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Rajapaksa concedes battle again, but the war may still remain

Unlike in the presidential polls, victory might not have been complete, at least as yet, for Mahinda Rajapaksa’s electoral rivals. While his one-time aide and confidant, Maithripala Sirisena,......

10 most DARING jailbreaks in history!

They broke free yet failed to evade the clutches of law. Image: A note with a caption "Have a nice day" left on an opening in the pipe, where two inmates are suspected to have cut open as part of......

72 killed in fire at footwear factory in Philippines

A fire that engulfed a footwear factory in the northern Philippines has killed 72 people, authorities said Thursday. The blaze swept through a slipper and shoe factory in ValenzuelaCity on......

Welcome to the home of strange! 10 odd photos from across the world

These photos prove we live in an odd, odd world!   A six-year-old acrobat performs on the opening of a tourist festival in Bozhou, Anhui province, China. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters......

The last village in 'our' Arunachal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh on Friday, February 20, irritated the Chinese government so much that it summoned the Indian ambassador to register its protest against......

China slowdown cheers some but worries many in India Inc

China has cast a long shadow on India’s economy. For over two decades now, India’s northern neighbour has been the world’s fastest growing economy raising global demand for......

Only Bajaj in Peru

Bajaj three-wheelers outsell Chinese three-wheelers in Peru. The Pulsar is number one in its category. Nikhil Lakshman discovers in Lima that even though the Chinese are far ahead in investments in......

Hinduja Group's Gulf Oil buys Houghton for $1 bn

Gulf Oil Corporation Limited (GOCL), a Hinduja Group company, on Wednesday announced the complete acquisition of US-based Houghton International for $1,045 million. The acquisition was carried out......

Birla, Jindal go after foreign mining assets

Amid increasing demand for commodities and delayed approvals for mining projects back home, India's resource-hungry corporations are going aggressive to acquire natural resource assets overseas.......

Afghan mining projects create opportunities for India

With the global mining industry, and especially Indian mining majors, already focused on the unfolding competition for the massive Hajigak iron-ore mine, Afghanistan has announced five potentially......

DVD review: Friends With Kids is a must watch

Friends with Kids is one of the best films to hit the home market in recent weeks, writes Arthur J Pais.Friends with Kids, an engaging, witty and touching relationship comedy had many reasons to be......

World Challenge golf: Woods struggles on return, Spieth leads

Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Windermere, Florida, on Thursday. Photograph: Scott......

Australian Open: Spieth shares lead after McIlroy blows up

Jordan Spieth of the USA plays out of a bunker. Photograph: Mark Nolan/Getty Images American Jordan Spieth shot a two-under-par 69 for a share of a one-stroke lead with locals Greg Chalmers and......

Sports Shorts: Hoffman triumphs by one shot in Mexico

Charley Hoffman of the United States celebrates with his family. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images American Charley Hoffman, helped by some brilliant iron play down the stretch, clinched his first......

Woods coasts to seven-shot win at WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Tiger Woods eased to a seven-shot victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, earning his 79th win on the PGA Tour and sounding an ominous warning to his rivals ahead of next week's PGA......

Justin Rose wins first major at U.S. Open

Justin Rose produced remarkable poise and a Ben Hogan-like finish to win his first major title by two shots at the U.S. Open on Sunday after overhauling 54-hole leader Phil Mickelson in the final......
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Islamic State fighters flaunt American M16 rifles in new video

Washington: In a new Islamic State video, jihadist fighters are shown flaunting the American M16 rifles that may have been seized by them from... ...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Gets Mixed Report for First 100 Days

File photo of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari. (AFP) Lagos: President Muhammadu Buhari has shaken up Nigeria's corrupt bureaucracy and... ...

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Here's What Baby-Name Data Says About Our Current (And Next) President

With all the wackiness coming from the Republican presidential field, including but not limited to immigrant "package tracking " and a great... ...

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Why investors are fleeing the once-popular emerging markets

NEW YORK: If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street's advice to buy emerging... ...

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A hot water holiday in Iceland!

Bathing outside in naturally heated water is part of Icelandic life. Icelanders are expert at capturing hot water, either in hillside hot pots... ...

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