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 2016-12-04 08:08 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

China lodges diplomatic protest over Trump-Taiwan phone call... +

China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after US President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the petty move....

 2016-12-04 07:58 

Daily Times

[ Pakistan ]

Father, daughter killed in Bahawalnagar roof collapse... +

BAHAWALNAGAR: A man and his daughter were killed while her mother was severely injured as the roof of their house collapsed in Bahawalnagar. The injured mother has been transferred from District Headquarters Hospital to Lahore....

 2016-12-04 07:39 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Iran demands that President Obama allow US sanctions to expire... +

On Thursday the U.S. Senate voted to extend the Iran Sanctions Act by 10 years....

 2016-12-04 07:38 

Odisha Sun Times

Massive fire reduces 27 houses into ashes in Odisha... +

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Nayagarh, Dec 4: As many as 27 houses burned into ashes in a massive fire that broke out late night on Saturday in Odishas Nayagarh district. The inferno has caused extensive damage to livestock and property. Around 10 goats and du...

 2016-12-04 07:35 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Aleppo crisis: Russia 'ready for talks' on withdrawal of rebels... +

Russia has said it is “ready” for talks with the United States to allow for withdrawal of rebels from eastern Aleppo....

 2016-12-04 07:29 

Daily Times

[ World ]

US Navy to buy new F Super Hornets fighter jets... +

WASHINGTON: The US Navy plans to divest its older model Boeing Co F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets in coming years and hopes to buy dozens of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to deal with a shortfall of strike fighters aboard its carriers, a Navy official said....

 2016-12-04 07:29 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Pakistan embassy protest over pay withdrawal has nothing to do with Government: India... +

India today said Pakistan High Commission's concern over the withdrawal of salaries by a bank had nothing to do with the government....

 2016-12-04 07:26 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Congress lambasts Centre, wonders whether Sartaj Aziz been called to feed biriyani... +

Manish Tewari said when the ruling BJP was in opposition, it kept on saying for ten years that talks and terror can’t go hand in hand....

 2016-12-04 07:13 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

New documents show Netaji died in air crash: Grandnephew... +

Two reports by the Japanese government have clearly stated that the iconic Indian freedom fighter died in the air crash....

 2016-12-04 07:09 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Act against supporters of terror: PM Modi at Heart of Asia... +

"Silence and inaction against terrorism in Afghanistan and our region will only embolden terrorists and their masters....", he said....

 2016-12-04 07:08 

Odisha Sun Times

Act against supporters of terror: PM Modi... +

Amritsar, Dec 4: In an oblique reference to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged action against those who support and finance terror and endanger peace in the entire South Asian region. We must demonstrate strong collective will to defea...

 2016-12-04 07:03 

Hindustan Times

Director admits Last Tango rape scene was non-consensual. Twitter revolts... +

Actors Chris Evans, Jessica Chastain have lashed out at a recently resurfaced interview in which Last Tango in Paris director Bernardo Bertolucci admitted the rape scene in the......

 2016-12-04 07:03 

Odisha Sun Times

Straying elephants create panic in Odisha's Balasore... +

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Balasore, Dec 4: A herd of over 70 wild elephants 15 calves and eight tuskers created panic in four villages in Balasore district of Odisha on Sunday. According to reports, the herd from Jharkhand entered into Tulasi Diha, Bayarsa...

 2016-12-04 07:03 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

J&K can show way to de-escalate tensions between India, Pakistan: Mehbooba... +

The Chief Minister said holistic development of the State and carrying forward the dialogue process, are already included in the priorities....

 2016-12-04 06:57 

Daily Times

[ Pakistan ]

Iran's foreign minister offers resolving Pakistan-India tensions over Kashmir... +

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday offered to mediate tensions between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir issue....

