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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......

Search for MH370 could take decades: Malaysia Airlines

The search for the missing Malaysian aircraft may take "decades" as its wreckage could be spread over a big area in the Indian Ocean, a top Malaysia Airlines official said, while criticising the......

Iraq and the outer ring of India's security

It is time to throw an outer ring around India's national security by proactively engaging in areas immediately outside our neighbourhood. Such a ring will not only insulate India from emerging......

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 snap eight-day winning streak on profit taking

Benchmark share indices ended their eight-day winning streak on profit taking after they hit fresh all-time highs in the previous session even as selective buying was seen in defensive pharma and......

Markets continue winning streak; metals rally

Markets maintained winning streak for the eight straight session to end at record closing highs with metal shares rallying the most on the back of upbeat economic data from China. Further, the......

Markets end at record closing highs

Benchmark share indices gained for the seventh straight session to end at record closing highs on Wednesday amid renewed buying interest in IT majors. Meanwhile, the benchmark Nifty also touched......

Sensex ends above 26,000 led by telecom shares

Benchmark share indices firmed up in late trades to end near their day's highs with the Sensex closing above 26,000 for the second time amid a rally in telecom shares and renewed buying interest in......

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......

Jiwanjot's ton rallies Punjab; Sehwag fails again

Opener Jiwanjot Singh scored a century on a lively track, even as his senior colleague Yuvraj Singh came a cropper for the second time, as Punjab made an impressive recovery in the Ranji Trophy......
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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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Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in... ...

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Dhoni, Shami hold fort for Team India on Day 3

England won the toss and elected to bat first against India Welcome to the coverage of Day 3 of the 3rd Test between India and England from the... ...

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MS Dhoni Fifty Holds India Together After Anderson, Broad Strike

Southampton: MS Dhoni waged a lone war for India, who went to stumps on 323/8, trailing England by 246 runs. ( SCORECARD ). 23:06 IST: Stumps.... ...

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The price of flash sales for airlines

There was a 50% discount sale in January, 75% discount in February, 30% off in March and Rs1 fares in April. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Since... ...

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Kazakhstan Volleyball Player Criticized for being Too Beauti

A teenage volleyball player from Kazakhstan Sabina Altynbekova has come under scrutiny for being too beautiful. Sabina Altynbekova/... ...

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