110 journalists killed in 2015, most in ‘peaceful’ countries

110 journalists killed in 2015, most in ‘peaceful’ countries

A total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said today, warning that more were being deliberately targeted for their work in supposedly peaceful countries. Sixty-seven journalists were killed in the line of...
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India, Pakistan, Bangladesh Will Reunite, Says BJP’s Ram Madhav

India, Pakistan, Bangladesh Will Reunite, Says BJP’s Ram Madhav

NEW DELHI:  India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will reunite one day to create “Akhand Bharat” or an ‘Undivided India’, BJP’s National General Secretary Ram Madhav has said. In an interview to international news network Al Jazeera, t...
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Kejriwal Government Scraps More Than 900 Auto Permits After Alleged Scam

Kejriwal Government Scraps More Than 900 Auto Permits After Alleged Scam

NEW DELHI:  Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting of cabinet ministers and senior bureaucrats early on Saturday morning and decided to scrap nearly 1000 autorickshaw permits in Delhi after alleged irregularities in their allotment. The Delhi governme...
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Bank of America is trying to load up on patents for the technology behind bitcoin

Bank of America is trying to load up on patents for the technology behind bitcoin

Bankers may not think bitcoin will ever go fully mainstream, but they clearly believe there is value in the technology that powers such cryptocurrencies, known as blockchain.   On Dec. 17, the US Patent office published 10 blockchain-related patents filed...
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Pakistan’s army is building an arsenal of ”tiny” nuclear weapons—and it’s going to backfire

Pakistan’s army is building an arsenal of ”tiny” nuclear weapons—and it’s going to backfire

Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal and, within the next five to ten years, it is likely to double that of India, and exceed those of France, the United Kingdom, and China. Only the arsenals of the United States...
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Zimbabwe is making the Chinese yuan one of its legal currencies

Zimbabwe is making the Chinese yuan one of its legal currencies

The Chinese yuan may soon be used as legal tender in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s finance minister has said China and the southern African country are negotiating plans to increase local usage of the yuan. The two countries are also discussing the...
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