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Wikipedia can predict the next disease outbreak

An increase in visits to Wikipedia pages about a disease can predict its next outbreak, a study suggests.

Bihar CM warns seven union ministers from state

Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Wednesday said the seven union ministers hailing from Bihar would not be allowed to enter the state if they fail to...

Islam will prosper if we rule Kashmir: BJP

The BJP said Wednesday it was confident Islam will prosper in Jammu and Kashmir if it got to rule the state.

From Bhutan to Brazil, they come to learn English in India

From Indian bureaucrats to executives from as many as 87 countries around the world, when it comes to gaining proficiency in English, it is...

US Senate blocks reform to limit NSA spying

The US Senate has blocked a move to put an end to the mass storage of telephone data by the National Security Agency (NSA), a measure...

If people want, BJP will retain Article 370

The BJP said Wednesday it won’t press for the abrogation of Article 370 of the constitution, which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir...

Low Vitamin D levels may lead to early death

Vitamin D deficiency is not just bad for your bone health, it can also result in various other diseases leading to an early death, research shows.

Kolkata Police awarded for restoring 18th century building

The Kolkata police, which restored an 18th century building here that serves as its wireless branch headquarters...

Modi announces visa on arrival for 14 Pacific Island countries

India Wednesday proposed a slew of measures to foster closer cooperation with the...

Police officer injured in Jerusalem synagogue attack dies

A police officer seriously injured in the attack by two Palestinians in a synagogue in West Jerusalem has died...

Sect leader stand-off: Six dead, police rule out negotiations

Haryana Police Wednesday confirmed that five women and a child have died during the stand-off between controversial sect...

Modi pays tribute to Rani Lakshmibai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday paid tribute to Rani Lakshmibai, the fiery queen of Jhansi, on her 186th birth anniversary.

Culture minister insists on timely spending of funds

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma Wednesday said a weekly monitoring system will be introduced soon for the

Hong Kong protesters clash with police

Fierce clashes erupted near government buildings in Hong Kong Wednesday, a day after police removed...

Fijians crowd around to shake hands with Modi, click selfies

Thousands of people gathered at Albert Park in this Fijian capital Wednesday to welcome Narendra Modi, the...

Facebook top choice for popular magazines to earn ’likes’

The social networking site Facebook is the first choice for popular magazine brands when...

Review policies for kidnappings abroad: Obama

US President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the policies in place to respond to the...

US charges two Indians with conning investors with social media

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two India-based operators of an...

A TV channel for dogs in Germany

German TV broadcaster Deutsche Telekom has announced the launch of a channel designed especially for dogs.

Indian American student wins 2014 International Children’s Peace Prize

Indian-American student Neha Gupta has won the 2014 International Children’s Peace Prize Award for...

Sunny, pleasant Wednesday in Delhi

It was a sunny, pleasant Wednesday morning here with a minimum temperature of 8.5 degrees Celsius...

Woman gang-raped in Agra, attempts suicide

A 20-year-old woman tried to commit suicide after she was allegedly raped by three youths in...

Modi gets traditional Fijian welcome

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was Wednesday accorded a traditional iTaukei ceremonial welcome at the Albert Park.

No new offensive planned against rebels: Ukraine

The Ukrainian foreign ministry said Tuesday that the government was committed to the...

Nepal’s constitution drafting process gets stalled

The constitution drafting process in Nepal has been stalled for an indefinite period due to dispute among parties...

Modi arrives in Fiji, first Indian PM after 33 years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Fiji capital early Wednesday, the first Indian prime minister to visit Fiji in 33 years.

Violence as police move to arrest sect leader Rampal

A much delayed move by the Haryana government to use force to arrest controversial sect leader Rampal from...

Four Israelis killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Four Israelis were killed and eight injured in an apparent terror attack Tuesday morning in a synagogue in the...

Iraqi forces fighting to retake key town from IS

Iraqi security forces launched a major offensive to recapture the town of Saadiyah in the...

CBI interrogates Odisha cricket officials over chit fund scam

Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) honorary secretary Asirbad Behera was Tuesday interrogated by the CBI for his alleged links with chit...

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