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Coal scam case: Temporary relief to Manmohan as SC stays summons

Coal scam case: Temporary relief to Manmohan as SC stays summons The Supreme Court has deferred the summons sent to Dr. Manmohan Singh by a CBI court last month. The CBI has three weeks' time to respond to Dr Singh's appeal against his summons.

Giriraj's 'had Rajiv married a Nigerian' remark draws strong reactions

Giriraj's 'had Rajiv married a Nigerian' remark draws strong reactions Minister Giriraj Singh is back in news and as always for wrong reasons. This time the BJP leader has made racist and misogynistic comments about Congress president Sonia Gandhi and the comments have

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Tiny songbird flies across the Atlantic non-stop

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Researchers have tracked the non-stop flight of a tiny songbird that lives in the forests of northern North America across 1,700-miles, over-the-ocean from the northeastern United States and eastern

Amazon Dash button is real!

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Online behemoth Amazon on Tuesday launched an Amazon Dash button, which the company stressed is a real product and not an April Fools' joke.

World's oldest person dies at 117

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A Japanese woman Misao Okawa recognized as the world's oldest person, died at the age of 117 on Wednesday. She attributed her longevity to "eating delicious things" and getting ample amount of rest.

Paresh, Naseer slam censors over Dharam Sankat Mein

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According to reports, the Central Board of Film Certification has invited religious leaders for screening of upcoming movie Dharam Sankat Mein. However, actors Parersh Rawal and Naseruddin Shah, who

Virat and Anushka paint the town red

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Apparently moving on from the World Cup semifinal disappointment, Virat Kohli and his ladylove Anshuka Sharma are in Delhi spending some quality time together where they are to be part of Suresh

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized

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Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was admitted to a hospital in Los Angeles on Tuesday after she was found unconscious in her home. A statement on official website of the 71-year-old singer confirmed

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Catch Century's briefest Total Lunar Eclipse on Saturday

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Saturday morning promises to bring the shortest but spectacular total lunar eclipse. According to NASA, the total lunar eclipse will last for less than 5 minutes, making it the shortest lunar eclipse

Medieval remedy for eye infections kills MRSA superbug: Study

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A team of researchers from Britain and US have found that a medieval concoction meant to treat eye infections is capable of killing the MRSA superbug. The recipe dates from the 10th century and calls

Face of India's tobacco war Sunita Tomar dies at 28

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Poster girl of India's anti-tobacco campaign, Sunita Tomar, passed away after a long battle with mouth cancer at the age of 28. Two days earlier, she had expressed her shock at BJP MP Dilip Kumar

Firms appoint women directors before Sebi deadline

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Following Sebi guideline of having at least one female board member more than 250 companies including Adani and Essar Groups, appointed women directors. The companies have mostly appointed wives or

An apple a day may not keep doctor away: Study

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The age old saying that an apple a day keep doctor away may not be true as a research published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine has raised doubts over this claim.

Modified polio virus may help cure brain cancer

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A team of researchers at Duke University are now using a modified polio virus to cure patients suffering from brain cancer. The polio virus or paralytic poliomyelitis was common in the US and the