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India fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific: IDC

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) — India is the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific with a quarter-on-quarter... (more...)

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India one of fastest growing markets for Twitter

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — With more and more people getting engaged with the micro-blogging website, India is turning... (more...)

Asian stock markets turn higher as economic news juggled, yen rises after fin min warning

By Youkyung Lee THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Asian stock markets turned higher Friday as they juggled... (more...)

Japan stocks rise on hopes for new stimulus after economy slips into recession

By Joe McDonald THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING — Shares in Tokyo rose Tuesday on expectations the Japanese government... (more...)

China to mass market electric plane

Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) — China is set to soon put its indigenously developed two-seater electric plane into mass production,... (more...)

World stocks rise as Japan data shows glimmer of improvement, Europe awaits inflation data

By Joe McDonald THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING — Global stocks were mostly higher Thursday after Japan reported a surprise... (more...)

World stocks rise as Japan data shows glimmer of improvement, Europe awaits inflation data

By Joe McDonald THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING — Global stocks were mostly higher Thursday after Japan reported a surprise... (more...)

China shares jump after Hong Kong scraps yuan limit ahead of cross-border trading link launch

By Kelvin Chan THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONG KONG — Chinese stocks jumped Wednesday after Hong Kong scrapped a daily limit... (more...)

Asian stocks led higher by Japan as Nikkei hits fresh 7-year high amid snap election rumours

By Kelvin Chan THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONG KONG — Asian stocks rose Wednesday, led by Tokyo’s Nikkei index, which... (more...)

Tata-Starbucks blends Indian coffee for global markets

Bengaluru, Nov 10 (IANS) — Leading hot beverage joint venture Tata-Starbucks Ltd. is marketing its Indian blended coffee... (more...)

Danfoss India plant to serve overseas markets

Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) — Danish heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) company Danfoss Wednesday inaugurated... (more...)

European stocks bounce back from sell-off; Asian markets close lower, oil falls to fresh low

By Youkyung Lee THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — European stock markets bounced back Wednesday from... (more...)

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Kathak star Sitara Devi dies after prolonged illness

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Killer monkeys invade India after government issues wildlife preservation to protect wild apes

CEN AGENCY A ban on capturing monkeys in India has led to an explosion of ape attacks – some which are deadly – across the…
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Spice Sports: Pat Quinn passes away at age 71

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Spice Sports: World Kabaddi League Champion Crowned

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Spice Sports: Whitecaps announce new USL PRO team!

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Bipasha Basu: Pinkathon important platform encouraging women

IANS Mumbai – Actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women….
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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