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  • S Africa platinum strike talks resume

    Johannesburg: South Africa’s platinum producers and a union are due to resume talks today in an effort to stop a four-month-long strike that has wreaked havoc in the sector.

  • Younger siblings at higher risk of committing suicide: Study

    London: Are you more attached to your eldest kid? Your younger ones too need your attention and care, perhaps a bit more than what the eldest receive as researchers have found that later-borns are at a higher risk of committing suicide.

  • Narendra Modi

    Big B, Lata may skip Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

    Mumbai: Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan may give Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony a miss in Delhi today while a host of Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher and Vivek Oberoi will attend the function.

  • Man gets 10 years jail for raping minor neighbour

    New Delhi: A man, who was convicted for raping his 14-year-old neighbour after tying her with a cloth, has been sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal moves high court against custody

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday moved the Delhi High Court challenging a trial court order sending him to judicial custody.

  • Don’t use the name of God for Violence: Pope

    Jerusalem: Urging Jews, Christians and Muslims to “respect and love one another as brothers and sisters”, Pope Francis today made an impassioned appeal here “not to abuse the name of God for violence”.

  • 12 new MLCs take oath in Bihar

    Patna: Twelve nominated members of the Bihar Legislative Council, including three former RJD MLAs, were administered oath of office today.

  • 45 ministers likely in Narendra Modi cabinet

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi was Monday set to take oath of office as India’s 14th prime minister along with 45 ministers, including key leaders Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and former army chief V.K. Singh, informed sources said.

  • Airport in east Ukraine’s Donetsk shut after rebel raid

    Donetsk: The main airport in Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk shut down today after being raided by dozens of armed separatists who vowed to keep up their resistance a day after presidential polls.

  • Mizo boy, missing for 5 yrs, rescued from Haryana

    Aizawl: A 14-year-old Mizo boy, who was taken away from his poor parents by some people promising better life five years ago, was rescued from an ashram in Haryana, Mizoram Child Welfare Committee said here today.

  • MEA releases list of SAARC Heads of Government meet with Modi tomorrow

    New Delhi: An Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) release has listed the schedule of all the eight South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members Heads of Government who will have a one-on one meetings tomorrow with prime-minister designate Narendra Modi.

  • Gorakhdham Express derails in eastern UP, 10 feared killed

    Gorakhpur:  At least ten people have reportedly been killed and several others injured after the New Delhi-Gorakhpur Gorakhdham Superfast Express met with an accident near Uttar Pradesh’s Sant Kabir Nagar area.

  • MDMK chief Vaiko detained for protesting Lanka president’s visit

    New Delhi: MDMK general secretary Vaiko, who staged a protest here against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony, was detained by Delhi Police after MDMK workers broke police barricades.

  • Iranian asylum-seeker beaten to death: Australian review

    Sydney: A review into a riot at an Australian detention centre on Papua New Guinea found today that an Iranian man was “brutally beaten” to death by a Salvation Army worker and warned of a major task to rebuild trust.

  • Six killed as trains collide in UP

    Lucknow: At least six people were killed and scores injured Monday when an express train Monday rammed into a stationary goods train in Uttar Pradesh’s Sant Kabeernagar district, officials said.

  • Polls open in Egypt presidential election

    Cairo: Egyptians began voting for a new president today, with ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who ousted the elected leader and crushed his Muslim Brotherhood movement, expected to win easily.

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