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Mallya says willing to reach "reasonable" debt settlement

Mallya said he was in "forced exile" and had no plans to leave Britain.

The Indian government wrote to its British counterpart on Thursday seeking the deportation of the liquor tycoon and Formula 1 motor racing boss.

Apple bets on services from apps to music


Apple Inc’s first-ever drop in quarterly iPhone sales has spurred chief executive Tim Cook to turn the spotlight on prospects for its services business, but the field is rife with competition and may

FBI decides not to share iPhone unlock


The FBI has provisionally decided not to share an iPhone unlocking mechanism used by a contractor to open the phone of one of the San Bernardino shooters because the agency does not own the mechanism,

FBI gave first vulnerability tip April 14: Apple

The FBI informed Apple Inc of a vulnerability in its iPhone and Mac software on April 14, the first time it had told the company about a flaw in Apple products under a controversial White House proce

‘Traffic to Wikipedia terrorism entries plunges 30 per cent’

Edward Snowden

Internet traffic to Wikipedia pages summarising knowledge about terror groups and their tools plunged nearly 30 per cent after revelations of widespread Web monitoring by the US national security agen

German nuclear plant infected with IT viruses

A nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses, but they appear not to have posed a threat to the facility’s operations because it is isolated from the Internet,

Australia rules out settling 800 migrants

Papua New Guinea said on Wednesday it will close an Australian immigration centre on a northern island after its Supreme Court ruled it unlawful, but Australia ruled out accepting more than 800 asylum

Russian President Vladimir Putin orders space agency shakeup

Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Photo: AFP)

Russian President Vladimir Putin told his space officials to raise their game on Wednesday after he flew thousands of kilometres to watch the inaugural launch of a rocket from a new spaceport, only fo

Facebook revenue beats expectations as mobile ad sales surge

The company plans to create a new class of non-voting shares, which would be given as a dividend to existing shareholders.

The company's shares rose 9.5 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday to $118.39.

Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the s

Whenever there is any judicial conference, the topic that invariably comes up for discussion is pendency of cases and delayed justice.

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