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Chinese foreign minister calls on Pranab

New Delhi, June 09: Wang Yi, the foreign minister and special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Monday called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Mukherjee said India and China have excellent relations and that Wang’s visit will further strengthen these relations, according to a statement…

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Tom Cruise’s ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ succeeds at foreign box office, falls behind ‘Fault In Our Stars’ in U.S.

Tom Cruise is still an international superstar, so while Edge of Tomorrow may not have made blockbuster money in the U.S., the film’s overseas gross more than made up for it. Back home, the film faltered behind The Fault In Our Stars. The science-fiction hit has…

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Government to ensure larger audience for AIR, DD

Tweet New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The government will work to ensure that national broadcasters All India Radio and Doordarshan get larger audiences, specially in the border areas, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said Monday. Interacting with…

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India-Pak verbal duel after Karachi airport siege; JuD chief blames Modi

LUCKNOW: After the Karachi airport siege unfolded, it was bizarre accusations doing rounds on Twitter with tweeples busy presenting their views on the search and rescue operations even as Pakistani security forces battled it out to secure the Karachi international airport. The social networking website suddenly saw “independent reporters” offering inside scoops. Sample this: Breaking News. DG Rangers says Indian ...

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Nadal tops Djokovic: 9th French Open, 14th major

PARIS (AP) — Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports. The pressure he applies, from set to set, game to game, point to point, shot to shot. That bullwhip of a high-bouncing, topspin lefty forehand. Those quick-reflex returns ...

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Nadal tops Djokovic: 9th French Open, 14th major

PARIS (AP) — Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports. The pressure he applies, from set to set, game to game, point to point, shot to shot. That bullwhip of a high-bouncing, topspin lefty forehand. Those quick-reflex returns ...

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MH370 families start fund for whistle-blower

Several families of those aboard flight MH370 have launched a drive to raise US$5 million (HK$39 million) to reward any insider who comes forward and resolves the mystery of the aircraft’s…

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MH370 families start fund for whistle-blower

Several families of those aboard flight MH370 have launched a drive to raise US$5 million (HK$39 million) to reward any insider who comes forward and resolves the mystery of the aircraft’s…

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Kosovo’s Thaci bids for third term amid voter anger

Former guerrilla Hashim Thaci bids for a third term as prime minister of Kosovo yesterday, under pressure from voters angry over poverty and corruption and a war crimes investigation that threatens to ensnare his former comrades-in-arms. Some analysts expect the closest election race since Thaci presided over Kosovo’s Western-backed secession from Serbia in 2008. Frustration with Kosovo’s progress since independence ...

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Kosovo’s Thaci bids for third term amid voter anger

Former guerrilla Hashim Thaci bids for a third term as prime minister of Kosovo yesterday, under pressure from voters angry over poverty and corruption and a war crimes investigation that threatens to ensnare his former comrades-in-arms. Some analysts expect the closest election race since Thaci presided over Kosovo’s Western-backed secession from Serbia in 2008. Frustration with Kosovo’s progress since independence ...

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