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Mahindra to invest Rs 45 billion in renewable

Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group plans to expand its renewable energy business and invest Rs 45 billion ($732.5 million) over the next three to four years, its chairman said, amid a government-led p

Left-wing Tsipras leads anti-bailout government in Greece

Alexis Tsipras, leader of the Syriza left-wing party, waves to supporters following his speech—AP

Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as the Prime Minister of a new hardline, anti-bailout government determined to face down international lenders and end nearly five years of

East Coast braces for ‘historic’ blizzard

Light snow began falling on the East Coast on Monday morning, the first signs of a potentially historic blizzard that officials predicted would dump up to three feet in the coming day, snarling transp

The smoke around e-cig


Researchers have counted 7,764 varieties of ‘vape’.

Shining solo too, guitarist Lofgren plays on

After 26 gruelling months on tour with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band playing stadiums across the globe, guitar man Nils Lofgren deserves to put his feet up until the phone rings again.

Cristiano Ronaldo off in Real win as Barca hit six

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for kicking out at an opponent but Real Madrid still beat Cordoba 2-1 away on Saturday while Barcelona kept on their heels with a 6-0 romp at Elche.

20 killed in rebel rocket attacks in Ukraine

Alessandra Prentice and Pavel Polityuk

US brewery will stop ‘Gandhi-bot’ beer brand

A US microbrewery said on Friday it will stop using the name and image of the late Indian leader Mohandas Gandhi on one of its beers after complaints it was offensive to the Indian community.

ISIS video on hostage killing angers Shinzo Abe

‘Release remaining captive’

5 year ban imposed on Yingluck Shinawatra

Yingluck Shinawatra

Thai authorities dealt a double blow to ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shina-watra and her powerful family on Friday, banning her from politics for five years and proceeding with criminal charges for

The expected electoral victory in Greece of Syrizia, an acronym meaning “radical coalition of the Left”, had made waves across financial markets.

US President Barack Obama, during his visit to India this week, intends to highlight the strategically essential US-India relationship and shore up support for a wide variety of shared policy interest