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1 hr ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

IPL 7: Kallis, Narine castle MI as KKR begins with a bang

Kolkata Knight Riders ride on some brilliant batting by Jacques Kallis and superb bowling by Sunil Narine to beat Mumbai Indians by 41 runs in the opening match of the IPL 7 Abu Dhabi: The seventh Indian Premier League kicked off at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Wednesday with an emphatic 41-run win for Kolkata Knight Riders over Mumbai Indians, as ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Women's eNews

Indian Courts Prop Door Open for Rape Survivors

It just happened again. Another prominent public figure, the former head of government of India's most populous state, downplayed the problem of rape.

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7 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

MHADA postpones housing lottery procedure after letter from EC

Mumbai: Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority's 2014 lottery procedure for 2641 houses of Mumbai and Konkan Board, which was expected to start from yesterday, has been postponed.

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11 hrs ago | WGBH

'Before India,' A Young Gandhi Found His Calling In South Africa

In 1893, in the bustling seaside city of Durban, South Africa - then under British colonial rule - a young lawyer stepped off a ship from India, eager to try his professional luck far away from home.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Peninsula

Modi attacks Rahul over - toffee model', regrets targeting PM

Supporters of federal minister, patron for the National Conference and candidate for Srinagar's seat Farooq Abdullah shout slogans at an election rally in Rawalpora village, some 55km from Srinagar, yesterday.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

India's largest coin fair is here

Catch over 95 philately and numismatic collectors showcasing coins, banknotes, medals and more at India's largest coin fair, starting from April 18 With over 1,300 coins, banknotes and medals on auction, and over 95 philately and numismatic enthusiasts from all over India, showcasing their collection of stamps, coins and banknotes, the 23rd Shukla ... (more)

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Rediff.com

Jalna candidate has an amazing story

From being forced to work as a construction labourer after his family lost their home in a slum demolition drive to making his way to Harvard and then work for the US government, Deelip Mhaske decided to return to his motherland to pave the way for a better future.

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The Telegraph

No noose is good news

In 13 months, the President has rejected 13 mercy petitions. The Supreme Court on the other hand has commuted the death sentences of 19 convicts this year.

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The Telegraph

Passage to prosperity

Policymakers in India have long felt the need for economic corridors to link adjoining states to facilitate growth by easing infrastructure bottlenecks, improving access to markets, and boosting productivity through urbanization and associated agglomeration effects.

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Rediff.com

Raj Thackeray springs a surprise, backs BJP's Munde in Beed

"I am declaring public support of the MNS to Munde in Beed constituency. All MNS workers should work actively to ensure that Munde is elected," Raj said in Mumbai on Tuesday evening, soon after campaigning for 19 Lok Sabha seats in the second phase, ended this evening in Maharashtra.

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The Age

An Indian transgender resident dances to celebrate a Supreme Court judgement in Mumbai on April 15.

Delhi : India's top court has recognised the country's long marginalised transgender community as a third gender and, in a landmark judgment lauded by human rights groups, called on the government to ensure their equal treatment.

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Sutton Guardian

Masterchef contestant hopes to launch Sutton curry house

A chef who bowed out in the BBC Masterchef quarter finals hopes to use her TV success to launch a new restaurant in Sutton.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

No summer break for these Bollywood stars

Most Bollywood stars are forgoing their summer holidays this year and staying back in Mumbai to cast their votes and the rest busy with their shoots This time of the year, Bollywood stars are usually in a holiday mood.

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Indian Television

TCS ties up with Twitter India for election app

MUMBAI: Arguably the country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services has tied up with social media giant Twitter to launch an app, iElect, to help users gain social insights into the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Shiv Sena slams Congress for targeting Narendra Modi on his marital status

Mumbai: Hitting out at the Congress for raking up the issue of Narendra Modi's marriage, the Shiv Sena today accused it of "poking nose" into the private life of the BJP PM nominee and said the grand old party's bid to make it an issue of national campaign re-affirmed its bankruptcy.

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The Telegraph

Doc's to-dos to cut cancer risk

Mumbai oncologist Suresh Advani with Rupali Bose, CEO of Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Calcutta, and Shobhana Kamineni, the executive director of Apollo Hospitals.

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The New Zealand Herald

Fertility tourism: Couples desperate for a baby heading overseas

India has become a popular destination for families wanting to use a surrogate to have children.

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Channelnewsasia.com

India poll candidates face difficulty in winning over lower castes

Indian elections are currently underway with politicians campaigning across the country.

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WTOP-FM Washington

D.C., meet the 'next burrito' ... the dosa

At the Whole Foods in Foggy Bottom, Priya Ammu spoons a thick batter into a hot pan and uses her ladle to spread it thinly and evenly in a precise circular motion.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Foggy Bottom (Washington, DC), Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, India, Celiac Disease, Health

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars

In this Monday, March 24, 2014 photo, an Indian taxi driver sleeps inside his traditional black-and-yellow licensed cab as he waits for customers in New Delhi, India.

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