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#AAPKaManifesto: Kejriwal promises repeat of 2013... except for resignation

Firstpost - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP's) manifesto for 2015, being released in bits and pieces on Twitter today (31 January), may need closer analysis once we are able to see the fine print of the actual document.
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Sachin Tendulkar stars as chaotic 35th National Games kick off

Daily News & Analysis - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Sachin Tendulkar was there to bring a capacity crowd on its feet and the cultural splendour was there for all to see as the 35th National Games were declared open here today with a colourful opening ceremony even as organisational chaos continued to take ...
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Egypt President Sisi warns of 'long battle' with militants

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Egypt faces a long and difficult battle with militants, the country's president has said, in his first remarks since a deadly attack in the Sinai region.
Egypt's Sisi says battle against jihadists will be a tough one
This is why you agreed to support me in fighting terrorism: Al-Sisi
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Egypt sets Morsi trial verdict for espionage May 16 - Cairo (AFP) - An Egyptian court set May 16 for a verdict in the espionage trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, who could be sentenced to death if convicted, an official said Saturday. Morsi, toppled by former army chief and now President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in 2013, faces several trials along with top leaders of his Muslim Brotherhood. In this case, he and 35 others are charged with bei ....
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India's first double hand transplant successful, doctors say

Daily News & Analysis - ‎2 hours ago‎
With the first successful double hand transplant, Indian doctors have registered a rare feat of carrying out the world's first hand transplant of a coloured skin and the first hand transplant in any developing country.
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DRDO chief Chander exits with successful launch of Agni-5

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
The massive trailer stood isolated on a patch of concrete on the thickly wooded Wheeler Island, from which a cylindrical canister rose 17 m into the sky.
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Bedi to bring home guards, set up CCTVs in Delhi to ensure women safety

Daily News & Analysis - ‎53 minutes ago‎
BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Kiran Bedi on Saturday said she would bring civil defence force and home guard volunteers to stop crimes in the national capital, if she became the chief minister.
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Cold wave persists in north India, icy winds sweep Delhi

Zee News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
New Delhi: Cold wave conditions continued unabated in north India on Saturday with the mercury hovering below normal levels in most parts and hilly areas reeling under freezing conditions.
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Iraq Kurdish forces retake oil field, villages from IS

Zee News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Kirkuk: Iraqi Kurdish forces and police retook an oil field in Kirkuk province on Saturday that was seized by the Islamic State group overnight, and freed 24 workers who had been taken captive, officers said.
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Ukraine, rebels hold fresh peace talks as fighting rages in east

Reuters - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Pictures that caught our eyes and made news during the past week in India. Slideshow · Photos of the week · Inside Kobani · Grieving families of MH370 · In the shadow of Syria's snipers · Drafted into Ukraine's war · » Click here for more slideshows.
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Africa agrees to send 7500 troops to fight Boko Haram

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
ADDIS ABABA: African leaders have agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, an African Union official said on Saturday.
Ban Ki-moon backs regional African force to fight Boko Haram
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A Chadian warplane and ground troops drove Boko Haram fighters from a Nigerian border town, leaving it strewn with the bodies of the Islamic extremists, witnesses said Friday. The African Union moved to send ground forces to Nigeria and the U.S. said it would assist.  Thursday's fighting marked the first such action by foreign troops on Nigerian soil to fight the Islamic extremists.
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Middle East updates / Report: Egyptian planes strike jihadist targets in Sinai

Haaretz - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sissi: Egypt faces long fight to defeat Sinai Islamist militants; ISIS militants admit defeat in strategic town of Kobani; Egypt bans Hamas' armed wing, lists it as terrorist organization.
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Lavish freebies from Saudi king to buoy economy, markets

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pictures that caught our eyes and made news during the past week in India. Slideshow · Photos of the week · Inside Kobani · Grieving families of MH370 · In the shadow of Syria's snipers · Drafted into Ukraine's war · » Click here for more slideshows.
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Sun gets US trade regulator nod for Ranbaxy merger

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Drug major Sun Pharma is now a step closer to becoming the world's fifth-largest generic drug company, as the US Federal Trade Commission (USFTC) has given a conditional nod for the proposed $4-billion merger with Ranbaxy.
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Rail fare won't be reduced despite diesel price cut: Suresh Prabhu

Financial Express - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Suresh prabhu, Railways Minister, Indian Railways The government has chalked out a fresh plan for the Railways, which will be announced in the upcoming rail budget on February 26, the minister said.
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Higher bad loan provisioning hits ICICI Bank Q3 net

Daily News & Analysis - ‎18 hours ago‎
Worsening asset quality dragged down the profitability of the largest private sector lender, ICICI Bank. The bank on Friday reported 14% rise in net profit to Rs 2,889 crore, but fell below market expectations due to higher provisions for bad loans.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviews progress of LPG subsidy transfer scheme

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed the progress of implementation of the scheme for paying subsidy on cooking gas (LPG) directly into bank accounts of consumers.
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Samsung Galaxy S6 images leaked, expected to be launched in March 2015 - ‎1 hour ago‎
News about the Galaxy S6 which Samsung is bound to launch soon, are flying in thick and fast as March approaches because the company has stuck to releasing devices in its flagship series at around the same time every year.
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WhatsApp Free Voice Calling Feature Reportedly Starts Rolling Out

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
After rolling out the much-anticipated Web client to Android users, WhatsApp is now reportedly slowly rolling out the promised free voice calling feature - once again to Android users.
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Xiaomi Mi 4 First Impressions: Priced at Rs19999, it is the best of best

Northern Voices Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
This is a great news for smartphone mavens across the nation. The best handset of the year to arrive in India for millions of smartphone fans is here and it is going to be in the market just over a week from now.
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No official mention that blood samples were sealed: Doctor

Mumbai Mirror - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Dr Shashikant Pawar, who took actor Salman Khan's blood samples at JJ Hospital the day after the hit-and-run accident, admitted to a sessions court on Saturday that though it is imperative, it was not mentioned anywhere in official records that the samples ...
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Hawaizaada Movie Review

Bollywood Spice - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hawaizaada-poster02jpg As Indians we have always been proud of how our ancestors were way ahead of their times, giving the world some revolutionary concepts and inventions.
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Tennis: Williams too powerful for Sharapova

New Zealand Herald - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Serena Williams recorded her 16th straight win over Maria Sharapova to claim the Australian Open last night. Photo / Getty Images.
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'Saddened with Anushka-Virat's separation for World Cup 2015'

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly feels that Team India needs to be with their near and dear ones before they play in the World Cup 2015.
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New insights into mammalian evolution

BioScholar News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Why is a dolphin not a cat? Despite having a common ancestor, different mammalian species have acquired their unique characteristics by repurposing functional elements through gene regulation, says a study.
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Clues in DNA [biological clock] to find your lifespan

Northern Voices Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Now your life span can be predicted. This is something that looked impossible thus far. Sages said that only god knows your age and no one can actually tell as to how long one is going to live.
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Buzz Kill: 3 Daily Cocktails May Boost Stroke Risk: Study - ‎Jan 29, 2015‎
You may want to keep that third beer of the night stashed in your fridge. People in their 50s and 60s who down more than two alcoholic beverages daily have a 34 percent higher risk of stroke compared to lighter drinkers - and are more apt to suffer a stroke ...