Friday, February 27, 2015

Afghan avalanches toll rises above 250: Officials

Afghan avalanches toll rises above 250: Officials


Afghan avalanches toll rises above 250: Officials

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More than 250 people have been killed in a series of avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall around Afghanistan this week, provincial authorities said on Friday.

Bangladesh blogger murdered by professional killers: Doctor

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Those who killed US-based blogger Avijit Roy in Dhaka were professionals and dealt three blows with sharp weapons "very expertly and brutally" on the right side of the head of the victim who died from profuse bleeding, said the doctor who did the postmortem on the body Friday.

No foreigner in war crimes probe: Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Friday said it won`t invite foreign experts in its probe into allegations of war crimes and maintained that the inquiry will take place within the country`s legal system.

Pakistan's PM Sharif summons meeting on Senate polls

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday convened a meeting of parliamentary leaders to discuss how to make Senate elections transparent, media reported.

Pakistan International Airlines suspends services to Dhaka

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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Friday decided to cancel all flights to Bangladesh till March 10 in response to the raid on the house of its country manager in Dhaka.

12 militants killed in Afghanistan

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At least 12 Taliban militants were killed when security forces raided Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan`s Badakhshan province on Friday, an official said.

Pakistani man convicted of staging wife's murder in US

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A 30-year-old Pakistani man has been convicted in the US for staging the murder of his wife with his American girlfriend in 2011.

Bangladesh activists protest against US blogger`s murder

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Hundreds of protesters rallied in Dhaka on Friday to denounce the murder of a prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin hacked to death with machetes after he allegedly received threats from Islamists.

Fire Pakistan government over vote fraud: Musharraf

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Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf has asked the apex court to "demolish" the government for rigging polls, media reported Friday.

Pakistani province unable to protect Chinese workers

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Police in Pakistan`s Punjab province are considering withdrawal of security from Chinese people working on private projects apparently due to shortage of forces and excessive engagements in other security and law and order duties.

Afghan avalanches toll rises above 250: Officials

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More than 250 people have been killed in a series of avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall around Afghanistan this week, provincial authorities said on Friday.

Bangladesh blogger murdered by professional killers: Doctor

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Those who killed US-based blogger Avijit Roy in Dhaka were professionals and dealt three blows with sharp weapons "very expertly and brutally" on the right side of the head of the victim who died from profuse bleeding, said the doctor who did the postmortem on the body Friday.

No foreigner in war crimes probe: Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Friday said it won`t invite foreign experts in its probe into allegations of war crimes and maintained that the inquiry will take place within the country`s legal system.

Pakistan's PM Sharif summons meeting on Senate polls

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday convened a meeting of parliamentary leaders to discuss how to make Senate elections transparent, media reported.

Pakistan International Airlines suspends services to Dhaka

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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Friday decided to cancel all flights to Bangladesh till March 10 in response to the raid on the house of its country manager in Dhaka.

12 militants killed in Afghanistan

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At least 12 Taliban militants were killed when security forces raided Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan`s Badakhshan province on Friday, an official said.

Pakistani man convicted of staging wife's murder in US

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A 30-year-old Pakistani man has been convicted in the US for staging the murder of his wife with his American girlfriend in 2011.

Bangladesh activists protest against US blogger`s murder

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Hundreds of protesters rallied in Dhaka on Friday to denounce the murder of a prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin hacked to death with machetes after he allegedly received threats from Islamists.

Fire Pakistan government over vote fraud: Musharraf

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Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf has asked the apex court to "demolish" the government for rigging polls, media reported Friday.

Pakistani province unable to protect Chinese workers

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Police in Pakistan`s Punjab province are considering withdrawal of security from Chinese people working on private projects apparently due to shortage of forces and excessive engagements in other security and law and order duties.

PM Defends MI5 After 'Jihadi John' Named

PM Defends MI5 After 'Jihadi John' Named


PM Defends MI5 After 'Jihadi John' Named

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 05:26 AM PST

The Prime Minister defends the security services as questions are raised over what MI5 knew about Islamist militant "Jihadi John".

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Naming Of 'Jihadi John' Splits Victims' Families

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 04:13 AM PST

Loved ones of Western hostages beheaded in Islamic State videos have expressed mixed reactions since Mohammed Emwazi was unmasked.

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Eight People Dead In Rural Missouri Gun Spree

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 06:43 AM PST

The 36-year-old suspect was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Gary Glitter Jailed For 16 Years Over Sex Attacks

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 05:44 AM PST

The disgraced singer is told his offences against schoolgirls, including a girl under 10, were "truly appalling".

