Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:31 PM



Barack Obama nominates Indian-American as Ambassador to Sweden

President Barack Obama has nominated a major fundraiser for his presidential campaign Indian-American Azita Raji as the US Ambassador to Sweden. A former investment banker, California-based Raji served as national vice-chair...

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Chavan govt sat on graft probe against Bhujbal

A day after the state Home department sanctioned an inquiry into alleged role of senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Maharashtra Public Works Department (PWD) minister Chhagan Bhujbal...

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Life & Style

Colours of Goa: Stephany D’souza on Malaysia Fashion Week & INTRADE

There is a sense of energy in the vast stall area at the Malaysia Fashion Week & INTRADE in Kuala Lumpur. Buyers look for the latest collections and fashion students...

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Amitabh Bachchan gets 11 million Twitter followers

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan amassed a massive following of 11 million fans on Diwali Thursday. “HAPPY DIWALI!! … and today (Thursday) followers reach 11 MILLION!! SHUBHKAMANAYEIN! SHUBH DIN pe shubh SHAGUN –...

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Cash-rich PSUs loath to help sick brethren

The revival plan envisaged by a government appointed committee for sick public sector units, which is based on the support by their profitable counterparts, hangs in balance since the latter...

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Non-smokers face major health risks in smoking homes

Living with smokers is as bad as living in smoke-free homes in heavily polluted cities such as Beijing or London, researchers said. Moving to a smoke-free home could have major health...

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