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19 mins ago

Modi wave responsible for BJP’s big wins in Jharkhand, J&K

Crediting "Modi wave" for BJP's performance in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir elections, Shiv Sena today said while the opposition parties were busy staging protests over the conversion issue, people of the two states endorsed the Prime Minister's development agenda. #Jammu and Kashmir #Jharkhand #Modi wave #NewsTracker

20 mins ago

India vs Australia: Boxing Day Test could be Rohit’s last chance to come good

Rohit's double hundred is a thing of the past, with scores of 43, 6, 32 and 0 in four innings representing his worrisome present. #Cricket #Dhoni #India in Australia 2014 #India vs Australia #Mahendra Singh Dhoni #Rohit Sharma #Shikhar Dhawan #Virat Kohli

23 mins ago

Pope condemns Islamic State, decries suffering of children

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Thursday condemned the "brutal persecution" of minorities by Islamic State insurgents and said the joy of Christmas was marred by the suffering of children in the Middle East and around the world. Tens of thousands of people flocked to St. Peter's Square to hear the Argentine pope deliver his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) blessing and message, marking the second Christmas since his election last year #Arabic #Argentina #author #facebook #France #Japan #Latin America #markets #opinion #Russia #Technology #United States

52 mins ago

Delhi woman doctor’s friend held for acid attack

According to Luthra, the woman doctor was refusing to believe that her "good friend" Yadav was behind the attack. #Acid attack #Delhi #Employees State Insurance hospital #NewsTracker #woman doctor

53 mins ago

Somali rebels say attacking main African Union base in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali Islamist militants al Shabaab attacked the main African Union peacekeeping base in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, a spokesman for the group said. #Arabic #author #Business #China #Christmas #facebook #France #India #Latin America #Russia #United Kingdom

53 mins ago

Kolkata celebrates Christmas

Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) Bedecked in tinsel and twinkling fairy lights, with the wintry air laden with the aroma of cakes and wines and the lilting sounds of carols, the eastern metropolis ushered in Christmas Thursday. From the crowded streets dotted with embellished Christmas trees to the traditional celebrations in households, the Yuletide spirit soared across the state with both Christians and non-Christians taking part. While denizens of Kolkata and those from the outskirts gathered at the iconic Park Street to soak in the festive spirit, enthusiastic urban travellers headed to rural Bengal to enjoy the holidays in solace. #actors #IANS #India #indian #Interview #Multimedia #Opera #science

Dec 25, 2014

Pope, on Christmas Eve, urges world to be open to God

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis ushered the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics into Christmas on Wednesday, urging them to allow God to enter their lives to help combat darkness and corruption. The 78-year-old Argentine pope led a solemn Christmas Eve Mass for thousands of people in St. Peter's Basilica. #Arabic #Brazil #Business #Christmas #France #Interview #Latin America #Middle East #opinion #Russia #United States

Dec 25, 2014

Somali Islamist rebels say attacking main African Union base in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked the main African Union (AU) peacekeeping base in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, the group's military spokesman said. #Arabic #author #Brazil #Business #China #Christmas #France #India #Interview #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

Dec 25, 2014

Pope’s Christmas address condemns Islamic State and brutal persecution

Pope Francis condemned the "brutal persecution" of minorities by Islamic State insurgents in his Christmas message on Thursday and urged people not to be indifferent to the suffering of so many around the world. #Islamist state #NewsTracker #Pope Francis #Vatican

Dec 25, 2014

Long-jailed China dissident to sue over detention

BEIJING (Reuters) - A dissident who had been one of China's longest-serving political prisoners until his release this month will sue the government for illegally detaining him and is suffering severe mental problems, his wife and son said on Thursday. The ethnic Mongol activist, Hada, had spent much of the last two decades behind bars, including the last four years in an extra-judicial "black jail" #Arabic #Business #facebook #Government #markets #opinion #Technology #United States