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Prince Harry To Leave Armed Forces

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 06:28 AM PST

The Prince, who has the rank of Captain, will end his active military career after serving two tours of duty in Afghanistan.

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Blatter Wants Qatar Final Before 18 December

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 06:55 AM PST

The 2022 World Cup final in Qatar should take place no later than 18 December, according to FIFA boss Sepp Blatter.

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'What Colour Is This Dress?' Debate Swamps Web

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 03:53 AM PST

The colour of a dress is causing an unlikely internet storm - is it white and gold or blue and black?

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Tax Break Cut To Pay For Labour Fees Pledge

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 06:39 AM PST

Labour plans to reduce fees will only benefit "the investment bankers of the future", warns Business Secretary Vince Cable.

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Secular US Blogger Killed In Machete Attack

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 06:39 AM PST

Avijit Roy, a prominent voice against religious intolerance, is hacked to death as he walks in Bangladesh's capital with his wife.

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Johansson: Travolta Was Not Creepy At Oscars

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 06:24 AM PST

The actress says photos from the event misrepresented the encounter and that it's always a "pleasure" to see her former co-star.

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Revisiting Jan Aushadhi scheme to expand reach: Govt

Revisiting Jan Aushadhi scheme to expand reach: Govt


Revisiting Jan Aushadhi scheme to expand reach: Govt

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To expand its reach across the country, the government is revisiting Jan Aushadhi scheme which was started to make available low-cost medicines to people through drug stores, Parliament was informed on Friday.

CVC has pointed out corruption in PDS: Minister

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The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has pointed out corruption and irregularities in the functioning of the Public Distribution System (PDS) in it several reports, Parliament was informed on Friday.

No Chinese incursion into India`s territory: Govt

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Transgressions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China do occur but no Chinese incursion into the country's territory has taken place, the government said on Friday.

Internet voting a possibility in future: CEC

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Chief Election Commissioner H S Brahma Friday said voting by internet could be a possibility in the future and the first step in this direction is the EC's plan to make electoral rolls "totally error free".

India placed orders worth Rs 83,858 cr for military hardware

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Indian Air Force, Army and Navy have placed orders worth Rs 83,858 crore from 2011 to the last fiscal while domestic defence industries have earned Rs 69 crore by export of military hardware.

Citizenship amendment bill introduced in Lok Sabha

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The government on Friday introduced in the Lok Sabha the Citizenship Amendment Bill which seeks to merge the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes.

Should Sonia Gandhi retire? Congress leader says no

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Amid a leadership debate in Congress, former Law Minister Ashwani Kumar today said Sonia Gandhi has provided "exemplary leadership" to the party but admitted there could be differences in perspectives between her and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi on certain issues.

Russia appreciates India`s stand against sanctions

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Amid Western threats to impose tougher sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, Moscow on Friday appreciated India`s stand and said both countries stood for "non-interference in the domestic affairs" of other nations.

Make law to "break hands and legs of rapists", demands MP

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A Rajya Sabha MP Friday demanded that Parliament should enact a law to "break the hands and legs of rapists" as he expressed concern over the growing number of rapes and incidents of women atrocities.

Collegium system to continue till NJAC put in place

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The two-decade old Collegium system for appointing judges to the Supreme Court and High Courts will continue until the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) is put in place, Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said on Friday.

दिग्व‍िजय बोले- राहुल की 'कार्यशाला' में थे केजरीवाल, ये सब वो पहले ही करना चाहते थे

दिग्व‍िजय बोले- राहुल की 'कार्यशाला' में थे केजरीवाल, ये सब वो पहले ही करना चाहते थे


दिग्व‍िजय बोले- राहुल की 'कार्यशाला' में थे केजरीवाल, ये सब वो पहले ही करना चाहते थे

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 12:45 AM PST

कांग्रेस के सीनियर लीडर दिग्व‍िजय सिंह ने कहा है कि दिल्ली के सीएम अरविंद केजरीवाल ने जो अभी किया है,...






WC: टीम इंडिया के खिलाफ खेलेगा मुंबई का लड़का

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 12:22 AM PST

अजिंक्‍य रहाणे और स्‍वप्निल पाटिल मुंबई के लिए एक साथ क्रिकेट खेलते थे और एक जैसे ही सपने देखते थे....






Film Review: 'अब तक छप्पन-2' सिर्फ नाना का जादू

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 12:15 AM PST

नाना पाटेकर ने जब एक दशक पहले 'अब तक छप्पन' के साथ दस्तक दी थी, तो...






जानें कौन है आतंकी संगठन IS का कसाई

Posted: 27 Feb 2015 12:08 AM PST

आईएस की ओर से जारी होने वीडियो में लोगों के सिर कलम करने वाला आतंकी की पहचान हो गई...






