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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......

Sensex ends up 321 points on fuel reforms, poll verdict

The Sensex gained 321 points to end at 26,430 and the Nifty ended up 100 points at 7,879. Benchmark share indices ended over 1% higher on Monday as the fuel reforms would further ease inflation,......

Markets snap 2-day losing streak; TCS slumps 9%

Markets ended higher, amid a rebound in European shares, as gains in financials helped offset sharp losses in IT majors. Benchmark share indices ended higher on Friday, amid a rebound in European......

Markets end higher; Sep inflation, RIL Q2 eyed

Benchmark share indices staged a recovery in late trades, amid firm European cues, helped by a rebound in financials while IT shares gained post upbeat July-September earnings from Infosys. The......

Markets end flat; Infosys slumps 5% on downgrade

Benchmark shares indices ended lower, amid choppy trades, for the third straight session with IT shares declining the most led by Infosys amid reports of downgrade by global financial services......

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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HDFC Bank inches up after good Q2 outcome

A bout of volatility was witnessed as key regained positive zone after slippping into the red from green in afternoon trade. The intraday recovery... ...

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Power sector stocks advance as Govt to auction 74 coal-mining licenses

Capital Market October 21, 2014 Last Updated at 12:14 IST After a sudden slide in early afternoon trade, key benchmark indices erased a lion's... ...

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Banking, realty stocks advance on rate cut hopes

Firmness continued on the bourses in mid-morning trade. The barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was currently up 143.25 points or 0.54% at... ...

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Market jumps on coal sector reforms

At 10:25 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 161.48 points or 0.61% at 26,591.33. The index jumped 185.56 points at the day's high of 26,615.41 in early... ...

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Asian markets mixed in early trade ahead of China growth data

Asian stock markets are trading mixed on Tuesday as investors awaited a slew of Chinese economic data and weighed US corporate earnings. Japan's... ...

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