Clean India campaign launched, Modi says India can do it

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New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday wielded the broom symbolically at a place where Mahatma Gandhi once stayed to launch a unique nationwide campaign that seeks to change Indians’ More...

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Hong Kong protests continue, students demand chief executive’s ouster

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Hong Kong, Oct 2 (IANS) Pro-democracy protests continued in Hong Kong for the fifth day Thursday with students threatening to take over government buildings unless the territory’s More...

Bangladesh considering lowering marriage age of girls

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Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is considering lowering the age of marriage to 16 years for girls.   Girls’ tendency to elope at an early age has prompted More...

Air-dropped Iraqi leaflets warn of attack on Mosul city


Mosul (Iraq), Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) Warning of an impending attack, Iraqi military aircraft on Thursday dropped thousands of leaflets on the northern city of Mosul urging residents More...


Demi Moore offers baby help to Ashton Kutcher?

Los Angeles, Oct 1:  Actress Demi Moore reportedly wants to help her ex-husband and actor Ashton Kutcher who is getting ready to welcome his first child with fiancé More...

Affleck’s kids not interested in ‘Batman’

Los Angeles, Oct 1:  Actor Ben Affleck, who has three children with wife and actor Jennifer Garner, says his kids don’t care much about his role as Batman because More...

Arpinder, Renjith finish 5th, 9th in triple jump


Incheon, Oct 2: Indian athletes Arpinder Singh and Renjith Maheshwary failed to secure any medal from the men's More...

India’s Inderjeet wins men’s shot put bronze


Incheon, Oct 2: India's Inderjeet Singh clinched the bronze in the men's shot put final at the Asian More...

handcuffs Three NY men held in fake currency scam

BY A STAFF WRITER MAHWAH (NJ) — The police on September 22 night arrested three Bronx...

newark airport Fire hits Newark airport flights

BY A STAFF WRITER NEWARK (NJ) — Flights have resumed in and out of Chicago, but...

handcuffs Two men held for driving without certified licenses

BY A STAFF WRITER STATEN ISLAND (NY) — Port Authority Police Department officers arrested two suspects...

Clean India drive launched in Bengal amid Durga Puja revelry

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Kolkata, Oct 2 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday flagged-off the Swacch Bharat mission in West Bengal More...

Modi’s cleanliness drive gets mixed response in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Clean India drive received mixed response Thursday in Odisha. While central government offices..

Andhra participates in clean India campaign, Telangana stays away

Hyderabad/Vijawayada, Oct 2 (IANS) While Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government in Telangana stayed away from Swacch Bharat program launched by Prime..

Secret service director resigns over White House security lapse


Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) The US secret service director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday over a recent White More...

US sends 700 soldiers to Liberia to fight Ebola

Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has authorised the deployment of 700 soldiers to Liberia to help with..

Falguni Pathak, Atul Purohit, to set the stage on fire in Chicago

BY A STAFF WRITER CHICAGO (IL) –  Chicagoans and the South Asian community in the surrounding states are champing at the..

Molecule linked to colon cancer identified

colon cancer20141002151323_l Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) In a finding that could help physicians provide early and more specialized treatment for colon cancer, researchers..

Cherry lowers uric acid level, reveals study

Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) A study from Northumbria University, Britain has revealed that consumption of Montmorency tart cherries lowers uric acid..
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Smoking during pregnancy may damage fertility of sons

Melbourne, Oct 1 (IANS) Smoking during pregnancy can harm the developing foetus and mothers who smoke while they are pregnant or..
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Clean India campaign launched, Modi says India can do it

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday wielded the broom symbolically at a place where Mahatma Gandhi once..