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US posts hefty bounty on four key IS figures
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Washington:  The US administration has posted a bounty of $20 million for information on four key figures of the Islamic State (IS), an extremist group it is fighting in Iraq and Syria.The State Department is seeking tips that can lead to the arrest of Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, Tarkhan Tayumurazovich Batirashvili and Tariq Bin-al-Tahar Bin al Falih al-Awni...
Wails, walls and veils   02 May, 2015
Vulnerable in their own countries, they made India their home. Some for a brief period, some forever. The story of India’s safe houses
Knot angst   04 May, 2015
An uncanny silence prevails in Nangal Jhamarwara, a hamlet in Rajasthan’s Dausa district. It is hard to decipher whether the village is bereaving the tragic death of fellow farmer Gajendra Singh or mourning the crop loss because of the unseasonal showers or just avoiding the heat of the summer. Whatever be the reason, the emptiness is palpable.The groans of a red tractor breaks the silence....
Nepal preparing to send foreign teams home   04 May, 2015
Kathmandu: The Nepal government is preparing to send home all foreign rescue and search teams from over 25 countries, media reported.Since search and rescue work has almost completed, the remaining work can be executed by Nepali teams, the Central Natural Calamity Relief Committee said on Monday."The government will take a formal decision on this soon," ministry of home affairs...
Victim's family continues sit-in against Badals   03 May, 2015
Moga (Punjab): The family of a teenaged girl, who was molested and pushed to death from a moving bus here, continued to stage a sit-in along with local politicians to press for filing of a case against Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal, who co-owns the Orbit bus service, leading to a deadlock that has delayed her cremation. The family has refused to perform the girl's final rites till the...
Washington can't confirm IS was behind shooting   06 May, 2015
Greenpeace faces shutdown after India freezes funds   06 May, 2015
Nepal bans use of drones   06 May, 2015
B-Town prays for Salman Khan   06 May, 2015
All charges against Salman proven, says judge   06 May, 2015
Now, Centre says Dawood is in Pakistan   05 May, 2015
US has given Pak arms worth $5.4 bn since 2001: Report   06 May, 2015
'India to overtake China in population growth by 2028'   05 May, 2015
Permanent seat for India is 'urgent', says France   06 May, 2015
Saudi King Salman warns of Iran threat to Gulf states   06 May, 2015
IS claims responsibility for shooting   05 May, 2015
Iraq sends additional troops to battle IS over key refinery   06 May, 2015
'Reports about Kumar Vishwas despicable'   05 May, 2015
Tsunami warning following quake in Papua New Guinea   05 May, 2015
Dawood Ibrahim's location not known: govt   05 May, 2015
Govt not to conduct any probe into snooping reports   05 May, 2015
Uproar over demand for separate Telangana HC   05 May, 2015
Top Maoist leader, wife arrested   05 May, 2015
Gunman linked himself to Islamic State   05 May, 2015
Modi reaches out to Chinese through its micro-blogging site   04 May, 2015
Modi to visit China, Mongolia, South Korea   05 May, 2015
Police official caught cheating in exam?   04 May, 2015
Nepal asks foreign nations to end rescue operations   04 May, 2015
Quake jolts Andaman islands   01 May, 2015
Death toll surges to 7,365   04 May, 2015
Nepal quake toll rises to 6,621   02 May, 2015
Cong demands Kejriwal's resignation   01 May, 2015
Everest not officially closed to climbers, Nepal says   04 May, 2015
Modi makes debut on Chinese social media ahead of China visit   04 May, 2015
Guidelines for project to be finalised next week   03 May, 2015
Two gunmen shot dead at Islam art show   04 May, 2015
First edition of Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel stolen   04 May, 2015
Nepal situation beyond our imagination: Modi   04 May, 2015
6.0-magnitude quake hits New Zealand   04 May, 2015
Baltimore mayor lifts city-wide curfew   04 May, 2015
Kerry meets top Tamil leaders   03 May, 2015
Duchess of Cambridge blessed with daughter   02 May, 2015
Ten bogies of Ernakulam-Duronto Express derail   03 May, 2015
Fresh tremors hit Nepal on Sunday   03 May, 2015
Nepal quake toll rises to nearly 5,300   30 April, 2015
Sharif condoles India's quake deaths, lauds rescue efforts   30 April, 2015
US helicopters to join relief efforts   02 May, 2015
'Will raise voice for farmers on every platform'   29 April, 2015
Pakistan stops channels from airing hate speeches   02 May, 2015
It's a girl for Kate Middleton!   02 May, 2015
Modi govt's Pak policy lacks clarity: Shourie   02 May, 2015
Trial of ex-Maldives president politicised, unfair   02 May, 2015
Minister's brother killed in grenade attack   02 May, 2015
Ten jailed for involvement in attack on Malala   30 April, 2015
Normalcy returning to quake-hit Kathmandu   02 May, 2015
Ramdev rebuts allegations on medicine   01 May, 2015
Deluge of relief material, yet many await help   01 May, 2015
India slams US panel report on religious freedom   01 May, 2015
Family refuses to cremate girl till demands are met   01 May, 2015
Millions hit as buses, taxis stay off road   30 April, 2015
Court pulls up CBI for not seizing Naveen Jindal's passport   30 April, 2015
Information spyway   25 April, 2015
India won't retreat if attacked: Rajnath   30 April, 2015
Cabinet okays Compensatory Afforestation Fund bill   29 April, 2015
CBI files charge-sheet against Jindal, Koda   29 April, 2015
Ex-Chechen policeman among 2 charged for Nemtsov killing   09 March, 2015
Nepal quake toll crosses 5,000   29 April, 2015
Decision to ban documentary has backfired: US group   07 March, 2015
Wickremesinghe justifies shooting of Indian fishermen   07 March, 2015
Nepal quake toll rises to 5,489   30 April, 2015
Militants kill five in attack on restaurant in Mali capital   07 March, 2015
Hillary dismisses claims Indian cash swayed her n-deal stance   30 April, 2015
'Ban ready to use his good offices for Indo-Pak rapprochement'   30 April, 2015
Rahul begins his 'padyatra' in Vidarbha   30 April, 2015
Indonesia executes drug traffickers   29 April, 2015
Cabinet okays stronger, well-defined anti-graft bill   30 April, 2015
Hillary leads Democrats; no frontrunners among Republicans   30 April, 2015
Over to the younger brat   25 April, 2015
Airlines introduce two-person cockpit rule after Alps crash   27 March, 2015
SC to hear Manmohan Singh's plea on April 1   27 March, 2015
Co-pilot deliberately crashed plane: Officials   26 March, 2015
CBI files closure report in case against Tytler   25 March, 2015
Air strikes kill militants allied with Pak Taliban   25 March, 2015
'DD, AIR archives should be made available'   25 March, 2015
Iran condemns Saudi strikes in Yemen   26 March, 2015
Pilot locked out of cockpit before Germanwings crash: Report   26 March, 2015
Saudi Arabia launches strike in Yemen   26 March, 2015
MP Governor's son found dead   25 March, 2015
Yemen prez flees home as rebels advance   25 March, 2015
IS claims responsibility for Libya bomb attacks   25 March, 2015
Naval plane crash: One rescued, two missing   25 March, 2015
Curiosity rover detects life-supporting nitrogen on Mars   25 March, 2015
'Sending V.K. Singh to Pakistan Day 'calibrated decision''   25 March, 2015
Order bringing AGI's office under RTI stayed   25 March, 2015
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