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India: Rs 27 crore in CASH recovered after raids on illegal bottled water suppliers in Railways

India: Rs 27 crore in CASH recovered after raids on illegal bottled water suppliers in Railways

New Delhi: CBI recovered Rs 27 crore in cash during searches at 13 locations against two former Northern Railways officials and seven private firms in connection with alleged corruption in…

Tight security in Jerusalem for Jewish, Muslim holidays

Tight security in Jerusalem for Jewish, Muslim holidays

Israel said Monday thousands of police would be deployed in Jerusalem ahead of the Yom Kippur and Eid al Adha holidays after three days of clashes rocked the Al Aqsa…

Hoax bomb call, murder: Indian techie goes to bizarre lengths to marry friend’s wife!

Hoax bomb call, murder: Indian techie goes to bizarre lengths to marry friend’s wife!

Bengaluru: Lurid details have emerged in the hoax phone call drama that delayed seven international flights. Police said accused techie Gokul Macher was hell bent on marrying his friend’s wife, whom…

Bangkok bombing suspect ‘confesses’ to possessing explosives

Bangkok bombing suspect ‘confesses’ to possessing explosives

One of the two men arrested over last month’s deadly Bangkok bombing has admitted to a charge of possessing explosives, police said yesterday, in the first confession over the unprecedented…

Thai police: Suspect’s prints match those on bomb material

Thai police: Suspect’s prints match those on bomb material

Bangkok: Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand’s border with Cambodia match those found on a bottle containing bomb-making material, as the investigation…

Australian government denies Cambodia refugee deal collapse

Australian government denies Cambodia refugee deal collapse

The Australian government has said a deal to resettle refugees in Cambodia is on track, despite media reports to the contrary.Under an agreement signed in September last year, Australia is…

Al-Jazeera trial: US ‘deeply concerned’ at Egypt ruling

Al-Jazeera trial: US ‘deeply concerned’ at Egypt ruling

The US has said it is “deeply disappointed and concerned” at the three-year jail sentences passed in Egypt on three al-Jazeera journalists.Echoing criticism from the UK, Canada and Australia, the…

S. Korea says won’t end broadcasts without ‘clear’ N. Korea apology

S. Korea says won’t end broadcasts without ‘clear’ N. Korea apology

Seoul: South Korea said Monday it would not switch off propaganda broadcasts unless Pyongyang offered a “clear apology” over a series of alleged provocations, as the two Koreas were locked…

Australian PM makes historic visit to Mabo’s grave

Australian PM makes historic visit to Mabo’s grave

Tony Abbott has become the first Australian prime minister to visit the resting place of Indigenous land rights campaigner Eddie Koiki Mabo.The prime minister is in the Torres Strait as…

UN’s Ban Ki-moon in Nigeria in wake of attack on army chief

UN’s Ban Ki-moon in Nigeria in wake of attack on army chief

UN chief Ban Ki-moon began a two-day visit to Nigeria Sunday in the wake of a suspected Boko Haram ambush on the army chief, saying it was “a time of…

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