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  • 19 Syria rebels killed in fight for air base: monitor | WORLD

    December 29, 2013 11:32 PM 2

    BEIRUT: At least 19 rebels were killed in eastern Syria on Sunday in clashes for control of Deir Ezzor military air base, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. "The toll from the fighting is 19 martyrs," said the Britain-based monitor which relies on a network of activists and medics on the ground for its reports. The watchdog said there has been fierce

  • Student killed in protest crackdown

    December 29, 2013 12:01 PM 7

    Sheikh Hasina's rival, former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, is expected to address the rally in Dhaka later on Sunday in defiance of a government ban on large political gatherings. Authorities have detained hundreds of people in a crackdown ahead of next weekend's elections, according to reports, further deepening the impoverished South Asian nation's

  • Want to contest 2014 Lok Sabha polls for AAP? Fill this form

    December 29, 2013 6:15 AM 11

    New Delhi: Riding high on its success in the recent Delhi assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party is gearing up for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. In what possibly could be a game-changer, the party is directly inviting interested individuals to apply to be an AAP candidate in the elections. The 12-page form is fairly exhaustive in seeking details about potential

  • Arvind Kejriwal: Behind soft exterior a man of steel

    December 29, 2013 2:05 AM 10

    IANS  New Delhi, December 28, 2013 | UPDATED 18:30 IST For years he championed the cause of the marginalised and fought for the rights of the voiceless, as he took up issues from transparency to corruption, but was not much known to the people of India. Arvind Kejriwal, whose fluent articulation of the cause and his motivated attitude catapulted him to fame when Anna Hazare

  • Delhi gets a new government, Arvind Kejriwal, ministers take oath

    December 28, 2013 6:52 AM 12

    New Delhi: 12:17 pm: "We have come out to clean the politics. This is a miracle. I want to thank God for the success of our revolution," Kejriwal said. 12:16 pm: "We have showed people that we can fight elections with honesty and can win too," Kejriwal said. 12:15 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal begins his first address by greeting the crowd

  • Amid cheers, Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Chief Minister of Delhi

    December 28, 2013 6:34 AM 10

    New Delhi: 12:08 pm: AAP leader Girish Soni takes oath as minister in the Delhi Cabinet. 12:06 pm: AAP leader Rakhi Birla takes oath as minister in the Delhi Cabinet. 12:05 pm: "May God protect Arvind, his team and Aam Admi who has driven the change in value systems in politics. Good for the entire country! (sic)," Kiran Bedi tweets. 12:04 pm: AAP leader

  • India train fire 'kills 23' in Andhra Pradesh state

    December 28, 2013 3:39 AM 9

    At least 23 people, including two children, have died after a fire broke out on a train in southern India, media reports say. The blaze engulfed a carriage of the Nanded-Bangalore Express while it was travelling through Andhra Pradesh state, rail officials said. Police said many of the dead had been suffocated by thick black smoke filling the train

  • Five killed in Jalpaiguri blast

    December 27, 2013 10:39 PM 4

    At least five persons were killed and six were injured in an explosion in the Kotwali police station area of West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district. According to the police, a bicycle bomb, which was placed on a culvert at Bajrapara, went off at 7 p.m., killing passersby. Police suspect the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation — an outfit demanding a separate

  • Woman gang-raped on Christmas Eve in India: Reports

    December 27, 2013 9:33 AM 8

    She told police that she was abduct­ed by 3 men while sights­eeing with friend­s in Karaik­al, a port city in Puduch­erry. NEW DELHI: A 20-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped on Christmas Eve in south India, media reports said Friday, the latest in a string of sexual attacks reported in the country. The reports of the latest assault came two days before

  • Obama praises steps toward closing prison at Guantanamo Bay

    December 26, 2013 11:46 PM 8

    KAILUA, Hawaii — President Obama praised Congress on Thursday for loosening regulations that will make it easier to transfer detainees from the Guantanamo Bay prison to other countries, but noted that lawmakers' actions fell short of the flexibility he would need to achieve his goal of closing the prison. In a statement after signing the National Defense