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Pope Francis named Time’s 2013 Person of the Year

Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pontiff who won hearts and headlines with his humility and common touch, was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2013, the magazine revealed Wednesday on TODAY. The iconic title go...
 
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Sreesanth ties the knot

Indian cricketer S Sreesanth tied knot with Bhuvneshwari Kumari, of Jaipur’s Shikhavat family, at Sree Krishna temple in Guruvayoor on Thursday. Sreesanth and Bhuvneshwari Kumari, a fashion designer, have been dating for ...
 
India
 

India’s forex reserves up by $4.40 billion

Mumbai, Dec 14 India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves jumped by $4.40 billion to $295.70 billion for the week ended Dec 6, helped by a sharp increase in foreign currency assets, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed....

 
India
 
Industrial project UP
Industrial project UP
Industrial project UP

New industrial projects worthRs.15,765 crore in UP

Lucknow, Dec 14 Projects amounting to Rs.15,765 crore will be implemented in Uttar Pradesh for which memorandums of understanding (MoUs) were signed between the state government and various industrial houses Saturday. Signed in...
 
India
 

Bangalore airport named after city founder Kempegowda

Bangalore, Dec 14 The swanky expanded international airport here was Saturday named after Bangalore’s founder Kempegowda, a chieftain who ruled the city in the 16th century under the Vijayanagara empire. Civil Aviation Mi...
 
India
 

Rahul urges all parties to pass Lokpal bill

New Delhi – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, accompanied by a battery of senior ministers, Saturday appealed to all political parties to pass the Lokpal bill in parliament as it was a matter of “national impor...

 
International
 
Mandela’s body cheered at Qunu ahead of Sunday burial
Mandela’s body cheered at Qunu ahead of Sunday burial
Mandela’s body cheered at Qunu ahead of Sunday burial

Mandela’s body cheered at Qunu ahead of Sunday burial

Qunu (South Africa): The body of Nelson Mandela arrived on Saturday at his ancestral home of Qunu in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, where it was greeted by singing, dancing local residents ahead of the anti-apartheid leader...
 
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Months of massacres
Months of massacres
Months of massacres

C.Africa president offers talks as sectarian violence mounts

Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) – The Central African Republic’s president offered Saturday to hold talks with Christian militia groups in efforts to end spiralling sectarian violence that has killed hundred...
 
Fitness
 

Protein may aid cancer treatment

Scientists in the UK have uncovered a protein which could trigger the body’s own immune system in fighting prostate cancer tumours – raising hopes of a new vaccine to help combat the deadly disease. Researchers at N...

 
International
 
Japan PM to push security agenda next year with fresh urgency
Japan PM to push security agenda next year with fresh urgency
Japan PM to push security agenda next year with fresh urgency

Japan PM to push security agenda next year with fresh urgency

TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely push with fresh urgency next year a bid to ease legal limits on the Japanese military’s ability to fight shoulder to shoulder with allies overseas, a goal that...