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Cop ‘killer’ telegraphed intentions on Instagram

Popular photo-sharing service Instagram on Saturday took down the account of the man said to be behind the “assassination” of two New York City police officers, after the 28-year-old gunman’s veiled t

‘Malware found on Afghan government websites’

Malicious software likely linked to China is being used to infect visitors to a wide range of official Afghan government websites, US cybersecurity researchers say.

Flipkart raises $700 million in fresh funding


Flipkart has been in talks in recent weeks to raise up to $1 billion

'Need big heart, not 56-inch chest to attend Parliament,' Opposition taunts PM Modi

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A united opposition today said the government is following "an unacceptable agenda" of trying to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism.

US vows response to Sony hack

N. Korea offers joint probe with US; Japan, S. Korea condemn attack

Sony: Haven’t caved, still plan release of Interview

Hit by the worst ever cyberattack to an American business enterprise, Sony Enterta-inment CEO Michael Lynton has denied that the studio had “caved” by scrapping next week’s release of its movie The In

Pope Francis names French cardinal as camerlengo

Pope Francis attends a meeting in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican on Saturday. 	— AP

Pope Francis on Saturday named French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran as the new camerlengo, or chamberlain, the cardinal who runs the Vatican after the death or resignation of a Pontiff.

US hotelier avoids jail for donation

A hotel tycoon and former Hillary Clinton fundraiser avoided prison on Thursday for conspiring to make $188,000 in illegal US campaign contributions using straw donors.

Modi may order insurance, coal reforms if vote delayed: officials


Modi may resort to the rarely used order to lift the caps on foreign investment

India says hitting 2014-15 fiscal gap target a 'major challenge'

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The deficit reached nearly 90 percent of the full-year target between April and October

Earlier this month, energy minister Piyush Goyal announced that the proposed amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003, will allow consumers to exercise their choice to select the electricity supplier.

This may be Narendra Modi’s government, but India may be on its way to becoming Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s republic. The signs point that way.