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US court lets US group challenge Modi immunity

A US court has asked a human rights group to  respond by Nov 4 to the US government's suggestion of immunity. PTI File Photo

A US court has asked a human rights group to respond by Nov 4 to the US government's suggestion of immunity ...

India ready for nuclear no-first-use agreements

Reiterating its traditional policy of not using nuclear weapons first and not targeting non-nuclear weapons nations, India has offered to enter into agreements incorporating the two principles while ruling out joining the non-proliferation treaty.PTI File Photo For Representation

India has offered to enter into agreements incorporating the two principles while ruling out joining the non-proliferation treaty...

Apple sees iCloud attacks; China hack reported

Apple sees iCloud attacks; China hack reported Reuters File Photo For Representation Only

Apple said today its iCloud server has been the target of intermittent attacks...

India wins re-election to UN Human Rights Council

India today got re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17. India is currently a member of the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council and its term will end on December 31, 2014. Reuters file photo

India today got re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17. India is currently a member of the...

New video: IS militants stone woman to death for adultery

Militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group released a video Tuesday showing its members stoning a woman to death whom they accused of committing adultery. AP file photo

Militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group released a video Tuesday showing its members stoning a woman to death whom they...

Paralysed man walks again after breakthrough treatment

A paralysed man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment which one of the British scientists responsible hailed as ...

Monica Lewinsky says she was cyber-bullying Patient Zero

Monica Lewinsky gives a speech at the Forbes Under 30 Summit at the Pa. Convention Center in Philadelphia on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. AP Photo

Monica Lewinsky said she was one of the first victims of cyber-bullying, becoming "Patient Zero" after falling in love with Bill Clinton, as the former...

Pistorius's 5-year jail satisfies slain girlfriend's kin

The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp Tuesday welcomed the sentencing of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail for the death of their daughter.AP File Photo

The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp Tuesday welcomed the sentencing of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius..

Nepal, India sign historic Power Trade Agreement

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with Foreign Minister of Nepal, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey at a meeting in New Delhi on Monday. PTI Photo

India and Nepal today inked a historic Power Trade Agreement (PTA), allowing exchange of electricity and opening up new vistas of cooperation in the hydropower...

Pak Taliban fires its spokesman over allegiance to IS chief

Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan has fired its spokesman after he along with five other commanders declared allegiance to the Islamic State terror group, which has been vying for supremacy with the al-Qaeda in the region.Reuters File Photo For Representation

Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan has fired its spokesman after he along with five other commanders declared allegiance...

French oil giant CEO killed in plane crash

Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive officer (CEO) of French oil giant Total, died in a plane accident here Tuesday, an official said. AP file photo

Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive officer (CEO) of French oil giant Total, died in a plane accident here Tuesday, an official said...

Why internet goes to 'sleep' in parts of the world

Do you know why internet is always up and running in the US and Europe while people suffer many outages over the course of the day in Asia, South America and Eastern Europe? Reuters photo for representation only

Do you know why internet is always up and running in the US and Europe while people suffer many outages over the course of the...

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A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

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