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HC seeks Delhi Police's response on filling up of vacancies

Dec 18, 2014

HC seeks Delhi Police's response on filling up of vacancies

Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the city police to file an affidavit on steps taken to recruit an additional 14,000 personnel. A division bench of justices B.D. Ahmed and I.S #Australia #editors-choice #Firefox #India #Opera #science #Technology #videogallery
Cuba's Castro hails prisoner exchange with U.S., praises Obama

Dec 18, 2014

Cuba's Castro hails prisoner exchange with U.S., praises Obama

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Raul Castro hailed a landmark exchange of prisoners with the United States on Wednesday and praised U.S. President Barack Obama as the two countries agreed to normalize relations after more than five decades of hostility.The United States earlier on Wednesday freed three convicted Cuban spies in return for the release of U.S. foreign aid worker Alan Gross, imprisoned in Cuba in 2009, and of an intelligence agent who spied for the United States and had been held for nearly 20 years. #Arabic #Argentina #author #Brazil #Business #Entertainment #facebook #markets #opinion #United Kingdom #United States
It's sunny in Shimla after snow

Dec 18, 2014

It's sunny in Shimla after snow

Shimla, Dec 17 (IANS) People in Shimla and its nearby tourist spots in Himachal were greeted by sunny weather Wednesday morning, though the minimum temperature was recorded at 2 degrees Celsius. The meteorological office said the minimum temperature was higher than Tuesday's 0.7 degree due to lack of snow. The snowy landscape in Shimla and nearby destinations will remain like this till the weekend, the Met office added #affiliates #Ajax #Australia #editors-choice #IANS #ians-photo #India #News #NewsTracker #Opera #science #Technology
U.S.-led coalition conducts 67 air strikes against Islamic State - task force

Dec 18, 2014

U.S.-led coalition conducts 67 air strikes against Islamic State - task force

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies have conducted 61 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq in the past the three days, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Wednesday. The U.S.-led coalition also conducted six air strikes against the militant group in Syria, the statement said. Forty-five of the strikes in Iraq were "conducted in support of the Peshmerga (KSF) and Iraqi security forces operating in the region" and destroyed 50 targets, including militant fighters and various fighting positions and equipment, the statement said. #Argentina #Brazil #Business #China #France #India #Italy #markets #Middle East #opinion #Russia #United Kingdom
Cuba announces restoration of relations with US

Dec 18, 2014

Cuba announces restoration of relations with US

Havana, Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) Cuba and the US have agreed to the "re-establishment of diplomatic relations," which were broken in 1961, and they have made a commitment to "take mutual measures to improve the bilateral climate," Cuban President Raul Castro said Wednesday. Castro thanked the Vatican and Pope Francis for their support in the "improvement" of relations between Cuba and the US, and the government of Canada for having facilitated the "high-level" dialogue that Havana and Washington carried on secretly for several months. "As a result of a dialogue at the highest level, which included a telephone conversation that I had yesterday with President Barack Obama, we have been able to make progress in resolving several issues of interest to both nations," Castro said in an address on state television. #Ajax #Australia #Business #IANS #jpg #News #NewsTracker #Opera #science #Technology
Sudipto Sen presented in Siliguri court

Dec 18, 2014

Sudipto Sen presented in Siliguri court

Siliguri, Dec 17 (IANS) The Saradha chit fund scam's purported mastermind Sudipto Sen was Wednesday presented in a court and given a copy of the chargesheet filed in a graft case here. The case was filed in police station in this north Bengal town with regard to the multi-crore rupee scandal. Sen was presented in the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate A.H #affiliates #Ajax #Business #ians-photo #jpg #Multimedia #science #Sports
U.S., Cuba to restore ties after 50 years of hostility

Dec 18, 2014

U.S., Cuba to restore ties after 50 years of hostility

HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, a major policy shift ending decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday. Announcing the end of what he called a "rigid" policy of isolation of Cuba that had been ineffective, Obama said the United States would move toward normal ties and would open an embassy in Cuba. Obama discussed the changes with Cuban President Raul Castro on Tuesday in a nearly hour-long telephone call. #Arabic #Argentina #Business #China #facebook #France #India #Italy #Japan #Latin America #Mexico #United Kingdom
Woman, newborn child die, three quacks absconding

Dec 18, 2014

Woman, newborn child die, three quacks absconding

Patna, Dec 17 (IANS) Two people, including a nurse and a health assistant, were arrested Wednesday after the death of a newborn child and its mother at a private clinic run by fake doctors, police said. Three of the quacks are absconding #Australia #Chrome #editors-choice #Firefox #IANS #India #Opera #science #Technology #videogallery
Vatican played key role in Cuba-U.S. talks - officials

Dec 18, 2014

Vatican played key role in Cuba-U.S. talks - officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pope Francis and the Vatican played a key role in the reopening of U.S. diplomatic relations with Cuba and the release of imprisoned American Alan Gross, senior Obama administration officials said on Wednesday. The Vatican worked closely with both sides and hosted in-person meetings between Cuban and U.S #author #Business #France #Japan #markets #Middle East #Obama #opinion #Russia
Are we programmed to take bad decisions

Dec 18, 2014

Are we programmed to take bad decisions

London, Dec 17 (IANS) A natural desire to try and replicate what our neighbours or friends are doing could be behind the bad decisions that we end up taking, a new study shows. Individuals have evolved to be overly influenced by their neighbours, rather than rely on their own instinct and, as a result, groups become less responsive to changes in their natural environment, the findings showed #affiliates #Ajax #Business #Chrome #IANS #India #jpg #News #NewsTracker #Opera #science #videogallery