farmers-activists-continue-to-battle-against-corporate-projects/articleshow/47053046.cms
Violence Erupts at Baltimore Police Death Protest

Protesters returned to Baltimore's streets Saturday to vent outrage over the death of Gray on April 12. (AFP Photo) Baltimore: Protesters targeted... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/world-news/violence-erupts-at-baltimore-police-death-protest-758201
Without any regulation

Going by the kind of winds presently blowing, it appears that Casinos, are here to stay. Unlike other areas of the world where casinos operate,... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Review/Without-any-regulation/87734.html

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