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A dangerous new world: Governance by social media

'You worry when serious people, with control of our and our children's future, begin to start obsessing over social media, seeing it as an easy, lazy, fun, low-cost substitute for boring,......

As PM leaves for Riyadh, here's what India promised at Nuclear Security Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi boards Air India One as he leaves for Saudi Arabia, wrapping up his two-day United States visit, on Saturday. Photograph: @MEAIndia/Twitter Prime Minister Narendra......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. 1) McDonald's goddess' becomes viral hit You've heard of Ronald McDonald and the Hamburglar, but what about the glorious......

Maggi imported into Canada comes under scanner

After being hit by a recall order in India, Maggi Noodles has come under the scanner of Health Canada as the product imported into the country is being investigated by Canadian Food Inspection......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's this week's collection of wacky and funny stories from around the world.  1) College students break world record for largest pillow fight   UC Irvine students, mostly freshman and......

Nestle to acquire Kraft Foods' pizza biz

Swiss food giant Nestle on Tuesday said it will acquire American Kraft Foods' frozen pizza business in the US and Canada paying $3.7 billion in cash. The transaction would be completed this year......

Markets snap 3-day winning streak, Nifty holds 8,250; Midcaps outshine

Weak opening of the European markets during mid-session also dampened the sentiments. Benchmark indices snapped three day winning streak and closed lower amid volatile trades, weighed down by metal......

US multinationals to face more pain from strong dollar

The surging value of the US dollar may be posing the biggest threat to US corporate earnings since the 2008 financial crisis, hurting results at most US-based multinationals.  Some on Wall......

Markets snap 1 week losing streak; Nifty ends above 8,550

Indian corporate leaders have welcomed the landslide victory of the Aam Admi Party in New Delhi. Benchmark share indices snapped their seven-day losing streak, amid a volatile trading session, with......

3 reasons why India's rich stash money abroad

Instead of chasing chimeras or politically motivated witch-hunts, we need to focus on the phenomenon of black money. The point is not how it is created but why, notes Sunanda K Datta-Ray.......

Class and Crime in India in Zurich's Top 10 Films

Kanu Behl's Titli is one of the best films from India in recent years, says Aseem Chhabra from the Zurich film festival. Ten years ago, two enterprising Swiss nationals decided to bring some films......

Federer faces Paes in Toronto doubles

RogerFederer joined forces with fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka to defeat French wild cards Julien Benneteau and Canadian Frederic Niemeyer 6-4, 6-4 in 62 minutes.- Federer focused on Olympic......

Indian Wells: Wawrinka advances, to face lucky loser Nishioka

IMAGE: Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland celebrates match point against Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Stanislas Wawrinka breezed into the fourth round......

Aus Open: Doubting Nadal crushes Roanic to seal semis spot

IMAGE: Rafael Nadal is in disbelief after defeating Milos Raonic to enter the Australian Open semi-final on Wednesday. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images Rafael Nadal continued his brilliant......

Aus Open PIX: Murray, Kerber race into round four; Coco, Wawrinka fight back

Images from all the action on Day 5 of the Australian Open IMAGE: Germany's Angelique Kerber serves during her Australian Open third round match against Czech Republic's Kristyna Pliskova at......

Aus Open PHOTOS: Nadal, Serena and Raonic enjoy easy wins

IMAGES from Day 2 of the 2017 Australian Open in Melbourne, on Tuesday:Nadal mangles Mayer to negotiate first hurdle IMAGE: Rafael Nadal plays a shot through his legs in his first round match......
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PRECIOUS-Gold prices hold firm as equities slide on Trump policy worries

March 22 (Reuters) - Gold prices on Wednesday held firmclose to near 3-week highs touched the session before, buoyed asthe dollar weakened and... ...

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Dollar crunched, bonds boosted as Fed goes gradual

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar nursed bitter losses in Asia on Thursday while sovereign bonds savoured their biggest rally in nine... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/dollar-crunched-bonds-boosted-as-fed-goes-gradual-news-commodities-rdqpr7bbaggff.html
Wawrinka advances, to face lucky loser Nishioka

IMAGE: Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland celebrates match point against Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/indian-wells-wawrinka-advances-to-face-lucky-loser-nishioka/20170314.htm
Electric car boom spurs investor scramble for cobalt

By Pratima Desai LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are buying up physical cobalt anticipating that shortages of the metal, a key component of... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/electric-car-boom-spurs-investor-scramble-for-cobalt-news-others-rcoux3cgiggdf.html
Governance by social media

'You worry when serious people, with control of our and our children's future, begin to start obsessing over social media, seeing it as an easy,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/a-dangerous-new-world-governance-by-social-media/20170208.htm

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