Oscars 2017: Moonlight wins best picture after announcement mix-up

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Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars – but only after an error saw La La Land initially declared the winner. The La La Land producers were in the middle of their acceptance speeches when the mistake was discovered. PriceWaterhouseCooper, the accountancy firm responsible for counting the ballots, apologised for the mix-up. La La Land still More...

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Indian Killed In Kansas, Hyderabad Engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla Shot Dead In Bar

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, an engineer from Hyderabad, was with his friend at a bar in Kansas when a man allegedly yelled “get out of my country” before shooting at them. Mr Kuchibhotla was killed. His More...

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India tops list as the world’s largest defense importer, accounts to 13% of global arm imports

Global arms sales over the last five years reached their highest level since 1990, with India continuing to top the charts as the world’s largest defense importer, a report from the Stockholm International More...

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ISRO Makes History, Sets World Record By Successfully Launching 104 Satellites

India’s space agency ISRO launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh today. India has become the first country to successfully carry so many satellites More...

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‘What Will Trump Do To My H-1B Visa?’ Anxious Indians Turn To Astrologers

It hasn’t been long when astrologers in India would get a customer who sought help prediction of auspicious times for marriage, charting a career path or healing a broken heart. But over last six months, an orange More...

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Asia Summit: Terrorism takes centre stage, Modi calls for ‘resolute’ action

Cross-border terrorism once again took centre stage at an international platform as the 6th Annual Heart of Asia Summit adopted the Amritsar Declaration that reiterated the need to stem terrorism in the region More...

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Use cards not cash, British travellers in India are warned

British holidaymakers in India have been advised to use debit and credit cards instead of cash to avoid the chaos of the country’s ongoing rupee crisis. The Foreign Office has warned travellers that they face More...

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By admin On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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More Indians have died taking a selfie than any other nation in the world

India seems to have a penchant for taking risky selfies. A team of researchers developing an app to warn you if a selfie is likely to kill you have found out one horrifying fact. More people in India die attempting More...

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Pakistan military claims downing of Indian drone

The Pakistan Army on Saturday claimed to have shot down an Indian drone which it alleged had “intruded” into Pakistani territory across the heavily-guarded LoC. “Indian quadcopter has been shot More...

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Syria conflict: Aleppo hospitals ‘knocked out by bombardment’

Some of the heaviest bombardment so far on Aleppo has left rebel-held parts of the Syrian city virtually without medical facilities, observers say. The World Health Organization says all makeshift hospitals there More...