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(150122) -- NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Bill Gates receives an exclusive interview with Xinhua in New York, the United States, on Jan. 21, 2015. The next 15 years will see major breakthroughs in health, education, mobile banking and agriculture, and the poor's lives will also get better than any time in history, Bill Gates, co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said here on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Qin Lang)(hy)

Bill Gates world’s richest person, India’s Mukesh Amabni 39th in rank

Mukesh Ambani again tops 90 Indian billionaires, 28 of them newcomers, on Forbes’ annual ranking ...

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UK Independence Party names Sikh shopkeeper as candidate in elections

A Sikh man has been unveiled as the UK Independence Party’s (UKIP) candidate for Hull ...

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(150301) -- JERUSALEM, March 1, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah leave for Washington D.C. at Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 1, 2015. Benjamin Netanyahu left Sunday morning for Washington D.C. to speak in front of U.S. Congress on Iran's nuclear program. (Xinhua/GPO/Amos Ben Gershom)

Kerry wants Iran to ‘make difficult decisions’ for N-deal

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged Iran to take more decisive steps ...

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POLITICS

PM Narendra Modi

Modi’s ‘modus operandi’ in Parliament Canteen Resembles Aam Aadmi Style

First an MP and then a PM, so Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is also ...

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal interacts with party leaders during a programme in Bengaluru, on Jan 11, 2015. (IANS)

AAP Row: Yogendra Yadav Tweets He is Sad Over False Reports

AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Monday tweeted saying that he felt sad over false reports ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the swearing-in ceremony of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, at Jammu University, in Jammu and Kashmir on March 01, 2015.(PIB Photo)

J&K CM Mufti Calls for Peace; Will Kashmir Ever Settle for Peace?

With PDP chief Mufti Mohammad Sayeed giving a call for peace on Sunday after taking ...

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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with social activist Anna Hazare during a demonstration against the land ordinance passed by the NDA government at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, on Feb 23, 2015. Also seen MDMK general secretary Vaiko. (Photo: Sunil Najumdar/IANS)

Kejriwal Joins Anna Hazare, Says Won’t Allow Land Acquisition in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday said he will not allow the central government to ...

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GENERAL

FINANCE

Budget 2015-16 Full Text

Here is the full text of Budget speech by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley: “Madam Speaker, ...

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Sensex Plunges after Budget Presentation, FMCG Most Hit

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Saturday plunged 209 points or 0.72 percent down in late ...

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The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Arun Jaitley giving final touches to the General Budget 2015-16, in New Delhi on February 27, 2015.
	The Minister of State for Finance, Shri Jayant Sinha, the Finance Secretary, Shri Rajiv Mehrishi along with the full budget team are also seen.(PIB)

More Cheer for foreign investors in Investor-friendly Budget 2015-16

The Union Finance Minister, Mr Arun Jaitley in his Budget Speech in Lok Sabha today announced ...

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The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Arun Jaitley giving final touches to the General Budget 2015-16, in New Delhi on February 27, 2015.
	The Minister of State for Finance, Shri Jayant Sinha, the Finance Secretary, Shri Rajiv Mehrishi along with the full budget team are also seen.(PIB)

Budget Live: Finance Minister Presenting Budget in Lok Sabha

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reached parliament with the iconic briefcase containing the budget papers ...

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WORLD

(150122) -- NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Bill Gates receives an exclusive interview with Xinhua in New York, the United States, on Jan. 21, 2015. The next 15 years will see major breakthroughs in health, education, mobile banking and agriculture, and the poor's lives will also get better than any time in history, Bill Gates, co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said here on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Qin Lang)(hy)

Bill Gates world’s richest person, India’s Mukesh Amabni 39th in rank

Mukesh Ambani again tops 90 Indian billionaires, 28 of them newcomers, on Forbes’ annual ranking ...

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UK Independence Party names Sikh shopkeeper as candidate in elections

A Sikh man has been unveiled as the UK Independence Party’s (UKIP) candidate for Hull ...