बिना ऑनलाइन बुकिंग के खरीदे जियोमी Mi4

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 11:54 PM PST

चीन की कंपनी जियोमी ने अपने पॉपुलर स्मार्टफोन Mi4 के 16 जीबी संस्करण को अब सीधे बेचने का फैसला किया...






ये हैं आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण की 10 बड़ी बातें

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 11:41 PM PST

वित्तमंत्री अरुण जेटली ने साल 2014-15 का आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण लोकसभा में पेश किया. इसमें बताया गया है कि महंगाई दर...






दिल्ली में डॉक्‍टर ने किया लड़की के साथ रेप

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 11:39 PM PST

दिल्ली में एक बार फिर नॉर्थ-ईस्ट की लड़की के साथ दरिंदगी का मामला सामने आया है. घटना साउथ दिल्ली के...

मुकेश अंबानी की बेटी ईशा फोर्ब्स की लिस्‍ट में

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 11:26 PM PST

रिलायंस समूह के चेयरमैन मुकेश अंबानी की बेटी ईशा अंबानी और वीआईपी इंडस्ट्रीज के चेयरमैन दिलीप...






सनी लियोन ने तीन लड़कों से किया रोमांस, देखें गाना

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 11:07 PM PST

सनी लियोन स्टारर फिल्म 'एक पहेली लीला' इरॉटिक ट्रेलर पहले ही यूट्यूब पर सबसे...






डांट पड़ने के बाद स्‍टूडेंट ने की आत्‍महत्‍या

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 10:58 PM PST

कोलकाता के एक प्राइवेट स्‍कूल में आठवीं क्‍लास में पढ़ने वाले एक स्‍टूडेंट ने बुधवार को आत्‍महत्‍या कर ली. बताया...






संसदीय बोर्ड के अध्यक्ष पद से मुकुल को हटाया

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 10:50 PM PST

तृणमूल कांग्रेस में नंबर 2 की हैसियत रखने वाले मुकुल रॉय को टीएमसी संसदीय बोर्ड के अध्यक्ष पद से...






प्रॉपर्टी टैक्स कलेक्शन एजेंट की भर्तियां

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 10:45 PM PST

दिल्ली उत्तरी नगर निगम (MCD)  ने प्रॉपर्टी टैक्स क्लेक्शन में सुधार करने के लिए टैक्स कलेक्शन एजेंट्स की भर्ती करने...

DNA से पता चलेगा भैंस का मालिक कौन

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 10:39 PM PST

उत्‍तर प्रदेश के गोसाईगंज में पिछले हफ्ते एक भैंस लापता हो गई. यूपी पुलिस ने इस भैंस को तो खोज...






राहुल गांधी का कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष बनना तय नहीं: जयराम रमेश

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 10:27 PM PST

कांग्रेस के सीनियर नेता जयराम रमेश ने कहा है कि राहुल गांधी का अभी कांग्रेस का अध्यक्ष बनना तय नहीं...






UAE के खिलाफ नहीं खेलेंगे शमी, भुवी को मिल सकता है मौका

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 10:21 PM PST

आईसीसी क्रिकेट वर्ल्ड कप के पूल बी में शनिवार को टीम इंडिया और यूएई के बीच मैच खेला जाना है....






खुल गई गडकरी-एस्‍सार के रिश्‍तों की पोल

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 10:19 PM PST

एक व्हिसलब्‍लोअर ने एस्‍सार ग्रुप के इंटरनेल कम्‍यूनिकेशन को सार्वजनिक करके यह साबित करने की कोशिश की है कि किस...

'पैसा हो पैसा' फिल्म का पोस्टर रिलीज

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 10:03 PM PST

इस साल 13 मार्च को रिलीज होने जा रही फिल्म 'पैसा हो पैसा' का पोस्टर रिलीज...






क्या है आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण, जानें...

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 09:40 PM PST

वित्तमंत्री अरुण जेटली संसद में आज आम बजट से पहले वित्तीय वर्ष 2014-15 का आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण पेश...






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Posted: 26 Feb 2015 09:34 PM PST

मोदी सरकार से पारदर्शिता की उम्मीद रखने वालों की उम्मीदों को धक्का पहुंचा है. प्रधानमंत्री कार्यालय ने अब केंद्रीय मंत्रियों...

शेयर बाजारों के शुरुआती कारोबार में तेजी

Posted: 26 Feb 2015 09:09 PM PST

देश के प्रमुख शेयर बाजारों में सप्ताह अंतिम कारोबारी दिन शुक्रवार को शुरुआती कारोबार में तेजी का रुख देखा गया....