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Will the yadavs hold their citadel?

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
“Here, it's Netaji (as Mulayam Singh Yadav is popularly known) all the way,” says Ansar Singh Yadav, pradhan of Dowai, standing at a street corner in Mainpuri's Karail kasba.
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Malaysia Airlines plane returns safely after landing gear scare

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 166 people on board landed safely at Kuala Lumpur airport early on Monday after being forced to abandon a flight to Bangalore because of problems with its landing gear, the airline said.
Malaysia Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia jet makes safe emergency landing
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The underwater search for the crucial flight recorders of the crashed Malaysian jet could be completed within a week, Australian officials said as a robotic mini—submarine launched its eighth mission today with still no sign of wreckage or black box of the plane. Read more on this...
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She plumps for substance over oratory

The Hindu - ‎53 minutes ago‎
For one who is completely at ease in both Tamil and English, it is somewhat curious that All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa relies on a prepared text during her election campaign.
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Giriraj defiant on Pakistan remark despite FIR, BJP snub

Times of India - ‎5 minutes ago‎
RANCHI/NEW DELHI: The Jharkhand Police on Sunday registered an FIR against BJP's Bihar leader Giriraj Singh for his provocative statement that those opposing Narendra Modi should go to Pakistan even as his embarrassed party distanced itself from the ...
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The price a prime minister pays for giving up his authority

Deccan Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sanjaya Baru's book -- The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh - has once again brought into public debate the creation of a dual power centre in 2004, with authority shared between Manmohan Singh and Congress ...
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At least five dead, over 100 injured in thunderstorm in Ahmedabad

Times of India - ‎55 minutes ago‎
AHMEDABAD: A severe thunderstorm steamrolled the city for 25 minutes, claiming at least five lives. Krishnakanth Kushwar, 14, and Ramdas Kushwar, 24, died when a tree fell over the autorickshaw they were travelling in Amraiwadi.
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Journalists, civil society condemn attack on Hamid Mir

Daily Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAHORE: Journalists, civil society activists and politicians have demanded early arrest of the perpetrators of the attack on anchorperson Hamid Mir, while terming it an attack on the freedom of speech and expression in Pakistan.
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Drone strike kills several suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen

TVNZ - ‎8 minutes ago‎
An airstrike targeting suspected al-Qaeda training camps in a rugged mountain region in southern Yemen has killed a number of fighters, a government security committee has said.
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Louisville school celebrates Pope John Paul II sainthood

WAVE - ‎57 minutes ago‎
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - When Pope Francis canonizes John Paul II, a Louisville academy will celebrate for good reason. "It's historical.
In his Easter message, Pope Francis prays for Ukraine, Syria
Raw: Pope greets Easter tourists on popemobile
Easter marked around the Globe
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Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
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Treasury contributes over 40% to Reliance Industries' Rs 21984 cr FY14 profit

Financial Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
Similarly, the share of treasure operations was Rs 2,036 crore towards January-March profit of Rs 5,631 crore. Reuters. SummaryThe treasury operations contributed Rs 8,936 crore or 40.53 per cent of the total profit during the previous fiscal.
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Nokia, Microsoft to seal deal in April

Delhi Daily News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia and software giant Microsoft are on course to finalize their deal in April despite some tax issues between Indian government and Nokia over the latter's plant at Chennai.

FIIs invest Rs 6783 crore in Indian stock market in April

NDTV - ‎10 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Foreign investors have pumped in about Rs 6,800 crore ($1.3 billion) in the domestic stock market so far this month on hopes a reform-oriented government will be formed after the general elections.
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Companies Act jolt for realty firms

Business Standard - ‎12 hours ago‎
The recently enacted Companies Act 2013 is expected to give a jolt to real estate companies who are already facing a severe fund crunch due to falling sales and high debt on their books.
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Irda forms working group for simple products in general insurance

Business Standard - ‎4 hours ago‎
Insurance sector regulator Irda has formed a working group to review 'File & Use' (F&U) guidelines to ensure availability of simple products in the general insurance category.
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John Sculley to help Obi Mobiles cash in on Indian smartphone middle rung

