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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......

Modi named 'Asian of the Year' by Singapore daily

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday named ‘Asian of the Year’ by a leading Singaporean press group for being focused on India's development and getting the world "excited" about......

BJP's latest act may leave it marooned in Tamil Nadu

Why is the BJP playing ‘competitive politics’ where there is scope for none? The release of five Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka was a victory for India’s quiet......

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......

Power centre Delhi holds key to Modi's India revival dream

For India to make the most of Narendra Modi's ambition and energy, he must get New Delhi to keep up, says Nitin Pai. Few analysts expected Narendra Modi to pay serious attention to foreign policy......

Indian markets worst Asian performers in Dec

Foreign institutional investors, which have invested Rs 1,03,224 crore ($17.09 billion) so far in 2014, have sold equities worth nearly Rs 2,500 crore in the past five trading sessions alone, data......

Markets gain marginally at close

The Sensex ended up 48 points at 28,386 and the Nifty gained 13 points to close at 8,476 Markets ended marginally higher, amid a volatile trading session on Wednesday, ahead of the expiry of......

Markets end at record highs; Nifty breaches 8,500

The Sensex hit a fresh record high of 28,541.96 and the Nifty hit an all-time high of 8,534.65 in intra-day trades. Benchmark shares continued their winning streak to end at record closing highs......

Switzerland triumph ends the GOAT debate... Roger Federer it is!

In the twilight of his career, Roger Federer had a stellar season in 2014. He won 73 of his 85 matches, five titles from 11 finals, led Switzerland to the Davis Cup triumph and ended the......

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. 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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Iran's army tests suicide drone in military drills

Iran's army has deployed a suicide drone for the first time in massive ongoing military drills near the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance... ...

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Over 160,000 displaced in Malaysia's worst-ever floods

4:31pm IST KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The number of people evacuated due to Malaysia's worst-ever floods jumped to more than 160,000 on... ...

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A booster shot for investors in 2014

The Sensex's 28 per cent gain was not the only thing that brought smiles to investors in 2014. Developments in other asset classes, such as debt,... ...

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Iranian army displays military might during exercise

Tehran, Dec 27 The Iranian Army displayed and tested its military hardware during the second phase of the major military exercise code-named... ...

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Malaysia's worst flood in decades forces 118,000 to flee

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's worst flooding in decades forced some 118,000 people to flee as premier Najib Razak came under fire after photos showed... ...

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