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Priti Patel gets Cabinet rank in Cameron's Conservative team

London, May 12: Prime Minister David Cameron today promoted one of Britain's most prominent Indian-origin MPs Priti Patel by making her the new Employ...
Nepal earthquake: At least 66 killed, including 17 in India; over 1100 injured

Kathmandu, May 13: A powerful earthquake jolted mountainous Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 66 people, including 17 in India and one in Chinese Tib...
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Quake sows panic in Papua New Guinea, tsunami threat passes

Sydney, May 5: A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea today, sending frightened residents fleeing from their homes, but a threatened t...
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Quake toll over 4,350; Nepal PM says rescue ops not effective

Kathmandu, Apr 28: The death toll in the devastating earthquake that has rocked Nepal climbed to over 4,350 today with more than 8,000 others injured,...
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Nepal's death toll soars to 3,815

Kathmandu, Apr 27: The death toll from the 7.9 magnitude temblor that struck Nepal was on Monday placed at 3,815, with Kathmandu accounting for nearly...
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Thousands evacuated after Chile volcano erupts

Santiago, April 23: About 4,000 people were evacuated after the Calbuco volcano in Chile erupted for the first time in more than four decades, a media...
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Up to 700 African migrants feared dead when boat capsizes near Libya

Rome, Apr 19: Up to 700 African migrants were feared dead on Sunday when their boat capsized off the coast of Libya overnight, the Times of Malta repo...
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Raja Rajeswari becomes New York's first Indian-American judge

Washington, Apr 16: Chennai born Raja Rajeswari, who came to America when she was 16, has become the first person of Indian descent to be named as a c...
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Up to 400 migrants died in boat capsize off Libya: survivors

Rome, Apr 15: Up to 400 illegal migrants trying to reach Europe died after their boat capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday, said survivors who were...
Terror groups resort to sexual violence as war tactic: UN

United Nations, Apr 14: A new report by the United Nations has revealed that rape and sexual attacks have turned into a tactic of war in the hands of ...
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India is now a changed country: Modi tells German companies

Hannover, Apr 13: India has a huge potential to become a global manufacturing hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday as he invited the whole...
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PM Narendra Modi arrives in Paris; to have 'Naav Pe Charcha' with French President Hollande

Paris, Apr 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Paris today on the first leg of his three nation tour. He was received by French Minister of St...
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Dubai Emir to build six-storey car park in London for his 114 luxury cars

Abu Dhabi, Apr 5: The Vice President of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is planning is build a per...
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US museum to return 'stolen' artwork bought from Indian dealer

Boston, Apr 5: One of the US' prestigious art museums will hand over to American authorities a rare mid-19th century Tanjore portrait bought from noto...
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Boko Haram kills 39, legislator, disrupting Nigeria election

Maiduguri (Nigeria), Mar 29: Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disr...
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Co-pilot was ‘very happy’ with Germanwings job

Montabaur, March 27: Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot’s job with Germanwings, according to those who helpe...
Kerry commends Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

Washington, Mar 26: The top US diplomat Thursday held a conference call with Persian Gulf ministers to discuss the Yemen crisis amid Saudi airstrikes ...
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Airbus A320 black box recovered; toll rises to 150

Seyne-Les-Alpes, Mar 25: A black box recovered from the scene and pulverised pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what ca...
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Airbus A320 with 150 people on board crashes in Southern France

Marseille, Mar 24: An Airbus plane operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in southern France on Tuesday en route from Barcelona to...
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Historic Gandhi statue unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square

London, Mar 14: A historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled today at the Parliament Square here, standing adjacent to iconic leaders like ...
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