Indian Express - ‎15 hours ago‎
Gurgaon-based Obi Mobiles plans to invest $20 million this year to set up the supply chain, design centre. Tweet This. Related. M_Id_387662_Tim_Cook · The Irish tax code loophole behind Apple Inc's low tax bill · The Irish loophole behind Apple's low tax ...
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Review: Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs. Sony Xperia C: Price and Specifications

Alpha Wired - ‎18 hours ago‎
The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is a powerful addition to the Galaxy smartphone line. Aiming at the mid-price range on the mobile market it gives you a decent mobile experience and is perfect for people who look for a powerful smart device with dual SIM ...
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Watch Video: 2 States – Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor At PVR For Public Reaction

Business of Cinema - ‎3 hours ago‎
Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt whose 2 States just released this Friday paid a visit to Juhu PVR Cinemas in Mumbai to catch the audience reaction for the movie.
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Kangana Ranaut is the perfect choice for 'Revolver Rani': Director

Indian Express - ‎11 hours ago‎
Sai Kabir feels that Kangana Ranaut is the best choice for playing the female lead in 'Revolver Rani'. Tweet This. Related.

From a forgettable debut to crowning moment

The Hindu - ‎5 hours ago‎
There was an air of inevitability about Fahad Fazil winning the State award for the best actor. It seemed a question of only when, not if.

'Mastram' makers design 35 looks, give free CDs

Business Standard - ‎7 hours ago‎
Since its inception, "Mastram" has created a lot of buzz, and now the makers are making every effort to promote it. From designing 35 different looks to distributing one lakh free audio CD, producer Sunil Bohra is using innovative tools to take his film to a wider ...

Talking about a revolution

The Hindu - ‎9 hours ago‎
In late 2012, Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla arrived in Delhi, to witness the changing tides of the anti-corruption movement. Once here, they felt compelled to document “what was happening on the ground”, and to follow the fortunes of the fledgling Aam ...
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Westwood ends two-year drought

TVNZ - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Lee Westwood ended a two-year winless drought with a seven-shot victory at the Malaysian Open today. After a four-hour delay due to the threat of lightning in the middle of the final round, Westwood went on to shoot a 4-under par 68 to complete an 18-under ...
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Bengaluru will look to seal it against Dempo

The Hindu - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Bengaluru FC stands on the brink of a momentous I-League title in its debut season. For the best part of its journey, the club has stood at the top of the league table and all it needs now is one win from its final two games to remain there at the end.
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SpaceX's billionaire CEO, Elon Musk, called the docking a 'happy day' for he and ...

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The crew of the International Space Station on Sunday took delivery of a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies. The SpaceX company's cargo ship, Dragon, spent two days chasing the ISS following its launch from Cape Canaveral.
UPDATE 1-'Easter Dragon' makes delivery to International Space Station
Easter morning delivery for space station
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The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was berthed to the Harmony module of the International Space Station at 10:06 a.m. EDT while traveling 260 miles above Brazil. The hatch between the newly arrived spacecraft and the space station is scheduled to be opened Monday. The capsule is scheduled to spend 28 days attached to the station.  Dragon is delivering about 2.5 tons of science investigations, vehicle hardware, spacewalking equipment and supplies...
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Purana Quila treasures draw visitors from near and far

The Hindu - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Archaeological Survey of India's decision to extend the exhibition of rare antiquities at the ongoing excavation site at Purana Quila here by another day on Saturday drew a multitude of heritage lovers, who got a peep into the exquisite craftsmanship of a ...
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15 Indian birds among 100 globally endangered species

Times of India - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
NAGPUR: Birds are considered to be a good indicator of the condition of the natural environment. The fact that a recent study by experts at Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Yale University has identified 100 Evolutionary Distinct and Globally ...
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New X-ray method for better screening at airports

Economic Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: A rapid X-ray imaging technique that detects hidden nuclear material could pave the way for better screening at airports, a new study has found.
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Anti-seizure drug may help reduce alcohol consumption

Zee News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Washington: A new study has found that anti-seizure drug ezogabine reduced alcohol consumption in an experimental model. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) found that alcoholism can be treated by this newly discovered ...
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Science Says a Bottle of Wine a Day Won't Kill You - ‎2 hours ago‎
The claims of a scientist and reknowned alcohol expert are good news for all frequent wine guzzlers: a bottle a day is not bad for you.