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U.S. President Barack Obama said that Washington is acting to prevent “genocide” as he authorised of U.S. warplanes bombing Islamist fighters marching on Iraq’s Kurdish capital, a hub for U.S. oil companies on Friday. In their drive to eradicate unbelievers, the Islamic State fighters have beheaded and crucified captives. They had seized control of Iraq’s biggest dam which could allow them to flood cities thereby cutting off vital...

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UPA’s faulty division put Andhra Pradesh at disadvantage says Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu alleged that the residuary AP has been put at a great disadvantage by the “unilateral” and “faulty” bifurcation by the UPA government. Since the bifurcation, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have been sparring with each other over sharing of resources and for new investments. Naidu released a white paper on the ‘Impact of State Reorganisation’ said that the Reorganisation Act itself was the principal source of unfair and unjust treatment to both the successor states and the residuary Andhra Pradesh is the worst sufferer. The white paper said that some of the provisions would continue to have adverse impact...

Stalker in Australia says he was inspired by Bollywood films

Bollywood seems to have taken a step ahead in inspiring people beyond the nation, and that too in a wrong way! Sandeep Baliga, hailing from India has adapted the Bollywood way into his real life. According to a Daijiworld report on July 24, the 31 year old who has been staying in Tasmania, has...

6-Year-old girl raped by a skating teacher in Bangalore

In a horrendous incident that shook the nation, a pedophile skating teacher was arrested on Sunday for raping a 6 year old girl in east Bangalore who has also allegedly tried to attack three to four children in the past three years. There are also accusations made...

Watch Star Sports live streaming of India vs England 2nd Test

Tension is definitely soaring in the second Test of England vs India at Lord’s. Both the teams players have complained against each other for ICC code of conduct. Just two days ahead of the match, England pace spearhead James Anderson was charged with a Level...

M S Dhoni under pressure after Ravi Shastri appointment

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Former Indian cricket captain Ravi Shastri has been appointed as the director of Team India for the One-Day International (ODI) series against England, starting from August 25 at Bristol. After captain...

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Mahela Jayawardene’s Farewell Gift: Sri Lanka Clinch Series vs Pakistan

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The former Sri Lankan captain ended his Test career after his team won the second Test by 105 runs against Pakistan. Earlier Pakistan was chasing 271 runs to win the test but were soon wrapped out for 165 in their second innings in the first session of the final day on Monday. Mahela Jayawardene retired from Test cricket after Sri Lanka had a series sweep...

International Cricket Council rejects BCCI’s review petition for Jadeja-Anderson row

James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja had an altercation during the first Test in Trent Bridge. ICC Judicial Commissioner Gordon Lewis had given a verdict saying that both the players were not guilty of breaching ICC’s code of conduct. The...

Jacques Kallis calls it quits; End of an era of cricketing brilliance

One of cricket’s greatest all-rounders, Jacques Kallis, has decided to retire from ODIs, marking his departure from all international forms of cricket. With the ICC Cricket World Cup just months away, Kallis decided not to be part of...

ICC bans ‘Save Gaza’ ‘Free Palestine’ wristband: ECB Backs Moeen Ali

England cricketer Moeen Ali was spotted wearing wristband depicting his support for Gaza and for a free Palestine. With ICC set out on an investigation, England and the Wales Cricket Board have taken a different stance on the issue. According...

After Flipkart’s $1 billion funding, Amazon to invest $2 billion in India

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Just a day after India’s biggest online retailer Flipkart has raised $1 billion fresh capital, e-commerce giant Amazon announced on Wednesday that they are going to invest $2 billion in India. Earlier...

Microsoft announces more than 6,000 job cuts

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Software major, Microsoft Corp is expected to announce the biggest round of job cuts in five years. Microsoft is reportedly looking to integrate Nokia Oyj’s handset unit and more than 6,000 job cuts...

General Motors announce new recall of more than 1.3 million vehicles

General Motors announced on Monday that it is announcing a recall of more than 1.3 million vehicles which may experience sudden loss of electric power steering. This is second time that GM is recalling...

DGCA asks SpiceJet to withdraw Re 1 base fare

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in India has asked SpiceJet airline to withdraw the recent discount scheme where tickets were being offered at a base fare of Re 1. The is the fifth time...

Mahindra Reva premium car e2o launched at Rs 5.72 lakh

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Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd launched a new premium variant of the sole electric vehicle, e2o. Priced at Rs 5.72 lakh (on road Delhi), the new variant of Reva uses variable assist electric...

Flipkart sells 20,000 Xiaomi Mi3 units in 2.4 seconds

Xiaomi had put up 20,000 units on sale and they were all sold even before one could snap their fingers. The company has been setting up records in India with its Mi3 flash sale. The first batch, it went off shelves reportedly within 40 minutes, the second batch sold in five seconds while the third one...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to launch in September while Note 3 and Neo prices slashed

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has finally a release date. The smartphone is expected to be launched at an event pre-IFA 2014 in Berlin. The IFA trade fair is Europe’s biggest technology exhibition. A...

Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus: Check Price in India and features

Samsung has officially launched its new smartphone named “Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus” in India on July 28, 2014 at a smart throw away price of Rs. 7,335 . The phone is an addition to the range of Android...