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2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Shah Rukh, Aamir, Salman, Karan pushed Indian cinema globally: Amitabh Bachchan

By Radhika Bhirani, New Delhi, April 15 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has travelled the world, meeting cinema icons from all over.

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Indian tech guru is worth $1.2 billion, but his election campaign highlights his humble roots

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, in white shirt, campaigns for Parliament in Bangalore, India, on April 14. Parliamentary elections are being held in nine phases from April 7 to May 12. He is the richest candidate in India's national elections , with a personal fortune of more than $1.2 billion.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Infosys Technologies, Software, Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Fitness, Yoga

8 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

It's curtains for India's Dream Team

It's finally curtains for the Dream Team that ushered in and sustained India's economic reforms for the past two decades and more, starting way back in 1991, even as the reforms themselves are expected to gather momentum and new meaning under the next dispensation at the centre.

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12 hrs ago | Gujarat Global

Gujarat NSUI President arrested in a dummy scandal

Ultimately, President of Gujarat unit of National Students Union of India Adityasinh Gohil has been arrested for having a dummy student appearing for him in LLB examinations.

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16 hrs ago | Korea Herald

India's election won't be decided on old lines

Last week, India embarked on what has repeatedly been hailed as the biggest electoral exercise in history.

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20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

India's top court recognises neutral gender

India's highest court on Tuesday recognised the existence of a third gender that is neither male nor female, in a landmark judgment hailed by transgender people.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Asia, World News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Indian tycoon runs for election, bucks Congress's image

As the Congress Party stumbles towards what looks like a massive general election defeat, one candidate is performing with the conviction of a potential winner who believes he can help implement change in the way that India works.

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India Talkies

Election Commission officials heckled in West Bengal - Indiatalkies.com

Kolkata, April 15: Some Election Commission officials were heckled in West Bengal's Malda district Monday, allegedly by Trianmool Congress activists, while they were removing some flags and banners put up on a government property, a commission official said.

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Examiner.com

'Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown' season premiere: Punjab, India explored

Anthony Bourdain returned to CNN on Sunday night offering a glimpse of the world through the food we eat.

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Iol.co.za

Pakistani man arrested for eating baby

A Pakistani man was arrested on Monday on suspicion of cannibalism when the head of a newborn baby was found at his home - three years after he was jailed for the same offence.

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Pakistani police arrest cannibal after head found

Mohammad Arif, 35, and his brother Mohammad Farman, 30, from the small town of Darya Khan in central Pakistan, served two years in jail for cannibalism and were released last year.

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AlertNet

New attack by insider deals blow to PM during Indian election

A new book accuses India's prime minister of being weak and unable to stamp out corruption on his watch, the second recent attack by an insider that undermines the Congress party as it seeks re-election despite trailing in opinion polls.

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News24

Murder charges no barrier in India election

New Delhi - The list of charges against Indian politician Kameshwar Baitha is long and startling: 16 counts of murder, 25 of attempted murder, six of assault with a dangerous weapon, three of extortion... and so on.

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Bradenton.com

Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars

There's a twist, though: Instead of being the game-changing phenomena it was in the U.S., Uber faces a slew of competitors using similar technology.

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The New Zealand Herald

Mother's victory in fight to prosecute India's leader-in-waiting over deaths

Minutes before he was hacked to death by a Hindu mob, veteran Muslim politician Ehsan Jafri reached for his phone and dialled one last number.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Newkerala.com

'India can be role model in conducting smooth polls'

By Rupesh Dutta, New Delhi, April 13 : The sheer scale of the Indian general election has left them marveling.

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NewsBlaze

India's General Election Goes Smoothly - Photos

The third phase of voting for India's general election has started in 91 constituencies, representing nearly a fifth of the 543-seat lower house, across the capital, two other union territories and 11 states.

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The Age

Four die in rebel attack in Indian Kashmir

Militants have killed two policemen guarding the home of a pro-India politician in Indian Kashmir in the first such attack in the restive region since national elections got underway, police say.

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India Talkies

Pakistani rock band to perform in Shimla - Indiatalkies.com

Shimla, April 13: Pakistani rock band The Ragaboys will perform in Shimla this week as part of cultural exchange programmes between India and Pakistan, an event organiser said.

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Reuters

Reviving investment is key, says man tipped to be India's finance minister

Massaging his swollen feet after campaigning in the villages of Punjab, the man tipped to be India's next finance minister says he wants the government that takes office next month to approve five big-ticket investments quickly to signal it means business.

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