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(150301) -- JERUSALEM, March 1, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah leave for Washington D.C. at Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 1, 2015. Benjamin Netanyahu left Sunday morning for Washington D.C. to speak in front of U.S. Congress on Iran's nuclear program. (Xinhua/GPO/Amos Ben Gershom)

Kerry wants Iran to ‘make difficult decisions’ for N-deal

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged Iran to take more decisive steps ...

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Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton and Prince George during their visit to New Zealand on April 9, 2014. (Photo: Xinhua/IANS)

Who’ll Raise Kate Middleton’s Kids? Feud Deepens with Queen?

Now that Pregnant Kate Middleton’s premature hospitalization over contractions has turned partially untrue, ruling out ...

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MOVIES

Furious 7 Movie Poster

‘Fast and Furious 7′ Set for Release on April 2 in India, including Hindi, Telugu Versions

“Fast and Furious 7″, the much awaited seventh instalment of the “Fast and Furious” franchise, ...

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Movie review: ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ Gives Relief from Routines

Cast: Ayushmann Khurana, Bhumi Pednekar, Sanjay Mishra; Director: Sharat Kataria; Rating: **** Review: Set in the ...

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Actor Anushka Sharma speaks to the media as she reveals her look for the upcoming film PK in Mumbai on Oct. 16, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

PK: Will it be Possible to Beat ‘PK’ Box Office Record?

  Despite all odds, Aamir Khan-starrer ‘PK’ with Vidhu Vinod Chopra-Rajkumar Hirani showed the next ...

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Singer Whitney Houston and daughter Kristina. (Photo: Creative Commons)

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Still in Coma, What’s Next?

Exactly three years after her mother Whitney Houston’s death on February 12, her daughter Bobbi ...

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EDUCATION

The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Arun Jaitley giving final touches to the General Budget 2015-16, in New Delhi on February 27, 2015.
	The Minister of State for Finance, Shri Jayant Sinha, the Finance Secretary, Shri Rajiv Mehrishi along with the full budget team are also seen.(PIB)

13% Increase in Allocation for Education in Budget?

Giving a boost to higher learning and with the promise of providing one major central ...

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New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge) Nirmala Sitharaman, Union MoS Finance Jayant Sinha,  the Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge) Bandaru Dattatreya and and World Bank Country Director Onno Ruhl at the launch of 11 Central Government Services on eBiz Portal in New Delhi, on Feb 19, 2015. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/IANS)

Education Loan Task Force to Rein in Rogue Banks

With almost all nationalised banks not following the education loan norms, the proposal to set ...

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Panaji: Students discuss question paper after coming out of examination hall in Panaji, on March 2, 2015. CBSE board exams commenced today. (Photo: IANS)

CBSE Exams for Class X and XII Begin Monday

The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) examinations for standards 10 and 12 commence from ...

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New Delhi: The students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) stage a demonstration outside the office of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha to protest against their Valentine's Day diktat in New Delhi, on Feb 14, 2015. (Photo: IANS)

Unfolding the JNU saga: Rakesh Batabyal’s Book Throws Light on JNU Origin

Those who are not familiar with Jawaharlal University (JNU) and feel it is only a ...

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SPORTS

Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi

Indian women hockey team starts preparations for Hockey World League Round 2

Continuing their build up for the impending Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2, the Indian ...

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SAO PAULO, Jan. 21, 2015 (Xinhua) -- FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke attends a press conference on FIFA World Cup Legacy Fund, at Arena Corinthians auditorium, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Jan. 20, 2015. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso) (jg)

No Hossain, Fernandes in India’s 26 probables list for India’s FIFA qualifier round

Veteran midfielder Mehtab Hossain and young striker Romeo Fernandes missed out on the the list ...

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File Photo: Virat Kohli (IANS)

Shami, Ashwin move up, Kohli dropped to 4th in ICC rankings

Indian pacer Mohammad Shami and off-spinner Ravichandaran Ashwin moved up while Virat Kohli dropped a ...

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Chennai: BJP MP Anurag Thakur, who was elected as the secretary of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during its annual general meeting (AGM) in Chennai, on March 2, 2015. (Photo: IANS)

Jagmohan Dalmiya elected BCCI president, Anurag secretary

Cementing his crucial role in cricket, veteran cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya made an uncontested comeback ...

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