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Coca Cola Asks Other Global Firms To Invest In India

Coca Cola Asks Other Global Firms To Invest In India

NEW DELHI – Beverages giant Coca Cola on Tuesday gave India a thumbs up as it asked fellow multinationals to put their money here, at a time when some global rating agencies have raised questions over investment climate in the country citing lack of policy reforms. The Atlanta-based firm which on Tuesday announced investments of […]

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India Among Top 10 Land Grabbers, Sellers: Report

India Among Top 10 Land Grabbers, Sellers: Report

NEW DELHI – India is among the top 10 nations to acquire land in both domestic and transnational deals, according to a report released this month by the Washington-based World Watch Institute (WWI). It lists India as a big investor in land globally and among the top ‘land grabbers’ because what is acquired is agricultural […]

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Key Mumbai Terror Suspect Arrested

Key Mumbai Terror Suspect Arrested

NEW DELHI – After tracking him for more than three years, security agencies have arrested Sayed Zabiuddin alias Abu Hamza, alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba ultra and the Hindi tutor of 10 terrorists who carried out the audacious attack in Mumbai in 2008. 30-year-old Zabiuddin also known as Abu Jindal, who hails from Georai area of Beed district […]

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Selfish Pakistan Army May Spark Nuclear War With India, Says Bangladesh Envoy

Selfish Pakistan Army May Spark Nuclear War With India, Says Bangladesh Envoy

In the pamphlet, Bangladeshi high commissioner to India Ahmed Tariq Karim cited seven “deadly sins” of Pakistan which were responsible for the political problems and weak democracy in the neighbouring country. NEW DELHI: In one of his publications which he presented to BJP leader LK Advani last week, Bangladeshi high commissioner to India Ahmed Tariq […]

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Probe Ordered Into Tragic Death Of Little Girl Who Fell In A Hole

Probe Ordered Into Tragic Death Of Little Girl Who Fell In A Hole

NEW DELHI – Haryana government on Sunday ordered a magisterial probe into the death of four-year-old girl Mahi after falling into an abandoned borewell. “A magisterial inquiry has been ordered in the case,” Gurgaon District Magistrate P C Meena said. He said a case has also been registered against Rohatash Tayal, the landowner who had […]

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More Indian Women Getting Married Before 25

More Indian Women Getting Married Before 25

NEW DELHI – An increasing number of women across India are keen to tie the knot before they turn 25, and states like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat top the chart, a survey released here on Tuesday has showed. Conducted by online matrimonial portal Jeevansathi.com, the survey said Tamil Nadu had registered the maximum increase […]

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Leaders Of Rural India Flaunt Expensive SUVs

Leaders Of Rural India Flaunt Expensive SUVs

NEW DELHI – The rural villages of India may lack good roads, power, drinking water and sanitation but surprisingly the leaders in the villages have fancy, expensive cars to flaunt. Recently the leaders of some of those villages in Maharashtra showed up with status symbol cars at a convention organized in Pune by the NCP, […]

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Unemployed UK Father Puts Himself Up For Sale Online!

Unemployed UK Father Puts Himself Up For Sale Online!

LONDON – A father-of-three in the UK has put himself up for sale on an online auction website for 20,000 pounds, as a desperate measure after knowing that he will be unemployed within a month. Andy Martin was given 30 days’ notice that he was being made redundant, which led him to take the drastic […]

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Men In Norway Asked To Don Condoms For “Sex Hour”

Men In Norway Asked To Don Condoms For “Sex Hour”

OSLO – A Norwegian sexual health charity has asked the men of the country to don condoms for a ” sex hour” on Thursday evening to raise public awareness about safe-sex. Non-profit sex education organization RFSU would like Norwegian men to tear themselves away from the television coverage of the Euro 2012 soccer quarter final […]

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‘Green Rust’ Could Cleanse World Of Toxic Materials

‘Green Rust’ Could Cleanse World Of Toxic Materials

LONDON – A rare kind of mineral known as “green rust”, which could be used to scape toxic metals and radioactive species from the environment, also played a similar and crucial role early in Earth’s history. Research suggests for the first time that green rust was likely widespread in ancient oceans and may have played […]

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