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Wide tentacles ensure SIMI's plans go on

National Security Adviser M K Narayanan recently told The Strait Times in Singapore that at least 800 terror cells had been uncovered and disrupted in the country. While this is no doubt good news,......

Journalist held for spying in China

The Chinese government said Tuesday that a detained reporter for Singapore's The Straits Times newspaper has admitted to spying for a foreign intelligence agency. Ching Cheong was detained April 22......

Migrants turn millionaires

An Indian and a Bangladeshi have won $2 million each in a Singapore lottery, reports the Straits Times. The 29-year-old Indian construction worker who won the Singapore Sweep in April, has since......

Xi's India visit: Can Modi play his cards well?

President Xi Jinping's visit may put relations between India and China on a new trajectory, says Shyam Saran An image depicting Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on the joker card of a set of......

Reforms won't be easy or painless!

'Let us also not expect that there will be a clean break with the past much though the new government might like to think about it. In a functional democracy that is neither feasible nor desirable.......

Only the RICH can live comfortably in India

If my old paper, the Straits Times, is to be believed, Gautam Adani is the ultimate proof of the rise of India's parallel state. I don't mean the underground economy. I mean a do-it-yourself......

Markets end flat; Sensex gains 33 points

Benchmark shares ended flat shrugging off Reserve Bank of India's neutral stance on key policy rates but the Sensex ended tad lower for September snapping a seven-month rally from February to......

Markets end lower ahead of RBI policy review

Benchmark shares indices ended tad lower on Monday, amid a volatile trading session, with financials leading the decline ahead of the RBI monetary policy review on Tuesday. The 30-share Sensex......

Markets end higher as S&P upgrades India outlook

Markets rebounded in late trades to snap a three-day losing streak after global rating agency Standard & Poor's upgraded India's credit outlook to 'stable' from 'negative'. The 30-share Sensex......

Markets end at one-month low on Sep F&O expiry

Nifty September F&O series ended lower after seven consecutive positive series with Metal Index falling the most. Benchmark share indices ended at one-month lows following the expiry of September......

Agassi says Nadal ahead of Federer as all-time best. Is he?

Eight-time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi has picked Spaniard Rafael Nadal over Swiss maestro Roger Federer as the greatest tennis player ever, according to a newspaper report on Thursday.The......
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Q. Which is the oldest existing newspaper?
Jayanti Jaiswal:  A. Post- och Inrikes Tidningar (Sweden) 1645 Haarlems Dagblad (Netherlands) 1656 La Gazzetta di Mantova (Italy) 1664 The London Gazette (UK)...... more

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Q. Hindu temples found in Java, Indonesia. Does ths incident prove tht Hinduism had spread far & wide and those people were later converted by force?
Krishna Chavhan:  A. Hinduism has historically been a major religious and cultural influence in Java. In recent years, it has also been enjoying something of a...... more

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Taiwan says China risks hurting ties if it mishandles Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's leader said on Tuesday that China risked alienating the island's people and damaging relations if it failed to respond... ...

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Indian markets outperform global peers in first half of FY15

Indian markets rose nearly 19% in the first half of the current financial year (H1FY15) and were the best performing markets globally during this... ...

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19th Indian jailed for rioting in Singapore's Little India

The riot, worst violence in Singapore in four decades, erupted after the death of an Indian national who was run over by a local bus amidst a... ...

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The eastern basin of the Aral Sea - formerly one of the four largest lakes in the world - has for the first time dried up completely, according to... ...

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Markets end flat; Sensex snaps 7-month rally

Benchmark shares ended flat shrugging off Reserve Bank of India's neutral stance on key policy rates but the Sensex ended tad lower for September... ...

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