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    Pakistan, Afghan intelligence sign landmark deal

    World | May 19, 2015 10:47 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan's premier intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Afghan intelligence outfit National Directorate of Security (NDS) have signed a landmark deal for cooperation aimed at curbing terrorism.The agreement signed in Kabul some time

  • apple hits 500 millionth iphone sale landmark

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    New Delhi: Apple has sold its 500 millionth iPhone, a number that marks the growing success of the iPhone maker. Apple has up till now launched eight devices, with iPhone 5s and 5c being the latest

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    Know the landmark court verdicts in India during 2013

    India | December 23, 2013 8:50 IST

    New Delhi: Landmark judgements on politicians coupled with corruption cases involving corporate honchos kept trial courts here busy in 2013, which also saw four accused in the December 16 gangrape and murder case sent to

  • govt to bring landmark bill on surrogacy

    Govt to bring landmark bill on surrogacy

    India | August 04, 2013 20:36 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 4: Women in India cannot act as surrogates for more than three successful births, including of their own children, and it would be mandatory for surrogate mothers to have a minimum two-year

  • taj mahal ranked third among top landmarks in the world

    Taj Mahal ranked third among top landmarks in the world

    India | July 01, 2013 7:06 IST

    New York, Jul 1: Travellers from across the globe have ranked India's Taj Mahal among the top three landmarks in the world, a leading travel website has announced.According to TripAdvisor's 2013 Travellers Choice Attractions Awards,

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    Muslim Brotherhood candidate, Mubarak's ex-PM set to face-off

    World | May 28, 2012 23:22 IST

    Cairo, May 28: Egypt's Election Commission today announced that an Islamist candidate and a Hosni Mubarak-era politician will contest a landmark presidential run-off in June.The second round of the historic elections is to be held

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    India | December 28, 2011 10:10 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 27: After failed moves over the past 43 years, Lok Sabha tonight passed a historic bill to create a nine-member anti-corruption watchdog Lokpal after a marathon debate but the government suffered a

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    World | October 20, 2010 10:50 IST

    LONDON: A gay Saudi prince was found guilty by a British court on Tuesday of murdering his servant after subjecting him to a "sadistic" campaign of violence and sexual abuse.Saud Bin Abdulaziz Bin Nasir al

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    Justice Sharma Retires After Delivering Landmark Verdict

    India | October 01, 2010 20:44 IST

    Lucknow, Oct 1: Justice Dharam Veer Sharma, one of the three judges who gave their verdict in the 60-year-old Ayodhya title dispute, demitted office today. Justice Sharma, who arrived at the Lucknow Bench of the

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