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US whistleblower Edward Snowden joins Twitter

Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has opened an account on the social network website Twitter. His opening tweet was: “Can you hear me now?” In his profile, Snowden......

Aus asks Israel to provide info about Prisoner X's death

Australia has asked Israel to provide information about the death of Prisoner X, a jailed Australian-Israeli with links to spy agency Mossad. The Prisoner X -- identified by Australian media as Ben......

Pak shared nuclear secrets with Iran, Libya: ISI report

Pakistan, which used every "legal and illegal" means to go nuclear, shared its secret atomic technology and equipment with countries like Iran and Libya, says an Inter-Services Intelligence report,......

Could this be the next banana?

The cherimoya, or the custard apple, could be the next banana, as scientists have identified a gene defect in some plants which makes the fruits seedless. According to the American and Spanish......

Delhi faces flood threat as Yamuna swells up

Around 200 people were on Wednesday evacuated from the banks of Yamuna in the capital as the water level in the river touched 205.70 metres.With this, a total of 1,500 people have been shifted to......

Chinese hackers target India, Southeast Asia, researchers say

Cyber espionage operations dated back to at least 2005 Hackers, most likely from China, have been spying on governments and businesses in Southeast Asia and India uninterrupted for a decade,......

A flying robot may soon replace CCTV camera

The CCTV camera will soon be a thing of the past, as scientists have developed a new flying robot equipped with the world's most advanced intelligence systems which could help spy on and track down......

RBI raised interest rates; how this impacts you!

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday increased the short-term lending and borrowing rates by 25 basis points (0.25 per cent), ushering in an era of higher interest rates as inflation continues an......

How Budget may affect income tax, industry sectors

The Union Budget for 2011-12 comes at a critical juncture for the economy -- high inflation, tight liquidity, elevated fiscal and current account deficits, and a slowdown in the reform process have......

The new employee hiring techniques

What was her company missing? Susan Bowman asked herself that as soon as she plopped into her chair at Tri-anim, a medical-supplies distributor in Sylmar, California.It was two and a half years......

PIX: Melissa McCarthy gets a Star!

All hail Melissa McCarthy! Photograph: Mark Davis/Getty Images Comedienne Melissa McCarthy has been honoured with a star on the coveted Hollywood Walk of Fame. Image: Melissa......

The Top 11 English Films of 2014

From Boyhood to The Grand Budapest Hotel, we've seen some brilliant cinema this year. The year 2014 saw many exceptional films, some of which have already dominated the critics’ awards cycle.......

Review: Lone Survivor is Hollywood's Lakshya

Lone Survivor not only fails to engage the audience but it also seems conflicted about whether it wishes to honour the immense bravery of four individuals or whether it wishes to prove the......

The Intelligent Side of Hollywood

Excitement, tension, tact and thrills are the most vital elements of Hollywood's action dramas and thriller. No wonder most of its scripts involve dashing representatives belonging to the US Police......

Skyfall: The finest Bond film ever?

The latest James Bond adventure Skyfall scored a mighty $77 million in just about 25 countries including the United Kingdom and Russia. It will open in India on November 2, and in the US on......

Doriano Romboni dies at Simoncelli tribute event

Italian racer Doriano Romboni died on Saturday after being struck by another rider's bike at an event in memory of late compatriot Marco Simoncelli, who was killed in a similar fashion two years......

Record lap puts Lorenzo on pole in Malaysia

Jorge Lorenzo's record-shattering late burst put the MotoGP championship leader on pole position for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit. The Yamaha rider cranked up......

Pedrosa seals easy win in Aragon

Honda's Dani Pedrosa cruised to victory at the Aragon Grand Prix ahead of championship leader Jorge Lorenzo of Yamaha on Sunday to trim the gap to his Spanish compatriot to 33 points with four......

Pedrosa wins Indianapolis MotoGP

Dani Pedrosa claimed his second victory of the season as the Spaniard won the Indianapolis MotoGP in emphatic fashion on Sunday. The Honda driver led a Spanish one-two, finishing 11 seconds ahead......

Pedrosa wins German MotoGP after Stoner crashes

Dani Pedrosa won the German MotoGP in dramatic circumstances on Sunday after his Honda team mate Casey Stoner, who started in pole position crashed out of the race on the last lap of the......
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Eiffel Tower replica to come up in New Town

Kolkata, Nov 27: A 55-metre replica of the Eiffel Tower in being planned at the Eco Park in the smart city New Town. The replica of the tower would... ...
How Much Privacy Is Too Much?

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Long-forgotten Israeli connection to 9/11 sparked by Trump controversy

NEW YORK - U.S. Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has revived claims of celebrations by various people of the downing of the Twin Towers in the... ...
How terrorism and the Gulf War have been portrayed in films around the world

Movies portraying the Gulf War and terrorism have always attracted debates over the representation of both frontiers of the war, as millions of... ...
How Daniel Craig's James Bond redefined the role but wasn't consistent

When Daniel Craig was confirmed as the sixth cinematic James Bond after Pierce Brosnan back in 2005, quite a large number of 007 fans were outraged... ...

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