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A school in India that offers an elite education for poor rural families receives 250,000 applications for 200 places.
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National carrier Kenya Airways cut its losses by more than half to Sh4.8 billion in the six months to September raising hopes that it may be flying out of its turbulence.
A streaming event in January will see the launch date and price confirmed.
The more than 170 member states of the International Maritime Organization, the global shipping regulator, agreed to sharp—and potentially expensive—limits on sulfur emissions, which are blamed for he
Twitter Inc. plans to lay off a few hundred employees, mostly in sales and marketing, as the social media service strives to produce an annual profit for the first time next year. Initiatives such
The National Hawkers Federation today held protests outside the East Delhi MCD headquarters for alleged harassment by the civic body. The protesters were also joined by AAP MLAs from East Delhi - Nit
Traders wing of Aam Aadmi Party today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase import duty on Chinese products even as it appealed its fellow community members to not import goods from a "hostil
Amid wrangling on the no-trust motion passed by NCP-ruled Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) against its Commissioner, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today indicated support for th
Premium two-wheeler player DSK Motowheels will launch a 135-cc minibike by March 2017 to tap the volume market, a senior company official said today. DSK Benelli Chairman Shirish Kulkarni said the pr
The terrorists hurled grenade at a police post in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara district this evening.No casualties have been reported so far.The search operation is underway.
LONDON - The London Stock Exchange index closed on Thursday at 6,986.57, up 28.48 points.
A Florida company demands fees mostly from small businesses and sets them low enough to discourage court challenges. Small businesses are frequent targets of patent lawsuits since new legal tools to r
Exhorting the Secretaries to the Government of India to put their best foot forward to the task ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that they have the collective wisdom and experience to cr
An auto lease, a common alternative to buying a vehicle, is a three-party contract that can be hard to break.
A driver looking to end a car lease early might turn to a broker, but using such a service comes with its own costs and restrictions.
The Fusion may not be as miserly on gasoline as the Toyota Prius, but the Ford has the handsome chiseled lines that many hybrids lack.
Two "notorious" criminals were arrested after a brief encounter with police in which one of them sustained bullet injury, in Vikas Puri area of west Delhi, police said today. The duo Vakeel Ahmed (29
Forensic experts, who visited the premises of Jessop's Dum Dum factory today, are of the opinion that the fire which broke out there last week was sparked "deliberately", a senior CID officer said. "
The owner of the cracker shop in Sadar Bazar, whose employee died in the cracker blast in Naya Bazar area, has been arrested from Meerut, police said today. The accused, identified as Mukhtar Ahmed (
Delhi Dynamos dominated the proceedings but yet again played out a draw in a 1-1 result against FC Pune City in a familiar show of their strikers missing chances galore in the Indian Super League foot
: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today hoped that Diwali, the festival of lights that illuminates homes and hearts of the people, 'might guide us to share the spirit of joy with all'. In her Diwali messa
Congress MP and former Union Minister K C Venugopal today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "check" the "unjustifiable and rigid stand" taken by his cabinet colleague Maneka Gandhi in dealing with
Stepping up measures to control bird flu, the Centre today directed Bhopal-based National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) to expedite testing of samples of birds for avian influenz
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the AAP government will implement 'equal- pay-for-equal-work' principle for its contractual employees vis-a-vis regular ones. The Chief Minister's anno
The Belgian prime minister said on Thursday that the country’s leaders had reached a compromise, but the deal could still run into problems.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man is in custody for damaging an exterior staircase at a historically significant building in downtown Philadelphia. Tuesday’s theft of a 6-foot section of bra
The last metro from terminal stations of Delhi Metro will leave at 10 PM on Diwali night, DMRC said today. Metro train services will run as usual for rest of the day on Diwali from 6 AM on all lines
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) today announced special tour packages for Sri Lanka that would take the travellers to major places associated with the epic Ramayana, beside
Diageo group firm United Spirits Ltd is undertaking a 'detailed review' of each case of fund diversions and improper transactions worth Rs 1,225.3 crore involving entities linked to its embattled ex-C
An elderly woman and her daughter-in-law were murdered by unidentified assailants, who looted cash and jewellery from their house in Quarsi area of Aligarh district, police said today. Shanti Sharma
The National Zoological Park, here which reported one more bird death today taking the overall toll to 70, may remain out of bounds for visitors for the next three months, an official said today. Zoo
Police today filed charge sheet in the Louis Berger pay-off scandal naming senior Congress leader and former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat as the "prime conspirator". Six others, including the th
Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today inaugurated smart classrooms at a municipal school in south Delhi, which has been upgraded with technology as part of a project to enhance infrastructure facilities. A p
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) today condemned repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan and urged the Union and the state governments to take steps for safety, security and welf
On Monday, the Obama administration announced that premiums on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace insurance plans are expected to jump by double digit percentages in 2017. But that’s not

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