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Second US nurse is cured of Ebola: Hospital
24 Oct 2014 at 10:12am
A second US nurse has been cured of Ebola but is not yet ready to leave the Atlanta, Georgia hospital where she is being treated, Emory University Hospital said on Friday.
UN authorizes ship inspections near Somalia for arms, charcoal
24 Oct 2014 at 9:57am
The United Nations security council authorized the inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of charcoal or weapons to and from Somalia.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary to be marked as National Unity Day
24 Oct 2014 at 9:29am
The Modi government on Friday declared October 31 as "Rashtriya Ekta Diwas" (National Unity Day) to mark the birth anniversary of country's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, continuing its policy of recasting the way national icons are to be commemorated.
Black money scandal a broken BJP promise, says Trinamool
24 Oct 2014 at 7:26am
Trinamool Congress on Friday blamed the BJP-ruled Centre for playing the politics of blackmail on the black money scandal.
Venkaiah Naidu adopts Hudhud affected village in Andhra Pradesh
24 Oct 2014 at 2:24am
Union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu has adopted Chepala Uppada village of Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district for rehabilitation and development in the aftermath of recent cyclone Hudhud that ravaged north coastal districts of the state.
Uttar Pradesh records slowest GSDP growth amid Bimaru states: Assocham study
24 Oct 2014 at 2:09am
An industry study on the gross state domestic product of the four BIMARU states suggests UP has clocked the slowest compounded annual growth rate of about 6.9% among Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Canadian couple accused of spying in China held in near isolation
24 Oct 2014 at 12:12am
A Canadian couple accused of spying near China's sensitive border with North Korea has been kept in near isolation for more than 80 days, their son said, and they have repeatedly been denied access to legal counsel.
Veteran Tamil actor SS Rajendran dead
23 Oct 2014 at 11:32pm
Tamil cinema's yesteryear actor SS Rajendran, who was battling for life at a private hospital, breathed his last on Friday. He was 85.
Three major nations absent as China launches World Bank rival in Asia
23 Oct 2014 at 9:57pm
Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to Western-dominated multilateral lenders.
New York doctor tests positive for Ebola: NY Times
23 Oct 2014 at 6:13pm
A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola, the New York Times said on Thursday.
New York tests doctor who was in West Africa for Ebola
23 Oct 2014 at 3:33pm
A physician with Doctors without Borders who returned from West Africa recently and developed potential symptoms is being tested for Ebola at a New York City hospital, health officials said on Thursday, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the virus.
IS militants targeted in fiery air strike seen from Turkish border
23 Oct 2014 at 12:19pm
Coalition aircraft targeted Islamic State (IS) militants near the town of Kobane in an airstrike seen from the Turkish border Thursday, with the jihadists running away from the bombing raid, an AFP photographer reported.
Woman who gouged her eyes in California sues over viral photo
23 Oct 2014 at 10:44am
A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the internet.
Mamata Banerjee performs Kali puja at home
23 Oct 2014 at 8:58am
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday performed Kali Puja at her residence at Kalighat area in the southern part of the city.
Top Pakistan religious leader survives suicide attack
23 Oct 2014 at 8:46am
Pakistan's top religious leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday survived a bid on his life when a suicide bomber attacked him outside a rally venue in the restive Balochistan province, killing at least two people and injuring 30 others.