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140 killed in Taliban suicide attack at Afghan army base

More than 140 Afghan soldiers have been killed after some Taliban suicide attackers disguised as army personnel targeted a national army base in northern Afghanistan, local media reports said.......

US drops largest non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State

The US military on Thursday dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb ever deployed in combat on an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan, close to the Pakistani border. A GBU-43/B......

PHOTOS: US President Trump, wife Melania have a 'ball' of a time

United States President Donald Trump on Saturday promised the American people he will be ‘producing results’ and there will be no games as his work begins, with three glamorous......

PHOTOS: The very best of Obama in 2016

As United States President Barack Obama’s second term draws to a close, Chief White House Photographer Pete Souza shared his favourite images captured over the course of the last year.......

Can IS make its presence felt in India?

The next big destination for IS in South Asia could be India.In India, the existing SIMI-IM network can provide the logistics for an IS staging area, says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). Islamic......

Buying a health cover? Read the fine print

Parag Desai, 41, needs to renew his family health insurance policy. On going through his policy details, he notices the maximum renewal age offered by his insurer was 60 years. He isn't sure if......

Breaking down Ulip charges for you

Traditional insurance policies do not disclose the charges. Unit-linked insurance products are more transparent about the charges. The various charges on a Ulip include: Premium allocation......

Govt to probe into 2G spectrum allocation since 2001

The government on Thursday appointed a one-man committee of retired Supreme Court justice Shivaraj V Patil to probe the alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G spectrum since 2001, a period......

ONGC is Asia's no. 1 oil co, pips China's Cnooc

India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has beaten Chinese rival Cnooc to become Asia's top oil and gas exploration and production company. Under the stewardship of R S Sharma, ONGC climbed three......

How India can ring in a telecom revolution

The rollout of telecom services has been phenomenal over the past few years. Tele-density has shot up from around 9 per cent in 2005 to 57 per cent in August 2010, with more than 15 million mobile......

The Cannes Film Festival like you have never seen before

A young Arnold Schwarzenegger in swimwear, Cary Grant setting airport chic standards, a socialite even the Kardashians can't keep with and other vintage moments from the film festival on La......

Why Raja Sen thought Prince was The Joker

Prince, remembers Raja Sen, snuck his way into an underage brain and sparked off deliciously inappropriate thoughts in style. When I was eight years old, I thought Prince was The Joker. Allow me to......

The 10 Most Unforgettable Moments from the 2016 Oscars

Raja Sen lists his favourite moments. I once had the remarkable good fortune to be sitting unexpectedly in the Comedy Cellar in New York when a surprise guest was thrust upon us. The audience......

Oscars 2015: Scenes you may have missed!

All the parties, fashion and general merriment from the Oscars night!The Academy awards are all about high fashion, lots of air-kissing and numerous after parties.Here, we bring you a look at......

Review: August Osage County gives you a lump in the throat

Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts may have been cast as the star characters of the story – they earned Oscar nominations in the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress categories respectively......

V V S Laxman on the Magic of Cricket

'If fame, money and comfort are the only factors that drive us, then we are playing cricket for entirely the wrong reasons.' IMAGE: V V S Laxman celebrates his double century in the memorable Eden......

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at 80

Jerry Buss, who parlayed a $1,000 real estate investment into ownership of the Los Angeles Lakers, winning 10 National Basketball Association championships and making the team one of the most......

Majola wants R4 million golden handshake from CSA

Suspended Cricket South Africa chief executive officer Gerald Majola wants a 4 million Rand golden handshake from the Board to part ways, a report has claimed. Majola's lawyer Pumezo David told......

Cricket South Africa suspends Majola

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has suspended its chief executive Gerald Majola even as its Brand and Corporate Relations Manager Kass Naidoo became the latest senior staff member to tender her......

Khan steps down as head; turmoil in CSA

Cricket South Africa plunged into turmoil after its acting president AK Khan and the chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee John Blair stepped down from their posts in the wake of a damning......
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Gold extends rebound above five-week low, key technical level

By Marcy Nicholson and Zandi Shabalala NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold rose on Thursday, rising quietly above the prior session's five-week low as... ...

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[U.S.], June. 17 (ANI): In a major development, the United States military has confirmed the killing of a senior member and the destruction of a... ...

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Pentagon gets authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has given Defence Secretary Jim Mattis the authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan, media reports said today,... ...

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UPDATE 11-Sewage tanker bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

* At least 80 killed, 350 wounded by bomb in sewagetanker-police * Taliban deny responsibility * Blast comes at start of holy month of Ramadan(Adds... ...

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UPDATE 3-Huge bomb blast kills dozens, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

* At least 80 killed, 350 wounded by powerful bomb * Police say it was a car bomb, but some reports ofexplosives in a water tanker * No immediate... ...

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