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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......

The amazing success story of Kudumbashree

Kudumbashree, the largest network of women in India, is a revolution worth copying wherever there are women in need of help. Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com travelled to Thrissur, Kerala, to encounter......

Is Sri Lanka arm-twisting India into talks on fishermen's row?

Any official-level talks between India and Sri Lanka, without any clear-cut understanding on the livelihood issues, could end up in India having to acknowledge bilaterally even more than what it......

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 scale new highs; Nifty ends shy of 7,900

Benchmark share indices gained for the sixth straight session, amid firm global cues, to end at fresh record closing highs on the back of agrressive buying by instiutional investors. The 30-share......

Sensex jumps 362 points to end near 1-week high

Benchmark share indices extended gains for the second straight day to end over 1% higher led by Tata Motors after it reported better-than-expected June quarter earnings and renewed buying interest......

Sensex surges 190 points to end above 25,500 led by autos

Markets snapped three day losing streak, amid firm global cues, led by auto shares post upbeat first quarter earnings and encouraging sales growth in July. The 30-share Sensex ended up 190 points......

Sensex ends at 2-week low amid weak global cues

Markets extended losses for the third straight session on Friday as investors sold stocks across sectors amid escalating geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Iraq. The 30-share Sensex slipped......

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. What should i do to concentrate in my studies?
Josna:  A. To get concentration you should practice some breathing exercise. You should do this practice in the morning between a 6 am and 7am and in the...... more

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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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More passengers on Spirits helping to grow state's visitor numbers

The Liberal Government is committed to making travel across Bass Strait more affordable and more attractive to help achieve our vision of growing... ...

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Markets consolidate; pharma shares in focus

Markets seem to consolidate as investors booked profits at higher levels after gains in the previous six straight sessions that pushed the... ...

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Nifty hits fresh all-time high; tech, pharma, auto gain

MUMBAI: The Nifty opened in the green and hit a record high as investor bought stocks from technology, pharmaceuticals and auto. The bulls are... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/market-news/nifty-hits-fresh-all-time-high-tech-pharma-auto-gain/articleshow/40470899.cms
Asian Shares Mostly Flat -- Update

By Chao Deng Most Asian stocks were little changed Wednesday, as investors in Hong Kong and Japan took a step back from recent highs in those... ...

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Asian markets mixed; Nikkei flat, Hang Seng down

Asian markets were trading mixed on Wednesday. Shanghai Composite declined 0.4 percent, while Straits Times was up 0.2 percent. ...

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