 2016-12-04 06:57 

Daily Times

[ Pakistan ]

Woman sets herself on fire, demands justice for rape... +

SHUJABAD: A woman sets herself on fire in Shujabad area while demanding justice in rape case. The woman revealed that the criminals and police have joined hands and that is why she was setting herself on fire as a protest....

 2016-12-04 06:57 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Indian support for Afghan development is unconditional: President Ghani... +

Ghani particularly spoke about India's assistance in the construction of Salma dam -- officially called the Afghan-India Friendship Dam....

 2016-12-04 06:49 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

NSA Doval and Aziz meeting: Could this break the ice between India and Pakistan?... +

Both India and Pakistan NSAs are said to have held a meeting prior to the Heart of Asia summit....

 2016-12-04 06:47 

Business Standard

When Carlsen killed the queen: His sounder match strategy helped him win a third chess world title... +

Despite a stern examination, Magnus Carlsen's sounder match strategy helped him win a third chess world title, writes Devangshu Datta...

 2016-12-04 06:43 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

My neighbour asked if my bags were packed yet... +

Indian-Americans tell The New Indian Express about how their lives have changed since Trumps’s win....

 2016-12-04 06:43 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Now a nation of averted eyes... +

Indian-Americans tell The New Indian Express about how their lives have changed since Trumps’s win....

 2016-12-04 06:42 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Frankly, has Indian politics ever been better?... +

Indian-Americans tell The New Indian Express about how their lives have changed since Trumps’s win....

 2016-12-04 06:41 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Despite the Donald, it is still America to me... +

Indian-Americans tell The New Indian Express about how their lives have changed since Trumps’s win....

 2016-12-04 06:41 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

School building damaged in fire at J&K... +

The fire broke out in Government High School at Larnoo in Kokernag area of the district during the night, a police official said....

 2016-12-04 06:40 

Odisha Sun Times

MCI to cut MBBS seats in Odisha’s SCB Medical College?... +

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Cuttack, Dec 4: Medical Council of India (MCI) has not cut seats in SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) in Odishas Cuttack and we hope it will not do so for the next academic session, an official said. We dont think there wil...

 2016-12-04 06:40 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Somehow, the same jokes arent funny anymore... +

Indian-Americans tell The New Indian Express about how their lives have changed since Trumps’s win....

 2016-12-04 06:39 

Business Standard

Uber's move to track riders after trip is completed sparks privacy concerns... +

Taxi aggregator wants to collect information for 5 mins after ride; experts worried...

 2016-12-04 06:37 

Hindustan Times

Wildbuzz: The heart of hawking... +

Amritsar has been a symbolic choice for the ongoing Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process conference as it was historically the east-west gateway. That main artery to Asias heart......

 2016-12-04 06:37 

The Quint

International-Level Shooter Alleges Coach Spiked Drink, Raped Her... +

The shooter’s coach is an Arjuna Award-winning shooter himself....

 2016-12-04 06:34 

Business Standard

After Britain, Italians go for referendum; voting begins today... +

The referendum will decide if Italy should amend its constitution; a "no" vote can lead to a regime change...

 2016-12-04 06:32 

Hindustan Times

NITI Aayog to examine if SC/ST sub-plan funds can be made non-lapsable... +

NITI Aayog has been asked to explore ways to find out how allocations under the Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan and Tribal Sub-plan can be made non-lapsable....

 2016-12-04 06:31 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Body remains found after Indonesia plane with 13 disappears... +

The light aircraft lost contact Saturday off the southeast coast of Sumatra island near Singapore....

 2016-12-04 06:30 

The Quint

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma Spotted At The Airport... +

Virat and Anushka were spotted arriving back in the city....

 2016-12-04 06:29 

Hindustan Times

Heart of Asia meet: Modi, Ghani hold bilateral talks; focus on trade, security... +

Ghani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had held bilateral talks ahead of the start of the conference, discussing a range of issues including trade and investment, defence and......

