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World’s longest, deepest rail tunnel to open in Switzerland

The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel is to be officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work, a media report said on Wednesday.The 57 km twin-bore Gotthard...

Neetu Chandra leads advanced India Independence Day celebrations in Toronto

Toronto, Aug 8 .  Thousands of Indo-Canadians joined in advance celebrations of India's Independence Day here on Monday as Bollywood actress Neetu Chandra led the community parade in the heart of the...
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Killing of corrupt Philippines journalists justified

Manila, June 1 - Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte said journalists killed on the job in the country were often corrupt."Just because you're a journalist you are not exempted from assassination," Duterte said...
Trump is an international pariah: Colin Powell

Trump is an international pariah: Colin Powell

Washington, Sep 15 .  Leaked emails from former Secretary of State Colin Powell showed him strongly criticising Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, labelling him a "national disgrace and an international pariah"."He appeals...

Unhappy marriage good for diabetic men: Study

New York, May 26 - An unhappy marriage may actually slow the development of diabetes in men and promote successful treatment once they do get the disease, suggests an interesting study. It may...
Queen Elizabeth in line for pay rise

Queen Elizabeth in line for pay rise

London, June 29 - Britain's Queen Elizabeth is set to receive a $72,000 a week pay rise, an official report revealed.The Queen's income is based on a percentage of money earned by...

Revolutionary Cuban icon Fidel Castro dies at 90 

Havana, Nov 26 . Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90, Cuban state television announced on Saturday, ending an era for the country and Latin America."The commander in chief of...
Terror attempt foiled to 'burn' Kaaba in Mecca

Terror attempt foiled to ‘burn’ Kaaba in Mecca

Riyadh, Feb 7. Police in Saudi Arabia have foiled an attempt to "burn" the Kaaba, located in the centre of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, a media report said on Tuesday.According to...

Leicester have Britain’s bookmakers on run

London, Apr 30 (AFP) Leicester City, 5,000/1 no-hopers before the season started, will be responsible for an "unprecedented" 15 million pounds (USD 22 million, 19 million euros) pay-out by Britain's bookmakers...

Russia to Cooperate with South Korea for Peaceful Resolution of the North Korean Nuclear...

SEOUL.  Vice Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov, Russia's top negotiator on North Korea's nuclear weapons program, has said that  Russia is ready to cooperate with South Korea to peacefully resolve regional issues involving...

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BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...