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Cricket World Cup: AB de Villiers blasts 162 as South Africa demolish West Indies in Sydney

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Cricket World Cup: AB de Villiers blasts 162 as South Africa demolish West Indies in Sydney

Posted on 27 February 2015

Sydney, 27 Feb : South Africa captain AB de Villiers hammered the second-fastest century in World Cup history as he led his side to a crushing 257-run victory over the West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. De Villiers finished on an unbeaten 162 off just 66 balls as South Africa raced to […] Continue Reading

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Suicide attack on Turkish embassy vehicle kills two in Kabul

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Suicide attack on Turkish embassy vehicle kills two in Kabul

Posted on 26 February 2015

Kabul, 26 Feb : (AFP) – A Taliban suicide attack targeting a Turkish diplomatic vehicle belonging to the NATO mission killed two people in Kabul Thursday, highlighting the fragile security situation as the Afghan government presses for talks with the militants. The blast came shortly after 8:00 am (0330 GMT), not far from the Iranian […] Continue Reading

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Women and children’s health pressing agenda for Govt: Nadda

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Women and children’s health pressing agenda for Govt: Nadda

Posted on 26 February 2015

New Delhi, 26 Feb : (PTI) Health concerns, especially those related to women, children and adolescents, are “prominent and pressing” agenda for the Narendra Modi-led government, Union Minister J P Nadda today said. Noting that under-five and maternal mortality rates in the country have registered a decline over the years, the Health Minister said he […] Continue Reading

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ICC Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan defeat Scotland by 1 wicket in nail-biting finish

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ICC Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan defeat Scotland by 1 wicket in nail-biting finish

Posted on 26 February 2015

Afghanistan beat Scotland by one wicket with three balls to spare to claim their first World Cup win. Chasing 211 in Dunedin, Afghanistan were reduced to 97-7 but Samiullah Shenwari’s 96 gave them hope. New Delhi, 26 FEB : (Reuters)He was caught on the boundary with 19 still required, but last man Shapoor Zadran hit […] Continue Reading

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UNSC members must shun veto power in situations of genocide: Amnesty

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UNSC members must shun veto power in situations of genocide: Amnesty

Posted on 25 February 2015

London, 25 Feb : (BBC) Amnesty International has urged the five permanent members of the UN Security Council to give up their power of veto in cases where atrocities are being committed. In its annual report, the rights group said the global response to an array of catastrophes in 2014 had been shameful. Richer countries […] Continue Reading

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HC notice to Health Minister over demand for CBI inquiry into alleged corruption at AIIMS

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HC notice to Health Minister over demand for CBI inquiry into alleged corruption at AIIMS

Posted on 25 February 2015

New Delhi, 25 FEB : (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Union Health Minister J P Nadda on a PIL seeking CBI inquiry into various cases of alleged irregularities and corruption in AIIMS raised by then Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice R […] Continue Reading

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Congress leader says Rahul Gandhi holidaying in Uttarakhand; his office denies

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Congress leader says Rahul Gandhi holidaying in Uttarakhand; his office denies

Posted on 25 February 2015

New Delhi, 25 Feb : Like every other trip he’s undertaken, so far there’s absolutely no clarity or information from the Congress on where the party’s Vice President Rahul Gandhi has gone while on his leave of absence. But one Uttarakhand party leader has tweeted that the Congress leader may just be camping in the […] Continue Reading

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Vyapam scam: Ram Naresh Yadav quits as MP Governor

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Vyapam scam: Ram Naresh Yadav quits as MP Governor

Posted on 25 February 2015

New Delhi, 25 FEB : Hours after the Special Task Force (STF) filed an FIR against Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav on Tuesday for his alleged role in the examination and recruitment scam, government sources said the Centre has asked him to step down. According to sources, the decision was taken by Union Home […] Continue Reading

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Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu to unveil plans for raising resources

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Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu to unveil plans for raising resources

Posted on 25 February 2015

Rail Budget 2015   New Delhi, 25 Feb  : (PTI) With Railway finances under terrible strain, all eyes will be focused on whether Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will hike the fares and freight rates in the Rail Budget tomorrow which may contain proposals for ‘Make in India’ initiatives besides enhancing safety and security. Minister of […] Continue Reading

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Gangster Abu Salem sentenced to life imprisonment in builder murder case

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Gangster Abu Salem sentenced to life imprisonment in builder murder case

Posted on 25 February 2015

Mumbai, 25 Feb : (IANS) An anti-terror court here on Wednesday sentenced gangster Abu Salem to life imprisonment for the murder of builder Pradeep Jain in 1995. “Abu Salem and Mehndi Hasan have been convicted for Pradip Jain’s murder. Abu Salem had been misleading the law since 1985 but was finally caught in 2005 in […] Continue Reading

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