 2016-12-04 06:28 

Daily Times

[ World ]

Trump attends costume party, avoids talking to press... +

US President-elect Donald Trump attended a "Villains and Heroes" costume party at a major donor's Long Island home on Saturday night, but declined to don any garb that was in keeping with the theme....

 2016-12-04 06:28 

Business Standard

Looking to find the perfect gadget for someone you hate? Look no further than these tech gadgets... +

For the person you're straight-up trying to kill, you can just gift Samsung Galaxy Note 7...

 2016-12-04 06:20 

Business Standard

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose died in air crash, new documents reveal: Grandnephew... +

Coming to contrary views on the issue, Ray said though he understands the emotional attachment with Netaji but there is a need to confront the truth...

 2016-12-04 06:17 

Hindustan Times

Dowry death social crime but can’t convict husband without proof: Delhi court... +

It is a heinous crime to hang ones wife to death but a husband cannot be convicted without any reliable evidence, a Delhi court has said while acquitting a man and his......

 2016-12-04 06:16 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Fidel Castro's final resting spot shrouded in mystery... +

About a year ago, trucks full of building materials began arriving at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in the eastern Cuban city of Santiago....

 2016-12-04 06:11 

Odisha Sun Times

Carcass of rare shark found on Odisha beach... +

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Brahmagiri, Dec 4: Carcass of a gigantic shark was found along the coast in Puri district of Odisha on Saturday. According to reports, locals spotted carcass of a huge shark weighing around 10 tonne, 42 feet in length and 28 feet w...

 2016-12-04 06:09 

Business Standard

Heart of Asia conference: Modi, Ghani hold talks on trade, security, military hardware... +

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani today held bilateral talks focusing on a range of key issues including boosting trade and investment, India's reconstruction activities in the war-ravaged country and ways to strengthen ......

 2016-12-04 06:08 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Heart of Asia: Modi, Ghani hold bilateral meeting in Amritsar... +

Both the Indian and Afghan state heads would inaugurate the ministerial deliberations at the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process conference....

 2016-12-04 06:06 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Uzbekistan has first election since Soviet-era ruler's death... +

Acting President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who spent 13 years as Karimov's prime minister, is expected to easily win a five-year term in the Central Asia country....

 2016-12-04 06:04 

Hindustan Times

Vignettes from the life of Balwant Gargi... +

As the Balwant Gargi (1916-2003) centenary year draws to a close, actor-writer Amrik Gill is in the city for a dramatic reading of his bio-fiction on his teacher and mentor titled......

 2016-12-04 06:02 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Malaysian PM leads protest against 'genocide' of Rohingya... +

Najib said the rally at a stadium in suburban Kuala Lumpur will send a strong message to Aung San Suu Kyi's government that "enough is enough."...

 2016-12-04 06:02 

Business Standard

HDFC bank sacks 4 employees, including brach manager over unauthorised exchange of notes... +

Services of the employees were terminated immediately after it was discovered they were allegedly favouring a person known to one of them...

 2016-12-04 06:00 

Hindustan Times

Pakistan’s Sartaj Aziz meets Afghan President Ashraf Ghani... +

Pakistan Prime Ministers advisor on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz on Sunday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during which they discussed ways to bring peace and stability in......

 2016-12-04 05:59 

Hindustan Times

Colombia plane crash: CONMEBOL to award Copa title to Chapecoense, say reports... +

Five days after most of their squad were killed in an air crash in Colombia, Chapecoense have been told they will be named Copa Sudamericana champions, according to reports....

 2016-12-04 05:58 

Hindustan Times

Silence and inaction will only embolden terrorists: PM Modi at Heart of Asia... +

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held bilateral talks focusing on a range of key issues including boosting trade and investment, Indias......

 2016-12-04 05:58 

Hindustan Times

J-K: Case filed against reporter of banned Kashmir Reader for ‘public mischief’... +

Jammu and Kashmir police have registered a case against a reporter with the banned newspaper Kashmir on charges related to publication of statements of conducing public......

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