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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......

Why this priestly community wants reservation

IMAGE: Young Namboothiris priests undergo training. Photograph only published for representational purposes. Image: Kind courtesy Finnian MM Gerety/Vimeo 'Our children score very high marks, but......

US, China intensify rhetoric over South China Sea

The war of words between China and the US heated up on Tuesday with an American Admiral defending last week's US naval ship's foray near Chinese-made artificial islands in the area while Beijing......

Greece crisis is a good opportunity to buy stocks: Analysts

Major global indices like CAC 40, DAX Shanghai Composite, Hang Seng, Nikkei, Straits Times, Sensex, Nifty have lost 1% - 10% in a week Global equity markets have been dragged lower over the past......

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 clock highest gain since Oct on US Fed stance

Indian equity markets registered their highest single-day percentage gains since early October on across-the-board buying tracking a rally in global stocks after the minutes of the US Federal......

Sensex sinks nearly 400 points as fresh concerns mount over Paris

Markets finished the session with sharp losses amid selling pressure in late trades after tension gripped Paris in the wake of fresh gun firing.  Meanwhile, weakness in European shares amid......

After a brief fall, Sensex ends higher; banks gain, IT declines

The 30-share Sensex ended up 150 points at 25,760 and the Nifty ended 44 higher at 7,807. After a weak start benchmark share indices staged a recovery to end higher on Monday on value buying at......

Brazil's most costly football stadium may not host Olympic games

Tickets for matches in Brasilia have already been on sale for months and it remains unclear how fans, many of whom may have bought flights and booked hotels, would be reimbursed IMAGE: File photo......

Bilal Asif claims five wkts as Pakistan crush Zimbabwe

Bilal Asif took five wickets and made a handy contribution with the bat as Pakistan cruised to a seven-wicket victory over Zimbabwe to complete a 2-1 series win on Monday. The 30-year-old......

Another high for golfer Lahiri! 1st Indian to qualify for President's Cup

- "I can't describe the feeling because growing up, you look up to events like the Ryder Cup and feel terrible about it as you can’t be a part of something like that. But thankfully, we have......

Lahiri makes Indian golf history with top-5 finish at PGA Championship

28-year-old has best-ever outing in a Major, surpasses countryman Jeev Milkha Singh’s tied ninth finish at the 2008 PGA Championship. ‘I won't really say I was in contention here......

It was Jason's 'Day' at PGA

Day's tough life journey finally leads to major win Jason Day celebrates with wife Ellie Day after winning the PGA Championship. Photograph: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters Bruised but......
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Large white tents and tin shacks scatter the hills near Kathmandu. They house some of the thousands who lost their homes in the devastating... ...
DMK in a Fix as Vijayakant Says No to Poll Tie-up

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Make Indo-Pacific meaningful

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Malaysia Welcomes Luxury Cruise Ship Mein Schiff

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Benchmarks start new series in style; Sensex regains 26,100 mark

SENSEX 26128.20 169.57 0.65% NIFTY 7942.70 58.90 0.75% Indian equity benchmarks started the December F&O series on optimistic... ...

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