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25 Killed, Over 120 Trapped Following Massive Landslide Near Pune

At least 25 people have been killed, while more than 120 others continue to be trapped under a hillock that…

The Big Picture

Legalising Child Labour in Bolivia: Lessons for India?

Its 8pm in La Paz, the capital of Bolivia, young Laura packs her belongings into a backpack; then slips her hands into her oversized jacket…

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BJP to launch multimedia messaging service like WhatsApp

The BJP plans to launch a multimedia messaging service on the lines of WhatsApp before the scheduled local body elections. "We are developing a multimedia messaging…


New Delhi

Rahul stopped Sonia from being PM in 2004, says Natwar Singh

Congress president Sonia Gandhi did not become Prime Minister in May 2004 because her son Rahul Gandhi did not want her to take up the…


New Delhi

Airtel may hike mobile call rates; sell mobile towers in Africa

Telecom major Bharti Airtel today indicated that it may cut down on discounts it offers on mobile call rates to push revenue from voice services. "There…


Johannesburg, South Africa

Jacques Kallis retires from all formats of the game

South Africa's Jacques Kallis, one of the greatest all-rounders that the game has seen, today announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket, bringing…



Dhoom 3 enters Chinese top 10 chart

Bollywood super hit “Dhoom: 3”, which has reportedly opened on 2,000 screens in 400 Chinese cities, has entered the Chinese top ten chart. After storming the…


New York

Instagram Launches Messaging App

Social network Instagram has launched its messaging app called Bolt which makes sending visuals easy. The easy to use app allows you to tap once…


Conakry, Guinea

Stampede During Concert in Guinea Kills 33

At least 33 people have on Tuesday been killed during a stampede that took place after a beach concert at Conakry, the capital city of…

Quirky Corner

‘Everybody Knows That’ – But They’re Wrong

Unless you’re on an Internet forum, you can get away with saying a lot of the conventional wisdoms. On an Internet forum, you will usually…